|Maison des Pommes||Self Catering||Flexible||2||4||1|
La Maison des Pommes is part of a converted stone house situated in the heart of rural Brittany. The gite is situated in the tranquil hamlet of Brenugat and close to the quirky village of Lizio. It is adjacent to La Maison des Cerisiers. Lizio is a small rural municipality in the canton of Malestroit. Surprisingly for a small village, there are 3 museums in and around Lizio. These include the Poete Ferrailleur, with fabulous animatronics – an old ironworks museum, Musee de vieux metiers, a step into Brittany in the past and and the Insectarium (Insect Museum).
In August the village holds its traditional Festival of Artisans, an art and model show. More than 150 craftsmen and artists are present to display their work and show their skills to the public. Also over 40 model exhibitors present their finely crafted and detailed models. Traditional Breton music and dance is also performed in the centre of the village. The village also has a bar, restaurant, baguette machine, childrens play area and several small lakes with walks.
The owners of the property have retained the traditional style of the gite. This includes exposed beams and stunning original kitchen tiles made by local potter Alain Guillard. La maison des Pommes sleeps 4 and has it’s own private garden. There is also access to a further large grassed area, ideal for children. This is shared with La Maison des Cerisiers. The adjacent gites can be booked together offering spacious accommodation for up to eight guests. Wifi is available throughout the gite.
Well behaved dogs (up to 2) are allowed prior to agreement by the Owner at the time of booking. The owner lives in the hamlet and has a wealth of information on the local area.
The owner provides a welcome pack for new arrivals.
The entrance to La Maison des Pommes leads straight into the ground floor accommodation. This is open plan and consists of a bright lounge, kitchen and dining area.
The dining area has a table and chairs which comfortably sits 4.
Kitchen area is equipped with gas cooker (bottled), microwave, fridge freezer and washing machine.
There is a comfortable seating area with 2 sofas. English television is available and there is a dvd player.
Access to private garden from the back of the property.
A good staircase leads from the lounge to the 1st Floor:
Bedroom 1 is a twin room with a chest of drawers and clothes rail. It is sunny room with a velux window and blind.
Bedroom 2 is a good size double with chest of drawers. Also a bright sunny room.
Bedding and towels provided. There is a travel cot available.
Shower room with wash basin situated on the first floor.
The WC is on the ground floor.
WIFI is available throughout the property and there is English tv and a dvd player
To the rear private secured garden with patio and lawn area, stone bbq and table and chairs for al fresco dining. Access to a larger garden space shared with adjacent sister gite.
To the front is parking for 2 cars. Front although quiet and away from roads is not secured and therefore children should be supervised.
Parking for 2 cars on quiet road (cul de sac)
Suitable for children
Not wheelchair friendly
Dogs allowed (up to 2) Pet fee applies
The adjacent gites can be booked together offering spacious accommodation for up to eight guests.
Live in France full time
|Year property purchased||2010|
|Why this location?||Tranquil rural location yet within access of amenities and activities|
|Unique benefits of property||As above|
In August the village holds its traditional Festival of Artisans, an art and model show. More than 150 craftsmen and artists are present to display their work and show their skills to the public. Also over 40 model exhibitors present their finely crafted and detailed models. Traditional Breton music and dance is also performed in the centre of the village.
A fascinating museum for the youngsters, or young at heart!
These interesting display is an old ironworks museum, with fabulous animatronics
About 12k away is the stunning chateau town of Josselin. With its medieval chateau overlooking the Nantes-Brest canal, Dolls Museum, Saturday market and numerous eating places in the lovely cobbled square, there is something for everyone!.
A short drive away is Lac au Duc. A large lake with watersports, cafés and restaurants and also a golf course. Beautiful walking along the "hydrangea trail" in the summer months.
Vannes is the administrative centre of Brittany. It is a beautiful medieval walled city with numerous historic buildings. The waterfront is a thriving restaurant area where seafood, including mussels and oysters, is particularly popular.
This quaint town was voted the "prettiest town in France" in 2015.
Lovely cobbled streets with interesting shops and bars and restaurants.
This is a fascinating place to visit. It details Brittany's part in the resistance during WW2. All exhibits in French but translation available. Creperie in the grounds.
Nearby is Malestroit a "petite cité de caractère" on the banks of the Nantes-Brest canal.