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The Farmhouse Les Bessardieres

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Overview
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Vire-Normandie, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
The house is a 4 bedroom 18th century stone farmhouse.
Over the last 10 years the house has been fully renovated, maintaining local traditions, but including modern amenities to provide simple yet comfortable accommodation.
In front of the house there is graveled parking and play area with a raised garden and patio. To the side of the property there is a barn with covered storage for garden furniture and bar-b-que. The plot is surrounded by a hedge.
The mezzanine has two bedrooms, one double and one a twin, along with a bathroom with shower and toilet.
The mansard roof area has two further bed rooms, one twin and a family room with double bed and cot .The roof lounge has sofa beds as 1 double or 2 singles with modesty screens.There is a toilet with vanity unit.
All bedrooms have heaters, pine beds and clothes hanging. We supply double an...
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Listing #HL307962
About the Owner
Robert T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2013
Interaction with guests
Whilst we don't live in France the house has an English/French speaking guardian who lives close by. She prepares the house prior to your arrival. There is also an English gardener who may pop in if the grass gets too high and weather has stopped him cutting it prior to your arrival. If you are travelling from England we will get all details and keys to you before you go. If travelling from Europe or further afield we will send details by email and liaise over how you get the keys.
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

We wanted a classic old holiday home away from the hussle and bussle. What we got was definitely a home with warmth and a feeling that you have always lived there, 3 floors with a loo on each, tv room was great to veg on...More

Thank Paul L
Bob T, VR Owner at The Farmhouse Les Bessardieres, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank for your comments. We look forward to your return

Reviewed May 4, 2018

A really great stay in a Normandy farmhouse well away from everyone and every thing. No television or internet access but a great place to chill out.

Thank sgn0rman
Bob T, VR Owner at The Farmhouse Les Bessardieres, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2018

Just birds and cows with the occasional human

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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

We have now spent the last 3 summers at the farm house. It’s a fabulous base to enjoy a family holiday. We have loved every minute at the farmhouse and will definitely visit again as the owners are wonderful and helped us to get the...More

Thank Jackie O
Bob T, VR Owner at The Farmhouse Les Bessardieres, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2018

Thank you John & Jackie. You are welcome anytime to splash & barbecue to your hearts content

Amenities
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Whilst smoking is allowed we ask you not to smoke in any bedroom or the upstairs lounge. You are welcome to use the paddling/splash pool but please drain and clean before packing...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Crib
    4 Twins
    2 Fulls
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $196 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighborhood
The farmhouse is situated just north of Vire near the market town of Torigni sur Vire.
In the immediate area of the house and then extending to about 1 hr travelling you will find the following:-
? Supermarkets at Torigni, Vire and Viller Bocage.
? Butcher, baker (Candlestick maker retired last year), hairdresser, garage and café at Campeaux (4 km) and Beny Bocage (6km)
? Bigger shops, banks, boutiques, and tourist offices at Vire and Torigni.
? A market somewhere everyday in the local villages.
? Water Park & WiFi in Vire
? Zoos, fish farms, theme parks and also horse riding, sailing, canoeing, cycling, climbing, hang gliding, bungy jumping and walking opportunities.
? The seaside, as many unspoilt and uncrowded beaches as you could wish and most of them with fresh seafood restau...
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Getting around
Due to the rural location you will need a car. There are many maps and guides in the house to help you get around and also guides to local walks some of which pass by the house.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Dinard: 80.8 mi
Ferry: Caen - Oustreham, Cherbourg, Le Havre: 49.7 mi
From the UK
To Fly - East Midlands to Dinard (St Malo). Car Hire at airport.

To Drive - Long Ferry - Short Drive (1 hr to 90 mins) use the above ferry ports. or if you wish Short Ferry (including Tunnel) - Long Drive use Calais. Good roads all the way, many Toll Free.

From Europe, Enjoy the drive
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 31.1 mi.
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