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Cottage with countryside views

Bedrooms 1
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Tremaillet,Lizio,South Brittany.56460 - Peaceful location, 30 mins drive to beaches

Stone built cottage is set in delightful countryside near to the town of Josselin, famous for its chateau. Nearest city is Vannes 20 mins away,situated on the gulf of Morbihan, beaches 35 mins drive away. Stable doors lead to an open plan living area, upstairs has a large double bedroom with exposed beams. Use of 2 adult bikes. .................................................................................


Lizio Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Use of fold up bikes at own risk Parking available for one car
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower,toilet and vanity unit on first floor
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 Notes on bedrooms: one double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and exposed stonework. 2 sofa beds in open plan lounge .
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: House also available for short breaks. Very flexible on changeover days Arrival after 16.00 and departure 10.00. Flexible depending on availability 10% discount for all Brittany ferry crossings All linen included apart from beach towels. Cleaning on departure Electricity included in the price. Hot water available day/night Heating is with wood burner and electric heater upstairs. Wood provided at no extra cost. Use of 2 fold up bikes( 5 gears) available,will fit inside car and included in the price . Perfect for cycling along the Nantes/Brest canal Enclosed garden Outside: Stable door in rear of house leads to a small enclosed garden with views of the countryside. Patio furniture,loungers and BBQ Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included but not beach towels. Cleaning on departure


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cottage with countryside views
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
Eaglescliffe, stockton-on-Tees, England

Well equipped cosy cottage in beautiful area, folding bikes provided.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is really well equipped, everything is clean the bed is comfy with lovely linen. The folding bikes are easy to use and put in the car. The area has great cycling routes along the canal or voie verte for ease or small roads and little villages more challenging.

The owner provided lots of information about he area which we found really useful, good places to walk, cycle, eat and visit. Coast less than an hour away

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for review.It was a pleasure having you both to stay and so pleased you found all of the information provided useful.
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What a little gem!

  • 5 of 5

This gite is extremely homely and well equipped, complete with folding bikes (I was tempted but the weather was rather variable). It is a perfect base for touring the area. We visited Lorient, Quiberon, Vannes and La Roche Bernard, as well as lots of the villages in between, and our two dogs enjoyed many walks along the Nantes-Brest canal. I would certainly recommend it to all who want a quiet country retreat.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and so pleased you enjoyed our little house.
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Our perfect holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in both of Alison 's properties, both were very clean and we'll equipped with everything you could need.Both are situated in small hamlets which were quite, but there were towns not to far away.

My husband, myself and our dogs all had a wonderful time. So good in fact we have rebooked for next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Caroline for your lovely review and look forward to you returning next with your gorgeous dogs
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Fabulous holiday gite

  • 5 of 5

We had a super week in this lovely gite. It was perfect for our small family of four and was spotless and extremely well equipped. The garden was lovely and we made good use of the bbq and the two bikes.

The location was brilliant and was close to lots of interesting places to visit. We thought the locals were so friendly too.

Thank you Alison, we would love to return for another holiday.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the wonderful review. You are welcome at anytime. Regards Alison
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Wien, Österreich

Calm and well situated countryside cottage

  • 5 of 5

At first we were a bit afraid that the location of the cottage would be too remote, as it was our first visit to the Bretagne and we had an ambitious schedule of places to visit. But it turned out that it was actually well located close to crossroads to visit the Morbihan area. Moreover, there were plenty of places in the vicinity to see (Josselin, Malestroit, the Nantes-Brest Canal - thanks for the folding bikes!). The cottage itself was superbly equipped and the cosy fireplace warmed us in the few cool evenings we had.

In summary, this cottage is perfect for a relaxing as well as for an active countryside stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your wonderful comments and pleased you enjoyed your stay.
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A perfect little sanctuary

  • 5 of 5

We drove from Dundee in Scotland to the wee cottage. A long long journey but well worth it. The accommodation was perfect for the two of us. Very well equipped and spotlessly clean with everything we needed for 6 glorious days. We had one morning of rain but for the rest we enjoyed warm if not hot sunshine. Plenty pretty little towns and villages to visit. Lively places for lunch and evening meals. Local boulangeries and charcuterie. Supermarkets if needed. But best of all a sheltered garden to sit and read and eat and of course sample all the local beverages. I would recommend this beautiful wee cottage to anyone wanting a slow paced rest away from it all.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. I am so pleased it met your expectations.
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
February 22, 2018


Moved to Tavistock in 2012 from Bristol having worked in the NHS as a ward sister. Carl was a landscape gardener and now we have our own small business selling french sandals in the Pannier market and at some shows. Plymouth is our nearest port to travel to France which is very convenient and so easy to pop over

We are keen walkers and cyclists and are enjoying our change in lifestyle

ALISON FISHER purchased this cottage in 2003

Why ALISON FISHER chose Lizio

This cottage is a romantic little retreat and ideal for a couple or a small family. It's very rural and peaceful and an ideal spot for getting away from it all.

This property is easy to drive to from the ports and set in beautiful Breton countryside. 30 mins drive from the beaches as the summers are long and weather generally better than in England. There are many festivals in this area and Lizio is known for its 'petite cite de character' and local artists.

We love the peace and tranquillity.

What makes this cottage unique

This is real Brittany with a slow pace of life. There are many walks and love putting the fold up bikes in the car to cycle along the Nantes-Brest canal. The 2 bikes are available for visitors to use. This cottage has everything you need to enjoy your holiday including a picnic rucksack!

The cottage has a wood burner for the cool evenings with plenty of wood available at no extra cost


Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
St Malo
Car: necessary


30-45 mins drive to beaches


Rennes airport 45 mins

Nantes airort 1.5 hrs

Roscoff 2.5 hrs

St Malo 1.5 hrs

Caen 3hrs

Le Havre 3.5 hrs

Calais 6 hrs


Josselin 15 mins drine

Lizio 5 mins drive, 1/2 hr walk

Malestroit 20 mins drive

Vannes 35 mins drive

Further Details:

Restaurants in Lizio,Josselin and Malestroit

Small shop in Lizio for bread, croissants etc

Large Super markets in Josselin and Malestroit


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $27.9

Booking Notes:I

10% discount on all Brittany Ferry crossings
Changeover Day:
Flexible on changeover days.
Arrival after 4pm and departure 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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