LARGE FAMILY FARM HOUSE NEAR LE TOUQUET-PARIS-PLAGE

susan wyart

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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LARGE FAMILY FARM HOUSE NEAR LE TOUQUET-PARIS-PLAGE

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Sorrus Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

6 Bedrooms. 2 bathrooms. 1 shower. sleeps 11 + Studio sleeps further 2

The house is in the centre of a sleepy village of Sorrus near St Josse, and is set within its own private grounds. This converted farm house is tastefully furnished and has a well equipped kitchen including dishwasher, fridge freezer, and microwave. The dining room seats 10. Also an out-door table tennis table, pool table and BBQ facilities. The master bedroom has a Napoleonic Bed c 1791. (The owner is an artist who sometimes resides there (next to the property).

Comforts: The large sitting room/gallery is comfortable and decorated with contemporary paintings and has an enormous arts and crafts sideboard. Sky TV. Modern newly fitted kitchen diner seating for 6 with original farmhouse table. The main dining room has large traditional dining table seating 10. The master bedroom has a Napoleonic bedroom suite with en-suite shower-room.

Please note that the stairs leading up to the bedrooms may be unsuitable for those with mobility difficulties.

Activities: Apart from all the activities surrounding Sorrus, We have a large safe garden for children to play, which is surrounded by beautiful gardens. Also in the garden is a swing, toy shed, outdoor table tennis table, patio with sun loungers, BBQ area with garden furniture. The surrounding area is excellent for cycling so bring your bikes, if you can.

Places to visit: Le Touquet-Paris-Plage with all the beach activities is only 20 minutes drive away. with golf and sailing activities. Stella Plage and Merlimont sandy beaches are just breath taking. Etaples for its fresh caught fish and its many bars and restaurants are only 10 minutes away too. Market day on Saturday's at Montreuil and Le Touquet is well worth a vist. The Supermarket and petrol station is only 5 minutes away.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
susan wyart (Owner)
Advertiser since 2004
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Speaks english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have the had the property for three seasons now and have had very positive feedback. This is just a few examples of the comments people have made in our guest book.

'a great house in a great setting'

'very relaxing holiday. What a great house for kids to play in!'

'Great time-Good Golf'



'a wonderful time, enjoyed staying here and will come back again'
Nov 2007
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Bedrooms 6
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Large Family Farm House near Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
average rating of 4.733333 based on 16 reviews
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Large Family Farm House near Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p12958
+44 -01442233021
Sorrus Montreuil
Guildford
3

Fab place, just needs some TLC.

  • 3 of 5
Spent a week here at the beginning of October 2008. The property is huge with the 6 bedrooms and massive lounge, as described. There were only 6 of us staying here, so we had tonnes of space which was great. However a few things really let the property down in my opinion.

The place really badly needed a good clean. It is obviously an old, rustic farmhouse, but the cobwebs, dirt under the sofas, kitchen shelves/drawers/cupboards really were unpleasant. It did feel that it wasn't that well maintained as many lightbulbs needed to be replaced, the tap was dripping/flowing in the downstair loo, lots of china was chipped, kitchen utensils were broken (chuck them out!!!) and some of the electrics were very french, but a little scary!

Our basic conclusion was that the property has so much potential, but badly needs some money spent on it. Whilst none of the above spoilt our week, it just would have made it a nicer experience.

As for Sorrus, it was a certainly a sleepy village, with no boulangerie even, but there were plenty of other villages/towns very close by.

As a final note, we did see this property in a Le Touquet estate agents!! Just a warning if you're booking for next year!!
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Sep 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We take on board all feedback and appreciate all comments received from our guests. This helps us to improve so our clients can have a lovely stay in our home.

If customers have any issues during their stay we have an agent on hand to deal with any queries or problems. If we are not advised we cannot respond.

The house is not for sale.

All the issues that have been raised have been dealt with. A new kitchen has been fitted, all crockery and utensils have been replaced. Tap is no longer dripping. The house has been thoroughly cleaned and the relevant people have been spoken to. The owner was away a lot last year and did not get the opportunity to keep an eye on things. This year will not be the same he will be on hand throughout the year to maintain the house.

The electrics are not scary just strange. The main house is a barn conversion and for example in the upstairs rooms the light switch operates a wall socket for a plug in lamp. If the lamp is switched off at the lamp the light switch will not work.

We assure you that you will have a very lovely holiday in our french house. We have just finished our fourth season and have many repeat guests and have had lots of positive feedback.

