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Pretty Comfortable Cottage in Tranquil Setting

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Lonlay-l'Abbaye Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage near Lonlay L'Abbaye, Orne, Normandy, - Views over Countryside and Close to Pretty Village and Amenities

La Petite Maison De Pommier is a traditional stone cottage with exposed beams, wooden floors and large fireplace. It has been sympathetically modernised to provide comfortable accommodation yet retain the character of the building. There is a large south facing patio area with outside furniture and Bar-B-Q leading onto a large garden. The property is in a small hamlet of 5 properties and is at the end of a lane with uninterrupted views across the countryside. An ideal position to explore the many places of interest or just relax and watch the wildlife and local buzzards.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Cathy Cooper
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 8, 2016



Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Perfectly situated for walking and cycling holidays.


To the west are the beaches at the Baie Du Mont St Michel upto Granville which are about 1 - 1.5 hours drive. Sheltered beaches with shallow water.

To the north are the Landing Beaches from Grandcamp-Maisy along to Ouistreham which are about 1 - 1.5 hours drive. This coastline is more rugged with long stretches of beach and surf.


Distance to ferry ports;

St Malo, Cherbourg and Caen 1.5 hours - Brittany Ferries

Le Harvre 2 hours - Brittany Ferries and LD Lines

Dieppe 2.5 hours - LD Lines

Calais 4 hours - P & O, DFDS, Norfolk Line, Stena Line

Eurotunnel 4 hours

Excellent road network from all ports

Airport at Dinard 2 hours


Lonlay L'Abbaye 2.5 miles, pretty village with ancient Abbey and local bakers, butchers, bar, restaurant and mini-mart.

Flers and Domfront 8 and 6, miles both offering larger supermarkets and weekly markets. Bagnoles De L'Orne 15 miles, a beautiful spa town with casino and outdoor swimming pool. Mont St Michel about an hours drive.

Further Details:

The property is near one of the National Parks and there are plenty of walks and cycle routes to discover. The lakes at Larchamp, 2 miles, and Champsecret, 10 miles, offer fishing chargeable at half day or full day rates.

Fosse Arthur, 5 miles, has rock climbing and horse riding as well as forest walks, fishing and cycling. Torchamp, 8 miles, and Clecy, 25 miles, are the places to go for kayaking and other water activities. For something different, try the velo rails at Bagnoles De L'Orne 15 miles, Pont Erambourg20 miles and St Loup-du-Gast-25 miles, great fun for all cycling on a railway line on specially adapted bikes for 4! The leisure lake at Ambrieres les Vallees offers kayaking, tennis, walks, cycling, adventure playground, mini golf and an outdoor pool - perfect place for a picnic and day out. If you're not scared of heights, try the tree walks at Bagnoles De L'Ornes 15 miles and St Leonard des Bois 30 miles, an elevated tree top path through the woods (harness and helmets provided!) For any motorsport fan, the cottage is 1.5 hour drive from Le Mans. If the racing isn't on the motor museum is well worth a look and the city is great for shopping and eating. Within 1 to 1.5 hours drive, the many Normandy Landing Beaches, museums and War Cemetries can be reached.

Bayeaux and Mont St Michel are each within 1 hours drive and worth a vist.

Locally, there are alot of town markets to visit offering locally grown produce, cheeses, fish, meats and hot food takeaways - we like St Hilaire du Harcourt about 25 miles from the cottage held each Wednesday morning. There are plenty of bars serving excellent "plat de jours" in the local area and good restaurants for something a bit special. If you like castles/chateaux there are plenty in the local area - Bagnoles ad Lassay le Chateau - and further afield at Falaise and Fougere are also worth a a visit.


Rates & Availability

Lonlay-l'Abbaye Cottage Rental Rates

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $183

Notes on Prices:
Summer and Autumn prices quoted are based on up to 6 guests.

"My Standard Rate" of £350 per week is the discounted cost for 2 guests renting the cottage

Contact the owner by telephone or email to confirm availability.

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 50% of the rental cost your confirms your booking AND a security deposit is also required of £150 which will serve as a bond against damages and/or excessive cleaning charge. The balance of the rental cost is payable in sterling 30 days before commencement of the rental period.
On departure, our local representative will check the property and advise us in order that we can refund the bond.

Changeover day is Saturday however, where possible, we will try to be flexible to accommodate your requests.
Arrival time is after 4pm and departure time before 11am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Lonlay-l'Abbaye Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , located on the ground floor of the cottage
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower , located on the first floor of the cottage.
  • Please note that towels ARE NOT provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , clothes storage/hanging space -quilts/pillows/linen provided
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib , clothes storage/hanging space -quilts/pillows/linen provided
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , clothes storage/hanging space- quilts/pillows/linen provided
  • Description- of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 6 plus cot in 3 bedrooms Cot available is a travel cot PLEASE NOTE there is no bedding for this and clients are requested to bring their own please. All bedrooms are south facing with uninterrupted views of the countryside.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes on accommodation: Guests are expected to leave the property in a clean and tidy condition - all cleaning products are provided. Please see "Booking Notes" in Prices & Availability tab re security deposit which serves as a bond against damage and/or excessive cleaning charge.

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