Relaxing rural holiday cottage in Normandy - NM007190

3km from Feugeres, Manche, Normandy Reference: NM007190 Advertiser since: 27 June 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
La Bichurie Self Catering Flexible 6 12 5 There is a additional sofa bed if needed

About this property

A Little Piece Of Heaven That Will Leave You Relaxed. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

La Bichurie is a fully renovated, 6 double bedroomed 17th Century home set in the beautiful Normandy countryside. If you are looking for a tranquil holiday surrounded by nature then look no further. La Bichurie sits within 4 acres of land and is then further surrounded by farm fields. Walking, cycling, bird watching, creative writing, art and photography are easy in this tranquil spot, we also have a large Yoga/Meditation studio for you and your group to use with large deck area and pond for relaxation. The house has its own private garden and terrace with bbq for entertaining, watching the sunset and star watching in the clear skies above La Bichurie.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

La bichurie has a large kitchen opening out on to the private garden and terrace with bbq, and connected to the separate dining room with 2 large farmhouse tables which can seat at least 15, the kitchen is equipped with all the gadgets, coffee machine, toaster, blender, juicer and utensils you will need for a great stay, equipped with a built-in oven, microwave, electric hob cooker, dishwasher, washer dryer, full-size fridge and freezer with ice maker and drinks dispenser, it also has a breakfast bar for casual dining or just for chilling out drinking wine and chatting with your family chef

Living rooms

A large family living room with sofas, armchairs, side tables, book shelves cabinets, coffee table, open fireplace with wood burner, tv, wi-fi, satellite tv for English and French channels, you tube all connected for your enjoyment, we also have netflix, prime video, BBC player, ITV Hub, My5 etc if you have membership and a pool table for your use.

Bedrooms

There are 6 large double bedrooms at La Bichurie, 2 are full en-suite with shower, toilet and wash basin, 1 is en-suite with shower and wash hand basin and there is an additional family bathroom with shower, toilet and wash hand basin.

Bathrooms

Two en-suite bathrooms with shower, toilet and wash hand basin. 1 en-suite with shower and wash hand basin, one family bathroom with shower, toilet and wash hand basin and one wc with wash hand basin.

Heating

Central heating via radiators in all rooms plus 2 open fireplaces in the living room and dining room fitted with wood burners

Entertainment

Tv, satellite tv, wi-fi, pool table, games, books, football with children's goal post, badminton sets, yoga, and meditation studio

Garden and outside

La Bichurie is set in over 4 acres of its own private land, your vacation house has its own private garden and terrace with bbq. Orchard with apples, pears, peaches, plums, cherries, walnuts, hazelnuts, redcurrants, kiwi etc are available for you during your stay (depending on season)

Parking and garages

Your own parking area outside the house, plenty of space for up to 6 cars with other areas available if required.

Visitor suitability

Familys, groups of friends, spiritual groups, artists, writing groups, walkers, cyclists, photographers

Information about any additional facilities

There is a house manual with information written in English and French showing instructions for tv, satellite, internet, washing machine, etc, also contains emergency contact numbers, useful information, tourist information, places to go, etc. There are barns, fields, and places in and around La Bichurie for you and your children to explore, materials for making dens, tools if needed are all available from the owner on request.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Coutances
Distance: 8 km

Creative arts

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Sea Fish
Name of nearest fishing location: West and North Coast beaches
Distance: 20 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf Centre Manche
Distance: 6 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre
Distance: 5 km

Mountain biking

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Many

Watersports

Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Mark Lawrence

I'm English, but a world traveler, I have been living in China for the past 18 years, travelling extensivly in Asia working in Psychology and studying TCM Traditional Chinese Medicine, Meditation and Mindfulness. I am a Certified Master Coach, Mindfulness Teacher, Difficult Emotions and Behaviour Change specialist. I established La Bichurie to offer its visitors time to relax, to re- connect with nature and find some peace and tranquility in this non-stop, fast-moving world.

Year property purchased 2015
Why this location? Are you looking for a peaceful holiday, a tranquil, unspoiled location set in the beautiful French countryside? If so, then look no further. La Bichurie is a fully renovated 17th Century, stone country house, with six bedrooms sleeping up to 12. Set in over 4 acres of stunning landscaped gardens, orchards and fields, we are twenty-five minutes drive to the west and north coast beaches; where there are miles and miles of sandy beaches to explore and enjoy. There are countless local and historical places of interest to visit close by, nature on your doorstep, a perfect place for birdwatchers, walkers, cyclists, photographers or large family groups wanting the peace and quiet that this beautiful part of France has to offer. Spiritual groups, Meditation groups, Yoga groups, and Tai Qi groups are welcome to visit and use our newly opened yoga studio/meditation hall, fitted with wooden floors. A large decking area and gardens surround the hall where you can also practice or meditate in peace
Unique benefits of property A perfect location for exploring and enjoying the Normandy countryside, remote but not out of touch, wi-fi and Satelite tv available in the property so you can keep in touch and get your fix of social media. Wonderful gardens, orchard, and fields for you, your friends, family, and your children to get back in touch with nature, walking, running, cycling directly from the property. Nature on the doorstep, peace, calm and tranquil with perfect dark skies for star watching. Photography, meditation, and spiritual practice are easy here and you will go home feeling totally refreshed and relaxed. So much to see and do within the area, fresh seafood, local produce easily available from local markets, supermarkets, artisans and producers, a large kitchen with all you will need, large dining area and outside terrace for al fresco dining & sunset watching. Yoga lessons, meditations and art workshops are often available at La Bichurie, so please enquire if anything is planned while you are here

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Things to See and Do

There are so many places to go and things to do within a short distance from La Bichurie, The D-Day landing beaches of the north coast are within 25-40 minutes by car, the beautiful west coast beaches are within 20 minutes drive by car, many natural parks, historic houses, abbeys, sand yachting, horse riding, golf, fishing, walking, running, cycling, bird watching on the wetland marshes and sand dunes are available from La Bicurie's doorstep, or you can chill out in the tranquility of La Bichurie, meditate or do yoga in our purpose build yoga studio (private lessons available at additional cost). Enjoy the wonderful local cuisines, cheeses seafood, wine and cider, oysters a local specialty, and help yourself the various fruits and nuts growing in our orchard ( season permitting). There are also many parks for children to visit, and activities to keep you all busy. Bayeux tapestry plus many other sites well worth the visit while you are here.