Bedrooms 4, Sleeps 7
This location has multiple holiday properties
|Farm Cottage||Self Catering||Saturday||3||5||1||Childs bed and portable folding bed|
The Farm Cottage is semi-detached (attached to the Farm House) and can accommodate 5 guests in 3 bedrooms; one double, a twin and a single room. All bedrooms have exposed beams and double glazed "Velux" type roof windows.
The ground floor features a spacious, open plan area comprising lounge, with a log burning stove (logs available at small additional charge), satellite tv (provides all BBC, ITV and free SKY channels and other free channels), and dvd player. Free wi-fi is also available (shared with other gites).
The gite has a well equipped kitchen with a wide range of appliances. Bedrooms are comfortable and the shower room is a modern addition.
The kitchen/dining area in the Farm Cottage is part of a large open plan area. The kitchen is equipped with an electric fan oven, a four burner gas hob, with extractor hood over. There is also a dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave and a range of small kitchen appliances.
There are large work surfaces for food preparation etc with ample storage space for food etc. Also provided is a full range of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.for up to 5 guests.
There is an adjacent dining table and 5 chairs for guests. A highchair is available for small children.
The kitchen is equipped with a smoke alarm, fire extinguisher and fire blanket.
The lounge has a wood burning stove with guard for the safety of younger guests (logs available at a small additional cost).
The lounge has comfortable easy chairs and settees to accommodate all guests. There is a flat screen tv (receives all BBC, ITV and free SKY channels plus other free channels) and a dvd player. There is also free wi-fi (shared with other gites). Also available is a selection of boardgames, jigsaw puzzle.
The staircase to the first floor leads from the lounge/kitchen area. There are stairgates at the foot and top of the staircase
The lounge is equipped with smoke and CO2 alarms.
There are 3 bedrooms, a double, twin and single bedded rooms on the first floor. Also on the first floor is a shower room with a toilet.
All bedrooms and the shower room have exposed beams and "Velux" double glazed roof windows for ample ventilation. All bedrooms have ample drawer and hanging space for clothes.
Bed linen as well as hand and bath towels are provided for all guests.
A cot, childrens bed and "bedsides" are available on request without charge.
All bedrooms are equipped with smoke alarms
The shower room, is equipped with a toilet and wash hand basin There is a plentiful supply of hot water.
There is a log burning stove in the lounge area just in case there is a cool summer evening, but in reality it is rarely used (logs may be purchased at a small additional cost).
Portable electric fans are available should the weather become extremely hot.
The surrounding lanes, which are quiet with only occasional cars and tractors, are ideal for walking and cycling. There are safe sandy beaches is easy travelling distance. The larger nearby towns of Lannion and Morlaix have a wide range of shops and weekly markets. Smaller towns, including Plouaret (Tuesday mornings} and Plestin le Greves (Sunday mornings) also have regular weekly markets.
The Rose Granit coast with its stunning rock formations is about 30 minutes drive away and easily reached. Adventure parks, a small zoo, steam train, sand yachting, golf course and horse riding are all within easy driving distance.
Immediately outside the door to the Farm Cottage is a secluded lawned area with patio furniture, parasol and bbq for al fresco dining. Also in the garden area is a rotary clothes line for guests' use.
There is a 10 metre covered, heated swimming pool in the grounds which is available for all guests The pool is kept locked to avoid small, unsupervised children wandering in. Guests are provided with a key for their personal use.
Also in the grounds is a Boules pitch (Boules provided), a netball post, a small slide, swing and rocker for younger guests.
There is more than ample parking space on site for all guests. Guests are asked to use the car parking area rather than park outside their individual gite, apart from on arrival and departure when unloading and loading takes place, to minimise the risk to small children who may be playing on site.
This gite is ideally suited for family holidays and couples, being located in a quiet and peaceful area of rural Brittany. The small town of Plouaret is approximately 5 minutes drive where there are two supermarkets, bar, café, tabac, butcher's and bakers. There are also two banks with ATMs The grounds surrounding the gites are flat and there are no steps into the Farm Cottage. There are two steps into the laundry room.
There is a wide staircase to the first floor where the bedrooms and bathroom are situated. There are stairgates at the foot and top of the staircase.
Semi-retired but still involved in business activities. In between these activities I enjoy spending time in France, relaxing, sampling wines, eating out.
|Year property purchased||1999|
|Why this location?||Quiet, rural setting but close to town with shops and access to rail network there are direct trains to Paris and Brest. Kervegan Bihan is an easy drive to the ferry ports of Roskoff (37miles) and St Malo (90 miles), beaches, coastal walks and larger towns, markets and places of interest.
There are weekly markets in the nearby towns of Lannion (Thursdays), Plestin Le Greve (Sundays) and Morlaix.
The gites are close to the national rail network, the road network is excellent putting major towns and cities in easy reach. There are regional airports at Brest, Rennes and Dinan which have flights to UK cities.
|Unique benefits of property||Kervegan Bihan is situated in the lush Brittany countryside about 3kms from the small town of Plouaret.
Formerly a small farm the original farmhouse and out buildings have been converted into attractive gites, whilst retraining many of their original features. In the grounds is a 10 metre covered, heated swimming pool (heated May to early September), boules pitch, and for the more energetic a netball pitch. For younger guests there is a swing, small slide and rocker.
Sandy beaches of St Efflam and St Michel En Greve are 10 to 15 minutes drive away. The Rose Granit coast with its stunning rock formations, sandy beaches and bays is about 30 minutes away.
Plouaret is a small friendly town in easy reach of the coast and the larger towns of Lannion, MorlaIix and St Brieuc and of which are well worth visiting. There is a small market in Plouaret on Tuesday mornings and a large street market in Lannion on Thursday mornings. There is also a market in Plestin Le Greve on Sunday mornings. All these markets offer a wide range of fresh local produce as well as clothing and craft items.
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