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High Quality Traditional Breton Gite in Gomene , Swimming Pool, Wi-Fi & gardens

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom Gite, Sleeps 4. Tranquil Rural Location.Central Brittany.

Nightingale cottage, at the Old Bakery gites, is a fully renovated well appointed traditional Breton stone gite with swimming pool for up to 7 people, located in the heart of Brittany in the village of Gomene Cotes-D'Armor.The house dates from 1790 and has been tastefully modernised whilst retaining its traditional charm with exposed beams and character stone walls.It offers high quality accommodation in a tranquil countryside position , set in over an acre of stunning gardens and surrounded by fields and woodland. Family friendly .

The accomodation is on two floors and consists of a downstairs large open plan kitchen living and dining. Upstairs is one double bedroom with views over the gardens and a second bedroom with single bunk beds, and a shower room with toilet. It maintains its traditional charm with exposed beams and character stone walls.A cot ,high chair and baby bath are also available on request.Immediately outside the gite is a private seating , dining and BBQ area and in addition you have access to over an acre of gardens and a covered outdoor entertainments and BBQ area.

The gite is self catering.

We are located in the heart of central Brittany ,an ideal location to see all many of the sites that Brittany offers to be expolred.This property is in a beautiful rural setting but has the advantage of being only 10 minutes drive from the National Routeway N164 that opens up travel to all the sights and delights of Brittany. We are 1h15 and 2h25 respectively from St. Malo and Caen ferries and 1h20 and 50 minutes respectively from Dinard and Rennes airports. The village of Gomene has a Pub tabac and Sunday market and the neighbouring village of Meneac ( 2 minutes drive away ) has a village store , Boulagerie for your bread , cakes and fresh croissants , Tabac bar , Pub .Pizzeria and Tuesday market.

Come and stay this attractive cottage and experience the sights , gourmet food , fine wine , markets and beauty of central Brittany.

You will have

. Self Catering spacious cottage with private BBQ and outdoor seating area with table , chairs and parasol.

.use of a SWIMMING POOL (***open 1st June to end September only***)



.Use of over an acre of stunning LANDSCAPED GARDENS laid out for your enjoyment. Including , Boules court , Badminton , Childrens slide and swing activity frame, croquet , table tennis, darts and other outdoor games

.Covered OUTDOOR DINING AREA suitable for activities

.Use of AMENITIES BARN where guests WASHING MACHINE , outdoor games , board games , books , leaflets maps and guide books , DVDs , magazines , and toys can be found.

. All linens and towels are provided inclusive in the price except for pool / beach towels that are available for hire at a small fee.

.Heating , Gas , Electric included in price

. Fridge /freezer & separate freezer

. Oven and microwave .

. Iron , Ironing board , Airing frame

. Hairdryer

. Outdoor table and chairs , parasol , BBQ

.Washing machine located in the amenities barn

.Owners living on site and available to help you as much or as little as you require


Swim in our pool or relax on the sun loungers. Positioned in the gardens and not overlooked ,the pool benefits from a heat dome that is removable on sunny days but left in place if you are unlucky with the weather so that swimming can continue on less agreeable days. It is salt filtered so no chlorine odour. Sun-loungers and pool furniture in place. Open Summer Season Only - from 1st June to end of September subject to water temperatures.

The gite is within the grounds of our former farmhouse and bakery and you will have full access to over an acre of stunning landscaped gardens with countryside and forest views . The grounds are set up for your enjoyment and you are welcome to stay on site all day to take advantage of the facilities if you wish. Your gite benefits from its own private seating and BBQ area but there is also a large covered BBQ and entertainments area in the grounds. Set amongst the boarders, pathways and orchard you will find numerous seating areas, a boule court, swing and slide activity frame , badminton, goal net, and numerous outdoor games are available including table tennis, croquet, darts, skittles and cricket. Adult bikes are available for local use.

If you're looking for a restful place to spend the day or return to at the end of a days sightseeing or activities for a family or larger group we could be the place for you.

We are happy to accommodate you for celebrations but this is not a suitable venue for loud drinking parties and we do not accept bookings for hen /stag parties or similar.

Sorry not suitable for persons with mobility difficulties.


Ideal location for sightseeing, birdwatching, walking, cycling, or just relaxing.

We are within easy reach of

.A range of local produce markets including a Sunday artisan market in the village of Gomene and regular antique / flea markets in nearby towns and villages

.Historic towns such as Josselin, Vannes, Dinard and Moncontour

.Brocéliande the legendary Arthurian forest at Paimpont

.Rochfort en Terre and La Gacilly

. Numerous beaches and coastal attractions such as Cap Frehel and Fort la latte - 3 coastlines within 1 hour.

