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A charming 2 bedroom property ideal for visiting the pays de bray..sleeps 5

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Property
house
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Grandcourt - valley cottage, sleeps 5

charming 2 bedroom cottage with pretty courtyard, ideal walking cycling fishing

This pretty property is situated in the flowery village of Grandcourt.

This is our first year of renting out and everything is new, this also means we do not have many reviews as yet.

We can Sleep up to 5 people in 2 bedrooms. There is a pretty courtyard where you can sit and drink your evening "aperitif" or have have your BBQ in the summer months.

It’s the perfect destination for a family summer holiday, a romantic winter retreat or as a base for an activity holiday all the year round with lots on offer in the region including golf, fishing, cycling, hiking, walking, motocross, quadbiking, horse riding and green-laning as well as historical sites such as the landing beaches and numerous chateaux to visit.

There are numerous theme parks within reach to delight the children as well as plenty of other child-friendly activities. There are several riding schools in the area, catering for everyone from age three upwards. There is also fishing in the region. There is the river Yéres which passes in the village, the children can paddle ( supervised in the summer months.

There are two quad biking tracks within 10 minutes drive.

The area is very popular for green-laning on the "avenue verte".

There are many fantastic brocantes every Sunday during the summer – highly recommended (you can find a list in the property)a great day out for all the family.

There is golf at Le Touquet. There are wonderful cycle paths, walks and picnicking areas in the forest of Eu, two minutes away. There is amazing wildlife to watch.

There are pebble beaches at Criel-sur-Mer and Mers-les-Bain and sandy beaches at Le Crotoy. There’s the bird sanctuary to visit at Marquenterre. There’s a great fish market and a casino at Le Treport. There’s a water park, Bagatelle, near le Touquet.

Why not visit Paris which can easily be done in a day trip.

Disneyland and Parc Asterix can be done each in a day. Leaving early in the morning!

Monet’s garden at Giverny.

There are plenty of wonderful restaurants in the area

So much to do for everyone.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Serin Hasip
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2016

About Serin Hasip

Hello, my name is serin and my partners name is Norbert.

We currently live and work in Normandy, a beautiful part of France, which is very popular for English people looking for somewhere that isn't too far from the uk.

Serin Hasip purchased this house in 2015

Why Serin Hasip chose Seine-Maritime

This property is in the charming village of grandcourt. With beautiful surrounding, the normandy countryside and the Eu forest just a few minuites away.

We love it here.

What makes this house unique

The superb situation of the house, being within easy distance form many exciting and interesting places.

Reviews

4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

A charming 2 bedroom property ideal for visiting the pays de bray..sleeps 5
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews
4

A lovely peaceful gite in a relaxing location

  • 4 of 5

The gite was clean and well equipped with comfortable furnishings. The kitchen was well stocked with plenty of crockery, cutlery and serving dishes. A great bbq was located in a covered outside space which we made use of most nights.

English TV and WIFI was a bonus as we had our daughter with us!

The shop selling freshly baked bagettes and pastries was 1 minute walk away and the pain au raisin and bagettes were fantastic.

There are a couple of larger towns nearby, although I would recommend a slightly longer trip to Abeville and further afield, to Arras (if you go to Vimy Ridge phone ahead to see when the last English speaking tour is (they are Canadian) as we turned up at 3.10pm and the last one had started at 3pm. They wouldn't let us go around in the French tour even though we had our daughter with us who is studying a French degree at Uni!))

I would recommend this property if you are looking for a quiet location to soak up 'real' French life.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Owner's Response: Thankyou so much for writing such a detailed review for the house and local area. We hope to welcome you back next year
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4

sublime, a refaire

  • 4 of 5

superbe maison bien equipé, bon acceuil, tres calme, pouvant faire des ballades a pieds, en velo, allez a la mer , manger au bord de la mer du poisson des crustacer ect!!!!!!!! il y aussi de tres bons restaurants en campagne, du bon fromage, quel delice, la ferme européénne a grandcourt a visité tres jolie,bon je ne vais pas tout vous dire, je vous laisse le decouvrir vous ne le regetterais pas ,( tres bon souvenirs)bonne vacances les amis

