About the home
Sleeps 9. 4 bedroom house with garden conservatory and terrace. There is a downstairs double bedroom and shower with hand rail and loo for people of limited mobility. Great location. 3 minutes walk to the beach, harbour and shops. Located in beautiful picturesque Barfleur, unspoilt fishing harbour and bustling farming village - listed as one of the nicest villages in France.
Barfleur is on the North of Cotentin Peninsula, 20km from Cherbourg, the landing beaches and D-day sites. Only 1 hour 30 mins from Bayeux and 2 hours from Mont Saint Michel. 2 golf courses nearby.
Fontenay/Mer Golf Course - 20 minute drive.
Golf Club de Cherbourg - 30 minute drive.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||3 minutes' walk, 500m|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
Further details indoors:
The house offers three newly redecorated bedrooms, 1 bathroom and an independent studio bedroom and WC/shower room on the ground floor which is great for friends, youngsters or members of the family who wish to be private yet still sharing your holiday. There is a kitchen, sitting room and south facing terrace which offers pleasing views of the chateau. The terraces and garden will allow you to enjoy your meals outside, from breakfast to aperitif and BBQ.
The house is only 3 minutes' walk from the shops, bakers, fishmongers, grocery, supermarket, cafes, bars and restaurants. There are several beaches in Barfleur and all along the coast. It is ideal for walking, cycling, golfing and/or horse riding holidays. Being situated on the peninsular, the micro-climated offers exotic vegetation, mild weather and a beach is never too far away! The region is famous for its delicious mussels, oyster, crabs, lobsters and its organic vegetables, camembert, cider and Calvados.
3 minute walk to shops and all amenities.
Many lovely rural towns and villages all around.
Coastal Walk To Gatteville to visit impressive lighthouse.
Trendy sailing town of St Vaast La Hougue, famed for its oysters - 7 kilometres
30 minutes to Cherbourg.
2 hours to Mont S Michel.
1hour 30 mins to Caen.
30 mins to D Day beaches.
1 hours 30 mins to Bayeux.
Further details outdoors:
There is a private garden at the back. There are bicycles (but these are to be used at the customers' own risk. We hold no responsibility over injuries etc..) BBQ and deckchairs available. There is a south facing secluded terrace at the front of the house.
There is a bank with an ATM just a bit further along opposite the house, 2 hotels, cafes, many bars and restaurants. Take away pizzas from Le Phare restaurant are amazing. Saturday market. Le Moderne restaurant does stunning upmarket food.
It is a busy, bustling fishing and agricultural town in season with plenty of fresh fish and locally grown vegetables.
There is a riding school 3 miles away and a diving and sailing school within the village itself.
Deposits will be taken at the time of booking. Contact: 07760 310054
Discounts for Brittany Ferries. Contact owner for details
Pets are welcome.
Towels and Linen are available at an extra cost.
Big discounts with Brittany Ferries. Please ask for details when booking.
It is normally Saturday to Saturday but out of season this is very flexible. Arrival around 4.00 pm and 10.00 am departure but again this can be flexible if the property is not booked up.
The Normandy / Manche region
With lush rolling pastures and cows grazing among the orchards, and its 600 miles of beautiful sandy beaches, Normandy invites the visitor to 'slow down' and despite an annual tourist invasion every year, the region remains a largely untouched paradise.
It is famous for its wonderful Calvados brandy and its glorious cheeses - Camembert, Pavé d'Auge,
Livarot, Pont l'Evêque, Neufchatel, Boursin, Brillat-Savarain and Brin de Paille.
Normandy is one of France's top visited regions not without reason, some reasons to visit are:
* D-Day beaches, cemetery's and museums -
* Mont St.Michelle - France's tourist attraction No.2 after the Eiffel tower
* 600km of interesting coastline with excellent bathing opportunities
* Caen, Rouen and all the places in Normandy with magnificent castles, ruins and cathedrals
* Visit Monet's garden, you'll know the famous paintings
* Easy to get to from the UK, just a quick trip by ferry or through the Channel tunnel
* Lovely countryside
The Barfleur area
Barfleur is classed as one of the most beautiful villages in France. It was the Principal harbour of the old Anglo-Norman Kingdom and William the Conquerors boat sailed from here on his invasion of England in 1066.
Barfleur is famous for its fish and mussels
Barfleur has a very human scale, that makes you feel good just to stroll around the harbour in time for the return of the fishermen.
Barfleurs principal resource is its fishing. The Barfleur white Mussel is one of the most sought after in France, but lobsters, shellfish, shrimp and bar caught here are also renowned.
On the quay, above all do not miss the landing of the fish catch, an essential part of Barfleurs' daily life a major attraction of your stay. There are many good places to eat and drink here and a market on Saturday. St Vaast La Houge, a yachting marina, about 5 miles away is beautiful and most famous for its fabulous oysters. It also has a big market on Saturdays and a wonderful array of fascinating shops and bars and restaurants on the quay.
For open air lovers, water sports, tennis and pétanque are easily accessible and the beaches of fine sand will offer you unforgettable perspectives, as well as the charm of the bocages in the surrounding country (Numerous footpaths are marked to allow you to take in this world safely). Try the Barfleur Tourism office or the many local and diversified associations that will help you to find the activity that suits you.
A visit to the Centre de Débarque will enhance your stay giving you a more complete understanding of this beautiful and interesting coast.
The fantastic character found in the streets of Barfleur and the quality of its architecture will make your stop there a very peaceful and pleasant one.
How to get there
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The house is 17 miles from Cherbourg ferry port and 87 miles from Caen. Brittany ferries serves both these ports from Poole and Portsmouth and there is a fast SeaCat that runs from end March to October which takes only 2.5 to 3 hours. Out of season there are ferries mainly to Caen. Contact owner to get at least 10% discount on ferry crossings.
Activities near Barfleur
Tennis in town
Golf less than 15 mins walk
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 9|
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|23 Dec 12||5 Jan 13||£ 735||-||-||1 Week|
|10 Mar 13||8 Apr 13||£ 630||-||-||1 Week|
|8 Apr 13||8 Jul 13||£ 735||-||-||1 Week|
|8 Jul 13||16 Sep 13||£ 903||-||-||1 Week|
|16 Sep 13||23 Dec 13||£ 630||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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