Holiday Townhouse in Erquy, Nr. Dinan, Brittany

Townhouse in Erquy, Nr. Dinan, Brittany

Beautiful Townhouse With Sea Views For Comfortable Family Holiday

Ideal Location, Short Walk To Sandy Beaches, Restaurants And Market

Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

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  • Property type:House
  • Sleeps:4 (2 bedrooms)
  • Bathrooms/Toilets:2
  • Internet access

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Property description

Enjoy a relaxing holiday at Maison Theo, a brand new Brittany Townhouse with sea and port views, suitable for families and couples alike. This luxuriously appointed house, with UK TV and free WIFI access, enclosed garden and patio, is ideally located close to the centre of Erquy, enabling you to walk easily to two beaches, the local scallop restaurants, creperies and the popular bustling market. There are numerous local attractions, including a further eight sandy beaches within a 10 minute drive. Superb coastal walks and golf courses nearby. The house, with its large garage, is also particularly suited to the many car enthusiasts who come to enjoy Brittany’s empty roads. Resort has programme of family holiday entertainment and festivals during July and August. Plus outdoor sports festival with family entertainment on 3-5 May, including the Costarmoricaine cycle race finishing in Erquy. English, French & German spoken.

Accommodation description

Bedrooms:
Bedroom 1 with double bed.
Bedroom 2 with twin beds.
Both furnished to a high standard in antique pine with ample storage.
Travel cot supplied free of charge.

Bathrooms:
Luxury bathroom with shower, wc, and washbasin
Separate wc downstairs.

Kitchen:
Brand new, luxury cherry fitted kitchen with electric oven, halogen hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, microwave, fridge/freezer. It is very well equipped with pretty much everything you should need.

Utility Room:
The integral garage/utility room is equipped with automatic washing machine, tumble dryer, clothes airer, iron and ironing board. This space offers ideal storage facilities. At 19.5 feet long, it will also easily house most cars!

Living Rooms:
Open plan lounge/dining room with large leather sofa and armchair looking out over balcony on to sea views below. Equipped with flat screen TV and DVD player with films. UK TV channels. Dining table with seating for 4. Board games. Wifi.

Other:
Additional WC and handbasin downstairs.

Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service:
Linen not supplied. Guests are requested to bring their own linen or we can arrange linen hire. Cleaned on changeover. English-speaking property manager will greet you on arrival.

Amenities/Facilities:
Barbecue.

Dishwasher, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine.

Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Satellite, TV.

Location Type:
Beach, Resort.

Accessibility
Bedrooms and bathrooms situated on second floor and living area on first floor, so could be difficult for people with mobility problems.

Outside
Lounge leads by patio doors to a beautiful balcony with patio furniture where you can enjoy a relaxing glass of wine whilst watching the sun go down over the port. Enclosed south-facing garden to rear with patio and lawn. Equipped with patio furniture and BBQ for eating and relaxing outdoors.

Important notes on accommodation

Suitable for children: travel cot, buggy, and highchair supplied free of charge. Children's plates and beakers etc. Enclosed garden. Stairgates fitted.

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Prices

Rental Period Per Night Per Week Per Month Min. Stay (Nights)
1 October 2013 - 25 April 2014 £ 395.00 5
26 April 2014 - 23 May 2014 £ 445.00 5
24 May 2014 - 27 June 2014 £ 525.00 7
28 June 2014 - 18 July 2014 £ 575.00 7
19 July 2014 - 29 August 2014 £ 795.00 7
30 August 2014 - 19 September 2014 £ 575.00 7
20 September 2014 - 24 April 2015 £ 475.00 5

Notes on prices
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. We also accept payment in Euros into our French bank account at the exchange rate at the time of booking. We can offer discounted rates on Brittany Ferries.

Changeover day
House available from 16:00 on Saturday to 10:00 Saturday.

Booking notes
20% deposit required on reservation with balance in full 6 weeks before holiday dates. Refundable damage deposit of £200 payable with final balance.

Location

Townhouse in Erquy, Nr. Dinan, Brittany

About the area

Coast/Beach
Erquy has ten sandy beaches. Maison Theo is within 5-10 mins walking distance of the two main beaches, the town centre beach and Caroual beach. Both offer kids clubs in peak season and have toilet facilities. All other beaches are a 5 to 10 min drive from the house.

Golf
Golf courses within a 15 minute drive in Sable d'or and Pleneuf Val Andre.

How to get there
St Malo is the closest port, being approximately 50 minutes drive away. Roscoff, Caen and Cherbourg are alternatives although further away. Dinard airport, which is a 40 minute drive away, is served by Ryanair which offers cheap flights from the UK. The nearest train stations are Lamballe (20km), St Brieuc (35km), St Malo (45km). TGVs from Paris are quite frequent to Lamballe or St Brieuc. Local taxi service available.

Distances
As well as the attractions in Erquy, you could visit nearby Chateau Bienassis, Cap Frehel (10km away), the 600 year old Fort Lalatte (14 kms), as well as medieval Dinan and St Malo, both about 50 minutes drive away. Mont St Michel is also a day trip away. There are also numerous seaside resorts, beaches, and markets within an easy drive of Erquy.

