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4 Gites and 5 Apartments In Beautiful and Secure 8 Acre seaside Country Garden - Garden apartmant B



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
Sleeps 4 in two bedrooms + cot. View over gardens. Ducks to Donkeys

Who Visits Kergarec? Kergarec is not only for families. During the school holidays, it is true, our visitors are almost all families; mostly British and Irish with a smattering of French and German.

They come from every walk of life and a large percentage are returning visitors who frequently bring their friends. Often, two or more families come together and stay in separate accommodation, getting together when they wish.

Outside the main school holidays we have a mixture of young families not limited by school holidays and older people. We are particularly well equipped for babies and young children; baby sitters, stair-gates, cots, high chairs. baths with shower attachment, microwaves, DVD s WiFi thought. etc. Children Friendly. Parents can enjoy their holiday secure in the knowledge that their children are safe in the garden. Kergarec is entered through code controlled electric gates which close automatically after the residents’ cars. All the animals are in paddocks (they can bite you but they can’t kick you). The lake has a fence over 6ft high and is approached through a double bolted gate. There is a strategically placed and very well equipped play area for children of all ages as well as adults. Activities range from sand pit and Wendy house through swings slides and see saws to table tennis, badminton, boules and football. Cricket even started last year players aged from 3 to over 50. With the proximity of the beaches and in the interests of safety and ecology we have decided against a swimming pool. There is the sea two miles away and two public pools within ten minutes drive.

The Gardens: The park-like gardens of Kergarec are beautiful by any standards. Totally secluded, screened by natural vegetation they contain hundreds of specimen trees and shrubs interspersed with swathes of lawn. Within the garden there are three barbecues and ample garden furniture; quiet shaded walks and secluded corners to relax in peace.

We have secure parking within the grounds and a full-time gardener-cum-handyman, Gilbert, who is most helpful – if you speak French!

Location: Kergarec is situated in the countryside just two miles inland from the bustling seaside resort of Benodet with all its holiday amenities (including a supermarket). There are long, open sandy Beaches close at hand and a host of intimate, rock surrounded, coves beloved of the British, a few minutes drive away. As a complete contrast the tree fringed river Odet and its estuary provide shaded riverside walks.

Getting Here: Most of our visitors arrive from one or other of the north French ports. Roscoff is the nearest – 90 mins drive; St Malo is 2hr 30mins. Cherbourg and Caen – 5 hours. The tunnel gets nearer every year and can now be done in about 7 hours. The airport most used by our visitors is Brest which is an hour away. Quimper has its own airport but flights are, at the moment only from London City.

The Area: There is nothing ‘kiss-me-quick’ about Benodet. It is a tasteful resort with all the facilities one would expect. Outdoor music to meet most tastes in the evenings throughout the season. Boat trips up the Odet to Quimper and out to the Glenan Isles. A supermarket, cinema, casino and the best ice creams I have ever tasted. Organised children’s activities on the beach, sailing, surfing and riding schools, tennis, bike hire, horse riding and a host of reasonably priced restaurants. There are two public swimming pools within ten minutes drive.

Historic Quimper With its hypermarkets, shops, galleries and ‘old town’ is a quarter of an hour away. Concarneau, fortified fishing town. Pont Aven, beautiful village with artistic heritage (Gaugin). La Torche where the world surfing championships were held in 2014, are all close at hand.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Garden apartmant B, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

Access to this garden apartment is by south facing French windows. The apartments are similar in size to the gites. Apartment B has two bedrooms, a tastefully furnished, south-facing, open plan living room and kitchen area equipped with full sized appliances including dishwasher.

Baths and a shower in the bath,toilet TV, DVD and access to WiFi

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Rod & Maryvonne Dennis own Kergarec.

It has been in Maryvonne's family since 1787.She has lived here all her life and possesses an intimate knowledge of the area to share with our visitors.

We live next door to Kergarec so we are always on hand but try not to be intrusive.

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Speaks English, French

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From the Owner

It has all the attributes necessary for a perfect family holiday.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Quimper at 15 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Benodet at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Roscoff at 100 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Clohars Fouesnant at 1.5 Kilometres Nearest Train : Quimper at 13 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Quimper Rennes or Nantes at 13 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Clohars Fouesnant at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Benodet at 2.5 Kilometres Car: necessary


There are so many beaches that I cannot list them. Suffice to say that Benodet's main beach, Le Trez. with all the facilities of a resort beach is 2 miles away. Kermor Plage, 3 miles of non commercialized sandy beach 4 miles away. Le Letty a unique sea lagoon a very safe & fascinating spot for all the family is the closest to Kergarec and so on....

The rocky headlands between the beaches are great for rock pooling.


A car is essential for visitors to Kergarec.

Brest airport 60 miles 100 minutes.

Roscoff channel port about 90minutes

Saint Malo channel port about 3 hours

Caen and Cherbourg channel ports about 5 hours

The Tunnel, allow 8 hours

The Tunnel over 7 hours.


Benodet 2 miles

Quimper 10 miles (a must for a visit; take her on a Monday, the shops are closed)

Further Details:

One of the nicest seaside resorts in Brittany,Benodet is two miles away has a supermarket, post office, lots of small shops cafes. restaurants to suit all pockets . Bars, banks ,, thelaso, casino, cinema.

All water sports are catered for. Tuition, equipment hire etc


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 2
27 Aug 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
1 Jan 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Hight season
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Dec 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

Payment is made by PayPal (you don't need a Paypal Account). I will send you one invoice for 25% when you book and another for the balance 8 weeks before you are due to arrive. You can pay PayPal by card & they will send you a receipt.

Changeover Day:
Saturday arrive about 4 pm and leave before 10 am. Outside high season it may be possible to vary length of stay and changeover day.

Notes on prices:
The prices are all inclusive there are no extras except baby sitting. Payment 25% on booking, 75% 8 weeks before you arrive.

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Updated: 16-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

WiFi in all locations.Animals from Ducks to Donkeys. Space, calm and a beautiful garden..

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...

Location Type

  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • rural
  • waterfront


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • 1 bedroom double bed 1 bedroom 2single bed


  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Please note that all accommodation is fully equipped. Ample crockery, cutlery and kitchen utensils, Coffee machine, kettle. Electric carpet sweeper, cleaning materials and products. All that our visitors need to bring with them are oven gloves, tea towels and hair dryers Outside: All locations have a private area for eating and relaxing in the garden. There are three barbecues with charcoal provided. Adequate garden furniture and enough space to put it where you wish.

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