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EXCEPTIONAL FRAME: your private cottage in a house of character in Normandy

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

Cottage of 90 m2 with 2 bedrooms and a superpe view of the surrounding countryside

This house of the 16th century, restored in the respect of the architecture of the time includes a 3 rooms of 90 m², this cottage has a private entrance, a large living-dining room and open kitchen that allows a very friendly, the rooms with stunning views of the surrounding countryside and laundry very convenient. The small garden is a plus when the weather is nice it invites to idleness .. the walks are insured with, step in the forest (tree climbing) 5 minutes, the city of Villedieu-les-poêles city crafts and history and its foundry of bells to 10 minutes, the Mont-Saint-Michel to 50 minutes, and the landing beaches to about one hour by car.

Tenants are fully independent and have at their disposal necessary for the kitchen and the dishwasher, washing machine and dryer.

Heating is extra for the winter season (6 € per day).

Private land, barbecue.

Non-smoking house

Upstairs two bedrooms, one with a double bed, the other with two single beds. A bathroom with shower and sink, separate toilet.

Tablecloths, sheets and towels provided

WIFI connection possible

The cleaning fee of end of stay (40 euros) on request.

we lend an umbrella bed. On request, we can also pay a high chair, baby bath and changing mat. Please, let us know in advance.

There is a supermarket, bakers, butchers, delicatessen open between 8:00 and 20:00, many are also open on Sunday morning. These stores are located 3 km from the cottage, you'll find everything you need.

The deposit check is made on guests' departure after checking in detail the condition of the premises.

Nearby attractions:

- Mont Saint Michel

- St Sever forest: hiking

- The lake Dathée: hiking, public golf, sailing, canoeing

- The viaduct Souleuvre: bungee jumping, giant zip, adventure

- Aquatic pool Vire

- The landing beaches in Normandy American.

- Bayeux: city of art and history (Cathedral and tapestry)

- Caen Memorial and historical places, and many abbeys

- Villedieu les Stoves: Bell Foundry

- Near Granville, Channel Islands (Chausey, Jersey, Guernsey)

- Saint Malo

- The Cotentin (North Channel): Cherbourg and the tip of the Hague

More Details

Brigitte et Daniel Deslandes
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage around the Courson around the Calvados

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Shower Enclosure
  • understand a bathroom sink and shower. The toilets are separated. towels are provided and included in the rental price.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , dans le salon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
  • Sheets, blankets and pillows are available and included in the rental price. Sheets, blankets and pillows are available and included in the rental price.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Bowling center
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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EXCEPTIONAL FRAME: your private cottage in a house of character in Normandy
average rating of 4.769231 based on 39 reviews

A superbly restored gîte in a beautiful, tranquil area

  • 5 of 5

The quality of the gîte is excellent both with the decor, furnishings and information. The cleanliness is of the highest standard and it’s completely private with a delightful garden. Brigitte and Daniel have thought of everything to ensure their guests’ comfort. Its position makes it easy to visit a wide range range of place including St Malo. Honfleur and the Normandy Landing beaches. The nearby small town of Villedieu les Poêles is very attractive with a good range of shops and places to eat. For a relaxing break I couldn’t recommend this gîte any more highly. Thank you so much Brigitte and Daniel for a super time.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, and see you soon for discovering new places in our region, there are many places to visit in Normandy and also in Brittany which is close to our location. It takes more than a week to really visit the region.
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Away from it all

  • 5 of 5

Located in the peace and quiet of the countryside, nicely furnished with all the items need ed for total independence. The town of St Sever Calvados is an hours walk away and has a small Carrefour supermarket which has all the necessary items required at reasonable prices. The internet was very slow, kept dropping and could only be accessed by placing yourself in the corner of the gite against the adjoining door to the owners accommodation. This proved a problem when trying to plan our daily forays to the areas of local interest although there are many brochures available in the gite

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write your appreciation, your remark about the internet connection enabled us to see the problem, and since your stay we changed our livebox that proved defective. we hope to see you again in Normandy during a new motorcycle ride
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Spotlessly clean and a real hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We don't normally leave reviews but felt we had to this time.

Brigitte and Daniel made us very welcome upon arrival and nice bottle of Calvados cider in the fridge.

Beautifully clean and a lovely Gite. If you want total peace with just the birdsong and odd moo from the cows in the nearby pasture then this must not be missed. Watched a woodpecker on this the tree trunk in the back garden pecking the insects......'fascinating'

Well worth a visit is Mont St Michel. The nearby village 3km St Sever has a handy Carrefour supermarket and hold most of what you need.

We had a walk in the village and on one of the shop windows were photos of the 2nd world war Damage that was inflicted and stories from the residents of how they had to live with the German occupation.

Such a short holiday in the Gite (5 days) will try to make it longer next time.

Thank you and best regards Brigitte and Daniel and we too need to learn our French !!

Brian and Diane

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your appreciation, it's nice to have foreign tourists, to make them discover our Normandy. (5 days) vacation is too short, you have to stay longer next time. See you soon . Brigitte
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A little Gem

  • 5 of 5

Great communication with the owner started the holiday off very well. The directions to the property were clear and easy to follow. The property was beautifully clean and well appointed. The location was really quiet. The nearby village of St Sever had most of what you would require on a day to day basis. The owners were available if you needed them but not in any way intrusive. A good supply of tourist leaflets were available as well as a couple of maps to use. The location was central to the D Day beaches, le Mont St Michel and St Malo. You will not be disappointed if you stay at this Gite

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you very much and we are very pleased that our house have pleased you,, as well as the calm of the countryside, and its location relative to the main attractions. I understood that you needed to rest, we remain available to renters if needed and we let them live their lives in their own way without disturbing them. See you soon in Normandy.
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Wonderful Family Break

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time during our stay. The accommodation was warm and very pleasant to come home to at the end of each day and the owner very helpful. The location was in the country and away from the crowds. We were able to do a broad range of activities and the children enjoyed going to the swimming pool in Vire.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place and great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

It was beautiful! The place itself and the surroundings were perfect for us. Quiet and serene. We slept very well and enjoyed being in the countryside.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you very much, we are very glad to know that our tourists enjoy our beautiful region: Normandy with its green pastures, cows and products that come with it. See you soon in Normandy
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Nearest Airport
240 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Saint Sever
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
La Dathée
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Villedieu les poèles
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Bungee jumping at the viaduct Souleuvre 15 km

Mont Saint Michel, 50 minutes

 Sea and Norman heritage board


Villedieu city of copper, Bell foundry and Lace Museum

Zoo Champrepus: for children and adults to 15 minutes

Saint Sever forest: great for walking to 15 minutes.

D-Day landing beaches and the Bayeux Tapestry àenviron one hour

Mortain: Large & Small Cascades to 30 minutes.

Dathée Lake: fishing, paddle boats and walking to 30 minutes.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage around the Courson,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
25 Aug 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
basse saison
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
vacances toussaint
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
basse saison
3 Nov 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
vacances Noel
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Juillet Aout
6 Jul 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

un forfait chauffage de 6 € par jour est à régler à l'arrivée pour les périodes basse saison :1er Octobre au 30 Mars

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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