Further Details
Erquy is a beautiful working fishing port with a main central beach surrounding a harbour, where you can watch the catch being unloaded and even buy some of it on the quayside for your dinner later. The town centre contains several local shops, including traditional fishmongers and bakeries, and a small supermarket - no high street chain stores, just charm and individuality. You can also stroll down to Erquy's bustling market, where you could enjoy a freshly made crepe or two. There is also a large supermarket on the edge of town for anything else you might need. Maison Theo is just a stroll from Erquy’s array of restaurants, including several creperies and restaurants specialising in the local delicacy of scallops. Erquy’s modern water sports centre offers excellent facilities, including a diving school and sailing school, windsurfing and sea canoeing. Become a sailor for the day on board the Sainte-Jeanne traditional sailing ship or explore the 15km of coastal path. There is a children’s playground and merry-go-round on the front, together with a programme of entertainment during the summer season. This includes a local food and craft market, a weekly children's festival, and a weekly display of Celtic culture.

Guest reviews

3 reviews
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5

Guest
rating

5/5

Reviewed by: Mummy from Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Reviewed: 25 September 2013

Date of stay: September 2013

"Wonderfully relaxing"

We had a wonderfully relaxing week at the house even with a 16 month old! The location of the house, just a 5 minute walk down the hill to the town, was great for popping out for fresh pastries for breakfast and just along the prom was a great play park by the beach for some after tea exercise for our daughter. There's a lovely selection of restaurants around the harbour, that welcomed children and we enjoyed not having to use the car. The house is very well equipped, although there is no bath, there is a babybath to use and everything we needed. Sitting watching the boats in the harbour with a glass of wine from the lounge was fab!

Recommended for: Age 55+, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, families with young children and romantic getaway

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5/5

Reviewed by: Jean and Trev, United Kingdom

Reviewed: 2 September 2013

Date of stay: May 2013

"A lovely place to stay!"

We had a great time in Erquy in spite of the 'iffy' weather, which seemed to be the same throughout western Europe! It certainly helped to be staying in such a well equipped and comfortable home!!! Alain, the property manager, was extremely helpful showing us all around the house, plus suggesting interesting things to see and do. including some fantastic coastal path walks. We ate out every evening except two and found the restaurants at the port very friendly and pretty good value. The views form the windows are certainly 'to die for', absolutely brilliant. And Brittany itself is so picturesque. We certainly made the right choice by staying at Maison Theo and would definitely recommend it.

Response to review:
Dear Jean Thank you so much for your lovely review of Maison Theo. I'm really glad you had such a nice time. You were great guests, and we'd love to see you back in Erquy sometime! Best wishes, Alison

Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, families with young children and romantic getaway

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4/5

Reviewed by: sallyc, United Kingdom

Reviewed: 16 August 2013

Date of stay: July 2012

"great rental"

Stayed for 1 week, rental extremely clean and everything we needed with 2 boys. Lovely sea views from the lounge balcony. Great beaches locally. We would definitely stay at masion theo again.

Response to review:
So glad you liked it, Sally. Our property manager takes great care to ensure the house is spotless for each and every guest - there's nothing worse than going on holiday somewhere which needs a good clean! Look forward to welcoming your family back in the future. Best wishes, Alison

Recommended for: Families with young children

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Guest comments

"We found the extra baby equipment really helpful. We will certainly recommend Maison Theo to our friends and would like to return at some time in the future." Mr & Mrs U, Sept 2012

"Maison Theo was by far the cleanest and best holiday home we have rented over the years we have travelled to France. Thank you for sending back the security deposit within 4 days of departure." Mr & Mrs M, Cornwall.

'We rent gites and apartments 3-4 times a year in France and can say none have ever reached the standard of yours, including the way you have furnished and equipped it! A true 5 Star accommodation, comfort, location and equipped with nothing left to chance.' Mr and Mrs W, Essex.

"We visit France 2 or 3 times a year. Erquy and the surrounding area is beautiful. Maison Theo is excellent accommodation. Perfect holiday and we shall definitely be back." Mr & Mrs P.

About the Owner

My name is Alison, and I live in the UK with my husband, two small children, dog and cat.

Year property purchased: 2009

Why this location?

We fell in love with Erquy during several very successful family holidays to the resort, where the children had a fantastic time exploring rock pools and building sandcastles on one of the many beaches. We also loved looking around the market or trying out one of the many restaurants along the port. However, we never managed to find a gite to stay in that was near enough to the town centre and beaches (so we didn't have to drive everywhere) or which offered a high level of comfort - so we decided to buy our own place!

What are the unique benefits of the property?

One of the things I love about Maison Theo is that it is furnished to a very high standard so it's a lovely place to hang out and just relax. You can feel really at home here. The back garden is a total suntrap, and there is nothing better than catching the evening sun on the balcony with a glass of wine looking out over the port. However, it's top plus point has got to be its location. You can get up in the morning and have a short (3-4 minute) walk to one of several bakeries to pick up your fresh croissants for breakfast. You can walk back to the town centre later to pick up some fresh fish from one of the fishmongers or stop off at the brasserie or creperie for a spot of lunch or drink. You can walk to two beaches. And you can walk to a variety of great restaurants.

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Townhouse in Erquy, Nr. Dinan, Brittany

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Languages spoken: English, French, German.


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