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Large elegant town house with extensive grounds 20 mins from Cherbourg - L'atelier

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights




Ultra modern hi tech 3 bed single storey house with 2 occasional bedrooms in attic reached by a loft ladder

Parking - ultra modern furniture and kitchen - massive picture windows on to small Japanese garden/sun terrace.

wheel chair access to all areas including toilet.

About the property

La Palmeraie

La Palmeraie is a 19th century stone built manor set in large grounds 5 minutes walk from the medieval town centre of Bricquebec with its castle and lively market place. The town is within 12 minutes of the beach resorts of Carteret and Barneville, and half an hour from the WW2 Normandy beaches. The house is 20 minutes drive from Cherbourg. The owners have restored the house over the last 13 years & the spacious accommodation offers modern bathrooms, central heating, a modern kitchen, laundry room and a large sun terrace. The grounds have plenty of room for lounging or playing & the extensive gravel paths are ideal for boule. There are several excellent restaurants within walking distance. The town has two supermarkets and within 15minutes drive at la Glacerie there a huge range of shops and the Auchun hypermarket. The region offers glorious beaches & a relaxed life style. There are frequent festivals & a weekly market.

Family Celebrations: La Palmeraie is ideal for family celebrations and reunions. Table reservations can be made for large parties at nearby restaurants by arrangements.

L'Atelier is a high tech modern 3 double bedroom house with two restricted height attic rooms

The house is next to La Palmeraie and shares its extensive grounds.

External catering can be arranged for large events such as wedding blessings

No stag or hen parties!

Business conferences or awy weekends welcome

Executive Retreats and Conferences: Plan your organization's future at La Palmeraie - the space and relaxing setting are ideal for planning and discussion. Trained UK facilitators can be provided and a complete accomodations and transport package can be arranged. Full broadband facilities can be provided as well a Powerpoint, flip charts and on site catering if required.

The Ideal Photo or Film Location: The traditional house, its grounds and the proximity to uncrowded beaches, woods and rocky outcrops make La Palmeraie an excellent choice for shooting at any time of the year, self contained grounds airer easily secured and there is ample accommodation for cast and crew. Catering services can be provided nearby or on site. Transport can be provided from airport or ferry terminal

More Details

Peter Waddell
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 30, 2017

About Peter Waddell

Professional business owners running long established management training organisation serving central and local government, the NHS and the voluntary and private sectors.

Peter Waddell purchased this house in 2002

Why Peter Waddell chose Bricquebec

Calm old house cosy in winter, cool in summer as metre thick granite walls.

Great for families with a half acre garden laid to lawn. 5 minites stroll from main square, markets bars and shops. 10 minutes drive to wonderful beaches.

2 suprmarkets within 5 minutes drive. Private access to town park, tennis court and running track. Graet restaurants nice old medieaval town. If you come you will return!

What makes this house unique

Beautiful setting yet 5 mins walk from town, lovely gardens great for family and firends gatherings - something for everyone in the area

Available Rentals

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Deposit of 500 euros required - cleaning & linen included.
Contact owner for combined rental rates for L'Atelier & La Palmeraie
House in grounds of La Palmeraie
Britanny ferries discounts available - contact owner


Bricquebec House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , hit tech wheelchair accessible
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , hi tech ensuite
  • Brand new ultra modern bathrooms with high quality fittings, marble walls and floors
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , ensuite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 child bed , attic room
  • 3 beds on ground floor including one ensuite - 2 occasional beds in roof space reached by loft ladder
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
L' Atalier is in the spacious grounds of La Palmeraie within 5 minutes walk of the medieval town centre and restaurants


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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Car: recommended

If you are a member of a cycle club and organise a trip we can offer special rates and ferry discounts, plus a gala dinner in the local chateau. Please call for details

A Classic Destination - in addition to being perfect for family holidays, La Palmeraie has secure off street parking in the grounds for more than 20 cars.

If you are a member of a classic club and organise a trip we can offer special rates and ferry discounts, plus a gala dinner in the local chateau. Please call for details

Bricquebec is an easy 20 minute drive from Cherbourg ferry port or Airport. The area consists of rolling green country, small towns and villages, both inland and on the superb East & West coasts of the Cotentin Peninsula.

Ideal for beach, country or gastronomic holidays. Lots of good restaurants, bars and shopping within easy reach.

Normandy landing beaches, Mont St Michel and the Bayeux Tapestry an easy day trip. Small friendly town, lots of festivals and events in summer.

Other Activities: 2 depot ventes (antique warehouses within 6 miles)


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