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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
La Roche-Bernard, Morbihan, Brittany
New in 2009, Les Huniers is a gite or cottage in the town of La Roche Bernard. Unlike many properties that advertise as being in the sought after location of La Roche Bernard, but are actually some kms away, this gite is in the Vieux Port area of this beautiful town. It is a wonderful location, being just a few paces away from the historic Customs Quay with its quaint restaurants and bars and a 2 min walk from the shops and the old quarter of the town. You can leave the car and walk. Walk to the shops, walk to a bar or restaurant, take a stroll around the Vieux Port after dinner. The gite is newly furnished with taste and offers luxury accommodation for up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms . It has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher. Outside is a secluded walled garden and a raised sun terrace The river Vilaine, nearing the end of its jo... Read more
Listing #HL92450
About the Owner
Roy B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

An excellent location so close to river VOlaine ant its nice old harbour features more than 40 old gaffers., thus asding more character to the city itself. Bars and restaurants of different styles are within reach and shops only a few minutes away. The property...More

1  Thank Jipé B
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Great location, spotlessly clean and helpful owners. Highlight was Sunday lunch at Relais de la Roche overlooking la Vilaine.

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Le Roche Bernard is a lovely part of the world and well worth a visit, made even better by the warm welcome from Roy & Alison. The accommodation is perfectly located to restaurants and the port and also a great base to explore further afield....More

1  Thank Nancy F
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Water Views
Additional amenities & feature info
Les Huniers was completed in June 2009. It comprises a ground floor with well equipped kitchen, lounge/dining area and a WC. On the first floor are 2 double bedrooms and a shower room with basin and wc. It has been tastefully furnished and equipped. Sky TV, and a DVD player are provided. The kitchen is equipped with hob, combination microwave oven, fridge, dishwasher. Glimpses of the Vilaine can be seen from the first floor and from the sun terrace.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Not suitable for children under 5
Bathrooms
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    2 Twins
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
£585
9 Sep 2018 -
6 Oct 2018
7 nights
£575
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We can accept payments bank transfer in GBP or Euros or cheque.or paypal;100 deposit with booking the balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrivalThere is a refundable £200 security deposit
Bed Linen and towels are available for hire at £10 per person/week
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About the neighbourhood
La Roche Bernard is one of the jewels of Southern Brittany. The town has the accolade of 'Petit Cite de Caractere' Typically Breton in architecture it has lots of nice shops and restuarants including a Michelin starred restaurant a short walk from Les Huniers. The old town is a warren of tiny streets and quaint old buildings together with some fantastic views of the Vilaine estuary. Below the old town at river level is the Vieux Port with its charm and a host of restaurants and bars. You can sit on the terrace of the bars and watch the sun go down. One of life's great pleasures. All of this is within a few paces of the gite, unlike many gites and villas which are advertised as ' La Roche Bernard' but are really several kms from the town, Les Huniers has a great location in La Roche Bernard and therefore a host of local amenities are within a short walk. You can leave the car and walk to the shops and the many restaurants and bars Boating La Roche Bernard is great for sailing and boating enthusiasts. The old port hosts an Old Gaffers Association and there are frequent nautical events during the summer. There is a sailing school and canoes and pleasure craft can be hired as well as several marinas. Gastronomy There are about a dozen restaurants within easy walking distance of Les Huniers including a Michelin Star restaurant. As well as the local seafood numerous other delicacies abound - proof that Brittany doesn't have to be crepes with everything. There are 3 charcuterie traiteurs in La Roche, including an award winner, that provide wonderful, freshly prepared treats and meals that you can eat in the comfort of Les Huniers Walking After all that gastronomy you may feel the need to walk a bit off! Numerous walks around the town and the Vieux Port together with signposted walks in and around the local countryside and river Golf There are several golf courses in the region from the 9 hole course (with par 5 holes and lakes) at Caden to the famous national course of La Bretesche in the grounds of a chateau at Missillac. Beaches There are many beaches, the nearest is a lovely sandy beach with a typically rocky backdrop at Penestin about 15mins by car. Fishing Sea fishing along the coast or freshwater in the Vilaine or lakes . The Vilaine was the venue for the world fishing championships in 2006. It has a no kill policy. Boat trips Boat trips leave from La Roche Bernard and go down to the dam at Arzal or up river towards Redon. Dinner and Lunch cruises are available. Grande Briere National Park Have a guided tour or hire a punt yourself and explore the second largest wetland in France (after The Camargue). Wildlife There is an enormous variety of wildlife. You can see finches, wrens, robins, sparrows swallows, house martins, kingfishers, black kites, marsh-harriers, egrets, warblers, woodpeckers, nuthatches, tree-creepers, goldcrests, turtle doves and hoopoes as well as owls, buzzards, kites, sparrowhawks, merlins and kestrels. Lizards run around including the salamander, there are deer, wild boar, pine martins and red squirrels.The Grande Briere National Park is the second largest wetland in France and you can hire punts to explore the back waters Other Attractions nearby There is enough to do in and around La Roche Bernard to keep most people happy, but if you want to travel further afield here are some suggestions Golfe du Morbihan an inland sea bejewelled with a myriad of tiny islands, some of which are big enough for a single house. It is said that there is an island for each day of the year. One of the most beautiful spots in France Vannes and Auray both on the edge of the Golfe du Morbihan have pretty old town areas St.Nazaire Visit the the old submarine pens of the second world war, take a tour of a submarine, or book a visit to the shipyard Chantiers de l'Atlantique the birthplace of the Queen Mary 2. Museum of the Breton Resistance - at St. Marcel, Malestroit, on the site of a battle in June 1944 in which the Breton Resistance with free French forces parachuted in from England, successfully diverted the local German troops from the Normandy Landings. Yves Rocher Vegetarium and factory - at La Gacilly. This is where the beauty products empire has its roots. Yves Rocher has been the Mayor of La Gacilly since the 1950's, and is the patron of this pretty village crammed with artisan's shops. There are also - Go-karting, paintballing, adventure parks, swimming pools
How to get there
By Car La Roche Bernard is about 2 hours from St Malo or Roscoff. Caen and Cherbourg are about 3 hours of easy driving. By Air Flybe: 1.Birmingham, Manchester, Southampton & Exeter to Brest 2. Manchester, Belfast, Exeter & Southampton to Rennes Ryanair: 1. London Stansted & East Midlands to Dinard 2. Luton to Brest 3. East Midlands, London Stansted, Dublin & Shannon to Nantes Rennes and Nantes are about 30-40mins from La Roche Bernard and Brest and Dinard about 2 hours, Aer Lingus 1. Dublin to Rennes Aer Arann 1. Cork, Galway, Kerry & Waterford to Lorient 2. Bristol, Cardiff & Cork to Nantes By Train TGV services run to La Baule, Le Croisic , Redon and Vannes. Vannes and Redon are 30 minutes from Les Huniers and La Baule/ La Croisic about 40 mins.
Airport: Nantes or Rennes: 73.0 km
Railway: Redon or Vannes both with TGV: 30.0 km
Ferry: St Malo or Caen or Roskoff: 204.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km
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