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France Dinan, St Cast Area, Ideal for couples and families

Bedrooms 3
Space 4,144 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 0 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking


About the property

3 Bedrooms, Bathroom - bath & shower, 2 toilets, close to beaches & amenities.

• 3 bedrooms, 1 king size bed, 1 double bed and a twin bedded room. A travel cot is also available.

• Bathroom with separate shower and wash basin

• 2 toilets one of which is in the games area.

• Lounge/Dining room. Flat screen TV includes Satelite freeview. Also provided digital French TV. DVD player, and radio. There is a vast selection of DVDs for your use. A selection of board games and books for all the family.

Both the lounge and dining room have seating for 6. There is also a high chair available.

Separate well equipped kitchen including Fridge Freezer, Dishwasher, Gas Hob, Electric oven, microwave plus all the usual items such as toaster, kettle, food mixer, muscle saucepan, etc.

• Games Area. This area includes table tennis table with bats and balls, Table football and snooker table. There is also a darts board but darts are not supplied.

• In the games area a washing machine and second fridge; freezer is available if required.

• Bikes. There are 6 bikes for use. They range from adult bikes down to an eight year old. Helmets are not supplied.

• There is also garden furniture for use. A range of loungers and chairs. Table and chairs for 6. There are a couple of sun umbrellas as well. Children may appreciate there are some games for use in the garden.

• The front and back gardens are secure with gates to the front and a side gate. For guests there is also a BBQ.

• Parking on the drive will permit up to 3 cars without any difficulty.

• Heating. We have Oil central heating and also a wood burner in the lounge/dining room.

More Details

Property Manager
Cris Reynolds
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
29 March, 2018

About Cris Reynolds

I have rented the house out since 2001 and sought to improve the comfort to guests from that date. Many guests have returned year after year and have always been very complimentary about the work undertaken.

The purpose in renting the property out is not to make a profit but use whatever rent is received to put it back into the property so that all can enjoy it including future guests as well.

I want to help guests enjoy themselves in Brittany and will do so in any way that I can.

Cris Reynolds purchased this house in 2001

Why Cris Reynolds chose Créhen

Les Quatre Vents is a property which whilst in a rural setting offers the ability to explore with ease the beautful northern Brittany coastline and different walks continue to be found with their own vantage points and superb views. Local towns include Dinan, Dinard and St Malo. I enjoy the maket at Matignon on a Wednesday where one can buy anything from vegetables to clothes and double glazing! Dinard has markets Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and are large and high quality goods are sold. Some wines cost over a £1000.

I viewed a good number of properties before purchasing Les Quatre Vents. The decision to purchase this property for three reasons, location - offers both peace and quiet of rural life, access to beaches within 10 minutes, and is close to the towns of Dinan, Dinard and St Malo.

What makes this house unique

The location offers views of the countryside from all rooms and the ability to reach the long sandy beaches quickly. When purchasing the property it was important that when my children were young they needed a large games area. To this end the games area has a first class table tennis table, a slate snooker table, and a table football table.

There are locally the usual shops including boulangerie, butcher, supermarkets.The boulangerie in Crehen is my favourite Of particular interest to ladies in Plancoet ('Renouard' close to Hyper U) will be the wonderful leather shop where one can purchase fine handbags, belts and shoes. You can see the employess making them!

In addition nearby are stunning golf courses including Dinard the 2nd oldest in the country with some great views of the coast. within 35 minutes there is also St Malo golf club, and Val Andre which is a French Open course! Closer we have St Cast and Tremeuruc as well. We are also offering to arrange golf holidays for guests.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Créhen in Cotes-d'Armor

