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Forget-me-not Chaumiere near Honfleur - Pets Welcome - Ideal for coast & country

27 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
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Forget-me-not Chaumiere is traditional Normandy thatched cottage situated near Honfleur. It is in the picturesque village of Marais Vernier in the Boucles de la Seine National Park. The interior of the 300 year old cottage has been tastefully renovated with new heating & plumbing while maintaining the original character & old beams. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with plenty of wardrobe space plus a cot available on request as well as the bathroom with a shower, wc & heated towel rail. Downstairs there is a well equipped kitchen with a washing machine, microwave, coffee machine etc. plus dining table & chairs, a bedroom with 2 single beds & the lounge with a flat screen tv with Uk satellite tv channels, a dvd player with dvds, Wifi, armchairs & a clic-clac co... Forget-me-not Chaumiere is traditional Normandy thatched cottage situated near Honfleur. It is in the picturesque village of Marais Vernier in the Boucles de la Seine National Park. The interior of the 300 year old cottage has been tastefully renovated with new heating & plumbing while maintaining the original character & old beams. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with plenty of wardrobe space plus a cot available on request as well as the bathroom with a shower, wc & heated towel rail. Downstairs there is a well equipped kitchen with a washing machine, microwave, coffee machine etc. plus dining table & chairs, a bedroom with 2 single beds & the lounge with a flat screen tv with Uk satellite tv channels, a dvd player with dvds, Wifi, armchairs & a clic-clac couch which can be converted to an extra double bed. French windows in the lounge lead to the garden where there is a covered seating/dining/play area with lighting & a brick BBQ for those lazy summer evenings, a grass area for children & pets to play & flower beds. In Springtime the apple trees throughout the village are enveloped in the most fabulous blossom. For autumn & winter stays there are electric wall radiators in each room to keep you cosy & warm. There is a daily fresh bread delivery, so you can have fresh baguettes & croissants waiting for you in the bread box by the gate ready for breakfast each morning. We also provide you with our free Welcome Pack which includes a some of our own homemade jam, plus Normandie butter & milk. The cottage is conveniently placed for visiting quaint Honfleur with its old cobbled quay, so loved by artists, its sandy beach & enjoying Normandie gastronomie at one of the numerous restaurants. A new Outlet Shopping Centre recently opened on the outskirts of Honfleur on the route that comes through from Marais Vernier. Don't want to drive - then have a meal or drink at the village bar/restaurant Auberge d'Etampage only a 10 minutes leisurely walk from the cottage. Pont Audemer is only 15 minutes away. Known as the Venice of the North & a great shopping centre with its attractive cobbled streets plus twice weekly markets on Monday & Fridays, many enticing boulangeries & patisseries & individual shops, as well as several major supermarkets. Other attractions in the area include - Rouen & its Cathedral & famous clock tower; Deauville with its annual American Film festival, famous beach-side boardwalk of the Stars & stupendous long sandy beach; Lisieux - home of St. Theresa; Pont L'Eveque & Livarot famed for their cheeses; Giverney with Monet's home & gardens; plus various chateaux & abbeys nearby such as Chateau Harcourt or Chateau Champ de Bataille & the Abbaye of Bec Hellouin. The D Day landing beaches are also within easy travelling distance.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

This was our second visit to Forget me not cottage the first five years ago, and it will not be our last. The cottage is positioned on a quite country lane with a parking space attached and is away from it all in a sleepy...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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MLongPontAudemer, VR Owner at Forget-me-not Chaumiere near Honfleur - Pets Welcome - Ideal for coast & country, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Thanks Steve for your great review. It was good to see you all again. So glad you had a good time. Look forward to seeing you sometime soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We all had a fantastic week at forget me not cottage, everything in the cottage you need lovely garden and our 2dogs Tilly and Tommy loved it.The weather was fantastic aswell,thank you to Marianne for booking us in at a lovely vets for our return...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Tony C
MLongPontAudemer, VR Owner at Forget-me-not Chaumiere near Honfleur - Pets Welcome - Ideal for coast & country, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you very much for your very kind review. We were so pleased that you enjoyed yourselves & would love to welcome you back. It was good to meet you.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Lovely homely well equipped cottage , very peaceful area. The only disappointment was the overgrown garden, tall thistles & nettles which was not as the photos portrayed it also the bbq shelter area is in need of some TLC before you can use it. If...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank 243nana
MLongPontAudemer, VR Owner at Forget-me-not Chaumiere near Honfleur - Pets Welcome - Ideal for coast & country, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review. As I thought I had explained we had someone staying for 3 months who only left just before your 4 day stay & as he was working shifts we had not been able to...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

We had a delightful stay at Forget-me-not Chaumiere. It was so pleasant to be surrounded by countryside after the bustle of Paris. Marianne and Jenny were wonderful hosts, offering sound advice on the cottage and surrounding areas. The gifts of homemade jam, juice, milk and...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank ChrisO1947
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Looking for somewhere to take my parents and two dogs on a French adventure, we were lucky enough to stumble across the wonderful Forget-me-not Chaumiere (owned by the even more wonderful Marianne and Jennie or 'The A Team' as they became known during our stay!)....More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Sara L
MLongPontAudemer, VR Owner at Forget-me-not Chaumiere near Honfleur - Pets Welcome - Ideal for coast & country, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2017

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We were so pleased you all enjoyed yourselves so much. It was great to meet you all.

About the Owner
Marianne L
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2009
Interaction with guests
We like to welcome our visitors personally when they arrive in order to hand over the keys & answer any queries they might have. For visitors with dogs we can help by booking appointments at the vet in Pont Audemer for pet passport requirements if required.
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About the neighbourhood
Marais Vernier is in a Natural Park area within the meanders (Les Boucles) of the Seine that is given over to the preservation of Nature. There are many attractive picnic spots along the banks of the Seine. The Marais Vernier is one of the villages on the Route des Chaumieres (thatched cottages route) which takes you past some of the loveliest traditional Normandie Chaumieres. A few kilometres further down the Chemin du Roy (the road the cottage is situated on) is a special observation post for watching the wildlife of the Marais (Wetlands) at the Grand Mare. There are a lot of flora & fauna exclusive to this area. On 1st May every year Marais Vernier village holds a special fete known as the Etampage, when a lot of the residents dress in local costume & some of the marais cattle are b...
How to get there
Brittany ferries from Portsmouth to Le Havre ( Le Havre is only 35 mins. from Marais Vernier) or Newhaven to Dieppe (1hr. 30 mins from cottage ) NOTE - over 60s can claim a 20% discount on the Newhaven Dieppe route if the booking is made by phone direct to their booking office. Brittany Ferries to Ouistreham / Caen. Deauville airport - London Stanstead Le Touquet - Lydd Airport
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