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Viefacile Holiday Gite

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 12 reviews

Very Good 4.5/5 

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Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

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Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 13 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Detached self contained Gite with a welcoming family atmosphere based in a small Hamlet in open countryside. The nearest Town of La Haye Du Puits is just 10 minutes drive which has Restaurants, Chemist, Supermarkets, Music, and traditional French shopping including a weekly market.

We welcome you to this beautiful region and try to do everything we can to provide you with a peaceful and relaxing holiday.

Great location for Singles.Couples , Families with a good accommodation layout, dinning configuration so you can bring along parents,grandparents & friends. Electric heating and Log Burner to ensure you keep warm during the winter months.

The Gite can accommodate up to 7 persons comfortably.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Saint-Germain-sur-Ay 13 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 181 km, Nearest railway: Carentan 21 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Power showers upstairs & downstairs.

Breakfast Bar

Complementary bottle of French Red Wine ,basket of wood for the fire.

Sheltered BBQ area.

Please bring your own towels and toiletries (Power shower,Beach, Pool). Clothes line, pegs and basket provided for drying.

Cot is provided without the bedding and next to the breakfast bar is a High Chair with safety belt and protective seat.

Wifi Hotspot available within the Gite.

Downstairs Utility room with Shower ,Toilet & Washing Machine.

Separate Lounge/Dinning area

Heated swimming pool available May-Sept.

Washing machine is available in the Downstairs Utility Room however please provide your own liquid & conditioner.

Charges include Electric,Cleaning Hot Water and use of the ADSL WiFi Hotspot.

Gite is available from 3pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10.30am on the day of departure.

Music Recording Studio away from the Gite in Private surroundings available for booking during your stay.

Garage available for storage for Cycles

Tour de France 2016 Normandy D Day beaches

Further details outdoors

Trampoline in the ground, Private sheltered BBQ area , Golf Practice area, Volleyball Net , Basketball Net. Swing Ball.

Newly constructed 6 meter outdoor heated swimming pool, with decking surround, Summer House ,music & WiFi.

The swimming Pool is shared with the owners and available during Jun -Oct The Pool has a boundary fence , gated with a security access key and a decking terrace . Pool safety instructions will be explained to you on arrival. Inspected and water tested by French Swimming Pool Authorities.

Parking Space next to the Gite suitable for 2 cars.

Games room is next to the Gite.

About this location

The Basse-Normandie region

La Haye-du-Puits is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 38 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital. (General information: La Haye-du-Puits is 288 km from Paris and 304 km from the port at Calais).

Popular places to visit include Barneville-Carteret , Lessay, Sainte-Mère-Église, Vire, Coutances at 28 km and Cherbourg at 38 km. Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin is a listed 'regional natural parc' at 18km and Valognes is a listed 'town of art and history' at 25km.

Within reach from La Haye Du Puits destinations like as Coutances Cathedral , La Cité de la Mer, Cherbourg D-Day Landing Beaches , or Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux are worth visiting)


Mont Cast to Lithaire is a remarkable site also known as 'Old Castle' has been the site of old quarries since the beginning of the century until 1979. Great area for fishing , children s play park and boating lake.

Lithaire mean 'mountain views' or 'beautiful view' simply. Mount Castre itself, which is the name of the wood and the hill that rises to the west of the town's current Lithaire, named after the fight that allegedly took place in 56 BC between the AD Romans commanded by Sabinus, a lieutenant of Caesar and the Gauls (Unelles, and Lexovii Eburovices) led Viridovix. 'Castre' means 'camp' in Latin, he gave 'castle' and castle.

There are 7 great walks to do with fantastic views , Historic and wildlife.

1 / Douville of Mount and marshes of Sangsurière (11 km)

2 / Havre de Surville (9 km)

3 / Old stones and paths of Mount Castre (16 km)

4 / The Dead moor Women (11.05 km)

5 / The secrets of Senelle (9 km)

6 / The Cotentin spells (25 km)

7 / In the land of the White (28.5 miles)

Please ask Joanne for a tour book which is 3 euro, Each circuit is discussed, along with a topographical map, guiding you from start to finish.

Moutain Bike Trek To Mont Cast with Joanne.

Market Day, Car Boot , Depot Vente: Monday Carentan

Tuesday Lessay

Wednesday La Haye du Puits

Thursday St Mere Eglise / Coutance

Friday Picauville

Saturday Perriers

Brocantes (car boot sales) in Normandy owner has a detailed list of car boot sales on during your holiday.

Antique shops

Beaches ,Adventures, Music Holiday: Barneville - Carteret a short drive away with views of the Channel Islands.

Short drive from Sainte Mère Eglise and the D Day beaches.

Saint Germain worth a visit it has large waves and a sandy beach that stretches for miles. including sand yachting, kite surfing, surfing Wind Surfing.

