The house is situated within 100 metres of the historic rampart walls of this beautiful character filled fortified town, steeped in history and architectural heritage with its quaint winding cobbled streets and Gothic churches.
Famous for being the setting for Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' a leisurely walk around the ramparts offers stunning views across the surrounding countryside and appeals to those who wish to experience a traditional French flavour without travelling too far. Beaches, shopping and golf and famous Le Touquet all within close proximity. Walks and water sports along the river Canche within easy walking distance.
There is a typical French market every Saturday morning with a range of fresh local produce on offer. The town is also home to an award winning Wine Society shop, superb Fromagerie, numerous Pattisseries (the nearest only 2 mins walk away) and Chocolatiers as well as many other interesting shops, cafes and restaurants.
Further Details Indoors & Outdoors: The layout of the house indoors is as follows;
The whole house has a traditional feel with period décor and furnishings and is fully gas centrally heated. The entrance hall leads into the dining room. Through a door on the left is a cosy sitting room with two sofas and an armchair, perfect for relaxing in front of the TV which offers a number of British channels including BBC1, BBC2 and ITV. Shuttered windows look out onto a small traditional road, just off the main cobbled street. Behind the dining room is a small, fully equipped kitchen.
Also located on the ground floor is a shower room which includes WC. The staircase leads to the first floor with two bedrooms facing the front. One has a double bed, the other has twin beds plus another single bed. There is also an upstairs bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin.
Small, intimate, private courtyard garden with bistro table, 2 chairs and BBQ - access via the kitchen.
Car parking is available on the street free of charge
The Northern France / Nord-Pas-de-Calais region: This area is commonly known as the Opale Coast with many seaside resorts and long sandy beaches stretching from Calais to Stella Plage. There are many activities available in the surrounding area including 9 golf courses, beautiful country walks and many cycle routes. Fishing and canoeing can be found on the river Canche and wind surfing and kite flying festivals are held at the modern beach resort of Berck each summer.
To be found in this region are numerous historic British and Canadian war cemeteries from the First and Second World Wars.
New Refurbishment: The house has been recently refurbished to combine modern comfort with traditional French living.