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Les Hirondelles Gites and B&B

Very good
28 reviews
The three Gites
The swimming pool
Bedroom Gite 1
Living area Gite 1
View from the Gites
Bedroom Gite 2
Living area Gite 2
Bedroom Gite 3
Living area Gite 3
Dining Room in our Barn
Chalet seating area
Brécey Market
Mont Saint Michel Abbey
Dinard, just over the border in Brittany
Mont St Michel streets
Medieval fort at Fougeres
View of the river from the ramparts at Dinan
Bagnoles de l'Orne
Sunset at Mont St Michel
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Les Cresnays, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Dublin, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2017 for a stay in July 2017

The location is ideal for chilling out or as a base for day trips. a short drive away are Mont Saint Michel, Cherbourg Bayeux and Caen. Helen and Dave are great hosts and will tell you the best spots to visit and where the local restaurants are. The highlight of you stay was Dave's BBQ dinner not to be missed....

Reviewed May 2, 2017 for a stay in April 2017

Alton, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

Les Hirondelles is tucked away in a quiet, rural village surrounded by beautiful farming countryside. We have now stayed in Gite 2 with Helen and Dave on three occasions, returning to enjoy the comfortable and well equipped accommodation as well as the warm welcome we receive each time. It's a peaceful setting in which to chill out, take country walks...

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This is very kind of you both, thank you! We always enjoy your company and look forward to your next visit.


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The Gite is well-furnished with comfortable seating, dining table and chairs, small but well-equipped kitchen area with gas oven and microwave and fridge; tv and dvd player (English freeview channels), wood-burner, very comfortable beds (twin or King-size), wardrobe and chest of drawers.

All gites are non-smoking.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 King
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include all utilities,(inc initial supply of logs in winter) good quality bedding and towels, beach towels, tea towels

We may make an additional charge for logs during the winter.

There is a local tourism tax to pay -Taxe de Sejour - payable from 1 May 2012 - this is just 0.22€ per person per night and so amounts to around 3/4€ for a week's stay for 2 people. It is payable in cash at the end of your stay. The purpose is to promote Normandy through the Tourist Board.

We ask for a 20% deposit in sterling when you make your reservation. We then convert the balance to euros which is payable before arrival.

Discounts are available for booking 2 or 3 Gites together and there is a 10% Loyalty Discount for returning visitors.
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About the neighborhood
Brécey is our nearest town - just a small market town but with everything you need for a holiday. There are two supermarkets (stocking an excellent range of wine and local cider), a Pizzeria, several bars and small shops and on Friday there is a small market with lots of stalls selling fresh produce, fish and seafood.

Le Moulin de Jean is an excellent and very well-patronised gourmet Restaurant, situated just a 5 minute drive from Les Hirondelles.

Just outside of Brécey is the communal campsite and leisure space which has a fishing lake (nice for a walk), tennis courts and an Equestrian Centre, where you can take riding lessons.

There are lots of marked walking trails in the area - the Forest of Saint Sever has several of different lengths and around Mortain there are disused train l...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rennes/Caen: 69.6 mi
Railway: Avranches: 13.7 mi
Ferry: Caen: 71.5 mi
From the South Coast of England, there are ferry crossings from Poole (Cherbourg),Portsmouth (Caen, Saint Malo, Le Havre), Plymouth (Roscoff), Newhaven (Dieppe) and Dover (Calais).

Caen is the nearest Port to 'Les Hirondelles' - an easy 1 hour 15 minute drive
Saint Malo is a similar distance
Cherbourg takes 2 hours in the car
Le Havre about 2 hours 30 minutes
Calais is about 4 hours 30 minutes

The nearest airports are Caen and Rennes - both just over an hour away

Euro Tunnel is also a popular choice
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 23.0 mi.
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