Bedrooms 3, Sleeps 6
This location has multiple holiday properties
The property is situated at the end of the beautiful, picturesque village of St Nicolas Des Eaux. in large wooded gardens leading down to the river. This is the oldest part of the property and was originally the milking parlour and now converted to a 2/3 bedroomed gite, Swift is all on garden level and offers facilities for the wheelchair bound.
There is a private furnished patio area including barbecue.
There are 2 bedrooms - one double and one with two single beds (one a bunk bed).
There is a spacious fully equipped kitchen with dining area and seating for up to 6 people.
The very comfortable, spacious lounge, with a large working inglenook fireplace with woodburner, overlooks the gardens. It is equipped with English satellite tv/video/dvd compatible with UK video cassettes and free wi-fi access.
A feature of the lounge is its very comfortable fold-away traditional Breton double bed.and includes 2 sofas and 2 armchairs.
Access to Swift is via a gentle slope to the garden and, together with the specially adapted shower room (wet room) and toilet (raised toilet seat available) and handrails, is wheelchair/buggy friendly.
A further adjoining 3 bedded room with en suite shower and toilet can be included for larger parties.
Just behind the property is the extensive half wooded half grassed communal garden, including picnic tables, hammocks and badminton net. At the top of the garden Is the large, fully furnished, communal terrace with brick built bar-be-cue. And next to that is the overhead heated swimming pool and sun deck, situated for maximum sunlight.
Opposite the main property is a large shed containing books, dvds, videos, board games and beach and garden gamelers and equipment for the use of our guests.
The bottom of the garden leads out onto the towpath for long, peaceful and traffic free (except through the village) walks and cycle rides. The River Blavet is one of the premier fishing rivers in France, with salmon, trout and carp, just some of the numerous species, suitable for both the dedicated and amateur (rods and equipment available in shed) anglers.
Next door to the property is a large children's play and picnic area, and next to that is a canoe/kayak centre.
The village has 2 excellent bar/restaurants and two bars, one which serves pizzas and the other is also the local tabac. All have outside terraces overlooking the river. Pedaloes can be hired from the second picnic area over the weir, all these are within a min stroll from the property. Within a ten min drive are a 9 hole golf course, horse riding stables and a go-cart centre. The nearest town, Plumeliau, has supermarkets, chemists, boulangeries, doctors, dentists and vets, although bread is delivered daily (except Monday) to our car park. Further afield the beautiful beaches of southern Brittany, local markets, an adventure park (like go ape, only safer) and many churches, museums and delightful towns and villages, all within a 45 min drive.
All details of which are in the welcome pack available in your gite, however Jenny and Jack are available for further information and recommendations.
Approx 5 mins drive, this country park includes a miniature railway, pedal go-cart track and old fashioned games. Or just a gentle walk through the gardens admiring the animals. There is a large bar and creperie with also serves delicious ice creams and deserts.
Terrace facing the river Sophie and Luic speak excellent English and often have late night live music, traditonal Breton, Jazz and Rock and even Irish. Serve recommended Pizzas on request.
At the entrance to our lane just before the picnic area and childrens' playground. You can hire canoes and kayaks by the hour
Approx 30 mins drive, set in a historic town, this beautiful building dominates over the valley, and river, l'oust. The magnificent interior boasts a puppet museum.
Restaurant and bar facing the river. A La Carte available and special priced Plat de Jour Mon-Sat lunchtimes. A summer terrace menu with omelettes, steaks, pasta dishes and fish and even chicken nuggets.
This is a challenging nine hole course set in beautiful surroundings. Maison Magique clients receive a discount usually 20 %
Very French welcoming interior, and exterior terrace facing the river. This creperie is very well known locally popular with families and very reasonable prices
Approx 5 mins drive, Near to Le Resto, horses can be hired but, unless you have a French riding certificate, you will have to show your ability to ride.
Approx 30 mins, this large museum is set in six hectares of wooded parkland including picnic and children's play areas. The museum shows the history and way of life during the second world war and includes excursions on an American half track around the grounds and featues.
These are run by the local students and are rented by the hour
Limited menu but excellent food set on a wooden terrace facing the river
Approx 20 mins, this is a mock traditional Breton farming village. Demonstrating the way of life normal country Bretons lived in the past, including housing, cooking, costumes and farming techniques.