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Le Pin Sable

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Le Pin Sable - just 5 minutes from the beach
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
7 reviews
Le Pin Sable - just 5 minutes from the beach
Soak up the sun sitting on the balcony
The promenade and beach at Merville Franceville
Relax in comfort in the living room
Enjoy a family meal together in the dining room
Wake up to morning sunlight in the master bedroom
Original 60's decor and furniture give an air of fun!
Calm and tranquil second double room
Cool blue second twin bedroom
Kitchen
Enjoy a barbecue in the garden or relax in the sun
Relax on the sun loungers whilst the kids play in the sandpit
Plenty of room to run about in the back garden
Miles of golden sandy beaches at your door - less than 5 mins walk
Kite boarding at sunset on the beach
Estuary of the River Orne - fishing and bird watching
Bike rides through the Normandy 'bocage'
Learn to sail or kayak at the sailing school
The pretty fishing town of Honfleur
Omaha Beach from the American Cemetery
Play a round of mini-golf by the beach!
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Overview
Villa -
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Merville-Franceville-Plage, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
An airy and spacious villa in a calm and tranquil spot, Le Pin Sable offers both a peaceful retreat and a base to explore the historic Calvados region. The large garden is safe for toddlers and the sand pit keeps children occupied whilst mum and dad relax! Less than 5 minutes walk from the beach and other amenities Le Pin Sable offers the whole family a range of holiday activities. <BR><BR>Explore the events of the D-Day landings or visit historic Bayeux or Falaise. Enjoy a range of watersport activities from sailing, wake-boarding and kite surfing to kayaking and fishing. For those wanting a more restful time, play golf at one of the nearby courses or simply relax on the beach or in the garden. Children will be thrilled by the wide sandy beaches, the mini-golf and activities organised by the tourist office such as sandcas... Read more
About the Owner, Sjoukje N
Languages spoken: German, Swedish, English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 20 days ago
Listed since : Sep 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL101490
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pearcedav...
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

This was our first time renting in France. What a great choice we made. This beautiful house equipped with everything you could want was perfect for our stay in Normandy. Comfortable beds, wonderful kitchen and just so spacious ! The location is great too. Just ten minutes walk to the local supermarket, a selection of restaurants and the magnificent beach....

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So pleased you liked it! Regards Sjoukje

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Terence N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The house was set in a very quiet area but close to shops, restaurants and beach. Perfect for people with children. The garden and table tennis table was extremely popular with them. The kitchen was also well equipped so it was extremely easy to cook a meal for the whole family and having a dishwasher was a bonus. Plenty of...

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2015 for a stay in April 2015

From the time we booked Le Pin Sable we experienced fantastic advice and assistance from the owner. Having been "volunteered" to locate and rent a property I duly went on the Tripadvisor site and within a short period of time had achieved my objective, so contacted the owner and booked. Directions to the property were sent to us with a...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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 Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
$119
£93
$119
£93
$832
£650
Apr 23, 2017 -
May 20, 2017
Early summer
1 night
$165
£129
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$1,152
£900
May 21, 2017 -
Sep 9, 2017
High summer 2017
1 night
$220
£172
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$1,536
£1,200
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. 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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
For stays under a week, please contact us to discuss - we are very happy to be flexible.

40% deposit payable when booking. Balance payable 6 weeks before the holiday commences. Payment accepted by cheque.

Prices include cleaning, electricity, bed linen and towels. An extra charge will be made and deducted from the deposit if additional cleaning is required over the normal hours. We provide good quality bed linen and one bath sheet or towel per guest. Waterproof mattress protectors can be provided on request.

Refundable security deposit of 250 GBP required with final balance, repaid within 4 weeks post-holiday.
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About the neighborhood
Every Thursday through the summer there is a large market in the village with fresh produce including cheeses, sausage/dried meats, fresh fish and fantastic fresh herbs and soft fruits. The market continues through the winter season although reduced in size. All the fresh food stalls are still there. On the last Sunday of each month through the summer there is a huge brocante market where you can pick up anything, from a WWII helmet complete with bullet hole, to antique coffee grinders. <BR><BR>For children, there is mini-golf, sailing school (hobie cats, windsurfing, kayaking - 5 min drive) , swimming lessons, archery and various activities organised by the local tourist office. We can arrange prior booking for these. <BR><BR>Information on organised activities,... more
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Caen Carpiquet: 17.4 mi
Railway: Caen Central: 9.3 mi
Ferry: Ouistreham: 11.2 mi
By Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth - we are only 15 minutes from the port of Ouistreham. Ferry crossing Portsmouth to Caen (Ouistreham) takes 6 hours or 4 hours on the Fastcat.<BR>By Brittany Ferries to Le Havre - about 40 minutes drive from Le Havre<BR>By Brittany Ferries to Cherbourg - about 2.5 hours from Cherbourg<BR>By Channel Tunnel from Calais - 3 hours mostly by motorway<BR>By Air - to Caen airport from London City - 20 mins from Caen airport<BR>By Air - to Deauville St Gatien from Dundee, Edinburgh and London City. About 45 minutes from St Gatien.<BR>By Air - to Paris Charles de Gaulle or Orly. 2 hours by train from Gare St Lazare to Caen and 20 mins from Caen to Merville Franceville. 2h15 for car from CDG.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 mi.
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