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Studio Cottage
Very good
3 reviews
Studio Cottage
Lounge
Lounge
Lounge
Woodburner in lounge
Double bedroom
Single on mezzanine
Double bedroom en-suite
Twin singles on mezzanine
Downstair shower room
Kitchen
Kitchen
pergola and duck pond
Gardens
Garden fountain with ducks
whisteria walkway
strutting in the gardens!
Sculture studio
Bagnole de L'Orne
St Hilaire Market
walking in the bocage
Lassey Le Chateau
Horse Riding nearby
Mont St Michel
Boating on the Mayenne
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Mantilly, Orne, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
A delightful cottage set in 2 acres of natural gardens with duck pond and ducks. Croquet lawn and boules court. Cycles available. Excellent walking and cycling country. Plenty of country bars where a 3 course lunch costs on average 10 euros. <BR>One bedroom plus a mezzanine with three single beds dividable by railed curtains. Extensive range of books.<BR>This is a medieval property converted to be a comfortable holiday stay, with lots of light and space. Not a perfectionists dream but more a romantics nest. It has a very relaxing atmosphere.<BR><BR>Horse riding in woodland countryside nearby. Many fishing lakes and golf courses nearby. 2 open air swimming pools and 2 indoor ones. Rock climbing 10 minutes away. Both the Normandy landing beaches and Mont St Michel Bay are an hour - 2 hours away.<BR>Acrobranc... Read more
About the Owner, Ann D
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 89 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 320 days ago
Listed since : Jun 2008
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL63882
Reviews from our community
Very good - based on 3 reviews
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Kathryn C
Arundel, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Lovely gîte set in very pretty gardens. I was looking for something that would suit both me & my 2 kids (aged 10 & 13) & this fitted the bill perfectly. Situated in rural Normandy, it was lovely & peaceful but there was plenty to do for the children on site (croquet, badminton, boules, splash pool, trampoline, swingball...) with a...

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Management response:

Thank you Kathryn, Glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes Ann & Peter

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Couhe, France
Reviewed 25 March 2014 for a stay in November 2013

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Management response:

Thank you Suzanne, for your kind comments. Hope to see you soon. Ann

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goosegoos...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013

The cottage is very comfortable and cosy with everything you need. A lot of thought has gone into making your stay pleasant. The surrounding area is stunning. The owners are very helpful and friendly. The reason for the 'average' review is the advert is very misleading about swimming pool and beach. There is no pool on the property at all...

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Management response:

Sorry about the pool but we only put it out on request and you did not ask us whilst visiting! Not all parants want a poll for safety reason. Best wishes Ann Davis

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Comfortable space with open plan living space with two sets of French windows out to pateo area and BBQ facility.<BR>Garden games include croquet and boules. 4 adult and one teen Cycles on site.<BR>
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    3 Twins
    2 Sofas
    1 Crib
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
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£75
£475
Additional Rate and Availability Information
No breakage charge in advance. All linens ,towels and bedding provided. A deposit of 25% required to confirm booking.
For short stays contact us for quote.
An extra 20% will be added for 6 or more persons.
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Mantilly is only .7 of a mile away. It has most of the facilities you will need including a garage, hairdresser, baker, patisserie, general store, bar, and church etc. Passais Le Conception 5 minutes away is a little larger with two garages,banks,pharmacist,2x doctors, hardware store, pizzeria bar, post office, butcher, bookshop, boulongerie, , <BR><BR>Other places worth visiting are St. Framboult, a flower village which has in the past won the gold medal as the best in France, and Bagnole de L'Orne, which is a spa town of much charm. With a lake and casino plus treatment centres.<BR><BR>Local activities include walking, cycling, golf, tennis, water sports, horse riding and fishing.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Dinard: 50.0 km
Railway: Flers: 15.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 50.0 km
The gite is situated just outside the charming village of Mantilly, in the Orne district of Normandy, close to St.Hilaire du Harcouët, Passais-la-Conception and the historic town of Domfront.<BR><BR>Airports: Dinard.(Ryanair) Just over 1 hour away Rennes: One and a half hours away.<BR>Ferry Ports: Caen Just over an hour away. Le Havre 2.5 housr away. St Malo Just over an hour away. Cherburg about two and a half hours drive away.<BR>Calais about 4 hours away<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 50.0 km.
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