|The Jolly Woodman Inn||Self Catering||Flexible||1||2||1|
The “Jolly Woodman Inn” is a log cabin situated on the owners’ smallholding deep in rural Brittany. The nearest village of St Vran is a short drive from the accommodation and has a boulangerie providing the essential French bread and pastries! There is also a bar in St Vran.
The cabin sleeps two people.
The cabin is accessible for wheelchairs but there is a step up to the bath/shower.
Dogs are generally welcome. Please enquire at time of booking. Please note that there are animals on site, horses, goats, rabbits and chickens. Please keep your dog on a lead outside.
Smoking is not permitted inside the cabin.
Parking on the driveway
The large garden, which is unsecured, has a “swinging garden seat” and outdoor seating in several areas.
A bbq is provided.
The owner has a lot of livestock. This includes chickens, goat and sheep. Fresh eggs are usually available to guests. If you enjoy riding there are also 2 horses that you are welcome to use with the consent of the owner.
The owner is a professional chef and can provide meals on request.
Arrival and departure dates are flexible allowing you to choose the most suitable ferry crossing.
Brittany offers a wealth of varied landscapes - beautiful sandy beaches, deep forests and medieval towns.
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.
The "galley" kitchen is well equipped with a hob, separate small oven, microwave, toaster, kettle and fridge-freezer.
The dining area, with a table and seating for 4 people, is part of this through open living space.
The living area includes kitchen and dining area.
There is comfortable seating for both dining and relaxing.
Bed linen and towels are provided
Bath, overhead shower, washbasin and wc.
Tv with UK channels.
The large garden is perfect for taking a leisurely stroll or just relaxing in one of the seating areas.
A bbq is provided.
Parking on the driveway.
This property is particularly suitable for couples.
The cabin is on one level. Wheelchairs are accessible but please note there is a step up to the bath.
Ask owner for more details.
The owner is a trained chef and can provide meals on request.
If you enjoy horse riding and would like to ride the horses please ask the owner.
Fresh eggs often available!
David has owned a property here for several years. He lives in the main house and rents the quaint log cabin out as holiday rentals. He has many animals, including horses, goats, sheep and chickens. Fresh eggs are often available.<br/>His previous profession was a chef and he offers meals to order for holidaymakers.
|Year property purchased||2007|
|Why this location?||The total peace of the countryside.|
|Unique benefits of property||Although in a quiet location the property is close to several towns and small villages and also the wonderful Lake Landrouet.|
On the outskirts of Merdrignac is Lac de Landrouet. This lovely lake comes alive in the summer months with music festivals, car boot sales and also water sports. It is also very popular with fishermen. In the winter it is lovely for a leisurely stroll.
The world famous UNESCO Heritage Site at Mont St Michel is one of the most visited attractions in France. It is about 1hour 20 minutes drive from the cabin. It is on an island separated from the mainland by a causeway. Always popular.
The north coast of Brittany is within easy distance. The nearest beach is the beautiful Plage de Morieux. Others worth visiting include Pleneuf-val-Andre, Erquy and St.Cast le Guildo.
Well worth a visit is Josselin with its stunning medieval chateau. Guided tours in English are available during the summer. There is also a doll museum.
The Saturday market is very popular with plenty of local produce for sale.
The cobbled streets have an abundance of eating places and cafes.
Also in the town is the beautiful park, Le Bois d'Amour.
Moncontour is also worth a visit with its cobbled streets and chateau high above the town.
Rennes can be reached in about one hour. It is the capital of Brittany. There are numerous shops and eating places centred around the lovely cobbled squares.
Also very good for a bit of retail therapy!