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18th century half-timbered cottage near Domfront

  • Les Challonnières
    Les Challonnières
    Les Challonnières
    lounge with wood burning stove
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    Les Challonnières is a beautiful half-timbered cottage built in approximately 1750 and is situated in the National Park. It is set in half an acre of enclosed gardens with swings fo the children and there is an orchard with apple, pear and damson trees.

    About 2 miles away is the local village of Lonlay L'Abbaye with its famous biscuit factory, bakers, butchers, post office, mini supermarket, and 4 miles away is the medieval town of Domfront with its castle and all the shops you could want including 2 supermarkets.

    The cottage has been tastefully restored yet has every modern convenience, most importantly it retains all the character including oak beams and a huge stone chimney with open fireplace so typical of the area. It is furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard...
  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Living Room Seats (7)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Playground
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Swingset
    • Toaster
    • Washer
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    - Bedroom 1 with king size bed and ensuite. Hairdryer.
    - Bedroom 2 with double bed, and its own stair access. Hairdryer.
    - Mezzanine level with 2 full size single day beds.
    - Double sofa bed in lounge.
    - En-suite to bedroom 1 with shower cubicle, hand basin, wc and heated towel rail.
    - Main bathroom is fully tiled and has bath with shower over, hand basin, wc and heated towel rail.
    Fitted kitchen with electric oven, halogen hob, dishwasher, washing machine, tall larder fridge, freezer, microwave, coffee machine, espresso pot, cafetière, popcorn maker. Extremely well equipped with everything you would need including hand mixer, blender, baking tins, lots of serving dishes. Sufficient crockery, cutlery, glasses etc for 8.
    Sitting room :
    - 3 seater sofa, 3 seater...
    Listing #HL149843 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates
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  • Property location
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: DInard: 75.2 mi
    Railway: Flers: 16.8 mi
    Ferry: Caen: 62.1 mi
    By ferry:
    - Caen, 1 hr 30, 101kms
    - St Malo, 1hr 40, 119 kms
    - Le Havre, 2 hrs 20, 193 kms
    Discount available on 'Brittany Ferries' fares.

    By air:
    - Dinard, 1hr 35, 120kms (Ryanair from East Midlands, Leeds and London Stansted; Aurigny from Guernsey)
    - Rennes, 1hr 40, 138kms (Flybe from Southampton, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburh, Belfast, Guernsey; Jet 2 from Newcastle)
    - Deauville, 2hrs, 157 kms (Air France, KLM from London City)
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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English first
Lancashire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 for a stay in September 2014

Often when you go on holiday it takes a day or two to "unwind" and get into holiday mode. Not so with Les Challonnieres. The lovely well appointed characterful very clean cottage set in such lovely tranquil surroundings coupled with detailed directions and comprehensive information re using the cottage meant that as soon as you step through the front door... more

Management response:

Thank you for your very kind words. It's lovely to hear that you felt "at home' straight away - that's exactly our intention. We pride ourselves on the high standard of the cottage: the furnishings, kitchen equipment, the garden and also its surrounding area where there is so much at hand to see & do. We're pleased that you found... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

What a beautiful cottage this is! It was so well equipped with everything we needed and in such a wonderful location. Our only regret was that our stay was so short! The gardens were just tranquil and we ate al fresco at every opportunity whilst we were here. The weather was glorious but I can imagine even on a rainy... more

Management response:

Thank you for your glowing review - it's good to know that you enjoyed your stay so much. As you say - it makes for a perfect get-away yet it's close to so many places of interest and is surrounded by beautiful countryside. We look forward to welcoming you back one day. more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 for a stay in April 2014

Im not really a write a review Kind if girl, but after having rented this cottage for three days i just needed to share our experience. From thé first contact with Sue ( having been perfectly lovely and very efficient) i had High hopes for our get Away. Firstly- we received directions and a général whats what along with some... more

Management response:

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review, especially as you said you wouldn't normally write reviews. We're pleased to hear you had such a great time in and around the cottage and that you also enjoyed all the dvds etc. Thanks also for recommending Les Challonnières to your friends and we look forward to... more

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