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Les Hortensias – Home 63379 Manor House

  • 5 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Les Hortensias – Home 63379

  • Manor House
  • 5 bedrooms
  • sleeps 10
  •  min stay varies

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Manor House / 5 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 4 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Tim And Meryl R.
Response rate:
80%
Calendar updated::
07 May 2017
Years listed:
9
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French


This Manor house has 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 10. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Jun 2008. Located in Seine-Maritime, it has 12 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £1000 to £1250.

The Owner has a response rate of 80% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 07 May 2017.

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“Our dream holiday house in France!”

Reviewed 26 Feb 2013

What a delightful place for a holiday! The house is gorgeous & the owners really have thought of everything. It was like staying in someone's own house, rather than in a holiday rental; comfortable beds & armchairs, real fires, well equipped, warm, full of character & charm, clean & PEACEFUL! All you can hear most of the time is birdsong, the occasional whinny of one of the horses & the odd passing vehicle. In the sleepy little French village of St Vaast, we could walk the dog, to pick up delicious, freshly baked croissants for breakfast from a choice of two bakeries. Nearby Dieppe was a short drive, with its pretty port & some super restaurants plus shopping. The countryside is unspoilt & we went on some long cycle rides around the lanes; some of which were open only to bicycles, walkers & horses. Just such a treat to get away from the hurly burly of normal life & spend a week in such a wonderful location. Ideal for families; loads of space in the house & a really thoughtfully designed COOKS kitchen with proper pans & an abundance of equipment,plus a giant fridge!

“Beautiful French Manor House”

Reviewed 14 Jan 2013

We stayed for Christmas in 2012 for 5 nights with 2 other families and loved the place. The property is huge with 3 bedrooms on the first floor and a further 3 on the top floor. Downstairs the lounge/dining room has a large sofa with falt screen TV and dining table for 10 and the kitchen breakfast room is huge as well with open plan kitchen and a large breakfast area with a log stove. The house is a 20 minute drive from Dieppe and about 10 minutes to the nearest Carrefour. The village has a shop and bar about 2 minutes walk round the corner. A day trip to Paris is half hour drive to the station at Auffay and then its 2 hours to Paris with a change in Rouen. The property is very old so dont expect everything to be brand new but we found it to be a very nice mix of new (brand new kitchen with 6 burner stove) and old (the staircase is over 100 years old). There are lots of nice touches such as hundreds of DVDs, games for the kids, loads of books and the owners even went over and put up a tree and decorations for Christmas before we arrived.

“A lovely house in need of some TLC; owner never returned our deposit”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2012

We really enjoyed staying in this house with our friends and family. It was quirky, with an almost faded grandeur about it. Some of the house and grounds clearly need some attention. The unstable brickwork on the pillar of the rear gate, for example, looks dangerously precarious. On a less worrying note, one night I thought I might not be able to get out of my bedroom as the door handle had come off the door! I wouldn't bother mentioning any of these factors had the owner not refused to return our £300 damage deposit on the base of an unsubstantiated claim that we damaged a kitchen worktop during our stay. He promised to send us a photo of the damage but never did (this is over three weeks since our stay there). None of us recall any damage being caused during our stay so it was very disappointing to hear his claim, especially considering that the property is not in pristine condition and - as I say - seems in need of some attention throughout. The local village - and the locals - are lovely. There is a great enclosed astro turf 5-a-side football court which our children made good use of during our stay.

Owner's reply: Please see the response to the review immediately after, as these guests were in the same party.

“Exceeded our (high) expectations!”

Reviewed 31 Jul 2012

Our family group of seven (six adults, one child) stayed at Les Hortensias for a week in July and we wished it had been longer. The house is beautiful, very grand and sympathetically furnished, yet cosy and relaxing. The gardens and paddock are great and the view at the back of the house is stunning, we spent several afternoons and evenings just playing/lounging around at the property. Our four year old loved the play equipment and feeding the horse, he was also delighted with the amazing and unexpected selection of toys and children's books at the house, as were we. The village is pretty and the local shop/cafe very handy. We hired bikes from the cafe and went for a 20km round trip along the Avenue Verte that goes right through the village; despite the fact that our group was of very mixed ability, this was one of the holiday's highlights (beware the buggies though - they are much harder to pedal and not as much fun as they look!). We went to a couple of lovely beaches (within half an hours drive), played golf, visited Dieppe and the nearby V1 rocket site in the forest. There is so much to do in the area, a week really didn't do it justice.

“Les Hortensias is simply as good as it gets - the house and gardens are in a different league.”

Reviewed 23 Sep 2011

Our stay in Les Hortensias, St Vaast, was ideal, it is simply as good as it gets. We managed to wind down completely, our children trickled into the house, as if they had lived there forever, they loved the gardens, the horses and the play area – all contained and very safe and we all appreciated the relaxed pace and stunning surroundings. The village is a gem: petanque, play area, church, boulangerie and bistro bar, all within easy walking distance. There is so much to see in the local area, from the history, war memorial sites, Dieppe's very impressive spa and salt pool, to the beaches, Rouen, green cycle route etc. But really, the very best bit was being in the house itself and relaxing with family – fantastic; toasting in front of the log burner and just appreciating the beauty and peace of the space was very special. We count ourselves lucky to have encountered such a visually stunning home, however, it was more than just beautiful; it was also comfortable and relaxing. Les Hortensias is exceptionally well-equipped, plentiful hot water and powerful shower, laundry facilities, great kitchen, big comfortable beds, snuggle down sofas, formal dinning space and stunning views from every angle – better even than the photos can show, with delightful touches everywhere. We have stayed in many lovely places over the years – Les Hortensias is in a different league, it has everything, character, space, comfort and peace, difficult to describe and equally difficult to forget.

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