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Zeninpicardie Vacation Rentals Amiens Somme WWI

Zen In Picardie, it's summer 2015!
5.0 of 5 stars
6 reviews
Zen In Picardie, it's summer 2015!
Zen In Picardie awarded Meublé de Tourisme 5-stars in 2015 by the Ministère Chargé du Tourisme!
Autumn in Zen In Picardie
Zen In Picardie - See France in another way - view from our front terrace
Floor plan Zen In Picardie Plein Ciel vacation rental 100 square meters / 1076 square feet
Living room with fireplace, home cinema and large choice of CD's and DVD's
Comfortable Château d’Ax leather sofa and Stressless recliner
Logs for a warm winter evening supplied at a negligible fee
Lots of information provided before and upon your arrival to help you make the best of your stay!
Living room and dining room offer views of valley and private rear garden
Welcome basket included!
Kids are welcome!
View onto terrace and valley, awning to cool down on hot summer days
Dine in style, dishes, glassware, utensils included
Dining for 6 guests
Fully equipped modern kitchen
Microwave, coffee machine, water boiler, toaster, dishwasher, includes pots and pans
Gas stove and oven, stainless steel throughout
Large side by side refrigerator with mini bar, water and ice dispenser
Clear view of the rear terrace and garden from the kitchen, kids safely in view at all times
Master bedroom, brand new extra firm 140 x 200 cm double bed
Bedding provided in all bedrooms, amble closet space
Direct access to main bath, Sat TV & DVD, central gas heating & individual electric heat
Children's bedroom with two single platform beds, two single beds also possible
Friends looking for friends!
3rd bedroom equipped with baby crib, single bed & brand new firm double bed - plenty of closet space
Full bath & shower overlooking garden, heated marble floor for cool mornings
Marble, double sinks, natural lighting combined with energy-saving LED ceiling spots
Slate shower tower with rainshower head, massage jets & adjustable pulse handheld shower
Bath with hydromassage, relax after a long trip or lots of sightseeing!
Plenty of fresh clean towels, 650g thick, of various sizes including extra large bath size
Half bath, no fighting to be first!
View of the home from the front garden
Terrace with awning for warm summer days
Seating for 6
View over the village of Fossemanant and the Valley of the river Selle
Sunday morning ballooning - view from the terrace
Relax in our front garden
500+ sq meters (5400 sq ft) of fully walled & fenced private rear garden surrounded by green foliage
Relax Zen In Picardy!  Plenty of space for sunbathing.
Morning croissants and evening barbecues!
Rear terrace & garden with garden furniture for 6, parasol & gas barbecue, clothes drying rack
Relax on our rear garden patio overlooking the play area, swing-set, and children's pool
Kiddie pool for hot summer days (200 cm x 50 cm, 78 inches x 20 inches
Cool off at Zen In Picardie
Take time out on our bench under the shade of our grape vines while watching the kids
Men's and women's VTT bikes at your disposition
Ride along the Coulée Verte, 'Green Alley', just behind us, 23km of trails along an old railway line
Vehicles are hidden from view for the comfort of all guests
Secure closed entrance to home with plenty of outside parking, garage for bicycle storage etc
Zen In Picardie welcomes you!
Our garden - you can find apple, cherry, grape, raspberries, Asian persimmon/kaki...
...roses, lavender, magnolia, lilac, hortensia, bambou, tulips and ... bees and butterflies
Fresh raspberries anyone?
Welcome to Zen In Picardie
Pink roses
The colors and scents of Provence
Sunrise in Fossemanant - view from the terrace
Fossemanant's 17th century chapel Saint Nicolas - view from our living room
Our street looking from the chapel
Street view from our entrance towards chapel
Entrance to Zen In Picardie - at the old water pump
Satellite view of Fossemanant
Satellite closeup of Zen In Picardie
View from entrance to village of Fossemanant
La Selle, brook flowing through Fossemanant
Trout ponds of Fossemanant
La Selle, stream passing through Fossemanant
Pond in Fossemanant
Autumn in Fossemanant
The Coulée Verte, 'Green Alley', 23 km of old railway line for hiking, cycling, horseback riding
Cycling on the Coulée Verte
Golf at Salouel (10 minutes)
Horse country and competitions, Equestrian Center in Conty (10 minutes)
Amiens Cathedral - UNESCO World Heritage Site - less than 15 minute drive
Amiens St Leu restaurant and bar area - less than 15 minute drive
St Leu in Amiens
Medieval facade in Amiens
Macaroons of Amiens
Gardens of Picardie including the famous 'Hortillonnages', floating gardens of Amiens
Ruin in Folleville (30 minutes)
Medieval games of Folleville (end of August each year)
Ancient ramparts of Gerberoy (30 minutes)
Medieval house in Gerberoy, a most flowered village of France, vehicles prohibited
Bay of the Somme famous for birdwatching and its seals (40 minutes)
Sand yachting along the shores of the Bay of the Somme on the Atlantic coast (40 minutes)
Treport, an old sea-side resort famous for its chalky cliffs, pebble beach and casino (40 minutes)
Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme (30 minutes)
Rolling countryside and brilliant sunsets - welcome to Picardy!
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3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
France countryside - vacation rental home - near northwest beaches / Paris / Disney / Asterix / Nature / Amiens Cathedral / Jules Verne / Picardie / Somme / WWI / route to Calais and Paris, south and Provence. Beautiful newly renovated furnished luxury self-catering vacation home located in the Valley of the Selle near Amiens, France. Meandering streams, rivers and canals, meadows and rolling hills, horse country, battlegrounds, memorials, cemeteries of both World Wars, French cuisine!Independent, comfortable, quiet home surrounded by nature located in a small village in Picardie. Fully fenced property, gated entrance, security cameras and private parking offer peace of mind. Panoramic view of the Valley of the Selle, approximately 100 square meters (1076 square feet) welcoming a maximum of seven guests. Description: Entrance by sta... Read more
About the owner, Céline M
Languages spoken: German, Vietnamese, English, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL398872 by: Holiday Lettings
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Julia B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 19 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We had a fantastic holiday at Celine and Craig's house. It is the cleanest house I have ever stayed at! We were a family of four: our daughters aged 16 and (very nearly) 19. Craig and Celine were great: full of suggestions of where to visit, very friendly and helpful to us. Any issues we had (all of our own... more

