|La Trinité||Self Catering||Flexible||4||8||4|
La Trinité is a beautiful house in the heart of rural Brittany in the hamlet of L’Abbaye Penguily, near to the village of Mauron. The stunning grounds are enhanced by woodland walks and a lake.
The garden and outdoor area is a haven of tranquillity and a must for birdwatchers. Just sit and listen to the many bird sounds. Amongst those spotted are Kingfishers, Thrushes, Pipits Wagtails, Crests, Buntings, Owls, Buzzards and Herons.
For nature lovers and those with a passion for ecology and biodiversity this holiday home is perfect! Watch deer in the field, listen to the magnificent dawn chorus and drink in the peaceful surroundings of nature.
The area is shared with the small cottage, Maison Petite d’Hote, which sleeps 2 guests.
The cottage can be booked in conjunction with La Trinité to provide spacious holiday accommodation sleeping 10 guests in total. Ideal for family holidays!
La Trinité has been lovingly cared for and beautifully furnishedby the owners making it a truly comfortable home. The traditional Breton furniture, stone walls and exposed beams add to the house's charm.
The house sleeps 8 guests in 4 bedrooms and has 4 bathrooms, all with a wc plus a separate wc on the ground floor.
The kitchen/diner has patio doors opening on to the front garden. Here there is seating for 6 people. The kitchen is fully fitted and comprises an electric oven and gas hob and a fridge-freezer. There is also a dishwasher, microwave, kettle, cafetière, toaster plus plenty of crockery and pots and pans.
Continuing around the hallway is a magnificent dining room. The large dining table doubles as a billiard table! It has seating for 8 guests. The room is beautifully furnished, again in Breton style, and has many lovely paintings. There is a “Godin” for extra warmth during the cooler months.
Opposite the kitchen is the cozy lounge area with its feature fireplace housing a woodburner. Electric radiators are also installed. Comfortable seating for 8 people is available and the lounge is furnished in traditional Breton style. Wi-fi is available throughout the property. There is a tv (French channels only) and dvd player.
A landing area at the top of the stairs to the first floor leads to a “snug”. Comfortable chairs and furnishings make this ideal for a quiet and relaxing area.
BEDROOM 1: Twin room with 2 single beds
BEDROOM 2: Double bed, desk and book shelves.
BEDROOM 3: Double bed, easy chair and desk
BEDROOM 4: King Size bed, 2 large wardrobes
At the end of the first part of the hallway is a bathroom with a bath, overhead shower, and double wash basin.
Just off the dining room is a further bathroom comprising a shower cubicle, wc and wash basin.
There is a bathroom with bath, overhead shower and wc off the “snug”.
Also on the first floor is a shower room, comprising, shower cubicle, wc and wash basin
Godin woodburner in dining room
Large woodburner in sitting room
Tv (French channels only)
Outside the front of the house is the secluded, pretty garden with many lovely trees and shrubs.The seating area is perfect for enjoying apéros or a meal “al fresco”!
Just behind La Trinté, and also part of the grounds, is a lovely lake and many woodland paths. This area is shared with the small cottage, Maison Petite d’Hote, which sleeps 2 guests. The cottage can be booked in conjunction with La Trinité to provide spacious holiday accommodation sleeping 10 guests in total. Ideal for family holidays!
Guests are respectfully requested to supervise young children at all times both inside and outside the property.
Secure parking for 3/4 cars
Suitable for children (unfenced lake and pond in the garden - please supervise young children at all times)
Not suitable for those with mobility impairment
Not accessible for wheelchairs
We live in Jersey but fell in love with this part of France.
|Year property purchased||2000|
|Why this location?||Peaceful and relaxing|
|Unique benefits of property||Rural setting and with the added bonus of a lake and woodland in the grounds|
The beautiful town of Josselin is dominated by the stunning medieval chateau perched high up and overlooking the Nantes-Brest canal. Here there is kyaking and cycling in the summer with equipemnt for hire. Every Saturday is market day when the town is bustling and vendors sell their wares.
The beautiful cobbled square is the focal pint for the many bars and restaurants.
Music evenings are a popular summer feature.
Ploermel is about 25 minutes away where there is a lake with watersports, a sandy beach and bars and restaurants.
About an hour away is Vannes. This is the administrative centre of Brittany. It is a beautiful medieval city with some lovely buildings and shops and plenty of restaurants, many based around the bustling harbourfront.
Another lovely medieval town worth visiting is Dinan, just under an hour away. There are cobbled
streets, plenty of shops and numerous bars, cafés and restaurants.
The world renowned UNESCO Heritage Centre of Mont St Michel is within 1 ½ hours drive from the house.
La Trinité is in the Department of Morbihan in the beautiful region of Brittany in northern France.
Brittany is easily accessible from the UK via several Ferry Ports and is also served by flights from the UK to 4 French airports.
From spectacular beaches with rugged coastlines to vast sandy expanses, to peaceful woods and forests and the famous Nantes-Brest Canal, Brittany has all the makings of a perfect holiday.
The cuisine in the area includes crepes and galettes and of course the seafood! Mussels and oysters are available throughout the region, particularly in the summer months. Cider is produced here and local varieties are available in all supermarkets and restaurants.
During the summer numerous villages and town celebrate the "Pardon" which is predominantly a religious thanksgiving but is always followed by a celebratory meal (with a drink or two!) and Breton dancing.
There is a wonderful lake walk in Mauron and also a ‘Geology Walk’, (Sentier géologique). You can also walk directly into Mauron (about 20 minutes) following the path almost opposite the house.
There is a lovely picnic area, place for BBQ, a good place to spend a couple of hours. The geology walk adjoins the lake, it is very well set out and you can follow a route with stop offs, boards explain the geology and the rocks are on display as well.On the Lake in Mauron are Grebes , Divers, Heron, Cormorant and smaller weather fowl depending on time of year.