Holiday house for rental in Brittany

Les Forges (10km from Josselin), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM003016 Advertiser since: 7 July 2005
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L'esprit Foret Self Catering Sunday 3 8 2 additional room in cellar that can be hired

About this property

Art Deco Detached Village House with Large Garden . This villa is in a village setting.

L'esprit Foret is an Art Deco detached house in a large secure and mature garden.

It benefits from a village location where you can walk every morning to collect your bread and croissants.

There are two bars in the centre, one opens for food lunchtimes.There is a creperie in an old mill also within walking distance at the furthest edge of the village and overlooking the Nantes to Brest Canal..

The rear garden opens up to open countryside at the rear.It is around a 500 metre walk to the beautiful Nantes to Brest canal and a designated cycle path.

It sleeps 7/8 comfortably with two showers.three wc.s and a Jacuzzi bath.Constant hot water. Possibility of extra beds, baby equipment.

Free unlimited wi-fi.Walking distance to eateries and cafe. Private chateau at the centre of the village and next to the large private forest of Lanouee.



Kitchen and dining

Fully fitted kitchen, oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher. Fridge-freezer.Breakfast area with seating. Adjoining formal dining room.

Laundry room is in the cellar with sink washing machine and dryer.

Living rooms

Living room with log-burner.Breakfast room and kitchen,dining room


There are 4 bedrooms - 3 twins and a single


There is a large bathroom with a walk in shower and Jaccuzzi corner bath.and wc..There is another walk in shower room in the cellar.The ground floor has a wc and washbasin.

Constant hot water for showers and bath.


There is a logburner in one lounge. Wood can be purchased cheaply from the caretakers. Oil fired electric radiators are available.
There is gas central heating which is only available for winter lets October throgh to April,


WI-fi is available. English freeview tv

Garden and outside

Large enclosed secure garden. Courtyard area with seating.Bbq area with large Breton stone bbq, seating for 8.

Garden loungers. Swings for children. Apple trees. Garden leads directly onto a cycle path at the rear and open countryside.

Parking and garages

Parking for 2 vehicles inside garden. Further parking possible outside.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for all age ranges. Stairs to bedrooms and cellar.

Information about any additional facilities

This house is at the edge of a lovely Breton village,within walking distance of village facilities.

The large rear private garden opens onto a designated cycle path.
The Nantes to Brest canal runs through the village.

It is a favourite path with cyclists and many stages of races are held through the village.

Randos organized walking trips are also very popular locally.

We can open up the house to couples for a reduced rate.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed

  • Child facilities


About the Owner, Ms Linda Chris

We are early retired professionals who after holidaying in the house for years retired to run a small holiday business,We run Esprit Foret and Esprit Campagne .The house are only 10 miles apart and can be rented together for large families celebrating

Year property purchased 1999
Why this location? On the edge of a rural village,which is nestled between a large private forest and the Nante to Brest canal and cycle path.The house and garden offer peace and tranquility sought on holiday.The location is fantastic for visiting local towns and markets as well as the beaches of the south cost.Lac au Duc a large inland lake is only 15 minutes away,It offers lots of water sports,a sandy beach and a gold clubThe village has two eateries and three bars allwalking distance from the house.The creperie is about 1 k easy walk directly out of the back of the house.The back garden leads on to a designated cycle path,Our nearest town Josselin 6 miles is a tourist hot spot with a fairytale castle andlotsofcafes and bars with fine food.
Unique benefits of property The house is a pretty art deco built in the 1930s. However it has been updated several times since we bought it in 1999.Whilst it has retained its character.All of the windows have been replaced with double glazing .There is a well equipped kitchen.A large bathroom with shower and whirlpool corner bath,A further w.c.and shower room and a third.W.C.A lounge with a wood burner and two dining areas it is suited to two families and or accompanying grandparents.The garden is large and enclosed,with swings ,BBQ and garden furniture. There is free unlimited WIFI and English free T.V.