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Brittany, Four individual gites, shared heated pool with tv & free internet - L'Alouette (Sleeps 8. 4 Bedrooms)



Updated: 09-Sep-2016
Holiday Homes in Baud, Morbihan, Brittany, France - Idyllic Location on the South Facing Slope of the River Tarun Valley in Morbihan

Kerabellec has 4 Gites providing a high standard of comfort. Each has its own patio area with garden furniture and a barbecue. The Gites sit in three acres of grounds and the gardens are there to be shared. Also shared is the communal laundry room and the in-ground heated swimming pool measuring 10 x 5m. The pool is securely fenced & alarmed to meet local safety rules. The gites are situated on the south facing slope of the valley of the River Tarun, where guests may fish for trout. Kerabellec is situated less than ten minutes by car away from Baud, with small shops, restaurants, three supermarkets and a Saturday market. La Chapelle Neuve is just one kilometre away and has a convenience store and tennis court. The many beaches of Southern Morbihan are easily accessible on excellent roads, taking about 35 minutes to reach the closest. Southern Brittany is noted for its many golf courses, the closest is near Pontivy, 20 minutes away by car. There are a number of alternative sporting & leisure activities in the area such as, bike trails, canoeing, sailing, fishing lakes etc and many walking trails through woodland. Baud is easily accessed by sea,air & road and the owners can provide a discount when booking with Brittany Ferries. There is one Gite that is user friendly for less mobile individuals with its own downstairs bedroom & shower room. FREE INTERNET IN ALL GITES. This year our instalment payment plan proved to be very popular with visitors. 25% Deposit upon booking then 2 further instalments. 1st instalment payable 8 weeks prior to arrival. 2nd final instalment payable 4 weeks prior to arrival. New swim under pool cover to be fitted October 2015 so that the heated pool can be used from March to October .(covered or uncovered dependent on the weather )

Details for holiday cottage L'Alouette (Sleeps 8. 4 Bedrooms), 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, 2 Bathrooms

L'Alouette is the largest of the cottages, sleeping eight in four bedrooms with one bathroom, including toilet, and one shower room, also with toilet. Bedroom 1 has a king-sized bed, wardrobe, dressing table and bedside tables with lamps. Bedroom 2 has a double bed with built in wardrobe, dressing table and bedside tables with lamps. Bedrooms 3 and 4 have a pair of twin beds, hanging space, bedside tables and lamps. There is room for a cot in any of the bedrooms. The ground floor comprises a comfortable sitting room with settees and armchairs, coffee table, and English TV by satellite & internet. The dining room seats a family of 8. The kitchen is equipped with an electric cooker and gas hob, micro-wave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and is generously supplied with crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils and dishes. Bedlinen is supplied and the beds made up for your arrival. Towels may be hired (£9 for a 'towel bale'). Dogs accepted £30 per week per pet.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

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Wonderful gites and surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Vicky and Sam both went out of their way to give us excellent advice on the area and help us with our travel options when we had to come back to UK a day early.

Our gite was lovely, spacious and clean and it was amazing to have other families on site with whom our kids could play. The pool is wonderful and the large grounds with the river provide an idyllic setting for kids to run around freely, an opportunity lacking in London. Our dog loved the experience as well and we felt our holiday was even more special having her with us.

The nearby towns and beaches exceeded expectations.

We highly recommend this as a lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Sharon, Garth and Children, It really was great having you to stay at Kerabellec and to see how happy and easily entertained the children were with all the space to run around and play. Such a contrast to city life . It was fantastic that the children made friends and were able to play and swim together . You are welcome here anytime , should you wish to visit us again in the future. best wishes Vicky and Sam
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Perfect relaxing French holiday location

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to this wonderful family run Gites complex.

We were welcomed by our delitefull hosts Sam and Vicky who took time to show us the facilities and explained the history of the Gite we were staying in ( first week Le Pierrot then we moved into La Alouette with other family).

All the Gites were clean, well equipped with individual outdoor seating areas and new BBQs.

The owners were always on hand if you needed advice or problems sorting with the Gite. They were very informative about local attractions or places to eat and each Gite is equipped with a useful information booklet.

We enjoyed visits to Vannes for the fantastic French market(one of the best fish markets I have ever visited) also Locmariaquer for a great meal overlooking the mussel beds and harbour.

If you are looking for a quite French holiday location,very child friendly I would not hesitate in recommending Kerabellec.

Thank you Sam and Vicky for a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tim and Lyn It was really great to meet you all, and what a fantastic game of rounders on the field . So pleased that you enjoyed the Moules and frites and all the experiences of your first time to Kerabellec. Best wishes Vicky and Sam
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Fabulous family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Another fabulous break at Kerabellec. Great Gite with plenty of space for two families to catch up and enjoy all that the complex and Brittany have to offer.

The rooms were very comfortable and the Gite is well equipped. Many meals were enjoyed out on the decking area and great use was made of the barbecue.

We all enjoyed the pool, the river, walks and wonderful days out exploring the coast, other river locations for canoeing and local places of historical interest.

