Holiday cottage in Brittany - BM005986

Saint-Vincent-sur-Oust (7km from Redon), Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM005986 Advertiser since: 11 January 2018
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L'Ancienne Etable Self Catering Flexible 2 6 1 Double futon

About this property

Pretty Breton Cottage in Area of Outstanding Beauty. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

This is a well renovated yet charming old cottage, with all mod cons yet retaining a wealth of features, including beams and original oak parquet floors upstairs. It benefits from gardens front and rear which are private and for your use only. They are well fenced making them very safe for little children as well as pets.

You will be a few minutes from the Nantes/Brest canal with its stunning towpaths, ideal for strolling along, cycling, jogging, canoeing (can be hired from 10 minutes away by car).
5 minutes by car you will find a heated outdoor pool, 20 minutes to a large sailing lake (hire) and a clean swimming beach with lifeguards in season.

NEW for 2019 Electric bike hire within 10 minutes of the property, have a look at the website


Electric boat hire in La Gacilly

World famous photo exhibition at La Gacilly

search on Facebook or tourist office La Gacilly.

Standard bike hire can be arranged, delivered to the gite

Pets are welcome and during hot weather can be left in the gite with permission from owner



Kitchen and dining

The front garden leads to a large well fitted kitchen diner, recently undergone extensive refurbishment complete with everything you need to prepare meals and then enjoy them either at the table or in the front or rear garden, with plenty of outdoor seating.
Gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge-freezer (use of tumbledryer if weather is bad) coffee-filter, kettle and so much more..... list available on demand.
electric heater

Living rooms

Kitchen leads to a sitting room via a small hallway.
Here you will find comfy seating, tv with sky or french tv, dvd player
Double doors lead to a private rear garden with seating and bbq.
There is also a shed if you wish to store cycles etc


From the hall stairs lead to first floor

Bedroom 1
Walk in wardrobe and chest of drawers provide ample storage.
Comfortable double bed will be freshly made up for your arrival.

Bedroom 2
2x single beds which can be bunks, fold up bed if needed as well as traditional cot and travel cot
All made up for your arrival

Comfortable landing area for use as office, play area, etc


Full of character this room provides you with, wc, bath, basin and shower cubicle.
Plenty of towels supplied for everyone


Wood burning cooker in the kitchen can be used if the weather is cold (out of season) we supply a free basket of logs to get you started.

All other rooms have on demand electric heating

Small art deco woodburner in the sitting room


Tv sky English
TNT French
Dvd player
board games, cradt desk on the landing
Wii can be borrowed with a few games

Garden and outside

Front and rear well fenced gardens with plenty of outdoor seating and tables, as well as a bbq. Shed for cycles etc

Parking and garages

Off road parking just outside the cottage garden, room for trailer

Visitor suitability

Suitable for all ages, very child friendly
Dogs welcome
Anyone with mobility issues may find the stairs difficult to negociate as both bedrooms are on the first floor


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

* Vet details: 87 Rue de la Châtaigneraie 35600 Redon Ile-et-Vilaine , France 0299716767 speak english


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Malestroit
Distance: 15 km


Distance: 3 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Pike, trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Nantes/Brest Canal
Distance: 1 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Caden, Malansac
Distance: 12 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: St Vincent sur Oust
Distance: 2 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Nantes-Brest Canal towpath, literally hundreds of kms for your enjoyment (1km away)


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Patricia Daniels

We are a retired couple who have lived in this area for 16 years. The cottage is next door to our home but we will leave you to enjoy your holiday, but are here if you need any info, help advice. we speak english and french

Year property purchased 2002
Why this location? We just love the countryside, as well as being only 35 minutes from lovely coastline. 10 minutes by car will take you to Redon where a TGV can whisk you to Paris in around 2.5hrs, so a day trip to the capital is a possibility, and is very reasonable if booked in advance, I can do this for you.
There is an open air swimming pool 5 minutes away by car, and a lovely lake with a beach and swimming area as well as paddle board and sailing hire only 20 minutes away.
A few minutes will take you to the towpath of the Nantes /Brest canal where cycling,(hire) walking, running, fishing, canoeing (hire).10 minutes will take you to La Gacilly for the world famous photo exhibiton.
Unique benefits of property This property used to be a cowshed until it was converted into a house many years ago. We have completely property whilst retaining lots of character and features. You have a pretty front and rear garden to yourselves, all fenced and very private.

The Owner Recommends

Etang d'Aumée

Swimming beach at this huge lake, beautiful and very clean
Sailing school or hire available
Free parking 20minutes by car

La Gacilly

Internationally famous town for film festival in the streets, on buildings, along the riverside and the cobbled streets--- may till september---not to be missed

Rochefort en Terre

Stunning cité of character -- vote one of the best places to live in France
30 minutes by car

Vannes Stunning Walled Town

Amazing markets saturday and wednesday withing the walls, stunning architecture and gateway to the famous Morbihan sea with its huge number of islands and beaches, boat trips always available, aquarium, butterfly farm 40 minutes

Open air heated swimming pool 5 minutes by car

this a lovely pool just along from the Nantes/Brest canal

1 Review
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 8
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 Michal Z (CZ) 15 August, 2018

Excellent accomodation by the owner! Extremely good equipment, Very kind people respecting fully your privacy, excellent welcome. Very good safety of the place. Hlepful attitude to our needs. Nice walks around - especially along the canal. Perfect place where to explore the inner-part of Morbihan country from. We wish to return :)