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Property Description

We believe the farmhouse at LeJardin to be approximately 200 years old It is traditionally constructed of granite under a slate roof It has been tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard throughout The Accommodation On the ground floor Lounge 3 piece suite wood burner Satellite Free2view Channels TV DVD player VCR player Under stairs cupboard housing an iron and ironing board clothes airer vacuum cleaner high chair and a selection of videos Radiator Kitchen Sink gas cooker fridge microwave washing machine dishwasher and various utensils Radiator Combiboiler supplying central heating and hot water Dining Room Large farmhouse table and chairs seating 8 people and a large dresser On the first floor Bedroom 1 Large double bedroom with mirrored antique headboard bedside tables and lamps chest of drawers wardrobe Radiator Bedroom 2 Double bed bedside tables and lamps clotheshanging cupboard and shelves Radiator Bathroom Full size bath with overhead shower washbasin Radiator Separate Toilet On the second floor Bedroom 3 Two single beds chest of drawers and clotheshanging cupboard Velux window Radiator Interconnecting door leading through to Bedroom 4 Two single beds chest of drawers and clotheshanging cupboard Velux window Lakeside Lodge On the lake of Vezins we have a lodge that is for the use of our guests Ideal for fishing it is also superb for a quiet afternoon away from it all

Local Area Information

The Locality Places of Interest and Activities Locality Le Jardin is situated in a rural position surrounded by farmland on the outskirts of the tranquil village of Vezins and close to the Lac de Vezins Views of the Mont SaintMichel can be seen from the Orchard Lac de Vezins Auberge du Lac a locally renowned restaurant acclaimed for its cuisine Base de Loisirs La Mazure aux Biards see under activities Parc de Loisirs lAnge Michel see under activities Fishing see under activities Ducey 7 km away is our nearest town it is host to the Montgommery Chateau and the gardens are always a delight A small supermarket is to be found here as is a bank with ATM two dispensing Chemists a pizzeria a creperie two bars an excellent restaurant specialising not exclusively in seafood butchers tabacs and of course a plethora of boulangeries An English speaking Doctor is also based in a surgery in Ducey Market day is Tuesday St Hilaire du Harcouet to be found 9km away Although a lot larger than Ducey it has certainly not lost its charm The pavement culture is much in evidence bars are numerous and boutiques abound Restaurants include two pizzerias and a Cantonese as well as the customary local ones ELECLERC and Champion supermarkets are here The market day is Wednesday and is the largest in the area A local vet here is well up to speed with the latest pet scheme requirements for those returning to the UK with pets Places of Interest Avranches is a short drive away StJames Dinan Fougres St Malo VilledieulesPoles and Rennes are all readily accessible Avranches has some wonderful streets for shopping garden admirers and historians alike The Jardin des Plantes the NotreDamedesChamps the Mont SaintMichel scrolls are displayed here in the Summer in the splendid library of the Ancient Fund of Avranches St James is home to the American World War II cemetery Dinan with its imposing castle and medieval buildings housing shops cafes and restaurants in winding narrow cobbled streets leading down to the quaint harbour Whilst in the area StMalo is well worth a visit too steeped in history and surrounded by wonderful sandy beaches Just around the headland is Cancale renowned for its seafood Fougres is another extremely interesting medieval town well worth a visit and nearby is the Parc Floral de Haute Bretagne for the gardeners VilledieulesPoles renowned for its copper workshops and museums It is also home to the Zoo de Champrepus with an excellent pets corner to keep the children amused Rennes is a large cosmopolitan city so if the shopaholics are having withdrawal symptoms however there is more to Rennes than just shops the old part is medieval and worth a visit if in town Mont SaintMichel delightful at any time enchanting at night The reason why it is the second most visited site in France is obvious to see Slightly further afield but easily managed in one day The Normandy beaches Arromances and the Bayeux Tapestry Activities Base de Loisirs La Mazure aux Biards a leisure and water sports activity centre Sailing wind surfing canoeing and on land tennis ptanque and archery to name a few Parc de Loisirs lAnge Michel around 30 activities including aquasplash quadbiking childrens amusement park and bumper boats Fishing coarse fishing is well catered for locally A day ticket is available but a 2 week holiday permit for 30 Euros is better value the permits are available from Ducey and St HilaireduHarcouet and are easy to obtain On the Lac de Vezins Pike Zander and Perch are the target of local fishermen mainly because they eat them However other fish such as Carp Bream and Roach are possible From the Lac de Vezins towards the Barrage de Roche qui Bois is classed as a category 2 river and big Bream and Chubb are possible Upstream of the barrage through Ducey and towards the Bay of Mont SaintMichel the river Selune is a category 1 river and is flyfished for Salmon and Sea Trout Cycling for the active discover Manche on a cycle The Bay of Mont SaintMichel has 12 vloroutes of differing degrees of difficulty For example we are actually situated on the Circuit des lacs a mere 22kms Dgustation Normandy is renowned for its cheese and Cider Local farm shops abound for tasting of locally produced cheeses and cider based products Whilst Calvados may be an acquired taste the fortified cider Pommeau makes a lovely liquer and the Cidre Bouch slightly sparkling makes a refreshing lunchtime drink Son et Lumire during the summer months on Saturday night a spectacular sound and light show is held Les Feriques de Montgothier Walks we are fortunate in having some lovely walks around us the woods near Ducey hopefully youll spot a red squirrel or two the waterfalls at Mortain or the disused railway from StHilaireduHarcouet to Ducey hopefully to be soon extended to Mont SaintMichel which has been converted into a greenway Horseriding horse trekking in the Bay of Mont SaintMichel

