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Delightful Normandy traditional cottage, 30 km from Rouen near beech forest,

Bedrooms 2
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

On the edge of the Forêt de Lyons, 10 km from Lyons-la-Forêt,70 km from Dieppe

Situated in a stunning garden, this pretty 300 year-old cottage has been entirely renovated (2009) by the owners, who are both painters. The cottage is well equipped and very comfortable for four people (80 square metres.) There are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds, and one bathroom. The kitchen is equipped with oven, four electric rings, oven hob, large fridge/freeze, microwave and cooking utensils. There is a dishwasher and washing machine; also an ironing board and iron, and a hair dryer. There is a terrace for sitting outside with pots of flowers and garden furniture and a barbecue. The owners have a 6000 square metre garden with many beautiful trees and bushes and plants, where you are free to walk. Located 3 km from the village centre which is, renowned for its church spire (54 metres high); there are the butcher, baker, grocery stores, doctor, chemist Post Office and Tourist Office. Local products in the market on Friday mornings.

Situated on the edge of the largest beech forest in France (1100 hectares) in France (the Forest de Lyons) one one of the most beaitiful .Ideal for ramblers and bikers, there is also fishing, riding and swimming nearby.

Nearby are the villages of Ry, Buchy, Blainville-Crevon, etc. connected with Flaubert's Madame Bovary. In Blainville-Crevon, there is a Festival of Archeo-Jazz every summer in the ruins of the former castle.

10 km from La Feuillie is the pretty village of Lyons-la-Forêt, with its outside cafés and antique dealers. Visit the small market on Sunday morning and drink your coffee in one of the outside cafés.

There is also an open-air swimming pool and tennis courts.

The nearest town to the cottage is Gournay-en-Bray, 15 kms distant , where there is the biggest market for local produce and especiallyfor fish, cheese, cream, cider, honey, etc (market days : Tuesday and Friday).

There are six supermarkets in Gournay, some selling cut-price petrol and also several restaurants and cafés.

There are numerous banks, the Post Office and Tourist Officde.

There is a big swimming pool and tennis courts.

In Forges-les-Eaux, 20 minutes away there is a Casino and Balnotherapy Centre (also a market on Thursdays).

In the surrounding countryside there are many 'châteaux' to visit, for example the Château de Martainville (Norman Art and Traditions) and the Château de Vascoeuil (where there are many exhibitions of famous painters ands a garden 'à la française'.

Another pretty village to visit is Gerberoy, 15 minutes away, famoous for its roses and hydrangeas.(One of the prettiest villages in France)

You must not give Rouen a miss (where Joan of Arc was supposed to have been burned at the stake by the English). There are several marvellous cathedrals and churches and museums. The main cathedral is lit up every evening reproducing one of Monet's paintings.

Children will enjoy the miniature train which takes you on a guided tour of Rouen.

For shopping you have the Printemps, Galeries Lafayette and Monoprix as well as manyother smaller shops.

There are numerous good restaurants, especially in the pedestrian area in the centre of town

Giverny is 40 minutes away. and there 60 gardens open to the public in Seine Maritime.

Forchildren there are two Amusement Parks (St Paul and Bocasse, within easy reacxh and Disneyland is under two hours away.

Paris is 90 minutes away.

The port of Dieppe, with its marina, balnotherapopy and numerous fish restaurants is about an hour away.

More Details

Laetitia Uzelac
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 7, 2018

Why Laetitia Uzelac chose La Feuillie

Because it is in a very beautiful area of Normandy, on the edge of the Forêt de Lyons, the biggest and most beautiful beech forest in France.

Also within easy reach of Rouen, Gournay, many pretty villages, châteaux and gardens, also local markets.

What makes this cottage unique

Very peaceful

Guestbook comments from the owner

An excellent location to explore beautiful countryside and cities.

Your cottage provides the opportunity to relax in tranquil surroundings.

Sunny weather. A nice welcome with local cider and cheese much appreciated.

Bramble loved the garden.

Thank you. Nicholas
Aug 2017
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La Feuillie Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • One bath with shower, washbasin, toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed
  • One double bed and two single beds with several pieces of antique furniture
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is heating during the cold months but not in the summer.


