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Le Boterff Farmhouse and Gites. Peace and tranquility at the heart of lovely Breton countryside.

Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Le Boterff is a traditional Breton farmhouse set in almost an acre of attractive gardens in an extremely peaceful, rural location of outstanding natural beauty. The pretty little village of St Mayeux is approximately 1 Km away (where there is a mini supermarket, Post Office and Bar). The attractive town of Mur de Bretagne with its shops, cafes, restaurants and bars and supermarket is just 6 km away. Being centrally located we are ideally situated for exploring all areas of Brittany, with the stunning coastlines to the north, south and west all within easy reach.

The stone and granite longère has been beautifully renovated to provide two spacious and comfortable self catering Gites (to sleep 2-6) - Rose Gite and Chevrefeuille Gite (See property No 385435). Both gites have a wealth of attractive original features such as timber beams and feature stonework. The cosy log burners are great to relax by if it should turn chilly in the evening.

The open-plan living rooms are spacious and comfortable with lounge seating and dining furniture to accommodate the whole family. The kitchens are fully equipped with everything that you are likely to need, with full cooking facilities and the all-important dishwasher!

All bedrooms are spacious with thermostatic electric heating, dressing tables and clothes hanging / storage. The modern tiled shower rooms have extra large shower enclosures.

B&B is available (See 400752) and Caravan / Camping is available on our peaceful rural site adjacent to our gardens. The property is ideal for individuals, couples, families and groups. Dogs are welcome too (by arrangement). Short and long stays welcome.

The stunning Lac de Guerledan is just 10 minutes away for sailing, boating and water sports or just relaxing on the sandy beaches or in a lakeside cafe. The Abbey de Bon Repos and the beautiful Nantes-Brest Canal are nearby. Other local attractions include historic chateaux, lovely villages and beautiful medieval towns (such as Josselin, Dinan, Moncontour, Quintin).

There are a number of restaurants, bars, cafés and crêperies in the area to suit all tastes and pockets where you can sample Breton specialities in simple cafés and Bistros or gastronomic delights in Michelin starred Restaurants.

Other activities include walking, cycling, fishing and golf. The main road from St Mayeux to Mur de Bretagne is regularly used as part of the Tour de France. Most of the roads are extremely quiet making walking cycling and driving a real pleasure!

There are many other family attractions within easy reach. There is so much to do that there is never enough time!

We live on site and are on hand (if required) to help you to get the most out of your stay in beautiful Brittany.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lakeside Beach - Guerledan 6 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rennes / Brest / Dinard 104 km, Nearest railway: St Brieuc 43 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The gites have exposed beams and attractive stone features. Wood burning stoves are installed in each gite (Baskets of logs at a small charge)

UK FreeSat TV and French TV provided. Free Wi-fi / Internet access.

Bedding, bed linen, towels (not beach) and tea towels are all provided.

Cots, high chairs available on request.

Board games, toys and books available for children & adults.

Comprehensive files of local information and places to visit are provided.

Washing machine is shared with other guests.

Further details outdoors

You are struck by the complete peace and quiet as you move from the main house and pass through the gardens which are a haven for wildlife.

Garden tables, chairs and loungers are available either to relax in the shade of the trees or laze in the warmth of the sun.

The sunny courtyard has plenty if tables and chairs and is ideal for relaxing and dining.

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Further details

Because Le Boterff is our home, we are on hand to assist you during your stay and provide information about places to eat or visit.

You are very welcome to come and say "Hello" and perhaps share a glass of wine or two!

Farmhouse B&B and Caravan / Camping also available.

The Brittany region

Brittany is one of France's most rugged regions and is a fascinating mix of spectacular coastline, ancient towns, magical islands and inland woods. It is a land rich in culture, tradition and history. When you journey through Brittany you'll discover a people whose language, customs and dress are a vivid reminder of their Celtic heritage. There is so much to see and do in Brittany for all ages there is never enough time to do it all!

