Vire Cottage Rental Photos and Description
3 bedrooms (2 ensuite Sh/WC/H.basin cabinets), 1 bathroom/WC, sleeps 7
NEW FOR 2014, the main bathroom is completely refurbished with all new equipment, this includes bath with shower and shower screen, new handbasin and units, and toilet. The rest of the bathroom has been completely refurbished and decorated.. A well equipped 3 bedroom cottage with all the comforts of home. The roof of our property was completely replaced in 2013.. In 2011 there was a complete replacement of kitchen units and flooring. Full certified rewiring also carried out in 2011. New fridge freezer with all the other electrical equipment being nearly new. Nicely furnished and recently decorated. Set in the rolling Normandy countryside in a small commune right in the centre of the World War 2 battlefields. This 18th century cottage has a large kitchen diner, with all the equipment you are likely to require, including a new dishwasher and washing machine. A large lounge with a wood burner, satellite TV (Freeview only), DVD player etc. Three bedrooms, 2 double and a children’s rooms with a bunk and a single. 2 bedrooms have en suite shower/WC wet rooms and there is a large bathroom, with full size bath. There is a large garden with a new BBQ. Situated ideally for country walks, visiting the World War 2 sites, going to the beach, golfing, fishing, or simply relaxing.
Places of Interest Nearby: The cottage is located in the centre of the World War II Normandy battle zone. The landing beaches of Omaha and Utah are an easy drive either by motorway or via Port en Bessin and a pleasant drive along the coast. The beautiful town of Bayeux and its 900 year old tapestry should not be missed, this is 50 minutes drive. The stunning countryside of Suisse Normandy is a few minutes drive away with a lovely riverside location at Clesy, here you can hire various types of boats on the river or vist the large model railway layout, the children will love it. The ancient monastery of Mont St Michel is approximately one hours drive. Falaise, the birth place of William the Conqueror and a lovely town, is a very pleasant 1 hour drive through Suisse Normandy. Horse racing is available at the very pretty town of Deauville, there is also a casino plus a very large sandy beach, this is 70 minutes drive. Granville is a nice town, this also has a casino and a huge sandy beach, drive time is about 1 hour. There is a zoo on route.
Activities: There are many golf courses in the area. The nearset large beach is 45 minutes drive at Ouistreham (Caen). The area has many lakes and rivers for fishing. The nearest lake is just the other side of Vire, with a gravelled 4 mile path around it, ideal for a pleasant walk. There is also sailing and pedaloes. A golf course fronts the lake. The area is ideal for walkers with marked footpaths, the nearest 3 minutes drive from the cottage, this stretches some 40 miles. Festyland is the local theme park, it is located on the South side of Caen, approximately 30 minutes drive, this is ideally suited for children aged between 3 through to 16 years and is continually being updated with new rides. New in 2009 is a Ten Pin bowling alley in the town of Vire, 15 minutes journey time from the cottage. There is a large and modern swimming pool in Vire, it includes water slides.
Additional Information: . We also keep a large selection of up to date pamphlets on local attractions in the cottage.
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
Guestbook comments from the owner
Hello Colin and Pam,
Just a brief note to let you know that we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at LaVigne. It is a lovely cottage and outfitted with everything anyone would ever need to make a stay there perfect. It was cozy and warm and your directions were good. If we ever get the chance to return to Normandy we will get in touch with you folks so we can once again rent your home. Thanks again for sharing you cottage with us.