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Gîte La Mare aux Fées

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4.2 / 5Very Good
5 reviews


  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Pet Friendly
  • Washer


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Airborne Museum
    23 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Sainte-Mere-Eglise Church
    23 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Bar La Rex
    12 min drive
  • Restaurant
    12 min drive
  • Airport
    Cherbourg (CER-Maupertus)
    52 min drive

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    About this area


    This cottage is located in Gorges. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Utah Beach and Cotentin and Bessin Marshlands, while D-Day Paratrooper Historical Center and Airborne Museum are cultural highlights. Travelling with kids? Consider Coutances Botanical Garden, or check out an event or a game at Lessay Raceway and Aerodrome.

    What's nearby

    • Popular Location
      Airborne Museum - 23 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Sainte-Mere-Eglise Church - 23 min drive
    • Popular Location
      La Fiere Bridge and Iron Mike Monument - 23 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Orglandes German War Cemetery - 25 min drive
    • Popular Location
      Utah Beach - 27 min drive

    Getting around

    • Carentan Station - 14 min drive


    • Bar La Rex — 12 min drive
    • Les — 12 min drive
    • A. & F. Gosselin — 14 min drive
    • L'Escapade — 14 min drive
    • Gilles Samuel — 15 min drive

    About this property

    Gîte La Mare aux Fées

    The fairy Mare is a small cottage for 2 to 4 people. Built in an old barn adjoining the owners' home, this place invites you, among other things, to discover the heritage built in earth and stone clean marshes Cotentin and Bessin, whose traditional techniques have been used to restore the property , dated about 1800. GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION At the entrance to the peninsula of Cotentin, Gorges is a small village, located between the landing beaches (25 km), Cherbourg (50 km) and Mont Saint-Michel (90 km). The cottage has the amenities of many small towns around: Périers (10 km), Carentan (14 km), The Hague-du-Puits (15 km), Coutances (25 km), Saint-Lô (35 km) ... A grocery tobacco bar with bread is located in the village, 2 km from the cottage, open Tuesday to Sunday from 7:30 to 20:30. For England, La Mare aux Fees is an important stop, near the Cherbourg car ferry (50 km), to reach Paris, Brittany or the South of France. ATMOSPHERE The fairy Mare is in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of Cotentin marshes and Bessin, a real natural treasure opening on both sides of the sea: in the bay of Veys (facing the islands of Saint-Marcouf) to the east, to the haven of Saint-Germain and the dunes of Créances to the west. At the turn of the road is the splendor of manor farms in stone and "mass" (earth), while the water, the land and the sand offer a vegetation of rare species and a rich and precious fauna. DESCRIPTION OF THE GITE On the ground floor: 1 living / dining room with 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, 1 kitchenette. Upstairs: 1 bedroom with 1 double bed, 1 bathroom with bath, separate toilet. 1 baby bed + 1 extra bed 1 person can be made available. The cottage has a parking space and has its own private courtyard surrounded by greenery, with barbecue and garden furniture. At the back of the house, the owners' garden is accessible to tenants: you will discover the "fairy pool", and a ping-pong table is left at your disposal. Only small animals are accepted (small dogs, cats). EQUIPMENT Fridge, oven, microwave, 4 hotplates electric, washing machine, coffee maker, electric kettle, toaster, small television, iron and ironing board, drying rack, raclette on request. Baby equipment: baby bottle warmer, high chair, baby's cot, baby bath. Private courtyard, barbecue, garden table, ping-pong table, private parking. TO DO Beaches (20 km), nudist beach (20 km), sailing (25 km), sand yachting (15 km), ballooning, parachuting, aerodrome (19 km), river walks, boat trips (15 km), golf ( 12 km), swimming pools (14 and 25 km). Hiking, biking (around the cottage and many marked trails throughout the region), horseback riding, trailer, with a donkey Cotentin (11 and 17 km), canoeing (25 km), tourist base (12 km ), fishing in the river, pond and sea (around the cottage). TO HAVE Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel (90 km), Bayeux Tapestry (40 km), discovery area of the Cotentin and Bessin marshes (14 km), landing beaches and museums (23 km), peninsula Hague (40 km), Tatihou island (50 km), parks and gardens throughout the department, manors, castles, churches, abbeys, abbeys (from 2 km), typical villages around the cottage, arts and crafts and local products (from 3 km), museums of art, history and other curiosities (from 10 km), local restaurants and seafood, animal park (43 km), ornithological reserves (around the cottage ), marsh and bog around the cottage. PRICE Prices include electricity, including heating in winter, and bed linen. Are optional (payable on arrival): - Towels: available for rent for € 5 per person (1 large and 1 small towel). - The final cleaning: if you do not want to do the cleaning on your departure it will be charged 35 €. STAY TAX At the price of the stay is added a tax collected on behalf of the Community of Communes West Coast Center Manche and the County Council of the Channel of 0.55 euros / night / adult.

    Sleeping arrangements

    Bedroom 1

    1 double bed

    Property amenities


    • Pool

    Family friendly

    • Cot/infant bed available
    • High chair


    • Fridge
    • Microwave
    • Oven
    • Toaster
    • Coffee/tea maker


    • 1 bedroom
    • Sofa bed


    • 1 bathroom
    • Bathtub only


    • TV
    • Ping pong table

    Outdoor areas

    • Garden


    • Washing machine


    • Heating


    • Sleeps 4
    • Unit size: 538 sq ft (50 sq m)

    Very Good

    5 - Excellent
    4 - Good
    3 - Okay
    2 - Mediocre
    1 - Poor
    Property condition

    4/5 Good

    Vacances au calme

    Maison isolée très agréable Très bon accueil

    4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

    4/5 Good

    Gîte agréable et très calme , accueil sympathique.

    Le gîte est situé en campagne dans un environnement calme.

    4/5 Good

    Accueil très agréable, tout le necessaire est à disposition

    Très content, hâte d’y retourner un jour

    5/5 Excellent


    Accueil proprete confort tres bonne literie font parties de cette location Les bretons

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