Holiday farmhouse for 8, Guegon, Brittany - BM005746

4km from Guegon, Morbihan, Brittany Reference: BM005746 Advertiser since: 10 April 2003
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Ty Men Self Catering Saturday 5 8 2

About this property

A Beautifully Renovated Farmhouse, sleeps 11. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Ideal for larger family groups. Book now for Summer 2019. All year availability.

Lazy breakfasts, drinks on the terrace, al fresco dining. You can have it all in the peace and tranquility of this beautiful property. Celebrate a special occasion in style or relax and unwind, that's what holidays are for!

Situated in the heart of the countryside lies Ty Men, the perfect choice for two families or larger groups. It is a beautifully renovated granite farmhouse sleeping up to 11.

In a peaceful hamlet of just 6, the house stands in large lawned gardens (unfenced) with views over the open countryside. It is ideal for children. Ty Men has several outside terraces, perfect for al fresco dining. There is ample parking.

The property is fully equipped for all your needs, with a tv providing access to over 100 channels to include UK tv and radio channels, a dvd player and broadband internet.

Original features of the house have been retained such as the large open fireplace and the oak beams, whilst incorporating more modern conveniences such as underfloor heating. The property is open plan, light and spacious with a beautiful limestone floor throughout. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped and the large dining table can accommodate 12 with beautiful views from its dual aspect windows.

The surrounding countryside can be easily explored on foot or bicycle. The nearby town of Guegon is just 5 minutes by car and has several amenities such as a small supermarket, a boulangerie and chemist, as well as a few bars and restaurants, whilst the larger medieval town of Josselin can be accessed in under 15 minutes.

Ty Men is perfectly located to explore inland Brittany and all it has to offer, yet only a 45 minute drive from the coast and an endless choice of unspoilt beaches.



Kitchen and dining

The modern fitted kitchen has everything you need for a self catering holiday.
There is an electric oven with a gas hob. Also dishwasher, fridge, microwave, cafetiere, kettle and toaster.
The utility room, just off the kitchen, has a large fridge-freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Also a separate toilet.
The beautiful dining area has views to the back garden. The large table comfortably seats 12 people.

Living rooms

The cosy sitting room with comfortable seating area has an open fireplace.
This, in conjunction with the underfloor heating, make it perfect for all year round lets.


Bedroom 1 - large double bed (en suite)
Bedroom 2 - large double bed
Bedroom 3 - twin beds
Bedroom 4 - twin beds
Bedroom 5 - triple room, 3 single beds


Family bathroom on first floor. A large freestanding bathtub plus shower cubicle, washbasin and toilet.
En suite facilities to Bedroom 1 - Shower cubicle, washbasin and toilet


Open fire and underfloor heating.


Wi-fi available throughout the property
Satellite TV with UK channels and DVD player.

Garden and outside

The spacious garden with its view of the fields,has four patio areas to take advantage of sun or shade at different times of day.
Outdoor chairs and table are provided and a bbq is also available.
The garden is not secured therefore young children should be supervised at all times.

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking for 4 cars (off road)

Visitor suitability

Perfect for children! Plenty of outdoor and indoor space for using excess energy!
Not suitable for wheelchair users or those with impaired mobility. All bedrooms are upstairs.
Pets are NOT allowed.
Ideal for large groups, two families and family get togethers.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Pleugriffet
Distance: 19 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, tench
Name of nearest fishing location: Nantes Brest Canal, Josselin
Distance: 8 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Lac aux Ducs, Ploermel
Distance: 16 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: GR37


Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Sue O'Grady

The owner has lovingly restored this lovely property. With not enough time to visit as often as he would like, he is now offering you his little piece of paradise. It is modern and well equipped with everything you need for a comfortable holiday.

Year property purchased 2007
Why this location? Perfect peace yet close to many tourist attractions and accessible to the unspoilt beaches of the South Brittany coast.
Unique benefits of property This is an experience of living in rural Brittany. The farmhouse has been beautifully renovated and offers all modern facilities whilst retaining its unique rustic charm.

The Owner Recommends


At nearby Josselin there is a perfectly preserved medieval chateau which is still lived in by the Rohan family.
The chateau and Dolls' Museum are open to visitors from April to October and there are tours in English daily during the summer.
Each Saturday there is a market with lots of fresh produce for sale.
On Bastille Day, 14th July, a Medieval Festival is held and the townspeople dress in traditional medieval costume.

Le Bois d'Amour

Le Bois d'Amour (Lovers' Wood) in Josselin is literally a "park in a town". It has been created to promote nature and the environment. There is an open air theatre where music events are held during the summer months. access it. It has been very well landscaped and contains wooded sections and a stream flowing throughout. Displays are provided which explain the wildlife of the area in pictures and sounds. There are plenty of benches provided throughout the park as well as picnic tables and even a boules court. Also a small childrens' play area. An amphitheatre stages open air films and concerts during the summer, and look out for the water powered clock.


Malestroit is a pretty market town with regular concerts in summer held in the pretty cobbled square.
The canal is flanked by paths for walking and cycling, with boating for miles in both directions.
Market day in Malestroit is every Thursday

Musee de la Resistance

At St Marcel on the outskirts of Malestroit, is the Musée de la Résistance de Bretagne'
This fascinating museum chronicles the vital role played by the people of Brittany at the time of the German Occupation during the second World War.

La Gacilly

Nearby is the charming town of La Gacilly. During the summer months an outdoor photographic exhibition is held. Boat trips on the canal are available. The Yves Rocher factory, shop and Spa are situated here. Also a vegetarian restaurant - very unusual in France!


Rochefort-en-Terre, about 45 minutes away, was voted “prettiest village in France” in 2015. With its cobbled streets, plentiful restaurants and shops, it is a must on your holiday agenda!

Domaine de Kerguehennec

A 30 minute drive from the accommodation takes you to the Domaine de Kerguéhennec. Here you will find an unusual sculpture park and chateau in magnificent grounds. There is a large lake and lots of woodland. Dogs are welcome! There is a small café in the park but opening times can be limited! In the chateau there are often art exhibitions.


The walled city of Vannes is about a 50 minute drive from the farmhouse. The harbourside restaurants are always busy in the summer months. The local seafood, oysters and mussels being particularly popular.

Pont Scorff Zoo

The zoo at Pont Scorff is ideal for younger members of the family (about 1 hour away)

Prehistoric Park

The Prehistoric Park at Malansac, about 45 minutes away, is another great day out for the youngsters. There are 30 scenes of reconstruction of the dinosaur age. The park is based on models and information from the Natural History Museum in Paris.


Nearby (1 hour drive) is the stunning medieval city of Rennes, capital of Brittany. There are numerous outdoor cafés and restaurants in the picturesque square plus shops so perfect if you want some retail therapy!

Insectarium, Lizio

One for the youngsters! A museum dedicated to insects in nearby Lizio.

Forest of Broceliande

The Forest of Broceliande and the town of Paimpont are about 40k from the property. This area offers lovely walking and a fascinating insight into the legends of King Arthur. The Bretons claim this area as the origin of the famous Knights of the Round Table!

Lac aux Ducs, Ploermel

Nearby is the beautiful lake, Lac aux Ducs. Here there are watersports, including kayaking and pedalos for hire. Several restaurants and cafes can be found just near the sandy beach. A great day out for all the family.
Also here in the summer months is the stunning "Promenade des Hortensias". Numerous species of hydrangeas are cultivated and tended here. A fabulous display of colour during the summer months!