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Le Fresne: Beautiful farmhouse with pool, 20 mins beaches
Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 6 Price per week: £1180-£2280
Pool: Yes Type: Farmhouse Property Ref: LEF1069
Fabulous 17thC farmhouse with private pool in Normandy. Bursting with charm and character and offers large comfortable accommodation.
This historic farmhouse, dating from 1666 is bursting with charm and character. It is beautifully restored retaining its massive beams and stone walls but incorporating modern facilities..
It is perfect for a special occasion be it a birthday, anniversary or family reunion.
Ideal for outdoor dining in the summer, with a covered terrace overlooking the floodlit pool and a large brick built BBQ.
Large fully enclosed garden with football goal, slide, swings and a play house for the little ones.
Equipment provided for babies and toddlers (please ask for details or visit my website).
6 bedrooms sleeping a maximum of 14 guests with a layout as follow:-
Bedroom 1 - family room with 1 double and 1 day bed (large single)
Bedroom 2 - triple room with 1 single and 1 bunk bed
Bedroom 3 - double bed
Bedroom 4 - double bed
Bedroom 5 - double bed (on 2nd floor)
Bedroom 6 - twin beds (on 2nd floor)
All bedrooms are fully furnished with hanging and drawer space, mirrors and bedside lamps.
Bathroom 1 - On the ground floor and ideal for use with the pool. Contains shower, WC and washbasin.
Bathroom 2 - On the first
The kitchen/dining area has been carefully designed to be open plan and sociable, with a large farmhouse table which seats 14 people. Fully fitted with gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and a large central island ‘preparation unit’. A utility area houses a washing machine and a further fridge/freezer, ensuring plenty of space for your cool drinks.
Large original fireplace, housing log burner. Three sofas for your comfort. A television with English Language channels and DVD player. Plenty of books, DVD’s and games. Open tread stairs to first floor with baby gates top and bottom if required.
Bed linen included (beds made freshly for your arrival) and towels for use in the house.
Outside the spacious grounds are fully enclosed. There is a level lawn to the front, and on a higher level to the side of the house is the large orchard with a variety of fruit trees, affording plenty of space for children to run around, but with lots of shade.
There is a football goal net, a small Wendy house, a slide, a basket ball hoop and a triple swing, with baby swing. You will find plenty of garden furniture and a large brick built barbeque.
To the rear of the house the private solar heated swimming pool 8m x 4m is surrounded by a decked sunbathing terrace and is overlooked by a covered veranda, which is ideal for outdoor dining. The pool is securely fenced with access from the veranda and garden by double locking gates. It can be floodlit at night for late night swims. There is ample garden furniture and a large brick built BBQ.
Within the grounds is a games room with a full size pool table, which proves extremely popular with older children and adults alike.
Local Area / Activities
In a peaceful farming hamlet between Avranches and St Hilaire du Harcouet, Le Fresne offers peace and tranquillity yet is only a short drive to a bustling town or the coast. We are only 2 miles from the beautiful protected Selune Valley where a dam has created the lake of Vezins, offering boating, fishing a childrens play area and many scenic walks.
There's so much more to do: benefit from the sea air on the nearby stretches of sandy beach between Genets and Granville. Visit France's premier spa town of Bagnoles De L'Orne or the medieval town of Fougeres. An hour’s drive will take you to Bayeux, with its spectacular cathedral and tapestry, Caen, the cultural centre of Basse-Normandie and Rennes, the capital of Brittany Take a boat trip down the river Rance visiting the medieval town of Dinan. Further a field you can reach the Chateaux of the Loire in 2 1/2 hours or even Paris in 3 or a boat trip can take you to the islands of Jersey or Guernsey.