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Cosy Cottages Set In Beautiful Countryside - Harvest Cottage

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 355 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

Description

Harvest Cottage

This traditional cottage is a cosy escape for two, with all modern conveniences. The rooms are light and airy with open country views. There is a full kitchen, dining area and comfortable seating. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with adjacent shower room. At the front of the cottage there is a small private terrace with table and chairs. There are also large communal gardens to enjoy.


About the property

Le Petit Poubreu

Two cottages, one sleeping 2 and the other sleeping 4, are adjacent to the owners property in the tiny hamlet of Petit Poubreu. With large communal gardens the cottages are tastefully decorated to combine modern convenience with the traditional features of a Breton 'longere'. The picturesque village of St Laurent sur Oust is only five minutes walk away from the property. Here you will find tennis courts, a children’s play area and a local bar serving bread and groceries. Close by, the Nantes-Brest canal is ideal for walking, cycling or fishing. Just a short drive will take you to the Medieval market town of Malestroit where there are a selection of restaurants, bars, shops, banks and other facilities. There is a local market on Thursday mornings and live music on Friday evenings throughout the summer.


Owner
Don
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 July, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

My daughter & I really enjoyed the peace & calm of the beautiful little gite set in the Breton countryside. It was only a 5 minute drive to the town of Malestroit where we found good restaurants & shops. My daughter enjoyed the lively Friday evening music in the town where everyone sat around in the cafés & bars listening to a Breton band - locals & tourists alike. Don & Ben were very helpful, suggesting places to visit. The sheep were great, they welcomed us home every evening with a 'bah!'.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ruffiac in Morbihan

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 355 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Shower cubicle, wash basin and W.C.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and chair. Window overlooking the side of the property. A cot can be provided for a small child. A stair gate can be supplied.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 4.7 based on 11 reviews
5

Perfectly situated and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our plan is to stay a week at a time in many European places to discover the local areas. Harvest Cottage offered us an ideally situated base for this activity. The cottage and the surrounding facilities were as advertised. It was clean and comfortable providing us with everything to meet our needs. Don, the owner, was available if assistance was required. In all, a peaceful and relaxing setting.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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June 2015 in Harvest Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a nice stay here in June 2015. Its a rural location so a car is needed but the supermarkets are only 10 mins away. Host was english speaking and Wifi was available which was much appreciated. The gite is an ideal base for exploring Brittany as its South enough to get good weather and only 40 mins or so from the coast.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words.
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Fantastic home from home

  • 4 of 5

Our home for the fortnight was all I had hoped for and Don was the perfect host.

The photos on the website give a good idea of the cottage but perhaps make it appear a little smaller than it really is.

The four of us were able to relax immediately in the spacious cottage, and spent the next two weeks exploring the area, with several ideal suggestions from Don.

The accommodation was clean, and well maintained with more than enough cutlery, crockery and cookware.

The local area was great for walking, and I recommend the canal walk to Malestroit and back, with a short break in town for a coffee and crepe.

We're heading further South this year but wouldn't hesitate to return for another stay in the rainbow.

  • Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure meeting you and I hope to see you again one day.
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5

exactly as described

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic holiday! the cottage was everything we hoped for, peaceful, well serviced and clean. The nearest village is only 10 minutes walk and the Brest Nantes canal a further 5 minutes. Nearest town, Malestroit, is 10 minutes drive, well serviced with 4 supermarkets, bakers, butchers and many other shops, also some very nice restaurants, creperies and bars. Free live music on friday evenings in the summer brings a good size crowd and a very good market on Thursday morning is worth visiting. If you want to travel further afield, Rennes and Vannes are less than an hour away. Carnac is 1 1/4 hours (really large sunday morning market and a great beach. Beautiful village Rochefort-En-Terre is only 10 miles away well worth a visit very picturesque and some very nice places to eat. Don is a charming host and lives on site so can always offer assistance if needed. Hope to visit again in the future as this was probably the most restful holiday we have had and are more thank happy to recommend to anyone, am sure you will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A perfect holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I really enjoyed our stay in this lovely cottage. So peaceful in the country but only 5 minutes by car to the gorgeous town of Malestroit with it's medieval buildings, various restaurants and cafes. Malestroit has everything you might need, banks, several supermarkets and various other shops and there are some nice walks along the Nantes-Brest canal. The nearest village to Harvest Cottage, 5 mins walk away, is St Laurent sur Oust. Here you will find a very friendly local bar/restaurant.

The cottage is very well equipped and comfortable and we appreciated the free wi-fi and the availability of UK TV for those evenings when we were too exhausted from visiting all the lovely local villages and beaches to do anything else. The owner is very friendly and helpful. We're definitely planning to visit again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sehr schönes Häuschen!

  • 5 of 5

Ein großes Wohnzimmer und ein großes Schlafzimmer. Schlafzimmer und Bad auf derselben Etage.

Freundlicher Vermieter. Viel Ruhe! Dabei nicht weit von der schönen Stadt Malestroit. Das ideale Domizil für einen Urlaub!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. Don
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nantes, Rennes or Dinard
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
St Laurent
Nearest Ferry
140 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
17 Kilometres
Ploermel
Nearest Train
19 Kilometres
Questembert
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
N166
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Malestroit
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Damgan
Car: necessary

The port side city of Vannes is just 30 minutes drive away and the Breton capital, Rennes at just 45 minutes on the N166. You can reach the nearest beach in 30 minutes but there are many others a little further away around the Gulf of Morbihan. You may prefer a stroll around the cobbled streets of Rochfort en Terre or a visit to La Gacilly, the home of perfumier Yves Rocher. The chateau at Josslin, the megalithic stones at Carnac and many other well preserved and interesting inland and coastal villages are all accessible for a day trip. At the Museum of the Resistance at St Marcel, just outside Malestroit, you will discover the history of the ‘maquis’ and the memorable battle that took place there during the second world war.

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