House in peaceful location in Normandy

9.4/10
Montabot (5km from Percy), Manche, Normandy Reference: NM004094 Advertiser since: 15 April 2015
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Manceliere Self Catering Saturday 2 6 1

About this property

Beautiful Gite in the Countryside. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Traditional stone house, peaceful location, walking distance to local village, easy reach of sandy beaches.
 
Montabot is perfect for enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Normandy way of life, leafy country lanes surround the property and are ideal for walking and cycling. Surrounded by the countryside, the house and garden offer privacy, peace and tranquillity.
 
Relax in the large fitted kitchen comprising a large table which seats 6 and kitchen facilities. Upstairs we have 2 good sized comfortable bedrooms, overlooking fields and meadows and an upstairs toilet. The lounge offers comfortable sofas and Freesat tv (French/English). Downstairs shower room and wc.
 
Fully enclosed garden, outdoor table and chairs, barbecue, table tennis and lighting.
 
Situated in an excellent area to explore Normandy, within easy reach you'll find: local historical towns such as Villedieu-les-Poeles, Avranches and Bayeux. If you like zoos, the nearest one is only 10 minutes away by car (Zoo de Champrepus) and if you're more into history the D-day landing beaches and memorial are only 50 minutes away. For a good day out, the Mont-Saint-Michel is just a 40 minutes drive away on easy roads.
 
The local town (only 5 minutes down the road) has restaurants, bars, cafes, banks and shopping.
 
If you enjoy walking, the local countryside is beautiful and the beaches are only 20 minutes away by car.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Well equipped kitchen with cooker, hob, large farmhouse table seating 6, and plenty of storage facilities. Leading to utility room comprising washing machine, microwave, fridge-freezer.

Living rooms

Large lounge with comfortable sofas and armchairs, overlooking the countryside. Television and dvd player. Woodburner heating.

Bedrooms

The house has 2 bedrooms.

1. Double room with king size bed

2. Double room - double bed and one single bed
and one fold out adult bed

Bathrooms

One ground floor bathroom - wc, sink, bath and shower.

Heating

Electric radiators and woodburner.

Entertainment

Freesat television picking up all UK Freesat channels and French channels. There is a wide selection of dvds, books and boardgames. Some toys and puzzles for younger guests!

Garden and outside

Large garden with a large patio, perfect for barbecues.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Child facilities

* Vet details: Bozet-Lenjou-Michaux (SCP) 12 Place des Costils 50800 Villedieu les Poêles

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouët
Distance: 30 km

Cycling

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Donville or Breville
Distance: 30 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Marked trails locally

The Owner Recommends

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire d'Avranches

In the middle of the old town, the outbuildings of the ancient bishop's palace that were used as a prison during the French Revolution now house the collections of the Municipal Museum. Around paintings and sculptures of local interest are shown art and traditional lore collections, Avranchin costumes and headgears, Normand furniture and craftsmen workshops.

Zoo de Champrepus

An excellent family run zoo. Ideal for all ages. Nearly all the animals are in landscaped surroundings

1 Review
9.4/10
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 9
  • Facilities: 9
  • Local Amenities: 8
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
9.4 / 10 sue and kerrie 5 August, 2016

property was as described which made our holiday more enjoyable ,
I would highly recommend if you are in need of a quiet break.