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Rural French, Old Beamed, Stone Cottage, Log Fire, Walking Distance To Village,

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Aug-2016
Stone Cottage, Log Fire,St Fraimbault, Medieval City Domfront. - Beautiful, Country Retreat, Surrounded By Fields Close To Medival City Of Domfront

We would like to welcome you to our charming, south facing, cosy cottage in St Fraimbault. Built from local stone the cottage is over 100+ years old.

Outside there is parking for 3 cars, a patio area and a garden to the side of the property.

The garden looks over the fields and meadows

There are 2 doors on the photo, one is to the barn and one to the house. Although the house is described as cosy it is quite spacious and airy.

The cottage is open plan, lounge, dining room and kitchen. The lounge has a log burner with free view TV and the kitchen is fitted with oven/grill, microwave, gas hob and free standing fridge/freezer. The cottage is on one floor with double bedroom, shower room and separate toilet. The south facing courtyard has table, chairs, loungers and BBQ.

St Fraimbault is a lovely, quaint, 4* award winning flowery village with lake, pedalos, tennis courts, woodland picnic area,crazy golf, restaurant, bar, bread shop, mini market, all within walking distance of the cottage which is just outside the village.

The cottage is open plan, lounge, dining room and kitchen. The lounge has a log burner with free view TV and the kitchen is fitted with oven/grill, microwave, gas hob and free standing fridge/freezer. The cottage is on one floor with double bedroom, shower room and separate toilet. The south facing courtyard has table, chairs, loungers and BBQ.

Within a short drive is the medieval town of Domfront with its many shops, supermarkets along with local restaurants and historical points of interests.

There is plenty to do in the area. Kayaking and canoeing is a few minutes away and is a fantastic experience, take a picnic and sit at the side of the river and enjoy. There are a number of restaurants within a short drive or walk away. Or you could just chill out at Montgermont Cottage with a glass of wine, local cheeses and a French Baguette.

More Details
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Perfect place to relax. Contents not typical of rental properties. Home from home. We are already booked for later in the year as we felt the house had a heart and soul and want to return.
Jan 2015
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2 Reviews

5
based on 2 holidaymaker reviews

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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

A little gem,so clean,comfortable and very well equipped not your usual holiday let,we loved our stay there and would recommend it to anyone,the peace and quiet was unbelievable,we didn't want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Countryside Bliss

  • 5 of 5

Was welcomed by the property manageress,directions to the house were very accurate as we had not been to France before. It was just as we had hoped for a beautiful well equipped cottage set in the countryside , but walking distance to the local Pub ,Restaurant, or Shop, have already recommended it to my family for a relaxing break , and we will definitely be going back .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dinard / Rennes at 110 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : In the nearby village at 1 Miles Nearest Ferry : Ouistreham Caen at 126 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Bagnoles de Lorne/ Flers 35km at 28 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Man Made Beach La Ferte Mace at 22 Kilometres Car: necessary

The cottage is in a great location for sightseeing, touring, activities, or just relaxing. The private garden is surrounded by fields meadows and trees.

SAINT FRAIMBAULT

The award winning flower village, is just a short walk away. The village has Tennis Courts, Boules Pitch, Fishing, Lake, Pedalos, Shops, Bars, Crazy Golf, and of course the beautiful flowers that makes it a winner. There is a beautiful lake surrounded by trees plants and flowers.

Passais La Conception

Just down the road which has a market, chemist, shops etc:

TORCHAMP

2km A beautiful natural area next to the river. Great for Kyaking and other water sports.

Bagnoles de L'Orne,

The famous spar town with golf and casino, open air swimming pool Forest walks.

Flers, with water sports, ten pin bowling, shops supermarkets etc. All within a short distance.

Bayeux

Built around the magnificent Cathedral of Notre-Dame and is home to the 200-foot long Bayeux Tapestry, a world famous masterpiece whose cartoon like scenes depict the epic tale of William the Conqueror's expedition to England. Visit Falaise and the castle of the first Norman King of England, born 1027 in Falaise and died 9th September 1087, He is buried in the Abbey of St. Stephen in Caen.

DOMFRONT

The medieval town of Domfront with narrow streets and castle ruins dates back to the 11 century and was originally one of Frances strongholds, The castle grounds overlook the Varenne Vally and River. Narrow cobbled shopping streets leading to the church opposite the oldest bar and the square take you right back in time. Settle down and watch the world pass-by whilst enjoying an aperitif outside the bar in the square. Visit the castle ruins from which there are wonderful panoramic views of the surrounding area. Friday is Market Day.

Domfront has many fantastic restaurants, pizza houses and bars, where a warm welcome is assured from the locals. There is paintballing, go karting, rock climbing, kyaking, walking and cycle routes all within easy reach.

Whilst the Domfront area offers a wealth of historic, cultural and gastronomic experiences as well as sporting and leisure activities catering for all age groups, it remains unspoilt.

MONT ST MICHEL

One of the marvel of the Western World, was founded over 1300 years and is France's second most visited tourist attraction after the Eiffel Tower and also has the highest tides on the continent a delight to see day or night.

Bayeux

Built around the magnificent Cathedral of Notre-Dame and is home to the 200-foot long Bayeux Tapestry, a world famous masterpiece whose cartoon like scenes depict the epic tale of William the Conqueror's expedition to England. Visit Falaise and the castle of the first Norman King of England, born 1027 in Falaise and died 9th September 1087, He is buried in the Abbey of St. Stephen in Caen.

Coast/Beach

La Ferte Mace 20 mins away, has its own man made beach with sand, climbing frames, volleyball net and is a great day out with a picnic or eat at the Cafe. The natural coast, Granville Carolles, etc, is about an hours drive away to the west. Sit and picnic on the beach with Mont St Michele in the background. Dine out on fresh 'fruits de mere'.

Travel:

How to get there

Ferries - L.D Lines Portsmouth to Le Havre. This is a budget priced ferry. Brittany Ferries, Portsmouth to Caen, Cherbourge, or St Malo.

Channel Tunnel.

Airports Dinard and Rennes.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
season 2
28 Aug 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£225
for 7 nights
£225
 
 
Christmas
18 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
 
 
Winter
9 Jan 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£225
for 7 nights
£225
 
 
mid
5 Mar 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£235
for 7 nights
£235
 
 
High
18 Jun 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
 
 
Sept/Oct
10 Sep 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£225
for 7 nights
£225
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£99
for 3 nights
From
£33
£225
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit is required to confirm booking, balance to be paid 6 weeks Before arrival.

Changeover Day:
We can be flexible on changeover days. ie; mid week bookings welcome.

Notes on prices:
Prices are inclusive, although there will be a charge of 7 Euro per basket of wood after the first basket.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Location Type

  • river
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Large shower room with sink, and a seperate WC

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe, dressing table, side tables with lamps, and is carpeted.

Outside

  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: Outside there is a large south facing garden to the front and side of the house, The garden has views over the rambling countryside. Table, chairs, sun lounger, courtyard, surrounding fields bbq. Utility Room: At the side of the house there is another door leading to the barn, utility area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included

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