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The house offers FREE WIFI, four bedrooms, one large bathroom and there is a separate independent studio bedroom and WC/shower room on the ground floor which is great for friends, youngsters or members of the family who wish to be private yet still sharing your holiday. The downstairs shower is complete with handrail. There is a large comfy living room with woodburner. There is a fully fitted kitchen, with everything you could possible need. There is a sitting room complete with cosy woodburner, a large family dining conservatory and a south facing terrace. The terraces and garden will allow you to enjoy your meals outside, from breakfast to aperitif and BBQ. The house is only 3 minutes' walk from the shops, bakers, fishmongers, grocery, supermarket, cafes, bars and restaurants. There are plenty of books, games and jigsaws in the house. There is a huge playing field with tennis courts just behind the house - free to use. There are also severak bicycles in the hous to be at the guests' risk. No responsibility is held by the owner for use of these bicycles as they are not part of the holiday package, but you are very welcome to use them. There are some stunning bike rides all around. The area is quite flat. There is a book in the house full of information for places to visit, local restaurants, and emergency numbers. There is also a tourist information office just up by the church on the quay. They speak english and have all the information on the local area.
Don't forget the Vide Greniers (empty attics)every weekend during the summer months. They are like car boot sales but are a very french social event and a must to go and visit. The also cook chips and sausages on site. Take a glass of wine and enjoy! All information as to when and where they are held each week is available at the Tourist Information Office on the quay.
There is a cleaning fee of €50
The local beaches are just a few minutes walk away. There are several sandy beaches in Barfleur and all along the coast. It is ideal for walking, cycling, golfing and/or horse riding holidays. Being situated on the peninsular, the micro-climate offers exotic vegetation, mild weather and a beach is never too far away! The region is famous for its delicious mussels, oysters, crabs, lobsters and its organic vegetables and of course camembert, cider and calvados.
There is Free WIFI at the house.
There are several great restaurants in Barfleur - all selling the local delicacy of Barfleur moules and St Vaast oysters.
St Vaast La Hougue is a 'must see' town only five miles away, with a great market on Saturdays. A very yachty town with great bars and restaurants. The yacht club does exceptional food. Take a visit to Tatihou island on the amphibious vehicle. Also, lay a visit to Gosselin shop inSt Vaast. It is the Fortnum and Mason of Normandy. Check out its wine cellars...
There is a sailing and diving club in Barfleur, ask for details in the Tourist Information Centre.
Gatteville Lighthouse is a short visit away, a fantastic walk too around the bay. It has 365 steps, the view at the top is literally breathtaking - not for the faint hearted.
Parc Animalier is a wonderful open air park/zoo great for kids and the adults will love it too. It is situated in Montaigu La Brisette about 10 kilometres away.