This beautifully presented cottage (sleeps 2) is a peaceful “hideaway” in rural Brittany. It was built with stone from an old chapel.The outside area leads down to a lake and there are many walks through the woods which are part of the extensive grounds.
The garden and outdoor area is a haven of tranquillity and a must for birdwatchers. Just sit and listen to the many bird sounds. Amongst those spotted are Kingfishes, Thrushes, Pipits Wagtails, Crests, Buntings, Owls, Buzzards and Herons.
For nature lovers and those with a passion for ecology and biodiversity this holiday home is perfect! Watch deer in the field, listen to the magnificent dawn chorus and drink in the peaceful surroundings of nature.
The front door leads directly into the living space and upstairs is a galleried landing sleeping area.
WiFi is available throughout the property.
ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL
The front door leads directly into the living space and upstairs is a galleried landing sleeping area. The stone built cottage has exposed beams and is furnished in traditional Breton style.
The main living area has a kitchenette with electric oven and hob, kettle, toaster, cafetière and fridge.
A feature of the cozy sitting room area is the woodburner, ideal for those cooler evenings. A dining table and chairs are provided.
Also downstairs is a shower room and separate W.C.
The lovely wooden spiral staircase leads from the living area to the galleried landing with a double bed and bedside cabinets. The accommodation is not suitable for children although babies (up until walking age) are accepted.
Outside the cottage is the lovely lake and many woodland paths. This area is shared with La Trinité the house next door. La Trinité can be booked in conjunction with Maison Petite d’hote to provide spacious holiday accommodation sleeping 10 guests in total. Ideal for family holidays!
A 20% Brittany Ferries travel discount is offered.
Changeover day is flexible.
Maison Petite d’Hote is 4kms, just a 5 minute drive from the village of Mauron. Here you will find boulangeries, bars, banks, a restaurant and a supermarket.
There is a wonderful lake walk in Mauron and also a ‘Geology Walk’, (Sentier géologique). You can also walk directly into Mauron (about 20 minutes) following the path almost opposite the house.
There is a lovely picnic area, place for BBQ, a good place to spend a couple of hours. The geology walk adjoins the lake, it is very well set out and you can follow a route with stop offs, boards explain the geology and the rocks are on display as well.On the Lake in Mauron are Grebes , Divers, Heron, Cormorant and smaller weather fowl depending on time of year.
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 bustling 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:
Maison Petite d’Hote 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.
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.