Contemporary beach cottage on one level. Lawned garden. Peaceful setting. Direct access to a magnificent sandy beach, in a protected area. Ideal for coastal walks and a 5mn walk to watersports activities. Facing the Channel islands. 55 km south of Cherbourg.On the western coast of the Cotentin peninsula, between Agon-Coutainville and Barneville-Carteret and facing the Channel islands, 110 km from Mont St Michel, 55 km from Cherbourg. 40 km from Ste Mère Eglise and the D-day landing beaches. Environment : 50m from the beach.
PLACES TO VISIT: Coutances. 35 km. Old hill town overlooked by its stunning half-gothic half-Norman cathedral. No to miss on Summer evenings when a sound and light show makes the most of this dramatic building. Ste Mère Eglise. 40 km. First town to be liberated after the D-Day landings hosting the Airborne Troops Museum with memorabilia of the time. Valognes. 40 km. Market town at the heart of the Cotentin Peninsula with Gallo-Romain ruins, 11th-18th century churches and 18th century private mansions when Valognes was the Versailles of Normandy. Cherbourg. 55 km. Lively city with many shops, restaurants and bars. Not to miss, the Cité de la Mer showing the many facets of underwater exploration with human adventure as its main theme. It includes the "Redoutable", a former French Navy submarine, now a museum and the largest submarine in the world open to the public.
THINGS TO DO: Chateau de Pirou. 15 km. Beautiful little castle, thought to be the oldest in Normandy, dating back to the earliest Viking raids. Forest Adventure en Cotentin, St Sauveur le Vicomte. 25 km. Tree top adventure park. At the heart of the forest, in the Marais du Cotentin and Bessin National Park, trails offering adventures from tree to tree, with zip lines, nets, walkways and bridges. Different courses, tailored to the levels and tastes of all, for both adults and children. Golf Club de Countainville, Agon Coutainville. 28 km. Golf course. 18 holes Par 68 - 5022m. Challenging, well designed and maintained links course with water hazards, between sea and countryside. Zoo de Champrepus, Villedieu les Poëles. 65 km. Animal park. 50 species in an exotic environment. Safeguard of rare species in process of disappearance, 7 hectares of grounds with monkey bars, educational and fun courses. Also miniature farm, ideal for small kids with interactive activities and a game park.
FURTHER AFIELD: Tatihou Island. 55 km. Just off the coast from the little port of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, an inhabited and fortified island with maritime museum. Also a paradise for nature lovers and in particular birdwatchers. St Vaast la Hougue. 55 km. Fishing harbour renowned for its oyster production and popular seaside resort with marina. Granville. 65 km. Port and lively seaside resort with pleasant long beach and fortified old centre looking out towards the Channel islands. Ferries to the Channel islands and Iles Chausey. Mont St Michel. 110 km. Stunning monastery built on a small rocky island linked to the mainland by a causeway. Second most popular tourist attraction in France, it is a real delight to wander the narrow street with shops, hotels and restaurants leading to the abbey, or stroll in the gardens. Guided tour of the abbey itself.
HOW TO GET THERE: Low cost flights from UK to Dinard (2 hrs 15mn), Rennes (2 hrs 30mn). Ferries to Cherbourg (1 hr) and Caen (1 hr 45mn). Cottage 86m² / Sleeps 4 + 2 Ch. 3 Bedrooms - 1 Bathroom. Beach 50m. Watersports nearby. Living/Dining room: 30m², electric heating, TV, DVD, fireplace, corner sofa, dining table, 8 chairs. American kitchen: 9m², electric heating, dishwasher, oven, microwave, induction hob, American fridge, toaster, coffee machine. Utility room: 2m², washing machine, dryer. Separated from the children's bedroom by a curtain.
3 Bedrooms, 1 Shower room, 1 Separate wc:
Bedroom 1: ground floor, 5m², bunk beds, chest of drawers, separated from the utility room by a curtain. Window (doesn't open). Bedroom 2: ground floor, 12m², queen size bed (160cm), wardrobe. Bedroom 3: ground floor, 9m², queen size bed (160cm), wardrobe. French window.
Shower room: ground floor, 6m², shower, basin. Separate wc.Grounds: 500m², enclosed with hedges and fencing. Lawn at the front. Private access. Terrace: 28m², around the house, dining area with table and 8 chairs, parasol, deck chairs, built-in barbecue.Household information : Cot Pets welcome Parking for 3 vehicles on site Noise: none Overlooked: no.
General information : Sea, beach: 50m Supermarket: 7 km La Haye du Puit Shops: 2.5 km Doctor: 3 km Montgardon Town centre: 7 km La Haye du Puit Sailing school: 500m Tennis: 8 km Lessay Hospital: 28 km Coutances Horse riding: 3 km Montgardon Golf: 14 km St Jean de la Rivière.
To be paid on site : Security deposit: 400€ cash End of stay cleaning: 50€ Electric heating upon meter reading. Allowance of 70 kwh/week included then 0.11€/additional kwh.
Bed linen, bath towels and tea towels provided.
daily and weekly prices include the reservation fee
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