France countryside - vacation rental home - near northwest beaches / Paris / Disney / Asterix / Nature / Amiens Cathedral / Jules Verne / Picardie (Picardy) / Somme / WWI / route to Calais and Paris, south and Provence
Beautiful newly renovated furnished home located in the Valley of the Selle near Amiens, France. Meandering streams, rivers and canals, meadows and rolling hills, horse country, battlegrounds, memorials, cemeteries of both World Wars, French cuisine!
Independent, comfortable, quiet home surrounded by nature located in a small village in Picardy.
Fully fenced property, gated entrance, security cameras and private parking offer peace of mind.
Panoramic view of the Valley of the Selle, approximately 100 square meters (1076 square feet) welcoming a maximum of 6 guests.
Entrance by stairway (14 steps) in front or access via kitchen / bath in back.
Master bedroom (double bed), children's bedroom with 2 platform single beds (possibility to place single cots for small children), 3rd bedroom with baby crib and double bed or two single beds, full living room with home entertainment center and fireplace, dining room, fully-equipped kitchen, full marbled bath with heated floor (shower and bath with hydromassage / balneo), half bath.
Services: bedding & sheets, bathroom linen, and kitchenware supplied. Iron and board, washer/dryer, vacuum cleaner, garden furniture, barbecue grill.
Kitchen: oven, cooking utensils, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, stove, dishwasher, coffee maker, automatic hot water kettle, toaster.
Entertainment/Multimedia: Sat/TNT TV, cd/dvd, radio, internet (wifi), computer, hi-fi equipment, games, swing set and slide, bicycles, children's pool.
Private outdoor parking
Possibility private car rental! Ask us for details.
French conversation courses and personal tours of the region including Paris possible! Ask us for details.
No pets please, smoke free, shoeless home.
Village: Rural village with less than 100 inhabitants, only two short streets converge on a small medieval church. A few residents still farm, cows and horses are commonly found grazing in the surrounding fields!
Nearby activities: trout-farm fishing (500 meters/1600 ft), hiking (60 meters/200 ft to old railroad line turned nature path 17 kilometers/10.5 miles long, the “Coulée Verte”), surrounding rivers & ponds, golf (10 km/6 miles), tennis, horseback riding (8 km/5 miles), cycling and mountain bike, petanque, ice skating, water sports, public swimming pools, amusement parks (Disney, Asterix, St Paul...), bowling, cinema, shopping, airport for small aircraft (20 km/12,5 miles), museums, Jules Verne, castles, wildlife preserves and bird sanctuaries (Baie de Somme), seaside resorts, casinos, medieval villages, World War I & II monuments, museums & cemeteries, shopping (factory outlet stores), steam locomotive, children’s farm, land sailing
Nearest highway/motorway : Dury or Bosquel at 11 km / 7 miles
Nearest airport : ParisBeauvais Tillé at 40 km/ 24 miles or Roissy Charles de Gaulle at 120 km / 75 miles
Nearest train station : Amiens town center or Longueau at 15 km / 10 miles
Nearest shopping center : Auchan or E. Leclerc at 10 km / 6 miles
Atlantic beaches : approx 45 minutes (Mers-les-Bains)
Paris : approx 1hour 30 minutes by car, 150 km / 93 miles
London : about 4 1/2 hours by train
Bus service to Amiens two times per day, taxi service available
Departure cleaning fee for weekly rentals (if not in original condition): 60€ cash deposit upon arrival reimbursed upon departure
Note that owner resides on property, and is available at all times to assist you in making your visit as pleasant as possible.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for additional information or photos. We will be pleased to welcome you!