This location has multiple holiday properties
Grenier ia a detached, self catering accommodation that has its own private gardens including garden furniture, parasol and bbq and a shared 30`x 20`solar heated pool, with surrounding patio and sunloungers.
The extensive grounds afford the opportunity for quiet relaxation and contemplation. The gardens are well stocked and attractive with an added attraction of an original Breton bread oven. Guests can enjoy a quiet game of boules; explore the surrounding countryside on our cycles or on foot.
The lake is accessible directly from our grounds and includes a lakeside bar, children’s play area and assault course. The lake has some large common carp, large pike, tench, perch and trout. Fresh stock was added in May 2011 so why not try your luck at fishing.
Driving in Brittany is a real pleasure: wonderfully quiet country roads which wind through beautiful tree lined valleys, picturesque towns and sleepy villages, giving the perfect opportunity to "explore" this fantastic area.
For those with an interest in history, central Brittany has an abundance of historical and archaeological sites to satisfy the enthusiast. Why not take to the network of rural footpaths to discover the more hidden gems of Brittany's heritage and landscape? The incredible volume and diversity of wildlife and flora also provide the naturalist with lots to see.
For the more energetic, the wealth of lakes and rivers provide water activities such as fishing, sailing, canoeing, water-skiing, rowing, cruises and much more. There are superb golf courses, horse riding stables catering for beginners and experienced riders, and many other sports activities.
With coasts on 3 sides, the choice of seaside locations to visit in Brittany is immense: St Malo, St Brieuc and Roscoff in the north, Brest and Quimper to the west, and Lorient and Vannes on the south coast, plus much beauty and variety of scenery to enjoy en route.
Holidaying in Central Brittany gives you a great range of places to visit and the tranquil setting of the Breton countryside to return to at the end of the day.
Southern Brittany Cottages has been booking agent for 120+ properties since 2002.
|Year property purchased||2002|
|Why this location?||Quite and relaxing with great views over the adjoining lake|
|Unique benefits of property||Views of the lake|
Guemene sur Scorff is a 10 minute drive. Remnants of the medieval chateau remain though it was destroyed in the late middle ages and many of the existing old houses have been built from the stones of the chateau. The town hosts good restaurants, shops, boulangerie, chemists and doctors and a Tourist Office, also cinema that shows some some English films. There is a large Intermarche in the town. The town is full of history and culture and sites to see. The cavalcade of Guemene sur Scorff parade consists of floats. Themes of flower and humorous of an extraordinary beauty. They are made by an army of volunteers and accompanied by costumed carnivals groups.
La Florentine - pizzeria, restaurant 0.5km
The Lac du Dordu is accessible directly from our grounds with a lakeside bar and children's play areas. Fishing at lake Lac du Dordu has some large common carp, large pike, tench, perch and even some wild trout, the lake was restocked in May 2015, fishing permits can be purchased at a daily rate or a 15 day from us or at the village bar, so why not try your luck at fishing and with a variety of bird life makes an idyllic retreat treat. Canoeing, rowing boats can be used on the lake but no motorized vessels are allowed. Langoelan a 20 minute lake side walk or a 2 minute car drive offers a boulangerie, pizzeria, bar, local crafts and a childrenss activity area, with football, basket ball, go-karting, tennis.
Pontivy straddles the River Blavet which runs from the hills of Central Brittany down to the sea at Lorient. Canalised all the way and joined to the Nantes-Brest Canal, this was a major waterway and made Pontivy an important port. The old, medieval town, with its pedestrian streets and open squares, is pleasant to wander around and has some interesting shops and restaurants, as well as a weekly market in the main street. Pontivy also boasts a castle which was built by the influential Rohan family in the 15th century. Although there is not much of it left, it is nevertheless quite imposing, raised above the end of the main street, and it is open for visits daily.
Just 20 minutes away is the Lac de Guerledan, which has leisure activities for every member of the family. Its rustic landscape and forest is a haven for walkers, ramblers, mountain bikers and horse-riders. Whilst its all year round watersports centre includes dinghies, rowing-boats, pedaloes and water-skiing boat cruises and good restaurants and is well worth the visit. Sandy beaches ideal for children with safe swimming and outdoor cafes enable the less active to enjoy the view without expending too much energy.