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LE BATISON: family-friendly gite for sightseeing or just relaxing in the garden

Le Batison
25 reviews
Le Batison
Relax by the lake in Brionne
Comfortable lounge, leading onto sunny patio, with leather sofa + armchairs, TV + DVD player.
Playhouse + swings for children. French boules for adults.
Well-equipped kitchen-diner (dishwasher, fridge-freezer, vitroceramic hob, microwave, etc
Your neighbours
Enjoy a glass of wine + a barbecue on the patio
SuperKing-size bed on ground floor
Double bed on the mezzanine (+ 2 singles and/or cot)
One of the single beds in the mezzanine bedroom/playroom.
New super shower unit with shower head, hand shower, 6 body sprays, radio, lights + fan. Separate WC
Cot, high chair + plenty of children's toys + games in spacious mezzanine room. 2nd cot available.
Grassy play area for the kids.
Sunset view from the patio
Toys + games in the playhouse
Feed the hens - Enjoy their eggs!
Sandy lakeside beach + watersports just a 5-minute drive
Fresh fish + seafood at the twice-weekly local market
Bec Hellouin - nearby village - well worth a visit
Cerza Wildlife Park (a 45-minute drive)
Deauville's famous beach (a 45-minute drive)
The Eiffel Tower in Paris - a 1hr 30min drive
Graindorge Domaine - a local cheese manufacturer.
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
Brionne, Eure, Haute-Normandie, Normandy
Spacious Normandy-style house providing comfortable homely accommodation for up to 6 people. Set in a small village just 5 minutes from Brionne with its twice-weekly colourful market (Thursdays + Sundays), a choice of restaurants, supermarkets and a superb lake with a sandy beach, ideal for swimming, boating, windsurfing, fishing, also a children's play area, showers, WC + café.

Second holiday home available nearby - sleeps 4.

Perfect for families - Child-friendly: Spacious mezzanine bedroom/playroom and a fully-equipped play area outside for the little ones with swings, playhouse + sandpit in an enclosed garden. Lots of baby/toddlers' equipment including 2 cots, 2 highchairs, a bath, potty, toilet seat, children's crockery + cutlery, a stair gate etc. Plenty of toys + games (inside + out). There are 2 swimming pools, both...
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About the Owner, Maddie L
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 30 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2008
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 52 reviews and 3 properties
Interaction with guests
Our two main priorities : COMFORT and CLEANLINESS

We live in the village and are available if you have any questions/problems during your stay, and you may see us in the garden when we water the tomatoes in the greenhouse or feed the hens. However we respect your intimacy at all times.
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Listing #HL51550
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Excellent - based on 25 reviews
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English first
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

Le Batison is a lovely property in a well sited location for exploring all aspects of Normandy. We managed to visit the landing beaches, Rouen and even a day trip to France by train. The house itself is well equipped and very cosy, close to local towns and the facilities. This was a real plus point; the local town Brionne...

Management response:

Thanks Simon for your great review. It was a pleasure having you to stay and you're very welcome to come back in the future.


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Orlando, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 10 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Our stay at Maddie's cottage was fantastic, especially for our two young boys, who utilised the playhouse every day. The location is perfect for those looking for peace and quiet, yet close to enough to every type of attraction to keep a family entertained. Correspondence with Maddie was great from start to finish, and it was a pleasure to meet...

Management response:

Pleased you enjoyed your stay at Le Batison, Barry, it was a pleasure to meet you and your family.


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sue m
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

A mini home from home, with chickens to eat your left overs .A BBQ is provided, and a kitchen that is well stocked of utensils. There is a seating area with comfy place to sit in the evenings after a hard day soaking up the sun either in the large garden on sun loungers, or site seeing. There is a...

Management response:

I don't think I could have said it better myself ! Thanks, Sue, for your review. Pleased you enjoyed your stay and the hot, sunny Indian summer we had this year in September, yet again. You and your family are very welcome to come back in the future when your granddaughter is walking and will be able to have fun...


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
Additional amenities & feature info
Recently built and comfortably furnished: Master bedroom with comfortable king-size bed (150 X 200) on ground floor next to bathroom with walk-in shower and heated towel drier. Spacious bedroom on mezzanine with double bed + 2 single beds. (2 cots + highchairs, baby's bath, stairgate, potty, crockery + cutlery + other toddlers' equipment - available on request). House and bed linen provided (sheets, quilt covers + pillowcases, table cloth, dish cloths + kitchen towels etc). Beds made up for your arrival. Please check with owner regarding bath sheets, hand towels + swimming towels. Welcome Starter-Pack provided including your first breakfast: tea, coffee, milk, sugar, fruit juice, eggs from our hens (when they oblige), toilet paper, salt, pepper, kitchen towels, soap, washing-u... more
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
For the comfort of all our guests smoking is strictly forbidden inside the gîte. However we provide an ashtray for use on the patio. I'm afraid we cannot accept pets, again for...
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2 Sep 2017 -
29 Sep 2017
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30 Sep 2017 -
3 Nov 2017
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4 Nov 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
4 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Children under 12 months come free.
Reduced rates for long lets (more than 2 weeks).
Second holiday home available nearby - sleeps 4.
Le Batison is available from 4pm on the day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure (unless otherwise arranged).
Welcome 'Starter-Pack' provided : your first breakfast, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, fruit juice, eggs from our hens (when they oblige...), toilet paper, salt, pepper, kitchen towels, soap, washing-up liquid, dish-washer + washing machine tablets, charcoal for the barbecue etc.
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About the neighbourhood
Within walking distance of Le Batison : Water mill and 15th century Tithe Barn in the village and Castle + Gardens in the next village. Brionne (2 miles. Population 5000) : has a twice-weekly colourful market (Sundays + Thursdays). Here you can buy some local cheese (Camembert, Pont LEveque, Livarot etc), choose some fresh fish + seafood or buy a chicken roasted on the spit with a French stick still warm from the oven. eisure and sports area idyllically set by a lake where you can swim, fish, play tennis, crazy golf, hire a peddle boat or a canoe, cook your own food in the barbecue area or just relax under the trees. Several supermarkets, banks, chemists, restaurants and terrace cafés. At the local tourist office you can find more brochures and plenty of information about local events, a... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Paris: 150.0 km
Railway: Brionne or Bernay (13km): 3.0 km
Ferry: Le Havre (LD Lines): 88.0 km
The cheapest and quickest way is via the Dover-Calais Ferry: It is almost all motorway - just an easy 2½ hours drive after a 75-minute crossing.
The nearest port is via the Portsmouth-Le Havre or Caen Ferry: Just a 1 hour drive (but a longer, more expensive ferry crossing - between 5 and 7 hours - overnight crossing).
Or Newhaven-Dieppe: A 1½ hour drive after a 4h crossing.
Flights into Paris or Beauvais (Ryan air) + a 1½ hour drive. Or Deauville (City Jet) + a 1 hour drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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