Ty Griffett is our own private luxury longuere sleeping 6 people. We let the house out for a few weeks a year when not in use by ourselves. Large vaulted living area, a very well equiped kithcen, wireless internet connection, TV, playstationII/DVD player, large library of DVDs, and books. The house has a heated pool, decking, selection of loungers, chairs, patio areas, a BBQ, 2 tables so plenty of seating room for alfresco dining. All the facilities are PRIVATE, NOT shared. Set in an acre of garden, quiet rural countryside, but only 10 minutes drive to the supermarkets, shops, restaurants and bars.
The closest town is the market town of Pontivy, very good restaurants, shops, market Monday Morning.
Vannes, a medievel market town is approximately 40 minutes drive and have wonderful shops, restaurants -seafood being a speciality, a fantastic market on Saturday and Wednesday mornings.
Carnac, on the Morbihan coast has sheltered, gently sloping beaches, excellent for chi
Ty Griffett once a house and attached barn, has been converted into a large airy double height living area, (the photos do not do this place justice) which is very comfortable with 2 large settees and 2 snuggly chairs and for chilly evenings a huge wood burning stove, wood supplied. The dining area has a large oak table and benches that can easily seat 10 people.
The kitchen is large and very well appointed, with large range type cooker, a microwave/oven/grill, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer. On the mezzanine there is satelite TV, Playstation II(bring your own games), also plays DVDs (there is a selection of over 200 films to choose from), wireless internet access so bring your laptop. There is an other settee and also a day bed that can be used as two single beds.
The original house has been converted into stunning bedrooms. Two downstairs, one with two very comfortable single beds, the other with a beautiful antique French double bed
Also on the ground floor is the large family bathroom this has a bath with shower over. Upstairs is the amazing main bedroom with a large king size bed, a settee, a very peaceful place to get away from the rest of the world. This room has its own en-suite shower room. Please note that the staircases to the master bedroom and to the mezzanine are rustic open tread wooden stairs.
Pontivy with the beautiful Blavet river is the closest larger town, with its market on Monday it is possible to stock up on everything, cheeses, bread, meats local vegetables. There is so much to do in the area it is impossible to list it all. Horse riding, canoe and bike hire, fishing, walking in the woods, along the quiet lanes, the canal or the river. Wonderful old towns, Dinard, Vannes, Moncontour, with timber frame houses, church's, loads of history, restaurants, bars, shops. Or you can just laze in the garden soaking up the peace and quiet and having a dip in the heated pool.
The port town of Vannes is 40 minutes drive, with it's beautiful Chateau, and amazing market on Saturday morning should be on everyones visit list.
Pol Fetan is an interesting turn of the 19th century working village, people in the national costumes, potter, weave, ploughing with horses, washer women, try the old games of skittles, throw the horse shoes, rool the coins, to name but a few. Also an Inn that does a very good traditional lunch.
Auray a beautiful town with a small port and a good selection of restuarants along the quay.