Château de la Pommeraye

La Pommeraye, Calvados
Bed & Breakfast


Perfect bedrooms and a gracious restoration for this fine mansion house deep in Normandy, and a spa you can walk to

Bedroom

6 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2 – 4

The
Experience

For lovers of deep country and calm luxury, a big shuttered mansion (1646 with later additions) on the site of a fortified stronghold. Surrounded by meadows and woodland, this part-moated house is flanked by atmospheric 12th-century towers and outbuildings. Your ex-Parisian hosts, a young family, have completed an immaculate restoration, and have five perfect bedrooms to guests. Find handsome carpets on polished boards, vast beds heaped with pillows, an outstanding selection of pictures (oils, icons, engravings) and classic porcelain hand basins. The first-floor rooms are splendidly huge with innumerable windows for vistas; the rooms above are cosier (one with a bedspread densely embroidered with flowers). Downstairs: pale painted wainscoting and moss-green velvet chairs, a marble fireplace for log fires, and age-old polished stone flooring; let the beauty wash over you. Spa, golf and riding breaks can be arranged, there’s ‘Suisse Normande’ for rock climbing and canoeing, Caen for culture and shopping. Return for a mini row on the moat or a quiet read in the gardens, before venturing out for dinner.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Credit cards
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Breakfast €19. Dinner by arrangement, 4 courses, €49. Restaurant 2-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €175
Surcharges
Extra bed €40.
2 Suites for 4
From €245
4 Twin/doubles
From €175

Reviews

Wonderful place, exquisitely decorated and furnished, lovely rooms and a moat in the grounds. Wonderful organic breakfasts. Our host so helpful with restaurant bookings and advice. Good walks direct from the Chateau, horse riding nearby. Dog friendly, well situated for most of Normandy, including Caen and Falaise. My only quibble, I would prefer a stand up shower to the big bath with hand shower.

Mr, Newick, lewes

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Alexandre Boudnikoff

  • Chateau de la Pommeraye is the most central place in Normandy to discover all the seaside or countryside must see places: Falaise, Caen, Bayeux town and tapestry, Landing beaches, Mont Saint Michel, Granville, Lisieux, Cabourg, Deauville, Honfleur...
  • Chateau de la Pommeraye is on the way from Calais, Ouistreham and cherbourg to the Loire valley castles, Bordeaux region, Perigord region, and Le Mans 24h00 races.
  • 12 golf courses and 12 listed gardens around le château and so many castles to visit. Calvados producers tour.
  • Several excellent quality price restaurants from 300 meters by private romantic path to 7km.
  • Secured parking for luxury and classic cars (and the others too ;-) )
  • Honesty bar in le château.