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La Laiterie: Charming gite with traditional features sleeps 2/4

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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La Laiterie forms part of a traditional, Normandy farmhouse. This self catering gite is the perfect base for your holiday in Lower Normandy. Ideal for a short break away or if you want to spend a longer period exploring the area. Our gites are set in an acre of attractive grounds with an abundance of flowers and fruit. La Laiterie has it's own sheltered garden area where you can sit out and relax and picnic tables where you can enjoy a meal and a glass of local cider. The garden is a haven for a wide variety of birds in the Spring so bring your binoculars. If you like al fresco cooking there is a barbeque is available for you to use. We have a productive vegetable garden and delicious fresh produce in season is available for guests to buy. Would your dog like a holiday too? We welc...La Laiterie forms part of a traditional, Normandy farmhouse. This self catering gite is the perfect base for your holiday in Lower Normandy. Ideal for a short break away or if you want to spend a longer period exploring the area. Our gites are set in an acre of attractive grounds with an abundance of flowers and fruit. La Laiterie has it's own sheltered garden area where you can sit out and relax and picnic tables where you can enjoy a meal and a glass of local cider. The garden is a haven for a wide variety of birds in the Spring so bring your binoculars. If you like al fresco cooking there is a barbeque is available for you to use. We have a productive vegetable garden and delicious fresh produce in season is available for guests to buy. Would your dog like a holiday too? We welcome pets and La Laiterie is ideal for dog owners however, please inform us prior to booking if you intend to bring a pet. . You will enjoy walking along the footpath which leads from the house and through the rolling countryside Develop your creative talents by joining one of our Tuesday Art workshops. All abilities are welcome. Children's Art mornings run on Wednesdays throughout July and AugustMore
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About the Owner
Alison S
Languages spoken:German, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
Interaction with guests
My guests are my priority and I want you to really make the most of your holiday. I have excellent local knowledge and I am always happy to help you plan your itinerary and can recommend restaurants restaurants in the area as well as places of interest.
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Reviewed 22 August 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely time at La Laiterie. Alison was very helpful and relaxed, the gite was clean and well-equipped and the local area was great to explore for families and for nature and history lovers. We want to go back for another holiday.

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank PNDevon
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Orchard Gites is a charming place to stay. My gite was outfitted with all the comforts of home, and Owner, Alison, is the consummate host; ensuring that I had everything needed to have a truly enjoyable time. A perfect location for a retreat.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Teri Ellen W
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Reviewed 9 April 2016

We enjoyed our stay here. We came in the chilly, rainy season, late March/early April, but we found the gite and its surroundings to be a lovely place to call home for a week. Allison is very personable and helpful, without being intrusive. I'd recommend...More

Date of stay: April 2016
1  Thank JMF1952
Orchard_Gites, VR Owner at La Laiterie: Charming gite with traditional features sleeps 2/4, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2016

Many thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review! I hope that you enjoy the rest of your holiday in Europe.

Reviewed 28 June 2015

Alison and fudge are the perfect hosts....greeted from our days out from a wagging tailed dog and alison always smiling,and knowledgable about the area.Slightly of the beaten track but close enough to the main roads to make the nearest beach a simple hours drive...and just...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Boomerbang2006
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a perfect location to break a long road journey.The owner is a delight to deal with and very hospitable.If you seek a rustic farmhouse style this is OK. A bit drab and well used. Price wise after adding sheet costs etc it is...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Karlrobynbradley
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Iron
Hiking Trips
Parking
Shared Garden
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to someone who is planning a holiday in the spring?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Tinchebray is just 5 kms away and the bustling market towns of Vire and Flers are within easy reach. There are pleasant walks right on our doorstep and opportunities for fishing, horse riding, kayaking and other leisure activities available locally. For the children there are waterfalls to picnic by, lakes with paddle boats and several zoos are a short drive away. Of course a holiday is not a holiday without a trip to the seaside and lovely sandy beaches can be reached in a little over an hour. Mont St Michel, Bayeux and D-Day beaches are within easy reach. Wide, sandy beaches are just an hour drive away. Take the train from Vire and visit Paris. We are here to help you make the most of your holiday so do let us know if you have particular interests. This beautiful area of France really d...
How to get there
Only 1 hour from to the ferry port of Ouistreham, 1½ hours from Dinard airport and 2½ hours from Paris by train, the gites are conveniently located within easy reach of many of the historic sightseeing destinations in Lower Normandy.
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