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Anne-Sophie VERGER

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french

Old press, Chemin Bois de La Thillaye, MESNIL MAUGER

20 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

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Le Mesnil-Mauger Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage for 4 people, possibility 6 people.

Rent house for 4-6 people, old press timbered in the heart of the Pays d'Auge;

Old mountain house typical of the Auge, wooded garden of 1500m² with views of the countryside, not overlooked, quiet and tranquility assured.

Located in the middle of several sites to visit, close to several beautiful little villages augerons,

for example 15 minutes of Lisieux and St. stone Dives

30 minutes from the beaches of Normandy, the cities of Caen and Falaise to go Suisse Normande

1h00 from the landing beaches, Bayeux, ........

and 1h30 from Mont Saint Michel or Etretat Cliffs

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anne-Sophie VERGER (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french


based on 20 traveler reviews

Old press, Chemin Bois de La Thillaye, MESNIL MAUGER
average rating of 4.5 based on 20 reviews
Belmont, California

Amazing cottage, super quiet

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is super cute. We were 5 (4 adults and a 7 year old) and did use the sleeper sofa in the living room. We were welcomed by our host with a fresh apple pie and she is very helpful. Even got me to practice my rusty french... A couple of notes, the upstairs is not open, so all rooms are downstairs. The outside sitting area is lovely and you get to enjoy the cows coming into the pasture. So cool. As you are in the country, in a cottage of a few hundred years old, you will get stone floors, creaky windows but it was nice and clean. The kitchen is small, but has all you need. Note that the nearest bakery and butcher are 5 km or so away. The little town closest has no stores. We'd definitely recommend the Old Press!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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United Kingdom

Authentic, unspoilt and charming old cider press

  • 4 of 5

Anne- Sophie made us feel very welcome at Le Pressoir with a delicious tarte aux pommes, home made cider and fresh flowers. Le Pressoir is a charming and authentic old cider press in the pretty half-timbered style of the region, le Pays D'Auge. We had a thoroughly enjoyable and relaxing stay here. You don't need to do much if you don't want - for us just shopping in the pretty village of St Julien le Faucon, lighting a fire in the magnificent fireplace (logs provided) and relaxing to our own tune after staying in b&bs was pleasurable in itself. The weather was unusually warm (hot even) for late September so we ate breakfast in the garden which was really lovely - well-kept and very large. We poodled around locally, car roof down, enjoying the countryside and following the Calvados and cider route. We did some sightseeing, visiting a local chateau at Crevecour and also drove to see the famous Pegasus Bridge, just north of Caen, which is really worth a visit. Autumn, when all the apples are out in the orchards was a great time to stay and Spring when the apple blossom is out would also be stunning. I would recommend this lovely, authentic old Pressoir - if you want power showers and wall to wall fitted carpets look elsewhere - but if you would enjoy a stay in an old unspoilt house in rural Normandy this is the real deal.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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United Kingdom

Rustic charm in beautiful Calvados

  • 4 of 5

Ann-Sophie is lovely and welcomed us to her pretty old colombage deep in the Norman countryside with a home made tarte aux pommes, cider and fresh flowers. We found it so relaxing staying there, shopping in the unspoilt local villages, lighting a fire in the magnificent fireplace and just relaxing to our own tune after staying in a b&b. The weather was so warm (hot even) in late September that we ate breakfast and relaxed in the fabulous garden - it is really large, with a lovely outlook and great sunsets. Just writing this makes me want to go back..... We were only there a few days at the end of a European tour so we poodled around locally, following the Calvados and cider route which takes you to nice villages, picturesque farms and you get to try the local brew - French cider is so delicious! We also visited a local chateau at Crevecour which was fascinating on half timbered houses with cob walls - learnt all about them! We also went to Pegasus Bridge which was really worth a visit. Autumn, when all the apples were out in the orchard turned out to be a great time to go, I would imagine Spring with the blossom would also be stunning. I would recommend this lovely, authentic old house which is very simply furnished unless you want power showers and fitted carpets, in which case look elsewhere, this is the real deal.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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Danville, NH

A little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Anne-Sophie was the perfect hostess! We arrived at the cottage and opened the door to the most perfect setting. An inviting fire in the fireplace, beautiful white and red roses in a vase on the table and a homemade apple tart with cider on the dining table. At first we thought we were far removed from things but soon found out that this was the best part of our trip. It was the best sleep that we had in France and we wished that we could have stayed longer. I almost felt like I was living back in time and never wanted to leave.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Owner's Response: After reading your review, I have the tight throat(breast) and I am very moved. I do not know how to express you my gratitude. I am glad ( delighted ) that you enjoyed ( appreciated ) the quiet of our holiday cottage(shelter) and the multitude of activity proposed in our department Calvados. Sincerely thanks, very kinds regards, Anne-Sophie
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Un moment de bonheur

  • 5 of 5

Magnifique petite maison, pleine de charme, calme et tranquillité, il y fait très bon vivre. Une magnifique cheminée et une pièce à vivre très agréable. Le jardin est spacieux et parfaitement entretenu. Un accueil vraiment chaleureux par la propriétaire : cheminée allumée, bouquet de fleurs sur la table, une belle tarte normande. Nous avons été ravis de notre séjour, de plus la région est magnifique et la proximité de la mer est un plus. Nous reviendrons c'est certain.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Un moment de bonheur !

  • 5 of 5

Une petite maison très confortable et chaleureuse, un accueil des plus sympathiques ( bouquet de roses, tarte normande excellente et cidre délicieux !). Nous avons passé des vacances merveilleuses et recommandons vivement cet endroit. Nous y retournerons avec grand plaisir.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
45 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres

Situated in the countryside between Lisieux and Crévecoeur en Auge,

15 minutes from Lisieux and 30 minutes from the beaches of Normandy (Deauville, Cabourg, Honfleur, ...).

1h30 from Mont St Michel and the cliffs of Etretat, 35 minutes from the city of Caen and Falaise.

to 1:00 about the landing beaches (eg Arromanche)

Many opportunities for hiking, bikes, walks in the forest around (wood Lécaude to - 4 kms, 'greenway' old railway line transformed into bike path - 2 kms ...).

A visit many beautiful little augerons villages nearby:

Crévecoeur en Auge, St. Julien le Faucon, Grandchamp Château Le Mesnil Mauger (to - 5 kms) but also:

Beuvron en Auge, flower village, capital of the Pays d'Auge.

Cambremer AOC local produce, cider road to see the Garden of Angels.

Saint Pierre sur Dives and legendary market on Monday morning ..

for children; to see the zoo CERZA, Festiland, tree climbing and other


Rates & Availability

Le Mesnil-Mauger Cottage Rental Rates

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Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $224

Le tarif week-end pour 3 nuits du vendredi 16h00 au lundi matin 10h00 est de 340€

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Le Mesnil-Mauger Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 80 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 bedrooms: 1 bedroom called for adults with 1 bed 2 people 140 cm and a single wardrobe. 1 other room said for children with 2 beds 1 person of 90 cm and a closet with wardrobe and various storage. bed linen is provided, beds made before arrival. cot available
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing

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