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7 En-suite Bedroom House & Gardens - Historic Normandy Gite 15 Adults + Children

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms7
Half Baths1
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedrooms (6 En-suite Bathrooms + 2 additional) Normandy Self Catering Rental

L'Orangerie was built in 1703, originally part of the local historically important chateau and 8th Century Priory. It is a stunning base from which to experience the best that Normandy and the Suisse Normande has to offer.

The house is over 350sq metres of living space. The huge 80sq metre+ sitting room, and separate sitting room make it possible for everyone to sit together, or apart and have personal space. The dining room has ample space for everyone to eat together in the same room. The 7 large bedrooms and 7 bathrooms (6 en-suite) give you the privacy of a hotel room, with the advantage of your own house and gardens.

The formal garden is always colourful, with a large adjacent garden for ball games.

Visit William The Conquerer's birthplace and the Bayeux Tapestry; Operation Overlord and the D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches & museums. Take one of the many local walks, or relax and make the most of the extremely well equipped house, its gardens and enjoy a leisurely evening meal at L'Orangerie or a local restaurant

ACCOMMODATION - You have exclusive use of our impressive (historically important) large, quality furnished, house and gardens. Downstairs the ceiling height is 5 metres, and upstairs, the spacious bedrooms and corridor have been designed to show the original beams, dating back to 1703. Six of the seven bedrooms have been equpped with en-suite facilities : 5 upstairs and 2 ground floor bedrooms. The seventh bedroom (with 3 single beds) has its own dedicated separate bathroom.

We have tried to provide everything you could possibly need during your stay. There is ample crockery, cutlery and glassware, plus plenty of big cooking pans, and serving dishes - we understand what is needed for a large group. We have two large fridge/freezers - so plenty of room for all your food and drinks.

MEALS - We can organise extremely reasonably priced fully catered (and cleared) 4 course evening meals - all with a local flavour, You can sit back, relax, and enjoy the evening with friends and family.

Why choose us and L'Orangerie for your holiday? We go out of our way to make your holiday memorable for all the right reasons. We have many guests who have made repeat bookings, and recommended us to friends and family. Our very positive feedback is highly gratifying, and guests always tell us that the pictures do not fully convey the size and the impressiveness of the house and location (I keep trying).

We have a background of working at senior levels in large multi-national organisations, including working in France, Belgium and The Netherlands. We are widely travelled, and we understand the importance of delivering a top quality product and service, for a good value price. We always seek to exceed your expectations in all we do, because we want you to leave happy that you chose us and L'Orangerie for your holiday (we know it is a big decision).

We are in our early 50s, and we live in an adjacent 3 bedroom cottage - if you need anything we are available at any time, but we also understand you will want privacy to enjoy the property and its pretty gardens.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS : Of major significance to this area are the close ties with William the Conquerer, plus the D-Day Normandy Landings during WW2.

There are a number of tourist routes to follow - the DD Landings routes; the cheese routes; the cidre routes; the granite routes. All of these pick up themes pertinent to the history and traditions in this area. Visit important Chateaux, Cathedrals and Historic Ports.

Closeby is the Roches d'Oetre - a geological site that has been developed to include a tourist centre and starting point for many fabulous walking and cycling routes (we are close to the GR 36); mountain biking; horse riding, fishing and kayaking. The region was declared a 'site-naturel' by the French Government in 2011. This exclusive status recognises that the surrounding countryside contains an important and rare mix of wildlife and plantlife, which is now protected by law from any development that may threaten its character.

We have a mixture of great local restaurants and bistros. Local markets are definitely worth a visit. After more than 25 years in the area, we still find something new to do and explore all the time. The house has a wealth of tourist information and brochures about the various activities available in the region, and we are always happy to work with you before or during your stay, to help you maximise your time in Normandy.

Further afield is Paris and Disneyland, Honfleur, Versailles, Monet's Gardens at Giverney, the Mont St. Michel and the Loire Valley.

More Details

Owner
Jeanette & Andrew Heydn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Jeanette & Andrew Heydn

Andrew and I are in our mid 50s. We both had hectic and successful City careers, working in an international business environment, but decided that after 30 years we would abandon all the commuting and meetings, to develop our property in the Suisse Normande, and do something completely different. Many of our guest comment that we really are living the dream.

