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Norman House in Le Bec Hellouin - One of the Most Beautiful Villages In France



Updated: 04-Nov-2016
Norman House in Le Bec Hellouin, Peaceful Location In Wooded Valley, Only 5 Mins Walk From The Village Centre And Restaurants

Large, traditional-style, but moder Norman house in the wooded valley of Le Bec Hellouin. Only 5 minutes walk from the centre of one of the most beautiful villages in France with a choice of restaurants. With 4 large bedrooms and capable of sleeping up to 10 people, our home from home offers the ideal opportunity for a relaxing holiday in the Norman countryside. The large, enclosed garden provides a safe environment for children to play in.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

A lovely time in this comfortable gite. Lots to do in the local area for ramblers and cyclists. The leaflet on local walks is brilliant. Restaurant de la Tour is great value.

A wonderful 10 days, perfect weather. Lovely gite, very comfortable. Walks around the village were beautiful and very peaceful. Enjoyed the birds in the garden. Thanks for a real French Experience.

Thank you very much for the use of your well-stocked house for two weeks. The pizzeria in Brionne was fab and the staff were very friendly. Night-time pleasure of sitting on the terrace relaxing with wine was enjoyed by us all.
Nov 2011
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


A beautifully located house and great for kids

  • 4 of 5

What a charming location this house is set in and the house it's self was far bigger than we needed, but gave the children plenty of hiding places when playing hide & seek.

The house had everything you need for a stay and there were numerous leaflets on things to do and places to go. The lack of TV was a bonus and every evening we played games as a whole family (it amazes me how I managed to fit in the smallest of hiding places). The Internet was good so that you could plan your day out.

The garden is completely enclosed and once the main gate was shut the 2 year old roamed free and practically lived in the garden.

The village is only 5 minute walk and one of the most picturesque places I have ever been. The food in the village was amazing. For €22 you can have a home cooked 5 course meal.

If you like geocaching this is the place for you. There are liturally hundreds of them, especially along the old railway track.

The house had that authentic country feel about it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review, it is great to know you enjoyed your stay at our home in Le Bec. I hope you will come back and stay again soon.
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Perfect for a quiet holiday or as a base for trips

  • 4 of 5

Le Bec Hellouin is a beautiful village set in a great part of Normandy. Brionne is less than 10 minutes away and is great for bars/food shopping/market. Three of us stayed at the house for a biking trip and Honfleur and Liseux were easily accessible on great roads. We ate at the house every night and the facilities for cooking are great. Outdoor areas fantastic. Main bathroom top notch. Lounge very comfortable. The bedrooms are a little dated but I know that the owner is planning on updating these. Our stay will be a great memory and I would definitely go back. Would be better with more people which the house could easily accommodate. Sorry for the late review.....a bit busy!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Simon we very much appreciate you taking time in posting a review. We are delighted you had an enjoyable time in our home in Le Bec Hellouin and hope to welcome you back sometime in the near future.
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  • 5 of 5

The house is set in one of the most beautiful villages in France and the hoose complements the village. If you are looking for a restful break in the perfect holiday home that has everything you need for a peaceful break then look no further. Our party consisted of two couple in their 50's and 60's and 2 children, one a teenager and one just 20 and we were concerned that the "youngsters" might miss the TV or radio as the house is devoid of these distractions, but they were not missed at all. Access to beauty spots is very easy with most being within 1 hours drive but for a slightly longer time on the road it is werth visiting the D Day beaches, allow yourself a full day, and Bayeux. We also spent a day in Paris, using the efficient and cheap French railways.

Overall a fantastic holiday returning home with batteries fully charged and a yearning to return as soon as funds allow.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We are delighted you had a great stay and look forward to welcoming you back soon.
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Deauville at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Le Bec Hellouin at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Ouistreham at 100 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Champs de Bataille at 15 Kilometres Nearest Train : Bernay at 12 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A28 Tours-Rouen-Calais at 7 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Restaurant de la Tour at 0.5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Deauville at 50 Kilometres Car: necessary


Honfleur is about 40 minutes by car. The D-Day beaches make an interesting day out from the property. There is a large open air water sports centre in Brionne (10 minutes by car). Canoeing is available on the River Risle.


Le Havre 40 miles (1.0 hour). Calais 160 miles (2.5 hours). Use of car essential.


Brionne 4.5 miles (10 minutes). Bernay 14 miles. Champs de Bataille (chateau, gardens and golf) 11 miles. Rouen 23 miles. Honfleur 35 miles. D-Day Beaches 65 miles. Paris 100 miles (also by train from Bernay).

Further Details:

Restaurants and small village shop in Le Bec Hellouin. Other shopping in Pont Authou (10 minutes walk). Carrefour, Intermarche in Brionne (4.5 miles). Large supermarket in Bernay (14 miles).


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Rate 10
22 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rate 11
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early 2017
7 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Winter 2017
21 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas 2017
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Early 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Owners will complete a booking form for you or you can download a booking form from our website. Details of availability can be found on our website. 25% deposit payable on booking. Minimum charge 3 night stay. Balance and £150 damage deposit payable 8 weeks before arrival. Full amount payable immediately for bookings made within 8 weeks of arrival.

Changeover Day:
Normal changeover day is Saturday other days by arrangement with the owners. Departure time 10am. Arrival time 4pm.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Toys ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 120 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Hand-wash basin. Upstairs family bathroom.
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower, Hand wash basin. En-suite facilities to downstairs bedroom.
  • Recently refurbished family bathroom upstairs with bath, separate shower, WC and sink. Ground floor bedroom has an en-suite with bath and sink. Separate ground floor WC.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Beds can be used together as a large double bed in this room
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, Downstairs bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/10 (4 Bedrooms) plus cot and travel cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, folding bed and drop-side cot. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds. Bedroom 3 with 2 single beds, folding bed and travel cot. Bedroom 4 (ground floor) with double bed and en-suite bathroom.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Veranda ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The property has a large driveway suitable for up to 2 or 3 cars. WIFI internet access available. Outside: Large enclosed gardens providing a safe play area for children. Patio with table and chairs to the front. Large paved area to the rear of the property with separate table and chairs. Family barbecue available at the property. Cleaning / Towels / Linen: Bed linen and towels available at £20 per person per stay. Property is cleaned between stays, cleaning is included in the price, but we do ask guests to leave the house tidy when they leave.

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