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Farmhouse B&B with superb gardens near Alençon and Le Mans

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
People
2
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Ancinnes - La Basse Cour B&B (1)

Beautiful House and Garden, 3 En Suite Bedrooms, Prices per Room per Night B&B

Prices are per room on bed and breakfast basis.

La Basse Cour is a stunningly beautiful B&B on the border of Normandy and Pays de Loire. This 18th century Normandy farmhouse is set by a fishing lake, with acres of gardens filled with flowers and forest views. 8km to Alencon and 40km to Le Mans.

Choose from 3 immaculate, individually styled guest rooms with full en-suite facilities, including one room with twin beds. Large, modern baths and showers. Electric heating and heated towel rails. Radio, hairdryer, toiletries, wifi.

On the first floor, next to the bedrooms, a guest salon with library and board games are at your disposal.

Outside are two acres of landscaped and well-tended gardens, two sheltered terraces with flowers, garden furniture and outdoor games.

There are many local gardens and châteaux to visit while for those venturing further afield we are halfway between Paris and the Normandy coast, we are equidistant from the famous Chartres cathedral and the Normandy Landing Beaches, either of which is accessible for day trips.

We accept children over 8 years of age; we do not take younger children or pets and the house is non-smoking.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Phil and Jude
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2016

About Phil and Jude

Originally from NE England we lived in Kent for 20-odd years before deciding to move to France in 2004. We have been running La Basse Cour since 2005 and have created the gardens from scratch in that time.

Phil and Jude purchased this farmhouse in 2004

Why Phil and Jude chose Sarthe

Being on the border of Normandy and the Pays de la Loire the summers are usually long and warm. We are surrounded by beautiful forest and countryside with many interesting places to visit - gardens, chateaux and pretty villages. Ideal for walkers, and bikers who don't mind hills!

What makes this farmhouse unique

We have poured our heart and soul into ensuring La Basse Cour with its terraces and gardens is one of the most beautiful B&Bs you could wish to stay in - and in 20-odd years of French holidays we have stayed in a lot!

Reviews

Farmhouse B&B with superb gardens near Alençon and Le Mans
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
5

Wonderful gardens, wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

A brief visit was not enough and we hope to be able to fit in a return visit shortly - maybe in spring. Philip & Judie are excellent hosts with local knowledge. Many thoughtful touches were provided like a comprehensive restaurant recommendations and a raft of practical information on the area, and brochures. Many attractions are closed out of season but that was as expected. The gardens are superb and even late in the year were a delight, with ducks and other birds on the massive pond.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quintessential Lower Normandy Experience

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I spent 10 days in France in early November, splitting our time between Normandy and Paris. Our two-night stay at La Basse Cour was unquestionably a highlight. Jude and Phil were incredibly welcoming. The farmhouse is beautifully redone, with a great private space for guests upstairs. We used La Basse Cour as a basecamp for day trips elsewhere in Normandy, and would recommend it for anyone else who is looking to do the same -- centrally located for trips to Bayeux, the landing beaches, and Le Mont. We had one of the best meals of our stay in downtown Alencon at La Rue Droite, and another lovely meal at an Afghan restaurant, Le Kaboul. A great place for couples, and a great place to escape at any time of year. We look forward to returning on our next trip to France.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
PAR 150km
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Bourg-le-Roi
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Arçonnay
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A28
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Neufchâtel
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Normandy 1.5 hours
Car: necessary

Ancinnes is located north of Le Mans, a perfect base for exploring Lower Normandy and north of the Pays de la Loire. 10 minutes from the A28, stop for a few nights and see a lovely region little known to the British tourist but beloved of the French. Le Mans is just 30 minutes (40km) away and for those interested in the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings the Normandy Landing Beaches are 90km away.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Ancinnes, Sarthe

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
£69
for 1 night
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £36 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

This Listing #1158299 is for stays of 1 night only; stays of 2+ nights save up to12€ per night. See Listing #1629669.
Additional person rate based on two sharing.
No children under 8 years.
No Pets.
Non-smoking house.

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.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Ancinnes in Pays de la Loire

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Rustic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Red room shower is over bath; others are enclosures.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2
  • Red - 1 Double Bed , Double. Shower. Separate WC.
    Blue - 2 Single Bed , En-suite with shower.
    Cream - 1 Double Bed , En-suite with shower.
  • All bedrooms are on the first floor (no ground floor bedrooms)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Yard
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:

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