We have a passion for doing things very well, and truly are happy to read the wonderful guest feedback, telling us that we are getting it right. We strive to continue to improve what we do, always seeking and listening to guest feedback. Our biggest gratification is when guests return themselves, and when they recommend us to family and friends.

It sounds like a cliché, but a large group in 2012, celebrating a 50th birthday with friends here, said that they were surprised and relieved that we delivered on all the things we said we would prior to their arrival. It seemed obvious to us, but apparently for some, it has not always been their experience. We believe that guests put a lot of trust in us delivering on all the things we promise, and we really do strive to do everything we say, and more wherever possible. Providing the background for a special family celebration, or a large group holiday is a big responsibility, which we fully recognise.

Jeanette & Andrew Heydn purchased this house in 2004

Why Jeanette & Andrew Heydn chose Orne

We chose La Forêt Auvray as we know the region and what it has to offer very well. We have had another house locally - just 5 kilometres away for more than 20 years. When we decided to purchase something larger, we looked all over France, but came back to the Suisse Normande.

We know there is plenty to do - something for everyone, of all ages and tastes. We ourselves still discover new things all the time. Normandy is a truly diverse region.

Some visitors say it is like stepping back in time - there is a more relaxed pace of life for sure, and the completely unspoilt surroundings allow wildlife to flourish. In 2010 this region (The Suisse Normande) was declared to be a 'Site Naturel' by the French Government - effectively recognising and preserving its character, wildlife and wonderful hedgerows, rolling fields and forests.

Closeby, we have a wealth of pretty small villages to visit - sitting by the river Orne at Pont d'Ouilly on a Sunday afternoon in the summer, listening to the music from the local 'Tea-Dance' known as a Guingette, is a simple but delightful pleasure.

Slightly further away (about 14 kilometres) is the lovely town of Falaise - birthplace of William The Conquerer. The chateau has been fully restored, and is a greatly impressive historic visit.

All around you will see monuments to those who lost their lives in WW2, particularly during the D-Day Landings. All nationalities are remembered with great respect.

What makes this house unique

The Orangerie firstly appealed to us firstly because it is situated in a fabulous position, with truly magnificent views. Sometimes we almost have to pinch ourselves to realise that we really do wake up here of a morning. It is such a pleasure for us.

Secondly it is a building that is hugely spacious and private. We looked at many large letting complexes, but this was the only one we saw that was big enough to have a large group all sit together INSIDE for meals and evening chats. This is not usually the case for smaller groups of properties. Even the best of friends and family may become tense if squashed together for long enough, so our large bedrooms, private bathrooms, and a total of 100sq metres of lounge area are really different from other properties.

Atmosphere is also important. As we spent time in the property, we quickly understood that it has a really good, welcoming feel about the building - I call it 'happy bricks' but Andrew says that I am a bit whacky like that.

Owning an historic property is a responsibility and a great joy. Planning permission from the Historic Monuments Board to undertake the conversion work was a challenge, but well worth it. Upstairs in the West bedroom, you can see gothic carvings in the window sills - from where they built the property using bits of the old 8th century priory next door. The exposed roof beams tell the story of the building's new roof design, added over 150 years ago when the house was a Nunnery.

What we love the most is the wildlife - watching the birds in the garden is fantastic - at ground level there are the blue tits, yellow tits, great tits, nuthatches, woodpeckers etc. Look up in the sky and you will always see a kestrel, red kite, or buzzard making the most of the thermals from the hillside. The red squirrels and pine martens have quickly discovered the peanut supply, and the night chorus from the owls is what I miss the most when we are elsewhere.

