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Located in the small hamlet of Kervihan we are just five minutes away from the village of Melrand with its picturesque square with church, post office, shops and bakery for your early morning croissants and baguettes.
Only a few more minutes away and you can be in the larger towns with banks, supermarkets and all the commercial outlets you would need to enjoy your holiday.
Set in peaceful and private surroundings there is over 5 acres of space to relax and enjoy the wildlife or you may wish to walk around the grounds to see the river, lake or watch the more energetic children having a fantastic time on our 12ft trampoline, splashing around in the pool or enjoying the swings.
TyBrav is ideally placed for enjoying the beaches of the Morbihan Peninsular, visiting the medieval towns or exploring the valley of the Blavet with its walking, cycling, fishing and sailing activities.
The apartment has its own private access via a stone tiled staircase (not suitable for people with walking difficulties ) The apartment is open plan with original wooden beams. there is satellite TV free wifi, the kitchen are has all modern facilities including dishwasher and washing machine,microwave , gas hob and electric oven. The dining area has beautiful reclaimed pine furniture seating 8. There are two bedrooms one with an on suite shower room, there is also a house bathroom. There an additional 2 bed settee in the living area.
There are ample wooden tables and chairs as well as sun loungers in the garden for guests to use.These can be moved to suit your needs.
There is also a picnic table in the paddock near the small lake and trampoline.
Sun umbrellas are available and wind breaks can be borrowed for use at the beach.
In the grounds you can see the village 'lavoir' where the locals came to do their washing. There is also a hidden track where the 'Chouanerrie' who were against the French Revolution would escape from the authorities. Local cyclists and hikers use the track once a year in October as part of their festivities.
TyBrav means beautiful house and this stunning Breton house is set in over 3 acres of picturesque and scenic grounds throughout the seasons. The quality of the décor and furnishings reflects the high standards and comfortable accommodation, ensuring that you have a wonderful holiday.
The Blavet River and area is well known for its fishing, walking and cycling holidays and can be enjoyed in any season of the year.
'One of our guests caught a 37lb carp in the Blavet.' Permits are obtainable locally.
Melrand is a lovely village only 5 minutes from the house. It boasts a beautiful church with shops, post office, bars and restaurants placed around it. In Melrand itself there is the Village de l'An Mill, which is a medieval village reconstructed with real livestock and activities for the children.
St Nicholas des Eaux (10 mins away) is placed at the side of the Blavet River and has a very relaxing boat ride lasting approximately two hours going past the well known Chappelle de St Nicodeme. For the more energetic there is bike hire with cycle paths by the river, or canoe/kayak hire.
Many artists visit here to paint the colours of Brittany. There are exhibitions during the year in the local chapels and galleries and days when artists meet in the locality to paint the beautiful scenery and historical buildings.
Beaches and water activities
Larmour Plage, Guidel Plage and Carnac are approximately 50 minutes away and offer a wide range of activities such as sailing and horse riding.
The route between Larmour Plage and Guidel Plage, along the coast is pretty with lots of parking to explore the beaches.
They have lovely small towns with places to eat and shops for souvenir hunters.
The beaches are safe for children and picturesque with the yachts and boats sailing by.
Towns of Interest
Pontivy (15 mins away) has an imposing castle and is part medieval. A later part of the town was built to a plan created by Napoleon and offers a contrast between the narrow old streets and the newer wide boulevards. It has a Monday market with the main trade taking place in the morning. There is a railway station.
Carnac (58 km, approx 1 hour away) is well known for its prehistoric megalithic monuments. The reason the ‘stones’ are there is still a mystery similar to those on Salisbury Plain.
Baud (10 mins away) a thriving small town with all the facilities you may need and at least three supermarkets.
Josselin has a well known fortress from the Hundred Years’ War. Like Pontivy it has medival buildings and carvings which make it well worth a visit. The excellent tourist information centre provides a wealth of information in many languages.
Vannes (1 hour away) is positioned at the top of the Golfe de Morbihan. This inland sea dotted with islands, inlets and creeks is well worth a day out.
Activities for the more energetic
The Zoo at Pont Scorff is only 36 km from Melrand (approx 37 min drive).
Golf is in abundance in the Morbihan. The house is place only 10 minutes away from a 9 hole course called Golf Rimaison. English is spoken and visitors are made very welcome.
Adventure Park at Quelneuc has ariel activities, climbing ropes and abseiling. It is suitable for over 8 years of age.
Amusement Park is approximately 1.5 hours away and is suitable for all age groups.
Breton Customs and Markets
The area has contrasting landscapes from the Morbihan Peninsular and its range of water sports to some of the more traditional activities which Brittany has to offer.
The Breton tradition of Pardons regularly takes place in villages where the old religious ceremony and parade is often followed by dancing in traditional costume and with local cuisine to enjoy.
Look out for the 'Fez Nos' advertised on posters as you go through the villages. This is a form of street party with food on offer such as mussels and frites to accompany other activities which could be dancing or games.
Local markets take place every week in Pontivy (Monday), Baud (Saturday) and Burby. The morning is the best time to go to the markets as some stall holders don't stay all day.
Ideally placed for all sightseeing regions, medieval towns and beaches and islands of the Morbihan Peninsular.
Excellent outdoor activities in the Blavet Valley including trout fishing, kayaking, cycling and walking.
Local village has excellent restaurant and bars with shops and services.
Many festivals throughout the year with art, music and food celebrations.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$189|