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The Cottage

Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 10km

The Cottage is quietly situated within the grounds of the ancient Manoir de Kerdeven. Kerdeven in set in the beautiful countryside of central Brittany but within easy reach of the market town of Rostrenen. It has a small private garden with outside eating area and barbecue. There is also access to the grounds of the Manoir. The Cottage has a comfortably furnished lounge with English Sky satellite TV (free to view channels) and a multi fuelstove. The dining area seats 6 and the kitchen is well euqipped for a small family. On the ground floor there is a small double room with a 4' bed. There is also a ground floor shower room that is adapted for those with mobility problems. Spiral stairs rise to the first floor where there is a double and a twin bedroom.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lac de Guerleden 10 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 130 km, Nearest railway: Carhaix Plouger 25 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Central heating, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Although we are able to supply a cot and mattress, we do not supply cot bedding.

From the lounge there are French Windows leading directly onto the personal garden of this property.

The rental price includes utilities and bed linen but not towels.

We can arrange a cleaning service at extra cost if required

Further details outdoors

There is off road parking for 2 cars adjacent to this property.

The large heated pool is fully fenced, has a large terrace with sun loungers and also a shower and toilet. The pool has a shallow end suitable for children and also a baby splash area. At the deep end there is a slide.

There is outdoor table tennis and a boules court. A small set of goalposts and footballs are also provided. The large playing field is suitable for an informal game of cricket. All games/children's areas are situated at a suitable distance from the house not to inconvenience those wanting peace and quiet, but only a short walk for parents supervising their children..

Further details

The pool is heated from the end of May until Septembe

Arrival on your first day should not be before 4 p.m. and departure on your last day should be not later than 10 a.m.

During high season change over day for this cottage is Saturday only

The Brittany region

Central Brittany is often likened to Cornwall, but without the high density of population. The countryside is green and gently rolling with many tracks and lanes to explore on foot or bicycle. The climate is warm and mild, similar to that of the Channel Islands. It is an ancient land with its' own language and strong traditions. At Kerdeven we are close to the Route Touristique des Pierres. These are large standing stones set in an enormous circle around Brittany and having a similar sort of age to Stonehenge. The Nantes/Brest canal is nearby. This was built at the behest of Bonaparte by labourers from local prisons in a bid to get supplies to his troops without running the gauntlet of the British Fleet. It now provides a range of leisure activities. The beautiful Lac de Guerledan is about the size of Windermere and only a short drive away. The area is very popular with cycling teams who find the rolling hills ideal training ground - the 'tour de France' usually passes somewhere nearby. In central Britanny you will not find yourselves in the midsth of crowds of tourists, but you will find plenty to do. Genuine local markets, traditional 'fetes' and 'pardons,' sports and other activities when you want them, and peace and quiet as well.


The Nantes/Brest canal and its' towpath have been restored to provide good opportunities for walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing (there are chutes for canoes to the side of the locks) and horse riding. Bicycles and canoes are available to hire locally and there is a local riding school for escorted rides. In nearby Plouguernevel there is a mountain bike trail. The Lac de Guerledan offers two good beaches and a range of water sports. There are boat trips around its' perimeter with the opportunity to take lunch on board. The ancient Abbaye de Bon Repos has undergone much restoration work, provides good insight into local history and is the home of an annual Son et Lumiere. There are museums and gardens open to the public. The English proprietors, although generally out of sight, are available when needed, for example for making restaurant reservations or doctor's appointments. Please contact us for more details if needed

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14 Sep 2013


"The most relaxing week"

We spent a week in Bay Tree Cottage in the last week of August. With 2 children aged 10 and 4. It was the most relaxing week, the children had the run of the playing field and woodland paths and spe… More

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