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Spacious Comfortable House In Large Secluded Garden



Updated: 30-Sep-2016
3 Luxury Ensuite Bedrooms. Comfortable Living Spaces. Rest and Relaxation!

This large house offers comfortable living on a grand scale. The three bedrooms have their own bathrooms and separate toilets. The dining room seats 10. The library leads into a cosy lounge around the open fire and glass doors open onto the terrace which is surrounded by mature bushes and ferns. The garden is a paradise for birds. Situated in the village of Campagne les Hesdin it is convenient for shops and amenities. The surrounding countryside of Le Pays des 7 Vallées is very beautiful. Walking, cycling, cultural activities and fine dining are all on the doorstep.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Speaks English, French, Dutch

15 Reviews

based on 15 holidaymaker reviews


Stylish, very comfortable, beautifully equipped, warm and inviting.

  • 4 of 5

A lovely property that felt like home straight away. Vivien is very charming and has a good eye for style and comfort. Loved the James Bond style blinds, the "pit", the fireplace, the 70s style lights and the dining room. Extremely comfortable beds, excellent showers and a plentiful supply of hot water. Great that you don't have to hunt around in towns and villages to do recycling and/or dispose of rubbish. Vivien left us a very nice bottle of wine. The only things lacking were a frying pan and spare light bulbs. Lots of candles everywhere to give subtle and calming lighting. Plentiful supply of foil, cling film, toilet rolls and kitchen rolls. Would we go back? - in a heartbeat. All four of our party loved the property and none of us wanted to return home. Thank you very much, Vivien.

Martin, Sue, Elizabeth and Phyllis

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this lovely review. Glad you had such a great week and you liked the house. I am so happy I can share it with others. By the way thanks for reminding me about the frying pan! I bought a new one but its still here with me in Belgium! You are always welcome! Vivien Delbaere.
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Quiet, private and spacious

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this property in early August and were extremely impressed at how well the amenities made us feel so comfortable and at home. 3 adults 2 children and our dog managed to get lost in the grounds so easily. The kitchen open plan living room is great for catering and cooking. We had everything we needed. The location of the property is not too far from the main routes. We spent a day and evening in Montreuil managing to catch a light and sound drama event on "Les Miserables" which was amazing! We enjoyed a day trip to Thiepval to see the great memorial and spent many hours on the beach at Merlimont which was only 20 mins drive away and absolutely vast. All visitors must try the wood fired boulangerie in town as it is really different. Supermarket in Beaurainville just 5 mins down the road and so is the vets who were brilliant. If you can, spend some time walking in the forest near Hesdin. It was absolutely huge but incredibly relaxing. Vivien gave us such a warm welcome and we will definitely return one day.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for this great review. It is really nice to know you had a wonderful holiday at 'Roc à l'eau'. We look forward to seeing you all again one day. Vivien Delbaere.
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Fantastic memories made in amazing house

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week at campagne les hesdins. The house was extremely comfortable and well stocked. The English TV meant my son could watch the Olympics! They had great fun building dens in the amazing garden. We experienced fantastic beaches and historical attractions. Thankyou Vivian I wish we could have stayed longer!

The Riches family

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hallo Family Riches! Thank you for your super review. It's great to know that you had such a good time at 'Roc à l'eau'..... Vivien Delbaere.
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Lovely house, fully equipped, and close to village

  • 4 of 5

We were four generations, with my mother and my niece and her baby daughter all on holiday together (plus two husbands), so we loved the three bedrooms all having en suite bathrooms. The house was big and very well equipped. We particularly liked being so close to the village, with a supermarket, bakery, bistro and tabac all in walking distance.

