French Country Cottages in Brittany
We purchased these beautiful French country cottages at Kergudon in 2015 and it has been our ambition to provide an exceptional standard and quality of self-catering holiday accommodation in Brittany. We aim to give all of our guests the comforts of home in well-equipped properties that combine French rural charm with modern practicalities and more than a touch of luxury.
Home from Home feel
Our ‘home from home’ feel in our French country cottages is achieved with high quality furnishings and fittings, kitchens and bathrooms equipped with all the facilities you would find in your own home. Wifi is accessible in each gîte as is English & French television and DVD players with a DVD and book library. You will also find a 2-speed hairdryer because we know is all important. Because we want to your stay feel like home, we have some dog friendly holiday cottage / gîtes, although keep others animal free for those who suffer from pet allergies.
Kergudon Gites Onsite Facilities:
- Welly Boot Room
- Drying room with fishing rod storage
- Family games room
- Private cinema
- Boules pitch
- covered & secure parking
- mountain bikes
For both children and big kids the ‘Salle Des Jeux’ is located above the garage with a babyfoot table, pool table, electronic dartboard as well as other distractions for those less hot days in Finistère!
The games room is equipped with a projector and screen so it can be reserved for a family film night in your own private cinema. We have a collection of DVD / Blu-ray discs to choose from or bring your family favourites on your self catering holidays in Brittany.
- Please note that we only have a very limited selection of PG and U rated DVD’s. Because we want everyone to have fun, please bring your own kids favourites for younger children.
- There is currently no WiFi service in the games room and please be aware that Netflix etc will not work because of the lack of internet.
Boot / Drying / Rod Room
Our Boot Room at Kergudon is fully stocked with Aigle wellies in a variety of adult sizes which are available for any guests to use with our compliments.
Welly boots & Fishing Rods
In addition to the boot rack you will find a rod rack for fishing rods and hooks for your kit for those guests who have been fly fishing on the Lac Du Drennec.
The Boot Room provides a warm dry space for ramblers, fishermen and cyclists alike to hang up their wet jackets and equipment and is complete with a separate washing machine and tumble dryer (at a small additional charge).
Complete with six mountain bikes (four adult and two child sizes) guests at Kergudon French Country Cottages are welcome to use our bikes because we know you want to explore the wonderful forests and trails in and around the Mountain Biking in Brittany.
** Because we do not provide cycling helmets and safety equipment, please bring your own.**
Petanque is also known as Boules and is an extremely popular game in Brittany and in France. The Petanque pitch at Kergudon Gites, opposite the garage, provides a wonderful opportunity to have a truly French experience because it is a great occasion to get the whole family involved together and create some special memories during your holiday in our French Country Cottages.
With such wonderful roads to explore in , Our French Country Cottages have become very popular with drivers of classic marques and we have hosted Morgan, MG and Porsche owners and our luxury gîtes provide the perfect base from which to explore the exceptional driving routes and scenery. The garage at Kergudon can house 4 vehicles providing secure off street, covered parking. Two of the garage bays have lockable doors for guests who prefer a more secure parking spot. self catering holidays in brittany.
Three Course Supper
Homestyle Dinners and Local Produce
Have a look at our ‘Catering‘ page for details on our 3 course suppers and local restaurants.
The ‘Salle de Sport’ at Kergudon is a small private fitness suite for all guests to use. Complete with Squat Rack, Bench Press, Swiss Ball, Dumbbells, Tubes, Mats, Step and music. David is a fully-qualified personal trainer by profession and can also be booked for private one-2-one or couples fitness sessions. For more details about Personal Training sessions and fitness during your holiday to Finistère have a look at Dave’s fitness website
*a pre exercise disclaimer must be signed before use of the gym is granted because of insurance. The gym is not available to guests under 18yrs of age.
Fishing Boat Hire
Philippe Dolivet owns and runs Brittany Fly Fishing, private boat hire is available for guests staying at Kergudon French Country Cottages. For more information please contact Phillipe Dolivet here.
Dry yourself off
All guests staying at Kergudon French Country Cottages are provided with beach towels so that’s one less thing to pack!
Complimentary WiFi inside each gîte and both French and UK TV channels are available along with an extensive DVD library. Each gîte at Kergudon comes complete with a CD/Radio with Mp3. I-pod jacks are available to borrow..
Limited mobile phone coverage
Mobile phone coverage is poor/ non existant at opur French Country Cottages and in Saint-Cadou.
If you’re staying at our French Country Cottages for a week or longer, to make your arrival as comfortable and stress-free as possible, we provide guests with a list of everyday groceries to choose from which, for a service charge of 17.50 EUR, we will purchase and un-pack in your kitchen ready for your arrival.
We ask guests to leave the gîte in the same clean state that they find it because this is standard practice. So please clean before your departure. However, if you do not wish to clean your gîte at the end of your holiday, professional cleaners can be booked and we charge a cleaning fee of 60 EUR for this service.
Concierge (restaurant, vet, activity booking)
From lunch and dinner reservations to booking veterinary appointments, Ben and David are always on hand to make your bookings and help to organize activities and outings.
Self catering holidays in Brittany – Nearby
For more local facilities during your self catering holidays in Brittany have a look at out ‘things to do page’ packed with ideas and restaurant details etc.
Within Saint-Cadou guests will find a traditional French bar ‘Pub St Hubert’, an organic bakery as well as local farm market on Friday evenings.
The Local Town
In the nearby town of Sizun (7km) guests will find all essential services they will require including local doctors, a pharmacy, mini-supermarket, 3 bakeries, a butcher, 2 banks, the Post Office, florist and an excellent bar / tabac, the Café Du Centre, for papers, coffee and magazines. Sizun market is on Wednesday mornings throughout the year.
For local restaurants please look under ‘gastronomy’ and click Things to do on holiday in Brittany.
Smoking is not permitted in any gîte at Kergudon.