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Thierry

Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french

Luxury gite near Deauville, Normandy heated oudoor hot tub - 4 adults 2 children

13 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Bonnebosq Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 main bedrooms with shower en suite, 1 guest room with no bathroom, hot tub

Located in Normandy, in the heart of ' pays d'Auge ' region, 5 minutes from the A13 motorway exit, 15 minutes from Deauville and 20 minutes from Honfleur and 40 minutes from Le Havre and Caen, La Vie de Cocagne is much more than a luxury gite or a holiday rental.

Our outdoor hot tub located on the wooden deck facing the lounge area allows you relaxation moments all through the year.

Built on our property, but far enough away to preserve your intimacy, la Vie de Cocagne has only one goal : becoming your proper home for a week-end, a week or your holidays, without having to manage all the tasks and expenses of a second home.

Probably built in the 18th century, the house is a former half-timbered stable and untill recently a barn for our donkeys and horse. Entirely renovated in 2007, it is now a comfortable cottage, with wide open windows which give on to the surrounding fields.

Wanting to give you the spirit of home, we have decorated with family furniture, Farrow and Ball paints and addedd contemporary interiors, (stainless steel appliances, flat screen television, hifi, wifi), heated outdoor hot tub;

Two main bedrooms with shower en suite, ideal for couple stay, couple with baby or group of friends. Guest room upstairs (no bathroom, toilet only). The house is ideal for a maximum capacity of 4 adults and 2 children or visiting guests.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Thierry (Property Manager)
Member since: 2007
Call Manager
Speaks: english, french

About Thierry

We are working in the events business, owning our own business.

Born and raised in Normandy, we will be pleased to give you all our best addresses and tips to discover our beautiful region.

Thierry purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Thierry chose Calvados

When we bought the property in 2000, we started renovating the main house where we are leaving. There was a barn on the estate which was falling apart. We started renovation in 2006, to turn it into a private guest house. We opened it to travellers in May 2007. The aim was to offer a comfortable secondary house to make our guests feeling at home.

What makes this cottage unique

Very quiet, no major road, surrounded by horses (neighbouring stud farm).

La Vie de Cocagne is regularly shot for Decoration magazines.

Private heated outdoor hot tub.

A feeling of being far from everything but located 15 mns from Deauvile and Trouville, one hour from the dday beaches and all major Normandy sites.

Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

Luxury gite near Deauville, Normandy heated oudoor hot tub - 4 adults 2 children
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
belgium
5

don't miss it

  • 5 of 5

We had a FABULOUS time at la vie de cocagne. It really is as good as it looks. Bravo to the owners for creating such a wonderful property.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks a lot for your kind comment on la Vie de Cocagne...we really appreciate and are happy to see that our goal is met : client's satisfaction ! See you soon with us and thanks for taking a bit of your time to post that generous review !
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5

Great Location !

  • 5 of 5

This was my first trip to France one week in Paris and we ended our last week and Normandy. I must say this cottage was a little piece of heaven, so quiet and tranquil and peaceful. This location was great do to the fact we were able to drive to all of our vacation spots within an hour or so. The small town where the cottages is in gave us everything we needed. I would therefore recommend this cottage to anyone who wants to getaway in the country with all the accommodations just like in the city. I give the cottage the location and the town and excellent rating. And to the owner Thierry, thank you so much for everything you did if I have to go back to Normandy I would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your nice comments related to your stay at la Vie de Cocagne ! We are very touched about your review and were also very happy to share our Normandy with such nice guests ! We hope to see you or your friends soon back here ! with kind regards, Thierry
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Germany, near Stuttgart
5

Auch beim zweiten Mal war alles perfekt!

  • 5 of 5

Wir sind nun schon zum zweiten Mal dort gewesen und wieder war alles bestens. Die Vermieter sind sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit und stehen für Fragen - auch vorab - jederzeit zur Verfügung. Selbst für einen gefüllten Kühlschrank bei Ankunft wird auf Wunsch gesorgt.

Alles in allem haben wir uns rundum wohl gefühlt und können diese Unterkunft wärmstens empfehlen.

Zu meckern gibt's nur, dass unser Urlaub zu kurz war. :-)

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danke sehr ! thanks for your comments...Hope to see you around again, Bis bald ! Mit freundlichen Grussen
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5

beautiful stay

  • 5 of 5

The luxury gite is an old barn which has been really beautifully restored with lots of taste. It is located in a beautiful area, very calm, out in the open, absolutely beautiful.

The gite is well equipped with everything you need.

It was exactely what we had been looking for to get away for a few days from everyday business . The owners are very charming people and the Customer service was good.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely, cosy charming nest

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as described , it was even more than what was expected. Lovely hosts, very welcoming .

I would definitely come back in the winter or the summer.

I already told all my Parisian friends about it.

So much to do around, between Deauville and all the pretty villages , visiting cider producers, butter and cheese farmers, ...

We loved it.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments ! We look forward to seeing you again with us !
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday here. The owners had thought of everything. Really nice but quirky decor in the house - felt really special. Hot tub was lovely. The children loved the animals. Very private position but we knew the owners were close by had we needed them. Can't fault the place, except bit tricky to find at first as 'very' rural.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thanks for your comments on your stay at la Vie de Cocagne...Hope to see you again soon...May I ask what quirky decor means ? first time we have this type of comment...
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Kilometres
Deauville
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bonnebosq
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Ouistreham
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Golf de Saint Julien
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Lisieux/ Deauville
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
La Haie Tondue
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Bonnebosq
Nearest Beach
17 Kilometres
Deauville, Trouville or Cabourg
Car: necessary

Charming holiday rental, comfortable and stylish, in a very relaxing contryside.

Located in the heart of the most beautiful area of the Calvados called the Pays d'Auge, close to Deauville, with outdoor heated hot tub.

Ideal for couples ou group of friends and animal lovers.

MAXIMUM CAPACITY : 4 adults and 2 children or visiting guests.

Golf: Deauville (3 golf courses), Saint Julien (near Deauville)

websites : www.laviedecocagne.com, www.charmingnormandygite.com, https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Vie-de-Cocagne/249015118484281

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Rates & Availability

Bonnebosq Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid Season
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$449
$1,908
 
 
low season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 16 2016
2 night minimum stay
$393
From
$393
Fri,Sat
$1,347
 
 
Christmas
Dec 17 2016 - Dec 24 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,908
 
 
New Year
Dec 25 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,469
 
 
Low Season
Jan 5 2017 - Mar 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$281
From
$449
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,459
 
 
Middle season
Mar 25 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$337
From
$561
Fri,Sat
$2,020
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,581
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$449
$1,459
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $1,122
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 10 years.

The above rates are for the entire year except holidays and bank holidays (please see our Web site www.laviedecocagne.com or www.charmingnormandygite.com).
Some promotions apply on some period (see our website)
Safety deposit : 1000 euros required on booking (not cashed)
Bed linens, towels, bathrobes are included as well as basics such as oil, vinegar, sugar, toilet paper......

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Amenities

Bonnebosq Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The chocolate room - 1 queen , shower bathroom en suite
    The Green room - 1 queen , Shower bathroom en suite
    The Guest room - 2 twin/ single , No bathroom
  • - Two bedrooms on the ground floor with bathroom en suite (shower) - House setting makes it ideal for 2 to 4 guests with maximum 2 kids - One children or guest room upstairs : twin beds - possible king size bed on request - no private bathroom upstairs : toilet and lavabo
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Cook, cleaning service, organization and exploring available upon request.

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