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Le Vieux Moulin

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Set in the most beautiful valley, private garden, trees and our own stream. All you will hear is the birds!

It has a large sitting room with a woodburner, three double bedrooms, bathroom & toilet downstairs, and two single beds. The charming kitchen has a contemporary, fresh look and yet of traditional design and made in wood. There is a splendid butler sink. It is all simple and works beautifully! The Garden Room, downstairs, converts to a Double or Single very comfy Ikea Bed. It looks out to the gardens and stream.

A stone arched front door opens to the lovely garden and the old mill ruins down by the stream. Here there are shady picnic spots,an old boule court and a table down by the stream.

Best Ferry routes are Portsmouth - St Malo, and try Portsmouth - Caen...more sailings at peak times of year!

There is ample parking for 2-3 cars.

There are lovely local walks & cycling to explore the valley and the village of Inguiniel is just 5 minutes away. It has a bakery/grocery shops, chemist, bars, and a restaurant.

Out & About

Brittany is a land of festivals, legends, myths, and megaliths. Enjoy the wonderful variety of foods, and the Breton speciality sea food.

There are stunning beaches, coves, historic towns steeped in history and the region boasts numerous festivals of art, music and dance throughout the year. Our nearest historic town is Guemene-sur-Scorff 10 mins away, which has several bars, restaurants, charming cobbled streets and art & music festivals. Guémené sur Scorff is one of the most attractive towns in the region. It has a Castle built by the English; the Queens' Baignoir, and the old walls and archaeological site are being restored.

Bikes available – or bring your own!

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lamour Plage 40 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rennes Lorient 130 km, Nearest railway: Vannes 40 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The charming beamed sitting room is next to the open plan kitchen area, and the lower part of the house has a quiet study with river view. The pretty bathroom is fitted with a traditional roll-top bath & shower & boasts a chaise longue!

The traditional Longere design allows for privacy between the two ends of the house with separate stairs to bedrooms.

There are ample storage/luggage rooms.

There is gas- fired central heating, and a most efficient woodburner ( free supply of fuel provided). All fuel and power included in rent May to Sept; during Winter & Spring there will be a €20 weekly fuel supplement.

Some lovely Guest comments:

"Would have happily stayed here for the remainder of our holiday! The days we spent here, reading & drawing, were idyllic..fascinated by the birdlife..we have had a great stay and will keep in touch. I have left a ground quartz axe head..one of several small artefacts found. Until next time" Mike, Viveka and Roman.

"We arrived frazzled, but with a warm welcome, Rose, wine and great food, we were soon happy! Thanks for everything!" Peter & Lisa

"We enjoyed tremendously our stay at le Vieux Moulin - it is beautiful here! Thanks for sharing this lovely spot with us!" Katie & family

Further details outdoors

Stone arch front door leads out to the front garden and garden furniture with a lovely view to the local chapel and valley.

The garden leads round to the woods and stream. This is heaven! Here you will find the old water Mill leats and foundations. A special place with a table and shady picnic spots down by the stream. The study door to the side opens out to a patio, garden furniture and strawberry bed! Guests who are lucky to be there in season are welcome to pick your own. We also have pear & plum fruit trees, a small veg garden and herbs.

A splendid BBQ has been built from the Old Mill granite stones.

Beyond the stream there are good local walks, some signposted.

Further details

Welcome pack is provided on arrival.

Booking terms and conditions apply.

On making a booking, a deposit of 25% is payable and is non-refundable

Balance is due 8 weeks before arrival date.

Payment to UK Bank, English or Euro cheque, Euro transfer to our French account, or PayPal. The exchange rate at the time of booking will apply.

We recommend holiday insurance in case of cancellation.

All bookings made within 8 weeks of your holiday to be paid in full.

A breakages deposit of £50 is required with your final payment. This will be refunded within 2 weeks of your departure.

The Brittany region

Brittany has a remarkable diverse landscape, rich in history, music, festivals, myths and legends, as well as a very warm welcome from the Bretons. With its mild climate and outstanding beauty, it is popular holiday destination at any time of the year.

It has miles of spectacular coastline, long sandy beaches, rugged cliffs and coves. To the south there are many safe sandy Beaches (45mins) : Lomener Plage, Lamour Plage, Guidel Plage, Raguenes (near Pont Aven)

There are numerous historic towns to visit, bustling markets to explore, beautiful lakes and countryside to enjoy.

Le Faouet – historic market town with magnificent medieval market place, art gallery.

