Fisherman's Cottage Port-en-Bessin, Normandy, France

  • Cottage
  • 1 BR
  • Sleeps 2
  • from € 590 wk
What we like about this property

It’s the perfect hideaway – a nautically-inspired nest overlooking the harbor in the beautiful Normandy fishing village of Port-en-Bessin. Arrive alone for some well-needed rest, or bring a lover for a romantic tryst.

Description

This former fisherman’s lodge, located in a row of little cottages overlooking the harbor, has been given a fabulously artistic makeover. A cocoon-like studio suitable for one or two guests, its original wood and stone features have been whitewashed and decorated in driftwood accents and seafaring trinkets. 

The property is a large studio, on two levels – the living area on the lower level with an adjacent sleeping area, and the mezzanine den above. To its rear is a courtyard with deckchairs and a barbecue. 

Cool features include little boats hung on the walls, decorative life vests and oars, as well as rope railings. Furnishings are eclectic vintage, with lovely old wooden benches and quirky pieces like a chest of drawers with large carved numbers.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

The kitchenette has a dishwasher, combination oven (microwave, grill) and a coffeemaker. The upstairs den has a flat-screen home cinema TV, a DVD player and sound system, with a selection of movies and CDs.

AROUND

Port-en-Bessin has plenty to offer guests who don’t want to drive. Walks along the sand, journeys by boat, buying produce from local fishermen or at auction, hiking trails, bike rentals… There’s also a 36-hole golf course and a shipwreck museum nearby.

Activities within easy reach include farm visits, swimming (in a local pool), horse-riding, tennis and tree climbing, as well as trawling through flea markets and antique shops.

Slightly farther afield are windswept, sandy beaches, the American cemetery at Omaha Beach and the British cemetery at Bayeux, as well as Bayeux Cathedral and Tapestry, and numerous chateaux and farms. For those happy to drive over an hour there are plenty of other interesting destinations including the beautiful Mont St Michel.

LOCATION

Port-en-Bessin, Normandy, France. Nearest airport: Caen (30km), Paris.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

Year round.

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Fisherman's Cottage

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Quote Details

$260 x 4 $1,040
Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $140
Taxes Not included
TOTAL $1,280
Refundable Damage Deposit $500
TOTAL (with Deposit) $1,780
Notes
Payment Terms:
  • $1,280 due now
  • Balance due
Cancellation Policy:

100% refund for cancellations request by at (property’s local time). No refund if less than 14 days priors to arrival day.

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Info & Rates
Bedrooms1 bedroom
Bed Type1 king
KitchenKitchenette
Bathrooms1 bathroom
AccommodateSleeps 2 guests
InternetWifi
Pet friendlyNo pets
RatesFrom €590-950 per week
Minimum Stay7
ViewSea, village
Notes

The property is strictly non-smoking.

The mezzanine level bedroom has steep stairs that make it unsuitable for children.

Weekly rentals are from Friday to Friday, or from Monday to Monday. Shorter stays are occasionally possible - please enquire.

Included in the price:

Water, electricity, heating, wifi

Linens (sheets, towels, tea towels)

End-of-stay cleaning

Basic kitchen items (sugar, salt, oil & vinegar, tea)

Price does not include tourist tax, which is calculated per person over 13 years old, per night. This fee goes to the municipality.

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