Renowned for its rich history, beautiful scenery, and delectable Calvados – Normandy is the place to be. And as a bonus, it is not far away from British shores. So if you’ve ever thought about visiting this enchanting region in France, now is the time. We’ve conjured up our favourite villas in Normandy that have a little je ne sais quoi. Something for every occasion, have a scroll down to see for yourself!
A site for sore eyes – everywhere you look is finished to perfection with not a corner of this grand chateau left forgotten. You will notice something new each time you enter a room. If you’re a fan of old French décor then this is the place for you. Although the décor is reminiscent of the Versailles palace from the past, you are gifted with the facilities of royalty in the present. Have a dip in your own private pool or sit back and relax amongst the bubbles in the hot tub.
Prices from: £48pppn
If you’re looking for a venue to host your family reunion or a get-together with friends, Chateau Quatro Saisons will certainly not disappoint. Fabulously modern with an essential French shabby chic touch, this villa in Normandy is a home away from home. With plenty to do, from croquet to table football, the whole family will be entertained – there are also amazing gardens for you to stroll through if you need to escape the in-laws for a moment (or two).
Prices from: £36pppn
‘C’est tres chic’ the French might say – and great value for money the English will chime in! This picturesque holiday home is bursting with colour with its quirky style. Chateau De Jonquier is in a perfect location for those who wish to explore World War history and the artistic gardens on Monet.
Prices from: £46pppn
This castle has been beautifully renovated with its original charms and state of the art elements kept for you to enjoy and explore throughout the château. Activities such as tennis can be played right in your back garden on the tennis court!
Prices from: £54pppn
Manoir Normand’s fabulous location in the heart of ancient Bayeux gives its guest access to the very best of the region. Just a five-minute walk from the manoir you’ll find fantastic restaurants, shops, a museum and the town’s medieval cathedral. The property itself is set within large, beautiful gardens and has been restored with impeccable taste. Renowned local chefs can be hired for private meals on site, and there is a wellness room with a hot tub and sauna which is perfect for pampering evenings.
Prices from: £48pppn
No more than half an hour from historical Bayeux lies the 125 of parkland that surrounds Chateau De l’Empereur. This one-of-a-kind chateau gets its name from Emperor Joseph II, brother of Marie-Antoinette, who stayed here in the late 18th century. The grounds of the property come complete with a private swimming pool, woodlands, ponds and even free-roaming deer. Inside you’ll find another swimming pool, yoga space and spa room, not to mention the home cinema room with vaulted ceilings space for up to 40 guests.
Prices from: £90pppn
It says it all in the name – this incredibly unique 16th-century-style chateau is perfect for those who love quirky surroundings with many antiques and French décor to enjoy. Situated amongst Normandy’s opulent history you have ancient villages, churches and abbeys at your doorstep to explore. It is also a perfect place to visit for those who enjoy French cuisine as there are many good value restaurants nearby and even a local market! Golf and tennis are only 8km away for those fond sports lovers!
Prices from: £35pppn
8. La Tour
La Tour is a perfectly unique holiday home, a brick tower right on the beach of Normandy, perfect for a small family or couple looking for a seaside escape. Built by a painter in 1865, La Tour has since been completely renovated but still retains all its charms while maximising space in creative and eye-catching ways. From the terrace and balcony, you can enjoy dramatic views of the sea, while falling asleep to the sound of waves each night. In the morning, take a leisurely stroll into the local village for fresh breakfast pastries and coffee.
Price from: £47pppn
This holiday home is not only perfect in itself, its location is also sublime as it is surrounded by history being close to many beaches and historical sites such as the monastery of Mont St Michel, plus it is incredibly closer to Paris as it is only an hour and a half train journey! If you don’t feel like exploring outside the grounds, you can enjoy your own petite or grande salon as well as rummaging through the library, strolling through the stables and even going to check out the Chateau’s very own 17th Century Protestant temple!
Prices from: £34pppn
Chateau Saint-Clair has everything to offer if you’re looking for a luxury escape or a party that you will never remember. It’s grand and chic exterior is followed on throughout the inside of this chateau with an enchanting indoor pool and a stylish bar. Each room offers something quirky and unique as interior designers have spent hours perfecting this magnificent spot amongst the countryside in Normandy.
Prices from: £54ppn
We have plenty more magnificent villas in Normandy for you to flick through on our website where you can choose your northern France escape. If you wish to add anything more to your trip ask our concierge team for some guidance and they will point you on to the best restaurants or help you add on some extras to your holiday.