Peaceful, family friendly, fishing lake, huge grounds/ gardens. Delightful, sixteenth century beamed stone cottage, exudes comfort and character. Big lakeside terrace with barbecue, gardens with splash pool. Close to village with bar, restaurant. Small town with great supermarket five minutes drive. Excellent fishing on site. Parking. Free wifi, bikes, tabletennis.
Light, airy, fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher and full range of very new appliances, living dining room, wood burning stove. All linens and towels provided, generous welcome pack.
Free wi-fi, large flatscreen tv with all free view British channels and DVD player. Characterful and interesting property more than four hundred years old providing comfortable, child- friendly, pet friendly, comfortable and cosy accommodation in beautiful surroundings. Downstairs shower room, upstairs bathroom with heated towel rail. Two bedrooms one double, one twin plus a mezzanine with two beds. Possible to relocate one bed to the ground floor if necessary for guests with difficulty climbing stairs. View over the lake and gardens. Excellent free Wi-Fi connection. Double glazed windows throughout. The cottage, my own house and the lake are set in large grounds bordered by trees down a quiet country lane in its own little river valley. Idyllic!
The lovely fishing lake covers about half an acre and is set just the other side of the lawn outside the cottage. You are free to fish anywhere around the lake.
Private ,secure off road parking on the little car park down by the gates. Separate guest terrace access to large gardens and children's play areas, private woods and grounds for walking. Large splash pool and games and play areas solely for guests use.
A very warm welcome is offered to all my guests! I live next door so available for help and advice also babysitting offered. Some guests prefer their solitude and privacy others like to have apéros sometimes together and even the occasional barbecue or afternoon tea and cakes! It's up to you! Nothing is too much trouble. I want you to have a wonderful time here! I speak reasonable French and am happy to book restaurants for you.
Easy access to local village bar and restaurant where the lovely Lionel serves pizzas at weekends to French and English locals ( walking distance so you can stagger home!) The local small town 5 minutes by car. Under 2 hours to channel ports Ouistreham (Caen) and St Malo.
The lake is stocked with carp, common, mirror and wild. Also Tench and Rudd. Fish in excellent condition and a good size but not super heavy weights. Lots of fun match fishing to be had close to cottage and exclusively for guests.For a taste of home, there are a number of local bars owned and run by members of the sizeable local British community. They provide relaxing surroundings, pub grub, quiz nights, music nights and proper Sunday lunch!
No smoking in house or next door barn.
Guests intending to fish must bring own gear. No night fishing, barbless hooks and unhooking mats must be used.
Children must be supervised around the lake and splash pool and while using the rowing boat.
Drinking wine, laughing, singing, playing with the dogs, cats and ducks, while not obligatory are strongly recommended!
Guests dogs need to be supervised in the garden. They must not go upstairs and must sleep in their own beds!