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Large Manor House With Heated Pool & Free WiFi

Bedrooms 6
Space 6,500 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

Manor House in Brittany, Cotes d'Armor, France - Large 18c Manor House ,Private Secluded Countryside Location,for the exclusive use of one family .

This exquisite, renovated 18th century manor house and dependencies with unique charm and original features, offers spacious accommodation for up to 12 people. It has a vast living area of approx 6000sqf and is full of antiques; artifacts and delightful furnishings. The property forms 3 sides of a central garden courtyard, with patio doors opening onto a spacious paved patio with BBQ and furniture for outside dining.On the right hand side is the artists studio,a first floor apartment separated from the main house. It has a fully fitted kitchen,sitting area with flat screen TV from UK,including netflix.,a double bedroom,ensuite,and dressing room.. Very popular with the senior members of the family! The 10x5m swimming pool is situated in a secure, secluded garden.It has the benefit of a massive ,modern heat pump,which will maintain temp at 28 - 30C whatever the weather.South facing,it enjoys sun throughout the day. The villages of Le Gouray and Collinee are about 2 miles away, both with shops, bakeries and Post Offices. The coast is approx 30 mins drive.

Please view video at the end of pictures slideshow to see a walkabout of this fantastic property! You may prefer to look,put in our exclusive code....osydory6aza... and sit back and enjoy.If you would like to book,email us direct with your address and postcode..It is very simple richardson.michael at send you a booking form and conditions which you return with a deposit cheque,or ,if you prefer,make an interbank transfer to our UK account. All payments are in £GBP.If you are coming from UK,all your costs are in £,s but if you prefer to pay in Euros,that is fine.

More Details

Michael Richardson
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About Michael Richardson

Michael and Gaile bought this wonderful house fifteen years ago. Since then we have made it available to rent during the summer season (end May - mid Sept) . We are so pleased that it has proved so popular ,both with guests from the U.K. and much further afield. It is amazing to reflect that over 2000 people have enjoyed a holiday here,and since everyone seemed very happy, we are proud of that. We came from a catering background before we retired, so like to think that we run a good ship! We try to maintain the property to a high standard,and are always trying to improve the facilities on offer. We are also very pleased to welcome back some of our clients who have visited us previously. The house has been fully booked for the last eight years,and offers a private/secluded family break.Run the slideshow,and at the end wait for the video to come up!

Michael Richardson purchased this chateau / country house in 2002

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Renting from an English owner means your costs are not affected by exchange rate movements, We can also offer you a discount on Brittany Ferries,again payable in Pounds.Once here,your daily costs,especially for

wines/beers/soft drinks are miles cheaper than the UK.


Guestbook comments from the owner

email...dear Michael and Gaile. we had a wonderful time last week in your delightful home. we have rented a number of villas over the years and found all the little extras you had for us made the trip so much nicer for us.Many thanks. Jacqui.........Just a line to thank you for the use of your home,and making a wonderful holiday. We've never done this before,and all thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Brittany.Everyone really enjoyed the pool. Once again,great holiday in a fantastic setting. Many thanks. Colin and Tricia............Many thanks to you both for providing us all with the most special house. The whole family had a wonderful time,celebrating our special anniversary. Ulf Brodin. Uppsala.Sweden........ Dear Michael and Gaile.Thank you for your help and hospitality. The house and gardens are lovely.You live in a very special place,close to amazing sights and scenery. Dennis and Pat. Millicent,South Australia.
Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Le Gouray in Cotes-d'Armor

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • lake
  • rural
  • village
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Five x bathrooms/shower rooms.2 bath,3 shower.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (6 Bedrooms) Plus 2 Cots Notes on bedrooms: The bedrooms are individually styled. There are three double bed rooms,and three twins. Two x cots.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes on accommodation: Seven day stay in Sept only £1750,fix your own dates, pool heating for 2018 season is included in the rental cost. Pool only available from last week in May- end September.Flat screen TV,HD, with UK programs.DVD player. Wi-Fi available. Outside: The 10x5m outdoor swimming pool is in a secure garden area. Pool heating included. Patio furniture and BBQ are available. The games room has table tennis and a range of games .Outside boules court. Table football. The peaceful, secure and secluded lawned mature garden offers magnificent views over surrounding countryside. Utility Room: A complete laundry/drying room.all you will need during your stay. Overnight drying for swim gear and towels. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen including bathroom and pool towels are included in the above prices. Other: A dining room that seats 12 people. A conservatory/sitting room,complete with a kitchen/bar area, and a games room.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

A great place to stay with delightful hosts.

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We have recently returned from 2 wonderful weeks at this beautiful property. We were greeted on arrival by Michael and from that moment on felt completely at home. We were there to celebrate our 60th birthday with friends and family so there was alot of 'coming and going' this did not phase our hosts who went out of their way to change beds and clean bathrooms whenever asked. All the bedrooms were nicely decorated and the bathrooms close by. The only thing I would say is that the 6th bedroom is in fact a mezzanine on the landing above the kitchen, with a shared bathroom. This was fine for my young people but perhaps needs to be pointed out in the web site as not all adults would want the lack of privacy. Despite the weather being changeable we had a great time and would definately recommend this property. John and Caroline Holtby.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

What an amazing holiday! We were a group of three families wanting a large property with enough space to give us our own privacy. This was perfect!

