Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Emerald is a purpose built 3 bedroom cottage that sleeps up to 6.
If this cottage is booked, the owner also advertises another 3 bedroom cottage on Holiday Lettings, named Turquoise, which is virtually identical. Input 33349 into the research box to find this property. Therefore this owner can take groups of up to 12 people.
* Own private patio with table, chairs and BBQ
* Private parking for several cars
* Free Wi-fi
* 2 games rooms which include: 2 x table-tennis tables, darts, electronic darts
* Pool-table, bar- football, games, toys and various outdoor games.
* There is a large grassed designated play area for ball games including swings and slide.
* Extensive library of DVDs to use free of charge.
There is a Brasserie within a 10 minute walk of the property. In Fauquembergues, a 5 minute drive away, there are two supermarkets, pharmacy, bakers etc and various bars and restaurants, a children's park and tennis courts. This area is also ideal for cycling, walking, fishing and horse riding.
Just 45 minutes from Calais and 20 minutes south of St. Omer, at Thiembronne you can relax and enjoy the countryside and take the odd excursion. For example you might visit the museum at the historical site of Agincourt, or visit the underground city in Arras that could accommodate about 3,000 people. For golfers there is the St. Omer golf course within 15 minutes drive and a further two golf courses within 40 minutes drive.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Le Touquet 40 km, Nearest railway: St Omer 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
Set away from the farmhouse overlooking the countryside, this luxury cottage sleeps 6 in great comfort with 3 double bedrooms (Two doubles and one twin). Downstairs there is a kitchen and lounge/diner, two double bedrooms, bathroom and separate WC. Upstairs there is one double bedroom with twin beds. The cottage is very well equipped to a very high standard.
No smoking indoors, but smoking is allowed on the private patio and in the gardens
|Further details outdoors|
The cottage overlooks the countryside (cows are often grazing in the nearby field). Step outside of the cottage onto your own private patio with its table for eating 'al fresco' and sun loungers for those days you wish to relax with a good book. In the evening start up the BBQ and enjoy an evening as the sun sets over the fields.
Rental rates include: All electric/gas/heating/tourism tax/bed linen and towels
Arrival time is from 3.00 pm
Departure time is 10.00 am
These times are flexible, please discuss with the owners.
Northern France region
The area is ideal for cycling, walking, fishing, golfing and photographic holidays; or if you prefer just chilling out with the occasional excursion.
We are just 45 minutes from Calais and 20 minutes south of St. Omer. We have two modern well-equipped 3-bedroom cottages in a beautiful country setting. Relax and enjoy the countryside and take the odd excursion. For example you might visit the museum at the historical site of Agincourt, or visit the underground city that could accommodate about 3,000 people.
Thiembronne - There is a Brasserie in the village within a 10 minute walk.
Fauquembergues - 5 minute drive away with 2 supermarkets, pharmacy, 2 boulangeries, petrol station and banks. It also has several bars and restaurants, and a children's park and tennis courts.
ACTIVITIES all from within 15 - 30 minutes
Bagatelle - 40 minute drive
Dennlys Park - 15 minute drive
Availability Your dates are available
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22 Sep 2014
"Chillax to the max!"
Just returned home from one of the most relaxing holidays I've had in a long time.Spotless on arrival and welcomed with some fresh eggs from the farm hens, the Gite provided the perfect break fro… More
31 Aug 2014
"Great time, thanks to Ann and Graham for a wonderful stay."
Great location, good facilities, wonderful time had by the whole family. We had some great weather but a couple of damp days. The play room for the kids worth its weight in gold.… More
19 Aug 2014
Just returned from a lovely week at this fab gite. The owners are so accommodating and welcoming and couldn't do enough for us. The gite was perfect for us, a family of 5. Had list of space, was very clean and tidy and had everything we needed. The kitchen was so well equipped and the freeview was a bonus for the kids. The children loved the farm animals, the playroom and especially the chickens which made their stay. Ann was so wonderful allowing them to collect the eggs.
