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An Unforgettable Retreat in the Famous Village of Pont-Aven.

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Last updated: 04/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to the well-renowned village Pont-Aven. This picturesque village is located on the west coast of France at the tip of the Aven River. This was once the home of watermill owners and shipping merchants. Today, the river offers shelter to oyster and mussel farms, which are a local delicacy. Drawn by Pont-Aven’s unmatched beauty and light, Paul Gauguin lived here to create much of his work. The artistic community and tradition remains strong. The village is home to the Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art. The cottage was completely remodeled in the Brittany traditions in 2008. You will be staying in the center of the village. You can enjoy the local restaurants, cafes, bakery shops, markets, art galleries and the marina. Boat and canoe rentals are available seasonally at the port. All of this is within 50 to 300 yards from the house, where you can park your car and start enjoying life in Pont-Aven.


How to get there:
Google Maps
Pont-Aven, France Tourism Office: http://g.co/maps/b835b


By Car:
If driving by car from Paris, take the direction of Bordeaux/Nantes, freeway A-10 and then A-11 or E-50 towards Le Mans and then Rennes. Then take the N24 towards Quimper/Brest. You will exit at Kerampaou and follow the sign to Pont-Aven. The cottage is located in a small alley between the pharmacy and the optician store. This trip by car will take about 5 hours.

By Plane:
You can also take the plane from Paris Charles de Gaule airport and fly to following cities: Brest, Nantes, Lorient, Quimper

Brest: 50 minutes flight; Once in Brest you can take highway N165 and drive south, you will see an exit sign: Pont Aven. This drive will take about 1 hour and 15 minutes.

By Boat:
Coming from England and Ireland
Brittany Ferries: T: 02.98.29.28.28 | www.brittany-ferries.fr
Irish Ferries: T: 02.98.61.17.17 | www.irishferries.fr

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Guest bedroom: This twin-bedroom is full of light, overlooking the river. The beds can either be made up separately, or placed together to make a large double. This sleeps two. Linens and towels are provided with the rental. This twin-bedroom has the bath with shower attachment, basin and WC. Main bedroom: Open the windows and let the river sing you to sleep. This is a perfect place to take some tea and write in your travel journal. This spacious room has a king size bed, closet and dresser. This sleeps two. Linens and towels are provided with the rental....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet

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  • Full Bathroom is off the bedroom with twin beds. Half bathroom access is outside - from kitchen....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Town
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Walkway To Water

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Jan 29 - Jun 27, 2015
7 night min stay

$495
High Season
Jun 28 - Sep 5, 2015
7 night min stay

$595

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $0
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Please contact owner for updated Euro rates.

We require a $250* USD damage deposit. This damage deposit is refundable 3 days after departure reasonable

condition of cleanliness and in the same condition of repair as upon arrival and to return keys upon departure.

To confirm reservation 50% of the rental must be provided. This is non-refundable. Then final payment plus the damage dep


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Last updated: 04/03/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

This Brittany cottage is located in the heart of Pont-Aven. Everything is ready for you. You can explore the town – visit the numerous art galleries – enjoy local seafood at great restaurants – rent a canoe or walk along the shores of the Aven River. Built in the Brittany tradition around 1895, this house sits in a little alley along a stream called the Penarose. The remodeling was completed in 2008 and assures all comfort no matter what time of the year. Quality furniture and imported American beds will make your stay even more comfortable.

 

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Speaks: english, french, german

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Photos

  • La Petite Tourte–3 story home (US)

    La Petite Tourte–3 story home (US)

  • Window

    Window

  • Fireplace

    Fireplace

  • Full Bathroom–This is off the second bedroom with the 2 twin beds

    Full Bathroom–This is off the second bedroom with the 2 twin beds

  • Master Bedroom–3rd floor (US)

    Master Bedroom–3rd floor (US)

  • Second Bedroom with 2 Twin beds–2rd floor (US)

    Second Bedroom with 2 Twin beds–2rd floor (US)

  • Courtyard in the back. A wooden fence barrier is by the river. (not in photo)

    Courtyard in the back. A wooden fence barrier is by the river. (not in photo)

  • Marina, Pont Aven

    Marina, Pont Aven

  • Walking along the river paths in Pont Aven

    Walking along the river paths in Pont Aven

  • The unforgettable Biscuits of Pont Aven

    The unforgettable Biscuits of Pont Aven

  • Moulin de Henan

    Moulin de Henan

  • The beach at Port Manech

    The beach at Port Manech

  • Kitchen and dinning area

    Kitchen and dinning area

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Full Bathroom–This is off the second bedroom with the 2 twin beds

    Full Bathroom–This is off the second bedroom with the 2 twin beds

  • Master Bedroom with King size bed–3rd floor (US)

    Master Bedroom with King size bed–3rd floor (US)

  • Staircase–3 story house (US)

    Staircase–3 story house (US)

  • Second Bedroom with 2 twin beds–2rd floor (US)

    Second Bedroom with 2 twin beds–2rd floor (US)

  • Cafe du Centre, Pont-Aven

    Cafe du Centre, Pont-Aven

  • Pont Aven

    Pont Aven

  • Moulin de Rosmadec

    Moulin de Rosmadec

  • The path of Park Grall

    The path of Park Grall

  • Moulin de Henan

    Moulin de Henan

  • The fields in Port Manech

    The fields in Port Manech

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Minimum stay: 7 nights
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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/03/2015
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