Looking for a character holiday cottage to rent in the real Brittany?
La Fontaine Rouillee Gîtes offer you a choice of high quality self-catering holiday
accommodation that has been carefully renovated to retain original Breton features,
whilst incorporating the comfort, facilities and attention to detail that you would
expect to find in personally maintained vacation rentals in Brittany.
La Belle Maison, a charming detached two bedroom cottage with enclosed garden.
La Vieille Longere, a character gîte primarily for adults : two or three bedrooms
each with its own shower room.
La Petite Longere, a spacious one bedroom ground floor apartment exclusively for
(please click on a gîte name above, or on one of the photos below for more details
about that property)
Our holiday cottages are well maintained, personally managed by us and comprehensively
equipped; they are good places to stay throughout the year and we try to ensure they
are not faceless, one-size-fits-all, vacation rentals.
We are delighted that many of our guests make return visits; and regard feedback
as a constant measure of success in ensuring our gîtes feel like homes from home
These gîtes are fitted to a high standard throughout
so that, no matter whether you are staying for
3 weeks in July, or having long weekend to visit Christmas markets, you will be able
to settle in easily
and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere.
The kitchens are fully equipped for self-catering holidays, each having cookers with
gas hob and full size oven, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, kettle, toaster,
coffee maker and ample cookware, utensils, crockery and glassware
Your comfort is our concern ~ efficient wood burner in the living room, modern panel
heaters throughout and plenty of hot water.
Fans are available in hot weather, cool boxes are supplied for shopping or to take
on summer picnics and herbs are planted alongside the barbecues for you to season
Duvets are provided in weights appropriate to the season and there are throws to
snuggle up with on cooler evenings.
Please note our gîtes are strictly non smoking inside.
If desired, we can provide ashtrays for guests to use outside.
Our home in Brittany is in the same mini-hamlet as our gites,
so we are on hand to answer any questions if required,
whilst taking care not to intrude on our guests.
We originally restored these properties during 2005, including installing modern
wiring and plumbing.
We regularly update to keep the facilities well maintained and in good working order.
We provide large scale walkers maps for our guests to use, so that you can make the
most of the local area, along with a good selection of tourist information leaflets
and books giving more information about the wider region.
Each house has its own entrance and private outdoor space with dining area and built-in
barbecue ... contact us to book.
“What a wonderful place to spend a week, the gite was so well equipped, bright,
spacious but also warm and cozy. We had a marvellous time.” - the Sackville family,
You will find flat screen TVs receiving English language free-to-air channels, along
with a DVD player. There are also stocked bookcases and various traditional board
Check your emails and browse the internet via our complimentary Wi-Fi (please note
the limited bandwidth available in rural Brittany means streaming films or music
may not always be possible).
Each bedroom has plenty of hanging and drawer storage space, bedside lamps, a chair
and a mirror.
The shower rooms all have a modern walk-in shower cubicle, towel rail, a cupboard,
a stool or chair, a mirror with light above, power point and a hairdryer.
Each house has its own washing machine, drying rack, iron and board, plus a rotary
dryer in it’s grounds.