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Luxury cottages, heated pool, Internet, tranquil setting - flexible changover - La Châtaigne

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 home La Châtaigne , 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Spacious open plan lounge with two comfortable sofas and coffee table, electric radiators, television and DVD. Complimentary Wi-fi internet access is also provided. Kitchen/dining area with modern fully fitted kitchen including, oven, hob, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and everything else the modern family may require. Double patio doors to a rear decked area, lawned garden and garden furniture with double patio doors to a private front patio area. Downstairs cloakroom with walk in shower, basin and toilet provides a handy second bathroom for families with children. On the first floor, bedroom one has a king size bed, single bed and mezzanine level for a child. Bedroom two has a king size bed and mezzanine level for a child. There is also a large modern bathroom including bath, shower, basin and toilet. We are often able to offer flexible changeover days.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • 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

6 Reviews

5
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The best place we've stayed. Fantastic accommodation and facilities. Very welcoming and helpful owners. Lovely relaxing surroundings would recommend this.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Best place we've stayed in France!

  • 5 of 5

This was the third year in a row that we have been to Les Pelerins to stay with Gail and Clint to start our holiday, as it is the best place we have stayed in France. The cottage is really well equipped, spotless on arrival and has been furnished so that everything matches, rather than the "rustic/eclectic" mix of furniture that is the norm. Our daughter loves the pool and the BBQ area means the "grown-ups" can be social, while keeping an eye on the kids. The pizza-baking evening was great fun this year too! Gail and Clint have loads of local knowledge and recommendations for places to visit, whatever your interests. However, they remain unobtrusive if you would rather not seek their advice. This is a great place to stay if you want to quiet of the countryside but be within striking distance of the beaches, cities and heritage that the area has to offer. Fantastic!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing and beautiful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Clint and Gail are lovely hosts and extremely helpful and kind. They live on site which is handy. They offer the usage of bikes and also a pool outside, which is kept tidy and is well looked after. Les Pelerins consists of 5 houses which are beautifully designed and built by the couple and lots of thought and care has gone into this, very noticeable. My parents stayed with us for the day, and they were equally impressed. All accommodations are spacious, clean, tastefully decorated and equipped with all comforts!

The surroundings are just so peaceful and beautiful, you can cycle for miles and not see anyone apart from gorgeous villages and churches. Plouay and Bubry are the nearest local towns with everything that you will need. A definite 5 star stay and would consider coming back!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Immaculate property in quiet rural setting

  • 5 of 5

The property is a 2-bedroom unit, which is one of a small number of units to be developed in recent years from old stone buildings on a rural property in Central Brittany. It was immaculately presented - spotlessly clean and with all the necessary household items provided and very functional. The property is very quiet but is only 5-10 minutes drive from three small towns, with supermarkets and other facilities available. Gail and Clint live on sight and were very warm and friendly, and helpful with the small queries we had.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Family Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We have visited Les Pelrins in August 2014 and 2015. Clint and Gail have always been very welcoming and informative about the area, recommending towns to visit, activities and restaurants. In 2014 Clint even helped us when our car needed a tyre repair. The gites are beautifully decorated, fully equipped and very clean. Our 3 children love the pool, which is regularly cleaned by Clint and Gail. In 2015 we really enjoyed making our pizzas with all the other guests, which were cooked in the Pizza Oven. We would highly recommend these Holiday Cottages, and hope to return a third time.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 7 nights at Les Pelerin's and were so impressed from the moment we arrived. We were shown around by Gail on arrival and I can assure you that the Gites have been renovated to such a high standard, but with all the character of the original buildings intact. All the modern conveniences that I wanted to see, but with so much taste and charm.

Furniture for sitting outside in the peace and quiet, with the benefit of a terrace both at the front and rear of the property, so whether it was morning for breakfast or evening with a glass of wine and dinner, you could appreciate the professional layout and high standard of this charming complex.

When returning from a day out, the pool beckoned. Local beaches were either 35-45 minutes away, with beautiful sandy beaches and stunning scenery. Local inlets along the coastline, hidden away, but with lovely eateries, full of the locals, and you can't get more of a good reference than that.

We ate at the Gite in the evening because the facilities where a home from home in terms of all of the amenities you needed. On a couple of occasions we bar be qued. (there were 2 areas for this, so no queuing)

In terms of the actual Gite, the beds were soo comfortable, the rooms light and airy, but really dark at night and cool to sleep in and the extremely peaceful surrounding area meant that you heard the odd car or tractor every now and again. The shower was lovely and hot whenever you needed it and contemporary in style, beautiful.

We went out on bicycles and for a walk around the local area, and it was 'spot the car' like England used to be.

This complex is ideal for either couples, families, teenagers, the area has something for everyone. Concarneau is really worth a visit, as are the beaches at Port Louis, Guidel and the inlet at Douelan, almost like being in Cornwall, but with sunshine.

As for the Hosts, Gail and Clint, were on hand if you needed them. Their attention to detail is outstanding, they are friendly, helpful, accommodating, knowledgeable about the area and places to visit and we would revisit without hesitation.

We had with out doubt one of the most relaxing breaks we have experienced.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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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
£282
for 5 nights
£395
 
 
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
£393
for 5 nights
£550
 
 
Rate 1
7 Jan 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
5 night minimum stay
£304
for 5 nights
£425
 
 
Rate 2
29 Apr 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£425
for 5 nights
£595
 
 
Rate 3
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£780
for 7 nights
£780
 
 
Rate 4
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Rate 5
23 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
£304
for 5 nights
£425
 
 
Christmas-New Year
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£411
for 5 nights
£575
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Booking available by email or telephone. 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. Cash security deposit of £100 or 100 euros 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. Cash security deposit of £100 applicable on arrival.

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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

  • house

Theme

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

General

  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • 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
  • children 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

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Spacious, bright, modern bathroom with tiled floor
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ground floor cloakroom with walk in shower and heated floor
  • Modern downstairs cloakroom includes, toilet, wash hand basin and walk in shower with heated floor. First floor bathroom is light and spacious and includes bath, shower, toilet and wash hand basin

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Mezzanine level above bedroom for a child, cot available
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, Mezzanine level above bedroom for a child, cot available
  • On the first floor, bedroom one has a king size bed, single bed and mezzanine level for a child. Bedroom two has a king size bed and mezzanine level for a child. There is also a large modern bathroom including bath, shower, basin and toilet.

Outside

  • 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. Outside: This charming luxurious property has gardens with decked private patio areas and garden furniture at the rear of each cottage. The remaining area is laid to lawns. There are also private patio areas at the front of each cottage which overlook the raised, swimming pool and BBQ area. Loungers are available around the pool and there are bicycles which are available for hire.

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