18TH CENTURY COUNTRY COTTAGE FOR BAYEUX, NORMANDY INVASION BEACHES, D-DAY SITES

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Bedrooms 5
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Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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18TH CENTURY COUNTRY COTTAGE FOR BAYEUX, NORMANDY INVASION BEACHES, D-DAY SITES

Bayeux Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Peaceful, comfortable home base for relaxing after days out sight-seeing.

Enjoy interesting tours of the Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day museums and sites. Visit the Bayeux Tapestry and the Mont Saint Michel. Discover cider farms, oyster parks, picturesque fishing ports, chateaux and gardens. Savour Normandy's gastronomic delights!

Les Quatre Vents is a beautiful rose-covered stone cottage peacefully set at the end of a quiet no-through lane (no passing traffic) in unspoiled rolling countryside bordering Cerisy Forest. The area is criss-crossed with trails and bridle-paths - super for walking, running, cycling and horse riding.

The cottage has stone walls and oak beams, full central heating and modern facilities and is spacious, very comfortable, clean and well equipped for up to 15 guests - perfect for large families, for friends and for groups to explore this wonderful area and to relax together.

There is parking (minibus accessible) for 8+ vehicles in the private courtyard which has automatic lighting and level access into the cottage.

You will be welcomed to a lovely clean, aired cottage with fresh flowers in the living rooms and welcome refreshments to enjoy at your leisure. For arrivals during cooler weather the cottage will be pre-heated and the log fire will be ready to light, so you will feel cozy and comfortable right away!

Please see the plans of the cottage (third image in the photo section) for the layout of the accommodations.

The five bedrooms are arranged with your choice of king beds or single beds, bed linens are included and the beds will be made. More beds can be added for extra guests.

There are five full bathrooms with a constant supply of hot water for anytime showers. Bath and hand towels, bath mats, shower gel and hair dryers are provided.

The spacious lounge has an open fireplace for cozy log fires and comfortable leather seating for 12 guests (another sofa is available for extra guests). Entertainment includes free wi-fi, flat-screen satellite TV (CNN, BBC), DVD player, movie library, books and board-games, CD player and radio. Tourist information and itineraries for visiting the D-Day Landing Beaches etc.

Convivial meals can be enjoyed in the spacious separate dining room where 15 guests can sit together around the two large farmhouse tables.

There are two separate very well equipped kitchens with plenty of big pans and dishes, tableware and glasses etc. - ideal when catering for large groups. Picnic sets, ice packs, cool boxes and cool bags are provided for your picnics.

Pre-arrival shopping, home-cooked meals, professional chef hire or catering can be arranged.

Laundry facilities include two washing machines (one with integral dryer) and a steam iron and board. An optional maid/laundry service is available.

Double French doors in the lounge and the dining room lead into the lovely private enclosed sunny garden which is attractively planted for year-round colour. There's a large lawn for outdoor games and plenty of garden furniture for relaxing. Guests can enjoy views of the countryside and forest, and help themselves to garden herbs and fruits in season (pears, cherries, plums, wild strawberries).

There are two 8-seater picnic tables for al fresco dining and a barbecue grill - try our village butcher's prize-winning steaks and sausages!

3 miles to Cerisy-la-Forêt village for your daily provisions and morning croissants!

There are three very good restaurants within 10 minutes' drive.

Martin and Carolyn (your friendly and discreet English hosts) live in the farmhouse on-site and are happy to offer information and assistance throughout your stay.

They can print out your flight boarding passes to save you time at the airport. For a relaxed departure, they will do the end of stay cleaning - simply pack and go!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Groups

Martin

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english, french
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Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Reviews

5
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18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
average rating of 5.0 based on 41 reviews
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18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p378268
+1 330679049092
Bayeux Bayeux area
5

EXCELLENT STAY

  • 5 of 5
We had a fantastic stay at Martin and Lyn's home. It was a great base for visiting the WW2 sites. The yard was beautiful and it was so nice to have breakfast out there and relax in the evenings. The kids loved all the yard games and space to run around. The house was perfect layout for 4 couples and kids. We all had our own bathroom and place to spread out. Lyn and Martin went above and beyond to welcome us to France and show us the customs of Normandy. It really made our trip special. Lyn is an excellent cook and the meal she prepared was the highlight of our stay. I would highly recommend this house and hope to stay there again when we return to the area. Martin was super to work with in planning our trip, he helped to coordinate bike rentals and was always quick with an email reply! Thank you again for a wonderful stay!
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p378268
+1 330679049092
Bayeux Bayeux area
5

FOUR US SOUTHERN COUPLES VISIT NORMANDY

  • 5 of 5
We were pleased when we arrived to find Les Quatre Vents to be every bit as charming as advertised. We were four sixty something couples in need of some down time after a week in Paris. This place was clean, quiet, and perfect. Each couple had their own king sized bed and private bathroom. The house has a nice kitchen, a large dinning room, and a wonderful living area with comfortable seating and a fireplace. The exterior garden is private and a great place to relax.

