Fontaines St Leonard
Apartment | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
This apartment, our family holiday home, is furnished to a high standard with a new fully equipped kitchen and home from home comforts to ensure everything is provided for a relaxing self catering holiday in the beautiful historic fishing port of Honfleur.
Apartments St Leonard, built in 2000, are located adjacent to the famous St Leonard Church and it's gardens and just three minutes walk from the "Vieux Bassin" (Old Harbour). The apartment has three bedrooms and a balcony with a beautiful view of Honfleur and is located on the third floor with an elevator, secure underground car park and resident 'gardien'. Whilst ideally located for access to quayside and centre ville the apartment enjoys a quite location yet still enjoying the views across Place St Leonard towards the bassin. Just beyond the bassin a short stroll leads you to the picturesque park with its colourful floral displays and a lovely walk right along the sea wall to the beach where you will discover Honfleur's "Park of Personalities" together with its own gardens and pond. With its cobbled streets lined with artisan shops, galleries, museums, cafes and restaurants our apartment offers a beautiful home to enjoy all that Honfleur has to offer.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Honfleur 1 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Le Havre 22 km, Nearest railway: Deauville 14 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Our bright spacious apartment has a large lounge /dining room with French doors leading to spacious balcony with beautiful views over Honfleur. An American style bar from the lounge gives open aspect to our beautiful fitted kitchen with window view over the balcony.
Dining table seats four but will accommodate six people Two additonal chairs available.
A spacious entrance hall with W.C., fitted storage cupboards and door to the kitchen. Three bright double
bedrooms, master bedroom with en-suite-bathroom incl. W.C.. Bath and basin. All bedrooms have French windows.Separate shower room. Separate W.C.
ipod docking station and charger
|Further details outdoors|
The balcony has table and seating available for up to six people.
No BBQs are permitted on the balcony.
No drying of laundry is permitted on the balcony.
No children under 12 years of age
The Normandy region
Aside from the Normandy landing beaches attractions include the Bayeaux Tapestry, Monet's Gardens at Giverny, the Seine Valley, various Norman Abbeys, Rouen and the famous beach resorts of Deauville and Trouville.
Only a short drive through the Calvados countryside will take you to Trouville with it's lovely sandy family beach, seaside cafes and waterfront market . Across the bridge you will discover Deauville with it's 'celebrity' boardwalk and long sandy beach backed by a wide choice of seafood restaurants.Here too you will find a casino, horse racing course, the annual film festival which takes place in September and a huge array of designer shops.
Nearest Golf course at St Gatiens a 15 - 20 minute drive or the impressive Deauville Golf course at approx 25 minutes distance.
Cobbled streets, tall merchant houses, yachts, fishing boats with their nets, cafes and restuarants all line the quayside of Honfleur's historic vieux bassin, 'Old Harbour'. Here too you will find many artists sat before their easels painting this famous Normandy scene, capturing the unique architecture and it's beauty reflected in the water.
Wander through the cobbled streets to discover fascinating shops, art galleries, museums and seafood speciality restaurants around every corner. Everything is accessible on foot in Honfleur from the flower gardens to the Park of Personalities, the harbourside walk to the sandy beach. You will also find tennis courts, an open air swimming pool. mini golf, a tourist trainride or pony and trap ride around the town, or even a boat trip to visit the amazing Pont de Normandie. There is also a lovely butterfly museum where you can walk amongst the butterflies. With so much to see and do in Honfleur you may want to leave your car in the car park!
Every Saturday morning there is a large food market where you can purchase everything you need for a self catering holiday. Cheese, fish, meats, fresh fruit and vegetables and of course a limitless choice of breads. The market also has household and leather goods, clothes, jewellery, shoes, books and antiquity stalls.
There are many annual festivals that take place throughout the year in Honfleur and details of these are all available from the Tourist Office which is only 200 metres from the apartment.
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4 Nov 2013
"Great location, top notch apartment"
So easy to walk in to town - only 10 minutes stroll to the harbour.Apartment is a 2nd home and this is reflected in the quality of furnishings and amenities.Balcony was lovely to sit out on even in O… More
21 Oct 2013
"Excellent accommodation in the best town in Normandy"
Modern safe, secure and roomy flat close to the heart of this picturesque beautiful town.
Loved the abundance of sea food restaurants within easy walk. Loved the balcony with a view for wine with cheese and bagget or croissants for breakfast.
Unusual to be able to leave the car safely parked in the basement car park and just walk.
19 Oct 2013
"Fab apartment, fab location"
We chose this apartment as we were taking my elderly mother away after her hip replacement and needed somewhere that was close to the centre and wasn't as "rusticy" as french owned rent… More
22 Aug 2013
"Fantastic Apartment in a lovely town"
I visited Honfleur with my wife and 14 year old son and had a simply brilliant time. The apartment is everything that is described and some. A very comfortable and well equipped property which is situ… More
16 Apr 2013
"Great location, faultless apartment."
The apartment is centrally located with parking, which is at a premium in Honfleur, with views towards the town centre and Vieux Bassin. The apartment itself is very well equipped, modern and well fur… More
1 Apr 2013
We chose the flat because we needed elderly access and this property has a lift. It was spacious with a balcony. Only draw back was the exit to the balcony had a lip and my elderly parents stumbled on this otherwise it was great.
5 Nov 2012
"Wonderful place to stay"
My husband and I stayed for a week with friends in this apartment and loved it! The new kitchen is beautiful and was easy to use. Great view from the apartment, plenty of room, and very secure. Wou… More
1 Oct 2012
"This apartment was exceptional with a location that was stunning."
We stayed at the apartment with friends who had never visited Honfluer before. It was a dream holiday, the parking was a real hit, the 3 bedrooms ideal, the lounge just fab, with a kitchen that worked… More
21 May 2012
"A Wonderful Relaxing Stay"
It was my first visit to Honfleur - its beautiful, very relaxing with plenty of places to eat and visit, and the people are very friendly, I only stayed for a short break with my daughter and felt tot… More
13 Aug 2011
"Fantastic apartment - Perfect location"
We stayed in this lovely apartment for 1 week in july 2011 and would recommend it highly. If returning to the same area we would book again without hesitation
Honfleur itself is a very picturesque harbour town with great restaraunts.
The apartment has three double bedrooms with 1 ensuite bathroom, large lounge,functional kitchen and best of all a wonderful balcony with a great view. We enjoyed a good few bottles of red wine while watching the world go by in the evenings.
Secure underground parking with your own space is also very handy.
Thanks very much Lorraine and Richard.
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