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Beautiful little cottage, very well located in the Normandy countryside, close to the city and the centers of interests. It has a bedroom / bathroom / lounge / kitchen / washing machine / wifi / parking.
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Beau petit gîte, très bien situé dans la campagne normande, à proximité de la ville et des centres d’intérêts.
Il dispose d'une chambre/salle de bain/salon/cuisine/machine à laver/wifi/parking.

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La Capelle is a beautiful little cottage ideally located. Indeed, while being in the Normandy countryside, we are only 5 minutes from the town of St-Lô and close to remarkable sites classified in the world patrimony of the UNESCO.
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La Capelle est un beau petit gîte idéalement situé. En effet, tout en étant en pleine campagne Normande, nous sommes à seulement 5 minutes de la ville de St-Lô et proche de remarquables sites classés au patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO.

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The accommodation we offer is an old barn completely renovated and transformed into a charming gîte with stone walls and exposed beams. You will find on the floor a large room with shower and toilet, and on the ground floor, a large and comfortable living room as well as a small kitchen equipped. Washing machine and wifi are also available. In front of the front door is a small flower-filled terrace overlooking the meadow and our sheep. We have space to park several cars.
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L'hébergement que nous proposons est une ancienne étable totalement rénovée et transformée en un gîte plein de charmes avec ses murs de pierres et poutres apparentes. Vous trouverez à l'étage une grande chambre avec douche et toilettes, et au rez de chaussé, un grand et confortable salon ainsi qu'une petite cuisine équipée. Machine a lavée et wifi sont également disponible. Devant la porte d'entrée se trouve une petite terrasse fleurie avec vue sur la prairie et nos moutons. Nous disposons d'espace pour garer plusieurs voitures.

Interaction with guests

We are an English couple and we own this large Norman stone house.
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Nous sommes un couple anglais et sommes propriétaire de cette grande maison de pierre traditionnelle normande.

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The gîte was occupied by the Germans during the Second World War, then bombed by the American allies wanting to liberate the region. A long period of neglect followed. We have thus had to spend several years restoring this house with the intention of becoming as self-sufficient as possible, and are still working to improve the buildings and outdoor spaces. The garden obviously holds a very important place and we are now able to produce our own organic fruits and vegetables. We also make our own homemade products: bread, butter, jams, chutneys, jellies, ice cream, and country wine. Some of our home-made products are available for sale. In season, we also sell strawberries, raspberries, currants, eggs ... The cottage was originally a barn that has been carefully converted into a gite. It is a clean and comfortable place, ideally located for visiting the area where just relaxing while enjoying the quiet of the countryside.
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Le gîte a était occupé par les allemands pendant la seconde guerre mondiale, puis bombardée par les alliés américains désirant libérer la région. Une longue période de négligence suivit. Nous avons ainsi dû passer plusieurs années à restaurer cette maison avec l'intention de devenir aussi autosuffisant que possible, et sommes toujours en train de travailler à l'amélioration des bâtiments et des espaces extérieurs. Le jardin tient évidemment une place très importante et nous sommes maintenant capable de produire nos propres fruits et légumes bio. Nous faisons aussi nos propres produits maison : pain, beurre, confitures, chutneys, gelées, glace, et vin de pays. Certains de nos produits fait-maison sont disponible à la vente. En saison, nous vendons aussi des fraises, framboises, groseilles, œufs...
Le cottage était à l'origine une étable qui a été soigneusement reconvertie en gîte. C'est un endroit propre et confortable, idéalement situé pour visiter la région où simplement se relaxer en profitant du calme de la campagne.


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The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Doorman

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Carmen User Profile
August 2017
This place ia ideal for people who want to avoid mass (URL HIDDEN) is ideally placed for the Invasion beaches or Mt St Michel in the other (URL HIDDEN) is always an added bonus when the hosts are like Sam and Alun..laid back and very friendly..we enjoyed their company immensly and highly recommend a stay with (URL HIDDEN) English Cottage with French Flair..summary..Perfect!!

Claire User Profile
July 2017
Well located accommodation. In the country side but close enough of St Lo. Everything was explained at Check In. Accommodation is simple yet sufficient as we did not spend much time in the house. Only down side for me was that the mattress was quite hard and I found it a little uncomfortable, but I guess this depend of your tastes.

Ai Lin User Profile
July 2017
Best place to stay in Normandië. We enjoyed the gite and the calm space around the house. The owners are lovely warm people, too bad (for us) we only stayed for one night.

John User Profile
June 2017
We had a wonderful time during our stay. The area is quaint and peaceful countryside. It is a rustic 2 story attached apartment with no noise through the walls. Plenty of room for the dogs outside. Samantha and Alun are terrific hosts. We enjoyed the homemade bread and jam. St. Lo is close for restaurants and grocery shopping if you want. It's about 30-45mins to Normandy beaches and Bayeux. Mont St. Michel is about an hour. I would definitely stay here again.

Glen User Profile
June 2017
We really enjoyed our stay in this French countryside farm within easy reach of the sites in Normandy. Samantha was very generous with her welcome and helped us to feel "at home". The cottage is quite beautifully furnished and the farm itself is beautifully planted out with trees and flowers. A very charming place to relax after busy days of sightseeing.

Juan User Profile
May 2017
Absolutely loved our stay at the cottage! The cottage is tucked in the French Countryside on the outskirts of Saint Lo. Sam's 5-star hospitality, coupled with the quaint and comfy cottage allowed us to enjoy our stay and create some awesome memories. We were welcomed with delicious homemade food, wine, and jam! The amenities available in the cottage alone immediately sold us over staying at a hotel in the city. This family is delightful to hang out with and didn't mind our dog joining us for dinner in their home. We definitely recommend this stay to couples that enjoy the little things in life and want to unplug from the world and relax. Look forward to staying again!

Gina User Profile
April 2017
We had such a wonderful stay. The wine and heart shaped homemade fudge added to our wonderful holiday. Samantha is an amazing hostess and the cottage was perfect! We look forward to bringing our family back in a few years.

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Samantha User Profile

No time to be bored here. I do a lot of home baking, cakes bread etc but also dreamy lemon curd or rum and raisin fudge. When not in the kitchen I'm in the garden growing lots of veg in the polytunnel. I have a pet goose who likes to be cuddled and occasionally visits the kitchen to steal the cats biscuits!

Languages: English, Français
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