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4144 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom comprises Bath with Shower Attachment also Separate shower and sink unit. There is a also heated towel rail. 2 toilets one of which is downstairs in the games area.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , King size bed, wardrobe chest of drawers, bedside cabinets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , Wardrobe, chest of drawers and bedsde cabinet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , 2 Single beds with wardrobe and chest of drawers.
  • Bedroom 1- King size bed with built in wardrobe overlooking the back south facing garden. There is also a chest of drawers and 2 bedside cabinet. Hairdryer is also supplied for use. Bedroom 2 - Double bed with wardrobe, chest of drawers & bedside cabinet. The bedroom overlooks the front garden. Bedroom 3 - 2 single beds with wardrobe and chest of drawers overlooking the rear garden
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • 6 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(9 traveller reviews)

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France Dinan, St Cast Area, Ideal for couples and families
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

A perfect family holiday July-Aug 2016

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Brittany four times in total now, and this was our first time at this gite, and it was perfect for our needs.

Clean, well-looked after and great facilities. The children particularly liked the downstairs game area (as did I!) which had pool/snooker, table tennis and foosball. The kitchen was very well equipped and served our needs perfectly. The beds/mattresses were all good and comfortable. We found this gite delightful and would definitely like to return again one day.

It is situated well: within 7 or so miles of great beaches (St Cast le Guido, Pen-Guen, St Luniare, St Jacut) and in close vicinity of St Malo / Dinard /Dinan. Plancoet is only 3 miles away with local shops, HyperU and LIDL. A lovely boulangerie only a couple of miles away in Crehen too.

Even the weather was delightful with this gite! Just two mornings of rain in 2 weeks!

Thank you so much for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the review. It means a lot to receive such comments. I am also aware you had an issue towards the latter part of your holiday with the Sky Freview box packing up! Not ideal when GB are winning medals for fun. That has now been replaced. Most pleased you enjoyed the house and I know the bakery will be pleased to get a mention in your comments. I am aware that you booked over a year in advance for this holiday and would encourage you to do the same for any subsequent visit in the main school holidays.
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excellent base, ideal for older kids

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for the use of your cottage. ideal location for exploring the area, close to towns, bakeries and beaches. The cottage games room is a godsend if the weather turns against you, or for keeping kids amused in the evenings. Everything you need for your stay.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the kind words. I am sorry to hear that the weather was not good for your week. Work has taken place in the games room to make it more inviting to guests and very pleased you were able to make use of it. Glad you enjoyed the local bakeries, Hopefully you may return at some stage in the future when the weather may be more kind. Kind regards Cris
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Ideal base for exploring the Cote D'Amor

  • 5 of 5

I agree with other reviewers, the location is perfect for exploring the beautiful coastline and fascinating towns like Dinan, Dinard and St.Malo, all can be reached within 15-30 minutes. The house itself is in a quiet rural setting, but only a short drive to supermarkets (Hyper U in Plancoet) and our favourite local boulangerie at Crehen (we preferred to make use of the bikes provided). It is well equipped throughout, the games room was used daily by out two children (and their parents!), as were the bikes. Everything you need for a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable holiday in this beautiful part of France.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your comments. Pleased you enjoyed your two week stay and that you found the boulangerie in Crehen. I think I mentioned that this boulangerie in Crehen is my favourite as well. Glad you enjoyed the bikes. Hoping you might return in the near future.
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Peaceful holiday home, perfect for families

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to Les Quatre Vents, and the first as a family - it was probably the best visit yet.

From our previous visits we knew that the house would be immaculate, extensively equipped and the perfect base to explore the Cote d'Armor. We can now add that the house is well equipped to cater for families as well as couples. Isabelle had a brilliant time playing with the various toys on offer, and the highchair and travel cot meant that we could save precious space in the car. The games room wasn't used as much as in previous visits, but we quickly devised a new type of handicap when playing table-tennis - a 11 month old under one arm!

The house is well located and a perfect base to visit the Cote d'Armor. We enjoyed the visits to St Malo and Dinard, the walks along the coast at Cap Frehel, the beaches of St Cast and St Lunaire, and the markets of Plancoet and St Jacut. The house itself is located in a very peaceful hamlet but still close enough to Tregon and Crehen to collect the daily baguettes and pain-au-chocolats.

