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Boduic house -tranquil,private enclosed garden,near Guerledan Lake & Pontivy

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

rural house near Guerledan lake,Cleguerec and Pontivy.Enclosed private grounds

Boduic house is a large detached farmhouse, in a tranquil position yet only 4km from Cleguerec. Ideal for families with children and well behaved pets.Couples are also welcome, and benefit from a discount. It has a fenced garden, with a gravel courtyard and exclusive parking. Set in its own private grounds. Ideal for play, or just for relaxing!

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FOR 10% DISCOUNT ON BRITTANY FERRIES, PLEASE ASK FOR THE CODE PRIOR TO BOOKING.

A large farmhouse, set in its own private grounds, with plenty of parking. Garden totally fenced. Free WIFI. Pets welcome.

DOWNSTAIRS:

A large farmhouse KITCHEN/DINING AREA, with seating for 6 persons. Well equipped with fridge/freezer, oven, microwave, dish washer, kettle, coffee maker, food processor etc. Log burning stove and electric radiators.

UTILITY ROOM with laundry facilities, washing machine

DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER / TOILET

LOUNGE with 2 sofas, comfy chair, wifi, telephone (free calls to landlines only) There are plenty of books and games available.

With log stove and electric radiator.

Stairs lead to the bedrooms, with a stair gate at the top.

UPSTAIRS:

The main bedroom has a double bed, and an ensuite toilet/hand basin.

The 2nd bedroom has a double bed.

The 3rd bedroom has 2 single beds.

All bedrooms have velux windows (with blinds) and electric heating.

The family bathroom is upstairs, with a shower, separate bath, toilet and hand basin.

FRONT OF THE HOUSE is gravelled, with parking for up to 4 cars. There is a dining table and chairs, ideal for meals in the sun.

SIDE AND REAR garden are laid to lawn, and have sun loungers, table tennis, a trampoline, BBQ, and tables and chairs. A simple garden ideal for relaxing.

The house has child gates upstairs, and there are outdoor toys such as slide and wheel along buggies for little ones. There are plenty of books on local places, and I keep visitors up to date with the good bars and restaurants to visit, as well as events on when you are here. The house is planned for visitors to relax and enjoy, and often families come with their pets. Visitors have commented on the feeling of space here, with the quiet roads, the expanse of countryside, and yet never far from civilisation! Others have said how the locals have made them feel at home, being friendly and inviting.. not everyone speaks english, but sign language works well! I hope you come and visit our lovely corner of the world.. make yourselves at home, and enjoy!

Longer lets available, ideal when house hunting.

More Details

Owner
Mrs E Taylor
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Mrs E Taylor

I moved here in 2002, not really knowing anything about Brittany. But I immediately fell in love with the area, the culture and the people. I love the countryside, outdoor life, the pretty villages, towns and of course, I love the lake! The lake is so tranquil, with its lovely paths for walking, the restaurants and good for swimming. So I don't need to travel far for my love of water to be satisfied! I have a small dog, so it is perfect to be next to the huge forest for walks. Cycling and walking beside the canal is great, no traffic and no HILLS! I go to lots of the local car boot fairs, and there are always festivals to celebrate something, usually food! I paint, sculpt, garden, love to dance and go to the music festivals, love meeting people and eating out.

Mrs E Taylor purchased this farmhouse in 2012

Why Mrs E Taylor chose Pontivy area

Approaching the house for the first time,I fell in love with the location. I could see the potential, and had always wanted to have a project like this. With excellent local artisans I have an old house with all modern facilities. A lovely blend of old and new. With everything to be done, from replacing the roof, to replacing the soil floors! But this meant attention could be made to good insulation, new wiring and plumbing throughout. The first floor was just a loft, with thick oak beamed floor, and a superb timber roof frame. Much of the oak beams are still revealed, still showing signs where there was a thatched roof, many years ago. With a new septic tank, new kitchen and bathrooms, it has all modern conveniences (literally!) The garden is a sun trap, the area is tranquil, and only 4km to Cleguerec with all necessary shops! The house is located in a quiet hamlet, with impressive houses built from granite. The blue stone in the buildings was mined at Boduic many years ago. The mine now closed , this stone is difficult to obtain.

