Aerial view of the gites at Festina Lente looking West through St Denoeux. (1 / 79)

The beautiful 200 year old Grand Gîte at Festina Lente for 1 - 10 guests. (2 / 79)

Looking across the courtyard to the Grand and Petit Gîte. (14 guests max) (3 / 79)

Looking across the courtyard as twilight descends on the gitês. (4 / 79)

The beautiful 200 year old Grand Gîte at Festina Lente for 1 - 10 guests. (5 / 79)

The Grand Gíte as twilight descends on Festina Lente. (6 / 79)

Looking across the courtyard to the Grand and Petit Gîte. (14 guests max) (7 / 79)

The beautifully restored 200 year old Grand Gîte at Festina Lente. (8 / 79)

The spacious living room, kitchen/diner in the Grand Gîte at Festina Lente (9 / 79)

Brand new kitchen and appliances in the Grand Gîte. All new for 2019. (10 / 79)

The spacious living room, kitchen/diner opens to the private gite garden (11 / 79)

Brand new kitchen and appliances in the Grand Gîte. All new for 2019. (12 / 79)

For musicians - a piano awaits in the living room at the Grand Gîte. (13 / 79)

The recently (2019) renovated and decorated entrance hallway. (14 / 79)

The recently (2019) renovated hallway at the top of the stairs. (15 / 79)

The double bedroom with en-suite bathroom in the Grand Gîte. (16 / 79)

The double bedroom with en-suite bathroom in the Grand Gîte. (17 / 79)

The view from the double and twin bedrooms across the courtyard. (18 / 79)

The double bedroom with en-suite bathroom in the Grand Gîte. (19 / 79)

The en-suite bathroom to both the double room and kid's room. (20 / 79)

The 'kids' room with space for 4 in the Grand Gîte. Great for adults too! (21 / 79)

Looking along the corridor from the 'kids' room to the double bedroom. (22 / 79)

Looking back along the newly decorated corridor to the twin bedroom. (23 / 79)

Two theraputic Récor Bedding adjustable beds in the twin bedroom. (24 / 79)

Two theraputic Récor Bedding adjustable beds in the twin bedroom. (25 / 79)

Theraputic Récor Bedding controls for maximum comfort. (26 / 79)

The 'back bedroom' beyond the double bedroom with a child's cot if required (27 / 79)

The downstairs shower room and toilet in the Grand Gîte at Festina Lente. (28 / 79)

Welcome gifts await you upon arrival, with fresh eggs from our chickens. (29 / 79)

Guests enjoy our 85m2 games barn. Lovely in summer - a bit nippy in winter (30 / 79)

The 85m2 games barn. Lovely in summer - a bit nippy in winter. (31 / 79)

The 85 m sq games' barn at Festina Lente. (32 / 79)

The 85m2 games barn. Lovely in summer - a bit nippy in winter. (33 / 79)

Enjoying a bbq in the private, West facing gîte garden. (34 / 79)

Tables and chairs outside the Grand Gîte in the private west facing garden (35 / 79)

Tables and chairs outside the Grand Gîte in the private west facing garden (36 / 79)

Tables and chairs outside the Grand Gîte in the private west facing garden (37 / 79)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente (38 / 79)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente (39 / 79)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente (40 / 79)

The tranqil and private West facing gîte garden at Festina Lente (41 / 79)

Tables and chairs outside the Grand Gîte in the private west facing garden (42 / 79)

Plenty of parking available in the courtyard at Festina Lente. (43 / 79)

Guest cars and Donut the dog in the courtyard at Festina Lente. (44 / 79)

Motorcycle touring groups are always welcome at Festina Lente. (45 / 79)

Wedding guests can hire the local church and function rooms in St Denoeux (46 / 79)

The tranquil village of Saint Denoeux at the heart of the Seven Valleys (47 / 79)

The tranquil village of Saint Denoeux at the heart of the Seven Valleys (48 / 79)

Winter scene at Festina Lente. Come enjoy the snow. Nice and warm inside. (49 / 79)

A snowy winter scene from the beautiful village of Saint Denoeux. (50 / 79)

Heart of the 7 Valleys. One of many local country walks from Festina Lente (51 / 79)

Heart of the 7 Valleys. One of many local country walks from Festina Lente (52 / 79)

Heart of the 7 Valleys. One of many local country walks from Festina Lente (53 / 79)

Local tracks and trails are ideal for mountain biking from Festina Lente (54 / 79)

Hire kayaks and canoes and paddle the nearby Canche River (55 / 79)

Taking a stroll through the ancient nearby Fôret d'Hesdin (56 / 79)

Cycle race passes Festina Lente, perfect for pro and amateur cycle holidays (57 / 79)

The thrilling Rallye du Touquet passes Festina Lente every March. (58 / 79)

If you are lucky you might see one of our Barn Owls at Festina Lente. (59 / 79)

Local wildlife - Swallows visit Festina Lente every summer. (60 / 79)

Kids can help collect eggs from our free range chickens at Festina Lente (61 / 79)

Say hello to local cows on one of many country walks from Festian Lente (62 / 79)

You can make bread and cheese and milk goats at the goat farm in Hesmond (63 / 79)

Beautiful beaches of Côte d'Opale are within 25 minutes of Festina Lente (64 / 79)

Beautiful beaches of Côte d'Opale are within 25 minutes of Festina Lente (65 / 79)

Beautiful Merlimont Plage is within 25 minutes of Festina Lente (66 / 79)

Land sailing, 'char à voile' for rent and instruction at Stella Plage. (67 / 79)

Sunset pools at Le Crotoy in the Baie Somme, 40 minute drive from the house (68 / 79)

Stroll through 1,000 years of history on the ramparts of Montreuil Sur Mer (69 / 79)

Stroll through 1,000 years of history on the ramparts of Montreuil Sur Mer (70 / 79)

Stroll through 1,000 years of history on the ramparts of Montreuil Sur Mer (71 / 79)

Searching for bargains at one of many local brocantes (car boot) sales (72 / 79)

Thiepval Memorial and the battlefields of the Somme, just 90 minutes away. (73 / 79)

Memorials and battlefields of the Somme are 90 minutes from Festina Lente (74 / 79)

Historic Flemish architecture at Arras, within an hour from Festina Lente (75 / 79)

Local children trick or treating for Halloween at Festina Lente (76 / 79)

Faulous music and light Festival des Illuminés at Aix en Issart every July (77 / 79)

Visit the many Christmas markets in east reach of the house in December (78 / 79)

Families and friends are always welcome at Festina Lente. (79 / 79)