We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy

Save
Want exclusive deal alerts, booking reminders, and quicker checkout?
Log in now
Kitchen
Lucky autumn day ( cepes mushrooms )
 Flowers from garden  in dining room

Overview
5 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
4 nights minimum 
Manor House
Authentic 17th century luxury Manor House featuring 4 magnificient fire places. Recently renovated and specially designed for holyday lets. Beautiful bathrooms offering massage showers and massage spa bath with coloured light therapy. Park and orchards to play in. Large pond for birds and wildelife watching. We received in June 2008 the distinction : GITES DE CARACTERE , only given to tradtional houses tastefully renovated. We received for 2011 the distinction : GITES DE CHARME , GITES NATURE We offer a level of confort : 4 ear of corn : high quality of confort ( given by Gites de France ) Downstair : large and well equipped open plan kitchen leading to dining room with fireplace, both are leading to outside terrace. Large lounge with fireplace, TV (big screen), piano, fine art. G...Authentic 17th century luxury Manor House featuring 4 magnificient fire places. Recently renovated and specially designed for holyday lets. Beautiful bathrooms offering massage showers and massage spa bath with coloured light therapy. Park and orchards to play in. Large pond for birds and wildelife watching. We received in June 2008 the distinction : GITES DE CARACTERE , only given to tradtional houses tastefully renovated. We received for 2011 the distinction : GITES DE CHARME , GITES NATURE We offer a level of confort : 4 ear of corn : high quality of confort ( given by Gites de France ) Downstair : large and well equipped open plan kitchen leading to dining room with fireplace, both are leading to outside terrace. Large lounge with fireplace, TV (big screen), piano, fine art. Guest toilet. 1st floor : 5 bedrooms ( 2 en suite: one has a massage shower, one bedroom is split level), 1 full bathroom with massage spa bath with coloured therapy and one separate massage shower. Library with fine African art. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 1904
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlySmoking allowed
no parties . no events
Bedrooms
1 Super King1 King3 Doubles2 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Half bath1 Full bath2 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Combet P
Hosting since May 2007
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Time: Within a few hours

Contribute
Reviews (13)
Derek A
Derek A
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful house
The house has been beautifully restored and enlarged. The photos speak for themselves. Perfect for a family or friends get together if you wish to spend evenings at the house. The house was very clean and dust free which takes a lot with all that wood. Very much appreciated. Ah yes, for people wanting to fish. Contrary to what was indicated there are no fish in the lily pond. Just frogs.
Visited June 2017
Written 6 June 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you very much for reviewing us. We are very happy you enjoyed your long week by us. And I confirm we have fish in the pound ...may ne they were not in the mood to be catch. We hope to see you again soon
Written 7 June 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Jop Braams
Jop Braams
's-Graveland, The Netherlands58 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Prima royaal huis maar wat afgelegen
Niks aan te merken op dit huis, je kunt er met 2 of 3 gezinnen in, royaal, alles is aanwezig, vriendelijke behulpzame eigenaar, grote tuin met oprijlaan aan einde van weggetje, een eigen bos, een eigen vijver, maar dat is het. Je moet er met de auto op uit. Omgeving vonden wij wat saai. Te ver van de kust, wel in de buurt van hoofdstad van de Calvados. Lisieux, maar dat stadje zelf is niets aan. Behalve uiteraard de fantastische basiliek.
Visited May 2017
Written 3 June 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you for reviewing us and for your feed back . We are glad you enjoyed our home and the service we provided you . We are sorry you found Manoir du Bocage too isolated , which may be the main reason you rated us "3 bubbles " on 5. I need to bring to your attention , that among many distinctions we received through the years , one is " Gites pleine Nature " , given to prime properties offering privacy , quietness and a kind of the end of the world , which all informations are disclosed on the advert and documents provided by Gites de France or ourselves . Once again I m sorry Manoir du Bocage did not reach your expectations in terms of location , and trust you enjoyed with your family your long week end by us .
Written 5 June 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

