La Fermette - Charming holiday cottage in the beautiful Orne region of southern Normandy.


Details of the Cottage

La Fermette is a stone-built, former farmhouse and stands in extensive grounds. There are ponds and a stream, lawns and mature trees, and wildlife everywhere. You can see red squirrels, and birds of prey, and if you are lucky, hares, deer and even (rarely) wild boar!
The accommodation on the ground floor consists of a large living/dining room with a separate, though visible, kitchen. There are comfortable chairs and a sofa, coffee tables, lamps, and a dining table with 6 chairs.There is central heating and a large wood burning stove. The rear window overlooks a patio with a table and armchairs, beside a pond.
The front window overlooks a small front garden, fenced and gated, to provide safety for small children. The kitchen, with oak units, has an electric oven with ceramic hob, a washing machine, dishwasher, microwave oven, electric kettle and 2 door fridge/freezer.
Off the back hall, which also gives access to the garden and the stairs, is a shower room with hand basin and a separate wc.
Upstairs, off the spacious landing with its stair gate, there are three prettily furnished bedrooms, two double and a twin. All have wardrobes, mirrors, dressing tables and bedside tables, all with lamps The house bathroom has a shower, hand basin and WC. A cot is available on request.
Outside, there are patios at the front and rear, with garden furniture and a barbecue. The peace and quiet, as you enjoy your sundowner on the patio, is almost tangible !

Facilities of the Cottage

General / living area
  • Satellite / cable TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Books
  • Central heating
  • Log fire
  • Fans
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Internet access
  • Wi-fi
Kitchen / utility
  • 4 ring hob
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Grill
  • Microwave oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Coffee maker
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Toilet paper provided
Bedrooms (3)
Includes: Double beds (2), single beds (2)
Bathrooms (2)
Includes: Bathrooms (2). Shower (2) and WC (2)
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Barbeque
  • Play area
  • Parking (secure)

La Fermette is located in Domfront, Orne

The local village, Lore, with its small supermarket, is within walking distance. Ceauce, a small market town with a full range of shops, banks and a small market, is a couple of miles away. 8 miles to the north is Domfront, a mediaeval market town with a fine church and a castle. Also nearby, you will find Lassay les Chateaux, with its picturesque castle, lake and rose garden. Bagnoles de l'Orne, about 15 miles away, is a spa resort set around a lake with a casino, many restaurants and smart shops. There are several large swimming pools to choose from in the local area, and there is also a popular swimming lake at La Ferte Mace, just 16 miles away.

Further afield, but within eashy driving distance, are the 1944 D-Day landing beaches, the Bayeux Tapestry, Mont St Michel and the medieaval city of Le Mans.

Getting to le Haut Fresnay - Driving Time from French Ports:
Calais or Boulogne - 4 to 5 hours
Le Havre or Cherbourg - 2,5 hours
Caen (Ouistreham) - 1.5 hours

  • Airport 1 - Dinard: 128 km
  • Airport 2 - Rennes: 130 km
  • Beach - Granville: 100 km
  • Golf - Bagnoles de l'Orne: 22 km
  • Resort - Bagnoles de l'Orne: 22 km
  • Nearest Shops: 4 km
  • Nearest Restaurants: 12 km
  • Nearest Bars: 4 km


Rental Rates

Rental rates £390 - £510 per week
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Booking Terms & Cancellation Policy

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Our prices for "La Fermette" are for the cottage per week for up to 4 persons using 2 bedrooms. For parties of 4 or more, using 3 bedrooms, add a supplement of £50 pounds sterling per extra person per week. Pay online througfh BACS, by bank to bank transfer, by UK cheque in sterling, or through PayPal in sterling.

Discounts are available for bookings of 2, or more, weeks. Please ask us for details.

The cottage can be booked only from Saturday to Saturday. The following conditions apply: a provisional booking will be held for 7 days; a 25% deposit (non-refundable) is required to secure a booking; the balance is to be paid no later than 8 weeks before the date of occupancy.; bookings made within 8 weeks of occupancy must be paid in full at the time of booking.

A security deposit of 120 Euros (or £100 Sterling if preferred), in cash, is payable on arrival, and is returned on the day of departure (assuming no accidental breakages or damage to the property).

From £390 per week

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Nigel and Paula COLMAN

Language: English, French
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