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KerivenRef: QB1116 Pontivy is 20k S of cottage

Prices from per week:
£523 Low season
£523 Mid season
£587 Shoulder season
£675 High season

Includes property rental and return sailings on selected departures to France, for a standard car and up to 5 passengers. There are weekend and seasonal supplements at certain times of year.

Arrival Day Thursday
Accommodation Self Catering
Duration Weekly
Capacity 2/3+
Bedrooms 1

Facilities & Activities

  • Fishing 1.5k
    Fishing 1.5k
  • Walking
    Walking
  • Bikes available
    Bikes available
  • British owned
    British owned
  • Beach 60k
    Beach 60k
  • Bar 1k
    Bar 1k
  • Golf 35k
    Golf 35k
  • Lake/river 1.5k
    Lake/river 1.5k
  • Supermarket 8k
    Supermarket 8k
  • Restaurant 1k
    Restaurant 1k
  • Horse riding 5k
    Horse riding 5k
  • Provisions 8k
    Provisions 8k
  • Tennis 3k
    Tennis 3k
  • Village location
    Village location
  • Indoor pool 11k
    Indoor pool 11k
Arriving at your property

Your accommodation will generally be ready for you to arrive between 4pm and 6pm and you are requested to leave by 10am. Please bear this in mind when booking your ferry crossings.

Description of Accommodation

Close to the popular Lac de Guerlédan in an area ideal for walks or cycling (the GR341 footpath is on your doorstep), this pretty, rustic detached cottage dates from around 1790. Kitchen (microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine). Sitting/dining room with woodburner, exposed beams, single chair bed, sofa, tv (UK and Freeview channels), dvd and stairs lead directly into converted attic room (dble bed, low ceiling with padded beam, no door). Travel cot, baby bath, stairgate, booster seat. Ground floor bath/shower and wc. 4 heaters. Small garden with apple tree, furniture, parasol, sun lounger, portable bbq. Free use of 2 bicycles. No smoking indoors.

Nearby are the Abbaye de Bon Repos, the hamlet of Les Forges des Salles and a château in the Quinécan forest. Walkers may also like the tourist trail in and around Keriven historic village - details from the office de tourisme in Mur de Bretagne. Lac de Guerlédan lake (1.5k) is a major local attraction with beaches, watersports, fishing, pedalos, restaurants etc.

Extra Services

Heating & Utility Charge Included

Bed linen provided

End of stay cleaning - 30 euros


What's included in the price?

Prices in black are per party. They include property rental for 1 week and return sailings on selected departures to France, for a standard car and up to 5 passengers.

* There are weekend and seasonal supplements at certain times of year – see Pricing Summary

Holiday Prices
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Key £ = From price is ferry inclusive* per party & based on date of stay £ = Extra week rental

Further information: Pricing Summary Extras Cabins


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To check availability of this property for stays starting within the next 2 days, or to mix & match any of our holidays, please call 0330 159 4500


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Why choose Brittany Ferries?

Great value inclusive pricing

Our prices include accommodation and return ferry crossings to either France or Spain with a standard car.

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If you can find an identical holiday at a lower price within 28 days of booking with Brittany Ferries, we guarantee to match it. The price match excludes insurance, special offers, loyalty bonuses, group and travel agent discounts.

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Low deposit

To secure your holiday, all we need is a deposit of £40 per person. You don’t have to pay for your holiday in full until just 60 days before departure.

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Customer Reviews 

Mr Trevor Bevan

A cosy little cottage with a lovely small, private garden in a quiet hamlet. Peaceful yet within easy reach of restaurants and local facilities. Ideal for walking, cycling or using the car for more far reaching facilities such as towns, coast or supermarkets.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: September 2017

Nick & Margaret

Excellent location here for sightseeing. We have many lovely memories of our 2 week stay. Highlights include visits to Carnac, Huelgoat & the Valley of the Saints at Carnoët, all worth a visit. More locally and less 'touristy' we went to the Site de Quelfenec (beautiful walk through woods and fields to see Neolithic remains); Rohan (with gentle walk beside lake and canal); St Nicholas des Eaux (very pretty place) and on to St Gildas Chapel built into a rock; Bon Repos walk beside the lake (flat, wonderful reflections of trees in the waters). All in all, it's been a restful and exciting holiday. Many thanks to Lorna & Derek & Don for their help & fresh strawberries & beans.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: September 2016

