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4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, GF WC, pretty courtyard, central village location
The master king bedroom, triple bedroom and bunk bedroom are located on the 1st and 2nd floors in the main part of the house. The double en suite bedroom is accessed via a separate staircase from the kitchen at the back of the house. All the bedrooms have comfortable beds with duvets, pillows, throws and good quality bed linen. We have tried to make the bedrooms as comfortable as possible while keeping the character of the house. The attic bedroom has an electric WC and vanity unit which are screened by a room divider. Most of the bedrooms have views. The master bedroom in the attic has a wonderful view of the Abbey from the velux windows. The triple bedroom looks out over the square. The bunk bedroom looks out over the courtyard. The kitchen bedroom has a velux window but a there is a window on the stairs leading up to it which gives a view of the turret and cockerel weather vane on the restaurant roof.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 7 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 7 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Children are welcomeChildren are welcome
No pets - Due to allergies in the family. Due to allergies in the family.
No events - Out of respect for our neighboursOut of respect for our neighbours
No smoking - Strictly no smoking in the house or courtyardStrictly no smoking in the house or courtyard
Max guests: 12 (sleeps up to 11 adults) - Beds for 9 plus a double sofa bed and travel cotBeds for 9 plus a double sofa bed and travel cot
Minimum age of primary renter: 21 - Out of respect for our neighboursOut of respect for our neighbours
- On departure please make sure: All windows, velux and shutters are closed and doors locked All rubbish and recycling is removed The fridge is empty
- Lights are turned off The BBQ is clean - if used Furniture is in its original position - if moved The house is left clean and tidy Please help us by:
- Advising of any breakages/accidental damage so that we can replace/repair Placing all dirty bed linen and towels in black sacks ready for collection
All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF
High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)
Check in and check out with no person-to-person contact
Minimum 1-day vacancy between guest stays
Cleaned with disinfectant
Follows industry health association: Sanitary Protocol (UNPLV - France)
- english, french, Japanese
About Katie Okada
My family and I have taken holidays in France every year for as long as I can remember. I love travelling and learning new languages. I studied French and Japanese at Leeds University and have spent time living in both countries. We have made many friends in France over the years and this has given me a real appreciation of French 'joie de vivre'. We love to find great places to eat and fresh ingredients to cook with. Over the years, we have discovered the best markets, cafes, restaurants and farm shops near our village house in Lonlay L'Abbaye and our ski chalet in La Foux d'Allos (Southern French Alps). Please feel free to ask for recommendations and don't forget to share your favourites with us and other guests!
Katie Okada purchased this house in 2012
Why Katie Okada chose Lonlay-l'Abbaye
Family friends owned the house before me and carried out the major part of the renovation works and the conversion from a shop to a home. We visited them there and fell in love with Normandy, the village and the house. When they decided to sell a few years later, I jumped at the chance to buy it and make it my own.
What makes this house unique
Lonlay l'Abbaye is unique in the region. It is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside, has a magnificent Abbey at its heart and offers all the day amenities you require. To be able to walk to the bakers in the morning, restaurant for lunch and bar in the evening is unusual in Normandy rural villages. Add to that the friendly locals, many local beauty spots to visit and fabulous flower displays throughout the village in summer and you have the recipe for a perfect family holiday. Bonnes vacances!