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Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property


Experience real Breton life.

"Tirnanog is a large, traditional Breton house situated in the hamlet of Bodizel a short walk from the colourful village of Spezet. The nearby village which historically belonged to Cornwall, is steeped in myth and legend and home to excellent restaurants, boulangerie, charcuterie, post office and several bars.

The house has great character with open fires and a wealth of exposed beams, however gas central heating has been installed to ensure you remain cosy during the winter months. The large, private enclosed garden with expansive lawn and apple trees is ideal for children; swings, slide, paddling pool and bicycles (for both adults and children) are available.

The accommodation comprises of:

Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed, 2 two singles and 3 has a double and single bed.

Kitchen: Traditional breadoven, gas cooker, microwave,fridge/freezer, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, washing machine and tumble dryer. Ironing facilities.

Living rooom: Large and spacious room with satellite TV, DVD player, CD player, double bed settee, open fire, sofa and comfortable armchairs.

Bathroom: Large downstairs bathroom with shower over bath and bidet, separate WC with grab rails.

Exterior: large lawned, enclosed gardens, garden furniture, swing, slide, paddling pool, BBQ, off road parking.

Please note: All linen and towels are included in the rental price and one well behaved pet is welcome free of charge.

Perfectly situated to explore the beauty of Brittany, within the Parc d'Amorique area- Armorica Regional National Park, including it's 3 islands, Tirnanog provides the ideal base to cater for everyone with the wide range of activities available.

The diversity of the landscape from the rivers, lakes and rock formations that can be found in Huelgoat to the unspoilt beaches and rugged headlands that are within a thirty minute drive provide ample opportunities for exploring and indulging in the area. Wildlife enthusiasts are also well catered for with beavers otters and birds of prey the most commonly spotted within the Parc d'Amorique.

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
4 August, 2017

About The Owner

We are both retired teachers.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Finistere

We first visited Brittany in 2003 and were amazed at the wonderful scenery, fantastic people and ther slow pace of life. It was like returning to Britain in the 1950 s.

We saw the house in an estate agents window and fell in love with it.

What makes this house unique

Set in a small hamlet, yet a short walk from the colourful village of Spezet.

Our grandchildren love the large garden with swings and slide.

Within easy reach of many beaches, lakes and


Guestbook comments from the owner

The house and Brittany are beautiful.
Jun 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Spézet in Finistere

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming


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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Brilliant holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a relaxing holiday! The house was very lovely, full of character, well presented, and large enough for our two families to enjoy a comfortable and fun week. The huge garden there is fab, our kids had a great time playing while we sat in the sunshine cooking barbecues and chilling out with a glass of vin rouge.

The beaches nearby are spectacular, especially Crozon and Camaret sur Mer. It was great weather yet the beach was so quiet.

We spent a day visiting the megalithic standing stones at Carnac, and visited the very beautiful town of Huelgoat, where we planned to rent a boat but ended up exploring the forests and magnificent stones where King Arthur is supposed to have stayed. Our eldest daughter Susie thinks it must be the Enchanted Forest from Enid Blyton's books!!

So much to see, and such a tranquil and beautiful area, we hope to come back again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you and your family had such a good holiday at Tirnanog. It is such a beautiful area we wish we could spend much more time there. Such a slow pace of life, it's like the UK in the 1950s. We welcome you back at anytime.
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  • 5 of 5

Tirnanog was even better than the description. Exceedingly clean and comfortable. The lady who looks after the house was ever so helpful and provided us with lots of information about the area. We loved the beautiful beaches and picturesque towns and villages, Locranon was astonishing. Our young children played for hours on the swing and slide in the garden.

We would recommend Tirnanog to anyone without hesitation. We all want to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Beautiful House, An Excellent Holiday

  • 5 of 5

A thoroughly enjoyable holiday in a beautful home. Even better than on the website, the pictures did not do Tirnanog justice. Easy to book, great communication and co-operation.

The house was clean and in a lovely spot, a short walk from the village of Spezet, which had everything we needed, bakery, shop, friendly restaurants.

We would without doubt recommend this holiday to all our friends.

Brittany is beautiful, the local area especially. We visited several beaches, they were so quiet for the time of year. The children 8 and 12 really enjoyed the whole holiday-- Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Our fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

we arrived by car and found the property easily following your directions, What a lovely house, clean, tidy and very welcoming and your instructions on how everything worked made moving in a doddle. Whilst we used it as a base to explore the surrounding countryside it really felt like home on returning every evening. Sitting watching the bats fly over the garden from next door's eves made the evenings magical .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A really good holiday.

  • 5 of 5

Great house, brilliant location. Spotlessy clean, provided everything we could have wanted.

The location is brilliant, ideal position to explore the beautiful places of interest such as Duarnez, Huelgoat and Camaret. Owners very cooperative and helpful.

Alice the lady who looks after the house was brilliant. The welcome pack on arrival, wine, food etc. was much appreciated.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Beautiful House, Great Area

  • 5 of 5

Even nicer than the ad! All the facilities we needed, very comfortable house. Excellent communication with Sandy and John the owners.

We visited some great beaches, the forest and lake at Huelgat -phenominal!

Bruyere restaurant in Spezet great with the children. Would recommend Tirnanog to anyone

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres

Ideally located to explore all that Brittany offers

Set in glorious countryside, magnificent and quiet unspoilt beaches are only a short drive away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Spézet, Brittany

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
9 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.