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Thanks in turn for leaving our home in the same clean condition you found it! Lovely to have met your family and pleased you enjoyed the house and your holiday. We’ll be happy to welcome you back again. more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 17 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We rented this house to visit WW1 graves, it was very close to what we wanted to see. The house was I a beautiful spot, the view from the lounge were outstanding, the house was very comfortable, clean And had everything you could need, it was definitely a "home away from home" The owners were lovely people and delivered fresh... more

Management response:

Thanks so much for taking the time to give so much helpful information to future potential guests. We do apologize for the pillow issue, normally you should have found 4 pillows in the master bedroom. We have also noted that they are not fluffy enough and we have taken steps to correct this. Thanks again for helping us improve our... more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 31 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Wonderful house to stay in - especially as we have small kids (the garden had swings/slide so they were in heaven!!!). It really was just perfect for us all. So much room, cosy and brilliantly located just outside Amiens in a pretty little village, which was so amazingly quiet. Celine and Craig were so helpful and made us feel very... more

Management response:

Thanks so much for your wonderful comments! We noted with thanks your suggestions for the kitchen and have added or updated utensils and equipment to aide our guests who enjoy creating tantalizingly delicious meals! We even added a hand-operated can opener after a request from a guest (we didn't think those kind of cans still existed!). An enormous variety of... more

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  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Swingset
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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19 Dec 2015 -
3 Jan 2016
5 nights
17 Apr 2016 -
30 Apr 2016
Anzac Day
7 nights -- --
1 Jul 2016 -
4 Sep 2016
Summer 2016
5 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Each guest over 2: £7 / stay - Fee
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€10 / per person per night over 2 guests, including infants

*Departure cleaning fee (if not in original condition): 60€ may be retained from security deposit if excessive cleaning is deemed necessary
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How to get there
Airport: ParisBeauvais Tillé at 40 km / 24 miles 20 minutes: 40.0 km
Railway: Amiens town center or Longueau at 15 km / 10 miles: 15.0 km
Ferry: Calais : about 1 hour 30 minutes by car, 170 km / : 170.0 km
We are an hour and a half by car from Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris or Calais. We are less than a 10 minute drive from the center of Amiens. A bus travels to and from Amiens from our village twice a day (early morning and early evening). The bus stop is located less than 50 meters from the residence. Taxi service is available. Connections are available to Paris, London and the rest of Europe from the Amiens or Longueau train stations.

Detailed directions from major cities in France, images from Google Earth, Google Street view and other helpful driving information provided with booking.

We also send links for the train schedule and taxi service.

A car is recommended.

You will receive detailed directions upon reservation
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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