Mille Roses

Villequier, Seine-Maritime
Bed & Breakfast

Handsome grounds slope south to the Seine and the village is steps away. Explore Normandy with the help of Patsy's local tips


2 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


Poised on a hillside gazing south over the Seine, this proud red-brick mansion was once home to opera tenor Placide Poultier. Now Patsy welcomes you in. A teacher and guide, she is well versed in local history and happy to share the local secrets over a light breakfast. At the top of the house are two modern, simple twin bedrooms and a sitting room where you can browse a guide book over a cup of tea; bathrooms are separate but private and everything is spotless. Outside, a huge copper beech and blue cedar sprinkle shade into a lush, sloping garden where a barbecue and hammock promise lazy summer afternoons.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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


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


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

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Pets by arrangement.
March – May & October/November.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Restaurant nearby.


Nightly price
from €85
2 Twins
From €85


As others have said Patsy is a wonderful hostess and provided two excellent dinners. The sight of ships on the Seine was amazing as they go to Rouen, the fourth largest port in France, bridges prevent them reaching Paris. We hope to return probably to her gite which is so well equipped.

John, Derbyshire

A wonderful stay on the banks of the Seine. This house is full of character with 2 lovely bedrooms on the top floor each with their own bathroom. There is a joint sitting room with TV and Wifi throughout. Patsy is an entertaining and attentive hostess; a real character full of interesting stories. We took the option of having dinner with her and were not disappointed. A glass of bubbly beforehand, followed by a comprehensive meal cooked by her, accompanied by an interesting selection of wines. We only stayed one night, but one could happily stay for a few days and relax.

Roger, Malvern

Return visit, even better than the first. A wonderful hostess who likes people and entertaining. So much to see in Normandy and Patsy knows where to go, where to park etc. Visited 3 lovely gardens in the area. Back for more next year,


Lovely spot to stay. Near to Rouen and on the side of the Seine. Great welcome from Patsy and made to feel part of her family. Lovely rooms with own superior bathroom including bathrobe and slippers. A real treat.


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Patsy Musto

  • Le Havre - a world heritage site, illustrating post-war reconstruction and modernist architecture; Musée Malraux excellent both permanent and temporary exhibitions.
  • Rouen - medieval capital of both England and Normandy, with fascinating walking tours; connections with Jeanne d'Arc; very beautiful cathedral; Musée Des Beaux Arts the central regional museum and art gallery.
  • Honfleur - Home of Impressionism; delightful harbour; great seafood; art galleries; Eugène Boudin museum.
  • Étretat - Impressionism; excellent seascapes and plenty of activities and visits. Home of Arsène Lupin (French equivalent of Raffles); seafood.
  • Fécamp - fascinating seafront/corniche; great seafood; Palais Bénedictine (home of famous liqueur and museum/art gallery with some spectacular exhibitions).
  • Varengeville-sur-mer - the only example of a Gertrude Jekyll and Edwin Lutyens property on mainland Europe; also village church with stained glass by Georges Braques; Manoir d'Ango, excellent example of renaissance architecture using local stonework.