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Bishops Well Cottage

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Bishops Well Cottage is a lovingly and sympathetically restored farmhouse attached to the 17th century Manoir. It has been furnished and equipped to a high standard and provides an ideal location for a family holiday.

The cottage has a comfortable lounge/dining room featuring a magnificent granite fireplace with log stove, a well equipped kitchen and shower room on the ground floor .

The master bedroom is a large,beautiful sunlit room built into the roof to retain the king-post construction. It has a small mezzanine floor (useful for an extra mattress if required) and an ancient armoire- front amongst many features.

The 2 other bedrooms are light and airy; the larger, equipped with two single beds, has a large lucarne window facing the front drive and garden whilst the other, with bunk beds, has a velux window overlooking the cherry orchard.

Although attached to the main house, the cottage has its own completely separate and private entrance.

With the exception of a small dog enclosure, guests are invited to enjoy any part of the garden at their leisure, there being ample space to accommodate all tastes from peaceful reading and shady picnic spots to boisterous ball games..

A private barbecue and garden furniture; a grassed badminton/volleyball court; games room with pool table, table tennis, darts and table football; swings, slide and ball games are provided.

The heated , 12x 6m pool lies to the rear of the cottages and is surrounded by oak, cherry and sweet chestnut trees and extensive areas of open, sunny lawn.

For local amenities Bodion is approximately 15 mins from the historic town of Pontivy where you will find supermarkets, restaurants and shops. Plumeliau, a 5 minute drive, is our local village; a friendly place to buy bread and croissants

St Nicholas des Eaux (15 mins), a charming village on the Blavet River, offers two restaurants, creperies and bars as well as river cruises and kayaking

The children will love tree climbing at the Adventure Forest near Camors

These, with the chateaux, museums, restaurants and a steady passage of pardons, fetes and fest noz, will, we think, ensure a varied and enjoyable holiday for all the family.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach CARNAC 40 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: DINARD, LORIENT, Nearest railway: AURAY 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Bishops Well Cottage provides a welcome all year with a log fire in the winter and a cool interior for those hot summer days.

It is furnished and decorated to a high standard with all the requirements of a modern home.

It is ideal for a family holiday, or rented with the adjacent houses will accommodate large family get-togethers or group holidays.

A welcome pack is provided for your arrival and we are happy to shop for extra items you might want immediately.

Catering Options are available like a Welcome Meal, a meal during your stay, celebration meals at additional cost

Essentials such as cleaning materials, condiments, tea towels will be there too.

Further details

A 25% non-refundable Deposit is required on reserving the property.

The balance is due 6 weeks prior to commencement date with a refundable Security Deposit of £200.

Changeover day is Sunday: departure by 10.00; arrival 1600.

The local commune has levied a tax on holiday makers.

The rate per night, per person over 13 years is €0.40 or €2.80 per week per person

This can be paid at the end of your stay

The rent for the property is quoted in GBP for ease and the rate in euros can be found on the site.

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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

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…

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Review 1-3 of 3

6 Aug 2014

5/5

"Golden Anniverasy Celebrations"

We stayed in Bishops Well as part of a large family group hiring ALL the cottages, from Sunday 27th July for 1 weekAll the bedrooms are spacious, clean and have everything you need.The bathroom had a … More

29 Jul 2014

5/5

"Ideal family holiday retreat"

Just returned from a wonderful family holiday at Bishops Cottage. As we arrived, we were greeted by Marion and Al, whom were the most lovely hosts, helpful and most informative. The property was set i… More

30 Sep 2012

4/5

"Characterful house in a great location with lovely gardens and pool."

We had a lovely holiday at Bodion. The house was well equipped and full of character. The garden was lovely and pool was vital for the children who were in it everyday. The games room was also very popular! Bodion is perfectly situated for visiting lots of charming places eg Josselin, Concarneau, Vannes and the beaches at Carnac. Pontivy is good for shopping with markets, supermarkets and a good cycle shop! We recommend St Nicholas des Eaux for cycling, kayaking, lovely walks and creperie - only 10 mins away.
Al and Marion were always helpful but not intrusive. All in all a relaxing, and fun holiday.

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Marion Wilkinson (Property Manager Marion Wilkinson)

  • 7 Years listed

90% Response rate

Calendar last updated:22 Aug 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
Landline
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