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Modern Accommodation Near Golf Course and Coast - 3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 6

Bedrooms 3
Space 818 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Apartment in Port en Bessin, Calvados, Normandy - Peaceful Location in Port En Bessin, Near Omaha Beach, Central Location For D-Day Area

The property was built in 2007 and is tastefully decorated to a modern, contemporary design. All appliances are available. Cooker with full size oven, microwave, kettle, fridge, washing machine. Flat screen TV, iPod Dock, DVD player (also for CDs) the apartment is also well equipped with a wide range of games, DVDs CDs, Wi-Fi, and books for all ages and a variety of tastes. The port is only a short walk or drive away and provides a perfect setting for family break or is an ideal getaway for couples seeking some relaxation and good food! Bayeux is only 8kms away and and the world famous Omaha Beach is only 8 minutes drive. The huge expanse of soft sand is world famous for the D Day landings but these days families use the vast open space for all sorts of fun. if it's sun bathing, paddling, wind surfing, playing football or flying a kite it's all welcome on this world famous beach. Bayeux hosts a great market and lots of boutique shops and restaurants.

Colin & Sue Peabody
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
30 October, 2017

About Colin & Sue Peabody

We are a mid 40's couple with one young daughter who enjoy visiting France and the whole Normandy area, so much so we bought a place there!

The apartment we have is very comfortable and family based but isn't a crèche! It has a lovely modern, clean feel and we hope you will enjoy your stay, we want our guests to relax and enjoy the Normandy experience.

We spend lots of time in the area so have gathered lots of information, plenty of which is in the apartment to help our guests decide on where they would like to best spend their time. We are always willing to talk to our guests prior to booking and would welcome enquiries by telephone.

Colin & Sue Peabody purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Colin & Sue Peabody chose Port-en-Bessin-Huppain

Ideal location central to the historic landing beaches, but not entirely dominated by the D-Day landings, it never feels too far from any of the main attractions in Normandy. The quiet residential area is perfect to enhance the relaxing experience.

What makes this apartment unique

Our apartment comfortably sleeps up to 6 people, so often we have several generations of the same family on holiday together, or maybe 2 families holidaying together - the flexibility of the accommodation and the space means this makes the apartment a very cost-effective way to accommodate a larger party of people.

However, if it's just a few people the space of the apartment means it feels very comfortable and frankly "large" compared to other holiday rentals - a real home-from-home feel rather than the usual cramped spaces sometimes associated with holiday lets.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful stay, very cosy.

McKiernan Family, Kansas USA. Feb 2012

A holiday apartment that felt like home!

Hayden & Debbie Crumpler, Sept 2011

Had a great week, didn't want to leave.

Sue & Graham Cullen, Sept 2011.

A lovely apartment, plenty of room for the 6 of us. Central location for the D-Day beaches.

Harte Family, St Albans, Aug 2011

Fabulous apartment, everything you could ask for. Best equipped place we've seen. Great location, great weather, would definalty use again & recommend.

Guy Family, Surrey,July 2011

We got a lot of useful information about the apartment and surroundings. It was a good base from which to explore the area. Interesting things to do and see. We had a lovely week. Thank you!

Verhey & Deurloo families, Bruinisse

Great apartment – exceeded expectations. Ideal centre for visiting the D Day Landing Beaches. Had a wonderful break here. I would recommend to anyone.

The Dolmans & Broods, Worcester Park ,Surrey, August 2010
Nov 2008
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain in Calvados

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 818 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite has shower over bath. Family bathroom has shower over bath, with separate wc room.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - double bed - en-suite bathroom with bath & shower. Bedroom 2 - 2 single beds. Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
Notes on accommodation: Strictly no smoking or pets, modern, contemporary accomodation ideal for couples or families. We are very happy to provide many references and would encourage your to to ask us for prior guests comments and feedback. Outside: Balcony is provided, perfect for enjoying a drink in the evening. Not suitable for a BBQ. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and fresh linen are included, property is cleaned on changeover only. Washing machine is provided to wash towels etc if required. Other: An iron, hairdryer, bed guards for children, high chair, travel cot and Wi-Fi are also provided.


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Modern Accommodation Near Golf Course and Coast - 3 Bedrooms - Sleeps 6
average rating of 4.8 based on 21 reviews
Dover, New Hampshire

Clean Apartment in Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just the right size for our group and was in a great location for all of the sites we wanted to see in Normandy! The unit was clean and the owners were very friendly and accommodating during the entire process. I highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nirmandy homage

  • 4 of 5

Five days for three persons to visit Normandy second war historic sites.

Location chosen so as to be central to the area for exploring. Port en Bessin previiously visited and known as a lively location and port.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great Location in Normandy!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the apartment. We loved the proximity to the Normandy sites and towns.

  • Review Submitted: 01-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, large, well located modern apartment

  • 4 of 5

This modern apartment is in an excellent location--near Normandy beaches and Bayeux. There are some restaurants nearby at the port. The apartment is well looked after, a good size, well stocked and clean.

Lots of information on the area is helpfully provided.

Colin replies promptly and is helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great base for visiting the D-Day beaches

  • 5 of 5

Great property, very roomy, clean and well maintained with just about everything you could want for a long stay. There is lots of information about the area which made planning our itinerary easy. The port has a good selection of restaurants within easy walking distance and the locals are friendly. I would definitely recommend this accommodation.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 4 of 5

A great place to stay for Nrmandy D-Day landings. Loved the fishing town of Port en Besin. Great market on Sunday. Nice restaurants. Bayeux short drive away. April is a good time to visit as the crowds have not yet descended.

Property is quiet and close to beautiful Omaha golf course.

Colin easy and good to deal with.

Would have no hesitation in booking the property again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Port En Bessin
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
Port En Bessin
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Port En Bessin
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Omaha or Arromanche
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The area is famous not only for the Bayeux tapestry and D Day landings, but also Calvados, Camembert and other culinary delights and of course the world heritage site Mont St Michel. Horse riding, walking and cycling are also very popular in the area. We have taken several bookings from cyclists who enjoy the many cycle paths in the area - a cycle map is provided and there is a secure lobby area where cycles can be parked and locked when not in use.


Coast is 800m to the port/harbour area. Main beach is Omaha or Arromanches and are approx 10kms.


50 minutes from Cherbourg, 30 minutes from Caen ferry ports. 3.5 hours from Calais channel tunnel. Car is essential to take full advantage of the area.


800metres to port centre. 1 hour 20mins to Mont St Michel. 10 minutes Bayeux.

25 mins Caen. 50 mins Cherbourg.

Further Details:

A wide range of restaurants available in the area, the port has a number of fish restaurants and there is a local Chateau offering fine dining.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Calvados

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
We are very happy to provide many references and would encourage your to to ask us for prior guests comments and feedback.

Full payment must be received in 21 days prior to arrival. A deposit of £150 is required with all bookings to confirm the booking. A refundable breakage bond of £150 is required. Breakage bond refunds will be made within 7 days of departure, subject to satisfactory inspection of the property. Payment can be made in cash, cheque, Pay pal or electronic bank transfer.

Changeover Day:
Usual change over day is Saturday, other days by prior agreement can be accommodated.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Normally Saturday to Saturday start/finish days.

Long weekend, short stay breaks and midweek to midweek start and finish dates can all be accommodated by calling or mailing an enquiry.

Discount for 14 night bookings - please ask for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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