is a 200 year old barn which has been transformed by us with the greatest of care
and is now a comfortable, well equipped holiday
home next to our own which will appeal to families looking for quality and charm. While
still retaining much of it's original character it also combines an array of modern day facilities
that offer all the convenience you could want for a relaxing holiday in the
lovely Authe Valley.
Lagrange is situated on the edge of a traditional country village in the lush, green countryside of the Authie River Valley. It's location offers all the tranquility you could wish for while remaining equally convenient for local shops and supermarkets . Only 15 min to coastal beaches & golf courses. We are close to a number of the area's best known attractions. And best of all - we are only 1 hour's drive south of the Port of Calais.
exceptionally spacious accommodation is arranged over two
floors under a wealth of mellowed oak beams and half timbered walls
in what was originally an old barn. Now a delightful and
comfortable cottage it sits adjacent to our farmhouse in it's
own private section of the grounds.
Living/dining room: with plenty of comfortable seating under a double height ceiling with an explosion of old exposed oak beams and half timbering. English TV * DVD * Video & Stereo * CD player with radio and collection of English board games and books. WiFi signal connection with code provided for owner's set up next door. Formal dining table in one corner of living room.
the roomy farmhouse kitchen, equipped with most major and minor electrical
appliances, you are quite likely to find all the weird and wonderful cooking
utensils and gadgets associated with a typical French household.
Thoughtfully included is a range of cookbooks with which you can try out
both your French
In the various pine cupboards of the kitchen you will find all manner of cookware, crockery, cutlery and glassware for at least 12.
There is a full size fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, gas cooker plus an electric oven and microwave along with a range of other small electrical kitchen appliances. Should something have been missed you have only to ask us for it. When at home we are always accessible to you and happy to help.
In keeping with a tradition close to every Frenchman’s heart is the pleasure of a leisurely meal 'en famille' around the kitchen table. Which is precisely why you will find here one of the 2 dining tables we provided inside the cottage where you and yours can gather to enjoy your meals together.
3 bedrooms are located on the first floor and are independently
accessed off a long
other end of the hallway is another cozy
nook where you can
to the reading nook
is a very spacious master bedroom
furnished with 2 double beds and a
Also located at this end of the hall is the roomy family bathroom fitted with a stall shower and basin. Along side is a separate WC.
Lagrange is enclosed in over half an acre of beautifully tended private garden carefully laid out to offer quiet corners as well as dedicated activity areas. It is equipped with a BBQ, and furnished with sun beds and garden furniture for outdoor dining as well as various sport and game activities to keep the kids amused while the grownups sit back and enjoy some uninterrupted ME time.
Located at the heart of the Authie Valley close to the river and the picture perfect, Le Moulin de Maintenay flour mill with its ever popular creperie. If you go for tea on a warm summer's day be sure to arrive in plenty of time to get a seat outside on the terrace overlooking the water wheel and river. Its simply heavenly.
Within walking distance are 2 more local restaurants and bars always popular with our guests. Please ask us for the latest information on local bars and restaurants as owners and reputations are prone to change. We are an Anglo/French couple who enjoy eating out ourselves often and are more than happy to steer you in the best directions.
In the neighbouring village of Argoules is the famous Abbaye de Valloires (with its own restaurant) and stunning formally laid out gardens – a must see attraction for every visitor to this region!
sandy, dune backed beaches of the Opale coast are just a 15 minute drive away with
is the Le Touquet golf course but there
are no less than two other 18 hole golf courses less than a mile from the
cottage making it an ideal location for both golfers and their widows
effort is made by us to anticipate all your needs and to ensure that you
have the relaxing, care-free holiday you came for – down to providing buckets &
spades for the kids and even a windbreaker to take to the beach should you
a little further down the coast on the border of Haute-Normandie is the
charming old seaside
To sum it up
Lagrange is a perfectly charming family cottage with loads of character and lots of modern day conveniences set in a large, well equipped garden. It is located on the edge of a peaceful country village which is less than 15 minutes from major shopping, beaches and well known attractions - in short we feel it offers the very essence of why you chose to holiday in France this year.
But please, don't just take our word for it. Take a good look at our Guestbook below and read what past guests have had to say about LAGRANGE in previous years.
There is so much to do you will never cover all of it in just one week or even two. Luckily the area’s close proximity to
will be provided with lots of useful information on
arrival as well as having us nearby to offer our local expertise. We
bilingual and eager for you to get the best from your stay with us and
from our area. Should anything go amiss while you are staying
with us we are also close at hand to help out in
anyway we can.
EXCEEDING WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU - AND YOUR CHILDREN TOO!
READ WHAT OTHERS HAVE HAD TO SAY AND THEN COME AND EXPERIENCE IT FOR YOURSELF.
Duvet, pillows and bed linen included included in cost of
of the preference of the majority of our guests we regret that we are unable
to accommodate pets at this property. However, the totally
adorable and docile Sara, a now somewhat elderly Scotty, is in residence with
us next door and is available for cuddles and playtime
latest availability, to book or for help with your personal requirements.
requesting a call back please
leave only a landline number.
M. Young 21/12/12
André & Pierrette,
Thanks for such a warm welcome to your lovely barn - a beautiful place and so comfortable. Gratitude too for the Christmas tree and of course the home made preserves!
We had a great time and very much appreciated your terrific hospitality. Happy New Year!
With warm wishes,
Kevin & Maria Gannon 11/08/12
" Lovely house, so peaceful. Our daughter really loved it here"
The Dorans 24/08/12
André & Pierrette very welcoming.
The Parton family 01/09/12
"We've had a great week.
Your suggestions were all excellent!"
The Ellards 08/9/12
What a lovely place - and the warm hospitality you gave us. We shall treasure this with happy memories. We came for a rest and relaxation and found more than we could imagine! The area is beautiful, food, markets, wine and of course champagne.
Thanks again to our wonderful hosts.
The Bowes 29/9/12
Love the cottage, love the area we had a fantastic week, relaxing
and enjoying some great food. Andre & Pierrette, thank you
Content & Photos provided by Andre Jansen