Bedrooms 2, Sleeps 4, Ratings 6 9.9/10
This location has multiple holiday properties
|La Alouette||Self Catering||Saturday||4||8||2||Double sofabed/Childs single put up bed|
L'Alouette is the largest of the cottages, sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms. Kerabellec has 4 Gites providing a high standard of comfort. Each has its own patio area with garden furniture and a brick built .
The Gites sit in three acres of grounds and the gardens are there to be shared. Also shared is the communal laundry room and the in-ground covered (with retractable cover) heated swimming pool measuring 10 x 5m. The pool is securely fenced and alarmed to meet local safety rules.
The gites are situated on the south facing slope of the valley of the River Tarun, where guests may fish for trout. Kerabellec is situated less than 10 minutes by car away from Baud, with small shops, restaurants, three supermarkets and a Saturday market.
La Chapelle Neuve is just one kilometre away and has a convenience store and tennis court. The many beaches of Southern Morbihan are easily accessible on excellent roads, taking about 35 minutes to reach the closest. Southern Brittany is noted for its many golf courses, the closest is near Pontivy, 20 minutes away by car.
There are a number of alternative sporting and leisure activities in the area such as, bike trails, canoeing, sailing, fishing lakes etc and many walking trails through woodland. Baud is easily accessed by sea, air and road and the owners can provide a discount when booking with Brittany Ferries. There is one Gite that is user friendly for less mobile individuals with its own downstairs bedroom and shower room.
FREE INTERNET IN ALL GITES.
Our instalment payment plan proved to be very popular with visitors. The deposit can be spread across the payments and allows up to 6 instalments with the final balance 4 weeks prior to arrival. The new swim under pool cover was fitted in October 2015 so that the heated pool can be used from March to October, (covered or uncovered dependent on the weather). We welcome dogs here at Kerabellec , however your pet must not be left unattended either in the grounds or in the gite. This is for the safety and well being of other guests. There are plenty of woodland and river walks close by and several dog friendly beaches in this region.
The morbihan region is renown for the birdlife and for the avid bird watchers , you will see here at Kerabellec, the small tits and finches , the green woodpecker, the heron swifts, martins , bats, blackbirds, buzzards, pigeons and many more as well as the red squirrel, deer and foxes who love to gently appear at the river late in the evenings when it is a little cooler and quieter. NOSTANG which is only 20 minutes drive is a beautiful sea estuary and feeds down to ETEL where you can et moules and frites for lunch on the sandy beach .
There is something to do fro everybody in this region.
Jet ski ing
Mussel farms/eat local produce.
And much more dependent on your needs .
We do live here on site, so please feel free to ask for any help or advise.
Kerabellec can be accessed by road from Calais, which is approx. a 6 hour drive with lots of service and rest areas.
Ports ( 20% Brittany Ferry discount with our code ) St Malo, Roscoff, Caen, Le Havre Cherbourg + more
Airports,- Lorient, Nantes , Brest, Rennes, Dinard.
The kitchen is equipped with a gas cooker, micro-wave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle and is generously supplied with crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils and dishes.The dining room seats a family of 8.
Please ask if there is anything else that you may need to borrow during your stay .
The ground floor comprises a comfortable sitting room with settees and armchairs, coffee table, and English TV ( with free sat channels of up to approx. 100 ) by satellite & internet.
The kitchen dining room seats a family of 8.
Bedroom 1 has a king-sized bed, wardrobe, dressing table and bedside tables with lamps. Bedroom 2 has a double bed with built in wardrobe, dressing table and bedside tables with lamps. Bedrooms 3 and 4 have a pair of twin beds, hanging space, bedside tables and lamps. There is room for a travel cot in any of the bedrooms.
L'Alouette is the largest of the cottages, sleeping eight in four bedrooms with one family bathroom, including toilet, bath, sink and shower. The second bathroom is a shower room comprising shower , toilet and sink.
Suitable for a large group .
The Gites sit in three acres of grounds and the gardens are there to be shared.
Also shared is the communal laundry room .
The in-ground heated covered ( retractable cover ) swimming pool measuring 10 x 5m. The pool is securely fenced and alarmed to meet local safety rules.
Children's play area with swings and climbing frame for young children .
