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Airy, spacious, barn loft Apartment with walk out patio, wifi, Normandy D Day

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
An airy, spacious, private, barn loft apartment in a former hay barn with a walk out patio, 400 year old Normandy farmhouse.

Set within the grounds of large country house of over 3 acres, separate entrance, secure parking and completely self contained... if you don't want to see us you don't!

South westerly facing the barn apartment has a completely private roof patio with views across the countryside, wifi, en suite shower room, TV, DVD player, plus every thing you should need for a comfortable stay...even I would be happy!

In the heart of the American WW2 Invasion zone we are Just 10 minutes from Utah Beach, 8 kms equal distant to Ste Mere Eglise & Carentan, 2 minutes from the N13 our Normandy is absolutely an ideal location for discerning couples to explore the WW2 D Day Invasion beaches: Arromanches, Bayeux, Bayeux Tape...
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Listing #HL150655
About the Owner
Tansy F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
If you want we will give you a briefing of the area to include maps, brochures, a book on the area, a FREE war tour that you do at your own pace...we also can provide a list of all the supermarkets & markets, tips on where to eat, how to best maximize your time here, restaurant bookings, car hire and on hand help with any emergency. But equally if you want to do your own thing that is up to you - we live here but if you don't want to see us you don't!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A five star experience! We first stayed with Tansy and Mike 5 years ago. It was such a fabulous time we had to come back for D Day week. The apartment was more than we could’ve hoped for. The apartment was well appointed with a...More

Thank debrapitts7
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Oh how kind of you...we were thrilled when Brian offered to take over the BBQ cooking especially with his professional BBQ skills, where he teaches it back in the States - the German soldiers felt very honoured that an American wanted to be so involved...in...More

Reviewed 26 March 2015

My wife and I stayed in ferme d'l'Eglise Loft Apartment for two weeks in March 2015 and found this to be an ideal base for exploring the Normandy Landing Beaches and associated sites. Mike and Tansy were very helpful in making our stay as enjoyable...More

Thank Graeme G
tansyf, VR Owner at Airy, spacious, barn loft Apartment with walk out patio, wifi, Normandy D Day, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2015

Thank you, we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay here,we try hard to make our places home from home feel with everything you would need and as you say we're on hand if anyone needs a help with luggage up the stairs. Such is the...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2014

The apartment was clean, cozy, well equipped and well situated for touring the Beaches, Cemeteries and many other sites. Mike and Tansy were so welcoming, gave us good information about touring and even included us in a community event,. We loved the farm atmosphere...yet close...More

Thank 700Kathryn
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The superking size bed
Open plan, recently converted 300 year old hay loft within a stone built barn with walls that are over 4 foot thick, a complete renovation to enhance old with modern facilities within a 400 year old property.
We have tried to think of everything! Free wifi, TV, free to view SKY TV, DVD player - masses of movies to include The Longest Day, Band of Brothers.
Log wood burner, large dining table close to the fire, candles,, bed made up with 100% cotton crisp linen, bath sheet, shower towel, hand towel per person, toweling bathrobes...we leave out guest soaps, loo rolls and cleaning products as well.
In the kitchen you find every pot pan that you could require, herbs, stock cubes, oils, tea bags and coffee. Kettle, microwave, gas hob, oven, toaster, kettle.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 1:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Couples only.
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Super King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
31 May 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
5 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
3 Nov 2018
Late Summer
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Price includes cleaning and linen charges, all services, even dishwasher tablets, firewood, war tour, secure parking the only extra is the obligatory taxe sejour per person per night 1€ per person
Stays longer than 7 nights pro rota at rate booked at per night.
Sundays are NOT good for arrivals, no stores open, no car hire open, limited train service
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About the neighbourhood
Very close to the motorway, equal distant four miles to Carentan and 4 miles to Sainte Mere Eglise, Utah Beach ten minute drive. In the heart of the American sector WW2 D day Invasion,
Sainte Mere Eglise our local town with the parachutist still depicted on the Church Tower is the nearest town and museum. Carentan our other local town has 5 supermarkets, harbor and large market day on a Monday. Plus direct train to Paris.
Omaha Beach, Coleville Sur Mer the American Cemetery, Arromanches, Mulbery Harbour, Point du Hoc, Bayeux, Mont St Michel, Channel Islands all within easy access.
Monets Garden Giverny 2 hours away.
Getting around
You need a car.
Flying in to Paris, train from St Lazare direct to Carentan - we work with car hire that will pick you up at the station.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Paris: 300.0 km
Railway: Carentan: 8.0 km
Ferry: Cherbourg: 35.0 km
35 minutes from Cherbourg Brittany Ferries - Poole & Portsmouth
55 minutes from Caen Brittany Ferries - Poole & Portsmouth
10 minutes Carentan direct train to Cherbourg, Caen & Paris
1 hr 40 to Dinard Flights to East Midlands & Southampton
3 hrs to Paris Charles de Gaulle
4hr to Calais
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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