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a magnificent cottage, two steps away from the D-Day sites.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Space 839 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Have a freedom scented holiday.

We are open all year round. A Marée Hôtes Is a furnished all comfort bed and breakfast rated with 3 stars by Etoiles de France and labelled 3 keys Clévacances.

A Marée Hôtes can accommodate 4 to 6 people and was carefully laid out to allow you spending pleasant holidays.

Here, the town life is quick replaced with relaxation and rest. Located between land and sea, A Marée Hôtes has an iodized perfume; it is a place where you will enjoy beautiful evenings and watch, from the terrace or balcony, beautiful sunsets. A place where you will be able to sleep under the apple tree and watch your children play on the garden in total safety.

A place just minutes away from the harbour, where you can attend the mooring of fishing boats, or walk through the countryside by taking the small lane located right to the left of the house.

More Details

Owner
Liliane Cardin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 17, 2017

About Liliane Cardin

We were born and raised here, it this small area in Normandy: Le Bessin. We spent our years of professional, nearly 40 years, in Paris, where we were able to know people from the sports and twinning environments: catering, entertaining sharing and transmitting are normal activities for us.

Liliane Cardin purchased this cottage in 1998

Why Liliane Cardin chose Grandcamp-Maisy

We had a dream of renting cottages and we made it true some months ago when we bought a big house surrounded by a large terrain, with an indoor swimming pool, just minutes from Grandcamp-Maisy, where we have also opened a cottage: Au pré verger

A marée hôtes used to be our seasonal home. We used to come here to revitalise. We have carefully refurbished it for you to have a nice holiday.

What makes this cottage unique

A marée hôtes is a lovely and sunny house. The fenced garden you allow you to spend good times with your family in total safety. Pets are welcome.

Located a few steps away from the Grandcamp-Maisy fishing harbour and the beach, close to the shops. A Marée Hôtes has an iodized perfume; ideal to revitalise.

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Carpiquet
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Kilometres
The sea
Nearest Ferry
60 Kilometres
Ouistreham
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Port-en-Bessin
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Lison
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
La Cambe Grandcamp-Maisy
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Kilometres
The beautiful smock
Nearest Beach
0.5 Kilometres
Grandcamp-Maisy
Car: recommended

Perfectly located on the Norman Coast, in the heart of the Bessin and close to the Cotentin peninsula. 250m away from the fishing harbour of Grandcamp-Maisy, along the circuit of the landing beaches, Omaha and Utah beaches, going through Pointe du Hoc. Our cottage is surrounded by a wooded garden with flowers, perfect for relaxation.

At high tide is the perfect place to revitalise and discover this genuine and picturesque fishing village among a preserved nature and heritage.

The young and the not-so-young, the history lovers, the stone houses lovers, the leisure and discovery activity lovers, the nature, sun and sea lovers, nautical sports and horse riding enthusiasts, there is something for everyone in Normandy.

Discover Le Bessin throughout the seasons:

In spring: Many hiking paths that border the coast and cross the countryside allows you to enjoy nature arousing when the hillside gets covered by little yellow flowers named Primula, or when the hawthorn gets covered by strongly scented white and pink flowers.

Book now your stay in Normandy in June 2014 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the recovery of freedom.

In summer: Ideal for fishing activities, on the sea or on the land. Grandcamp-Maisy welcomes, at the high tides season, many shrimp fishermen!

Book now your stay for August 2014 if you want to see the World Equitation Games that will take place in Normandy, at the St. Lo farm in particular.

In autumn: Ideal for strolling and enjoying the last days before winter. You can visit many historical sites (castles, mansions, museums, and more) that make Le Bessin famous.

A little bonus: Free use of the indoor heated pool, located just 10 minutes away on the owner's house, in the orchard.

In winter: discover the marshland when the river overflows, invading the nearby swamps.

Stay at A Marée Hôtes and you will be able to:

- Participate at the Coquille St. Jacques festival in Grandcamp-Maisy, December 7 and 8 2013.

- Spend the New Year celebrations with your family on the seashore: A Marée Hôtes gets covered with the Christmas colours!

Come taste the many products that make Normandy famous (fish and shellfish from the fish market fresh and traditional).

Not far, you can also visit

The medieval town of Bayeux and the tapestry,

The Peace Memorial in Caen,

The Cité de la Mer and the Titanic exhibition in Cherbourg,

Beside the famous beach of the Plat-Gousset-de-Granville, the casino, lively town, with the harbour, you can also visit the beautiful museum Christian Dior

From there, why not going to explore on foot the picturesque Chausey Island or again for a step in the Anglo-Norman Islands?

Also the Mont Saint-Michel.

