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Farmhouse gite with rural tranquility set in a lovely garden near Lake Guerlédan

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

NEW Listing - Spacious and comfortable gite with 2 Bedrooms to sleep 1 - 5

"Chevrefeuille" (or Honeysuckle) is a very spacious and comfortable 2 bedroomed cottage ideal for couples or families. The cottage is fully self-contained and equipped to a high standard throughout. The master bedroom has a double bed, the second bedroom contains three single beds. It is fully self-contained and equipped to a high standard. Electricity, Gas, Hot Water, Bedding and Towels are all included.

There is a sunny terrace for al fresco dining and our large attractive gardens provide an ideal location to relax or play.

Main Facilities include:

Open Plan Living / Dining / Kitchen Area

•Traditional Wood Burning Stove in the Lounge Area

(Baskets of Logs Available at a Small Additional Charge)

•Free Wi-Fi

•Flat-Screen TV with French and UK Freesat Channels

•DVD Player

•CD / Radio

•Sofa and Armchairs to seat 5 people in comfort

•Dining Table and Chairs to seat 5 people in comfort

•High Chair Available on Request

•Supplementary Electric and Gas Heating

•Fully Equipped Kitchen Area with Fridge / Freezer,

Microwave Oven, Dishwasher (Dishwashing Tablets Supplied), Electric Toaster, Coffee Maker

•Full Size 4 Ring Gas Cooker with Oven and Grill

•Full Range of Crockery, Cutlery, Glassware and Kitchen Equipment

•Comfortable Bedrooms with Thermostatic Electric Heating, Dressing Table, Bedside Tables and Lamps, Clothes Hanging

•All Bedding, Bedlinen, Towels (Except Beach Towels),

Bathmats and Teatowels Provided Free of Charge

•Travel Cot Available on Request (Bedding not Supplied)

•Shower Room on the first floor with Large Tiled Shower Enclosure, Washbasin and Toilet

•Iron and Ironing Board, Vacuum Cleaner and Cleaning Equipment

•Comprehensive Information About Things to See and Do in the Local Area, Attractions, Markets etc.

•Garden Tables and Chairs for Al Fresco Dining in the Courtyard

•BBQ Available Free of Charge (Charcoal not Supplied)

•Washing Machine (Shared) and Tumble Drying Available (Small Additional Charge)

•Outdoor Clothes Drying Area

•Selection of Indoor and Outdoor Games and a Library of Books

More Details

About Us

Helen Smith
Le Boterff Gites and Camping
2 Le Boterff D'en Haut
22320 Saint Mayeux
Siret, 750 441 115 00011
VAT Reg No

Owner
Helen and Carl
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
87%
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Helen and Carl

Helen and Carl lived in South Devon for many years before moving to Brittany in 2012. We have worked together in the Tourist Industry for many years and we love welcoming guests and sharing this beautiful place with them.

We are both musicians and we enjoy taking part in local events and festivals. Our love of music has been a great asset with integration in the local community.

Helen and Carl purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Helen and Carl chose Saint-Mayeux

We fell in love with this beautiful Breton Longere at first sight. We have been visiting Brittany for many years - often 2 or 3 times a year. We moved here in April 2012 and we now live here in beautiful Brittany full time.

The 200 year old farmhouse with stone longere set in 2/3 acre of beautiful gardens simply entranced us. It is just 10 minutes walk from the pretty little Breton village of St Mayeux, yet there is virtually no passing traffic and most days the only sounds are the birds and bees.

Perhaps the most beautiful feature is the attractive enclosed garden. The rural location is so peaceful and at night-time we have no light pollution so the stars are wonderful to see.

Situated in the centre of Brittany we are ideally placed for visiting the many splendours of this wonderful region of France. The stunning Lac de Guerledan is just 10 minutes away for sailing, cycling and walking or just relaxing on one of the three sandy beaches.

What makes this cottage unique

Rural, peaceful location with stunning countryside views.

Spacious and comfortable accommodation, fully equipped to a high standard.

The wonderful garden is a joy to relax in. It is a mature garden with many trees and shrubs. There is a sunny terrace and plenty of trees to sit in the shade of whilst enjoying a glass of wine or beer.

Plenty of tables and chairs provide the perfect setting for eating al fresco in the long summer evenings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Le Boterff is a delight! My husband and I had only intended to visit for a one-off week’s holiday, but, by the third day, we were already discussing our return. Located deep in the Breton countryside, a short walk from the sleepy village of St Mayeux, it is the original 'get away from it all' location. The only sound you hear is birdsong. If a car passes by, it is an event. On the first morning, we even saw deer, from our bedroom window. Having said that, if you do want to get out and explore, it is within easy reach of the coast and major tourist attractions. Our friendly, helpful English hosts were happy to give advice and directions, They really love Brittany, and their enthusiasm is infectious.

