This spacious traditional French cottage (une fermette) comfortably sleeps 7, with a large kitchen / dining area, living room and wood burning stove. On the ground floor there is 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom, separate bathroom and utility room. In addition to the wood burning stove, there are electric radiators in every room.
Upstairs there are a further 2 bedrooms; 1 double with en suite bathroom and 1 twin bedroom. There is a play space for children, equipped with books, games & toys located on the landing / mezzanine.
Outside there is a private fenced patio area with garden furniture and BBQ for your relaxation and enjoyment, and ample off road parking in the enclosed courtyard.
Although situated in the countryside, visitors enjoy the best of both worlds as it is not too far to find an activity or go shopping should you wish. There is something for all age groups to enjoy.
The Cottage is 20 minutes from Le Touquet and the fabulous beaches of the Côte d'Opale; it's 15 minutes to the fortified town of Montreuil-sur-Mer and its panoramic views, and 5 minutes to the famous Beussent chocolate factory shop! Perfectly located for your holiday The Cottage is a great touring base, within easy distance of local bars, restaurants and shops.
Everything is provided to make your stay as comfortable as possible with plenty to do in the local area. Nearby you will find amusement parks,120 km of sandy beaches, Agincourt Medieval Center,10 quality golf courses some exceptional, canoeing, cycling, fishing, go-karting, walks, horse riding, windsurfing, ice skating, sea world center, steam train rides, shopping, fantastic French markets, war cemeteries and other historical sites. For fun days out the Disney style 'Bagatelle' and 'Dennlys' amusement parks can be reached in less than 35 minutes.
A little further afield is Disneyland Paris, easily reached in approx 2½ hours, or a trip to Bruges is less than 2 hours.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Le Touquet 20 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paris Beauvais 162 km, Nearest railway: Etaples Le Touquet 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Single Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Golf, riding, cycling, fishing and walking are all available in the region, and for beach lovers the Côte d'Opal is just 20 minutes away.
The Tour de France, one of the world's most spectacular sporting events, regularly passes through the local villages.
The International Kite Festival in Berk takes place in April each year. This is one of the biggest gatherings of kites in the world and one of the major events held in the Opal Coast and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region; it is quite spectacular.
2014 marked the 100 year anniversary since the start of the Great War. Visitors can easily reach some of the most poignant and respected memorials and battlefields of the Great War. Vimy Ridge near Arras – 1hour 20 mins and Ypres, Belgium – 1hour 40 mins. The Etaples Military Cemetery is just a short drive from the property and La Coupole WW2 War Museum is less than an hour away.
Colourful fishing ports and villages such as Etaples and Boulogne are popular, whilst other ancient towns and villages such as St Omer and the picturesque hilltop Montreuil-sur-Mer offer cobbled streets lined with 17th and 18th century houses. Montreuil offers a variety of restaurants and bars.
Le Touquet and its expansive promenade is a long time favourite of France's elite. Its boasts stylish shopping galleries, acres of fine golden sand slope gently into the sea, providing safe swimming and other beach sports. Tennis, sand-yachting, golf and horse riding through pine forests are also available. A race-course and casino also add to the range of attractions.There is a multitude of excellent restaurants and bars as well as the popular and busy morning market on Thursday and Saturday.
Hardelot offers two international golf courses, fine beaches, bars and restaurants. The beaches and dunes extend along the coastline to Fort Mahon Plage, a seaside resort just 30km south of Le Touquet.
Dennlys, Bagatelle and Nausicaa theme parks are all within easy reach of the property.
A little further away is Lille, combining a rich history and cultural wealth with excellent modern amenities and shops. Beautiful facades of 17th Century buildings now dominate the old district. The historical and pretty city of Arras is also very popular for day trips.
A short walk finds the near-by village of Enquin-sur-Baillons with its pleasant surroundings and local bar; other neighbouring villages offer a bakery, bar and restaurants. The commune of Beussent lies just 10 minutes north of Montreuil-sur-Mer in the beautiful Course Valley. This tranquil area is home to the famous Beussent chocolate factory, a must for all those with a sweet tooth and less than 5 minutes drive from the property. Fishing lakes are also located in the commune.
The charming walled town of Montreuil-sur-Mer with its cobbled streets, flower displays, beautiful old houses and churches is only 15 minutes drive. Montreuil has a good selection of bars & restaurants and the imposing rampart offers wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. It is where Victor Hugo was inspired to write "Les Misérables", about the turbulent years of the Napoleonic Empire and the 1830 revolution. This is celebrated annually at the end of July / beginning of August with the "Les Misérables" sound and light show which draws thousands of visitors. Montreuil was the headquarters of the British Army in France during World War 1 and is a rich historical site. General Haig stayed in a château near the town.