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Spacious Cottage Sleeps 5, With Well Equipped Games Room And Sunny Garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage in Sourdeval-les-Bois, Nr. Gavray, Manche, Normandy, France - Peaceful Rural Setting, A Short Drive To All Amenities And 35 Minutes From Safe Sandy Beaches

Perfect family holiday home with plenty of space.

Located on the side of a beautiful granite hill, on a quite road, a spacious, well appointed attractive stone cottage, previously served as the village forge, surrounded by beautiful countryside within 20 minutes of the coast.

Large kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, large double oven with induction hob, fridge with icebox; slow cooker, stick blender and every utensil you would need!

Space to hang coats and shoes

Leading to the dual aspect lounge/diner with plenty of comfortable seating, games, books, dining table and chairs plus a TV with DVD player; Nintendo Wii and Xbox 360 with games for the guests to use.

Satellite TV with the main UK channels including BBC, ITV, BBC and Channels 4 & 5, plus some additional free to air satellite channels.

For the winter there is an extremely efficient log burner and logs supplied.

Wifi is available throughout the property.

Large, bright downstairs WC and shower room with plenty of space.

Steep open aspect stairs from the lounge/diner lead to first floor landing:

Bedroom 1: Large well lit kingsize bed with wardrobe and drawers; additional shelves, radio alarm clock, with seating for two with an occasional table and a table underneath beautiful large velux window.

Bedroom 2: Bright and airy large triple bedroom with a Double bed with bedside tables, plenty of hanging space and storage with radio alarm clock as well as a single bed, additional settee for comfort.

Patio doors leading from the lounge/diner to a south facing patio with garden furniture, barbeque, trampoline and plenty of outdoor games including boule and outdoor jenga;

The garden has is laid to lawn with summer flowers and some herbs and strawberry plants; surrounded by hedges and gated access from the road to the driveway

Parking for two cars in a fully enclosed garden and driveway which is completely safe for all; just two steps lead down from the drive to the patio.

Games room: This is a great space for the whole family; including a pool table, darts board, full size table tennis table and table football. Great at the end of a long day or If you fancy staying at home for the day.

Within easy reach of Mont St Michel; The Normandy Beaches, Granville and many local attractions including the Normandy Luge, Festyland and recently passed by the Tour de France with excellent walking and cycling routes locally.

More Details

Jaime & Lisa Cartwright
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
February 10, 2018


Sourdeval-les-Bois Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom one with a king size bed and room for a cot (travel cot available), bedroom two has one double bed and a single bed.
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • tennis
Outside: The outside consisits of a gated driveway with parking for two cars. A few steps down to the patio which leads to the kitchen door. Mainly laid to lawn, with the use of a charcoal barbeque and patio table and chairs. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and tea towels included. Personal towels can be added if requested. Other: Well equipped games room with table tennis, darts, pool table and small table football.


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Spacious Cottage Sleeps 5, With Well Equipped Games Room And Sunny Garden
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Welcoming cottage in wonderful location

  • 4 of 5

The location is perfect if you want to stay in a peaceful environment far from chaos but close to Mont Saint Michel and the coast around Granville.

The house is nice, maybe needs some restore especially the bathroom, but well equipped and comfortable.

We had a great time there!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Gite in Normandy

  • 5 of 5

This lovely Gite is superbly located for exploring Normandy and Brittany. It is really well equipped for families with children and the games room is fantastic with pool, table tennis and darts all available.

It is within easy reach of the Normandy beaches, the seaside town of Granville and the fantastic Mont St Michel.

The local towns have some great patisseries and local produce restaurants.

The Gite is well equipped with all you need for a great family holiday.

It also makes a great base for a cycling holiday with lovely scenery, quiet roads and some testing climbs!

The service from the owners before our stay was really friendly with lots of advice on local amenities and the purple folder on site gives you lots of information on local shops and restaurants and things to do.

We had a fantastic time and will definitely be returning in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely family holiday

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week's family holiday in Normandy at The Old Forge, La Chevallerie, Sourdeval-les-Bois. A small gite, but had everything we needed. Lovely quiet location, well-placed for visiting various sights (from the very busy Mont Saint Michel to the peaceful quiet of Abbaye de Hambye).

The games room would be great for older kids, but our young two just loved the trampoline in the garden.

The weather was fabulous, and we ate breakfast on the patio every day!

The only really tiny nitpick (which might by now already have been addressed!) would be for a more comfy sofa to lounge on in the evenings.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Brehal is the nerest beach, but Granville is an easy drive too.


Close and resonable proximity to Cherbourg, Caen and St Malo ferry ports, all can be reached within 60-90 minutes


Just 5km from Percy and 6km from Gavray; both have good local amenities.




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $138.49

Booking Notes:
20% Deposit to confirm booking, balance payable six weeks before arrival date.

Changeover Day:

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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