We arrived much later than planned because of delays getting our rental car at CDG. Vivien was great; not only was she very understanding at having to wait for us, she actually went out to buy supplies and prepared a lovely dinner.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your super review. It was a pleasure to be able to prepare some food for you.... After a long journey and hassle upon arrival food and drink are more than welcome! Your review is very well appreciated! Vivien Delbaere.
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Great house, very comfortable and good location

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this house, which is very comfortable and well-organised, with big well-lit rooms. We particularly liked the large dining room and lounge area, which have huge sliding glass doors, which are like garden rooms, even when the weather is inclement. Also, the lounge has better sofas than in the photos, which were very comfortable and the kitchen was well-equipped. There were 5 of us in the group, plus a young baby and a large English Setter dog, and the sleeping/living arrangements worked well for us all, giving my daughter, partner and their new baby enough space for their first holiday as a family. Also, the sound proofing was very good. The house is a 10 minute walk from the centre of Campagne-lès-Hesdin, so we enjoyed walking to one of the two boulangeries each morning for bread and croissants, and there is a supermarket, pharmacy etc. There are great places to visit, and locally nice walks and runs. Vivien was there to welcome us when we arrived, and gave us a very friendly introduction to the house, and was then on her way, and arranged for us to return the keys to the housekeeper when we left.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this excellent review. Our aim is to provide comfort and satisfaction of the highest standard. It seems we are succeeding! Thank you again Vivien Delbaere.
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Can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

The owner met us as arranged on our arrival day - her husband was busy strimming the grounds as we had only confirmed the booking a few days before, but they still both apologised for all the grass not being cut. This really did not matter to us as we understood they did not have long to prepare the house, and as it turned out the weather was not nice enough to sit out on the grass anyway, so it really didn't affect our little holiday. We were showed the wonderful house and made to feel at home, Vivienne was lovely and my kids wanted to dognap her three gorgeous Airedale terriers...

The house was as described - clean, smart, spacious, comfortable and interesting, and we would go back in a heart beat.

Vivienne recommended a restaurant called Froggys in nearby Montreuill - it is definitely worth a visit - try the Lemon tart if you dare! Astonishingly sour in a wonderful grab-you-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of way.

The only thing I would mention (and this is absolutely not a negative of the house or it's owners - this is just a comment on the region at this particular time of year) is that if you take kids in the May/June half term, all of the seaside towns are still on 'closed season' mode - we found it hard to keep them entertained as Aqualud in Le Touquet was closed, the theme park called Bagatelle was closed, and most of the seaside towns still had a shut down feel to them. Maybe it was to do with the weather being a bit grey and overcast as well - like I said - we were just a bit unlucky that the sun did not shine very much whilst we were there! However, this did mean we spent a few evenings in the house around the open fire drinking wine and eating baked camembert with fresh bread, so the house saved us from what could have been a frustrating few days for the kids. In fairness any fault for this was with ourselves as we had presumed everything would be open by June.

Hesdin market on Thursday mornings is worth a visit, Arras was a nice town, Montreuill was lovely and the Carrefour down the road from the house has everything you could wish for.

We would all love to go back - both to the region and to this lovely unique house.

The Matlocks - June 2016

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you SO much for this lovely review. I always feel very content when I read that my guests have enjoyed the house and garden. Satisfaction is so important these days when there is uncertainty all around us. (Referendum today!!!) We have just spent 4 days here doing the garden. Strimming and mowing for hours. Now the garden looks wonderful.... and with sunshine at last it's perfect. Hope to see you again one day.... Vivien Delbaere.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Le Touquet Airport at 30 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Eurotunnel Calais at 86 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf de Nampont Saint-Martin at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Montreuil-sur-mer at 12 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A16 at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Montreuil-sur-mer at 12 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Le Touquet-Paris-Plage at 30 Kilometres Car: recommended


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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45
Refundable Damage Deposit £446
Pet Fee £27

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Updated: 30-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 230 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure, walk in shower. heated towel rail.
  • Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure, walk in shower. . heated towel rail
  • Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure, walk in shower. heated towel rail
  • All bathrooms have beautiful walk-in showers in local natural stone. art deco wash basins, electric towel rails/heaters,


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, space for folding bed. Ensuite bathroom/separate toilet.
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Ensuite bathroom/separate toilet.
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, Ensuite bathroom/separate toilet. space for extra bed.
  • The house sleeps 6. But we can put in 2 extra beds. Thus 8 sleeping possible. (2 children) All bedrooms have electric heaters.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...


  • Self-catering


  • Roc à l'eau is the ideal destination for a group of friends or family wanting comfortable, luxurious accomodation in the beautiful region of Pas de Calais. The house is very spacious, situated in a huge garden, so even though you are in the middle of a big village with all amenities on the doorstep (baker, supermarket, bank, chemist) you feel very 'far away from it all'.

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