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A beautifully renovated cottage , sleeps 6, in the heart of rural Brittany.

Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Kerbois is a beautifully renovated cottage situated in a tiny hamlet deep in the heart of rural Brittany. The cottage, with its large garden, is ideal for groups of 6 guests with plenty of room both inside and out.

It is situated in the commune of La Croix Hellean near to the stunning medieval town of Josselin.

A perfect relaxing retreat but near enough to many attractions to make the most of exploring this beautiful region of France.


Entering the property you are immediately in the large open plan kitchen/living and dining area.

The kitchen is well equipped with a large oven, gas hob and electric oven, fridge. There is also a cafetiere, microwave, kettle and toaster. The crockery is stored in the useful kitchen “island” and there is also plenty of pots, pans and glasses.

The large dining table comfortably seats six people.

The lounge area has comfortable seating and a feature woodburner, ideal for cooler months.

There is an electric piano and also guitar and drum if you feel like a musical evening!


The cottage has three bedrooms . One King Size, one single and a room with three single beds.

Babies are accepted and there is a travel cot available.

There is also a room upstairs which can be used as a childrens’ playroom/snug.

The bathroom has a large shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.

There is a separate toilet in the outbuilding next to the kitchen, which also houses the washing machine.

Linen and towels are not included but may be available to hire. Please enquire.

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users or guests with impaired mobility

An End of Stay Clean, 50€, is offered if you have to leave early for your return travel. Otherwise we ask that the cottage is left in a clean and tidy state. Failure to do this may result in withholding some or all of your Security Depsoit.

Dogs are generally welcome. We ask that you check with the owner at the time of booking. A cleaning fee of £10 per week will apply.

We can help can help with vet appointment if necessary).

A NO SMOKING policy is operated inside the house.

20% off Brittany Ferries crossings or 25% off if booked by 16th October!


There is Parking, off road with spaces for 2 cars

The garden is large with plenty of secluded area to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. It is not secured and we would therefore remind guests with young children and/or dogs to ensure they are supervised at all times.

A BBQ is available for guest use.

Outdoor furniture , including deck chairs/ table/ and picnic bench are provided with “al fresco” dining in mind.

More Details

Property Manager
Sue O'Grady
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018


La Croix-Helléan Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Dogs are normally allowed but please check with the owner at time of booking. Cleaning fee will apply.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , King size bed
    Bedroom 2 - 3 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf


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Nearest Airport
72 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
103 Kilometres
Saint Malo
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
57 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary

There are many picturesque towns nearby.

These include Josselin where there is a perfectly preserved medieval chateau which is still lived in by the Rohan family.

The chateau and Dolls' Museum are open to visitors from April to October and there are tours in English daily during the summer.

Le Bois d'Amour (Lovers' Wood) in Josselin is literally a "park in a town". It has been created to promote nature and the environment. There is an open air theatre where music events are held during the summer months. access it. It has been very well landscaped and contains wooded sections and a stream flowing throughout. Displays are provided which explain the wildlife of the area in pictures and sounds. There are plenty of benches provided throughout the park as well as picnic tables and even a boules court. Also a small childrens' play area. An amphitheatre stages open air films and concerts during the summer, and look out for the water powered clock.


A pretty market town with regular concerts in summer.

The canal is flanked by paths for walking and cycling, with boating for miles in both directions.

On the outskirts of Malestroit is the Musée de la Résistance de Bretagne'

This fascinating museum chronicles the vital role played by the people of Brittany at the time of the German Occupation during the second World War.

Nearby is the charming town of La Gacilly. During the summer months an outdoor photographic exhibition is held. Boat trips on the canal are available. The Yves Rocher factory, shop and Spa are situated here. Also a vegetarian restaurant - very unusual in France!

Rochefort-en-Terre, about 45 minutes away, was voted “prettiest village in France” in 2015. With its cobbled streets, plentiful restaurants and shops, it is a must on your holiday agenda!

A 30 minute drive from the accommodation takes you to the Domaine de Kerguéhennec. Here you will find an unusual sculpture park and chateau in magnificent grounds. There is a large lake and lots of woodland. Dogs are welcome! There is a small café in the park but opening times can be limited! In the chateau there are often art exhibitions.

The walled city of Vannes is about a 50 minute drive from Josselin. The harbourside restaurants in Vannes are always busy in the summer months. The local seafood, oysters and mussels being particularly popular.

The zoo at Pont Scorff is ideal for younger members of the family (about 1 hour away)

The Prehistoric Park at Malansac, about 45 minutes away, is another great day out for the youngsters. There are 30 scenes of reconstruction of the dinosaur age. The park is based on models and information from the Natural History Museum in Paris.

Nearby (1 hour drive) is the stunning medieval city of Rennes, capital of Brittany. There are numerous outdoor cafés and restaurants in the picturesque square plus shops so perfect if you want some retail therapy!




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $13.85
Refundable damage deposit $207.73

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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