Drive up the leafy lane as you approach the stunning gated house of Chez Marie-Claude with fenced large garden. There is a terrace for Alfresco evenings, and a spacious garden with plenty of room for children to run around and play.
A welcome hamper will be prepared for you to settle in and unwind on arrival. The extensive grounds are lovingly cared for to create an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity in a well-appointed area of central Brittany which is not too far from the beautiful town of Josselin, here you will find a medieval chateau, plenty of restaurants and bars to sit and relax.
From the entrance you proceed into a grand hallway with open stairs leading up to the open plan living area, the main lounge is particularly large - (an ideal space for all the family to relax together). This stunning room has windows on each side which lets in lots of light creating an amazing space. There is a fireplace with a wood burning stove, a large flat screen tv and many comfy sofas to relax in. There is also a dining table with 6 chairs situated in the lounge.
The kitchen is also situated on this floor, it is well equipped and modern which opens into a dining area that has a table and six chairs. Leading from the kitchen there is a conservatory with a table and chairs, comfy seating, books and a balcony with views of the gardens. There is also a WC and a study on this floor.
On the ground floor there are two double bedrooms (one with ensuite facilities) leading off the ground floor corridor. There is a separate WC and wash basin, in addition to a family bathroom at the end of the corridor. The second bedroom is presented as a twin with 2 single beds. The third single bedroom is also situated on the ground floor.
KITCHEN & DINING
The modern kitchen is well equipped with a host of appliances (e.g. electric double oven, gas hob, dishwasher, microwave, fridge-freezer, toaster, kettle, coffee-machine, etc.)
A plentiful supply of crockery and tableware, with no shortage of cutlery and glassware to compliment.
The open plan dining area has a kitchen table and 6 dining chairs.
Washing machine can be found down stairs and complimentary laundry items are supplied.
The stunning open plan lounge is super large with many windows to maintain a light and airy space. A choice of comfy sofas and chairs provide ample space for all the family to relax together. A mixture of contemporary and country style furniture tastefully complete the look of this spacious room.
Entertainment consists of a large TV (French channels only), DVD player (plenty of DVD’s), books and a selection of indoor board games.
From the kitchen there is an amazing space to sit and relax or dine and admire the views. The conservatory leads around to the front of the property and there is a secure door which leads to a balcony overlooking the front of the property. (Please be advised that children should not be left unattended on the balcony). The conservatory has plenty of comfy sofas and chairs to use. There is also a further dining table and six chairs.
There is also a study on the first floor if you wish to do any work while you are away!
In the main part of the house there are 2 sizeable double bedrooms. The master double bedroom offers a king size bed or 2 twin beds, bedside cabinet with lamps, dressing table, wardrobes and chest of drawers. It has ensuite facilities a 'his & hers' double wash hand basin, a bath with a shower mixer tap and heated towel rail. There is a wood burner in the bedroom and electric heaters for those cosy evenings!
The second double bedroom is presented as a twin room with two single beds. The bedroom has bedside cabinets with lamps, chest of drawers and a wardrobe allowing plenty of hanging space.
The third bedroom has a single bed, bedside cabinets with lamps and a wardrobe.
In addition to the Master ensuite facilities there is a family bathroom. This has a bath (with shower over), a separate shower cubicle, a wash hand basin and heated towel rail.
There is also a separate WC and wash hand basin on the ground floor, as well as on the upper floor.
Guests are supplied with a towel set consisting of Bath Towel, Hand Towel, and good quality bedding is provided. Beach towels are not supplied.
The cottage has two wood burning stoves (in the lounge/dining room and in the master bedroom). Electric heaters are also within each room.
Large flat screen tv's (French channels)
DVD player with a good selection of DVD’s
Books - fiction/non-fiction
The Chez Marie-Claude stands within private grounds and has beautiful landscaped gardens. There are large lawned areas for the children to play safely (with a gate securing the property access).
Plenty of garden furniture and loungers are supplied to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet in a rural setting with wonderful views of the countryside. There is also gas bbq with tools & (full gas bottle provided for your convenience).
There is ample space in the secure courtyard for off road parking at the property.
Take advantage of the 20% DISCOUNT on your ferry crossing with confirmed reservation
• Check-in: 16:00
• Check-out: 10:00
• Max. occupancy: 5
• Min. age of primary renter: 25
• Children welcome
• NO Pets
• Guests are asked to leave the property clean and tidy. Failure to do this may result in withholding some or all of the Security Deposit.
Chez Marie-Claude is 4kms, just a 5 minute drive from the village of Mauron. Here you will find boulangeries, bars, banks, a restaurant and a supermarket.
A little further afield is the medieval town of Josselin with its imposing chateau perched high above the Nantes-Brest canal.
Ploermel is about 25 minutes away where there is a lake with water sports, a sandy beach and bars and restaurants.
About an hour away is Vannes. This is the administrative centre of Brittany. It is a beautiful medieval city with some lovely buildings and shops and plenty of restaurants, many based around the pretty harbourfront.
Another lovely medieval town worth visiting is Dinan, just under an hour away. There are cobbled streets, plenty of shops and numerous bars, cafés and restaurants.
The UNESCO Heritage Centre of Mont St Michel is within 1 ½ hours drive from the house.
THE BRITTANY REGION:
Chez Marie-Claude; is in the Department of Morbihan in the beautiful region of Brittany in northern France.
Brittany is easily accessible from the UK via several Ferry Ports and is also served by flights from the UK to 4 French airports (Dinard, Rennes, Brest, Nantes).
From spectacular beaches with rugged coastlines to vast sandy expanses, to peaceful woods and forests and the famous Nantes-Brest Canal, Brittany has all the makings of a perfect holiday.
The cuisine in the area includes crepes and galettes and of course the seafood! Mussels and oysters are available throughout the region, particularly in the summer months. Cider is produced here and local varieties are available in all supermarkets and restaurants.
During the summer numerous villages and town celebrate the "Pardon" which is predominantly a religious thanksgiving but is always followed by a celebratory meal (with a drink or two!) and Breton dancing.
|Nearest airport||Rennes||58 km|
|Nearest bar / pub||Mauron||5 km|
|Nearest beach||Erquy||83 km|
|Nearest boulangerie||Mauron||5 km|
|Nearest doctor||Mauron||5 km|
|Nearest ferry port||Saint Malo||80 km|
|Nearest market||Mauron||5 km|
|Nearest restaurant||Mauron||5 km|
|Nearest supermarket||Mauron||5 km|
|Nearest train station||Rennes||58 km|
From the church 'Église Saint-Pierre' Place de l'Église, 56430 Mauron
• Follow Place de l'Église to Rue nationale/D766B
24 s (90 m)
• Continue on D766B to Z.A. du Pont du Gué
2 min (1.2 km)
• Continue on Z.A. du Pont du Gué. Take La ville Février to L'Abbaye Penguily
3 min (1.7 km)
• Arrive at Chez Marie-Claude, L'Abbaye Penguily, 56430 Mauron
Nearest town = Mauron 4k, 5 mins
Nearest restaurant = Mauron, 4k, 5mins
Nearest airport = Rennes, 58k, 50 mins
Nearest ferry port = Saint Malo, 80k, 1h 17m
Nearest railway station = 45k, 40 mins
Nearest beach = Erquy, 83k, 1hr
Vannes = 1hr, 75K
Rennes = 47mins, 54k
Josselin = 35mins, 36k
Dinan = 53mins, 49k
Ploermel = 24mins, 23k
Mont St Michel = 1hr 25mins, 103k