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Orangerie Large Gite Normandy

  • L'Orangerie
    view looking down garden from mid way down
    Living room (80+sq metres & ample seating and space)
    Living room - fireplace view - cosy in winter around log burner
    kitchen between dining room and main sitting room
    Property description
    La Foret-Auvray
    Rental Home – 
    7 Bedrooms, 8 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15
    Perfect for a large group, L'Orangerie sleeps up to 15 Adults plus children. It offers plenty of space throughout all its rooms and gardens. Built in 1703, and originally a part of Le Chateau de la Foret Auvray, it stands adjacent to this privately owned historic monument, with magnificent views of the original 8th Century Priory walls and towers.

    The property has been restored to offer a hugely spacious and comfortable house for large groups of family and/or friends wishing to holiday together, yet have space for privacy. The main sitting room is 80+sqm. There is a second smaller annexed reading room, perfect for watching DVDs or relaxing with a book. The kitchen is large, and very well equipped - you should find everything you need to cater for large groups, including 2 frid...
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (18)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(8)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (6)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (20)
    • Microwave
    • Playground
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Single Beds:(6)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Swingset
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    We recognise large parties need ample space and comfortable seating. In the sitting rooms, additional to the 3 complete lounge suites and various single chairs, there is a huge 4 metre low oak settle (from Liverpool Lime Street Railway Station - 1897) with cushions, that makes a perfect seat for reading and relaxing. There are plenty of informative books with details about the region, and a huge selection of novels (more than 150) to suit all tastes and a large variety of games for all ages. Additional to the oil central heating (for cooler months - October to April inc.) the main room has a large wood burning stove, which produces a massive 16 kilowatts of heat - perfect to take the chill off an early spring or autumn night, and truly cosy for the cooler evenings. All bathrooms have a... more
    Listing #HL30830 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Xmas & New Ye... Dec 20, 2014 Jan 4, 2015 14 nights
    April 2015 Mar 28, 2015 Apr 30, 2015 7 nights
    May to Mid July 2015 May 1, 2015 Jul 10, 2015 7 nights
    Mid July week Jul 11, 2015 Jul 17, 2015 7 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Exit cleaning fee: $156 / stay - Fee
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    A 20% deposit is payable to secure a booking (or £250 per week whichever is the lesser). The balance is due by not later than 60 days prior to the commencement of your holiday, and is only refundable in accordance with the terms and conditions of our HolidayLettings standard booking contract.

    We are able to accept credit card payments at no additional cost to the holiday guest.

    The property is heated by oil, wood fire, and electric central heating, which is run as necessary during the months of October to April inclusive and is already factored into the pricing structure.

    The Owners reserve the right to vary prices from time to time to reflect the market conditions - excluding of course where a reservation has been booked and the price has been contractually agreed for the stay.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Carpiquet: 31.1 mi
    Railway: Alencon: 15.5 mi
    Ferry: Caen: 28.0 mi
    For UK guests, the nearest ferry port is Caen Ouistream - Brittany Ferries (1hr). Not much further away is Le Havre - L&D lines, or Cherbourg (1.5hrs). It is an easy route from the Channel Tunnel, all motorways through pretty landscapes (4hrs) with lots of good aires to stop over en-route. If you are arriving into Paris by air, the drive is about 3.5hrs via the A13.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 28.0 mi.
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English first
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 for a stay in September 2014
people found this review helpful

There aren't many places where six couples can share a holiday home and not feel like they're tripping over each other: L'Orangerie is the place. Top of our "must have" list was a private bathroom -- the older we get the more important this feature seems to be -- and each couple had their own ensuite. Nice. After that detail... more

5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
people found this review helpful

This holiday exceeded our expectations and fulfilled all trip advisor recommendations and more. We were a family group of 8 adults and 8 children aged 12 years to 4 months. The accommodation is huge both inside the house and in the garden with lots of things to occupy children. Everywhere was well resourced especially the kitchen. The hosts, Jeanette and... more

Management response:

What a lovely review from this guest and her family. It was a great pleasure to welcome them to L'Orangerie, and it was good to know how relaxed the parents could be, secure in the knowledge that the garden is totally private and enclosed, so the children were safe. Andrew ran one of his famous complimentary treasure hunts, and the... more

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 for a stay in July 2014
person found this review helpful

We stay here for a week in July with a group of 15 from ages 6 months to over 60. The give is fabulous large enough for us all to feel at homie and not on top of each other. Andrew and Jeanette are a wealth of knowledge and we used this to our advantage going out for meals and... more

Management response:

The nice thing about reading this review, is that it shows how flexible the accommodation is at L'Orangerie. Robust enough for very young children, spacious enough for teenagers to play badminton or boule, and relaxing enough for parents to just sit back and enjoy the views, maybe with a glass or two of local Calvados! Equally, it is good for... more

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