French Country Cottages with heated swimming pool in a fantastic rural location
Unit 3764507 Maroux Vian (Papillion)
Luxury country cottages
TWO, stone built 2 bedroom cottages (each sleeps 4 people plus optional cot) lovely lounge area, comfortably accommodates four adults. TV with freesat (English) channels, internet access. Kitchen/diner, fully equipped. Shower-room/toilet. Double bedroom and twin room (can be set up as a second double) all beautifully furnished, a real home from home feel. A great location for a relaxing break.
Mrs Paula Graham / Mr Andrew Graham
- Calendar last updated:
- 12 Nov 2018
About Mrs Paula Graham / Mr Andrew Graham
We absolutely adore France especially Britanny region in particular.Our plan was to find a get away from it all location that had fantastic country views and had a real home from home appeal but not too rural that we felt too isolated.We love 'the French way' of life, the fine food, wine and totally stress free.We now spend time doing the things we really enjoy doing like entertaining people and having a good time, walking, cycling, swimming, and travelling. In particular, Paula enjoys being creative; painting and making things like cakes for all occassions and loves catering, entertaining and cooking proper home-made dishes with fresh local ingredients. Andy enjoys outdoor interests; gardening, air rifle target shooting, archery, fishing, and photography.
Mrs Paula Graham / Mr Andrew Graham purchased this Cottage in 2016
Why Mrs Paula Graham / Mr Andrew Graham chose Callac
Having been across the channel to France many times both for work and pleasure, we found this area of France particularly charming. We love the beautiful rolling countryside and the quaint little villages with beautiful stone built churches and traditional french architecture. We have had holidays both in the North and South of France, though we are more familiar with the North and wanted to have a place in the countryside but still be close to the sea. We feel we have the best of both worlds here, the beaches are glorious and close by.
What makes this Cottage unique
Set against a backdrop of beautiful woodland and rolling meadows surrounding the property, South facing garden and terrace, you can enjoy the beautiful views whilst relaxing with friends and family in the heated swimming pool and hot-tub spa. We have 10 acres of private woodland which children will love to explore. Wildlife is in abundance here with deer grazing daily close by and many other visitors including foxes, rabbits and badgers. The property is located in the heart of the countryside but just 1 mile from the bustling market town and 40 minutes from the glorious Pink Granite coast. With the pretty seaside town of Locquirec and miles of sandy beaches.Fantastic!!
Pool / Spa
We had a great holiday at Maroux Vian. The setting is just beautiful and a real country escape. Paula’s knowledge of the local area really helped make our holiday. Both Paula and Andy are lovely hosts - it was my partners birthday and Paula made a wonderful cake and organised a fabulous party tea! I would highly recommend. Thank you to Paula and Andy for such a lovely week!
First class place
If you want a relaxing holiday this is the place to go,it is a very welcoming place the area and people here were very friendly and we really enjoyed our 10 nights here and would love to come back another time.
What an incredible holiday we had with our boys aged 4 and 5! Paula and Andy really went that extra mile to make it a holiday to never forget (for all the right reasons!). They took so much joy in our boys who adored them very quickly and were keen to show them their newfound swimming skills! We had an amazing evening around the firepit after a wonderful shared BBQ, the stars really clear. The toys, lawns, pool and hot tub were beautifully maintained and entertained everyone. The accommodation was beautifully decorated, the bedding and towels were better than hotel standard and the kitchen was really well equipped. We had a very generous welcome hamper on arrival. Our best day was spent kayaking and longboarding on Lake Guerledan and we had some lovely visits to stunning beaches recommended by Paula on the Granite Coast. We had lovely days in Callac running the 10km beautiful offroad three river circuit and cycling around the stunning lake. We loved Callac town square, with markets, Car boot sale and amazing Patisserie! Paula and Graham have also sussed out the best buys with wine and we left with our car bursting with bottles! Thankyou we are all refreshed and very happy!
Our Best Gite Experience in Brittany Yet!!
Paula and Andy are the most amazing hosts, from the hamper on arrival through to the welcome drinks night, we were made to feel like we were at home from day 1. Paula and Andy struck the perfect balance of being helpful and handy for any questions etc, but never felt that they were intruding. The Gites and location are our favorite so far after 8 years of visiting Brittany. The Pool and Hot Tub and area around the pool are great for swimming and sunbathing during the day and unwinding with a drink and a book on an evening. We used the bikes to ride into Callac for our Crossiants in the morning and then found the road network handy enough to be in the Granite Coast in 40 mins one day and then Quimper in the south the next - so for us an ideal location. My youngest son loved the badminton, swing ball and use of the bikes (at no extra cost) which has not always been our experience!!
On our last night Andy lit us a fire pit, whilst we had a great time listening to music with a bottle of the local brew, overlooking the pool and fields beyond.
