Le Petit Chalet is an independent timber framed Bed & Breakfast annexe in the garden of the home of Sir Philip & Lady Preston, in Saint Saens, near Rouen.
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Those familiar with the iconic twenty-third psalm which begins “The Lord is my shepherd…….” may also recall the following line – “in pastures green he leadeth me – the quiet waters by”…. Such an image is convincingly evoked when driving from Dieppe to Saint Saens. The road climbs up out of …
If you enter Normandy by Dieppe or are passing close to the medieval town of Rouen, you are in the orbit of Saint Saens – a delightful little town thirty five minutes south of Dieppe. The town nestles beneath the massive Eawy forest – the erstwhile hunting ground of among …
Last year Saint Saens inaugurated its brand new sewage works. At the cost of over one million euros, this was an occasion worth marking, both for local politics and for the surprisingly high tech gadgetry which modern sewage works depend upon. As usual the mayor was in good spirits as …
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Autumn in Normandy, or indeed elsewhere is typically associated with the months of September, October or November, but this year the mild scents of Autumn have lingered through the traditional autumn months and carried into December. Two weeks ago we picked seven kilos of sloes in a lazy afternoon sunlight, at …
We arrived unannounced (as we often do) and were very warmly welcomed. The Petit Chalet is very pleasant (I’d love having the same bathroom at home!) and the breakfast memorable. Thanks again for your kind welcome.
Our days spent at Le Petit Chalet were very pleasant, as we were woken up every morning with a colourful and tasty breakfast. The good architectural design and green setting of this B&B is matched by the kindness of Lady & Sir Preston.
Thank you for this peaceful haven. The breakfast was delicious! See you again soon, we hope.
Thank you for a such a friendly stay in your very confortable and pleasant chalet.
It is not a “Chambre d’hôtes” but a “Chambre d’amis”. Many thanks for your attentions which we will trasure in our hearts… Until next year?