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Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
The gite is situated in the heart of the beautiful floral village of Le Gorvello. Your accommodation is part of a traditional “longere” or longhouse, which were very common in this part if Brittany. The original part of this one, we believe, dates back to around 1750. We have refurbished it to an exceptional standard over a period of two years.
Details of the accommodation can be found below. Everything is fitted out to the highest standard - doors and windows are oak, towels and bedlinen are pure cotton or Egyptian cotton, the kitchen is over-equipped with utensils etc. Everything in your gite is spotless, the windows are clean, the garden is tidy, and everything you might need has been thought of.
You will find in the gite a detailed explanation of the area, places to visit, and a restaurant guide and reviews.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Damgan 20 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nantes 100 km, Nearest railway: Vannes 15 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
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
The Brittany region
Vannes enjoys a "micro-climate" due to its unique position in the Gulf of Morbihan, which is itself acknowledged as one of the 29 "most beautiful bays in the world". It is a fascinating blend of ancient and modern, with some outstanding restaurants, good independent shops and festivals throughout the year (sailing, jazz, historic).
Aside from the beaches there are a wealth of discoveries in this part of Brittany - the Megalithic stones of Carnac are half an hour away, markets, water parks, sailing etc etc
From your gite you can see the public tennis court, which is rarely used by others (we provide rackets & tennis balls for your use). There are two horse riding centres nearby, and any number of marked ramblers paths and routes, also you will find 2 boules courts in the village. There are some superb local golf courses (ask about our golf packages). In Sene (10 minutes drive) there is an acclaimed bird sanctuary with guided tours and observation points. For anyone keen to get out on the water the Golfe du Morbihan is perfect, there are sailing courses for beginners and experts all along the coast, fishing, windsurfing, kite boarding etc - and if Peter ever gets our boat fixed up we may one day offer trips here from the gite!
There is a huge folder of information and personal recommendations in the gite, and we are always available to discuss how to make the most of your time here.
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8 Aug 2013
Stayed at Le Gorvello for my son's wedding which was in the local church.Jennifer and Peter were SO helpful over many things.The property is very well maintained , in a lovely ,quiet rural locati… More
22 Jul 2013
We stayed in Gite Gorvello in early July 2013 (myself, my husband, my parents and our 8 month old daughter).The property is excellently equipped and is particularly child friendly with toys and other … More
5 Apr 2013
"Perfect every time - it's why we come back for more!"
This is our third visit to beautiful Le Gorvello.Jenni, Peter, Jake and Sam are the perfect hosts - on arrival the house is spotless and wonderfully presented, with lovely touches throughout: a select… More
Many thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review, and to upload your pictures. We are always delighted when our guests return and thank you again for your thoughtful comments.
15 Jan 2013
"A great Christmas break"
Jenni's welcome was very warm. We took advantage of Jenni's ready meal service on our first night and not only was the food extremely tasty but it was beautifully served to us by Jenni's sons, Jake and Sam.
There was a good selection of welcome "goodies" (fresh milk, biscuits, pancakes, wine, cider, jam, honey to name but a few) which were delicious and very useful.
The gite itself is absolutely lovely and is finished to a very high standard with all the mod cons you could want on holiday. The beds were very comfortable and the linens were all of a very good standard - nice soft fluffy towels and crisp bedding - and everywhere was spotless. We were there to visit extended family over the Christmas period and the house was warm and cosy and on the couple of evenings we did stay in we lit the log burner just to make it even cosier.
The village itself is very pretty and there are plenty of walking opportunities nearby. We know the area quite well but for those that don't there is a lot of information in the gite to set you off in the right direction and I have no doubt that Jenni and Peter would be more than happy to help with more information.
Unfortunately, our weather was rather wet but the outside space in better weather would also be lovely.
All in all, a gem of a find and one we would hope to return to again.
Delighted that you enjoyed your stay here, and thank you for your thoughtful comments. It was a pleasure to have you here - only sorry it was the wettest Xmas ever!
22 Aug 2012
"A perfect place to stay"
The Gorvello gite is located in a very pretty village, 15 minutes from a lovely sandy beach, and not far from Vannes. It is a beautifully decorated gite - scrupulously clean, with two bathrooms (one u… More
Many thanks for taking the time to write such a flattering review! It was a pleasure to have you here and thank you again for recommending us to others.
13 Apr 2012
"Great Gite in Great location"
This was our third visit to Gite Gorvello. Have already booked for this year.Jennie and Peter are the perfect hosts and always welcome us with open arms. It is Home from Home. We have been using Gite&… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We're very much looking forward to seeing you both again in September and appreciate your thoughts and views. Thanks again!
29 Mar 2012
"This is a fabulous gites in and excellent location"
We stayed at this gite for long weekend in February. Like many others who have stay here we were returning for our third visit. The owners Peter and Jenni know exactly how to make you feel welcome. Th… More
Thank you for taking the time to comment on our gite. We very much enjoyed having you all here, and are delighted you enjoyed your stay.
29 Mar 2012
"Great Gite - Great Hosts"
We stayed here in June 2011 with our 2 young daughters and can't recommend this highly enough.There was a warm welcome on arrival and a great selection of welcome gifts.The rooms were spacious, v… More
Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review! We really enjoyed having you here and are delighted you enjoyed your holiday.
29 Mar 2012
"Couldn't be any better, superb!!"
My wife and I stayed at Gorvello Gite with our young daughter, in July 2011. After bad experiences with self catering accomodation in the past, we always approach a new place with trepidation. But we … More
Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review! We are thrilled we met your expectations, it was a pleasure to have you here and we look forward to seeing you again.
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