Thanks again Andy and Paul - Hopefully see you both Next Year!!
Lynda, Paul, Joseph & Daniel from Northumberland
Awesome holiday with wonderful hosts!
Had an amazing two weeks at Maroux Vian. The property is everything you hope your holiday cottage will be and even with comfortable beds ! The welcome basket is very generous and thoughtful .The pool is spotless and our kids had hours and hours of fun in it. There is so much space and things for the kids to do without even leaving however the location is great with several good days out and access to plenty of gorgeous coastline for sandcastles and surfing.
There is also a few lakes nearby that has various water sports and a river beach.
What makes the holiday special though is the fantastic hosts who go out of their way to ensure everyone is having the best time, big thank you Paula and Andy we will definitely be back !
Thankyou so much for your positive review it really makes what we are doing worthwhile when we recieve comments like yours.It was a pleasure having you and glad you enjoyed your Britanny holiday.
Paula & Andy.
Great little property with Pool and Hot Tun
Very welcoming owners who live in the larger property by the pool. They left us a superb welcome pack and were very friendly and helpful throughout our stay. The Pool and Hot Tub is shared with the other property and can be used up to 8pm as our friends had the other property this was idea as we could share the tables and BBQ.
The property was very clean and had everything needed.
Its in a very quiet area so no noise day or night , but under 10 minutes to the large supermarket and small town.
We are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday we aim to give our customers what they want for a very enjoyable and relaxing holiday we hope to see you again in the near future.Thankyou for choosing Maroux Vian.
Andy and Paula.
We provide family friendly country cottages with South facing heated swimming pool and hot tub set in 10 acres of secluded private meadows and woodland. The property is situated off a quiet sleepy lane but only one mile from the market town of Callac. Bars, restaurants and market are available.The lively Wednesday morning market attracts farmers, artisans and visitors from across the region.Within this market town you will find a good supermarket for stocking up on the essentials a fuel station, bank,chemist,cinema (which shows English movies) doctors, dentist a church in the square, bars and restaurants..This area is known as the "green place to holiday" and its main feature is Le Lac de la Vallée Verte, a magnificent lake surrounded by unspoiled woodlands.The lake is mainly used for fishing and is a regular venue for competitions throughout the year. Well maintained nature trails run through the surrounding woods and nearby there are facilities for mini-golf, basketball, roller-blading and tennis. Maroux Vian is ideally placed in central Brittany for exploring. The beautiful beaches on the Emerald and Pink Granite coasts (30 min drive) are stunning and popular places to visit are Guingamp, Quimper,St Briuec (great shopping experience). and Dinard. .We are perfectly suited as a base for walking and cycling - the ancient Gorges du Corong are within 20 minutes whilst the beautiful forests and lake at Huelgoat are also within easy reach.
We provide free use of internet.There is a childrens outdoor play area and we provide free bicycle hire (we do have crash hats but recommend you bring your own) . Evening dining is available during the main summer months on request.(details available on arrival) Each of the 2 bed luxury guest cottages are cosy and very well equipped and both are beautifully decorated.We will be on hand to advise you on where the best places to visit are and what to do to get the maximum enjoyment out of your holiday.
Additional pricing information
PAYMENT AND CANCELLATION POLICY PAYMENTS A deposit of 25% of the total cost is due at the time of booking. Full and final payment is due 6 weeks prior to your arrival date. We also ask for a security deposit of £100 per cottage to cover any serious damages to equipment and furnishings that may occur during guest's stay. We don't make any deduction for minor breakages such as glass, crockery etc. The deposit is refunded within 7 days of departure. CANCELLATIONS: You can cancel free of charge if cancellation occurs outside of the 6 weeks prior to departure and 100% your deposit will be refunded. Within 6 weeks prior to arrival, the deposit will be retained by the owner. For cancellations within 14 days prior to departure 50% of the cost of the booking will be refunded. You must contact the owner directly to cancel your booking. ARRIVAL: The change-over day is Saturday and your cottage will be available from 4.00pm local time. We ensure that guests have a supply of basic food items when they arrive along with a complimentary welcome pack including wine, fruit and pastries. We can also supply any specific food items you may require if you let us know in advance. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The pool is open from 8am until 8.00pm local time. All children must be supervised by an adult at all times when using the pool and are not permitted to use the spa. We do not provide beach towels so please bring your own. All linen and towels for use in the cottage are provided. Parents are responsible for the safety and conduct of their children at all times to ensure the enjoyment for everyone. Please read the welcome pack which will be in your cottage which contains all the useful information for a safe and very enjoyable stay at Maroux Vian. If you intend booking with Britanny Ferries you can get a 10% discount if you book with us. Please request our Club Voyage code when you book online. At the end of your ferry booking you'll see a section, " Club Voyage (optional)".