A house of character on the Alabaster Coast
In the heart of the village of Hautot sur mer, the wrought iron gate opens onto a park planted with fine specimens of local species. The mansion appears, in its alloy of brick and flint, typical of characterful properties in the Pays de Caux.
The floor of the entrance hall and hallway is covered with authentic 19th century cement paving. The staircase wraps around its wooden and metal banister, guaranteeing the character of the building. In the main room as in the dining room, light enters from both sides through large windows. In the extension, an old glass roof in wooden frame advances in the garden to offer a friendly dining area on a daily basis.
Upstairs, the distribution is classic family homes of the time. The parquet floors and fireplaces have been preserved in the large bedrooms. The large attic has given way to a family space used as a music room, library... Smaller bedrooms are a delight for small children who come on vacation by the sea. Adjoining, the former double garage is became the owner's paint shop. It represents an interesting potential for a single-storey bedroom, summer living room, etc.
The immediate environment preserved
The park on the street side preserves the vis à vis, the garden enclosed by walls at the back is a haven of peace which deserves to be landscaped to the height of its discretion. French garden, priest's garden, orchard or organic garden, swimming pool area sheltered from the winds and looks, this space will delight a green thumb.
Hautot sur mer, the advantages of a seaside town near Dieppe
Dieppe, the neighboring city, is a historic city, rich in heritage bearing the traces of a glorious past. Port of conquest towards the new world, the port activity is today revived by a niche commercial activity, by a marina of more than 500 rings which welcomes many British and North European tourists, and by cross-Channel traffic towards the English coasts.
Pourville beach is very popular today and very popular with water sports enthusiasts. Jean Renoir painted canvases there that went around the world, thanks to the play of light so specific to the Côte d'Albâtre. The charm of the line of plank beach cabins is a bit old-fashioned but so appreciated by swimmers. Young athletes have fun with their surfboard and kite surf. The most reasonable practice swimming, longe coast or paddle. In the evening, on the terraces of bars and restaurants, the view of the high chalk cliffs is an inexpensive luxury.
The Pays de Caux and the Alabaster Coast
After having been the first seaside region during the development of the railway, thanks in particular to the Duchess of Berry, the Alabaster Coast lost some of its luster to the benefit of the towns of Lower Normandy such as Deauville, Houlgate and Cabourg. As a result, it was preserved from attacks by property developers.
Today, the tourist who loves the authenticity of the landscapes and the richness of the built heritage is welcomed in the many small charming hotels and secondary villas. Belgians and Dutch greatly appreciate this calm and charming territory. The neighboring village of Varengeville-sur-mer inherited a reputation offered by the many impressionist artists, up to more contemporary artists such as Braque, Picasso, Vasarely...
Inland, the Pays de Caux is made up of green valleys with wooded hillsides and rich plains colored with the blue flowers of the flax fields and the yellow of the rapeseed.
The hiking trails are numerous and often follow the old converted railway lines, such as the flax route which runs along the Alabaster Coast or the Paris-London which sinks into the hills of the Pays de Bray.
Agence Leforestier immobilier, specialist in character real estate on the Alabaster Coast, from Pays de Caux to Pays de Bray.