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La Ville au Tady, Traditional longere near Josselin

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The sunny south facing front garden is great for outdoor lunch and relaxing.
Spacious lounge/dinning room with traditional wood beamed ceiling.
Two comfortable sofas and a wood burning stove, great for chilly evenings off-season.
Well equipped kitchen with breakfast table, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer etc.
Spacious master bedroom with antique walnut French bed and dormer window views of the garden.
The view of the rear garden from the master bedroom dormer window - a lovely place to sit and read.
The second lounge with oak sofa, satellite TV, DVD player, mini Hi Fi, iPod charger/player, laptop.
The goose room is a long room with two single beds, dormer & Velux windows with views to front.
Third bedroom with two single beds has a Velux window overlooking the front garden.
The cottage is surrounded with flower borders containing a variety of cottage perennials.
The large private front gardens have plenty of space to play or relax on the provided sun loungers.
Rear terrace with lavender border, table & chairs for 6.
Enjoy breakfast on the rear patio. The bees and butterflies love the lavender plants.
Reading (or snoozing!) in the hammock under the shade of the plum trees.
The rear garden has cut paths through the grass and extends to the chestnut trees in the distance.
Cheery trees in the rear garden in spring.
There are local walks on these traffic free tracks from the hamlet.
The magnificent château at Josselin, on the banks of the Nante-Brest canal, is open to the public.
Josselin's half-timbered medieval buildings date from the 17th Century.
There is a good variety of cafes and restaurants in Josselin - something for everyone.
Josselin hosts a bustling street market each Saturday morning - a great place to stock up.
The nearby Dukes Lake is great for swimming, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, golf, and walks.
The wonderful sandy beaches of the South coast are an easy 45 min drive.
1 of 23The sunny south facing front garden is great for outdoor lunch and relaxing.
Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Josselin, Morbihan, Brittany
La Ville au Tady is a detached cottage in over 1 acre of land. It is a traditional Breton long-house, or longère, that has been sympathetically renovated to retain its charm and character. Located in a small hamlet in Southern Brittany, the local village of Guegon is just a few minutes drive through quiet country lanes. Within the village you will find several bars, a general store, restaurant and the essential boulangerie-patisserie for your fresh baked baguette and croissants. The area is perfect for exploring on foot or cycle, with a designated cycle route passing through the hamlet. The medieval town of Josselin with its famous château, 17th Century half-timbered buildings, bars and restaurants is a scenic four mile drive. Brittany's largest inland lake is located nearby, with swimming, golf and water sport facilities. Superb beac... Read more
Listing #HL274008
About the Owner
Martin & Esther S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
We live in the UK but the cottage is cared for by a local caretaker who cleans and cuts the grass. Guests self-check in using a key safe code. Our caretaker lives nearby and is available if needed.
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic stay at a stunning property in a beautiful location. So much attention to detail and everything has been catered for. I will definitely be going back.....

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Without exception this cottage is not only one of the best equipped we've ever rented, but the owners provided every extra you could want - and usually have to buy. Just add people, food and wine and you've got a perfect holiday. Southern Brittany has...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Worth every minute of the drive from the ferry (Roscoff, but Saint Malo is probably nearer). Very clean, every home comfort considered and provided for. Lots of space for everyone. Wonderful gardens - we sat in them every day, ate lunch, dinner and even one...More

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
We want you to enjoy your stay. Please respect our holiday home and take reasonable care of it. Accidents do happen, so any damage or breakages should be reported to us as soon as...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 Crib
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
$1,259
£650
14 Jul 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Summer 2018
7 nights --
$1,259
£650
1 Sep 2018 -
31 Oct 2018
Autumn 2018
3 nights
$126
£65
$804
£415
1 Nov 2018 -
21 Dec 2018
Winter 2018
3 nights
$101
£52
$610
£315
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to New Zealand Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: $48 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rental rate includes accommodation, gas, electric, logs for fire, cleaning and internet access. One set of bed linen and towels per person included (please bring own bed linen for cot).
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About the neighbourhood
Our local village, Guegon, is just a 5 minute drive and contains a variety of local shops; facilities including bar, general store, excellent boulangerie-patisserie, boules court, tennis courts.

Our local town, Josselin, (10 mins) is a medieval town of character designated a Petite Cité de Caractère and Floral Town. It boasts a famous riverside Château, 11th century Church and 17th century housing. There is a fine selection of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops, and a bustling Saturday market. We think it is one of the best small towns in Brittany.

A 20min. drive away is Dukes Lake, at over 600 acres one of the largest in Brittany, with a man made beach, lake swimming, sailing, kayaking, water-skiing, and pedalos. There is also a cafe, an excellent golf course, and a lakeside trail...
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Getting around
A car will be essential to fully explore Brittany. We provide cycles for your use at the cottage and this is also a great way of exploring local villages and the canal cycle paths.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rennes: 80.0 km
Ferry: Saint Malo: 110.0 km
There are several options if arriving by ferry: Saint Malo 70m / 1hr40.
Roscoff 110m / 2hr15. Caen 164m / 2hr30. Cherbourg 188m / 3hr30. Le Havre 219m / 3hr30.
We can provide guests with a discount code to receive 10% off Brittany Ferries normal rates - contact us for details.
The introduction of budget flights means that short-break are a realistic and good value option. The nearest airports are: Rennes 52m / 1hr. Dinard 63m / 1hr30. Nantes 86m / 1hr30. Car hire is available at all airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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Brittany Gites (4,026)
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