|Minimum Stay||3 - 7 nights|
Located on the delightful, cobbled street of Rue du Petit Fort which leads on up the hill through Rue du Jerzual and into the town of Dinan, this cottage is great for a short vacation or longer holidays.
Although Rue du Petit Fort is a pedestrian street cars may be parked outside the houses for the purposes of loading and unloading belongings, shopping etc. and afterwards parked by the river, a short walkaway.
The 500 year old cottage has been refurbished, whilst still maintaining the old character. On Rue du petit Fort and rue du Jerzual one can see excellent examples of half timbered houses dating back to the fifteenth century, the 13th century Jerzual gate giving access to the walled town and 'La Maison du Gouverneur' (the Governor’s House). The nearest restaurants are only 50 yards away and Rue du petit Fort thenleads down to the port with further excellent restaurants. Boats may be hired at the port, golf is available at Dinard, Le Tronchet and Golf des Ormes, beaches and the port of St. Malo are within less than 20 miles. Normandy beaches may be reached in a day trip; allow 2 hours travelling each way for this.
General: The cottage has electric heating with a radiator in each room and comprises:- Large open plan lounge/ kitchen area with three piece suite, dining table and chairs, dishwasher, washing machine, gas hob, electric oven, sink, fridge/freezer
English and French T.V.
Free internet connection (WIFI) and free phone calls worldwide to landlines.
Upstairs there is a landing area leading to one double and one twin bedroom and bathroom with bath and shower above.
Door leading to steps up to delightful, sheltered, sun deck with table and chairs. Stunning views over the roof tops and to the opposite side of the river.
There is a bakery at the bottom of Rue du petit Fort and there are craft shops and restaurants on the way up Rue du petit Fort and on Rue du Jerzual. There are numerous food and other shops closer to the town; still less than 10 minutes walk from the cottage. There are supermarkets within a 10 minute drive.
Restaurants: In the immediate vicinity there are many; the nearest is Le Cottage which has a great atmosphere as the food is grilled over the wood burner. Next door to this is La Lumachelle which specialises in Pizzas.
On the corner of Rue du Petit Fort and Rue du Port there is a creperie and just opposite by the bridge is Restaurant Les Terrasses which has a beautiful terrace right next to the river. Then there are numerous other restaurants and bars on Rue du Port.
Travel - There are many ferry services to Brittany available including Portsmouth to St. Malo, Caen and Cherbourg, and Poole to Cherbourg with Brittany Ferries or P&O. Flights to Brittany are available from London to Rennes, and by Ryanair at a very attractive price, from London Stansted or East Midlands to Dinard. Arriving at the Brittany port of St. Malo or Dinard leaves an easy drive of about 30 minutes to Dinan. The public transport connections are good throughout Brittany and for cycling enthusiast, there are interesting routes from St. Malo to the cottage.
This cottage is ideal for those who want a short vacation or longer holidays.
Car parking: The cottage is located in a pedestrianised area. Parking outside the cottage is allowed for the purposes of loading and unloading belongings, shopping etc. and then there is free parking by the river, a short walk away.
There are boat trips from the port to St.Malo and to Lehon, a small village with attractive church and large public swimming pool. Small motor boats may be hired by the hour at the port. Bicycles are available for rent on a daily rate basis at the port.
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Dec 20 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
Bed linen and towels can be supplied and are paid for locally as follows:-
Double bed linen 15 euros, single bed linen 10 euros, towels 5 euros per person
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (GBP) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.