ann39427
ann39427
Franklin, KY8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Lovely place to stay and visit Normandy
Seven friends stayed at Manoir du Bocage for one week in September and it was wonderful. The house is beautiful, yet cozy with great kitchen and bathroom facilities and lots of character. We enjoyed the large living, dining area in the evenings after a full day of sightseeing in Normandy. It was fun to go to local markets and return in the evenings to cook and eat what we bought. We even used some apples growing just outside to make a great pork and apple stew. The surroundings were lovely with apple, pear and plum trees and hedges of ripe blackberries. There is a lovely pond behind the house with water lilies and lots of frogs and we also saw a deer one evening. If you like peace and quiet, yet in easy traveling distance of lots of lovely villages and towns in Normandy, then this is your place. We would love to go back some day! One small complaint - wifi was difficult to access and not very reliable.
Visited September 2015 Travelled with friends
Written 26 October 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you for your comments and feed back. Regarding WIFI : we put up recently extenders to improve coverage in the house. I agree the sign up system can be a bit unfriendly as you have to register your own details before logging in . Be aware the system allows you to get access into an english version for your ease . We really also wish to host you again
Written 27 October 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

HughOB
HughOB
Leeds, United Kingdom6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Our time at Le Manoir du Bocage
We booked the Manoir for 1 week. Gites de France were very efficient and the owner was very helpful and replied promptly by e-mail when I had some questions. It can be difficult to find but thanks to previous entries on trip advisor and a look at google earth we found it without a hitch. It is worth putting your sat nav to 1/2 mile setting and "le bocage" appears on the map. Madame Annie Chaumont was very helpful. She was available if needed but did not bother us for the week. She recommended the local market day on Monday in St Piere sur dives which was well worth it. She also recommended a local vet in Orbec so we could book our dog in for his return pet passport to be stamped after worming. Be warned the vet is in the centre of Orbec next to the DIA supermarket but the sat nav will take you to an out of town industrial estate with the same name! The Manoir is a beautiful house with amazing oriental furniture, beautiful paintings and African works. It is full of character. It is very quiet there which was exactly what we wanted. Yet it is easy to get to Honfleur , Deauville or Lisieux for example. It is a lived in house so if you are looking for boutique style accommodation it is not for you. However if you enjoy a genuine 17th century manoir with all the character of that then you will love it. We certainly did. The kitchen is well equipped and the bedrooms are beautiful. There is a bbq outside and patio furniture and parasols. We would happily return there again.
Visited July 2015 Travelled with family
Written 13 August 2015. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you for your your constructive comments which help us to improve the quality of the service we offering for more than 8 years now . we hope to see you again , maybe on a different season . Best .
Written 14 August 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sandie H
Sandie H
Kent, United Kingdom116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful house and grounds
The house sleeps 10 comfortably. We last stayed here in 2007 and little had changed. The character of the property is lovely and we were amazed that it offered more than we expected, English TV on a large TV in the front room and TVs in all bedrooms. There is a completely separate wing for those members of the family that drive you mad!!! The real fire in the front room is amazing ( extra charges for wood), although the house is centrally heated - the atmosphere is gives is worth it. The main bedroom has a four poster bed with a jacuzzi en suite bathroom which is fantastic! Each main bedroom has an en-suite for privacy. My husband loves fishing - the lake in the garden has one fish that he found- it was a little limp but he managed to get it to swim away (it definitely didn't have enough life in it to eat the maggots he bought). Annie who looks after the property is lovely, although lacks a vast amount of English - just enough to get by, and she leaves you completely alone unless you ring her. One word of warning - the property is worth the rental but you have to give 600 euros as a deposit - fair enough - but there is additional costs of 202 euros for heating - approx 50 euros for wood and 80 euros for cleaning - so don't expect all of you deposit back. The supermarket we would recommend is in Liseux - about a 20 min drive away it has everything you could possibly need. Honfleur is a beautiful little seaside town with a vast amount of restaurants and shops to choose from. St Julienne golf course which is near Honfleur is well worth a visit for the golfers.
Visited December 2014 Travelled with family
Written 30 December 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you for comments and staying by us . About extra charges : they are clearly showing on websites where property is advertised . Charges are for electricity and heating and don t apply only in july and august. Wood : you will be charged according your consumption Cleaning on departure : euro 87 , is optional as you welcome not to take it but will have to leave property like you found it . We always try to make additional costs clear when we quote you or answer enquiries , as we believe that misunderstandings or "cheating " clients would be bad behaviour from us . We love our home , and want to stay proud to open it to people visiting us from all over the world
Written 31 December 2014. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Wendy B
Wendy B
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
An enchanting place.
The Manoir du Bocage is a little piece of Heaven. Beautifully restored, in perfect taste, it provided our family with a wonderful and memorable holiday experience. Aged from 67 to 2 years old, the manor had something for everyone in our family. I cannot think of anything better than sitting in the sunshine by the lake, embracing the silence, broken only by the occasional fish emerging for a quick snack, the surface of the water a carpet of water lilies. Magnificent trees surround the house at a short distance, the grounds carefully landscaped and maintained, and edged with wildness areas, creating a satisfying balance between nature and human influence. I would wholeheartedly recommend this gorgeous home to anyone seeking peace and tranquillity during their holiday. The D-Day beaches, the village of Fervaques and the towns of Lisieux, Bayeux and Honfleur, among other locations, are within easy reach for supplies and visits, and, of course, the wonderful countryside of Normandy is all around to enjoy. Madame Chaumont, the housekeeper, is good-humoured, very friendly and helpful and a pleasure to deal with. Worth more than 5 stars!
Visited August 2014 Travelled with family
Written 3 September 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you for your kinds words . We glad you appreciated the peace of our place . best .
Written 14 August 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

