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Good value 3 bedroom Holiday Gite

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Comfortable 3 bedroom Gite sleeps 8 with games room & swimming pool

Recently awarded 5 star certificate of excellence Trip Advisor 2017 .This Rural Gite in the heart of the Lithaire countryside . Perfect location for a self catering holiday in France. With all the modern conveniences and preserving many of the original features of this rural retreat. We welcome you to this beautiful region and do everything we can to provide you with a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Plenty of parking space.

The Gite can accommodate 2 - 8 people comfortably, plus 2 Travel cots and a Sofa bed if required. Heated outdoor Swimming pool with changing facilities now open until Sept. Games room ,Washing Machine , WiFi Internet included in the price.

Explore Normandy from the D- Day beaches to Mont St Michel, with lots to see and do in this area of France, there are endless diversions here for nature lovers, walkers, cyclists and children. A Perfect retreat for a Large family or just a couple;

Situated on two Floors with an upper and lower lounge area, so you will be spoilt for choice where to relax.


Bedroom Double Bed, Single Bed, Travel Cot, Pull Out Bed, Large Wardrobe

Lounge Wood Burning Stove, Pull Out Sofa Bed, TV, Satellite, Patio Doors to BBQ area and Garden

Shower Room, sink, toilet and Utility Room with Washing Machine.


Bedroom 1 Double Bed, Large Wardrobe

Bedroom 2 Twin Beds, Wooden Cot & Mattress, Wardrobe.

Lounge Comfotable seating plus dining table and chairs; high chair and stair gate, TV, Satellite

Kitchen Fitted Kitchen with Gas Oven, Fridge Freezer, Coffee Machine, Microwave

Shower Room Sink, Toilet.


Private Heated Swimming Pool now open until September with wooden decking and garden furniture. Entrance is by a gated security access with key.

Trampoline and outdoor games available; Bicycles available for Hire for all ages.

You can request a later departure subject to availability , we charge 7.50 Euro,s per adult . Cash is payable on departure.

More Details

Joanne & Sharon Blundell
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Joanne & Sharon Blundell

Joanne & Sharon moved to this area in 2008.

We live on site so available should you need assistance.

Joanne is very knowledgeable of the area and can also assist you with walking, running or cycling routes.

Joanne & Sharon Blundell purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Joanne & Sharon Blundell chose Lithaire

Registered Swimming Pool with public liability insurance.

Games Room with pool, darts and a selection of outdoor games.

Plenty of parking space.

Great Reviews.

What makes this cottage unique

Awarded certificate of excellence 5 star Tripadvisor 2017

Fully sound proofed recording studio located in a separate out building.

We have a valued excellent review guest book from guests who have stayed from all over the world.

Garage space for secure parking of motor bikes with concrete floor.

Washing facilities outdoors with garden hose opposite the Gite.

You can book via our Web Site to avoid additional charges.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Lithaire in Manche

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Power shower with massage jets Toilet Sink Heater Large Mirror Bright Lighting Downstairs utility area with toilet and sink.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Day Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 bicycles
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Entry to the Gite is via Key Safe & Key you will be emailed the combination 24hrs before arrival.On departure please ensure the Gite is locked appliances turned off the Key returned to the Keysafe. The Gite will be checked after departure. Any breakages will be reported to the Holiday agent. All the information about the Gite and local area is in the Yellow Folder. Baby travel cots provided with mattress however guests must provide the child's bedding. Garage suitable for overnight Motorbike / Bicycle storage including a maintenance area for bicycles. Ideal venue for small groups of cyclists and walkers, Fishing & training facilities for Survival & Sports activities. Whether by foot, bicycle,horseback, canoe, kite surf, parachute, visitors to Normandy get the best of the Great Outdoors. The pool is subject to air temperature solar & heat exchanger. In adverse weather conditions the temp will drop resulting in closure. Rain also effects the Chlorine & PH levels.


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Good value 3 bedroom Holiday Gite
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews

Comprehensive facilities, quiet location, excellent value

  • 4 of 5

A quiet week at the end of September for three (already exhausted) cyclists is not the acid test for a gite, but Viefacile met our requirements very well. Flatish countryside, plenty of roads and paths to pedal over, and enough interesting sites to see within a reasonable distance.

