If you have always wanted to stay in your own French chateau, Le Castel offers you the place to do so. It is a unique property of six bedrooms/ three suites, perfect for a large group of friends or family desiring a quiet and comfortable place for a holiday or a short stay. Le Castel has everything you need to sit back, relax and enjoy a holiday to remember. Children have the space to explore and play while adults can find a spot to enjoy the space and grandeur of the house and gardens.
With its grand rooms, elegant decoration and carefully selected furniture, you will enter the world of chateau life. The gardens are beautifully maintained and are full of things to do; comfortable seating, grassy areas, stunning views, climbing frames, a trampoline and a swimming pool.
It is located near the village of Montpinchon surrounded by countryside and farmland and is a 20-minute drive from Hambye and Montmartin-sur-Mer. Le Castel offers an ideal base for those who want a quiet and peaceful retreat while being close to many Normandy tourist attractions and beaches. The friendly owner lives on site and is available to answer all your questions.
As you drive through Le Castel’s gates you are greeted by the beautiful chateau, sitting in its vast grounds. You will climb three steps to enter through the front door. From here you can see the staircase that takes you to the bedrooms and the door that takes you into the chandeliered Grand Salon. There is a comfortable seating area with a fireplace, a wood-burning stove and a TV. Large windows overlook the terrace and back garden and there is a baby grand piano that separates the living room from the dining room. Three tables can be used for dining together or separately. From here you enter a small breakfast room and a well-equipped kitchen.
On the first floor there are two suites
The Roi Suite has 2 bedrooms, a seating area and can accommodate 4 people. The Marie Antoinette room has a beautifully draped double bed, sofa and its own bathroom. The Louis room has twin beds, a small sofa and its own shower room. Between the two rooms is a lounge and area to make drinks.
The Emperor Suite has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate 4 people. The Napoleon room has a double bed and the Josephine room has twin beds. They share a large shower room and an area to make drinks.
On the second floor, The Dauphin suite can accommodate 4/5 people. The Charles VII room features a draped king-size bed and a claw-foot bathtub, set in a window overlooking the park. There is a separate toilet and a washbasin. The Jeanne d'Arc room has 3 single beds, a sofa and its own shower room. There is an area to make drinks and the room is built into the roof between the turrets and has lots of exposed beams.
There is a Smart TV, Amazon Fire Stick and a cinema screen with projector available for you to use and WiFi is available throughout the castle. There is also a large collection of indoor and outdoor games.
Outside the back of the property, there is a terrace with tables and chairs for ‘al fresco’ dining. At the front of the property there is a children’s playarea, a trampoline and an above ground 5.5 meters in diameter swimming pool (available from June to September). Hammocks are available to sit in the garden and there are many beautiful trees that provide shade.
A BBQ has been provided
The owner has two dogs who may come to say hello to you during your stay
There is a woodburning stove and oil heating system for use during the cooler months.
Bedding and towels are provided
Change over day in high season is Sunday. Please enquire about shorter stays
In June we are able to offer a 4 night stay for the price of 3
In October we are able to offer an extra night for free on bookings of 5 nights or more.
Please enquire when arranging your booking
The owner is offering to provide an evening meal for you on your arrival or on evenings to suit you for an extra charge, please enquire.
We are able to offer you a 10-20% discount for travel with Brittany Ferries who operate into St Malo (63 mins), Caen/Ouistereham (78 mins) and Cherbourg (74 mins)
The house can accommodate 12 people. Cots are available and babies are welcome.
The house is not wheelchair accessible and please note that there are stairs and steps in the property.
Dogs are allowed in the house for an extra charge of 15€
The chateau is no-smoking, however, smoking is allowed outside on the terrace and in the grounds.
There is ample parking space available at the property.
Cerisy-la-Salle is 3.4 km away and you will find a supermarket, épicerie, a boulangerie, a bar, a restaurant and a supermarket.
There are many country walks that you can take from Le Castel.
The Abbeye of Hambye is a popular tourist attraction and is just 20 minutes away. Protected as natural area, the surroundings of the abbey offer multiple hiking trails to discover.
Throughout the summer, exhibitions and various workshops take place as well as concerts of medieval and sacred music.
There are many wonderful places to discover in this area of Normandy including zoos, towns, nature walks, kayaking on the river Vire, historical towns, sandy beaches and museums. The Abbeye of Hambye is a popular tourist attraction and is just 20 minutes away. Mont Saint Michel is reached in 70 minutes and is a UNESCO heritage site. Bayeux and the D-Day beaches are reached in 45 minutes.
Beautiful beaches- the nearest beach is Montmartin-sur-Mer, it is just 19 km from the property. Granville is 37km away where you will find a variety of shops, restaurants, beaches and Christian Dior’s home to explore. Iles Chausey is a boat ride from here and has many sites to explore. Eating moules (mussel) from the beds in the bay is a must for fish lovers.
For families- all within an hour’s drive you have Champrepus Zoo, Alligator Bay and the Souleuvre Viaduct with its zip wire, bungee jump and toboggan ride. Swimming, kayaking, horseback riding and horseback riding are also available locally.
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|Nearest airport||Caen carpiquet||118 km|
|Nearest bar / pub||Cerisy-la-Salle||3.4 km|
|Nearest beach||Montmartin-sur-Mer||19 km|
|Nearest boulangerie||Cerisy-la-Salle||3.4 km|
|Nearest ferry port||Cherbourg||95 km|
|Nearest market||Saint Lo||27 km|
|Nearest restaurant||Cerisy-la-Salle||3.4 km|
|Nearest supermarket||Cerisy-la-Salle||3.4 km|
|Nearest train station||Violledieu-les-Poeles||29 km|
Le Castel is near to the village of Montpinchon in Manche, Normandy. It is set in its own extensive grounds and parklands and many tourist sites and beaches are reachable within an hour.
|-||Nightly rate||Weekly rate||Monthly rate||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|Rate summary||£502.13 - £667.50||£3,513.18 - £4,669.96||-||2 Nights||-|
|01-Jul-2021 - 14-Aug-2021||£636.66||-||£4,455.74||-||7 Nights||Sun - Sun|
|15-Aug-2021 - 31-Aug-2021||£667.50||-||£4,669.96||-||7 Nights||Sun - Sun|
|01-Sep-2021 - 31-Oct-2021||£502.13||-||£3,513.18||-||3 Nights||-|