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Fully renovated Manor near BAYEUX and the D-DAY beaches - PRIMELA is an apartment in BEAUMANOIR

Bedrooms 1
Space 452 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights



PRIMELA is an apartment in BEAUMANOIR

PRIMELA is a new 42m² flat at the first floor in BEAUMANOIR :

- quiet with view on park and fields,

- fully equipped for 2 persons with bedroom, livig-room, kitchen and bathroom

About the property


Beaumanoir is a manor from the Directoire period (1794) completely renovated in 2014, in my grandmother's ‏(father's side) native region.

The two 'classified 4*' flats and the two '3*' houses offer you :

- internet with cable RJ45 ;

- Wi-fi amplificator connected on RJ45 ;

- international TV : french, english, german, spanish, italian ;

- Bedlinen and towels ;

All taxes and charges are included ;

Moreover :

- Far from the madding crowd ,

the comfort of a good bedding brings you the quality of a night's rest,

the quiet park and mansion in a green nature offers you the peace that you often dream about.

There are 2 new 42m² flats : each one is suited for a couple who want to discover the surroundings.

'Daphne' : ground floor apartment with a sunny terrace in the garden

Living room with fitted american kitchen

Bedroom with 160 x 200 cm bed ; en-suite bathroom.

'Primela' : 1st floor apartment with a view upon the fields 

Living room with en-suite fitted kitchen

Bedroom with 160 x 200 cm bed (63' x 79') and en-suite bathroom

In the property, there is also a 'longere' , that means an old farm located between the manor and the church, without neighbouring :

' La Maison du Gardien' : The Lightkeeper's House !

With a large terrace and an independant garden of 900m², it can welcome a family of four persons,

At ground floor :

- Fitted kitchen;

- Living room features an ancient chimney renovated in 2014 with a modern wood-burning stove which uses compressed wood

- Newly installed bathroom with a renovated old chimney

1st floor :

- A bedroom with a 160 x 200 cm bed;

- A mezzanine;

- A bedroom with two beds 80 x 200 cm.

Former bakery of the mansion, the « Four à Pain » (« Bread Oven ») has already been rented by « Gîtes de France » in the past.

It is suited for a couple.

At ground floor :

- a small living room facing South with an ancient chimney re-fitted in 2014 :

a modern wood-burning stove uses compressed logs ;

- Kitchen facilities.

1st floor includes a bedroom with a 160 x 200 cm bed, which can be separated in 2 x 80 x 200 cm and a bathroom.

The 'Four à pain' is facing South, bordered by hedges, among the park's trees and features a small sunny terrace.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 August, 2018

About Béa

With my husband's help I have tried to create a place to rest, surrounded by nature and peaceful, near the beautiful historic town of Bayeux, rich in Norman history and memories of the heroes of D-Day.

We have been committed to environmental protection for over 20 years: the construction has an ecological design, food is organic and there is no Wi-Fi pollution (only cable connections and optional wifi amplificator).

Bed mattresses are new and firm for great back support and to provide a good night sleep.

We want you to feel at home.

Béa purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Béa chose Arganchy

This is my grandmother's ‏(father's side) native region, and I have always heard about her cousins in Bayeux but I only met them once.

What makes this apartment unique

The entire manor was renovated in 2013-2014 for this first year of tenancy.

We enjoy the peace and the fresh air of the Norman countryside from the south-facing terraces.

Beaumanoir is the last property in the hamlet, located right after Sainte-Radegonde Church, in a small hamlet of 25 families.

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La réservation est effective à réception des arrhes.
Arrivée le samedi à partir de 17h et départ le samedi suivant avant 10h.
La caution est restituée le jour du départ, après état des lieux.
Occupation maximale 2 personnes.
Les animaux ne sont pas admis.
Location non-fumeurs


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Arganchy in Calvados

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 452 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Very nice bathroom, but have a glance to the photo : a photo is better than one thousand caracters (the chinese tell it, and us too !).
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Large and new bed 160 x 200
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
PRIMELA was renovated, as all BEAUMANOIR, in 2014 for the 70th birthday of the D-Day. All the equipments are new and modern. A few furnitures are typically different.


