Former Rock Mill holiday home nr Manche - NM003899

Montpinchon (2km from Cerisy-la-Salle), Manche, Normandy Reference: NM003899 Advertiser since: 12 December 2014
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Moulin de la Roque Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1

About this property

Tranquil and Peaceful, beautiful setting. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Moudre Chaumiere Gite at Moulin de la Roque former Rock Mill in its own private grounds and surrounded by its own woodland we are close to the Chateau de Cerisy. To the rear of the main house we have a two bedroom gite accommodation.

We are in central Normandy, near the D-day landing beaches which are an hour's drive away. We are also close to beautiful sandy beaches of Monmartin sur Mer and Agon Countanville, again 1 hours drive away. Bayeux, Mont St Michel, Granville, Villiedeu De Polles Copper Village the list is endless. Local parcs and zoo's for the younger children, aquatic centre in Cherbourg. There are local randonnes/walking routes the details of which you can get from our local Tourist Information Office in the village of Cerisy la Salle. Cerisy la Salle has many ammenites, including 2 bakers, bank, florist, post office, supermarket (Proxy), butchers, hairdressers. Local pony club. We are 15km away from the medieval town of Coutance (30 minute drive with larger stores and supermarket LeClerc) and St Lo. So we are quite central and have many benefits of being situated where we are.

Nearest beaches 12km Monmartin sur Mer beautiful sandy beach and Agon Coutanville. Will consider long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days). Car essential. Nearest Amenities 500m. Nearest airport: Rennes or Dinan. Nearest railway: Coutances. No pets allowed, No smoking at this property.



Kitchen and dining

Kitchen, dining and living area.

Living rooms

Open plan kitchen, diner and living room


Two bedrooms, 1 double bed and one with 2 singles, with ensuite shower room, we can cater for young children i.e. travel cot and highchairs.


Shower room is off the mezzanine which is at the top of the stairs which has two single beds and the double bedroom is off the mezzanine


Electric heating at 15 euros a week.


You have Freeview tv/Uk in the properties and a dvd player, if you are not English spoken we would recommend that you bring your own personal dvds.

We have local swimming pool and leisure centre in Coutances and Golf Course near Marchieseux, Bowling, the beach is 20 minutes away Monmartin sur Mer (just pure sand) also Agon Coutanville with its little boutiques and shops, Granville the home town of Christian Dior, St Lo Harrass Centre and Horse Stud Centre, the DD Landing Beaches and American Cemetary, Bayeux, Dinnan and Dinard, St Malo just 1 hour away as well as Mont St Michel.

Garden and outside

You are free to roam the Garden and woodland surrounding the property, with a little stream running through pass the property, decking area for summer dining with barbecue. To the front of the main property we have a children's play area and full size Boules Pitch (Petanque) with picnic area.

Parking and garages

Ample parking.

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for people with disabilities.

Information about any additional facilities

Any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Child facilities


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Coutances and St Lo
Distance: 12 km


Distance: 15 km



Name and address of nearest golf course: Marchieusieux
Distance: 15 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Cerisy la Salle

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Susan Edwards

My name is Sue, I am married to Roger, we are Landscape Gardeners, I formerly was a legal litigation secretary but love the outdoors and gardening hence I now work alongside my husband.

Year property purchased 2005
Why this location? We chose this location as we can travel to both coastlines i.e. the DD Landings Omaha, Utah etc. Bayeux in the one direction. Granville the home town of Christian Dior and Mont St Michel, lovely beaches Monmartin sur Mer and Agon Coutanville on the other coastline. Our favorite fish restaurant in Blanville sur Mer The Grand Herbert by the sea.
Unique benefits of property Our property was built in the 1860 main building and we just love the peace and tranquility, we are surrounded by woodland and have a stream running through the property.

The Owner Recommends


Thirty minute drive to a typical French family resort with a lovely, safe sandy beach.


D-Day beaches, 50 minutes drive. Mont St Michel 90 minutes drive. West coast beaches: Hauteville-Plage, 20 minutes drive; sandy beach in a small resort.


There are golf courses at Marchesieux, Agon-Coutainville and at Breville sur Mer, both about a 30 minutes drive away. The world-famous facility at Omaha Beach is about an hour's drive away.


The home town to Christian Dior visit the Christian Dior House/Museum and gardens, take a picnic if you wish. Thirty-five minutes drive to Granville, a smart resort with marina, day-trips to offshore islands, casino, lighthouse, harbour and a sea-water swimming pool set in the rocks.