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Delightful Normandy traditional cottage, 30 km from Rouen near beech forest,
average rating of 4.875 based on 65 reviews

5 days in August 2011

  • 5 of 5

The house is charming and comfortable with lashings of hot water. The garden is fantastic, interesting and slightly rambling. The area is quite beautiful. We had a good short stay here interspersed with trips to municipal swimming pools, Rouen, a couple of markets and a morning at le Bocasse, a small amusement park followed by an afternoon at a beautiful garden with wild birds and wallabies, close to it.

Thank you Monica and Milan for a lovely stay. I would recommend this to anyone, although teenagers might find the remote location frustrating if they need a little freedom.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay during Christmas period

  • 5 of 5

Great stay, as usual. We were delighted once again for a few days of quietness in Latitia's lovely cottage.

Spent Christmas in the cottage in the middle of the countryside, went for a walk in the forest and for a coffee in Lyons la Foret.

Woud definitely go there again !

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
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A lovely week in Normandy.

  • 4 of 5

My husband, two teenage daughters and myself, really enjoyed our stay at this lovely, "typically French", cottage. It has a lot of character and is ideally situated for travelling to numerous places of interest. The owner, Laetitia, was extremely helpful in marking out places to visit, on a large map of the area. We arrived at the cottage very late at night, so her welcoming cup of tea, Neufchatel cheese etc were much appreciated. It was lovely to come back to the cottage every evening, to cook a meal, after a day out at some really beautiful places. We even managed a fab day trip to Paris on a very modern double decker, high speed train, from Vernon station.

All in all, a wonderful week away in France.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thnk you Angela and Julian for your review. I was glad you were able to come to the cottage, even though your stay was delayed for a few days. I hope you will be back again next year. Best regards to you all. Monica
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charming, rustic, cosy cottage

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a rural retreat that is still close enough to local points of interest, such as chateaux, gardens, pretty villages, market days, and Rouen, then this place is perfect.

We stayed for 5 days, and as well as appreciating the lovely gardens, took walks in the surrounding countryside and forest, which was right on the doorstep.

Breakfast on the patio, reading on the lawn in the afternoon, or an evening stroll through the delightful garden, relax as you please, in this haven of calm.

Monica was an excellent host, very helpful with tips and suggestions on things to do and places to visit, and thoughtful touches too.

The cottage was cosy and very well equipped, with plenty of hot water, comfortable beds with wi-fi and a plethora of TV channels too.

We were also fortunate to see local wildlife too, red squirrel, deer, birds of prey, butterflies and bees, to name but a few.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dean, Jayne, Verity and Gedeon, I am glad you enjoyed your stay in my cottage. I hope you managed to visit the Jardin de Clères before getting the ferry? The weather is very hot again. Perhaps you will come back again next year. I shall leave th doll's house for the next children. Best regards. Monica
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Snow for Christmas

  • 5 of 5

Always a pleasure to come back to Normandy. It's our fifth stay here near the Forest of Lyons.

My husband and our 2 children came back for Christmas at Laetitia's cottage and as usual, we were very happy with our stay.

We even had snow the day after Christmas : magical !

The owner is very friendly, helpful and generous with her time. The cottage is in a very peaceful and calm setting.

Very good value for money.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
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Christmas and New Year in La Feuillie

  • 5 of 5

Super stay during Chrsitmas and New Year in the very charming cottage of Laetitia.

We once again thank Laetitia and Milan for their welcome with the Xmas tree, cheese and bottle of cider.

The house is very comfortable, and the garden always wonderful.

It is our fourth stay here and we will probably come back again !! Our children were also very excited to spend Xmas there.

Really fell in love with this cottage, the region and also the forest of Lyons where we had lovely walks.

We highly recommend this place for a peaceful and delightful stay in Normandy.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2013
  • Stayed: December 2012
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
La Feuillie
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
70 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Situated in a stunning garden, this pretty 300 year-old cottage has been entirely renovated (2009) ;also ironing board and hair dryer. It is well equipped and very comfortable for four people (80square metres.) There are two bedrooms, one with a double bed and another with two single beds. The kitchen is new with oven four electric rings, oven hob, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is a terrace and barbecue. A beautiful garden.Located 3 km from the village centrewhich is renowned for its church spire (54 metres high): there is a doctor, chemist, post office and tourist office. Local products in the market on Friday mornings.

On Tuesday there is the biggest local market in Gournay-en-Bray (15 km away).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $184.59

Security deposit of 150 euros required on arrival.

Cleaning optional, cleaning lady is 40 euros

Rates: 21 April to 31 December 2013 500 euros

40 euros for cleaning

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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