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“Perfectly Peaceful”
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This ancient barn is arranged in the medieval way with the living accomadation on the first floor
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25 reviews
This ancient barn is arranged in the medieval way with the living accomadation on the first floor
Beautiful antiques for decoration.
Part of your  Welcome Pack....
Prepare your market buts in the well equipped kitchen
Your view on waking up and opening the curtains.
A vintage capitonné brought up to date with a beautiful modern toile
Enjoy a romantic bath à deux or just have a nice, long soak, tout seule...
Have a refreshing shower in the roomy enclosure
....and being visited by our friendly chickens
Eat al fresco in your secluded garden.
Relax with a good book and a glass of something chilled in these beautiful vintage steamer chairs.
Picnic in style using our vintage picnic hamper.
Nestled in the Vallée de la Vire, Le Calipel offers you tranquillity,  peace and places to walk.
....seamlessly combining the old with the new to make your stay a special one, like the building.
Enjoy the tranquillity of the pond & observe the diverse wildlife.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll down the lane-you might spot deer!
D-Day changed the landscape-there are many sites to be visited evoking the bravery of our forebears.
Visit the Musée Christian Dior at Granville.
Visit one of the many Chateau in the region.
You can visit a different market every day! Each with characterful stallholders.
Visit the Festival du Dahlia in September-a blaze of colour!
Watch the sun rise to a new day...
...then enjoy the peace of dusk...
...and see a myriad of stars.
Enjoy a Normandy traffic jam!
A panorama of the vista you see when you enter Le Calipel.
The spacious living room
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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2muchfine...
Totnes, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
183 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Perfectly Peaceful”
Reviewed April 27, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We were absolutely delighted with our stay at Le Calipel. On arrival at the Gite (greeted by Geese and Chickens..) we had a welcome pack consisting of fresh French Bread and cheese, croissants with home-made jams and local Cidre. Not only this but also homemade soaps as well!. The Gite is very well equipped and furnished with antique furniture which was something different for us but was very very cosy, helped by the antique wood burner. There are so many small details in the furnishing and decoration which make this place special, look out for the ornamental mice, the ancient shoe and the kingfishers nest to name just a few. Le Calipel was a perfectly perfect start to our French holiday.

Date of stay: April 2016
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Apr 28, 2016
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Le Calipel and look forward to seeing you again!
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Wetteren, Belgium
Reviewed April 13, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Date of stay: April 2016
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Liked best: The quietness
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with pets
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Management Response
Apr 14, 2016
Thank you! It was lovely to see you again and look forward to seeing you again.
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Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 12, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Date of stay: April 2016
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Liked best: just a bit different,
Liked least: nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Apr 12, 2016
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and look forward to seeing you again!
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ourhouse4...
Portsmouth
Level 5 Contributor
82 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Just what we needed.”
Reviewed April 6, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

After a relaxing drive from Caen through the French country side we arrived at this idyllic farm house. Our Son and his wife had arranged our stay so we didn't know what to expect. We were met by Donna who is the owner and shown inside. On opening the rustic door we found the perfect place to relax. The room was really inviting and the bedroom the same. The bathroom has a walk-in shower and a huge bath so a lovely soak in it is recommended. There was a well equipped kitchen with a dishwasher, fridge etc.
Not only was Donna a very welcoming host she had put milk in the fridge, fresh eggs, patisseries, real butter, a stick of bread and a bottle of bubbly chilling on the table with 2 glasses to get us started. Perfect.
The heating is by radiators which more then ample but if needed there is a wood burner with a basket of wood to start you off and more wood at a small fee if needed.
At night there is no noise and no ambient street lights so a complete restful sleep is brilliant. When you wake in the morning and open the curtains and look over the fields at the sun rising you realise just what a perfect place this is.
It is pretty well centrally placed for getting out and about with the motorway about a 10 minutes drive away so getting to places is very easy but knowing that your coming back here is even better. If you like to walk there is the beautiful countryside to explore and everywhere there is quietness with just the birds signing.
We would just like to say a big thank you to Donna for making us so welcome.

Date of stay: March 2016
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Liked best: The locality.
Liked least: Having to leave and come home.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
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Management Response
Apr 7, 2016
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Le Calipel and look forward to seeing you again by which time I will have perfected gluten free bread for your wife but you will still have a baguette!
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2016 for a stay in January 2016
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Date of stay: January 2016
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Liked best: The peace and quiet of the Normandy countryside.
Liked least: The weather was typical January, but you cannot control that!
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
People with pets
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveler and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
Management Response
Mar 15, 2016
I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us again and look forward to you coming back, maybe for your birthday!!
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Explorati...
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“Fabulous!”
Reviewed August 7, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a wonderful week staying in le calipel. The accommodation was fabulous and Donna was the perfect, friendly host. Thank you Donna!

Date of stay: August 2015
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Management Response
Aug 9, 2015
I'm so pleased you had a great stay with us, I do hope you come again!
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637robinv
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Marvelous!”
Reviewed May 11, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

This was the cottage we just needed. Cute, warm and nice located with a very kind and friendly hostess.

Date of stay: May 2015
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 9, 2015
We enjoyed having you with us and look forward to seeing you both again!
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