What makes this farmhouse unique

In the heart of Brittany, yet only 5 mins from the lake with its water sports and restaurants. Sit on the terrace at the Anse du Sordan with a meal or just a coffee, and enjoy the view. Go fishing,walking cycling by the canal. Visit some of the neighbouring pretty villages with good restaurants and shops. The abbaye de Bon Repos is nearby, with its Sunday market (local produce), the son et lumiere spectacle (august) and its pretty cafes. Pontivy is beautiful, with the chateau du Rohan, lots of boutique shops, and historical buildings. Whilst you are here, try Breton specialities such as crepes, cider, and oysters! Brittany has strong maritime and celtic links, there are festivals and events throughout the year. The area is steeped in history. Cleguerec itself was founded by a monk from the UK, Gwerrock, who came here in the 6th century. A thriving village, with plenty of shops, services, and its own statue of liberty! Great all year round, ideal for short or long visits, house hunting, touring etc. There are megalithic sites all around, with menhirs and dolmen nearby, testament to its early settlements. So come relax, tour, walk, cycle, sing, dance, sleep, fish,explore, eat, drink, ENJOY!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Cléguérec in Morbihan

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Only people booked to stay at the house may stay at the property or use its facilities, unless agreed in advance
  • Please enquire before booking if you wish to bring pets.
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , With ensuite toilet and hand basin
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Boduic house -tranquil,private enclosed garden,near Guerledan Lake & Pontivy
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
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Country Break

  • 4 of 5

Boduic provided an opportunity to experience the Brittany rural lifestyle first hand.

The house was perfectly located amidst rolling farmland and offered daily walks when weather permitted.

Boduic was also well and centrally located for excursions elsewhere in Brittany and via Rennes rail, to Paris for short breaks.

The time (1 month) was far too short!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming to Boduic house, and many thanks for your review! I agree, the time passed too quickly. But it was great you were able to get a taste of life here in Brittany, whilst also being able to use it as a base to tour in europe! Lovely to meet you both, a la prochaine!
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5

Very well appointed cottage which provided an excellent base for exploring the Brittany area.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage exceeded our expectations. It was peaceful and secluded as promised, yet the village of Cleguerec was only a few minutes drive away, with all the essential amenities. All the amenities were modern and of good quality. The UK TV channels and the fast internet were particularly appreciated by our children.

It was a good base to investigate the area, being roughly equal distance from the north, south and west coasts. The nearby large lake provided excellent water sport facilities.

The large secure garden was a pleasant place to relax, with the reassurance that our pet dog could not wander off.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your lovely review. I fenced the garden so it would be secure for pets and children. It is a lovely family house, which is more like a home. I am pleased you enjoyed your time here!
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5

Relaxing break

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing and enjoyable break. Comfortable accommodation has everything you need for a holiday or break. Home from home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you, I am pleased you enjoyed your stay! Yes, the house is definitely good for a relax a home from home. I hope we see you again soon!
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We still talk with very good memories on the week we could spend, the four of us, at Boduic.

Very comfortable farmhouse, modernized, fully equipped.

We totaly agree with the other reviews!!!

There was even Internet, so we could communicate with other members of family somewehre in the world.

Our Airedale Terrier Gaya (14 years old) was so happy at Boduic, she refused to get in the car on our leave day. She turned arround and walked back to the garden…

We really recommend the place!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. I love that Gaya wanted to stay in the garden! It was lovely to meet you,and I hope one day to see you again. Yes, I think the internet and phone were worth putting in, necessary in today's world!
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5

Visit once and you will certainly want to return.

