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    Holiday Cottage near Carentan, Manche, Normandy, France

    Oak Cottage, A beautiful spacious Gite in a semi rural setting


    £355 - £695
    per week

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    Oak Cottage

    Cottage Ref: 09975

    • Sleeps 8
    • Self Catering
    • 4 Bedrooms
    • No Smoking
    • 2 Bathrooms
    • No Pets
    • Self contained
      Spacious gardens
      Child friendly
    • Car not essential
      Changeover
      Saturday

    Nearest Airport: Dinard (180km)
    Not suitable for infirm

    Description

    Set in the heart of the Parc Naturel des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin, Les Gites Champetres are located on the edge of the quiet village of Sainteny which is less than one hour from the port of Cherbourg and city of Caen.
    Oak Cottage, one of three near identical gîtes, provides an outstanding base from which to explore this part of sleepy Normandy. The historic Channel port towns of Cherbourg and Caen beckon the eager tourist, each less than an hours’ drive away, while even closer to your holiday home the Bayeux Tapestry, the Normandy landing beaches, the church in Ste-Mère-Eglise and countless small market towns and villages, full of traditional pâtisseries, boulangeries and cafés, await your pleasure. Magnificent Mont St Michel is a little further away, and even Paris is less than a 3 hour train ride from nearby Carentan, while for the adventurous, perhaps a day trip to VAT-free Jersey from the nearby seaside resort towns of Barneville-Cartaret or Granville might appeal.

    Accommodation:
    Oak Cottage is one of three stone-built cottages in traditional Normandy style. It has two double and two twin-bed rooms, a family bathroom with bath, washbasin and wc, and a shower room with a multi-jet shower, washbasin and WC. The shower/toilet room is adjacent to the ground floor bedroom, making it particularly suitable for elderly guests/grandparents. The cottage has a spacious lounge with comfortable sofa and easy chairs, satellite tv to receive English freeview channels, French TV, channels, a DVD player and cd/hi-fi, a fully equipped kitchen with oven/hob, washing machine and dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer, and a dining room with seating for up to eight people. Internet access is provided, as of course is all bed linen and towels, though we do ask our guests to provide their own beach towels. No smoking in the accommodation please, and sorry, but no pets.

    In each gite there is also a hairdryer, iron and ironing board and clothes airer. There is also a good selection of books and DVD's and a large selection of literature regarding places of interest and leisure facilities in the area, there are also a selection of board games and children’s toys .

    To complement the exceedingly high standard of internal accommodation, the cottage has its own patio area complete with bbq, dining table and chairs for eight people, two sun beds, and a large sun awning, and which opens out into an extensive fully enclosed garden. For our younger guests this features swings, a slide, climbing rope ladder and trampoline, and the delights of Aladdin's Cave, and for all generations we have an outdoor table tennis table, boules, badminton etc. Oak Cottage also has a small garden to the side of the house which is for the guests exclusive use. The property is approached by a separate driveway, has ample enclosed parking, and is just as ideal for families with young children as it is for couples who want a little more space to enjoy this delightful area of Normandy.

    Les Gîtes Champêtres are ideal for couples or families/groups with young children and is suitable for use throughout the year Oak Cottage is one of three near identical cottages adjacent to each other, ideal therefore for larger groups. and is set within the 2 acre grounds of the owners home.

    Location of holiday rental near Carentan, Manche, Normandy

    Holiday Type: Rural, Family
    Local Activities: Walking, Golf, Fishing, Horse Riding, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market
    Nearest Airport: Dinard 180km
    Nearest Railway Station: Carentan 10km
    Nearest Ferry Port: Cherbourg 60km
    Nearest Bus Station: Carentan 10km
    Nearest Beach: Utah 22km
    Nearest Pub/Restaurant: Sainteny 0.3km

    Location description

    Our village of Sainteny has great facilities all within a few minutes walk.
    At the centre of the village is the Bar / Tabac, Pharmacy (with English speaking pharmacists) and the beautiful St Pierre Church.
    At the top of the village we have the Boulangerie / Patisserie, Boucherie / Charcuterie, Village Shop (including La Poste facilities), a value-for-money Routier restaurant / Bar, Hairdressers, Garage and a Doctors surgery - all within walking distance from your accommodation.

    Other activities

    Sword, Gold, Juno, Omaha and Utah Beaches were the site of the largest invasion in history which, on 6th June 1944 became known across the world as D-Day. Stretching from the Carentan Estuary, a half hour drive away from your holiday cottage, to Ouistreham near Caen, a further half hour east the beaches continue to provide ample evidence of the fierce fighting which took place. German gun emplacements, particularly those at Pointe du Hoc, the Pegasus Bridge, the cliffs at Omaha Beach which were heroically scaled but with such devastating loss of life, and the war cemeteries, British, American, Canadian and German, all with their own tragic stories to tell. Our own village of Sainteny wasn’t spared, evidenced by photographs in the village church, and the house which is now our home was totally destroyed, and rebuilt in 1949.

    Tourist attractions

    Our nearest town is historic Carentan which is 10 km from Sainteny with several supermarkets, banks, shops, cinema, railway station (route to Paris) and a popular market held every Monday.

