Bursting with charm and character, Le Fresne offers large comfortable accommodation, having been lovingly restored to incorporate all modern facilities. Perfect for a special occasion be it a birthday, anniversary or family reunion and being within 20 - 30 minutes drive of Le Mont St Michel and superb sandy beaches. Ideal for outdoor dining in the summer, with a covered terrace overlooking the floodlit pool and a large brick built BBQ. Large enclosed garden with football goal, slide, swing and play house for the little ones. Equipment provided for babies and toddlers (please ask for details or visit my website).
The kitchen/dining area has been carefully designed to be open plan and sociable. The farmhouse dining table seats up to 14 people. There is also a breakfast bar for quick snacks or to gather around for aperitifs.We love to cook and appreciate how important it is to have the right equipment. Our kitchen is a real home from home with lots of preparation and storage space. Equipped with two fridges, dishwasher, hob and oven, microwave, coffee machine, toaster and much much more...
The lounge has a large original fireplace housing a log burner. A television with English Language channels, DVD player and plenty of DVDs, books and games. If you have young children we will fit safety gates to the stairs and have lots of additional equipment (please ask for details). All 6 bedrooms are fully furnished with wardrobes, storage chests, bedside tables and lamps and have an ample supply of English sockets.
The private swimming pool, surrounded by a decked terrace is a natural sun trap and is overlooked by a covered veranda which is ideal for outdoor dining. The pool is securely fenced with access by lockable gate from the veranda and garden. The gardens are large and enclosed with plenty of space for children to play and there is ample garden furniture.
Within the grounds there is a games room with full size pool table for your sole use.
Our prices are fully inclusive with no hidden extras, please visit website for full details.
Le Fresne is situated in a rural position, surrounded by farmland, in a peaceful hamlet and close to the Lac de Vezins.
DUCEY 7 km away is our nearest town. It is host to the historical Montgommery Chateau which is often open to the public for exhibitions and tours. During the summer months the grounds are surrounded by magnificent floral displays.The staff of the Tourist information Office which is located opposite the chateau are extremely helpful in providing information about this and other attractions both in and around Ducey.
THE BAY OF MONT ST MICHEL has many beaches and sights typical of the Normandy region. A little further west brings you to the edge of Brittany and the beautiful seaside town of CANCALE celebrated for its oyster farms. The coast road continues past some glorious beaches to the magnificent walled city of ST MALO with its abundant shops and seafood restaurants.
AVRANCHES Just a short drive away Avranches has some wonderful streets for shopping, garden admirers and historians alike. From The Jardin des Plantes is a fantastic view across the bay of le Mont St Michel.
ST JAMES Again a short drive and is home to the American World War 2 Cemetary.
ST HILAIRE DU HARCOUET to be found 9km away. Whilst a lot larger than Ducey it has certainly not lost its charm. With numerous bars and restaurants, the pavement culture is much in evidence. The local Wednesday market here is the biggest weekly agricultural market in Normandy.
There's still so much more to do: benefit from the sea air on the nearby stretches of sandy beach between Genets and Granville. Visit France's premier spa town of Bagnoles De L'Orne or the medieval town of Fougeres. Walks and cycle routes through nearby National Park Forests. Watch coppersmiths/bellmakers at Villedieu-Les-Poeles which is also home to the Zoo de Champrepus. Take a boat trip down the river Rance visiting the medieval town of Dinan. Further a field a day trip can take you all round the D-Day beaches and Bayeux Tapestry or a boat trip can take you to the islands of Jersey or Guernsey.