Le Manoir de la Massonnière

Le Manoir de la Massonnière


The Massonnière prestigious cottages and gardens

An estate combining the comfort and charm of a family home

Guesthouse and cottage in Sarthe


Enjoy the countryside 1h30 from Paris and 2h from the ocean

The Domaine de La Massonnière is located in the Sarthe, 30 minutes from Le Mans, a short train journey from Paris (Le Mans to Montparnasse in 50 minutes), and 2 hours from the renowned abbey at Mont Saint-Michel. It is 30 minutes from circuit des 24h. The address place called La Massonnière 72540 Saint-Christophe en Champagne.

Your meeting places

The art of living in France

your hosts

Pascaline and Emmanuel welcome you to their guest house

Pascaline and Emmanuel, qualified landscape designers,  continue to maintain and develop the gardens  with a contemporary touch while respecting  its history  and Pascaline, a graduate from the Boulle School in Paris, applied her interior-design skills to all the rooms and loft of the Manoir.

A personalized welcome

We will take great care to ensure that you have a pleasant stay. A shuttle service is offered to you from Le Mans TGV station.

A privatized domain

You can book the mansion or the renovated barn separately, or the entire domain can be reserved for your private use.

Products from the garden and Sarthe

A local breakfast using local and garden products is offered to you.

a place steeped in history

Contact us for a personalized holiday

You will be transported to a home where the past and present meet the  joys of living in France, the delights of the table and the  beauty of the gardens.

Your well-being

Our services


Our breakfast of organic and locally sourced products, can be served in your room, in the dinning-room or in the garden. Breakfast is included.

Guided tour of the garden

A guided tour of the garden is possible upon request.

Secure parking

The estate offers secure parking for more than 10 cars.

Tourist tips

Tourist guides and leaflets are at your disposal (maps, plans, etc.,) to visit the surrounding area.

Pool, spa & sports

During your stay, you can benefit from free access to the professional 6-seater jacuzzi, including 2 reclining ones with full massage by jets and bubbles outside in a garden. A massage area and a gym are also available. A 15X5 meter heated swimming pool is planned for June 2024.

Accomodation & Equipment

7 suites, 3 bathrooms, 4 shower rooms, 2 kitchens 2 washing machines, 2 dryers, ironing facilities available. Three horse boxes in the stables, and a training arena.



24-hour reception

Pascaline and Emmanuel welcome you 7 days a week.

A very warm welcome

"Magnificent family estate full of history located 30 minutes drive from Le Mans. On arrival, the view of the sumptuous garden is a beautiful introduction to this charming residence. Room with care and great attention to detail. Luxurious bathroom tastefully furnished. Breakfast very complete, composed of regional products, served in a very pleasant setting. Very warm welcome, attentive owners, available and good advice to visit the region.”
Anne RICHOU, Vendée

Beautiful guest house

"Magnificent guest house easily accessible from Charles de Gaulle airport, France. The grounds are perfectly maintained. The estate is very comfortable, the rooms are tastefully furnished, the owners organize very interesting guided tours of the listed garden, and we really liked the barn that has been stylishly renovated into a loft."
Thierry PINATON, Mauritius