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'LA PETITE MAISON MAY' a perfect holiday home for young families or couples

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

The gite has it's own private terrace set within 3 acres of gardens & orchard.

La Petite Maison May is the original 'Boulangerie' which can be found in the grounds of the main house. It is very private with its own terrace. Relax in 3 acres of well kept gardens, where you can BBQ sunbathe or stroll. If you have the energy after spending a day at the beach or visiting some of the many historical sites then why not play some ball games.

Conveniently situated between Brecey and St Hilaire du Harcouet we have all the rural qualities you could hope for whilst still only being 30 minutes from the coast.

So whatever you look for in a holiday or short break you will find it here. Downstairs there is a fully fitted kitchen with cooker microwave dishwasher and fridge. The dining area in the kitchen seats 4. The lounge has Free view TV & DVD player and free WiFi. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with space to fit a travel cot & just off this is a small room with a full sized single bed and chest of drawers. The bathroom has a full bathroom suite with overhead shower. Outside has a patio with garden furniture and small BBQ.

It's a great base to explore the Normandy region from and you will feel relaxed knowing you are coming back to a place that is truly serene and peaceful.

More Details

Jan & Paul
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2017


La Chapelle-Urée Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , we can fit a z bed or travel cot in this room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , This is a small annex with single bed and chest of drawers
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

'LA PETITE MAISON MAY' a perfect holiday home for young families or couples
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Homely and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely ten days at this very pretty gite. We were warmly welcomed by the owners Paul and Jan, who run two gites and a b&b on the property. The gite we stayed in was the old bakery, with the bulbous stone chimney oak beams and slate roof showing the classic character of Normandy. It was well-equipped, comfortable and nicely decorated, with firm mattresses (a must for me) and comfy seating in the lounge. Outdoors on the patio overlooking the beautiful gardens, were sunbeds, a barbecue and dining table for our al fresco suppers. There were also good outdoor toys to keep our little ones amused and tons of space for them to run around in. We found it very easy to get to and from (we took the Chunnel from Folkestone and drove down from Calais). The roads all around the area were actually a pleasure to drive on, very little traffic and beautiful countryside. It made it easy to get out and about to the coast and for a spot of sightseeing. For history buffs, we were there during the annual D-day commemorations and there was loads going on all over Normandy. We went to St Mere Eglise, which was an easy drive from La Maison May and had parachute jumps, reconstructions of army camps, re-enactors in uniforms of WW2 and loads of tanks, jeeps and other period vehicles that my little boy loved. On another day we went to Caen, which although a bit further, was not a difficult day trip. The nearby Champrepus zoo was a big hit with the whole family and was one of the best zoos we've been to. We found La Maison May a very convenient base for all our excursions. Jan and Paul could not have been better hosts, with helpful advice on local sights supermarkets and restaurants and helped us out with any minor issues we had (there weren't many). All in all I would heartily recommend this lovely place in a fantastic part of France. We certainly hope to get back there soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. Normandy certainly has lots to offer for every age group and La Petite Maison May is the perfect holiday home to stay for you to visit all the places of interest. we look forward to your return visit in the near future. Kind Regards Jan
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Great stay for a family

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in "La Petite Maison Mai" with two little kids (6 months and 3 years old) and had a great stay. The house was very clean and had everything what is needed. Especially the very big garden with a little playground was perfect. Jan and Paul made our stay very pleasant, they were always friendly and helpful. Although the weather wasn't good, there were lots of possibilities to see and do (Mont St. Michel, Granville, Omaha Beach). We can fully recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a positive review we are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday here regardless of the weather. Jan & paul
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Nearest Airport
99 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
La Chapelle-Uree
Nearest Ferry
120 Kilometres
Port Caen- Ouistreham
Nearest Golf
28 Kilometres
Golf de Vire la Dathee
Nearest Train
38 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
27 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
Car: necessary

For children we are only 20 minutes away from the 'Enchanted Village' in Bellafontaine. It's a perfect day out and suits the younger age group 3 - 10 yrs.


Rates & Availability

La Chapelle-Urée Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
low season
Apr 8 2017 - May 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
mid season
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
peak season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
autumn season
Sep 2 2017 - Dec 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $163.42

'La Petite Maison May' gite sleeps 2 / 3 adults or young family of 4
Bed linen is provided but towels to be brought by guests
We also offer the following;
A welcome package with all the essentials = 30 euros
A cleaning package = 35 euros
A laundry package = wash 5 euro per load & tumble dry 5 euro per load
For the cooler months wood is available for the wood burner at 5 euros per basket.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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