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Situated in the grounds of the owners holiday home, 'Trinabelle' is an historical building newly renovated in 2010 with a newly fitted separate kitchen and lounge dining area on the ground floor and original narrow stairs leading to the bedroom with en-suite shower room. There are exposed beams throughout and electric heating for all year round enjoyment.
There is a rose garden to the front with the rear garden mainly lawn with a small wooded area to explore.
The property faces west and is ideal for enjoying afternoon sun and beautiful sunsets. Patio furniture is provided for outside dining together with 2 sun loungers and BBQ. The separate garage is available for storing your car and bikes, if you bring them with you. The cottage is ideal for those simply seeking a relaxing break with afternoon strolls to view the waterfalls and the White Abbey (L' Abbaye Blanche) or equally those seeking adventurous activities. More info on website www.normandycottagerental.co.uk
If you are seeking a peaceful break...: ...then you may enjoy the fact that 'Trinabelle' is in a quiet French village. The cottage is raised from the road and provides views of the garden, local stone houses and countryside beyond. You could easily leave your car in the garage all week and walk/cycle along the many footpaths or long distance cycle paths. The area is quite hilly and from several viewpoints around the area there are magnificent vistas available. From La Petite Chapelle you can see as far as Mont St Michel on a clear day.
Local bars and restaurants are all within a short stroll of the cottage and the market town of Mortain can be reached via the waterfall walks or on the country lanes and if walking back after dark the high street road is lit all the way back to the cottage.
The rose garden at the front is a great place to relax with the patio bench and table right outside the cottage.
The rear garden is all lawned with a small wooded area.
If you are seeking something energetic then...: ...you might enjoy the numerous activities available very close by. Within walking distance there is a tennis court (small fee payable locally) and an open air public swimming pool in the summer months. The local Go Kart circuit is open to the public and is just over 1 mile away. Rock Climbing in Mortain can be arranged through the activity centre in Torchamp (a short drive away) as can canoeing and other outdoor activities.
Bikes can be hired from the local hire shop in the Village at reasonable rates but if possible we would recommend you bring your own as they can be stored in the garage.
There are some quite challenging VTT ( Mountain Bike ) courses locally and the area provides quite testing running terrain too.
Within 3 miles there is an adventure park with an 800m zipwire course and the world famous Hackett Bungy Jumping is available within a 45 minute drive.
There is also a local activity park with a waterpark and various theme park rides a short drive away.
If you want to use the area as a base....: .... then it is a great base to tour the many Normandy attractions.
Easily reached by car you can find superb sandy beaches (some with views of the historical Mont St Michel), Mont St Michel itself, St Malo, World War 2 landing beaches, Bayeux Tapestry, Caen Memorial, various zoos, Interesting market towns (such as Domfront) and many parks and gardens.
Mortain is on the edge of a French National Park and as such makes for some excellent countryside for driving tours.
Jenny and I first bought our holiday home in Normandy in 2007 and always wanted somewhere with a little cottage that we could renovate and rent out for holidaymakers. As such we renovated Trinabelle in Oct 2010 and have had many guest who have enjoyed their holidays there ever since.
Steven Read purchased this cottage in 2007
We were attracted to this part of France as it is relatively easy to reach from England and we also love rural green rolling countryside which this area of Normandy offers in abundance. As we are both quite active and enjoy walking, cycling and running the location we chose is ideal for all these activities.
Our favourite things about the cottage and the area are the 2 beautiful waterfalls within such a short walk. Trinabelle herself faces west and it is wonderful on a warm summers evening to either sit on the patio just outside or throw the door and the window open and relax on the sofa and watch the sunset.
We stayed for a week in this garden guesthouse, and found it to be very comfortable. It is an excellent place to stay in order to see the Normandy countryside. Visiting the WWII beaches, the WWII cemeteries, Mortain, Mont St. Michel, Bayeaux, Granville, Cancale, St. Malo, and the many surrounding villages are all fairly short drives away. Especially appreciated was the garage to park the car, as one was needed on this vacation. There are many trails around for hiking, and also a running/hiking trail on the bed of the old train tracks nearby. We hope to return to this area in the future and would definitely contact the owners to stay there again.
Wir können nur sagen das wir zwei tolle Wochen in der Normandie hatten. Nachdem wir das Haus gefunden hatten, wurden wir von Steve und seiner Familie sehr freundlich und herzlich begrüßt. Diese waren zu diesem Zeitpunkt in der Nähe!! WIr können das Haus nur zu 100 % empfehlen. Es gibt nichts negatives darüber zu berichten.Wir werden es unseren Freunden und Bekannten auf jeden Fall empfehlen, ggf. fahren wird dort auch noch einmal hin. Es ist super sauber und die kleinen Aufmerksamkeiten am Anfang waren auch sehr nett. Es ist toll ausgestattet (Küche und Bad). Dieses Haus liegt wirkich sehr Zentral in der Normandie. Wer was sehen will und nur ca. 100 Kilometer (maximal) (St.Malo, Caen, Falaise, Bayeux, Le Mt. Saint Michel usw.) pro Ziel fahren will, der muss dieses Haus mieten. Auch die Region in der das Haus liegt ist wunderschön. Man kann gut wandern und spazieren gehen. Man kann sagen es war ein perfektr Urlaub in einem wünderschönen Haus!! DANKE!!!!!!!!
Le Neufbourg is a small bourg village 1 mile north of the market town of Mortain. The area is most famous for its 2 magnificent waterfalls, La Petite Cascade and La Grande Cascade (both a short walk from the house). The area is well suited for walkers and cyclists as the GR22 long distance footpath runs close by and there is easy access to a cycle route that follows the path of the old railway as far as Mont St Michel. There are several bars/restaurants and boulangeries within walking distance of the house. In the local area there is the chance to enjoy other activities such as the open air swimming pool in the summer months, go karting, tennis, cinema, zipwire course and rock climbing. Further afield there are indoor pools, canoeing and Hackett bungy jumping. Beaches are within an hour as is the historic Mont St Michel. Granville port (within 1 hour) provides access to the Channel Islands. The area is also a good base to visit the WW2 landing beaches, Bayeux tapestry and St Malo.
Other Activities: Zip wire adventure park, Go Karts
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My Standard Rate
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
The rent prices are for the whole cottage and the garage and are not per person costs. They also include all heating, hot water, gas and electricity. Kitchen, Bathroom towels and bed linen are also included as is final cleaning. Key is retrieved via keysafe and we will send you the code when full payment has been made. If some flexibility is required around arrival day or departure please enquire.
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.