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a geographical region corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy. It
is situated along the English Channel coast of Northern France between
Brittany (to the west) and Picardy (to the east) and comprises territory
in northern France and the Channel Islands. Normandy is divided between
French and British sovereignty. The continental territory under French
sovereignty covers 30,627 km² and forms the preponderant part
of Normandy and roughly 5% of the territory of France. It is divided for
administrative purposes into two régions: Basse-Normandie and Haute-Normandie.
The Channel Islands (referred to as Îles Anglo-Normandes in French)
covers 194 km² and comprise two bailiwicks: Guernsey and
Jersey, which are British Crown dependencies.
Upper Normandy (Haute-Normandie)
consists of the French départements of Seine-Maritime and Eure,
and Lower Normandy (Basse-Normandie) of the départements of Orne,
Calvados, and Manche. The former province of Normandy comprised present-day
Upper and Lower Normandy, as well as small areas now part of the départements
of Eure-et-Loir, Mayenne, and Sarthe.
HOLIDAY RENTALS IN BASSE-NORMANDY, FRANCE
for more self-catering accommodation options in this region
Farmhouse (Ref: 28228) country house in Thury Harcourt
Superb Farmhouse sleeps
10 in the heart of the Suisse Normande. Excellent base for exploring the
Normandy beaches.Golf, horse riding, forest trails and good restaurants
all near by. If you enjoy outdoor activities, French Culture and History
and the beaches of Normandy combined with a spacious and comfortable traditional
country house in which to unwind and relax, our property, Carcanet, in
the beautiful Suisse Normande is for you. We are only 40 minutes drive
from Ouistreham, the ferry port near Caen and less than 4 hours drive from
Calais. The Normandy beaches and museums, Bayeux and the Abbayes and Memorial
at Caen are less than 45 minutes away. Sleeps 10.
Boissiere (Ref: 20482) Self catering gite in Ducey
The wing of an old farm
house ,sleeps 2/4 situated in tranquil setting near Avranches. Ideal base
for Mt St Michel, WW2 beaches, walking, cycling, sandy beaches, golf, fishing
etc. It is set in an acre and a half of Normandy country side, with small
farms on all sides. However, Avranches, the major town in the area, is
only 10 minutes away. The gite is ideal for 2, with an ensuite twin bedroom,
but two more people can be accommodated on the sofa bed downstairs.A cot
and stairguard can be provided. Sleeps 4.
Boulangerie, Brecey (Ref: 23113) Self catering gite in Brecey
This beautiful property,
nestling under a cherry tree, is a converted farm bakery with great character.
It boasts the original stone and clay oven (attached to the outside of
the gite) along with many other attractive features. La Boulangerie is
a country gite offering the benefits of rural peace and quiet with opportunities
for walking and cycling along country lanes and walking in the nearby beech
woods. It is also ideal for an activity holiday within easy travelling
distance of many activities. La Boulangerie is a charming ‘petit gite’
in a secluded orchard setting close to Brecey. Sleeps 2.
Grande Boissiere (Ref: 73491) Self catering farm house in Ducey
Old farm house in tranquil
countryside.10 minutes from Avranches an ideal base to explore Mont St
Michel, WW2 beaches, play golf, fish or laze on sandy beaches. The house
has 3 twin bedrooms, 2 shower rooms and 2 separate WCs. Downstairs, the
table seats 6 and there are several easy chairs. There is also an enormous
fire place. The kitchen is fully equipped with a gas hob and oven, microwave
oven, fridge with small freezer and dishwasher and washing machine. There
is a good selection of kitchen tools and saucepans and plenty of crockery,
cutlery and glasses. Sleeps 7.
Gandonniere, nr. Avranches, Manche, Normandy (Ref: 48673) country house
in Le Petit Celland
Detached house in the heart
of the Normandy countryside. Quiet location. Stunning views. Not far from
sea and tourist sites, including Mont St. Michel. Ideal for romantic getaway
or family holiday. The Normandy countryside is much loved by holidaymakers,
because it reminds them of what the countryside used to look like decades
ago in other countries, prior to urban sprawl! Mile after mile of rolling
fields, with hedgerows, beautiful trees and lots of animals. The area offers
not just breathtaking views, but also a peaceful setting, ideal for relaxing,
walking, cycling or exploring in the car. Sleeps 6.
Tullerie, Brecey (Ref: 22944) Self catering cottage in Brecey
LA TULLERIE is a 3 bedroom
cottage with traditional, French farmhouse style in spacious grounds off
a quiet lane near Brecey. It has an open plan, oak beamed living/dining
area with a large fireplace, wood burning stove, tiled floor and central
heating. The living room is equipped with a video, DVD and CD player.
It is furnished comfortably with sofa and armchairs. The kitchen/dining
area has seating for 6 and has modern, white kitchen units with an integral
oven. The bedrooms consist of one twin bedded room (downstairs) with ensuite
shower room and one double room and one twin bedded room (upstairs). All
are well furnished and have views of the grounds or countryside.