Situated right in the heart of the charming Normandy port of Honfleur, within a private, gated complex of traditional style fisherman's cottages. Purpose built from plan in 2004 with solid block work, soft pastel render and finished with double glazed windows ensuring excellent insulation qualities and a peaceful evenings sleep with bedrooms overlooking the private garden. A self contained 'Duplex' cottage with a stairwell leading you from a large lounge area on the ground floor to the two bedrooms on the first floor, both overlooking the South West facing garden.
The property also has the advantage of a large, secure, parking space, underneath the site accessed via a remote control steel gate, 2 x pedestrian stairwells with self locking doors lead up to the cottages at ground level.
There is a supermarket, boulangerie, butcher, delicatessen and pharmacy etc. within a couple of minutes walk of the cottage. You will also have an access key from a private gate within the complex leading you into streets immortalised by 'Claude Monet' (Information plaque erected) where within a few minutes you can walk directly into 'Place St Catherine' the famous Church re-built in Oak by the local shipbuilders after Henry V burnt down the original.
There is a busy food market here every Saturday from 9am until midday, over 100 restaurants in and around the harbour catering from crépes & local cider to Michelin *** restaurants, there is something to suit everyone. A superb new visitor centre is attached to the library where you may research further information and guide brochures on current local events and places of interest to visit.
The Normandy beaches can be accessed easily following the beautiful coast road to Deauville. Pegasus bridge, Caen memorial, Arromarches, the US cemetery at Omaha beach and Saint-Marie-Eglise have all been upgraded in 2014 for the 70th anniversary of D-day with some superb new presentation scenes.
The Bayeux tapestry is only an hours drive away, Giverny is 1hr 20min where you can visit the House and gardens of Claude Monet and the American museum of art is within a stones throw. Enjoy the end of the day with a cool glass of wine in a the secluded garden.
A complimentary 12 page colour brochure/guide including directions from ports, access & parking instructions, local attractions and a map of the port is sent to all confirmed bookings.
This property is a registered Gite with the Mayor of Honfleur, all visitor taxes are included in our quotation.