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Charming & Modern Character Cottage In Quiet Location - FREE WIFI - PRICE DROP!

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Saint-Clément-Rancoudray, Nr. Avranches, Manche, Normandy, France

This detached holiday property is surrounded by a large private garden and is ideally located for touring this pretty region of France. It has been renovated to a high standard and provides spacious and comfortable accommodation for up to 7 guests. Nearby is the pretty town of Mortain with its historic abbey and all amenities. Slightly further afield is the large market town of Vire and also the Lac de La Dathee, with its 18 hole golf course, fishing, windsurfing and sailing school. For sandy beaches both Granville & Carolles are within easy driving distance and offer a typical French seaside resort atmosphere. From Granville there are also boat trips to the Channel Islands. You can also explore Avranches and its 2000 years heritage monuments

Christine Fox
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 May, 2017

About Christine Fox

I live in England with my Husband and chocolate Labrador.

My Husband is retired, but I continue to work part time .

Christine Fox purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Christine Fox chose Avranches area

We have family in Lower Normandy, and fell in love with the picturesque countryside and the relaxed way of life.

We chose to buy our property in a rural location,not only is there peace and quiet but plenty of outside space to enjoy in good weather.

Within approximately 1 hours drive there are lovely unspoilt beaches and plenty of sightseeing to do including, Mont. St. Michel, the Bayeaux Tapestry and the landing beaches.

There are amusement parks for the younger ones.

What makes this cottage unique

The property is approx. 15 minute walk to the Village of St.Clement, the nearest Town is Mortain or Sourdeval which are approximately 10 minutes drive away.

The house has the benefit of an ensuite shower room, family bathroom and downstairs shower and WC.

There are plenty of walks for the energetic including an old railway line which is now very picturesque.

Guestbook comments from the owner

" Perfect getaway, the cottage is lovely and very well equipped, we have had a lovely holiday"

" Thank you for a fabulous week. The Cottage is very comfortable and well equipped. We especially enjoyed the beach at Carolles and the Bayeaux Tapestry".
Jan 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Clément-Rancoudray in Manche

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite shower room with shower and wc. Family bathroom with bath, shower attachment and wc. On the ground floor is a shower and wc.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed and en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has 1 double and 1 single bed. Bedroom 3 has a double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: Large private garden area with patio, barbeque, outdoor furniture and sun loungers Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and linen are provided as well as towels for pets. Please note we do not provide beach towels. The property is cleaned on each changeover, for guests staying 2 weeks or more, clean towels and linen will be proved weekly.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)

Dorset UK

Brilliant location

  • 5 of 5

7 of us stayed here for Christmas what a brilliant home with plenty of room did not feel on top of each other it certainly is home from home which is well equipped everything you need, there are lovely walks around with charming villages around would strongly recommend it such a charming place if you like peace and quiet to get away from it all this is the ideal place thank you Christine you have found a true gem.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic get away in remote area

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home from home cottage. Stunning views and ample of walks direct from the front door. The cottage itself had everything we required and much more. The wood burner was great and the grounds were suitable for our dog. Overall a fantastic holiday for some well deserved chill time in a lovely remote location. Many thanks Christine for your help and for sending me the directions from the village, very easy to find.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely property with fully enclosed garden

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property at the end of a country lane and not overlooked at all. The garden is large and fully dog and child proof. For dog owners the ground floor is tiled and nice and cool during the day (even when the sun shines!).

We had a great 10 days - helped by the weather!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tranquility with all the modern amenities

  • 5 of 5

What a shame we had to leave the property, set in such a peaceful location with gorgeous uninterrupted countryside views. There are probably too many plus points to list so here are just some of them. Excellent internet connection, English TV in the lounge and kitchen. Large fully equipped kitchen, you name it it was there. Three bathrooms one of which has a great sized comfortable bath. The beds were very comfortable and clean with crisp linens. Seperate dining room which could seat 8 comfortably. The whole cottage was full of character with original beams and fireplace. Fully fenced garden which was totally secure for our dogs and our grandson.

Whilst staying at the cottage we we fortunate to be visited several times by the wild deer that appeared in the field alongside the garden. Birds of prey were in abundance, all contributing to our overall enjoyment. Shopping was easy, with supermarkets closeby in Mortain and also in the village was a bar/cafe/bakery/grocery store all in one.

Walking routes along the disused railway line, just down the end of the lane were great for walking the dogs,and were well used by cyclists, all safe and without any traffic. Travelling was easy when site seeing and we visited numerous memorial sites just over an hours drive from the property, St mere eglise,Pegasus Bridge, Ponte du hoc and many more.

We'd definitely stay here again, as it provided everything we were looking for.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely stunning.

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, a real home from home. The facilities are fantastic, everything which could possibly be needed is provided and is of a high standard. The garden is huge and totally secure, our dogs just loved it! All set in the gorgeous Normandy countryside. A perfect holiday location, thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful character cottage

  • 5 of 5

Myself and my family had a lovely relaxing stay in this beautiful property, Surrounded by fields and the beautiful French countryside. The interior and exterior are stunning and a lovely base to explore Normandy.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Petite Cascade
"Very picturesque spot. Not suitable for wheelchair access or persons with mobility problems"


Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Spring 2017
26 Mar 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Sep 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £200
cleaning £50

Booking Notes:
A booking form and 25% deposit is required to secure the booking with the balance due 8 weeks prior to departure

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the preferred changeover day, but we can be flexible if required. The property is available from 4pm and must be vacated by 10am on day of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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