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Beautiful, Romantic Cottage In An Orchard - Free WiFi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Brécey Cottage Rental Photos and Description

A beautiful romantic cottage set in a Normandy orchard - Free WiFi

Details for holiday cottage La Tullerie, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

This cottage sleeps 6, plus cot. The interior is traditional French farmhouse with white walls and honey coloured woodwork .The kitchen is fully equipped - including a washer/dryer & dishwasher, coffee machine etc.

The comfortable downstairs bedroom has an en-suite, WC shower room and is furnished with twin beds, wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedside cabinets. Upstairs there is a double bedroom, with a French style white double bed and a single bed, a single bedroom and a separate bathroom. The double bedroom has a high pitched ceiling with beautiful wooden beams and two windows with views of the surrounding countryside. The single bedroom has a south-facing dormer window with views of the orchard.

The oak beamed living room has an open fireplace with a log burning stove. It is equipped with British satellite TV and DVD. There are many CDs, videos and DVDs for you to use, plus a bookcase with books, indoor games and holiday guide books and details. It is furnished with two comfortable sofas.

The grounds of approx. one acre is planted with many apple, apricot and plum trees. There is a fence all around the property and it is a very safe area for children to play. There are some old barns also in the grounds adjacent. On the south side of the cottage there is a walled patio with table and chairs and barbecue perfect for peaceful, relaxing meals. Games can be played on the grass or drive area. There is ample parking space.

Near Saint Pois, about 10 minutes drive away, is the Moulin de Jean a superb gourmet restaurant within a beautifully restored water mill which offers great value and service. In Brécey try the restaurant Auberge des Sports which serves homely French fare.

Avranches, about 20 minutes by car, offers a range of restaurants including La Belle Epoque for good food in an interesting setting; Saint Marco for good food in nice surroundings; and Le Port D'Etain, a friendly little place with good French fare.

Mont St Michel is approx. 35 mins by car. Mortain, 25 mins, has superb walks beside 2 waterfalls, pony-trekking, go-karting and the Abbaye Blanche (White Abbey). Avranches, the nearest large town, is approx. 20 mins. drive. It has many shops and restaurants, banks, museums, famous gardens and a leisure park. There are lots of fantastic traditional markets that are a must - packed with local food and characters!

Normandy's beautiful sandy beaches are 3o mins by car near to Avranches, and the lovely town of Bayeux with the famous Tapestry is an hour's drive. The D-Day landing beaches are a short drive from there. There are golf courses close to Granville and Vire which are both 40-50 mins by car. Trains to Paris run from Villedieu which also has a Zoo nearby. The gite, close to Brécey (3km) but secluded. There are lovely walks in nearby beech woods. The perfect base for a family holiday in Normandy

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Howard Tuck
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, russian, italian, dutch, polish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 30, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for making our break in Normandy so memorable. The house is perfect for a Normandy holiday, very comfortable and everything we needed. We loved spending an evening on the patio with some wine and walking in the nearby woods and the small villages in the area. We would recommend the local markets in Avranches and Villdieu. This is a great house and location and we would love to return one day.
Apr 2015
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Beautiful, Romantic Cottage In An Orchard - Free WiFi
average rating of 4.68 based on 26 reviews
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French country charm

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful farm house that has all modern conveniences but still retains its original character and charm.

Large bedrooms, comfy beds and heating in each room. Plenty of pillows, doonas etc.

Loved curling up on the couch in front of the wood fire at night times!

Would definitely love to have another stay here.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Best of Normandy

  • 5 of 5

Normandy is so beautiful place. This holiday house of La Tullerie was a perfekt base for my family to make a holiday in this region. This house is very cute with many things to like very much. There are many good things for the cooking and for the washing of the clothes. It is great to sit in the outside with some wines and food. We are receiving good informations for things local to this house from the manager. Please visit Mont Saint Michel, so beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Witaj Tomasz, wielu dziękuję za przegląd domu! Thank you for the kind words about our cottage. I am really delighted that you had a good holiday and that our recommendations were good ones for you and the family. I agree that Mont Saint-Michel is unmissable, but so are the wonderful markets and side tasting locally. You are always welcome, Polish guests are always some of our favourite.
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Outstanding Place!

  • 5 of 5

What a fab place! Cozy, traditionally French with all the modern stuff folks need for a great stay. The beds were comfortable and we loved sitting by the fire with a glass of wine. There is real peace here and it helped make our Normandy pilgrimage a real pleasure.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Nancy. It was a pleasure to help you with your fathers wartime route through Normandy and we are delighted you loved the house.
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We loved it fabulous house and area.

  • 5 of 5

What a delightful spot. Tucked away off a small lane, La Tullerie is rather special. There is lots we loved, the wood burner that's so cosy, the sweet bedrooms and the orchard. We have two little ones who loved going into the orchard and picked the apples - the owner suggested that we cook with some of them and we made an apple pie with Calvados! The owner (Mr Tuck) was really helpful with information on the local markets and Mont Saint Michel, and we loved both. We will definitely return next year, so it's highly recommended - but bring an alarm clock as the total peace means oversleeping!

