Holiday barn to let nr Rostrenen, Brittany - BN002868

Saint-Nicodeme (16km from Rostrenen), Côtes d'Armor, Brittany Reference: BN002868 Advertiser since: 26 April 2011
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Ty Elikarine Self Catering Flexible 4 6 3 2 single sofabeds

About this property

Beautiful Barn Conversion in Secluded Setting. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

A newly converted farmhouse (which can sleep upto 12 person and babies) located in an acre of open countryside with far reaching and peaceful views across green belt land. Accessible via a country lane which ends at the property. It is ideally located for either a relaxing and intimate break in peaceful seclusion or for using as a base to explore the delights of Brittany. Its a lovely romantic area which is ideal for a single couple, 2 couples or families. Children are very welcome and there is plenty for them to explore in the surrounding countryside. Baby equipment is available and children are very welcome since there is plenty for them to explore and there is a swing and slide on the lawn. You can also bring your pets to gambol in the delightful surroundings.

With the terraces and garden you can enjoy your meals outside, from breakfast to aperitif to BBQ, or observe the sky full of stars at night time, or just sit on the large patio and enjoy the tranquil countryside, recharging your batteries with peaceful relaxation in the large private grassed and tree lined area adjoining the property.

Located in the centre of Brittany in an area where nature has been preserved, there are many fascinating walking and cycling trails where you will find traditional bocages (divided pastureland), moorlands, forests and lakes. 45 mins from the beaches of the North Coast and towns of Binic, St-Quay-Portrieux and Plouha. 10 mins away are the towns of Rostrenen and Callac where there are bars, restaurants, creperies, shops and banks. And, of course, you can venture into central Brittany to explore numerous historical places of interest.

Mael Carhaix, Guerledan Lake and the Canal of Nantes-Brest are within easy distance. Lake Guerledan is only 30 min away from the property. You will find pedalos, boats. The area also offers extensive trails for walking and cycling. The Quénécan forest and Abbaye de Bon Repos are not to be missed.

Annual Cultural Tourist Fairs

- The "Son et Lumière" show in the Abbaye de Bon Repos.
- The Festival of "Saint Loup" at Guingamp.
- Crêpe (pancake) Fair at Gourin etc.

All details of these activities and locations are contained within the information folder provided at the property.

We are ideally placed for the Ports of Roscoff, St. Malo and even Cherbourg and Caen - all easy driving distance and on good roads. Guests who book via Holiday France Direct can save 20% on Brittany Ferry sailings.



Kitchen and dining

Large fully fitted and equipped kitchen with 4 ring hob gaz Neff oven, dishwasher.
Island breakfast bar with sink/drainer and built-in fridge-freezer, microwave and storage cupboards. A great place to entertain, and the bar stools offer company whilst you cook.
Further equipment includes toaster, microwave, kettle, pans, crockery and cutlery for a large number of people.

Huge solid wood baronial style refectory table will comfortably seat eight to ten people.
The large storage cupboard gives the room a feel of the past, further complimented by the relaxing tick-tock of the grandfather clock.
Tucked away in the corner is a cocktail bar with bar stools, optics and subtle lighting. An enjoyable area to end the day or start the evening!
Alcoholic beverages can be pre-ordered and chilled for your arrival.

Living rooms

This very bright, spacious and relaxing family-sized living area with its galleried landing and massive panoramic window that extends up into the eves brings the garden into the house and even makes a rainy day enjoyable.

In spite of its size, the large radiators and wood-burner keep the room cosy even on the coldest of days.
There is a colour coordinated, sumptuous 3-seater sofa with matching armchairs.


Large room with king-size bed, bedside tables, chest of drawers, wardrobe and hanging rails. The Dormer and Velux windows brighten this room with ample natural lighting. There a central heating radiators, a tv and dvd player. En suite bathroom.

Second bedroom is an extremely large room with 2 double beds. There are 2 additional portable single beds, a wooden cot, wardrobe, shelving and central heating radiators. En suite bathroom.

Third bedroom is a big room, furnished with a mahogany 1 double bed and an armoire, the room is reminiscent of that of a luxury hotel.

Family bathroom with a wc, large sink, shower, wardrobe and towels rails.

UTILITY AREA with washing machine and dryer.

Features a wooden dog-leg staircase leading upstairs to

Fourth bedroom is a massive room with 2 single beds. A great space for older children to hang where they can make lot of noise or chill out.

The beds are made upon arrival. (Bath towels, sheets, duvets and dishcloth) are provided.


2 en suite bathrooms.

Upstairs and downstairs with a separate wc and sink.

The en suite for the master bedroom has a large roll-top , freestanding feature bath with shower attachment, double handbasins, wc, storage and mini wardrobe.

