Chateau | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 24
Restored large house with grand reception rooms, family kitchen and charming bedrooms. Extensive landscaped grounds. This is our family house not just a holiday let.
Ideal for family holidays, reunions and celebrations. 20 minutes from Cherbourg in lovely market town (market every Monday - 5 minutes walk) 15 minutes drives to sandy sheltered beaches. Day beaches half an hour away.
We have many people who come back year after year. High tech studio in grounds sleeps a further 6 adults and two children. Studio is rented together with the property...not rented to two different groups of people.
|Size||Sleeps up to 24, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Barneville Carteret 10 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Cherbourg 16 km, Nearest railway: Valognes 5 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (9), Double beds (8), Cots (1), Dining seats for 28, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Traditionally restored and furnished but with modern kitchens, new bathrooms and systems
|Further details outdoors|
Large landscaped grounds with parking for 10 plus cars - ample lawns and paths
Large pond, mature trees and shrubs
Regularly maintained by gardener
Long gated drive and large turning circle
Picture book french house
Studio (L'Atelier) suitable for wheelchair users, main house not
No dogs, no smoking, no hen or stag parties
Whole week bookings only
The Normandy region
Home to William the Conqueror, Normandy has friendly people, a relaxed way of life and beautiful and varied coastlines. Barneville and Carteret are 15 minutes drive and there are many chateaus, museums and attraction within 30 - 45 minutes drive including the D Day beaches. There are excellent and reasonable restaurants and bars in town and within a few minutes drive. The town has two medium sized supermarkets, specialist food shops and a large street market every Monday. Cherbourg's La Glacerie mall is within 20 minutes drive as are the ferries.
The area id a delight and ideal for a relaxed traditional family holiday.
Dominique Hennequin, the wife of the builder who worked on the restoration of the house with other local craftsmen is our caretaker. She lives 10 minutes away and speaks good English