Winter in beautiful rural Normandy by the sea. Steeped in history

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, France
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We are a retired British couple who came to live here in this peaceful corner of the Cherbourg peninsular 10 years ago. We keep a neat and tidy house and are keen gardeners. We have a large garden and vegetable patch.

Home & location

We have a lovely cosy cottage in Crasville, a small hamlet in beautiful countryside, surrounded by fields with cows and crops. We can see the sea from our balcony. You would have a choice of a double room with twin beds or a double room

  • House
  • Disabled access
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Beach
  • Countryside
  • Sitters need a car
  • Use of car included


Look after our adorable 10 year old Jack Russell, Hector, and his best friend a beautiful white cat Gaston. Both Hector and Gaston are so sweet and easy. Hector likes a good walk at least once a day. I usually take him down to the beach in

Meet the pets

  • Hector

    Jack Russell Terrier

    11 years

  • Gaston

    11 years

  • poultry

  • farm animal

Sitter feedback (9)


We can't say enough about how enjoyable and relaxing it was to spend time with Steve and Lorraine in their beautiful home. We absolutely adored Hector

Stayed · 18 Dec 2019 - 04 Jan 2020

Lovely people, lovely property and fantastic animals! Was a very enjoyable sit and we both feel as though we have made another set of friends. Thanks for

Stayed · 01 Jun - 12 Jun 2019
Erik and Andi

As soon as we drove in through the gates Andi said “I’ve died and gone to heaven”. Everything about the house-sit was spectacular and memorable. Lorraine

Stayed · 14 Aug - 22 Aug 2018

Exceptional Normandy Stay We had the pleasure of enjoying a wonderful stay on the east coast of Normandy at St Vaast la Hougue on a beautiful small farm

Stayed · 08 May - 16 May 2018

Housesitting for Steve and Lorraine was an absolute pleasure! Their home is lovely and Hector and Gaston are so sweet. We can't say enough nice things about

Stayed · 06 Feb - 05 Mar 2018

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