Domaine Du Pont - Farmhouse

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4
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Great Value
Beach Nearby Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Ideal for Parties

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This luxury farmhouse sits within the grounds of the magnificent 17th century Domaine du Pont Estate. It is set in stunning landscaped gardens and makes the perfect base to explore the Bayeux Tapestry, Monet's Garden, and the landing beaches. It is only ten minutes from Honfleur and twenty minutes from Deauville.

The farmhouse can sleep up to 10 people – or for larger groups, there is the neighbouring Chateau du Pont within the grounds that can sleep an additional 16. Those wanting to sleep up to 28 guests across both buildings can book to stay at The Domaine du Pont Estate.

The outside of the Domaine du Pont has been untouched since it was originally built in the 16th century and enlarged in around 1720. It has had a fascinating history, from being used as a safe house for aristocrats being smuggled out of France during the revolution, to being used by the Resistance during the Second World War. Since the war the chateau has had a much more refined and tranquil existence, but has also played host to guests such as the Aga Khan and the Dalai Lama.

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What you should know…

  • Don't forget to add the farmhouse's location on your GPS!
  • The whole estate, including the chateau, can also be booked for larger groups

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Wheelchair Access Working Fireplace Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

The farmhouse was renovated to the highest standard in 2005. There is a short gated path that joins the farmhouse to the chateau, which makes it easy for the same party to hire both properties - in such cases the gates can be opened and access from one property to the other is very easy. It comprises of three double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms, sleeping 10 in total. The double bedrooms all have en-suite bathrooms or shower rooms whilst the two twin bedrooms share a shower room. There is also a separate guest WC.

The farmhouse is situated in a large hedged garden, surrounded by fields that are planted with apple trees (for cider and calvados) and grazed by cows. The Chateau can be seen from the garden, and there are views over a very pretty valley.


About the surrounding area of Domaine Du Pont - Farmhouse
Beach Nearby Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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The nearest port to the chateau is Le Havre (25km) and the nearest town is Beuzeville (3km). About three minutes drive from the chateau there is a small market town which has 2 supermarkets, a great market on Tuesdays, and several good restaurants. If you want to try slightly further afield (just another 10 minutes!) you will find two 1 star Michelin restaurants, and another one at Deauville.

Normandy has a huge amount to offer – and most of it is within a reasonable drive of the chateau. It has something for everyone from old cities, Monet's garden, the landing beaches and historic sites such as the Bayeux tapestry to beaches, holiday resorts and casinos.

The area is well supplied in terms of sports facilities - for both participants and spectators. In particular, it is well known as a hub for equine pursuits - there are numerous studs, including the Aga Khan's, and in the summer there are horse auctions and Horse Racing and Polo at Deauville.  There is also Horse Riding available locally. There are many golf courses within 30 minutes of the chateau (including Etratat situated on top of the cliffs overlooking the channel).

Other day trips include the Landing Beaches, the Bayeux Tapestry and Monet's Garden. Honfleur is a fishing and sailing port located in the Seine estuary about 10 minutes from the chateau. Deauville is great for smart shops, cafes and people watching. This cosmopolitan sea-side resort has a large and beautiful beach, a marina, and a casino.

Normandy is rightly famous for its food - especially the cheeses such as Livarot Camembert, and Pont l'Eveque - and Calvados, the apple brandy. The French love of good food means that all ingredients also have to be of the highest quality.  Seafood is fantastic and local producers are famous in the area for quality, taste, and price. 

Local markets are fantastic and are often the major source of food for the locals. The nearest market is in Beuzeville on Mondays. However, there are also excellent ones in Honfleur on Saturday, Trouville on Sunday, and Pont Audemer on Monday. There are many restaurants in nearby villages.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Deauville

(16-20 km)

Nearest Ferry Port Le Havre

(21-25 km)

Nearest Village St Maclou

(2 km)

Nearest Town/City Beuzeville

(5 km)

Nearest Restaurant St Maclou

(2 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Beauzeville

(5 km)

Nearest Beach Trouville

(15 km)

Nearest Golf St Gatien

(16-20 km)


History and gastronomy go hand-in-hand in Normandy, making it a great choice if culture and fine dining are what you’re looking for in a holiday! There’s still plenty on offer besides the food and tales of yesteryear, however – you can take a tour around some of the beautiful inland towns and villages or head to the coast, where you’ll find a mixture of wide sandy beaches and rugged, romantic cliffs. If you’re not already convinced to head to one of our villas in Normandy (or maybe if you’ve already booked) you’ll find a wealth of great things to do, see and eat in our ultimate Normandy travel guide!

