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Living room from a different angle, you can just see one of our book cases full of books for your reading pleasure.Here you can see our beautiful wood burner, perfect for the colder days, also a TV, DVD player and HiFi you can plug your own music into.
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
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Our cosy cottage is sitting in a lovely rural village with a small shop and bar. It is in a great position for visiting the surrounding area which is great for cycling, walking, and sight seeing. BED LINEN AND TOWELS INCLUDED FREE AS IS WiFi.

The space

The cottage is on three levels, going by our guests reviews - we provide just about everything needed for your stay. (but no food) We have a fold-up bed and a cot for possible extra guests. Dining seating for 5 plus a highchair &/ booster chair. There is freeview TV both French and English. A DVD player and a selection of DVD's to watch (both French & English. There is a HiFi with a selection CD's too. We have a Wood burner and the first basket of wood is provided. Due to the recent very warm weather we have installed an AC unit on the middle floor (living area) which we hope guests will really benefit from! There is seating for 5+. Washing machine,Iron, ironing board, microwave, hairdryer etc. An airer and the use of the washing line in the garden. Lots of leaflets are provided to help you plan your holiday before you leave the cottage if that is what you wish to do. The cottage is situated in a easy access position and close to small shop / bar and a lovely old church.

Guest access

Ample parking to both sides of the cottage. Guests have access to the private garden which has an allocated area for guests private use. Free bikes to use if you are feeling energetic. There is a washing line available should you need it.

Other things to note

As you will have seen, we DO NOT provide breakfast.


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Amenities
Kitchen
Family/kid friendly
Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Prices
Extra people No Charge
Security Deposit $535 NZD
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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM

As with most hosts we do have cottage rules. But basically ask that guests treat the cottage with respect and leave it as they find it.
If there are any problems in the cottage, guests are asked that they mention it to us during their stay to enable us to do something about it. The only other rule is that all guests must have a fantastic time! The local area has become very strict about recycling so we ask our guests to participate in the same way. There are recycling bins in the village next to the Salle de Fete. If guests need to stay after the check-out time of 11am, they will be charged €10 an hour. The time available to do this will depend on a guest arriving the same day.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

20 Reviews

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Anne User Profile
August 2017
A beautiful quirky little cottage, near to lots of family trips. Helpful friendly owners and tremendous value for money. We would both recommend and return.

Milos User Profile
May 2017
I was on business trip and I was looking for something different from the hotel accommodation. When I saw the pictures of that COSY COTTAGE I was really surprised. I spent there two weeks, It was unbelievable to relax there after work and during the weekends. The countryside is very beautiful arround. Everything was prepared in very professional way. I was very satisfied with hospitality, conditions, price, wifi etc. I would like to spend holidays there in the future. Thank you Janet.

Sophie User Profile
Sophie
October 2015
We had a lovely time in janet's cottage. Janet and her husband are very nice people, and the cottage is absolutely lovely. We warmly reccomand this place.
Janet User Profile
Response from Janet:
Thank you Sophie we are really pleased you had a good time, it was a pleasure to meet you all. Jan and Duncan
October 2015

Kathy User Profile
September 2015
What an absolutely wonderful place to stay! The cottage is very charming in a lovely part of France, and Janet is a fantastic host. She had everything we needed, and was so helpful with suggestions as to places to go and eat and things to see. There's an auberge a 10 minute walk from the cottage that has delicious meals. We only wished we could have stayed longer to explore more of that part of France. We would return in a heartbeat and will recommend this place to our friends.

Laura User Profile
September 2015
This place couldn't be more accurately named, it really is a cosy cottage. Nestled in a small little village it's a great place to explore Normandy from. As it says in the description a car or bike is a necessity but it's in a great location with two lovely towns nearby. There is also an amazing little restaurant nearby. We really enjoyed our stay and we couldn't have asked for more. We were made to feel so welcome and any help we needed was always provided. Great little place definitely recommend.
Janet User Profile
Response from Janet:
Thank you Laura for such a lovely review we really appreciate it. It was great to meet you both you were the perfect guests.
September 2015

Michelle User Profile
Michelle
July 2015
A lovely little cottage that was just right for our family of four. The garden is lovely and dog safe but is a short walk away from the cottage. The village is very sleepy and quite with only a small bar/ convenient store. The cottage is right beside the church so expect many church bells early in the morning. The hosts were friendly and welcoming and it was so sweet to have cider, a baguette butter eggs and milk when we arrived. Thanks for a great vacation!
Janet User Profile
Response from Janet:
Thank you for your lovely comments, we are glad you had a good holiday. And hope you are enjoying the UK. Jan and Duncan
July 2015

Caroline User Profile
June 2015
We stayed at this B&B for 5 nights In May 2015. On arrival we found a great welcome package - bread, cheese, milk and a bottle of French red wine!!! The information folder was bursting with interesting facts about the local area and plenty of booklets to browse. There was also a very good French/English dictionary (amongst many other books) to help us communicate with locals. Janet & Duncan were wonderful hosts and we had a really fun evening with them over several bottles of wine and a shared meal. The views from the garden were breathtaking and bicycles were available in the shed. The house was spotlessly clean and the beds very comfortable. This B&B is situated in the middle of a typical Normandy village and is centrally located for day trips to many attractions in the Pays de Loire area including the magnificent Lassey & Carrouges Chateaux, Camembert cheese museum & tastings, Mayenne (a must) and the picturesque spa town of Bagnoles de L'Orne. A day trip to see the Bayeux Tapestry and DDay landing memorials is possible with an early start. We really enjoyed our visit with Janet & Duncan and would love to go back someday - long way from Australia but Normandy is just a journey back in time and this B&B is a home away from home.
Janet User Profile
Response from Janet:
Wow that is quite a review Caroline! thank you so much! we are really chuffed you had such a good time, I am now smiling from ear to ear! We are not a BB in the true sense of the word, as you know we do not provide breakfast which is why we provide some items to help our guests settle in. We are glad you were pleased with what you experienced.Regards Jan and Duncan
June 2015

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Interaction with guests

We meet and greet our guests and show them around the cottage and garden. The only time we see our guests is if they need us or if they need guidance on the places to visit or maybe a little help with the language. Sometimes they just want to chat!

About Janet

Apart from loving welcoming new guests, I enjoy gardening, painting, drawing, sewing and knitting. Oh and baking cakes and biscuits as my hips will tell! I look after several cottages in our area and belong to a weekly meet art group. My partner Duncan still has to work and is an electrician by trade but is a very capable handy man! Since moving to France we have been busy renovating our own house but now want to explore the rest of France with our tent!

Languages: Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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