Our guest house is located in the countryside of southern Brittany, Villages of character such as Gacilly, Rochefort en terre, Malestroit, the forest of Broceliande, at the heart of légend around Paimpont. But this short overview would be incomplete if we did not mention le pays de Redon, marshes surround the city of Redon, this city houses a marina which gives it a certain charm, the existence of this place is understandable by the river la Vilaine which allows the boats to get the sea via Arzal dam.
You can reach Rennes in less than 50 minutes, Nantes in one hour, Vannes and the Gulf of Morbihan are only 50 minutes away.
The closest place to admire the sea is at Damgan the inhabitants of the Fougerêts regularly visit this place during the spring tides to hunt for seafood.
The nearest port to cross the channel is Saint Malo which is an hour and half drive away.
It is possible to fly to Rennes from London Gatwick, southend, Southampton, Manchesterand many others cities.
By train the high speed TGV from goes to Redon in 2 hours
Our 300 year old hunting lodge is only 3 miles away from la Gacilly famous for creative craftsmen, the cosmetic manufacturer Yves Rocher and also for its photographic exhibition and vegetarium by the very pretty bridge.
We have self-renovated our house over 20 years inside and out following the best traditional Breton building techniques which avoid the use of cement.
The building stone here is called `schiste ' and in appearance is like your own Lake District stone.
We invite you to stay in our three rooms decorated and furnished tastefully in the purest Breton tradition. Each room has an en suite bathroom. The largest guest room is a family one of 60 square meters up to six people can sleep : a four-poster bed and two double beds one set in.
But the two others rooms also have their own attraction, the double room of 20 square meters has a "queen size bed" : so you have less chance to fall out of the bed!
The twin bed room gives access directly to the porch of 35 square meters giving at this room the configuration of a flat.
WiFi is settled in all the house, free of access.
In every room, you will find a file with all the tourist activities of the countryside.
A display stand is the entrance hall too.
A small holding of a hectare with outer games as well as animals make the children happy in complete safety. A donkey, Pupana will welcome you upon your arrival in the parking lot, he likes small candies, Julie the goat will be by its side. In another part of the garden you will find two other goats, a pond with goldfish, carp.. and chickens, ducks, we breed exotic chickens.
- A conservatory equipped with 35 square meters. This room acts as lounge where you can read, watch TV.
- A copious breakfast of local and homemade produce (apple juice, jams, crêpes) will be seved to you.
- Secure parking for cars and motorbikes.
We speak English, Spanish and Romanian
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Because of difficulties we prefer payment in cash
Tel : 00 33 (0) 9 61 21 50 16
Tel : 00 33 (0) 6 48 90 47 73