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Gareth Watts

Speaks English, French
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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COTTAGE LA MAISON VERTE: 3 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 7

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Tortefontaine - La Maison Jaune

4 bedroom 2 bathroom for 8-9, 3 bedroom 1 bathroom for 6-7 in 5 acre field

We have 2 cottages set in the 7 valleys area on the border of Pas-de-Calais and Somme offering everything you could want from a holiday. Only 1 hour from Calais. The properties have been tastefully restored to provide spacious, quality accommodation while retaining their rustic charm. In the peaceful Authie valley in over 5 acres of land. Wonderful beaches are 30 mins away. Numerous fantastic restaurants, leisure facilities and places of interest are all within easy reach.

House 1 comfortably accommodates 8, a Z bed can accommodate another person.

House 2 comfortably accommodates 6 with a Z bed for 1 more person.

Each house has its own access, garden and parking area and neither overlooks the other ensuring privacy.

The properties can be rented separately or together.

Short Breaks: At Peak Periods, all bookings must be for whole weeks with a Saturday changeover. Where a mid-week or weekend price is shown, shorter breaks can be offered during these periods.

Comments from Our Previous Guests: 'We had a lovely time.' - Paul from Castleford

'We love the house.' - Theresa from Newport

'Thank you for the welcome gift of wine and stuff, it was really nice and much appreciated. We had a wonderful week in your house, it is very comfortable and well equipped, in a beautiful setting. We explored the land but never found the well! We also had a great laugh playing scrabble with 18 E's.' - Kim from Harrow

' We enjoyed our holiday although some days it was too hot for us, typically British – always complaining about the weather! We thought the house was in a beautiful setting and the sitting room was very comfortable.' - Cath from Loughborough

'Thanks very much. The weather was a bit unseasonal, but it did not spoil our holiday too much. The accommodation was superb and we enjoyed it very much.' Iain from Wigan

'We had a fantastic holiday. We love the area.' -Sarah from Coventry

More Details

Details for holiday cottage La Maison Verte, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, 1 Bathroom

Tastefully converted outbuilding giving ample accommodation for 6-7 people with all the comforts of home and a large covered veranda to enjoy a glass of wine in the French countryside. Exposed beams throughout with the upstairs bedrooms in particular being a character feature.
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed

Gareth Watts

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2005
Speaks English, French
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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday cottage rental in Tortefontaine , France

La Maison Verte
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews
business
La Maison Verte
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p55953?uni_id=51161
+44 (0)1285 659568
Tortefontaine Montreuil area
Edinburgh
4

French Cottage

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
Lovely comfortable house in a beautiful peaceful setting, a good base to explore the surrounding countryside. The owners supplied a lot of information about things to see and do along with good directions to all local places of interest. My husband and I enjoyed the slow pace of life but our children (age 14,12 and 8) did find it a bit quiet and we did have to do a lot of driving to get anywhere. We also found it difficult to find somewhere nice to eat as many restaurants were closed during the week even in the towns. It wasn't too much of a problem as it was lovely to eat at home in the picturesque surroundings. All and all it was a good holiday but maybe not the first choice for teenagers.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: There is a great combination of peace and quiet along with lots to explore, though you do need a car to get the very best out of the area.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
La Maison Verte
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p55953?uni_id=51161
+44 (0)1285 659568
Tortefontaine Montreuil area
KENT
5

Very Relaxing with the whole family

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
We stayed there with our whole family, as we booked both cottages so the family and children were able to go between the two and because it was very secure, they were able to roam freely and have fun!

The cottage was clean and bright and the upstairs bedrooms were very large and spacious. We didnt have very good weather for August, so a car is definately needed to get out and about. We had a powercut on one of the days that we also had a storm so it was quite exciting for the children to be sitting in candlelight listening to the rain/thunder! T
The front porch was a god send and we sat the whole family round the table for dinner and the children had the smaller table, Ideal! We played games there, great conversations and drank the very cheap wine from the supermarket - heaven!
The beaches of Le Touquet & Le Bereck were fantastic and so clean, with lots for the children to do. We did attempt Paris for the day - but it was a very long day, in total a 4 hour train journey and 60 min car ride, so we didnt really get to see too much but if you did want to go then maybe stay overnight to get the best out of the Paris sites.
The correspondence that we had with the owners was first class and they have been extremley helpful all round. It certainly isnt the place for a fun filled non stop holiday, but a more relaxing, calm and restful one!!

