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La Maison Longue - converted country style cottage with wood burner, sleeps 4

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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Auxi-le-Chateau, Pas-de-Calais, Hauts-de-France
La Maison Longue is a spacious cottage, built around the late 19th century (circa 1890) and constructed primarily of wattle and daub, with original exposed beams throughout. The cottage was formerly used as a stable and was part of a small working farm, which today still has the original barn with its amazing timber structure still intact. Approximately 25 years ago the farm was saved from dilapidation and later still, in 2006, our French holiday cottages (Le Petit Hameau) were created.

(It is said that the French résistance hid allied airmen at the farm during the Second World War; we can tell you more about this when you come to stay)

The cottage benefits from spacious open plan living, kitchen and dining areas, perfect for families and spending time together. There are two bedrooms (one double and one twin), plus a shower room...
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About the Owner, Keith and Keran D
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 53 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL431133
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English first
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

We spent a week at La Maison Longue with a 1 year old. Absolutely perfect place for us and our little one to explore. Great space to live in, a home from home and very large and well thought out. We loved the garden and animals and just found it was the perfect place for us. It was only our...

Management response:

Thank you for your kind comments and for staying with us, we are really please you enjoyed the cottage and the local area. You were very kind giving us a gift after your 'unusual' experience. Hope all is well now and hope to see you all again. Keith & Keran


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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in September 2017

This is our third visit to Le Petit Hameau, our second in La Maison Longue. Keith and Keran are very welcoming and helpful, telling us about local places to eat and of interest. We borrowed bicycles and enjoyed riding the quiet lanes and the disused rail line. The accommodation is very comfortable and clean and I would recommend it to...

Management response:

Thank you for a lovely review Jean, we really appreciate your kind comments and thank you for the lovely gift you have left us on each of your three stays Take care and hope to see you both again Keith & Keran


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Sue L
Marston Moretaine, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in October 2017

We stayed for a week in La Maison Longue, at Le Petit Hameau. The gite was really comfortable, the welcome pack was very welcome, and we really enjoyed the wood burning stove in the cool evenings. Boffles Village is ideally situated if you want to visit WW1 sites near Albert, Arras, Amiens and Abbeville. The coast isn't too far away...

Management response:

Thank you so much Sue for your review, it is much appreciated. We really enjoyed your kind gift from Black Cat Farm Shop We hope to see you again at Le Petit Hameau !


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  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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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
28 Oct 2017 -
16 Dec 2017
Low season - late 2017
3 nights
  • Damage Deposit: £75 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
•Available for 3 nights or more (short break and weekly rates available)
•Linen and towels included in the rental rate.
•Electricity and heating included in the rental rate.
•Small welcome pack on arrival.
•Gite already cleaned on arrival.
•Small bond required to cover cost of breakages, damage or extra cleaning after departure.
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About the neighbourhood
Situated in a quiet village in the 7 Vallees, between the French towns of Auxi-le-Chateau and Frevent, La Maison Longue is the perfect place to stay for a holiday in Pas de Calais. With the market towns of Hesdin, St Pol and Doullens only 20 minutes away and Arras, Abbeville and Amiens all within an hour’s drive, as are Montreuil, St Valery-sur-Somme, Le Crotoy and Le Touquet, our location means you can comfortably enjoy many of the tourist attractions and activities of the region and also the Somme.The cottage is one of three at Le Petit Hameau, very well positioned for vising the many attractions of Pas de Calais and Picardy, and also close enough to visit romantic Paris, Palace of Versailles, Disneyland Paris and architectural Lille.
Getting around
You'll need a car to enjoy the area at its best.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Paris, Beauvais, Lille: 90.0 km
Railway: St Pol, Abbeville, Arras, Amiens: 40.0 km
Ferry: Calais - one and a half hours: 96.0 km
Situtated in the south of Pas de Calais, close to the border of the Somme region, between Auxi le Chateau and Frevent.
Eurotunnel - 1 hr 15
Calais - 1hr 30
Dieppe - 2 hrs
Eurostar/TGV stations - Calais and Lille
Airports - nearest are Lille, Beauvais, Paris CDG
Parking available in our private courtyard
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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