Half an hour's easy drive from the channel port of Cherbourg in the lush green countryside of the Saire valley, Anneville is a quiet, pleasant village with a river running through it.Nestling in its own private courtyard, no.12 is an early 19th-century farmhouse t …see more
This was our second stay at Hameau de la Ville, the first being back in 2006. We had a warm welcome from Tom & Anthony with a bottle of wine, and the heating had been put on through the house. The hou… More
Thanks for the comments. Just to be clear - the 'hole in the floor' is a vent which allows warm air to rise from the wood-burning stove into the room above. It has a trapdoor over it and bars across it so you can't actually fall through it - or even put a hand through it. You can look through it but that is all.