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Pretty Gite In Beautiful Rural Location Sleeps 5.On Le Tour de France 2016 Route

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Gite 2, La Courtoiserie, Hambye, Manche, Normandy. Peaceful Location Near To Typical French Villages With Markets Plus The Coast Is Nearby.-Wifi

An ideal base if you fancy catching some of Le Tour de France as they whizz past Granville, (which is only about half an hour away) and Hambye (15 min walk) on Monday 4th July 2016- the tour virtually goes past the gites!

A lovely old Gite with 2 bedrooms and sleeping 5 people in two bedrooms. Set in 3 acres the gite is in a beautiful location, peaceful and relaxing with plenty of outdoor space for children to run freely and explore. The gite also has its own private patio and dining area and a BBQ is provided for your use. For down-time or quiet evenings, there is English Satellite TV installed with DVD player and Wi-Fi. There is also a washing machine for use by guests in both Gite 1 & 2.

A great location for walking, cycling or just relaxing. Located near the village of Hambye, 4km, it is within walking distance of the 11century Hambye Abbey.

The historic town of Villedieu-les-Poêles, famous for its copper and bell foundry, is 6.25km and a market is held in the town every Tuesday. The medieval town of Granville, 25km, has shops, a marina and a historic old town. Beautiful, sandy, quiet beaches are 25km away, and local restaurants and cafés are a 5 minute drive.

Shop and café/bar 4km, restaurant 1km.

Although it is a lovely area to explore guests often stay at the property and spend their days enjoying the tranquil surroundings and the lovely views over the undulating countryside.

Children are welcome to play in the fields around the gite. There is a swimming pool in the local town which guests have often found handy to use in the summer months.

Horse riding is available nearby and it is a popular area for keen cyclists.

There are also 5 golf courses all within a 30 minute drive of the Gite.

The nearest beach is St Martin de Brehal - miles of sandy beach stretch along the coast. Further up the coast in a northerly directions you will find many unspoilt beaches famous for their mussels and oysters. When the tide is out - it goes out for a mile- you can walk out and pick your own mussels from the poles and ropes.

Waiting for you upon your arrival will be a welcome pack consisting of tea, coffee, milk, wine and flowers.

More Details

Property Manager
Timothy Abbott - Cornish Seaview Cottages
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 May, 2017

About Timothy Abbott - Cornish Seaview Cottages

We are an English couple living in Surrey and we choose to spend the summer months here in France. My family have owned the property for over 30 years and it was my father who originally converted it with the help of local French tradesmen. During the summer we reside next door to the Gites and are discretely on hand to help with any issues that may arrive. We have a wealth of knowledge on the local area and are always happy to advise on the best local restaurants, markets and places of interest and activities nearby.

Timothy Abbott - Cornish Seaview Cottages purchased this cottage in 1984

Why Timothy Abbott - Cornish Seaview Cottages chose Coutances - Saint Lo area

We try and spend as much time here as possible as we love the peace and quiet and the climate. The gardens are a wonderful place to relax in and we provide a BBQ for each Gite. The mild summer nights are perfect for dining outside, watching the resident owls and bats and enjoying the night sky.

Nearby to the property there is the local Abbey at Hambye, plenty of walking, interesting French towns and markets and the beautiful beaches are only 30 minutes away. Plenty of activities are also a short drive away including a choice of 5 golf courses all within 30 minutes of the Gites.

What makes this cottage unique

Having owned the property for so many years we are exceedingly familiar with the area and local ways. If required we are happy to impart our local knowledge and be of any assistance to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. We look forward to welcoming you to stay.

Guestbook comments from the manager

it is a very pretty area and the gite is a perfect place as a base to see a variety of towns and villages. The gite is pretty and clean and has all amenities (but no tv or DVD so take your portable for the kids). The owners were very helpful and always willing to give advice on what to see or where to go and when we asked for help with cooker or whatever they were always keen to lend a hand. You never felt completely alone, which is nice when you are not used to living in an isolated place. Shop about 3 miles away but be prepared to search for fresh milk. A lovely holiday, hope to visit again!



Response to review:Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the Gite and for your recommendations. We look forward to seeing you again sometime.
Nov 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sourdeval-les-Bois in Manche

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • One upstairs bathroom with shower. Plus wc and hand basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Gite 2 - 1 double bedroom and a 2nd bedroom with bunk beds and a single bed.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All heating, electricity, bed linen and towels are included in the rental price. Please note there is a spiral staircase. Outside: Although it is a lovely area to explore guests often stay at the property and spend their days enjoying the tranquil surroundings and the lovely views over the undulating countryside. Set in 3 acres of land - there are fields which children are welcome to play in around the property and plenty of outdoor space to dine and relax in. Each Gite has its own table and chairs outside the property next to the house and also you are free to move it around and chose a favourite spot to sit in. BBQ provided for each Gite. Children are welcome to play in the fields around the gite. There is a swimming pool in the local town and guests have often found handy to use in the summer months. Horse riding is available nearby and it is a popular area for keen cyclists. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen is provided. Amenities/Facilities: Barbecue, Parking, Garden. Other: Lovely outdoor spaces. Plenty of choice to find a table and chairs in a secluded sunny spot. BBQ provided for each Gite. English speaking owner resides next door and is on hand to help with advice on the area for things to do and where to explore.

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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
22 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 
 
Rate 2
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£435
for 7 nights
£435
 
 
Rate 3
3 Jun 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£374
for 7 nights
£374
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£62
for 1 night
£435
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
25% deposit required when booking. Balance due 8 weeks before the holiday dates.
Refundable security deposit.


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