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Thomas and Martine Edwards

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french

Apartment in Bayeux historic center with exquisite view!

32 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Bayeux area Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 bedroom, bathroom, separate WC, kitchen, dining / living room area

Sunny 40m2 apartment on the top floor of a small building. Great view of the medieval cathedral Notre-Dame from the living room. Free wireless internet. Cable TV. Cleaning fee, bed linens and towels are included in the nightly rate. It is situated on rue Saint Martin with its shopping, dining and strolling. The apartment is simple, basic, bright and pleasant. It has a separate bedroom with a 2-person bed. In the living room, there is a leather couch that converts to a bed. It is perfect for a couple or a couple with 1 or 2 children. LGBT friendly. There are some stairs, so we do not recommend babies or toddlers. The bathroom includes a French-style tub with hand-held shower head. The WC is separate. The kitchen is equipped with a stove, oven, microwave, fridge, dishes, cooking utensils, coffee pot, electric kettle and a washer/dryer. There is a DVD player and a stereo. It is a super location. Centrally-located in the historic center of Bayeux - close to everything.

Parking in the lot across the street (Halle aux Viandes) is free on Sundays and between 7 PM and 9 AM other days. If you are out and about most days, the lot works well. For longer daytime parking, there's a large free lot a 7-minute walk away (Place Saint Patrice).

Carrefour City is a small supermarket less than 5 minutes away by foot on Rue Saint-Jean, right past the Bayeux tourism agency (very useful for maps, information on local and nearby activities). There are plenty of bakeries, pastry shops, sandwich places, as well as ethnic, traditional French and Norman restaurants within walking distance. On Wednesdays, there is an outdoor farmers market rue Saint Jean - about 200m away from the apartment. There is also a second outdoor farmers market up the Rue Saint Malo street on Saturday mornings. The centre Leclerc, Carrefour and Cora (on the way to Caen) are large supermarkets that sell food, wine, cider, electronics, books, movies, clothes and the like.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Thomas and Martine Edwards (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french

About Thomas and Martine Edwards

We live in New Mexico, but have family in Normandy so visit often. We love staying in our little apartment!

Thomas and Martine Edwards purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Thomas and Martine Edwards chose Bayeux area

The view, listening to the cathedral bells, strolling the ancient streets of Bayeux... heaven!

What makes this apartment unique

The view is exquisite.

Reviews

4.6
based on 32 traveler reviews

Apartment in Bayeux historic center with exquisite view!
average rating of 4.625 based on 32 reviews
5

Great location. Everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

The apartment in Bayeux was just what we needed. The kitchen was equipped with items for light meals, breakfasts, and snacks. The washer/dryer combo was very helpful (although we mostly let our clothes air dry because the dryer takes a long time to dry items). Our bed was comfortable and our son said that the couch bed for fine for him as well. We all appreciated the space that the apartment provided. It was nice that our son had his own space and we had our own room. The apartment has fans to help move air on warm evenings. The wifi worked great. The views from the living room are really splendid! We would stay in the Bayeux apartment again!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely the BEST!!!

  • 5 of 5

By far and away, of all the places we stayed in on our 50 day trip to Europe, this was the highlight!! and the BEST!!

First, let me say this this apartment is immaculate! Did I say immaculate?...It was better than immaculate!

Martine is one of the nicest people to work with. She understands the ups and downs of traveling and was amenable to a few changes we had to make in our itinerary.

Thank you Martine!!

My wife and I washed the floors and cleaned the apartment as a Thank You and also to help the next visitors.

Martine, I'd love to stay in your apartment our next trip to Bayeux!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fallbrook, CA
4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Exactly what we expected, and wanted. Beautiful view of the cathedral. Very easy trips to the D-Day beaches, memorials and museums; All well marked and easy to find. Loved the "main street" right outside the door, for the shopping and sightseeing.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent location, comfortable and clean

  • 4 of 5

We had a fantastic time, great location, will stay here again

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Great Location; Great Apartment; Great Service by Owners

  • 5 of 5

Bayeux is an excellent base for exploring Normandy, and this apartment was perfect for our 5-night stay. The photos are representative of the real thing. The location is ideal: the sites of Bayeux are within easy walking distance, everything needed for dining, shopping, etc. is nearby. Martine is prompt and efficient in making arrangements; she provides an exhaustive "welcome" brochure in advance with everything (including helpful photos) you need to access and enjoy the apartment. Many details overlooked by other VRBO landlords get careful attention here: outlets and power strips where you need them; hangers in the closet; bedside reading lamps and an ample shelf for your guidebooks, IPads, etc. This is a fine value...the night-time view of the Cathedral and skyline alone are worth the price.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Littleton, CO
5

Wonderful apartment in Bayeux!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Bayeux apartment for the first four days of our France trip. It was plenty big enough for the two of us and the kitchen was great. The location was awesome and walk right out onto a main street with everything you need very close by. We had a great time exploring Normandy area and this was a great base. Everything we wanted to see was less than an hour and a half away. Thomas and Martine were very pleasant and responded to our questions right away. We LOVED Bayeux and can't wait to come back. We would 100% recommend this apartment to anyone looking to explore beautiful Normandy area.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
27 Kilometres
Caen Carpiquet (CFR)
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Ouistreham ferry (serving Portsmouth)
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
SNCF Bayeux a 14 minute walk or short taxi ride
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
RN 13
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Kilometres
Le Marsala (around the corner)
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Longues-sur-mer
Car: not necessary

Bayeux is a small tourist-friendly town in Normandy that boasts the famous 11th-Century Bayeux Tapestry and the Notre-Dame cathedral. Bayeux is a great place to stroll and dine. There are museums, shops, restaurants, cafes, bakeries, pastry shops, and tea rooms which are all within a short walking-distance to this apartment. It is located right in the center of this medieval town, on picturesque Rue Saint Martin. Omaha, Juno and the other D-Day landing beaches are just a few kms away. Caen is 30 km away with its shopping, Festiland and Loisirland amusement parks.

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Rates & Availability

Bayeux Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Apr 30 2016 - Oct 11 2016
2 night minimum stay
$121
$577
 
 
Budget season
Nov 17 2016 - Feb 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$104
$324
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$108
$410
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Bayeux area Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 40 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Living room - 1 child bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Notes:
Note that there are stairs to get to the apartment, as well as an internal staircase, not suitable for babies, toddlers or people with limited mobility.

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