Gîte de l’Eglantine - Traditional Farmhouse
|Location:||20 kms from St Lô|
|Rent per month:||£500 pm|
|Long letting period:||Available year round for long lets|
|Min. rental period:||1 month|
|Bedrooms:||3 Double bedrooms. + 2 optional singles|
|Sleeps:||10 to 12|
Description of Property:
Large Dining room, complete with dining room suite, piano, and Breton sideboard, with French doors leading onto the garden and connecting through to the lounge.
Lounge/sitting room, furnished with two sofa-beds, coffee table, linen antique cupboard, television with home cinema, CD player and a feature fire place.
Fully equipped kitchen, with a cooker, freeze-freezer, washing machine, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, table and chairs etc
Bathroom with a bath, shower and handrails for the infirm.
Separate toilet, with fitted handrails.
Three large bedrooms, all decorated differently, some are furnished with Louis Philippe and Louis XVI antique furniture. There is also a cot available. There are a mixture of double and twin rooms.
There are two other bedrooms which can be made available on request.
Outside Amenities: There are three gardens. One with a cherry tree which is used for drying clothes, one which is used for playing or resting and an orchard.
There is a terrace with table and chairs and a barbecue.
There is also a large parking area within the grounds.
Surrounding Area: The farmhouse stands in the middle of the Cotentin and Bessin Regional Nature Park, 6 kms from the birds reserve of Les Douve. It is also on one of the old pilgrims trails, on the interior path from Barfleur to Mont Saint Michel. Marchesieux is on one of the 25 discovery veloroutes which have been designed to explore the marshlands. Accompanied cycle rides from 20 to 30 kms at a moderate pace are organised locally.
Historical places within easy reach include Bayeux, all the D-Day beaches including Arromanche, home of the famous Mulberry Harbour, Caen where the war museum attracts many visitors, Mont Saint Michel and the other pilgrimage town of Lisieux.
The house is literally five minutes from a Golf Club in the centre of Manche, which has a cafeteria where you can order set meals or take pot luck and eat some traditional savoury crepes with local cider. The cafeteria is open all day every day and the club organises Golf Competitions throughout the year.
Next to the Golf Course is the lake "L'etang de Sarcelle" where you can hire a paddling boat. There is also a miniature passenger railway two kms away, running every day from Easter, a mini-golf, children play area, lovely lakeside walks, fitness trail, and a cycle route which passes by the house. Opposite the Golf Club is a driving range and a model village which recreates 1930s France.
There are also stables in Marchesieux which organise horse riding parties. Fishing, both sea and freshwater is extremely popular in Manche and is available for you to enjoy at a location of your choice. There are also a number of marinas on both coasts all easily accessible.
|Heating system:||Central heating (Gas). Open fire.|
|Services / Facilities:||Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. Telephone. Television. DVD.
Conventional oven. Microwave. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Washing Machine.
Toaster, Coffee machine.
Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. main yard secure for pets
Cot is available.
suitable for disabled as bathroom, toilet, and two double divan beds are on ground floor
Property is suitable for more than one family.
Distance to Nearest (in kms):
|Village/Town:||Periers 7 kms|
|Supermarket:||Periers 7 kms|
|Market:||Periers 7 kms|
|Airport:||Caen 1 hour's drive|
|Train Station:||St Lô 20 kms, Carentan 25 kms|
|Port:||Cherbourg 40 minutes by car|
Pricing Info: The price is £500 per month for Winter lets from October to March inclusive. Further periods can be negotiated. For shorter lets it is £270 to £475 per week depending on season. Linen available at no extra cost. House cleaning-up: 35 euros. Logs are available at a nominal fee. Two month’s rent are required as security deposit. A deposit of one month’s rent is required to book the place. Added charge for electricity/ gaz based on usage.
Availability: This property is available year round for longer lets.
This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.
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|Telephone:||+44 (0)208 861 4676|
|Languages spoken:||French, English, Spanish, Italian, German|
|Time to contact:||After 4 pm|
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