George B
George B
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A holiday location with the 'Wow factor'.
We have just returned from a wonderful holiday at the Manoir du Bocage in the Calvados region of Normandy. Although our extended family was made up of 8 adults, two teenagers and a baby, the manior provided plenty of room for us all to live in comfort. The manior has excellent facilities, is beautifully decorated and has extensive grounds. It is tucked away down a small lane a short drive from the nearest village which makes for a peaceful break. It was a bonus that the 'Roger Groult' Calvados distillery was just a 15 minute walk from the Manoir providing a very interesting tour of the distillery with a tasting at the end. The owner Philippe and Annie the caretaker are a pleasure to deal with. We could not fault the Manoir but have two small criticism's of the holiday package. One of the web sites quoted that the Manoir had bikes but with no reference to them being hire bikes (50 euros per week). Also, when we stayed at the Manoir the weather became cooler, especially in the evening. We asked how we start the heating system at night and were told that it could only be activated when the temperature went below a cerrtain level. We lit a fire on a couple of cold evenings and were charged 10 euros at the end of our stay for the firewood. We just thought this was a bit 'penny pinching'. We would also like to suggest that it would be helpful to have the Manoir's name somewhere near the gates to help future visitors know they have reached their destination. Thank you for a great stay.
Visited August 2014 Travelled with family
Written 28 August 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Thank you for your comments and want to say that we do not hire bicycles any more, unfortunately certain websites carry on giving old non relevant information . Unfortunately yes we have to invoice our customers for wood used as we pay for wood our self to get it cut and delivered . Best .
Written 14 August 2015. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

TraceyS94574
TraceyS94574
St. Helena, CA
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Manoir du Bocage delivered exactly the Calvados countryside experience we were hoping for!
The home and grounds were idyllic, historic, very well-kept. All the bedrooms were attractive, each with their own features - comfortable bedding for everyone. We traveled as a family of 8 that included adult children, a teenager and an infant. Annie, the manager, was extremely helpful, always available for our needs.
Visited June 2014 Travelled with family
Written 14 August 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
We are very happy you enjoyed our home and found Annie , our house keeper helpfull ( I know we had an unexpected technicall issue when you stayed by us , and that you ve been very helpfull as well ) Thank you so much for your positive attitude and for staying by us . Cordialement
Written 20 August 2014. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Dembele2013
Dembele2013
London, United Kingdom22 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Full of character
Lovely old French manor house with huge gardens. Had a great week staying in this rustic house. If mod cons are your thing not the house for you. If an authentic stay in a French manor is what you are looking for this is the place to come. Amazing fireplace in living room. Close to Cerza zoo and honfleur/ Deaville which were all great trips. Look out for the rain in Normandy in May we had quite a lot!
Visited May 2014
Written 14 August 2014. This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of Tripadvisor LLC nor of its partners. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
We are glad you enjoyed our 17th century Manor House !
Written 17 August 2014. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Duncan015
Duncan015
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Gorgeous Traditional Manor House
I've stayed at Manoir du Bocage twice and have had a very enjoyable stay on both occasions. The home is peaceful and secluded, has been faithfully restored by its owners and it is wonderfully decorated. Although the restoration has been sensitive to the home's history, the home also has some wonderful modern luxuries, including an enormous spa bath! The house is enormous and would be perfect for a large family holiday. There is plenty to enjoy in the area - I would recommend visiting as many of the nearby towns as possible, including Orbec, Deauville and Honfleur (particularly lovely for lunch). Further afield you can also visit the Bayeux and the beaches of Normandy. In my experience just taking a drive around the gorgeous Normandy countryside is the best thing to do. The house is a 15 minute drive from Lisieux. In the past I have travelled from London to Lisieux via Paris by train and hired a car from Avis at the station in Lisieux (although they are not open on a Saturday afternoon Philippe arranged for Avis to leave the keys with the station staff). There is a small village called St Cyr de Ronceray a short drive from the house which has a very handy shop which sells all the essentials. All in all a lovely choice for a quiet country holiday.
Visited September 2013 Travelled as a couple
Written 17 September 2013. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Expedition293247
Expedition293247
Saint Cyr du Ronceray shops offers all what you need and are great because they only 1km from us and you can have a pleasant by walking to them . Fervaques shops also offer all what you need even a pharmacy , but you need a car to go there . TAKE CARE with french trading hours !!! french shops are close for lunch and " SIESTE TIME " , WHICH MEANS no shopping possible betwwen 1pm to 3pm . On mondays most of shops are close in France !
Written 18 September 2013. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Showing results 1-10 of 13

