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400yr old Romantic Retreat

lounge with spiral staircase leading up to bedroom and down to kitchen
1 of 38lounge with spiral staircase leading up to bedroom and down to kitchen
Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Dinan, Cotes-d'Armor, Brittany
The 400 year old cottage is a great retreat for couples or singles. With its spiral staircase, private garden, log fire lounge with tv, mod con kitchen with wood burning stove, shower bathroom and separate toilet, close proximity to shops and restaurants and the old medieval town of DInan. It is an old building and sometimes needs an initial blast of heating or airing (depending on the weather) but is a warm comfy house once set up.

It is on a quiet cobbled road near to shops, restaurants and attractions. The cottage is great for couples but can accommodate up to 2 children or adults on the sofa bed. The house is not baby proofed for toddlers. From here you can explore the Walks along the river Rance, or watch the boats go past as you sit along the river at the local restaurants, or do a bit of shopping. Dinan is a medieval town with c...
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Listing #HL187175
About the Owner
Judy C
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2011
Interaction with guests
Key and access information and house instructions and directions are sent to guests once they book..House agents manage the property and are available in an emergency by phone.
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Reviewed 19 August 2018


Management response:Responded 26 August 2018


Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely old house, beautiful town, the house smelt very musty, had to wash the towels before we could use as smelt aweful, Once house was aired it was fine

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Management response:Responded 2 May 2017

Thankyou for your review and for letting me know issues so I can sort them for the next guest. Thank

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016


  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The house has a kitchen with most mod cons, a utility room with washing machine and toilet. A lounge with log fireplace, sofa bed and family bathroom with bath and attached shower. THe toilet is separate on the ground floor. Bedroom with double bed, sofa bed in the lounge. and cupboard and velux window. Enclosed garden with lounge chairs and table. BBq available.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
THe house has a wooden spiral staircase. It is not suitable for anyone with mobility issues. Small dogs are permitted on request as long as owners clear up after them and dispose...
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Sofa
    1 Queen
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
1 Oct 2018 -
31 May 2019
3 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • We do not charge you a booking fee on our property. The owner has already paid it.: £0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
All bookings, E60 Euro cash needs to be left for the cleaner on departure

Weeks are usually sat - sat but we are flexible.
A weekend booking (fri arive from 4pm - mon depart by 10am) is £210.
Payments can be made by Paypal, Bank transfer, Credit card, Chq. Inquire for more details.

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About the neighbourhood
There is Horse riding, and two Camp sites In Dinan. An outside swimming pool with water slides and picnic areas. Crepe and a Beer in the Old Port down by the river. Along the Rance river are walks, shops and cafes. You can hire boats and drive/sail along the river. Dinan has medival streets and buildings to explore in the old town. There is a park in the centre of town with a play area for children, Crazy Golf, walks and intersting wildlife to see (Peacocks and Deer and other wildlife). There are shops and restuarants in Dinan and a big market held in centre of town on a thursdy morning (well worth a visit).

There is also:
Sailing and walks and beach area at Bitenac Lac in Evran.

Beaches In Dinard

Swimming, beaches, pedloes, high ropes course, cycling tracks, walking tracks, horse ridin...
Car not needed
How to get there
Ferry: St Malo: 35.0 km
You can get there by Car, Train, Ferry and plane. There is a small airport at Dinard (20 min drive away). There are trains to Dinan train station from Paris and Rennes.Ferrys run from the Uk, Weymouth, Southampton, Poole, to St Malo (30 min drive away) or from Dover to Calais (6 hr drive away). You can drive, The house is a short drive off the motorway.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 25.0 km.
Nearby cities
Brittany Gites (5,310)
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