Property Information

Location:manche, Normandy, France
Map : Sorry, no map.
This Property Sleeps:8
Minimum Price Per Week:£310 (Currency Converter)
Maximum Price Per Week:£600
Nearest Airport:Dinard
All prices are per week Facilities included in the price are hot and cold water heating French electric sockets fully equipped kitchen with crockery cookware utensils cleaning equipment Satellite TV and DVDVideo player Duvets pillows towels and bedlinen are provided and beds made up awaiting guest arrival Cot Highchair are available on request not cot linen Complimentary tea coffee herbs spices Internet access is available free of charge There is a large sun deck area complete with lounges splash pool and baby dolphin pool Additional charges A charge of 30 euros is made for wood supplied for log burning fire

Property Features

* Has a Pool
* Close to a golf course
* Close to a Beach
* Pets are allowed
* Children are allowed

Accommodation and Facilities Summary

ThemeAway from it all, Quiet yet close to local activity
AccommodationChangeover Day Sat, Size: Spacious, Accommodation Type: Self Catering
SuitabilityNon Smoking Only, Unsuitable for the elderly or infirm, Wheelchair inaccessible, Children Welcome, Family Oriented, Pets Welcome
OutsideOutside Shower, Garden, Terrace, Parking, Barbecue, Barbecue Area
LocationIn the Country, Distance to Airport 50-100km, Distance to local restaraunts 1km, Distance to convenience store >5km, Distance to beach >5km
Local AreaThe local town is Sleepy, Distance to Local Town Centre 10km, Night Clubs, Restaurants, Lively Bars and Pubs, Quiet Bars and Pubs
Local ActivitiesWater Sports, Nearby Zoo, Water Park, Walking, Swimming, Tennis, Horse Riding, Golf, Fishing, Cycling
Living RoomFireplace, Fold Out Beds Sleeping 1, Armchairs 2, Sofas 1, Seating for 6 People
LaundryIroning Board, Iron, Clothes Dryer, Towels Provided, Linen Provided, Washing Machine Provided
KitchenToaster, Grill, Separate dining area, Fridge, Oven, Hob, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Microwave, Crockery & Cutlery Provided, High Chair Available
EntertainmentRadio, DVD Player, Video, TV, Satellite or Cable
DiningDining room, Seating for 10 People, Dining room table
Heat/CoolingCentral Heating
BedroomPull-out Beds 1, Twins 2, Doubles 2
BathroomShower Rooms 1, Toilets 1, Bathrooms 1

Contact Information

Name: Steve & Dawn Hill
Telephone: +33-233-683430
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