Amenities

La Forêt-Auvray House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15 ...
  • Max. adults: 15
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Guests must not enter the neighbouring chateau - it is privately owned.
  • Football and other ball games must be played in our designated field next to the house (with large goals), this is to avoid destruction of the plants
  • All garden games, bikes and garden cushions to be put away of a night, or if it rains.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , Ground Floor en-suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Ground Floor en-suite
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , First Floor separate room (spacious and ideal for kids)
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , First Floor en-suite
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , First Floor en-suite
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower , First Floor en-suite
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower , First Floor en-suite
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , Ground Floor cloakroom
  • The bathrooms at L'Orangery are all spacious (some indeed are huge). We supply bath mats and shower mats, plus a supply of shower towels for all bathrooms. All bathrooms have an electric heated towel rail, a supply of hand wash for the sink and at least one toilet roll. All rooms have a stand for accessories etc. and a mirror. The thing our guests comment is that they really value the privacy of having so many en-suite facilities - giving them the feel of having a private hotel room, in a gite, which is not easy to find. There is a potty and a plastic baby bath available in the children's bathroom. Shower and hand towels are included in the price.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 double , 1st Floor & En-suite
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double , 1 baby crib , First Floor & En-suite
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , First Floor & En-suite
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , First Floor & En-suite
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single , First Floor & Dedicated Separate Bathroom
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Ground Floor & En-suite
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , Ground Floor & En-suite
  • We have a total of 8 double beds, 4 singles & 4 z-beds - 24 possible sleeping combinations. Spacious en-suites, except for the triple single bedroom, which is set up targeting younger children, although they are a standard adult sized single bed - this room has a large separate dedicated bathroom (we were told children and water alone at night sometimes is not wise). Each room has a radiator - either electric or oil, depending on upstairs or downstairs. All bedding is immaculate, mattresses and pillows are protected. We supply all the top quality Dorma linen for the beds. Each of the very large rooms has bedside cabinets and reading lights, wardrobes, chest of drawers and a mirror. Some have ottomans. We have a double sofa bed in the main sitting room downstairs. The cot is upstairs on the landing and is easily located to any room (they are all plenty big enough to take a cot - or indeed several if you bring travel cots with you as a large group with several babies)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 10 bicycles
  • 20 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Large groups need a lot of space. All rooms at L'Orangery are big and airy, with comfortable seating for all. The kitchen has everything you need for a large group - big pots and pans, plenty of cooking space, with two large fridge/freezers. We have 2 high chairs, plates and cups for very young children, and for all, a good selection of games and toys for indoors and out. Our guests' children love to play on the complimentary bikes, or in the CLUBHOUSE - a small building at the end of the garden, parents know their children are safe in the enclosed garden - their own special place. Our adjacent field is perfect for ball games. We have 2 large BBQs and ample garden seating. We have a large library of books and some DVDs for all ages. Electric; water; gas;towels and wood for the log burner are included in the price - no nasty additional bill shocks at the end of your stay. The oil heating is run as necessary between October and April (£25 per day charge outside this period).

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5

The property was ideal for our stay. This was an excellent Car Club base for Seven couple.

  • 5 of 5

A Big thank you to Jeanette and Andrew for their help and hospitality before and during our stay.

This was one of the best accommodations we have used in the many years we have driven in France. A remote location which gave us ample opportunity to drive many routes to the coast and villages within easy reach but still within 10mile of a large town and supermarket.

The accommodation is comfortable, clean and spacious providing ample space and excellent kitchen to produce your exquisite meals.

We all enjoyed our stay and would be more than happy return for a further stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank this Car Club for having chosen L'Orangerie, and having taken the time to write such a great review. The Suisse Normande is a fabulous location for exploring by car, motorbike (or cycle - if you are fit enough for the hills!). It was a delight to see all the wonderful cars lined up at the bottom of the garden - they certainly turned heads as they toured around. We very much hope to be able to welcome this super group back. It was a delight to have them stay and enjoy everything that L'Orangerie has to offer.
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5

Easter break

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time in this fantastic property! There were 16 of us (3 families) and we couldn't have been made more welcome. Nothing was to much for Jeanette and Andrew! The house was lovely and warm when we arrived with a roaring fire going in the sitting room. Nearly all of the rooms have en-suites which was such a blessing and the heated towel rails were an extra bonus. The grounds are fantastic and the house is well equipped for out door activities: even bicycles were provided!

