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Cottage with large shared heated pool set in 30 acres

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
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Located in the beautiful department of Morbihan in southern Brittany, Couetilliec is an exclusive hamlet of 5 charming C17th and C18th stone cottages set in 30 acres of private woodland, lawns, meadow, stream and a large heated swimming pool (11.5m X 5m X2m max. depth). The pool is open from May to September inclusive. Mulberry cottage is an extremely spacious and beautiful 17th century two bedroom stone cottage, with an airy open plan ground floor. The fitted kitchen has an electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher. The dining area has a table with 6 chairs and dresser. The lounge has an L-shaped leather sofa and a three piece suite, a Jotul wood burning stove set in a granite and wooden beamed fireplace, a 50' plasma TV with English free-to-air sat...Located in the beautiful department of Morbihan in southern Brittany, Couetilliec is an exclusive hamlet of 5 charming C17th and C18th stone cottages set in 30 acres of private woodland, lawns, meadow, stream and a large heated swimming pool (11.5m X 5m X2m max. depth). The pool is open from May to September inclusive. Mulberry cottage is an extremely spacious and beautiful 17th century two bedroom stone cottage, with an airy open plan ground floor. The fitted kitchen has an electric oven, ceramic hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and dishwasher. The dining area has a table with 6 chairs and dresser. The lounge has an L-shaped leather sofa and a three piece suite, a Jotul wood burning stove set in a granite and wooden beamed fireplace, a 50' plasma TV with English free-to-air satellite, French terrestrial TV and DVD player. A feature granite staircase leads to a landing giving access to two bedrooms and the bathroom. The bedrooms comprise a very large double and a twin/triple. The bathroom has a corner bath with thermostatic shower over, hand basin and toilet. Mulberry cottage also benefits from its own private rear garden giving additional access to the first floor. The cottage also has free Wi-Fi (suitable for web browsing). The large (11.5m X 5m X 2m max. depth) heated swimming pool is open from May to September inclusive. Roman steps give ease of access and sun loungers are positioned on the large surrounding patio. The pool area is fenced and accessed via a locking gate. The pool is in a secluded position and flanked on three sides by a sweeping lawn with woodland beyond. Price includes a welcome basket (for stays of 7 or more nights), cleaning products, bed linen, bath mats, hand, bath and tea towels, please bring your own pool / beach towels. Log burners and electric heating for winter lets only. Couetilliec is perfect for families as you will find lots to see and do at the many local attractions or sit back and enjoy the peace and tranquillity in the heated swimming pool, extensive lawns, woodland and meadow. Couetilliec is at the end of a country lane with no passing traffic and absolutely no road noise so everybody can relax and play in safety. It is also a great place if you like an abundance of fauna and flora. We have seen red squirrel, deer, badgers, foxes, buzzards, owls and woodpeckers. There are many ancient pollarded trees and most are smothered in an array of mosses, lichens and ferns. With zero light pollution it's also a great place for a spot of star gazing. If you are keen photographer or artist the opportunities are endless and if you enjoy cycling check out our Brittany Cycle Tours website. We also offer our guests a 20% saving on Brittany Ferries channel crossings and discounts with Brittany Cycle Tours which is based on site for your enjoyment. More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Parking
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Fireplace
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We stayed in Mulberry cottage from 22nd July to August 4th with our 16 year old son and we were very sad to leave. We especially miss the sunny corner in front of the cottage where we often sat with a coffee first thing in...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Couetilliec, VR Owner at Cottage with large shared heated pool set in 30 acres, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Wow...thank you so much for your fabulous comments. It was such a pleasure to have you as our guests and good to know that you all had a wonderful time.....we were sad to see you leave as well! Mulberry Cottage is a large comfortable 'home...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

'Thank you, Carl and Belinda, for a beautiful stay in the delightful oasis you have created. The accommodation was spacious, comfortable and very well equipped. The grounds are lovely and the pool most enticing. We enjoyed all of our visits to the surrounding towns and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Couetilliec, VR Owner at Cottage with large shared heated pool set in 30 acres, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2018

Many thanks for your lovely comments. It was such a pleasure to have you as our guests and good to know that you all had a wonderful week. Mulberry Cottage is truly a comfortable 'home from home' with the added benefits of a beautiful tranquil...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2015

Our first impression of Mulberry Cottage was.....WOW! A beautiful spacious cottage with oodles of Breton character. Really clean, we'll furnished mad with everything we could need. Carl is so friendly and helpful mad delivered a lovely welcome basket. The grounds are beautiful and the pool...More

Date of stay: July 2015
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Reviewed February 3, 2014

We spent a very relaxing 2 weeks staying in Mulberry Cottage with our 2 children (8yrs and 5yrs). The grounds of the cottages truly are beautiful, with lots of woodland to explore and a good sized pool to play in/lounge beside as well as private...More

Date of stay: August 2013
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Reviewed August 3, 2017
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Date of stay: July 2017
Couetilliec, VR Owner at Cottage with large shared heated pool set in 30 acres, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

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About the Owner
Carl & Belinda F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
The owners, Carl and Belinda, live on site and they maintain the pool and the grounds and are available when you need them and invisible when you don't. Carl's previous professional career includes, forestry, sustainable land management and scientific research into environmental, forestry and remediation of contaminated land issues. Carl also has a keen interest in green woodworking, traditional woodland crafts, woodland management, Oak timber-framing and C17th French building techniques. Please let us know if you are interested in any of these subjects. We have a well-trained working Cocker Spaniel called Jazz and a Chocolate Labrador puppy called Otta. There are two farm cats, a few chickens and a pig.
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About the neighborhood
Mulberry cottage is a great place if you like an abundance of fauna and flora. We have seen deer, badgers, foxes, buzzards, owls and woodpeckers. There are many ancient pollarded trees most are smothered in an array of mosses, lichens and ferns. With zero light pollution its also a great place for a spot of stargazing. If your are keen photographer and or artist the opportunities are endless! If you enjoy cycling checkout our Brittany Cycle Tours website. Explore the South coast: Lorient and its beaches are 30 minutes drive (25 miles). Le Poldu (27 miles) is a lot quieter and has stunning scenery, there is mile after mile of sandy beaches and coves to explore. Our favourites include St Cado, Le Poludu, Doelan and, Guidel Plage.
How to get there
There is ample parking to the front of the cottage. Although, for our other guest's benefit, we do ask parties travelling with more than one vehicle to park their second vehicle at the rear of the cottage. Lorient airport is 25 miles. Allow 2 hours to drive from the ports of St Malo or Roscoff. Due to our rural location a car is essential, car hire can be arranged at any of the ports/airports. We offer all our guests a 20% discount when booking Brittany Ferries Channel crossings, as well as discounts with Brittany Cycle Tours.
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