Les Gites de La Touche are located in the French town of Pleudihen-sur-Rance, perfectly positioned between the centre of town and the picturesque hamlet of Mordreuc on the banks of La Rance.
3 self-contained and newly renovated cottages – La Souillarde sleeps 2-4, Le Chanvril sleeps 4 and Le Bois sleeps 4-6. Le Bois - Catering for 4-6 people - **PLEASE NOTE - This is the booking page for Le Bois gîte only**
The gîtes are available on a weekly basis or minimum 3 nights depending on the time of year.
For groups – family and friends, who would like to holiday together or gather for a special occasion, there is the possibility of booking all 3 gîtes, catering for 14 people in total.
Newly renovated in a 300 year old barn the gites are stylish and modern but retain features of their former life. The living area is open plan, light and welcoming.
The gîtes are set in the coutryside within walking distance of the village centre, Mordreuc and coastal paths. Mordreuc has a beach and little port as well as a local seal who can be found sunbathing on the beach or jetty most days.
The gites are set in large grounds and the surroundings are tranquil and peaceful.
Le Bois gîte consists of;- Well equipped kitchen featuring electric cooker, oven, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, microwave and toaster.- Large dining table- Spacious living area with french doors opening onto a paved courtyard- LCD TV and DVD player, stereo system- Wi-fi (included)- Off-street parking. There are 2 spacious bedrooms on the first floor in Le Bois - one with 160cm double bed, the other with 2 single beds which can be joined to make a 160cm double if required. Like many old Breton houses, the stairs are quite steep. There is also a high quality sofa bed in the living room which can increase the capacity of the gîte to sleep 6 people in comfort.
Le Bois has one bathroom with a large open shower. There is also an additional separate toilet to provide ample flexibility. Le Bois also includes laundry facilities with an all in one washing machine and dryer. Heating is provided by an ecological wood burner using compressed wood pellets and a heat exchange extractor system which captures and reuses heat that is jettisoned by standard bathroom and kitchen extractor systems.
Le Bois is accessible to those in wheelchairs as it was renovated to current French standards for disabled access. The wet room with a large open shower is on the ground floor and the living room contains a new and extremely comfortable sofa bed which converts easily and quickly into a bed for those who can't manage the stairs. Pure cotton linen and towels are provided.
The Local Area: Pleudihen-sur-Rance is a picturesque location on the banks of a river - La Rance. There are pretty coastal tracks meandering through the fields and along the tidal river Rance. The surrounding area has a long history and there are many sites not far away making Pleudihen-sur-Rance the perfect base to explore Brittany. Other nearby sites of interest include Mont St Michel, Fort La Latte, Dinard, Cancale and Fougeres.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||La Cale de Mordreuc - 1km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Dinard 27 km, Nearest railway: St Malo 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
Along the river Rance, Pleudihen-sur-Rance is a peaceful and tranquil place where "the plough and the Doris are a stone's throw" said Chateaubriand. The Doris is the traditional boat of the Rance which was used for cod-fishing in Newfoundland.
Enjoy the beach at Mordreuc, the hiking in the Val Hervelin and cycle or walk the country trails that lead to other villages and hamlets along the Rance - La Ville Ger, Le Bas Champs, La Chapelle de Mordreuc, Port Lyvet, Dinan.
The Rance Valley has always been known for its variety of apples and the quality of its cider. The Cider Museum shows the traditional methods of cider making and you can taste (dégust) their ciders, whilst the modern and large cider factor, Val de Rance, has sales from their cellar door.