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Contemporary, stylish and spacious barn conversion in Gavray

Lengronne, France
  • Barn
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 - 5 nights

Gavray Gite is a newly renovated barn made of stone and earth. The exposed oak beams have been retained and contrast with the new oak staircase, oak internal doors and fresh decor. Glass panels have replaced the original barn door which allow light to flood in to the double height entrance hall. A well equipped kitchen/dining room, utility room and comfortable lounge with woodburning stove can be found on the ground floor. Upstairs are 3 bedrooms - a very generous master bedroom and 2 further bedrooms which can be configured as twins or superkings for complete flexibility. An ensuite and a family shower room complete the upstairs. Central heating has been fitted so the property can be rented throughout the year. The barn sits in a plot of 2 hectares of land along with a further barn and the main house. If you require suggested itineraries, restaurant bookings making or general advice, help is always at hand from the main house. The gite is totally separate from the main house and the privacy of guests is respected at all times. There is plenty of parking in the main courtyard. To the rear of the gite, a private garden and patio have been created. An outdoor table and chairs together with a BBQ are provided for al fresco dining.


Chris Robinson

Member Since 2015
Response time:
within a few days
english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
Apr 03, 2018
About Chris Robinson

I left the bright lights of London for a much more relaxing way of life in Normandy and am thoroughly enjoying it. As a student I lived and worked in France and had spent many family holidays here as well. Neighbours and villagers have been very welcoming. A trip to the market in Gavray on a Saturday morning can take much longer than anticipated as you say hello and chat to people.

Chris Robinson purchased this Barn in 2014

Why Chris Robinson chose Lengronne

Having renovated property in London, when the chance to buy a house with a barn came up, I jumped at it. I must have watched too many TV property programmes! Local artisans have been used and while it has been challenging, it's also been very rewarding as well.

What makes this Barn unique

Gavray is an ideal base from which to explore La Manche area of Normandy. You can do as much or as little as you like. It is relatively unspoilt and fairly quiet. The closest ports for the ferries are Cherbourg or Caen Ouistreham. The barn is a mix of old and new - exposed oak beams and original stone contrast with light airy decor and modern home comforts. The gite is very spacious and will accommodate 6 people comfortably.


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Pink bedroom
        1 king, Can be configured as a superking or twin bedded room
      • Master bedroom
        1 queen
      • Blue bedroom
        1 king, Can be configured as a superking or twin room
      • This bedroom has accents of blue and purple creating a calm environment. The beds can be made up as a superking or a twin. A wardrobe and chest of drawers complete the room.


      • 1 Bathroom
      • Ensuite for master bedroom
        toilet, shower
      • Family shower room
      • The family shower room is generously sized. You'll find a shower, toilet and hand basin. Towels, a hairdryer and hand soap are provided The downstairs utility room also has a toilet and hand basin.

      Location Type

        • Rural


            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                    • Parking
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wood Stove


                        • Child's Highchair
                        • Dining Area
                        • comfy seating for 6 people


                            • Books
                            • DVD Player
                            • Games
                            • Satellite / Cable
                            • Television
                            • Toys


                                • Deck / Patio
                                • Lawn / Garden
                                • Outdoor Grill


                                    • wheelchair inaccessible


                                        • autumn foliage
                                        • bay/sound
                                        • botanical garden
                                        • churches
                                        • cinemas
                                        • museums
                                        • playground
                                        • restaurants
                                        • ruins
                                        • zoo

                                          Leisure Activities

                                            • beachcombing
                                            • bird watching
                                            • horseback riding
                                            • sight seeing
                                            • walking

                                              Local Services & Businesses

                                                • ATM/bank
                                                • groceries
                                                • laundromat
                                                • massage therapist
                                                • medical services

                                                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                    • cycling
                                                    • equestrian events
                                                    • golf
                                                    • ice skating
                                                    • sailing
                                                    • swimming

                                                      House Rules

                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.


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                                                      Lengronne, France

                                                      Gavray is a large village with a market on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Equidistant from Coutances, Granville and Villedieu-les-Poeles, this is the ideal base from which you can explore the area. The nearest beach is just 16 km away at Saint Martin de Brehal and the ruins of Hambye Abbey are just a short drive away. There are plenty of bars and restaurants, markets and food producers in the area for you to taste Normandy delights such as Calvados (apple brandy), cider, caramel sauce, cheese and sweet biscuits. A visit to Normandy would not be complete without a trip to Mont St Michel, the UNESCO world heritage site. Mont St Michel is 45 minutes away. Bayeux and the D-Day landing beaches are also worthwhile day trips. With abbeys, churches, historical buildings, beaches, cycling, horseriding, gardens and gastronomic delights, Normandy has plenty to entertain you.

                                                      Rates & Availability

                                                      Additional information about rental rates

                                                      Cleaning Fee

                                                      Onsite owner for assistance/translation/recommendations if required but the gite and the main house (across the courtyard) are completely separate and guests' privacy will be respected at all times.

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                                                      For booking assistance, call 888-829-7076

                                                      Property # 1883049