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Bay of Mont St. Michel, Oustanding!! Farmhouse with heated swimming pool - Marigny 3

Argouges, Manche, France
  • Farmhouse
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms0
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay0 - 7 nights

Superior restored farmhouse in Saint-James, Normandy 3 bedroom 2 bathroom

Beautiful French country house to let all year round on the Normandy/Brittany borders with central heating and log burner. Set in a tranquil rural location, with easy access to beaches, Le Mont St. Michel, situated at the end of a quiet country lane, less than one mile from village with Bar, Brocante, church, school and our very own Town Hall. Outside heated pool with paved sundecks and plenty of sunbeds and seating areas. South facing paved patio with loungers, dining table and barbeque. Private parking, four acres of gardens, over looking open countryside to all aspects. South facing. Situated alongside Jules Lepenetiere horse training track.

Owner

SHEREE SMITH

Member Since 2014
Response time:
within a few days
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Mar 03, 2018
About SHEREE SMITH

We are husband and wife, Brent and Sheree Smith, having lived in France for over six years, our first completed three bedroom gite was been a great success in our first season 2014, a further two bedroom(both En suite) followed by a one bedroom gite, are now ready to rent out, giving us three in total available. We have lovingly restored our home and look forward to welcoming you to spend your holidays in this beautiful tranquil location which is conveniently situated for many local attractions We work to an exceptionally high standard and feel confident you will be comfortable and delighted with our home. We have worked in the property business for over thirty years, bringing homes back to their former glory with a modern touch.

SHEREE SMITH purchased this Farmhouse in 1997

Why SHEREE SMITH chose Argouges

We originally purchased in France as our own holiday home and decided a few years ago that it is too good not to share. Although in a quite location, it is ideally situated for the road networks, air, rail and ferry travel for access to and from your home and also to explore the many beautiful attractions on offer in the region. We absolutely love the Mont St. Michel which is magical and only 14 miles away from us. There are many sandy beaches within easy reach, lots of coastal trails and walks, Children's amusement parks, fishing golf, horse riding, cycling and walking routes. Of course there is the beautiful countryside which surrounds us, fields, woods and the world famous Jules Lepenetiere hourse training track.

What makes this Farmhouse unique

Conveniently tucked away in a quite location with the benefit of being near enough to be the on the main road network within minutes. Should you wish to stay away from the bustling beaches and cities, we have lots to offer here at Marigny, our very own beautiful gite, boasting south facing patio and gardens all around, wonderful pool area for splashing around or relaxing as you wish. The all important wifi which is available in house and poolside too. The children's play area has now been constructed and we are pleased to present The Mini Manoir for the smaller holiday maker. This is located so that it is visible from the frontage of our entire property. Plenty of space for outside dining.

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Swimming pool
    • Heater
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking

      Bedrooms

      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double, 1 baby crib, Master bedroom with en suite facilties
      • Bedroom 2
        1 double
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single
      • All beds are British divans. Lots of hanging space and drawers. Blackout curtains.

      Bathrooms

      • 0 Bathrooms
      • Shower room 1
        shower
      • Shower room 2
        shower
      • Bathrooms have tiled floors and wet areas with shower, w.c. and washbasin. Lots of cupboard space for toiletries etc.

      Location Type

        • Rural
        • Village

          Theme

            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Parking
                      Parking on hard standing for several cars
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Internet
                      Free wifi in and around the gite and poolside too.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                      Beautiful white cotton bedding which will be changed after 7 days on extended stays.
                    • Living Room
                      Large over sized sofas, wood burner, t.v. with free sta. stations T.V. and radio, d.v.d. player. Selection of d.v.d.s, cards, craft boxes and a selection of books both adult and children's.
                    • Heating
                      Oil fired central heating to all rooms, heated towel rails in bathrooms
                    • Towels Provided
                      White Egyptian cotton house towels are supplied, (please bring your own pool towels). Tea towels and kitchen towels are supplied.
                    • Tumble Dryer
                      Washing line available
                    • Washing Machine
                      Automatic washing machine, detergent and fabric softener starter pack.
                    • Wood Stove
                      Wood burning stove with initial supply of logs, kindling, paper and firelighters.
                    • Free Wifi

