Gite to rent for Brittany holidays

9.9/10
Ambon (24km from Vannes), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM001834_B Advertiser since: 19 August 2004

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Gite 1 Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1 + sofabed

About this property

Gite 1 in South Morbihan, 5 minutes drive to beach!. This cottage/gite is in a coastal village setting.

Renovated farmhouse and 2 gites in peaceful rural hamlet. Ambon (2km) offers Sunday market, excellent crêperie and local shopping. Beaches within 5 mins (7km) at Damgan. Easy access to the Gulf of Morbihan (15km) and historical Vannes (17km).
Gite 1 has 2 large bedrooms and a sofabed downstairs. This gite has a 2 ring hob, mini-oven, microwave, washing machine and fridge. Large patio with furniture. Landscaped garden.
Electric heating throughout which allows you to be comfortable in all seasons.  Local caretaker for farmhouse and gites.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Gite 1 kitchen has hob, small oven, fridge and washing machine. Table and chairs separate from kitchen.

Living rooms

Gite 1 Settee, tv and dvd. Books, games and dvd available.

Bedrooms

Gite 1 has 2 bedrooms. One with double bed and one with 2 twin beds.

Bathrooms

Bathroom with shower.

Heating

Gite has electric radiators in every room.

Garden and outside

Very large grassed area overlooking fields. Very quiet. Lots of space for children to play.
Gite has large patio with garden furniture and bbq.

Parking and garages

Large area off-road in front of each property to park one or several cars.

Visitor suitability

Family with children. Couples.
Can be let separately or as a whole.

Information about any additional facilities

Very quiet setting in a peaceful hamlet. Easy access to all local amenities and beaches.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Child facilities

Activities

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Eel, bream, zander, pike, trout, carp
Name of nearest fishing location: River Vilaine
Distance: 15 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de la Bretesche Domaine de la Breteshe 44780 Missillac
Distance: 20 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre 56450 Surzur
Distance: 2 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 3 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: GR34

Watersports

About the Owner, Mr Mark Perkins

I retired from teaching languages a few years ago. I enjoy looking after our properties in France and in the UK as it is such a lovely way to interact with people from different cultures and backgrounds. I love gardening, cooking and walking and travelling. When I am not doing these, I spend my time reading or making things.

Year property purchased 1993
Why this location? I was born in Brittany and our property is where my family comes from. We love the coast and countryside. It is so well situated to explore this beautiful part of France
Unique benefits of property The property is situated in the countryside and is within easy distance of the sea, popular touristic attractions and sites of outstanding beauty.

The Owner Recommends

Carnac

Visit the standing stones in Carnac. La Table des Marchands in Locmariaquer is also worth a detour.

Creperie

Le Fournil in Ambon. Try the lovely galettes and pancakes in this wonderful creperie situated in Ambon. At the same time sample the local cider, it is certainly worth it!!!

Damgan

Brilliant market in Damgan on Tuesdays and Saturdays. A great choice of seafood, charcuterie and cheese. Lots of other things too..

Golfe du Morbihan

Visit this wonderful area. Why not book a trip on one of the boats which depart from Port-Navalo and visit one of the islands. Wonderful day out!!

La Maree - Muzillac

The best seafood around and within 3 miles from Le Grand Bodo. Need to book especially during the summer.

Location and Activities

Situated at the entrance of the beautiful Presqu'Ile de Rhuys and with easy access to the Golfe du Morbihan, the properties offer a wealth of activities. The nearest beach is within 3 miles and there are lots of lovely walks along the coast and in the old salt marshes- ideal for bird-watching! Fishing nearby. Within easy distance Vannes (23kms), Auray (40kms) and Nantes (80kms) offer everything you need for belovers of history and beautiful towns. Carnac, Quiberon Peninsula, La Trinite-sur-Mer as well as La Baule and Guerande are close at hand for cultural and leisure visits.

Muzillac

Market every Friday. Small town with very good bookshop and nice souvenir shops. Good creperies as well.

Nearest Restaurant

Creperie Le Fournil - 2km
Pizzeria - 2km

4 Reviews
9.9/10
  • Cleanliness: 9.8
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 9.8
  • Facilities: 9.8
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
9.6 / 10 Stobart 31 August, 2016

Comfortable gite in beautiful location. Great shops and amenities near by. Superb local beaches. Offers a lovely, relaxing holiday for families.

10 / 10 Sarah D 28 July, 2016

This was our first holiday with 4 of us - 2 adults and 2 daughters aged 2 and 4 months - so I was slightly nervous about the whole trip! However our pre holiday communications with the owner were very helpful and efficient and any nerves evaporated when we arrived at Gite 1. It was perfect for us. Clean, comfortable and welcoming, plenty of outside space to run around, all the facilities we needed but not over done, a beautiful setting, so quiet and peaceful and a real oasis of calm ( even with two children under 2!) Yes we had to pop into the car to get to the nearest village but that was not a problem at all and we enjoyed being in a really lovely rural setting surrounded by fields and sky. Ambon was our regular bakery stop - well worth it and we enjoyed exploring the local area and beaches and ventured a little further afield to Carnac and Vannes. There is plenty to do for all ages and we already have a list for next time. We would highly recommend the gite and the area and hope to return to explore more in the future. Many thanks

Owner response

I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and found the accommodation to your liking. We will be delighted to welcome you again.

10 / 10 Peter and Christine Gibbs 1 July, 2014

We really enjoyed this gite. It was spotlessly clean , all good facilities and the entry arrangements were fine ( didnt arrive until midnight). It is in a lovely quiet location near to Ambon which has a great market on a Sunday. Good intermarche at Survur just down the road and the carre four in Muzillac is also good. The excellent beaches nearby ( we liked penlan) were not crowded and the water was clean. We are both seafood fans and the oysters bought and eaten locally , especially at cafe pecheur in Penerf (Damgan) were fabulous. The moules frites also at cafe pecheur were good value, well served , and most importantly delicious.
We didnt do a great deal of sight seeing as we were looking for a restful break after a very busy few months but enjoyed a visit to le Croisic where we met friends. We also visited La Roche Bernard where we ate in a courtyard in the old town and Roche en Terre. Both worth a vist
We enjoyed our stay so much that we extended it and hopefully will return.
We would be more than happy to recommend this property to anyone.

10 / 10 Raymont-nicholls family 15 April, 2012

Fabulous clean gite with all you need for a great holiday including useful cooking and laundry facilities. The field at the back was fantastic for the children to play in and the gite was set in a quiet hamlet, very relaxing. The surrounding area was lovely too with lots of beaches within easy access.There were shops and restaurants within easy reach as well as an excellent swimming pool within 10 minutes drive by car.

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