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NORMANDY DDAY website - Omaha Cottage - House XVII - 5mn Omaha Beach -

9 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Colleville-sur-Mer - Omaha Cottage

Mansion of the XVII century entirely renovated with charm and character

In the heart of the village of Colleville Sur Mer, 800 meters from the beautiful beach of Omaha Beach, in the historic landing sites, this old farm seventeenth century, became our family house, welcomes you in a warm and comfortable where you feel you 'at home'.

In a living area of ​​180m2, you will have a large 35m2 living room with fireplace, a large dining room with integrated kitchen, very friendly of 35m2, 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 3 toilets. Of course, the house has WI FI broadband,

The garden, facing south (1800m2) with trees, flowers and fenced (safety for children), you can enjoy the garden furniture and barbecue, in peace in a green environment. You can park up to 3 cars inside the property.

The location of the house allows you to enjoy sports and to discover local gastromomie within 5kms.

Golf, tennis, boating, swimming, char has sailing, horse riding for sport and for the table, restaurants, shops. and Port en Bessin auction

The house is at the center of a tourist area full of history: Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery, but also

Pointe du Hoc, Sainte Mere Eglise, Arromanches, Utah Beach,

Bayeux, etc ...

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mrs Claude Bonnet
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

NORMANDY DDAY website - Omaha Cottage - House XVII - 5mn Omaha Beach -
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

A very pleasant holiday property

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 adults and 2 infants really enjoyed our recent stay in Omaha Cottage. The property is lovely and spacious and the extensive garden perfect for children to play safely. It is an ideal location for the nearby beaches and has many other places of interest nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sweet Memories

  • 5 of 5

We spent 12 days at the Omaha Cottage and out of a month in different parts of England and France, this was our favorite place by far. Colleville Sur Mer the town feels like a picture straight out of a WWII era book and is a slow paced and quiet. From the house to Omaha Beach it's actually 1 mile (I went running with a gps watch), but it's a beautiful 1 mile. It's also close to the Normandy US War memorial cemetery. The home itself is beautiful, definitely not in a neo-contemporary style, but if you're looking for a home that will transport you back in time and give you a feel for what it must have been like to live in a pre-1950's era, this home wonderfully transports you back in time. It has a washing machine, but not a dryer, a small television, a dishwasher and a fridge. Otherwise, everything else feels historic. My wife and I have five children and the yard was perfect. It's all private- both front and back and is large and beautiful, making for fun times playing capture the flag and other games with the kids. It is my pleasure to give the Omaha Cottage a 5 star review and if I ever get the chance to return to Normandy, I would definitely heavily consider staying here again. Also, Christelle the lady that is the property manager was wonderful. She is very kind. Note that she doesn't speak any English, but her son Simon usually accompanies and speaks English quite well. Thanks to the Bonnets (the owners) for renting their home to us, it along with the area truly has created memories we will cherish for the rest of our lives.

A couple of notes-

1. We are from the U.S., when the owner didn't accept payment through VRBO/Homeaway and wanted us to do an international wire for the deposit, I was nervous about this. However, did it anyway, hoping for the best. It worked out great and Claude the owner was great to work with. We paid the rest in Cash when we arrived and everything worked out swell.

2. Google maps does not know about Rue de Anquetil (the street this home is on) in Colleville Sur Mer, so it automatically re-routes you to another Rue De Anquetil in a town about 10 miles away. If you're using GPS, then go to Colleville Sur Mer and when heading east, look for the church (every town has one with a bell tower) and then about 400 meters past that, there is a small street sign for "Rue de Anquetil". The home is then immediately on the left and says "Omaha Cottage" in lettering on the entrance gate to the property.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great cottage, great location!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 7 days at the Omaha Cottage and fell in love with it and the location. We were able to walk to Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery from the cottage. We visited Utah Beach and the museum. Excellent! Arromanches and the 360 Cinema were just a few kilometers away and were well worth the visit. We also visited Bayeux and its beautiful cathedral, the incredible Mont-Saint-Michel and took the train to Paris for a day! And most important, we traced our father's journey from Utah Beach to Aachen, Germany where he was captured in World War II. An incredible week and a wonderful place to call home while we were there. Thanks!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A very pleasant cottage in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

