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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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About the Owner, tansy f
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 94 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 52 reviews and 6 properties
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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Listing #HL150655
Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 20 reviews
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Date | Rating
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Graeme G
1 review
Reviewed 26 March 2015 for a stay in 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 as possible, including advice concerning places to visit, loan of DVDs etc, not forgetting a...

Management response:

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 growing interest in D Day & the Invasion that took place in 1944 attractions and...


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Naples, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2014 for a stay in 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 proximity to supermarket. The apartment was truly a wonderful respite after touring all day.

Ruthin, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This was our second stay at Ferme de l'Eglise and it won't be our last. The accommodation is amazing! Tansy and Mike's warm welcome makes you feel at home. They are so helpful and they take good care of their guests, without being intrusive. The rural area is what makes this place so special. When not relaxing in the Barn...

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Good! We look forward to seeing you again and the Welsh cakes!!! Thank you for taking the time to write about us.


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  • 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
  • Satellite TV
  • 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
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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
1 Apr 2017 -
1 Nov 2017
3 nights
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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