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Award Winning Courtyard Cottages in Private Grounds with Heated Swimming Pool. - La Cave

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



La Cave

Originally the storehouse for the farm's cider production, this cosy gite comprises an open plan kitchen/living area leading to the patio and private garden which overlooks one of the lakes. The mezzanine floor above has a double bed with the bathroom en suite. There is a bath with shower over, a basin and wc. There is also the posibility of a cot or cot bed suitable for children up to 10 years.

La Cave has tv with UK satelite chanels, ipod dock and a dvd player. The fitted kitchen area has, fridge with freezer compartment, an electric fan over and a gas hob. There is also a coffee maker, microwave, kettle and toaster. They are fully equipped and co-ordinated quality bed linen is provided. There is communal laundry area with washing, drying and ironing facilities.

The cottage has its own private secure garden which gets the sun into the evening, charcoal barbecues, hardwood garden furniture and sun shades.

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About the property


Lenvos is a recently renovated 16C private hamlet in the beautiful Blavet Valley. The owners live on site and maintain the gardens, swimming pools. They keep a low profile but are on hand to ensure you have a relaxing, hassle free holiday. The cottages have fully equipped kitchens and French windows looking out over the lakes or gardens. The cottage gardens are secure for toddlers and have BBQ, sun loungers and quality garden furniture. (Please note that La Maison does not have a fenced garden.) They have the benefit of UK satellite TV, ipod docking stations and a WiFi connection is available. The cottages are available for rent all year round being double glazed and fully heated. Lenvos Gites are four times winners of the prestigeous Maisons Fleuries Tourist Accomodation award. Guests can fish in our two private lakes and there are coarse fish trout in local streams and canal. There is abundant wildlife on our 15 acre grounds, with kingfishers, red squirrels and owls all regularly seen and heard. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac there is no passing traffic but it is only 5 minutes drive into the beautiful historic chateua town of Pontivy. Pontivy has some lovely restaurants and plenty of good shops as well as a weekly market. The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking and cycling and Lake Guerledan has beaches and water sports.

This part of Brittany is well known for it's character and friendliness, making it a popular destination for both French and overseas holidaymakers. It is primarily a farming and fishing area so visitors can benefit from the fabulous fresh seasonal produce in the numerous markets and restaurants.

The region of Morbihan (South Brittany) has a temperate mild climate giving reliable seasons. The Region is bisected by the Nantes to Brest Canal which provides a tranquil waterway and the well maintained towpaths give traffic free walking and cycling. The canal passes through Pontivy and borders our grounds.

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Phil and Fiona Sutherland
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Phil and Fiona Sutherland

The Sutherland family moved to Brittany, France from Cheshire in 2003. Having both worked in commerce in the UK we wanted to be able to have our own business in a better climate, live an outdoor life and enjoy our family growing up.

Since then, we have gradually renovated the hamlet of Lenvos to provide five holiday cottages. The fifteen acres of grounds now have award winning gardens, two fishing lakes, woods and a wild flower meadow.

Phil and Fiona Sutherland purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Phil and Fiona Sutherland chose Pontivy area

We consider ourselves lucky to have found such a tranquil spot just five minutes from the busy town of Pontivy. Lenvos has all the peace and quiet a rural location but with shops, restaurants and plenty to do on our doorstep. Brittany has its own identity and culture within France as well as beautiful countryside, miles of beaches and friendly locals. Transport to and from the UK is easy with several ferry and air ports less than two hours drive away.

We love the mild climate and the reliable seasons. Living and cooking outside from May to September suits us and we have grown to fully appreciate our surroundings.

What makes this cottage unique

From our own experience we appreciate what an important part a holiday plays in todays busy lives. Our number one priority is that visitors expectations are exceeded and that they remember their holiday for all the right reasons. We really enjoy our own little bit of France and sharing Lenvos with our visitors.

If you need a restaurant booking or ideas for days out, we are always on hand if required.

If you want to relax and enjoy the tranquility of Lenvos there are plenty of quiet corners. For those who enjoy a more active holiday, there is superb cycling and walking nearby and there is a lovely golf course in Pontivy

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Please contact owner to check availability. A 25% deposit (minimum £100) is due on booking. The balance is due 10 weeks before the start of your holiday. Payment can be made by bank transfer or sterling cheque.

Changeover Day:
Changover day is Saturday from May until September. Outside these dates we will always try to be flexible and fit in with your plans.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in £ sterling per week. 25% is due on reservation, the balance then due 10 weeks before your holiday. Electricity is charged at cost in low season. Otherwise it is included in the rental.
For prices in Euros, please contact the owners.


Accommodation and facilities for La Cavein Cléguérec in Morbihan

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • lake
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Bed linen is provided and can be changed each week. Bath towels are available for hire. Cleaning: The property should be left in a similar condition to which it is found, but a cleaning service is available. The swimming pool is open and heated from May to the end of September. All cottages have private gardens with quality outdoor dining tables and chairs. There are sunbeds and shades are provided. Fresh bread and croissants are available daily in season. Bushcraft / nature appreciation is provied for children over 5 years one morning per week in season. Outside: The extensive gardens and grounds at Lenvos include two lakes, meadow, woods and river frontage. The shared pool area has an 11m x 5m heated pool and a smaller children’s splash pool. There are landscaped sun terraces providing privacy and mature Mediterranean planting. There is a childrens play area with slide, swings, a climing wall and sand pit. A fenced secret garden hides a two story play house which has plenty of toys and its own garden furniture! The field has a football area, and a badminton / volley ball court. There is also a boules area for those wanting to play the local game. During the school holidays, the owners host a childrens Bushcraft course which helps young visitors explore the grounds and learn about the wildlife and some outdoor skills. For the under fives, there is a kids club run by the owners daughters. Babysitting is available.




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