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Spacious Modern Family House With Pool Near Beach In Deauville. Free WiFi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Modern Villa in Deauville, Calvados, Normandy, France. Heated outdoor swimming pool + free wifi - Modern Villa with Pool Built In The Traditional Beamed Norman Style Located In Chic St Arnoult

This charming, turreted modern villa, with pool, built in the traditional beamed Norman style, is located in chic St Arnoult, 5 minutes drive from the wonderful beaches of Deauville and Trouville, in a small residential private village featuring splendid upmarket shops, bars, restaurants etc. The villa, which has free wifi, is in an electronic gated environment and so is completely safe for children. It is on two floors and has 3 large bedrooms and 3 bathrooms plus a pretty garden and shared swimming pool open mid-June – Sept. The main bedroom/ en suite is on the ground floor so no stairs to climb! There is an open-plan living area featuring a traditional fireplace with kitchen, dining and sitting room. This area leads out through patio doors to a child-friendly garden. In terms of location this villa is unrivalled: 30 min from ferry ports of Le Havre or Caen 3 min from world-famous racecourses and polo center, international golf, sailing, glitzy casinos, tennis, cycling, horse riding, water sports. Fun for all ages! 2 bathrooms downstairs, l bathroom upstairs. Downstairs in separate annexe is a double bedroom. A state-of-the-art new self-inflating luxury double bed is also supplied. Upstairs is further double bedroom plus children's room containing bunk bed plus further single bed. Baby travel cot also supplied. Baby travel cot and high chair provided. Gas BBQ also inclusive. Duvets & pillows provided. SKY TV. Very peaceful tranquil environment within the gated complex.


Owner
Douglas Porter
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Calendar last updated:
August 22, 2017

About Douglas Porter

Having spent many years visiting the beautiful area of Deauville with my husband and children, we finally fulfilled our dream of buying a wonderful villa located between two racecourses and 10 minutes from the beach and designer shops for me| it was the best decision we have ever made and we still visit frequently both on our own and with our grown-up children - there is so much to do and see for all ages that we never tire. Please feel free to ask any question as we have acquired a great deal of local knowledge gathered over the years.

Amenities

Saint-Arnoult House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Toilet 1 - toilet
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure Bathroom - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 baby crib
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon Bedroom - 1 Double Bed Bedroom - 3 Child Bed , 1 Cot
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Baby travel cot and high chair provided. Gas BBQ also inclusive. Duvets & pillows provided. SKY TV. Very peaceful tranquil environment within the gated complex. Outside: Barbecue Terrace Gated Community Garden Barbecue Outdoor Grill Gas Patio Terrace veranda 6 garden chairs 2 deck chairs Utility Room: Clothes Dryer Iron & Board Washing Machine Other: Fireplace Hair Dryer Heating Internet Living Room Local Activities Guide Local Maps Parking Parking Off Street Parking On Street Sofa Bed Toilet Paper

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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5

Fabulous family villa !

  • 5 of 5

Myself, my husband , our 2 small children and my niece and boyfriend went for 2 weeks to this fabulous villa. We were surprised to find it so warm and welcoming - the photos do not do it justice ! We quickly settled in - that night we went to a friendly restaurant - local food and really a delight! The next day I went shopping with my niece - and my husband took the children to a beach within walking distance. Later we went to the Olympian size Equestrian centre outside the complex and watched the dressage The villa has all amenities - and especially important was the free wifi for my niece who is 20 and like all young people on it all day !!! There is a swimming pool - which the little ones wanted to use - but it was too cold and not open - but we are now rebooking for July in the school holidays. Doug , the owner, was most obliging on the phone - and recommended things to do etc. It is a really lovely family home......we can't wait to go back ! Alice

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely loved it from the start!

