Rural Holiday Gite to let in Normandy - NO006739

3km from Rabodanges, Orne, Normandy Reference: NO006739 Advertiser since: 27 December 2018
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
The Bakery Self Catering Flexible 1 4 1 Sofa bed in the living room inc in sleeps 4

About this property

A Self Catering Gite With One Double Bedroom. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

The cottage was for decades the Bakery for the hamlet of Les Ligneries. The cottage was converted between 2015 and 2019 into a gite with an open planned living and dining area on the ground floor, with a staircase leading to a double bedroom with a shower and wc.

The property has a suite of garden furniture on the terrace where guests can dine or bbq, and access the extensive garden area.

From the guest parking area guests have their own access path directly to the cottage.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is equipped with an electric stove, fridge, dishwasher, microwave cooker and coffee making machine.

Guests can dine in the cottage where there is a dining table with 4 chairs, or on the terrace where there is an additional table and chairs.

Living rooms

The living room has a sofa (which can convert to an additional double bed) 2 armchairs, a coffee-table and tv.


The bedroom has a double bed, side tables, dressing table with mirror and hanging space for clothes.


The bathroom has a shower and wc.


The cottage has radiators in all rooms. In addition there is a wood burning stove in the living room and wood is provided free of charge.


The property has a television which can pick up the UK main channels, and wi-fi.

Garden and outside

The Bakery is set in 2 acres of an old orchard and guests are welcome to sample whatever fruit is in season.

Parking and garages

Parking is on site and a short distance from the Bakery.

Visitor suitability

The inside of the property is a non smoking area. There is a short flight of stairs between the living room and the bedroom.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen



Distance: 25 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: River
Name of nearest fishing location: River Orne
Distance: 4 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Clecy
Distance: 24 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 10 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Suisse Normande


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Mike Trueman

Mike and Jacqui bought the property in 1992 and since then they have continued to develop it whilst retaining the character of a farmhouse which is 200 years old. Both of the owners are outdoor enthusiasts (Mike climber Everest in the 1990s) and they can advises guests on where to walk, cycle or fish, or where to simply relax and enjoy what the Suisse Normand has to offer.

Year property purchased 1992
Why this location? The Suisse Normand has so much to offer the outdoor enthusiast and those simply who want to find peace and tranquillity. It is a short distance from the Normandy coast and easily accessible from the UK.
Unique benefits of property Peace and tranquillity! Its a perfect location to relax yet close to all the Suisse Normande has to offer.

The Owner Recommends

Things to do within easy reach of the house.

Hotel Lion Verd in Putanges
Pomme d'Ouilly in Pont d'Ouilly
Clecy for waterside dining and bars
Falaise and Argentan for restaurants bars and shops

Falaise and St Pierre sur Dives for weekly markets

Places of Interest:
The castle at Falaise - the birthplace of William the Conqueror
The D Day landing sites
The Falaise Gap WW2 battle sites

Walking and mountain biking:
The who surrounding area

Swimming and water-skiing:
The lake at Rabodanges