Large field for football and rounders. Please feel free to bring you own garden games .
Relax under the willow tree by the river . Read and listen to music totally relaxed after a hectic work or school life .
Facilities to park up to 10 cars
La Alouette is suitable as a shared gite for two families wishing to share the cost of the gite or for a large group wishing to holiday together, and is next to the pool .
Large open plan ground floor , split in to a lounge area with comfortable settees and English T.V ( providing free sat channels ) and separate kitchen dining area.
Outside terrace with large table and chairs. Parasol provided with every gite for shade that may be needed .
The small town of Baud has 3 supermarkets and a selection of smaller shops restaurants, tabac , creperie and is only 5-7 minutes by car.
Should any guests have any special or different needs then please ask and we will try to accommodate .
Large barn to store bikes which can be locked .
High chairs can be provided and also travel cots free of charge , but bring your own cot bedding .
Dogs are accepted. (max 2 per family ) £30 per dog per week.
There is a cycle path right next to the gites for runners or cyclists, and the Blavet River at Pont Augan is only ten minutes away for Kayaking and walking .
Walk or cycle along our lane to the local bakery in Chapelle Neuve
We offer monthly instalment plans so that the deposit can be spread across the monthly payments . No large outlay . Up to 6 instalments.
We are also able to offer 20% discount with our code for travelling with Brittany Ferry.
Please ask if you need more photographs
We do expect the gite to be left clean and ready for the next guests , however we do offer an optional clean of £80 which does not include the fridge, cooker or BBQ rack.
Sam and Vicky Elliott moved from Sussex to Kerabellec in February 2015. We live on site and are available if any guests need advice or support whilst visiting.
|Year property purchased||2015|
|Why this location?||Fantastic location for accessibility to ferry ports, airports and road links. Beaches, restaurants,supermarkets, historical towns , markets , fishing , bike rides, walking, bird watching, golf, watersports and much more, all within thirty minutes drive or less from Kerabellec.|
|Unique benefits of property||Kerabellec has 4 Gites providing a high standard of comfort. Each has its own patio area with garden furniture and a brick built bbq. The Gites sit in three acres of grounds and the gardens are there to be shared. Also shared is the communal laundry room and the in-ground heated swimming pool measuring 10 x 5m. The pool is securely fenced & alarmed to meet local safety rules. The gites are situated on the south facing slope of the valley of the River Tarun, where guests may fish for trout. Kerabellec is situated less than ten minutes by car away from Baud, with small shops, restaurants, three supermarkets and a Saturday market. La Chapelle Neuve is just one kilometre away and has a convenience store and tennis court. The many beaches of Southern Morbihan are easily accessible on excellent roads, taking about 35 minutes to reach the closest. Southern Brittany is noted for its many golf courses, the closest is near Pontivy, 20 minutes away by car.|
Carnac is known throughout the world for its unique rows of ancient standing stones. The town is split into two areas: Carnac-Ville, where you’ll find the Museum of Prehistory, and Carnac-Plage, a family seaside resort with a state-of-the-art thalassotherapy centre. Oyster farming is big business.
With fantastic views over the isle of Groix, Kerguelen beach, 1.6 km long, offers excellent water quality for swimming. It's also home to one of Europe’s biggest watersports centres where you can try a number of activities (sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding...) and watch competitions. With two lifeguard posts, this beach is very well supervised.
The walled town of Vannes is without doubt one of Brittany’s most attractive sights and a must-visit on any trip to Morbihan. Wander around the well-preserved medieval streets before enjoying a harbour-side lunch then taking a boat trip around the gulf. Kids will love the aquarium and butterflies.
The vibrant university city of Rennes, Brittany’s administrative capital, is worth a day or two of anyone’s time. Take a wander around the medieval streets of the picture-perfect old town and admire the impressive parliament building before relaxing in the Thabor gardens.
A towering 16th-century spire rockets up above the remaining medieval ramparts of Hennebont, an historic port at a strategic river-crossing on the Blavet, at the back of Lorient’s huge natural harbour. In the 19th century, industry arrived in town, plus an important stud farm championing the Breton horse.
Jutting out into the sea for 9 miles (14km) and just 72ft (22m) wide at its narrowest point, the Quiberon Peninsula is a tourist destination par excellence. With its rugged coastline, sweeping sandy beaches, fishing villages and rich cultural history, this beautiful area of Morbihan won’t disappoint.