  • 5 of 5

As soon as I saw the house I knew my family and I would love it ! And we did ! It had everything - it was spotlessly clean - I love cooking - the kitchen was very well equipped . My 2 children felt safe and secure in the gated environment - staying in watching sky tv, whilst my husband and I enjoyed eating at the local restaurant located 2 minutes walk from the complex. Access to wifi was perfect for my husband to continue his work whilst on holiday. We found the area interesting - especially with the historic D - Day commemoration. We will certainly be going back and have provisionally booked for 2 weeks in October '14.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Villa, Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from spending a week at the Villa with my partner; it’s the best holiday we’ve had for a very long time made special by both the Villa and the location. As young professionals, we decided to take a gamble and book a villa for the first time; needless to say we have now been converted.

The location of the Villa is absolutely perfect. It is situated in the modern yet charming and beautiful village of St-Arnoult, a two minute walk away from fabulous local French shops and a scenic riverbank. Being a short walk away from Deauville town centre was ideal, as the complex benefits from a quiet and secure atmosphere that is not afforded in town centre accommodation. The Villa is large, spacious and tastefully decorated; we particularly enjoyed having a garden. No expensive has been spared in furnishing the Villa, which truly distinguishes it. I found the gatekeeper John Mark to be friendly and helpful, it was really useful having an onsite contact to answer our questions.

There is so much to do in both Deauville and the wider Normandy province; the Villa acted as an excellent base for us to explore several places during our stay including Bayeux, Rouen, Honfleur and the D-Day Landing Beaches. There is also so much to do locally, we enjoyed playing golf at the, Barrière, exploring the world class beaches, watching the horse racing and indulging in sensational French food at restaurants in Trouville. My only regret Is that we didn’t book a longer stay, there is only so much you can fit into a week.

After having such a wonderful time, I have already booked my next stay for the summer.

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mixed

  • 3 of 5

Positives first: clean, large well presented house. Lovely bedrooms and bathrooms. Good facilities in the kitchen. Great location. 2 minute walk from a fantastic patisserie, useful small supermarket, and a really good restaurant 'Cote Rive'. Useful swimming pool.

Negatives: lack of wifi. One of the reasons we chose this property is because we have our own business and need to access emails on a regular basis. The owner had stated on a reply from a previous review that wifi was being installed in 2012, but despite 2 emails to him we had no reply and we incurred significant costs to access the Internet.

St Arnoult felt very artificial, almost 'Legolandish'. It all seemed to have been built exactly at the same time in the same style and was severely lacking in 'soul'...saying that though, Deauville was only 10 minutes away by car.

The owner states that Deauville racecourse is a 5 minute walk...wrong. The perimeter is at least a 5-10 minute walk. The entrance is at least a 20 minute walk - but drive to it, parking is easy, only 3 euros to get in, and a great afternoon out.

The 'gatekeeper/caretaker ' and neighbours were very standoffish. The caretaker didn't let my children jump in the pool, wear goggles or swim in the pool in the rain. The pool sign said it was open at 8am. it was seldom open by 9.30am, and not open on an overcast, but very warm day. The neighbour complained because we hung our washing outside the front of the house in the sunshine And complained because we parked outside our own house.

There was a lack of comfortable garden furniture, especially considering the size of the property. The details stated plenty of board games...these consisted of an extremely old version of Trivial Pursuit and some playing cards.

Overall, a great area to stay in as a base to exploring Normandy.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The Perfect Place to stay in Normandy

  • 5 of 5

This villa's description is everything that it says it is and more. The property was clean, well maintained, in a secure gated small community and in an ideal situation for exploring the Calvados area of Normandy. The kindness, consideration and details of the area, provided by the owners, could not have been better. I have already begun to recommend this property to friends and relatives. There are far too many excellent restaurants in the area to name them all but our favourite was the Auberge de la Touques at Pont-l'Eveque. There are so many excellent leaflets, provided freely by all the Tourist Information Offices everywhere you go that I will not try to compete with them. I will just say that if you choose this villa you will never be short of somewhere to go or something to do. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house just outside Deauville

  • 5 of 5

We arrived a bit later than arranged due to mechanical problems. I must also say that the directions given didn't make sense to me on the ground. I never found the D288 at all. I also got directions from the AA website and they said the same so it's maybe me!! I had looked at the place on Google Earth so knew what the area looked like which was a great help when finally tracking down the place.