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

Simply lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Well what a lovely surprise - it was even better than the description! Absolutely spotless and in such a pretty little village. We only stayed the weekend but managed to head into Forges Les Eaux which was a really lovely location with a lovely walk around lakes and woods! Norbert and Serin are such a fab couple they made us so welcome and gave us plenty of sight seeing tips!! We will be heading back there in a couple of months for a longer stay!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Paris, Beauvais
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Kilometres
Grandcourt
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Dieppe
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Abbeville
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Blangy-sur-Bresle
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Blangy sur Bresle
Nearest Restaurant
12 Kilometres
Blangy sur Bresle
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Criel sur Mer
Car: recommended

Normandy is a very popular holiday destination in all seasons as there is so much to do there for the entire family. Within a short radius there are fabulous beaches, rolling countryside, traditional villages, cosmopolitan cities, beautiful forests, pretty port towns, rivers, fabulous restaurants, theme parks, museums, stately homes, parks and sporting activities in a region steeped in beauty, history and culture.

Grandcourt is a typical pretty French country village with a church and an épicerie.

The village also has its own very authentic bar in the village square which also serves lunches. The locals are very friendly and it's impossible to pass someone in the street without them saying a friendly "bonjour". The village is right on the edge of the beautiful forest of Eu with its amazing cycle paths and walks and less than a 10 minute drive through the forest brings you to the picturesque market town of Blangy-sur-Bresle with its lively Sunday morning market and eclectic collection of shops as well as a large supermarket.

Just a 15 minute drive away is the sleepy coastal town of Criel-sur-Mer with its huge expanse of beach. If you're looking for a livelier seaside town, then Le Tréport and Mers-les-Bain are about a 20 minute drive away and well worth a visit for their fantastic restaurants, interesting architecture and antique shops.

The city of Eu, with its striking cathedral is well worth a visit and the cities of Dieppe and Abbeville are only a 30 minute drive away. It's also well worth making the 40 minute journey to the beautiful seaside town of St Valery-sur-somme with its huge array of pretty boats moored where the Somme meets the sea. The shops are lovely here, as is the seafood. For glorious sandy beaches, Le Crotoy is a little farther north. If you feel like venturing further afield, Paris is only 2 hours away with Disneyland and Parc Asterix being favourites for the children. Day trips can be made to the bird sanctuary at Marquenterre, Le Touquet with its infamous golfing, Monet's garden at Giverney and the battlefields of the Somme are on the doorstep as well as the amazing chateaux of Eu and Rambures.

Activities

There are several riding schools in the area, catering for everyone from age three upwards. There is lots of fishing in the region. There are two quad biking tracks within a 10 minute drive. The area is very popular for green-laning. There are many fantastic brocantes every Sunday in summer - highly recommended and a great and very French day out for all the family. There is golf at Le Touquet. There are wonderful cycle paths, walks and picnicking areas in the forest of Eu, two minutes away. There is amazing wildlife to watch. There are plenty of wonderful restaurants in the area. There are expansive pebble beaches at Criel-sur-Mer and Mers-les-Bain and sandy beaches at Le Crotoy. There's the bird sanctuary to visit at Marquenterre. There's a great fish market and a casino at Le Treport. There's a water park, Bagatelle, near le Touquet. Paris can easily be done in a day trip. Disneyland and Parc Asterix can be done each in a day. There's Monet's garden to visit at Giverney. There's a huge lake near Gamaches, about 10 minutes away, with canoeing, kayaking, water ski-ing and windsurfing. There's tennis in the nearby town of Neufchatel en Bray. There's fantastic shopping to be done in the port at Dieppe.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Grandcourt, Seine-Maritime

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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3 night minimum stay
£301
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£837
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £126

Pets are more than welcome but please mention when booking. A charge of 20€ per pet will be charged.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Grandcourt in Upper Normandy

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • shower room - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Main bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    triple - 3 Single Bed , 2 singles + a 3rd bed that slides out with a proper mattress
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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