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Traditional French Farmhouse in rural Normandy

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 1,560 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

La Bigottiere is a comfortable french farmhouse tucked away in a secluded (but not isolated) position on the edge of a thriving village in southern Normandy.

The accommodation comprises 3 double and 1 twin bedroom and there are 2 cots and an additional single bed if required. All the bedrooms have their own en-suite shower rooms. A large lounge/dining room leads onto a brand new kitchen with all modern facilities also incorporating a dining and day room. Patio doors lead onto a patio with barbeque. There is a large garden and orchard mostly laid to lawn.


Owner
Julie Warren
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Julie Warren

My husband Tony and I are originally from the UK but have lived in France since 2003. We share our home with our dog Lottie and our chickens and have been welcoming visitors to our Bed and Breakfast for the last 10 years. This year we have added a kitchen/diner and additional lounge which allows us to offer gite accommodation and look forward to welcoming families for a relaxing break

Julie Warren purchased this farmhouse in 2001

What makes this farmhouse unique

Our house is situated in a secluded rural spot which allows for a relaxing stay but we are very close to a great selection of amenities and places to visit. It is an ideal spot for walking and cycling if you want to have a break from driving

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Saint-Fraimbault in Orne

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1560 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 12:30
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Also has mirror and washbasin
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Also has mirror and wash basin
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Also has mirror and washbasin
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Also has mirror and wash basin
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Cot can be placed in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , An additional single bed can be placed in this room
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , Additional bed or cot can be placed in this room
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We offer Bed and Breakfast Accommodation if preferred with optional evening meals which must be booked in advance at additional cost

Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Lovely, country location in Normandy!

  • 5 of 5

Our family and our dog stayed one night in this lovely gite! Julie and her husband were very friendly and welcoming. While our deal didn't include breakfast, the gite was clean, very well-equipped with a brand new kitchen and family room and an outdoor patio with a barbecue. All the bedrooms were nicely decorated and very comfortable. It is a great spot to stay in the middle of Normandy, which is full of history! We chose this spot as it is around a two-hour drive to Cherbourg where we were taking the ferry. The nearby town of Domfront is a lovely village full of 11th century charm! If we're in this part of France again, we will surely stay here again!

Thanks,

Julie:)

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Super Week-end de l'ascension du 25 au 28 mai 2017 à la Bigottière

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un agréable séjour à la Bigottière. Nous avons utilisé la ferme en configuration gîte puisque nous étions 11 personnes (9 adultes, 2 enfants). Nous avions beaucoup d'espace, les quatre chambres sont indépendantes avec chacune leur salle de bain attenante ce qui est vraiment commode et confortable. La cuisine est spacieuse, ouverte sur le salon, très bien équipée, fonctionnelle, ce qui nous a permis de préparer les repas familiaux essentiellement pris dans le patio (météo favorable) mais qui peuvent être pris dans la salle à manger, très vaste (cf à la photo du site). Les photos sont d'ailleurs fidèles à la réalité.Le gîte est situé tout près du bourg de Passais la conception où il y a toutes les commodités, boulangerie, boucherie/charcuterie, pharmacie, médecin. Domfront, le village médiéval vaut vraiment le détour, Flers également. Pour la baignade, La Ferté Macé bénéficie d'un joli plan d'eau également propice au pique nique avec location de pédalos, kayaks.

Pour terminer, Mr et Mme Warren sont charmants, très accueillants et à l'écoute de leurs clients. Ils sont disponibles tout en étant discrets. Toute notre famille a apprécié ce week-end détente en Normandie.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous avons vraiment apprécié avoir la famille Perrin pour rester à notre gîte. Nous avons eu la chance d'avoir beau temps pendant le séjour et nous avons aimé entendre les enfants jouer dans le jardin. Le gîte a été laissé dans un ordre impeccable et nous espérons qu'ils pourront rester avec nous à nouveau dans le futur.
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Location

Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Bistro du Coin
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Flers
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Bistro du Coin
Car: necessary

The medieval town of Domfront is nearby and there are beautiful villages to visit. La Ferte Mace has a large lake with leisure facilities and a man made beach with swimming in the summer. We are 90 mins from the Normandy Beaches and the beautiful town of Dinard and historic Bayeux and Fougeres are within easy reach.

Locally kayaking an accrobranche are very popular activities.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £174.79

A wood burning stove is available for Autumn/Winter stays together with central heating.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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