The house was just as described and very comfortable. Well equipped kitchen with a really good electric hob (sometimes these can be woeful). The showers were both over bath but performed well and there was plenty of hot water. The electric heating was more than adequate. The beds were very comfortable. One minor complaint is that the only mirror upstairs is in the bathroom, I would have liked a mirror in the bedroom.

It was very quiet when we were there, we chatted to a neighbour a couple of times and met Jean Marc (caretaker) both on the grounds and in the village. He was very helpful and friendly but you do need some French as he doesn't have much English.

The house was perfect for us, it was my Dads first experience of self catering at 86 - I did all the catering of course. He had the downstairs room and loved it, comfy beds, warm, en-suite........

I wouldn't say that the house was walking distance from Deauville but I'm 60, if I were younger it may be a different story, but it's only a few minutes drive.

St Arnoult is a lovely village. Just 1 minutes walk from the house with shops etc. I highly recommend the bar/tabac St Arnoult just on the roundabout for weekday lunch. I don't know if they're open at weekends but in the week they do a roaring trade with the locals and the food is really good. Again they don't have much English - they speak French at you LOUDLY - just like us really :-)) The supermarket and the butcher were open on Sunday, supermarket closed on Wednesday. Nice cafe/restaurant in the square with wifi (none at the house). Lovely patisserie open at 0700 for croissants.

Big Hyper U supermarket 5 minutes drive away along with petrol, garages etc.....

The pool appeared to be open but we didn't try it. It looked very inviting and if we visit again earlier in the year I would certainly be in there.

All in all a very comfortable house very close to Deauville. We loved it.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wi-fi will be installed in Autumn 2012.
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Map

Car: not necessary

Special interest holidays:

St Arnoult is a small, peaceful, upmarket hamlet with a beautiful river running nearby. Polo facilities and 3 top class golf courses are close by including the famous Golf Barriere Hotel Club which is less than 1 km away. Also a mere l km away is the breath-taking horse-racing course where, even on days when there are no races, you can see the thoroughbreds being put through their paces by the jockeys! Race days are full of excitement when you can rub shoulders with the rich and famous while enjoying a super family day out. Take a leisurely stroll along the beautiful riverbank or visit the center of world-famous Deauville and all its ritz and glamor! Deauville boasts one of the classiest beaches in Europe with plenty of activities for both kids and adults alike. After a hard day spent on the beach, stroll or drive back to the villa for a dip in the pool!. Or play tennis (inside or out) in the leisure center outside the villa. Deauville and nearby Trouville are alive all year round.

Coast/Beach:

Nearest Beach: Deauville, 2.7 Kilometres.

Travel:

Nearest Airport: St Gatien, Deauville, 10 Kilometres.

Nearest Ferry: Le Havre/Caen, 25 Kilometres.

Nearest Train: Deauville, 4 Kilometres.

Nearest Motorway: Pont l'Eveque, 15 Kilometres.

Distances:

Nearest Barpub: St Arnoult, 0.1 Kilometres.

Nearest Restaurant: Cote Rive, 0.1 Kilometres.

Further Details:

Other Activities: polo, quad-biking, go-carting, horse-racing, sailing, swimming, thalassotherapy.

autumn foliage

churches

cinemas

forests

library

marina

museums

playground

recreation centre

restaurants

ruins

synagogues

zoo

bird watching

gambling casinos

horse riding

paddle boating

scenic drives

sight seeing

walking

ATM/bank

fitness centre

groceries

massage therapist

medical services

cycling

equestrian events

fishing

fly fishing

freshwater fishing

golf

golf pass optional

hiking

hunting small game

jet skiing

mountain biking

paragliding

pier fishing

roller blading

sailing

diving

bay fishing

surfing

swimming

tennis

water skiing

wind-surfing

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund