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Le Rhun - The Loft - Les Chataigniers

Brittany, France

Per week

from 1450.00 to 2250.00 EUR
The Owner / Manager

Rebecca & Nick Field-Bunney

Member since Jan 2014
  • Bookings Accepted:75%
  • Avg. Response Time:51 minutes
  • Availability Updated:15 days 4 hours

BFB's Overview.

If happy children mean happy parents, Le Rhun, on the beautiful Crozon peninsula in Brittany, will havefamilies beaming from ear to ear! The owner have created an amazing array of fun things for little ones to discover and do, while grown-ups will love the choice of fab gites with a long list of helpful equipment for having babies and toddlers in tow.


Formerly a Breton cider farm, Le Rhun has been lovingly converted into 5 gites which have been thoughtfully finished and furnished in keeping with their character and offering every cosy comfort. From the typical Breton farmhouse to the converted cow shed, grain store, veg store and stable, each of the gites has been individually styled, combining original and antique features with all mod cons. A full range of baby and toddler equipment for eating, sleeping and safety can be provided in all the gites and each one has a blanket box of toys, books and games. More, larger toys are also available including Duplo, a dolls' house, farm set and pirate ship set, along with children’s DVDs.


Le Rhun is set in 40 acres of farmland where children can safely play and explore ‘free range’. Besides meeting the chickens, sheep and Jock the Shetland pony, animal lovers can stake out local wildlife at the natural hideout dens amongst the trees, Squirrels' lookout, Moles' Meet and Rabbits' Rest. Even if the wildlife doesn’t show, Le Rhun boasts several imaginative and well equipped play areas for all ages and a heated outdoor pool with floats and inflatables plus an inflatable paddling pool is available on request. Specifically with the under 5s in mind, a nursery garden features toddler swings, a large selection of ride ons, rope bridge and living willow tunnel. The Pirate Play Deck is obviously a favourite with a captain’s wheel, telescope and periscope, a flag to hoist, bell to ring, wobbly bridge and plank for naughty shipmates. A games pitch has all the wherewithal for swingball, volleyball, badminton and football, alongside larger swings, a slide and playhouse. Le Rhun also has a sand pit with appropriate toys, vehicles, buckets and spades, not forgetting that a lovely sandy beach is just a few minutes’ drive away.


If all this wasn’t enough, the owner also offers all sorts of activities for children including story-telling, treasure hunts, art and craft sessions, plus parents can even book a surprise party complete with balloons and homemade cakes. ‘Under The Barn’ is another quirky corner at Le Rhun, where families can have coffee and cake while logging into the wi fi or browsing maps, brochures and shabby chic brocante from French markets. The shop ‘under the barn’ is stocked with handy essentials and pirate paraphernalia including play swords, eye patches and Le Rhun pirate teddy bears.


Accommodation Overview

Le Rhun comprises 5 gites - La Ferme (sleeps 12+3), Etable (sleeps 8), Les Chátaigniers (sleeps 5), Hibou (sleeps 4 + 1) and Ecurie (sleeps 4).


Les Chátaigniers (3 bedrooms, sleeps 5) was originally the grain loft that sits at an angle to the main farmhouse, above the kitchen and dining room. The spacious, open plan living area is strikingly modern, from the red designer-style easy chairs in the ‘salon’, to the super sleek black kitchen. The ‘salon’ also features the Freeview TV, DVD player, wood burner and dining table, while the kitchen is well equipped with a gas range cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer and a full range of cooking utensils. Chataigniers comprises of one master double bedroom, one twin bedroom and one single bedroom, plus a shower room and WC. The garden is quiet and secluded, featuring wooden outdoor furniture and a stone built barbecue.


Location Information

Le Rhun is on the edge of the village of Argol on the Crozon Peninsula of western Brittany and only 3kms from sandy beaches at Telgruc-sur-mer - one of at least 20 fab sandy beaches nearby for days by the sea with a picnic. Argol has a boulangerie for picking up fresh baguettes and croissants for breakfast and ‘Les Vieux Metiers’ is a living crafts museum which has regular demonstrations of clog making, butter churning, chandlery and cider making.


Crozon (8kms) is the main town on the peninsula, with a variety of shops, supermarkets and a local produce market most mornings. Neighbouring Morgat is a lovely little resort town with a long sandy crescent beach where the sea is calm and safe for children to swim, or families can take a boat trip from the marina to sea grottos around the craggy headlands. Morgat also has a children’s playground on the beach and a number of seafront cafes and restaurants for sampling Breton Crepes and the superb local seafood.


Nearest medical services: GP and pharmacy, Telgruc sur mer (5 mins drive); A&E at Landerneau (40 mins drive), Brest (50 mins drive)


Getting here: Brest airport (23kms) is served by numerous airlines and is only 45 minutes’ drive from Le Rhun. Brittany Ferries have regular crossings from Plymouth and Cork to Roscoff (1 hour 15 minutes’ drive from Le Rhun), Portsmouth to Saint Malo (3 hours 30 minutes’ drive from Le Rhun) and Caen to St Malo (4 hours’ drive from Le Rhun).




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Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 25%

Balance: 28 days prior to arrival

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 25%

Balance: 28 days prior to arrival

Pricing Notes

Rates

2 Sep 2023 - 25 May 2024 : €1450 /week26 May - 13 Jul 2024 : €1900 /week14 Jul - 31 Aug 2024 : €2250 /week1 Sep - 21 Dec 2024 : €1450 /week2 Sep 2023 - 25 May 2024 : £1450 /week26 May - 13 Jul 2024 : £1900 /week14 Jul - 31 Aug 2024 : £2250 /week1 Sep - 21 Dec 2024 : £1450 /week

Arrivals and Departures

Check-in time: 16:00

Check-out time: 10:00

Payment

Reservation Deposit: 25%

Balance: 28 days prior to arrival

Pricing Notes

Discount Notes

Who owns this place?

