Bedrooms 3, Sleeps 7
This location has multiple holiday properties
|Raphael||Self Catering||Saturday||2||5||2||1 bed (£60.00 inc linen) and cot (no charge)|
Discover Breton charm at our luxurious Gites des Anges set in 8 acres of beautiful rural countryside near the pretty market town of Josselin.
Raphael is one of 3 luxury gites/cottages available in various arrangements with a. maximum of 3 families/groups at any one time.
Having been totally renovated to a very high standard our gite cottages offer relaxing, luxury self catering accommodation.
All have use of new heated, fenced 10 x 5m pool with telescopic cover allowing all weather use, hot tub, 60 foot boules court, wireless internet, satellite tv, dvd and cd player, superbly equipped kitchens, large private patios with garden furniture, charcoal bbqs, ground floor wc, so convenient when using pool/garden.
Included in the rental price are: all electricity (heaters at small extra charge), gas and water, quality linen, duvets, robes and towels and 16 bicycles. Picnic sites are provided throughout our 8 acres and the use of local tennis courts (free).
Watersports can be enjoyed at nearby Lac au Duc, Brittany's largest natural lake, with beaches for swimming, picnic areas, pedalo, dinghy and Hobie Cat hire. An equestrian centre has recently opened (2012) 5km from Gites where horses can be hired.
There is a very good go-kart track 4 km from gites.
Fully equipped kitchen and dining area. Gas cooker dishwasher and washing machine, wood burning stove.
Large lounge with tv and dvd player with large, comprehensive selection of dvds. Again with a feature fireplace with a wood burning stove. Satellite receiver with UK programmes.
Two bedrooms both en suite
Two en suite bathrooms and a downstairs wc.
Wood burning stove and electric heaters at a small additional cost.
Tv with English (and French) satellite free to view channels, dvd/video player with dvd library, hi-fi system with selection of cds, large book library and large selection of indoor games. Unlimited wireless internet access.
The swimming pool is heated, fenced and enclosed with a telescopic cover permitting all weather use. A holiday saver if weather is inclement! It measures a generous 5 x 10m and has been constructed to the highest standards of safety and hygiene. There is also a hot tub facility with adjoining dining area.
The childrens play area has swings, sandpit and table tennis etc and plenty of room to run around. There is also a football area with a netted goal, a great favourite!
The 60 foot long boules court is a new addition. Each gite has its own patio area, equipped with quality patio furniture with quality cushions and tableware.
Large charcoal bbqs compliment the outside dining areas, with the addition of family sized picnic hampers for one day excursions.
Positioned throughout the parkland and landscaped gardens are picnic tables, so that you may enjoy dining outside in a variety of locations.
Gated secure parking
Ideal for families, couples and groups especially if renting all three gites together. Nb no more than 3 families/groups on-site at any one time.
The area offers many attractions and the are many shops, restaurants, patisseries, bars etc within a 10 minute drive of Gites des Anges.
Situated in the rural heart of Brittany, St. Servant is a small quiet, village ideal for a relaxing break.
There are many opportunities for walking and cycling direct from the front door. We supply 12 cycles of various sizes free of charge.
Returning to Gites des Anges, the heated, fenced, in-ground pool has a telescopic cover for all weather use and has been designed and installed to the highest standards of safety and hygiene.
Containing mature oaks, sweet chestnut, birch and other trees the 8 acres also have picnic tables set at strategic locations throughout for guests to enjoy this marvelous facility.
Mike and Carolyn know that selecting the right holiday gite is a very important decision which isn't always easy. Finding the right one could be the difference between a good holiday and a fantastic holiday.<br/>Many of our bookings come from existing customers who return because we offer everything a family would want from a holiday. <br/>We always prefer to deal directly with our guests so as to provide any advice and support they might need. Our aim is to provide very special family holidays.
|Year property purchased||2000|
|Why this location?||Gites Des Anges is ideal for any family looking for a self catering holiday in Brittany. Our three luxurious gites are situated in beautiful countryside just south of Josselin, within easy access to Rennes, Vannes and many beautiful beaches. This is the perfect family holiday, walking, cycling, golf, watersports, swimming or just relaxing while the children enjoy our play area, swings and boules court, all contained within 8 acres of beautifully maintained gardens.|
|Unique benefits of property||Renovated to a high standard Gites des Anges offers luxury self-catering accommodation for your Brittany holiday, with heated pool and hot tub and more. Three gites / cottages (two 3 bedroom and one 2 bedroom) are available individually or together, sleep from 4 to 16 + 2 persons and set in 8 acres of maturing oak, chestnut and walnut parkland.
Seven of the eight bedrooms are en suite. Outside patio areas lead into landscaped gardens with a large heated and fenced pool only steps away from your front door. An all-weather pool cover ensures you can swim whatever the weather. A hot tub and 60 foot boules court are also provided together with children's play areas with swings table tennis etc.
Golf is catered for by a charming course at Lac au Duc, 12 minutes drive from the gites and there is a larger course at Rhuys-Kerver 5 miles from Sarzeau.
Josselin is an interesting medieval town with lots to see and do. It has the status 'Petite Cite Caractere' with the Nantes-Brest Canal running through its centre, and a towpath making it excellent for cycling. The town square is impressive, with plenty of cafe and restaurants, and it overlooks the Basilica de Notre Dame du Roncier. The Chateaau of Josselin was restored in the 19th century. Guided tours of the town are available, details from the Tourist Office which is located just outside the entrance to the chateau. Another attraction is the Doll Museum, with a collection of over 500 antique dolls. Bastille Day, 14th July, sees the inhabitants dressed in medieval costume to celebrate their history.
Saturday morning markets where local produce etc can be purchased. The many local bars and restaurants make shopping here a pleasure.
Extensive watersports facilities on the largest natural lake in Brittany. The Base Nautique hire out dinghies, Hobie Cats, pedalos, canoes etc. Water-skiing is also available as are sandy beaches, swings and pools for children.
Josselin 5 miles
St Malo 150km
St Servant 1km
Sarzeau, 35 miles from the gites is well worth a visit with a succession of beaches separated by rocky inlets and boasting a wonderful moated castle.
52km of cycling/walking track from Questembert to Mauron. Facilities along this route include restaurants, picnic areas, lakes, canal, camping, golf, chateaux etc.
By far the best holiday we have ever had!
From the moment we arrived, with a warm welcome from Carolyn sand Mike we knew we were going to have an amazing week.
Outstanding accommodation, with literally every detail thought about to ensure families have nothing to bring or worry about once at the property.
Facilities were exceptional, from the pool to the hot tub and generous gardens that the children used daily.
We really felt relaxed and in a little French bubble, where life slowed down and we got to enjoy quality time in an idyllic location with our friends and family.
Thank you to you both for allowing us in to you home, we enjoyed every minute and can’t wait to come back!
Thank you for taking the time to submit review.
So pleased you had a good holiday.
All the very best for the future
Mike and carolyn