Beautiful Holiday Cottages in Brittany

Heated pool, 30 acres of lawns and woodland in a stunning setting

Cottages

A beautiful and exclusive hamlet of 4 charming C17th and C18th stone holiday cottages in Brittany with heated pool. Set amidst the beautiful rolling Brittany countryside, in a tranquil, idyllic sylvan setting with a large secluded heated swimming pool and 30 acres grounds, comprising: lawns; woodland; a wildflower meadow and a stream to explore.

Couetilliec Cottages are located in the Morbihan department of Brittany, 25 miles from stunning sandy beaches and 2.5 miles from local amenities. Our holiday cottages in Brittany are close to family attractions, wonderful medieval towns and beaches; Couetilliec offers a wide range of activities for everyone to enjoy.

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Pool

It’s not a holiday without a heated pool. Jump in!

Large (11.5m X 5m X2m max. depth) heated swimming pool with Roman steps for ease of access (open May to the end of September and daily from 10.30am until 7.30pm, in a secluded setting flanked by lawns and woodland beyond. Surrounding paved area with plenty of sun-loungers and parasols. The pool area is fenced and accessed via a locking gate.

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Grounds

Reconnect with Nature

30 acres of grounds offers tremendous sense of space and another dimension to your holiday in Brittany. Whether you want to relax, walk, talk, watch nature, paint, draw, photograph the wildlife, forage for mushrooms, picnic or just sit back and listen to the birdsong with a good book and the optional glass of wine. Parents can watch the ‘little ones’ explore, play or build a den whilst their imaginations run wild. With zero light pollution a spot of stargazing on a clear night is a must. Best of all, the grounds are literally on your doorstep.

Lawns

Acres of lawns on which to relax and on a hot summer’s day the plethora of trees provide cooler shaded areas giving respite from the intense sun. For the ‘little ones’ lawns are a perfect place to play, run and tumble; there’s also a slide, seesaw and swing set.

Woodland

20 acres of woodland to explore via a myriad of sylvan pathways; walking in the woodland stimulates the sense of sight, sound, smell and well-being.

Meadow

Stroll along the mown pathway, gently run a hand through the tall grasses, see a profusion of butterflies and wildflowers. Listen to birdsong over the gentle hum of flying insects, punctuated by a rasping cricket.

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Guest Information

Make the most of your holiday with our rough guide to Brittany.

Family friendly beaches

Southern Brittany’s coastline is simply glorious with the right blend of long sandy beaches, rocky outcrops, isolated sandy coves, beautiful estuaries and quaint harbours. We have listed our favourite ‘blue flag’ family friendly beaches.

Brittany’s Coastline and Islands

Brittany’s southern coastline is peppered with islands, rias, beautiful estuaries, historic towns and quaint harbours. A coastal walk or leisurely boat trip to explore part of Brittany’s coastline or one of its islands is a must. Brittany’s coast offers other activities including rock pooling, fishing, horse riding, canoeing, wet-bike hire or just sit back and relax.

Family Attractions

There are many opportunities for family days out in Brittany. View our selection of family attractions and activities within an hour’s drive of Couetilliec Cottages; we have included a few suggestions for a rainy day.

Gastronomic delights, restaurants, groceries and more…

Foodwise Brittany is renowned for crepes, galetts, beurre moule, cidre, beer and an abundance of fresh fish and shellfish. The local is boulangerie is 4.5km by car, foot or bike, displays an array of breads and mouth-watering patisseries. There’s a choice of supermarkets within a 10km radius of Couetilliec Cottages. When it comes to places to eat you are spoilt for choice; please see our places to eat page for a list of recommended restaurants.

Markets, Towns and Villages

Visit a market whilst exploring one of Brittany’s historic towns or strolling through picturesque villages. Markets are an integral part of French culture, history and tradition. Most towns and large villages hold markets once a week. Typical French market stalls offer local produce often straight from the farm including fruit and vegetables, cheeses and other local produce and products.

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Cycling

Brittany Cycle Tours is based on site for our guests’ enjoyment. We offer single-center cycling holidays, cycle hire and self-guided cycling tours to explore and experience the rich diversity of Brittany’s stunning coastline, medieval towns, valleys, forests, countryside and coastline. You tell us about your cycling experience and level of fitness and we will select appropriate routes from our growing tour portfolio. We also provide a drop off and collection service for guests wishing to explore Brittany’s traffic-free Green Ways or tour the Nantes-Brest canal; 6 bicycle trailer with luggage rack.

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Guest reviews

  • Beech Cottage has been fully refurbished for lettings and everything worked as you would want - comfortable mattresses and clean linen, hot water on demand, good kitchen and bathroom facilities, clean decent-sized pool.

    Phil A
  • Spent a wonderful month in Hazel Cottage. Couetilliec, is a very special tranquil place, situated in beautiful Breton Countryside. The property was well equipped and very comfortable, with a wooden deck which overlooked the lawn and the forest beyond.

    aljosu
  • There are many beautiful places to explore within an hour's drive in all directions, though Couetilliec is so comfortable you might not want to leave!

    Sarah Brown
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