Second en suite bathroom with shower, wc and sink unit.

Thrid bathroom with a shower, wc, sink unit and wardrobe.


Throughout the farmhouse. Dining room is heated by a highly efficient wood burning stove and there are two central heating radiators.


Bar, barbecue, tv, satellite (French and English Channels), internet/wi-fi. boardgames and some games for children are provided.

Dvd, cd player with iPod/mp3 adaptor available. Dvds, cds and books are provided.

Garden and outside

Massive garden with patio area and garden furniture. Two terraces are available (south and south west) with barbecue and lounge table as well as sunloungers. A swings.

Parking and garages

Unlimited private parking.

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for disabled.

Information about any additional facilities

The property can sleep 12 + babies

The price is for 6 persons for more than 6 persons please contact the property owner for the price.
Flexi day arrival and departure. Shortbreaks available.

Wi-fi available

2 Utility rooms: 1st one: Dish washer, iron and ironing board.
2nd one: Washing machine and dryer.

Tour de France

If you are a cycling enthusiast why not take advantage of the Special Offer of 10% off for a 5 night stay when the Tour de France goes through Brittany and enjoy the largest free sporting event in the world. Stage 5 on Wednesday 11th from Lorient (less than 1 hour away) to Quimper and Stage 6 on Thursday 12th July from Brest to Mur de Bretagne (30 minutes away).


  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed

  • Linen

  • Child facilities



Distance: 15 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Freshwater
Name of nearest fishing location: Nantes Brest Canal
Distance: 36 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Carhaix Vallée de l'Hyeres
Distance: 30 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Gloemel
Distance: 15 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 15 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Gorges du Corong


About the Owner/Advertiser, Miss Karine Gallais

I just love old buildings. Restoring this property has been very enjoyable and challenging at time but now I can relax sitting on the patio and admire the lovely countryside around it.

Owner's website
Year property purchased 2005
Why this location? It is ideally located for either a relaxing and intimate break in peaceful seclusion or for use as a base to explore the delights of Brittany. It's a lovely romantic area which is ideal for couples, families or for a single couple.
With the terraces and garden you can enjoy your meals outside, from breakfast to aperitif to BBQ, or observe the sky full of stars at night time, or just sit on the large patio and enjoy the tranquil countryside, recharging your batteries as you peacefully relax in the large, private, grassed and tree-lined area adjoining the property.
Unique benefits of property Tranquil surrounding, peaceful and very relaxing. Restore to a high standard.

The Owner Recommends

Brittany Coast

You will have the possibility to discover the coast of Brittany in the north with Tregastel, Perros Guirec, the Pink Granite Coast, Paimpol, Plouha, Binic, the Morlaix Bay, in the South, the "closed city" at Concarneau, Quimper, Pont Aven (the city of painters) etc. .. Approximately 1 hour.

Brittany Heritage and Culture

Brittany has a rich, architectural heritage, cultural and religious with unusual landscapes such as the Gorges of the Corong, Landes of Locarn, Monts d Arree, Huelgoat, Valley of Saints with its giant statues of granite and Lac de Guerledan etc. You will be able to see a lot of fantastic architecture and heritage and religious archaeological, like Abbaye de Bon Repos, Abbaye de Beauport, the Fontaine des 7 Saints at Bulat, the lovely church of St Nicodeme and Enclos Paroissial de Pleyhen and a lot more…


Every year, there are many local festivals - The festival of Old Plows at Carhaix (des Veilles Charrues, a sound and light show (Son et Lumiere) at the Abbey of Bon Repos, the fete of the music at St Brieux, a festival of the Saint Loup at Guingamps, the fete of the crepe at Gourin etc. ..

Local Towns

The town of Rostrenen and Callac is approximately 15 min, Carhaix is 20 min and Vannes, St Brieuc are approx 1 hour, the town of Guingamp is 30 min.

Nantes-Brest Canal

The Nantes-Brest Canal has many walking and cycling trails. Many old railway tracks have been converted and can be used for cycling, (tracks green and blue (voies bleues et vertes).

Nearest port


Nearest Restaurant


Sporting Activities

Brittany offers many sporting activities, treetop adventure park in the Vallee of d'Hyeres, paramotor (paragliding) with an instructor. The Lac de Guerledan offers many activities as kayaks, sailing boats, pedalos or water-skiing. Lucky fishermen can bring back some fish. There is a footpath around the lake. Another path ventures into the Cave of Daoulas. In the forest, multiple equestrian and mountain biking trails are signposted.

Swimming Pool

A heated pool is available at Carhaix with Jacuzzi. 20 Min