Cottage to rent, archery facilities, Brittany

Bieuzy-les Eaux (13km from Pontivy), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM004498 Advertiser since: 17 September 2003
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Les Archers Self Catering Saturday 3 6 2 1 sofabed

About this property

Rural Breton Cottage set in the Blavet Valley . This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Les Archers is a tastefully restored 17th century Breton farmhouse, providing the owners home, with a cottage attached for up to 6 persons, for our very welcome guests. We are unique in this area to offer archery facilities as a holiday activity i.e. tuition, equipment, targets in the spacious garden .

Changeover day normally Saturday but can be flexible , if a vacancy is available.
Short breaks of 4 nights minimum available on request ( Low season)
 
Ideally suited to couples and families. Tranquil gardens of 2 acres with mature trees offering ample shady areas, as well as a huge field for family games etc... Situated only 4 km from St Nicolas des Eaux, a charming riverside town with a creperie, bars and restaurants.
 
We are also equi-distant between the historic medieval town of Pontivy and Baud
(approx. 12 km) Numerous beaches, museums ,gardens and many places to visit nearby.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Compact well equipped kitchen with gas cooker, fridge-freezer, microwave and washing machine. A separate beamed dining room with seating for 6 (Baby chair available also). Two large dressers in this room containing supplementary crockery in one and jigsaws and games in the other for all the family.

Living rooms

A beamed lounge with log burning fire. British and French satellite television , dvd and cd/radio/cassette player..Seating on comfortable furniture for 7. A double sofa bed can be used if any occupants cannot manage the stairs.
Bookcase full of books, maps and general tourist information.

Bedrooms

Two double bedrooms and one twin bedded room. All fully carpeted with wardrobes, plenty of coat hangers) drawers and bedside tables with lamps. All bed linen, duvets, pillows and extra warm blankets are provided for your comfort.

Bathrooms

Two shower rooms. Ground floor with a wide access cubical door, toilet and wash basin.
First floor shower room with toilet and wash basin.

Towels, (Bath & Hand ) can be provided, but any damage must be paid for on departure.
NOT for beach use.

Heating

Electrical heaters in the bedrooms and dining room. Logs can be provided for a small fee during the cooler months.

Entertainment

In the Lounge, British television and radio channels via satellite. French television also.
A dvd player, A few dvds
Cd/ Radio/ Cassette player .
Archery facilities on-site with targets in the spacious garden and a private woodland with 25 challenging targets for the more experienced archer with their own equipment. We offer Archery lessons for all who wish to "Have a Go" (7 yrs to 70+yrs) .
First Lesson FREE. All equipment supplied . Lessons are 15 Euros per hour per person. The owners are trained coaches with many years of competition experience before coming to France.
Non-Archers are welcome. You should have no concerns about safety in the garden as our facilities are for the sole use of our resident guests at the time.

Badminton racquets and field boules can be used.

Garden and outside

The beautiful landscaped gardens are for our guests to enjoy. It's great to sit outside and soak up the sun , have a glass of wine and a bbq in this South facing garden, A chance to listen to the birds as there is hardly any passing traffic so very peaceful. For the more energetic we have some badminton racquets and shuttlecocks, just a bit of fun.

Parking and garages

Parking for a few cars on a graveled drive, completely enclosed in the garden.

Visitor suitability

Couples and families very welcome. There is a shower room and a double bed settee on the ground floor for those who find stairs a problem, it is not really suitable for wheelchairs. A Walkers paradise,

Information about any additional facilities

Additional facilities in the surrounding area, are canoes/kayaks, fishing, cycles for hire, all at St Nicolas. Or taking a leisurely stroll along the River Blavet.
A GOLF course and an equestrian centre are only a few minutes way.
Go-karting at Plumeliau (10kms), supermarkets, boutiques, restaurants, medical facilities and swimming pools can be found in Pontivy and Baud.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Auray ,Pontivy in the local villages during the summer
Distance: 15 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: River Blavet at St Nicolas des Eaux
Distance: 5 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Rimaison
Distance: 5 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Nr Kercadoret
Distance: 2 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: St nicolas des Eaux

Watersports

Wine tasting and cookery

The Owner Recommends

Places to Visit

Carnac noted for its fabulous beaches but also world renowned for the megaliths and over 3000 standing stones