Le Bel Event

195 Chemin Du Bel Event
76740 La Chapelle sur Dun

Department: Seine Maritime [76]

Contact: Daniel Westhead
Telephone: 00 33 [0] 2 35 57 08 44
Mobile: 00 33 [0) 6111 00080

E-Mail: info@lebelevent.com
Website: http://lebelevent.com

 

 

 

HOUSE DESCRIPTION:

Le Bel Event is located only a mile from the Normandy coast in the charming little french village of La Chapelle sur Dun. There are numerous sights to visit, superb restaurants to dine in, and interesting things to do during your stay with us. Please visit our activities page for a tour of the region.

Built in the mid-19th century, Le Bel Event is set in a beautifully sculpted five acre park with gardens and open spaces where you'll find peace and relaxation. Completely renovated by owners Daniel and Virginie Westhead, le Bel Event offers five guest rooms all with ensuite bathrooms on two levels with a large living room and breakfast room on the ground floor. A continental breakfast is included in the price of all rooms.

Le Bel Event has been operating as a bed and breakfast since 2001 and is open year round. We greatly enjoy meeting new guests from around the world and appreciate the lasting freindships we have made over the years. Le Bel Event appears in a number of well known vacation guides and has even been featured in an article on special places to stay that appeared in the London Times.

We sincerely hope that your time with us will be memorable as we will make every effort to meet your comforts.

Kind regards,

Daniel and Virginie Westhead

 

ROOM DESCRIPTIONS:

 


Description of Iris:
The Iris is on the first floor and is the largest bedroom in the house. All the names of our rooms are based on names of flowers. Sunlight comes in all day since its windows face east, south, and west. The Iris has a spcaious bathroom with not only a shower but a bathtub as well.

Price: 60 €


Description of Chambre Pivoine:
The Pivione is also on the first floor. It faces east and has a lovely view of the back lawns and tennis court. Pivione is french for peony. The Pivoine has a second bed and can thus sleep three persons if necessay. Like all our rooms it is equiped with WC/Shower.

Price: 55 €


Description of Chambre Rose:
The Rose is on the second floor facing east and north, and is quite tranquil. It also has a small second bed.

Price: 50 €


Description of Tulipe Room:
The Tulipe is on the second floor and faces east and south. Like the Iris Room it gets full sunlight most of the day. The Tulipe has a third bed, and a very large bathroom with tub.
Price: 50 €


Description of Chambre Tournesol:
The Tournesol, (which is french for sunflower), faces west with a beautiful view of the main area of the park.

Price: 49 €

 

HOW TO GET THERE:

We are in the village of La Chapelle sur Dun, just off the D925, between Dieppe and St Valéry en Caux. To find us go to the center of La Chapelle sur Dun and simply turn into the small lane to the left of the little store called "le Champetre" that's across the street from the big church. Go straight all the way to the end until you reach the property and parking.

 

EXTRA INFORMATION:

Veules les Roses - Certainly one of the most charming town in the region with a terrific beach and wide views of the cliffs. Walks along "le Veule", the smallest river in France. Visit the 12th Century church, the watercress pond, and visit le Relais des Artistes, a great shop run by friends Serge and Paula.

Varengville sur Mer - Visit by all means le Bois des Moutiers. The House was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, and the gardens and park by Miss Gertrude Jekyll. The park has an extensive collection of rare trees and shrubs in a series of valleys running down to the sea. Varengville is also famous for its church, with its stained-glass windows by Georges Braque. Claude Monet painted extensively here.

Saint-Valery-en-Caux - Another beach resort with a Casino and many great pubs and restaurants. There's a large port and don't miss the Maison Henry IV as there's always a special art exhibition.

Dieppe - The ferry boats sail all year round from Dieppe to New Haven, a leisurely four hour crossing. The Castle Museum has a number of collections : seascapes, ivories carved by local craftsmen as far back as the XVIth century, paintings by Boudin, Lebourg and Pissaro, prints by Braque. Take a walk along the seaside, or see the shops along le Grand Rue

Rouen - Capitol of Haute Normandie, visit the historic city center and the many museums, stand where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake.

Etretat : Beach resort in a stunning setting of cliffs carved by the sea. Great shopping, only a short drive from La Chapelle sur Dun.

Fécamp - See the Benedictine Palace and the distillery where the famous liqueur is made.

Le Havre - France's second port, it was founded in 1517 by Renaissance king François Ist. It is located at the mouth of the Seine river on the Channel. Visit the Musée Malraux, the second largest collection of Impressionist art in France.

Honfleur - Fishing and sailing port, dear to the Impressionists, don't forget your camera and carry extra film or memory cards.

 

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