The area was great, close to beaches and so close to calais. Overall a fantastic break in wonderful surroundings. We will definitely be back
1 Jun 2014
"Lovely cottage, lovely people, lovey stay :-)"
We had a lovely week in this cottage even with 4 very excited little girls! It really felt like home, we loved the views and the ease of travel. Close to everything we wanted.Comfy beds with space for… More
14 May 2014
"fantastic accommodation,perfect location"
We've just returned after a magnificent four day break staying in the Emerald Gite at la Grand Marais.The location is perfect, real farm surroundings but within easy walking distance of the local… More
22 Oct 2013
"A lovely break in a great location"
A very comfortable, clean, well equipped house, less than an hour away from Calais. Plenty of space outside for the children to play. They particularly enjoyed the slide, trampoline and the games room. St Omer is 30 mins away and we had a lovely day in the public gardens, followed by lunch in the town. Overall, a lovely short break and we will be back.
15 Sep 2013
"Gorgeous, well-equipped, spotlessly clean cottage in an ideal location."
We spent a week here in August, this included my husband and I and 7, 10 and14 year old kids. We loved how clean and well equipped the property was. The kids loved the trampoline and pool table on-site. They also loved the chickens!! It was a great base and we visited the beach, la Coupole, Denlys Park, St Omer. The owners were on-site, but didn't intrude and were always available when needed.
13 Sep 2013
"Perfect french escape"
We stayed here as a family of 5 with young children. The accommodation was outstanding, spacious, tasteful and very clean. The children loved the games room and swings, Lovely rural setting , walking … More
3 May 2012
"lovely accommodation, car needed"
The accommodation was fantastic, the best equipped self catering I have ever stayed in, even down to a pizza cutter!
the beds were so comfy, it was extremely clean and comfortable, although the sofa's were a little small for us.
Onsite table tennis, pool and games room, which were fab for the children + cows to amuse you over the fence!
it is in a village in nowhere, and you need to travel 20 mins to Auchan (Amazing supermarket, fresh prawns at £5 for 1/2 kilo, + other wonderful fresh produce that you don't get in England)
v2 rocket launch site about 30 mins away. 40 mins to glorious seasides, 90 mins to Ypres Belgium - all worth visiting.
wifi available, but did not work that well - stand on one leg upstairs type thing, whilst waving iPad over your head!
You need a few euros for road toll to get there 2.80 I think it was.
Would Definately stay again.
We are new owners since this review was made. We have installed a hard wire link from the main router to the gites, so that guests have instant and permanent connection to free broadband at all times.
29 Mar 2012
"Great little gite - comfortable, peaceful, friendly"
We really liked our stay at this gite. Our last-minute booking was easy, quick and reassuringly efficient. The gite was pretty, comfortably equipped, and the owners very welcoming and helpful. Emerald is one of two fairly recentlly built cottages next to each other but the terrace area felt very private. Car access is by a very wide gate and there is plenty of parking right next to the cottage which was good for 'nervous parkers' like us. There are peaceful rural views from the cottage and the sun shined on the terrace most of the day warming it up beautifully after early frosts (our stay was in late March).
The bedrooms are spacious with good comfortable beds, cupboard space and chairs. The sitting and dining areas are small, so in bad weather when you can't use the outside the cottage would probaly be best for one or two couples max, or a small family. We had very sunny weather and there were just the two of us, but the sitting area would feel cramped if 6 people were in it all at the same time.
We had good internet connection even inside the cottage - it was a bit slow but this is rural France. In fact we were a bit surprised how good the internet connection was given the previous reviewer's comment.
One thing we particularly liked is that the owners provided curtains and fabrics in the rooms. So often cottages for rent just have plastic blinds or no window dressing at all. The fabrics gave the cottage a cosy and homely feel.
Because the weather was so nice we didn't go out as much as planned, but we did visit the V2 rocket site at Eperlecques, Le Touquet, and had some nice drives on uncrowded roads nearby. The cottage was a welcome place to return to and - unbelievable as it may sound - we used the sun loungers in March!
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