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Semi Detached Cottage In Village Centre



Updated: 17-Jun-2015
Cottage in Picauville Nr. Sainte Mere Eglise, Manche, Normandy, France - Recent Modern Renovation. Centrally Placed On The Normandy Peninsular

The Lodge, situated next door to our B&B, La Maison de Maitre, is a cosy modern cottage with fully equipped kitchen and garden with BBQ. Very conveniently situated, equally distant from both coasts, D day beaches and holiday beaches. Easy access to Cherbourg, Bayeux and Caen. Pont L'Abbe is a village all amenities including a Friday morning market, overlooking the Parc National du Marais (Marshlands).

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer

About the Owner

Mike and I retired from teaching at the end of 2002 and moved to the property at the beginning of 2003. As an art teacher and artist Mike was drawn to the proportions of this 19th century property. For Chris it was an opportunity to continue her love of the French language. In Bournemouth we had welcomed language students into our home for a number of years.We were just continuing the work here in Normandy.

Now ten years plus later we are still going strong and have added 'The Lodge' to our accommodation, a small gite for four.

Chris now leads the local choir and I am almost free of DIY, just the green house to go!

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Speaks English, French, German

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From the Owner

The Lodge is in the centre of our village of Pont L'Abbe in the commune of Picauville, right next door to our B&B. We enjoy a varied life here and are never bored. There is plenty to get involved with as well as enjoying where we live, the Manche, a tranquil,beautiful, safe and friendly place.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dinard at 180 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Le Central at 80 Metres Nearest Ferry : Cherbourg at 30 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf du Cotentin at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Carentan at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Le Madelo at 80 Metres Nearest Beach : Utah at 15 Kilometres Car: necessary


30 minutes by car to east and west coasts. East coast beaches are the historic D day landing beaches whilst west coast beaches offer golden sands, land yachts, horse riding, swimming and sailing.


Ferries from Poole and Portsmouth arrive at Cherbourg, which is a 30 minute drive away.


Most places of interest on the peninsular are between 10 and 90 minutes away.

Further Details:

Pont L'Abbe has everything you will need for your stay.


Rental rates

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
To book contact owner. 100€ deposit* at time of booking, balance on arrival.

* Damages or breakages will be deducted from this amount.

Changeover Day:
High season - Saturdays
Low season - negotiable
Arrival - 14.30
Departure - 10.30

Notes on prices:
Prices are fully inclusive of electric, linens, firewood.

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Updated: 17-Jun-2015
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From the Owner

The Lodge provides a well placed base to visit the beautiful and historic Cotentin peninsular. The place of vikings, conquerors, invaders!

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking


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


  • Child's Highchair


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • village


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower, bath, washbasin, W.C. Heated towel rail.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with twin beds


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

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


  • Notes on accommodation: This is a non-smoking property. While not large, the accommodation is comfortable for a family of four. Outside: Courtyard with BBQ, herb garden, table and chairs for four. Twenty foot square lawned area. Utility Room: Large understairs cupboard with hotwater tank and space for storage. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All household linens provided. Cleaning and fresh linens for each guest. Other: Dining area with round table and 4 chairs and dresser. French window to courtyard

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