. Branfare zoological gardens ,

.Standing stones of Carnac

.Watersports and golfing and the hydrangea walk at Lac au Duc

.Nature reserves at Sene – ideal for birdwatchers. The owners are keen birdwarchers and happy accompany guests to this and other destinations.

.Themepark of Kingoland at Locmine / Plumelin

.Mont Saint Michel

.The area has over 43kms of marked countryside walks and cycle routes and there are walks immediately from the gites. We have adult bikes available for local use.

. The sculpture park at Domaine de Kerguehennec

. Fishing locally and sea fishing also available at the Golfe du Morbihan.

. Pool on site plus Aquatides complex at Loudeac

Beautiful rural setting but easily accessible from St. Malo and Caen ferries (1h15 and 2h25 respectively) and Dinard and Rennes airports (1h20 and 50 minutes respectively).

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gomené in Cotes-d'Armor

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , shower , wash basin , toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Wardrobe , bedside cabinets with lamps. Views over garden.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , the beds in this room are single bunks
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
We are here to make your holiday the best we can and are happy to help as much or as little as you need. We live on site. Arrival is after 4pm , departure before 10am unless by prior arrangement. At the very least we will allow bag drop earlier than normal arrival time. The gite is one of three on site


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High Quality Traditional Breton Gite in Gomene , Swimming Pool, Wi-Fi & gardens
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Fabulous on every level

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic accommodation, location and proprietors were just fabulous and nothing was a problem. Thoroughly recommend the cooking by the hosts and great food and value!!!!

Looking forward to returning next year...

  • Review Submitted: 22-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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lovely place in the countryside

  • 5 of 5

very friendly and helpful hosts.

Living in a classical bretagne-style cottage in the midst of a big and beautiful english garden. Every cottage with it's own small private outside area and lots of place for get-together as well.

Nice and well sized concealable swimming-pool.

All in all recommendable.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic guests - a pleasure to host/
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Donna Thain
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
7 February, 2018

About Donna Thain

Our names are Donna and George Thain. We are a husband and wife team who have given up our careers as a chef and a nurse in the UK to live in France and run this high quality gite complex. George is a birdwatcher and will accompany guests on birdwatching trips if wanted. We are both passionate gardeners . Dona is a an artist and potter.

Donna Thain purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Donna Thain chose Gomené

After many years of holidaying in Brittany we decided to give up our careers in the UK to 'live the dream'. We love the tranquillity of this rural area and the French culture. There is so much to be discovered in this area .

What makes this cottage unique

This gite has access to over an acre of stunning gardens to explore and use for recreation and you are welcome to stay on site all day.We have been told by many that the gardens are an attration in their own right. Set in the garden is a swimming pool.


Nearest Airport
83 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Gomene village
Nearest Ferry
92 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Golf Blue Green Lac au Duc Ploermel
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Gomene village
Nearest Beach
65 Kilometres
St. Brieuc
Car: necessary

There is a range of local produce markets near by and regular antique / flea markets. The village has an Artisan produce market every Sunday morning. The village bar hosts regular live music events and the village has a Jazz festival in June.

Countryside walks and cycling - over 43kms of marked routes in the local area and walking can / cycling commence directly outside the gites. Adult bikes for local use available.

Places to visit include,

Medieval historic towns with castles including Josselin ,Dinan ,Rohan , Vannes and pontivy.

Beautiful coastlines.3 coastlines within 1 hour.

Forte La Latte and Cap Friehel

Carnac beaches, marina and amazing standing stones .There are guided road train and bus tours around the sites of the stones that are reasonably priced.

Beaches of Suscinio, chateau and wildlife reserve approx 1 hours drive will take you to these beautiful long beaches and wildlife reserve.

Kingoland at Locmine / Plumelin - 30 minute drive away - newly opened theme park.

The sculpture park at Domaine de Kerguehennec - modern art sculpture park set in 350acres with magnificent chateau, 2 lakes and forest walks - free entry.

Golf courses within 30 minutes.

Fishing localy and sea fishing also available at the Golfe du Morbihan.

Birdwatching .

Ile d Arz - Golfe du Morbihan and tour du Golfe - 50 minute drive will take you to the Parc du Golfe in Vannes where you can take a ferry to the island Ile d Arz.

Pool on site plus ( open 1st June to end September subject to water temperatures) and .Aquatides pool complex at Loudeac

Boule courts.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gomené, Brittany

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
8 Jan 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 16 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
17 Sep 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Linen and towels for in gite use supplied, pool towels available at 5 euros for 2 per week.
We expect guests to leave the gites clean and tidy. If an additional cleaning service is required it will be charged at 30 euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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