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Country Cottages in Rural Setting - Heather's House (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)

Overview

Property

Updated: 17-Nov-2016
Cottages in Wicquinghem, Pas De Calais, France - Country Location with many Local Attractions Nearby

The properties have been recently modified and renovated to a high standard. The properties can be enjoyed by families, young and old alike. We are an English couple that live on site in an adjacent property, we can be on hand to offer help and guidance as required. Smoking is not allowed inside of the gites.

Details for holiday cottage Heather's House (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Bedroom 1- Wrought iron double bed with bedside light and chair, walk-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelves.

Leading from the bedroom to a fully tiled shower with a built in WC and hand basin.

Open plan Kitchen/Lounge/Diner - Range cooker,fridge and freezer, microwave, dishwasher, dining table with 4 chairs. Fitted kitchen units with plenty of kitchen utensils.

Lounge-Wood burning stove, one sofa, coffee table, book shelvesTV/DVD player with both French and English Satellite Channels (Videos are available) french doors to front and rear.

Additionally access is available to washing machine.Use of patio with barbecue table and chairs. There is also access to lawned areas with football goal, trampoline and swings plus other garden games. There is also a hair dryer, ironing board and safe.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

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8 Reviews

4.9
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

Cozy, characterful yet well-appointed cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Home away from home! We enjoyed two very comfortable nights here in the beautiful, French countryside. Both mornings we were gently roused out of bed by birdsong and the distant crowing of cockrels. Janet and Peter made sure we had everything we needed, thank you for the delightful stay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have this couple and their toddler to stay. We are pleased they enjoyed their break
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5

Fabulous for a couple

  • 5 of 5

Location - fabulous part of France, only an hour from the Channel Tunnel and 40 minutes from the beach. Beautifully rural and peaceful. The area is steeped in history, especially sites to do with WW1. A little bit of research before you go will certainly mean that historically speaking you will get lots and lots from a visit here

Venue - We stayed in Heather's house which is a gite that is just made for a couple. If you like cooking there is a range cooker in the kitchen and a BBQ on the back patio. If you don't like washing up there is a dishwasher in there too. The gite was modern, clean and tidy, everything worked as it should. If you need to do some washing there are shared facilities for that as well. There are two other gites on site which are more family oriented, a badminton court and table tennis table to keep the kids occupied.

Hosts - Janet and Peter could not have been more helpful, we had transport issues whilst we were there (puncture in a motorcycle tyre) and they could not do enough to help. They have a really good knowledge of local places to eat or visit.

We would recommend this small gite complex to families and couples alike

Rob and Caroline

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having Rob and Caroline to stay in Heather's House. We shared a very pleasant evening with them on their patio making the most of the great weather. They proved to be lovely guests and we look forward to welcoming them again in the future. Janet
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4

Excellent accommodation,

  • 4 of 5

A relaxing break with fabulous accommodation and hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent well presented property

  • 5 of 5

Janet and Pete made us so welcome on arrival and this set the tone for the whole stay. Any request was dealt with straight away and their recommendations about the area were very good.

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having this couple stay and their company over an aperitif . I hope we see them again .
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5

rural bliss

  • 5 of 5

VERY friendly owners welcomed into their own home on arrival with a very well received cup of tea.

the property was all that was promised on booking log burner made for cosy evenings in this rural French setting. A great base to explore the real France and the welcome pack of essentials on arrival was a lovely gesture.

look forward to a return in the summer.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A memorable holiday 1915 - 2015

  • 5 of 5

Heather's House was perfect for our holiday which alternated days on the French coast and the WW1 battlefields. It was extremely comfortable and had everything that we needed. Janet and Pete were welcoming, friendly and gave us helpful advice whenever we needed it. The location is peaceful and quiet in a small village with a good supermarket and shops in the nearby town. Things were very different 100 years ago as I was remembering my grandfather, who fought at the Battle of Loos in 1915. We had some wonderful walks along the coast which is around half an hour away. Thank you Janet and Pete for recommending St Valery, where we enjoyed the steam train. Highly recommended for a peaceful, relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lille at 115 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Hucqueliers at 16 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Calais at 65 Kilometres Nearest Golf : St Omer at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Montreuil Sur Mer at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A16 at 26 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Hucvqueliers at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Ste Cecile Plage at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

There are several beaches within easy reach of the gites namely Le Touquet, St Cecile, Stella Plague, Merlimont and Berck all with good sandy beaches many with coast guards at peak season.

The fishing port of Etaples has a wonderful fish market and fish restaurants.

Boulogne has something for everyone. You can watch the small boats in the port or visit the sealife centre situated on the quay. The old town is worth the walk and there is a fun pool and iceskating on the edge of the town.

Travel:

The gites are approximately 50 minutes drive away from the Eurotunnel terminal at Calais and 55 minutes from the ferry port at Calais and 35 minutes from Boulogne.

There is an airport at Le Touquet with Car hire facilities.

Distances:

The nearest town is Hucqueliers which is 3 miles way.

Rando rail is 8 miles away.

The town of Desvres is 15 miles away.

The town of Montreuil is 18 miles away.

The town of St Omer is 35 miles away.

Denleys Fun Park is 12 miles away.

Bagatelle Theme Park is 25 miles away.

The Somme is 45 miles away.

Vimy Ridge is 50 miles away.

Further Details:

Within easy reach of the property are the following attractions:-

Denleys Fun Park (For younger children)

Bagatelle (For all ages)

Rando Rail- disused railway line where you can pedal your way through the french countryside on specially adapted wagons, great fun for all.

Chocolate Factory at Beausent.

Iceskating and swimming in Boulogne

Montreuil is a beautiful fortified town with many places to enjoy a leisurely drink on outside terraces or take a meal at a wide range of restaurants. You can walk round the ramparts and tour the Citedel. Under the walls there are also signposted walks.

St Omer is a very lively cosmopolitan town with a beautiful park and a childrens playground plus a few animals. Market day is Saturday and Sunday afternoons is the time when the local people promenade round the main square greeting friends. There are a wide variety of shops, eateries, a cathedral and museum. On the outskirts you can find the famous canals with boat rides, guided tours or rent your own boat.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£72
for 2 nights
£252
 
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£72
for 2 nights
£252
 
 
Early summer
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£78
for 2 nights
£273
 
 
High Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£144
for 3 nights
£336
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£78
for 2 nights
£273
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A £100 Cleaning and Breakages Deposit will be taken at the time of booking (which is refundable if the property is left as found at the end of your stay). The rental payment is payable in euros eight weeks prior to arrival.
Bed linen is provided but not towels and tea towels

Changeover Day:
Changeover dates for week lettings will be Saturday's arrivals after 16.00 and departures by 10.30am. However midweek breaks and long weekends can be accommodated out of peak season.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property(s) per week in euros.
There will be an additional heating charge between September to June

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking

Floor Area

  • 18 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1

Outside

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

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The gites are all child friendly. Upon request a high chair and stairgate are available. There will be an additional cost for central heating between Sept and May. Smoking is not allowed inside the gites. Outside: The well planted gardens are child friendly and can be fully secure. There is a large lawn between the properties with a football net located at one end. There is access to the store room with washing machine, garden games and a selection of board games. At the rear of the property is a large 100 ft long lawn with mature trees and a seating area with patio lights and arbour. This area also contains the trampoline. Beyond the property, on the lane there is a small stream with bench seat.

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