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Beautiful And Tranquil French Gites With Fantastic Views Of The Countryside - The Stables

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Laz Barn Rental Photos and Description

Gites in Laz, Nr. Quimper, Brittany, France - Fantastic Peaceful Countryside Location Only 30 Minutes Drive To The Beach

Both gites are beautiful traditionally built stone longeres, tastefully restored and decorated and situated in beautiful surroundings in the peaceful Brittany countryside. 10 minutes from Chateauneuf du Faou. 40 minutes drive to Huelgoat with lake and ancient stones. 1 hours drive from Oceanopolis sea life centre in Brest. 2kms walk from the nearest village and village shop. Ideal for a restful holiday to get away from it all.

Details for The Stables 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

Beautiful french barn, tastefully restored and decorated in 2013. A cozy, well equipped for gite for 1 or 2 people. Excellent hideaway for a weekend break in the countryside. Fantastic countryside views. Excellent walking, cycling, fishing and riding. The gite has a walk in shower / wet room, with toilet and basin. A well equipped kitchen with electric oven, hob and extractor fan, a built in fridge / freezer and washing machine. The gite has it's own private secluded graveled garden for BBQ's and relaxing in the tranquil surroundings.

  • pets considered

Liz Platts
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
September 5, 2016
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About Liz Platts

I live in France with my partner, Harry our 3 year old Weimaraner, Robinson the cat, 12 horses, several sheep and chickens. We purchased the farm in 2006 and between us we have spent the last 10 years renovating.

Liz Platts purchased this barn in 2006

Why Liz Platts chose Finistere

We love Brittany because of the fantastic countryside and opportunities for walking, riding, canoeing and fishing, perfect for people, who like us, love the outdoors. There are many beautiful beaches in the area, to the south, west and north, the closest being only 30 minutes drive away, with a fantastic restaurant on the beach and a large marina.

What makes this barn unique

The gite and the stables are situated in the grounds of our farm so there is always somebody on hand to help or offer advise if needed. However the gite and the stables are far enough away from the farm house so that our guests can be as private as they wish. The farm is situated in a beautiful and tranquil setting in 30 acres of land in 'les montagnes noir' or Black Mountains, 3km from the Nantes-Brest canal and 2km from the nearest shop.


based on 10 traveler reviews

The Stables
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews

Lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable place to stay in a very quiet rural location which we found ideally located to explore South West Brittany.

The Stables had everything we needed for our two week stay and the weather was remarkably good, making for a very relaxng holiday.

The bottle of wine waiting for us on our arrival was very welcome as were the gourd, cucumber and tomatoes!

We enjoyed Harry's company at breakfast and supper times!

Our useful tip - dont drive from Calais on a French bankholiday weekend!

Thank you Liz, Grahame and Harry.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great location

  • 4 of 5

The property is in a great location for touring Brittany and is situated in a picturesque, rural setting. The kitchen was modern, clean and well equipped. The bedroom was large and comfortable. The bathroom had a walk-in shower and water was always hot. There was good access to the internet.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fabulous place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Really lovely gite. Very spacious and had everything we needed. Great location and we were able to visit lots of beautiful locations. Would have stayed much longer, if we could have! Thank you Liz, Graham and lovely dogs, Harry and Bluebell.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Nice Accommodation in Great Location

  • 4 of 5

May 2016 - We had a lovely week staying in the stables with fantastic views of the countryside. The accommodation is very nice & spacious the only disappointing aspect was the seating in the lounge area which consisted of two rather uncomfortable wooden armchairs it would therefore benefit from more comfortable armchairs or sofas.

Also when we arrived as it was early in season it was quite cold & there was no heating in the lounge.

Having said that we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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fantastic holiday

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place to stay.. beautiful friendly, and helpful couple. Thank you. will be seeing u again very soon

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Fantastic place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic hosts. Stables wonderful place to stay very comfortable and brill location. Can't wait to come back

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
41 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
St Thois
Nearest Ferry
82 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
41 Kilometres
Golf de Kerbernez,
Nearest Train
33 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
St Thois
Nearest Beach
42 Kilometres
Car: necessary


We are situated on a Peninsular so you are never very far from a beach the nearest beaches are only 30 minutes drive away.


We are situated approximately 30 minutes drive from Quimper airport, 40 minutes from Brest airport and 2 1/4 hours from Dinard and Nantes airports. The budget airlines fly to and from Brest and Dinard. We are approximately 1 hour from Roscoff channel ferry port.


We are 2kms walk from the nearest village and village shop, 10 minutes drive from the nearest town and 20 minutes drive to the outskirts of Quimper or Carhaix. 30 minutes drive to the nearest beach, 40 minutes drive to Huelgoat with its lake and ancient stones. 1 hours drive from Oceanopolis sea life centre in Brest.


Rates & Availability

Laz Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
christmas and new year
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $122

Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made by telephone or by email. A non returnable deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking, the balance is to be paid 6 weeks before arrival date.

Changeover Day:
Arrival and departure times can be flexible to fit in with flights or ferries, please enquire.
Changeover days are normally on Saturday, guests must leave the property by 10am on the day of departure. Guests must arrive after 2pm on the day of arrival.

Notes on prices:
I accept payment via paypal in UK sterling or euros.
Bookings must be paid for in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Laz Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • River
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • The ground floor bedroom has french doors to patio area. The floor is tiled with black slate and it is furnished with Bretton oak furniture. There is an air conditioning / heat exchanger in the bedroom with thermostat.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • pets considered ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes on accommodation: Wifi internet access is available in The Stables. Outside: Both gites are set within the grounds of our small family farm of 30 acres situated on the top of a hill with fantastic panoramic views. On our farm we breed Arabian horses and keep sheep and chickens. There are small wooded areas and a stream within the grounds. Both gites have their own private and secluded graveled gardens with table, chairs and brolly. There are parking areas outside both gites on either hard standing or grass.

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