Farmhouse / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Imposing 5 bedroom home, sleeps up to 6 people. Large fully equipped country kitchen, dining room with fire place, separate comfortable living room. 5 bathrooms, including 2 ensuites, 5 bedrooms all facing the extensive and private gardens. Fruit and nut trees and expansive space to run, play or just relax.

A relaxing holiday location for families or friends looking for the real French countryside in Bretagne. Just 25 mins from the coast and with many local natural and cultural attractions. Embrace French lifestyle- explore, relax and recharge in a beautiful 19th century manoir.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 5 bedrooms
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 family bathrooms and 2 en suites
Check in time: 15:00
Check out time: 11:00
Nearest beach Coast 30 km
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rennes 100 km, Nearest railway: St Brieuc 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (3), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

La Grande Maison was built around the year 1800 and through its over-200 year history, and renovations in the last 10 years, has lost none of its charm. With an attractive visage and ideal position sitting at the top of the grounds, it is at once imposing but also very inviting.

It has all modern comforts from dishwasher, coffee and espresso machine to satellite television and wireless internet. It is also, of course, centrally heated for the cooler months.

Further details outdoors

Large fully fenced private grounds- perfect for children to run and explore
Seasonal herb garden
Mature fruit and nut trees and seasonal blackberries

Further details

You will be welcomed by an English speaker.

House book will give you more details on the house and local attractions

The Brittany region

Brittany, Cotes D'Armor is a charming region in western France known for its strong local cultures and traditions. It is famous for its crepes and cidre. Conveniently from Channel Ferries and easily accessible from Paris on the SNCF trains. Summers are mild with endless blue skies and long relaxing days. Winters are cold but beautiful with occasional snowfalls. In summer you may have the opportunity to attend the unique local cultural events, called Fest Noz, where you can experience traditional French Breton dance, music, food and drink, and mix with the locals.

Just a 90 minute drive from the house is one of France's most famous landmarks- Le Mont St Michel. Closer to home are many charming medieval towns, there are the standing stones of Callac, beautiful forest walks, kayaking and hiking around Lac de Guerledan, and numerous local fishing spots. Local weekly markets are also a must see. Just over one hour and 70 km to to famous pink granite coast.


La Grande Maison is conveniently located 3 km from two villages, where you can buy your supply of baguettes and croissants from the local boulangeries.
There are also 1 large and 2 small supermarkets within a 5 minute drive. 2 km to the nearest restaurant.

Local attractions:

Hiking, horse-riding, fishing, kayaking and canoeing
Charming petites cités de caractère: Quintin and Moncontour
Historic Gouarec and the Abbaye de Bon Repos
Discover the local speciality Creperie Restaurants
Meander through the local weekly markets in Rostrenen, Quintin, Pontivy and St Brieuc
Lac de Guerledan, great for hiking, strolling and kayaking
Cycling by the Nantes-Brest canal
The coast is a 35 minute drive
Extensive coastal walks at the Baie de St Brieuc
French language courses available at Gouarec

In summer you may have the opportunity to attend the unique local cultural events, called Fest Noz, where you can experience traditional French Breton dance, music, food and drink, and mix with the locals.