Holiday Cottage Normandy

Beautiful holiday cottage, near sandy landing beaches, near Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Normandy, France

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This Normandy holiday cottage is situated half an hour south of Cherbourg in a small hamlet 8 minutes drive from Sainte-Mere-Eglise and 5 minutes drive to the wide sandy beaches on the east coast – the Normandy landing beaches. The cottage probably dates from the 17th century and is made of traditional stone with a red tiled roof. There are two large living rooms plus a big kitchen on the ground floor, with two spacious bedrooms on the first floor. There is a bathroom in the new back extension with Victorian tub and modern thermostatic shower. The cottage sleeps up to 5 people.

The tranquil surrounding Normandy countryside hosts numerous species of wildlife – butterflies, birds of prey, glow-worms, etc. There are many fascinating places of historical and natural interest to visit: Bayeux, Mont St Michel, Barfleur, Honfleur, Valognes ('Versailles of the north'), Granville, Cherbourg amongst many others – plus vibrant local produce and antique markets, excellent restaurants, golf and riding facilities, countless churches and museums, plus the wonderful, wide sandy beaches!

   

   Holiday cottage Normandy – front view

 

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The large secluded garden

 

The cottage is well equipped with comfortable seating, tables and chairs, plus table, chairs and parasol for outdoor dining, with garden loungers for 'at-home' relaxation.

There are comfortable pocket-sprung double beds in each of the upstairs bedrooms (one king-size, one standard double) plus full length pine bunk beds in the second bedroom. There is also a wood framed double sofa bed in the garden room. There is a wide selection of videos and DVDs to watch (but no TV reception).There is also a collection of interesting books and various games.

The cottage is heated with electric convector heaters plus there is a log stove for winter use. In the kitchen are gas oven, microwave, electric kettle, refrigerator, toaster, washing machine, vacuum cleaner, iron and ironing board, plentiful good quality stainless steel saucepans, utensils and kitchenware, plus lots of pretty crockery and glassware.

The front garden is shingled with flower and shrub borders. At the back of the house, French windows open onto a large shingled terrace (with BBQ) beyond which is a long, secluded garden with lawn, shrubs and trees, beyond which lies open countryside.

 

Cottage garden


Cottage front

The nearest beach (approx 2 miles) at Ravenoville plage

 

Holiday Cottage Normandy • Prices : £290 – £450 per week depending on season / dates booked

The rental week normally runs from Saturday to Saturday but is flexible in mid and low season

Mid and low season short stays – minimum 3 nights

Linen & towels hire available • Cleaner available

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