There are rolling lawns and a partly wild wooded parkland so roam wherever you please; you may bump into Suzette and Sarriett, the gentle resident donkeys. Swim in the outdoor pool or find a quiet spot to sit with a book – there’s plenty of space.
Walk three kilometres down the sweeping drive to Lamballe, the closest town, and from here follow the Gouessant river as it meanders through countryside past lakes, chateaux and ancient Menhirs. The lakes Jugon and Arguenon are just the ticket if you’re keen to row, sail or canoe. Take a boat trip along the Nantes-Brest Canal. It’s a ten-minute drive to the popular sandy beach, Val André.
Charming Nathalie looks after you. There are big breakfasts eaten in the salon around one big table or tucked away in the window if you prefer. Local cheeses, yogurts and butter, homemade jam, a delicate gateau, fruit salad… high ceilings, tall windows and polished boards make everything light and airy and each bedroom is beautiful – the suite has a vast bathroom and its own salon.