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3 Bedroom character holiday home in Lanrelas, Nr. Dinan, Brittany. Sleeps 2-6

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Situated in central Brittany, ideal for exploring tourist attractions, beaches and countryside.

Tastefully renovated barn situated in peaceful countryside but only 1km from centre of Lanrelas village which has a small supermarket/post office and a restaurant, as well as riverside walks and a swimming pool open in the summer. Upstairs,the barn has 2 large bedrooms with original exposed beams, a bathroom and separate toilet. There is another double bedroom with en-suite shower room downstairs. The remainder of the ground floor is open plan with a large lounge area with woodburner and a well-equipped kitchen with dining area. Outside is a large patio as well as a grassed garden for lounging/playing. The medieval town of Dinan is approx. 25minutes drive and the beautiful sandy beaches of St. Malo, Dinard, Val Andre and others can be reached in 45minutes- 1hour. Rennes is about 30minutes away and Mont St. Michel can be reached in an hour. There are flights into Dinard from Stansted and East Midlands and into Rennes from Southend and ferry ports at St. Malo, Cherbourg and Caen and others a bit further afield. Fishing and golf are available close by.


Owner
Linda Prentice
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

About Linda Prentice

The property is owned by two couples who have been friends for over 40 years. We still live in England but spend as much time as possible in "our French house" which we bought to give the men something to tinker with in their retirement! They're still tinkering...

Linda Prentice purchased this barn in 2005

Why Linda Prentice chose Dinan area

We chose Brittany because we have been visiting for many years, ever since one of us had a pen-friend in St. Malo (and still does!) The scenery is so beautiful and there are so many places to visit- we still find new places that amaze us and so many are still quiet and unspoilt- but if you want hustle and bustle you can find that too. And then of course there is the food-superbe!

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Coast/Beach:

Beautiful sandy beaches in Northern Brittany can be reached by car in 45minutes-1 hour. St. Malo, Dinard, Val Andre and many more.

Travel:

There are airports at Dinard and Rennes (both about 40minutes drive) with flights from Stansted, East Midlands and other destinations and car hire is available from both. There are ferry terminals at St. Malo (45minutes), Caen and Cherbourg (2hours) and others further afield.

A car is essential at the property.

Distances:

Lanrelas village centre is 1km. Nearest large supermarket is in Broons a 10minute drive. Medieval Dinan is 20minutes drive, Rennes is 30minutes and walled town of St. Malo and its lovely beaches 45minutes.

Amenities

Lanrelas Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
General:
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • First floor bathroom has bath with shower attachment. Separate room with toilet and hand basin. En-suite shower, toilet and basin to ground floor bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps up to 6 (3 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has king size bed and original oak beams. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and oak beams. Bedroom 3 is on the ground floor and has a double bed and en-suite shower room.
Entertainment:
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There are electric wall heaters in the upstairs bedrooms and bathroom. Hairdryer, high chair, booster seat, baby buggy all available. Outside: Large patio area which is a real sun-trap with table and chairs and loungers- barbeque available. Grassed area to front of property with some play equipment- paddling pool, swing-ball, badminton set etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: House will be cleaned before arrival and linen is provided- one set of linen and towels per bed/person per week.

Reviews

4.8/5 -
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3 Bedroom character holiday home in Lanrelas, Nr. Dinan, Brittany. Sleeps 2-6
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
Milton keynes
5

Lovely accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a very warm welcome on our arrival with a goody basket waiting for us. The barn is well equipped and very comfortable. We loved watching the House Martins and bats and listening to the hooting owls each evening.

Can highly recommend the restaurant in the village, the food is superb and the welcome and service is excellent.

We all had a very enjoyable holiday and it was a pleasure meeting all the owners. Thank you all for making us feel so comfortable and looked after.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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colchester,essex
5

A lovely barn in Lanrelas

  • 5 of 5

A fabulous barn in a peaceful setting, for a family of six this was a very relaxing and beautiful place to stay, with everything you need in the barn including linen and towels. Very clean and well maintained. The owners were very friendly and always approachable to give good advice and tips. Would definately recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay. It was lovely to see 3 generations holidaying together!
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New England
4

20 July 2013

  • 4 of 5

The property is well represented in the photos and description. We were very pleased with the comfortable beds (firm!) and layout of common areas. The kitchen is adequately equipped but could use a few sharp knives. Our week included a free "canicule", so we did have to deal with the heat in the two upstairs bedrooms. However, the owners were very attentive and offered to set up a small pool to help manage the heat.

The only negative is that the distances to ocean, other towns, and destinations were inaccurate, usually by half (in other words, we found ourselves about twice as far from anything) than was stated on the website. Also, the owners should be careful what they say about "The French" in their instructional folder left on the premises. The French in our group were not pleased at the attitude.

All in all, a very pleasant place if you like quiet countryside and nice owners always ready to help. I recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes it was incredibly hot when Mary and her friends stayed- we all had trouble keeping cool! Not sure what routes they used when out and about, but the times quoted on the website are what it takes us to drive to those places- of course we are familiar with the roads now. It was lovely to have someone all the way from America!
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5

La casa está perfectamente equipada, muy limpia, amplia y la vez acogedora. .

  • 5 of 5

Hemos utilizado la casa como punto de partida y descanso para desplazarnos al norte y sur de la Bretaña. Perfecta ubicación para este fin, a 40 minutos de Renes y próxima a Dinan, Dinard, Jocelinn, mont saint Michel, saint malo, Cancale..,a una hora y poco de Carnac y Lorient...nosotros incluso subimos a Normandía (Omaha Beach)...

El descanso está garantizado en sus confortables camas y la tranquilidad y silencio que aporta estar en el medio del campo pero a tan solo 1 km. de Lanrelas.

Al disponer de una habitación de matrimonio y una de dos camas en la planta primera, ambas amplias y bien decoradas al estilo rústico con toques modernos, hemos estado muy agusto con nuestros dos hijos pequeños. Nos sobraba incluso una habitación más en planta baja...

Sus propietarios son muy hospitalarios y atentos.

Mantienen la casa muy limpia y acogedora.

Totalmente recomendable. Ha hecho que nuestro viaje a la preciosa Bretaña fuera fantástico.

Gracias Linda por tu atención.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So nice to have such a lovely Spanish family as our guests and very pleased that you explored so many of the lovely places in Brittany! Thank you so much for leaving the house clean and tidy.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit $271.48

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required on booking and the balance payable 6 weeks before departure. A cheque for £200 is also required as security against damages and will be returned after the holiday once premises have been checked.
Occupation by less than 4 people is subject to a discount-please contact owners.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day in high season is usually Saturday but there may be some flexibility- please contact owner.

Notes on prices:
The prices quoted are for occupancy of 4-6 people.
Price for 2 adults in high season is £350 per week.
Please contact owners if you have any queries.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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