Bedrooms 1, Sleeps 2
This location has multiple holiday properties
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We have converted a longere into cottage style luxury accommodation, this single storey stone building stands in a courtyard setting, with views over the Armorique National Park, the Fleur de Lys has its own private garden containing patio furniture, sunloungers and BBQ, the garden has a decking area and seperate seating on a slate patio area.
To greet your arrival wine, cheese and french bread. breakfast provisions of milk, cereal, orange juice, croissants, preserves, butter and eggs from our free range chickens will be provided.
We offer flexible lengths of stay to suit your requirements, minimum 2 nights. Arrive any day taking advantage of cheaper travel mid-week.
For those special occasions we can provide flowers, champagne, chocolates, balloons etc. (at cost) to be in the apartment on your arrival.
House hunters can benefit from our wealth of experience and local knowledge. We are ideally situated for viewing properties in areas 22, 29 and 56, Finistere, Cote d' Amour and Morbihan. We have a local English speaking agent who will help you with your house search.
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The facilities include; fully equipped kitchen with fridge, cooker, microwave, coffee-maker etc.
French doors lead from the garden in to an extremely spacious open plan
lounge/dining kitchen with vaulted ceiling.
A luxury large, 3 seater soft leather sofa and footstool, HDMI tv with humax box for english viewing, dvd player,and music centre, topped off with a villager woodburner.
Two steps lead up to a separate bedroom with en suite bathroom,Rococco style, handmade, mahogony and finished in french white furniture.
Sleep in luxury with this king sized bed and crisp french linen.
A generous en suite consists of corner whirlpool bath, separate shower, vanity unit and wc. Fluffy towels, bathrobes and bubblebath all included.
Electric heaters, towel rail and cosy woodburner for chilly nights.
English satellite tv, dvd players, h-fi and books. Free wi-fi also available.Cycles for guest use. Sunloungers for soaking up the rays listening to the birds.
Beautiful private garden with fabulous views over the Armorique National park, patio furniture, bbqs and sunloungers are all provided for guests.
Off road, private parking.
Forty five minutes drive. The town of Brest was destroyed during the second world war and rebuilt in an uninteresting modern style, but offers great shopping opportunities. Anyone who loves ports will want to see the dock yards. There is a good vantage point of the Rad de Brest from the castle which was spared by the bombs. The Oceanpolis on the east side of the port is well worth a visit, not just an aquarium but a huge research centre and exhibition of sea life and all it's aspects, with huge tanks of fish and sea mammals. The fine arts museum Musee des Beaux-arts is worth finding for it's collection of Pont-Aben school paintings. The Brest castle now houses a museum and offices of the harbour authorities.
Fifteen minutes drive, situated on a wooded ridge along side the Nantes canal, famous for Salmon fishing. A pleasant town with bars, restaurants and open air market. There is also a large supermarket and shops. The church contains frescos by the Pont-Aven artist Paul Serusier. The Chateau Treverez can be found here with spectacular gardens. Stroll along the canal or hire a bike or boat and enjoy the peace of the water.
One hours drive. Concarneau is a lively old fishing port harbour. A popular tourist destination boat trips are available to to smaller islands off shore where sandy beaches are found. The Ville Close or old walled town is on an island linked to the old town by a bridge and gateway, a picturesque place interesting buildings and winding street. Guided tours are available. Much to see and do here with eating places and bars to sample some of that locally caught fish. The coast line all along back toward Quimper is worth seeing.
The Crozon peninsular being part of the Armorique national park, has some wonderful coast scenery and quiet sandy beaches. Camaret-Sur-Mer is a little lobster fishing port and occupies the most westerly tip of the Crozon peninsular. Morgat is a popular holiday spot with curved sand beach backed by pine trees, excellent for water based sports. Pleasure cruisers take visitors round the rocky Cap de la Chevre or to the caves beyond Beg-ar-Gador. In high season a ferry takes you from Morgat to Douararnenez. Le Fret is a small pretty ferry port with views of the Rad de Breast. Le Faou is a pretty village with 16th century jettied houses, half timbered which make a picturesque scene. There are eating places and a covered market containing traditional food shops, good places to buy supplies for a picnic. Visit Poionte des Espagnois for spectacular views, to the east you can see the mysterious lle Longue, a nuclear submarine base.
A pretty little village, with a wonderful french market held all year on a Monday, throughout the summer the market has lots to offer from juggling, clog making, basket weaving, to watching the locals choose their new hens, a great atmosphere and a true taste of Brittany.
Ten minutes drive away, Huelgoat stands by the shores of a large lake, surrounded by hilly woodland and is a popular centre for activity holidays, sailing, fishing with Carp and Perch in the lake. Horse riding, cycling and walking all catered for locally. Plenty of free car parking, picnic places, woodland walks and paths along the river Argent. An interesting feature is a cluster of huge boulders at the edge of the lake. In the town square there are Bars, Restaurants and Patisseries together with a small supermarket. There is a weekly market selling fresh fish etc.
About thirty five minutes drive, Landerneau stands on the Elorn estuary a pleasant mix of old and new. Especially appealing on market day (Tuesday) when the main square is lively with stalls selling crepes and farmhouse cheeses. There are elegant shops, fine restaurants and has a more cosmopolitan feel that most of the towns in this region.
About thirty minutes drive, Locronan is claimed to be the prettiest town in Brittany. The old town has a magnificent cobbled square surrounded buy perfectly preserved mini mansions all pedimented dormers and lop sided timbering, the fifteenth century church is the most striking building on the square. There are craft and souvenir shops catering for tourists with hotels and restaurants.
Thirty minutes drive to the north. Morlaix is a fine old town at the head of a large estuary, it is the largest town in north Finistere, it is noted for good shops, restaurants and shopping malls. The historic quarter of the town captivates visitors with it's quaint alleyway's and steep hills.
About 25 minutes drive. Quimper is one of Brittany's most charming cities, excellent for shopping strolling, eating and sight seeing. Explore the old quarter near the junction of the Odet and Steir rivers. Market days still attract stall holders in traditional Breton dress. There is a three day folk festival in July. South east of the town centre in Ergue-Armel is the Musee de L-Alambic, a display of stills and apple-presses. Learn about the 300 year old Brandy making tradition with a free tasting. The region towards the coast is typically Breton and its natural and cultural features contribute to its popularity with tourists.
A 45 minute drive to the North coast. Roscoff is not just a ferry port, the pretty old fishing harbour remains unspoilt. It is one of France ’s main shellfish ports. The old town runs along the back of the bay and is little more than a single street. There are many eating places and bars. The splendid church of Notre-Dame-de-kroaz-Batz has one of Finistère's finest belfries and is worth a visit. A 15 minute boat trip to the island of Ile de Batz is a must, popular for its sandy beaches ideal for sailing. It is possible to visit the lighthouse. Tourists are well catered for with eating places and bars.