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Sweet cottage for 2, in heart of Normandy D Day Landing Beaches

Lounge with flat screen TV & wood burner for chilly days
1 of 20Lounge with flat screen TV & wood burner for chilly days
Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 2
Houesville, Carentan-les-Marais, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Sweet romantic cottage for 2 set in the grounds of our little 3-acre farm 4 miles from Sainte Mere Eglise & Carentan, 10 minutes to the beach and in the heart of a National Park.

We've totally renovated the cottage to bring it into the 21st century installing all modern conveniences to include Wifi, heating, en-suite bathroom upstairs along with a downstairs bathroom that has a washing machine & tumble-drier, dishwasher, fan assisted oven. TV and DVD player.

Bed made, towels and dressing gowns are supplied.

Not only have we tried to think of everything you would need whilst on holiday we are on hand to help you plane with where to go what to see, we even give you WW2 tour for you to do at your own pace, just follow our guide.

Mont St Michel, Omaha Beach, Bayeux Tapestry, the furthest Invasion Beaches from us, Sword &...
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Listing #FKN9411387
About the Owner
Mike F
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2014
Interaction with guests
On arrival, we sit with you and go through where to go, what to see and tips of timings, plus we supply a war tour we have put together for you to do at your own pace, if you had a relative here during the war we know historians that can help you retrace their footsteps.
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No arrivals/departures on a Sunday
Arrivals before 6 p.m.
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
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About the neighbourhood
In the heart of the WW2 Invasion Beaches, the American sector, a mile away from Heisville, 6 miles Sainte Marie du Mont & 4 miles from Carentan & Mere Eglise...remember that scene in The Longest Day where John Wayne bangs the board with his stick shouting Ste Mere Eglise...well that's us!

We are 2 km from Dead Man's Corner Museum...2 and a half from the HQ of The Park Naturel Cotentin & Bessin...our village has a liberty marker with 888 on it - 8 km to Carentan & 8 km to Ste Mere Eglise. At the crossroads at the far end of the village, you can go straight and join the N13 heading towards Bayeux/Caen or left to join the N13 the other side of Blosville (our nearest boulangerie) heading towards Cherbourg & Ste Mere Eglise.
Getting around
Car is needed.

Bike hire locally for many bike rides...
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Charles De Gaulle: 330.0 km
Railway: Carentan: 8.0 km
Ferry: Cherbourg: 45.0 km
Train from Paris
Pick up from the airport Paris can be arranged to station St Lazare
car hire pick up at the station in Carentan

Ferry Terminals :
Cherbourg 35 minutes, Caen 1 hour, Le Harve 1 hour 40, St Malo 1 hour 50, Calais 4 & half hours
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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