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La Chardiniere

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5.0 of 5 bubbles
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20 reviews
Escape to the countryside, get away from it all or come to it all, both  available from our cottage.
Relax for a romantic getaway
Boutique interior - updated French kitchen
Updated shower room
Rustic Norman Fireplace
Boutique interior with French kitchen, modern appliances
Mezzanine view of lounge for families or couples
Old world charm blended with home comfort
Relax beside the natural ponds on the main property
View of gazebo and gite from main house
Relax in the lounge in the evenings
Picturesque Dinard, just over an hour away
Happy Returning Guests
Mont St Michel, jewel of Normandie, just over an hour's drive
Private Terrace at Rear
Hydrangeas in main garden in summer
Guests Return as Friends
Your Hosts, Karen and Rob, enjoy late September evening in the gazebo
Aerial View of Beautiful Main Property Gardens Welcoming Guests
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Overview
Rental Home -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Saint-Michel-de-Montjoie, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Our cosy cottage is nestled on the grounds of a traditional French farmhouse with landscaped gardens ponds, waterfall and apple orchard. Your own private terrace overlooks the picturesque Norman countryside, but you are also welcome to wander around our extensive gardens. Whether you´re looking to experience the history and culture of Normandy, shopping or simply unwind, our cosy cottage offers the best of all worlds. From nearby Mont St. Michel and the Bayeux Tapestry, to the majestic Fougeres chateau, Normandy landing beaches, and fine dining in French restaurants, to a round of golf, water sports, hiking in nearby forests or o the Grand Randonnée, (one guest even used our gite as a quiet retreat to complete his thesis!) - the choices are almost endless. Whether you´re looking for a sightseeing holiday, visiting historic sights or summe... Read more
About the Owner, Karen M
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We often enjoy a drink with guests in our gazebo, depending on mutual availability, but respect their privacy. We offer croissants delivered to your door the first morning, as well as neck and shoulder and foot massages on site by a qualified practitioner for a nominal amount. We strive for a personalised holiday tailored as much as possible to your unique wishes.

Earlybird special Book early (before April 1) for 2017 and enjoy a discount of 45 pounds per week.
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Listing #HL203972
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Fiona H
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

We are proof that regardless of the weather there is still loads to do around La Chardiniere . Our Hosts Made us welcome from the start making sure we we warm enough and comfortable .The Gite had everything we required and is well equipped and decorated tastefully . We arrived to very wet weather which developed into thunder and lightning...

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We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you and were pleased you managed to have a good holiday, rain or shine! We really hope to see you again, and provide an even higher sunshine ratio next time! Many thanks to you both.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We booked La Chardiniere based on the previous reviews and we weren't disappointed. The Gite was just perfect for us, situated on the fringe of a very small village, yet close enough to hit most of the major site seeing missions of Normandy in around 1.5 hrs driving time. The Gite is in the grounds of the owners property with...

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It was such a delight hosting Noel and Kathy, from their boundless warmth to their wonderful sense of humour, we enjoyed every minute of their visit and were sad to see them go. They also left the gite in immaculate condition. Merci bien, Noel and Kathy!

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Melbourne, Australia
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 for a stay in June 2015

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It was lovely sharing some evening chats with all of you, and hearing about your experiences in visiting war graves, and exploring walking trails in the area. Australia is a long way away, but if you do come to France in the future it would be great to meet up again. You were lovely guests. Merci!

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Our detached guesthouse is ideal both for a romantic getaway for couples, a small family of three or for friends or siblings. It has been recently renovated in authentic Norman style with modern conveniences. Our village, was named after Mont St Michel by the ancient pilgrims who stayed in the here here en route there, as they could see the magnificent sanctuary rising from the bay in the distance. The viewing point with its old granite features is just opposite the church, and the village also features a granite museum depicting the ancient art of harvesting granite from the local area, much as it still is today. The quaint village shop and bar, both just 400 metres from your cottage is open until 8 pm most days, for morning croissants, baguettes, fresh fruits and vegetables, wine beer... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We welcome guests from around the world, from young couples to retirees, from singles to families with children over the age of five (or small babies), who can enjoy our fish...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
$69
£55
$69
£55
$408
£325
$1,004
£800
Apr 8, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Spring Season
3 nights
$63
£50
$69
£55
$377
£300
$941
£750
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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Earlybird special, book before April 1 and receive a discount of 45 pounds per week. We are happy to take bookings in euro currency if you prefer. We consider reduced rates for long term rentals (more than two weeks) and for short stays (less than one week). However, during July and August the minimum letting period is one week. Let us know your thoughts, we are open to clients´ requests and preferences. If you are travelling around France, and prefer to arrive mid-week we are flexible, based on clients´individual needs. On reservation, 25 per cent of the total is due, with 75 per cent due two weeks before arrival. We also request 100 (euros or pounds) refundable damage deposit on arrival.
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About the neighborhood
Our detached guesthouse is ideal both for a romantic getaway for couples, a small family of three or for friends or siblings. It has been recently renovated in authentic Norman style with modern conveniences. Our village of St Michel de Montjoie was named after Mont St Michel by the ancient pilgrims who stayed in the abby here en route there, as they could see the magnificent sanctuary rising from the bay in the distance. The viewing point with ancient granite features is just opposite the church, and the village also features a granite museum depicting granite being harvested from the local area, much as it still is today. The quaint village shop, just 300 metres from your cottage is open until 8 pm most days, except Sundays, for morning croissants, baguettes, fresh fruits and vegetables... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Dinard: 59.0 mi
This is our first year advertising with Holiday Lettings. We are located approximately one hour from the port of Caen/Ouisterham and an hour and a half from Cherbourg. Dinard airport (Ryanair) is approximately an hour and a half away, with airports at Deauville and Rennes about two hours from us. From Caen, take the motorway for Rennes, leaving at the Vire junction. Specific details and directions, and map references will be supplied at time of booking.
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: 24.9 mi.
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