This charming, 280 year old, French farmhouse has been renovated to modern living standards while retaining the character of the original building. The house is suitable for families. Guests have often commented on the large open lawn area for children to run and play in complete security.
Rural - Self catering accommodation.
Close to a village, woods and fields.
Agricultural land surrounds the property.
Rural with some traffic.
Eighteenth century restored farmhouse near friendly English and French speaking owners in large wooded and well maintained grounds. The gite has a private garden with paved terrace, outdoor table tennis table, bar-b-que and garden furniture.
The property is a two storey, 280 year old restored farmhouse. The ground floor has a reception room/lounge with wood burning stove (note that firewood is not included in the rent and can be ordered in advance or purchased from the local hardware/farm stores), an entrance hall, dining room, laundry room, separate lavatory and hand wash basin, fully equipped kitchen.
The first floor is accessed by two narrow staircases. The master bedroom has a double bed and space for a baby's cot. The en-suite bathroom has bath, wash-basin and lavatory. The middle room has two single width (90cm), bunk beds and en-suite hand washing facility. The third bedroom has three single beds (90cm), Built-in wardrobe and access to a wash-basin, toilet and bidet.
Included: Dishwasher, washing machine, clothes iron, ironing board, child's cot, high chair, push chair, TV, bath, stove, microwave oven, hair-dryer, outdoor table tennis table and bats.
The kitchen includes hob with three gas rings & one electric ring, electric oven, micro wave oven, refrigerator with freezer, electric kettle, cutlery, crockery, glassware, cooking utensils.
There is also a charcoal bar-b-que and bar-b-que tools. Internet and WiFi.
12 to 15k to beaches at Deauville/Trouville, Villers-sur-Mer, Houlgate, Cabourg.
Olympic size, heated, sea water, public swimming pool at Deauville. Fresh water pool at Trouville-Sur-Mer.
Casinos, horse racing and trots.
Golf courses at St Arnoult, Deauville New Golf; Deauville St Gatien; L' Amiraute; St. Julien-sur-Calonne (Pont L'Eveque); Houlgate; Cabourg; Cabourg Le Home; and others within 60 minutes drive. Horse riding is available from stables just minutes away by car. D-Day disembarkation beaches.
Sight seeing, Honfleur historic and picturesque harbour village is 30 minutes, William the Conqueror's castles at Falaise and at Caen; Heritage villages at Beaumont-en-Auge and Beuvron-en-Auge are nearby; Historic sights, chateaux and abbeys, Bayeux tapestry and cathedral. WWII museums and Le Memorial at Caen.
Rouen, Mont St Michel and Monet's garden at Giverny are ideal day trips. Paris and the Palace of Versailles are possible in a day with an early start.
In the neighbourhood (max 30 minutes by car): swimming, golf, walking, cycling, horse riding .
Restaurants, food & wine
This is Calvados! Restaurants abound in the local towns of Deauville, Trouville, Houlgate, Cabourg, Dives-sur-Mer, Villers-sur-Mer and Pont L'Eveque. Other restaurants are available in the surrounding villages. Daily French produce markets are within easy driving distance in different towns and villages.
Regional cheeses include Pont L' Eveque, Livarot and Camembert.
A well known and award winning Pont L' Eveque producer is only 2 kilometers.
The region is famous for its Cider and Calvados production.
Local restaurants range from traditional French cuisine thru sea-food specialists to international cuisine.
This gîte has been a holiday let since 1999 with many returning clients. Improvements to the interior are made every year during the off season.
The area is quiet and secluded. Horse riding, walking or cycling in the lanes is a pleasure. 40 metres door to door is La Charretterie Rustic Chic : a second gîte on the property: It sleeps 5.
Tipus de propietat
Bourgeauville, Baixa Normandia, França