locally sourced Table d'hotes ALSO available:
28 euros for 4 courses including drinks per person.
** Please let us know if you require vegetarian or vegan or you suffer from a food allergy - we request that you give at least 24 hours notice for the table d'hotes for us to buy the ingredients.
La Bouyardière Chambre D'Hôtes and Artisanal Jam
Hosted by Amanda & Simon Baxter
Labouyardière chambre d'hotes is a beautiful 1920's French farmhouse in the heart of the Normandy countryside offering a comfortable, rustic charm hosted by Amanda & Simon Baxter. Located in the middle of the Orne countryside in lower Normandy near the beautiful medieval town of Domfront, La Bouyardière is a former farmhouse . The house is close to the regional Normandy National Park, on the border of the Loire region & around an hours drive from the coast. The house offers spacious & comfortable accommodation perfect for long or short stays, individuals, couples & families.
La Bouyardière offers two individually designed rooms: Calvados & Camembert named after the local food & drink!
Calvados is a double room with a lovely double aspect view from the bedroom, a marble fireplace & a luxury ensuite shower room.
Camembert is a family room that can accommodate 2 adults & 2 children or adults also with a fantastic double aspect & luxury shower room.
Both have a flat-screen TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime & an Orange Box for French TV & much more!
There is also a bath available for younger children.
To book a room, please fill in the contact form below, call us on 0033 233146290 for availability.
WHAT WE OFFER
A Warm Welcome!
We love entertaining guests & try to make your stay special whether its one night or a holiday! We can also help & advise you on excursions, restaurants, cafes, shopping & even estate agents.
Locally Sourced Breakfasts & Table d'Hôtes
We serve a delicious range of local breakfast bakery specialties, cereals, spreads, drinks, charcuterie & dairy goods. We also serve our own artisanale range of jams which you can buy to take home!
La Bouyardiere also offers a table d'hotes service for 28 Euros for a delicious 4 course locally sourced evening meal with drinks & coffee - contact us to find out more.
We can also cater for any particular tastes or allergies - just let us know in advance & we will do the rest!
Our Ensuite Bedrooms
We can cater for singles, couples & families. All our rooms have ensuite shower rooms to provide comfortable privacy. Our individually themed rooms have Kingsize double beds & the family room can accommodate 4 people. Wifi is free & we have Netflix , Amazon Prime & French TV available.
WIFI & Netflix
For your entertainment in the evening or when its wet, we have a TV with DVD player and extensive DVD library. There's something for everyone! Lots of family-friendly films & box sets of some old favourites.
Garden & Garage
The house is set in around 1/3rd of an acre with the entire garden being fully enclosed. Ideal for children & animals. Secure locked garage with security cameras for bikes, canoes, fishing tackle or motorbikes. We have facilities to wash sports equipment & clothing plus most importantly, get them dried!
Fancy a comfortable night's sleep to be fresh for work? We have modern rooms in a character property with easy parking, Wifi & flexibility on timings to suit you. We can also provide a well priced evening meal so that you can relax & unwind!.
THINGS TO DO
The area is blessed with some great facilities with spectacular walking, cycling, open water swimming, forest runs.
We also have the Voie Verts - the greenways. These are old railway routes that have been beautifully converted into cycling/ walking routes. These cover the whole country and from La Bouyardière you can get to Royanne, Mont St Michel and even Paris! Click here for more from Normandie Tourism.
La Bouyardière is well placed for medievil Domfront itself, the Normandy landings & other world war two sites. There are some key medievil sites such as Mont St Michel, Falaise (birthplace of William, the Conquerer) & Chateau de Mayenne in the North of the Pays de la Loire within an hour. From our chambre d'hote you can easily get to the Normandy coast, parts of Brittany & the north of the Pays de la Loire. Le Mans is around 1 1/2 hours away too.
Discovering Norman Food & Drink
The area has a number of specialties such as a range of beautiful soft cheeses including Camembert, its cider production & Andouille. The area boasts well priced, high-quality restaurants in places close to La Bouyardière such as Domfront, Bagnoles D'Orne, Vire - ask us for a recommendation! We recommend visiting the fabulous Jacky Le Duc Andouille outlet, Museum of the Poire, local cideries & several award-winning pattisieres & boulangeries. You can also visit the Biscuiterie de L'Abbaye for a fascinating insight into how the local butter-based biscuits are made.
Not only is the area perfect for those into cycling, shooting & fishing. There is a whole host of activities perfect for families & people of all ages - outdoor pursuits, spas, swimming pools & adventure parks. Centre de Pleine Nature offers kayaking & canoeing & is literally on the doorstep.
The area is popular with people looking to buy a holiday home or move permanently to the area. We have some excellent contacts in this area that covers Orne, Mayenne & Manche so we would be very happy to be your base whilst you look for that perfect property!
The area is very "horsey" meaning that you can come over & ride at one of the local stables or even bring your own horse to explore the area. We have an excellent facility 5 minutes away - we also keep our own pony here so we are confident that you will enjoy your equine activities!
“It was idyllic - just what the family needed !”