Holiday Home in Conde Sur Noireau, Nr. Vire, Calvados, Normandy

B&B in Suisse Normande close to Conde sur Noireau

Character Bed And Breakfast In Old Watermill

Peaceful Location In Suisse Normande 15 Mins Drive From Two Large Towns

Bed And Breakfast With Two Guestrooms

Rates: (EUR)

Enquire Now
  • Property type:Guesthouse
  • Sleeps:7 (2 bedrooms)
  • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
  • Pets accepted
  • Internet access


B&B in Suisse Normande close to Conde sur Noireau

Character Bed And Breakfast In Old Watermill

Peaceful Location In Suisse Normande 15 Mins Drive From Two Large Towns

Bed And Breakfast With Two Guestrooms





At a glance

  • Guesthouse:
    • Sleeps: 7 ( 2bedrooms)
    • Bathrooms/Toilets: 2

  • Pets accepted
  • Internet access

Photos page 1

Photos page 2

Photos page 3

Photos page 4

Photos page 5

Property description

Our 18th century converted watermill is situated in a quiet valley in Suisse Normande where the sound of the river and birdsong are usually the only sounds you will hear in our two acres of garden and orchard.

Beautiful walks can be taken directly from the house as footpaths and quiet lanes lead in all directions. There are many nearby attractions, including the riverside town of Clecy, where cycling, kayaking, pedalos and climbing can be enjoyed. Clecy also has a superb golf course.

The valley is a wildlife haven with wild roe deer, red squirrels, pine marten and wonderful bird watching. There are historic gardens, castles, museums, art galleries and Second World War sites within easy driving distance.

We are ideal for an overnight stop on your way south or for a longer break in this lovely region.

Accommodation description

Le Moulin Maison (2 Guestrooms)

Le Moulin Maison is a character Bed and Breakfast situated in the fabulous region of Suisse Normande. Very comfortable bedrooms with en-suite facilities in converted watermill. We can supply a cot and highchair if required, at no extra charge. Well behaved dogs are also very welcome for which there is no charge.

Bedrooms: 2

Bathrooms: 2

Living Rooms: 1

Property Type: Guesthouse

After a long drive or a great day out, enjoy relaxing in the garden at one of the many tables and benches by the riverside. The whole two acres are there for you to enjoy anytime during your stay. Why not enjoy a game of boules or badminton on the lawn, or just relax with a glass of wine.

Important notes on accommodation

Both guest bedrooms were part of the old watermill but are now very comfortable with heating, tea/coffee making facilities, showers and lovely décor. Both have tv/dvd/radio and free WiFi. We have a selection of books, games and puzzles and a comfortable and characterful sitting room with log fire during the winter/spring/autumn. You may choose to dine in our farmhouse kitchen where we prepare evening meals from our own organic produce - if you have a special diet or allergy, we can consult with you beforehand. We offer a selection of good French wines or non-alcoholic drinks to accompany your meal.

Location Type: River, Rural.


Le Moulin Maison (2 Guestrooms) prices

Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
1 March 2014 - 31 October 2014 58.00 1

Notes on prices
58 euros for a double en suite room including breakfast. Children 4 to 12 years 10 euros - no charge up to 3 years. No charge for dogs. Spring special - during March/April/May stay 3 nights for 150 euros inclusive. Please enquire if you would like an evening meal on arrival.

Changeover day
Please contact owner.

Booking notes
Please contact owner.


B&B in Suisse Normande close to Conde sur Noireau

About the area

D-Day and family beaches are around fifty minutes' drive. All the coast is sandy and the facilities are excellent. Children are well catered for and the seafood restaurants are superb.

Clecy is fifteen minutes drive and Vire is 45 minutes.

How to get there
Caen ferry port is one hour's drive, Cherbourg is 2.5 hours, Le Havre 2 hours and Dieppe 3 hours. The Channel Tunnel and Calais are approximately four hours. Paris is about 3.5 hours by train or car. The nearest major train station is at Fler.

Conde sur Noireau (six miles) for restaurants, banks, supermarket, weekly outdoor market (Thursday). Aunay sur Odon (ten miles) also has restaurants, shops and banks. Several villages within 3 to 5 miles. Vire (large town with excellent shopping and Friday market) is 15 miles.

