The setting is charming and peaceful, the house spacious and comfortable with a lovely outdoor area for drinks and meals. The area is not very touristy but there is a lot to discover, notably at Mortagne itself.
Located in southern Normandy, this is a beautiful, recently-restored 16th century manor house. All shopping facilities, restaurants and a Saturday market can be found 7km away in the attractive small town of Mortagne-au-Perche, which overlooks a green and valleyed landscape. Mortagne is the home of the Percheron horse and has a memorable Renaissance church and two interesting museums. The lively town of Alençon just 34km away has a lot to offer - museums, good restaurants and all sports facilities.
There are various excursions to be taken from here: to the Perche and La Trappe Forests, Autheuil and its Romanesque church, Tourouvre and La Trappe Abbey. The property is 80km south of Deauville and 123km south of Caen and the landing beaches. There is a public tennis court (keys supplied) 1km away in the village of Boëcé, bike hire in Mortagne, horse riding at La Chapelle-Montligeon (20km), lake swimming at Le Mêle (10km) and an 18 hole golf course at Bellême (25km).
Living room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bathrooms with separate shower and wc, 1 bathroom with wc, 1 shower room with wc, 1 double bedroom, 1 bedroom with 1 double bed and 1 single bed, 3 twin bedrooms, 1 single bedroom, 1 bedroom with 4 single
Washing machine, dishwasher, bed linen (not towels) included (6 Euros per bed for change of linen), 2 cots (no linen), 2 highchairs, cleaning 4 hours every Friday included, baby-sitting and cook (subject to availability), telephone, broadband, fax, 2 TVs, video (French only), DVD, CD, barbecue, tennis court, swings, table tennis, football table, alarm