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La Pointe du Roc at Granville, Normandy

Published on November 24, 2015 by Chris Robinson

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France

The lighthouse at Pointe du Roc in Granville was built in 1826 at a cost of 39,000 francs. It survived the Second World War unscathed as it was painted green to camouflage it. Granite from the Chausey Isles was used in its construction. Although it is not possible to go inside, you do get great views of the surrounding area. Granville is 25 minutes from Gavray.

Photo and post by Chris of Gavray Gites
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Until 2014 I worked in central London as a marketeer for a membership organization. Years of watching property renovation programmes on TV sparked a dream to do this in France having studied French and worked there previously. I left my job and completed the sale of my house on the same day (a stroke of luck rather than good planning) and headed off to Normandy. I undertook a barn renovation project managing the artisans’ workload. The result is a 3 bedroom gite which I now market all year providing me with endless opportunities to increase my skills and knowledge.
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