Guest reviews

Le Moulin Maison (2 Guestrooms)
1 reviews
with an average rating of



Reviewed by: Jacqui, United Kingdom

Reviewed: 21 August 2013

Date of stay: August 2013

"Wonderful tranquil stay"

We arrived with our two boys and dog much later than expected after a long drive.We were greeted with a fantastic welcome by Theresa & Bill and were delighted that we had booked an evening meal which was lovely. We booked two rooms, which were quaint and had everything we could possibly need,. It's hard to describe what an idillic , picturesque and delightful stay this is. We would definitely recommend and hope to be back again soon.

Response to review:
Jacqui, Will, their two boys and gorgeous dog, were a delight to have stay with us. They are a lovely family and have inspired us to take a trip to Liverpool (not that we needed inspiring!). They will be more than welcome at our old mill any time they are in Normandy and we thank Jacqui very much for her kind words - it was pleasure to have you and your lovely family.

Recommended for: Age 55+, pet friendly, adventure seekers, families with teenagers and families with young children

Was this review helpful?
Yes Yes
No No
Helpful votes:

Guest comments

We've had the most wonderful 3 nights in your lovely home. The garden's fantastic, our daughter [7yr old] loves exploring. We especially enjoyed playing badminton. Thank you for being so friendly and welcoming to all of us. Your local knowledge is impressive - we would never have known about the park with the ruined chateau. We loved our room with the large en suite bathroom, the bath being perfect for our daughter and the shower perfect for us. Thanks for a great stay! Anna & Matt (UK)

After the long flight from Australia, arriving at your gorgeous house was like paradise. You made us feel so welcome and "at home". The meal was delicious - 3 nights was not enough so I hope we return one day. Thank you so much. Lily & Denise (Perth, Australia)

Thanks for one of the best holidays ever - being a single traveller can be daunting but I felt so at home at your beautiful old watermill. Thanks for all the tips on local places & Battle of Normandy. My room was lovely. Jenny (London)

About the Owner

Having spent many wonderful holidays in France, we decided to live here permanently. We knew this part of Normandy very well and had always been enchanted by the beautiful scenery and friendly people. Having run an award-winning tearoom in England for some years, we felt that offering bed and breakfast in our own home in France would be a great way to meet people from around the world. We indulge our love of walking and cycling and are very interested in the wildlife of the area. We enjoy hosting meals for our guests and hearing about their travels and the places they live.

Year property purchased: 2010

Why this location?

It's so peaceful and unhurried; the roads are quiet, the wildlife is amazing, the people are lovely and welcoming. Although we live in a rural location, we can drive to many towns with excellent shopping and dining facilities in a very short time. Walking or cycling the lanes with few cars is a wonderful experience in any season.

What are the unique benefits of the property?

Guests love the peace and natural surroundings, but with the convenience of being central to so many of the well known (and lesser known) attractions of this part of France. Being on such a lovely river as the Druance adds to the charm of the setting, and although we are situated in a valley, the site is very open with sunshine all day long. The garden is delightful and sitting on a seat by the river just listening to the sound of the water and the birds you feel a million miles away from the frantic life happening "somewhere out there".

Send an enquiry to the owner for booking or further information

Fields marked * are required for submission
  • Adults Children

  • In order to prevent automated enquiries to our owners please enter the same text and numbers you see in the box below into the box to the right *:

  • I would like to receive the Owners Direct newsletter
  • I accept the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy *

Property Ref FR8208

B&B in Suisse Normande close to Conde sur Noireau

Contact Name: Mrs Teresa Maggs

(FRANCE) +33 231670881

Languages spoken: English.

When contacting the owner please mention that you saw this property on Owners Direct Website.

Owners Website: Click here

This form may only be used for genuine enquiries about renting this property. Use of this form for other purposes including unsolicited commercial marketing is strictly prohibited.

Your message will be sent by email to the property owner. Owners Direct also retains an archive copy for the property owner to refer to. If you do not receive a reply to this email within 2 or 3 days, please try contacting the owner by telephone.

Your email address will be added to our mailing list, for receipt of occasional newsletters and holiday information. If you do not wish to be added to this mailing list, please uncheck the box above. Please refer to our privacy policy.

This advertiser joined Owners Direct in February 2011,
and has advertised this property with us since February 2011.

Property Ref: