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Longere, Set In Beautiful Countryside Within Easy Reach Of The Coast



Updated: 18-Apr-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the property

Farmhouse Gite in St.Quidy, Nr. Locmine, Southern Brittany - Peaceful Rural Location In Small Village

This property will comfortably accommodate 8 people. It is set in the Morbihan region of Southern Brittany only approx 15 miles from the from the sea at Auray, and only approx 18 miles from from the medieval city of Vannes, from where boats can be taken to explore the Gulf of Morbihan and the many islands within it. It comprises a well equipped kitchen, lounge, storage area, double bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor and one double bedroom, two twin bedrooms and a family bathroom on the first floor. There is an enclosed garden & patio. The barn opposite has a table tennis table & stores the garden furniture and tumble dryer. A quiet country area for walking & cycling and an excellent base for exploring the delightful Morbihan region of Brittany.

About the Owner

Tim Thatcher
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2017

About Tim Thatcher

Owned by an English family who use the house for their holidays and who offer the house for the enjoyment of others, in this lovely part of France. A home away from home.

Tim Thatcher purchased this farmhouse in 1980

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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes at 65 Miles Nearest Barpub : Plumelin at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 90 Miles Nearest Golf : Baden at 20 Miles Nearest Train : Vannes at 18 Miles Nearest Motorway : N165 at 3 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Plumelin at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : St Philibert at 20 Miles Car: necessary


The nearest sea is at Auray approx 15 miles away but there are many interesting beaches and coves all along the southern Brittany coast to explore all of which are sandy. St Philibert is just one of the many small delightful beaches.


The nearest airport is at Rennes (approx 1 hours drive away). The nearest seaports are at Roscoff (approx 1-1.5 hours),St. Malo (2 hours), Caen (Ouisterham) (2-2.5 hours),and Cherbourg and Le Havre (4 hours). A car or other means of transport is essential.


The nearest villages are at La Chapelle Neuve and Plumelin (approx 1.5 miles). Locmine and Baud are approx 6 miles away. Vannes is approx 18 miles away.

Further Details:

There are many interesting towns in the area including Lorient, Josselin and Pontivy whilst the smaller towns of St. Anne D'Auray with its Basilica, and close by Locmine, are all well worth visiting. Leisure faciities in the area include golf, horse riding, tennis and swimming, not only on the sandy beaches of Carnac, Larmor and the Quiberon Peninsula but at the many local swimming pools. The area is also ideal for walking and cycling where there are marked footpaths and quiet roads.

For those with an interest in the Arts the Morbihan has numerous museums, architectural buildings & art galleries. The post impressionist artist Paul Gauguin had a special interest in Pont Aven & many artist live in this delightful town.

Restaurants abound in the towns and villages nearby and there are shops at La Chapelle Neuve and Plumelin (1.5 miles) for your daily bread and a good selection of shops & supermarkets at Locmine and Baud (6 miles).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
29 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
22 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
2 Sep 2017 - 23 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
30 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Bookings will be confirmed upon receipt of the deposit payment of one third of the total fee unless booking is made within six weeks of the start of the holiday, in which case full payment is required. Payment of the balance of the holiday is due six weeks before the date from which the property is required. Failure to pay by the due date may be deemed to be a cancellation of the booking & full payment will be required unless the property can be relet. Cancellation insurance is recommended.

Changeover Day:
Bookings are from Saturday to Saturday unless otherwise agreed. Rentals commence at 3pm on the day of arrival and end at 10am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Flexible start and finish dates and early booking discounts available. Reductions available for up to 4 persons (except July/August).

Deposit of 1/3 rental on booking, balance 6 weeks before start of holiday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 18-Apr-2017


Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • Satellite / Cable

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor bathroom contains wc, hand basin and shower cubicle, shaver point, radiator and wall fan heater. First floor bathroom contains wc, hand basin, bath, shower cubicle, shaver point, radiator.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor bedroom with double bed and blankets. First floor bedroom with double bed and duvet, two further bedrooms with twin beds and duvets.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The property has full gas central heating (gas and electricity are provided without extra charge). The garden area is enclosed providing a suitable playing area for children. The downstairs bedroom and bathroom would appeal to those with mobility difficulties. There is a cot and high chair; pillows and extra blankets are provided. Outside: There is a large enclosed garden with patio, table & chairs for al fresco eating and reclining chairs for relaxing in the garden. On the opposite side of the road from the gite there is the barn that has a full size table tennis table and also stores the garden chairs cushions etc. There is also a tumble dryer. There is a wood store at the back of the barn for the wood burner. Utility Room: There is a tumble dryer in the barn opposite the house. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned after every let. Clients are requested to provide their own towels. Sheets and pillowcases are provided. Other: There is an enclosed storage area on the ground floor.

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