Jeanette and Andrew cooked us all a meal worthy of a top restaurant, and they arranged for a fantastic treasure hunt in the grounds for the 2 children in our group.

We wholeheartedly recommend this house to anyone who wants to have a fantastic time in a larger group. The kitchen is well equipped and there is lots to do in the house for those days when the weather isn't as nice as we would like it to be!

We are hoping to return next year!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very pleased that this delightful family had a great Easter break at L'Orangerie, and that they are seriously considering returning next year. It is always gratifying to know that our guests are happy, and it makes all our efforts worthwhile. Our 2017 season is off to an excellent start, and we aim to continue to please. We thank this kind lady for taking the time to leave such a detailed and complimentary review.
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5

Fantastique séjour en Suisse Normande

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un magnifique séjour à l'Orangerie. Bien sûr la météo a été généreuse et a joué pour une part non négligeable mais nous ne pouvons minimaliser la part de Jeanette et Andrew dans cette réussite. Dès le départ ils ont été disponibles pour satisfaire le moindre de nos désirs, tout en restant extrêmement discrets. La moindre question trouvait sa réponse, tout problème avait une solution rapide. Tout a été conforme au descriptif, l'accueil a été plus que convivial, nous ne pouvons que recommander ce havre de paix au milieu de la campagne normande. Un excellent rapport qualité-prix pour découvrir la région (plages du débarquement, Mont St Michel, Cherbourg, Deauville, Etretat...), notre groupe de 12 personnes a trouvé son bonheur à l'Orangerie et nous ne pouvons que vous la conseiller !

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow - quelle excellente façon de commencer notre année 2017. Nous avons vraiment apprécié rencontrer ce charmant groupe d'invités de Belgique, et j'espère les revoir. Nous sommes reconnaissants pour leurs commentaires complémentaires sur L'Orangerie (et à propos de nous). Oui, le temps était incroyablement chaud pour la fin de mars, mais je pense qu'ils auraient passé un bon moment, peu importe la météo. En un week-end, ils ont pu visiter de nombreuses destinations de liste de souhaits à partir d'ici et avoir une belle promenade locale. Nous les remercions d'avoir pris le temps de décrire leur séjour, et nous l'apprécions vraiment. English Translation: We had a wonderful stay at the Orangerie. Of course the weather was generous and played a significant part but we can not minimize the share of Jeanette and Andrew in this success. From the beginning they were available to satisfy the least of our desires, while remaining extremely discreet. The smallest question found its answer, any problem had a quick solution. Everything was in conformity with the description, the reception was more than convivial, we can only recommend this haven of peace in the middle of the Norman countryside. An excellent value for money location to discover the region (landing beaches, Mont St Michel, Cherbourg, Deauville, Etretat ...), our group of 12 people has found its happiness in the Orangerie and we can only advise you !
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5

The property was excellent and met all our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

It was clean, spacious and had all the facilities and more as described internally and externally for us to have an excellent holiday. Badminton area in the beautiful grounds was used by our younger members whilst grandparents watched on the sun beds in the quiet tranquil valley. We had many trips out to Normandy landing museums and sites but always looked forward to returning in the evenings to this tranquil property. We also visited Arramanches beach and many of the local villages and experienced the tea dance by the river. Our party ranged from 6 years to 70 years and one week was not enough for us to explore all the areas we would have liked to visit. We were very well looked after for the week with helpful advice and information and would certainly recommend this to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so very pleased to read this review. It is always gratifying to see that our guests have had a great holiday. We work had to try and get everything right, so that on arrival and during their stay, guests feel well supported, and are very happy with the decision to spend their holiday at our property. These kind words from our latest guests are greatly appreciated, and we hope to be able to welcome them again in the future.
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Perfect place for a holiday with family or friends

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to L'Orangerie as a group of 14. It is a wonderful, peaceful and beautiful place and the description does not do it justice. Plenty of space, wonderful hospitality from our very generous hosts, Andrew and Jeanette for whom nothing is too much trouble. Comfortable and very clean with a fantastically well equipped kitchen for those of us who love to cook. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to welcome this super group back to l'Orangerie. It is always a compliment to have return guests and to read that they are again planning to come back and stay is very gratifying.
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L'Orangerie did not disappoint us in any way at all!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, together with our friends (three other couples), spent a great week at l'Orangerie in June 2016. We have been making a similar trip to Normandy for several of the past 10 years, staying in hotels or most recently hiring a large house and catering for ourselves. We all agreed that i'Orangerie was the best house we had ever rented, not just because it was the biggest ( although having a choice of en-suite bedrooms was a bonus), but we found that everything promised in the property description was there. Plus some unexpected little extras which made us feel very welcome.