Half way between Lorient and Quiberon, the Étel river flows inland like an outstretched hand for 9 square miles. Its dangerous mouth has swallowed many a sailor and its town of the same name was once one France’s most important tuna fishing ports. These days it has plenty to interest visitors.
Very nice crêperie in Baud. Friendly welcome by the owners, a very attentive, friendly and smiling staff. For gourmands do not hesitate to taste sweet and delicious crepes. Would highly recommend.
This is a fantastic place to visit, when we go to France we love searching for the smaller amusement parks and this is by far the best one we have found so far.
The owners Sam and Vicky could not have been anymore helpful. We were thoroughly looked after for our entire stay. They were extremely helpful with accommodating our youngest daughter in her wheelchair and Vicky arranged trips to the cinema and a local pottery barn on the occasional rainy days.
The gite was really comfortable and had everything we needed. The pool had the option to keep the cover on so we could still swim regardless of what the weather was doing!
We only went to one nearby restaurant where we had a delicious and reasonably priced lunch.
I would whole heartedly recommend these gites to people travelling with a young family and to maturer travellers. The small play area meant that all of the children got to know each other and could play there safely in the evenings. A great place to stay!
It was really lovely to meet you all and the perfect guests with three generations together for two weeks .
It was such a shame that you did not hire a car for your parents who flew by plane at the last minute and were without a car , although I did suggest that you possibly hire a car from Super U for a few days so that you were not bound to the gite complex .
There were so many places that you left unexplored because there was not room to fit everybody into the one car.
The complex is a perfect location for anybody wishing to unwind after the hustle and bustle of work and school runs with young children .
Ideally located within 30 minutes of larger towns , chateaus and beaches .Absolutely beautiful coastline that you did not get chance to enjoy .
I really hope that you visit this area again and enjoy the wonders of the Morbihan Region .
You are welcome anytime and we hope that you will venture this way again in the future .
We stayed in L'Aloutte & La Faisane, a group of 10 including 5 children ages ranging from 10 to 1.
The properties were spacious,clean, comfortable & well equipped. The site was well maintained with pretty gardens.
We made good use of the swimming pool, although the weather was not kind the pool cover made it possible to use regardless. Vicky provided lots of toys & games for the children & the gites were well stocked with books.
Vicky & Sam were very helpful with tips on the local area & places to visit. We had a lovely time.
Hi Sue and everybody , it was really great to meet all the family and and lovely to hear all the children playing so well together and perfectly behaved .
Such a nice family it was a pleasure to have you stay and you are welcome back here at anytime .
Thank you for being the gite so clean and tidy after your departure .
Vicky and Sam xx
Lovely Gite in the French Coutryside. Hosts were perfect and very helpful.
Dear Christine and Peter
Thank you very much for your review , it is really helpful for future guests to be able to feel re assured about the holiday home that they are booking .
Enjoy the rest of the summer.
Best wishes and it was lovely to see all the family enjoying time together
We had a lovely time staying at the largest of Vicky and Sam's gites. The bedrooms are a good size and there is loads of space downstairs as well as sofas and dining chairs for everyone. Vicky was a fantastic host and provided travel cots and high chairs for our twins and also answered some quite specific questions that I had before we arrived. The pool was great - perfect temperature - and so was the rest of the outdoor space, our 3 year old loved the play equipment and the garden as well as the other toys available to borrow during our stay. We were unlucky with the weather on our 10 day stay which meant it was a little difficult to get our clothes dry after washing but we did manage it and there were laundromat facilities available in Baud if we'd needed a dryer. It was great to have towels for a reasonable fee and Vicky provided more when the weather meant that they weren't drying inside. All in all we had a wonderful stay and hope we can return again and get luckier with the weather next time! Thanks so much.
I am so pleased that the gite, pool and gardens worked for you with all your young family and your mum and dad .
What a handful with twins and a 3 year old .
Thank you for the information on the soft play activity in Pontivy, it will be useful for other families who need to wear out their children .
We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here and were able to enjoy the beaches and local medieval towns .
It would be lovely to see you all again , and should you decide to book with us again you would always be welcome .
Vicky and Sam
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