PLEASE LEAVE FEEDBACK AFTER YOUR STAY.

We assure that you will have a great holiday in our french home. We
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Sorrus Montreuil
5

Great Party Place.

  • 5 of 5
We were eight women in total, all great friends, who came to stay at this wonderful farmhouse to celebrate my 60th birthday. What a ball we had. It certainly is a great place to party. There were "wows" from everyone as we investigated the house.

Loads of bedrooms so no one had to share beds. The large spacious dining room was perfect and the living room with its vaulted ceiling was a great place to chill. The mezzanine was the best place to dance till the early hours, even if we were mostly of retirement age. All of us appreciated the lovely art work everywhere, the chickens roaming in the lovely garden and the peaceful village.

We went to a large Brocante market in nearby St. Josse, suggested by Peter and bought lots of bargains. Nearby beaches ( Merlimont and Berck ) were beautiful and mostly empty. Amiens was a good day trip, to visit the biggest cathedral in France.

On the last night we went to Froggies restaurant in nearby Montreuil, where the food was really good and the staff really helpfull and friendly.

Everyone had the most memorable time, in this lovely house which the pictures on the web site do not do it justice and we would certainly recommend it to friends. Thanks.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Large Family Farm House near Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
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Sorrus Montreuil
5

Perfect for a large group.

  • 5 of 5
We stayed in this for a weekend in March. Despite the weather still being unusually cold, the house was very warm and cosy. Peter the owner was extremely welcoming and helpful. The house is lovely, better than the photos, and very well equipped with everything you might need for a large group. Upstairs is enormous! with plenty of space for everyone to feel relaxed, and plenty of loos and baths/showers to avoid any queues! We had an excellent trip to the new Louvre gallery in Lens, which was well worth the visit for the extraordinary building as well as the exhibits! (it's also free entry for 2013!) We will be back!
  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
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Large Family Farm House near Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p12958
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Sorrus Montreuil
5

Everything you need for a large group.

  • 5 of 5
This is the perfect place for a large group of family and friends. It's huge and this means that there's room for everyone to do their own thing and space for all to dine and socialise together. Crucially, there are also plenty of bathrooms and toilets.

Unusually, for a holiday let, there's enough comfortable seating for all guests , enough room around the dining table and plenty of crockery, cutlery etc. (if you're a keen cook, take a couple of sharp knives!) The log burner makes it a perfect cosy Winter hideaway. The decor is stylish and guests are trusted with many items that are part of a family home.

A pool table is a nice addition for younger members of your party ( and some older members!) and there's English TV if you need it.

Our visit was a Winter one, but there's lots of lovely outside space for warmer weather.

This is a very interesting area with lots to see, but any trip out means an expedition in the car because there are no shops within walking distance.

We loved Le Touquet and its magical Christmas lights. Avoid the town centre traffic nightmare by parking free in the small streets off the first big roundabout just before the Westminster Hotel and enjoy the short walk into the town. Have a crepe and some cider at the small creperie on the left just before the sea front; fantastic!

Boulogne is a nice day our for a wander around the fortified town, a bit of a shop and a leisurely lunch. Nausicaa is good for younger members of the party.

Do not miss ( if you're a seafood lover) the wonderful fish shop in Etaples, on the left after the roundabout, with a handy free car park next door. You can buy a ready prepared plateau de fruits de mer, or put your own together; cheaper than the posh place in Le Touquet!

Montreuil is good for a walk around the ramparts and here are many small places for lunch.

All in all, a great place for a large group with no disappointments.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your feedback it is greatly appreciated. We are glad you enjoy your stay in our house.
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Large Family Farm House near Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p12958
+44 -01442233021
Sorrus Montreuil
5

A superb location for a family holiday.

