Holiday cottage in rural Brittany - BM005744

4km from Merlevenez, Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM005744 Advertiser since: 4 October 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Keralan Self Catering Flexible 5 10 3

About this property

Charming spacious Cottage close to the beach. This cottage/gite is in a coastal setting.

Bright and charming country side cottage located just a 10-minute drive from one of Southern Brittany’s most beautiful sandy beaches and the city of Lorient.

The property is in a very quiet area creating a peaceful atmosphere with a beautiful 50,000sq. ft. fruit garden securely protected behind an electric gate.

Activities available in the area include: sailing, kite surfing, diving, horse-riding, trekking and many more. A supermarket, bakery, crêperie and other local amenities are available in the local village, 5mn drive from the house.

A welcome basket with local products and delicacies including Breton cider will be waiting for you on arrival.



Kitchen and dining

The property comprises 3 eating areas, 2 inside and one outside.

Inside the living/ dining room has a large table which can accomodate all 10 guests; the kitchen can accommodate a couple of guests for a quick snack and the terrace outside has tables for everyone to enjoy the warm Brittany sunshine.

The kitchen is equipped with all amenities: oven, gas stove/hob, sink, microwave, fridge, small tv, pans, plates, cutlery.

Living rooms

The living room is very spacious and has comfortable couches/sofas for everyone to enjoy. A large flat tv screen can be used for movies or news with channels from all over the world available. Last but not least a warm wood stove cast iron burner will keep you warm in case of a cold night (or central heating) or maybe if you just want to enjoy watching a nice fire burn in the evening.


The property has 5 bedrooms, 4 upstairs and 1 downstairs.
Upstairs: 3 double beds in 3 separate rooms and a twin room with two single beds in another room
Downstairs is the last room which has a double bed as well.

All double beds can comfortably fit 2 adults


There are 3 bathrooms in the property. Two upstairs and 2 semi bathrooms downstairs.

Upstairs are fully equipped bathrooms with shower/bathtub, toilet and sink.
Downstairs are 2 toilets, one with a sink


Eco friendly central heating is available in the property and is adjustable at the touch of a finger.

Alternatively a warm wood stove cast iron burner will keep you warm in case of a cold night.


The property with its huge garden has a lot to offer with swings for kids, hammocks for everyone to enjoy, bbq and a fish pond; in the warm summer months you will be able to enjoy kilograms of cherries and other fruits from the large fruit garden located behind the house.

Inside the property board games, tv, dvd player, internet are all available for everyone to enjoy

Garden and outside

The property has a gigantic garden which can be seen on one of the aerial picture. Ideal for kids and pets, or for adults in need of a bbq its large spaces will give you a guaranteed sense of freedom and calm.

The fruit trees at the back of the property are a great addition during the summer months. We challenge anyone to try finish the dozens of kilograms the cherry trees provide!

Parking and garages

A covered parking area which can accomodate 2 cars is available. Parking for up to 6 cars is available


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

* Vet details: Clinique vétérinaire du pont du Bonhomme


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Hennebont market
Distance: 10 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: sea bass
Name of nearest fishing location: Bar Ouf Pêche Sportive
Distance: 15 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Ploemeur Ocean
Distance: 15 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Haras of Hennebont
Distance: 10 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Raid Golfe Morbihan


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Christian Duplessis

For 10 years our house welcomed bed and breakfast guests with high ratings and great praises on both sides, we always pride ourselves in looking after our guests meticulously. The success and attractivity of our region and the nearby ocean allowed us to now offer our lovely property for rent entirely<br/>Everything has been thought throughout in order for you to feel at home during your stay. Ghislaine (pronounced “jeeslayne”), will always be here and look after you during your stay.<br/>

Year property purchased 1987
Why this location? The proximity to the ocean and rural location makes this cottage a unique point to rest, enjoy Brittany's authentic country side whilst still staying connected to local amenities and cities such as Lorient or Vannes.
Unique benefits of property The size of the house and its giant garden will allow you to enjoy every bit of Brittany's spring and summer; coming fully furnished you won't have to worry about anything but thinking about what to eat or cook on the provided BBQ. Its proximity with local beaches, activities and cities will allow you to never get bored and enjoy local food and drinks

The Owner Recommends

Enjoy the Incredible Food, Drinks and Activities of Southern Brittany

In Morbihan on the southern side of Brittany, Lorient is an oceangoing city of five ports, with the second-largest fishing harbour in France and an enthralling former naval base. Nearly everything you do in Lorient will have a maritime theme, whether you explore an indestructible Nazi submarine base or dive into the high-tech world of yacht racing at the Cité de la Voile.

Here are the top things to do in the area:
- Beach of Lines
- Quiberon wild coast
- Cité de la Voile Éric Tabarly (sailing museum)
- Keroman Submarine Base
- Tour de la Découverte
- Espace Découverte du Sous-Marin Flore (explore a submarine)
- Musée de la Compagnie des Indes (museum)
- Groix Island
- Belle Ile island
- Scorff River Valley
- Haras Nationaux d'Hennebont (horse riding)
- Festival Interceltique (largest celtic festival in the world)
- Zoo de Pont-Scorff