This Pretty Detached Holiday Cottage is in a friendly rural location but close to all Amenities. Set within the grounds of the English owners property Located in Tortefontaine. It is Close to the Market Town of Hesdin just 10 mins away, with shops, Restaurants,sports centre, banks and garages. Also wi-fi connection.
The Cottage is set in an area of Northern France known as the Seven Valleys. Real France yet so close to home. just 90 mins from Calais with good ferry links and Euro Tunnel.
Only 30 mins from Le-Touquet, 30 mins to the best beaches on the Cote d ' Opale. Close to St Valery Sur Somme. 50 mins to the Capital Arras. Our property borders the Somme. There is something for everyone in this Area.
Renovated in 2010 the cottage is maintained and updated by the on site owners, the cottage still retains its original beams but has all the comforts of modern day living .It is double glazed and has electric heaters.
There is a bakery delivery with fresh bread each morning outside the cottage.
The property consists of a large Beautifully Beamed first floor bedroom with a double bed and single bed . a travel cot can be provided if required. Ample storage for clothing and personal effects. All bedding included in the rental cost.
Downstairs Lounge area with Satalite TV ,choice of books for guest use. Stairs to first floor.
Seating for 4 with 2 comfortable sofas, Dining area with pine table and 4 chairs. A high chair can be provided.
A fully fitted kitchen, very well equipped with modern cabinets. Full gas cooker, dishwasher, microwave,fridge and plenty of crockery and utensils.
There is a fully tiled shower room with shower cubicle, Vanity unit and a Separate fully tiled Toilet. updated 2014.
Towels provided within the rental cost. Please bring beach Towels.
Outside to the left there is a small sunny private garden. A patio area with patio furniture, gas BBQ where you can sit and enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday surrounded by a very attractive large courtyard, if you prefer, to the right there is a picnic table under the old walnut tree.
Please Note Arrival time is not before 3pm or by prior arrangement. Vacation time 10.am on day of departure.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||within 30 mins drive|
|Nearest Amenities||10 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paris Charles de Gaulle|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Nord Pas de Calais Region has plenty to offer everyone..The Cote d 'Opale is an attractive coast which stretches from
Le Touquet to Fort Mahon. with Elegant Resorts, Beautiful Sandy Beaches a large number of .Golf Courses, fishing and Water Sports.
Inland there are areas of unspoilt countryside,the area has untold history some of which we will try and cover for you.
We have a good knowledge of this area and are quite glad to help with information.The cottage has a large folder with Maps and Brochures for your use. Please look at photos. we will give aprox distance to places of interest from the cottage.
We begin with our local market town of Hesdin. Distance 10 mins
This market town has retained its renaissance image and is situated in the heart of the Seven Valleys where the River Canche and Ternoise meet.
The seven Valleys is particulary attractive for its wealth of cosy restaurants and vibrant markets.The Brocante season runs from April to September where many a bargain can to be found and a good day out for all. During the months of July and August the music festival takes place every week-end.
Historians are well catered for, including the Regions capital Arras (1 hr) Amiens.
La Capole, Vimmy Ridge and the largest Military Cemetery in France at Etaples just 30 mins away. This area was used as a Nurseing Station during the War.
Should you wish to travel further Paris is 1.5 hrs.Lille 2hrs or perhps a visit to the new Louve-Lens Museum.
There are theme parks for all ages or just relax and enjoy the beautiful countryside. What ever you require you will find it here.
Our property borders the Somme Region.Explore this pretty area with its vast history, Picturesque towns and beautiful beaches.
Ideal for walking , Golf Courses a vast choice. A relaxing atmosphere with friendly people.
Chidren can be entertained in theme parks eg Dennleys Park .Bagatelle, or a vist to Nausica. (recommended) under sea world.
Hesdin 10 mins is the nearest market town with plenty of facilities.Including a new sports centre. Eating establishments for all occasions and plenty of shops and supermarkets to choose from. In July we have a classical music evening performed in the Abbeye within Tortefontaine .
L'Abbaye de Vallories 10 mins, a must for garden lovers. Vallories Abbey is a 12th Century Cisterian Abbey.
.The monks established them selves here in the 12th and 13 th centuries and it housed 200 monks.
Today visit the beautiful gardens.Guided tours availible throughout the day from May to Sept. A very nice Caf'e is housed in the gardens. see photos.
Agincourt Distance 15 mins. On this Historic sight visit the Medieval Centre and see how history and technology combine so you can experiance this historical event that took place. On leaving the centre Walk around the battlefield circuit.
Visit during July, and attend the Festival of Agincourt which takes place each summer. Photos.
Montreuil - Sur -M er 20 mins made famous by Victor Hugo and Les Miserables.
Stroll around the ramparts, the views of surrounding countryside are fantastic.Visit the communication centre used during the First W War, where messages were sent by carrier pigeon.
Should you visit the area in July/August Les Miserables is performed within the Citadelle well recommended.
On the 14th July each year the largest Brocante in Northern France takes Place with hundreds of stalls. photos.
Le-Touquet 20 mins
A Chic resort with a great sence of style. It will keep you busy with designer shops, a host of lively restaurants and even a cassino and race course.
Le Touquet also has family entertainment with Aqualand and boasting long sandy beaches.
St Valery Sur Somme- 30 mins
Baie de Somme is now the 10th grand site in all of France. 30mins. Visit the Parc Marquenterre which will enchant you with its unique landscapes and natural bird life.Travel 100 years back in time on the steam train ride. The Train runs Between Le-Crotoy and St Valery. Or hire a bike and cycle around the many designated cycle tracks.
Vimmy Ridge 1 hr
Historians Should visit Vimmy Ridge. Experiance the trenches of the first world war , then visit the impressive Canadian Memorial.A very moveing experiance.
Le Capole 45 mins
A secret base at the heart of the second world war .A real underground town constructed in 1943/1944 to launch v2 rockets on London.
La Capole is an exceptional site, an astonishing museum, and it now houses a 3D Planetarium.
Arras The Capital of the Region I Hr
Visit the belfry or the Wellington Caves.Arras has one of the largest British Cemetery. but also a very nice place to just have a meal and watch the world go by.