Beautiful House with Heated Pool, Beach 5 Mins, Well Placed for Cultural Visits(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Luxury accommodation, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10.
Just outside the pretty coastal village of GOUVILLE SUR MER, 'La Brocanterie' is a beautifully restored stone-built house, open & light with all modern comforts. Decorated in 'clean rustic' style with brocante objects and furniture, the house has lovely rooms in which to relax and entertain with ample space for 2 families / 10 people.
The large sunny sitting room (TV, dvd) is ultra comfy with 4 sofas, big chairs with a log burner for chilly winter evenings.
Next door is the dining room with long table and benches by the fireplace.
The huge kitchen, which cleverly overlooks the pool, is fully equipped for the most enthusiastic cooks. Under the glass conservatory roof is the family dining area. The kitchen-conservatory glass doors fold back for great inside-outside flow to the deck and lovely heated pool.
The gamesroom has lots of toys & games. WIFI provided.
We have a travel cot, highchair, pushchair, potty, changing mat.
The 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms are spread over 3 floors.
1 bedroom en-suite on the g/fl. One double suite on first floor. Two bedrooms on 2nd floor with 3 singles in each.
The flat sandy beach is about 5 minutes' drive. It's a bike ride or short drive to the village for bakeries, supermarket & weekly market. We have a 2nd beautiful gîte very close by.
Our website www.dreamgites.com
GOUVILLE SUR MER BEACH & VILLAGE: Gouville sur Mer beach is about a five minute drive from the house (some rental properties are not as close to beaches as they claim). Good restaurant and quiet French bar on beach front.
Gouville beach is clean, sandy and uncrowded. In summer activities include sand yachting and kite surfing and free daily keep fit classes on the beach.
The thriving village of Gouville sur Mer has a twice weekly market in summer, supermarket, 2 bakeries, butcher, banks, hairdressers, beauty treatments, pharmacy, doctors, bar, post office, churches, an exhibition centre and a tourist office. There are 2 restaurants and many more within 10 minutes drive including 'Le Mascaret', a restaurant gastronomique and 'La Cale' , a seafood restaurant on the beach with distant views of the oyster and mussel beds.
This region offers a spectacular coastline with picturesque stone villages, little ports and beautiful, sandy beaches.
FAMILY ACTIVITIES: Within 15 mins - horse riding on beach or forest, sailing, sand yachting, kite surfing, bike hire, farm visits, summer musical events, horse trotting-racing, archery (lessons), yoga on the beach, petanque, golf, skim boarding(lessons), visits to the oyster/mussel beds in horse drawn carriage, fishing-on-foot, markets, fun fair in August, cinema. For 18+; casino, night club.
20 minutes or more - carting, 2 forest adventure parks (walkways in trees), bowling, carting on ice, ice skating, rock climbing.
Further inland is the Parc Régional des Marais du Cotentin, a fascinating regional park with a rich bird life, as well as houses made of clay and straw. To explore on foot or by boat.
Further afield - aquarium and reptilarium near Mont Saint Michel, Cite de la Mer at Cherbourg, Aquarium and museum at Granville, Festyland attraction park, mini golf, 2 zoos, visits to cheese factories, museums and more.
NORMANDY HIGHLIGHTS: We are well placed for cultural outings with sights all around us.
Chateau de Pirou (15 mins), Chateau de Gratot (20 mins), Jardins d'Argences (20 mins), Abbaye Cérisy-la-Fôret, (50 mins east), The town of Bayeux and its Tapestry (1hr north-east), spectacular Mont St Michel ( 1hr 15 south) .
The top 10 D-Day Beaches : Utah Beach & Sainte-Mère-Eglise (50 mins north) , La Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, American Cemetry, Batteries de Longues, Arromanches, Gold Beach, Juno Beach, Sword Beach, Pegasus Bridge.
Drivers can follow themed and signposted routes. Museum info, more leaflets and booklets in our House Book.
Brittany is south of us and worth a day's exploration of old Dinard, Dinan and the picturesque walled town of Saint Malo.
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Member since: 2006
- 240 m²
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Low Allergen Environment
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- There is one toilet downstairs.