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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Catering Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services 

Extra services available at this property (payable locally): 

- Catering 
- Maid service/Extra cleaning (on request)
- Babysitting

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request. We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit £500. This is paid direct to the owner prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time 5.00 p.m. onwards.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Heating is charged to expenditure if needed. Firewood is provided free of charge.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 6th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 £930 £1,184 £1,627
Easter Season £1,184 £1,506 £2,071
Apr 10th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 £930 £1,184 £1,627
Apr 24th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 £1,184 £1,506 £2,071
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - £2,466
Aug 28th 2021 - Oct 23rd 2021 £1,184 £1,506 £2,071
Oct 23rd 2021 - Dec 11th 2021 £930 £1,184 £1,627
Dec 11th 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 - - £2,466
Jan 1st 2022 - Apr 16th 2022 £930 £1,184 £1,627
Easter Season £1,184 £1,506 £2,071
Apr 30th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 £1,184 £1,506 £2,071
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - £2,466
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 7th 2022 £1,184 £1,506 £2,071

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 6th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 €1,014 €1,267 €1,774
Easter Season €1,290 €1,613 €2,258
Apr 10th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 €1,014 €1,267 €1,774
Apr 24th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 €1,290 €1,613 €2,258
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - €2,688
Aug 28th 2021 - Oct 23rd 2021 €1,290 €1,613 €2,258
Oct 23rd 2021 - Dec 11th 2021 €1,014 €1,267 €1,774
Dec 11th 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 - - €2,688
Jan 1st 2022 - Apr 16th 2022 €1,014 €1,267 €1,774
Easter Season €1,290 €1,613 €2,258
Apr 30th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 €1,290 €1,613 €2,258
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - €2,688
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 7th 2022 €1,290 €1,613 €2,258

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Mar 6th 2021 - Mar 27th 2021 $1,208 $1,462 $2,114
Easter Season $1,538 $1,860 $2,691
Apr 10th 2021 - Apr 24th 2021 $1,208 $1,462 $2,114
Apr 24th 2021 - Jun 26th 2021 $1,538 $1,860 $2,691
Jun 26th 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - $3,203
Aug 28th 2021 - Oct 23rd 2021 $1,538 $1,860 $2,691
Oct 23rd 2021 - Dec 11th 2021 $1,208 $1,462 $2,114
Dec 11th 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 - - $3,203
Jan 1st 2022 - Apr 16th 2022 $1,208 $1,462 $2,114
Easter Season $1,538 $1,860 $2,691
Apr 30th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 $1,538 $1,860 $2,691
Jun 25th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - $3,203
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 7th 2022 $1,538 $1,860 $2,691

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property Owner

How long have you owned the property?
12 years.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The beauty of the building and the surrounding gardens. Very romantic!

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It was occupied by the Gestapo for a while during the war. We still have the religious figures that they brought from Bavaria for the chapel. There is also a friendly ghost - a house maid.

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
The Dalai Lama has stayed on several occasions, as has the Aga Khan.

What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
We had a group that wanted to have a hot air balloon trip that started from the grounds. We managed to arrange it!

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do?
Visit Honfleur Market on Saturday
Really eat? Fresh fish from the fish market in Trouville
Really see? The casino and surrounding shops in Deauville

Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
Our caretakers are also excellent chefs - we prefer their cooking than most of the surrounding restaurants.



  • Very nice stay!

    Posted by Florence on 27/09/2019

    We loved the location, the layout, kitchen facilities were good; the beds were okay, prefer firmer, mattresses on higher beds. The caretaker was friendly and very helpful.

  • Amazing Stay!

    Posted by Joan on 07/09/2019

    Lovely position and beautifully appointed

  • Charming property

    Posted by Christian on 06/08/2018

    Fine cottage, charming.

  • Wow!

    Posted by Gaynor L on 30/08/2016

    What a splendid property with plenty of space and character. A superb view from every room. Not ideal for someone who finds stairs a challenge. A brilliant place for a big family celebration with the Farmhouse and pool area providing additional space. The house keepers cared for us well and made a real difference. Several hidden treasures too.

  • We all want to go back!

    Created on 24/08/2016

    Last autumn, after we had made our booking, the managers allowed us to visit the chateau so that we could understand the property and to help us work out where all our guests would go. This gave us a flavour of the special magic of this place which continued into our recent stay.
    All our guests, without exception, had a wonderful time, some found the beds so comfortable that they wanted to take them home! Our guests alternated between either using the pool or the other facilities at the chateau or using it as a base for visiting the surrounding area.
    To have the use of this wonderful chateau was great and made even more special by the care and attention of the owners, not forgetting the wonderful food they provided throughout our stay.

  • Top marks!

    Posted by Frank Hall on 01/09/2014

    We were a large party occupying both main house and the farmhouse.Lovely situation and buildings although the main house needed some maintenance but nothing serious .Garden and grounds were wonderful.Moraig and Mark were excellent,welcoming and helpful.We had Moraig and Mark cater for us and their cooking was really excellent.Both are fine chefs.The heating in the pool was an issue..The kitchen needs to be reorganised with bigger fridge space and better drainage/washing machines.. Would like to have better Wi Fi connection.Overall 9 out of 10..

  • We all had a wonderful week

    Posted by Bill on 17/04/2014

    We all had a wonderful week and the only negative reflection among our group was that our stay had to end. The quiet beauty and luxury of your Chateau and the helpful presence of your caretaker Graham and his wife Mandy all combined to make it a memorable experience. I want to personally thank you for putting up with the constant queries, and your patience in responding to them. We took your advice regarding food supplies, restaurants and all the other information you passed on was right on the mark. Again, on behalf of our circle of friends, thank you for providing such a rich and satisfying experience. Who knows, this could easily become an annual habit!

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