The cottage, with its large garden, is ideal for groups of 4/5 guests, plus 1 baby, with plenty of room both inside and out.
The cottage is a perfect base for visiting the many attractions of this lovely part of Brittany. The owners have used their artistic flair to create an original home with several attractive features.
La Cheneraie (named after the oak tree in the garden) is only a 5 minute drive from the village of Méneac where there is a bar, restaurant and small supermarket selling bread and pastries. Also close to Ménéac is a small lake with a childrens' play area and small sandy beach.
Entering the property you are immediately in the open plan kitchen/living and dining area.
The beautiful kitchen is well equipped with a large electric range cooker with three ovens and induction hob,fridge and separate freezer and washing machine. It also has a vintage "Hygena" kitchen cabinet! A cafétière, microwave, kettle and toaster are provided. The circular dining table comfortably seats five people.
There is a downstairs shower room/utility area with separate WC. There is also a tumble dryer.
The lounge area has comfortable seating and a feature woodburner, ideal for cooler months.
The “smart” TV has UK channels. WiFi is available throughout the property.
The first floor is accessed by a lovely wooden staircase with carpet treads. It is light and spacious. The landing area at the top of the staircase has a sofa bed with a curtain to provide privacy and is suitable for 1 guest. Also a desk,a well stocked book shelf and a music system with large collection of CD's.
Bedroom 1: The velux windows make this room feel light and bright. It has a King Size bed, dressing table and wardrobe.
Bedroom 2: This room has twin beds and hanging space for clothes.
Bathroom: The bathroom has a lovely free -standing bath and also a shower attachment. There is a WC and wash basin.
A cot and High Chair are available.
The lovely garden can be accessed via patio doors in the lounge area. An outdoor washing line is provided.
There is a large grassed area for children to let off steam! Badminton and a Table Tennis table are provided. The garden is secure making it suitable for children. Dogs are generally welcome. Please enquire at time of booking. A Pet Fee applies and a dog policy is issued at time of booking.
We are able to make a vet appointment if required prior to your return to the UK.
A stone built in BBQ is provided. There is an outside table and chairs for dining “al fresco”.
This is a No Smoking property.
The cottage is not suitable for guests with impaired mobility and is not accessible to wheelchairs.
Parking is available for 2 cars.
Linen and towels are included in the rental price.
A 15% -20% discount is offered on Brittany Ferries crossings.
There are many picturesque towns nearby.
Here there is a perfectly preserved medieval chateau which is still lived in by the Rohan family.
The chateau and Dolls' Museum are open to visitors from April to October and there are tours in English daily during the summer.
Le Bois d'Amour (Lovers' Wood)
In Josselin this is literally a "park in a town". It has been created to promote nature and the environment. There is an open air theatre where music events are held during the summer months. It has been very well landscaped and contains wooded sections and a stream flowing throughout. Displays are provided which explain the wildlife of the area in pictures and sounds. There are plenty of benches provided throughout the park as well as picnic tables and even a boules court. Also a small childrens' play area. Look out for the unusual water powered clock!
Here there is a fascinating Insectarium which the kids will love!
A pretty market town with regular concerts in summer.
The canal is flanked by paths for walking and cycling, with boating for miles in both directions.
On the outskirts of Malestroit is the Musée de la Résistance de Bretagne'
This fascinating museum chronicles the vital role played by the people of Brittany at the time of the German Occupation during the second World War.
Nearby is the charming town of La Gacilly. During the summer months an outdoor photographic exhibition is held. Boat trips on the canal are available. The Yves Rocher factory, shop and Spa are situated here. Also a vegetarian restaurant - very unusual in France!
About 45 minutes away is Rochefort-en-Terre. This was voted “prettiest village in France” in 2015. With its cobbled streets, plentiful restaurants and shops, it is a must on your holiday agenda!
Domaine de Kerguéhennec.
A 30 minute drive from the accommodation takes you to the Domaine de Kerguéhennec. Here you will find an unusual sculpture park and chateau in magnificent grounds. There is a large lake and lots of woodland. Dogs are welcome! There is a small café in the park but opening times can be limited! In the chateau there are often art exhibitions.
The walled city of Vannes is about a 50 minute drive from Josselin. The harbourside restaurants in Vannes are always busy in the summer months. The local seafood, oysters and mussels being particularly popular.
Here there is a zoo at Pont Scorff is ideal for younger members of the family (about 1 hour away)
The Prehistoric Park at Malansac, about 45 minutes away, is another great day out for the youngsters. There are 30 scenes of reconstruction of the dinosaur age. The park is based on models and information from the Natural History Museum in Paris.
Nearby (1 hour drive) is the stunning medieval city of Rennes, capital of Brittany. There are numerous outdoor cafés and restaurants in the picturesque square plus shops so perfect if you want some retail therapy!
Both the north and south coasts of Brittany are about a 1 hour drive from the cottage. The beaches are too numerous to mention!
Just a half hour drive away is the Lac au Duc near Ploermel. Here there is a beach and watersports, cafés and restaurants. Also a beautiful area for walking with numerous varieties of hydrangeas. A fabulous display in the summer months!
Brittany offers a wealth of varied landscapes - beautiful sandy beaches, deep forests and medieval towns, easily accessible from Ménéac's central situation.
Brittany is easily accessible from the UK via several Ferry Ports and is also served by flights from the UK to 4 French airports.
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.
|Address: 7 Kerbequet|
|Zip/Postal Code: 56490|
|Latitude/Longitude: 47.98529532810066 / -2.5715332031250093|
|Nearest airport||Rennes||76 km|
|Nearest bar / pub||Ménéac||4 km|
|Nearest beach||Lac au Duc||30 km|
|Nearest boulangerie||Ménéac||4 km|
|Nearest canal||Nantes Brest||23 km|
|Nearest doctor||Ménéac||4 km|
|Nearest ferry port||Saint Malo||94 km|
|Nearest market||Josselin||23 km|
|Nearest restaurant||Ménéac||4 km|
|Nearest supermarket||Ménéac||4 km|
|Nearest train station||Rennes||74 km|
|-||Nightly rate||Weekly rate||Monthly rate||Min. Stay||Change-over|
|Rate summary||£76 - £85||£425 - £550||-||4 Nights||-|
|04-Apr-2020 - 22-May-2020 Spring 2020||£76||-||£425||-||4 Nights||-|
|23-May-2020 - 26-Jun-2020 Early summer||£85||-||£475||-||4 Nights||-|
|27-Jun-2020 - 28-Aug-2020 High Season||£79||-||£550||-||7 Nights||Sat - Sat|
|29-Aug-2020 - 25-Sep-2020 Late summer||£85||-||£475||-||4 Nights||-|
|26-Sep-2020 - 30-Oct-2020 Autumn 2020||£76||-||£425||-||4 Nights||-|