Les Hirondelles Gites in La Vallée de La Sée nr Avranches, Bay of Mont St Michel

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Prices from £250 to £450 per week.

'Les Hirondelles' comprises 3 attached Gites and is situated in the Lower Normandy countryside of La Vallée de La Sée and surrounded by lush green hills.  Ideally located for exploring this historic region – including the D-Day Landing Beaches ( tours can be arranged), Mont Saint Michel, Avranches, Villedieu-les-Poeles (the famous copper-making town) Granville, Domfront and Bayeux Tapestry and British War Cemetery. 

Just over the border in Brittany, visit the beautiful port of Saint Malo with its ramparts, the medieval town of Dinan on the River Rance, and Fougéres, which has the largest medieval fortress in Europe.

Nearest ports – Saint Malo, Cherbourg and Caen – but  consider Le Havre and Calais.

Your English hosts, Helen and Dave, live on site and so are readily available with advice and assistance when needed.  We can also provide meals – a Salad on arrival, a Continental Breakfast served in our Dining Room each morning and a 4-Course Evening Meal twice a week.  We are happy to shop for groceries too.

The King-size bed  (or twin on request) will be made up with good quality cotton percale bed linen and towels are provided too.You will find a tray in the kitchen with tea, coffee and sugar, and milk and a bottle of wine to welcome you in the fridge.

Each Gite has living area with comfortable seating, dining table and chairs, woodburner, TV/DVD ( English Freeview channels), Wi-Fi, small well-equipped corner kitchen with gas cooker and fridge.  First floor Bedroom and  ensuite shower room;  Outside, table & chairs.

Shared 10m x 5m swimming pool  (June/ September) and secluded sundeck.  Chalet, leading to Pool, accommodates  DVD library, books and games and provides anotherl seating area for guests, ocal produce to purchase and information on places to visit..

Large communal garden area with BBQ, table and chairs, pergola.

Other things to do :
The area is great for walking and cycling with many marked trails (we can provide maps), kayaking and rock-climbing in the Suisse Normand region, around an hour away, horse-drawn carriage rides around the local countryside.

Nature lovers will enjoy the huge range of birds to be seen from the garden, including buzzards, herons, hunting birds,

There are many beautiful gardens to visit including the Parc du Chateau de Balleroy, nr Bayeux, the Parc Floral de Haute Bretagne near Rennes, and the Jardin de Montmarin with its parkland reaching down to the shores of the River Rance, not far from Saint Malo.

Lots more ideas for places to visit and activities can be found on our website.

See our reviews on this site and also  www.tripadvisor.co.uk where we consistently receive 4* reviews.

Sorry, we cannot accommodate pets.

Short breaks available  - flexible changeover days 

We can now accept payment by credit card via PayPal.

 A local tourism tax (Taxe de Sejour) is payable on all stays from 1 May 2012.  It is a small sum , around 3/4€

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              Mrs.Helen Carlisle
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