                      Kitchen

                        • Coffee Maker
                          Filter/espresso coffee maker with milk steamer facility
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          Double quantity crockery and more than enough glasses for every occasion. Plastic glasses supplied for poolside and picnic ware for the garden or beach along with cool bags and ice blocks.
                        • Dishwasher
                          Full sized dishwasher
                        • Kitchen
                          Fitted full size kitchen with breakfast bar. Plenty of saucepans, bread machine, juicer, blender, Tagine, large slow cooker, citrus press, cafetiere and all you would expect in your kitchen at home.
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                          Electric oven
                        • Pantry Items
                          Welcome pack: Milk,bread, butter, jam, cheese, wine (Rose, White and red) fruit juice. Tea, coffee and sugar
                        • Refrigerator
                          Full sized fridge and freezer
                        • Stove
                          Four ring gas hob
                        • Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Large dining table with 8 chairs
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 8 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                  Children's and adults books
                                • DVD Player
                                  Blu ray player
                                • Games
                                  Board games and craft boxes
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                • Television
                                  Flat screen T.V. with D.V.D player
                                • Toys
                                  Sports rackets, balls, boules, out door dominos, soft play items, toddler toys for indoors. Play area with play tower, slide, swings, monkey bars, rope swing, twin rocker, space hopper pony. Buckets.
                                • Video Library
                                  Selection of D.V.Ds available more upon request

                                  Outside

                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Private paved patio to each gite with dining furniture and barbeque
                                    • Golf
                                      Nearest Golf course is Epiniac 17 miles Les Orme, Dol Bretagne 20 miles Le Tronchet 25 miles Breville Sur Mer 35 miles
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Gardens to all sides over looking the beautiful Normandy countryside.
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Stone barbeque

                                      Suitability

                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                        • wheelchair inaccessible

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Communal Pool
                                              Sun beds, seating, assorted inflatables and balls. Music poolside(bring your own favourites if you wish) Free wifi. Dining tables, barbeque. Woodburner to pool house.
                                            • Heated Pool
                                            • Outdoor Pool

                                              Attractions

                                                • recreation center
                                                • bay/sound
                                                • churches
                                                • forests
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • botanical garden
                                                • restaurants
                                                • ruins
                                                • theme parks
                                                • waterfalls
                                                • winery tours
                                                • zoo

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • sight seeing
                                                    • walking

                                                      Local Services & Businesses

                                                        • ATM/bank
                                                        • Babysitter
                                                        • fitness center
                                                        • groceries
                                                        • hospital
                                                        • laundromat
                                                        • massage therapist
                                                        • medical services

                                                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • fly fishing
                                                            • freshwater fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing

                                                              Notes

                                                                • Notes on accommodation: Furnished and decorated to an extremely high specification, with comfort in mind. Bright and airy accommodation, access to private paved patio with no steps involved. Outside: Plenty of lawned gardens with shrubs and trees, all weather outside furniture to gite and pool area, pool size is 10m x 5m x 1.4 meters constant depth. Free wifi around pool area. In pool inflatable slide for children, balls and armbands available for non swimmers. Outside shower, W.C. and changing area. Pool house for shade and evening dining, Log burner in pool house which heats the pool along with a bank of solar panels, used all year round, making pool available throughout year. Please note that although heated, it will not be to the same temperature during winter months as in summer. Secure fencing to pool area in addition to pool alarm for safety. Introducing our brand new children's play area: with swings, Mini Manoir, slide, monkey bars, ladders, small patio set, based on sand bed, Buckets spades, children's wheel barrows and small rocking toys. Plenty of private off road parking, under cover parking available for cyclists and motorcyclists.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                  26 Reviews

                                                                  Exceptional5/5

                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  First class accommodation with a warm, friendly welcome.

                                                                  Linda W.

                                                                  Marigny 3 was everything we expected from the website and more. Sheree and Brent were great hosts who greeted us with a welcome pack of essential groceries and a few treats.

                                                                  The gite was beautifully appointed with comfortable bedrooms and crisp white linen.

                                                                  The well equipped kitchen provided everything we needed for our two week stay.

                                                                  The sofas were great for lounging in and the wood burning stove added plenty of warmth on chilly evenings.

                                                                  All in all a great place stay to explore the countryside and local landmarks. Can heartily recommend it.

                                                                  .

                                                                  Truly wonderful property in a delightful part of the world

                                                                  Jon B.

                                                                  We all enjoyed our family holiday at Marigny this summer and would definitely recommend this property to others. Sheree and Brent were first class hosts and the gite was perfect for us. We particularly loved the pool area and the children's play area.

                                                                  chilled relaxed atmosphere..no cars no sirens..just peace and quiet

                                                                  andy p.

                                                                  Where to start... on arrival the cottages are as good as the photo's with gardens to match..