Vannes is an attractive and well preserved medieval town. Aside from its bustling port and waterfront cafes and bars, there are beautiful gardens in summer in front of the old city walls. Half timbered houses overhang the cobbled streets; cafes, creperies, bars, restaurants, great shops and plenty of charm make a visit to Vannes an unforgettable experience.

Visit Auray with its quaint cobbled streets, excellent shops, bars, restaurants and picturesque harbour area surrounded by half timbered houses. Market Day is lovely here.

The famous Megalithic stones at Carnac run for miles and are better than Stonehenge! We highly recommend a visit as they are said to be one of the most important sites in the Ancient World.

Carnac has a long sandy beach and sports many shops, restaurants and is right next to the Trinite sur Mer harbour where there are lots of beautiful yachts, more restaurants and shops.

The Quiberon Peninsula is a good excursion, drive down the wild "Cote Sauvage" on the Atlantic side then return and relax beside the calmer waters of Quiberon and its beach on the leeward side. This can be incorporated with a day at Carnac and its beach (also sheltered by the Quiberon peninsula).

Pont Aven is a pretty riverside town famed as the home of Gauguin where he was visited by artists of the Impressionist era. There is a museum of paintings by Gauguin and others as well as numerous art shops and studios selling all manner of paintings. It has its own painting school.

Other historic towns worth visiting are Quimper with its cathedral in the west and Pontivy to the north - the central town on the Nantes Brest canal built by Napolean, hence the town's original name Napoleanville. There are many chateaux to visit - Pontivy and Josselin to name but two.

Heading North there are many historic places such as the old walled town of Guincamp famed for its music and dancing festivals. The more rugged and charming beaches of the Pink Granite Coast are an hour and a half away.

We provide Local guides and maps for information on nearby towns and facilities.

Guemene-sur-Scorff

The property is situated in the peaceful Scorff Valley. Close by at Priziac is the lovely lake & play area. Here the family can relax, swim, go boating, picnic, and there is lots for children to do and is set in wonderful countryside. It’s brilliant for walking, cycling and boating! Uncongested roads mean you can gently explore the surrounding area and Brittany's historic towns and villages at a relaxing pace.

There are footpaths to discover locally in the valley. Further afield is the meandering Nantes-Brest Canal, and the beautiful and more dramatic Blavet valley are a must to explore. The Blavet river flows through stunning scenery from Hennebont to Pontivy, where it connect to the Nantes a Brest Canal. Pontivy is a grand town and has great charm, the canal and river on two sides and splendid shopping. Here you will find boat trips and canoe hire.

A favourite but never crowded is Brittany’s largest Lac de Guerlédan (30 mins away) with its sandy beaches, various watersports and cafe’s and restaurant. The lake is surrounded by unspoilt woodland and hidden coves.

You are ideally placed to explore the different character of Brittany’s three beautiful coastal regions.

The coastline is never far away and our House leaflet will recommend you several gorgeous beaches, coves and less well known spots.

There are also plenty of pretty towns and villages to explore with busy markets, it is easy to spend an hour or so wandering among the stalls

Guemene sur Scorff a 10 mins drive away, is an historic market town. It thrives on good music & art festivals and delightful well preserved buildings. A medieval Queen’s palace is presently being restored.

There are many festivals all over Brittany during the summer and some of the best in local towns like Cleguerec. The world famous Celtic music festival takes place at Lorient in August.

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Review 1-9 of 9

14 Aug 2014

5/5

"A peaceful, beautiful and relaxing place to stay"

Le Vieux Moulin is an incredibly tranquil house, set beside a stream in a peaceful valley where birds singing is about the loudest noise. There are good walks on the doorstep. The house itself is delightful; the garden is most attractive with the stream and remains of the original mill. It is well equipped, very comfortable with a really nice 'feel' to it. Although in a quiet location, reaching fascinating and attractive places such as Pontivy, Vannes or Josselin is easy. The lack of traffic on the roads was a revelation! My two year old son loved the place. The owner was easy to deal with, helpful and flexible. In short I would absolutely recommend this house to anyone looking for a peaceful yet not inaccessible holiday in a beautiful part of Brittany.

I am so glad you both had such a wonderful time at le Vieux Moulin. It never fails to give guests a peaceful, restful and really enjoyable holiday - and pleased to hear that you enjoyed exploring the beautiful countryside and fascinating old towns, as well as reached the coast too. We hope to see you and your friends again one day!

21 Jan 2013

4/5

"An extremely lovely place!"

This is a lovely property, located in a beautiful area. We enjoyed the spaciousness of the house and the amenities that were offered.

I am so glad you all enjoyed yourselves - it is a wonderful place, and we hope to see you again sometime.

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    Calendar last updated:21 Jul 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
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