The recently refurbished chateau is well situated in a calm and rural setting, less than 10km from the Landing beaches and a few minutes from Omaha Beach Golf. Chateau Normandie offers the perfect opportunity to relax and unearth Normandy's treasures.
Situated in Normandy, in the Calvados region, on the edge of the Natural Park of Cotentin and Bessin Marshes, Le Chateau Normandie was built in the 15th century and has belonged to the same family since 1650.
This impressive and tastefully restored Henri IV Château is set in 6 acres of grounds with vast open spaces in a quiet environment just a few minutes from the Normandy sandy beaches. The two remaining wings of this ancient fortress open out onto a landscaped garden which in turn extends onto open fields. An enclosed garden to the side of the château offers quiet shady areas, an attractive vegetable patch, a small decorative pond, a full size bocci court, and part of the original moat where boating is possible (small rowing boat supplied).
The property is made up of the main building, le Château; comfortable for 9 people and two self catering apartments, la Pommeraie and le Loft, sleeping up to 4 people each.
Interior and grounds
The Main House is situated in the two remaining wings of the Château. Recently refurbished, the château benefits from chimneys, beams and large volumes and can accommodate 9 people. With a total of 6,700 sq ft spread out over 3 floors; 3 double bedrooms, one 3-bed room and 4 bathrooms.
The ground floor of the Main House consists of a large entrance hall opening onto a cosy winter living room with a walk-in fireplace, a stunning summer living room (100m2), a large eat-in kitchen (equipped with 6 ring gas cooker, 2 dishwashers, American fridge, microwave oven, toaster, blenders), as well as a dining room off the kitchen seating 15 people, a study room with telephone and internet, a laundry room and a separate WC.
- Bedroom 1 - Chambre Beige: This light and impressive master bedroom with view on both sides of the Château is situated on the first floor of the Main House. 320 sq ft bedroom with a four-poster double bed, stone fireplace and flat screen TV. Next to the bedroom is a large bathroom with bath and WC.
- Bedroom 2 - Chambre Rose": Romantic pink bedroom with view on Canchy’s Chapel and gardens. Next to this 130 sq ft double bedroom with a 1.4m bed is a small landing suitable for a cot and a bathroom with bath and WC.
- Bedroom 3 - "Dormitory": A three single bed dormitory, ideal for lots of children but also comfortable for adults. 290 sq ft on the first floor of the tower with stone fireplace and bathroom with bath and WC.
- Bedroom 4 - Chambre de la Tour: Situated at the top of the tower, this 290 sq ft bedroom with a four-poster 1.6m bed and stone fireplace benefits from an exceptional view on the Normandy countryside. Bathroom with bath and WC on the same floor.
A few meters away from the Château, la Pommeraie is an independent house with a large living room, two single sofa-beds, fireplace, a kitchen corner and shower room with WC. Overlooking the living room is a spacious double bedroom with a 2.3m double bed on the mezzanine. This charming little house, benefiting from an amazing view on the Normandy's sunset can sleep up to 4 people.
Private garden, internet acces throughout, WIFI and flat screen TV/satellite and foreign channels. Cot bed available on demand
The chateau's old stables have been converted into a spacious (810 sq ft), cozy, full serviced ‘Loft Apartment’ situated on the ground floor of the private wing of the Château. It sleeps 4 and is perfect for a family with 2 children with a sleeping area (private) for a couple, a full kitchen, dining area, sitting area with single sofa-beds; large bathroom with tub in the middle, a free standing shower, two sinks, washer, dryer, TV. Own private entrance accessible for wheelchair.
Location and local information
The chateau is an ideal place to provide you with a unique accomodation experience. All you have to do is choose between a nap under a weeping willow, relaxing in the Sauna, exercising in the gym or playing Bocci on the 18 metres field.
At only 2 1/2 hours from Paris and 20 minutes from the medieval town of Bayeux, half way between Deauville and Le Mont Saint Michel, Le Chateau Normandie offers the perfect opportunity to unearth Normandy's treasures.
Plunge into Normandy's history and walk in the footsteps of William the Conqueror, Duke of Normandy and first Norman King of England. The town of Bayeux with its famous tapestry listed as "Memory of the World" by UNESCO and its 11th century cathedral, the city of Caen with its fortress, abbeys and beautiful Ducal Castle. Discover Normandy's more recent history and have a tour on its landing beaches, visit the various sites and museums dedicated to the Normandy Battle. Canchy is only 10 minutes away from Omaha Beach and the impressive American Cemetery which was featured in the beginning of S. Spielberg's film "Saving Private Ryan".
Thanks to a rich historical past, Bayeux and the Bessin region have a fine architectural heritage: châteaux, stud farms, manor farms and abbeys. During your stay at Canchy do not miss the Juaye-Mondaye Abbey, Château de Colombières and Balleroy which are just minutes away from the Château.
Trains from Paris stop at Bayeux and Lison; the Paris autoroute A13, 245km from Paris; Calais and the Channel Tunnel are 3 hours away, via the Pont de Normandie, and is motorway all the way (560 km). Ferries from Portsmouth go to Caen (60km) and Cherbourg. The airport at Saint Gatien is for private or charter flights.
Catering and services
Staff & Services
- Laurence is available to prepare breakfast, cook lunch/evening meals and do some house cleaning (by request – at extra charge 10 euro per hour).
- Babysitting by arrangement.
- Gardener included.