About the home
Beautifully renovated from old stables, this property is all on the ground floor and meets the needs of the less mobile. It has central heating for off season visits. There is a comfortable lounge with English Sky satellite TV. The Dining area has a large farmhouse style table with ample room to seat 8 people. There are two double bedrooms and a twin. The twin is sufficiently large to take an extra Z bed and cot if required. Cots and high chairs available on request. There is a family bathroom with separate shower and also a Stannah 'cabine' which is especially adapted for the less mobile and providing a shower, wash basin and toilet. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is also private outside eating area with barbecue. The Stables is situated within the grounds of the ancient Manoir de Kerdeven and has full access to its grounds and facilities, straight from the kitchen door.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Lac de Guerleden, 10km|
|Will consider:||Corporate lets|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General:||CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen provided, please check with the advertiser regarding towels|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Shared garden, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
A cot and high chair are available if required, we do not supply bedding for cots
Utilities and bed linen are included in the price, but not towels..
Further details outdoors:
In addition to a small personal garden area, guests at The Stables have full access to the grounds of the Manoir.
The swimming pool is fully fenced. It has a shallow end suitable for children, a baby splash area and, at the deep end, a slide. Around the pool is a terrace that is equipped with sun loungers. There is a shower and toilet.
Within the grounds of the Manoir there is a boules court, outdoor table tennis and large playing field with goal posts and children's play area and large 'Wendy House.'
The pool is heated from the end of May until September
Time of arrival on your first day should not be before 4 p.m. and departure on your last day should not be later than 10 a.m.
Please discuss your requirements for corporate events at Le Manoir de Kerdeven with the proprietor
This cottage is available for House Swopping, but not between the months of May to September.
The Brittany / Cotes-D'Armor region
First impressions of central Brittany are often ones of relative emptiness. It is often described as similar to Cornwall but without the density of population. Roads tend to be quiet and a pleasure to drive on. The climate is mild and warm, similar to that of the Channel Islands.
The Stables is set in the grounds of the magnificent Manoir de Kerdeven which is in an area of outstanding natural beauty and there are breathtaking views. The Lac de Guerledan is around the size of Windermere and only short drive away. It has two good man made beaches and a range of water sports. The Nantes/Brest canal is close by. It was built at the behest of Bonaparte by local prisoners as a means of transporting supplies to his troops without running the gauntlet of the British Fleet. It is now a beautiful and tranquil setting for many leisure activities.
Local markets are a 'must' to visit, truly authentic without a tourist bauble in sight they offer a wonderful range of local produce (home made bread, pates, charcuterie and much, much more). Try the restaurants the local people use - usually wonderful value for money and invariable using the produce of the area. We are always pleased to discuss which villages have 'fetes' or 'pardons' during your visit. Well worth joining in and often they include an evening meal and perhaps some informal dancing. These are very much family events and children are both welcome and expected. The nearby town of Rostrenen has a choice of supermarkets, restaurants and a weekly market.
The Plouguernevel area
The nearby Nantes/Brest canal and its' tow path provide a beautiful backdrop to a range of leisure activities. For example fishing, walking, cycling, horse riding and canoeing. Bicycles and canoes can be hired locally. There is a riding school that provides escorted rides. At Plouguernevel there is a mountain bike trail. Around Kerdeven itself you can enjoy beautiful walks along the quiet tracks and lanes.
The Lac de Guerledan has 2 lovely beaches and also a good range of water sports. There are many opportunities to find out about the history of the region including museums, galleries, chateaux and gardens open to the public. The Abbaye de Bon Repos has been the subject of a restoration project over the last several years, provides a rich tapestry of experiences from the past and, each summer, holds a spectacular Son et Lumiere (including jousting).
How to get there
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Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth, Poole and Welmouth to St. Malo, Cherbourg, Roscoff and Caen
Condor Ferries from Portsmouth and Weymouth to St. Malo
LD Lines from Portsmouth to Le Havre - this is usually a very good value crossing to make
Speedferries from Dover to Boulogne - usually the cheapest and quicket crossing but a longer drive
Times: St. Malo and Roscoff about 1hr 30 mins. Cherbourg about 3 hrs. 45 mins, Caen 3 hours 30 mins, Le Havre about 4 hrs and Boulogne about 6 hrs. All times are approximate and depend on travel conditions and number of stops taken.
Airports: Dinard and Brest about 1hr 30 mins, Rennes about 2 hrs.
Activities near Plouguernevel
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
11 Sep 2012
This is the perfect spot for a holiday. Good play facilities for children, delightful rural location, yet good supermarkets only a few minutes drive away.
Downsides - geese and chickens roam free most days so the ground can be a bit messy underfoot. Not so bad for adults but a hygene issue with small children.
The pool was not electrically heated to 26' as advised (the heater had broken) so it was 21'/22' - too cold for me!
matreses were a little tired.
Would I go back - probably yes if we wanted to be in this area
30 Jul 2011
what i find important about holiday accomodation is comfort , cleanliness , location , the stables has it all and more. one of the only places ive stayed in that ticks all the boxes and more , you... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Mid season||1 Sep 12||20 Jul 13||£ 300||-||-||1 Week|
|High season||20 Jul 13||7 Sep 13||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
|mid season||7 Sep 13||19 Jul 14||£ 300||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Check with us for last minute deals. Telephone 0033 296360633
Discount available with Brittany Ferries, ask us for information.
If booked within 14 days of arrival payment is by cash in £ sterling on arrival
To speed your booking telephone us on 0033 296360633, if we're out leave a message, we'll call back
Change over day for this property is Saturday only during high season, we are flexible at other times
Payment £ sterling by cheque payable to J.S.Smith or contact us about direct bank transfer
We'll hold your booking for 7 days pending receipt a deposit..
Balance is payable 8 weeks before arrival.Enquire now
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