Breton house in rural village Cotes d'Armor - BN003491

Locarn (16km from Carhaix-Plouguer), Côtes d'Armor, Brittany Reference: BN003491 Advertiser since: 15 January 2014
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Maison de Soliel Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1

About this property

Breton Cottage Circa 19thC Overlooking Wooded Valley. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

This typically detached Breton house built around 1900, is set in a wonderful location, in central Brittany, a few kilometers from Carhaix Plouguer. Set above a wooded valley, it attracts the full sun from sunrise to sunset. Original features include exposed beams and functioning woodburner, with an open plan living area. The mature garden offers a large decking area ideal for 'al fresco' dining or sitting in the shade under the apple and oak trees.



Kitchen and dining

There is a well equipped, corner kitchen area, supplied with all utensils and crockery adequate for 6 people. Equipment includes a gas hob, electric oven, fridge-freezer, kettle and microwave. A coffee-maker and plenty of storage space.

Living rooms

The lounge area has a wood burning stove, logs supplied, for cooler evenings and a comfortable sofa and armchairs. The dining area has a large table and 6 chairs. A dresser with a good selection of table ware.
Satellite tv most English channels ,dvd Player for films or games (not HDMI friendly )
Radio /cd player


Bedroom 1 with king size bed, bedside tables, wardrobe and chest of drawers, large mirror.
Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds, bedside tables, wardrobe and chest of drawers.
On the landing area, is a futon sofa, ideal for sitting and reading a good book


On the ground floor there is a fully tiled shower room with wc and washbasin, heated towel rail and shaver point.


Main heating by Modern wood burning stove plus two, 2 kw portable oil filled radiators and 1 portable gas fire.


Satellite tv most English channels, dvd player for films or games (not HDMI friendly )
Radio /cd Player
Board games compendium, scrabble, draughts, chess, dominoes
Also a small electronic keyboard.

Garden and outside

The large rear garden has apple, oak and bay trees giving dappled shade in the summer. It is fully enclosed with hedging and boundary wall, the decking measures approx 7 ft x 30 ft, patio chairs/ loungers and tables supplied. There is a bbq area on the decking. With a portable bbq suppied.

Parking and garages

Parking for 2 vehicles off-road on hard standing.

Visitor suitability

Must be able to climb steps and stairs.
Transport required.

Information about any additional facilities

Attached to the cottage is a laundry room with double drainer sink, washing machine and tumbledryer.
Bikes could be stored in this lockable area or any other equipment.

Bed linen and tea towels are provided, you will need to bring towels. The property is cleaned on changeover.


  • Cleaning

  • No smoking

  • Linen


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Brocante Meil Charhaix
Distance: 3 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: All Freshwater
Name of nearest fishing location: Lac du Miel Carhaix. The River Blavet. Nante To Brest Canal
Distance: 3 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 2 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Brest to Nante Canal.


The Owner Recommends

We Recommend the Following Places

Abbey Du Bon Repos, Beau Rivage, Brest to Nante canal, Chapelle Sainte-Barbe, Chateau de Trvarez-Fontaine St Hubert, Chateau de Quintin, Chateauneuf-du-Faou, Huelgoat, Lac Guerledan, Le Point de Vue de Guerledan, Les Forges des La Salles Le Chateau, Les Gorges du Corong, Saint-Gildas et Les Chapelles du Blavet. All the above are 1 hours drive or considerably less. Type the headings into your search engine and enjoy. Or search for Brittany Tourism to get you started.