The village of La Haye du Puits a few kms away is charming, with a comprehensive and very discreet in-town superstore and a large weekly market. Better bread and croissant are even closer in Lithaire, barely a minute's drive from the gite.

Finding Viefacile is not absolutely straightforward, so do your Google Maps homework before you venture off...which we singularly failed to do. Once found (and it's really not that hard) it's a lovely quiet corner, with two charming hosts living next door...chatty and helpful when you like, invisible when you don't.

Three bedrooms supported by two complete bathrooms is good for the outdoor types, though there are also two televisions and a broad range of TV channels (including some Sky services) and a DVD player for pommes de terre people. Hot water is very hot and absolutely abundant. Kitchen facilities are also comprehensive and the laundry department is good. The distribution of single and double beds allows for a variety of single/couple/children groups, and there are games room and swimming pool facilities.

Of the big tourist sites Omaha Beach, Arromanches and the Bayeux Tapestry can be done in a day, and Mont St Michel is a day-out of itself...through lovely countryside that is less well known than the Bessin but perhaps all the better for it.

Viefacile is a good corner to know for the real Normandie enthusiast, and perhaps an excellent base for the American visitor focussing on the WWII sites associated with the initial Airborne operations, St Lo and the Cobra breakout.

At the village of Balleroy, 90 mins drive away, is a stunning chateau still owned and regularly used by the American Forbes family, so tours are a little limited and strictly guided (with no photos inside) but the rooms on display, the features and the paintings exhibited are excellent and shown by guides fully conversant with their subject and comprehensive in their languages. We three paid 7 Euros each, timed it right, and were given a superb private tour (in English) by the lovely Clemence...the highlight of our holiday.

Viefacile is a very good base for seeing Normandie...

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at Viefacile Holiday for your cycling adventure. Pleased you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the nice review. The Gite was left clean and tidy on departure. We welcome you to book with us again and hope to see you again next year.
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Glastonbury, Somerset, England

Conveniently positioned on the edge of beautiful countryside. Wonderful peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

Arrived on 2 large motorcycles an hour after leaving Cherbourg.

Joanne had pre informed us with all the information we needed, accessed our gite with ease then after offloading the baggage shot off for local produce and drinks.

Stayed 2 nights, woke to the sound of cuckoo's each morning, and explored the D-Day beaches before heading on to Carnac.

Lovely stay, peaceful, secluded, private and non invasive, with a traditional French feel.

Would def stop by again, only a hard standing area for the bike's would have improved things.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the Review and your most welcome to return and visit us here at Viefacile. Sorry to hear you had problems with the Bikes on gravel .The Garage is suitable for storing up to 3 Bikes with a concrete hard standing and we can provide clean sheets to cover the bikes from protection of the birds. I will add a note in the Information book for future motorcyclist.
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Fantastic holiday, location and Gite.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 2 weeks and what a find. Lovely Gite with everything you could ask for and fantastic hosts who done everything to ensure our stay was comfortable and the break that we needed.

Gite was spotlessly clean, garden has plenty for the kids to do to keep them entertained, including trampoline, rope swing, tyre swing and normal swings. The added bonus of having a games room made leaving the gite for a day out hard work. Our kids were so happy and so at home.

Thanks Joanne for being the perfect host, you really made our holiday special, with your friendly advise on areas to visit and beaches to see.

The beach is around 15 minutes drive and have to be seen to believe, crystal clear sea and lovely sandy beaches.

We found this to be a perfect base and a perfect holiday.

Lovely pool as well in the garden which the kids and I enjoyed. Lovely and refreshing and recently added solar heating made tempreture of the water great.

The local town of La Haye du Puits has everything that you would need, 2 supermarkets, lots of bakeries and butchers serving local produce.

The great thing about our holiday was not only discovering Normandy and all it has to offer, but to come home to the gite feeling totally at home with friendly hosts who were there should you have any questions or need them for any reason.

This gite it has easy access to many of the areas of Normandy that you might want to discover, we visited Bayeux, St Michel, the D.Day beaches, St Germain, Barnville and Carteret, Cherbourg and many other almost deserted wonderful beaches.

Thanks once again Joanne, Sharron and Hannah for being such wonderful hosts and for letting us stay in your wonderful property. At last my internet surfing has proved worth while.

Fantastic value, clean, tidy, safe, entertaining and fun holiday had by all.