Amenities

Grandcamp-Maisy Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 839 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom - 1 double , 1 baby crib , Baby cot available upon request
    Children's bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • Babies are accepted upon arrival (travel cot) Very large walk-in closet in the master bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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a magnificent cottage, two steps away from the D-Day sites.
average rating of 4.6 based on 61 reviews
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ideal situation

  • 2 of 5

Very clean well appointed cottage. Walking distance from all amenities restaurants bars harbour and carrefore. Easy drive to war landing sites, Bayeaux and much more. The cottage was very expensive especially with all the add ons. For this price we would expect a lot more such as a welcome pack, English TV, and soap in the bathroom. Despite the owners assurance it was impossible to connect wi fi.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Les prestations fournies concernant notre gîte de bord de mer labellisé trois clés étaient celles décrites sur le site Abitel et qui figuraient sur le contrat de location et le descriptif validé par les locataires, à savoir : - tarif moyenne saison - linge de lit fourni - taxe de séjour Les options proposées : - Ménage de fin de séjour a été choisie par les locataires à leur arrivée. L'option linge de toilette n'avait pas été retenue mais les locataires ont néanmoins utilisé celui stocké dans l'armoire (coût 16€). L'option linge de cuisine avait été offerte (8€). Des produits et savon liquide étaient à disposition. Sur la table du salon, en cadeau de bienvenue, une bonbonnière de caramels (produit régional) n'a pas été dégustée. A leur arrivée, les locataires ont exigé que la maison soit chauffée. Après rappel de la réglementation française autorisant le chauffage du 15 octobre au 15 avril, et malgré la présence d'un radiateur d'appoint, la chaudière a été remise en route ce qui a nécessité un temps de chauffe. Les loctataires ont exigé un contrôle de chaque radiateur le lendemain matin ce qui a été fait. Le WIFI pour lequel il n'est pas fait d'ordinaire de remarque particulière, était en état de marche. Il n'est pas précisé dans l'annonce l'accès à une chaîne anglaise. The supplied services concerning our holiday cottage of the certified seaside three keys were the ones described on the site Abitel and which appeared on the rental agreement validated by the tenants, worth knowing: - price list averages season - linen of supplied bed - tourist tax a person and a night The proposed options: - household of the end of stay was chosen by the tenants upon their arrival. The option bathroom linen had not been held but the tenants nevertheless used that stored in the cupboard. The option linen of kitchen (cloths, 8€) had been offered. Products and liquid soap are at arrangement. On the table of the lounge, as a gift welcome, a sweet box of caramels (produced regional) was not tasted.asted; Upon their arrival, the tenants required that the house is warmed. After reminder of the French regulations authorizing the heating from October 15th till April 15th, and in spite of the presence of an extra heater, the boiler was restarting what required a time before the desired heat settles down. The latter required a control of every radiator the following morning what was made. The WIFI for which is not usually made particular remark, was in
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Thank you!

  • 5 of 5

Liliane was a lovely host and the cottage was perfect for our family's recent stay in Normandy. It is a short walk to the water, with its wonderful daily fish market. There is a grocery store and several restaurants nearby as well. We made day trips to D-Day sites and also Mont St. Michel. The cottage was spacious with plenty of room for two adults and our three children. The small kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed to cook at home. The town is very peaceful and Liliane's garden is beautiful too. We would definitely recommend this location to anyone staying in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in Grandcamp-Maisy

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the cottage. The location and facilities were excellent and great hosts in Liliane and her husband. Very helpful and genuine nice people. Time went too quick at this fantastic place.

Thanks Liliane

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A fantastic stay and a fantastic host!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time in Grandcamp-Maisy, and a great stay at the cottage. It was exactly as described in the listing, and an easy walk to town to enjoy the port and all the restaurants. It's also right in the middle of all the main sights/sites of Normandy and was the perfect location for us to base ourselves. The house has all the amenities, including fast wi-fi, and a beautiful garden. Liliane and her husband are wonderful and went above and beyond the call of duty, helping us with a few hiccups due to the airline and generally being the perfect property owners and hosts. We couldn't have asked for anything more, and recommend this place dearly. Merci bien!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Perfect location for WWII beach tours

  • 5 of 5

This vacation home was the perfect base for all things war related. You are in the middle of a very sweet town with awesome bakeries and very friendly people. Our kids loved the fresh fish market. The house was nice, clean, and exactly what we needed during our weekend trip. The backyard was wonderful. We could relax and play after a full day of sightseeing. Liliane was very respectful and welcoming, even after we showed up three hours late due to traffic in France on a state holiday! I would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marée haute était notre résidence secondaire, un lieu où nous aimions nous ressourcer le temps d'un week-end ou de vacances. Nous l'avons pensée et aménagée avec soin afin que chacun, ici, petits et grands, puisse aussi profiter pleinement de cet endroit au parfum d'iode, situé à quelques pas du port de pêche et de la plage, et à quelques kilomètres seulement des sites historiques de la bataille de Normandie.
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Very comfortable stay

  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for our family of four. Great location and the owners were wonderful. Upon our arrival we were met at the at the house by the owner and given a tour of the property.

We loved the black out shades! It was nice to be able to sleep in every morning. The TV was a new flat screen so we were able to hook out laptop up and watch movies in the evenings.

The house has a washing machine in the garage but it was very small. There was no dryer and the weather was rainy so drying outside wasn't possible. But just a short distance down the road is a laundry mat which was perfect.

This was a great launching point to see all the area of Normandy has to offer.

Thank you for a relaxing week in Normandy!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • Stayed: April 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $353.32
Pet Fee $17.67
Stay tax $0.94 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

TARIFS COURTS SEJOURS (moins d'une semaine) : linge lit non fourni

Petites vac scolaires : 550€/sem - chauffage en sus (50,00€/sem).
Ménage fin de séjour - option : 50,00€
Location linge de toilette (2 draps de bain, 2 serviettes de toilette, gants : 8€ le kit),
chauffage 7€/j
Accueil animal : 15€/animal
Dépassement capacité : 30/pers et sem

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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