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Escape to French Countryside

Gite on left - shares driveway with 'la Grande Maison' on right.
1 of 19Gite on left - shares driveway with 'la Grande Maison' on right.
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Embry, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France
This is the PERFECT location for when you really want to escape the rat-race and recharge your batteries!

Nestled in the picturesque Seven Valleys, overlooking a stream, pasture land ... cows, ducks, pheasants, woodpeckers... we are just an hours easy drive south-east of the tunnel/ferries..

Your accommodation is a stand-alone, 2-floored, 2-bedroom cottage in a quiet, small “village that time forgot” (Embry). The Cottage is very comfortable and extremely well equipped and provides free Wi-Fi.

In summer enjoy an evening drink on your own terrace, under the trees (perhaps light up the barbeque) and soak up the peace and quiet.

The cottage shares a large property with the English-speaking Kiwi owners who live in the adjacent 'grand maison' and one of us is always on-hand.

The village sports NO shops or cafes ! (Nearest g...
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Listing #HL199571
About the Owner
Annette M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The village was very quiet although there were many houses. No local shops of course, not unusual these days in French villages. Lovely scenery and countryside. Some nice and busy towns around the village and plenty of hypermarkets. The house was comfortable, light and well...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

This stand alone gite is truly a home away from home. It had everything we could possibly need for comfort. We had 2 weeks there but felt like we could have settled in for months. Tucked away down a side road, opposite a stream, the...More

Thank MnCkiwis
Management response:Responded 9 May 2017

Thank you Christine. We are delighted you enjoyed and appreciated it so much. It was a pleasure having you as our guests.

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Reviewed 30 October 2016


Management response:Responded 25 December 2016


  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Dedicated WiFi access from the cottage.UK/English FreeView TV is available (20-odd channels) !And there are PAL-format TV sets, which can be used in conjunction with the DVD player.(The landlords also have extensive UK SKY and French Satellite coverage, so it is quite possible that special Media Events can be catered to! (Think Formula One, Rugby, Cricket, America's Cup...)While there IS an internal fireplace, we ask that it not be used - for Insurance reasons.Board Games, Petanque/Boules, Table-Tennis, etc. are available on request.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Smoking is permitted outside. Given the proximity to a small creek across the road (and no gates on the driveway) plus the lack of child-proof gates top or bottom of the internal...
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
23 Sep 2018 -
31 Dec 2018
3 nights
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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.
  • Cleaning fee if booking is less than 5 nights: £25 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The cottage is best-suited for up to FOUR people (two couples or a small family) but two more CAN be accommodated, at a pinch, on the living-room couch, which pulls out to be a small double bed.
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About the neighbourhood
'The Village that Time Forgot' !

A true slice of ancient rural France, quaint houses and quiet, 'laid-back' life-styles, yet within easy 'striking distance' of the English Channel and all the attractions that Pas-de-Calais has to offer.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Le Touquet: 37.0 km
Railway: Etaples: 32.0 km
Ferry: Boulogne-sur-Mer: 59.0 km
Vehicle necessary: Drive: 60 minutes south-east of the Calais Ferry or EuroTunnel terminals
Drive: 40 minutes east of Le Touquet airport.
Drive: 80 minutes west of Arras TGV/SNCF railway station.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 32.0 km.
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