We cooked breakfast each day and several dinners at the house. Twice we asked our hosts Martin and Lyn to prepare a french meal for us. It was fantastic. They do a good job and they seemed to really enjoy making our stay as pleasant as possible.

The house is conveniently located for visiting Normandy. Many WWII sites were only about 30 minutes away including the Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach. Le Mont Saint Michel is a little over an hour away and the Brittany American Cemetery is nearby. Driving through the lush country side was wonderful. We found friendly people everywhere. They were always helpful with directions or their favorite place for lunch.

I would recommend this house to groups like ours or to families looking for a pleasant place for a reunion. I enjoyed it greatly and I really liked Martin and Lyn.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p378268
+1 330679049092
Bayeux Bayeux area
Newbury, VT USA
5

A PERFECT STAY FOR OUR FAMILY!

  • 5 of 5
Les Quartre Vents was a fabulous place for our extended family of nine. The age range for our group was 7-72, which meant that there was plenty of space to play outside (frisbee and soccer ball were provided by our host) as well as a comfortable living room to relax in after a day of sight-seeing. The house was clean and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. In addition to fabulous accommodations in a beautiful setting, Martin was a fantastic host. He was a wealth of knowledge and information and extremely helpful. We took all of his suggestions and were never disappointed. Our only regret was that we could not stay longer, but we are hopeful that Les Quartre Vents will be in our future.
  • Submitted: May 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p378268
+1 330679049092
Bayeux Bayeux area
Sackets Harbor, NY United States
5

A FINE DINING EXPERIENCE

  • 5 of 5
This cottage is everything it says it is and more. It is in a beautiful, peaceful location. Perfect for touring the D-day beaches or seeing the Bayeaux tapestry. Seven of us, all friends, stayed a full week in the whole cottage. The cottage is spacious and very comfortable. The perfect spot to relax and visit with friends. We enjoyed a fire in the fireplace on most evenings.
Martin and Lin, the owners, live on the property. They were always home if we had a question or needed anything. We hired them to cook us dinner on three evenings. The dinners were as good if not better than what you would get in the best restaurants. Truly fine dining. They would arrive at the cottage to prepare the meal while we were out touring. They would set the table, prepare the meal and do all the clean up. The meal would always include an appetizer, an entree with vegetables, a cheese plate, bread and salad, and dessert. Martin served the meals and even filled our wine glasses for us. It was such a wonderful place to relax with our friends after a full day instead of sitting in a restaurant. Martin and Lin are amazing and wonderfully friendly people.
I would recommend staying at Les Quatres Vents to anyone. Staying here was a most wonderful experience.
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p378268
+1 330679049092
Bayeux Bayeux area
Ottawa, Canada
5

NORMANDY VACATION COTTAGE

  • 5 of 5
Our experience at Les Quartre Vents far exceeded our expectations. Our family group of nine loved the comfortable beds, modern showers and all facilities. The location was wonderful, driving there was like going back in time, peaceful and full of photo opportunities. It suited our needs perfectly for visiting war sites and memorials. We all enjoyed the excellent kitchen facilities where we could prepare a home cooked meal after a full day of sightseeing. Laundry facilities a big bonus. Owner Martin Fletcher was very helpful providing information about the it's attractions and restaurants and was always available when needed.
Loved the warm, comfortable decor and everything was immaculate. Our only regret is that we did not have a full day to just enjoy the beautiful cottage. We would highly recommend this vacation home.
  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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18th century country cottage for Bayeux, Normandy Invasion Beaches, D-Day sites
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p378268
+1 330679049092
Bayeux Bayeux area
Montreal, Canada
5

GREAT COTTAGE WITH OUTSTANDING LOCATION FOR A NORMANDY VISIT!

  • 5 of 5
Our family group of 9 adults found this cottage exceptionally comfortable. With 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms it was a dream come true! 9 people got hot showers every morning before setting out to explore Normandy. It is in a peaceful setting easily accessible to D-Day Beaches, Mont St-Michel, Bayeux, etc. The cottage was very clean and relaxing - facilities were modern. Martin was most helpful with a high level of knowledge of the area. The only regret we have is that we didn't plan our trip so that we could stay longer - we had underestimated how beautiful Normandy would be and how much we would enjoy Les Quatre Vents!
  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Nearest Airport
186 Miles
PARIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS
Nearest Ferry
43 Miles
CAEN OUISTREHAM
Nearest Train
13 Miles
BAYEUX
Nearest Motorway
13 Miles
BAYEUX N13
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
OMAHA BEACH
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
CERISY-LA-FORET
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
SAINT LO
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
CERISY-LA-FORET
Car: necessary

WWII D-Day Beaches Tours. Cabaret (French Can-Can). Camembert Trail. Cider Trail. Water-mill Trail. Forest Trails. Abbey Circuit. Oyster Parks. Fish and Seafood Restaurants.

