Our Gite La Rosa, is part of the outbuildings close to our Chateau de Bézyl, it is situated quite privately facing east and south. You wil find yourselves in the middle of the countryside, its fields, heaths and woodlands are around you and managed as a nature-reserve, its native flora and fauna can be discovered and enjoyed by walking its many paths. We have a small lake, the roe-deer, wild boar, bats, many butterflies and insects. A good area for birdwatching and mushroom picking. There is a swimming pool, which is heated from April to September. A place to spend time relaxing, hiding from the stresses of everyday life. and not having to go out except to the shops once and a while.
Its secluded and tranquil, yet only 5 minutes from the nearest amenities and under an hour away from the Brittany beaches.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Billiers 63 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rennes 45 km, Nearest railway: Redon 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
From the spacious entrance hall, leads the door to the kitchen/lounge on the right. From here one has a splendid view over the meadows, oak trees and woodland in the distance. The generous French doors give access to this meadow, where picknicks and BBQs can be enjoyed.
The lounge has an open fire (firewood is free) a television, dvd and cd player. Chill out on the comfy 3 seater sofa and the lazy chairs.
In the kitchen area is a gas cooker and a fridge, and large diningtable.
On the left-hand side of the entrancehall is the laundryroom with washing machine, dryer and freezer.
Also on the left is the double bathroom with two toilets, two douches and two washbasins.
Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one with a double bed, sofa, lazy chair, small table and a cupboard.
The other large bedroom has four single beds, a lounging corner with a sofa, coffee table and lazy chair. A cot and highchair are available on demand.
There are toys and games for the ages from 0 till 90 years
The front garden is private, facing south can be a bit of a suntrap, and has garden furniture, as in table with chairs and a parasol.
|Further details outdoors|
There are many paths to explore on our private estate of 96 ha, its excellent for dogwalking, birdspotting, mushroompicking, admiring its wildlife: the red squirrel, roe-deer, wild boar (if you'r lucky). The swimmingpool is fenced and is heated from April till end September. Enjoy our gardens with its interesting plants, the potager. The chickens, ducks and sheep. Our two dogs Cleo en Sasha, and cat Willem. Evening walks to listen to the night jars, admire the bats and the glow wurms; Our sky on clear nights is filled with stars.
If you don't wish to, you don't have to leave the estate, except for getting some shopping in. In the countryside surrounding us are also many paths and villages and little towns to explore.
Take your mountainbike, and starting out from here, are miles of mountainbike tracks passing quaint villages, through woodland, and over rocky outcrops. Walk for 10 minutes from here and you are on the prehistorical site of Saint Just. We have maps with recommended routes available for walkers and bikers and cardrivers. Private fishing and shooting , canoeing, horsriding, donkey riding, rock climbing, tennis are available closeby.
We have a visitors pack waiting for you on arrival.
We are living on site, so there is always someone available to answer any of your questions in english, dutch, french or german.
There is an other holiday home on the estate, which sleeps 12 and can be rented in combination with Gite la Rosa.
The estate is situated in the south-east of Brittany, in Ille et Villaine, close to the Morbihan and Loire Atlantique. Being inland, we do benefit of the sun, the spring usually warm, the summers can be hot and dry. The winters are usually mild, with occasional snow.
The nearest beaches are at Pénestin ( 45 min)and near Billiers 63 km where its long sandy beach is excellent for (kite)surfen. The popular large sea-side town La Baule 80 km has a lovely sandy beach, and many designer shops and restaurants.
The rocky coastline also has many small secluded beaches and alcoves, the water is clear, and its wildlife to be enjoyed in the many rockpools.
Things to see:
The saltmarshes with its salt museum its ancient walled town Guérande . The many prehistoric sites and quaint villages, such as La Gacilly, with its artisan shops and annual photographic exhibition.
The village La Roche Bernard, with its spectacular views from its ramparts over the river Vilaine, with its old harbour and new harbour, its many sailing boats, restaurants and artisan shops.
Rochefort on Terre, a medieval little town, very well preserved, with many shops and galleries, selling art and local products.
The town of Vannes with its timber framed houses close to the golf of Morbihan with its many islands, where it is good sailing or going on a mini cruise or boat trip.
Places to visit:
In the area surrounding Sixt-sur-Aff are many photogenic villages of which La Gacilly ( 10 min) with its plantsfilled streets in summer, and artists galleries and shops and its famous annual photo exposition. The ancient village of Rochefort en Terre (30 min) on top of a giant rocky outcrop with its castle remains.
Saint Just, just (5 min) has the nearest prehistoric site Les Landes des Cojoux with a museum to discover neolithic life . Various walks and trials start from here. Including donkey tracking. Along the steep cliffs surrounding lake Du Val, rock climbing can be practished.
In Loheac ( 20 min) is the automobile museum, and its interesting oldworldy village has some good restaurants and there is a race track for rallycross, karting, quad and 4x4 and courses for racingdrivers;
The town Redon with its market (15 min) little high street, harbour, maritime buildings, Irish pub, its cinema, musique festival in July and in October: Fete de la Marron which covers everything surrounding the sweet chesnut, roasting, delicious sweet chesnut breads and cakes, jams and cremes, but also covers storytellling, traditional music and theater.