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Gareth Watts

Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks English, French
People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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COTTAGE LA MAISON VERTE: 3 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 7

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

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:
  • Groups
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gareth Watts (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks English, French

About Gareth Watts

We first visited this area around 1990. We have been going back for long weekends or family holidays every year and finally decided to buy our property as we love this part of France so much. It offers so much for all ages.

Gareth Watts purchased this cottage in 1995

Why Gareth Watts chose Tortefontaine

Tranquil setting, Lots of and. 30 minutes to so many attractions, including fantastic beaches and all only 1 hour from Calais.

What makes this cottage unique

Houses can be rented separately or together for larger parties.

Why HomeAway

People7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights
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Reviews

4.5
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

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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
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.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Nov-2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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.
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
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!
  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Thanks for the positve feedback.
We'll get the shower drain unblocked before your next visit.
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
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.
  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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.
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
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.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2008
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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.
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
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.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2008
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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.
business
La Maison Verte
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p55953?uni_id=51161
+44 -(0)1285 659568
Tortefontaine Montreuil area
Glasgow
4

Rustic charm

  • 4 out of 5
We had 2 weeks at La Maison Verte in July 2008. It's a great property (a converrted barn) - affordable, rustic and quirky - full of character. The bedrooms (in the spacious loft) are beautiful and very comfortable.

The property is completely private and felt very safe for our children (aged 2 and 6). They loved messing about on the patio and in the long driveway that sets the property well back from the nearest road.

We didn't know the area at all, but the Val d'Authie (in which the property is located), the Cote d'Opal and Baie de la Somme (within easy reach) were really lovely; 2 weeks wasn't long enough to explore half of what they had to offer.

We'd certainly go back.

Fergus and family (Glasgow)
  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2008
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: So glad you all enjoyed it.
It is a great area for families.

Location

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

From €75 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Tortefontaine , Montreuil area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Christmas
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
5 night minimum stay
€540
for 5 nights
From
€100
 
 
Easter
28 Mar 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
2 night minimum stay
€210
for 2 nights
From
€85
€675
 
 
May Half Term
23 May 2015 - 29 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
€295
for 3 nights
From
€85
 
 
Summer
27 Jun 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
3 night minimum stay
€295
for 3 nights
From
€85
€675
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€190
for 2 nights
From
€75
 

Additional information about rental rates

Final Cleaning €40
Refundable Damage Deposit €150
Pet Fee €10
Notes 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.

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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
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • 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:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Groups
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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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