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A unique, private hamlet of 4 superb quality cottages. Heated pool, play area. - Maison Principale

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,528 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Maison Principale

Maison Principale's spacious open sitting room is heavily beamed and has a large granite fireplace surrounded by a large comfortable sofa and armchairs, and lovely old Breton antique furniture. There is English satellite TV, DVD and video players and radio/CD/cassette player. The dining table comfortably sits six - eight people.

The kitchen is fully equipped with gas hob & oven, large fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker and blender. There is a downstairs loo & handbasin. WiFi is available in the cottage for keeping in touch, and planning your excursions.

Upstairs is one double bedroom & two twin bedrooms. The bathroom has a tiled bath/shower, WC and shaver point.

Good quality bed linen, pillows, duvets and towels are provided free of charge. Gas central heating throughout.

French windows in the sitting room open onto the private terrace with far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside, equipped with garden furniture, parasol and barbecue.

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About the property

Le Gohic

Set in three acres amongst WOODLAND and ROLLING HILLS , the special atmosphere of this PRIVATELY OWNED HAMLET guarantees you a relaxing and carefree holiday.

Each DETACHED COTTAGE(gite) has its original farmhouse features with huge granite fireplaces, massive oak beams & lovely old country furniture. The cottages are all very different & each has its own PRIVATE GARDEN area, terrace and BBQ area. The hamlet is ideal for GROUPS of up to 23 FAMILY & FRIENDS.

ENJOY THE LUXURY of renting EXCLUSIVE USE of the whole hamlet. One of the dining rooms can be rearranged so everyone can eat together. In the grounds, there is a 11m x 7m secure HEATED POOL with huge sunbathing deck. There is a large play area with TRAMPOLINE (with safely net), swings, sandpit, boules, table tennis, badminton, golf net GAMES ROOM & CINEMA ROOM with 55" screen. The hamlet is EXTREMELY CHILD FRIENDLY & parents can relax, knowing their children are safe to play freely without supervision.

Free WiFi access is available for keeping in touch, and planning your excursions.

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Owner
Mrs Lucile Skinner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
October 29, 2017

About Mrs Lucile Skinner

Lucile is French and Barry is English. We came across Le Gohic by accident in 2010 and started an adventure that we are loving. Our grown up family in the UK visit as often as they can, so there are not too many things that we miss from our many years spent in the UK.

Mrs Lucile Skinner purchased this cottage in 2011

What makes this cottage unique

On arrival, many of our guests tell us that the website does not do justice to the beauty of the hamlet and its surroundings.

On departure many of our guests tell us that they wish they had booked two weeks, and could take our dog back home with them!

Available Rentals

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Notes

During July and August, bookings must be multiples of 7 days, from Saturday to Saturday.

High quality bed linen, and large, bath and hand towels included in the rental price.

Welcome Basket and basics such as cleaning products, loo rolls etc included in the rental price.

Discounts are available for ferry crossings

Changeover day is Saturday but negotiable in low season.

Well behaved pets welcome free of charge. An additional 200€ security deposit is payable.


Amenities

Quistinic Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1528 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Professionally laundered, high quality bed linen, and large fluffy bath and hand towels provided free of charge.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Sailboat
  • Sand Box
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
New for: 2009 - 10ft TRAMPOLINE with safety net. 2010 - Swimming pool area refurbished 2011 - Cinema room with 55 inch screen and sofas 2012 - Solar panels for pool (in addition to heat pump) enable early morning & late evening swimming in good weather 2013 - New patio by boules pitch with stunning views 2014 - New playground attraction 2016 - Pool heating further improved We, the owners live on the edge of the hamlet - available when needed but out of sight when not. We are happy to help in any way we can:- from booking restaurants, horse riding and golf tee times to helping you plan your days out, and recommending local beaches, walks etc. We also offer a daily baguette/croissant/milk delivery service direct to your door.

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
5

What a Relaxing, Family Orientated Hidden Gem !!

  • 5 of 5

We travelled from Ireland to Le Gothic in May 2009 with my parents who were in dire need of a restful break. Myself, Siofra (I was 2 3/4 years old) and my baby brother (he was 6 months at the time) loved Le Gothic and the beautiful area. We met lots of other little friends and mummy and daddy had great fun exploring all the local markets and sampling the fantastic Breton food.

Owls even came at dawn after baking bread throughout the night to deliver us lovely fresh bread and other goodies in the morning. In fact we loved it so much that we are coming back again in October. Daddy says that he can't wait and mummy is very happy too. We just can't wait too start another amazing adventure!

Daddy says that Le Gothic is the kind of place you always hope exists but that you never manage to find. You trawl the internet and self-catering websites and you settle for second best and then bang - you find Le Gothic !! you then know you have found just what you've been looking for. Le Gothic has all the right little touches; the kind of decor that even the most discerning guests cannot be dissapointed with and gardens and setting that is magical.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
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5

Lovely family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful holiday in peaceful and picturesque surroundings. Le Gohic is so beautiful and so relaxing that for 5 or 6 of our 14 days there, we didn't even venture out. There was plenty for our children (aged 8, 6 and 3) to do on site and the pool was fabulous.

