Eco friendly holiday home in Britanny

France - Brittany - 35500 La Pihoudière

cottage

Capacity 6 Person

3 Bedroom

2 Bathroom

100 m² Living space

30 kg Emissions per night

71 € - 93 €

Per night
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Rental description

Book one of Hélène’s unique holiday houses in the heart of nature, an hour’s drive from the French Atlantic coast. You’ll be surrounded by apple trees, in the company of animals such as ponies, cats and chickens.

Accommodating up to 8 guests at a time, the homes are ideal for families. These once served as resting places for pilgrim’s passing through. An advocate of sustainable tourism, Hélène was careful in keeping to its historical layout during renovations. Of course, renovations were also aimed at maximizing comfort for her guests.

The houses are in the vicinity of the Isle of Mont Saint Michel, which is not to say that the mainland does not have its own beautiful landscapes to discover.

Sustainability criteria

The estate has been awarded with the green key label and recently joined the receivers of the EU-eco label.

Renovations were done ecologically, the old walls were redone with a limestone and hemp coating, and are insulated with cellulose and wood shavings along with the roof. Large glass panes and windows on the roof contribute to the heating and the structure’s brightness.

Further energy-saving methods on the property include photovoltaics installed on the roofs, and solar systems for warm water. The heaters are powered by wood and waste is treated by the homemade biological constructed wetland. It goes without saying that the owner practices recycling and waste separation.

Guests possessing a plug-in cars have access to a charging station!

CO₂ emissions and CO₂ Emissions calculation of Atmosfair

compensate CO₂ footprint
  • CO₂ emissions per night / per person 30 kg
  • CO₂ emissions at full capacity 450 kg
  • Amount of compensation per night / person 1.69 €
  • Amount of compensation at full capacity 11.35 €

Situation and surroundings

Country: France
Region: Brittany
Location: 35500 La Pihoudière
Next airport: 45 km
Nearest train station: 12 km
Closest motorway exit: 25 km
Nearest shops: 2 km
Next river: 3 km
Distance to the lake: 3 km
Beaches: 80 km
Next cycle path: 100 km
Next hike path: 100 km

The holiday homes are on the outskirts of Brittany, near the castles of Vitré and Fougères. In addition, the Isles of Mont Saint Michel and Saint Malo are an hour and an hour and half away respectively by car.

General information on getting in and around France can be found on our blog

Facilities

  • Rental type: cottage (adjacent)
  • Holiday type: Eco-vacation, ecological vacation, relaxing vacation, family vacation, holidays in the countryside
  • Surface: Living space 100 m², garden surface 8.000 m²
  • Number of rooms: 5
  • Bedroom: 6 Sleeps , 2 single room, 1 double room(s), Surfacing 12 m², Bed sizes 90x200 cm
  • Bathroom : 1 with shower, 1 with bath, 2 guest toilet
  • Kitchen:
    • 4-plates-stove
    • cutlery
    • dishes
    • dishwasher
    • freezer
    • Fridge
    • coffee maker
    • electric kitchen stove
    • toaster
    • water boiler
  • Exterior equipment:
    • balcony
    • garden furniture
    • barbecue
    • lawn for sunbathing
    • children's playground
    • parking
    • parasol
    • sun terrace
  • Interior equipment:
    • furnished kitchen
    • wood-fire
    • central heating
  • Utensils:
    • Wifi
    • radio
    • stereo
    • washing machine
    • iron
  • Sport facilities:
    • fishing rod
    • bicycling
    • golf
    • canoeing
    • mountain-biking
    • Horseback riding
    • to swim
    • sail
    • to hike
  • Services:
    • self-catering
    • Organic breakfast
    • yoga course
    • massage
    • Body care
    • Baby-sitter
    • End-of-stay cleaning
    • Beds made upon arrival
    • bicycle avalaible
  • Suitable for:child, cycling-friendly, No pets allowed
  • Other: energy plus house
  • Certification: certifiedEU-Ecolabel, Green Key
  • Languages spoken by the owner: English, French

Prices

Prices are indicated: Per week

Period Minimum stay Per week Week-end´s prices
01 Jan - 30 Jun 7 nights 500,- € -,- €
01 Jul - 31 Aug 7 nights 650,- € -,- €
01 Sep - 23 Dec 7 nights 500,- € -,- €
23 Dec - 08 Jan 7 nights 650,- € -,- €

Additional information about prices

Breakfast: 7 €

Prices per week for 6 persons
Additonal person: 25 €/night
september 2016: 520 €/week

On request:
Dinner can be ordered on-site
Basket of firewood: 10 €
Final cleaning: 60 €

Arrivals from 4pm, departures before 11am.

Animals are not accepted.

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Enquiries

Thank you for your request for this ecofriendly accommodation! Our team will contact you as soon as possible. Please don't forget to specify the age of your children.

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