Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Berleze nestles at the end of a country lane in the midst of the Bretton countryside. The cottage is a converted stone barn of great charm and character, with original beams and exposed stonework
The South coasts of Brittany are within easy travelling distance with superb sandy beaches, fishing ports, historic sites and excellent restaurants throughout the area to suit every budget and taste. Many sports are available within the vicinity including cycling, golf, horse riding, fishing, sailing, tennis and walking. Plenty of activities for children and adults alike. Swimming is available both at the indoor pool and outdoor pool at Pontivy
The jewel of the local area, just ten minutes drive away is the "Lac de Guerledan" ideal for swimming and water sports, including pleasure boating, water sking, canoeing, pedaloes, sandy coves and safe bathing areas. Also around the lake visitors you can enjoy cycling, woodland walks and dining in the restaurants and bars that overlook the lake.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lac De Guerledan, South Coast beaches 40 minutes, 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brest, Dinard, Nantes & Rennes 105 km, Nearest railway: Saint Brieuc & L'Oient 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage comprises of:
~ downstairs, there is a relaxing sitting area with TV, DVD, three piece suite, and low lighting. There is a large dining area and a separate galley ktichen equipped with a washing machine, fridge, icebox, kettle, coffee maker, toaster, eye-level oven and grill, an automatic gas hob. Large glass patio doors overlook the private garden and lead onto a decked area with garden furniture and BBQ; ideal for outdoor living and enjoying the sun.
Upstairs are the two bedrooms (one double, one twin), with exposed beams and a modern shower room with toilet shower and wash basin.
The cottage has thermostatic heating throughout. The garden is totally enclosed and there is off road parking.
The English owners live nearby and can provide Bilingual assistance if needed.
Welcome pack provided on arrival.
Bed linen changed weekly
The Brittany region
This area of Brittany is steeped in historical and beautiful sites, such as, the castle city of Pontivy (18Km), the medieval chateau town of Josselin, Nantes to Brest canal, and Quenecan Forest. Most cities, towns and ports are medieval in origin, fascinating to visit with quaint and imposing buildings, Cathedrals and churches. The capital of Morbihan is Vannes with a port, shops, restaurants and weekly market. Quimper and Quimperle boast wonderful Cathedrals and a Museum. Fishing ports of Concarneau and Auray have hidden charms and many restaurants specialising in all local dishes, including seafood and crepes. Pont Aven, where Gaugin originated from, is close to the coast and an artistic centre. L'Orient home of the East India Company is nowadays more modern, with casino, nightclubs exhibitions, world touring artists and a superb music festival throughout the city in July. Equally interesting are chateaux some specialising in beautiful seasonal gardens ~ particularly the chateau at Treverez, Rosenbo, Rochefore en Terre and Roch Jagu.
The "Son et Luminere" spectacal at Bon Repos last weekend in July and first in August each year.
Other places worth visiting include, maritime museums at Brest and St Malo, the Zoo at Pont Scorff, artisan street markets each day of the week and annual fetes.
Silfiac is well known for its numerous walks and woodland paths, which all start from the village centre. The walks follow the historic paths of the Kings of Brittany and circle the lake of Pont Samuel. The village is a ten minute stroll away. The village has a boulangerie and bar, which also provides an adequate assortment of everyday groceries and dairy products. The village also has a bar/tabac, that shows all the live sporting events. You can also buy your fishing permit here. A mobile fishmonger parks in the square every Saturday morning. Three towns, each with a supermarket, are within a ten minute drive; Gourect to the north, Cleguerec to the east, and Guemene~sur~scorff to the south. Eating out in the local restaurants is always delicious and great value. Typical Breton lunches start at â?¬9.50 for four courses some with free wine. Gourmet cusine starts at â?¬15 per person and good quality wines in the supermarket can be bought from â?¬2 to â?¬5
The local area offers weekly evening street markets and festivals. In May the music festival at Clegeurec, Tour of Classic Cars, Cavalcade at Guemene~sur~Scorff, July 14th many, many celebrations take place all capped off at the end of the day with wonderful firework displats. The Fete d'Andouille is in Guemene sur Scorff in August with street displays and Breton dancing. In early August, there is the spectacular "Son et Lumiere" at historic "Abbaye Bon Repos" which lies in the forests surrounding the beautiful canal of Nantes to Brest.
New for 2014 a new indoor swimming pool is opening at Gouarec, just ten minutes way and there is also a brand new indoor pool with slides etc in Pontivy, so lots of fun for all the familly.