Here you will find details of self catering
holiday accommodation in France. The properties on this page range from
those situated in Brittany and Normandy through to other areas such as
La Rochelle, the
Gers in Gascony or
Le Rocher Eslier
Le Rocher Eslier is a little hamlet of
gites in Bonnemain situated close to the towns of Dol de Bretagne
and Combourg and half an hour from medieval Dinan, the Port of St.
Malo and the seaside resort of Dinard.
The beach of Hirel in the Bay of Mont
St. Michel is close by as is Le Mont St. Michel itself which is just
a half hour drive away.
The gites are furnished to a high
standard and the complex includes a heated swimming pool and a
children's playground with equipment such as swings, slides and a
Each gites has its own garden with
access to the pool and play area.
pretty Gite is surrounded by a beautiful, mature garden.
Located just outside Evran, the River Rance is adjacent.
Facilities close by include canoeing and water sports, horse riding
and there are numerous places to take walks. Although very
much in the peaceful Brittany countryside, the Gite is also close to
the town facilities in Evran, St Andre des Eaux and Becherel - the
little "book town" of Brittany. Chris and Rachel run the business
and Rachel also teaches French and can organise the odd lesson
during your stay! - 3 bedrooms 2
Coetservy is a four bed roomed self catering
holiday home in a small hamlet in the village of Mohon in Brittany, one
and a half hours drive from St. Malo. Set in its own grounds with the
Lanouee forest behind it. Ideal for those who like to walk.
Coetservy sleeps eight and two of the four bedrooms are doubes It
has two bathrooms, lounge and kitchen plus a swimming pool, is centrally
heated, fully equipped with appliances and well furnished. There is an
outside deck with table and chairs and a barbecue and a pleasant garden.
Cable/satellite TV, table tennis
There are wild boar, rabbits and foxes in quantity in all the local
forests and dozens of varieties of birds including hawks. Swallows,
house martins and swifts are buzzing around in the summer months. Just
two miles from the small village of Guilliers, with all amenities, three
bars, a renowned restaurant, small shops, butchers, bakers, fuel and
with Ploermel Lac au Duc Golf Course, man made beach and lake only 20
minutes away. Ploermel is a main shopping town with all types of shops
and supermarkets. Twelve miles from the picturesque medieval town of
Josselin, with its 16th century chateau on the banks of the river Oust
on the Nante Brest canal. On Saturday mornings Josselin is bustling with
the open air market.
2 Gites - Traditional Breton granite cottages situated on small
working farm. Pierre and Pierrette supply freshly laid
eggs and vegetables and take great pride in keeping their farm
fresh and spruce for the visitor. Gites are furnished in
traditional Breton style with old armoires and long Breton
tables in the kitchen. Panoramic views. 5 minutes
from Matignon and St. Cast. Both Gites have 3- 4 bedrooms.
Pludono - close to Plancouet
Tel: +33 296 837 391 - French spoken or
some English depending on availability of family member
Dubois welcomes visitors to this beautiful chateau which is situated on
the Atlantic Coast of Brittany. Situated in the west of France, at
less than five kilometres from the beautiful sandy beaches of South
Finistere, this peace haven is between the fortified city of Concarneau
(7km) and the charming town of Pont Aven ((km) where famous artists
(Gauguin and Van gogh and many others came to paint. The Chateau offers
bed and breakfast and also has self catering gites. Dogs are made
welcome at the Chateau.
Chateau is set in a 53 hectare park designed by the famous landscape
artist Edouard Andrée, with ponds, streams and a fountain, where you can
relax in sun loungers, or walk through the Druide's flower garden
designed in the form of a celtic cross, where you will see numerous
butterflies and insects, and smell the scents of the flowers and in the
evening see the bats and hear the owls hooting.
Cottages and Coastal Villas in the picturesque region of Morbihan in
Gite Retreat comprises nine beautiful properties in a variety of
locations in the Morbihan area of Brittany. Most are in country
locations, one is coastal and two have swiming pools. The gites
comprise one for a couple and baby, two for 4 people and baby, two
for six and baby, one for 8 and baby, one for 12 and baby and has a
swimming pool. There is even one for 14 and two babies. This has its
own swimming pool too.
Gite Retreat has been registered as a business for 18 years now.
Realising the demand for a higher standard of holiday property, it
was created when the Pace family migrated to France from the UK.
Robert runs a property and garden business renovating buildings and
grounds to the highest standard, whilst Angela searches out other
high quality properties for holiday accommodation and manages the
The Morbihan area is noted for its outstanding beauty, where almost
one third of Brittany’s coastline is to be found. Gorgeous sandy
beaches and rocky coves abound, which are never overcrowded even in
the Summer. The roads are unbelievably quiet even in the Peak
season, which makes travelling around very easy. Parking is usually
There are many towns to be visited including Auray, a mediaeval town
with an old port at St Goustan and superb restaurants. Pontivy and
Josselin are famous for their chateaux, Vannes an old market town
and port has a magnificent cathedral and lots of interesting shops
and 2 markets a week. Lorient is a new town with a variety of shops,
cinemas, restaurants and is host to the big Interceltic Music
Festival at the beginning of August every year.
for its standing stones, has a marvellous sandy beach with games for
the kids and an abundance of good seafood restaurants and creperies.
The Gulf of Morbihan, with 365 islands, can only be described as
beautiful and you can take a boat trip around them should you so
Angela & Robert Pace
Tel :00 33 2 97 39 51 45
Fax :00 33 2 97 39 57 0
Haille Gîtes are owned by ‘beans’ who understand your ‘off the
rock’ holiday needs! (For those who do not live in the
Channel Islands, a bean is the nickname for a Jersey person!)
The complex comprises three
self-catering gite/apartments in South-West France with stunning
views of the mountains, situated on a hill within 100 acres of land
with its own private woods complete with a rope swing suitable also
for those still young at heart and owners Eliane and Mark are even
currently in the process of constructing a tree house. The
area is perfect for cycling and motorcycling, both on and off road
and there are leisure lakes nearby. The region is warm and
sunny most of the year however in winter and the skiing season
the centrally heated gites are perfect accommodation for
skiing and snowboarding breaks in France, Spain or Andorra.
The picture - right - is of one of the
gites "Picardie" which is a 'tourelle', (little tower). La
Haille is within easy access of Blagnac airport, Toulouse, the
Pyrénées mountains, Spain and tax free Andorra.
The facilities are first class and
include an 11 x 4.5m pool with solar shower, two separate barbecue
areas, laundry room, children’s play area, games room, mountain
bikes and boards, wireless ADSL
internet access . . . Mark and Eliane have extensive
local knowledge and so are happy to advise as to where to visit or
eat out. Locally, daily markets throughout the Gers offer a
taste of life in Gascony both socially and historically, from Foie
Gras and Armagnac at Samatan to d’Artagnan and St.James of
Compostella at Auch. Local festivals range from Country,
Latin and Jazz music to astronomy and even the Tour de France
passes through which all helps to make a holiday at La Haille
Gîtes one you won’t forget!
Contact Eliane and Mark Lowe, La Haille,
32420 Villefranche d'Astarac, Gers, France
Two pretty gites with pool ad play
area. La Four a Pain sleeps 10 and La Fontaine 4 to 5.
Features features original Four a Pain (bread oven) both gites
have log fires, beams, stone walls and loads of character
throughout. Swimming pool and 2 Bed and Breakfast rooms in the
main house ( Le Grenier). Only 1 hour from La Rochelle