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Luxury cottages, heated pool, Internet, tranquil setting - flexible changover - Le Petit Arbre

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Nov-2016
Cottages near Plouay, Brittany, France - Picturesque Countryside Location

Les Pelèrins is a luxurious collection of three cottages renovated to a very high standard. Two identical 2 bedroom cottages and one 1 bedroom cottage. It offers clean modern interiors whilst retaining the exterior character and charm of the original buildings. Each cottage is well equipped with a fully fitted kitchen and bathroom, television with DVD, private patio areas and garden furniture. We also provide complimentary Wifi internet access. There are amazing views of the surrounding countryside, two BBQ areas and a swimming pool surrounded by a decked area with sun loungers. Les Pelèrins is just a short drive from the local village of Plouay which has some excellent restaurants and is famous for World Championship Cycling. It is ideally placed to explore the coast with several sandy beaches just 30 minutes away. Visit the Golfe du Morbihan and take a ferry to the scenic Ile de Groix or Belle Ile or enjoy horse riding, canoeing and cycling nearby. There are superb ferry links via St Malo or Roscoff and air links via Rennes or Brest.

Details for holiday cottage Le Petit Arbre, 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

A charming one bedroom cottage, ideal for couples. Lounge with radiator and wood burner, comfortable sofas and dining area, television with DVD, complimentary Wi-Fi internet access. The kitchen has solid oak units and is well equipped with oven, hob, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine and everything you will need for a relaxed and enjoyable stay. The bright and sunny downstairs bathroom is complete with a walk-in shower, basin, toilet and heated towel rail. The bedroom is accessed via stairs from the lounge and boasts an eyebrow window with views over the countryside and a full length door with decorative balcony. It has a king size bed, electric radiator and ample storage. There is a patio area at the front of the cottage and also a rear garden with a decked patio area and garden furniture. We are also often able to offer FLEXIBLE CHANGEOVER days which may work well with your preferred ferry or flight.

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are an English couple who live on the property. Clint ran his own design and build property business in the UK for over 30 years and used his skills to sympathetically renovate the complex to a very high standard. Gail has a luxury hotel background of over 25 years. We both speak French and are happy to offer assistance and information on the local area so that you are able to make the most of your holiday in Brittany.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Excellent, we loved our stay. The facilities were immaculately clean and modern, the children absolutely loved the pool area. We enjoyed several barbecues and will be returning.



Nice quiet relaxing stay, have stayed in Brittany several times before. This was the best by far. Lovely cottages, beautifully presented and great to have a pool.
Nov 2011
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16 Reviews

4.9
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

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A pilgrimage to Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Le Petit Arbre is set in a gravelled courtyard with ample parking and overlooking the small swimming pool. The exterior charms you immediately, neat and simple in the French rural style, and bedecked with lovely window boxes and planters. The lounge is comfortable and spacious, and the kitchen, though small, is well-equipped and pleasant to work in, looking out onto the lawned garden. The ground floor bathroom has a bath with shower over, and is light, airy and warm. The bedroom, occupying the entire first floor, is reached via a dog-leg wooden staircase which requires a little care. The huge bed is extremely comfortable and may indeed encourage you to waste your precious holiday time lying in, but the gorgeous views from the bedroom windows will soon drag you out to explore!

Outside, the garden is well maintained, and garden furniture and a communal BBQ make a perfect end to an energetic day's holiday-making.

Clint and Gail are absolutely the perfect hosts. Not only do they ensure that their properties are kept immaculate throughout, but they are mines of information both about the local area and further afield. They are interested in your day to day activities without being in the least intrusive, and nothing is too much trouble for them. Their kindness and hospitality made the trip for us.

On Clint's recommendation we visited St Anne d'Auray, which though we have holidayed in Brittany for years, was new to us and a must-see. We also went to the picturesque towns of Auray and Pontivy, the menhirs of Carnac and the walled city of Concarneau.........there is enough to see and do here, even out of season, to fill your stay. In season, you will be spoiled for choice! As many local eateries had already closed for the season, we ate out at lunchtime wherever we happened to be, being particularly impressed by Le Colibri in Pontivy.and then picnicked at home in the evening with supplies from the local supermarket

I would confidently recommend Le Petit Arbre to anyone at all, the charming property, the wonderful location and above all the warm-hearted hosts make it a perfect holiday location.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Countryside Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

A convenient base for exploring the surrounding countryside. Clint & Gail were warm friendly hosts and were happy to provide a lot of information on things to do, which was much appreciated. The cottage has been renovated very nicely and is very comfortable. All the amenities are of an excellent quality. A thoroughly enjoyable stay!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at Les Pelerins - Le Chene

  • 5 of 5

After searching the internet for the perfect place to stay, we finally came across Les Pelerins! What a find it turned out to be. It proved to be 'everything it said on the tin' and more. Spotlessly clean, comfortable beds and everything you could possibly need in the cottage (unless you want servants)! Nothing was too much for the owners Gail and Clint. They were welcoming, helpful, knowledgeable and genuinely nice people. The pool was cleaned and opened willingly every day, the barbecue was always available and we enjoyed a really entertaining pizza night organised by Gail and Clint, where we made our own and baked in the lovely Pizza Oven. Everybody loved it. The cottage is in a quiet, unspoilt hamlet far from the madding crowds but a short travel to some beautiful beaches and sites. Clint is always happy to point you in the right direction. We would certainly visit again - in fact we had a lovely family next door who have been three times already! Our party consisted of Grandparents, daughter and son in law and our lovely Granddaughter who is just 6. There was something for all of us. I would thoroughly recommend Les Pelerins and would suggest you book early because the word is out!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

This is our second holiday at Les Pelerins, we couldn't fault anything. The accommodation is of a very high standard, and absolutely spotlessly clean. Clint and Gail are so welcoming and friendly, nothing is too much trouble for them, they are a mine of information on local knowledge, and always willing to help. The pool is beautifully kept, the grounds are immaculate, we wouldn't hesitate to recommend this to anyone, we will definitely keep going back, it's our haven of peace and tranquillity- we love it.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Les Pelerins

  • 5 of 5

Superb property in a wonderful rural location. This was out third visit as the Gites are of a very high standard. They are well maintained and spotlessly clean. All in all a home from home.

