Two the "Wood Cabin"
Caravan/Mobile Home | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
The wood cabin is surrounded by a haven of nature and spanning stream, only 200m from the heart of the village.
Blangy is set within the Calvados region of “Pays d'Auge” (the “Coast Garden”). Blangy is well placed for many of the attractions Normandy has to offer. It is in the heart of the countryside yet only 20kms from the stylish resort of Deauville. Paris is just a 90 minute drive away.
Blangy-le-Chateau is a peaceful countryside village with authentic French shopping which includes a baker-confectionery, butcher, grocery, hairdresser, beautician, florist, tobacconist, hotel, and antiques.
There are larger shopping and supermarket facilities in the nearby towns of Pont l'Evêque (5 minutes), Lisieux (10 minutes), Deauville and Honfleur (30 minutes).
A traditional market takes place each Thursday with all local products. There are lots of events organised at the weekends in the high season, where tourists and local people meet each other - second hand trade fairs, craftsman's market, painter's festival and apple Festival.
Luxuriant nature and architectural wonders of this area will seduce you and you will be pleasantly surprised tasting all the local products such as Cider, Calvados, fresh Cream and Cheese in one of the numerous inns or bought on a local market.
The “Wood Cabin” comfortably sleeps up to 5 people and comes with a range of facilities to make your stay feel like a home from home experience.
The living area is of neutral tones that has a rustic fresh feel. The 3 seater futon will convert into a comfortable double bed. From the arm chair you have charming views of the garden with stream and Blangy church. There is heating throughout and double glazing.
The “Wood Cabin” also benefits from Sky TV and flat screen LCD TV and DVD player. From the living area you are able to make use of the private decked veranda with outside seating. Perfect for barbeques and enjoying outside life.
The dinning area will sit up to 4 people and includes an iPod/CD/Radio for background ambiance.
There is also a selection of books, leaflets and maps to help you plan daily excursions and activities for all the family.
The fully equipped kitchen includes 2 slice toaster, kettle, gas oven, grill and hob. Fridge and freezer, microwave, washing up facilities and iron. The kitchen is stocked with cutlery, plates, glassware, kitchen utensils and pots and pans. All you need is your food!
The modern bathroom comprises of low level toilet, bath and overhead shower with thermostatic control and modern basin and vanity unit. There is ample hot water for all of the family.
The comfortable double bedroom comes compete with side tables and lamps, electric heating and spacious fitted wardrobe and dressing table with mirror. All we ask is that you bring your own duvet and pillows.
Single bed with chest of draws, make up mirror and side lamp. There is also a full length mirror available.
We would ask all our guest that smoke to refrain from doing so in the cabin and please make use of the decked area outside.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private fishing lake or river|
The Normandy region
Why you should visit Calvados for your next holiday in France
Calvados is a perfect destination for walking and cycling holidays or for simply sightseeing and enjoying the heritage of the area. Several of the beaches are popular for water sports, including Cabourg and Merville Franceville.
The department boasts beautiful countryside, beaches not to be missed and famous interesting sites including the Bayeux tapestry and the D-day landing beaches.
As with the majority of Normandy, Calvados is a thriving agricultural region with naturally rich pastures, hedgerows and woodland, and vast forested nature reserves.
The area is great for tasty dishes and culinary delights. As you would expect with a coastal department, there is a huge variety of fresh fish and shellfish and market stalls groan with fruit and vegetables, mushrooms, herbs and flowers.
A specialty of the department is Calvados, a delicious apple brandy made from the orchards of the Pays d'Auge.
The climate is oceanic, with mild winters, temperatures rarely reaching below freezing, and temperate summers, around 25°C. There is often a sea breeze along the coast, which combined with tides contributes to quick temperature changes over a single day.
What to see in Calvados
Caen, the capital of the department and of Lower Normandy is located 10km away from the Channel. The city is linked to the Channel via a canal that runs parallel to the river Orne and joins at Ouistreham. The lock in the city enables large ships to enter Caen's freshwater harbours.
The city is probably best known for its historical buildings and for the Battle for Caen, which destroyed much of the town during the Battle of Normandy in 1944.
The most famous of the historical buildings is Château de Caen, a castle built by William the Conqueror in circa 1060. It is one of the largest medieval fortresses of Western Europe. Caen is also home to the burial site of William the Conqueror.
The large town of Bayeux is situated just a few kilometres from the English Channel and is famous for the Bayeux Tapestry, an 11th century embroidery depicting the Norman conquest of England. Consequently, Bayeux is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Normandy. The River Aure runs through the town of Bayeux.
Lisieux is located on the road from Paris to Caen and lies in the bottom of the valley of the river Touques. The cult of Saint Thérèse de Lisieux brings large numbers of people on pilgrimage to Lisieux, where she lived in a Carmelite convent. In fact, Lisieux is the second most visited pilgrim town in France after Lourdes. The majority of the town's historic buildings were destroyed during the Second World War but there are still plenty in neighbouring towns and villages of interest.
The shops are to be enjoyed with a huge variety of boutiques and little cafés to spend your time.
The historic town of Vire is situated just south of Caen and St-Lo and is pleasantly positioned overlooking the forests of Lower Normandy. The town has a number of gastronomic specialities including chitterlings, a tasty dish that is uniquely prepared by marinating the stomach and small intestines of a pig and cooking them inside the big intestines over a Beachwood fire for a number of weeks. Other culinary delights include andouille sausages and salmon from the local river.
The colourful harbour of Honfleur is located on the southern bank of the estuary of the Seine, very close to the exit of the Pont de Normandie. A picturesque port with character slate covered houses and inspiration for numerous paintings over the years by the likes of Gustave Courbet, Claude Monet and Johan Jongkind.
Honfleur is home to the largest church made of wood in France. The Sainte-Catherine church has a bell-tower separate from the main building and is definitely worth a visit.
Others towns of interest in the department of Calvados include Villers-Bocage, Arromanches, Cabourg and Falaise.
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