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Luxury Holiday Gite In the Heart of Normandy, Near Falaise, France - Cor de la Briere

Weekly Rental:From GBP 1245 to GBP 1245

Property

Cottages / Gites

Sleeps

9

Single/Double

3 / 3

Bathrooms

3

Pets

Not Allowed

Pool

Yes

Just beyond the tiny hamlet of Neuvy au Houlme, near Falaise, in the centre of the Basse-Normandie region, the Haras is located only a 45 minute drive from the English Channel port at Caen. 

Relax and unwind in the splendid surroundings of the Haras du Gazon, a 300-acre estate of lush Normandy pastureland, enclosed by high hedges and quiet, tree lined lanes.

Once welcomed and settled into the Haras – your French home for the holiday – you can then spend whole days just roaming around the grounds and hayfields, playing tennis, kick back and go fishing for carp in the private lake or just enjoying some relaxation in the shady mature garden setting of the outdoor 20 metre pool.

The sounds of the French countryside provide the backdrop to all this – cheerful birdsong, the rustling of the poplars in a gentle breeze, the clip clop of the horses hooves as the Haras’s sleek show jumpers are taken out for exercise and then, at the end of the morning, the distant church bells tolling out for midday.

Or take the morning to shop for delicious famous Normandy cheeses and organic vegetables in the local markets and for cider at farm gates of local producers, pick up an armful of fresh bread from the ‘dépôt de pain’ at Bazoches au Houlme (4.5km, 2.8 miles) or even better bread and pastries from one of our two boulangeries at nearby pretty riverside Putanges (9.5km, 6 miles). Then return to dine alfresco in the garden – remember that nowhere in France is the habit of taking two hours for lunch more firmly rooted than in Normandy!

Come with a party of friends or family group and take over the whole place, or it’s also ideal for several families to share.

Cor de la Brière (Sleeps 9)  

The double arches of the original coach house have allowed space for huge windows which now let light stream through the entrance and 

A picture postcard French orangerie style entrance: arched windows draped with wisteria- invites you into the spacious (around 340 sqm of living space ) Cor de la Briere.

The ground floor reception/living room leads straight through to the flagstone floors of the large open plan kitchen /dining area, or turn left to a pretty double ensuite bedroom with views and access to the gardens.

A sweeping oak staircase climbs up to the first floor living room with its dramatic oak beams and soaring mezzanine .Comfortable sofas and armchairs make this an appealing place to relax and read or watch the TV/DVD. On this floor are 2 large double ensuite bedrooms which have views over the parterre and traditional courtyard.

The mezzanine floor above is designed for children with their own relaxed living space and a cosy attic bedroom room – also ensuite, with 3 large single beds and TV/DVD.

Cor de la Brière sleeps up to 9 guests: 3 double ensuite bedrooms (one on the ground floor) and one attic bedroom, also ensuite with 3 single beds.

Modern kitchen, washing machine, dishwasher, dryer, 3 TVs and 3 DVD players. Gas central heating, broadband internet. Storage/utility room on ground floor, also ground floor guest toilet.

Cot and baby equipment available if required.

For large groups, Cor de la Brière and Double Espoir taken together would be ideal.

PHOTOS

Kitchenware Appliances

Cooker/Hob Fridge Freezer Microwave Toaster Dish Washer High Chair Washing Machine

Fixtures & Equipment

Iron Central Heating TV Terrestrial TV Satellite Video Player DVD Player CD Player Internet Access Games Room Table Tennis Pool Table

External Features

Shared Pool - Unheated Shared Garden Private Tennis Court BBQ Sun Loungers : Yes Suitable for Children

Local Attractions

• Sports et Activités Nature – Sports and the Great Outdoors
The varied landscapes of deep rural France and the extensive coastline, exceptional architectural heritage and mild climate make Normandy a rewarding place to explore on land, on the waterways, or even from the air.
Whether on land by car, cycle, horseback or on foot, on water by boat or canoe, or even taking to the skies in small planes, balloons, hang gliders and micro-lights, there always seems to be something new to discover and different ways to tempt you to get out and about.
Touring by car

• A car is essential to making the most of this part of France.
For those who prefer to see a lot in a short time – and in the comfort of your own car – then the ten classic Michelin Guide circular driving tours of Normandy are all worthwhile. Bring the green Michelin guidebook with you and follow the route of one of the best – the Number 4: ‘Swiss Normandy tour – designed especially for nature lovers’. You can pick up the route in nearby Falaise or Argentan.

Special Rental Conditions

Contact us by email to check availability
A deposit of 30% is required at the time of booking to secure your holiday.
Once your deposit has been received a contract will be forwarded to you which requires signing before returning.
Eight weeks prior to the start of your holiday the balance needs to be paid.
A refundable security deposit is payable on arrival , will be held for up to 14 days beyond your departure date and will be refunded in full provided we are satisfied no fittings, furniture or fixtures have been damaged or removed and no unreasonable cleaning is necessary.
The easiest way to pay for your holiday is by bank transfer or card and we will send you details at the time of enquiry.

Special offers: Contact us to enquire.

Extras: Bed linen and bath towels available if required. Rates depend on length of stay.

Changeover: Saturday in high season. Otherwise flexible.

If you have any questions or requests, please use our contact page.

All bookings are subject to our terms & conditions. Please take a look.

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Property Exterior

Shared Pool (Unheated):
Yes
Shared Garden:
Yes
Private Tennis Court:
Yes
Near a Beach:
Yes
BBQ:
Yes
Sun Loungers:
Yes
Safe for Children:
Yes

Local Attractions

• Sports et Activités Nature – Sports and the Great Outdoors
The varied landscapes of deep rural France and the extensive coastline, exceptional architectural heritage and mild climate make Normandy a rewarding place to explore on land, on the waterways, or even from the air.
Whether on land by car, cycle, horseback or on foot, on water by boat or canoe, or even taking to the skies in small planes, balloons, hang gliders and micro-lights, there always seems to be something new to discover and different ways to tempt you to get out and about.
Touring by car

• A car is essential to making the most of this part of France.
For those who prefer to see a lot in a short time – and in the comfort of your own car – then the ten classic Michelin Guide circular driving tours of Normandy are all worthwhile. Bring the green Michelin guidebook with you and follow the route of one of the best – the Number 4: ‘Swiss Normandy tour – designed especially for nature lovers’. You can pick up the route in nearby Falaise or Argentan.

In the area

This Property is situated in Orne, Normandy-Lower

Nearest Airport: Deauville St Gatien at 99.5 Kilometres

Nearest Station: Argentan at 17.5 Kilometres

Nearest Ferry: Caen at 45 minutes

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Nearest Ski Resort:

Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, normally to the closest town or village.


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