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Idyllic Rural Cottage In Lower Normandy

Breakfast terrace.
2 reviews
Breakfast terrace.
Bedroom 1. With ensuite bathroom & wc
Bedroom 2 Double bed+ Single bed
Rear view of cottage with brekfast patio
Bedroom 2
The Green Lane
The Green Lane
Apple trees in the orchard.
Domfront town centre
Domfront castle
Domfront castle
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
A 3 bedroom cottage set in large gardens & an orchard (please help yourself to fruits in seasons), which give a sense calm & of being away from it all. Many find the silence deafening but so relaxing.................. Yet we are only 15 minutes from the nearest town, supermarkets & good restaurants. The house has 2 double bedrooms, one being en suite & the third is upstairs & has 2 single beds. The comfortable lounge has a wood burning stove & ample seating. The accommodation is well equipped with every convenience including English & French TV & DVD players.. Outside there is a picnic table for lazy lunches & dinners & a separate terrace for French breakfasts. There is also a BBQ & hard standing for the parking of 3 or more cars.
In the garage there are 2 adult bikes, which are perfect for g...
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About the Owner, robert c
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 104 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2014
Overall rating: 1.5 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I am usually on site (but far enough away not to encroach on guests' privacy) in separate accomodation. I am always available for advice or directions to attractions or restaurants or whatever. Also for fixing any problems that may arise.
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Ko C
The Netherlands
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

The house was not very well maintained and did not have several items as described by the owner. E.g. internet access should be available at the house, but in reality you have only poor mobile signal outside the house at your own costs using your mobile (expensive for all foreign tourists).
Toilet paper and garbage bags should be plenty available, so we did not bring it with us. Only to find half a roll of toilet paper and no garbage bag at all at Saturday evening (shops closed for the weekend) at arrival. We had to borrow from the neighbours. These are not very expensive items, but so absolutely necessary.
An electric trike should be avaiable, but after pumping up the flat tires, we could not find the charger and also discovered, that the brakes were broken. Later we heard, that the trike had an accident much earlier. Why not update the info to give renters correct information? By giving wrong information the owner is certainly not helping us to make the right...

Management response:

I am afraid that I must disagree with the guest about the state of the property. It is regularly decorated & when faults arise they are dealt with quickly & efficiently. However, it has to be remembered that is an old house, not a brand new one. Regarding internet access. I did point out that the phone company could not...


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Leïla A
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Reviewed 10 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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Google Translation

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Kings
    3 Twins
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1 Jul 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
1 night
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About the neighbourhood
We are where the regions of Normandy & Brittany meet close to the department of Mayenne, in northwest France. It is a largely agricultural area with a diverse range of wonderful French foods & drinks. Many are proudly made by traditional methods, such as the cider & calvados that a neighbour of mine produces. La Roseliere is in fact a hamlet properties I km north of the small village of St Cyr Du Bailleul, whose main claim to fame is an excellent gourmet restaurant but there is also a .more modestly priced café bar. Other local villages such as Barenton, St Marre & St Georges will provide freshly baked bread & cakes & other provisions but for supermarkets & a good choice of eatery you will need to go to Domfront or Mortain. The former being a major player in t... more
Getting around
There are no buses in our area & the nearest trains are 30kms distant
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: RENNES: 97.0 km
Railway: FLERS: 32.0 km
Ferry: CAEN-OUISTRAM: 80.0 km
Firstly, locate the town of DOMFRONT Iin the department of the ORNE; TIP it is south of Caen. From Domfront take the D976 signed for St Malo & MONT ST MICHEL & pass through the village of St Mars d'Egrenne. After 3kms take a right fork signed for ST CYR DU BAILLEUL & follow into the village.
You should have a restaurant on you left & the church on your right. Turn right in front of the church & cross the square a pass to the left of a house with a chicken design on an upper wall. Follow this road passing over a railway bridge.
Now take the first left in front of a farmhouse; then left again in front of a large house & barn & STOP; You should see a mail box with my name & some arrows on it. GO UP THE DRIVE TO ARRIVE...............................
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 64.0 km.
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