Brittany has a very mild climate and is generally sunny and warm in Spring and Summer. The countryside of central Brittany is gently undulating, interspersed with waterways and woods. The coastlines are rugged and wild with stretches of sandy beaches,

The list of places to go and things to see is endless. Prehistoric monuments, medieval towns and Chateaux, beaches and rugged coastlines, churches, architecture, markets, lakes and towns. So if you are thinking of self catering in France and want to see as much of Brittany as you can, then Le Boterff is ideal for couples, families or groups and, being centrally located you can easily reach wherever you want to go.

St Mayeux

Only ten minutes drive away, is the stunning Lac de Guerledan with safe sandy beaches, where you can swim or enjoy many other water sports. Pedalos, boats and canoes can all be hired, or take a cruise around this beautiful lake or visit the lakeside crêperie, bar or restaurants.

The 16th C. Abbey at Bon Repos and the Chateau Forges des Salles are 15 minutes away. Other Chateaux, pretty villages and walled towns of historic and cultural interest, such as Pontivy, Josselin, Quimper, Moncontour, Dinan and St Brieuc, as well as many other places of interest, are all within easy reach on quiet roads. Many towns and villages such as Quintin, Pontivy, Rostrenen and St Brieuc have markets, where you can sample local produce and crafts and Mur de Bretagne has a Friday evening summer market in July & August.

You can enjoy fishing, walking, or cycling along the banks of the Lac de Guerledan or the Nantes-Brest canal. Golf can be played at Pontivy or St Brieuc. These are all nearby to be enjoyed and because Le Boterff is right in the centre, the north, south and west coasts and beaches are all easily reached for days out.

For lovers of French cuisine, you can linger over your meal in a wide choice of restaurants and bistros or just relax with a coffee in a street café and watch the world go by.

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17 Aug 2014

4/5

"Middle of nowhere wirklich hübsch"

Das alte Haus liegt wirklich im Zentrum der Bretagne, der kleine Ort Mayeux hat eine ordentliche Verkehrsanbindung, doch trotzdem 50 Kilometer sind es zu den Stränden. Wir haben das als Stützpunkt g… More

27 Sep 2013

5/5

"Warm welcome, lovely atmosphere and very happy to recommend"

We arrived on site and were immediately welcomed by the owners Carl and Helen. Cups of tea and coffee were fetched for us and after enjoying these very welcome beverages to set pitching our tent. Al… More

22 Aug 2013

5/5

"Picturesque, Peaceful and Polite"

I visited Le Beterff last year in July am about to return for a second visit which prompted me to leave this review. The gites themselves are situated in a picturesque village with all of the local am… More

22 May 2013

5/5

"trial de guerlédan"

Nous avons séjourné en famille le week-end de la pentecôte afin de parcourir le trial de Guerlédan. Très bon accueil d'Helen et Carl en chambre d'hôte. Le petit déjeuner était parfai… More

21 Apr 2013

5/5

"A picturesque secluded French retreat"

We stayed at Le Boterff in April over the Easter holidays. We were given the warmest welcome imaginable by the owners, Helen, Carl, Lisa and Kevin. We stayed in their bed and breakfast room which is p… More

18 Oct 2012

4/5

"Lovely peaceful Gite in a pretty setting."

We enjoyed our stay and had a very warm welcome from Carl & Helen and Kevin & Lisa. The Gite was well equipped and very comfortable, with lots of little touches that made it feel more homely. A lot of… More

10 Sep 2012

5/5

"A little piece of tranquil paradise"

My partner, myself and kitty were recomended Le Boterff Gites for our house viewing trip and we were not disappointed! Right from when we made the booking we had a warm welcome and couldn't wait … More

30 Aug 2012

5/5

"A most friendly welcome in peaceful, rural Brittany."

We chanced upon Le Boterff from an advertisement in a magazine. The accomodation was just about the right distance for us to travel, and in a new area of Brittany. What a stroke of luck! The Eng… More

13 Aug 2012

5/5

"This is the most peaceful and tranquil location I have stayed!"

I recently stayed here with my husband and two children aged 11 and 13yrs in our caravan. My parents fancied coming too so we also booked one of the gites for them at this property. We received such a… More

16 Jul 2012

5/5

"Friendly & Relaxing"

We went with our caravan to this small but lovely site. The British owners were particularly friendly and welcoming and seemed very keen to make our stay a pleasant one. The facilities were fine for s… More

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Languages spoken
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  • French
  • German

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