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Converted Farm House, Nr Percy

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Oct-2016
Farmhouse in Villebaudon, Saint-Lo, Manche, Normandy, France

This recently renovated spacious old farmhouse with its predessors shown on the 1758 maps as a small hamlet near to a now long gone nunnery. It sits in 1 acre of land with gardens surrounding the house and at the end of 400m road hidden off the main Villebaudon to Hambye road, with extensive views to the north and pasture land to the south. The house faces south and has a pleasant walled garden that takes the sun all day. The terrace on the west elevation is ideal for evening meals and it receives the afternoon and evening sun. The dining room is of a banquet hall design and proportions. It has a huge oak dining table to seat 12, Louise 13th massif oak furniture, a large open fire ideal for cuisinerie sur feu du bois, candle lit walls, electric lighting with a dimmer switch operated chandelier and radiant lighting to the wood lined roof that produces the ideal ambience for long dinner parties.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards

About the Owner

We own this property and stay extensively throughout the year. With the house WIFI I keep in regular touch with my office in Yorkshire.

Speaks English

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Location

From the Owner

Its tranquility and easy access to the ferries, required because we use our car as a big suitcase!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Caen at 45 Miles Nearest Barpub : village centre at 0.6 Miles Nearest Ferry : Ouistreham at 56 Miles Nearest Golf : Breville at 28 Miles Nearest Train : Villedieu les Poelles at 12 Miles Nearest Motorway : Percy at 10 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Percy at 7 Miles Nearest Beach : Brehal at 23 Miles Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

25 minute drive to coast to west, 35 minutes drive to D Day beaches. The beaches are wide open and sandy and other than August and Sundays are quiet. The bathing is safe and regular beaches have life guards. There is sand yachting and kite flying on one beach

Travel:

Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth to Caen, Portsmouth to Cherbourg, Poole to Cherbourg. And Portsmouth to Le Havre. Calais to Villebaudon, by car, around 260 miles. Cherbourge to Villebaudon by car, around 65 miles. Caen to Villebaudon by car, around 60 miles.

Distances:

30 minutes drive to forest of St Sever, 10 minute drive to Villedieu, Extensive shopping in nearby Snt Lo, Villediieu and Granville. Several gourmet restaurants and many good restaurants within 25 minutes drives, bistro/bar in the village together with butcher, small grocer and fresh baker. English speaking pharmacist, doctor and dentist in Gavray, around 20 minutes drive.

Further Details:

Banks and supermarkets located in Snt Lo and Percy; Villebaudon has 2 bistros, bakers and grocers. A small well stocked supermarket is located in Percy, 4 miles distance

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
20% non refundable deposit at time of booking; balance 6 weeks before arrival, A £100.00 bond is required as security against breakages, fully and immediately repaid if not required. During the cold months there is a charge of £50.00 per week for wood for fires

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover day preferred, but flexible.

Notes on prices:
Linen and towels not included. £85 charge for cleaning on vacating property (not charged if the house is fully cleaned and ready for the next guest before leaving). A £100.00 bond is required as security against breakages, fully and immediately repaid if not required

20% on booking, balance 4 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

70 minutes from ferry, quietness, no neighbours, magnificent views to the north, huge dining hall with Louis 13th solid design furniture, capable of seating 12

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Away From It All

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking

Floor Area

  • 1400 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Bidet, large fully tiled room
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), large half tiled bathroom
  • Wet room - Toilet, Full and body shower, large walk in wet room
  • All bathrooms have hand basins, shaver points and masses of hot water

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 and 3 with double bed. Bedroom 2,4 and 5 with twin beds.

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The dining room is of a banquet hall design and proportions. It has a huge oak dining table to seat 12, Louise 13th massif oak furniture a large open fire ideal for cuisinerie sur feu du bois, candle lit walls, electric lighting with a dimmer switch operated chandelier and radiant lighting to the wood lined roof that produces the ideal ambience for long dinner parties, extensive mezzanine floor with babbyfoot full size table, electric and candle mood lighting lighting, stone walls and terracotta floors. Outside: Gas barbeque, extensive outdoor tables and chairs, mountain bike Utility Room: Washing machine with tumble dryer, dishwasher, sink, 4 ring gas hob, freezer unit, range of cupboards, vacuum cleaner, range of floor and wall cleaners Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: To be completed by owner.

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