Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Riverside Cottage, in stunning village of St Nicholas Des Eaux, originally the village bakery, modernised, but retains original rustic charm and provides , bright and spacious family accommodation.(IF YOU WANT A COMFORTABLE PROPERTY THAT YOU CAN SWING THREE CATS IN, AT A PRICE THAT WON'T LEAVE YOU GASPING FOR BREATH, THIS IS IT!!)
.Wood floors throughout, wood burner and electric heaters,lge HD sat tv, River is metres away for beautiful walks and superb,award winning fishing. Village is a true delight, the river front being adorned with flowers there is a .well stocked village shop,with some organic fare. It boasts several family bars, restaurants, creperie, all with outdoor seating and superb views and comparitively low prices. village shop, morning deliveries of bread and croissants.Newly designed children's play area by the river. Boat trips can be taken along the river, FREE bikes for half day, canoes and pedaloes can be hired locally.Golf and horse riding are nearby. Ten pin bowling and quad bikes are available locally. There are numerous summer fetes, pardons and local artists display work in the chapels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Port Louis 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dinard100 km, lorient 100 km, Nearest railway: Pontivy 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Further details indoors|
All the rooms of the house are of generous size giving very comfortable family accommodation at an extremely reasonable price. This property is a 'home fom home' from which to explore the beautiful surroundings,local historic towns, markets and superb beaches. The upstairs accommodation consists of 1double room, with adjacent drying room, 1 with twin beds,1 with full sized bunks and sink and shower, bathroom with shower, sink and toilet. Downstairs there is a large open plan lounge / dining room./full size kitchen. There is a second lounge/ double bedroom downstairs useful, for larger parties. Stable door at front. wifi can be accessed at 'Le Petit Zef' in the village.
|Further details outdoors|
.There is a large lawned area to the right of the house, with picnic table and views over the river. (more picnic tables on riverside)
All clients can have half day cycle hire from 'maison magique'
Cars can be parked directly outside the house, or on the large car park diagonally opposite. Or in a parking bay just past the house.
This property is in the heart of a beautiful village with picnic areas, bars and restaurants and village shop
stunning riverside walks, new children's fully equipped play area and kayak centre.
No smoking inside the cottage please.
The swimming pool is in the annexe of Hotel de la Vallee along the river. (my clients have permission of the owner to use this)
This is an EXTRA and not included when pricing the accomodation
The Brittany region
This region is a sought after holiday destination because of its outstanding beauty and micro climate. It offers 600km of coastline, ranging from dramatic cliffs to fabulous sandy beaches and coves.It has pretty harbours and offshore islands to explore.
Carnac and Quiberon peninsular are a must for watersports e.g surfing,sailing,windsurfingsandcarting. Carnac is also home to the mysterious standing stones.
Away fom the beaches there are stunning river valleys and woodlands and fascinating historic towns to visit. Vannes,Auray,Josselin And Pontivy, the latter with chateaux, make excellent day trips.
Seafood and Crepes are the specialities of this area .
The picturesque, friendly village of St Nicholas Des Eaux is in the heart of the Blavet Valley and is only !5 mins fom the medieval town and Napoleonic Chateau of Pontivy. It has a towpath through the village that extends for miles and is ideal for walking, picnics, biking. Facilities include bicycle hire, canoes, pedaloes, boat trips and a boules area. It has two restaurants, two bars and a creperie, all with outside seating to enjoy the stunning views. There is a local outdoor swimming pool at Baud and an excellent golf course close by. It is a favourite with river fishermen, winning awards for best fishing river 2006.(permits can be got locally) There is plenty to do, or you can laze by the river and enjoy a bottle of local wine for around £1.
A few minutes drive away there is open air go-carting, tennis courts, ten-pin bowling and a heated outdoor pool with watersports facilities, and a forest adventure park.
The cuisine of the area is excellent with lunchtime menus offering you 4 or 5 courses including wine, cider or beer for the princely sum of 9 euros!
On the cultural front a visit to Pont Aven is a must, where Gaugin lived, there are summer art exhibitions in the Blavet valley chapels, also the Pont Scorff art centre. Music lovers must experience the Lorient Celtic Festival and Vannes Jazz festival. The largest lake in Brittany, Guerledean, for beaches an watersports is 20 minutes away.