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Alexis de Tocqueville castle near the landing beaches

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday castle in Tocqueville - Tocqueville Castle

Weekly rental of the luxurious Pavillon of the Château de Tocqueville

The Pavillon du Chateau de Tocqueville, a dream location where Alexis de Tocqueville lived. When residing at Tocqueville you will be able to relax in 5 double bedrooms, with en-suite bathrooms. overlooking the park and the sea beyond. On the ground floor you have a dining room and separate kitchen, a large fireplace and a reading area. When you walk in the park of 6 hectares,overlooking the lake, designed by Mary Motley, wife of Alexis de Tocqueville, you will discover an exhibition on the writer in the former joinery, a dovecot with its 550 'boulins' and many other places to relax alone or with your family.

During your stay, you can walk to the port of Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, admire the fortifications of Vauban and taste the specialities of Gosselin. You can also take a stroll along the port of Barfleur and witness the arrival of the fishing boats and taste delicious mussles. If you are more adventurous, you can ride the former customs officers itinirary at the Hague and admire the nose Joburg. If you are interested in history you will be delighted to discover the beautiful Bayeux Tapestry (90km) or the magnificent Mont-Saint-Michel (172 km) and you should not leave before visiting Normandy landings beaches and many historical sites.

There is a discount rate for one a week stay!

More Details
  • pets not allowed

Comte et Comtesse de Tocqueville
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch, Swedish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Alexis de Tocqueville castle near the landing beaches
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

philip s.

  • 5 of 5

We spent the prior week in Paris where we had a great time. We never expected to top our Paris experience. Our arrival to the chateau transported us to a magical place. The pavilion was perfectly kept,decorated with period items and fully updated with modern conveniences.The property manager,Danielle ,was informative, gracious,and accommodating. the chateau is in close proximity to the landing beaches of the 2nd WW and Mont st. Michelle.

The nearby towns are very graphic and we intend to return to the chateau to see them in their spring and or summer colors.

We miss it already.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Most Memorable Vacation Ever

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough amazing things about my stay here. The place was magical. I wish to return time and again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Endroit très charmant, appartement de toute beauté.

  • 5 of 5

Appartement superbement meublé, décoré avec un goût remarquable ; parfaitement équipé. L'accueil est irréprochable à tous points de vue. La campagne environnante, très jolie ; on va à la mer à pieds en longeant des champs de navets, de laitues, de choux… jusque sur la plage. L'endroit est vraiment attachant. Séjour calme et reposant. (Ravitaillement aisé, à moins de dix minutes de voiture.) On en deviendra facilement inconditionnel.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Séjour idyllique

  • 5 of 5

Séjour idyllique dans un lieu chargé d'histoire mais avec tout le confort moderne.

La beauté et le calme du lieu le disputent au charme des environs. Conditions idéales pour se ressourcer pendant quelques jours comme nous l´avons fait.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
50760 Barfleur
Nearest Ferry
24 Kilometres
50100 Cherbourg
Nearest Golf
24 Kilometres
50130 FONTENAY sur MER
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
50700 Valognes
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Cherbourg - voie rapide
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
50760 Barfleur
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
50760 Gatteville-le-Phare
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday castle in Tocqueville, Cherbourg area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Mar 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £2,670

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle in Tocqueville in Manche

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
  • You will also have 5 large double bedrooms beautifully decorated with private bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Tennis
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We will be pleased to offer its services on demand.

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