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Peaceful Farmhouse Cottage, 15 Minutes From The Beautiful Pink Granite Coast



Updated: 24-Oct-2016
Cottage in Le Rhun Nr. Lannion, Cotes DÁmor, Brittany, France

This farmhouse cottage was built at the turn of the 20th century as a small farm. Set in three quarters of an acre of lawned garden in the heart of the Brittany countryside it offers a peaceful and restful holiday but still within easy reach of the Pink Granite coastline with it's wonderful granite rock formations, spectacular cliff walks and beautiful beaches, together with many sporting activities and adventure parks catering for all ages groups. The nearest village is Plouaret where you will find two small supermarkets, butcher, 2 boulangeries, 2 good bar restaurants (daytime eating) a pharmacy and 2 banks. The picturesque town of Lannion, is about a 10 minute drive away and set on the banks of the river, with its cobbled streets and many little shops and restaurants.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'Enjoyed every minute of our week. Weather perfect - our hosts were second to none. Cosy cottage and comfortable beds, and just everything we needed - a home from home. Thank you and hope to see you again next year' 1/6/13

'One of the best houses we have stayed in during our numerous visits to France, and thank you to Stephanie and Barry for making us feel so welcome...' 4/5/13

'We have had a great week...Tregastel is lovely our two boys really enjoyed climbing on the rocks. Best ever ice cream (x 3 times) in Ploumanach. Lots of lovely beaches. Boys enjoyed climbing in the trees at Vivont Perdes...We also went to the Adventure Park in Begard which the boys really enjoyed. The accommodation has been great and sitting in the garden, lovely and peaceful here..' 20/7/13

'We have had:- the most comfortable cottage, the best hosts ever, ambiance in abundance
Jan 2014
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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Delights of the Pink Granite Coast

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was fantastic with such a lovely sitting room and patio area.

We enjoyed the isolation from other properties and the views across the fields.

Although this was not a major drawback, it would have been nice to have a freezer in the kitchen.

The cottage was spotless and a delight to spend two weeks there.

Stephanie and Barry were great hosts and we enjoyed their company, especially on one evening when they invited us for drinks.

We would thoroughly recommend the property to anyone.

Our favorite coastal place was Ploumanach,although we also enjoyed our visits to Tregastel and Le Yaudet.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Having visited the beautiful Granite Coast many years ago we decided to come back and wanted a cottage in a quiet retreat with facilities for a family with a small child and grandparents. The Gite was exactly that. Barry and Stephanie were there to greet us on arrival and showed us around the house. They were friendly and helpful hosts who were available for help and advice if needed.

The local beach at St Michel en Greve was excellent for small children with swings and good sand. The amazing rocks at Tregastel are one of the reasons why we wanted to return to this coast and they were just as good as we remembered. Ile Grande is also well worth a visit with a 2/3 hour lovely coastal circuit walk around it. The quiet country lanes around the house are great to explore. We can definitely recommend a visit to Convenant Morvan.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Malcolm and Rachel for your kind words on your stay at Convenant Morvan. It was nice to see a three generation family enjoying their holiday and that all age groups were well catered for.
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Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

The description of the Gite was totally accurate. It was situated in a peaceful rural area,surrounded by farmland, within easy reach of many beautiful beaches. The interior of the house was spacious ,well furnished and very comfortable with all the expected facilities. The property was clean and well maintained, both inside and outside, the lawned area being mowed regularly. The owners could not have been more helpful, they respected our privacy but were happy to advise and assist when needed. I would definitely recommend this property to friends and family. We enjoyed walking ,swimming ,exploring amazing beaches and just relaxing. The garden area with comfortable sun loungers was perfect for lazy afternoons reading in the sunshine. We tended to eat out at lunchtime, much better value than evenings, and cannot recommend the local restaurant in Plouaret too highly, St Barbe food was delicious with wine and water included in a 5 course menu for 12 euros! All in all a delightful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We originally bought our cottage as a holiday home for both our family use and other guests. We chose this lovely area after spending many years running our charter boat business operating out of the Channel Islands bringing people to this beautiful coastline for sailing holidays. Now, after various building renovations over the years and retirement, we spend more time enjoying Brittany and its quieter way of life.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


The nearest beach, is a 15 minute drive, it is a long sweeping sandy beach good for walking and water sports such as sailing, sand yachting and horse riding. Sometimes in the summer months they have horse racing events too.

To the north of Lannion there are some lovely beaches for exploring rock pools, swimming, sunbathing, and some spectacular cliff walks.


