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La Detourbe - Gite 2

La Detourbe - view of front of house
5 reviews
La Detourbe - view of front of house
Entrance to Gites
View of lounge in Gite 2
Kitchen of Gite 2
Ground floor bedroom Gite 2
Another view of ground floor bedroom
This is the first upstairs bedroom in Gite 2
En-suite bathroom for first bedroom
This is the second upstairs bedroom in Gite 2
View of single bed and bathroom for second bedroom
View of landing
View of conservatory on outside patio - can be used for dining in inclement weather
Patio and conservatory
View of boules court and swings
A misty morning at the front of the house
Looking over the fields at the rear of the garden
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
La Ferte Mace, Orne, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
La Detourbe is a converted Normandy longere, or longhouse. It is situated in 2 acres of garden at the edge of the Normandy Maine Regional Park. .

The unspoilt area is rural and very picturesque, with several towns within easy reach, notably Bagnoles-de-Orne which is a beautiful spa town just a 10 minute drive away. You also have the landing beaches appproximately 1 hour away, the very popular Le Mont St. Michel just a little futher away and the famous Bayeaux Tapestry at Bayeaux around 45 minutes drive.

The rental property is a barn conversion, with the owners living next door in the original farm house. In the conversion there are two fully self-contained, centrally heated gites, ideal for all age groups and families, suitable for use throughout the year. Gite 2 shown here has three en-suite bedrooms and the small gite ( Gite 1 -...
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About the Owner, John G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 29 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 6 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL1114784
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Excellent - based on 5 reviews
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Emma B
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We have just returned from a weeks stay here in La Ferte Mace, in this gorgeous holiday gite. The photos really do not do the gite justice, it is more homely, spacious and cosy than it looks. We stayed here with our three teenagers, and there was plenty of space for them, and they loved having their own en-suites (especially...

Kelvin M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Our third visit to this excellent gite and the welcoming John and Chris. If you like the peace and quite of the countryside, and within easy travelling distance for all the historical sites of Normandy then this is the place to stay. Gites with all modern amenities including English TV (should you want it). o our next visit. Kelvin &...

Garry K
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Second visit to this gorgeous gite, pleased to say nothing has changed, If anything the services e.g wifi have improved. Chris and John were still the perfect hosts, generous and welcoming. The gite is equipped to a very high standard, bed linen and cleanliness exemplary. We didn't expect to be able to sit out in the sun this time of...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    3 Fulls
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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About the neighbourhood
The area around La Detourbe is quite rural, with many empty roads for relaxing excursions for sight-seeing. There are several chateaux and castles nearby to visit. The oldest is William the Conquerer's castle at Falaise.

La Detourbe is situated at the edge of the Normandie Maine Regional Parc, which contains several large forests and woods, giving plenty of opportunity for walking and picnicing.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rennes: 150.0 km
Railway: Argentan: 30.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 100.0 km
It is possible to use any of the ports to get to La Detourbe, with the driving times obviously variable. Please contact the owner for advice once you have chosen your port of entry.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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