Robin and Sheila are charming hosts who were happy to help with booking a horseriding trip and advising on beaches, kayaking etc. And it's hard to resist having fresh croissants and bread delivered every day for breakfast.

The cottages were large, spotless and well thought out, equipped with everything one could wish for. There was plenty of space in the hamlet so that even with all the cottages full, it never felt crowded.

The local creperie was great with the children and the beaches on the Quiberon peninsula were fabulous.

The best we can say is that we really did not want to leave. It was a great holiday and we would not hesitate to recommend Le Gohic.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
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5

Holiday in heaven

  • 5 of 5

Holidays are so precious, we invest so much hope and expectation in choosing the perfect location. So often we arrive in our "traditional Breton", "luxury", "rural retreat" to be rather disappointed that the hype on the website has been, well just that. We have never returned to the same place twice. And we have learned how to interpret the cliches.

Until Le Gohic.

Since our first visit in July 2008, we have returned again this year for 2 weeks and have just re-booked again for 2010. Having spent many years searching for greener grass, we believe we have found the lush centre court of Brittany. It really is like the pictures on the website.

The cottage is beautifully presented, impeccably clean, superbly equipped, and frankly more tasteful than my own home. The gardens are lovingly maintained. The clubhouse and childrens play area offer a very safe haven for children of all ages. Our 4-year-old would announce she was going out and for the first time in her life she went without any argument or fear from us. She made new friends and so did we. She swam her first full length after many weeks of lessons. But this pool is probably the prettiest of all pools in Brittany. Oh, and I mustn't forget the daily delivery of fresh bread and croissants without changing from my pyjamas.

Le Gohic is literally in the heart of the Blavet valley which offers so many beautiful villages and creperies to visit. The creperie down the hill (au coin tranquille) is pretty unbeatable for friendliness and value.

The beaches at Quiberon peninsula and Carnac are about 45 minutes away (on a busy traffic day). They are so clean and offer a very high standard of local eateries and facilities.

There are a countless number of historic towns worth visiting, e.g. Rochefort en Terre, Josselin, Vannes, Auray.

Lots of stuff for children. So much we didn't have the time in 2 weeks.

Sheila and Robin, the owners and hosts at Le Gohic, have put their heart and soul into creating a unique haven (sorry that sounds like one of those brochure cliches). I don't know why I am writing this review as I don't want anyone else to go there. Just me and my family. 51 weeks a year. 1 week at home to make sure Santa Claus finds us.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2009
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

See you next year

  • 5 of 5

Finding a decent holiday cottage is always a minefield! So when you find a good one you are tempted not to say anything to anyone in order to keep it for yourself. However, Le Gohic has five fantastic Cottages and so we are happy to enthuse about them .

Robin and Sheila have created a relaxed atmosphere where nothing is a problem. From the well kept grounds to the Baguette and Pain aux chocolat run Robin does in the morning, life is relaxed and comfortable.

We have three children and find the amenities spot on for the family. The cottage we have used for the past two Summers actually sleeps six without having to resort to pulling out a sofa bed! The cottage is charming and very well presented and the added extra of Tea bags and washing up stuff means that you don't have to lug vast amounts of added extra bits from Blighty.

Service is important to Robin and Sheila; at the end our first summer we e-mailed back to say thankyou but did note that it was hard to find mint in France (Pimms don't you know). Robin and Sheila obviously listened as the following year they had planted a herb garden with mint! As ever it is those little things that show that your host takes things seriously.

For as long as our kids want to holiday with us, Le Gohic is likely to be at the top our list as a place to go. We are returning this summer, with, I am pleased, some friends who have also made Le Gohic their first choice for a holiday in France .

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2008
  • Stayed: June 2007
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Map

Nearest Airport
133 Kilometres
Rennes
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Local Creperie and Bar
Nearest Ferry
160 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Rimaison
Nearest Train
38 Kilometres
Lorient
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Gare de Baud, off N24
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Melrand
Car: necessary

Le Gohic lies down a long private drive in quiet and tranquil countryside, amongst green rolling hills and lush wooded valleys. However, the hamlet is not at all isolated and there is an abundance of picturesque towns and villages close by. Just a leisurely stroll down the lane is the local bar and creperie where you will receive a very warm welcome. The village of Quistinic with boulangerie, chemist, mini-grocers, post office and bars is five kms away. The nearest town, Baud, has a larger choice of shops, supermarkets, bars, restaurants and banks, and is an easy fifteen minute drive. The bigger town of Pontivy is 20 mins away and the modern city of Lorient, is 25 mins drive. The nearest recommended sandy beach is just 30 mins away at Port Louis. A bit further on, you will find a more a more abundant choice of beautiful white sandy beaches, fashionable seaside resorts and secluded rocky coves.

Five minutes drive from Le Gohic is the River Blavet, beautifully quiet and hardly used. Here you will find some of the best coarse fishing in Brittany. If you prefer walking or cycling, you can follow the river towpath for many miles, stopping at the occasional bar or cafe along the way.

Other Activities: Canoeing, quad biking, go karting, clay pigeon shooting, woodland adventure centre, windsurfing, sailing, sea kayaking

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