The Farmhouse - Somme - Sleeps 11

Beautiful 200 yr old renovated farmhouse in rural setting 75 minutes from Calais 

  • The Farmhouse exterior
  • The Farmhouse exterior
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
  • Lounge
  • Master Bedroom
  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Nearby Attraction
  • Beach
  • Nearby Attraction
  • Nearby Attraction
The Farmhouse in Somme, a cottage in Picardy: The Farmhouse exterior

Five double bedroomed house with two bathrooms. Sleep 11.

A beautiful renovated farmhouse in the Picardy village of Yvrench around 75 minutes from the port of Calais.

The house is around 200 years old,situated in a small tranquil village in Picardy. It is accessed up a lane leading from the main village street and is set in around one acre of picturesque gardens with plenty of car parking space.

Many of the original features e.g. ceiling and wall beams have been retained and a 5 kw wood burner provides a lovely, warm home on cool evenings. There is also a full oil fired central heating system.
The house is well equipped with a dishwasher, washing machine, dryer microwave and electric double oven, grill and hob.

Two staircases lead to the converted hay loft in which 4 bedrooms are situated along with a Jack & Jill shower room. The fifth bedroom is on the ground floor, as is a large bathroom in a converted stable.The large lounge has a satellite TV, a DVD player and WiFi.

Both of the small bedrooms are equipped with king size beds and have en suite facilities.
A day bed, which can easily sleep two adults, is situated at one end of the lounge.
A cot and high chair are available on request.

The Farmhouse and the Barn sleep 15 and can both be rented at the same time by the same group.
However, in order to ensure complete privacy, the two properties are not let to different groups at the same time.

The first WW 1 tanks were brought to Yvrench in September 1916 for trials before their introduction in to the battle of Flers-Courcelette in 1916. A battalion of Royal Fusiliers were based in the village during the Battle of the Somme.

A WW2 V1 rocket launching site can be visited in the nearby wood (Bois Carre) and the battlefields of Crecy, Agincourt and those of the Somme, can all be easily reached from the house.

The beautiful sandy beaches of the Opal coast lie close by, as do many attractive towns and villages. St Riquier, with its Abbey, boasts one of the finest examples of gothic architecture in France. You can also see the house where Napoleon once lived.

The Traverse de Ponthieu is around five minutes from the barn by car.This is a converted disused railway line where people can safely, walk, run or cycle.
The forest of Crecy and the Capability Brown gardens of the Reginiere Ecluce Chateau (free entry) are fifteen minutes away by car.

There are a number of golf courses near the coast.

Amiens Zoo, The Cathedral and canal boat trips are around forty minutes away, as are the seaside towns of Le Touquet, St. Valery sur Somme, Le Crotoy, Fort Mahon and Quend.
The stunning walled town of Montreuil sur Mer, where victor Hugo set much of Les Miserables, is a half hour drive.
Paris is 100 minutes by train from Abbeville station, some 20 minutes from the village.
Free parking at the station.
Small Somme river boats can be hired at Long.

Shops and supermarkets may be found in nearby towns;St Riquier, Aux le Chateau and Abbeville.

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 3 years

The Farmhouse Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Pets Allowed
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 1 Triple Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Bath
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine
  • Tumble dryer

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Table Football
  • Table Tennis
  • TV
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Racquets

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Enclosed garden / play area
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 17 October 2020
Key Property Details
Property Name The Farmhouse
Reference 283854
Sleeps 11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 2
Dogs Allowed 2
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The Farmhouse in Somme

Nearest TownSt. Riquier - 6 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportLe Touquet - More than 30 kms (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortCalais - More than 30 kms (approx)

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