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'Le Rez', a quiet village retreat, with large garden and open field views.

Overview

Property

Updated: 11-Oct-2016
House in Buleon, Nr. Josselin, Brittany, Morbihan, France - Large Private, Garden in Quiet Hamlet

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Originally a farmhouse that was built in 1869, and renovated to a high standard, it is perfectly suited to large family holidays as well as small groups. It has a spacious ground floor and the 3 bath/shower-rooms are always appreciated. It is available for self-catering rental throughout the year with a wood-burning stove with log supply available to use on those colder occasions to supplement the normal heating. The garden is large and has plenty of lawns and areas for children to play safely, the small wooded area being a favourite.

Le Rez, also known as Le Ray, is a small collection of houses surrounded by fields. It is only a short walk to the sleepy village of Buléon with it's shop, restaurant and bars. The picturesque market town of Josselin with its Chateau, interesting town centre, boat and kayak trips, is the closest supermarket stop just a 10 minute drive away. The coast is 35 minutes drive.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Always lived in Yorkshire and been involved in engineering and manufacturing since leaving school. Enjoyed travelling to France since my early 20's. Like the countryside both sides of the Channel. Like to photograph old buildings and structures, and landscapes and mountain bike on the organised mountain bike routes that take place throughout the Brittany on Sunday mornings, see vttrando.free.fr

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

First visit to Le Rez. Beautiful area! Really enjoyed visiting lots of different Chateau and towns. Recommend a visit to Josselin, quaint little town. House is perfect for our sized family, Grandparents, parents and children. Kitchen is good size, BBQ lovely extra and upstairs shower is amazing. The Pinsents.
Jul 2013
  • 1 of 4

5 Reviews

4.6
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

4

Quiet & tranquil bolthole

  • 4 of 5

The accommodation was clean, tidy, well equipped and working well.

First floor had the main double bedroom, with a further bedroom, with 3 single beds and a separate bathroom, 2nd floor has 3 separate bedrooms with single beds and a shower/toilet. Downstairs is open plan, kitchen one end, dining area in middle and lounge at opposite end.

Property could easily cope with a party of 10. More than sufficient equipment is provided.

The house is located as a distinct property in its own grounds, but as part of a farm, it is extremely quiet and the overall site is relatively remote, and certainly very quiet. But you do have some sheep grazing in the adjacent field.

Local shop and a bar, (potentiality a restaurant, but we never found it open) brisk 10 minute walk, but please be aware it does not stock a vast amount, and the morning Croissants need to be purchased early, certainly before our 9 .a.m. arrival !!!

Larger well stock supermarkets are available at Josselin

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Cosy Rustic Farmhouse in a rural area

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and fully kitted for our stay. It was a nice touch having UK satellite TV. The WiFi was good but only hic up was we never wrote down the code before we arrived.

We ate out evenings nearby and the app helped in finding places to eat and get provisions saved us a lot of leg work. The local guides were helpful plus we added to them with a few of our favourite places. Highly recommended this Gite if you enjoy a more rural location next to a farm and animals.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The WiFi code is shown once again in the house. It had been removed accidentally earlier in the year.
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5

Beautiful Britanny Beautiful Countryside

  • 5 of 5

This Gite is a traditional French building very well equipped, furnished, clean and well maintained. We have stayed here on several occasions at different times of the year with friends, family and my partner. It can sleep up to 9 people I think, but is still cosy with just 2 of you. The kitchen is fully furnished for those who wish to self cater, with a dish washer as well as a washing machine and other equipment in the utility room. Plus there is an outside granite built bbq and a wood burning stove in the lounge.

The Gite is a short walk away from the neighbouring village which had 2 bars, a small shop/supermarket, church and a restaurant.

The picturesque historical town of Josselin is a short drive away, with numerous bars and restaurants and a Saturday market.

We found the location suited us well to explore the central and southern parts of Britanny, with Vannes and Quiberon worth exploring for those who are prepared to travel a little further a field.

There are local markets in neighbouring villages nearly every day of the week, which really give a flavour of the French country way of lifestyle.

The owner is on hand, if you wish for more information and we also found the comprehensive folder of information in the Gite very useful.

Yes we would recommend it and I guess it wont be long before we make a return visit. Peace and tranquillity:)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Britanny Beautiful Countryside

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed here on several occasions at different times of the year with groups of friends and family and also just with my partner. Although the property comfortably sleeps up to 9 , it still feels cosy with just 2 people. The Gite is comfortable, furnished to a high quality and is clean throughout. It has excellent kitchen facilities, with a bbq and wood burning stove for those who want to self cater. The next village is within walking distance and has 2 bars a shop, a restaurant and a church. The historical town of Josselin is close by which has numerous restaurants, bars and a Saturday market.