Golf: Omaha Beach Golf, internationally known for its technically challenging golf! Discover the two 18-hole courses with spectacular views over the ocean and countryside.

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Availability & Rates

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Bayeux Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2014 July 21 to August 1
Jul 21 2014 - Aug 1 2014
4 night minimum stay
€325
€1,820
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2014 August 8 to August 12
Aug 8 2014 - Aug 12 2014
3 night minimum stay
€325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2014 August 20 to August 25
Aug 20 2014 - Aug 25 2014
4 night minimum stay
€325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2014 Sept 20 to Sept 23
Sep 20 2014 - Sep 23 2014
3 night minimum stay
€300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2014 Sept 30 to October 22
Sep 30 2014 - Oct 22 2014
3 night minimum stay
€285
€1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2014 October 25 to October 31
Oct 25 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
€295
€1,680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2014 November 1 to December 19
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
3 night minimum stay
€250
€1,400
€5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
CHRISTMAS 2014
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 28 2014
5 night minimum stay
€300
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
NEW YEAR 2015
Dec 29 2014 - Jan 3 2015
5 night minimum stay
€300
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 January 4 to February 20
Jan 4 2015 - Feb 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
€225
€1,260
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 February 21 to March 27
Feb 21 2015 - Mar 27 2015
3 night minimum stay
€250
€1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 March 28 to April 3
Mar 28 2015 - Apr 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 April 4 to April 10
Apr 4 2015 - Apr 10 2015
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 April 11 to May 22
Apr 11 2015 - May 22 2015
3 night minimum stay
€275
€1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 May 23 to June 5
May 23 2015 - Jun 5 2015
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 June 6 to June 12
Jun 6 2015 - Jun 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 June 13 to July 3
Jun 13 2015 - Jul 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 July 4 to August 28
Jul 4 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,890
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 August 29 to October 2
Aug 29 2015 - Oct 2 2015
3 night minimum stay
€300
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 October 3 to October 30
Oct 3 2015 - Oct 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
€275
€1,575
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
2015 October 31 to December 18
Oct 31 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
€225
€1,260
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest
 
CHRISTMAS 2015 & NEW YEAR 2016
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 3 2016
5 night minimum stay
€310
€1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
€200
€1,400
€5,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add €15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Rates include:
Bed linens (beds made - choice of king or single beds),
Bath and hand towels,
Wi-fi internet,
Hot water, gas, electricity, central heating.
End-of-stay cleaning.

3 nights minimum stay but 1 or 2 nights may be possible - please inquire.

10% off second and consecutive weeks.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Bayeux Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
Floor Area:
  • 2150 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Internet ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Sunbed
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Baby Gate
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , wash basin. En-suite to bedroom 1.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , wash basin. Opposite bedrooms 2 & 3.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , wash basin. Private bathroom for bedroom 4.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , wash basin. En-suite to bedroom 5.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , wash basin. On the ground floor.
  • Constant hot water. Bath towels, hand towels and bath mats provided. Guest soap/shower gel and two hair dryers supplied. Starter supply of toilet rolls. All bathrooms have: window with blind, towel radiator, vanitory unit with mirror, lighting and power, storage cupboard below.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed 6ft 6in long. En-suite bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King bed/twin beds. 3rd single bed and/or bunk beds possible
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , King or twin beds. 6ft 6in long.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , King or twin beds. Bunk beds possible Private bathroom.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , King bed 6ft 6in long. En-suite bathroom.
  • All bed linens are included and the beds are made ready for you. All bedrooms have radiators, windows with blinds or curtains, clothes rail/shelves, bedside tables and bedside lamps. For up to 5 extra guests, single beds or adult-size bunk beds are possible in bedrooms 2 and 4. Two single beds or a double sofa bed are possible in the lounge. Two port-a-cribs and crib linens are available free-of-charge.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Toys ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Foosball
  • Games for Kids
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo ...
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 15 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Groups
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • pond
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • autumn foliage
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • live theater
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Other Activities: WWII D-Day Beaches Tours. French Cabaret (including French Can-Can) & Dinner Dance. Camembert Trail. Cider Trail. Forest and Nature Trails. Watermill Trail. Tours of Potteries. Visits to Oyster Beds, Cheese and Cider Producers. Aqua Center. Gym/fitness Center. Bowling. National Horse Stud in St-Lô. Boat Trips to the Channel Islands. Hot-Air Ballooning.

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