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Gite On Mini Horse Farm Just A 'Trot' From The Town - Splash pool, animals



Updated: 10-Jun-2016
Cottage on farm, Callac, Brittany, France - Tranquil Gite On Farm Just A Trot To The Town, 30 Mins To Beach

Set in its own valley and just 10 minutes walk from the bustling town of Callac, Kernormand holiday cottage benefits from the tranquillity of the countryside but still has the conveniences of the town. If you love animals and the countryside you'll love Kernormand. We have more than 30 horses, some big ones but the others are rare breed Falabellas. We have the friendliest rare breed curly haired pig (not for eating), chickens,cats and dogs too. The feel of this ancient stone building has been retained, whilst creating a superbly modern interior with fully insulated and boarded walls and ceilings. The spacious rooms with velux windows are light, airy and instantly relaxing. Superb tranquil farm setting, 10 mins walk to the town with bars and shops, Stunning light and chicly modern interior,cosy traditional exterior. Pool, large Trampoline, 30 mins to beach, great for children, free fresh veg and eggs, pony petting, long country walks.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We moved to France 8 years ago with a farm yard full of animals in tow. Now 1 run the only miniature Falabella horse stud in France breeding these extremely rare and tiny horses. - as well as managing the gite! We love to have people staying here who enjoy wildlife or simply want to introduce their children the outdoors.

Speaks English

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for making us so welcome on our recent break. We all really enjoyed it and thought that the Gite was wonderful. We missed it very much when we left. It was really good to see a part of Brittany we hadn't been to previously and Petit Kernormand is ideally placed for benefiting both from the peace and quiet of the countryside, but with the town handy and the coast and places of interest within easy reach. Callac is a really nice town too."

"We had a fantastic holiday in every way possible. The gite, company and surroundings are all what made for such a special family holiday that I am sure we will all remember for a long time to come. Well that is until we get to do it again soon."

"We had such a marvellous time with you. The horses were great, but we also really enjoyed all the places we went to visit - many of them at your suggestions."
May 2013
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1 Reviews

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  • 5 of 5

This was all we could have wanted from a family holiday. The gite was perfect and beautifully presented. The children loved it - particularly Rocky the little dog, and can't stop talking about their adventures. We all relaxed the instant we arrived with a lovely first night evening meal prepared by Sharon & Bill our hosts. They were so helpful , especially with the children and recommending places to visit and local activities. We can't wait to return to see how the horses have grown and to say hello to Rocky and friends again/ We are certainly recommending Kernormand to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you had a great time. We really enjoyed meeting the children and seeing them discovering things they had never had a chance to see before! Shame they didn't actually clean the tractor though!- Next time?
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:


A lake beach is within 10 minutes drive of the gite or the sea is within a half hour drive of the gite- there are so many empty beaches in this area it is impossible to list them all!


Fly to Dinan then drive 120km - approx 1hr 30mins drive.

Fly to Brest then drive 80km - approx 1 hour drive.

We can give a voucher for 20% off Ferry Travel with Brittany Ferries

Ferry to Roscoff then drive 47km - approx 45 mins drive.

Ferry to St. Malo then drive 120km - approx 1hr 30 mins drive.

Ferry to Calais then drive 630km - approx 7 hour drive.

We can provide 20% discount on Brittany Ferry crossings

A car is not essential but beneficial!


The nearest town of Callac is a short walk - 1km to the far side.

Further Details:

There are always interesting things happening close by. These range from country markets to horse fairs, racing, or organised walks, golf, swimming, walking, cycling and fishing.

Horse riding etc nearby. Kite flying, pony walking, feeding the animals for children are all available on-site and the town of Callac (which has 2 supermarkets and bars and restaurants) is a 10 min walk from the gite


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Check in after 2pm on the arrival day and out no later than 10am (except with prior arrangement) on the day of departure.

Changeover Day:

strictly no smoking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 10-Jun-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Family
  • Farm Holidays


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • town


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • pond

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with sink, toilet, bath/shower over


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - twin beds with option of extra 'put you up' for an extra child and cot if required. The master bedroom has one standard sized double bed with room for a cot if necessary.


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


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: No smoking, No Pets except for Butterflies Outside: Table chairs, private splash pool,trampoline with safety net, garden - chickens are free! Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Fresh linen and towels are provided weekly.

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