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La Detourbe

Reference no. 6110

La Detourbe French holiday gites near La Ferté-Macé and Bagnoles-de-l’Orne in Normandy, France.

La Detourbe is a traditional Normandy Longhouse for holiday rentals in France.

Set in two acres of open garden, it is situated between Rânes and La Ferté-Macé in the Orne/Bocage area of southeast Normandy.

The gites are on the edge of the Andaines Forest (Fôret des Andaines) in the Normandy Maine Regional Park (Parc Naturel Regional de Normandie Maine).

45 miles south of Caen and 2 hours from Paris by train.

La Detourbe French holiday gites near La Ferté-Macé and Bagnoles-de-l’Orne in Normandy, France


Gite 1

Gite 2






2 + 2

7 + 2

4 + 2



The rental property is a barn conversion with the owners living next door in the original farmhouse.
In the conversion there are two fully self-contained, centrally heated gites.
Ideal for couples or families with young children and suitable for use throughout the year.

Guests have full use of a conservatory opening onto the sun terrace at the rear of the property.

Gite 1

Ground floor gite with:

Large lounge.

Well-equipped corner kitchen with dining area.

Large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.

There is also a double bed-settee in the lounge.

La Detourbe gite 1 kitchen


La Detourbe gite 1 lounge
La Detourbe bedroom gite 1


Gite 2

This gite has a large lounge with a well-equipped corner kitchen and dining area.

Off the lounge is a ground floor double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

The stairs from the lounge lead up to two further en-suite bedrooms.

One bedroom has a double bed and the other has a double and a single bed.

There is also a double bed-settee in the lounge.

La Detourbe lounge gite 2


La Detourbe kitchen gite 2
La Detourbe ground floor bedroom gite 2
La Detourbe family bedroom gite 2
La Detourbe double bedroom gite 2

Other facilities available

In addition to the facilities in each gite, there is access to a laundry room off the sun terrace which houses a washing machine, tumble dryer and a dishwasher.

For young families there are available, two put-u-up beds, a full size cot, two travel cots, a high chair and changing mat, plus a collection of toys.

There is ample garden furniture and a large barbecue on the sun terrace.

For young children there is a garden swing, sand pit and small and large paddling pools.
There is also a selection of adult bicycles.

Conservatory and grounds

The conservatory and sun terrace enable you to relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of this beautiful, rural area of France.

The property is set within two acres of open garden with a variety of fruit trees and is surrounded by fields and woods.

La Detourbe patio
La Detourbe patio
La Detourbe garden
La Detourbe boules court

The area

La Ferté-Macé - 5km - a small town with a range of shops and restaurants plus a beautiful lake with a sandy beach offering water sports, fishing and supervised swimming.

Bagnoles-de-l’Orne - 10km - a charming spa town with thermal baths, a good choice of restaurants and shops, sports facilities, a lakeside casino and golf course.

Caen - 45 miles.

The Normandy Landing Beaches, Bayeux with its famous tapestry, the seaside towns of Deauville and Trouville and the port of Honfleur are within easy reach.

Mont St Michel, St Malo and Cancale are a little further afield.

Paris is two hours on the train.

Pricing structure (per week)


Gite 1
one bedroom

Gite 2
3 bedrooms

Gite 2
2 bedrooms

January - March

£ 175

£ 285

£ 240

April and May

£ 265

£ 440

£ 360


£ 300

£ 520

£ 440

July and August

£ 395

£ 660

£ 500


£ 300

£ 520

£ 440

October - Decenber
(excluding Christmas and new year)

£ 175

£ 285

£ 240

currency conversion

For Christmas and New Year prices, please contact the owners.

The price includes heating, hot water, electricity, gas, normal cleaning and bed linen and towels.

Rental period - from Saturday 4pm to Saturday 10am.

Shorter mid week rental periods will be considered, except for July and August.

Discount - a 10% discount is offered for the second successive week of a two week booking.


For availability and booking enquiries please contact:
John and Chris Gibson
[contact owners]

Please quote reference  6110 hhf  when making enquiries.

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