Superb Normandy Gite in Glorious Calvados Countryside near Vire

Homely, light, spacious, with superb family facilities. Sleeps two to eight.

Our Beautiful Normandy Gite

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Located in wonderful Calvados countryside and orchards at the end of a quiet no-through-lane and just 10 minutes from a lovely lake-side Sandy Beach , our south-facing self catering Normandy Farmhouse gite has been renovated and equipped to the highest possible standard with wood burners, exposed beams, large, well-proportioned rooms, flexible accommodation plus everything you need for the perfect holiday including a well equipped indoor Children’s Play Room just off the kitchen- Pictured below


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Kids and snowman

Outside is wonderful too – our Normandy Farmhouse Gite is surrounded by Three Acres of Grounds with loads of on-site activities and things to for children and adults alike. There’s own Small Plunge Pool, Well-Equipped Play Areas with Trampoline, Quality Climbing Frame, Garden Games Tables, Supervised Archery on request, Chairs, Sun Loungers, BBQ and Lots More.

Although we are slightly biased, we are confident that Hill Crest Farmhouse Gite is one of the best Normandy gites to rent available – do please take a look at our Reviews Page and click the link on it to see our 5 Star Trip Advisor reviews.

Be sure to check out our Latest News to find out more about what we and our visitors have been up to this year.

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A Fabulous ‘Exclusive Use’ Normandy Farmhouse Gite to Rent With So Much To See and Do For All The Family

Come and enjoy exclusive use of our self catering Normandy Farm House which sits in three acres of beautiful, safe grounds at the end of a private no through lane with panoramic views across the valley and stunning Normandy  countryside. It’s probably one of the best Normandy Gites to rent that you will find!

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A short ten minute car ride from the Farmhouse takes you to beautiful Lake Dathee with its safe sandy beach where you can swim, kayak, windsurf, fish and cycle.

Activity on Lake Dathee

There are also some great footpaths and cycle trails literally on our door step, there’s the wonderful, ‘guarantee to catchtrout fishery just 750m down the lane which is open to all ages and abilities.

The magnificent St Sever Forest is about ten minutes drive from us and boasts miles and miles of superb walking trails and bike tracks, a trout fishing lake, ancient castle ruins and a superb new tree top adventure trail – like Go Ape but better in my opinion.

Half an hour from us is the Gorge de Souleuvre, which without doubt is the most popular days out for our visitors where you can walk out above the tree tops on the old viaduct and watch the bungee jumpers or even have a go yourself and then walk down into the valley below and enjoy the fantastic luge rides, cafe, another tree top adventure park and watch the jumpers from below. It’s free to visit and watch – you only pay for the activities.

We’re less than an hour away from some lovely sandy seaside beaches, and most of the land mark Normandy tourist attractions including Mont Saint Michel, The Normandy Landing Beaches, Swiss Normandy and Bayeux Cathedral/Tapestry to name but a few. Nearer to home and less than a half hour away are zoos, family adventure parks, museums, great places to eat and drink and some lovely villages with great markets. The buzzy and friendly market town of Vire with its great shops, museums and Aqua Park is just ten minutes away and is well worth a visit. The Friday morning market has been a firm favourite with our visitors this year. Our superb location, beautiful farm house and superb facilities make it one of the best Normandy Gites to rent that you will find.

Be sure to visit our Latest News and Great Days Out pages for more news and information on what’s going on at and around our Normandy Farmhouse Gite.

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What Our Gite Visitors Have Said About Their Stay With Us

Our lovely Normandy gite is is an easy drive from the Normandy ferry ports of St Malo and Cherbourg, and just a four-hour drive from the Channel Tunnel at Calais. Without exception, some wonderful people have come and stayed in the Farmhouse and hope you will visit us too. Best of all for us has been the lovely comments all of the visitors have left in the visitor book, these have made all of the effort and hard work that has gone into setting up the Gite worthwhile and hopefully will give you the confidence to come and stay with us too.

Here’s a small selection of comments all of which are ‘real’  …

‘A short but such a sweet visit! We had a fabulous time – This beautiful ‘home from home’ far surpassed our expectations – The wonderful play room, all the little details (loved the Alice in Wonderland themed bedroom), tasteful yet homely décor and of course the amazing grounds and views!’

 ‘Thank you so much to Cathy and Nigel who made the place what it is – a rare gem! They were wonderful hosts – kind, generous, helpful and made us feel extremely welcome! We loved it so much we are going back to stay next year!’

‘A fantastic family holiday, lots to do, house very comfortable and most welcoming’ – The Cooper  Family, West Midlands   

‘A lovely family holiday with loads of on-site activities for the kids to do (loved the archery and trampoline) plus lots to see and do in the surrounding area. A beautiful house making our stay so fantastic!’  – The Hughes Family, Herefordshire

‘Well, what can we say? A beautiful house, gardens and lovely owners. We have had a fantastic stay and would really recommend ‘ – The Swain Family, Buckinghamshire

‘We spent a wonderful week at Hill Crest Farmhouse Gite with a warm welcome and a fantastic home from home with everything you could possibly need – We had a very memorable holiday’  – Peter, Caroline and Family, Hertfordshire

Family at Mont St Michel

‘Thank you so much for such a wonderful holiday. Couldn’t ask for more – such wonderful hosts’ – The Barrett Family



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