Christophe Chastel and Philippe Pée run a stellar collection of luxury apartments in Paris but when they went to get away for the weekend they retreat to their petit manor house in Normandy, 40km from Rouen and half an hour from the georgeous medieval harbour town of Honfleur.
In 1.7ha of established gardens and woodland (with a pool and pool house), Le Manoir des Labbes sleeps up to six adults abnd two children in five bedrooms and is available year-round for minimum week-long rentals. Dating from the early 1800s, the house is decorated in keeping with the elegant "grande bourgeois" roots with parquets flooring, marble fireplaces and carefully chosen antique furniture. Add to this, all mod cons including a well-equipped kitchen. From €3850 a week; guestapartment.com