Riverside Cottage, in stunning village of St Nicholas Des Eaux, originally the village bakery, modernised, but retains original rustic charm and provides , bright and spacious family accommodation.(IF YOU WANT A COMFORTABLE PROPERTY THAT YOU CAN SWING THREE CATS IN, AT A PRICE THAT WON'T LEAVE YOU GASPING FOR BREATH, THIS IS IT!!)
.Wood floors throughout, wood burner and electric heaters,lge HD sat tv, River is metres away for beautiful walks and superb,award winning fishing. Village is a true delight, the river front being adorned with flowers there is a .well stocked village shop,with some organic fare. It boasts several family bars, restaurants, creperie, all with outdoor seating and superb views and comparitively low prices. village shop, morning deliveries of bread and croissants.Newly designed children's play area by the river. Boat trips can be taken along the river, FREE bikes for half day, canoes and pedaloes can be hired locally.Golf and horse riding are nearby. Ten pin bowling and quad bikes are available locally. There are numerous summer fetes, pardons and local artists display work in the chapels.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Nearest beach||Port Louis 30 km|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dinard100 km, lorient 100 km, Nearest railway: Pontivy 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
This region is a sought after holiday destination because of its outstanding beauty and micro climate. It offers 600km of coastline, ranging from dramatic cliffs to fabulous sandy beaches and coves.It has pretty harbours and offshore islands to explore.
Carnac and Quiberon peninsular are a must for watersports e.g surfing,sailing,windsurfingsandcarting. Carnac is also home to the mysterious standing stones.
Away fom the beaches there are stunning river valleys and woodlands and fascinating historic towns to visit. Vannes,Auray,Josselin And Pontivy, the latter with chateaux, make excellent day trips.
Seafood and Crepes are the specialities of this area .
The picturesque, friendly village of St Nicholas Des Eaux is in the heart of the Blavet Valley and is only !5 mins fom the medieval town and Napoleonic Chateau of Pontivy. It has a towpath through the village that extends for miles and is ideal for walking, picnics, biking. Facilities include bicycle hire, canoes, pedaloes, boat trips and a boules area. It has two restaurants, two bars and a creperie, all with outside seating to enjoy the stunning views. There is a local outdoor swimming pool at Baud and an excellent golf course close by. It is a favourite with river fishermen, winning awards for best fishing river 2006.(permits can be got locally) There is plenty to do, or you can laze by the river and enjoy a bottle of local wine for around £1.
A few minutes drive away there is open air go-carting, tennis courts, ten-pin bowling and a heated outdoor pool with watersports facilities, and a forest adventure park.
The cuisine of the area is excellent with lunchtime menus offering you 4 or 5 courses including wine, cider or beer for the princely sum of 9 euros!
On the cultural front a visit to Pont Aven is a must, where Gaugin lived, there are summer art exhibitions in the Blavet valley chapels, also the Pont Scorff art centre. Music lovers must experience the Lorient Celtic Festival and Vannes Jazz festival. The largest lake in Brittany, Guerledean, for beaches an watersports is 20 minutes away.