Rebecca & Nick and their children Josh and Jamie live on-site in the beautiful surroundings of the Presqu-ile de Crozon. The family have owned and rented out Le Rhun since 2007 as holiday lets. They love the laid back French lifestyle, the walks and beaches close by, and relish in sharing the way of life with their guests.

Rebecca & Nick Field-Bunney

What do they love about it?

Le Rhun is a beautiful spot, nestled away close to the many beaches, and still not too far from the packed cultural cities of Brest and Quimper, which are only 40 minutes away by car. Each of our gites has been lovingly restored, decorated, and upcycled to be a cosy and comfy base from which to explore Brittany. We try to think of the things you'd want easy to hand, and we believe that when you come away on holiday you really need to switch off and recharge your batteries. We've got outside games, a cosy barn to relax in, a DVD cupboard for film nights in, once a week we cook fresh Breton (Anglais) crepes from our converted food van, and there's 40 acres of space to spread out, explore, and enjoy the peace away from the busy everydayness we all have.

What do the kids love about it?

There's a sports games pitch, a heated swimming pool, and lots of outdoor games to borrow. There's sit and ride on tractors and swings and slides for our younger guests, a giant sandpit for sandcastle creators, our pirate ship for pretend journeys across the stormy seas, a wooden train table and a football table under cover for rainy days.

Fast Facts

Sleeps 6 in 2 double rooms and 1 x twin bunk room.

Coast Within 30 minutes driving distance

Many beautiful beaches within 20 minutes’ drive on the Crozon Peninsula . The closest is at Telgruc-sur-mer, 5km away.

Amenities within Walking Distance

There is a small farm shop on site and a village a short drive away.

Any Pool

There is a shared swimming pool which is heated to 30 degrees.

Nursery Gear (additional)

Le Rhun has an extensive stock of baby equipment available to borrow on request, including, travel cots, bed guards, high chairs, booster seats, baby baths, toddler steps, potties, baby bouncer chairs, baby monitors, microwave sterilisers, changing mats, socket covers, toddler crockery and cutlery, fire guards and sun tents for the beach.

Indoor Toys

Each gite has a selection of toys to use, including books and board games. Under the barn are various toys including a wooden train set, a pirate ship, a pirate dressing up box, table football, table tennis (small), toys change year by year.

Meal Delivery / Room Service

Pre arrival shopping is available on request.

Outdoor Toys

There is a nursery play garden for under 5s with a living willow tunnel, nursery swings, rope bridge and sit and ride toys, a pirate ship play deck area under the trees for children a little older plus a larger slide and swing set, a ball games pitch with swing ball, volley ball, badminton and football nets. There are various hideaways scattered about the property and also a sandpit.

Onsite Restaurant

The small shop on site sells tea, coffee and homemade cakes.

Stairgates / no stairs

Stairgates are available.

Private Garden / Terrace / Balcony

Each gite has a private terrace with barbecue, there are communal areas and 40 acres to explore.

Wifi / Cable Internet Access

WI-FI is available under the barn.

Friendly Animals

Le Rhun has chickens, sheep and a miniature Shetland pony on site.

2+ Cots and Highchairs

Multiple cots and highchairs are available on request.

Reviews

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  • We had a fabulous time. The girls age 2.5 and 6.5 have asked to go back! Crepe night on the second night is amazing and let's all the children meet each other and make friends. So many stunning beaches and scenery. One beach we had to ourselves or only one or two other families so we could let the children play and we could chill knowing they were safe. Loads of lovely outside toys and the gite had all the equipment to enable us to cook anything we wanted. ( I could even weigh ingredients to make pizza dough!). Loads of books and toys in the gite as well. Really recommend!

  • Lesley and Alan (the owners) have gone to incredible lengths to create an amazing space for children. Loads of dens in the bushes, a pirate ship in the trees and a wonderful fairy glen.

  • Wonderful place! We loved our holiday at Le Rhun. So many facilities for the kids and very well thought out.

  • Thank you for a fantastic break - all the toys and play areas were very much enjoyed, it was so well set up for families! We loved exploring the nearby coast, what a great location.


We had a fabulous time. The girls age 2.5 and 6.5 have asked to go back! Crepe night on the second night is amazing and let's all the children meet each other and make friends. So many stunning beaches and scenery. One beach we had to ourselves or only one or two other families so we could let the children play and we could chill knowing they were safe. Loads of lovely outside toys and the gite had all the equipment to enable us to cook anything we wanted. ( I could even weigh ingredients to make pizza dough!). Loads of books and toys in the gite as well. Really recommend!

Lesley and Alan (the owners) have gone to incredible lengths to create an amazing space for children. Loads of dens in the bushes, a pirate ship in the trees and a wonderful fairy glen.

Wonderful place! We loved our holiday at Le Rhun. So many facilities for the kids and very well thought out.

Thank you for a fantastic break - all the toys and play areas were very much enjoyed, it was so well set up for families! We loved exploring the nearby coast, what a great location.

Parent Rated*

5/5
  • Overall Experience
  • Child-Friendliness
  • Location
  • Hospitality / Welcome
  • Interiors

*Ratings by verified BFB guests who stayed here with young children.
Rated by 7 guests.



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