Mike & Kim

We went to the 'Son et Lumière' as well and were pleased that we did. Unfortunately for future guests it ended during our time here, but please do look out for it in the future. We recommend the butcher in Mûr, particularly if you are looking for food for the BBQ (opposite the church). Enjoyed a walk by the Nantes-Brest canal in Pontivy, as well as local walks from here. Boat trip on the lake (3pm), aslo makes you realise just how large the lake is. Thank you Lorna for her warm welcome and telling us about the history of the area.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: August 2016

Sandra & Michael

Our third visit to Ker Jean. Not quite as hot as last time. Brought our own bikes this time and enjoyed traffic free cycling to Mûr and Bon Repos. Lorna, Derek, Pat & Don have extended their usual warm welcome and it was good to catch up with what's happening in Caurel. Staying here is becoming the most enjoyable habit.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: July 2016

Dave & Brenda

Arrived on our motorbike after a very wet journey to be met by Lorna bearing gifts - milk for a much needed cup of tea and bottle of wine for afters! The holiday cottage is perfect for a quiet and relaxing holiday and being so near to the lake is a real bonus. There are plenty of walks from the cottage and we even tried our bikes in the shed. Enjoyed local markets and went south to Quiberon which has a lovely beach & lots of places to eat and clothes shop galore. The visitors' book has lots of information which helped us choose our days out enjoying the fantastic views as far as the eye can see. A true gem to find somewhere so relaxing - we've enjoyed our stay.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: June 2016

Maureen & David

Of all the lovely old villages we visited Rochefort en Terre was our favourite. We started the day with a visit to Vannes with its amazing medieval centre, old city walls & formal gardens. In contrast we loved staying pretty local in this lovely, peaceful area, exploring the lakeside places, Sunday market & Abbaye at Bon-Repos. We recommend the excellent shop opposite Intermarché in Mûr, selling local foods & gifts. Thanks to Lorna for her warm welcome. We have enjoyed a super holiday.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: June 2016

Gerald & Pam

Ker Jean is a lovely character gite with very pleasant private garden, all located in a beautiful quiet hamlet. This is an ideal base for a very relaxing week in central Brittany. Our week here has been very relaxing. We've enjoyed the food and wine. Fish and chips in Le Relais du Lac on Friday was excellent and the owners made us most welcome. The creperie by the lake is a must! The boat ride on the lake was enjoyable, worth the money despite the weather. Strolling around the Abbaye and Sunday market in the sunshine most memorable. Our longest trip to Concarneau, a walled town on the coast and back to Keriven via Pont-Aven, excellent. Most of all Ker Jean, so peaceful a truly 'secret escape'. Thank you Lorna & Derek - great hosts. We will return.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: May 2016

Julie & Adrian

It was a joy to find such a tranquil spot. Have had some lovely days out in the local area - amazing to see Lake Guerlédan empty - a once in a lifetime sight. Favourite place was Josselin with Chateau Rohan perched on the rocks overlooking the river - so picturesque. For a longer trip go north to the Rose Granite Coast - Ploumanc'h just west of Perros-Guirec. Our thanks to Pat & Don and Lorna & Derek, they were a mine of information about the area and so kind and helpful to us. Finally a big thank you to the owners of this super little gite for letting us borrow it for a couple of weeks.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: August 2015

Paul, Jane & Edward

We've had a very enjoyable week at Kerjean. This was our fourth visit and we decided to come again this year especially to see the lake when drained. We went on the English language guided tour from Tregnanton and found it excellent - very informative and fascinating. We did a fair bit of cycling visiting old haunts along the Voie Verte (disused railway), including Bon Repos and Mur de Bretagne. Lorna and Derek have been wonderful, helpful and friendly, as ever.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: August 2015

Jennifer & Malcolm

We have had a good holiday staying in this lovely cottage. Highlights of the holiday was visiting Josselin, a very pretty French town and having a look round the Musée des Poupées. Also Vannes was very interesting. Had a meal one evening at 'Le Vieux Moulin' food good and friendly staff. We enjoyed visiting 'Les Forges des Salles' a step back in time old iron village. The gite is very homely and well equipped.

Confirmed guest
Date of stay: July 2015
Prices per week:
£523 Low season
£523 Mid season
£587 Shoulder season
£675 High season

Includes property rental and return sailings on selected departures to France, for a standard car and up to 5 passengers. There are weekend and seasonal supplements at certain times of year.