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Spacious Three Bedroom Gite With Enclosed Garden 10 Minutes From Josselin



Updated: 25-Aug-2016
House near Josselin, Morbihan, Brittany: peaceful rural location yet not isolated

Enjoy your holiday in comfort. We have tried to offer everything that we would want from a gite at prices that are as low as possible and without any extra charges.

So, after you arrive and park outside on the quiet lane you will walk into the light and airy large modern lounge/diner and kitchen area. You can watch UK satellite TV, a DVD or browse the fast reliable free internet. Upstairs you can relax in the large south facing bedrooms. All rooms have electric heaters and the lounge has an efficient wood burning stove.

Outside and across the lane you can sit in sun or shade in either of the garden areas, have a BBQ or play boules on the boules court. There are plenty of adult and children’s books and indoor and outdoor games to keep everyone occupied.

One of the garden areas is securely gated for the benefit of younger children. There is even a pond at the end of the lane with free fishing (licence needed).

We are sorry but there is no access to French TV channels because of recent broadcasting arrangement changes.

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We moved to Brittany in 2014 to take early retirement from our jobs in teaching children with a range of special needs and social care.

For part of each year we live in the adjacent part of the property with our golden retriever. This has entirely separate garden areas but we are available if you need any assistance. We can also offer links with various local craft people for anyone interested in activities of this kind.

Having been through some of the issues of moving to France we would be very happy to help anyone considering buying a property in this beautiful area.

Speaks English

1 Reviews

1 holidaymaker review


A well equipped rural home.

  • 5 of 5

This house feels like a home and has everything you need. The hosts, Lynn and Kevin, who live next door, were very welcoming, friendly, generous and accommodating. We arrived to a bottle of wine, a supply of breakfast foods and a freshly baked cake!!

The house is in a tiny rural hamlet in the middle of nowhere but we chose it as a base because of its central location in Brittany. It is also a great place if a rural retreat is what you're looking for. It is especially well equipped for children with a playground in the yard, sports equipment, board games and a bookcase full of English children's books (plus adult books, and DVDs as well).

The only problem was the wifi was sometimes a bit patchy. But it did work.

We left wishing we could stay longer.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. Our aim is to make the gite homely and well equipped and are very glad that you found it to be like this. It is our belief that holiday makers should know what to expect from a holiday home and to be able to walk in to a comfortable and clean place to stay and that your description is very accurate. There can sometimes be problems with the French wifi which is unfortunately beyond our control, but we can confirm that it does usually work and is relatively fast.
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From the Owner

We spent several weeks viewing a considerable number of properties before buying this one. The area is rural but not isolated with good local facilities. There is easy access to via the toll free roads to many places of interest on the coasts, countryside and towns.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes at 88 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Mohon at 2 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : St Malo at 99 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Lac au Duc, Ploermel at 18 Kilometres Nearest Train : Vannes at 56 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : N24 at 12 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Josselin (several restaurants) at 14 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Arradon (south coast) at 63 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

We can link you with various craft activities in the area and also a whole body therapist.


The location is convenient for both south and north coasts both of which can be reached by car within 60 minutes.


The nearest ferry port is St Malo which is 90 minutes away. Roscoff is two hours; Caen about two and a half hours; Cherbourg about three hours; Le Havre is about three and a half hours; and Calais is about six hours.

There are airports at Rennes which is about an hour away; Dinard which is 75 minutes and Nantes and Brest, both of which are about two hours away

The nearest train stations are at Vannes and Rennes although car hire would be needed


Mohon is only about 2km away from the gite. Josselin is about 12 km away. Ploermel and Lac au Duc are about 24 km.

Lac de Guerledan is about 55 km away as is the historic town of Vannes

Further Details:

There are many good restaurants in the area and we have a full range of leaflets of activities for families, couples and individuals. The area also has many well marked cycle routes, including one from the end of the lane that the gite is situated on.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
winter 2016/17
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
28 night minimum stay
for 28 nights
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Autumn 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

There is no set changeover day and we are happy to be as flexible as possible to help you enjoy your holiday. Shorter breaks can also be accommodated during the summer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

The gite is spacious and light with a series of attractive garden areas offering both sun and shade.

Property Type

  • house


  • Family


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


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


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


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


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

Location Type

  • rural


  • churches
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • There is a first floor shower room with modern walk in shower and WC and also a ground floor WC


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a king size double bed Bedroom 2 has two single beds Bedroom 3 has a double bed Each has its own wardrobe with hangers, chest of drawers, casual chair, bed side tables, lamps and with both large and small mirrors. Two have hair dryers and there is one set of straighteners.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The price includes some of the important things that you will need when you arrive. This includes good quality linen and towels, tea, coffee, milk, croissants, washing up liquid, basic cleaning items, a starter bag of charcoal for the BBQ and logs for the wood burner. There is even a bottle of wine and fruit juice in the fridge. Children of all ages are welcome. Cots are provided along with a high chair and stair gate. The gite has French type electrical sockets but we supply UK type adaptors. The wifi signal works in all rooms and there is a good mobile phone signal. We ask guests not to smoke in the gite please. Outside: Two garden areas across the quiet lane offer sun and shade. The hedged and gated grassed area has a garden table, six chairs along with a large drum BBQ. Sun loungers are also available. The other has two lawns with trees and a full sized boules pitch with boules provided. There is outdoor play equipment for children including swings and a slide.

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