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'La Genope'

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Do beaches get any better than this?
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14 reviews
Do beaches get any better than this?
Beach views from bedroom 4
La Genope with panoramic lounge window
The house from the beach
Lounge /Diner
Panoramic beach views from lounge
beach views from kitchen
Beach views from bedroom 3
Bedroom 1 - double
Bedroom 2 - bunks
Bedroom 3 - double
Bedroom 4 - double
Kitchen
Kitchen
Top floor bath / shower room
1st floor shower room
Rear of house with main entrance stairs
Looking eastward to Les Braves monument
View of house from beach
Looking east along road from outside house
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Vierville-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
La Genope is our holiday home and offers family accommodation in a truly exceptional beach-side location at one of Europe's most famous beaches. Omaha Beach became particularly famous as an American landing beach on D-Day - 6th June 1944 and the immediate area is full of very informative museums and memorials to those traumatic times. For those looking for an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of the allied liberators we can recommend an expert personal battlefield tour guide who will bring the D-day story to life for you including taking you to battlefield land marks that are not part of the usual tourist routes.

Today the beach offers acres of golden sands at low tide and very safe bathing including designated areas under surveillance from professional lifeguards in high season. Numerous opportunities for beach related leisure...
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Listing #HL140658
About the Owner
Matthew and Penny P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

The house is in overall good condition and had everything we could need with one exception: no internet. It's not something it claims to have, but it surprised me. I hadn't even thought to check! We had a difficult time getting a signal for our...More

Thank DocJenG
Management response:Responded 9 August 2016

So glad you enjoyed the house and area as much as we do. We try to escape when in France hence no WIFI..but it is readily available in some of the local bars etc so when needed it becomes another excuse to go for a...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

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Reviewed 8 September 2015

We traveled as a group of 3 adults and 5 children. The house was clean and perfect for our needs. We loved being directly at Omaha Beach. It was wonderful to wake up and have coffee in the sunny living room. Most everything we could...More

1  Thank Cindy G
Management response:Responded 11 September 2015

Its always great to hear others love this spot as much as we do! Thanks for staying with us ... please come back!

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    3 Fulls
    1 Bunk
    1 Twin
Availability
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Rates

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 7 nights --
AU$713
GBP 400
26 May 2018 -
25 Jul 2018
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5 nights
AU$214
GBP 120
AU$1,338
GBP 750
26 Jul 2018 -
2 Sep 2018
Default
5 nights
AU$375
GBP 210
AU$1,784
GBP 1,000
3 Sep 2018 -
28 Oct 2018
Default
5 nights
AU$178
GBP 100
AU$1,070
GBP 600
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: AU$178 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payments required in Sterling by Paypal please.

Rates for personal D-day tour guide to be agreed direct.

Please ask us for details of discounts off Brittany Ferries sailings from UK.
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About the neighbourhood
Vierville Sur Mer is a small village that on 6th June 1944 found itself at the centre of world affairs when American troops defied the military odds by successfully completing an amphibious invasion. Despite huge casualties they overcame the German defences to establish a beach head from which the liberation of Europe could begin. A key part of this was an action led by General Norman ('Dutch') Cota who, at the very site of our house, led a small force of Rangers and others off the beach and up the bluffs and then circled back on the village of Vierville to secure the main route off the beach for the remainder of the America forces to utilise. As a result of that day's momentous operations the beach became known as 'Omaha Beach' and that name still sticks today. Just... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Bayeux: 16.0 km
Easy access by car from the channel ferry ports of Cherbourg and Caen (Ouistreham) - both approximately 1hour 15 minutes away .
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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