Enjoy the tranquility of Shangri-La Cour - for 3 weeks in October

Gathemo, France
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Hi - My name is Chris (m,65) - I live near Gathemo, on the Manche/Calvados border in Basse Normandie. I'm married to wife Zandie and I'm semi-retired. I busy myself renovating our 130 year old granite stone-built home, which is situated in

Home & location

The house is situated at La Cour, near Gathemo. The house is a 130 year old granite build house which used to be the servants quarters for the adjacent Chateau de Gathemo, which sadly now lies in ruins in the forest. We often refer to our

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car


Jemm and Ringo are very sociable easy-going dogs, they often spend a lot of time just snoozing throughout the day. They are allowed to sleep on the sofas. If you are sat on a sofa Ringo will often choose to come and snuggle up beside you

Meet the pets

  • Jemm

    Jack Russell Terrier

    12 years

  • Ringo

    Jack Russell Terrier

    7 years

Sitter feedback (2)


We really enjoyed looking after Chris’ house and gorgeous Jack Russells for around 4 weeks. We immediately hit it off with Chris in our initial video call

Stayed · 04 Oct - 24 Oct 2021

Great communications with Chris throughout from initial video call to his return home. The house renovation is not complete but we knew exactly what to

Stayed · 27 Sep - 15 Oct 2020

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