625 Route des Maquisards - Formerly Le Plessis, Epaignes, 27260
A warm welcome awaits you at La Prairie. A Maison de Maître home with Résistance links, set in 8 hectares with views overlooking paddocks. 2km from the charming village of Epaignes with shops, bars, doctor's, pharmacy, cash machine and petrol station. Ideally situated for visiting all Normandy tourist attractions and only 30 minutes from beautiful beaches. Paris is only 1hr 25 minutes by train from Bernay. My aim is to provide affordable, comfortable accommodation whilst making your stay an enjoyable one. All rooms have private shower, toilet and washbasin and tea / coffee making facilities.
Description of La Prairie Bed & Breakfast:A warm welcome from Angie awaits you at "La Prairie". Situated in La Haute Normandie, 30 minutes from the coast. My Maison de Maître home with Résistance links as featured in the book by local writer Yves Messé : "Pour que la mémoire demeure", has been considerably improved since our arrival.
All rooms include private shower, washbasin and toilet, as well as tea/coffee making facilities, complimentary toiletries, hairdryer and free wifi access.
Breakfast and tourist taxes are included in the price of the rooms.
Breakfast is served in the dining room, and consists of : choice of 3 cereals, fruit juice, croissants, pains aux raisins: pains au chocolat, baguette, brown bread, butter, choice of 4 jams (home-made when available), plus honey, yoghurts, choice of tea, coffee, hot chocolate.
I currently have two guest rooms :
The Honfleur Room
Capacity 2 persons - double bed, bedside drawers, wardrobe, table, chair, private shower, washbasin, w.c . marble fireplace (sunny aspect mornings)
single occupancy € 58 per night; double occupancy € 64 per night.
The Trouville Family Rooms
Capacity 4 persons - 2 adjoining rooms with connecting lockable door. Double bed, wardrobe, bedside tables, marble fireplace, table, chairs, full single sized bunk beds in smaller adjoining room with marble fireplace, private shower, washbasin and w.c. (sunny aspect afternoons and evenings).
Double occupancy (larger room) € 74 per night. Children (smaller room) 2-12 years €15 per night; 13 years and above € 20 per night.
My aim is to provide affordable, comfortable accommodation with a touch of originality in a friendly atmosphere. I will always do my best to ensure that your stay is a happy one.
La Prairie is set in grounds of 8 hectares, with views overlooking paddocks - my 32 year old ex racehorse is always in residence, as well as other thoroughbreds. The property is situated 2 km from the charming village of Epaignes, which has shops, hairdressers, post office, take-away meals, doctor's, pharmacy, cash machine, petrol station and garage repair specialists.
The larger village of Cormeilles has a wider range of amenities, whilst the quaint local town of Pont Audemer (9km), offers all amenities, including swimming pool and the possibility of cycle hire.
Tennis, golf, kayaking, horse-riding, swimming, etc are all available in the area.
The picturesque port of Honfleur and beautiful beaches of Deauville, Trouville, Villers sur Mer, Blonville are all within easy reach (approximately 30 minutes).
Bernay (home town of Edith Piaff) and Lisieux with its renowned Basilica are both reachable by car in 25 minutes. The Caen Memorial Museum can provide an interesting half day excursion.
The Normandy landing beaches, the Bayeux tapestry, and even Mont St Michel all make a pleasant full day excursion. Monet's House and Gardens at Giverny, and even Paris are easily accessible for full day excursions.
Horse racing at Deauville La Touques and Clairefontaine are always popular in the summer months, with free pony rides and candy floss for children as well as a play area, all within a short distance of the paddock and finishing post !There is even a child-minding service.
The Cerza zoo and wildlife park at Moyaux / Lisieux is an enjoyable day out for both adults and children, as is the eco park, Eeana.
Adults may prefer a calvados tasting at the oldest distillery, Busnel, in Cormeilles, or the more well known Père Magloire in Pont l'Evêque.
From casinos to churches and museums.......from glorious sandy beaches to quiet country rambles....... from bustling towns to the peaceful Pays d'Auge countryside..........La Belle Normandie has it all !
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Directions to La PrairieFrom Beuzeville, take D27, direction Epaignes, Lieurey, Bernay. At the roundabout which leads into Epaignes village, DO NOT GO INTO THE VILLAGE. Continue on D27, direction Lieurey, Epaignes. Less than a mile further on, you will see on your right, a large red and white radio mast, with satellite dishes on it. JUST BEFORE this, on your left, is a small lane with 2 signs : "Monument du Maquis" and "Route des Maquisards". Take this lane, and stay on this lane for approximately 625 metres, till you arrive at the entrance of the first house on your right, "La Prairie".
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