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Fully Equipped Spacious Cottages With Large Heated Pool - Owl Cottage: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms)

Overview

Property

Updated: 18-Sep-2016
Family holidays: Enclosed And Fenced Grounds (Privacy + Security For Children)

Parc de Lutin consists of the owners’ home with “The Annexe” attached and a separate cottage “The Owl Cottage” with its own private drive. The cottages are located in the heart of the countryside yet close to all important local facilities (supermarket, bakeries, medical centre, vet). Set in six acres (2.3 ha) of enclosed and fenced grounds, Parc de Lutin has a 8m x 4m x 1.3m above ground heated swimming pool, a small pond and its own secluded and private “Bramble Lane” circling the property. Relax and listen to melodies of chirping birds in the mornings and evenings. The sound of crickets will make you think you are in the tropics...

Details for holiday cottage Owl Cottage: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

The Owl Cottage and the owner’s property are located within 6 acres of land and entirely enclosed.

Property Features:

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Stone-built detached cottage. Fully equipped, spotless and spacious detached Cottage. Private Patio Area includes a stone barbecue, large table with eight chairs and a parasol. The cottage looks onto a small grassed area, shaded with trees. Carport. Access to the cottage is via entrance gates and a well lit 150 m driveway. This is for the exclusive use of our guests.

Interior Features:

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Light and airy, large open plan lounge/dining area includes a bar. Large Breton fireplace with wood burning stove. 1 separate WC upstairs. Fully equipped kitchen with washing machine, dishwasher, refrigerator/freezer, microwave oven, etc. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (shower + WC downstairs; bath upstairs). Free WiFi and Internet. TV (in English, French and German) + Blu-ray DVD player. Stair gates available.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Janine and Ekkehard Muller are passionate about France and particularly about living in Brittany. They love reading and have an avid interest in history and French literature and culture. Their interests have extended to technology, gardening and travel since owning 2 gites. Janine (Freelance English Teacher Trainer) also loves her painting hobbies (silk and watercolours). She loves cooking and writes books and articles for her website for freelance language teachers. Ekkehard (Dpl.-Kfm) is semi-retired from his consulting business (Auditing and Financial Controlling Services) and temporary management services for American, German, and French companies.

Call Manager
Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the manager

Jon; UK

Wonderful property in a peaceful location. The cottage is spacious and very well equipped. The swimming pool, children's games and the spaciousness of the garden area all make this property very well suited for families. The cottage is in a rural area with several villages nearby, and larger towns 15-20 min drive away. Thoroughly recommended for a welcoming, relaxing holiday location in a beautiful part of France, with excellent facilities and provisions.



Kate; Scotland

The accommodation is really excellent and has all the mod cons you need while retaining original features.The owners were extremely helpful providing information about a wealth of interesting places to visit in the local area. We had a fantastic holiday just sorry we only had one week, a 2nd week relaxing by the pool would have been fantastic.



Bimal; UK

What makes our stay memorable is the large grounds which allow the children freedom to play and explore whilst being safe.
May 2013
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5 Reviews

4.6
based on 5 holidaymaker reviews

5

Perfect family get away

  • 5 of 5

We arrived slightly early and from that moment we were made to feel extremely welcome. The owners couldn't be more helpful. We have three children aged 14,12 and 7 and there is plenty to keep them entertained .We were fortunate enough to have three days of glorious hot sunshine meaning the kids could make the most of the large pool. When not in the pool the older boys become masters of table tennis , while our youngest daughter burned her energy off on the trampoline and swings. As parents we could relax knowing they were able to run around and play safely within the grounds. The cottage is beautiful and is fully equipped with everything you need. We would highly recommend this cottage and would come back again without any hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic cottage in a lovely part of Brittanny

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at Owl Cottage and thoroughly enjoyed both the area and the facilities available at the cottage. There was plenty of information about the area in the cottage guide folder and failing that the owners were very helpful but not intrusive so just what you need. The cottage itself would easily cater for 6 people and one of the twin bedrooms is separate (with it's own staircase) so would be really good for when our boys are older and want their own space. As well as the games, the garden area then extends into a field so you have a large amount of space and privacy around you.

There is a small town with a supermarket, bakeries and restaurants about 4km away (15 mins by bike) which was very handy and the pretty town of Josselin is only ~10-15 minutes away.

Further afield the Lac au Duc is a good place for watersports or a 14 km cycle ride or walk and the beaches at Damgan are large and not too busy. Our favourite was cycling along the canal and then coming back for a swim. The kids loved being able to try lots of different games and it was good fun playing table tennis in the evening.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Very relaxing family holiday

  • 4 of 5

Lovely cottage with great equipment for children. Hosts could not have been more welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. Lots to do for families in the area from bike riding, canoeing and visits to the beach.

All in all a very relaxing 2 weeks

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

Wonderful property in a peaceful location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and our three daughters stayed in Owl Cottage and had a wonderful time. Mr & Mrs Muller were extremely welcoming and helpful, and the cottage is spacious and very well equipped. The swimming pool, children's games and the spaciousness of the garden area all make this property very well suited for families. The cottage is in a rural area with several villages nearby, and larger towns 15-20 min drive away. Josselin and Pontivy are well worth a visit, as are Carnac and Vannes further afield. Thoroughly recommended for a welcoming, relaxing holiday location in a beautiful part of France, with excellent facilities and provisions.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Great stay

  • 4 of 5

Gite has access to large private lands suited to children who can play and explore in safety. Friendly owners on-site nearby. Gite has all the practical necessities including wifi.