    Set in the heart of the Parc Naturel des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin, and on the edge of the pretty village of Sainteny, Oak Cottage, one of three near identical gites, provides an outstanding base from which to explore this part of sleepy Normandy. The historic Channel port towns of Cherbourg and Caen beckon the eager tourist, each less than an hours’ drive away, while even closer to your holiday home the Bayeux Tapestry, the Normandy landing beaches, the church in Ste-Mere-Eglise and countless small market towns and villages, full of traditional patisseries, boulangeries and cafes, await your pleasure. Magnificent Mont St Michel is a little further away, and even Paris is less than a 3 hour train ride from nearby Carentan, while for the adventurous, perhaps a day trip to VAT-free Jersey from the nearby seaside resort towns of Barneville-Cartaret or Granville might appeal.
    From Football to Fishing, Golf to Cycling, most, if not all sports activities are available within a short drive from the Gites.

    Directions

    To reach Les Gîtes Champêtres from either the ports of Cherbourg or Caen, take N13/E46 to exit onto D971 in the direction of Carentan, and following the signs for Periers you will pass through five roundabouts until after 11 kms you enter the village of Sainteny. After 400 metres you will see the village boucherie on your right side and here you make a left turn, and after a further 700 metres take the left turn immediately before the crossroads, into rue des Châtelets. The driveway to access Les Gîtes Champêtres is the second gateway on your left side.

    Guests of Les Gites Champetres choosing to use Brittany Ferries when making the cross-Channel journey are entitled to a 20% discount off the usual Brittany Ferries sailing tarif.

    Accommodation, Facilities and Services

    Suitability: Not suitable for infirm, No Smoking, No Pets
    General: Internet Access, Stairgate, Hairdryer
    Every room is equipped with electric heaters
    Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
    1 Double/s with ensuite, 1 Double/s, 2 Twin/s
    Note that the ground floor shower/wc is immediately adjacent to the ground floor double bedroom. Baby costs, high chairs and strollers can be provided free of charge
    Bathrooms: 2 Bathroom/s
    1 Bath/s, 1 Shower/s, 2 Wash basin/s, 2 Toilets/s
    The showers are multi-jet.
    Lounge: Seating for 8 people
    TV, Video, Satellite/Cable TV, DVD Player, Books/Magazines, Selection of Films, Selection of Music
    English freeview channels are available
    Dining Area: Seating for 6 people , High chair
    Ideally seats six guests, 2 extra chairs can be added
    Kitchen/Utility: Oven, Hob, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Ironing board, Iron
    Outdoors: BBQ, Private garden, Terrace, Patio table, Patio chairs
    A large garden shared with guests from the other 2 gites, with swings, trampoline, slide
    Access: Car not essential, Off road parking, Secure parking
    Services: Linen provided, Towels provided

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    Rates

    Price quoted in £ Sterling
    Period Weekly Minimum Stay
    Low season, 11 January 2020 to 15 May 2020 £3957 Days
    Mid-season, 16 May 2020 to 19 June 2020 £4557 Days
    High season, 20 June 2020 to 17 July 2020 £5557 Days
    Peak summer, 18 July 2020 to 04 September 2020 £6957 Days
    Mid season 05 September to 02 October 2020 £4557 Days
    Low season, 03 October 2020 to 18 December 2020 £3957 Days
    Christmas/New Year: 19 December 2020 to 8 January 2021 £495-

    Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion. Currency conversions are not guaranteed to be accurate.

    Deposit/Booking Notes

    ** A 20% discount for Brittany Ferry travel is available on all bookings ***

    A 30% deposit is required to secure the booking. Full payment to be made 8 weeks before arrival.
    We can offer a special reduced rate if you are looking to stay for several weeks / months i.e. whilst house hunting.
    Please enquire for further information and availability as this will depend on any existing bookings.

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    Owner Details

    Owner Name:
    Terry Nathan

    Property Ref:
    09975

    Languages Spoken:
    English, French,

    Preferred Contact Method:
    No preference

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone:
    (33)233434517

    Secondary Telephone:
    (33)642197337

    Owner joined website:
    23 January 2009

    Property listed since:
    23 November 2014

    Link to owners website:
    normandygitevacations.com

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    Owner Details

    Owner Name: Terry Nathan

    Property Ref: 09975

    Languages Spoken: English, French,

    Preferred Contact Method: No preference

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone: (33)233434517

    Secondary Telephone: (33)642197337

    Owner joined website: 23 January 2009

    Property listed since: 23 November 2014

    Link to owners website: normandygitevacations.com

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    Oak Cottage

    Cottage Ref: 09975

    • Sleeps 8
    • Self Catering
    • 4 Bedrooms
    • No Smoking
    • 2 Bathrooms
    • No Pets
    • Self contained
      Spacious gardens
      Child friendly
    • Car not essential
      Changeover
      Saturday

    Nearest Airport: Dinard (180km)
    Not suitable for infirm


    £355 - £695
    per week

    Owner Details

    Owner Name:
    Terry Nathan

    Property Ref:
    09975

    Languages Spoken:
    English, French,

    Preferred Contact Method:
    No preference

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone:
    (33)233434517

    Secondary Telephone:
    (33)642197337

    Owner joined website:
    23 January 2009

    Property listed since:
    23 November 2014

    Link to owners website:
    normandygitevacations.com

    Please mention theholidaylet.com and be aware of time differences if making contact by phone.

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