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La Londe

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Excellent
13 reviews
fully equipped kitchen
Bayeux
Port-en-Bessin
Balleroy from the Chateau gardens
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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Bayeux, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
In a peaceful corner of Normandy, this south-facing, detached stone holiday cottage overlooks a wooded valley and stream. The building cleverly combines French rural character with modern comforts including *free WiFi*. The château town of Balleroy is nearby and has most facilities including a five star gastronomic restaurant, while a half an hour drive takes you to Bayeux with its famous tapestry, beautiful cathedral, museums and restaurants. The coast, with its fishing ports and miles of sandy beaches, is just ½ hour by car, while Caen (45mins), offers everything you would expect from the regional capital, including excellent shopping.<BR><BR>Seafood and dairy food are the specialities here and there are many fine restaurants in the area. Balleroy also has two bars, a supermarket and two boulangeries where you can buy bread,... Read more
About the Owner, Stephen B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 24 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 1 property
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Gemmajo19...
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed June 2, 2017 for a stay in August 2015

It was actually August 2014 that we stayed at La Londe, but TripAdvisor won't let me go back that far. My two children and I stayed for two weeks at La Londe. The cottage itself is beautiful, and it has gardens that the children enjoyed playing in, and a washing line! Inside there was everything we could possibly have needed...

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Tone N
Level 1 Contributor
1 review
Reviewed April 2, 2016 for a stay in September 2015

We mostly travel around Europe. But the holiday in Normandie and staying in La Londe was something special. The nature, the history, the quietness, the food, the lack of commercialization - all that together made two weeks memorable. Staying at La Londe felt like being at home. We set a fire in that fireplace every day, we cooked in that...

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Management response:

Thanks for the great review, so glad you guys had such a good time here. Mi bi radi, da ste tu spet (hope that's right??)

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BenPriceM...
Newport, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed February 22, 2016 for a stay in March 2015

This is a gem of a property and we've already booked to return. Wen we pulled up we could not believe how picturesque the cottage looked from the outside, and when we went inside it was just the same; clean, tidy, cosy and an ideal place to spend a week. As a british tourist it was great as all instructions...

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Management response:

Thanks for the review, glad you liked it, look forward to seeing you again. The wifi has now been upgraded and gives a stunning 8mb in most parts of the cottage. Enjoy! Stephen

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

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

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$649
£500
Jul 29, 2017 -
Aug 18, 2017
High season
7 nights
$662
£510
Aug 19, 2017 -
Aug 25, 2017
Late summer
7 nights
$643
£495
Aug 26, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
Late summer 2
7 nights
$591
£455
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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.
Fees
  • Bedlinen & towels hire: $52 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bedlinen & towels are available for hire at £10 per person, payable in advance.

A basic allocation of electricity is included. If exceeded during cold weather for heating, a charge may be made up to a maximum of 50€ per week. Firewood for the log burner is included. Gas for cooking is included.

Payments by Bank Transfer to UK account preferred, or UK cheque
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About the neighborhood
Balleroy lies on the edge of the beautiful Foret de Cerisy. Its Chateau, designed by Mansart and now owned by the Forbes family of America, offers daily guided tours in English and French. Within the grounds are a Hot Air Balloon museum, a gift shop and a cafe overlooking the knot garden. 4 kms to the north are the beautiful gardens of Planbessin, several times featured on English television.<BR><BR>The historic town of Bayeux is famous for its tapestry depicting the Norman Conquest and the Battle of Hastings. In July it hosts a Medieval Festival, with street markets and entertainers. Just north of Bayeux is the fishing village of Port-en-Bessin, and the Sunday morning market on the quay is well worth a visit.<BR><BR>Also at Port-en-Bessin is the renowned Omaha Beac... more
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Carpiquet (Caen): 24.9 mi
Railway: Bayeux: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Ouistreham (Caen): 37.3 mi
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 17.4 mi.
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