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Le Pressoir: A country cottage near Vire, sleeps 2/5

7 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Le Pressoir is a detached cottage with rustic charm. You will know that you are in the heart of the country when you wake up to the sound of birdsong and you look out over the orchard to the rolling fields beyond. Suitable for a couple or for a family this gite has a mezzanine bedroom with a double bed and a single bed. It also has a twin bedroom. The downstairs living area is bright and airy with comfortable seating. Our gites are set in an acre of attractive grounds with an abundance of flowers and fruit. Le Pressoir has it's own private garden area where you can sit out and relax and there are picnic tables where you can enjoy a meal and a glass of local cider. The orchard is a haven for a wide variety of birds in the Spring so bring your binoculars. If you like al fresco cooking there...Le Pressoir is a detached cottage with rustic charm. You will know that you are in the heart of the country when you wake up to the sound of birdsong and you look out over the orchard to the rolling fields beyond. Suitable for a couple or for a family this gite has a mezzanine bedroom with a double bed and a single bed. It also has a twin bedroom. The downstairs living area is bright and airy with comfortable seating. Our gites are set in an acre of attractive grounds with an abundance of flowers and fruit. Le Pressoir has it's own private garden area where you can sit out and relax and there are picnic tables where you can enjoy a meal and a glass of local cider. The orchard 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 Le Pressoir 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 countrysideDevelop 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
I am here on site and am always available to help you during your stay. I have excellent knowledge of the area so can help you make the most of your holiday. If you are bringing pets I can book the necessary visit to the local vets prior to your departure.
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

This is a very interesting former out building of a old working farm that has been renovated quite well. It can sleep up to five persons after accessing a very steep staircase. The location is quite isolated at least 2 kms from the nearest village...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Don R
Orchard_Gites, VR Owner at Le Pressoir: A country cottage near Vire, sleeps 2/5, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Le Pressoir Don. It was nice to meet you all. You mentioned our nearby village of Saint Quentin les Chardonnets, which is actually a little over a km away. It is a pretty little village but it's...More

Reviewed 27 August 2015

We just returned from a wonderful week ar Orchard Gites where we had a really relaxing holiday with thanks to Alison . Nothing was too much trouble and her local knowledge and relaxed approach was invaluable to us . The cottage is cosy with beautiful...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank happyville37
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Reviewed 16 June 2015

We had a lovely relaxed weekend stay in the gite at the end of May with our two young children (2 and 5). We loved the cottage, the kids loved the garden especially the swing on the tree. The cottage isn't huge and the stairs...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Paulyg123
Reviewed 12 November 2014

My Husband and I and our 2 dogs had a wonderful holiday at Orchard Gites. We stayed in The Pressoir over looking the orchard. The views are beautiful. From the bedroom window the sunrises and sunsets were stunning. Alison and fudge made our stay extra...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Kelly H
Orchard_Gites, VR Owner at Le Pressoir: A country cottage near Vire, sleeps 2/5, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2014

Thank you for your lovely review. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay here with your dogs. There are lots of lovely walks close to the gites and and the orchard is a nice area for doggy ball games. As you have mentioned,...More

Reviewed 3 November 2014

The orchard gites are cosy cottages in a beautiful rural setting. Alison the owner is extremely welcoming and offers incredible art sessions during your stay which make the most of the French countryside. A car is a must but some lovely visits are within quite...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank Isascarlett
Orchard_Gites, VR Owner at Le Pressoir: A country cottage near Vire, sleeps 2/5, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2014

Thank you for your great review. I really enjoyed the 'arty' morning spent painting with your children. It was such a beautiful October day and the colours were lovely. The children produced some lovely paintings and should be very proud of their efforts. I look...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Freezer
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
Patio
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to a family with kids?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 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 doe...
How to get there
Only 1 hour from to the ferry port of Ouistreham. There is also a ferry service to Cherbourg, which is a 1 1/2 hours drive. Alternatively take the ferry to Le Havre 1hr 50 mins away. If you are arriving at Calais the driving time is approximately 4 1/2 to 5 hrs. We are 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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