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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 4km

This charming country cottage is situated in a tranquil hamlet, half an hour south of Cherbourg, only 5 minutes drive from the sandy Normandy landing beaches and less than 5 miles from the vibrant market town of Sainte Mere Eglise, with its ancient church, cafés, restaurants and interesting museums. Relax in the large private garden or explore the historic and picturesque sites of the region. Savour the delights of French cuisine in the excellent local restaurants!

You can stay for as short a time as you wish, but there is minimum charge, which is often never the less reasonable for a shorter duration stay of your choice.

The cottage has 2 large sitting-rooms, one with wood-burning stove for cosy cooler days and one overlooking the long, peaceful garden. There is a spacious kitchen and two bedrooms upstairs, each with pocket sprung double beds, plus one with 2 additional bunk beds. There is a bathroom with thermostatic shower and Victorian roll-top tub. This holiday house is a comfortable and characterful home-from-home, an excellent base from which to explore Normandy and all its treasures.

BONUS: we offer 10% discounts on Brittany Ferries fares. Feel free to contact us for details. We offer linen and towels hire at £7 per person extra paid in advance. Included in the rental is an allowance of £40 per week electricity consumption. Any consumption above this amount is deducted from the deposit. This is to encourage sensible normal usage.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Ravenoville Plage 4 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Maupertus 40 km, Nearest railway: Valognes 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 9
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Normandy region

The Normandy peninsular is rich in historic tradition, with its ancient churches, vibrant markets and characterful architecture, from charming villages to magnificent chateaux and cathedrals. Never far away are the wide sweeping beaches, and the famous landing beaches haunted by memories of the heroism of World War II. There are museums and galleries of many kinds to visit, covering a wide range of activity and interest, from farming to war to painting and regional traditions. The rolling countryside is unspoilt and varied, with numerous species of wildlife, from hawks to glow worms. There are dozens of local daily traditional markets and restaurants boasting local fare, and regular car boot sales for that surprise antique bargain – more than one could explore in a lifetime!

St Mere Eglise

The immediate area around the cottage is of unspoilt tranquil farm land, the hamlet where the cottage is situated consisting of fewer than a dozen traditional houses. But only five minutes away by car are the wide sandy beaches of the east coast, and closer still in Ravenoville Bourg is the excellent L'Eucalyptus restaurant. A little further away in Sainte Mere Eglise (7 minutes by car) the choice is wider, including the Auberge John Steele, named after the US paratrooper of WW2. Enjoy the farm museum, the 'Airborne' museum, the traditional Thursday market in Sainte-Mère-Eglise, or the regular 'vides grenier' bric-a-brac markets in the villages. You will be spoilt for things to do and places to see!

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Review 1-3 of 3

28 Jun 2014

4/5

"Normandy Cottage"

We had a relaxing and enjoyable couple of weeks. Had some lovely walks near the cottage weather was warm and pleasant.The cottage was spacious and had everything we needed. It is ideally situated for… More

2 Jun 2014

5/5

"Perfect Normandy cottage."

I totally agree with the previous review - this is a perfect Normandy cottage! Located a few kilometers from Sainte-Mere Eglise, it is surrounded by lovely farms, and was ideal for us to visit all of… More

We're so delighted to hear you had a good time, best wishes, Alicia & John!

11 May 2014

5/5

"Excellent base to explore Normandy and get away from it all"

A lovely French cottage in the depths of the Norman countryside. 5 minutes from Ste Mere Eglise and Utah beach, and within an easy drive of Cherbourg, Valonges, Omaha Beach and Bayeux. Plenty to see a… More

We're so pleased to hear that our visitors had a good time and were happy with the service. Thank you for your great response!

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