Les Fontaines. This old, renovated country house is wonderfully situated in a rural and quiet area in the countryside, and at about 16 km from the family seaside resort of Barneville Carteret. The fenced plot has an area of 400 sqm. The terrace has an area of 35 sqm and is equipped with garden furniture, a parasol, barbecue and a beautiful view of the countryside. Cottage 100m² / Sleeps 5. 4 Bedrooms - 1 Bathroom - 1 Washroom. Countryside views. Style : Delightful stone cottage, fully renovated, with feature beams. Enclosed garden, furnished terrace and views of the surrounding countryside. 16 km from the coast, 20 km south of Cherbourg. Living/Dining room : 22m², tiled, TV, armchairs, dining table and chairs. Kitchen : 20m², tiled, oven, microwave, dishwasher, electric/gas hob, fridge, pressure cooker, toaster, coffee machine, buffet, table and chairs. 4 Bedrooms, 1 Shower room, 1 Washroom, 2 Separate wc's: Bedroom 1 : first floor, 12m², carpet, double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe. Views of countryside. Bedroom 2 : first floor, 6m², carpet, single bed and lamp. Window with country views. Bedroom 3 : first floor, 12m², parquet floor, a large single bed (110cm), cupboard, side table and lamp. Window with country views. Bedroom 4 : first floor, 12m², carpetted, large single (120cm) side table and lamp, shelving. Window with country views. Shower room : separate, ground floor, 5.5m², bath, basin, bidet. Washroom : separate, first floor, 3m², PVC flooring with basin and wc (no shower). 2 separate wc's : 1 ground floor and 1 first floor. Household information: TV Cot Wooden staircase Sorry, no pets Parking for 2 vehicles on site No disturbances. Grounds: 400 m², enclosed. Terrace : 35m², garden furniture, barbecue, parasol and countryside views. Situated in northern Normandy, half way between Valognes and the western coast of the Cotentin peninsula, in a peaceful area not far from the sea. 25 km from the popular seaside resort of Barneville-Carteret with its beach activities. This exceptional site sheltered by the cap de Carteret, opposite Jersey, offers an unforgettable holiday of sun, watersports and discovery of the region''s rich heritage and local products. Environement : Set in the countryside, 16 km from the coast and a short drive from Cherbourg. Sea: 16 km Beach: 16 km Shopping centre: 4 km Shops: 4 km Doctor: 4 km Town centre: 4 km Hospital: 20 km (Cherbourg) Riding: 6 km Golf: 16 km Night club: 8 km. PLACES TO VISIT: Valognes. 13 km. Market town at the heart of the Cotentin Peninsula with Gallo-Romain ruins, 11th-18th century churches and 18th century private mansions when Valognes was the Versailles of Normandy. Cherbourg. 20 km. Lively city with many shops, restaurants and bars. Not to miss, the Cité de la Mer showing the many facets of underwater exploration with human adventure as its main theme. It includes the "Redoutable", a former French Navy submarine, now a museum and the largest submarine in the world open to the public. Ste Mère Eglise. 30 km. First town to be liberated after the D-Day landings hosting the Airborne Troops Museum with memorabilia of the time. St Vaast la Hougue. 30 km. Fishing harbour renowned for its oyster production and popular seaside resort with marina. THINGS TO DO: Golf de Cherbourg, La Glacerie. 15 km. Golf course. 9 holes Par 72 - 5780m. A beautiful course on the heights of Cherbourg with tree-lined and narrow fairways and small well-protected greens. Forest Adventure en Cotentin, St Sauveur le Vicomte. 20 km. Tree top adventure park. At the heart of the forest, in the Marais du Cotentin and Bessin National Park, trails offering adventures from tree to tree, with zip lines, nets, walkways and bridges. Different courses, tailored to the levels and tastes of all, for both adults and children. Chateau de Pirou. 50 km. Beautiful little castle, thought to be the oldest in Normandy, dating back to the earliest Viking raids. Zoo de Champrepus, Villedieu les Poëles. 95 km. Animal park. 50 species in an exotic environment. Safeguard of rare species in process of disappearance, 7 hectares of grounds with monkey bars, educational and fun courses. Also miniature farm, ideal for small kids with interactive activities and a game park. FURTHER AFIELD: Tatihou Island. 30 km. Just off the coast from the little port of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, an inhabited and fortified island with maritime museum. Also a paradise for nature lovers and in particular birdwatchers. Coutances. 60 km. Old hill town overlooked by its stunning half-gothic half-Norman cathedral. No to miss on Summer evenings when a sound and light show makes the most of this dramatic building. Granville. 90 km. Port and lively seaside resort with pleasant long beach and fortified old centre looking out towards the Channel islands. Ferries to the Channel islands and Iles Chausey. Mont St Michel. 135 km. Stunning monastery built on a small rocky island linked to the mainland by a causeway. Second most popular tourist attraction in France, it is a real delight to wander the narrow street with shops, hotels and restaurants leading to the abbey, or stroll in the gardens. Guided tour of the abbey itself. HOW TO GET THERE: Low cost flights from UK to Rennes (2 hrs 30mn), Dinard (2 hrs 30mn). Ferries to Cherbourg (30mn) and Caen (1 hr 30mn). To be paid on site: Security deposit: 400€ cash Optional end of stay cleaning: 50€, otherwise the property and grounds must be left as found Electricity and heating: upon meter reading (around 0,32€/ kw/h) Please bring your own bed linen and towels. Option booking not available Please note: the rates do not include the mandatory hirers' liability insurance. This small amount is a percentage of the rental sum starting from 10 Euros per reservation.