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In the house winch PDC

Bedrooms 2
Space 505 sq. ft.
Property type cottage


About the property

Our cottage is located in Monchy au Bois. It is a farm cottage. It was completely finished in 2011 in an old attic. It is located in the courtyard of the farm and the children will discover the animals. Our main activity is dairy farming. This is a cottage located on the floor with an area of ​​47 m² for 4 people. It consists of two bedrooms, a kitchen and seating area.

Member since: 2015
Speaks French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Monchy-au-Bois in Pas-de-Calais

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 505 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Farm Holidays
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(11 traveller reviews)

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In the house winch PDC
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Lovely -well equipped in pretty village. Spacious rooms - somehad to watch the sloped ceilings!

  • 5 of 5

We were made to feel very welcome with an 'apero' and Francine and Jean-Claude were very friendly and accommodating. We had a problem with the car on our second day and they both helped us with phone calls to garages and Jean-Claude drove us to Arras to collect the car when it had been repaired. They could not have been more generous and considerate. Next time, we will definitely stay longer! A great location for visiting Vimy Ridge Memorial and other sites in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous vous remercions pour votre appréciation et nous serons heureux de vous accueillir de nouveau si vous le désirez. Toutes nos amitiés Jean Claude et Francine
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The family went out of their way to make us feel very welcome . We had an enjoyable two weeks.

  • 5 of 5

The Gite was lovely and clean and ample space for four adults. There was everything we needed for our holiday. We enjoyed the farm produce, butter, eggs and custard tart. My son and husband got involved making butter and milking the cows.

We would just like to say to the family thank you for making us feel very welcome . The Pearson's

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercie pour votre appréciation. Vous avez été des hôtes très agréables et vous serez toujours les bienvenus si vous désirez revenir chez nous.
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Lively area.great facilities

  • 4 of 5

Area lovely and nice hosts

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: je vous remercie pour votre appréciation . Les biscuits et la gelée étaient délicieux. Bonne continuation et peut être à une prochaine fois. Cordialement Francine Lefranc
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A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my daughter and my son stayed at this place. We slept there for 4 nights and it was one of the best part of our two week trip to France. Francine and Jean Claude and family are wonderful hosts and very kind. The beds are comfortable and it was incredibly clean and neat and you get to experience country living. It is well suited for young families. I will recommend this to all my friends who will visit Northern France

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous vous remercions pour cette excellente appréciation et nous garderons de vous un très bon souvenir. Peut être aurons nous l'occasion de se revoir une prochaine fois. Nous vous souhaitons une bonne continuation dans votre vie et encore un grand merci . Jean Claude et Francine
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Lovely setting in heart of village

  • 5 of 5

Lovely property very clean & fresh, plenty of room, although need to watch for the sloping ceilings in places, ideally situated to visit the Somme, and to enjoy Northern France.

We really enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Treasured Highlight Of Our Visit To France

  • 5 of 5

We were very satisfied with all aspects of our stay at this charming place. The apartment was clean, bright, and functional and the setting in the midst of a family farm was superb. Caveat: the sloped ceilings could be a challenge for taller people.

The location suited us perfectly as we wanted a base from which to pay our respects to 3 great uncles who died in the WW1 battles of the Somme, Arras & Amiens and to a grandfather who did make it back to Canada. We were able to visit our intended destinations quickly from this central base. It was an easy day trip to Dieppe as well. Groceries, gas, pharmacie, and post office were all just a few minutes away in Bucquoy and Arras is not far away for all other needs. Francine sells various delicious farm products on-site too.

The scenery in the region is simply beautiful and we were able to take several long walks on quiet farm roads amongst the fields and woods behind the barn. We especially enjoyed a walk to the Le Quesnoy Military Cemetery which is midway between Monchy au Bois and Bucquoy - about as far as one can get from a paved road in this vicinity.

The most endearing aspect of the visit was Francine, Jean-Claude, their family and how hard and long they work to maintain their enterprise. We've gained a new appreciation of the versatility and skills required to keep all this going. We had a lot of fun participating in some of the farm activities and, in the process, were able, in spite of language differences, to have some very satisfying exchanges.

This place and these people stand out as a treasured highlight of our visit to France.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres

Monchy au Bois is an ideal place to visit the battlefields and memorials of the two World Wars: www. somme14-18. com


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Monchy-au-Bois, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Rental Basis:
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1 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £178.63
forfait ménage £35.73
location drap £7.15

Le forfait ménage et la location de draps sont compris dans le tarif

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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