Beautiful Chateau near coast – Home 48780 Chateau
- 8 bedrooms
- 20 sleeps
- min stay varies
Beautiful Chateau near coast – Home 48780
- 8 bedrooms
- sleeps 20
- min stay varies
Chateau / 8 bedrooms / 8 bathrooms / sleeps 20
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Nearest beach 20 km
- Swimming pool
- Child friendly
- Car advised
- Pet friendly
Description from owner
Le Chateau de la Vallee is idyllically set in beautiful rolling countryside.next to the beautiful Forest of Eu and nestling on the edge of the pretty village of Grandcourt. It is divided into two wings, each sleeping up to 10 people, and the wings can be rented separately or together, creating enough room for 20-24 people, plus there's a pretty 3 bedroomed cottage sleeping up to 6 people in the grounds which can be rented with the chateau to create a maximum capacity for the whole property of 26-30 people, or you can rent the Cottage on its own. The beach at Criel-sur-Mer is just a 15 minute scenic drive away and the cities of Dieppe and Abbeville are just half an hour away, while Paris is an easy two hour drive. The Chateau and its Cottage are fantastic properties with their own heated pool which have been lovingly renovated retaining a vast array of original features without being too fussy. They are furnished in a period style in keeping with their rustic surroundings and provide
Le Chateau de la Vallee is idyllically set in beautiful rolling countryside.next to the beautiful Forest of Eu and nestling on the edge of the pretty village of Grandcourt. It is divided into two wings, each sleeping up to 10 people, and the wings can be rented separately or together, creating enough room for 20-24 people, plus there's a pretty 3 bedroomed cottage sleeping up to 6 people in the grounds which can be rented with the chateau to create a maximum capacity for the whole property of 26-30 people, or you can rent the Cottage on its own. The beach at Criel-sur-Mer is just a 15 minute scenic drive away and the cities of Dieppe and Abbeville are just half an hour away, while Paris is an easy two hour drive. The Chateau and its Cottage are fantastic properties with their own heated pool which have been lovingly renovated retaining a vast array of original features without being too fussy. They are furnished in a period style in keeping with their rustic surroundings and provide lots of little luxuries that make a holiday here something quite special.
Location description from owner
The Haute-Normandie region
Le Treport and Mers-les-Bain are about 20 minutes drive away and well worth a visit for their fantastic restaurants, interesting architecture and antique shops.
The city of Eu, with its striking cathedral is well worth a visit and the cities of Dieppe and Abbeville are only 30 minutes drive away.
It’s also well worth making the 40 minute journey to the beautiful seaside town of St Valery-sur-somme with its huge array of pretty boats moored where the Somme meets the sea. The shops are lovely here, as is the seafood! For glorious sandy beaches, Le Crotoy is a little farther north.
If you feel like venturing further afield, Paris is only 2 hours away with Disneyland and Parc Asterix being favourites for the children.
Day trips can be made to the bird sanctuary at Marquenterre, Le Touquet with its infamous golfing, Monet’s garden at Giverny and the battlefields of the Somme are on the doorstep as well as the amazing chateaux of Eu and Rambures.
* There are several riding schools in the area, catering for everyone from age three upwards.
* There is lots of fishing in the region.
* There are two quad biking tracks within 10 minutes drive.
* The area is very popular for green-laning.
* There are many fantastic brocantes every Sunday during the summer – highly recommended and a great and very French day out for all the family.
* There is golf at Le Touquet.
* There are wonderful cycle paths, walks and picnicking areas in the forest of Eu, two minutes away.
* There is amazing wildlife to watch.
* There are plenty of wonderful restaurants in the area.
* There are expansive pebble beaches at Criel-sur-Mer and Mers-les-Bain and sandy beaches at Le Crotoy.
* There’s the bird sanctuary to visit at Marquenterre.
* There’s a great fish market and a casino at Le Treport.
* There’s a water park, Bagatelle, near le Touquet.
* Paris can easily be done in a day trip.
* Disneyland and Parc Asterix can be done each in a day.
