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Holiday Gite Sleeps 4. 20 mins from Vannes, the heart of the Golfe du Morbihan

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Gite has 2 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Easy access for all the major regional attractions

Secluded and peaceful retreat yet convenient for all the local attractions. 2 double bedrooms plus 2 bathrooms, 1 en-suite. Open plan kitchen/diner/lounge fully equipped with dishwasher, range oven, fridge/freezer, microwave. tv. log burner. Laundry room with washing machine and ironing facilities. All ground floor. Doors out onto raised patio ideal for breakfast in the sunshine or evening aperitif. Second patio with table and chairs and gas bbq. Garden with table tennis. Private parking. Lovely grounds with views over the mill pond. Towels and bed linen are included (not beach towels). Beds are made ready for your arrival. Welcome pack. Free WiFi. Nearest beach 25 minutes. Josselin, Rochefort-en-Terre, Ploermel, Nantes-Brest Canal all close by. Rennes 1 hr. Nantes 1hr 15, Lorient 45 mins. 7 golf courses within 1 hr. Port of St Malo 2 hours. Roscoff 2hrs 30. Nearest airport - Rennes St Jacques 1 hour.

Catherine Donoghue
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

About Catherine Donoghue

Since we bought the house in 2007 we have carried out major renovations which included providing en-suite bathrooms for all the bedrooms in our Chambres d'hotes (next door) 2 years ago we started on the Gite which was completed at the end of Summer, 2004. Initially for friends and family visits, the Gite is now available to rent for holiday bookings. We have enjoyed the whole process, particularly choosing the fabrics, furnishings and decorations to create an ambiance of stylish comfort whilst retaining the character of this lovely old property.

Catherine Donoghue purchased this villa in 2007

Why Catherine Donoghue chose Vannes area

.We are a great destination if you want to be close to all the action but appreciate coming back to calm and tranquillity at the end of a long day's sightseeing.

What makes this villa unique

.Although the Gite is self-catering you have the added benefit of being able to book for dinner at our Chambres d'hotes. Perhaps on the day you arrive or the night before your departure? Chambres d'hotes next door for extra rooms if your group is larger than 4 people.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'A beautiful and peaceful place to completely wind down. Thank you for your kind hospitality'.

'Beautiful place, great hosts, can't ask for more'

'We had a wonderful time and the kids had lots of fun. Beautiful place and beautiful weather to top it off. Thank you'
Jan 2015
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(5 traveller reviews)


Fabulous gite in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, fabulously equipped gite in a really beautiful location. The owners were very welcoming and gave us lots of help and ideas for exploring the area. A real find!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very pleased to receive your review and to know that you had a good stay with us. Also that you enjoyed the region so much. You'll have to come back, you've only scratched the surface!
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Impressive stone house set in lovely grounds in quiet countryside.

  • 5 of 5

The Gite is very nice and has everything you need to give you a comfortable stay. It has two good size bedrooms and a very well equipped kitchen. Modern touches like automatic lights in the hall make you realise how much thought Catherine and her husband have put into the renovation. Amazingly comfortable beds welcome you at the end of the day after exploring the very historical towns that are really worth visiting. We recommend Vannes, Rochquefort and our favourite Josselin where you must visit the Chateau!

The Gite is exceptionally clean and very well maintained. Catherine is helpful and considerate and we would definitely recommend this property to others.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very pleased to hear that we are getting things right and that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the area to your liking. There is so much to see and do in and around the Golfe du Morbihan and Josselin is certainly one place not to be missed. Hope you will choose us if you decide to come to the region again.
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Beautiful location, perfect accommodation

  • 5 of 5

This beautifully appointed Gite was the perfect location to explore the Golfe du Morbihan. Plenty of space throughout the Gite, everything you could want in the kitchen. Lots of outdoor areas to sit and enjoy breakfast or evening drinks. It was spotless and very well maintained having been refurbished to a high standard. Catherine and Sam were the perfect hosts, very welcoming and always on hand to answer questions. The main town of Vannes was only 20 minutes by car and as we love cycling we used this as a base to explore the area by bike. We will go back, possibly as a stop off and use the bed and breakfast service that Catherine provides in the main house. We would not hesitate to Moulin de Louhan. Thank you for a great week.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were very pleased that you were happy with your stay in the Gite here at Le Moulin de Luhan and that you found the cycling in the area what you were looking for. You're always welcome whether you choose to stay in the gite again or would like to try the B&B next time (and perhaps our cooking!) Best regards, Catherine
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  • 5 of 5

Mum, Dad and I spent a wonderful week at the gite last week. We cannot speak highly enough about the gite, from the fantastic beds, pillows, linen, lounge and super equipped kitchen everything was perfect. The setting is beautiful, gardens, trees, pond and stunning building. We fell in love with William the dog , and he with us , I think. Cathy our hostess couldn't be more helpful, and we felt we have made a friend for life. The property is perfectly placed , quiet out of city, yet close enough to drive for groceries etc. Ideally placed to take advantage of all the sites. I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you all for your comments and for taking the time to write and send them. William was in decline, sitting sighing all the rest of the day! It certainly was a pleasure to meet you and I hope our paths cross again and soon. I'll be in touch and send the photo I took on your last day. I hope you are enjoying the rest of your trip and wish you a safe and comfortable journey home. Best wishes, Cathy
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Beautiful gite in lovely surroundings. Recommended to all.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay while house hunting. Could not have chosen a more welcoming environment, as Cathrine is a wonderful host. The gite is probably the best we've stayed in in terms of quality, style and location. The beds were the most comfortable ever!

Will stay again if in the area. Thank you Catherine.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your lovely comments! I am so pleased you had an enjoyable stay here. It was lovely to meet you both and your gorgeous dog Eddie. Good luck with the house hunt, best wishes, Catherine
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Mar 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
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8 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
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26 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
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23 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
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21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £169

Booking Notes:
The gite is bookable on a weekly basis. Changeover day is Saturday.
A 25% deposit is taken at the time of booking with the balance due 6 weeks before the arrival date.
There is a cleaning fee of 50 € payable in cash on arrival.
The gite is not suitable for very young children.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival after 4pm. Departure by 10am

Notes on prices:
3 and 4 night bookings possible in low season, March/April and October.
PLEASE NOTE: A taxe de sejour (stay tax) is being introduced by the regional Tourism Office. At present we don't know exactly how much this will be but it will be charged per person, per night and is payable on arrival as with the security deposit and cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Plaudren in Morbihan

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large basin with cupboard under, large mirror good lighting
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , En-suite Lge basin cupboard unit, lge mirror good lighting
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom and shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Ground floor: has separate private shower room, wc & basin
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 double rooms with large double beds) Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom has an en-suite bathroom with bath and separate shower, wc and basin. Glass panelled doors lead out directly onto patio. Electrically operated security roller blinds fitted to exterior. Second bedroom has shower room with wc and basin opposite. Window also has electrically operated security roller blinds fitted to the exterior.
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
End of visit cleaning is available and charged separately

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