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Converted Farmhouse, 3 Gites In Private Rural Location, Overlooking Countryside - Gite 2



Updated: 31-Aug-2016
Houses in La Roche Bernard, Vannes, Morbihan, Brittany, France - Peaceful Countryside Location, 15 Mins Drive To Beaches

Converted farmhouse and stables into 3 gites each with own garden and BBQ area. There is also a communal garden. Gite 1 sleeps 5 and has a downstairs bedroom with en suite, gites 2 & 3 are 3 bedroom and sleep 6/7. The 200yr longiere was renovated retaining many original features like beams and fireplaces. Ideally located near beaches and all amenities. Rural setting surrounded by gardens and meadows and at the end of a secluded lane. Ideal for families and children. The local village, Marsan is 2km, and the picturesque historic town of La Roche Bernard 4km away along the banks of the river villain, with it's marina, many restaurants and artisan quarter. There is a swimming pool with revolving opening dome which opens on hot summer days. Beaches are 10/15mins drive, and many attractions nearby, like the nature reserve, Dinosaurs Park and golf course at the Châteaux Bretesh. The riding school for horse riding hire is only 800m away.

Details for holiday Gite 2, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, 1 Bathroom

There are 3 bedrooms upstairs, 1 double, 1 twin, one with bunk. A spare matress is provided for an extra child if needed.

Bathroom with shower,wc, basin.

Downstairs there is a large living/dining room, with wooden staircase, oak beams and fully fitted kitchen with fridge/freezer, cooker, washing machine, toaster, utensils & kettle.

The property has French windows which open to a rear garden & patio area with bbq. Garden chairs and sun loungers are provided.

There is a Uk satelite Tv & radio and hi-fi cd.

There is a front garden sitting area with garden bench.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom

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About the Owner


I live in England with my wife Judith, and have always love France and the lifestyle. I'm a interior designer/musician and my wife a solicitor (a lethal combination). Although semi-retired now we made a lot a friends since we bought the farm back in 1989 with a view of retiring here while running the holiday gites. The surrounding fields which came with the buildings, were ideal for us to live "the good life".

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Holiday in Gite 2

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The Gite was very well equipped and spacious. The children loved the large garden and playing with the other children staying. It is within a short drive to lots if interesting towns and good beaches.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

It was a working dairy farm, a throw-back to the middle ages when I bought it in 1989, gites 2&3 were cattle barns. It's location and potential we're fantastic having oak beams, stone walls and country aspect, yet near beaches and the wonderful historic town of La Roche Bernard, which enchanted me after my first views while driving over the suspension bridge. I knew instantly this was the place for me after spending month's looking around other areas of France.

Activity and Interests


There many beaches of different likes 10/15 mins away by car. The nearest is Billiers, which is about a 10mile cycle through the country lanes via Arzal.

Further along are the beaches of Penestin, Damgan and Ambon. The large tourist resort La baule is about 30/40min away by car.


Nantes airport, 40mins by car

Cean 210miles approx'

St Malo 140 miles approx'

Cherbourg 220 miles approx'

Le Harve 240 miles approx'


Marzan 2km

La Roche Bernard 4km

Vannes 30mins by car

Nantes 45mins by car

Billiers beach 10/15mins by car

Further Details:

There are lots to see and do in the area.

La Roche Bernard, a very pretty historic town of character, with cobbled streets containing 15th and 16th century buildings overlooking the river Villaine, has modern facilities including supermarkets, as well a wealth of bars restaurants, creperies; indeed the Auberge Bretagne, is famous as being one of the best restaurants in France.

There is of course a boating mariner and the restaurant boat which travels along the Villaine while you enjoy dinner. Advance bookings necessary.

Thursday the centre is overtaken by the market, with alot of local produce for sell. Well worth a visit.

Local attractions include the wildlife park at Barnfaire, and the 'Scary' Pre-historic theme park (with life size dinosaurs lurking in the woods) near the granite village of Rochefort on terre, which itself is worth visiting.

Horse riding is available just a short walk down the lane(you'll pass it as you come to the gites). They have horses of all sizes, and ponies for the little ones.

The walled historic town of Guerande and all it's attractions along with resort town La baule (known as the Monte Carlo of the north)are about 1/2 hours drive away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 May 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We usually ask for a 25% deposit on return with your booking form, and the balance, along with a £100 per week security returnable deposit 8 weeks before your start date.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, preferably arrive after 3pm, and leave by 10am please, to allow caretakers to prepare the gites, and make sure everything is in order.
Please note that you are responsible to leave the gite clean and tidy as you found it.

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.
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Updated: 31-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

The benefits of this property were that it is at the end of a lane, surrounded by fields, meadows, country lanes for cycling and walking. We had small children and we felt it was safe for them to play and explore without the worry of passing traffic, and there is enough land to play football etc. without annoying anybody. I knew the river was good for fishing and there was a good golf course nearby, plus all the local attractions highlighted earlier. There are many fine restaurants, and eateries to suite everyone nearby. Being a musician I've enjoyed the live music which appears regularly in the beautifully restored theatre(now a brassiere/bar) Sarah B,(after Sarah Bernhart) and other bars around the towns and villages. Indeed I've made many friends, and they are always there to help.

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


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  • Notes on accommodation: Bed linen and towels can be hired from our English Caretakers, who live a few miles away, and they are always on hand to help or if any emergencies should arise. Electricity and gas are included with summer and mid season rentals, but electricity is charged extra for winter lets, at the market rate per unit. High chair, baby bath and cots, can be provided and no extra charge. Outside: Each gite has it's own private area with BBQ. There is a large grassed are at the rear of the properties for ball games. Gite 1 has large private front garden and sitting are in front of the gite. Gites 2&3 have private front landscaped sitting areas, and rear individual BBQ patio's which leads on to the communal grassed area with mature trees and views over the surrounding countryside.

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