Coury House is named in memory of 2Lt Gabriel George Coury VC, who was serving in the 1/4th South Lancashire Regiment, the pioneer battalion to the 55th West Lancashire Division, when he was awarded the VC for his gallantry on the 8th August 1916, in the area of Arrow Head Copse, just over a mile north of Chavasse Farm.
Features of Coury House
Coury House was created from the conversion and renovation of the old farm stables. It is fully modernised and comfortable, but still keeps some of the old features of the farm.
- Sleeps four guests in two upstairs bedrooms - one double bedroom and one twin bedroom.
- Each property has UK Sky TV with 200+ free view channels and the farm has free WIFI Internet.
- Lounge features a wood burning fire, roof beams, stone and wooden floors and French windows opening onto a patio and barbeque area. The lounge has a TV and DVD the walls are decorated with local Great War memorabilia.
- Heated by under floor heating on the ground floor, wood burner and with extra electric wall heaters in the bedrooms and bathroom.
- Bookcase with a small library of ninety books covering mainly the Battle of the Somme and other Great War subjects.
- Fully modernised kitchen comprising of an gas hob, grill and oven, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, toaster, kettle and a full range of pots, pans and utensils.
- Dining area with seating for four.
- Ground-floor bathroom comprising bath with an overhead shower, pedestal sink, toilet and large storage cupboard.
- Outside you have your own patio and barbecue and plenty of off road parking.