The Cottage at Manoir le Fort
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
"Bienvenue à ce joli gîte de vacances situé sur la propriété du Manoir le Fort, un manoir du XVIe siècle qui est un des manoirs selectionnés dans le dernier ouvrage de Michel Parenty "Les Vieux Manoirs du Boulonnais"
Welcome to this pretty holiday gite situated in the grounds of Manoir le Fort, a 16th century manor which is one of a selection featured in the latest work of the author Michel Parenty, "les Vieux Manoirs du Boulonnais"
Our friendly and inviting gîte, 'The Cottage', is located in the heart of the Boulonnais Region.
The cottage itself dates from the 18th century. Formerly a pig-sty (!), it has been entirely renovated to provide comfortable, well-equipped accommodation, comprising:
- Fully-equipped kitchen, adjoining
- Lounge with TV & Wi-Fi
- Shower room, wc, sink
- 1 bedroom with 1 double bed
Spiral staircase to first floor:
- 1 mezzanine with 2 single beds
- 1 mezzanine with 1 single bed
Outside private terrace with garden furniture and BBQ.
To welcome our guests, we include a free essentials pack, including tea, coffee, milk, biscuits and a bottle of sparkling wine.
Clean, crisp, linen, sheets and towels are provided. Beds are made-up ready for your arrival. cottage is normally let by the week on a self-catering basis but, by arrangement, can be let for long weekends, or even on a daily B & B basis.
From 1st April, we will also be offering en suite B & B accommodation in the Manoir itself - advertised under ref. 287746.
Whether you want to stay in the area or are just passing through, we provide a calm and relaxing environment, ideal for families, couples and friends.
Both French and English spoken.
35 min drive from Calais Eurotunnel
20 min drive Boulogne sur Mer
1 hr from Belgium
Local Amenities :
Village centre 1,5km, Bus stop / bus station 1,5km, Car rental 15km, Breadshop 1,5km, Local shops 1,5km, Supermarket 1,5km, Hairdressing salon 1,5km, Post office 1,5km, Bank 1,5km, Cash point 1,5km, Doctor 1,5km, Nurse 1,5km, Hospital 15km, Dispensing clinic 1,5km.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Hardelot Plage 15 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Le Touquet 20km / Lille 130km / Paris Beauvais 180, Nearest railway: Eurotunnel/Calais Frethun 48 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Northern France region
Only a short step from the UK and well worth a visit, the region of Pas de Calais is an area that is rich in history and natural beauty and offers a multitude of interesting places to visit and activities to pursue. Whether visiting just for a weekend break or for a longer period you will find that the area really does offer something for all tastes.
Fine sandy beaches of the Cote d'Opale and renowned seaside resorts like Le Touquet and Hardelot Plage.
Countryside walks and National Parks, beautiful forests and nature reserves.
Water parks, amusement parks, boat rides, sea world.
Golf, sailing, fishing, sand yachting, kite surfing, horse riding, pony trekking, mountain biking, canoe and kayaking, quad-biking and jet skiing.
WW2 battlefield sites, cemeteries, and museums. Older fortified towns and historical sites like Agincourt and Crecy.
Many other places to visit like the glass factory, potteries, cathedrals, museums, markets, shops, and a great choice of restaurants.
All for you to discover during your stay...
Link to the local Tourist Office: www.cc-desvressamer.fr
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10 Jun 2014
Great time had here, cottage excellent accomadation, area great for exploring WiFi and English tv fab, owners great lovely couple, will be returning best France holiday yet… More
25 Apr 2014
"Lovely gite and lovely owners"
The gite was spotless and has all amenities for a great holiday. There's no traffic nearby so kids could play freely or you can relax in peace. The gite is very different with an upstairs arrangement that's very original
Its rural location is great for peace and quiet but its within a short drive to beautiful beaches and to near by Boulogne where there's a great choice of things to do and places to eat.
