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La Detourbe - Gite 2

La Detourbe - view of front of house
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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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Listing #HL1114784
About the Owner
John G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:29%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed 21 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...More

Thank Emma B
Reviewed 27 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...More

Thank Kelvin M
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Reviewed 17 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....More

Thank Garry K
  • 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 Crib
    1 Sofa
    1 Twin
    3 Fulls
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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.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 1 night
1 Sep 2018 -
30 Sep 2018
3 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
31 Mar 2019
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: €100 / stay - Deposit
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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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