A Small Gite In A Modernised Longere, Near St Ouen La Rouerie In Dept 35
Peaceful Rural Location, Yet Within Easy Reach Of Local Attractions, Just 6km From The A84 Motorway
Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
La Touche aux Coconiers is a newly renovated part of a 17th Century longere in the hamlet of the same name. Surrounded by open farmland, yet handy for local shopping, ferry ports and golf courses. It has a brand-new fully equipped American open-plan, kitchen-diner & lounge, luxury bathroom, gas/electric central heating, wifi and TV - English (full Sky Sat HD sports, film and documentary TV packages) and French, Sat TV. Being close to the A84 and N176 motorways, and within easy reach of Rennes (35 mins), the capital of Brittany, it is ideal as a central base for daily sight-seeing excursions throughout this region of France.
Bedroom 1 has a double bed and bedroom 2 has two single beds.
Each bedroom has a cupboard/wardrobe unit, a Velux window and individual heating.
The newly renovated bathroom is tiled throughout. It has a bath/shower, hair-dryer, a towel rack and heated towel rail. It overlooks surrounding farmlands.
The fully equipped open-plan American lounge with kitchen and dining table; including gas hobs and electric oven; dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave, deep fat fryer, kettle, toaster, halogen cooker and pressure cooker.
The laundry and utility room has a washing machine, tumble dryer, sink unit, ironing board and iron and an extra freezer.
American open-plan kitchen with lounge/diner, also has a sofa-bed which can sleep 2 people.
The range of English & French TV channels has Sky Sports, Documentary and Film packages. VOIP and full WiFi facilities.
Towels and linen are included and these are changed weekly. The dwelling is also cleaned weekly, between changeovers.
Barbecue, Parking, Garden.
Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Tumble Dryer, Washing Machine.
Central Heating, Internet Access, Satellite, Telephone, TV.
The two bedrooms are upstairs, making their access more difficult; however, there's a sofa-bed in the lounge downstairs, which can can sleep 2 people (at a pinch!) - which facilitates access for people with mobility problems.
The outside lawned areas have tables, chairs and umbrellas and are equipped with BBQ equipment under a 'pagoda' for 'al fresco' entertainment and dining.
Important notes on accommodation
Heating is provided within the rental charge. WiFi and VOIP phone are also included in the rental charge.
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|30 March 2013 - 1 June 2013||£ 260.00||3|
|1 June 2013 - 20 July 2013||£ 280.00||7|
|20 July 2013 - 31 August 2013||£ 300.00||7|
Notes on prices
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds.
The preferred changeover day is Saturdays. New arrivals 4pm and departures 10am.
A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance is due 8 weeks before your arrival. No security deposit is required; we can rely on your honesty. Payment can be made by way of a U.K Sterling cheque, Bank transfer, Paypal.
Gite in St Ouen La Rouerie, Ille et Vilaine, Brittany, France
About the area
St Malo is only 50 minutes away; excellent beaches, shopping, restaurants and night life. Dinard 50 minutes, on the Rance estuary with beautiful panoramic views and superb beaches. Le Mont St Michel is 25 minutes. Fougeres is 20 minutes; it has Europe's oldest mediaeval chateau and other striking examples of Middle Ages architecture.
Also, Cancale (35 mins) and St Malo's (35 mins) beaches, St Servant (70 mins) Dinan (50 mins), St Servant (70 mins), Redon (75 mins) and Combourg (35 mins).
We are just 30 minutes away from Le Tronchet golf course. 18 holes 6577 Yards Par 72. A championship course that covers 250 acres of land.
We are in the heart of the countryside near Saint Malo, a former corsair haunt; (one of the gite owner, Richard's forbears, Joachim Drieu, was a corsair who sailed with the Robert Surcouf during the Napoleonic Wars! A painting, entitled, 'Prise du Kent' of their little ship, La Confiance, capturing the much larger British warship, HMS Kent, hangs in the gite and can also be bought in St Malo!)
The Saint Malo Golf Club is a must during your trip to France. With a view over nearly a third of the golf course, a former 17th century Priory stands, and with modern facilities is now Saint-Malo's clubhouse.
Facilities at this course include: putting green, covered practice ground, coaching tuition courses, equipment hire, trolley hire, golf car hire, pro shop, clubhouse, bar, restaurant, hotel, conference rooms and billiards.
Special Interest Holidays
Battlefield Tours: We now offer this new dimension to our gite operation; tours are available by special arrangement.
After the D-Day Landings on the Normandy coast on 6th June, 1944, units of the Allied forces made their way further south. Many engagements occurred against the Germans in places like Mortain in Mayenne and Falaise. There’s also an American Museum in St James, just 15 minutes away.
On the 31st July, 1944, General George S.Patton's 3rd Army crossed the Pontaubault Bridge, which lies just 20 minutes away from us, to the south-west of Avranches - in order to encircle the Axis forces and then eventually cut them off at Falaise, further to the East.
How to get there
St Malo ferry port and Dinard airport both 50 min; Calais 5hrs; Caen & Cherbourg both 2hrs. Le Havre 2 1/2 hrs. Use of a car is essential.
St Brice-en-Cogles (8 mins), Fougeres (20 mins) and Avranches (25 mins) are all within easy reach for shopping, restaurants and sight-seeing. A84 toll-free motorway is just 6 km away and the capital of Brittany, Rennes (35 mins), is within easy reach.
St Brice-en-Cogles, Pontorson and Fougeres are well situated to provide everything you could possibly want for a great holiday. They both have bars, restaurants, bakers, filling stations, chemists and also several further large out-of-town supermarkets and DIY stores. Rennes, the capital of Brittany, is just 35 minutes away.
Send an enquiry to the owner for booking or further information
Property Ref FR9102
(FRANCE) +33 0299185642
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Languages spoken: English, French, German.
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