Holiday cottage in Brittany - BM005922

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Saint-Nicolas des Eaux (4km from Plumeliau), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM005922 Advertiser since: 20 December 2017
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Cosquer Cottage Self Catering Flexible 2 4 2 Z beds for 2 additional people

About this property

A traditional Breton stone and thatched dwelling . This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Cosquer Cottage is a traditional Breton stone and thatched dwelling in Saint Nicolas des Eaux. This village is in southern Brittany, nestled in the Blavet Valley, an area renowned for its outstanding natural beauty.

The property with its old beams and thick walls has been styled to keep as many of the original features as possible whilst giving guests what they need for their stay. There are 2 bedrooms (sleeps up to 6) and a toilet on the first floor, the ground floor has the main bathroom, an open plan kitchen/dining area and a cosy lounge. It has a TV, DVD player , satellite for English programmes and access to wifi. It also benefits from a fully enclosed sunny garden, patio furniture and hammock.

The canal is just a short walk from the property, along its banks can be found the local bars, restaurants and creperie. The village also boasts a small convenience store and tourist office. The nearest supermarket is Plumeliau, about 5 minutes drive, where you can also find more bars, restaurants, a Boulangerie, pharmacy and post office.

In Saint Nicolas you can hire kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, pedalos and bicycles at very reasonable rates. Fishing is also popular along the banks of the canal. There is a children's play area and picnic benches all within a short walk of the cottage.

There are many other attractions within easy reach of the cottage.

Carnac, Josselin, Vannes, Auray, Le Trinite Sur Mer, Lorient are all worth a visit. There is a golf course quite near by. Camors forest adventure , Balade du Pere Nicolas and Kingoland provide fun and for children and adults alike. There are public swimming pools in Baud and Pontivy both approximately 15 minutes away. Lac du Guerledan, Brittany’s largest lake has more water sports and lakeside beaches, is only a short drive away.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Cosquer Cottage features a modern kitchen with a traditional style Breton wood dining table which can seat up to 8.
There is a large fridge freezer, dishwasher, electric fan oven, gas hob and small washing machine.
An airer, ironing board and iron have also been provided.
It has enough crockery, cutlery, glasses and cups for 6 people as well as cooking equipment and utensils.

Living rooms

There is a cosy lounge with a three piece suite, comprising of a leather sofa and 2 arm chairs. Also in this area is a beautiful woodburner which guests can use.

Bedrooms

There are 2 large bedrooms; the master has a seating area with reclining chairs and the second bedroom has 2 single beds and additional Z beds if required. Both have Vaulted ceilings, exposed timber work and original feature windows.

Bathrooms

Modern bathroom with new shower unit featuring massage jets and rain shower. Additional upstairs toilet with wash hand basin and vanity unit.

Heating

Property is heated via a woodburner.
Free standing electric radiators are provided to supplement the heating in the bedrooms and dining area during the colder months.

Entertainment

Satellite tv
Dvd player and dvds
Childrens games
Books

Garden and outside

There is a fully enclosed garden area with church views which has a large grass space, flower and shrub boarder and an old apple tree.
There is patio furniture for outside eating, additional stone seat and a hammock.

Parking and garages

Off road parking along side the property on a quiet residential road. Smaller vehicles, including motor bikes can park on the gravel infront of the cottage through the gate.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for couples, families and small groups.
Elderly persons are very welcome however all the sleeping areas are upstairs which means it is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

Activities

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, Trout, Bass, Bream, Barbel, Roach, Zander
Name of nearest fishing location: Blavet Valley

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Rimaison, 56 310 BIEUZY
Distance: 10 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Park des Fleurs
Distance: 7 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Blavet Valley

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Christine Maguire

We are a friendly and welcoming couple who are accommodating and will try and make your stay as comfortable as possible. We have a wealth of experience in customer service and hospitality. Steve managed a B&B in the UK for many years before settling in France with Christine. In the unlikely event that you should encounter any problems during your stay, we are on hand to deal with them quickly and efficiently.

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? The Blavet Valley is known as being an area of outstanding natural beauty. It is centrally located for those wishing to explore all that Morbian has to offer.
Unique benefits of property Cosquer Cottage is a traditional Breton stone and thatched dwelling in Saint Nicolas des Eaux. This village is in south southern Brittany, nestled in the Blavet Valley, an area renowned for its outstanding natural beauty.

The property with its old beams and thick walls has been styled to keep as many of the original features as possible whilst giving guests what they need for their stay.

The Owner Recommends

In Saint Nicolas Des Eaux

The canal is just a short walk from the property, along its banks can be found the local bars, restaurants and creperie. The village also boasts a small convenience store and tourist office. The nearest supermarket is Plumeliau, about 5 minutes drive, where you can also find more bars, restaurants, a Boulangerie, pharmacy and post office.
There are also a number of water sports such as; kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, pedalos and electric boats which you can hire by the canal at very reasonable rates. Cycles both traditional and electric for adults and children are also available for hire next to the water front.Fishing is also popular along the banks. There is a children's play area and picnic benches all within a short walk of the cottage.

There are Many Other Attractions within Easy Reach of the Cottage.

There are so many lovely places to visit and things to do in Morbihan it would be difficult to detail them all, but here are a few that I would like to recommend.
Carnac with it’s impressive standing stones , Josselin, Vannes and Auray which have beautiful Medieval architecture to admire. There are also boat trips into the Golf of Morbihan from Vannes, a Butterfly house and aquarium. If you like seafood or just looking at marinas and the fabulous boats and other sea faring crafts, Le Trinite Sur Mer is about 40 minutes drive. Lorient also about 40 minutes away, has a Uboat museum which is well worth a visit.There is a golf course quite near by. Camors forest adventure details can be found online at : www.camors-adventure-forest.com , Balade du Pere Nicolas and Kingoland provide fun and for children and adults alike. Another family attraction is the restored village of Poul-Fetan which shows examples of Breton life back in the 19th century.
There are public swimming pools in Baud and Pontivy both approximately 15 minutes away. Lac du Guerledan, Brittany’s largest lake has more watersports and lakeside beaches, is only a short drive away.
Local churches have art installations during the holiday season, these allow free access into chapels and churches throughout the area to admire the works of art. The Chateau de Rohan in Pontivy is only 15 minutes away.
A car or motorcycle are needed to enjoy the scenic drives but there are plenty of sightseeing opportunities for walkers and cyclists.

Fete Nationale

Why not join us in Saint Nicolas-des-Eaux for the famous Fete Nationale? The 14th of July is celebrated in style in the village with all that you would expect of a National Day. The main street has stalls offering a variety of goods for sale including genuine French antiques. Food, drink and fun for all the family followed by the finale of a fantastic firework display. Book now to avoid disappointment.

1 Review
10/10
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10 / 10 John Davis 31 May, 2018

We had a brilliant stay at Cosque Cottage. It was out first time abroad for many years and were delighted to stay in such a picturesque village. The cottage was perfect, it had everything we could have asked for and the hosts Christine and Steve were very attentive, they were happy to help and made us feel extremely welcome. I would certainly recommend this property!