Self catering holiday cottage nr Pontrieux

9.7/10
3km from Pontrieux, Côtes d'Armor, Brittany Reference: BN004042 Advertiser since: 21 November 2013
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Crec'h Mordo Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1 Extra child's bed and cot available

About this property

Cottage within walking distance of river Trieux. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

The hamlet of Crec’h Mordo is 1.5km near to the Medieval town of Pontrieux which is situated on the estuary/river Trieux and is close to many beautiful beaches from 20 minutes drive. The cottages have been renovated to a very high standard and offer comfortable accommodation. The town and its port offer a wide selection of restaurants, shops and a weekly market. Extensive grounds with badminton and games on site. There is electric heating for the colder months and with internet connection offers comfortable all year round accommodation. The property is fully equipped with a downstairs kitchen/dining and lounge area (with sofa beds), and upstairs bathrooms.
 
The Longere has 1 double and 1 twin bedroom. There are private south facing sun terraces with garden furniture and barbecues. Children's games and toys are available along with several adult and children's bikes. There is English/ French tv in the property, and an internet connection.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Open plan area with lounge/dining area with seating for 4 and a fully equipped kitchen with a cooker/grill/hob, washing machine, micro-wave, coffee-maker, toaster and electric kettle.

Living rooms

Spacious accommodation retaining many original features including beamed ceilings and a wood burning stove. The lounge has open plan accommodation with comfortable seating for 4 people, with French and English television, a dvd player, internet connection and a cd/radio/cassette player. There are large frenchdoors leading to the private south facing terrace.

Bedrooms

Both bedrooms are south facing, 1 double and 1 twin room with wardrobes, bed side tables and chest of drawers. The hallway has a full-length window overlooking the courtyard. A child safety gate has been fitted at the top of the stairs.

Bathrooms

There is a large bathroom with bath/shower.

Heating

Electric heating and wood burning stove.

Entertainment

English/French television, cd/radio, dvd player, books board games and dvds.

Garden and outside

The property has it's own private south facing terrace and evening courtyard area with tables, chairs, parasols and sun loungers.

There are large garden/lawn areas which guests are welcome to use, a full sized marked badminton area, swings, bicycles with bicycle rack and canoes.

Parking and garages

Ample parking in courtyard next to the property.

Visitor suitability

Couples and families.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Pontrieux
Distance: 2 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout,Salmon
Name of nearest fishing location: Pontrieux, River fishing
Distance: 2 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: St Clet
Distance: 5 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Pontrieux

Watersports

The Owner Recommends

Local Coastlines

We are situated 20 minutes’ drive from two beautiful coastlines, the Pink Granite Coast with its fascinating rock formations and islands, and the Goelo coast with its many resorts, both of which offer miles of coastline walks and beautiful beaches. The area is renowned for its delicious shellfish, crepes and Breton cider.

Paimpol

From Paimpol you are able to visit the Isle de Bréhat, famous for it's beautiful fauna and car free roads. Nearby is the beautiful Chateau de la Roche Jagu, with its 30 hectares of extensive gardens overlooking the Trieux estuary, and the Abbaye de Beauport at Paimpol. The historic cathedral towns of Treguier and Guingamp with their popular weekly markets are 15 minutes’ drive. At the nearby Chateau La Roche Jagu, during July and August, there are entertainments set in the 30 hectares of grounds for adults and children. With its nearby estuaries, picturesque fishing ports and islands, you can find excellent walking, fishing, golf, water activities and cycling.

Pontrieux

Alternatively, relax with a meal or drink at a cafe on the port in Pontrieux, overlooking the marina. The hamlet of Crec’h Mordo is set in the tranquil countryside 1.5km from the Medieval town of Pontrieux, which straddles the river Trieux at its highest navigable point. The two 'triangular' squares are surrounded by beautiful architecture including many half-timbered houses. The town has over 50 authentic lavoirs (riverside stone laundry houses) , which can be appreciated by a boat trip along the river through the town centre. These excursions are available from the public gardens, which also has a child's play area. There is a port with a canoe club and the railway station. Pontrieux has many attractions in the summer months, the fete of the 'Lavoirs', live music and fetes.

Train service

The train service is between Paimpol - Pontrieux - Guingamp, from Easter you can take the steam train from Paimpol to Pontrieux, enjoying local crepes, cider and Breton music along the way.

3 Reviews
9.7/10
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 9.7
  • Condition: 9.7
  • Facilities: 9.7
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 9.3
10 / 10 Adele.O 8 August, 2016

An amazing setting and wonderful owners. They were extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the local area. There was everything you could wish for in the cottage and it was immaculately clean. We would recommend this property to any age group, as long as you don't have any mobility issues as the steps are fairly steep.
There are plenty of beautiful beaches within 30 mins and an excellent Gaulish village for young children. The pizza restaurant In Pontrieux is really good and the supermarket and boulangerie are within walking distance.

9.7 / 10 Mike and Gill Harris 13 June, 2016

The owners Mick and Janet live on site and nothing was too much trouble for them. The gite was just perfect in every way. Large gardens, private areas and when a bit chilly, a lovely log wood burner. The welcome pack told us straight away we were going to be well looked after. We ate at home, but Pontrieux just a couple of kms away offered much for those who prefer to eat out. Including an intermarche with a decent fish counter. I would most certainly recommend this gite to my family and friends, and if the visitors book was anything to go on so would all the other guests.
With plenty of genuinely nice and interesting places to visit close by my wife and I both had a lovely holiday.
Many thanks.

9.5 / 10 monim25 7 June, 2015

A wonderful gîte with friendly, helpful owners. Excellent location. A perfect holiday spot. All you need is the weather...this IS Brittany after all..
I would HIGHLY recommend this gîte to anyone, couples with or without children, group of friends: there is something for everyone.