Our hosts, Sam and Vicky were exceptionally welcoming and provided excellent advice on places to visit and places to eat - thank you both!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Joshua and Becca Great to hear that there was enough space for all the family, So pleased that you enjoyed the Kayaking , only ten minutes away and a fantastic time on the river with all the family. The weather was fantastic for you . Do visit us again some time it would be lovely to see you all again. Best wishes Vicky and Sam
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Slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was truly a slice of heaven . The views from the terrace was stunning . The bedrooms were roomy and everything was catered for. I have one concern , how do they do it for such a reasonable cost !!.

The location was quiet with beautiful verdant scenery the town was a 5 minute drive with the local village a good 15 minute walk. My boys loved the play area and the swimming pool.

Sam and Vicky were charming and ever helpful had a great holiday

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful properties in lovely location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three weeks at this beautiful collection of gites with friends. We couldn't have asked for a more peaceful location (very different from our working lives). The surrounding area is stunning and there is plenty of land including a river to explore with really well kept grounds and stunning gardens.

The owners went out of their way to help and accommodate all of our needs and had a wealth of knowledge to share about the local area - really useful for day trips and booking dinner out. They were also kind enough to show us around the free gites and all of them were done to an incredibly high standard. Pool was heated for us especially and we had some fantastic weather too.

Local area great for adults and kids alike (nearby adventure forest at Camors) with the beach at Carnac only 25 minutes away. Lovely towns to explore nearby - Josselyn and Vannes particularly nice. We shall certainly be returning for a summer holiday next time!

  • Review Submitted: May 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect French get away

  • 5 of 5

This was just the latest of many stays at this beautiful gite complex, I and my friends and family have stayed in all the gites, and find each have their own unique charms.

The site is huge with a great pool, individual patios for each gite, and lovely grassed children's play area complete with toys, and a big field which borders a fishing river, to play more boisterous ball games.

The gites are really well equipped, and while they don't have heating, some have wood burners and who needs heating during the summer anyway?

The complex is in a beautiful area, isolated, so you will need a car, but close enough to a village bakery for an early morning walk to get your breakfast. About 45 minutes to the coast, and ten minutes to the nearest supermarket, with loads of local markets taking place almost daily, and with the lovely bigger towns of Lorient and Vanne close by, there is a reason we keep coming back again and again.

Pam and Dave are great hosts, and while the gites are self catering, they are very kind and always helpful, also very useful to have them on site for such things as lighting an unfamiliar cooker etc!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes & Nantes at 110 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo, Caen, Roscoff at 150 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Carnac at 30 Kilometres Car: recommended


The closest beaches are around Carnac - about 35 minutes on easy roads by car. Worth travelling another five minutes for are the beaches on Western side of the Quiberon peninsular where there is a wealth of water sport, including wind-surfing, kite-surfing, surfing and sand-surfing! The waters on the eastern side of the peninsular are calmer for young families. A favourite beach with our clients is at Kerhilio just at the base of the peninsular.


Our nearest airport is at Rennes (just over an hour by car) with several flights from the UK daily. Flights from the UK also come into Nantes and Brest. The nearest ferry ports are at Roscoff and St Malo, each about two hours drive away. Caen is under three hours by car and Cherbourg three and half hours. The drive from the Tunnel terminal at Calais takes six hours. Your own transport is essential when staying here.


Our nearest town is Baud, with a good selection of small shops, and some excellent bakers. There are three supermarkets and several good restaurants. La Chapelle Neuve is our closest village - a twenty minute walk away - and has a small shop. For serious shopping there is a hypermarket in Lorient. There are excellent markets locally - one almost every day in Vannes, or Auray, Carnac or Pontivy or Hennebont. There is also a small market in Baud on Saturdays.

Further Details:

All Gites are None Smoking, however outside smoking is permitted & ashtrays can be supplied. We keep a basket in each cottage with recommendations for local restaurants and tourist guides to what's on in the area. We ask guests to add to the basket with the things that they have most enjoyed doing. There are several interesting towns in the area, notably Josselin with its historic castle, and Vannes with its medieval streets.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
4 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
26 Aug 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
9 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £200
Pet Fee £30

Booking Notes:
Booking should be made initially by email or telephone.

The Instalment plan options are proving to be very popular . Choose one of the 3 methods of payment to suit your own budget . Talk to Vicky to make arrangements .

Changeover Day:
During peak season the change-over day for Le Pierrot , L'Hirondelle , L'Alouette and La Faisane is Saturday. Out of peak season we are able to be flexible with the change-over days and length of stay.

25% upon booking . Full balance payment 8 week prior to arrival . Or use the option plan for deposit with 2 further instalments 8 weeks and 4 weeks prior to arrival.The security deposit is payable with the final balance and is refundable one week after departure. Or choose the MONTHLY INSTALMENT PLAN and also spread the cost of your deposit . Final payment 4 weeks before arrival.

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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Fireplace
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4


  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: The cottages have all been professionally renovated to a high standard and furnished and equipped very comfortably. All of the complex is suitable for families and children as well as adult groups. Group discounts March, April May, June , September and October . Outside: This area of Brittany is very suitable for families, the peace and quiet of the countryside combined with easy access to the beaches of Southern Brittany. We have 3 acres of gardens and outside space, so there is always somewhere quiet to sit. During the school holidays we tend to have mostly family groups and the children make friends very quickly and share the play area. We also have a large field running down to the River Tarun, and we encourage noisy games such as football and cricket to be played on this. The river runs at the end of our property and our clients are welcome to fish, subject to purchasing the necessary permit from Baud.

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