from £29 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £29 /night help Price for guests, Nights
House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
Availability Your dates are available
House / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6
* * * updated 25/2/2015: N E W D E A L S F O R 2 0 1 5 S E A S O N * * *
* * * 20% discount with Brittany Ferries * * * * * * 50% discount on 2nd week of 2-week booking * * *
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Set on the Rhuys Peninsula with the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan 1km to the north and sheltered Atlantic beaches 5km to the south. Sailing, watersports, coastal walks, cycling, horse riding, chateau and boat trips on your doorstep plus medieval Vannes just 23km.
This well finished, bright and modern detached property on the edge of a village has houses to one side and countryside to the other. Large french doors lead onto a patio and the enclosed south west facing garden is ideal for children. Ample private parking and 3 bedrooms (twin bedroom and double bedroom upstairs, double bedroom downstairs). Garden furniture, barbecue, swing, table tennis, dvd, French/English satellite tv.
The house is just a short walk from stables offering horse riding or slightly further (1km) to the Gulfe de Morbihan itself at St Colombier, with picnic tables and play area with football nets overlooking the water. The larger sandy beaches on the Bay of Biscay are within a short cycle ride (Plage de Penvins 5km), linking back to the Gulf side of the Presqu'ile de Rhuys by various coastal or cycle paths. Visit the nearby Chateau de Suscinio (5km), or the bird lovers haven around Le Hezo. The medieval city of Vannes is just 23km away, or take your bicycles down to Port Navalo and onto a boat for a trip to Belle Ile or Ile Aux Moines. Several smaller islands are within a short cycle ride, near St Armel, along with a short ferry hop to Sene, south of Vannes. St Colombier (1km) has a bar, creperie, restaurant and Tourist Information Office. Details of various boat trips, cycle hire, local walks and cycle routes, some of which pass through St Colombier, can be found here. Cycle hire can also normally be arranged in peak season.
Contact details can be supplied for some local amenities. For more information on Presqu'ile de Rhuys and Golfe du Morbihan please see the French tourist information website :- www rhuys com / en
There are a number of watersport centres along the Atlantic beaches, an 18-hole golf course at St Gildas de Rhuys, thalassotherapy centre at Arzon, several tennis centres, a fitness centre in Sarzeau and even fitness lessons on the beach in St Jacques!
First 100kWh of electricity included
Linen provided on request, but charged via our keyholders from 8 Euro per person (10 Euro with towels)
Arrival after 2pm
House to be left clean and tidy
Cleaning service available at cost
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Gulf 1km, Atlantic at Plage de Penvins 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lorient 78 km, Nearest railway: Vannes 23 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
The dining room has a table with 6 chairs with a french door leading out to the terrace with 6 ft outdoor table, 6 new chairs and a number of spare. A well equipped kitchen area has a double drainer stainless steel sink with mixer taps, gas hob, electric oven/grill, microwave and fridge. The freezer and washing machine are situated in the garage.
The lounge has seating for 5 adults on 2 sofas, coffee-table and television, dvd player and Sky box. There are double french doors leading out to the terrace.
The house has 3 bedrooms. On the ground floor, the double has its own washbasin. Upstairs there is a twin and a double. A travelcot is also available.
There is a wc and basin downstairs and large family size shower room upstairs (shower, wc and basin - no bath).
26 inch lcd television with English satellite channels and radio is available as well as digital and terrestrial French channels and dvd/cd player with full stereo. An outdoor Cornilleau Club table tennis table is folded away in the garage.
For those with small children there is a travelcot, highchair, bed-guard and 2 stairgates which can be fitted on request.
|Further details outdoors|
The garden furniture includes sunloungers as well as outdoor table and chairs. There is a swing, and both an outdoor (Outdoor Cornilleau Club) table tennis table and simple barbecue are located in the garage.
The garage is used solely for storage. However, the gated driveway offers plenty of off-road parking for several cars.
Heating is via wall mounted convector heaters, and the first 100kw of electricity is included in each weeks rental. Additional use at 0.15 Euro/kw.
