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La Chalourie is a traditional French house in private grounds of 800 square meters. It is situated on the top of a hill with stunning views over an undulating valley. You can enjoy a tranquil rural setting but be within easy reach of several delightful market towns and numerous large sandy beaches. La Chalourie has recently been refurbished to provide a comfortable home whilst retaining much of it's original charm.
La Chalourie has a modern well equipped kitchen with a large dining table which can seat 10 or more comfortably.
On the ground floor is a well equipped lounge/diner with a table large enough for 10 or more to dine together. A separate lounge is available on the first floor with adequate seating for all. Both of these rooms have a double sofa bed available so either could be used as a fifth bedroom if required.
There are 2 bedrooms on the ground floor. The first providing a double bed and the second 'childrens bedroom' provides 4 singles. An additional 2 double bedrooms are situated on the first floor, one with an en suite bathroom.
There are 2 bathrooms one situated on the ground floor with a wc full size bath and separate shower cubicle. The upstairs bathroom provides an additional wc and shower.
The property is heated by a combination of gas, central heating and electrical radiators. Electricity is included in the rental for the months of June, July and August and will be charged at cost at other times. Gas use is free at all times.
A tax de sejour (tourist tax) is payable at a rate of 33 cents per person (over the age of 12) per night.
We provide a selection of boardgames. French and English satellite tv, dvd and video players with a selection of dvds and videos.
La Chalourie has 800 square metres of gardens containing several fruit trees (which you are welcome to sample) and a 15 foot private circular swimming pool open for the months of July and August (June & September by arrangement).
There is off-road parking sufficient for up to 5 cars.
Normandy is of course famed for the D-day landings and these beaches, together with their associated museums are easily accessible. They form only a small part of the numerous spacious sandy beaches that dominate the coast. Some beaches are reserved for watersports, others for swimming. The nearest sandy beach from the house is 1/2 hour by car.
Normandy, with it's 37 golf courses was nominated one of the top 10 golfing destinations in the world in 2001. You can see the sea from a dozen courses, others are hidden away in the rolling Normandy countryside and some are over 100 years old. Prices per round during the week average around 35 Euros.
The lovely Medieval cities of Rennes, St Malo, Dinan, and the 'Gateway to Britanny' Fougeres are all between 1 and 1 1/2 hours by car, as is the Bayeaux tapestry.
The Ferries for the Channel Islands leave from the ports of Saint Malo or Granville. You can be in Jersey within 1 1/2 hours by Ferry or 20 minutes by plane from Dinard airport.