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Stunning Stone Farmhouse With Private Heated Pool and Gardens

Overview

Property

Updated: 06-Dec-2016
Farmhouse in Hambye, Manche, Normandy, France - Peaceful Location In Pretty Normandy Countryside, Only 20 Minutes To Amazing Sandy Beaches

Le Mesnil Gonfroy is a very special old stone farmhouse set in rural Normandy 20 minutes from quiet sandy beaches. The house is really beautifully furnished and equipped with 6 bedrooms, well fitted kitchen, spacious breakfast room, large beamed living room with magnificent Normandy fireplace, dining room with table seating for 14 and a games room with table tennis. French doors lead to the beautiful mature gardens and superb private heated 10 x 5m swimming pool on the lower lawn. The sun terrace is a real suntrap and has pretty views over the surrounding countryside. Sun loungers, poolside furniture and BBQ are provided. Nearby, the pretty village of Hambye offers bars, restaurants and a market in addition to other shops where you can buy fresh food. The spacious, centrally heated farmhouse has been renovated to a very high standard and the house and pool are both wheelchair accessible. The house is close to Mont St Michel, D-Day Beaches, Bayeux Tapestry and interesting chateaus and abbey ruins.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a short note to say how much we enjoyed our stay at Le Mesnil Gonfroy - it is a beautiful house in a wonderful setting, which provided us with everything that we needed. Thank you very much.
Mar 2016
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Location

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

The house is very suitable for special interest holidays such as art courses and can be combined with our other nearby farmhouse La Germainiere which sleeps 12 and the local Hotel Auberge de L'Abbee 5 minutes drive.

Coast/Beach:

The beautiful unspoilt coast is a 20 minute drive from the house. Here you will find miles of stunning, uncrowded beaches. The warm shallow sea is ideal for swimming and the beaches perfect for sandcastles and beach combing. At Regneville sur Mer there is an attractive estuary where the locals fish for mullet and there are two restaurants serving sea food and other local specialities. At low tide watch the local farmers with their tractors miles away tending their oyster and mussel beds.

Travel:

Le Mesnil Gonfroy is situated less than 90 mins from the ferry ports of Caen, Cherbourg and St Malo with excellent services from Portsmouth and Poole with Brittany Ferries (discounts available). Alternatively, Le Havre is 2.5 hrs and Calais under 4 hrs drive. The nearest airport is Dinard/St Malo (90 mins) with services from London Stansted (connections across UK), Nottingham and Guernsey. Rennes and Caen are close and Paris is under 3 hrs. Villedieu railway station is 11km (direct to Paris).

Distances:

Hambye (3km) local village with 2 bakeries, butchers, post office, supermarket, hardware store and bar/ restaurant. Tuesday market day. Percy (4km) small town with all facilities. Gavray (7km) lovely little market town with banks, shops, bars, restaurants. Saturday is pannier market day and Wednesday the calf market - great fun for all the family. Villedieu (11km) larger town famous for its copper and bell foundry. Coast (Les Salines - 21km) - beautiful unspoilt sandy beaches. Cherbourg (96km).

Further Details:

Local amenities nearby.

If you are travelling from the UK discounts are available for all Brittany Ferry crossings of upto 20%. This is for any number of cars or passengers travelling.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
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29 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£396
for 3 nights
£925
 
 
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2016 - 28 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,950
for 7 nights
£1,950
 
 
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7 Jan 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,150
 
 
-
4 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,185
 
 
-
25 Mar 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,300
 
 
-
8 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,625
 
 
-
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,380
 
 
-
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,155
 
 
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29 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,520
 
 
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6 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,450
 
 
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13 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,560
 
 
-
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,620
 
 
-
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,255
for 7 nights
£3,255
 
 
-
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
-
10 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,050
for 7 nights
£2,050
 
 
-
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,270
for 7 nights
£2,270
 
 
-
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,495
for 7 nights
£2,495
 
 
-
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,590
for 7 nights
£2,590
 
 
-
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,065
for 7 nights
£3,065
 
 
-
15 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,450
for 7 nights
£3,450
 
 
-
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,825
for 7 nights
£3,825
 
 
-
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,300
for 7 nights
£3,300
 
 
-
2 Sep 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,920
for 7 nights
£1,920
 
 
-
9 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,670
for 7 nights
£1,670
 
 
-
16 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£840
for 3 nights
From
£280
£1,365
 
 
-
23 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,265
 
 
-
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,150
 
 
-
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,600
 
 
-
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£750
for 3 nights
From
£250
£1,150
 
 
-
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,150
for 7 nights
£2,150
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of a third of the total cost of the holiday is payable when booking. The balance is due six weeks before the start of the holiday. Arrivals are from 3.30 pm on the first day of the holiday and the house must be vacated by 10 am on the last day.
All prices are for one week inclusive of gas, electricity, water, logs, WiFi and free calls to European landlines.
We accept payment by credit cards (excluding Amex) cheques or bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is usually Saturday and arrival time is from 3.30 to 4pm at the earliest to give time to finish cleaning. The departure time is 10am on the final day. For out of season breaks the start date can be varied to give a long weekend.

Notes on prices: We offer 20% discount on Brittany Ferry crossings.
Please note our discounted Autumn Prices for September & October!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • beach

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • First floor: Main bathroom with shower, bath and wc. En-suite to bedroom 3 with shower and wc. Ground floor: shower room with wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with bath, level access shower and wc which is fully accessible to wheelchair users.

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14 (6 Bedrooms + Cot) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1: (ground floor) 2 single beds, suitable for wheelchair users. Bedroom 2: 4 single beds, 4th bed pulls out. Bedroom 3: 1 king size double bed with en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 4: 1 double bed. Bedroom 5 and 6: 2 single beds each.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The house has great character and is furnished and equipped to a very high standard with lots of old interesting pieces of furniture. The house, grounds and pool are all very suitable for children and the pool area is security fenced. This private heated pool is available between May and October. There are various games for children such as badminton and boules. There is WiFi internet access and free calls to European landlines. The house has full central heating (oil) and a huge Normandy fireplace and therefore it is beautiful in winter months for out of season holidays or celebrating Christmas and New Year. The house is non smoking and pets are accepted by arrangement. Outside: The beautiful mature gardens of about 1 acre surround the house with lovely maintained lawns in the front and mature magnolia and pretty flowering cherry trees. To the rear of the house there is an apple orchard and space for badminton or volley ball and a swing. There is a huge garden table with chairs for fourteen, umbrella and gas BBQ. The terrace is south facing and catches the sun all day. The magnificent private 10 x 5m heated pool is set on the lower lawns away from the house and has sun loungers and poolside furniture. It has a lockable security fence for peace of mind with children. There are gently sloping steps leading into the shallow end of the pool and a spacious pool cabin for changing. The large poolside terrace is a real suntrap and has beautiful views over the valley. The caretakers come regularly to clean the pool. Utility Room: Laundry room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer. There is an ironing board and iron provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Estelle the caretaker takes great pride in keeping the house really clean and cleans it thoroughly before each guests arrival. Bedlinen and towels are available for hire (£18 pp). The caretaker is happy to give extra help in the house if required. Other: Arch from the kitchen to an attractive breakfast room with exposed stone walls and farmhouse table and old benches. Games room with table-tennis table. WiFi internet access.

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