What this rental offers
Location info
  • Beachfront/Lakeside
  • City getaway
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
Property features
  • Staff on property
Parking
  • Secure parking available
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Hot bath
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television

Availability
M
T
W
T
F
S
S

March 2024

M
T
W
T
F
S
S
26
27
28
29
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

April 2024

M
T
W
T
F
S
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5

Map
About the neighbourhood
Orbec, 15 minutes away, is an ancient and pretty market town with C14th church and houses. Lisieux, 15 min away is the traditional seat of sub-prefecture with beautiful fresh market food on Saturday morning, and a famous neo gothic church built in memory of Saint Therese, swimming pool : Le nautile Pont L eveque lake : saling activities, children plays. Fervaques, our village, is a typical village with all the shops you may need and a delicious bakery . Fervaques is famous for its castle built for Henry the 4th and for its river La Touques, world famous for seatrout fishing. Tennis in Mesnil Germain ( 6kms) Horse riding in Auquainville (6kms) Golf in Saint Germain /Calonne ( 30kms) Cybercoffee in Notre Dame de Courson ( 9kms) Many restaurants close by with traditional food from normandy ( fresh seafood, game , selection of cheeses : camembert, livarot, pont l eveque, cider,wine) Casino and gambling in Deauville, Cabourg ( 30kms)
Access
Car advised
How to get there
There are always local taxis available from Lisieux train station (+/- 30 euros) Ferries arrive directly from South England to Le Havre or Ouistrham ( Caen ) which both are 75minutes away
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilities

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 pm Check out by 10 am
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 8 weeks before check-in
  • 25% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
CHARGES AT ADDITIONAL CHARGE July and August free of charges Euros 204 per week from November to March (included) Euros 162 per week April, Mai, June, September, October Euros 31 per day for short term rentals (less than one week) Cleaning on departure : Euros 89 Fire wood: Euros 57 per stere Dog : euro 11 per day per dog Additional costs to be paid cash to key holder (Annie Chaumont) Weekend ( 2 nights ) : 826 Euros Monday to Friday ( 4 nights ) : 826 Euro Refundle deposit : Euros 700 (to be paid cash on arrival) Cot and high chair bath for baby free of charge. check in : 16.00 pm / check out : 10.00 am . Bookings from saturday to saturday on high and peak seasons ( Can be negociated with owner )

About this property

First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the Tripadvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.

Initially, you may contact the owner via the Tripadvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.

This owner will contact you via the Tripadvisor Rental Inbox.

You can send another message via the Tripadvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.

For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the Tripadvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.

Yes. Payments made via the Tripadvisor inbox are covered by our Peace of Mind Protection.


Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Earn extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Manage booking easily
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to checkout, even while you’re on the go.
Be trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, Tripadvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.

This property is affiliated with   /img2/vacationrentals/brand_refresh/HL_Supplier_Logo.svg   All bookings are direct with the owner
Property #HL22229242

Frequently Asked Questions about Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy

Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy is able to accommodate up to 10 guests. See all property details.

Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy has 4 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy has 5 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy must last at least 4 nights. See all property details.

Manoir du Bocage - Luxury 17th century Manor House - Fervaques/ Normandy - Tripadvisor - Ville de Lisieux Rental