Stay somewhere steeped in historyFive historical lodgings with modern comfort

Stay somewhere steeped in history

Do you like history and tales? Do you like the feel of time-worn walls? Do you want to adopt a gentle lifestyle that has now almost disappeared? Then set off to discover these appealing residences. They all have noble materials, captivating sites and, above all, passionate and inspiring owners.

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In a 17th century manor house

Le Manoir de la Baronnie

Le Manoir de la Baronnie exudes the scent of adventure, the fighting spirit of the privateers, and an art de vivre all of its own. With its long white façade framed by two slightly protruding wings opening onto a wonderful French formal garden, this beautiful residence bears witness to a prosperous period.  This is where rich shipowners and traders from Saint-Malo came to get away from the city centre and enjoy the gentle countryside. With wood panelling, wall hangings, oak parquet and a splendid banister in the shape of a lion’s head, this former family home offers you its soul and slightly dated charm. 

Open all year

Manoir de la Baronnie


Stand guard facing the sea

The Lervily semaphore

Probably built towards the mid-19th century, the Lervily semaphore is a survivor. It fell into ruins after the Second World War, but today its chunky walls are once again covered in their traditional lime plaster. Stationed behind one of the many windows offering a 360° view of the ocean, you can imagine the life of the former residents of this piece of wilderness. They were watchmen, keepers of the neighbouring lighthouse, and even customs officers. But rest assured, the only thing you’ll have in common with them is the omnipresence of the sea, the waves and the wind. Inside, there is light oak parquet, vast rooms flooded with light, a kitchen/workshop and an old-style bath tub, making the place a cosy refuge.

Open all year

Sémaphore de Lervily


A manor with the English touch

Le manoir de Kerlédan

Built towards the end of the 15th century by a Breton nobleman and turned into a farm in the 19th and 20th century, this large rectangular building with a shale and sandstone façade now has English owners. Peter and Penny will tell you how they lovingly brought it back from ruins, infusing it with their British style. Visible beams, whitewashed walls and hewn stone bear witness to the age of the place. In the garden, wonderful beds and alleys lined with meticulously pruned boxwood and picturesque animal sculptures invite you to take a meditative stroll.

Open from March to end October

Manoir de Kerlédan


View of the manor

Goaz Froment Farmhouse

In Goaz Froment, you will stay at the heart of a wooded 5-hectare estate. Blanche and Olaf have turned this former smallholding into a warm and comfortable hideout with a view of the manor. The most romantic view of its high and sober granite façade can be admired through the branches, as you arrive along the sunken path. Marquis de Lafayette is said to have stayed here. Jean-Baptiste Juste, a former soldier of the French guard, who served under his orders, acquired the property in the 18th century.

Holiday home rental from 3 days during the year. Per week only during summer and spring holidays.

Manoir de Goaz Froment

 


Close to the former Salles forges

Chez Manu and L’Orangerie

In the large Quénécan forest, a few kilometres from Guerlédan Lake, remains one of the oldest and best preserved wood forges in Brittany, which was in activity until the end of the 19th century. Stay inside its workers’ town to imagine the energy and to appreciate its remarkable organisation.

Chez Manu

With a single room on each floor, this little house is truly authentic. Although it proposes modern comforts today, its whitewashed walls and solid beams provide a glimpse of what life was like for the Cashier during the time of the Forges (19th century), or for Manu, its last resident, said to be quite a colourful character.

Chez Manu

 

L’Orangerie

Planted at the very top of the terraced gardens, this building was once used to protect the orange trees from the harshness of winter. Today it offers an exceptional view of the steel town below. A unique and charming hideout, perfect for two!

L’Orangerie

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