A short drive from the NW France ferry ports: 45mins from St Malo, 3 hrs 30 mins from Caen/Cherbourg.
Approached down a tree lined drive, this traditional granite Breton farmhouse is superbly situated in a large garden, sheltered by mature trees with views across the Fremur valley. The house offers spacious and well equipped living and sleeping accommodation. Traditional and homely furnishing, modernised kitchen and bathroom & shower rooms. The generous garden enables enjoyment and relaxation for both adults and children during the day and the chance for mature conversation and wine under the shade of the cherry tree in the evening!
2km from village shops and 8km from supermarkets and a choice of emerald coast beaches. Fishing, golf and watersports nearby.
Often used for family holidays by its owners, who are happy for others to enjoy its peace and charm too!
This property is ideal for 2 families (all ages) going on holiday together and sharing this spacious and delightfully situated holiday home.
KITCHEN & DINING
Two dining tables, seating 8 (max) and 6 (max) - situated in main living room. (Child's highchair available).
Kitchen - Bosch dishwasher, Sauter electric fan oven and hob with 3 gas/1 electric rings, 1.5 sink, Laden fridge with large ice box.
Microwave and electric kettle. Full range of pans, utensils, cutlery etc.
One very large living room, comprising both lounge and dining areas. Traditional fireplace with log burning stove, 3 piece suite and occasional chairs. Radio/cd player. Dvd player (and selection of films to watch) but no live television or WiFi (free in local supermarket)
A good choice of crockery and glassware; best cutlery is conveniently stored in furniture in this room (in addition to what is necessarily in the kitchen).
Chess table with pieces, cards and boardgames in a cupboard, and one of the tables can serve as a base for table football (stored elsewhere).
Six bedrooms: Upstairs: Bedroom 1 - king size double bed & sink and adjoining child’s room (Bedroom 3). Bedroom 2 - twin beds, sink and 1 Z-bed option. Ground -floor: Bedroom 4 - standard size double bed, Bedroom 5 - bunkbeds (for 2), Bedroom 6 with double sofabed. ( + 1 cot available). All mattresses have been renewed and receive positive feedback in terms of their comfort !
All bedding/linen provided (and laundered).
Upstairs: Bathroom with full size bath with shower over, WC and sink and electric thermostatically controlled heated towel rail
Downstairs: 1) Shower/utility room - 1 double walk-in shower, sink and WC, Indesit automatic washing machine and small White Knight tumble-dryer. 2) Shower room with quadrant shower cubicle, sink and WC and electric thermostatically controlled heated towel rail. All 3 showers have thermostatic controls for safe use.
Full central heating from combination condensing propane gas boiler to radiators in all rooms- usually not needed in summer, but providing hot water upon demand in all seasons.
Two mobile electric radiators are available for supplementary heating.
Wood burning stove (with instructions for how to use!) in living room with an abundant supply of logs and kindling on site.
Electric heated towel rails in upstairs bathroom and one of the downstairs shower-rooms.
Table tennis table and equipment, table football, assorted board- games, puzzles and playing cards. Book collection. Petanque and adult Croquet and assorted cycles and wind surfer.
Les Tertres faces south and sun bathes the terrace and large grassed garden at the front of the house for most of the day and evening. There is natural shade under the larger of 2 cherry trees.
There is a brick built barbecue, large and small white plastic tables and chairs.
Parking is at the end of the private drive (well off-road) and adjacent to the house where there is room for up to 5 vehicles.
Whilst primarily used in the summer, the house is centrally heated and therefore can be used during a Brittany winter. Facilities are available at ground floor for those with mobility issues, but the house is NOT adapted for wheelchair users.
Les Tertres is particularly suitable for 2 generations of one family or 2 families who want to enjoy a shared holiday. There is sufficient space for different age groups to enjoy separate activities whilst there always being the opportunity to easily join together.
INFORMATION ABOUT ADDITIONAL FACILITIES
Located in a rural area there is the opportunity to see birds and wildlife in the garden. Within fifteen minutes’ drive are a choice of beaches to walk, play on or swim from, also access to wonderful cliff top walks and cycle tracks, or watching the scallop fishing boats in and out of Erquy harbour. Boat trips (River Rance or across the sea to the Isle de Bréhat, or from Erquy in the bay of St Brieuc) are possible, as is sail / paddle boarding, sea-kayaking, fishing, golf or horse-riding. The area (especially Erquy, Lamballe & Matignon) is well
served with supermarkets, open markets and a wide choice of restaurants. For those wanting more action then the casino at nearby Sables d'Or or a visit to the resorts of St Cast le Guildo, Val André or inland to Jugon les Lacs provide a choice of entertainment.
Facilities for babies and toddlers: Cot & High chair
Pre-arrival & end of stay cleaning
Bed Linen provided
BBQ, Outside tables & chairs, deck chair/loungers,
Table tennis, Bicycles (children & adults), Les Boules, Croquet, Ball games on the lawn
Short breaks accepted in winter & spring
Smoking not permitted
Dogs /pets are NOT welcome (as interesting wild birds, rabbits & deer visit the garden!)