Normandy D Day landing beaches with monuments and museums of World War II.

Le Mont Saint Michel is worth a good day out for the family.

Cycle Tours, Survival & Adventure, Trecking, Walking, Site seeing, Exstream sports , Velorail, Markets, D Day Beaches,

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Review 1-10 of 12

26 Jul 2014


"beautifull place to be!"

A very lovely place to be. A beautifull garden with a trampoline and swimming pool.The children, 3 and 7 years old, loved it.Very much to see in Normandy.Great beaches. Joanne and Sharon are very frie… More

18 Jun 2014


"Home from Home"

This was our second visit and Joanne, Sharon and Hannah greeted us like long lost friends. We immediately feel at home here. The Gite is always spotless and if there are any problems Joanne is there t… More

23 Oct 2013


"Fantastic Gite!!!"

We have always wanted to visit Normandy so when we decided to go in July 2013 we could not have found a better gite than Viefacile.
Joanne and Sharon are very friendly and always willing to help, sadly we didn't meet Hannah as she was away camping.
The gite has everything you could want and it could comfortably accommodate far more than the three we numbered. We very quickly felt very at home and clearly some thought has gone into the furnishings which has not been the case in other gites we have stayed in. It is in a peaceful and very pretty location. The gite is well equipped and the beds very comfortable. We had plenty of fun in the games room during the evenings and the large garden is beautifully kept. The pool is lovely and there's lots for children to play with in the garden.
The main town just down the road has everything you need to keep well provisioned during your stay.
All the attractions work out at no more than forty minute drive away apart from Mont Saint Michel.
We went to them all and I would highly recommend seeing the submarine in Cherbourg and completing the velo rail.
Utah beach is well worth a visit as is Saint Mere Eglise and Point de Hoc but the place that brings the events into perspective is the American cemetery above Omaha beach, a must visit.
We visited Mont Saint Michel on our way back to the Saint Malo ferry and just to stand and look up at it was incredible, another must.
Do take a walk up to Mount Castre while you are there, you won't regret it, and you will pass it every time you go to the main town.
If we were asked by Joanne and Sharon how to improve anything we would say to just add the Wi Fi connection cost into the overall rental.
The gite was perfect for us and we would not hesitate to stay there again.
We had a great time!!!

15 Oct 2013


"Clean and cozy gite, great garden"

When we arrived in "Viefacile" we had a warm welcome by the owners.
Service was great, owner told us all ins and outs of the gite.
Property was well equipped and clean, the interior was very nice, so were the facilities outside.
With little kids, it's very good. Lots of toys to play with, nice swimming pool and a large trampoline. For parents, it's good, you can watch your kids from the patio (with a nice glass of wine).
Surroundings are also very beautiful and lots to see.
We went to several markets in the area, but the one on wednesday in La Haye des Puits is a real recommendation.

The least what we liked was leaving after 1 week stay for our home in the Netherlands.

7 Jul 2013


"A pleasant place with friendly people and a rustic comfort"

The environnements are great. I was with two friends and it was nice that we could use the house as two appartments (even if I had to shower in their place). The little garden is very pleasant and the… More

12 Jun 2013


"Love the location, the hosts and the Gite"

We do know this area of France quite well as we have family living there and the location for us is ideal. We were also lucky with the weather which does help although there is always plenty to do and… More

8 Apr 2013


"Versatile accommodation in peaceful setting, lots to see and do for all ages"

We really enjoyed our relaxing break at Viefacile, which is a very reasonably priced gite in the heart of the La Manche area of Normandy - handy for Cherbourg, the D Day exhibitions, pretty coastal t… More

19 Feb 2013


"A cosy house and gentle, helpful people. Excellent base to visit Normandie."

We've appreciated the many creative elements in the house as well as in the garden. The owners apparently have a good empathy for how younger and older children (teenagers) and adults can be ente… More

Thank you for your recent review for Viefacile Holiday Gite and pleased you had a welcoming and pleasant stay with us. Although the Gite is not luxurious within its decor, this allows for families, or couples to feel at ease and to treat it like home. We are in a great location and welcome adventures, cyclists, sight seeing, or just a getaway.

21 Aug 2012


"fantastic holiday, Gite, location."

Fantastic holiday in lovely french countryside, only a short drive to town, beaches and fantastic base for discovering Normandy.Made to feel at home from moment we arrived, clean, safe and plenty for … More

13 Aug 2012


"Very friendly owners, fantastic relaxing holiday."

The location of this gite is fantastic beautiful views making it a relaxing holiday. It is geared towards kids and there is so much to do for them. We would recommend going to the markets and trying t… More

Review 1-10 of 12

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      Calendar last updated:14 Apr 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
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