Linen is also available for hire. This is available through the caretaker.
Payments accepted in GBP(£) or Euros. A 250 Euro or £200 security deposit is also required prior to arrival.
The Brittany region
Sarzeau lies on the enchanting peninsula of Rhuys in the heart of South ern Brittany. This vast stretch of land is ideally located on the edge of the peaceful Gulf of Morbihan to the North and the invigorating Atlantic Ocean to the South - “Mor Bihan” means “ Little Sea” in Breton. The Little Sea embraces dozens of small islands and is considered as one of the most beautiful bays in the world. To the south, the coast is dotted with sandy beaches and small rocky headlands. On the Peninsula, you are always within a short distance of the sea and nature . Sarzeau relies on the sea and notably on oyster farming. The people of Sarzeau enjoy living close to the sea. The sea has helped to forge their personality as their Breton cultural heritage has done too - visitors can spot the town’s Breton name when entering the commune’s territory: that is Sarhaù! So – “ Welcome to Sarhaù !”
Sarzeau for Nature lovers, there are a vast number of coastal paths where you can cycle or walk along the Gulf on the old Customs path s , and eventually reach the bird sanctuary / nature reserve at Le Duer !
Sarzeau for the curious ones, there is the Breton touch all along the Oyster Route that leads to the romantic crenellations of the moated and turreted castle of Suscinio. An impressive 13 th century castle with a wealth of history and standing just a mere few yards from the sea.
Sarzeau for water sports lovers, offers many different kinds of nautical and seaside activities. There is something for everyone and you can discover the tiny coves and creeks along the Gulf or the coast at the same time .
The commune of Sarzeau comprises of a bustling market town and engaging quiet hamlets on the coast and the Gulf with haunting land and seascapes ; it has a considerable historical heritage and offers plenty of entertainment and festivities.
Created at the end of a ria (drowned river valley), the medieval town of Vannes owes the foundations of its fortified town to the Romans. At the end of the 14th century, the town became one of the favourite residences of the dukes of Brittany. The enclosed area was extended towards the port and doubled the size of the walled town.
Within the walls, numerous wooden beamed houses dotted the narrow streets surrounding the cathedral, which was rebuilt at the beginning of the 15th century. This “ville de bois” (town of wood) was completed by a “ville de pierre” (town of stone) in the classic style. Maritime trade was at its peak; the port was developed with new quays.
But maritime activity came to an end during the 19th century. Starting in the 1860s and 1870s, the Morbihan prefecture created new public buildings and saw an increase in activity with the arrival of the railway and the stationing of two regiments.
St Colombier centre (1km) has a bar, creperie, restaurant and Tourist Information Office. Details of various boat trips, cycle hire, local walks and cycle routes, some of which pass through St Colombier, can be found here. Cycle hire can also normally be arranged in peak season.
Horse Riding school around the corner - Western Breiz'h, Motte Rivault, St Colombier
A bit further, St Armel (5km) has a cmall bar/cafe with pattiserie/boulangerie.
Plenty of walking, with the coastal path following the entire Rhuys peninsula
Boat trips, around the gulf and to various islands (Belle Ile or Ile Aux Moines) and prehistoric monuments
Cycling Routes also all around the peninsula, passing the end of our road. Cycle paths up to Vannes and Theix. There are some additional mountain bike routes. A short cycle ride through St Armel takes you to a small ferry, which can take you and your bicycles to Sene, just south of Vannes. Sene centre just a couple of miles from the ferry has more bars and shops.
The larger sandy beaches on the Bay of Biscay are within a short cycle ride (Plage de Penvins 5km), linking back to the Gulf side of the Presqu’ile de Rhuys by various coastal or cycle paths.
Chateau de Suscinio (5km)
Bird lovers haven around Le Hezo.
The medieval city of Vannes (23km)
Main shops in Sarzeau (4km), or supermarkets (Casino and Super U) just before. There is also a small supermarket (Casino) on the way into Sarzeau open on a Sunday morning (20km)
Tennis in Sarzeau
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