At the crossroads of Picardy and Normandy, near the Baie de Somme classified UNESCO heritage, a valleys shaded by maritime pines was purchased by a wealthy wine merchant at the beginning of the 19th century. Crazy lover of the place, he turned this simple meeting place for lovers of lunches on the grass, in a delightful residential area built of Anglo-Norman villas, very inspired by the fashion of the art nouveau.
The peak of the Cise Wood was between the two wars, during which time wealthy industrialists and traders spent their holidays in the sea baths, casino games and fishing on foot. They gave the daring architects the means to express their art. The buildings of the time have retained their authenticity. After the second great war, the place was lacking to build ugly buildings. Thus, the wood of Cise retained its charm, certainly obsolete but so seductive, at the end of its impasse.
Our sea view house is one of the most beautiful ambassadors of the Norman Channel villas of Normandy. Built in brick, dressed by the wood in its balconies, its volumes are important. The entire ground floor is devoted to living rooms. Back from the beach, around the large family table, everyone can tell their nautical adventures. In good weather, the garden is perfect for organizing candlelit receptions and inviting friends, neighbors, cousins, children and grandchildren. On the height, on the terrace, a tennis court or a swimming pool would find their place. This is a real family seaside home or makes wonderful memories forever in memory.
On both floors, the six spacious rooms with pretty pine floors, with beautiful antique fireplaces welcome all guests. In bed and breakfast, this charming seaside villa would be a real success. Today, the owners rent it regularly to many North European tourists who appreciate the immediate proximity of the beach, the calm and the quality of the environment.
A few kilometers, the Bay of Somme collects many treasures to discover, in a wild and preserved nature. Colors and light change every moment. An inexhaustible source of inspiration, many artists found and still find inspiration to paint, write, photograph and sculpt. Even migratory birds and seals are able to appreciate the places. A little further, the beaches of the Côte d'Opale offer vast expanses of sand, hidden behind forests of maritime pines that recall the astonishment of the French Landes. Golf is practiced dry feet all year round on the links of Belles dunes. At Crotoy, seaside resort opening on the Bay of Somme, Saint Valery sur Somme, old medieval city, it is necessary to stop to visit and take the time to taste famous trays of seafood.
In this beautiful region on the borders of Normandy and Picardy, two hours from Paris, three hours from Brussels, four hours from London, this Anglo-Norman villa for sale awaits future owners who love the sea, nature, culture and life in general.