Holiday rental chateau 10km St Lo

Le Lorey (13km from Coutances), Manche, Normandy Reference: NM003217 Advertiser since: 27 March 2013
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Manoir Rucqtiere Self Catering 4 8 3 Two extra childrens beds

About this property

Enchanting Setting with Lake and Gardens. This chateau is in a rural setting.

Beautiful Old Chateau

Mid-week or week-end breaks outside of August.
20 Minutes pleasure Beaches, 33 Minutes D.Day Landing Beaches from Utah and further down the coast to Gold Beaches.
Within easy reach of tourist attractions

An excellent traditional bar/café 10 minutes walk.
Miles of peaceful unspoiled sandy beaches 20 minutes drive.
Sports include walking, cycling, water sports at the seaside. Go-carting, etc.
Out of season discounts for small parties.

Non smokers preferred.

All prices inclusive of gas, electricity.

One hour from Cherbourg or Caen Ports.

Coutances is known as the prettiest town with its famous Cathedral and 'Son et Lumiere' in the evenings. Start the Spring season with 'Jazz sous Les Pommiers' - jazz under the apple trees.
With long wide sandy beaches warmed by the gulf stream with little rock pools to explore. Beach sports include windsurfing. Nearby is a leisure centre with swimming pools and water shutes, tennis, golf, hiking, cycling, horse riding. Beautiful parks and gardens to discover. A maze at Coutances. Many local markets, Brocantes and 'vide grenier' (boot sales) to visit. Museums, art, concerts, theatre, cinema, bowling and much more for you to enjoy.
Situated between the D-Day Landing Beaches and Mont St Michel.



Kitchen and dining

Hob and oven,dishwasher,pots and pans crocks and cutlery

Living rooms


Four bedrooms


3 shower or bath rooms


Auto central heating.

There is wood burner is in the large living room for the Autumn months.


Various board games, chess, poker, jigsaw, books .

Garden and outside

Large grounds to explore.
Garden with wild area and woods.
Secure grounds to play and explore in three acres of garden, grounds and jungle!

Rare trees and plants. Wildlife.

Parking and garages

Loads of parking; Plenty of storage for bikes/motor bikes.

Visitor suitability

Couples, elderly, tourists, relaxing holidays, house hunting and sightseeing.

Information about any additional facilities



  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Splash pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Clé de Temps Coutances and St Lo
Distance: 8 km

Creative arts


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp
Name of nearest fishing location: Marigny
Distance: 3 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Outskirts of Marigny
Distance: 6 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Pony Club D972, Marigny on the right towards St Lo
Distance: 6 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 10 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Le Lorey for award winning Cidre



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Le Lorey walks


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: le Lorey for Cidre
Distance: 1 km

Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Julia James

Love France and Manche region of Basse Normandy. Likes> gardening and cooking.<br/>

Year property purchased 2004
Why this location? Calm, peace but not far to big towns for hypermarkets. Many local markets in the area.
Unique benefits of property Comfortable and relaxing atmosphere.

The Owner Recommends

Activities and sports,beaches,Wine, restaurants,Sight seeing.

Only 35 minutes to St Marie du Mont ,the D.Day Landing Beaches.
The fabulous beaches and sand dunes at Agon and Agon-Coutainville have a number of sport activities. Sports include golf, go-carting, paintball, bowling, tennis, fun pleasure pools at St Lo. Sports complex at Coutances. Beautiful gardens to visit, museums and theatre. Historic Gothic Cathedral town of Coutances with 'Son et Lumiere' in the evenings. Many antique and bric-a-brac stores. Basse Normandie famous for it's restaurants. Try the lamb that has grazed on the local salt marshes and seafood specialities. Whether you enjoy fine dining or a simple bowl of moules et frites you will enjoy!
Or just relax on the terrace with your afternoon drink and enjoy !

Agon-Coutainville long sandy beaches.Water sports.Restaurants.You can see where dozens of people "peche a la plage" (beach fishing) and farmers go out over the sands with their tractors to tend their crops.

Coutances a Lovely ancient town with its magnificent twin towered cathedral, shops, cafes and restaurants and beautiful floodlit gardens in summer. Saturday market day has stalls spread through the streets and squares below the Cathedral with the smell of delicious food cooking.
Depot Vent at Coutances
La Cle des Temps is a fascinating warehouse on the edge of Coutances selling second hand furniture and bric-a-brac. Prices are reduced every 4 weeks so look out for some bargains. Vide Greniers (Clear the Attics) are their equivalent of our carboot sales, where hundreds of stalls line the village streets and one is held nearly every Sunday morning.
Cite de la Mer, Airborne Museum,D.Day Landing Beaches within easy reach.

Mont St Michel. Coutances Gothic Cathedral with Son et Lumiere' on Summer evenings.Theme parks,St Lo Haras National.
Brocante [junk and antiques] at Coutances.
A Maze just outside Coutances. jazz Festivals. Mont St Michel World Heritage site is here. The Bayeux Tapestry,
theatres,Museums, Live Music,

1 Review
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 9
  • Facilities: 9
  • Local Amenities: 9
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
9.7 / 10 1 June, 2014

When visiting Chateau Lorey my Husband and i were pleasantly surprised, The location was
beautiful and tranquil where it was easy to relax and unwind and we soon settled in and enjoyed our stay.