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Le Bois de Moutiers

Rue de l'Eglise, 76119 Varengeville-sur-Mer, France
+33 2 35 85 10 02
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A most wonderful garden estate

Its hard to know where to begin. The house and the garden are both exquisite jewels. the Arts and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
wonderful garden walk

This garden was designed by the famous British garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll. Set around a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
peter H
Istanbul, Turkey
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Rue de l'Eglise, 76119 Varengeville-sur-Mer, France
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Its hard to know where to begin. The house and the garden are both exquisite jewels. the Arts and crafts house is one of only two remaining designs of Lutyens with elegant detail. likewise, the gardens are a combination of formal 'rooms' and rolling woodland...More

Thank petern0rris1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This garden was designed by the famous British garden designer, Gertrude Jekyll. Set around a Lutyens house, inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement, the garden would be in full bloom in the spring. We visited in September and it was still a wonderful place...More

Thank peter H
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The garden and the house are in beautiful condition and very worth while visiting. They are extremely well kept and original in the combination of colors and type of bloom. If you consider changing your garden and you are looking for ideas, you should ho...More

Thank eddebruin
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Since you enter the gates, you feel how full of character and meaning these gardens are. Even though I only spent here a little more than 1 hours, I could easily have spent a whole day getting lost and finding my true self here. The...More

Thank ElenaVirginia
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The gardens are quite lovely with various places to enjoy, both very formal as well as informal. Beautiful views over the ocean, the family continues to work in the garden every day. Just a lovely day out!

Thank papillon2020
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Le Bois de Moutiers comprises a Sir Edwin Lutyens House surrounded by formal gardens and an extensive area of parkland. Access to the house is, unfortunately, not possible. The formal gardens are absolutely delightful and and it is easy to spend an hour exploring them....More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Le Bois des Moutiers offers a beautiful walk around colourful and perfectly organised garden. The master house is also a beautiful expression of the British Art & Craft movement, designed and built by the architect Lutyens. This is a piece of art, but the real...More

Thank Laurent C
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This garden was influenced by Gertrude Jekyll and is full of charm. We visited in May, for a couple of hours as part of a tour but could have spent a lot longer. Around the house we enjoyed the white garden with wonderful planting, paths,seating...More

1  Thank CSmale
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Loved everything about Varengeville-sur-Mer, especially these wonderful gardens. The price is steep compared to the châteax and manoir prices in the region, but in the end it was worth it. It must cost a small fortune to upkeep these grounds. We went on a cool...More

Thank MiaGlobetrotter
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Varengeville sur mer looks pretty posh. And poshest place in town is the Parc du Bois de Moutiers. Even the car park is smart. It's a historic monument rather than a private residence these days. The house itself was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens who...More

Thank jacw2000
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Mary D
18 February 2017|
Response from jacw2000 | Reviewed this property |
Not very close to Honfleur, but certainly within driving distance. It's near Dieppe.
16 June 2016|
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Response from jacw2000 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so. There's a nice bakery just up the road, but we ate in Les Régates Restaurant down the hill in Pourville sur Mer