A great location for visiting the Normandy D Day sites as well as other towns, including Bayeux, Honfleur, Caen, Mt. Ste. Michel. Well equipped kitchen and a lovely garden. Can easily accommodate 8 with plenty of large rooms and space. In an area with a number of interesting castles and chateaus, cider farms and calvados distilleries. Highly recommend for those wanting a relaxed, quiet vacation but with plenty of variety in things to do.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Cottage, Excellent Location

  • 5 of 5

Charming, spacious Norman home on about 2 acres of well-kept land. Well-appointed furnishings throughout, large bedrooms, clean bathrooms, large and well-equipped country kitchen, and a lovely garden in which to relax. Located in a hamlet about a 1/2 mile walk from Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery. 15 minute drive to Bayeux (celebrated tapestry), 20-30 minute drive to other D-Day sites (Pointe du Hoc, Arromanches) and a day trip to and from Mont St.-Michel. A perfect location to relax and from which to visit all of lower Normandy. Owner is helpful and responsive. We were a family of six adults, had plenty of privacy and space, and would not hesitate to stay at the property again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charme et confort

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une semaine très agréable au début de l'été 2015 avec 4 adultes et 2 petits enfants. Nous avons été conquis par son charme, ses vieilles pierres, son confort (literie ferme mais pas trop!) et son jardin, qui allie le côté pratique (il est entouré de murs de sorte que les enfants peuvent gambader en toute liberté et sans crainte) et esthétique (roses magnifiques, herbes aromatiques abondantes). Nous avons été acceuillis de manière très gentille et professionnelle par Mme Blaie, qui nous a donnés de bons conseils (notamment d'aller acheter le poisson en direct des pêcheurs au marché couvert de Port-en-Bessin/Huppain ouverts tous les matins). La maison est située à +/- 1 km de Omaha Beach, un plage large, dégagée et très belle. Nos enfants ont adoré y aller. Il y a bien sûr plein de choses à voir dans les environs en rapport avec le Débarquement mais sinon Bayeux, Port-en Bessin et la campagne environnante en valent déjà bien la peine tant pour les fanas de culture que pour pour les gastronomes.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
caen carpiquet
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
port en bessin
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
omaha beach golf club
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A 13
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
saint laurent sur mer
Nearest Beach
900 Metres
omaha beach
Car: necessary

Near Port en Bessin (5 kms) and Bayeux (15kms), the house is located in a highly tourist area. In addition to the American cemetery at Colleville / sea and the landing beaches (Omaha Beach, Utah Beach and Arromanches) you can visit Bayeux, its magnificent Cathedral and its famous tapestry. A little further, you will discover Caen with William the Conqueror's castle, the abbeys to Men and Women, or in the countryside, many castles and manors (Priory Saint Gabriel, castle Fontaine Henry, Vaumicel the manor, etc ...)

If you like the exceptional gardens, do not miss this Vauville in the Cotentin.

Finally, a little further and accessible by highway, the extraordinary site of Mont St Michel (120kms).

It is also a fishing area and you can feast on fresh fish of the night in the hall of Port en Bessin.

You will be able to visit the auction (on reservation) and maritime semaphore.

In sports, you can enjoy the magnificent Omaha Beach for swimming, sand yachting, kite-surf on and parasailing. In the campaign, you can try horseback riding.

If you are a golfer (or if you want to become one) do not miss the exceptional course of Omaha Beach Golf Club,

with 2 times 18 holes, a course with several holes overlooking the sea.

Finally, for tennis enthusiasts, two courses are within 50 meters behind the house and can be rented by the hour.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Colleville-sur-Mer, Bayeux area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
3 Sep 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
printemps 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
ete 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £535
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Remboursement acompte si annulation 30 jours avant

Forfait ménage : 60 euros (optionnel)

Acompte : 30% du montant de la location, à la réservation

Caution : 600 euros

Moyens de paiement : chèques, virements bancaires, ch

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Colleville-sur-Mer in Calvados

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 180 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • wc - Toilet
    Salle de bains 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Salle de bains 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 bathrooms 3WC - (1 separate)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 1 bedroom (double bed 180) 2 bedroom (1 double bed 160) 3 bedroom (1 double bed 140) 4 bedroom (2 single beds 90) plus a cot / child
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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