Mark & Collette live in the nearby Manoir and are very friendly, welcoming and bi lingual
31 Oct 2013
"Comfortable cottage, lovely location"
We stayed for a three night break at this lovely, clean, comfortable cottage. Mark and Collette were very welcoming, yet unobtrusive, living in the Manoir in the grounds. It was useful to have WiFi an… More
20 Sep 2013
Lovely comfortable and well equipped cottage with secluded courtyard. We very much enjoyed our stay.
3 Sep 2013
"Gem in the North of France"
We arrived using the excellent directions provided on a sunny Friday afternoon. The welcome was lovely and friendly and we settled quickly after the journey down. The location of the cottage allowed us to travel to the nearby beaches at Hardelot and St Cecille as well as visit the nearby towns. The cottage was comfortable and quiet and ideal for our three children (11, 8 and 6 years old). Outside they could run around safely in the gardens. The owners were brilliant and we were made to feel at home. I would recommend the cottage for a break in Northern France
18 Aug 2013
"Beautiful cottage in a beautiful area."
I stayed in the cottage with my husband and three teenage children. We had a very enjoyable holiday in this beautiful area of France. Hardelot beach is a delight and the nearby town of Samer is very pretty. There is a very nice coastal walk from Cap Gris nez to Cap Blanc nez which offers stunning views of the coastline. The cottage is well equipped and extremely clean and comfortable, it has everything you need for a relaxing stay. The private courtyard is a perfect sun trap and the grounds of the Manoir are gorgeous. The owners are lovely, they were very welcoming and very helpful. We very much enjoyed meeting them and staying in their beautiful cottage.
12 Aug 2013
"The best French holiday we have ever had"
If your looking for a little piece of heaven then look no further then the cottage at Manoir le Fort. The hosts are such a lovely couple, friendly & genuinely nice. The cottage has a very homely feel with everything you could possibly need and also very clean & well presented. We loved the grounds especially the pool which has its own resident Heron. The Manoir itself is a fantastic piece of history, beautifully restored - we are envious!. We have been to France many times - But this is the place we will return to knowing we will be welcome, knowing we enjoyed our stay very much indeed. Thank you Mark & Colette- you are both a credit to the hospitality & tourist industry. We will see you again.
5 Aug 2013
"A delightful French experience and a relaxing holiday in a cosy country cottage!"
We enjoyed our stay at the cottage very much and especially the warm hospitality of our hosts who made us feel really at home from the start! We were given lots of useful information and enjoyed a nice chat over drinks and treats for the children at our hosts' amazing house.The cottage is lovely and cosy,comfortable, well-equipped ( fridge and freezer,dishwasher, oven, microwave,BBQ,TV, Wi-Fi) and very nicely decorated, with lots of character. The surroundings are beautiful and well maintained. We were able to relax in the spacious gardens and we enjoyed the tranquillity of the countryside very much. The nearest beach is only 20 minutes away and if you like shopping in a big hypermarket, it's only 5 minutes' drive away. Manoir Le fort is very well located and we were able to do a lot of sightseeings in the neighbouring towns of le Nord Pas-de-Calais.We felt really welcome and our hosts were very friendly to us and our children. I enjoyed speaking French to the French hostess while my husband conversed in English to her English husband. Both of them are bilingual, so don't worry!The service we received was excellent! I would certainly recommend this stay to anyone, whether you come on your own or with your family. A real escape from the rat race, to quote my husband! I particularly enjoyed the beauty of the surroundings and the interior of the cottage is very inviting and charming as it is advertised on the photos.
22 Apr 2013
"Perfect retreat in the countrysite and nearby the sea"
We enjoyed very much this quiet retreat with beautifull views of nearby hills. We were staying with our two children( age 16 and 18) who also liked the mixture of calmness of the country and visits to mondaine Le Touquet. We enjoyed playing golf on several nice courses in the neighbourhood. The owners are lovely people who live in a fabulous restored manor. This holiday let is very clean and well equipped.
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