Reference no. 5624
Brittany holiday cottages for rent with heated pool.
St Samson Cottage is one of three Brittany holiday gites, with heated swimming pool, set in 10 acres of unspoilt French countryside.
The cottages are situated in central Brittany near Neulliac and Pontivy.
The property has direct access to the River Blavet and the Nantes-Brest Canal.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Open plan ground floor with comfortable lounge and well equipped kitchen and dining area.
Lounge - log burning stove, settee and arm chairs, TV (English satellite), DVD player, stereo (CD) and radio. Free broadband internet access.
Dining area – large farmhouse pine table, chairs and bench (high chair available on request).
Kitchen - fully fitted, modern, new kitchen with 4-burner hob, oven and grill, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, electric kettle and coffee-maker. Ample crockery, glasses and cooking utensils are provided.
Double bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers and electric heater.
Twin bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers and electric heater.
Bunk bedroom with wardrobe, chest of drawers and electric heater.
Bathroom with toilet, washbasin and a corner shower cubicle.
The cottage has a private patio with barbecue and garden furniture and a parking area.
Set in 10 acres with extensive lawned garden.
The swimming pool (11.2m x 4.2m ) is heated and open from the end of May until mid /end September. It is fenced and conforms to all the rigourous French safety standards.
There is a paved and decked terrace around the pool with sun loungers.
Housed in one of the outside buildings is a games room with pool, table tennis and darts. Badminton rackets and fishing equipment are available for your use and there are children’s swings and a climbing rope on a very large grassed area which is also suitable for ball games.
There is also a laundry room on site.
The property is situated beside the Nantes/Brest canal towpath which offers 365km of flat cycling.
The swimming pool, games room and laundry room are shared with the two other gites on the property.
The nearest village, Neulliac - 5 minutes - has a boulangerie, chemist, bar, creperie and restaurant / pizzeria.
Pontivy - 7 miles - once known as Napoleonville is a thriving market town with a full range of services, shops, hyper and supermarkets, bars, restaurants and other tourist amenities.
The Lac de Guerlédan - 10 minutes - is a large man-made lake with 3 safe sandy beaches and wide range of water sports.
The property has direct access to the River Blavet and the Nantes-Brest Canal so that you can enjoy a walk or bike ride along the towpath or fish in the river or canal.
There are tennis courts at Mur de Bretagne and horse riding at Kergrist.
There is a 9-hole golf course just south of Pontivy at Rimaison and 18-hole courses on the north and south coasts at Val St André near St Brieuc and at Baden Baden near Vannes.
Visit St Brieuc and Perros Guirrec on the Granit Rose coast to the north and Carnac and the Quiberon peninsular to the south.
Towns within a 2 hour drive are Josselin, Quimper, Rennes and St Malo.
The ferry ports at Roscoff and St Malo are less than a 2 hour drive away, Caen and Cherbourg 4 hours and the Channel Tunnel about 7 hours.
The English owners, Charles and Kath, live on site and are ready to welcome you on arrival and offer any help or advice during your stay.
Rental prices include electricity, gas, water and bed linen.
A cot is available free of charge.
We welcome well behaved dogs – it’s a doggy heaven here with so much space to roam in and miles to walk along on the canal towpath only 100 metres away.
Please quote reference 5624 hhf when making enquiries.