Holiday house to let Gulf of Morbihan

Saint-Colombier (6km from Sarzeau), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM002508 Advertiser since: 26 June 2008
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About this property

Detached House, Rhuys Peninsula, Gulfe de Morbihan. This cottage/gite is in a coastal setting.

Set on the Rhuys Peninsula with the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan 1km to the north and sheltered Atlantic beaches 5km to the south. Sailing, watersports, coastal walks, cycling, horse riding, chateau and boat trips on your doorstep plus medieval Vannes just 23km.  
 
This well finished, bright and modern detached property on the edge of a village has houses to one side and countryside to the other. Large frenchdoors lead onto a patio and the enclosed south west facing garden is ideal for children. Ample private parking and 3 bedrooms (twin bedroom and double bedroom with extra single bed upstairs, double bedroom downstairs). Garden furniture, barbecue, swing, table tennis, dvd, French digital/English satellite tv.
 
The house is just a short walk from stables offering horse riding or slightly further (1km) to the Gulf of Morbihan itself at St Colombier, with picnic tables and play area with football nets overlooking the water. The larger sandy beaches on the Bay of Biscay are within a short cycle ride (Plage de Penvins 5km), linking back to the Gulf side of the Presqu’ile de Rhuys by various coastal or cycle paths. Visit the nearby Chateau de Suscinio (5km), or the bird lovers haven around Le Hezo.  There is also an ornithological zone with a bird hide close to the house in the now disused salt marshes of St. Colombier, with many birds arriving in Autumn. The medieval city of Vannes is just 23km away, or take your bicycles down to Port Navalo and onto a boat for a trip to Belle Ile or Ile Aux Moines. Several smaller islands are within a short cycle ride, near St Armel, along with a short ferry hop to Sene, south of Vannes. St Colombier (1km) has a bar, creperie, restaurant and Tourist Information Office. Details of various boat trips, cycle hire, local walks and cycle routes, some of which pass through St Colombier, can be found here. Cycle hire can also normally be arranged in peak season.
 
Contact details can be supplied for some local amenities.
 
There are a number of watersport centres along the Atlantic beaches, an 18-hole golf course at St Gildas de Rhuys, thalassotherapy centre at Arzon, several tennis centres, a fitness centre in Sarzeau and even fitness lessons on the beach in St Jacques! 

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The dining room has a table with 6 chairs with a french door leading out to the terrace with 6ft outdoor table, 6 new chairs and a number of spare. A well equipped kitchen area has a double drainer stainless steel sink with mixer taps, gas hob, electric oven/grill, microwave and fridge. The freezer and washing machine are situated in the garage.

Living rooms

The lounge has seating for 5 adults on 2 sofas, coffee-table and television, dvd player and Sky box offering numerous UK television channels.
wi-fi internet
Additional digital French channels.

There are double french doors leading out to the terrace.

Bedrooms

The house has 3 bedrooms. On the ground floor, the double has its own washbasin. Upstairs there is a twin bedroom and a double bedroom. A travelcot is also available.

Bathrooms

There is a wc and basin downstairs and large family size shower room upstairs (shower, wc and basin - no bath).

Heating

Electric convection heaters.

Entertainment

26 inch lcd television with English satellite channels and radio is available as well as digital and terrestrial French channels and dvd/cd player with full stereo. Wi-fi (Internet) planned from late May 2014.

An outdoor Cornilleau Club table tennis table is folded away in the garage.

Garden and outside

The garden furniture includes sunloungers as well as outdoor table and chairs. There is a swing, and both an outdoor table tennis table and barbecue are located in the garage.

Parking and garages

The garage is used solely for storage. However, the gated driveway offers plenty of off-road parking for several cars.

Information about any additional facilities

For those with small children there is a travelcot, highchair, bed-guard and a stairgate which can be fitted on request.

Heating is via wall mounted convector heaters, and the first 100kw of electricity is included in each weeks rental. Additional use at 0.15 Euro/kw. Linen is also available for hire. A 250 Euro or £200 security deposit is also required.

Please note that the winter rate of £200/week is only available for multiple week bookings.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Cycling

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Rhuys-Kerver
Distance: 10 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Western Breiz'h, Motte Rivault, St Colombier
Distance: 1 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Entire Rhuys peninsula

Watersports

The Owner Recommends

Coffee and Cakes

At St Armel (3km to the north) stop off at "Le Moulin a Cafe" at the village centre for refreshments. This is a bar, boulangerie and patisserie.

Cycle Round the Islands

Take your bicycles down to Port Navalo and onto a boat for a trip to Belle Ile or Ile Aux Moines.

Nearest Port

St Malo 160km. Closest ferry ports (shortest/quickest route in miles) are Roscoff (121/145 miles) and St Malo (94/119 miles)

Nearest Restaurant

St Colombier 1km

Take the Bus to Medieval Vannes

Vannes, a beautiful medieval town boasting imposing architecture with fine half-timbered houses within the town walls, is just 23km away. It also boasts an attractive pedestrianised shopping area. The Vannes to Port Navalo bus stops at St Colombier, less than 1km away from the property.