Apartments in the Manor House
The historic residence is at once imposing and intimate. The entrance hall still has the original stone floor and walls and runs the length of the building. It hosts fine antique chairs and armoires crafted in local style. At the other end of the hall you can enter the Manoir´s private walled garden á la Vauban. The house itself is a fine example of perfectly proportioned, seventeenth century architecture. It was built for the Maréchal de Bellefonds, first marshal of France and a close companion of Louis XIV, the Sun King. The building is flanked by a fine stable block and an exquisite Italian style chapel designed by Mansart, architect to the court of Versailles.
The Manoir de Bellefonds has been extensively renovated in recent years and is now divided into three luxurious, self-contained apartments:
The apartments are exquisitely furnished and equipped with every contemporary convenience. They feature both family antiques and ultra-modern plumbing and heating, with a choice of bath and shower facilities - truly the best of both worlds. Fresh bed linen and bath towels are supplied on request.
In addition each of the three apartments has its own private outdoor space with luxuriously appointed garden furniture for dining al fresco. There is also a communal lawn for croquet and picnics.
Guests staying at the Manor House enjoy complete privacy but are welcome to take breakfast in the Castle and to enjoy drinks in the drawing room and the table d’hôte in the sixteenth century house farm.
Floor plans you can view or download here.
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