Come to the "Shire" & enjoy a Breton getaway in a 125-year old stone village Breton house. In the quiet town of Plelauff, the house is situated across from 15th c chapel on French historic register. Enjoy the stars from the grounds of the chapel, walk down and meander along the Nantes-Brest canal or take a short drive to some scenic Breton beaches.
Your little pied-à-terre in the country is an 125-year-old stone Breton village house. The first floor has a day bed with DVD player and TV. Also a large Double Bedroom with views of the chapel across the street, with wardrobe and ample storage. The large A-line shaped loft room sleeps two in a cozy bed framed by a 1913 headboard and footboard. Two large Velux skylights bring in plenty of light and you have views of part of the village and the 15th c chapel across the street, Notre Dame de la Croix. Outer foyer to room holds a small armoire for your clothes.
If you're a writer or creative artist, this is the ideal place to work on that screenplay, novel or release your inner artist.
There's a mezzanine level (2nd floor/etage) with a small library in the writing desk, day bed and DVD player, PS3 and big screen TV. (no TV access)
The ground floor has an open living, cooking and dining space in front of a working fireplace. The bathroom, recently refurbished in 2012, is highlighted by a high ceiling and old stone walls. It's on the ground floor off the dining room and boasts a large shower, tub and macerating toilet.
Fully equipped kitchen with pots, pans, glasses cutlery etc. Oven and Hob. Coffee maker and Nespresso machine.
The garden next to the house is not available for use, but there's a small BBQ you can use to grill in front of the house.
A welcome pack of tea, coffee, sugar, milk etc awaits you on your arrival.
There's wooden staircase that goes from the 1st to the 3rd floor so you must be able to do stairs, there is a light switch at each turn for lighting.
The bed on the third floor is a small double bed.
The house is on the main street, Grande Rue and has street traffic, heavier in mornings and evenings.
There is high speed internet and Wifi.
The village turns out all the lights at 23:00.
There's a main bar in the village, Bar Pellann that serves beer and wine and some hard liquor.
There's a mobile boulangerie that comes to the village each day from 9 to 10 am.
The house is stone and can be colder inside rather than outside.
Note: Bathroom is on the ground floor.
Activities:Bicycle hire (Breton Bike Tours (URL HIDDEN) swimming (local public pool and Lac) and beaches nearby (45 minutes to 1.5 hours max) and the owner is happy to help you make suggestions for you. Nearby Gouarec has a seletion of bars, restaurants, a boulangerie, two minimarkets, banks and post office.
This is an old French house so sound carries from floor to floor. The stairs to each floor are slippery so use caution when going up and down the stairs please.