Holiday cottage to let in Normandy village - NC005295

La Rocque (6km from Vassy), Calvados, Normandy Reference: NC005295 Advertiser since: 6 February 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Paverie Self Catering Saturday 4 7 4

About this property

Period Style And Comfort, With A Fantastic Lounge.. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

The house is a restored farmhouse.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen has all the usual things needed.

Living rooms

The lounge is very open with a mezzanine.

Bedrooms

There are three bedrooms plus the downstairs breakfast room, which can also be changed to a bedroom.

Bathrooms

There are four bathrooms.

Heating

There is electric heating to the bedrooms and under floor heating to the ground floor.

Entertainment

There are games in the lounge and in the breakfast room golf clubs and boules and tennis rackets.

Garden and outside

There is a table and chairs for alfresco dinners on the terrace.

Parking and garages

There is plenty of space for parking.

Visitor suitability

The drive is gravel and there is one step to access the ground floor plus stairs to the first and second floors.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Vassy
Distance: 5 km

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 10 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Swiss Normandy
Distance: 5 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Clecy
Distance: 8 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Swiss Normandy
Distance: 10 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 10 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Many locations.

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Patrick Williams

Hi - I'm Patrick. I love building and restoration. We have lovingly worked on our house and brought it up to modern standards for everyone to enjoy.

Year property purchased 2002
Why this location? The area around Swiss Normandy is beautiful.
Unique benefits of property We have furnished the house with traditional furniture which we have bought locally over the years.

The Owner Recommends

Local Restaurants are fantastic

In Vassy, Condé-sur-Noireau and Vire and in many of the surrounding villages.

Mont St Michel

This historical site is an hour from the house and is so atmospheric, situated in the bay looking out to the Channel Isles. It is known for its high and rapid tides however it is possible to walk across the sands with a knowledgeable guide.

Bayeux

Well-known for being the home of the Bayeux Tapestry, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman Conquest and also, being the first city to be liberated by the Allies in the Second World War on 7 June 1944. The Bayeux War Cemetery includes the largest British cemetery dating from the World War II.

A beautiful Cathedral and plentiful restaurants and shops at 53 Km from the house.

Falaise

At 45 minutes from the house, Falaise is the birth place of William the Conqueror, and a very large Fort set magnificently on a rocky promontory. In the summer there are often fairs and reenactments of historical events.

Swiss Normandy - Clécy and Thury Harcourt

There is a Suisse-Normande route marked 65km tourist trail, which takes you through rugged and steep landscapes as you meander along the winding banksof the Orne.

Clécy is less than half an hour from the house through beautiful green country lanes. The town is quaint with a central Church and square, where you can sit outside the patisserie and enjoy a drink and snack.
Descending to the river Orne you will find numerous riverside restaurants along with activities such as cliff climbing, kayaking and pedal or row boats.This is the area locals will come at the weekend for a Sunday outing.
Paragliding can be undertaken from the cliffs and there are numerous walks and cycle rides in the hilly terrain.
Thury Harcourt is further along the river and on the Caen road. Many sports can be experienced here such as kayaking, canoeing along the Orne to Pont D'Ouilly or Clècy. Or mountain biking, hiking or other watersports.

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