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The Laundromat * Bed La Hoguette

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The Lavoir * Gîtes de La Hoguette
Summertime: hollyhocks
Le Lavoir is cosy in the winter-time
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
2 nights minimum
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##Indulge in peace and tranquility From your garden, enjoy the outstanding views of the village church amidst the quiet unspoilt countryside, take-in a breath of our fresh air, marvel at the famous Norman ever-changing light. On warm days, rest in the shade of the apple-tree, and on cooler days, enjoy the fire-place inside. Take a walk through the orchard to the swing set, or to visit our two friendly Shetland ponies in the field nearby, who eagerly await treats. ##Layout - __Ground Floor__ - Open concept living area is tiled throughout - Sitting and dining area offers a beautiful brick fireplace, and comfortable double sofa-bed - Sofa-bed is used to accommodate five-guest parties - Fully equipped kitchen: dishwasher, 4-burner propane hotplate, refrigerator/freezer, electric oven,...##Indulge in peace and tranquility From your garden, enjoy the outstanding views of the village church amidst the quiet unspoilt countryside, take-in a breath of our fresh air, marvel at the famous Norman ever-changing light. On warm days, rest in the shade of the apple-tree, and on cooler days, enjoy the fire-place inside. Take a walk through the orchard to the swing set, or to visit our two friendly Shetland ponies in the field nearby, who eagerly await treats. ##Layout - __Ground Floor__ - Open concept living area is tiled throughout - Sitting and dining area offers a beautiful brick fireplace, and comfortable double sofa-bed - Sofa-bed is used to accommodate five-guest parties - Fully equipped kitchen: dishwasher, 4-burner propane hotplate, refrigerator/freezer, electric oven, microwave, dishes and cutlery for 12 - Bathroom with shower, WC, counter-top basin, washing-machine - __Open attic upper floor, cozy for cocooning__ - Open concept bedroom with laminate parquet floor - 1 queen size bed - 1 single bed ##Exterior - Spacious enclosed private garden - Large custom-built brick charcoal BBQ and garden furniture - Swing set in the orchard (shared with the second gîte) - Stunning view of the old village on the facing hill - Enjoy a game of pétanque, boules or bocci - Hybrid bikes for adults and BMX for children - A paradise for birds watchers - Official hiking trails nearby - Two Shetland ponies in the field nearby ##What's Included? - Utilities: water, propane, electricity - All house linens (100% cotton – duvet covers, pillow-cases, fitted sheets, towels, dish (tea) towels, tablecloths) - Wi-Fi broadband internet access - Beds made when you arrive - LED TV, Blu-ray player - Adjustable heating in each room - Baby gear: folding cot, wooden cot, high-chair, change mat, potty, towels, safety gate, toilet seat adapter - Basic kitchen staples (sugar, tea, herb teas, oil & vinegar, salt & pepper, flour, honey, milk) - Paper towels and toilet paper: organic and Made in Normandy - Organic household cleaning supplies, vacuum-cleaner, iron and ironing-board - One wheelbarrow of firewood – more can be purchased - Books, board games and family-friendly movies are available for rainy days ##Additional Services - Pet welcome package: €50 - Firewood: €6 per wheelbarrow (50 dm3) - Professional cleaning service available during your stay: Fougy Cleaning Ltd, 06 99 28 91 06 ##Provided For Your Pooch - A warm and special welcome to 4-legged travelers - __One and only condition: pets are not to be left alone in the home and/or on the premises__ - __€50 _Pet Welcome Package_ is charged__ to cover pooch-dedicated home preparation and maintenance: protections for sofas and armchairs; bowls, **** bags, blankets and towels - Lots of space to roam freely and safely in the 9-acre orchard, complete with a brook to wade, and cool off on hot summer days - Information about vets, and dog-friendly restaurants and beaches - Safe fencing for each garden, and the whole property - Hiking trails right at your door ##House Rules - __No Smoking__: we ask that our guests that wish to smoke do so outside where an ashtray is provided. - __What we do not accept on the property__: nuisances, weapons of any kind, games which might cause injury to others, camping, RV's, additional beddings, charging of electric/hybrid vehicles. In accordance with current French law, incidents shall be reported to the appropriate enforcement authorities. - __Check-in__ is at 4 p.m.. - __Check-out__ is at 10 a.m.. Another time can be scheduled by prior arrangement - __Pets are welcome!__: the _Pet Welcome Package_ is mandatory. Pets cannot be left alone on the premises. - __House Cleaning__ - For your arrival, we will have cleaned and prepared the house, and checked the inventory. - __Departure cleaning included__. - Check-out: kindly leave the house tidy: dishes and kitchenware are clean and put away; the barbecue, the range and the oven are clean and grease-free. - __Waste management: household garbage, recycling, compost__: dedicated containers are provided. Clear and simple instructions are provided in the house manual – please be sure to follow them. Extra cleaning fees may apply if waste has not been properly disposed of. - __Thank you for being amazing!__: if you have read this far, we are confident that you will be an amazing guest! Please have fun and enjoy your stay in our home. Additional amenities: Full Kitchen Bundle of wood: 6.0 Pet welcome package: 50.01 Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: ATOUTFRANCEQUALITÉTOURISMEMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
A warm and special welcome to 4-legged travelers: • €50 Pet Welcome Package is charged to cover pooch-dedicated home preparation and maintenance: protections for sofas and armchairs; bowls, waste disposal bags, blankets and towels • Lots of space to roam freely and safely in the 9-acre orchard, complete with a brook to wade, and cool off on hot summer days • Information about vets, and dog-friendly restaurants and beaches
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About the Manager
Catherine Rigaud (Property Manager Catherine Rigaud)
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2012
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Reviewed 3 October 2015

Really enjoyed our week in the cottage. The location is very peaceful, but not too far away from amenities in nearby towns. The sunsets were incredible. Catherine the owner was very welcoming, helpful and friendly.

Date of stay: September 2015
Thank 631owenk
Reviewed 28 June 2015

The gite was in a lovely quiet location and with a huge orchard for the dogs to run in. It was very well equipped with a lovely large garden. Katherine, who owns the gites, is so friendly and helpful but believes in leaving the guests...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank BCross01
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

We had a little difficulty finding the cottage from the directions, but only because we lacked the confidence to keep going until the next sign. The contract and inventory is rather detailed when you have made a long trip to get there and just want...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We decided we really should take our dog to France, and found this to be an ideal location at around 4 hours drive from the Chunnel. We were made very welcome by Catherine, who provided us with lots of useful information (including which vet to...More

Date of stay: June 2014
1  Thank RogerWatson94
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Looks much larger on the photographs than in real life but we were delighted to find that it is incredibly comfortable and has it's own garden within the grounds of the main property. The owner showed us all the fresh herbs in the garden that...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank eyedoclondon
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Highchair
Internet Access
Kettle
Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
TV
Washer
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