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La Ville au Tady, Traditional longere near Josselin

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The sunny south facing front garden is great for outdoor lunch and relaxing.
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27 reviews
The sunny south facing front garden is great for outdoor lunch and relaxing.
Spacious lounge/dinning room with traditional wood beamed ceiling.
Two comfortable sofas and a wood burning stove, great for chilly evenings off-season.
Spacious master bedroom with antique walnut French bed and dormer window views of the garden.
The view of the rear garden from the master bedroom dormer window - a lovely place to sit and read.
The second lounge with oak sofa, satellite TV, DVD player, mini Hi Fi, iPod charger/player, laptop.
Well equipped kitchen with breakfast table, gas hob, electric oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer etc.
The goose room is a long room with two single beds, dormer & Velux windows with views to front.
Third bedroom with two single beds has a Velux window overlooking the front garden.
The cottage is surrounded with flower borders containing a variety of cottage perennials.
The large private front gardens have plenty of space to play or relax on the provided sun loungers.
Rear terrace with lavender border, table & chairs for 6.
Enjoy breakfast on the rear patio. The bees and butterflies love the lavender plants.
Reading (or snoozing!) in the hammock under the shade of the plum trees.
The rear garden has cut paths through the grass and extends to the chestnut trees in the distance.
Cheery trees in the rear garden in spring.
There are local walks on these traffic free tracks from the hamlet.
The magnificent château at Josselin, on the banks of the Nante-Brest canal, is open to the public.
Josselin's half-timbered medieval buildings date from the 17th Century.
There is a good variety of cafes and restaurants in Josselin - something for everyone.
Josselin hosts a bustling street market each Saturday morning - a great place to stock up.
The nearby Dukes Lake is great for swimming, sailing, canoeing, windsurfing, golf, and walks.
The wonderful sandy beaches of the South coast are an easy 45 min drive.
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Overview
Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Josselin, Morbihan, Brittany
La Ville au Tady is a detached cottage in over 1 acre of land. It is a traditional Breton long-house, or longère, that has been sympathetically renovated to retain its charm and character. Located in a small hamlet in Southern Brittany, the local village of Guegon is just a few minutes drive through quiet country lanes. Within the village you will find several bars, a general store, restaurant and the essential boulangerie-patisserie for your fresh baked baguette and croissants. The area is perfect for exploring on foot or cycle, with a designated cycle route passing through the hamlet. The medieval town of Josselin with its famous château, 17th Century half-timbered buildings, bars and restaurants is a scenic four mile drive. Brittany's largest inland lake is located nearby, with swimming, golf and water sport facilities. Superb beac... Read more
About the Owner, Martin & Esther S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 8 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
We live in the UK but the cottage is cared for by a local caretaker who cleans and cuts the grass. Guests self-check in using a key safe code. Our caretaker lives nearby and is available if needed.
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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RoyNN
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in September 2017

Without exception this cottage is not only one of the best equipped we've ever rented, but the owners provided every extra you could want - and usually have to buy. Just add people, food and wine and you've got a perfect holiday. Southern Brittany has some stunning venues to visit, and after that the enormous garden is the perfect place...

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jenniferh...
Bath
2 reviews
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017
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Worth every minute of the drive from the ferry (Roscoff, but Saint Malo is probably nearer). Very clean, every home comfort considered and provided for. Lots of space for everyone. Wonderful gardens - we sat in them every day, ate lunch, dinner and even one breakfast outside, and admired the many butterflies, bees and lizards who were busying around. The...

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Janet79_1...
Bath, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

La Ville au Tady was a perfect place to relax in rural Brittany. The cottage gardens were full of birdsong and the bees and hummingbird moths on the lavender were a treat. We chose this area to explore the Nantes - Brest canal and it didn't disappoint. The cottage was extremely well appointed and a real home from home. The...

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
We want you to enjoy your stay. Please respect our holiday home and take reasonable care of it. Accidents do happen, so any damage or breakages should be reported to us as soon as...
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Bathrooms
    1 Shower
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights --
£650
1 Sep 2017 -
31 Oct 2017
Late availability
3 nights
£45
£315
1 Nov 2017 -
22 Dec 2017
Winter 2017
3 nights
£50
£300
23 Dec 2017 -
29 Dec 2017
Christmas 2017
7 nights --
£500
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Fees
  • Cleaning fee: £25 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rental rate includes accommodation, gas, electric, logs for fire, cleaning and internet access. One set of bed linen and towels per person included (please bring own bed linen for cot).
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About the neighbourhood
Our local village, Guegon, is just a 5 minute drive and contains a variety of local shops; facilities including bar, general store, excellent boulangerie-patisserie, boules court, tennis courts.

Our local town, Josselin, (10 mins) is a medieval town of character designated a Petite Cité de Caractère and Floral Town. It boasts a famous riverside Château, 11th century Church and 17th century housing. There is a fine selection of bars, restaurants, cafes and shops, and a bustling Saturday market. We think it is one of the best small towns in Brittany.

A 20min. drive away is Dukes Lake, at over 600 acres one of the largest in Brittany, with a man made beach, lake swimming, sailing, kayaking, water-skiing, and pedalos. There is also a cafe, an excellent golf course, and a lakeside trail...
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Getting around
A car will be essential to fully explore Brittany. We provide cycles for your use at the cottage and this is also a great way of exploring local villages and the canal cycle paths.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rennes: 80.0 km
Ferry: Saint Malo: 110.0 km
There are several options if arriving by ferry: Saint Malo 70m / 1hr40.
Roscoff 110m / 2hr15. Caen 164m / 2hr30. Cherbourg 188m / 3hr30. Le Havre 219m / 3hr30.
We can provide guests with a discount code to receive 10% off Brittany Ferries normal rates - contact us for details.
The introduction of budget flights means that short-break are a realistic and good value option. The nearest airports are: Rennes 52m / 1hr. Dinard 63m / 1hr30. Nantes 86m / 1hr30. Car hire is available at all airports.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
Nearby cities
Brittany Gites (3,318)
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