Manoir du Clap

La Cerlangue, France

Manoir du Clap is an od mansion located in the village of 'La cerlangue', in Normandy. It was built in the late 1590's, during the reign of Henri IVth of France. In medieval times, the village was a part of Tancarville's Baronny (which became a county under the domination of Jean II de Melun).

At the end of the XVIth century, the place now called 'le Clap', not far from the village, became economicaly dynamic. In fact, 'black money' was found in that place, testifing that it was a trading centre. A Norman Squire (probably protestant) decided to build a Mansion in that lucrative place.

In 1740, an other family decided to buy the Manor. They were called 'Yon'. They began to renovate the place in Louis XV, Louis XVI and 'directoire' styles.

In 1890, the Manor house was once again renovated, and in 1935 the famous composer Arthur Honneger came to recite 'Jeanne d'Arc au bûcher'.

The place is now owned by the Family Prevost.

Bed and breakfast services are proposed in the Manor.


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Bed and breakfast will open on September, rooms are being renovated


La Cerlangue, France
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Founded: 1590s
Category: Castles and fortifications in France


4.9/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Pascale Pauthier (7 months ago)
Our stay was a small pleasure: in a charming mansion decorated with care and taste, well located for the sites to visit in the surroundings, spacious quiet room, top bedding, very hearty breakfast, .. all this accompanied by a warm welcome from our host ? and very caring! Would come back with pleasure!
Kateryna Stepanova (9 months ago)
Very cozy and beautiful place, the house is tastefully decorated. The owner of the house was very friendly and positive. We had the feeling that we were at home.
Doreen Lammerse-Bonté (3 years ago)
Manoir du Clap was the most amazing stay we ever had in France (and mind you, we have been in France about 20 times). Owner David was amazing! Friendly, hospitable, has a great energy and is very charming. David makes you feel at home right away, makes sure you have everything you need and has a lot of knowledge about restaurants, shops ect in the area. The surroundings of Manoir du Clap are dreamy, the garden is magnificent and the breakfast was delicious! The house was build at the end of the 16th century, and David and his family did an AMAZING job capturing the bygone time. You really find yourself in the past, wondering around the hallways. Pro tip: stay for at least 3 nights, there is so much to see, feel and experience. The bed was very nice and felt very expensive, great quality, as well as the pillows. The water pressure in the bath/shower will surprise you, it felt like a Spa. Also, Manoir du Clap is a great base to explore Normandy. Staying at Manoir du Clap is not just a holiday, it is a life experience.
K P (3 years ago)
It was one of my best experiences I have ever had in a hotel, it was a pleasure in every single way. Already the drive into the park of the house makes you gasp as it serves you a beautiful view of the house and gardens around it. We got a very warm welcome by the hosts. David and his son are remarkable people who make you feel so welcome from the first second on. The house has a beautiful history which you can feel and see in every detail, also the hosts are keeping that history alive by sharing it with the guests and by putting so much effort into this hotel. The room itself (green room) is beautifully furnished with lovely details, calm and very clean with a very comfy bed including a private bathroom with a shower. It was on the first floor, you have to use the steps to get there but thankfully there handrails on both sides of the steps which makes it easier for handicapped people to get upstairs. There is free parking next to the house with plenty of space. The breakfast was the best breakfast I have ever had in a hotel actually with a variety of fresh cheeses, hams, coffee, orange juice, cereals, homemade cake (delicious!), croissants and pain au Chocolat, jams, Joghurt, freshly served scrambled eggs the list continues. Everything was freshly prepared for us with so much love to it. Thank you so much for the stay, I could continue endlessly with this review of how great this place and its people are. But all in all, I have rarely met such nice hosts who are not making you feel like staying in a hotel but rather sharing a home with you. I feel very grateful for this experience and will definitely come back.
Karen Wierzba (4 years ago)
Totally recommend ! Such beautiful decor and attention to details. HUGE breakfast, very sweet host, gorgeous gardens !
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