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The Manoir de Founcroup
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
92 reviews
The Manoir de Founcroup
Wild flowers July 2011
The gardens
View from the Tower
The farmhouse kitchen
Sitting room
The Kingcome room - named after Brian Kingome a superb WWII Spitfire pilot
The Victorian room
The style of the bathrooms
Part of the greeting team - Saffron
Jaye and Saffron
Ben
Ben and his Spitfire
Ben not having a good afternoon - crashing the Spitfire!
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Firing the cannon - just your regular Sunday afternoon...
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Overview
Private Room, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Picauville, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Our prices are based per person per night and we provide a unique fully residential accommodation experience for guests which includes accommodation, breakfasts and evening meals and drinks at the Manor and includes a one or two day guided tour of the D Day beaches and landing grounds.

The Manor is a fully restored fortified Norman manor house built in the 16th Century and located on the edge of a tiny hamlet just a few miles from historic Sainte-Mère-Église. Close to the US landing beach of 'UTAH' the Manor saw much action on D Day and also tragedy when 21 American servicemen died just 50 yards from the building.

We offer guests the choice of three oak beamed and beautifully decorated rooms - all are en-suite with both showers and baths. The bedrooms overlook the extensive gardens and there is an evening terrace for guests to...
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About the Owner, Ben T
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 65 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 250 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 92 reviews and 1 property
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Martin W
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 for a stay in September 2016
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As an 82 year old who grew up in the U.S. during WWII, and as an avid WWII historian ever since, I was already familiar with the strategic and tactical outlines of D-Day and even much of the day's history at the small unit level. However, Ben's presentation of the D-Day events was far beyond what I had ever learned....

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DavidB227...
Columbus, Ohio
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This was an outstanding experience and one I would heartily recommend. Ben and Jaye couldn't be more charming, witty, accommodating and knowledgeable. For two days we were followed the invasion. This was not a surface tour. It was deeply local. It was global as well. By this, Ben started 50 yards from his house with the story of one paratrooper...

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sarahmccl...
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

Following up on a stellar recommendation from a good friend, my husband, brother and sister-in-law and I spent an unforgettable two days and three nights with Ben and Jaye. It is difficult to describe the impact and poignancy of seeing the beaches and battlefields amid beautiful countryside and coastline. Highlights were meeting a local villager (a friend of Ben's) who...

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Many thanks Sarah for your kind words - we thoroughly enjoyed your visit.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Fireplace
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night
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$217
€200
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The rates are per night and include breakfast. The above rates apply to both D-day Tour clients and also B&B.
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Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Paris: 149.1 mi
Railway: Carentan: 9.3 mi
Ferry: Cherbourg/Caen: 43.5 mi
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 9.3 mi.
Nearby cities
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