The owners, Clint and Gail, are friendly, knowledgeable about the local area and ensure that you you have a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. We cannot thank them enough for their hospitality and we will return. Also we have no hesitation in recommending Les Pelerins to anyone thinking of holidaying in this area of France.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Welcoming Hosts and Cottage

  • 5 of 5

After travelling from the UK it was greatly appreciated that Clint came to find us on the road to their gite complex....we took the wrong road......Both he and Gail were great hosts, being very friendly and helpful with information about the area. Nothing was too much bother for them to make our stay enjoyable.

The cottage was cozy and clean. It had everything we needed to enjoy our stay in the Lorient area. It was great for the two of us.

We would be happy to recommend it to others who want to explore the area and also it wasn't too far from the coast which we travelled to a couple of times during the week..

If we travel to the area again we would love to stay in Le Petit Arbre again.

Lynette/ Richard

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Location

From the Owner

We purchased a holiday home in 2003 and loved the area so much we decided to stay permanently. We found this renovation project which we commenced in 2008 and have taken our time to completely modernise the interiors whilst retaining the original character and charm of each property. We hope we have thought of everything to make your stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes or Brest at 125 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Inguiniel at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Lorient at 25 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Queven/Lorient at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lorient at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Le Poulgroix at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Bubry at 6 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Larmor/Guidel/Le Pouldhu at 30 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beaches

Brittany is famous for its beautiful sandy beaches which are clean and uncrowded. We are just 30 minutes by car from several including Le Pouldu and Port Louis. Further afield is Concarneau or the Golfe du Morbihan for swimming, sailing, and watersports. The Quiberon peninsular is within a 45 minute drive where you can take a ferry to the magnificent Belle Ile.

Travel

Airports – Rennes is 1.5 hours by car, Brest is 1.5 hours, Nantes is 2 hours, Dinard is 2 hours, Lorient is 30 minutes.

Served by Flybe, Ryanair and Air France.

Ferry Ports – St Malo is 2 hours by car, Roscoff is 1.5 hours, Caen is 3.5 hours, Cherbourg is 4 hours.

Served by Brittany Ferries and Condor Ferries.

Distances

Plouay - 10 mins by car, weekly market and excellent restaurants.

Lorient – 30 mins by car, excellent restaurants, city centre shopping, marina, museums and beaches nearby

Hennebont – 20 mins by car with famous weekly market, scenic river walk and ramparts.

Pontivy – 30 mins by car, great shopping, take a walk along the river and a tour of the Chateau de Rohan.

Vannes – 45 mins by car, a historic town with great character.

Concarneau – 1 hour by car, superb beach with great shopping.

Further Details:

Supermarkets nearby which provide 24/24 access for fuel, open on Sunday mornings.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate E
24 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£211
for 5 nights
£295
 
 
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£268
for 5 nights
£375
 
 
Rate 1
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£232
for 5 nights
£325
 
 
Rate 2
29 Apr 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£268
for 5 nights
£375
 
 
Rate 3
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£495
for 7 nights
£495
 
 
Rate 4
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
for 7 nights
£375
 
 
Rate 5
23 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£250
for 5 nights
£350
 
 
Christmas-New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£304
for 5 nights
£425
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking available by email or telephone. Deposit of 25% required by bank transfer and completed booking form to confirm. Balance is payable 8 weeks prior. For bookings made within a month of your holiday full payment is required. Cash security deposit of £100 applicable on arrival. All cottages are non smoking and, unfortunately, we are unable to accept pets. DISCOUNTED RATES available for long stays. CHANGEOVER is normally Saturday but we are often able to be more FLEXIBLE, offering alternative changeover days and varying lengths of stay. Access time is normally from 3.00pm and departure time is 10.00am but, again, we try to be flexible where possible.

Deposit of 25% required by bank transfer to confirm. Balance is payable 8 weeks prior. For bookings made within a month of your holiday full payment is required.

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Facilities

From the Owner

A peaceful and tranquil setting in a rural location but well situated for an easy drive to beaches and places of interest.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling

Bathrooms

  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious modern and bright ground floor bathroom with walk-in shower, heated towel rail, toilet and basin

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Countryside views through eyebrow window, room for cot
  • Hanging rail, drawer space, bedside cabinets, electric fan,full length door with decorative balcony, eyebrow window

Outside

  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Les Pèlerins is privately owned, we are an English couple who live on site and speak French. Our properties have been renovated to a very high standard and provide an excellent base to explore Brittany. There is a good selection of local information available including places of interest, restaurants and activities and we are happy to help wherever we can. We do hope you will enjoy your stay with us and your holiday in Brittany. This charming cottage has a private garden laid to lawn with a decked area to the rear. There is also an area for private use at the front which overlooks the raised pool area. Loungers are available around the pool and there are bicycles available for hire.

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