|Minimum Stay||3 - 5 nights|
La Basserie was built in 1794 and is a Normandy farmhouse. Situated 15 minutes from the west coast of the Cotentin Peninsula about half way between Coutances and the port of Granville. It is comprehensively equipped with a library and has a large log burner and with storage heaters in all rooms. Secluded rural position. All garden furniture. There is a 3 acre field opposite. The area is extremely peaceful and a 5 mile sandy beach at Brehal 20 minutes away.Full wifi broadband
Peter and Dee Cope are retired and have owned the house since 1989 - they loved the peace and quiet of the area and the beautiful countryside, and the wonderful food.
deirdre cope purchased this farmhouse in 1980
Everyone who has stayed at La Basserie appreciated the peace and quiet of this unspoiled countryside, and relaxed pace of life. Also the beautiful beaches unspoilt countryside.
Remember that the house was built in 1784, so it has slate tiles on some of the floor, carpets in the bedrooms, but it is cool in the summer.
20-25 mins drive to the beach (large sandy beaches and sand dunes to choose from). We are also 1 hour from St Michaels Mount.There is also a very good Zoo in the next town, and a large seawater pool in Granville.We are 1 hour away from Bayeaux and D Day beaches.
Nearest airport is Caen and the house is about 2 hours drive from Caen channel port or 2 hours and from Le Havre and Cherbourg. Or From Caen. Fast ferry is from Cherbourg.
Nearest town is the local town of Gavray. There you will find a market twice a week and bank, butchers, bakers, chemists, several restaurants and hotels and a supermarket. There is also an excellent vet.
Gavray is a bustling market town which has many shops, is very pleasant and has some very nice bars and restaurants.
There are many local facilities including pony trekking nearby, tennis courts in village, beautiful town and marina at Granville and Cathedral town of Coutances.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$123|
The house is normally booked Saturday - Saturday but can be booked at other dates by arrangement. Long term lets are available at much reduced costs. A charge of 30 euros will be taken from the deposit if the house is not left clean and tidy.
Winter lets from 650 euros per month plus utilities.
Normally Saturday - Saturday but can be negotiated.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.