About this listing
Nature and calm, and at the same time, famous beaches, a superb golf, tennis courts, beautiful hiking paths... And when you come home, it is cosy, spacious, full of light; a decor simultanously elegant, convenient and sober to welcome up to 9 persons
Right next to Etretat, you find a charming, completely refurbished house, set in a green, very quiet landscape.
On the ground floor, enjoy
the spacious lounge, airy, Zen, comfortable and welcoming, with, for music lovers, a grand piano;
the large kitchen, fully equipped,
two bedrooms with their bathroom (shower, toilet, wash-hand basin).
Upstairs, you have two other bedrooms, also with their bathroom (bath, toilet, wash-hand basin).
And if you want an extra single bedroom, on the ground floor, facing the garden, just ask us to know the conditions.
Then, with this extra room (14 m2), the house (145m2 without the extra room) can welcome up to 9 persons.
Everywhere, light, quiet, timber framework, beams. You hear the seagulls and do not suffer from noise. Sometimes a cow moes, then resumes the tuft of grass it grazed.
You'll love to relax, rest, and from there, go and discover the rich local heritage or practice your favorite sport.
Are you leaving your deckchair, installed on the lawn, under an apple tree? The sea is only 2,5 km away. Etretat, celebrated by poets and writers, with its cliffs famous around the world, is nearby. Swimming, sailing, golf, hiking, tennis, horseback riding, shopping, everything is at hand.
Many sunken lanes await you, and will you take you inland or to the waterfront.
Etretat housed very famous hosts:
-Guy de Maupassant - writer whose stories relate the life of the Pays de Caux
- Offenbach, composer of boiserous operettas
-Maurice Leblanc-novelist whose hero Arsene Lupin spent his adventurous and fantastic hours around the Hollow Needle - the Aiguille d'Etretat
- Courbet, Monet who lingered on the beach or the cliffs, and left us priceless impressionist paintings.
Golf enthusiasts or real pros? 2 km from home, the magnificent golf of Etretat, considered one of the most beautiful in France, unwinds its 18 holes along the cliffs. Keep your eyes on your ball; resist the temptation to admire the view. Hole n°10 offers some remarkable surprises ... And on the green of the 14th, breathe and open your eyes!
At a short distance,
-André Gide lived in the Château de Cuverville, whose garden is home to the famous "narrow gate" – la Porte étroite
-René Coty, second and last president of the Fourth (French) Republic from 1953 to 1959, spent much time with his family in the village Le Tilleul
Drive 20 km:
Le Havre - rebuilt after World War II under the direction of architect Auguste Perret - was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2005.
The Malraux Museum owns a collection of paintings by Eugène Boudin that will delight you. And also the works by Monet, Courbet, Corot, Sisley, Jongkind, Renoir, Pissarro, Marquet, van Dongen, Dufy, Leger, Dubuffet, Camoin… A great wealth and an astonishing variety of works, facing the sea, and a café where to stop for a drink or more ...
-Fecamp, up the north coast, is the famous harbour from where sailors went fishing for cod in Newfoundland - epic celebrated by the Museum of Terre-Neuvas.
Discover the bustling harbor, the Romanesque abbey church of Holy Trinity (11th century), the Benedictine palace - an edifice of late Gothic and neo-renaissance styles, built for Prosper-Alexandre Le Grand, who made a fortune, selling the liquor Bénédictine.
Have a nice day!
It is asked not to smoke inside the house.
Pets are not invited ...
Also, please note that linen package (sheets, towels, tea towels, kitchen towels etc ) is
25 € per person. And if you want to bring your own linen,..and use it..., it is perfect for us.
Guests are requested to park on the site which is reserved for them and not on the front lawn .
During low season, for the sake of environmental protection, and the house being relatively large, we note together the electric meter on arrival and on départure. The electricity consumption will be paid at cost price.
The minimum stay is 4 days during the warmer seasons and 5 days between the 15th of October and the end of March (with exceptions) .
For the 9th person, the price of the extra room on the ground floor, facing south, is 30 euros / night .