For our next visit we want to return to nearby Pontivy market, we just want to try our hand at cooking some of the gorgeous local produce. Thank you Carl, Helen, Kevin and Lisa. See you, again, next year!
Aug 2016
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Mayeux in Cotes-d'Armor

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Modern, attractive tiled bathroom with dual head shower unit
  • Bathroom is on the first floor. Shower cubicle with glass door, large shower tray and dual head shower. Washbasin and WC. Heated towel rail (thermostatic).
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , Cot available on request (bedding not supplied)
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms have thermostatic electric heating, dressing table, mirror, seating, bedside tables with lamps, clothes hanging area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Ideal for couples or families. As we have two cottages a larger family can be accommodated. Notes on accommodation: All gas and electricity included. Cots, high chair and stair-gate also available if required. Free Wi-fi available. Logs available at € 5.00 for a large basket. Small charge for use of washing machine and tumble dryer. Outside: Le Boterff is located in a peaceful rural setting, in an acre of established sheltered, attractive gardens with mature trees and shrubs. There are beautiful views of the Breton countryside. There is a sunny courtyard at the front of the gites with tables and chairs provided for each gite. Other garden furniture and outdoor games supplied. There is a gravelled parking area at the front of the property. Utility Room: Shared laundry facilities include Washing Machine and Rotary clothes line. Iron and ironing board provided in the cottage. Tumble dryer available on request. Breakfast is usually available on request at an additional charge.

Reviews

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Farmhouse gite with rural tranquility set in a lovely garden near Lake Guerlédan
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Super, large house in a lovely quiet area.

  • 5 of 5

The description is accurate. The gite is large downstairs, a fantastic feeling of space, upstairs is smaller but still feels big. The kitchen is big and well equipped. It was all nice and clean. We enjoyed being able to play on the lawn, and explore the grounds, and the lane was perfect of longboarding, with a super long downhill! Really easy to walk to the village to buy bread every morning, we rarely met a single car! The owners were away, so we met with the caretakers, Kevin and Lisa, who were very nice. Its location meant we could drive out and visit north or south Brittany. Enjoyed Lorient German WWII Submarine base, Binic beach, and the Gorges. And, of course the lake where we swam and went paddleboarding. All in all, a super week! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are very sorry that we weren't here to meet you in person but we are very glad that you were well looked after by Kevin and Lisa. We are pleased you enjoyed your holiday at Le Boterff and we hope that you get an opportunity to visit us again one day. You would be very welcome.
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Wonderful rural setting

  • 5 of 5

Excellent property in a great setting. Nantes Brest canel is probably the most picturesque cycle route I have ever enjoyed

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Dinard
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Saint Mayeux
Nearest Ferry
75 Miles
St Malo or Roscoff
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Pontivy
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Pontivy
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
N164
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
La Vallée, St Gilles Vieux Marché
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lac de Guerledan (Lakeside beaches)
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Lac de Guerledan is only 10 mins drive away with 3 safe sandy beaches, boating, water-sports and pleasure craft (in summer months). There are several other smaller lakes nearby, ideal for fishing, swimming, boating or relaxing. All sea coasts are easily accessible from Le Boterff. The north coast at Binic or Le Val André can be reached in approximately 40 minutes. The south coast at Guidel Plage is just over an hour away, Vannes, the Gulf de Morbihan and the Pink Granite Coast can be reached in just over 1 hour and the far west coast of Finistère can be reached in 1.5 - 2 hours.

Travel:

20% Discount off Brittany Ferries fares available when you book with us.

Ferries - St Malo 76 miles, Roscoff 78 miles, Caen 175 miles, Cherbourg 195 miles.

Airports - Brest 82 miles, Rennes 73 miles, Dinard 69 miles, Nantes 122 miles.

Car is essential.

Distances:

St Mayeux (Shop / Cafe / Post Office) - 1km

Mur de Bretagne (Shops, Supermarket, Cafes, Restaurants, Bank, Post Office) - 6km

Pontivy (20 Mins) - Attractive Medieval town - full range of large supermarkets and shops, market, Chateau, river, Nantes-Brest Canal.

Fabulous beaches and coastlines to the south, north and west reached in less than 1 hour.

Dinan (1 hour) - superb medieval town.

Moncontour (40 Mins) - World Heritage Medieval village.

Josselin (40 Mins) - Chateau and lovely town

Further Details:

There is so much to do in the area with the stunning Lac de Guerledan only 10 minutes drive away and only 15 minutes to the Abbey at Bon Repos. Chateaux, pretty villages and Medieval walled towns of historic and cultural interest, such as Pontivy, Josselin, Quintin, St Brieuc and Quimper are all within easy reach. Many towns have traditional French / Breton markets.

There is a post office, small supermarket (fresh bread daily) and bar in St Mayeux. There is a range of Cafés, Bars, Restaurants, Bistros all within easy reach where you can sample anything from a coffee or glass of wine at a street café to local Breton specialities such as seafood, crepes and cider, or the full Gourmet experience at Michelin starred restaurants.

The small town of Mur de Bretagne (6kms) has a Bank, Post Office, 2 Pharmacies, 2 Boulangeries, Cafés, Restaurants, Supermarket and Petrol Station.

This is a superb area for cycling and walking with many dedicated paths and very quiet country roads. They range from very easy (along the Canal) to challenging (Part of the route of the Tour de France is very close by).

The fantastic Breton coastlines to the north, south and west are easily reached on good roads. The nearest coastal beach is at Binic, about 45 minutes away. The nearest lakeside beaches are at Lake Guerledan and Lake Bosmeleac - 10 - 20 minutes away.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint-Mayeux, Cotes d'Armor

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season
23 Jun 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
£321
for 4 nights
From
£80
£531
 
 
Mid Season
3 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£201
for 3 nights
From
£67
£402
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
29 Jun 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
3 night minimum stay
£228
for 3 nights
From
£76
£491
 
 
Low Season
2 Sep 2019 - 26 Jun 2020
2 night minimum stay
£116
for 2 nights
From
£58
£375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£116
for 2 nights
From
£58
£375
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £80.33

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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