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Salamander garden
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the Salamander, 9 July 2013, roses in bloom upstairs bedroom
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45 reviews
Salamander garden
the Salamander, 9 July 2013, roses in bloom
upstairs bedroom
downstairs bedroom
downstairs bathroom
Le Vermont from the back field
Norman armoire in the master bedroom
The Pointe du Hoc
the conservatory
the coast line east of Saint Pierre du Mont
The American Cemetery at Colleville sur Mer, 15 mn from us
The church at Saint Pierre, the earliest part of which dates from the 12th century
the reception committee, Georges.
the Salamander at night
Henny & Penny
Kitchen showing mezzanine and bedroom
kitchen
the Vermont gates and the Salamander
the conservatory
Salamander  garden
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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5
Saint Pierre du Mont, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy

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retcannav
Victoria, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Amazing hosts”
Reviewed 13 January 2016 for a stay in September 2015

We stayed for a week in September and thoroughly enjoyed this incredible Gite and our marvellous hosts.
This is an absolutely delightful location and we certainly chose THE place to stay.
We would very much hope to visit The Salamander again.

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Liked best: A very well maintained and attractive property with gracious hosts.
Liked least: Not applicable
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Piebec
St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
“Wonderful Family Holiday”
Reviewed 12 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Super-friendly owners- very comfortable and clean accommodation- everything we needed- superb location for historical visits/meals out and beach trips. Our boys loved feeding the chickens! We had one of our best family holidays- helped by warm sunny weather. Thank you Hilary for all your kindness and hospitable patience. We'd love to return one day!

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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msmaggie2...
Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful home!”
Reviewed 27 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My husband and I and another couple shared this beautiful home for two fantastic weeks in Normandy. The home is beautifully restored and is close to the D-Day beaches. The large bathroom is handicapped accessible. As beautiful as the home is, the best part are the hosts. Hilary, Patrick, Tom and their lovable pets are warm, caring people who answer all questions with a smile and go the extra mile to help you enjoy your stay. Welcomed by a bottle of cider and given freshly laid eggs during our visit was a plus! I cannot recommend this rental enough! If we go back to Normandy, this is where we will stay.

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Liked best: Location and the hosts
Liked least: Noting-it was perfect
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Edergole
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
“A real joy”
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

It was a such a pleasure to be able enjoy this treasure. A tastefully refurbished traditional Norman farmstead which simply exuded both class and history. Idyllically set in beautiful countryside it was a joy to return every evening. Hilary and Patrick were super hosts, who not only shared their local knowledge freely but were at ease in making the children feel totally at home in exploring the garden and interacting with the animals. Met with a bottle of local cider on arrival and sent off with a jar of blackberry jam the only too short a stay has already drawn demands from the children to 'go back to Hilary and Patrick house'. The Salmander was beautiful restored, perfectly equipped, well stocked with reading material games and puzzles and was a joy to experience. Joe (Ireland)

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Liked best: The atomsphere crerated by the history and the warmth of the hosts
Liked least: Leaving
Travelling group: Young Children
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eli g
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
“Excellent Stay In Normandy”
Reviewed 9 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

My family of 5 ( 3 boys, ages 17, 15 and 10) stayed at the Salamander for five nights. The owners, Hilary and Patrick were great hosts and the home was absolutely perfect. They made us feel comfortable, gave us fresh eggs, salad and cider. Our boys enjoyed playing with the owner's dogs and running around the farm. Hilary set up a badminton net and the boys played non-stop. The home was nicely furnished, the beds were very comfortable, and Hilary ensured that each of the boys had their own bed upstairs; my wife and I enjoyed the master suite downstairs. The property is near many of the WWII sites, including Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. When you travel with 5, especially boys, laundry is always an issue but not at Hilary and Patrick's- they allowed us to use their laundry room and on our last day, we returned late from visiting Mont St. Michel and Saint Malo- Hilary removed my clothes from the cloth line and placed the folded clothes in our home- just another example of how she and her husband go above and beyond to take care of their guests. We highly recommend Le Vermont. We booked the property 6 months prior to the start of our trip and every thing was made easy by Hilary and Patrick.

Eli G, California U.S.A.

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Liked best: The home was beautiful, wonderful craftsmanship, travertine tile in bathroom, comfortable beds
Travelling group: Teenagers
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