All the rooms in the house are very spacious, especially the huge lounge with a wood burning stove, which we made good use of on the couple of wet days that we had. The owners, Andrew and Jeanette, are very welcoming and took care to make our stay as enjoyable as possible. It happened to be my 70th birthday while we were there and the owners arranged and served an excellent celebratory dinner for us which definitely made my birthday one to remember!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We cannot say how pleased we are with this review. These lovely guests had the wettest week in June in our memory of 25 years in Normandy (it was the same in England) and we are so happy that the house, gardens, and our birthday meal made their holiday a thoroughly enjoyable one. One of the ladies commented to us that it was the first time that the property had lived up to the pictures and the description, and it is reassuring for us and our guests to read this. Again, one of the advantages of L'Orangerie is the internal space for everyone to be together, and I recall a few bbqs under cover in the gardens. After 10 years of letting, we strive hard and invest each year to maintain our high standards of proving excellent facilities and a high standard of cleanliness - it is gratifying to have it reflected in this and our other reviews. We are really do appreciate the time these kind guests have spent to write this glowing review, and we very much hope we will be on their short-list for future celebration holidays together. Best wishes and many thanks from Jeanette & Andrew. X
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Caen Carpiquet
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
La Foret Auvray
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Ouistream
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Clecy
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Briouze
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
A13 - Caen exit
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
La Foret Auvray
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Ouistream
Car: necessary

We are in the SUISSE NORMANDE - famous for its pretty woods, rolling verdant landscapes, mature trees and varied abundant wildlife. Badgers; red-kites; kestrels; buzzards; pine martens; red squirrels; owls all visit our gardens.

Many pretty walks are possible from our property - if you don't want to see a car for hours, we can point you in the right direction, behind the chateau along the riverside, and then wind your way gently up the forest behind us, coming back via another pretty forest path. As an alternative, you could go up to La Foret Auvray, via 'Spooky Alley' - a tree lined old road, that is not only open to vehicles in one direction (there is now a new road that meanders up to the village).

For spectacular views, an informative visitor centre, more stunning walking routes, and also a 'Go Ape' high wire activity centre in the pine trees, the Roches d'Oetre is less than 2 kilometres away (go by complimentary bike from L'Orangerie).

Visit nearby Falaise Castle, birthplace of William The Conquerer; Bayeux and the tapestry and all the World War 2 D-Day Normandy Landing Beaches and museums. Stroll along Gold, Omaha, Sword, Juno and Utah beaches, Point du Hoc, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Pegasus Bridge, Monet's Gardens, Le Mont St. Michel. There are so many visitor destinations and historic trails to follow all around this area. Paris is easily accessible for the day - even Disneyland.

Alternatively we intersect the Grand Randonnee GR 36 famous rambers footpath. Follow our detailed walking maps - have a guided walk with Andrew - take out one of our many bikes.

Other Activities: Canoeing; Velo-Rail; rock-climbing; Spa treatments

Golf: There are a number of Golf courses in the region. In particular, our guests like to play at the course at Clecy, which is about 15 kilometres away from L'Orangerie, but is hilly. Bagnoles de l'Orne and Flers are also reasonably local. Caen Sequeville is 30 kilometres (but a fast direct route, so accessible in 30 minutes).

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Additional Guest Fee $12.87 per person per night

Sterling or Euro equivalent. We also take credit card payments via the HomeAway on-line payment facility. A 25% deposit per week to book, and at the time of paying the balance (by not later than 60 days prior to arrival) , we also request a separate £250 cheque by way of damage deposit. £25 per day extra for oil heating May to September (no charge Oct to April inc).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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