Our Gite in France ‘Petite Florence’

We are Trish and Derek Torbet and own our charming rural gite in France, near Chateauneuf-du-Faou. Named ‘Petite Florence’, it is attached to the main house, but has it’s own front and rear entrances with a private fenced rear garden and a living area of 71m2.

The cottage is situated on a very quiet lane, surrounded by farmland, with all the sights, sounds (and occasionally smells..) of the countryside and just 100m from the Nante – Brest Canal, at this point the canalised River Aulne. The wide, well maintained towpath is ideal for cycling and walking and leads to the nearest facilities just 20 minutes walk away. The closest human neighbours are just visible some 500m away and traffic on the lane is extremely rare!

The Gite

There is large lounge area, with log burner, English and French television, a pool / mini-snooker table and ample comfortable seating. An archway leads from the lounge into the fitted kitchen, with integrated washing machine, oven and gas hob, a free-standing fridge freezer and a dining table. Double doors lead out onto a tiled patio area with garden chairs and table, leading to the rear garden where you’ll find the Lay-z-Spa Helsinki hot tub. A side gate leads to the parking area adjacent to the house.

Stairs from the lounge lead to the first floor where there is a double bedroom with cupboards and wardrobe, a twin bedroom with cupboards and wardrobe and a family bathroom with corner bath and over bath shower. Heating upstairs is by electric wall mounted radiators.

WiFi is provided free of charge however due to the rural location, this is via a satellite connection and performance is very much weather dependent and subject to local conditions.

Please also be aware that we do not have charging facilities for electric or hybrid vehicles but several charging points are available at the local supermarket.

PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THE PROPERTY

Chateauneuf-du-Faou

The picturesque town of Chateauneuf-du-Faou is just 5km away and ‘Petite Florence’ is just 30 minutes away from the west coast beaches of Finistère, with the north and south coasts less than an hours drive away. The town has the usual range of shops, bars, restaurants and bakeries and hosts a famous jazz festival each July.

The delightful ferry port town of Roscoff is only 75km away so access to the area is simple with the Plymouth – Roscoff crossings, with only an hours drive to Petite Florence. The ports at St. Malo (@2.1/2 hours away), Cherbourg (@4 hours) and Caen (@4 hours) also offer options of sailings from other UK ferry ports.

Bedding, linen and towels are all provided free of charge and a travel cot, high chair and stair gates can be provided if required also free of charge.


Booking

Please read our Terms and Conditions before making a booking. Making an online booking indicates that you accept all Terms and Conditions.

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If your booking has been made within 28 days of your holiday date, we will require a full payment by bank transfer or PayPal. This payment should also include the 500€ security damage deposit.

For bookings outside 28 days, you have the option to pay a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the booking and the balance 28 days before you travel.

Please note that an additional compulsory Tourism Tax (taxe de séjour) of 1.00€ (maximum) per adult (over18) per night will be charged on check-in, as well as a refundable 200€ damage deposit, payable by PayPal, cash or bank transfer.


Overview

Property TypeCottage
Location:Chateauneuf-du-Faou
Sleeps:4 (+ 1 baby)
Bedrooms:1 Double, 1 Twin
Bathrooms:1
Minimum Nights Stay:3

Tariff

02/04/22 – 17/06/22Low Season80€ per night
18/06/22 – 22/07/22High Season100€ per night
23/07/22 – 05/08/22Fest Jazz 2022From 100€ per night
06/08/22 – 23/09/22High Season100€ per night
24/09/22 – 28/10/22Low Season80€ per night

Payment Terms:

The prices quoted above for ‘Petite Florence’ are per night based on a 3 night minimum stay. The total price quoted excludes the taxe de sejour, which is a tourist tax payable by guests at a rate of 1.00€ (maximum) per person per night (over 18s). A refundable security/damages deposit of 500€ will be charged on arrival which can be paid in cash or by bank transfer. The deposit will be returned by bank transfer after the property has been inspected and in any case in 7 – 10 days after the end of the booking. Contact us for details.

To reserve ‘Petite Florence’, please check the current availability on the booking calendar, read the Terms and Conditions, complete the booking form and send to us via the ‘Book Now / Send Message’ button. Clicking on the ‘Book Now / Send Message’ button indicates your acceptance of all terms and conditions. After your deposit has been processed you will be notified of acceptance of your booking.

Full Payment:

Full payment for an accepted booking is due no later than 4 weeks before the departure date. If full payment is not made before this date, we reserve the right to to seek an alternative booking for those dates and cancellation charges will apply.

Arrival Time:

The time of arrival is between 16h00 and 19h30 on a Saturday – alternatives arrival times are by prior arrangement by contacting us in advance.

Check out is by 10h30 on the day of departure to allow time to prepare ‘Petite Florence’ for our next guests.

Accessibility:

The gite at ‘Petite Florence’ is unsuitable for wheelchair access due to the location of upstairs bedrooms and the steps up to the front door.


Facilities

Hot TubPrivate gardenDedicated parkingRural location
Fridge/FreezerMicrowaveOven and HobWashing machine
ToasterEnglish/French TVWood StoveFireplace
Pool/Snooker tableDVD playerDVD LibraryTravel Cot
High ChairChildren welcome
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