Holiday gite in Brittany - BI007497

Eance (5km from Martigne-Ferchaud), Ille et Vilaine, Brittany Reference: BI007497 Advertiser since: 12 February 2020
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Morinais Self Catering Flexible 4 7 2

About this property

Peaceful, Quiet and Relaxing . This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

La Morinais is a Breton Longère which was renovated around 15 years ago. It has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan lounge/diner/kitchen.

There is a utility room off the lounge with a washing machine, clothes airer, iron and ironing board, this room leads to a wc.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, cooker, coffee-machine, toaster. There is plenty of workspace for those who like to cook on holiday! There is a dining table and 6/7 chairs.

Living rooms

The lounge has a logburner, flat screen tv with English satellite channels. We have a good wi-fi connection throughout the gite. There is ample comfortable seating for up to 7 guests.


Downstairs, off the lounge, there is a recently refurbished spacious double bedroom with en suite.

Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and one single bedroom, and a spacious family bathroom.


Downstairs there is an en suite off the double bedroom with a shower, and upstairs there is a spacious family bathroom with a shower.


There are electric heaters in all bedrooms and bathrooms and lounge, plus in the lounge there is a logburner and a paraffin heater if it is particularly cold.


We have a heated above ground swimming pool, a children's play area with swings, a table tennis table (weather permitting it will be situated outside), a multi sport set (badminton, tennis and volleyball).

Garden and outside

There are several areas with seating outside, tables and chairs and a bench in the barbecue area.

Outside the gite there are tables and chairs and in the very hot weather there is a sun canopy if you need the shade!

It is a very peaceful area if you just want to relax, drink wine and hopefully sunbathe!

Parking and garages

There is ample parking for several cars on site.

Visitor suitability

La Morinais is suitable if a guest has limited mobility as there is a downstairs bedroom/en suite, there is a small step up into the gite and then it is flat.

La Morinais is suitable for either families, or adults wanting either a quiet time, or enjoy barbecues, wine, swimming, sunbathing, playing games,

Information about any additional facilities

We have 5 bikes which we lend to guests free of charge, and also supply helmets for your safety.

We supply: hairdryer, iron, ironing board, barbecue and equipment. In the winter we have a plentiful supply of logs for the logburner.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Private pool

* Vet details: Dr Veterinaire Maurel Laure, 4 Rue Guy Martin, 35640 Martigne Ferchaud. 0299479066


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Chateaubriant
Distance: 22.5 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Martigne Ferchaud
Distance: 8 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Unknown


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Chateaubriant and Retiers
Distance: 22.5 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Janet Stanton

We live quietly on site and are generally available to assist with any problems. We look forward to welcoming guests to La Morinais, this is our first season as hosts. We have a very friendly 10 year old labrador called Monty, he is very used to children, but if any of your party are worried about dogs we will keep Monty away.

Year property purchased 2019
Why this location? We love Brittany and the area we are in is very quiet and peaceful, but within easy reach of many beautiful towns and cities.
Unique benefits of property We have an above ground heated swimming pool, plenty of garden to relax, quiet and peaceful surroundings. We also have table tennis, a multi sport set, children's area with swings. There is a barbecue area with seating and shade.

The Owner Recommends

Local Attractions

Sennones and Pouance Hippodrome - 5 minutes away. This is a horse racing track and opposite the track is a training facility accommodating up to 600 racehorses at any one time. There is a free car park and viewing area for anyone wishing to observe the racehorses. We have been several times and highly recommend this if you like horses!
Martigne Ferchaud - There is a lovely lake and woodland area, good for cyclists, runners, walkers and dog walkers. Monty loves to swim in the lake!
Pays de Craon - Etang de la Rincerie - 14 kms. There is another lake here which also has a number of water sports, kayaking, sailing, aerial wake boarding is very popular. There is a small beach, lovely walks, fishing and a restaurant. Entrance is free, obviously any activities have a charge.
La Roche aux fees at Esse - 24 kms. This is a small megalithic site, believed to be 4,000 years old and there is a visitors centre.
Rennes, Laval, St Malo, Nantes are all worth a visit, and of course one of the best known attractions is Mont St Michel, (well worth the journey).
La Guerche de bretagne - 15.5 kms - This is a very pretty town, has a few restaurants and there is a large market on a Tuesday AM.
L'ecole des saveurs - 1.5 kms This is in Eance and is only open for lunches, although open most evenings until around 7.30 for a drink, you are guaranteed a very warm welcome from Patricia and Nicolas.
Le Grenier a Popote, Craon - 19 kms - A small family run restaurant, we have been there a few times, very interesting, it is like a museum with different items all around the restaurant. Open Tuesday - Saturday.