|La Vieille Maison de la Ferme||Self Catering||Saturday||4||7||1|
Self catering 18th Century Normandy farmhouse, four double bedrooms, wood burner in traditional Normandy fireplace. Set in a quiet hamlet within walking distance of l'Abbaye d'Hambye, this charming house has panoramic views over beautiful countryside.
The house is equipped with plenty of games and mountain bikes to amuse the children & adults alike, plus ample garden furniture, so that you can relax in the garden and watch the sun go down over the Normandy countryside.
Only 4 mins by car Hambye, the nearest village, with post office, Sunday opening supermarket and pharmacy. The nearest small town is Gavray, with restaurants, bars and many shops.
Situated within easy reach of uncrowded sandy beaches. 10 mins from Villedieu Les Poeles, famous for its copper and bell foundry, with a fun swimming pool for all the family. Le Mont St Michel is only 45 mins away. Other attractions include, Christian Dior house, garden & museum, Champrepus zoo, the ancient port of St Malo and many more. Also, conveniently situated for the D Day Beaches and the Bayeux Tapestry. If you are interested in horses, why not visit St Lo equestrian centre, it's usually free entry on Thursday afternoons.
Fully fitted kitchen with dining area.
Living room includes large normandy fireplace with woodburner.
Ground Floor double bedrom.
First floor double and twin bedrooms.
Second Floor twin bedroom.
One bathroom with shower & wc.
1 separate wc.
Woodburner, electric heaters
Tv, satellite, dvds, darts, bikes.
Large garden with lawn and patio area.
Large garage with bikes, tables, chairs, sandpit.
Not suitable for wheelchairs.
Alan and I live in Norfolk with our two daughters Rose and Lydia. We have strong ties with France and have friends near Rouen and of course, our neighbours in the village.
|Year property purchased||2004|
|Why this location?||The house has beautiful views over the countryside and is quiet and peaceful. It is about 20minutes drive from the coast and around 40 minutes from the Normandy D Day beaches, Le Mont St Michel, and much more.|
|Unique benefits of property||It is quiet, but not far from the coast and lots of other tourist attractions.|
There is a swimming pool on the beach which is filled with seawater when the tide comes in. There are life guards on duty.
There are also lots of rock pools to explore. There is easy access to toilets and shops nearby.