Description of holiday cottage near Josselin, Morbihan, Brittany
The longere has a lovely large wood burning stove set in an inglenook fireplace, with logs provided. For off season breaks, the longere has electric central heating, which is a combination of oil-filled radiators on a thermostat downstairs, and electric thermostatic heaters upstairs. For the benefit of all guests, we do not allow pets and the cottage is non-smoking.
The weekly price is all-inclusive of gas, electric, logs and cleaning included in the price.
We provide an additional folding single bed to increase flexibility of your sleeping arrangements (but not overall occupany rates) e.g. 3 children may prefer to sleep together in the same bedroom.
The property stands in over one acre of mature fenced garden. There is a small orchard with cherry, plum, apple walnut and sweet chestnut trees. If holidaying in the autumn, you are welcome to help yourselves to any fruit and nuts.
There is parking for two cars on a drive at the front. The rear of the cottage affords pleasant views over the garden and the countryside beyond.
A gravel terrace at the rear contains a table and six chairs providing an area for eating and barbecues, a hardwood table and six chairs are also provided in the front garden for alfresco meals.
A mown path through the grass to the left of the garden leads to another informal seating area with West facing views over fields and rolling countryside.
A charcoal barbecue and ample garden furniture are provided.
A games chest is provided for outdoor games: badmington, beach ball, cricket, football, boules etc.
There are two children's swings, a chair hammock and full sized hammock available for your use.
Accommodation, Facilities and Services
|Suitability:||No Smoking, No Pets|
|General:||Telephone, Internet Access, Computer, Stairgate, Beach equipment, Sports equipment, Bicycles, Hairdryer
|Bedrooms:||3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
1 Double/s, 2 Twin/s, 1 Put up bed/s, 1 Cot/s
1 Bath/s, 2 Shower/s, 3 Wash basin/s, 3 Toilets/s
|Lounge:||Seating for 6 people
TV, Satellite/Cable TV, CD Player, Radio, DVD Player, Tape player, Board Games, Books/Magazines, Selection of Films, Selection of Music
|Dining Area:||Seating for 7 people , High chair|
|Kitchen/Utility:||Oven, Hob, Grill, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Ironing board, Iron
|Outdoors:||BBQ, Private garden, Terrace, Sunloungers, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
|Access:||Car essential, Off road parking, Stairs
|Services:||Towels & linen cab be provided at additional cost, contact us to discuss.|
|Christmas & New Year||£450.00|
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Deposit/Booking Notes: Please contact us to ensure that your preferred dates are still available. A 25% deposit will be required within 7 days to confirm your booking. Full payment with a £100 security deposit will be required 6 weeks prior to the holiday (full booking details will be sent out on confirmation of your requested dates). An Information File, tourist information and local guides/maps will be found in the cottage.
Location of holiday rental near Josselin, Morbihan, Brittany
|Holiday Type:||Rural, Historic/Sightseeing, Family|
|Local Activities:||Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Golf, Fishing, Horse Riding, Tennis, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market|
Location descriptionLa Ville au Tady stands in over 1 acre of gardens. It is a traditional Breton long-house, or longère, that has been fully renovated while retaining its charm and character. Located in a small hamlet in Southern Brittany, the local village of Guegon is just a few minutes drive or a pleasant cycle ride through scenic country lanes. Within the village you will find several bars, a general store, restaurant and the essential boulangerie-patisserie for daily fresh bread. The area is perfect for exploring on foot or cycling, with a designated cycle route passing through the hamlet. The medieval town of Josselin with its famous chateau, 17th Century half-timbered buildings, bars and restaurants is an easy 4 mile drive. Brittany’s largest inland lake is located just outside Josselin, with swimming and water sport facilities. Superb beaches are to be found all along the nearby Morbihan coast which is said to have 365 small Islands, one to explore for each day of the year.
Other activitiesThere is a huge choice of fine sandy beaches within easy driving distance (45 mins), where you can enjoy swimming, sand yachting, waterskiing, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, kitesurfing or body surfing. Some of the most popular beaches are at Carnac, La Trinite Sur Mer, Lamor Plage, and the Quiberon peninsular. There are countless further quiet beaches to discover. Boat trips are available to explore the Gulf of Morbihan and beyond to the Island of Belle Isle.
Tourist attractionsThere are many interesting small villages and larger towns in the region. Auray is a lovely old town with lots of shops and restaurants, an old port and an excellent Sunday market. Vannes is a large town on the edge of the Gulf of Morbihan with an old quarter bustling with good restaurants and small shops. Excellent markets are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays and a famous jazz festival in July. Carnac has excellent beaches but it is world famous for being an ancient and historic place with over 3,000 prehistoric megalithic stones. There is comprehensive information on places to visit and suggestions for activities on our personal web site.
|Nearest Ferry Port:||St Malo||70miles|
Several options if arriving by ferry: Saint Malo 70m / 1 hour 40 mins. Roscoff 110m / 2¼ hours, Caen 164m / 2½ hours. Cherbourg 188m / 3½ hours approx. Le Havre 219m / 3½ hours. The introduction of budget flights means that a short-break is a realistic and good value option. The nearest airports are: Rennes 52m / 1 hour. Dinard 63m / 1½ hour approx. Nantes 86m / 1½ hour approx. We offer guests a discount of up to 15% off Brittany Ferries normal rates - contact us for details.
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|Owner Name:||Esther & Martin Selway|
|Preferred Contact Method:||Enquiry Form|
|Owner joined website:||2 November 2008|
|Property listed since:||2 November 2008|
|Link to owners website:||www.brittany-cottage.me.uk|
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