Apartment to let in Brittany

Saint-Dolay (12km from La Roche-Bernard), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM003466 Advertiser since: 3 January 2014
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
The Sail Loft at Les Chataignes Self Catering Wednesday 1 2 2 2 Single sofabeds for children in garden room.

About this property

A New Property with Views to River Vilaine. This apartment is in a rural setting.

Le Val is a small hamlet of about 20 houses. Les Châtaignes is a new privately owned property, surrounded by oak and chestnut trees. Wildlife of all types is abundant. Truly a place to relax and get away from it all with delightful strolls down to the River Vilaine.

The Sail Loft is a self contained apartment, (converted garage), that enjoys fabulous views across the water meadows to the River Vilaine from the upstairs studio lounge/bedroom with en suite bathroom. Downstairs has a shower room and wc, and fully fitted galley kitchen.The garden room is principally for summer time use. Although Ideal for couples there is room for a cot for a baby.  
The hamlet is about 8km from the nearest small town of Saint Dolay and 12km from the ancient town of La Roche Bernard with many restaurants, shops and a large supermarket. A typical French market is held there on Thursday mornings. There are many walks and cycle rides in the vicinity of Le Val. The nearest beach is at Pénestin, 28km away, and the beautiful resort of La Baule is about 40km, where windsurfing, sailing, swimming and a new market hall and shops can be enjoyed.
Although normal usage of water and electricity are included, linen hire and final cleaning services are available at extra cost.
Short breaks available.  Please ring us about "extra" days.



Kitchen and dining

The galley kitchen has full-size electric cooker with ceramic hob and double oven. Fridge (with ice box). Microwave. Washing machine. Franke sink and drainer. Ample storage space, glasses cabinet and wine rack. Crockery and utensils for four. Fan heater.
Double glass doors leading to the garden room.

Living rooms

Garden Room has bureau and power point. Garden table and 4 directors’ chairs. Two sunloungers
Sun umbrella. Cast iron barbecue for outdoor use!


Studio bedroom, fully carpeted double bedroom, standard double bed, bedside cabinets and lights. Corner settee. Round dining table and 4 chairs. Small dressing table. Dvd player and selection of old dvds. Space for a cot. Electric heater. Patio doors leading onto balcony with "safety" gate.


Upstairs en suite bathroom with full size bath with hand spray, wash hand basin, toilet, bathroom cabinet. Velux window, fan heater.
Downstairs shower room with large shower cubicle with mains pressure thermostat shower, wash hand basin, toilet, bathroom cabinet, fan heater. Under floor heating


All electric - under floor, convector and fan heaters


Tranquillity and wildlife. Many walks - some way marked. Some of our visitors enjoy their bike rides.
Numerous restaurants, shops and market in La Roche Bernard. Fishing and boating of all sorts on the River Vilaine, the glorious resort of la Baule is just 40km away with fabulous safe and sandy beaches.

Garden and outside

Secluded lawn bordered by shrubs, washing line and pegs, cast iron bbq, garden table and 4 chairs, 2 sunloungers and sun umbrella

Parking and garages

Ample parking off road

Visitor suitability

Apartment suitable for a couple with baby.
Not suitable for people with limited mobility.
Non-smoking and no pets please.


  • Cleaning

  • No smoking

  • Linen


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: La Roche Bernard
Distance: 12 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Coarse river fishing
Name of nearest fishing location: River below property
Distance: 1 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Chateau de la Bretesche
Distance: 12 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Around Saint Dolay


About the Owner, Mrs Diana Park

Retired professional couple, living in Devon. Love the countryside and quiet

Year property purchased 2003
Why this location? Away from it all overlooking water meadows to the River Villaine but close proximity to local towns and N165 from Roscoff
Unique benefits of property Designed and built by us and our family to a high specification with help from an excellent local builder using natural woods and stone

The Owner Recommends


There are various beaches for swimming and water sports. The closest is Penestin about 30 minutes away. The glorious resort of La Baule with its safe sandy beach is just 40 minutes. La Baule is famous for its chic shops and cafes and now boasts a new market hall.

Being lazy!

Just laze around at les Chataignes, stroll down to the river, or enjoy the garden, BBQ and local wines that you have purchased!

Golf and Tennis

For golfers the well known Chateau de la Bretesche is just 20 minutes away. Tennis and golf are also available at La Baule and other towns around.

Local Interest

The ancient port of La Roche Bernard has many restaurants, shops and a market on Thursdays. Around “the vieux quartier” there are detailed descriptive walks. All types of river trips and sports – from canoes to restaurant cruises.


There are numerous walks (some way marked), cycling and horse riding, in and around Le Val and the small town of Saint Dolay. A haven for bird watching, fishing and wildlife!