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Rosemary Cottage - Tastefully Refurbished Gites to a High Standard, Near Dinan

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Self Catering Gite, Nr. Dinan, Cotes D'Armor, Brittany, France - Peaceful Location, Surrounded By Fields And Woodland

Here, at La Marette, we are very conscious of the fluctuation of the GBP exchange rate in the current economic climate.

With this in mind, we have discounted the rates substantially in order to accommodate this.

​Times are tough, but we all need (and deserve!) a holiday and we hope that this compensates you in some way.

La Marette is a traditional Breton longère with a cluster of beautifully renovated outbuildings, providing 4* accommodation, set in approximately 2 acres of garden and orchard bordered by fields and woodland. Perfectly located to explore Brittany.

Rosemary Cottage is a two bedroom cottage with old oak beams and many original features. On the top floor is a bedroom with beautiful original oak beams and a king size bed. On the first floor is the second bedroom which has a small double bed and a single bed and the bathroom. Downstairs has an open plan living area & fully fitted kitchen allowing the cook to be part of the party.

Situated in 2 acres of garden and orchard, La Marette is perfect for rest & relaxation. The local village of Caulnes has all the necessities for your stay: supermarket, bank, post office, petrol station, café and most importantly a boulangérie or two!

Dinan is 20 mins away with it's quirky buildings, cobbled streets and ramparts to explore. Rennes 40 mins away with an excellent market on Saturdays. An array of Golf Courses within 40 mins and so many beaches to choose from within easy reach.

Although the gites are beautifully equipped for self catering, La Marette Gites are able to offer something a little different. In high season there is a 'Plat du Jour' (dish of the day) every evening of the week (except Sunday) which will be prepared from wonderful local and home produced ingredients and delivered to your gite before 6pm in the evening.

Special Occasions, celebrations and out of high season catering can be provided by request.

Please note that Rosemary Cottage is let from Saturday to Saturday - if I can accommodate a 10 day stay, of course I will do my best, but you may be charged for the full 2 weeks depending on availability.

Booking through OwnersDirect does incur additional fees on their part.

If you book through directly through you will get a more favourable rate!

More Details

Owner
Sarah Bishop
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 27, 2017

About Sarah Bishop

At La Marette, I hope to be able to offer something just a little different. I am a trained chef and have been cooking for, what seems, an awfully long time! I love cooking and entertaining and having dinner with friends.

The garden at La Marette is 2 acres with an orchard and trying to get a vegetable garden going, I am finding that gardening is very therapeutic.

I am lucky to have travelled and cooked my way around the world. I have lived in some beautiful places and am happy to now settle in France.

Sarah Bishop purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Sarah Bishop chose Caulnes

As I drove down the lane to La Marette, I knew I was going to live here. The tranquillity of the property combined with the ease of being able to be in Rennes in half an hour or the quirky streets of Dinan in 20 minutes to the beautiful beaches of Saint Cast le Guildo in 40 minutes, to sitting in the garden listening to the birds, blissful.

Amenities

Caulnes Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , There is a shower attachment
  • Stylish new bathroom with feature cupboard top basin, wc and bath with shower attachment.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Plenty of room for a put up bed or cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Room for a put up bed or cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom with beautiful original oak beams, king sized four poster bed. Natural sea grass floor covering. The second bedroom has a small double bed and a single bed, exposed oak beams and stripped oak floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Services - electricity* & water included. (*should you exceed normal usage, an additional charge to cover this usage will be made). Towels are not provided. If you require towels they are charged at €10 per week per person (hand towel and bath towel) and are for use in the gite only, payable in cash on arrival. You will need to bring your own swimming towels.

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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Dinard & Rennes
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
La Caleche
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Saint Malo
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
4 golf courses
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Caulnes
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
N12
Nearest Restaurant
In house!
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Lots
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Between October & May inclusive, La Marette holds various weekend breaks and courses. Short breaks include: Cooking demonstrations, Bridge Weekends, Golfing breaks, Rest & Relaxation and perfect base for a cyclist to explore and do a few of the Tour de France routes.

Please click on the web link for further details.

Coast/Beach:

The beaches of St Malo, Dinard, Saint Cast-Le-Guildo are 40 mins drive away.

Travel:

Nearest airports are Dinard (Ryanair) 30 mins and Rennes (Flybe) 40 mins - car is necessary.

Ports - Saint Malo 45 mins, Caen 2 hours, Cherbourg 2 1/2 hours, Le Havre - SATNAV will say 3 hours...... with bridge and tolls can take 4 hours!

Calais is approximately 6 hours during peak season.

Train - Eurostar, if you change at Lille comes directly to Rennes and is an easy platform change. Or Eurostar to Paris Gare du Nord then Montparnasse to Rennes.

Distances:

2 miles from Caulnes

10 mins from Broons (swimming pool)

20 mins from Dinan

50 mins from St Malo port

40 mins from Rennes (there is a train service Caulnes/Rennes approx 40 mins taking you to the centre of the capital city of Brittany)

Jugon les Lacs with has a range of watersports activity including sailing, rowing and windsurfing is approx 15/20 mins.

Further Details:

Caulnes has all the necessities: bank, post office, supermarket, petrol and boulangerie.

For foodies: 10 mins down the road in the village of Quedillac is a Michelin star restaurant.

From La Marette it’s easy to explore the historic towns of Dinan, St Malo, Le Mont St Michel.

The medieval town of Dinan with the ramparts and old cobbled streets has plenty of shops and restaurants. Visit the old port and sample the delights of the quayside restaurants.

The historic walled city at St Malo and the spectacular Mont St. Michel are also well worth a visit.

For the golfers there are several golf courses to choose from all approx 40 mins away - a couple of which have the most amazing views of the coast.

If you would like a little bit of TLC, Dinard & St Malo both have excellent spas.

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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
Stay tax $0.59 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:

Changeover Day:
Rental period is from Saturday to Saturday.
Short breaks, long weekends and 10 day stays may be possible by request out of high season.

Notes on prices:
*Electricity costs – each cottage has an electric meter. A reading will be taken on arrival and on departure - you will find that the standard daily allowance of 10kw should be more than enough, however should you exceed this, an additional charge of 0.20c per unit will be incurred and needs to be paid in cash prior to departure.

Damage Deposit of €150 due on arrival in cash.

Bookings for part weeks will be considered outside of busy periods
La Marette also offers Dinner, Bed & Breakfast rates between October and May
Please contact the owner

Check in time is from 4pm
Check out time is by 10am

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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