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5 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Holiday Home in the Heart of the Calvados Countryside - The Grand Dairy

 The Old Dairy
  • ID: 21
  • House
  • Bedroom(s) 5
  • Sleeps 10
  • Bathroom(s) 2
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Five Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Stunning Views, Children Welcome, English Satellite TV, Free WiFi, Close to D Day Beaches

Summary

Large 5 bedroom house on two floors above the old dairy in beautiful Normandy countryside. Stunning views from the lounge and garden - on a clear day you can see up to 8 miles down the Vire Valley.

Description

‘The Grand Dairy’ is a large 5 bed room gite which enjoys stunning views down the Vire Valley, and is on two floors above the old dairy.

FIRST FLOOR
On the first floor, reached by a flight of stairs, is the impressively large lounge dining area. It has a farmhouse style dinning table to seat 10, and plenty of arm chairs and sofas. Here you’ll also find WIFI internet connection, CD player, radio and English satellite TV.

The kitchen is stocked with all usual appliances including a dishwasher, and use of a washing machine. On the first floor are 3 bed rooms: these comprise of a double room and two twin rooms, plus the first bathroom, with a bath with shower above.

SECOND FLOOR
On the second floor are another two bedrooms: a double room and another twin room, and the second bathroom, which has a shower. ‘The Grand Dairy’ sleeps up to 10, but a cot for a baby can be provided, plus a high chair if required.

OUTSIDE
Outside is a private garden of about 1 acre, which enjoys stunning views over the valley. It has an above ground swimming pool, and plenty of table and chairs. The garden is south facing. There is use of a games room with full size American pool table and table tennis table, in the basement.

Map

Address: Saint-Martin-des-Besaces
Post Code (Zip): 14350
Latitude / Longitude: 49.010248 / -0.8453809999999748
Airport Caen 35 km
Beach Omaha Beach 26 miles
Ferry Port Caen 40 miles
Train Station Vire 25 km

Area description

The Old Dairy is one mile from the village of St Martin Des Besaces which you can see below us from the garden. The village has a full range of small shops and a bar. Larger supermarkets are just 10 minutes rive away.

The house is 26 miles south of the D day beaches and each village on the way has its own story to tell of its liberation.

There are plenty of towns, villages and history to explore as well - the citadel village of Sainte Suzanne (the Pearl of Maine), Château-Gontier and Le Mont St Michel plus the Bayeux Tapestry.

For the more active there are plenty of activities to take part in - cycling, walking/ hiking, horse riding, and fishing.

France is famous for its markets, and the local towns have good ones to visit, plus excellent family restaurants to enjoy the local food.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: House

Board: Self Catering

Bedroom(s): 5 ( 10 Sleeps )
  • Double Room: 2
  • Twin Room: 3
Bathroom(s): 2
  • Baths: 1
  • Showers: 2
  • Wash basins: 2

Suitability

  • Long term rentals: No
  • Pets: Some pets, please enquire
  • Smoke: No smoking
  • Children: Yes, great for kids
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable

Holiday type

  • Family
  • Group
  • Rural

Views

  • Countryside
  • Garden

General facilities

  • Billiards
  • Electricity
  • Games Room
  • Garden
  • High Speed Internet (10 Mbps+)
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Table Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Water Supply
  • WiFi

Indoor facilities

  • CD Player
  • Cooker
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Highchair
  • Iron and Board
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Washing Machine

Outdoor facilities

  • Garden Furniture

Access

Car is essential
  • Off-road Parking
  • Stairs

Activities

Local activities:

  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Walking

Other activities:

  • Museums (2 km)
  • Zoo (6 km)

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Check in: 15:00, Check out: 10:00

Bed linen is not provided as standard. Available to hire at £9 per person
Towels are not provided.

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Owner

  • David and Tracey Hallifax