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Les Hautes

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Mezzanine bedroom

Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 27 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Beautiful converted barn adjoining the owners property, with spacious accommodation and a stunning double height kitchen/diner. Original beams maintain the charm and character of this 150 year old property which is set in a traditional village on the banks of the river Authie

Excellent links across the channel via Eurotunnel and ferry ports puts the property within an easy 1 hr: 15 mins from Calais

Within a short drive, surrounding villages and towns offer a wide choice of restaurants and bars.

The property is located in the beautiful Seven Valleys region of northern France, which has many rivers, lakes and forests and the fabulous long sandy beaches of the Cote d' Opale. This historic area is ideal for sightseeing, golfing, walking, fishing, cycling, canoeing-kayaking and sea sports

Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday in the pretty village of Douriez. Only a 5 minute stroll away is the boulangerie where you can buy your freshly baked bread and croissants and basic supplies. Also the excellent award winning restaurant/bar L'Estaminet de l'Andouiller, serving speciality dishes in a traditional setting with open fires and a friendly ambience.

Within a short drive, surrounding villages and towns offer a wide choice of restaurants and bars.


Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Berck plage 27 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

About this location

The Nord-Pas-de-Calais region

This recently renovated Barn adjoining the owners property, is ideally situated for a relaxing holiday in a pretty village setting, with the opportunity to explore the beautiful Seven Valleys Region of Northern France. When you are not out and about, sit and relax in the lovely south facing garden, with views of the local church.

With excellent channel crossing facilities we are only 98km from Calais, 35km from Le Touquet, 24km Montreuil sur Mer and 25 to 30km from the fabulous long sandy beaches of the Cote d'Opale

The region is of historical importance and has seen two world wars. In 2014 the region will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the 1st World War


-The nearby market town of Hesdin is about 15/20 minutes drive and has various supermarkets and all amenities. There is also a new Swimming Pool and bowling alley complex, with outdoor swimming in the summer season

There are also supermarkets, a bar, and bank facilites, in nearby Campagne-les-Hesdin about 10 minutes drive away

-The historic town of Montreuil-sur-mer is 20 minutes drive, with its cobbled streets, lovely restaurants/ cafe/bars, and a selection of shops/supermarkets. A must is a visit to the 16th century Citadel where Victor Hugo's LES MISERABLES is enacted for 1 week during July/August every year, with a local cast and spectacular light shows . Walk around the ramparts and see stunning views of the Canche Valley

-The chic resort of Le Touquet (Paris plage) only 40 minutes drive, has something for everyone. Visit its twice weekly market with many stalls, and a covered fish and fresh produce market, followed by a leisurely lunch watching the world go by at one of the numerous restaurants and bistros. Walk off your lunch with a stroll along the promenade or the long sandy beach.

-There are several excellent golf courses in the area: Nampont St. Martin (two 18 hole courses), Belle Dune set within forest, lakes and dunes, also Le Touquet, Hardelot and St Omer. (storage for your equipment in the Gite)

-Markets are held every day in the surrounding area. The nearby towns of Hesdin, Montreuil-sur-mer, Etaple and Le Touquet to name but a few. They all offer regional produce with speciality cheeses and meats, and a wide range of market stalls.

-The many war memorial sites are easily accessible from your holiday home:

A must is a visit to Vimy Ridge, with its excellent visitors centre and the Canadian Memorial. It is a truly amazing and moving sight. There are also guided tours walking under and around the trenches.

Near to Vimy is the largest military cemetery in France at Notre-Dame de Lorette

The Military Cemetery at Etaple is built on the site of the 1st World War military camp, being a memorial to over 10,000 Commonwealth Forces

The Menin Gate at Ypres is a little further afield. Every night at 8.00pm A simple but moving tribute to the courage and self-sacrifice of those who fell, the Last Post ceremony takes place under the Menin Gate.

-Visit the Medieval History centre on the site of the famous battle of Azincourt (1415) for a wonderful insight into this famous battle

-The town of Amiens with its gothic cathedral and bars/cafes along the canal

-Arras (the capital of the Department) and the new Louvre at Lens for a day of culture

-The area is ideal for walking, the local forests of Hesdin and Crecy having good routes mapped out by the local Tourist Offices.

-Beaches are long and sandy and an easy drive to Berck plage (27km), Fort Mahon plage (28km), Merlimont plage (33km), Le Touquet (35km)

-Only 10 minutes drive away you can take a stroll in the beautiful gardens of the Abbey de Valloirs and visit the historic house

There is so much to see and do in the area, too numerous to mention. There is plenty of information provided with leaflets and books/maps in the gite

Further afield is Paris, which is a 2 1/2hr train ride from Rang du Flier station perfect for a good day out.

Lille and Bruge are within 1 1/2 ->2 hour drive, lovely cities to spend the day sightseeing

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Review 1-5 of 5

12 Aug 2014


"rust, ruimte en comfort"

's ochtends naar de bakker lopen en 's avonds genieten van eten in de tuin en van het huis. Alle uitstapjes die we konden maken begonnen en eindigden hiermee. Daardoor was het perfect. Het … More

we zijn erg blij dat je genoten hebt van uw verblijf bij ons. Bedankt voor de beoordeling

13 Jul 2014


"Lovely Gite in peaceful village"

We had a great stay in 'les Hautes'. The gite was clean, comfortable and well equipped. Val and Don were superb hosts.… More

3 Jul 2014


"Fantastic Gite"

A fantastic Gite situated in the village of Douriez near to Hesdin.The Gite is well equipped and very comfortable, and the owners are very welcoming and informative about the local area.The Gite is id… More

3 Jul 2014



We have had a wonderful time in Les Hautes. Douriez is beautiful, the gite is immaculate, with everything you could need. The hosts are very welcoming, but very expertly leave you in peace to enjoy… More

25 Jun 2014


"Amazing place and people"

Lovely village,lovely people. Great restaurant very friendly. Clean well equipped Gite. Nearby beaches very clean. Had an amazing weekend.… More

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    Calendar last updated:01 Mar 2015

    Based in France

    Languages spoken
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