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16th Century Stone Cottage in the Heart of Le Perche

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Guest House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Two-bedroom, guest house in a 16th century farm complex on 7 acres of Normandy's greenest pasture, situated in the middle of a national park. The guest house was fully renovated in 2008 but maintains the look and feel of the original building.

Original stone walls, original beams and antique tiled floors combine with a 21st century kitchen and bathroom plus roomy bedrooms to make this an authentic and comfortable home away-from-home.

Downstairs offers a large kitchen/dining room and salon. Upstairs you will find one queen-bedded room, one twin-bedded room and one bathroom with shower. Luxurious sheets and towels provided.

The farm is not a working property. Our neighbor grazes his prize charolet cows on 5 fenced acres. The animals do not have access to our courtyard nor the private garden area. There is an apple and pear orchard behind the guest house. Garden furniture and barbeque provided for you to enjoy the long, warm summer evenings.


Our area: Le Perche is truly the unsung gem of Orne, birthplace of the majestic Percheron horse breed and second home to many savvy Parisians, artists and writers. In fact, the New York Times calls Le Perche, 'The Last Terroir.' If you Google ''Le Perche'' you will see an article from the New York Times Magazine dated March 2007 which fully describes the charms of this region.

Things to do: Nearby you'll find a challenging 18-hole golf course in Belleme, well-kept tennis courts, trout fishing, the National Stud Farm, famed forests with mushrooming expeditions in the autumn months, untold numbers of country manor houses and castles to explore, reasonably-priced antiques, fine dining, organic cheese makers, chocolate makers, organic farmers, even an organic snail farm.

Where you'll be staying: Our farm is in the tiny hamlet of Le Gue de la Chaine, 3 kilometers from Belleme and 6 kilometers from the regional capital of Mortagne au Perche. Traveling by car, you are 2.5 hours from Paris, 3 hours from the channel coastal resorts and landing beaches and 2 hours from the Loire Valley. There is good train service to all parts of France from the neighboring town of Nogent le Rotrou.
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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 905 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    Not suitable for small children. There is an unfenced pond and river....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Unsuitable for small children as there is an unfenced pond and river on the property....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • River
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    spices, sugar, salt, oil, vinegar...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Communal heated pool in Belleme...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Christmas/New Year
Dec 17 - Jan 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,100

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Peak
Jul 1 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,100

Changeover Day: Saturday


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$150
$995

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • clean if less than7 days $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

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For stays of under 1 week, please add $150 for cleaning. (Cleaning fee is included in weekly rate.)


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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Location

200 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Paris Orly or Charles de Gaulle
200 Metres
Nearest Barpub
next door - in the village
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Normandy Country Club
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Nogent le Rotrou
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Relais St. Louis

Car: Necessary

Adjacent to Belleme, 2.5 hour drive from Paris.

Other Activities: Mini golf, shopping.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 10/25/2016

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Photos

  • Cottage front

    Cottage front

  • Dining patio

    Dining patio

  • salon

    salon

  • Dining area

    Dining area

  • twin bedroom

    twin bedroom

  • Courtyard

    Courtyard

  • Village scene

    Village scene

  • Belleme market

    Belleme market

  • Poppies

    Poppies

  • Hay

    Hay

  • Local horse show

    Local horse show

  • Honfleur

    Honfleur

  • Cottage side view

    Cottage side view

  • salon

    salon

  • modern kitchen

    modern kitchen

  • queen bedroom

    queen bedroom

  • Modern bathroom

    Modern bathroom

  • Belleme

    Belleme

  • Coboyeur

    Coboyeur

  • Village scene

    Village scene

  • Sunflowers

    Sunflowers

  • Local horse show

    Local horse show

  • Loire Valley

    Loire Valley

VRBO #217947

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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