The Villa guide
Address and contact
La Villa Augustine 8 rue de Blainville 76200 Dieppe France.
Telephone: (33) 06.73.75.96.93
We speak French, English and German.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Villa Augustine is open all year round, for seasonal and tourist rentals in the form of homestay accommodation, i.e., the apartments allow you to enjoy your stay independently (no meals provided).
Villa Augustine is ideally located in Dieppe, so you can do everything on foot: Dieppe’s beach and the seafront and the ports are less than 1 km away. Similarly, all the shops in the town center are within easy walking distance. An ideal location for car-free weekends in Normandy. Villa Augustine is very close to the town hall, the train station and the hospital. You will enjoy your stay in a quiet residential area, with the lively atmosphere and entertainment venues Dieppe has to offer close at hand. Life without a car in a perfect location in Dieppe!
Arrival and departure
Arrivals are as of 4pm on the day your stay begins and departures are by 11am on the day your stay ends.
If you arrive between 4pm and 8pm, we shall be delighted to welcome you in person.
If you arrive at another time, arrival is autonomous (digital code for main door to the villa and code to retrieve your apartment keys from a lockbox). This allows you to arrive at the time of your choosing (after 4pm).
Getting to Villa Augustine
Coming to Dieppe by train or bus
Villa Augustine is 300 meters from the train station. There are daily trains from Rouen and Paris. Depending on the trains, it is possible to get from Paris to Dieppe in about 2 hours and 15 minutes. When you exit the station, turn left, and stay on the left sidewalk. After you cross the second street on your left (rue Thiers), you have reached rue de Blainville.
Coming to Dieppe by car (parking)
From Paris, depending on traffic, it takes about 2 hours 15 minutes to drive to Dieppe.
Parking is fee-based in rue de Blainville (parking meters), from 9am to 7pm except on Sundays and public holidays. However, parking in the surrounding streets is free (rue Jehan Ango – first left when you are in rue de Blainville – rue de la République – go to the end of rue de Blainville and turn left), and in general in all the streets around the hospital (see map).
Coming to Dieppe by bike
Dieppe is on the Paris-London cycle route (Avenue Verte).
You can park your bikes in the small courtyard garden to keep them safe. Please let us know if you have bikes to park.
Coming to Dieppe by boat
The ferry from Newhaven on the southern coast of England to Dieppe takes about four hours. Newhaven is one hour by train from London, and 20 km from Brighton. In Dieppe, during the season, a mini-bus provides a free shuttle service from the landing stage to the city center. During the off season, it is a 40-minute walk from the landing stage to Villa Augustine.
Each bedroom is equipped for two persons, only Léopoldine can accommodate 4.
The bed linen (fitted sheet, pillowcase, quilt cover) is made of top-quality white cotton. Laundry is carried out by a professional laundry service.
In the five homestay apartments, the quilts measure 240X260 cm.
The beds are king size (180X200 cm) in Joséphine and Célestine.
The beds are queen size (160X200 cm) in Séraphine and Albertine.
Léopoldine is equipped for four persons, with two futon mattresses on thick tatamis (90X200 cm per mattress, i.e., bedding measuring 180X200 cm). Access to the bed in apartment Léopoldine is via a small ladder (headroom on the mezzanine is 1.35 m). The apartment also features a Futon sofa bed (140X190 cm) that sleeps 2. Apartment Léopoldine can therefore accommodate a total of four persons.
When you arrive, you will find the following in the kitchen of your apartment:
- all you need to prepare your first filter coffee, freeze-dried coffee, tea, herbal tea, to get your stay off to a stress-free start.
- all you need to make a salad seasoning: olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, stock cubes.
- dishwashing liquid, paper towels, two detergent pods for the washing machine.
The kitchen of each apartment has:
- a sink,
- an induction hob with 2 cooking zones,
- a fridge with a small freezer compartment,
- all the tableware you need for a meal,
- microwave oven,
- electric kettle,
- filter coffee maker,
- forks, knives, spoons (l + s),
- kitchen knives (l + s)
- garlic press,
- pans (l +s)
- frying pans (l +s)
- two garbage cans (waste sorting), 1 extra bag per garbage can.
Each bathroom comprises:
- a shower, a washbasin (in Séraphine and Albertine, the shower and the washbasin are directly in the bedroom), an electric towel dryer.
- toilet (separate in Séraphine and Albertine, in the bathroom in Joséphine, Célestine and Léopoldine). Please note that it is FORBIDDEN to dispose of wipes in the toilet.
- One towel, one bath sheet and one bath mat per person are provided for the duration of the rental. When the rental period is longer than one week, the bath linen is changed. The bath linen is laundered by a professional laundry service.
Shower gel and toilet paper are provided for a stress-free start to your stay at Villa Augustine.
Washing machine and dryer
A washing machine and a dryer are available in the villa's laundry room, located in the cellar. You access the cellar via the door on the left beneath the main staircase. Please keep this door locked and be sure to switch off the lights in the cellar after using the appliances (the light switch is on your left when you go through the door to the cellar). You’ll find a detergent capsule for the washing machine in the kitchen drawer in your apartment.
Wi-fi and Internet
Wi-fi is available throughout the Villa. Ethernet access is also available in the bedroom. The Ethernet cable is not provided (you’ll need a 3-meter cable).
The apartments are not equipped with TV.
Renting the whole villa
When you rent the whole Villa Augustine, besides the five apartments, you will also have the use of a large kitchen, a dining room and a meeting room-lounge (seating for approx. 18 persons) on the ground floor.
At the end of your stay
Cleaning: The service charges on your bill are for the rental of bed and bath linen and the cleaning of the apartment. Nevertheless, the apartment should be left in an acceptable condition.
Tableware: If you use tableware, please wash it before your departure. This service is not included in the cleaning fee.
Garbage: Before leaving the apartment, please take out the garbage cans that are located under the sink or on the kitchen floor. Please note that waste sorting/recycling is obligatory in Dieppe. Paper, cardboard, metal and plastic and glass must be separated from other waste. The garbage cans are labeled to this end. Containers are at your disposal in the small garden, on the left when leaving the Villa, behind the small wrought iron fence. Blue container: organic waste (to be kept in a closed garbage bag), yellow container: recyclable waste. Please leave glass bottles etc. in the plastic crate provided in the garden.
Windows, lights and heating: When you leave the apartment, please make sure that the windows and skylights (Velux) are properly closed, and all lights are turned off. Please also turn off the heaters.
Keys: When you leave, please lock the apartment and put the keys back in the black lockbox where you found them when you arrived.
Please respect your neighbors: Although each apartment is soundproofed (floor and ceiling), for the well-being and acoustic comfort of all guests, please keep the volume of your electronic devices at a moderate level. Parties and load gatherings are prohibited.
Villa Augustine is totally smoking free. A space is provided for smoking in the small garden of the Villa on the ground floor. Each apartment is equipped with smoke detectors that are highly sensitive to cigarette smoke.
The use of candles is strictly prohibited in Villa Augustine.
The use of barbecues is not allowed in the small garden of Villa Augustine.
Fire extinguishers are located in the black boxes in the main stairway (first and second floor) and to the right of the kitchen area in apartment Léopoldine. A general fire alarm can be triggered manually. It is located on the ground floor, to the left of the stairs.
Accessing the roof of the villa is strictly forbidden.
Pets are not allowed in Villa Augustine.