  • 5 of 5
Whilst Sorrus is less than 100 miles from our home in Kent, it felt like a totally different world and provided us all with a wonderful week's holiday. My husband, son and son in law enjoyed two great rounds of golf at La Mer and Les Pins whilst my two little grandsons loved the vast, spotless beaches with Merlimont a particular favourite- especially when the tractors were cleaning the beach!The Aquarium at Boulogne and the castle at Montreuil Sur Mer were thoroughly enjoyed by all generations.
The house exceeded all my expectations- it was so spacious, well equipped and spotless and we felt just like visitors in someone's own home.Peter, the owner,gave us such a warm welcome and his unobtrusive presence contributed greatly to our enjoyment of the week.
I would thoroughly recommend this property -especially to parties of mixed ages. The space and freedom for the children enabled the adults to relax and enjoy themselves too- a truly memorable holiday for everyone.
Thank you .
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Large Family Farm House near Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p12958
+44 -01442233021
Sorrus Montreuil
5

Fantastic, Marvellous, Outstanding

  • 5 of 5
We had a three generation holiday with ages ranging from 6 to 73 years. The villa was fantastic. There was plenty of space for all of us. It never felt as if there was 9 of us there. The four children loved the mezzaine floor, it became their area! The kitchen was well equipped the dining room with the pool table was a fantastic size and the pool table was well used. The bedrooms were all a good size. The garden was also excellent with play equipment for the children and plenty of room to kick a ball around or to play tennis.

The villa was exactly as described on the website and the photos were excellent. The villa was spotless when we arrived and in my opinion well maintained.

From when we booked the holiday to the day of arrival the communication and information we were given was fantastic. We met the owner Peter on the day we arrived and he was very friendly.

We visited Le Touquet, Montreuil, Etaples, Nausica, Crecy Forest and Berck while we stayed here.

Berck has a very nice restuarant on the beach which we can recommend. The beaches at Le Touquet and Berck were fantastic but unfortunately it was not warm enough for the children to swim.

All in all it was a fantastic holiday and I can't find anything bad to say about it.
  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. Customer feedback is always welcome.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Le Touquet International
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Etaples
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A16 junction 26
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Car: necessary

Sorrus is only a 45 minute drive from Euro Tunnel on the A16 (junction 26). The house is 20 minutes away from Le-Toquet-Paris-Plage.(Ideal for the golf courses)–, La Mer Golf course, Le Manoir and Le Foret Golf course are only 30 mins. Merlimont and Stella Plage only 10 mins away. And 5 minutes away from Montreuil ser Mer.

Sorrus is a quiet rural village close to St-Josse and is in an ideal position to discover the surrounding areas. Great for cycling, sailing, fishing and country walks. Ideal for children playing on the beach.

Amiens with its magnificent cathedral, hortillonages, and excellent shopping is 1 hr away. The First World War battlefields are within 45 minutes travel. There are fine golf courses at around Amiens (30mins) Abbeville (20mins) Belle-Dune (30mins) Le Touquet (30mins) Nampont-St Martin (30mins). The Somme and Bresle valleys have an enormous variety of fishing lakes to suit all levels of fishermen. The Somme Estuary is home to thousands of wading birds too.

Other Activities: sand sailing. wind surfing,

Golf: There is a Pay and Play golf course 20 minutes away on the Montreuil - Abbeyville road set in the grounds of a chateau. It costs around 25 euros per play and is informal in dress code. Further information can be found on our website, please ask for details.

Ski: You can sand ski down the slopes of the dunes in Merlomont if you like....!

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From £96 Per night

Sorrus Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
autumn
Aug 30 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
£275
£850
 
 
winter
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
£675
 
 
Xmas
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
 
 
winter
Jan 6 2015 - Apr 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
£275
£675
 
 
easter
Apr 2 2015 - Apr 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
£850
 
 
spring season
Apr 21 2015 - May 22 2015
7 night minimum stay
£725
 
 
May Half term
May 23 2015 - May 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£900
 
 
low season summer
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
7 night minimum stay
£825
 
 
mid season summer
Jul 1 2015 - Jul 17 2015
7 night minimum stay
£925
 
 
high season summer
Jul 18 2015 - Aug 29 2015
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit £300
Notes Weeks start Saturday to Saturday arriving after 4pm departing before10 am. A refundable deposit for breakages of £300.Duvets are supplied with oblong pillows. Bed Linen if required at £10 per person. Bath towels available £5 per towel if required.
Property should be left as found or cleaning charges will apply.(deductible from deposit).
Attached Studio is avail to rent for a supl £150 high season
Payment in by cheque or bank transfer. Deposit at time of booking approx. 30%. Balance 6 weeks before
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Amenities

Amenities

Sorrus Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Baby Gate
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • 3 doubles, 2 twins, 1 single, 1 family bedroom, 1 cot a further self contained studio with a double room is available at a supplement. This is located on the ground floor and has a shower WC and small kitchen.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The Fifth bedroom is a double bedroom with bath/shower room which has another room off it (bedroom 6) which is a twin.
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