About the home
Recently renovated Normandy-style beamed cottage set in an enclosed garden in a charming typical French village with 2 bakeries, a convenience store, bars, restaurant, bank, chemist's, doctors + station with trains daily to Paris, etc. all within walking distance. Ideal for couples or small families.
Bernay, a small Medieval town just a 6-mile drive with a lively colourful market selling fresh local products. Many half-timbered buildings, 5 supermarkets, small shops, several restaurants and bars, 2 parks with children's play area, indoor + outdoor swimming pool, museum etc.
7 miles in the other direction Brionne, with its lake and sandy beach, watersports and amenities.
Several local chateaux within a 20-minute drive, one with it's own golf course. Suitable for walking and cycling (bikes available)
|Size:||Sleeps up to 5, 1 bedroom|
|Nearest beach:||Brionne, 11km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 100m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|General:||Central heating, TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||1 Bedroom, 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (1), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 5, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
Further details indoors:
Open-plan kitchen-diner-lounge with french windows onto patio.
One large bedroom upstairs with 1 double bed (4'6) and 1 smaller double (4'), 1 single and a cot.
Further details outdoors:
Garden furniture including table + chairs, barbecue, sun umbrella + sun loungers.
Secure private parking with remote control for gate access.
Fresh tomatoes + cucumbers in season from Gerard's garden.
Beautiful floral display in summer.
Local surprise on arrival.
Bed linen supplied.
Please check with owner regarding bath sheets + hand towels.
A £150 deposit is required at time of booking.
The Normandy / Eure region
Long, warm sunny days in the summer months - ideal for outside wining and dining. The weather can be variable and it is not unknown to experience glorious out-of-season sunshine.
Plenty to do and see:
Chateau d'Harcourt (7 miles) : Medieval castle and the oldest Arboretum in France in a wooded park of 100 hectares.
Brionne (7 miles) : Typical market town with sandy beach + lake with watersports, mini golf + play area for children.
Le Bec Hellouin (11 miles) : Quaint Norman village with an 11th century Abbey where the monks make and sell pottery in their craft shop. Antique shops, an art gallery and a 30-mile paved footpath welcoming strollers and cyclists through forests and fields.
Cerza Wildlife Park (23 miles) : About 500 animals in natural surroundings set in 150 acres of woodland. Safari by miniature train.
Honfleur (36 miles) : An artist's paradise with its harbour and seafront restaurants. Often compared to Yorkshire's Whitby. Park with paddling pool and playground - great for young children.
Giverny (48 miles) : Claude Monet's house and gardens. A magnificent floral display in all seasons.
Paris (84 miles) : Easily reached by train for a day-trip. EuroDisney (102 miles) about 2 hrs by car.
Landing beaches (approx: 80 miles) : About a 90-minute drive. D-Day memorials - worth a day trip.
Chateau de Champ de Bataille (9 miles) : 18th century castle + gardens with an 18-hole golf course.
Deauville + Trouville (40 miles) : Chic seaside resorts with long sandy beaches + casinos.
Lisieux (25 miles) : 20th century Basilica.
Rouen (40 miles) : Impressive architecture in the old town centre and a beautiful cathedral, museums and "The Big Clock". "The Sails of Freedom" ("L'Armada de la Liberté") will be held from June 6th-16th 2013 with a gathering of sailing ships, warships and yachts.
The Bayeux Tapestry (79 miles) : Visit Caen and nearby Bayeux to discover the history of Willam the Conqueror.
Chateau de Beaumesnil (10 miles) : Another nearby castle set in a beautiful park.
Versailles Palace (80 miles) : King Louis XVI's home + gardens. The "Hall of Mirrors" is a must.
Festyland (58 miles) : An adventure park for all ages.
Le Mont Saint Michel (130 miles) : The "Wonder of the West" - Dominating the bay, the abbey boasts several marvels of medieval architecture.
The Serquigny area
Just 6 miles from Bernay - a medieval town with amazing architecture; play park for the kids; several supermarkets; an indoor and outdoor swimming pool; street cafés and a variety of restaurants.
Several chateaux nearby: - Harcourt with its arboretum, Champ de Bataille with its gardens + golf course, Beaumesnil, Fontaine La Soret etc...
Le Bec Hellouin one of France's "best-kept villages". Abbey + Monastery + very typical Norman architecture - 11 miles.
Village Fete - mid June
Bastille Day Village Fete - July 12th-13th-14th
Try the Normandy cheeses (Camembert, Pont L'Eveque, Livarot etc) and visit the local cider farms and taste the cider and calvados (apple brandy).
How to get there
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Easy drive from Calais (170 miles) less than 3 hours mainly all motorway (A28).
Just a 1-hour-drive from Le Havre, 1½ hours from Caen.
78 miles from Dieppe. 78 miles from Beauvais airport.
1-hour drive from Deauville - (Flights with Cityjet).
Activities near Serquigny
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
17 Jun 2011
Enjoyed our stay, owners were very welcoming although spoke very little english and likewise the people within the surrounding towns/area but it gave us the opportunity to practice our school french... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 5|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|30 Mar 13||25 May 13||£ 250||-||-||3 Nights|
|25 May 13||1 Jun 13||£ 275||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||£ 250||-||-||3 Nights|
|29 Jun 13||31 Aug 13||£ 390||-||-||1 Week|
|31 Aug 13||28 Sep 13||£ 260||-||-||3 Nights|
|28 Sep 13||26 Oct 13||£ 240||-||-||3 Nights|
|26 Oct 13||2 Nov 13||£ 260||-||-||3 Nights|
|2 Nov 13||21 Dec 13||£ 240||-||-||3 Nights|
|21 Dec 13||4 Jan 14||£ 390||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
- Please contact us for short stays 3-4-5-6 nights.
- A deposit of £150 is payable on booking.
- We can accept payment by bank transfer in £ (GBP) or Euros, or by cheque in £ (GBP) or Euros.
- Holiday home available from 4pm on the day of arrival until 10am on the day of departure (unless otherwise arranged)
- No Smoking indoors please. Ashtray provided for the patio.
- A Booking Form (including payment details) and our Terms & Conditions will be sent to you on request.
- Reduced rental rates for long lets (more than 2 weeks).Enquire now
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