We really have found the Gite an excellent place to explore mid and southern Brittany. There are several markets in near bye villages throughout the week and lovely places to explore for those who wish to travel a little further away to the south coast. Vannes and Quiberon spring to mind. There is a very useful information folder in the property and the owner is on hand should you wish to ask for advice of further information. I believe the building used to be a Nunnery - so there is a history about the place. Would I return back there?....I have done so several times.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jane for your review. All the best.. Ian
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4

Fermette rustic et calme

  • 4 of 5

La fermette était très bien équipée. Très calme, rustic et confortable. Internet et la télévision fonctionnait très bien. Très satisfait du logement.

Les supermarchés sont assez proche (environ 15 min) par la national à Josselin.

Pour les activités, il y pas mal de chose mais à toujours 15-30 min de route minimum. Josselin est une très jolie ville avec de bon restau. Vannes également, Dinan un peu plus au Nord. La forêt de Brocéliande n'est pas très loin non plus.

Un lieu parfait pour se ressourcer en famille ou entre amis.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

This property was bought as something of an adventure. Although it was uninhabitable at the time, it's potential and charm made it an easy choice. Originally one property with doors leading from the house into the barn, it is now divided into two. My brother Alastair lives in the converted barn and looks after the gite.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Buleon at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Ploermel at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Buleon at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Golfe Du Morbihan 25 miles.

Carnac-Plage (beach) 37 miles.

Port Louis (beach) 39 miles.

St Gildas-de-Rhuys 39 miles.

Travel:

Dinard Airport 64 miles, Rennes (Airport) 55 miles, St Malo (ferry) 70 miles, Roscoff (ferry) 103 miles, Caen Ouistreham (ferry) 168 miles, Cherbourg (ferry) 192 miles, Le Havre 223 (ferry) miles, Dieppe (ferry) 286 miles, Calais 388 miles.

Distances:

Buleon 1 mile (nearest bar, shop, restaurant), Josselin 7 miles (main supermarket), Locminé 9 miles, Ploermel 15 miles, Pontivy 22 miles, Vannes 22 miles, Auray 28 miles, Rochefort-En-Terre 27 miles, Auray 28 miles, Chateau Suscinio 35 miles, Carnac (plage) 37 miles, Port Louis 39 miles, Quiberon 46 miles, Concarneau 69 miles, Quimper 78 miles.

Further Details:

There is lake fishing within the commune of Buléon. Boat trips are available on the Nantes-Brest canal at Josselin and Pontivy. Cycles can be hired at numerous towns, including Josselin. There are swimming pools at many nearby towns, including Reguiny, which is only 10 minutes drive. There is a large lake at Pontivy offering water sports.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Where occupancy is less than the maximum of 9 persons, I may be able to offer a small discount.

The letting period begins at 4pm and finishing at 9am on the agreed dates.

I can now provide access to 20% discount on Brittany Ferries crossings for bookings.

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The REFUNDABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT of £100 is refunded within 14 days following the stay.

Payments can be made by card using BOOK NOW. Payment can be also be made by cheque or bank transfer-contact myself using the ENQUIRE NOW link to arrange.

LINEN:
included within rental price- duvet covers only
for an additional cost shown below, all towels, sheets, pillow cases are included- as 'full linen'
..........1 person ~ £20
......... 2 people ~ £24
......... 3 people ~ £28
......... 4 people ~ £32
......... 5 people ~ £36
......... 6 people ~ £40
......... 7 people ~ £44
......... 8 people ~ £48
......... 9 people ~ £52
......... one baby + £2
......... two babies + £4

Please ask for inclusion of full linen when you request a quote

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays

General

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 130 m²

Bathrooms

  • Ground floor Shower/wash room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 2nd floor Shower room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • 1st floor bathroom - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Ground floor shower-room with sink, WC and shaving-point. 1st floor bathroom with sink, WC and shaving-point. 2nd floor shower-room with sink, WC and shaving-point.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, First floor bedroom
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed, First floor bedroom, ideal childrens room
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed, 2nd floor
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed, 2nd floor
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed, 2nd floor
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (1st floor) with double bed. Bedroom 2 (1st floor) with 3 single beds. Bedroom 3 (2nd floor) with single bed. Bedroom 4 (2nd floor) with single bed. Bedroom 5 (2nd floor) with double bed.

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Outside: There is parking for several cars close to the house with direct access to the door of the house for loading and unloading of luggage. The patio area provides a convenient area for sitting and eating outside which has 2 large picnic tables and a fixed barbecue. There are upright seats and a bench in the garden as well. Along-side the patio and extending around the parking areas are the borders of shrubs with lawns beyond. There is also an area of trees which children usually enjoy playing amongst. The garden provides plenty of space for children to play well away from any roads as the house is accessed by a very long driveway. There is separate area of grass next to the garden, a safe distance from the house where a football can be kicked around and other ball games played. The garden is bordered by an orchard and fields. Utility Room: Automatic washer-tumble dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Duvets and covers are provided within the letting price. A full linen service can be provided that includes towels, tea-towels, sheets, and pillow cases. The price ranges is £20 - £52 depending on numbers. Other: The ground and first floors both have beamed ceilings whilst the 2nd floor has exposed 'A' frames. Each room has electric heating.

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