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the great review folks, and thanks for being such lovely guests. We are delighted that you love the house and area as we do and look forward to welcoming you all next year - with your new addition to the family!
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Comfortable home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very nice and comfortable. Located in a rural area, just out from town, it worked well as a base to explore Normandy. The D-Day beaches, Bayeux and Mont St Michel are approximately an hour's drive (plus or minus 15 minutes). We enjoyed coming "home" after a day out and being able to relax and cook in if we wanted. The cottage is well equipped and has all the basics for a stay of a week or more. We highly recommend the cottage and would gladly return. The owner and local managers are excellent about communicating and answering any questions about the cottage.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much folks for the lovely words. We have tried to make La Tullerie a comfortable home and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay.
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Gorgeous House, lovely area - perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

The info provided by the renter and house manager was great, especially the directions! The house is set in an orchard and is very peaceful. Inside it is a typical French cottage with beams and a lovely fireplace - it was too warm for a fire unfortunately. The bedrooms are very comfortable and accommodated us very well - the beds are good which is important for my husband. Overall the house was very clean, there are the occasional cobwebs, but it is the middle of the countryside so this is normal. We had some lovely times in nearby Villedieu and a great visit to Mont Saint Michel was the highlight of our trip. Thanks to the owners, this place is delightful and we are booking for next year. Jenny B. (Sussex, England)

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jenny for the great review. As I mentioned on the phone, we love the house for all the reasons you have! I am delighted that the kids loved the orchard; it's is perfect for them whilst you enjoyed some wine and I hope local cider on the patio. Looking forward to having you all stay again.
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Dinard
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
90 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Villedieu
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Mont Saint Michel
Car: recommended

This lovely traditional Normandy cottage and orchard, set in secure grounds planted with apple, pear, peach and plum trees off a quiet country lane - secluded but close to the market town of Brécey - offer the perfect base for exploring Normandy's many attractions.

La Tullerie, a family cottage sleeping six plus cot, has an open-plan, oak-beamed lounge/kitchen/dining area with a traditional large fireplace, wood burning stove (some logs provided), tiled floor and central heating. The interior is traditional French farmhouse with white walls and honey coloured woodwork. On the gite's south side is a walled patio with sun loungers, table, chairs and BBQ - perfect for relaxing meals. As the property is fenced it is safe for children to play.

Local leisure facilities: There are two safe open air swimming pools and a paddling pool with life guards, tennis courts and a park with a lake all within 10 minutes walk or 3 mins drive of the cottage. Opposite the swimming pool there is a horse show-jumping arena where events are held. Also within 10 minutes drive there are specialist fishing lakes en route to Avranches.

Within 3 minutes walk of the cottage, up the quiet country lane, are magnificent and extensive beech woods set on a hill overlooking beautiful rolling countryside. There you can walk or stroll in the cool shade of the beech trees and enjoy relaxed family picnics.

Gastronomic delights: Near Saint Pois, about 10 minutes drive away, is the Moulin de Jean a superb gourmet restaurant within a beautifully restored water mill which offers great value and service.

In Brécey try the restaurant Auberge des Sports which serves homely French fare.

Avranches, about 20 minutes by car, offers a range of restaurants including La Belle Epoque for good food in an interesting setting; Saint Marco for good food in nice surroundings; and Le Port D'Etain, a friendly little place with good French fare.

Activities: La Tullerie is ideal for a family holiday offering many different activities so that everyone’s interest will be catered for! It is a country cottage with opportunities for walking and cycling.

For golf enthusiasts there are golf courses at Vire, 20 mins by car, and at Breville sur Mer, 30 mins, which is close to the fishing port and seaside resort of Granville, and so can be part of a family day out with shopping or beach activities for non-golfers.

For beach-lovers some of Normandy’s beautiful, unspoilt sandy beaches are not far away and are ideal for sailing, wind-surfing and sand-yachting.

Within easy travelling distance are many towns such as the historic Avranches which has many restaurants, shops, museums and beautiful botanical gardens. Mortain offers scenic walking routes beside two waterfalls, go-carting and pony-trekking as well as the historic Abbaye Blanche (White Abbey). The Mont Saint-Michel, the unique medieval town and abbey, is about 40 mins drive away.

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Rates & Availability

Brécey Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$64
$448
$1,792
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Minimum 3 nights stay (min 3 nuits)

We ask for a €100 deposit to secure the booking. There are NO EXTRA CHARGES for bedding, linens, heating etc. Evidence suggests that guests prefer this 'all in' method.

We welcome dogs to the house, but there is a small extra cleaning charge of €20 for this

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Brécey Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 115 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - en suite bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The bedrooms are a haven of peace, lovely decoration with comfortable beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
La Tullerie has something for all - whether you want to relax outside in the orchard or have a barbecue on the terrace, the house is an oasis of calm and beauty so typical of rural France. The decor and ambience of the house is quiet lovely, holding onto traditional regional features yet with modern fittings. La Tullerie is you perfect hideaway and perfect for children to play safely in the grounds. If you are looking for a romantic totally authentic French Normandy experience then this is it and we even supply the classic French music to accompany your stay! No wonder that a leading British newspaper even said 'Located in Normandy, this is a traditional three bedroom country cottage, bursting with character. It features exposed beams throughout, russet tiled flooring in the living and kitchen area, and a traditional log burning stove. The lovely white farmhouse kitchen is fully equipped, with a beautiful pear wood, hand crafted Normandy kitchen table' (Daily Mail 2012)

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