We arrived after a short drive from St Malo (we came over on the ferry), and was greeted by Michael who was such a friendly and helpful man. He showed us around everything and how things work. However after that his presence was discrete enough to know he was still taking care of things like the recycling, pool etc but you hardly physically saw him. He was on hand within a few minutes if we ever needed him though. First class service.

So what can I say about the property and facilities? Well it certainly has the wow factor! You arrive to be greeted by huge, beautiful metal electric gates - you feel like the lord of the manor each time they sweep open to let you in! There is a really large grassed garden for the kids (and adults!) to play in, with loads of different games in the games room to keep you amused.

The heated pool is a great size and spotlessly clean, with comfy chairs and even a little kitchen area with a cups etc and a fridge (great for keeping the kids drinks and the odd bottle of fizzy stuff chilled).

There is a lovely outdoor courtyard seating area which we used every night after dinner.

The house itself was furnished and equipped to a very high standard. There is everything provided (and in many cases more than one) that you'd ever need. We easily cooked for our large group and was able to all eat at the huge dining table. The beds were very comfy and the whole property is spotlessly clean and maintained to a very high standard.

The nearest town is 5 minutes drive away with a supermarket which stocks your day to day needs, plus a lovely boulangerie! A bigger town with hypermarkets is about 20 minutes away.

Finally Michael was the perfect host. Helpful, polite and discreet - exactly what we needed.

If you are wanting a large property in France, you will not be disappointed. This place is outstanding!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Dinard - Stanstead /Rennes-Southampton
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
35 Miles
Brittany Ferries,StMalo
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Lamballe TGV, Paris - Brest
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Val - Andre
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Bike Hire (all terrain) is available locally. Weekly cost approx 40 euros per bike. There are some great rides,old railways,canal towpaths etc.also the coastal paths which are challenging....If you would prefer to hire electric bikes,they are available in the village at just 5 euros each/per day Booked in advance to ensure availability.


The nearest sandy beach on the North Coast of Brittany is Pleneuf Val -Andre. This small town has shops and restaurants and a Casino. It is about 30 minutes drive. Along the same coast there are numerous other beaches and magnificent coastlines.Off shore fishing is available from here.3 hour trip,60 euros per rod.


Airports: Dinard (Ryanair) 40 mins drive. Rennes (Flybe) 50 mins drive. Both airports offer car hire facilities.

Ports: St Malo (Brittany Ferries and Condor) 50 mins drive.Caen(Brittany Ferries)2hrs,15mins Roscoff (Brittany Ferries) 1.5 hours. Le Harvre (LD Lines) 2.5 hours.You should allow 7 hours if choosing the tunnel.


Villages of Le Gouray and Collinee are about 2 mins drive. Lamballe town 15 mins drive. Medieval town of Dinan 30 mins drive. Large city of Rennes 50 mins.

Further Details:

Le Gouray and Collinee both have mini-markets and bakeries and Post Offices. Collinee also has banks.Both these villages have a tennis court available free of charge. If you are keen,bring your raquets

Lamballe is a small town with a good range of shops; bars and restaurants and a weekly outdoor market. There is also a magnificent historic Haras (Horse stud) open to the public, with displays every Thursday in the summer.

Dinan, with its medieval centre; ramparts and historic port is always a favorite visit, with a large selection of restaurants and shops. for special celebrations,we have access to outside caterers who will provide you with a special meal at the house. Menus and costs are available.There is a massive lake(Jugon-les-Lacs) just 10 minutes away. There are splendid facilities here,especially for youngsters to learn to sail Even closer to the house,we have a waterpark lake enabling the family to waterski,without powerboat at a very reasonable cost. This is a revolutionary new experience. Huge fun. Only requirement is that everyone must be a swimmer. 8 years and upwards.Brilliant..Electric bike hire is available in our village at only £4 per day !


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Le Gouray, Cotes d'Armor

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
rate 2
3 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
rate 3
7 Jul 2018 - 28 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
rate 4
29 Jul 2018 - 8 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
september rate
9 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
. Minimum-7 days.We post you booking/contract details in the post which we ask you to return. we include details of our bank to enable you to make the payments by direct transfer with a deposit on confirmation,and a final payment 60 days before arrival We confirm the booking by email..The house is available throughout the year,however,pool only late May - mid Sept.Payment by credit/debit card can be arranged. There is a booking fee We have Paypal. .We can also save you money on your UK -France ferry crossings.Speak to us.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Arrival time after 4pm and departure by 10am.For September dates, arrival days and departure days are as you would prefer,based on a minimum stay of seven nights.

Notes on prices:
Christmas 2016 extra days available on a pro-rata basis. Pool heating for 2016 season is included . Underfloor central heating over Xmas, £175 per week. Note, You may get better prices on the ferries by booking early. Remember, all your costs are in £ sterling, so whatever happens to the Euro makes no difference!We have a personal number with Brittany Ferries,which will give you a discount.Card payment is available,but will be taken in Euros. There is a fee for this facility.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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