* There’s Monet’s garden to visit at Giverny.
* There’s a huge lake near Gamaches, about 10 minutes away, with canoeing, kayaking, waterski-ing and windsurfing.
* There’s tennis in the nearby town of Neufchatel en Bray.
* There’s fantastic shopping to be done in cosmopolitan Dieppe.
Grandcourt is a typical pretty French country village with a breathtaking church and just two shops – a grocers, and that all-important bakers where after a three minute walk you will be able to buy your freshly baked bread and croissants each morning for breakfast. The village also has its own very authentic bar in the village square. The locals are very friendly and it’s impossible to pass someone in the street without them saying a friendly “bonjour”. The village is right on the edge of the beautiful Forest of Eu with its amazing cycle paths and walks and less than 10 minutes drive through the forest brings you to the picturesque market town of Blangy-sur-Bresle with its lively Sunday morning market and eclectic collection of shops as well as a large supermarket. Just 15 minutes drive away is the sleepy coastal town of Criel-sur-Mer with its huge expanse of beach.
- Great for children of all ages
- Pets welcome
- 4 Cots available
- High chair available
Bed & bathroom
- 6 Double Beds, 8 Single Beds, 4 Cots available
- 8 Family bathrooms
- Wi-Fi available
- Shared outdoor pool (heated)
- Jacuzzi or hot tub
- Shared garden
- Swing set
- Balcony or terrace
- Bicycles available
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- High chair available
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- CD player
- Linen provided
- Towels provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
- Cancellation policy
About the owner
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- Calendar updated::
- 24 Apr 2017
- Years listed:
- Based in:
- United States
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Languages spoken: English, French
This Chateau has 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and sleeps 20. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 07 Feb 2008. Located in Seine-Maritime, it has 6 reviews with an overall rating of 4. The average weekly rate varies from £1995 to £3150.
The Owner has a response rate of 65% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 24 Apr 2017.
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– based on 6 reviews
- Very Good
“50th Birthday Surprise”
Well what can we say about this chateau.........Book it!! We held a 50th birthday surprise for my wife at the chateau - it was perfect, it is a simply stunning property - kids will love roaming and hunting around the house and grounds. The pool was very well maintained as was everything from our initial booking until the day we left - a big huge thank you to Angela and Judith - both were so helpful and made our holiday one to remember. The locals are very friendly, they all knew we were a party and made us feel very welcome, trying to arrange a date next year to return - thank you everyone who made this a truly wonderful experience -
“Living like a lord.”
The house and grounds are lovely and take two days just to explore. Add in the fact it has a lovely pool and is all fenced including the grounds so kids can have a little freedom to play. You may even find a den we built in the woods. It's only a couple of hours drive from Calais but it does mean the weather is only a little warmer than the UK.
“Perfect location for family reunion”
We rented the East Wing and cottage for 17 members of our family, mostly travelling from the UK. The house(s), grounds and pool were truly lovely and everything clean and well-maintained. We found activities for all ages within reasonable driving distances, but even just chilling in the house, gardens and pool was great.
This was our third visit to the Chateau at Grandcourt, there were 16 of us this time so we rented the East wing and the Cottage for a long weekend. The surrounding countryside is lovely and ideal for short trips out to the coast or other areas of beauty. The Chateau is great, set in lovely grounds with a good pool and lovely BBQ facilities. We have found that there is everything there that we need and the welcome pack on arrival is a nice touch. I thought that the group might like to try somehwere else next year but it has been unanimous we will be returning for our fourth year running!
“Wonderful Easter Break”
What a great week! We travelled as a large group (17) so hired both wings of the main house, this provided more space than enough with beds to spare. Our party included 9 children of varying ages so separate adult and child dining was ideal given the two large dining areas. The grounds and stream provided plenty of entertainment for the children but the wonderful surrounding country side and places to visit made the week fly by. As party organiser my job was made simple by the owners clear and quick communication. While for some of the older children a lack of internet connection initially caused concern for some of us that is a blessing. So the big question would we go back? - BIG FAT YES!!
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