Brest - 50 minute drive

Dinard - 1hr.20 minute drive

Roscoff Port - 45 minute drive

St. Malo - 1hr.40 minute drive

Caen - 3hr.30 minute drive

Calais/tunnel - 6 hour drive

Calais - 6 hour drive


Nearest Village of Plouaret is approximately a 3 minute drive and the nearest town of Lannion about 9 minutes. The larger towns of Brest (1 hour) and St. Brieuc (3/4 hour).

Further Details:

The cottage is well situated in the Cotes D'Armor as not only does it have easy access to the lovely and often dramatic coastline the immediate area caters for those with various sporting interests; some wonderful restaurants serving excellent food for those who enjoy sampling the local cuisine; sandy beaches for relaxing and playing in the sun; adventure parks; zoos. Brittany is steeped in history and folklore and has some wonderful churches and historical sites which are well worth a visit.

For those who come on holiday to take time out the garden is a peaceful haven where one can sit and relax and let the world go by.

In the village of Plouaret there are two boulangeries, 2 banks, 2 small supermarkets, 2 pharmacies, a butcher, two very good restaurants (day time only) and several bars. Market day is Tuesday.

Lannion has many small interesting shops dotted around the town together with many excellent restaurants and bars. There is also a cinema that sometimes shows English films. Market day is Thursday.

On the outskirts of Lannion there are several large hypermarkets together with some out of town shopping outlets.

During the summer months many of the local villages and towns have various evening festivities which are well worth a visit, often playing both modern and local music, dancing, and some include an evening market.

Brittany is a colourful and vibrant place to visit in the summer months, with something for everyone. Out of season it becomes a little quieter which for those looking for a relaxed and peaceful holiday is a lovely place to be !


Rental rates

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Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £80

Booking Notes:
All payments GBP cheques

On enquiry: booking form, conditions of booking, further information leaflet, forwarded; booking dates reserved by the owner.

On receipt of completed booking form and 25% deposit, booking is confirmed.

8 weeks prior to arrival balance plus GBP 80 returnable security deposit forwarded by guest + details of travel arrangements.

Upon receipt of balance a map and directions are forwarded by the owner and Any additional information asked for.

Security deposit returned within a week of guests departure.

Changeover Day:
Changeover Day: Saturday: (Sometimes flexible out of season on request)
Arrival time: 4.00pm (Sometimes flexible)
Departure time: 10.00am (Sometimes flexible)

We try to accommodate our guest's travelling arrangements:early arrivals, late departures

Notes on prices:
Outside mid/high season duration of stay and prices can vary accordingly. Please apply to owner for verification.

Electricity is included in price but out of season Central Heating, should it be required, is charged at GPB 6 per day. A full large log box is supplied but thereafter charged at GPB 6 per box.

Upon making a reservation a 25% dep payable to confirm booking. Balance payable 8 weeks prior to arrival.

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: 24-Oct-2016
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From the Owner


Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • bay
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Downstairs Bathroom/separate toilet - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Downstairs bathroom: Wash basin and bath with hand shower. Separate WC. Upstairs bathroom: Wash basin, shower unit and WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 plus + baby Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size bed. Bedroom 2 (smaller middle room) with large twin beds. Bedroom 3 with double bed. All bedrooms have usual bedroom furniture: bedside tables/lamps/rug/extra chairs/chest of drawers and wardrobes. King duvets on dbl/KS beds


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: ACCOMMODATION: Downstairs: consists of a large beamed lounge with wood burning stove, French windows leading out to the patio and private guest's garden at the back of the house. In the country style wooden kitchen, also with a wood burning stove, there is a gas hob with a double electric oven, dishwasher, fridge, microwave, toaster, and a well equipped 'kitchen drawer'. There is a downstairs bathroom with bath/hand shower, basin and separate WC. Upstairs consists of three bedrooms, two doubles (one King-sized ) and a twin. All beds have douvets and English feather pillows. There is a house bathroom with Shower, wash basin and wc. For the off season months the house does have central heating for which there is an additional charge. Outside: The garden to the back of the property is accessible through the French windows leading from the lounge to the patio area where there is all the usual garden furniture of table, chairs, sun beds, barbecue and outdoor table tennis. The garden is completely private and looks out onto the surrounding fields. The cottage is set well back from the road and faces out onto a large graveled courtyard and entrance to the property, and barn which runs along the roadside. The cottage is situated on a quiet country lane with very little traffic except for the odd car and tractor and many guests enjoy walking or cycling around the lanes in the surrounding area or for the more energetic a walk into the village, about 3/4 hr. Utility Room: At the back of the house there is a small room that houses a washing machine and a large drying airer for drying clothes on those not so bright days, plus an extra fridge. Garden furniture is also kept here when not in use. Cleaning / Towels / Linen : Linen and towels are not included but can be supplied on request. We do ask our guests to leave the house clean and tidy but it is thoroughly checked throughout before our next guests arrive. A full final cleaning service can be arranged on request.

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