We wish you all the best and would not hestitate in recommending this property to our friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour Rob, Michelle, Sonny & Martha Thank you, for submitting such an excellent review. So pleased it met your expectations and glad that you found Vie facile the perfect base to spend your 2 week holiday. Kind regards Jo, Sharon & Hannah
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French Joy

  • 5 of 5

From booking through to departure this holiday was a joy. You will deal with people (Jo & Sharon) who want you to have a great time with as little inconvenience to you as possible. The property is in the middle of an historic area within easy reach of all the main places of interest. Driving in this area was a pleasure.

The property has been finished to a high standard and is very comfortable and clean. This is ideal for anyone looking for a great base to explore the area (including Golfers). Just on the edge of the tiny village of Le Fry in a beautiful location about 30 minutes drive fom St Mere Eglise. The environment is very pleasing to the eye and there are lovely gardens where you can enjoy a leisurely drink or a barbecue on those beautiful French Balmy evenings. If you want any advice re booking this property it is don't worry it is a a place you will not suffer disappointment.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2011
  • Date of Stay: August 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: “Many thanks for your positive comments. It was a pleasure to welcome you as one of the first guests in our initial year of letting our accommodation. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the area interesting and fun. It is rewarding to know that our enthusiasm and excitement for the accommodation has been matched by yours. We look forward to maybe meeting you again next year. Many thanks again”
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st malo

super weekend en famille

  • 5 of 5

ptit commentaire a propos de nôtre weekend a lithaire.

par un temps magnifique nous avons trouver ce charmant site "le fry" calme et paisible une famille tres discrete et chalereuse nous a reçu dans leurs gite. Integralement équipé une litterie confortable. emplacement parking a l interrieur de la propriété

un bon bol d air a la campagne dans un lieu calme et au soleil ....contacter l annonceur "a faire et a refaire " pour marquer un temps d arret entre son quotidien et des vacances un pti weekend a lithaire sa fait du bien .....;)

bon weekend a tous ceux et celle qui irons dans ces lieu simpa :)

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2011
  • Date of Stay: March 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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gite Viefacile

  • 3 of 5

le gite était agréable, sympathique, malgré le temps, nous nous sommes bien amusés. La description de l'annonce correspond à la réalité. La propriété était bien rangée à notre arrivée.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
181 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
La Haye du Puits
Nearest Ferry
48 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
21 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
La Haye du Puits
Nearest Beach
13 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Here at Vie Facile we can offer you a warm welcome and a relaxing break. Whether for a single night or a longer stay we can offer you self catering in our 3 bedroom Gite. Recently awarded 5 star certificate of Excellence.

A quiet and welcoming 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.

Hill 122 is just to the east of La Haye du Puits and was one of the first battles in the Normandy breakout. Mont Castre is a small hill just over 300 ft above sea level. It was used by early man and was a fort in Roman times.

We try our best to provide you with a relaxing holiday and live close by should you need any assistance.

Short driving distance from the D Day Museums & tours

Toilets & showers upstairs & downstairs.

Family size washing machine.

Other Activities: Music, Pottery, Chocolate Making, , Forest Adventure

Golf: Normandy has a wide range of courses to cater for and challenge your golfing abilities. Spectacular links courses with spectacular views, to inland parkland courses incorporating rivers and lakes, Normandy has something for everybody.

8 golf courses within one hour driving distance, owner has a set of clubs for hire and a golf practice net for use in the garden, putting practice mat in the new games room.

Bicycle hire available on site.

Separate recording studio for song writing & recording music.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Lithaire, Lower Normandy

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
28 Apr 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
D Day 75th
1 Jun 2019 - 8 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £131.61
Pet Fee £35.1
Cleaning Fee £35.1
Stay tax £0.48 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Taxe De Sejour is payable 0.55 cents per Adult per Night. Please pay in cash before departure.
Please note extra charge for more than 2 persons book.
Deposit is none refundable.:
Full payment is still required should additional guests pull out.

Please ensure you have appropriate holiday insurance.
We can offer you Brittany Ferries discount when booking your holiday with us.
The Gite is available from 4 pm and must be vacated by 10.30 am on the day of departure change over day is normally a Saturday .
We offer discount to Guests staying in the Gite wanting to use the music facilities.
Complementary basket of logs 7€ per basket of logs extra

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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