Holiday farmhouse to let in rural Normandie - NM004609

Sourdeval-les-Bois (12km from Villedieu-les-Poeles), Manche, Normandy Reference: NM004609 Advertiser since: 15 February 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Vieille Maison de la Ferme Self Catering Saturday 4 7 1

About this property

Old Farmhouse in Picturesque Hamlet Near the Coast. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

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.



Kitchen and dining

Fully fitted kitchen with dining area.

Living rooms

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.

Garden and outside

Large garden with lawn and patio area.

Parking and garages

Large garage with bikes, tables, chairs, sandpit.

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for wheelchairs.


  • Cleaning

  • Linen

  • Child facilities


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Hambye
Distance: 1 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: native
Name of nearest fishing location: River just down the hill
Distance: 1 km

Fishing on-site


Name and address of nearest golf course: Mini Golf at La Baleine
Distance: 1 km

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Calvados & Pommeau
Distance: 10 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Lindy Cooper

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.

The Owner Recommends

Visit Granville Beach

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.