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L'Auberdiere 18th Century Farmhouse set in 8 Acres

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Overview
3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
2 nights minimum
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L'Auberdiere en Normandie, is an early 18th Century farmhouse set on a quiet country lane, surrounded by 8 acres of meadow and grounds. Enjoying beautiful views over the surrounding bocage countryside, L'Auberdiere is an ideal place for families or couples to relax, yet is centrally located for easy access to all the attractions and sites of Normandy. The recently restored farmhouse is perfect for those wanting peace and quiet in a rural location, combined with the comforts of modern living. Eight acres of grounds surround the farmhouse and include a pretty garden, covered well, large gravelled terrace, old and newly established orchards and natural meadow on three sides. With dairy cows in the neighbouring fields and numerous birds of prey nesting in our meadow, you will enjoy the tra...L'Auberdiere en Normandie, is an early 18th Century farmhouse set on a quiet country lane, surrounded by 8 acres of meadow and grounds. Enjoying beautiful views over the surrounding bocage countryside, L'Auberdiere is an ideal place for families or couples to relax, yet is centrally located for easy access to all the attractions and sites of Normandy. The recently restored farmhouse is perfect for those wanting peace and quiet in a rural location, combined with the comforts of modern living. Eight acres of grounds surround the farmhouse and include a pretty garden, covered well, large gravelled terrace, old and newly established orchards and natural meadow on three sides. With dairy cows in the neighbouring fields and numerous birds of prey nesting in our meadow, you will enjoy the tranquility that only mother nature can provide. The cottage comprises a large open plan living and dining area on the ground floor with a modern fully equipped kitchen. There is a wood-burning stove provided which is super efficient during the cooler months. The luxurious bathroom with free-standing pedestal bath and walk-in rain cloud shower is at the rear of the cottage, also on the ground floor. Stairs lead up to the three bedrooms comprising; Two large double rooms and a third room with full-size double bunks. All our bedrooms enjoy wonderful views across the grounds. The property is suitable for children of all ages (a cot can be provided) and pets are permitted. The cottage has a free fast Wi-Fi connection throughout and all parking, linen, towels, utilities and firewood is included. The Jewel in the crown for L'Auberdiere is our location. We are located in stunning tranquil Normandie bocage (hedgerow) countryside, yet only 2 km from the local village of Campeaux (with it's artisan bakery, butcher, Grocers, Hairdresser & locally renowned Bar/Restaurant) and centrally located for easy access to all the major sites of Normandy including; 1hr to Mont St Michel. 40 minutes drive to Bayeux, Caen, The D-Day beaches of Utah & Omaha. 15 minutes drive to the market towns of Vire or St.Lo, both with a large choice of shops and restaurants. The stunning Gorges of Vire are just 2 Kms away, where you can enjoy a picnic in the beautiful valleys and surroundings. For the adventurous guests, Europes biggest rope swing and bungee jumping is available year round at the Hackett adventure centre located at the Viaduc de la Souleuvre (3km). Being in the heart of rural Normandy, there are excellent cycle and walking trails around the property, plus a little further out, there are numerous lakes and waterways to explore by kayak. While we are easily accessible by air (Caen Carpiquet 35 mins) and rail (Vire 10 mins), a car is essential as we are in a rural location. There a local attractions to suit every taste and interest. Pets are most welcome to stay with you at L'Auberdiere. A standard cleaning fee of £30 is charged for each booking.More
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About the Owner
Thomas B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
Interaction with guests
Guests can email any questions or concerns directly to me (Thomas - Owner) and I will respond immediately. While I am not on site in person, I have a caretaker and a gardener who live locally and either can be on site to assist directly when required. Guests are provided a code for the key safe prior to arrival at the farmhouse and they are free to check-in any time after 15.30pm on the day of arrival and check-out any time before 11am on the day of departure.
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Reviewed 26 November 2018

Having spent such a brilliant time at l'auberdiere 2 years ago, we decided to return at a different time of year. Once again, we were warmly welcome, superbly supported in our planning by Thomas and had the most fantastic time. The October weather was glorious,...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Travel569294, VR Owner at L'Auberdiere 18th Century Farmhouse set in 8 Acres, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review of your recent return stay at L'Auberdiere en Normandie. It was a pleasure to read your kind words and hear all about your activities. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: August 2018
Management response:Responded 28 August 2018

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We spent a week at the farmhouse in June, relaxing in the French countryside. The farmhouse is ideally located for exploring this fantastic area of France. It had everything we needed for a comfortable stay, with the added bonus of Wi-fi and UK TV to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Management response:Responded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review of your recent stay at L'Auberdiere en Normandie! I am pleased you enjoyed your stay and hope to welcome you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 July 2018

Just back from a great weeks holiday in Normandy, staying at this wonderful converted farmhouse in beautiful countryside. Easily accessible from the A84 (we drove from the tunnel in Calais), the house is surrounded by fields, tractors, cows, horses and donkeys (much to the delight...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank daverG7625XP
Management response:Responded 4 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review of your recent stay. I very much look forward to welcoming you back to L'Auberdiere in the future!

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We loved our week staying at L'Auberdiere! The farmhouse is very cosy with a fantastic log burner in the large kitchen/ front room – our dog Cal was extremely comfortable snoozing in front of the fire after a day out walking and exploring! The rooms/...More

Date of stay: October 2017
1  Thank petejaustin2016
Management response:Responded 2 November 2017

Thank you so much for your kind review of your recent stay at L'Auberdiere. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay and I very much look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Books
Water Park Nearby
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Trampoline
Toaster
Swingset
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
A few minutes drive or indeed a brisk walk away is the village of Campeaux, which has an excellent restaurant and bar, bakery, butcher, grocery store and mechanic. A little further afield, in the local town of Vire there is a swimming complex;The Vire Aqua Park, numerous supermarkets, bakeries, butchers etc. For the more adventurous guests the Viaduc de la Souleuvre is 5 minutes from Lauberdiere in the car. There you will find world class bungey and adventure sports facilities, beautiful walks, cycle rides and picnic facilities. Whether you are looking for a tranquil, rural and supremely private retreat to recharge your batteries, or alternatively you wish to have a more active vacation, L'Auberdiere has it all to offer. Whether you are a keen artist or photographer then our stunning views...
Getting around
L'Auberdiere is in the heart of the rural 'Bocage' countryside of Normandy. As such a car is essential for getting around the region. The farmhouse is centrally located for all the major road links around the region and you can on the highway within 5 minutes heading North, South, East or West as you choose. The nearest airport is Caen Carpiquet (approx.45mins) and has flights across France and Europe. The nearest Rail station is Vire and it has direct trains to Paris Montparnasse (3hrs). The local area and wider region are criss-crossed with cycle paths and walking routes so whatever mode of transport you prefer, L'Auberdiere is ideally located to be explored.
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