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Maison Provost

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The back of the home which faces the sea
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Holiday Rental House -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Barneville-Carteret, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
This house is an 18th century home made of stone. The interior is wood and plaster walls. The view is amazing and where you will be drawn to when inside. There is a walled in huge garden space and a large terrace. The upstairs views include a view of Jersey island on the Channel. You can see Carteret from the windows and can tell if the tide is up or down. Splendid location in town within walking distance to shopping, dining, and even to the beach. The inside is comfortable, a bit ancient at times and sometimes crumbly and dusty, but very charming and inviting. Most of the furnishings are over 150 years old having come from Paris where the previous owner (French actress Jeanne Provost, our grandmother) lived. The upstairs has five bedrooms with a long hall way. Downstairs there is a grand salon, a petit salon, dining room, and kitc... Read more
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About the Owner
Famille F
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
Sylvie lives in the village and is available by phone or text. When you book, all of this information will be sent to you. Please, this house is only for those who are interested in history and love older homes. If you want a modern house, this is not for you. This house has so much character and history, and is much loved by many.
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Reviewed August 16, 2018

Lovely period house with unusual but appealing pieces of furniture. Gorgeous view out to sea and Jersey. Conveniently located within a couple of minutes of the village and with easy access to the beach and surrounding areas. Well stocked kitchen. Easy parking close to the...More

Thank Ruchi F
Christine F, VR Owner at Maison Provost, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

Thank you, Ruchi, for taking the time to review the house. We know that it is a bit ancient, but we hope that this is appealing to some who prefer authentic French homes. (I don't think you can get more authentic than this in some...More

Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

The house is close to shops, beautiful beaches and scenic drives. Enjoyed the D Day beaches and the cidre tour. Lots of room and well supplied with everything you need to rest, relax, and cook some wonderful meals!

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Reviewed February 16, 2017

We had lovely, mild spring weather and enjoyed the views from the house and the yard. The location was perfect for visiting nearby beaches, Mont St Michel, seaside restaurant for moules frites and much more. Two bakeries in town, just a short walk for morning...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(7)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
We ask that you respect our house as you would your own. No parties; keep the noise down to respect our neighbors; be respectful of furniture, older appliances and plumbing...
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    3 Fulls
    7 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: C$97 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning & Linens : C$97 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Quiet village during fall and winter. More active in spring and summer. Popular area for expansive beaches, hiking trails, and boating. History includes Vikings to WWII. So much to see and do for day trips in the area. 45 minutes from Cherbourg. Close to Ste Mere Eglise and DDay beaches....and a little over an hour to Mont St Michel.
Getting around
You will need a car. You can rent a car in Cherbourg by the train station, or in Paris and drive to the house. Many shops are in walking distance: three grocery stores, pharmacy, restaurants, bars, welcome center.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Charles de Gaulle: 140.0 km
Railway: Valognes: 15.0 km
Ferry: Cherbourg: 30.0 km
28 Rue St Jean Barneville-Carteret France by GPS. Park behind church in lot and walk about 50 meters to house.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.0 km.
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