Only one little moan, the freestanding shower didnt drain very well and you tended to paddle whilst showering! But on the whole a little gem!
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positve feedback.
We'll get the shower drain unblocked before your next visit.
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
La Maison Verte
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p55953?uni_id=51161
+44 (0)1285 659568
Tortefontaine Montreuil area
uk
5

Lovely Cottage

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
my family of four had a fantastic time at the cottage. amble of secured outside space for the kids to play. the area is very quiet and relaxing; good for walking. attractions like beaches, water park and villages are within easy reach. we even managed a day trip to EuroDisney. The property is very clean and tidy. the attic bedroom is spacious. the outside porch was perfect for evenning meals or relaxing with a glass of wine.

definitely return in the future.
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words.
We look forward to welcoming you back.
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
La Maison Verte
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p55953?uni_id=51161
+44 (0)1285 659568
Tortefontaine Montreuil area
Northampton
5

Maison Verte

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2008
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2008
We had a lovely break in the Maison Verte at October half term with our boys 13 and 11.

Thanks to the fantastic information provided by the owners about the area we were really able to make the most of the short holiday.

The cottage was just spot on, comfortable, light and bright, with views of the garden, warm (it was chilly outside) and all we needed. the boys appreciated the books, board games and the TV!

The trip to the underground town and Amiens was interesting (had lunch in the university canteen, very reasonable). The boys would go back just for Aqualud at Le Touquet, the indoor water park.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had a chance to see that this area has something to offer all year round.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
La Maison Verte
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p55953?uni_id=51161
+44 (0)1285 659568
Tortefontaine Montreuil area
Cambridgeshire
4

Charming house in Peaceful area

  • 4 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
The house and grounds were lovely and peaceful and looked exactly as described and seen in photos. There was plenty of space outside for our children to play in and as it was secure and well away from the road was also very safe. The property is in a lovely quiet and rural setting but is within easy reach of many fabulous beaches and towns and there is so much lovely scenery nearby - a week was just not enough time to fit everything in that we wanted to do! We would recommend this place and would definitely go back again.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: A week's never enough - that's why so many people come back time and again to this area.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Location

Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Hesdin
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
A16, Berck
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Berck
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Le Molinel Café
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nempont St. Martin
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Estaminet Andouiller, Douriez
Car: necessary

In a hamlet in one of the beautiful '7 valleys'. Quietly soak up French culture or use as a base for:

Huge, golden beaches (15miles) with Berck a centre for sand & kite surfing.

Kids - Bagatelle amusement park (30min), Aqualud water park (40min), 5+ acre field around the house.

Numerous golf courses.

The river Authie (200yards) renowned by anglers for salmon and sea trout.

Cycling through the Villages Fleuris - stop and buy produce direct from farms.

Shopping - Le Touquet's designer shops(40min), 'Venice-like' Amiens (1hour), the shopping centres by the chunnel (1hour), Paris (2.5hours), market towns of Hesdin (10min), Rue (20min) and Abbeville (30min)

Historic sites - the battlefields of Crecy (5min), Agincourt (30min) and The Somme (1.5hour), the military cemetery Etaples (30min), the secret city at Arras (50 mins.) and the abbey and gardens at Valloires.

Music - Le Touquet's music festival, the Sons et Lumieres 'Les Miserables' Montreuil (15min).

Great restaurants abound.

Other Activities: Sand surfing, kite surfing, historic sites, food and drink

Golf: Nearest course Nenpont St. Martin

Many courses around Le Touquet

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Availability & Rates

This listing does not have a published calendar. Contact the owner for availability.

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Tortefontaine , Montreuil area

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Easter
12 Apr 2014 - 25 Apr 2014
5 night minimum stay
€425
for 5 nights
From
€85
 
 
May Half Term
24 May 2014 - 30 May 2014
4 night minimum stay
€340
for 4 nights
From
€85
 
 
Summer
28 Jun 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
7 night minimum stay
€595
for 7 nights
€595
 
 
October Half Term
25 Oct 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
2 night minimum stay
€170
for 2 nights
From
€85
 
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
5 night minimum stay
€500
for 5 nights
From
€100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€150
for 2 nights
From
€75
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit €150.00
Notes These rates do not include the final cleaning fee of €40.
Duvets and pillows are provided in the house for use with the clients' own linen. Alternatively linen can be provided for an additional €7 per bed which is not included in these rates.
Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for La Maison Vertein Tortefontaine in Montreuil area

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Very large
  • Bedroom 3 is a very large split level room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Radio
  • Books
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • forests
  • botanical garden
  • water parks
  • cinemas
  • recreation centre
  • museums
  • pond
  • theme parks
  • bay
  • live theatre
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • horse riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundrette - serviced
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • bay fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • surfing
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • fly fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • surf fishing
  • water skiing
  • hiking
  • sailing
Notes:
The rear of La Maison Verte backs on to the garden of La Maison Jaune but has no windows overlooking that house. Similarly, La Maison Verte is not overlooked at all. Both houses are detached and have separate entrances from the road, their own gardens and parking areas so enjoy complete privacy, but can one can be accessed from the other easily through a gate if a larger party wants to rent both houses. Both houses have their own access to the 5 acre field.
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