La Chouette is perfect for enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the Normandy way of life, leafy country lanes surround the property and is ideal for walking and cycling. The house and garden are not overlooked and offer privacy, peace and serenity. The house retains many of its original features, beamed ceilings, terracotta and oak floors, original fireplace in kitchen with wood burner.
The large kitchen is well equipped and it has the original terracotta floors, beamed ceilings, large farmhouse table seating 8 and wood burner for the colder months. The window overlooks the fields at the front of the house. The lounge has 2 large sofas for comfortable seating, Freeview TV/DVD player with plenty of DVD to choose from , a workstation/printer and the two large windows overlook the gardens and fields.
Head up the curved staircase to the bedrooms, which all have the orignal oak flooring. The largest bedroom has a king size bed, plenty of storage, seating and an additional day bed, which can be used as a full size single extra bed if required. Two large windows overlook the fields and meadows.
The middle bedroom has a double bed, wardrobe and storage facilities, overlooking the fields and meadows.
The single bedroom over looks the country lane and fields, with storage facilities.
There is parking and secure gated gardens infront of the house: venture past the barns to find the large fully enclosed garden with play area. BBQ, bikes and garden games are all at the house.
Located in the Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin Natural Park, La Chouette is excellent for stargazing as light pollution is at a minimum, and for keeping watch for our resident barn owl.
Situated in an excellent area to explore Normandy within easy reach you'll find: the D Day landing beaches, the peaceful sandy beaches of the west coast, and the local historical towns of Carentan, Coutances and Bayeux. For cycling enthusiasts Normandy is hosting the Grand Depart of the Tour de France 2016. Stages 1 and 2: from Le Mont St Michel to Utah Beach and St Lo to Cherbourg are all within a short drive, or a cycle, from La Chouette. Normandy has a total of 310 miles of cycling paths, there is something to suit all levels of ability from day trips to longer breaks.
The local village of Remilly sur Lozon, 15 minutes by foot along country lanes, or 4 minutes by car, and is perfect for basic shopping needs, with a boulangerie/bakery, butchers, convenience stores, play park and tennis courts. The larger towns of St Lo and Periers are just a 20 minutes drive away on easy roads, and have restaurants, bars, cafes, banks and boutique shopping. Activities including golf, fishing, horseriding, swimming and cycle routes are all found locally.
There are plenty of tourism guides and maps available at the house, however should you wish to book or arrange a specific tour, activity, or if you would like information on opening hours, access, parking etc. please don't hesitate in contacting us, we will be happy to assist.