Our Gite La Rosa, is part of the outbuildings close to our Chateau de BÃ©zyl, it is situated quite privately facing east and south. You wil find yourselves in the middle of the countryside, its fields, heaths and woodlands are around you and managed as a nature-reserve, its native flora and fauna can be discovered and enjoyed by walking its many paths. We have a small lake, the roe-deer, wild boar, bats, many butterflies and insects. A good area for birdwatching and mushroom picking. There is a swimming pool, which is heated from April to September. A place to spend time relaxing, hiding from the stresses of everyday life. and not having to go out except to the shops once and a while.
Its secluded and tranquil, yet only 5 minutes from the nearest amenities and under an hour away from the Brittany beaches.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Billiers 63 km|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rennes 45 km, Nearest railway: Redon 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
From the spacious entrance hall, leads the door to the kitchen/lounge on the right. From here one has a splendid view over the meadows, oak trees and woodland in the distance. The generous French doors give access to this meadow, where picknicks and BBQs can be enjoyed.
|Further details outdoors|
There are many paths to explore on our private estate of 96 ha, its excellent for dogwalking, birdspotting, mushroompicking, admiring its wildlife: the red squirrel, roe-deer, wild boar (if you'r lucky). The swimmingpool is fenced and is heated from April till end September. Enjoy our gardens with its interesting plants, the potager. The chickens, ducks and sheep. Our two dogs Cleo en Sasha, and cat Willem. Evening walks to listen to the night jars, admire the bats and the glow wurms; Our sky on clear nights is filled with stars.
The estate is situated in the south-east of Brittany, in Ille et Villaine, close to the Morbihan and Loire Atlantique. Being inland, we do benefit of the sun, the spring usually warm, the summers can be hot and dry. The winters are usually mild, with occasional snow.
The nearest beaches are at Pénestin ( 45 min)and near Billiers 63 km where its long sandy beach is excellent for (kite)surfen. The popular large sea-side town La Baule 80 km has a lovely sandy beach, and many designer shops and restaurants.
The rocky coastline also has many small secluded beaches and alcoves, the water is clear, and its wildlife to be enjoyed in the many rockpools.
Things to see:
The saltmarshes with its salt museum its ancient walled town Guérande . The many prehistoric sites and quaint villages, such as La Gacilly, with its artisan shops and annual photographic exhibition.
The village La Roche Bernard, with its spectacular views from its ramparts over the river Vilaine, with its old harbour and new harbour, its many sailing boats, restaurants and artisan shops.
Rochefort on Terre, a medieval little town, very well preserved, with many shops and galleries, selling art and local products.
The town of Vannes with its timber framed houses close to the golf of Morbihan with its many islands, where it is good sailing or going on a mini cruise or boat trip.
Places to visit:
In the area surrounding Sixt-sur-Aff are many photogenic villages of which La Gacilly ( 10 min) with its plantsfilled streets in summer, and artists galleries and shops and its famous annual photo exposition. The ancient village of Rochefort en Terre (30 min) on top of a giant rocky outcrop with its castle remains.
Saint Just, just (5 min) has the nearest prehistoric site Les Landes des Cojoux with a museum to discover neolithic life . Various walks and trials start from here. Including donkey tracking. Along the steep cliffs surrounding lake Du Val, rock climbing can be practished.
In Loheac ( 20 min) is the automobile museum, and its interesting oldworldy village has some good restaurants and there is a race track for rallycross, karting, quad and 4x4 and courses for racingdrivers;
The town Redon with its market (15 min) little high street, harbour, maritime buildings, Irish pub, its cinema, musique festival in July and in October: Fete de la Marron which covers everything surrounding the sweet chesnut, roasting, delicious sweet chesnut breads and cakes, jams and cremes, but also covers storytellling, traditional music and theater.