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Converted Stone Barn In The Countryside

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Barn in La Provotais, Nr. Malansac, Morbihan, Brittany, France - Peaceful Countryside Location, Near Lake & Medieval Town, 20 Minutes Drive From The Sea

Detached stone barn set in a former farmyard. Sunlight shines through the glazed doors into the tiled hall and dining area, with an oak dresser and dining table (set for 8 people). The U shaped kitchen has solid oak worktops, a 90cm calor gas cooker, and is fully equipped for creating gastronomic delights! A shower room and utility room lead off the kitchen. French glazed doors lead to the west facing terrace where you can sit and watch the sun set with the scent of lavender and rosemary all around. Relax in the salon, a comfortable and cosy room with original Breton fireplace with a wood burning stove on the hearth. Sofas and easy chairs, books, maps, some games and a tv mean plenty to do. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms with velux windows so you can watch the stars while you rest! Main bathroom has a shower over the bath, en suite shower room to bedroom 1. The mix of original stone walls, oak beams and flooring & natural fabrics make a peaceful atmosphere you can relax in.


Owner
Jaki Bennett
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2017

About Jaki Bennett

I had long dreamed of a owning a Breton property and fell in love with this granite barn on my first visit; covered in snow, it was cosy and welcoming inside, complete with chickens and straw! It took 4 years of love and care to create the lovely home you see today. I enjoy space, light and natural building materials and have incorporated these into its' renovation. Family and friends have enjoyed visits to La Provotais, I have local friends who help me care for the property and provide a warm welcome to visitors. Feel free to ask me any questions, share any ideas or suggestions about the house or the area. I want visitors to have happy times!

Jaki Bennett purchased this in 2005

Why Jaki Bennett chose Vannes area

One visit to Rochefort en terre is all that is needed to enchant and delight any visitor! The mix of oak forests, streams, farms and medieval towns make Morbihan a magical place. The quiet roads through farmland are a pleasure to drive down, making the salt marshes and beaches a short drive away.

What makes this unique

Approached through a stone arch, the barn is set in an old farm yard with other stone farm buildings, now all homes. There is a working dairy farm nearby, with about 40 cows. Neighbours have chickens and goats, with their accompanying sounds! The west facing terrace offers the chance to enjoy barbecues watching the sun set through the oak trees. Night time is very dark in this part of Brittany so it's a great chance to look at the stars.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The visitors book at the property has very positive comments from previous holidaymakers. I am happy to say that families have returned 2 or 3 times, which is testament to their satisfaction.
Oct 2012
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday in Malansac in Morbihan

House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En suite shower room to bedroom 1, with electric towel warmer. Main bathroom has bath with shower over. Ground floor shower room with electric towel warmer.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 6ft wide reclaimed pine king size bed, space for camp beds or travel cots (not supplied). Bedroom 2 with 4'6'' double pine bed. Bedroom 2 with 2 pine single beds.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All the ground floor is tiled, with stone walls, raised hearth with wood burner. I mention these for people with small children to be aware of! The furniture is solid oak and very robust. Carpeted bedrooms. Electric heaters in all rooms. Outside: Oak framed large garden with paved terrace, dry stone walls which border lavender, rosemary, chives, strawberries and many other shrubs & plants. Large grassed area for football, badminton, whatever! Large shed which houses gas barbecue, large extendable table, chairs with covers, 2 bicycles (at your own risk), garden tools (if you have the urge!), badminton set and swing ball set. There is a rustic drying line for the washing. The west facing garden looks over neighbouring farmland including oak trees and fields. Utility Room: Utility room houses the water heater, electric fuse box, washing machine, ironing board, iron, space to hang coats & store boots etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and duvet covers are available for a small extra charge. Property is cleaned after each occupant, and checked before you arrive. If you are staying for a long break & require cleaning service, this will not be included but can be arranged. Other: Dining hall with large oak dresser and extending oak dining table. 8 dining chairs with comfortable cotton seats. Mirror over hall table which stores hair dryer and hair straighteners.

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Rental rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£240
for 3 nights
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Please contact me via email with any enquiries. Towel and linen hire can be arranged nearer the time. A breakage deposit of £200 is refundable after return of key and satisfactory check of property. Cheques or direct bank payment is fine.

Changeover Day:
Usually Saturday, but I am flexible as I understand these are busy days to travel. A key will be provided so you will be able to arrive any time. A welcome pack is included, tea and coffee (and wine!) always available.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for full week, and include water, electricity, gas and logs. For shorter breaks or long weekends please contact me direct.

Note that Christmas and New Year bookings may not be available, please contact me for specific prices.

A deposit of £100 secures your booking, this can be paid by cheque or bank transfer. Please contact me via email or call with any enquiries. The balance is due 6 weeks before your stay. Paying a deposit reserves your booking so is not refundable if you cancel, holiday insurance is recommended.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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