Accommodation on the ground floor comprises of a cosy lounge with French windows opening onto the large, lawned back garden, a large fireplace with enclosed wood burning fire and TV, receiving British channels, an airy dining room with an additional television and spiral staircase to 2nd bedroom. A modern kitchen, complete with cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave oven and fridge freezer, and a modern shower room with shower, toilet and washbasin, traditional L -shaped oak staircase leading to the upper floor. Upstairs are 2 large, beamed bedrooms. the 1st has a double bed and the 2nd has 2 single beds and a fold- away bed. The 2nd bedroom can also be accessed by a door from the 1st bedroom as well as the spiral staircase. Lawned, safe front and rear gardens, with garden furniture and BBQ on the front patio.
There is safe car parking under the portico of the barn which is in front of the cottage and gives access to the property.
All wood for the stove is included in the price. It is kept in the barn.
All heating costs, linen washing and cleaning costs are also included. Fresh bedding and towels will be provided at the beginning of your stay.
The cottage is situated in a small, quiet village approx. 6 km from the Normandy border in the beautiful, peaceful rolling countryside of the Somme. The nearest food shops are in the village of Hornoy le Bourg which is 5 mins by car. The nearest large supermarket, restaurants, bars, tourist information office, variety of shops, swimming pool and Sunday market are in the town of Poix de Picardie which is 15 mins drive.
It is in a convenient location to visit beaches - (nearest is approx. 1 hr drive), pretty coastal towns, the large city of Amiens (45mins drive) is famous for having one of the largest cathedrals in France as well as a quaint, picturesque waterway with restaurants on the banks, Abbeville (30mins), Paris (2hrs), Rouen (2hrs) and many 1st and 2nd World War memorials and museums. The cottage is in a small, quiet rural village in south west Picardie. It is the ideal place for touring or exploring the region, or for just getting away from it all for a peaceful and relaxing holiday.
There is horse riding nearby and a golf course near Amiens.
The cottage is a traditional columbage style farmhouse, which is approx. 250 years old, having been extensively renovated in recent years to include all the mod cons, while maintaining the old world feel, with the large wood burning fireplace and original beams.
All the rooms are beamed and the property comprises of:
A cosy lounge with French windows opening onto the back garden. Also a large fireplace and enclosed wood burning fire, and television receiving British channels.
An airy dining room with television receiving British channels.
A renovated kitchen, complete with cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave oven and fridge freezer.
A refurbished shower room with shower, toilet and washbasin.
Traditional L -shaped oak staircase to the huge bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 is double bedded, with door leading to,
Bedroom 2 which has 2 single beds and a folding bed. (This can also be reached by a spiral staircase from the dining room)
There are fans in both bedrooms
There are electric radiators in every room.
All heating costs are included in the price and the cottage will be cleaned for you. There are no extra charges.
The cottage has a fully enclosed safe and level garden with garden furniture and is very suitable for children.
Safe, gated car parking is under the portal of the barn which is in front of the cottage.
We would appreciate it if bookings are made at least 2 weeks before your holiday to allow for cleaning and gardening arrangements.