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Cottage with countryside views



Updated: 18-Sep-2016
Tremaillet,Lizio,South Brittany.56460 - Peaceful location, 30 mins drive to beaches

Stone built cottage is set in delightful countryside near to the town of Josselin, famous for its chateau. Nearest city is Vannes 20 mins away,situated on the gulf of Morbihan, beaches 35 mins drive away. Stable doors lead to an open plan living area, upstairs has a large double bedroom with exposed beams. Use of 2 adult bikes.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Moved to Tavistock in 2012 from Bristol having worked in the NHS as a ward sister. Carl was a landscape gardener and now we have our own small business selling french sandals in the Pannier market and at some shows. Plymouth is our nearest port to travel to France which is very convenient and so easy to pop over

We are keen walkers and cyclists and are enjoying our change in lifestyle

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Speaks English, French

8 Reviews

based on 8 holidaymaker reviews


Our perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in both of Alison 's properties, both were very clean and we'll equipped with everything you could need.Both are situated in small hamlets which were quite, but there were towns not to far away.

My husband, myself and our dogs all had a wonderful time. So good in fact we have rebooked for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline for your lovely review and look forward to you returning next with your gorgeous dogs
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Fabulous holiday gite

  • 5 of 5

We had a super week in this lovely gite. It was perfect for our small family of four and was spotless and extremely well equipped. The garden was lovely and we made good use of the bbq and the two bikes.

The location was brilliant and was close to lots of interesting places to visit. We thought the locals were so friendly too.

Thank you Alison, we would love to return for another holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the wonderful review. You are welcome at anytime. Regards Alison
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Calm and well situated countryside cottage

  • 5 of 5

At first we were a bit afraid that the location of the cottage would be too remote, as it was our first visit to the Bretagne and we had an ambitious schedule of places to visit. But it turned out that it was actually well located close to crossroads to visit the Morbihan area. Moreover, there were plenty of places in the vicinity to see (Josselin, Malestroit, the Nantes-Brest Canal - thanks for the folding bikes!). The cottage itself was superbly equipped and the cosy fireplace warmed us in the few cool evenings we had.

In summary, this cottage is perfect for a relaxing as well as for an active countryside stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your wonderful comments and pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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A perfect little sanctuary

  • 5 of 5

We drove from Dundee in Scotland to the wee cottage. A long long journey but well worth it. The accommodation was perfect for the two of us. Very well equipped and spotlessly clean with everything we needed for 6 glorious days. We had one morning of rain but for the rest we enjoyed warm if not hot sunshine. Plenty pretty little towns and villages to visit. Lively places for lunch and evening meals. Local boulangeries and charcuterie. Supermarkets if needed. But best of all a sheltered garden to sit and read and eat and of course sample all the local beverages. I would recommend this beautiful wee cottage to anyone wanting a slow paced rest away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. I am so pleased it met your expectations.
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Perfect gite in tranquil spot - great for dogs too

  • 5 of 5

This is a pretty and comfortable gite and the owners have thought of everything you could possibly need to make your stay a relaxing and enjoyable one. Great walking and cycling nearby and lovely pretty towns and villages to discover. Near the Voie Verte - a flat traffic free route for cyclists - and the canal. Also nice and central so easy to reach Carnac, Vannes etc

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your comments and so pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful gite in an idyllic setting. Everything we required was provided including bikes. Information folder and brochures provided by Alison and Carl so helpful. So much to do in area including cycle paths by canal to beautiful villages nearby. We visited Josselin, Vannes and Auray, all well worth the trip. Area very peaceful with many walks. Enjoyed shopping and lunches in Ploermel and Malestroit. Only regret is that our stay was too short.

We recommend the gite and would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your lovely comments and we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope we can welcome you back in the future.
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From the Owner

This cottage is a romantic little retreat and ideal for a couple or a small family. It's very rural and peaceful and an ideal spot for getting away from it all. This property is easy to drive to from the ports and set in beautiful Breton countryside. 30 mins drive from the beaches as the summers are long and weather generally better than in England. There are many festivals in this area and Lizio is known for its 'petite cite de character' and local artists. We love the peace and tranquillity.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes at 100 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 100 Kilometres Car: necessary


30-45 mins drive to beaches


Rennes airport 45 mins

Nantes airort 1.5 hrs

Roscoff 2.5 hrs

St Malo 1.5 hrs

Caen 3hrs

Le Havre 3.5 hrs

Calais 6 hrs


Josselin 15 mins drine

Lizio 5 mins drive, 1/2 hr walk

Malestroit 20 mins drive

Vannes 35 mins drive

Further Details:

Restaurants in Lizio,Josselin and Malestroit

Small shop in Lizio for bread, croissants etc

Large Super markets in Josselin and Malestroit


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 11
3 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Booking Notes:I

Final balance 8 weeks before departure date
10% discount on all Brittany Ferry crossings
Changeover Day:
Flexible on changeover days.
Arrival after 4pm and departure 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 18-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

This is real Brittany with a slow pace of life. There are many walks and love putting the fold up bikes in the car to cycle along the Nantes-Brest canal. The 2 bikes are available for visitors to use. This cottage has everything you need to enjoy your holiday including a picnic rucksack! The cottage has a wood burner for the cool evenings with plenty of wood available at no extra cost

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower,toilet and vanity unit on first floor


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: one double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed stonework.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue

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


  • Notes on accommodation: House also available for short breaks. Very flexible on changeover days Arrival after 16.00 and departure 10.00. Flexible depending on availability 10% discount for all Brittany ferry crossings All linen included apart from beach towels. Cleaning on departure Electricity included in the price. Hot water available day/night Heating is with wood burner and electric heater upstairs. Wood provided at no extra cost. Use of 2 fold up bikes( 5 gears) available,will fit inside car and included in the price . Perfect for cycling along the Nantes/Brest canal Enclosed garden Outside: Stable door in rear of house leads to a small enclosed garden with views of the countryside. Patio furniture,loungers and BBQ Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included but not beach towels. Cleaning on departure

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