Lots to see and do nearby or just relaxing.

Tranquil location ideal for getting away from it all. Sorry to leave could stay much longer...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes at 64 Miles Nearest Barpub : Crédin at 4 Miles Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 85 Miles Nearest Golf : Lac au Duc at 20 Miles Nearest Train : Rennes at 64 Miles Nearest Motorway : N24 (Josselin) at 7 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Réguiny at 2 Miles Nearest Beach : Lac au Duc (20miles) or the Coast (Lorient) at 44 Miles Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Ca. 40 car minutes to the Brittany coasts.

Travel:

Times are approximates!

Distance From Ferry Ports:

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St Malo: 1.5 hrs

Roscoff: 2 hrs

Caen: 3 hrs

Cherbourg: 3.5 hrs

Le Havre: 4 hrs

Boulogne: 6 hrs

Calais: 7 hrs

Distance From Airports in Brittany:

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Lorient: 1 hour

Rennes: 1 hour

Dinard: 1.5 hours

Nantes: 2 hours

Brest: 2+ hours

Inland by car:

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Paris via Caen: 4.5 hrs

Strasbourg: 9 hrs

Lille: 6 hrs

Lyon: 8 hrs

Brussels: 8 hrs

Liège: 8 hrs

Toulouse: 7 hrs

Distances:

Réguiny: 2 miles/3 km

Pleugriffet: 3 miles/5 km

Nantes/Brest Canal: a few minutes

Josselin: 10.5 miles/17 km

Pontivy: 12.5 miles/20 km

Ploermel: 15.5 miles/25 km

Auray: 35.4 miles/57 km

Vannes: 28 miles/45 km

Quiberon: 51 miles/82 km

Carnac: 43 miles/69 km

Lorient: 44.5 miles/71.5 km

Rennes: 100 miles/160 km

Further Details:

Many popular holiday attractions can be undertaken as short one-day trips: Brittany coasts (40 mins); historical and leisure interests such as medieval castles and museums; botanical gardens, zoos, a monkey forest, go-carting, adventure forests, adventure parks...

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter: Nov/Dec
1 Nov 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£377
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£126
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£812
 
 
Christmas/New Year
22 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£414
for 3 nights
From
£138
From
£138
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£963
 
 
Spring: Jan, Feb, March
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£377
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£126
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£774
 
 
Easter/Whitsun: Apr, May, June
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£377
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£126
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£812
 
 
Summer: July, August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,005
for 7 nights
£1,005
 
 
Autumn: Sept/Oct
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£377
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£126
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£812
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£377
for 3 nights
From
£126
From
£126
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£812
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £251
Stay tax €0 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
To secure your booking:
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A non-refundable deposit of 40% of the rental cost. This is deducted from the final payment amount.

Payments by:
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* Bank transfers in Euros

Short-Break Holidays
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Subject to availability.
Short breaks are possible throughout the year!
Please contact the owners for availability and pricing.

Changeover Day:
None but only in advanced agreement.

Generally, one weeks letting period begins 16.00 hr Friday and finishes 10.00 hr the following Friday.

Notes on prices:
Prices are in Euros.

Short-Break Holidays:
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Minimum 3 nights required. Please contact the owners for availability and pricing.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

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

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • churches
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 1109 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower, Separate WC
  • Toilet Upstairs: Contains WC + wash basin. Bathroom upstairs: Contains a bath with hand held shower unit. A unit with basin plus mirror. Bathroom on the ground floor: Shower cabin, toilet and unit with basin plus mirror. Small cupboard.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Please note: boat-style/half-tred staircase!
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Travelling cots and safety rails for beds available
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, Travelling cots + safety rails for small children available
  • The owners will provide bed linen and bath towels and hand towels and bath towels for each registered customer, but not beach towels. Rm.1: A double bed, two bedside tables with lamps, wardrobe. A large dresser in the hallway in front of the bedroom door. Rm.2: Two single beds, a large chest of drawers, built-in wardrobe. A door leads to a boat-style staircase stairs to the Rm.3: Please note that this original staircase is not suitable for very young children and people with disabilities. Rm.3: The room is covered with wooden panels, it contains two single beds, a bedside table with a lamp, a wardrobe and a small dresser.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Environmental friendly: aero therm assisted heating and hot water in both cottages (plus electric radiators in Owl Cottage). In addition the Owl Cottage has a large Breton fireplace; The Annexe possesses a built-in traditional Breton wood burning fireplace. i.e. The cottages are available to rent out all year. WiFi and Internet is available free of charge. TV is available in English, French and German languages. Blu-ray DVD player. From home-to-home - that is our motto. Our goal is for you to just pack your cases with your clothes and cosmetics and arrive at our cottage with everything you need for a household when you arrive. We offer fully equipped homes for your holiday, as well as many other additional services to make your stay as enjoyable and relaxing as possible. Your living areas are always private, but we are on the grounds in case you need any assistance or have any questions. Parc de Lutin is set in nearly six acres of enclosed and fenced grounds (privacy as well as security for your children). The property consist of the owners’ home with “The Annexe” attached and a separate cottage “Owl Cottage” with its own private drive (after we discovered 7 barn owl chicks in The Owl Cottage chimney in 2012). Parc de Lutin has a small pond and its own secluded and private “Bramble Lane” circling the property. Relax and listen to a chorus of tweeting and chirping birds.

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