In Carteret, on the west coast of the Cotentin, I welcome you in a house in stone and wood, quiet, with current decor and high-end materials.
Everything is done for your happiness.
Nice house located at the marina, the harbor is 50 m, the beach 5 minutes by bike, restaurants and shops 5/10 minutes walk.
Relaxation area with Sauna and Jacuzzi are available as an option for 15 euros more per day
Haven of calm and serenity, Villa Quai des Ormes welcomes you in an exceptional setting. Located on the marina, a few bike wheels from the beach and 400 m from the shopping street, in the middle of the greenery, the villa is an invitation to travel.
For large families or friends: in option it is possible to rent additional rooms, each autonomous (entry + SDE own) and / or a second cottage. Indeed it is is a large house divided into 3 gites and two independent rooms.
"O de mer" is located on the quay of the marina, bordered by the old dike of the harbor. Before the construction of the marina, the sea came to lick the house at high tide.
"O de Mer" is a common room, two bedrooms, a large mezzanine and nets of houses. These are very bright pieces. The common room overlooks the south terrace.
This terrace directly overlooks the technical area of the marina: no noise, but sometimes the parking of boats on their skates. Beyond this pier is the harbor that fills and empties twice a day, at the rhythm of the tides.
This panorama on the sea which enters the haven will enchant you. The mats of the marina, the boats anchored in the channel, the sand at low tide, the sea at high tide.
A quick description of the place: a living room with a large bay window and a large window, a wood stove, a sofa and armchairs, a dining area and an open kitchen; a pleasant parental suite for a couple (bed of 140 cm), with a corner storage, a room of water with tub; a room with a double bed (king size bed of 180 cm or 2 beds of 90) and a bed of 90, a bed BB umbrella if necessary, a corner storage; a bathroom with shower, sink, towel dryer, toilet. Upstairs living room and dormitory, with TV corner, two residential nets like catamaran trampolines, a bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
A functional and equipped kitchen for 8 people will allow you to cook the wonderful products of our Cotentin, land of tradition and Carteret, fishing port specializing in shellfish.
A wood stove will warm up your evenings for a warm country atmosphere. The bags of logs are to be paid on the spot (8 euros per bag).
The heating is efficient, with the wood stove completed by electric heaters, a towel dryer in the bathroom.
"O de Mer" is also a large terrace of 4 * 6 m facing south: sun in the morning, meals outside. The terrace is in continuity with the cottage "Embruns", adjoining. Armchairs are waiting for you to read or chat.
Access to the garden:
It is down against the ground floor!
Most of the garden is common with the other two cottages because it is very sunny: it is very pleasant to go read or rest in a deckchair in front of a field of 4 hectares where often graze horses.
The decoration is current, the Flemish paintings have a warm rendering, the accessories are discreet for a sober and tasteful atmosphere to spend his holidays.
Gone are the days of nerdy holiday rentals, furnished with objects and armchairs that we did not know how to get rid of ...
Access of travelers
Access is via rue des Ormes.
The cars remain outside the site, for the respect of the well being of each one. Parking Rue des Ormes is easy. Parking in the driveway is possible a few moments for arrivals and departures.
a path was created: from the alley, go left and cross the garden, taking the "steps" in stones. Head to the fishing boat anchored along the old dike and take the stairs to climb the dike. You arrive on the port area: "O de Mer" is on the left.
Passing of the keys to the travelers
Arrivals and departures are facilitated thanks to a clever key delivery system: it avoids the stress of arriving on time when you make a long journey. So, when you arrive in Carteret, you can sit and relax.
Access: 10 rue des ormes. At the roundabout of the captaincy, go back to the harbor, take the 1st right = rue des ormes. After 100 m, follow the stone wall on the right: at the opening in the wall, without barrier, take the driveway. The house is at the bottom with the stone bottom and the wooden floor, three chimneys on the slate roof.
I live in the near region. I work during the week. I spend late afternoon or weekend.
Markets: I recommend because local producers have remarkable products and prices are sweet. Seafood, lobster, fish, meats, meats, vegetables, cheeses ... everything is top.
Barneville: Saturday morning
Carteret: Thursday morning
Portbail: Tuesday morning
The Piles: Friday?
Rotisserie: next to Carrefour market on saturday and sunday noon (excellent advice: book by 10am / 11am)
Useful in Barneville: open on Sundays until 8pm
Groceries in Carteret: open until 19:30 or 20h every day except Monday.
Shops: a small grocery store in Carteret and very good baker.
A Carrefour Market in Barneville.
Pharmacy in Barneville.
Carteret is a nice seaside resort. The range of the potinière is one of the only ones facing south. In addition, it is protected from the prevailing winds by the cape.
It is said that there is a micro climate in Carteret. Time more beautiful and warmer ...
Great ballads in the dunes of Hattainville, exceptional preserved natural site inherited from the primary era.
The Cotentin remained intact, without concreting the coast. Large spaces, open air, huge beaches, horses, boats, water sports ..
It is possible to arrive by train: Valognes station and then take bus line 11 (MANEO lines) to Carteret. Get off at the old train station or the roundabout at the Capitainerie.
By car: parking rue des elmes.