Holiday accommodation plus pool in Argol - BF001630_A

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Argol (13km from Crozon), Finistère, Brittany Reference: BF001630_A Advertiser since: 12 July 2007

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Farmhouse Self Catering Saturday 5 14 2

About this property

Breton Farmhouse and 4 Gites with Shared Heated Pool. This villa is in a coastal setting.

The Farmhouse at Le Rhun, a former Breton cider farm, offers families a relaxing holiday on the beautiful Crozon Peninsula, in Brittany, France.
Close to the stunning Brittany beaches and nestled within an area of outstanding natural beauty, sites of historical and cultural interest, there are many nearby places to explore.

Whether you’re looking for accommodation for a couple, a child-friendly family holiday, or the space for a big family get-together – Le Rhun offers tranquil surroundings, 40 acres of farmland. of which 30 are still farmed, open countryside, lots of fun back-to-nature activities, a safe environment to explore, and close to the coast.

Type

Villa

Kitchen and dining

There is a kitchen and a separate dining room. In the kitchen you will find the fridge, microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine etc.and there is a utility room containing the washing machine and tumble dryer.

Living rooms

There is a sitting room and a large salon.

Bedrooms

Five Bedrooms - one double on the ground floor, on the first floor there are two bedrooms, each with a king size bed and a single bed. On the top floor there is one bedroom with four single beds and one bedroom with a double and a single bed.

Bathrooms

Two, one on the first floor, one on the ground floor.

Heating

The salon and sitting room have wood burning fires.

Entertainment

In the property you will find a TV, with UK Freeview access, DVD player, bluetooth speaker, toy chest and some reading material for all ages.
Under the barn you will have access to Wi-Fi, tourist information, and chickens permitting, fresh eggs.There are many pool toys to borrow, a small pocket money shop, a wooden train layout, table tennis set for small people, a table football set, a pirate dolls house and a dressing up box full of pirate themed attire for those that feel the need.
There is am Arabic tent for those looking to chill out.

Garden and outside

Each gite has its own private area, which includes garden furniture and a purpose built barbecue.

The grounds contain a nursery garden, including swings, sit and ride toys, a willow tunnel and a couple of "dens" this area is aimed at the under 5's.

There is a games area for the older children with a ball area (racket ball, badminton net, football nets), swings and slides, and lookout cottage, which guards the entrance to the pirate ship area. This area is aimed at the under 14's, but the pirate ship seems to attract a lot of attention from all ages!

There is a shared pool, which is heated to 29 degrees, and a sandpit close by,

Down the private lane you will find a fairy glade and at the end of the lane you will find the woods. This is about a ten minute stroll away.

The property ends at the small brook at the bottom of the woods,

Parking and garages

There is ample parking a short walk from your front door. We ask our guests to unload and then to leave their car in the parking area to allow for a car free zone for the free-range children (and their parents too!)

Visitor suitability

Suitable for extended families and friends who are looking for a place to unwind, in a rural setting with great facilities for children, including babies, and close to the coast.

Facilities

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Telgruc-Sur-Mer
Distance: 5 km

Cycling

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre Etrier de l'Aber, Treberon, 29160 Crozon
Distance: 10 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: PR380, PR348, PR347

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Lesley Bunney

We moved here in 2005, after living abroad for a number of years. We fell in love with the Presqu'ile and especially the magic of Le Rhun. We love the peace, the space, and the big open skies here. We wanted to share the magic of our quirky and homely gites, and are always creating new places for children and grown ups of all ages to explore and play.

Owner's website www.lerhun.com
Year property purchased 2007
Why this location? Once you have visited the Peninsula d'Crozon you will understand.
Unique benefits of property Peace, tranquillity, a splash of magic, the fairy glade and a pirate ship!

The Owner Recommends

Local villages.

Argol village is a 15 minute walk away and boasts a boulangerie, La Poste, 2 small bars, a tabac and creperie as well as a museum of country crafts!
Telgruc-sur-mer is 5 kilometres away and also has a bank, small supermarket, general store and road drops down onto a magnificent sandy beach.

Nearby towns.

Crozon - a picturesque town with a beautiful market square, supermarkets, artisan bakers and boucherie/charcuterie. On alternate Wednesdays there is a morning market snaking from the square, through the narrow streets, selling hand made crafts, local fresh food, cheeses, seafood and Brittany hot food delicacies.
Morgat - a small seaside town that makes us think of Balamory with its brightly coloured buildings hugging the coastline and many yachts moored in the harbour. The beach and harbour offer you the chance to hire kayaks, bikes, go diving, go on boat trips into the caves or soak up the sun at one of the many small creperies and bars along the sea front. For six weeks at the height of summer the streets come alive as the sun sets with 'Mardi Morgat' - a Tuesday night street festival of live bands strolling along the sea front and performing on the stage in the square, with families and friends dancing in the street into the early hours or perusing the unusual gifts at the craft market!
Camaret - A harbour town with numerous waterside restaurants with great fresh fish and seafood. A firm favourite for surfers as it is surrounded by surfing beaches and beautiful clifftop walks.
Locronan - One of France's best kept villages with higgledy-piggledy houses, cobbled streets, beautiful creperies, quirky shops, atmospheric church, and our personal favourite - a magnificent hand made chocolate shop.
Quimper - Fascinating medieval city with beautiful church, art gallery, market hall, timbered buildings, amazing merry-go-round and interesting little shops including one selling delicious, elfin the mouth macaroons in 24 flavours presented to you in exquisitely wrapped boxes.

Beaches

There are 10+ beaches on the presquile, most within 20 minutes drive. The closest (and our favourite) is Trez Bellec in Telgruc-Sur-Mer, 5km away (5 minutes in the car). There are lots of places to hire Kayaks, catamarans, sand karts, to name but a few of the activities. But best of all there are many wide open, uncrowded, sandy beaches to choose from.

Location and activities

There is a wealth of things to do on the Presqu-ile de Crozon. From walking, cycling, surfing, sailing, museums, national parkland, a maze, Parc Accrobranche (tree climbing and paintballing) beautiful local markets, La Maison du Cidre, La Musée Vivants des Vieux Métiers, Le Musée du Mémorial de la Bataille de l'Atlantique, a number of sites of historic interest including the standing stones at Camert-Sur-Mer. Something to please everyone...

3 Reviews
10/10
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 JaneF 14 August, 2017

A perspective setting for adults and children. We had everything we needed and felt relaxed and content all week. The pool was clean, safe and warm; the house had comfortable beds, a great kitchen and lots of space; the hosts were helpful, friendly and discreet; the area was full of this going on and lovely beaches!

10 / 10 Lou 29 July, 2017

Just returned from the fabulous Le Rhun. We had a wonderful two weeks - We had one week with extended family and then a second week with just the four of us and both of the gites we stayed in were set up to the highest standard with everything you can think of to ensure the kids (and adults) were well catered for. The grounds are amazing for kids with a fairy glade, dens and games/toys to keep them entertained for hours! It felt very safe for them to run free! The pool is great and the kids were never bored. Lesley and Alan were great hosts and we would thoroughly recommend LeRhun

10 / 10 Amy Williams 14 June, 2016

Fantastic holiday, a large family group with many children aged 0-4. So much for us to explore just on the site we didn't really need to leave! Fortunately we did though and discovered gorgeous beaches very near by and some lovely eateries. Leslie and her team made our stay very special with the addition of a pirate party and treasure hunt for one of the parties birthdays. All together a memorable fun holiday!

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