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Le Château de la Motte as seen from the gîtes.
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Le Château de la Motte as seen from the gîtes.
The gîtes as they appear from the road. A view of the lake.
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Le Château de la Motte as seen from the gîtes.
The gîtes as they appear from the road.
A view of the lake.
Lakeside, with doggies.
Table set for two in front 15th Century building housing gîtes.
Stone stairwell leading up to gîte.
Looking through open doors from entrance.
The kitchen. Double aspect views through windows that are over two metres high.
Room for four people to eat at the table.
Fitted with all you would expect to find in a well-equipped kitchen.
Salon. Four metre high ceilings and double-aspect windows.
Furnished traditionally, with a large sofa and matching armchair plus coffee tables, etc.
There is a TV/DVD player - a quick knock on the Château door is all that's needed to loan DVDs!
The Salon.
Two doors into the bathroom: one directly from the bedroom, and one from the Salon.
Bathroom fitted with large level access walk-in shower, toilet, hand washbasin, heated towel rail.
Bathroom window looks out over the front, over towards neighbouring fields where horses graze.
Bedroom looks out over the gardens, with the Château to the left.
Furnished with a wrought iron style 5ft bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers, hanging space.
View of Château from window.
View over gardens to some of the park, from window.
View over fields from window.
View of gîte, looking up from outside.
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Ecouche, Orne, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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Josephine...
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“A chance to relax in historic & peaceful surroundings.”
Reviewed May 24, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

Once you enter through the grand cast iron gates, we got a feeling immediately of peace and began to relax straight away. You may get greeted by 6 very friendly pups, we did, who will happily show you around the gardens & you will see ducks on the lake with their very own impressive house. We were completely wowed by the history of the land and the chateau.

The gite is incredible, beautifully (well done to the history of the building) decorated and spacious. Hunting round the local area we found the local village, only a short drive away, where we got supplies of fresh bread, cooked meats and vegetables fresh from the market. There is a huge supermarket also close buy for anything else you may need.

The great thing about this place as well, especially if your like me & can't speak very much French. The owners are fluent English speaking people. The owners son was very helpful in directing us to interesting places that were around as well as filling us in on the amazing history of the chateau.

I would highly recommend this place to anyone. I am happily going to book another trip as I know I didn't see all we wanted to and we enjoyed our stay so much.

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