- wonderful building with stunning view
- two rooms with bunk beds for the kids next to living space: when kids went to bed we quietly had to lie with our ereaders in our sofabed in the dark because otherwise we kept the kids awake
- our sofabed: 1m20 with a trampoline like matras and a three cm topping. we didn’t get more than a few hours of sleep at night
- kitchen not suitable for five: no pot to boil pasta for five persons in one time. But that really didn’t bother... there were plenty of restaurants.
- great shower
- tv with 2 British channels and no working dvd player
- No WiFi - europeans take care! 1700 euros lost for my husband to check his working mails on the first evening...!!!
CONCLUSION we left earlier because we were exhausted... a good bed was all we needed. WiFi would have been nice.
Middle and north Jersey are beautiful for hiking and st owens beach is amazing. But in the end all we wanted was to go home to sleep...
My wife & I have stayed here twice. First in 2010 and again in 2011.
The location is one of the best that can be found. The property is beautifully located right beside to the sea wall , west facing with the most beautiful sunsets right outside the patio doors.
It is such a peaceful spot and quite private in its own quirky way. We slept on the soda bed in the main lounge room with the sound of the waves right outside, this place us quite extraordinary in so many ways.
The kitchen is well equips and the bathroom is great with a nice powerful shower.
We love this place , it us turkey unique and a very special place to stay.
We thoroughly recommend Barge Aground to anyone wanting a romantic beech hideaway.
This is a truly unique place that is as memorable as some of the sights that we saw around Jersey.
Built by a wealthy man, used as a Nazi cantina during the war, as a clinic, and then by the Boy Scouts, this little place has quite a history. No, there's no wifi or washing machine, and we had to sleep in bunk beds, but it was absolutely worth it.
It was a little too cool and breezy during our March stay to make good use of the patio and rooftop, but those would be prime locations for breakfast or dinner in the summertime. We appreciated the welcome pack (for overseas visitors only?) of bread, butter, and milk. The floors in the bathroom (and towel rack) and kitchen were heated, nice!
There are a few good restaurants along the beach road: Le Braye, El Tico, and La Pulente. We considered not renting a car and making due with the bus, but even if the weather had been warmer and the days longer, the distances are such that I'd recommend getting a car.
This goes down as one of the most unique places I've stayed. The heritage society has done a fantastic job of bringing this 1930's folly back to its art deco roots. Situated right on St. Ouen's Bay - with private beach access, this is the perfect place to get away from it all. But Jersey is so small that if you have a car (recommended) it's easy to slip into one of the island's towns for dinner or sight-seeing and make it back to the Barge Aground for a quiet evening on the beach. It is simply a delightful place to stay. Note: the management very nicely provides coffee, tea, a loaf of bread, butter, and milk. They will also provide directions to the closest grocery store.
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