House | 11 bedrooms | sleeps 24
Manoir de Bodion holiday cottages are set in 5 acres of landscaped gardens with lawns and mature trees.
It is 10 kms from the historic town of Pontivy where you'll find a variety of restaurants and shops and 4 kms from the friendly village of Plumeliau where you can buy fresh bread and croissants daily.
The south coast is a 40 minute drive and there is a wealth of activities for all tastes and ages close by.
Each cottage provides a well equipped, spacious holiday home where you can enjoy some quiet times when needed and then join in the the fun around the pool, in the games room or round the barbeque sampling the fine foods and wine from this lovely region.
|Size||Sleeps up to 24, 11 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||CARNAC 40 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: DINARD, LORIENT, Nearest railway: AURAY 35 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
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||TV, Video player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Further details outdoors||
The heated pool is in a large lawned garden. For the safety of young children it has a been fenced.
It is 12 x 6 metres so plenty big enough for serious swimming and games.
The cottages can be rented together in any combination to suit your requirements.
The Brittany region
Engaging scenery, charming villages, warm people…
Fine foods and good wine, a peaceful rural setting, relaxing outdoor pursuits and many beautiful beaches.
The Morbihan region of southern Brittany can supply all of this... and more.
This quiet fishing and farming region of France is blessed with a beautiful and varied coastline and an interior of lush farmland, woods and moors to delight the country lovers.
The native Breton people, of Celtic descent appreciate their visitors and provide a warm welcome. Their local 'Pardons' and 'Fetes', regional costumes, music, dances, legends and language maintained by the Bretons are a large part of the area's unique charm.
Brittany 's restaurants and bistros supply some of the best of French provincial cooking, very reasonably priced and in generous proportions.
You can't leave without sampling its 'fruits de mer', crepes and cider.
Brittany 's rolling hills, dense forests and lazy rivers, offer a variety of activities; from walking, riding and cycling to fishing and canoeing.
The rich architectural and archaeological heritage provide for excellent one-day tours; the fascinating towns of Pontivy, Josselin, Dinan and Vannes are full of historical interest. Then, of course, there are the megaliths, churches and for the stout-hearted there's the 'quest for the Holy Grail' and the Arthurian legend.
To the south, a short traffic-free drive away, is the beautiful Golfe du Morbihan, a yachtsman's paradise, with all manner of water-sports and numerous little islands to visit on the regular ferries.
Or just relax in the sunshine on an endless choice of beautiful beaches. Additionally the large lakes at Guerledan and Priziac offer excellent facilities for swimming, boating and sunbathing.
Each cottage has details of local amenities and resorts to help you plan your holiday.
Morbihan offers a wealth of activities all within 45 minutes of the cottages.
Pontivy was chosen by Napoleon as a garrison town and renamed Napoleonville for a while. It is a charming country town on the River Blavet with many beautiful half-timbered, corbelled and turreted houses, cobbled streets and attractive shops in the old quarter around the 16th century church of Notre Dame de la Joie.
The 15th century Castle of the Dukes of Rohan with its two remaining towers is well-worth a visit. There is a good variety of restaurants, cafes, interesting shops and good supermarkets. Pontivy has an open-air swimming pool. Market day is Monday.
Cycling for all stages from the gentle towpaths beside the Blavet river, through quiet country lanes and villages to the more exacting marked trails. Bicycles are available to hire locally.
Fishing; all types of angling is catered for and daily or weekly permits are available.
Golf. There is the 9-hole course at Bieuzy les Eaux and the 18 hole courses nearVannes , Lorient and Auray. Vi.
Gokarting in Plumeliau , Auray and Lanester near Lorient.
Horse riding stables can be found near Bieuzy les Eaux, Camors, Pontivy
A skateboarding park can be found in Hennebont
Tree climbing in the adventure forest at Camors is a lot of fun for the fit and energetic.
Watersports include canoeing on rivers, water skiing on inland lakes at Guerledan and Ploermel and sailing, surfing and windsurfing on the coast.
Historic towns such as Pontivy, Auray Vannes Josselin and Quimper have retained much of their medieval character and are well worth a visit.
Markets for fresh produce and local crafts are found each day of the week in local towns. Cottages will have details of specific days.
Try also the craft village of La Gacilly and Pont Scorff.
The list can go on… beaches; rocky coves; museums; zoos; working museums; restored villages like Poul Fetan; chateaux; pardons; fetes…