Sunflower (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/8)
Ground Floor: Large open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area. Fully equipped kitchen with cooker, fridge, microwave, toaster. Dining table and chairs, large sofabed and two seater couch. TV with UK freeview channels, DVD/video player. Books and games. Free wi-fi
Bathroom with shower, bath, bidet, basin and separate WC
Upstairs: One double bedroom with king size bed. One twin bedroom with 2 single beds. Mezzanine floor with double sofa bed. Travel cot. High chair.
This charming 18th century stone 'Longere' has been professionally renovated to provide 3 attractive family gites. Set in 3 acres of its own grounds and approached by a long drive, each gite has a large open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining area with traditional exposed beams and well-equipped bathroom/separate WC. Heating, electricity and gas included. Free wi-fi available in all gites. Laundry room, games room, bikes, garden furniture and barbecues. 1 mile from local village and 5 miles from the historice town of Redon with its canals, and busy market on Mondays. Vilaine River is only a quarter of a mile away. Excellent rambling, birdwatching, cycling, boating, nearby lake for swimming.
Top Traveller Review
About the Owner
About Anne & Dave Chapman
We both live and work in Kent and are ideally situated to travel back and forth to France which we do as much as possible. We have two married children who love coming out to France as much as we do with their friends and families.
Anne & Dave Chapman purchased this cottage in 2003
Why Anne & Dave Chapman chose Loire-Atlantique
We found the property back in 2003 and fell in love with it immediately. We wanted to purchase somewhere that was close enough to visit for short or long stays and this area fitted the bill perfectly. It is conveniently situated for ferries and airports and an easy drive from the Shuttle.
We love the peace and tranquility of traditional, rural France where we can relax and immerse ourselves in the French way of life.
What makes this cottage unique
The property is set in three acres of private gardens and woodland, on the edge of marshes leading to the River Vilaine. The lanes around the property are quiet and the countryside unspoilt, ideal for watching birds and wildlife.
Contact us with initial enquiry and we will confirm availability and forward booking form and details. Please return with £50 per week deposit (and linen requested if required). Balance payable 6 weeks prior to holiday.
In the high season changeover day is Saturday but this could be flexible out of season. The gites are available from 3pm on the day of rental and should be vacated by 10am on the departure day.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property/properties per week in UK Pounds.
(2 traveller reviews)
A truly wonderful place to stay - equipped with everything you could need, clean and tidy. Games room kept the children busy when the sun went down. Local man-made beach well equipped, food good and the wine flows well! Can't wait to go again. Thank you so much.
A beautiful, peacefull setting
We had been recommended La Salle by a neighbour and was not disappointed. The property fully lived up to our expectations. Being the largest of the three cottages it really suited us since there was space for the grandchildren to do their thing and us adults to do ours. We all enjoyed the walks over the marshes and the visits to the nearby villages. We felt the property was particularly well equipped, and whatever we looked for we seemed to find. Clearly the owners pride themselves in ensuring their guests are well catered for.
We would particularly recommend the property to people who love nature, peace and quiet, socialising around the barbecue (provided) etc. etc.
From the Owner
“We found the property back in 2003 and fell in love with it immediately. We wanted to purchase somewhere that was close enough to visit for short or long stays and this area fitted the bill perfectly. It is conveniently situated for ferries and airports and an easy drive from the Shuttle. We love the peace and tranquility of traditional, rural France where we can relax and immerse ourselves in the French way of life.”
Activity and Interests
Special interest holidays:
Excellent area for birdwatching with marshes, woodland and open farmland. The 3-acre gardens also provide birdwatching and wildlife on your doorstep with resident red squirrels on the lawn and a storks' nest on the marshes viewable from the grounds.
The holiday resort of Penestin is 40 mins drive away offering safe bathing, sandy beaches and easy parking. For a more Mediterranean feel, the resort of La Baule is approx. 30 kilometres away and the beautiful Brittany coastline is easily accessible. The Etang Aumee, a safe recreational lake with beach, is only 15 minutes drive.
Both Nantes and Rennes Airports are within 45 minutes drive offering flights from all major UK airports. St. Malo is a 1.5 hour drive, Caen and Cherbourg both 2.5 hours. Calais is a 6 hour drive. The use of a car while staying at the gites is recommended.
The local village of Avessac is approx. one mile and the historic town of Redon, where the Vilaine River and Brest/Nantes canal meet, is only 5 miles away. Vannes, Josselin and Rochefort-en-Terre are just three delightful towns well worth a visit and within an hour's drive.
The nearby village of Avessac with its two bakeries, general store, pharmacy, bar and creperie, provides a convenient place to buy everyday items and Redon, with two large hypermarkets and a wide selection of restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, is within a 10 minute drive.
From the Owner
“The property is set in three acres of private gardens and woodland, on the edge of marshes leading to the River Vilaine. The lanes around the property are quiet and the countryside unspoilt, ideal for watching birds and wildlife.”
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided ...
- Living Room
- Tumble Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- Table Football
- Game Room
- Pool Table
- Video Library
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- pets considered
- bird watching
- eco tourism
- scenic drives
- sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Bicycles ...
- Golf ...
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: Heating, electricity and gas included. Duvets and pillows provided. Bed linen on request at £15 per gite. Travel cots and highchairs available. Fully equipped laundry room. Games room with snooker, table football, darts, boules and bikes. Outside: The gites are approached by a long drive and set in 3 acres of lawns and woodland. Garden furniture and barbecues are provided with plenty of room for parking. The gites are situated on a quiet country lane and overlooking farmland and marshes. Ideal for families and couples seeking a peaceful, country location.