                                                                  A warm welcome from the owners nice and quiet if you like that thing with a swimming pool to relax in..

                                                                  The inside of the cottage as we had the 3 bedroom one is big and spacious with kitchen that has everything in it.

                                                                  Plenty to do within 30-40mins of the cottage and a Super U 10 mins away..

                                                                  The local main town of ST James is another 5 mins on top of that..

                                                                  Quick to the motorway....but as I say the cottage and surround is peaceful..

                                                                  A pleasure to go ..so good we booked next year..

                                                                  Wonderful week in idyllic rural setting

                                                                  Claire N.

                                                                  This is a gite with a difference: all mod cons, thoughtfully designed, beautiful quiet setting, and scrupulously clean. There's a pool and a fab children's playground for younger ones. Nothing is too much trouble for Sheree and Brent, and they are a fount of local knowledge with some great recommendations. This was a great base for us to explore the local area - Le Mont St Michel, Fougere, Cancale, Pegasus Bridge - and the best to come back to. Highly recommended.

                                                                  Superb!

                                                                  Sarah A.

                                                                  We stayed in Marigny 3 at the end of August to first week in Sept 2016 and cannot sing its praises highly enough! Sheree and Brent were fantastic hosts and have created a truly beautiful gite, with great attention to detail, that that made our stay here so relaxing and enjoyable. They were very attentive without being intrusive and all their recommendations of places to visit were spot on. The location is ideal, great cycling, lovely pool and grounds and we would strongly recommend a stay here.

                                                                  Our family - parents, grandparents, two children and Frank {the dog} - all had the most fabulous time and none of us wanted to leave! Thank you so much Sheree and Brent for giving us the best of holidays and a special thanks from Frank who really appreciated Brent's ball throwing skills!

                                                                  First class!

                                                                  Kyle J.

                                                                  Perfect. Every single aspect from beginning to end: email correspondence with Sheree prior to arrival; welcome on arrival; exceptional quality of Gite and pool/play area; generosity and warmth of hospitality throughout (despite our having a 'lively' toddler and inquisitive Labrador!) - Sheree and Brent simply could not have done more to make our stay any more enjoyable; superb attention to detail without ever being remotely obtrusive; access to local facilities and amenities; tranquil beauty of surrounding area; all simply perfect. We will be back and have already strongly recommended to friends and family. A Normandy gem in every way.

                                                                  Location

                                                                  Argouges, Manche, France

                                                                  Special interest holidays: We arrange guitar workshops which are all inclusive of tuition(all levels) food, drinks and accommodation. On completion of course you obtain a certificate and take part in performing with a professional live band. Coast/Beach: The nearest coastal area is Le Mont St. Michel 14 miles by road, approx 20 minute drive. Our nearest beach is Genets 23 miles which is approx 30 minute drive Travel: The nearest airport is Dinard which is approx 40 miles and 50 minute drive, serviced by Ryanair from Stanstead and East Midlands, followed by Rennes airport 45 miles and 50 minute drive. serviced by Jetcost airlines. The nearest ferry port is St. Malo 40 miles and around 50 minutes drive, we then have Ouistreham, Caen. 90 miles and a 1 hour 30 minute drive. Both ferry ports are serviced by Brittany Ferries who offer discounts on crossings to us. Distances: Argouges is approx half a mile away, St. James is approx 4 miles drive St James American Cemetery is based approx six miles away Further Details: Argouges which is a short walk is a small village with local amenities, bakery, bar, brocante, whilst St. James which is short drive(4 miles) is a bustling market town, home of the American cemetery, St James knitware have their factory here including a factory shop, there are plenty of banks, restaurants, cafes, bars, supermarkets, hairdressers, doctors and vets. Market every Monday morning. We also have our very own Cabaret Fantasy in St. James the amazing Parisian Caberet venue.

                                                                  Rates & Availability

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Booking Notes: 25% deposit required on booking with full balance payable six weeks before arrival. Any bookings where holiday is less than six weeks ahead will require full payment on booking. Security deposit of 250 euros is payable in cash on arrival, this will be refunded in full, should there be no damage or extra cleaning required after check out and all cleaning has been completed. Changeover Day: Preferred changeover day is Saturday, although this is flexible if no booking to follow check out. Usual Check in 4.00 p.m. Check out 10.00a.m. again flexible if not previously booked. Cancellations: Once a deposit has been paid, this will become non refundable. Balance payments on cancellations will not be required.

                                                                  $180avg/night
                                                                  26 Reviews
                                                                  Exceptional 5/5
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