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PRIMELA is an apartment in BEAUMANOIR
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews

A lovely apartment just outside of Bayeux!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is on the second floor of a lovely old building. It is spacious and well equipped. We would recommend staying here. Windows are large and open on to beautiful views of the countryside. It is peaceful and quiet. The owners are extremely helpful and friendly. Bayeux is close by.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colcord, Oklahoma

Amazing Place

  • 5 of 5

If you are wanting a place outside of the crowded and noisy city, but close enough to all the sights, then this is the place for you. Eric and Bea have a beautiful place just outside of Bayeux, and the Normandy Beaches. We spent 10 nights here, and could not have asked a better experience. The house had everything you would ever need, and the wonderful deck outside was perfect for relaxing with a nice bottle of wine after a long day of exploring all the historical sites near by. I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to experience a laid back, relaxing time away from all the hustle and bustle of the city. You can take the train to Paris, and it drops you off right in the heart of the city and you don't have to fight the traffic and the people. Enjoy the city and hop the train back that evening. We loved our time here and can not wait to return someday.

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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An elegant property with wonderful hosts

  • 5 of 5

Others have expressed it just as well as I could: this is a marvelous apartment in a renovated 18th Century manor a few miles outside of Bayeux. The grounds are lush and meticulously landscaped, the surrounding countryside beautiful to see through the tall rear windows while sitting in comfortable leather easy chairs and gazing at the cows munching in the pasture behind the manor. When we visited this May everything was in bloom, enhancing the lovely view. Most notable is the quietude of the countryside. The apartment itself is meticulously refurbished with elegant architectural accents to make your stay that much more delightful. I know this sounds like ad copy, but in this instance the superlatives are more than justified. Claude and Pascal are lovely people, endlessly accommodating, and humorously patient with my tortured attempts to pronounce French place names to identify local destinations. As others have pointed out, they go out of their way to assist you in finding and reserving local restaurants, and seeking out the regional jewels to visit in Normandy. Claude has a puckish sense of humor that only adds to the charm of the place. I can't say enough good things about Beaumanoir.

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eine tolle Woche

  • 5 of 5

Die Wohnung ist groß, sauber, hell, modern und top eingerichtet. Die historische Location ist super ruhig gelegen und doch ist man in null Komma nichts in Bayeux, Caen und an den D-Day-Stränden. Einfach traumhaft! Wir waren begeistert und richtig erholt. Außerdem waren die Gastgeber sehr nett und hilfreich in allen Fragen. Wir freuen uns schon auf unseren nächsten Urlaub hier!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Holiday in Normandie

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful accomodation and we felt right at home. The landlord was very forthcoming and friendly. We very happy about everything and recommend this accomodation to everyone!


  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sarasota, Florida

Fantastic stay in a beautifully renovated French Manor! Perfect location to visit D Day sights!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the fortunate opportunity to stay in Primela at Beaumanoir during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of D Day. Beaumanoir was recently renovated in keeping with the original French architecture, but with every modern update and comfort that one could hope for. The result is an absolutely gorgeous manor, surrounded by a beautiful open field and charming landscaping. The views from every French window in our place were absolutely captivating. The bathroom felt like that of a 5 star spa, the king bed was quite comfortable and adorned with high quality linens, the kitchen was fully furnished with new appliances, and the oversized leather chairs in the living area were perfect for relaxing and enjoying the outside scenery. Our apartment was always well maintained with clean towels and fresh linens. We even had high speed internet in our apartment!

From the moment we arrived at Beaumanoir, the owners, Claude and Pascale, who speak excellent English, made us feel right at home. They made fantastic restaurant recommendations, and also called restaurants to make reservations for us. On our first day at Beaumanoir, Claude was kind enough to escort us to a restaurant in Bayeux, to ensure that we did not get lost along the way. He even brought us to the town's city hall, so that we could obtain exclusive D Day parking passes! Pascale brought tea, coffee, and candies to our place, and we were even invited to eat delicious meals with Claude and Pascale on multiple occasions! During our entire stay, we felt as though Beaumanoir was our home, and that we were part of Claude and Pascale's family.

Beaumanoir is located in a tiny town on the southern edge of Bayeux, and is the perfect geographic location in which to start and end your day of visiting the D Day landing beaches, the quaint and preserved historic towns of Normandy, and the many D Day museums, as these fantastic locations are all just a few minutes drive to the north, the east, and the west. My husband is in the military, and is also a huge WWII aficionado, so access to these sites was of the utmost importance to us, and Beaumanoir did not disappoint. After each full day of sightseeing, it was such a treat to come home to the beautiful and hospitable Beaumanoir! Our experiences with Claude, Pascale, and Beaumanoir were the perfect combination to complete our experience in Normandy, which we realize was the "trip of a lifetime," for us!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Caen – Carpiquet
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Omaha beach
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Car: necessary

D-Day landing beaches

Bayeux Tapestry and Cathedral


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