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Luxury holiday cottage with shared pool | pets welcome | La Bourdonnerie

Relax and have fun by our shared outdoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m)  open April - end September
5 reviews
Relax and have fun by our shared outdoor heated swimming pool (10m x 5m)  open April - end September
Welcome to La Bourdonnerie, a 300 year old former farm just 10 mins from the normandy beaches
The vast landscaped gardens include a duck pond with Koi carp, and a frog pond
La Lapiniere is our biggest and most luxurious cottage. Viewed here from the play field.
The decked and covered outdoor dining area to the rear of the property. Fenced private garden area.
The ground floor consists of a large open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and living room
The living room features 3 cosy double sofas, flatscreen satellite TV,  Music system and wood burner
The wood burner. We have logs available on the property.
Fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave & Krupps coffee machine
Additional view of kitchen
Open plan eating area with seating for up to 8, and direct access onto the kitchen
Master bedroom with king size bed and ensuite shower room & toilet. Hair dryer provided.
2nd double bedroom with ensuite shower and toilet
Family bathroom with toilet
The meadow. There's a path around the 3 hectare field, which is wonderful for traffic-free walks
To the rear of the farm is a quiet farm track  leading to walks round the village
The playfield is huge, and has swings, a massive trampoline, a slide, and plenty room for ball games
Kids will love La Bourdonnerie.
The main farm house. This is where we live year round. We're on hand to help when necessary.
Apples in the norman courtyard to the front of the property
The courtyard. La Lapiniere is the white property partially in view to the rear of this photo.
Debbie the chicken. Will lay eggs if you ask her nicely. Has 6 sisters
Boris the cat, before he earned his nickname 'fat boris'
Ducks chilling in the shade of the apple blossom in spring
The duck pond viewed from the orchard
A lot of guests visit with their dogs, as Normandy's beaches are renowned for being dog friendly
La Manche's coastline consists mainly of vast, wild, golden sandy beaches and dunes. 10 mins drive.
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
La Haye-du-Puits, La Haye, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
La Lapiniere is our most luxurious holiday cottage at La Bourdonnerie, a 300 year old former farm which is situated just 10 minutes from the local sandy beaches, and nestled in the lush green Normandy countryside of 'La Manche'. It's perfect for holidays of all types, for couples, families and pets.
About the Owner, dave s
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 25 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2017
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 5 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Dave and Jene the owners live year round on the property. We're available to help out if needed, for everything from emergencies to restaurant recommendations, but equally are happy to let you enjoy your holiday in peace and quiet if that's what you want. We speak English, French and German.
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Listing #HL8551142
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

We had a amazing week staying at La Vacherie. The property was fantastic with everything we could want and loads of space. The terrace at the back of the gite was very private and had the most amazing sunsets. The pool was superb and our...More

Thank Susan C
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great place to stay near amazing beaches and lovely local town. Lovely setting and grounds with plenty of things to keep our boys amused including Jene and Dave's own children who they played with lots. The gite was of high quality and had everything we...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We are an English family of 4 (kids aged 4 and 6) and we stayed for a week, and had a fantastic time - so much so that we're trying to squeeze in another week this year. The hosts Jene and Dave were very helpful...More

Thank Emma B
  • Bunk Beds:(2)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Bunks
    1 Full
    1 King
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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
Default 7 nights
R 970
13 May 2018 -
26 May 2018
mid-low season
7 nights
R 1 343
27 May 2018 -
30 Jun 2018
Medium Season
7 nights
R 1 492
1 Jul 2018 -
1 Sep 2018
High Season
14 nights
R 2 388
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Cleaning fee: R 1 119 / stay - Fee
  • per dog fee: R 298 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Railway: Carentan: 30.0 km
Ferry: Cherbourg: 35.0 km
We're just 35 minutes from the port of Cherbourg, or 1hr 30 from Ouistreham (Caen). Most guests from the UK drive over, as a car is essential for getting around the region once you're here. Our GPS coordinates are:

Latitude: 49.257519 | Longitude: -1.506219

We're situated between the market towns of La Haye du Puits and Lessay
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: 10.0 km.
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