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Outbuildings

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,926 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Great accommodation in a listed historical monument


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

Amenities

Tour-en-Bessin Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1926 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
  • The gîte can sleep up to 10 people; a baby cot and a travel cot are also available. All of the beds are equipped with a duvet.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Rates depend on the season. Only weekly rental in July and August for € 975. The weekend is from Friday at 4pm to Monday at 10am.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.6285715 based on 35 reviews
5

Perfect place for families

  • 5 of 5

After a busy week in Paris, we wanted to relax and see the D-Day sites around Normandy. The spacious cottage of this 18th century chateau was the perfect spot. Our children enjoyed running all over the grounds and playing on the swings and slide. We also had nightly Ping-Pong tournaments. None of the D-Day sites were more than 30 min from the chateau.

Ms. Helen was a gracious and helpful hostess. The chateau has been in her family for generations and she is anxious to share that history while taking you on a tour of the buildings. It is a quiet, beautiful setting where our family enjoyed time together. Highly recommended for families with small or multiple children.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very spacious, lovely place.

  • 5 of 5

The property is very spacious, in beautiful location very close to Bayeux.

It comes with a massive garden with a pool offering lots of fun for the kids.

Marie is very helpful, and all you need for a fantastic holiday is provided.

The internet is sometimes a bit moody, but I would always highly recommend this place.

Thank you very much Marie for a lovely time,

Carla

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great hospitality beautiful old house full of character

  • 4 of 5

Great hospitality in a beautiful old house full of character

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Spacious accommodation idyllic setting

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with three friends on our tour of the Normandy battlefields and other cultural attractions. The village itself is very small but has a friendly bakery that opens everyday except Wednesday. The nearest town Port-en-Bassin is a short drive away and has a small supermarket and restaurants bars etc. Our host was very welcoming and upon our arrival took us to the town and showed us the local facilities. The location is very quiet but close enough to Bayeax and the major shops and main road to be very convenient. The house is quite basic but clean and functional and has all we needed for our stay, the weather was great so we BBQ'd every evening and ate on a large table in the rear courtyard. The highlight for me was watching a sparrow hawk hunting for bats over the back garden at dusk. The pool is clean and great for a cool down after a long day out, the walled garden would be very suitable for families with children but you would need to supervise them in the pool. Our host gave us a guided tour of the main chateaux which was very interesting and very worthwhile. Overall an excellent stay and good value for money. Très bien merci Martin.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay at Chateau de Vaulaville

  • 5 of 5

Oh wow! What a beautiful & amazing place to stay! We traveled here with my family (husband, kids--14, 11, 6-- and myself) as well as uncle & cousin. We had plenty of room! The Chateau is very close to the DDay Beaches, Port-en-Bessin and Bayeux (15-20min drive). The history of the property is so fascinating and our hostess, Marie Helene, was so kind & helpful! She shared with us much about her family's history in the area, as well as touring us in her home. The Chateau itself is wonderful--an almost 300 year old "castle" (as my kids called it), but with a few modern conveniences. The kitchen & baths are updated, and the bedding is comfortable. There is nothing overly fancy about the inside, but everything works & you do feel like you are living in a piece of history. The kitchen is fine--we didn't cook meals here, but instead had baguettes & cheese & wine & there were ample plates, glasses & cutlery. My one suggestion would be to provide a few dish towels (bath towels are provided). The kids enjoyed visiting with the donkeys in the adjoining field, as well as the many farm kitties. It is so quiet here--someday I would love to come back just to enjoy the relaxing locale (too many great things to do, though--we explored the Normandie area a LOT!)

We took many day trips from this perfectly central location: Omaha, Utah Beaches, Bayeux, Caen, Mont St Michel, Saint Malo. We also explored the closest town of Port-en-Bessin, which has nice restaurants & shops as well as a lovely harbor. Thank you Marie Helene for sharing your home & your history with us. We will never forget our time here!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for this nice review . I hope that you will come back and I promise to provide more dish towels. Kind regards Marie Hélène
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5

Spacious home for large family, great for children

  • 5 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was in close proximity to all WW II sites, the house was well supplied with all we needed and Marie Helene was a great host. We enjoyed learning about the history of her family and their role during WW II. I would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Port-en-Bessin
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Ouistreham
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Bayeux
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
E46 (N13, 4 lanes)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Port-en-Bessin
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Port-en-Bessin
Car: necessary

Bayeux tapestry, Normandy landings.

Tree top adventure, vegetal maze, and paintball 4 km away.

Theme park 25 min away.

Sand yachting 15 min away.

Paragliding and boat trips 4 km away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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