  • 5 of 5

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of a busy life and immerse yourself in beautiful, tranquil countryside then Boduic is for you. Accommodation is a very comfortable, modernised farmhouse that would meet all your needs and as well as this the owner provides an excellent customer service. Places of interest are easily accessible via pot-hole free, traffic-jam free roads. It is a joy to drive in Brittany.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! I am pleased you enjoyed the house and area. Yes, we take the road system for granted, but it does make travelling a pleasure! Making the farmhouse feel like a home is what I wanted, and I am glad you found this to be the case. I am currently trying to get the internet and telephone installed, and I think this will be a benefit, too. Kenavo!
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fantastic

  • 5 of 5

we stayed at this lovely restored gite it had all the comforts you could possibly need including a dishwasher and two lovely wood burners and well furnished there is off road parking and a private enclosed garden with ample garden furniture and out door dining and barbeque.The town of Cleguerec was just a short drive away with shops, restaurants , bars and all the amenities you could need , with the larger town of Pontivy not to far away worth a visit .we would recommend this lovely gite to anyone wanting a quite relaxing comfortable stay .We stayed at the gite for 5 months and thoroughly enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was great to have you as my first visitors.. And I am so pleased you loved the area so much that you chose to live nearby!
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Brest/Dinard
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Cleguerec or Ste Brigitte
Nearest Ferry
130 Kilometres
Roscoff or St Malo
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Rimaison
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Pontivy bus link
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
N164
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Cleguerec
Nearest Beach
14 Kilometres
Lake Guerledan
Car: necessary

The house is in the heart of Brittany,with the nearby Guerledan lake and Nantes Brest canal, it is an area of natural beauty.The local village of Cleguerec is a pretty village, with good support for its shops keeping the village very much alive. The house is set in a small hamlet of detached properties, with quiet lanes and fields mainly set to arable farming. There are forests close to the house, with its many trails for walks on well signed paths.Cycling is a pleasure along the canal, which also has fishing by permit. Swimming, water sports, canoes, pedalos, restaurants, and small sandy beaches are at the Guerledan lake, and again, plenty of footpaths around the lake. It is ideal to unwind here, or if be active!

Yet only around 90 minutes to north and south coast, it is ideal for touring all of Brittany. The area has strong celtic connections, in evidence in the local music, carvings, chapels, and its legends. King Arthur has links in Brittany, and there are pre historic sites nearby,with dolmens and menhirs. Carnac has a huge alignment of standing stones. A green and temperate region, with pretty villages and historic Pontivy. It is not heavily touristy, but there are always things to do, winter and summer! The Guerledan lake has small man made beaches,restaurants and bars. Cleguerec has a supermarket, butchers, pharmacy, banks, florists,2 bakery shops, banks, hair dressers, estate agents, petrol pumps, bars, restaurants, a bistro,a creperie, a church, garages, doctors, and vets. It is a thriving village, with its own statue of liberty, too!

Pontivy is a historical town with a chateau, many shops, restaurants, outdoor and indoor swimming pool, 10 pin bowling, soft play area. Pretty all year round, it has larger retail shops nearby too. A true feeling of space,friendly locals, great roads for touring.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Cléguérec, Morbihan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Mid season
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£195
for 3 nights
From
£65
From
£70
Fri,Sat,Sun
£310
£650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid season
1 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£280
for 4 nights
From
£70
From
£75
Sat,Sun
£350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£320
for 4 nights
From
£80
£500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £150
8kw/day elecs included £0.01
Services £40 on arrival £0.01

Booking Notes:
10% discount available with Brittany Ferries, please ask for the reference before you book the ferry! Please leave the house in a reasonable condition. Extra cleaning services may be provided on request.
£40 or 40 euros is payable on arrival. This payment includes the tourist tax, the 8kwh/day electrics, water and gas charges. The 8kwh/ day should cover most of the summer, but usage over this is at cost (currently 0.15/kwh) It also includes use of the telephone and internet. (Calls to mobiles are not included, sorry)
Bed linen and towels are provided. Please supply your own beach towels..
A welcome pack of wine, some tea, coffee, milk and cleaning materials are provided. Extra items may be requested in advance, to be available on arrival.
PLEASE ASK ABOUT DOGS BEFORE YOU BOOK.
Changeover Day is flexible:
Arrival time after 4pm, departure 10am, unless by agreement.


10% Discount on Brittany Ferries!
Monthly bookings please ask for details.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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