I wouldn't hesitate in recommending this holiday home to anyone. It really is the home from home. It is perfect for anyone wanting a base to explore the regions coastal towns and historic architecture. Perfect for families enjoying the many sandy beaches. Perfect for anyone wanting to get away from it all.

Many thanks to Cris and Ann for another wonderful holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect French Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

Our third visit to Les Quatre Vents proved to be as wonderful as we have come to expect. Cris kindly let us have an extra day which let us spend the full Easter weekend in the house at the beginning of our stay. He was most helpful with the booking and all the other administrative details as always.

The house was spick and span on our arrival as it always is. We were blessed with perfect weather and enjoyed many coastal walks, markets and visits further afield to St. Brieuc and Dinan. We made good use of the games room which is a real bonus in this property, along with an excellent set of well maintained bikes.

We would once again highly recommend this property to couples and families alike.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks to you both. As always we are pleased to see guests returning to enjoy Les Quatre Vents. I particularly enjoy the markets at Dinan and Matignon. We are pleased that you had good weather for second year on the trot in early April. We hope you might wish to visit again at som stage in the future. Kind regards
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Excellent and well located gîte

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay and felt in love with Brittany. The gîte is clean, comfortable, well equipped and located at the countryside. Dinan, Dinard, Cap Fréhel and St Malo are approx. 20-30 min. driving by car. Also several beaches are not far away. The games at the basement are super. We started a small family competition. Don't hesitate to rent this gîte. You will not be disappointed. Greet, Koen, Benjamin and Pieter-Jan from Torhout, Belgium.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Greet for your kind words. It is very gratifying to hear from guests that they agree that the holiday home is well located, being within easy reach of local amenities. Also that you comsider it well equipped. We have been told by some guests that the kitchen is better equipped than their own homes! Glad you fell in love with Brittany, We think the area that we have bought the gite is exceptional with wonderful towns, great long sandy beaches and really good walks along coastal paths, Please that you all enjoyed the games area and that you state that anybody booking will not be disappointed. Thanks once again and we hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind regards
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Dinard Golf Course, St Briac sur Mer
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
6 Kilometres
St Jacut Sur Mer
Car: recommended

Les Quatre Vents is a self catering gite offering spacious accommodation in a peaceful location within 10 minutes of the stunning Northern Brittany coast. Located just 10 minutes from the nearest beach at St Jacut sur Mer and barely 15 minutes to the beautiful sandy beaches of St Cast to name just two. A number of activities available locally include: Golf, Horse riding, Fishing and Walking. Les Quatre Vents is just 6 miles from Dinard and 9 miles from the medieval riverside town of Dinan and within 30 minutes of St Malo where there is a walled city.

There are plenty of walks along the coastal paths which include Lancieux, St Briac and St Lunaire. There is also a marina at St Cast with another pleasant walk, where you will find bars and restaurants. More details about the property can be found at http://www.lesquatrevents.net

At Dinard you will find shops, restaurants, and coastal paths. Dinan provides you with the opportunity to admire the medieval architecture, cobbled streets and a good number of restaurants either on the River Rance or in the town centre. Dinan & St Malo offer the best variety of shops in the area.

Placed in an ideal position, the gite offers something for all, being able to access local amenities either by bike or car. There are local weekly markets in villages and towns nearby.

The property offers holidays for both families and couples and any who are looking for a golf break. For golf trips we are more than pleased to book ferry crossings, tee times on a selection of top quality golf courses local to our property.

As the garden is south facing you can enjoy spectacular sunsets to the rear in the long summer evenings.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Créhen, Cotes d'Armor

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Spring
28 Feb 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
29 Apr 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Peak Season 2018
9 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

In addition to the rental, we request a booking deposit of £100 refundable within 2 weeks of completion of the holiday.
Bed linen is not supplied but can be provided at £12 for each room.
A deposit of 25% is requested on booking and the balance of rental is required 6 weeks before the holiday takes place.
it is expected that the house is left in the same condition as it is found.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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