Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
All the rooms are beamed. Accomodation on the ground floor comprises of a cosy lounge with French windows opening onto the back garden, a large fireplace with enclosed wood burning fire and TV receiving British channels, an airy dining room with an additional television. A renovated kitchen, complete with cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave oven and fridge freezer, and a modern shower room with shower, toilet and washbasin, tradional L -shaped oak staircase leading to the upper floor. Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms. Bedroom 1 is double bedded with a door leading to bedroom 2 which has 2 single beds and a folding bed available for a fifth guest, also enclosed lawned front and rear gardens, with furniture and BBQ.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Quend Plage les Pins -sandy, Cayeux sur Mer - pebb 60 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Charles de Gaulle 110 km, Nearest railway: Amiens 35 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors||
All power and logs are included in the price
A tumble dryer is available in the barn
Northern France region
The climate is very mild and pleasant. The cottage is a traditional Picardian/Normandy style farmhouse which is approx. 200 years old, having been extensively renovated in recent years to include all the mod cons, while maintaining the old world feel, with the large wood burning fireplace and original beams. It is situated approx. 8 km from the Normandy border in the rolling countryside of the Somme.The area is steeped in the history of the World Wars, with several interesting museums and memorials to them, including some original 1st World War trenches. It is a convenient location to visit beaches, pretty coastal towns, the Marquentere bird sanctuary at the Somme estuary, Paris and Rouen.The ancient 'underground city' of Naours is approx. 3/4 hr away, as is the prehistoric exhibition centre at Samara. The theme parks of Disneyland Paris, Park Asterix ( north of Paris),and Bagatelle( near Le Touquet) are 1-2 hrs away by car.
Amiens is the capital of Picardie and boasts the largest cathedral in France. It is an interesting city to wander around with plenty of opportunity to shop and eat, with an interesting old town area on the river.There is a large market on Wednesdays.
Poix de Picardie is the nearest town (approx. 15 mins by car) with a large supermarket, restaurants, swimming pool, tourist information and Sunday morning market.
Horse riding is available in the small town of Conty nearby.