Lockhouse to let on the Nantes-Brest Canal

Plonevez-du-Faou (9km from Chateauneuf-du-Faou), Finistère, Brittany Reference: BF004668 Advertiser since: 9 March 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Ecluse de Meros Self Catering Wednesday 4 9 2

About this property

Beautiful Lockhouse on the Nantes-Brest Canal. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Ecluse de Meros was built in 1810 in tradional stone as part of Napoleon's  upgrade of  the river to a canal. The purpose was to carry troops and materials to overcome the British blockade of the French ports.
The cottage is one of the most beautiful along the whole of the canal. It is a perfect place for fishing,canoing, boating and swimming. There are 300km of level towpath for walking and cycling. We provide fishing rods and permits are available in the village.
There is an extensive garden around the house laid mainly to lawn, surrounded by woodland. There is ample garden furniture, a barbecue and badminton lawn. There is a small rowing boat and 2 canoes with life jackets. There are 6 adults bikes and 2 smaller ones. 
Inside the house there is a large, fully equipped kitchen with a large farmhouse table to seat 8. There is a large lounge/diner with 2 large sofas for relaxing. Two stone fireplaces and a logburner. The house is equipped with satellite tv and wi-fi. There are 2 bathrooms and 4 double bedrooms.



Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher and microwave. Large farmhouse table and chairs.

Living rooms

Table and chairs. Two large sofas. Two stone fireplaces with logburner.
Stereo system, tv, dvd player and wi-fi.


Three double bedrooms and one large family room with twin beds and a sofabed.


One large bathroom and separate toilet. One shower room and toilet.


Oil fired central heating and logburner.


Six adult bicycles and 2 smaller ones.
Two canoes and a rowing boat.
Badminton lawn
Boules and footballs.
Fishing rods.

Garden and outside

Large secluded gardens mainly laid to lawn.The front garden overlooks the lock and canal and has plenty of outside furniture and a bbq

Parking and garages

Large double garage

Visitor suitability

All bedrooms are only accessible by staircases

Information about any additional facilities

Pub in the village with a bakery (3km)


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Special needs

  • Linen

* Vet details: Cabinet Veterinaire Leonard Quere Mabille 29530 Plonevez du faou Tel 0033298817898


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Carhaix
Distance: 13 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various freshwater
Name of nearest fishing location: On site

Fishing on-site


Name and address of nearest golf course: Brest Iroise
Distance: 45 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: meros
Distance: 2 km

Mountain biking


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Meros


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