Cottage to let in rural Normandy - NM004194

Montgardon (4km from La Haye-du-Puits), Manche, Normandy Reference: NM004194 Advertiser since: 8 June 2015
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Bucaille Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1

About this property

Tranquil location, traditional stone cottage. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Two-bedroom gite, renovated in traditional rustic style. Beautiful, tranquil location. Private garden and bbq. Part of a traditional longère built in the 1700s, our lovingly renovated gite retains many of its original features including a beautifully restored original open fireplace, featuring an inset woodburning stove, for those cosy nights by the fire.



Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped kitchen including fridge with freezer compartment, oven, microwave and all the essential cooking utensils plus eating area to seat four.

A welcome basket will be waiting for you on arrival with a small selection of the most essential items to help get your holiday started.

Living rooms

The living room has been tastefully furnished, and retains that true French rustic feel with exposed beams. A beautiful original Normandy fireplace on a backdrop of the original stone wall fitted with a lovely woodburning stove, is the ideal centrepiece to this lovely room. Other equipment provided includes a selection of games a tv, dvd, and satellite for the younger visitors who do not want to miss their favourite programmes.


The bedrooms, one double and one twin, with their exposed beams, comfortable beds and good quality mattresses and bedding guarantee a good night’s sleep, ready for the day ahead.


In this spacious heated salle de bains you will find a fitted bathroom suite including a shower to freshen up after a busy day sightseeing. Fresh towels are provided.


Wood burner in living room, heated towel rail in shower room, portable oil filled radiators upstairs.


Selection of games, dvds, plenty of books to read and of course French, UK and German television.

Garden and outside

The gite is set in its own south facing private garden with wooden furniture and a bbq, ideal for relaxing during those long, warm, summer evenings, al fresco dining with a glass of good French wine. If you’re really lucky, you might even spot one or two of our resident wild rabbits hopping around.

There is off-road parking provided with separate access to the gite via a quaint garden gate and pathway through the garden.

Garden Gite La Bucaille spring colour.

Parking and garages



  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

* Vet details: Our local vet in La Haye du Puits, speaks English very well.


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: La Haye du Puits
Distance: 2 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, tench, bream
Name of nearest fishing location: La Haye du Puits
Distance: 2 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Plenty of courses nearby
Distance: 10 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Montgardon Equitation
Distance: 2 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: La Haye Du Puits


The Owner Recommends

An ideal location for exploring Normandy

La Bucaille is located in the countryside within easy walking or cycling of La Haye du Puits (1.5 miles), which has a host of shops and restaurants and plenty of bakeries. The many sandy Atlantic beaches are a short drive, the nearest being only five miles away at Bretteville-Sur-Ay. Mont-Saint-Michel (pictured above) One of Normandy’s most recognisable landmarks, Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. This rocky tidal island is France’s second most popular place to visit after Paris. Bayeux A beautiful town with its famous tapestry (1066) that is nearly 70 metres long, which depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. Stroll through the old town of Bayeux with many individual shops and timber-framed houses.

2 Reviews
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 Simon&Helen 31 August, 2019

Lovely gite, well appointed. Perfectly located for the ferries. The town of La Haye-du-Puits is bustling even in August when much of France shuts down.

Owner response

Hi Simon & Helen,

Thank very much for taking the time to leave your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us last August, and very much hope to see you both back here at La Bucaille sometime in the future.

Kindest Regards

Mel & Mark

10 / 10 DOROTHY AND TONY (STAFFS) 26 September, 2016

wonderful gite in a love place. Hosts Melanie and Mark were great and not in your face (so to speak) we recieved a wonderful welcome pack, which could have lasted the two of us a couple of days!

Lots to do, and seasides to visit.

We hope to return as we were very impressed

thank you

Dorothy & Tony (staffs)

Owner response

Hi Dorothy & Tony,

Thank you for your kind comments and taking the time to leave us a review. It was a pleasure meeting you both last week and we are so pleased you had an enjoyable, relaxing stay here at La Bucaille. We look forward to welcoming you both again to La Bucaille, hopefully, in the near future.

Kindest Regards

Melanie & Mark