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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 5
This delightful chaumiere was originally where the apples were squashed in an enormous circular horse drawn press to produce the precious juices for the fabrication of cider and Calvados.
Today it has been transformed into a comfortable cottage. There is a main dining and kitchen area through which at one end is a twin bedded room and bathroom with loo ,basin and bath. The other side leads to a relaxing salon with a door opening out onto the enclosed garden with one single bed. Another bathroom with shower, basin and loo and a bedroom with a large double bed lead off the salon.
The enclosed garden itself looks out onto a magnificent display of many rare species of plants and flowers through which a stream runs down to the sea.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pennedepie 600 m|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Deauville St. Gatien, Nearest railway: Deauville|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, 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 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
About this location
The Basse-Normandie region
Normandy is of course famed for its sights of historical interest such as the D Day landing beaches and the Bayeaux Tapestry. However, holiday makers also come for the great mix of lush countryside and miles of unspoilt coastline. In addition, the region offers fantastic local produce including Calvados and of course great cheeses.
It is ideally situated to enjoy other classic French sites of interest such as Mont St. Michel and even Paris is easily accessible, so there really is something for everyone.
On leaving La Forge you wander down a very quiet country lane to the sea where there is a wonderful sandy beach suitable for kiteflying , cricket, football. (about 10minutes walk)
Day excursions to Le Mont St Michel, the Normandy D day beaches and museums, the beautiful town of Rouen with its Cathredal painted by Monet, the town of Caen with its beautiful ' pierre de Caen', the National Stud- Le Haras du Pin, Monet's Garden at Giverny, and of course within 10 minutes drive to the east, Honfleur with its picturesque port and long history,also famed for its part in Impressionism, and to the west, Trouville and Deauville with their renowned sandy beaches, casinos, luxury shops and delightful local markets.
Pennedepie is surrounded by world renowned Golf Courses:
Golf de St Gatien 10mins
Golf de Deauville 20mins
Golf de St. Julien 20mins
Golf d'Etretat 50mins
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6 Jan 2015
La forge est un gite très agréable, sa propriétaire est une personne très sympathique.Nous avons fini 2014 et commencé 2015 dans un endroit très soigné, à deux pas de la mer, quelques minutes … More
1 Nov 2014
Very nice cottage and well equipped. But the best feature was its proximity to Honfeur, Deauville, etc. Restaurant next door (owned by the same family) was very good. Also, good shopping at the In… More
11 Oct 2013
"Warmth and Walnuts"
We spent 4 nights at this comfortable and well equipped rural property ... two couples so the sleeping/bathroom arrangements are ideal. The owner was welcoming and offered support during our stay whic… More
29 Sep 2013
It was the best,the house is lovely,wheel situated,close to Honfleur,Deauville,Cabourg and myriads of little villages and hameaux.A well appointed property with everything one needs.Most of all it is … More
7 Jun 2013
Arrived by train from Paris into Deauville ,hired a car,a must as public transport To and from Pennedepie where 'La Forge' is ,can be tricky.
We found the place without any hassles,and immediately felt really comfortable with the set up.
The owner's write up is what it is,good size bedrooms ,the Master at one end with a Queen size bed ,on the other side of the building a bedroom with 2 single beds ,oh,I forgot with their own amenities,a gorgeous country style kitchen too.
The garden is superb,lush green lawn and well looked after,actually the whole place is well looked after and maintained and a 'Home away from Home'
We loved staying here, just 10 minutes drive from Honfleur and Deauville.
We certainly recommend this place and Bridget the owner made us very welcome indeed.