- Our website www.dreamgites.com THE POOL : IN USE FROM MAY TO END OF SEPTEMBER . It is possible to make arrangements to use the pool during low season - please contact us for more information. The pool is 10m by 4.5 m and 1m 40 deep throughout. The wooden decking area is about 80m² and surrounds the pool on 3 sides. There is a motorized pool cover specifically put in place to protect children under 5. The pool and deck can be completely closed off by closing and locking the doors from the kitchen. The doors opposite which open onto the courtyard do not lead to the pool. We have a few pool rules which are for your safety. There is no diving board. The summer temp of pool is about 28 ºC. In the cooler months it will not be as high. There is no garden at this property. We welcome children of all ages - do ask questions regarding safety in the house, courtyard and pool area especially if you have very young children. We are sorry but dogs are not permitted at this property....moreless
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room
- Games For Kids
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Near The Ocean
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Activities Guide
- Basic Soaps
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Heated Pool
- Outdoor Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 11 - Mar 17, 2017
4 night min stay
Mar 18 - May 12, 2017
4 night min stay
Late Spring (pool)
May 13 - Jun 30, 2017
4 night min stay
High Summer (with pool)
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay
Late summer (with pool)
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
4 night min stay
Fall and Winter
Sep 30 - Dec 15, 2017
4 night min stay
Dec 16 - Jan 5, 2018
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $498.61
- No additional mandatory fees
- Taxes Not included
Arrival day is Friday or Saturday. Check-in between 17.00 - 21.30. Check-out by 10.00. All bed linen, bath and pool towels provided. Sorry no animals allowed on the grounds or in the house.
No smoking inside the house.
Please visit our website to see our 2 holiday rentals in Normandy www.dreamgites.com
Our Terms and Conditions are on our 'Rates' page. Our refund policy is simple; you will be refunded IF and WHEN we have been able to re-let your week/s booked.
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Gouville-sur-mer is situated on the west coast of the Normandy peninsular. About an hour from Cherbourg and 1hr 30 from Caen, it's easy to reach. Well placed for cultural outings such as Mont St Michel, the Normandy Landings, The Bayeux Tapestry and so many activities and sports on offer; golf (see notes on golf), karting, horse riding on the beach, kite surfing and much more. Gouville has a weekly market (twice in July/August) bakeries, butcher, supermarket etc . The beautiful local beach, flat and sandy, is only 5 minutes drive from the house. Agon Coutainville (10 mins) has more restaurants.. Coutances (10 min) has an annual May jazz festival. The pretty port of Granville (40 min. south) offers chic shopping and the Christian Dior museum. Picturesque port Barneville Carteret (40 min. north) has a Michelin rosette restaurant and trips to Jersey. Our part of the coast is a particularly welcoming area of Normandy; child friendly with plenty to see and do for all ages.
Other Activities: kite surfing, sand yachting, Thalgo beauty treatments, carp fishing in private lake
Golf: There are at least 16 golf courses we could mention in Brittany, Upper and Lower Normandy. Because we are situated in Lower Normandy we are fortunate enough to be within reach of many of these golf courses.
Here are 5 that we recommend. You are very welcome to email or phone for more info about these courses, other courses and group discounts. The local club in this area is GOLF DE COUTAINVILLE (12 mins drive) It's a particularly friendly club with good restaurant, golf coaching and regular competitions for all. It's also a few minutes' walk to Coutainville beach , shops & village square.
COUTAINVILLE GOLF CLUB 12 minutes www.golfdecoutainville.com ('AGON COUTAINVILLE' on the map)
GRANVILLE GOLF CLUB , 18 holes + 9 holes, 35 mins South, www.golfdegranville.com
GOLF COTE DES ISLES, Barneville Carteret , 53 mins north, 9 holes, beautiful area/ Michelin star hotel-restaurant in village. http://www.golfcotedesisles.net/
OMAHA BEACH GOLF CLUB, PORT-EN-BESSIN about 1hr 30, worth the journey, ( also near the Normandy landings ) www.omahabeachgolfclub.com
SAINT MALO, LE TRONCHET in Brittany, also about 1hr 30, worth the journey www.saintmalogolf.com
About the owner: Our website www.dreamgites.com
- Primary: +44 7787759951
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The kitchen overlooks the swimming pool
Ground floor en suite
Many sights north & south of us
the double sided log burner
Annual seafood festival in Gouville(date changes)
The front courtyard
Gouville sur mer beach, 5km from house
Indoor - outdoor flow with doors all folded back
Great golf courses
All doors open onto the courtyard.
Market day twice weekly in summer
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