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3 French Style Houses - With Large Swimming Pool And Beautiful Grounds. - Le Manoir (Sleeps 12. 6 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



Le Manoir (Sleeps 12. 6 Bedrooms)

Le Manoir, sleeps 12: master double bedroom with ensuite shower.

Two double bedrooms.

Two twin bedded rooms.

Childrens room with bunk beds, two shower rooms.

Bathroom with corner bath.

Four toilets.

About the property


Le Manoir du Bourg is a stunning 16th century property of three houses set around a courtyard within an enclosed private garden with a secure heated swimming pool. The properties provide luxury accommodation for families, groups of friends or individuals looking for something a little bit special. When booked as a whole the property is ideal for those requiring privacy, without being too isolated. Each house has a fully equipped dining kitchen, modern bathrooms, individually designed bedrooms, satellite TV, DVD, wireless internet connection, BBQ's and outside seating area for alfresco dining. There is an outdoor play area for children and a covered games area with table tennis, l and a pool table. Cots and equipment for young children are available on request. We are in the village of St Helen. It's just a minutes walk to get your bread in the morning. Our heated pool is in an enclosed area and we have electric gates to the property making it a safe place for little ones. We have a children's room with a flat screen TV and children's DVDs together with games and books it is a great place for them to chill out. The zoo and aquarium are great places to visit. Our local beach even has its own resident seal. There is much to see and do. It makes Le Manoir a perfect place for a happy and relaxed holiday. Special interest and shorter breaks arranged subject to availability. Please view our website www.manoirsthelen.com

Joan crompton
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Joan crompton

My husband and I moved to France 10 years ago and have been running Le Manoir since 2002. The testimonials and repeat bookings speak for themselves. We are in a good location. Close to Dinan, St Malo and Rennes. The beaches are unspoilt and the roads a delight to drive on. There is so much to do and so much to discover that your days can be as full or a quiet as you want them to be.

The heated swimming pool is in an enclosed area. We have electric gates to the property which makes it a safe place for little ones. Come and stay and experience the delights of Brittany and Le Manoir du Bourg in St Helen.

Joan crompton purchased this chateau / country house in 2002

Why Joan crompton chose Cotes d'Armor

We bought this property in 2002 and knew it would make an ideal holiday location.We are in the centre of a small village, St Helen, yet we are very close to Dinan with its many restaurants, shops and leisure activities. Dinard , about 30 minutes away, is on the coast and has an airport serviced by Ryan Air. The picturesque town of St Malo is about 30 minutes away and is the closest ferry port to Le Manoir. The capital, Rennes, is about 30 minutes away. So we are in a great location. The beaches are quiet and unspoilt. Our local beach even has its own resident seal that is often seen swimming with the children. Its a great place for walking and cycling. We have a tennis court adjacent and a fishing lake just a few minutes walk away. Its just a minutes walk to get your daily bread.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Each property is furnished with style and taste. They provide luxury accommodation for families, groups of friends or individuals looking for something a bit special. Each house had a fully equipped kitchen, modern bathrooms and individually designed bedrooms, Satellite TV, DVD, wireless internet connection. Each house has its own outside seating area and gas BBQ for alfresco dining. The heated pool is in a safe, enclosed area. There is an outside play area for children and a covered play area with pool and table tennis.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have so many great testimonials its impossible to pick out a special one. Just take our visitors books and you will understand.
Aug 2010
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Booking Notes:
Bookings can be made via email, telephone or post. We take a 25% deposit at the time of booking the balance being payable 8 weeks prior to the booked dates

Changeover Day:
Our change over day is on a Saturday. Arrival time 4pm. Departure time 10am.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Saint-Hélen in Cotes-d'Armor

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • There three double bedrooms, one room with children's bunk beds and tow twin bedded rooms
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: The houses are beautifully decorated throughout in a contemporary French style. Internal shots can be sent on request.There is a large separate utility room is situated in the grounds for use by all guests with washing machines, dryers and airers. Leisure Entertainment and Equipment is also provided: TV - Satellite or Cable. CD Player. DVD Player. Books. Games. Table Tennis. Outside: The property has a secure 30 ft heated swimming pool in the grounds with a drinks area offering a welcome change from the beach. Also, each house has its own barbecue and seating. The gardens are large with a play area for the children with swings, an ideal haven for them to play safely. Sun Loungers. Patio Furniture. Barbeque. Tennis Racquets. Cycling.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Le Manoir (Sleeps 12. 6 Bedrooms)
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Perfect House, Perfect Location & Perfect Owners

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing holiday at Le Puits and cannot recommend it highly enough. The house, grounds and pool were simply stunning and we had such an amazing time. The house is very spacious and decorated in a lovely traditional French style, it had everything you need for a great holiday. We went with two small boys aged 20 months and 4 years and they absolutely loved every minute, particularly the pool. From the very first moment we arrived, the owners, Derek and Joan, made us feel so welcome and at home. The location is great and the house is very close to some lovely towns such as Dinan, Dinard and St Malo and there are plenty of places to visit - the zoo, aquarium, lots of beaches etc. We have already recommended Le Puits and the other houses (Le Manoir and Le Pigeonnier) to lots of friends and family and we are planning to return again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful gites in the fabulous Cotes d'Amor

  • 5 of 5

Our first visit was made delightful by Joan and Derek. The properties are beautiful and well maintained. Situated in quiet countryside near the historic town of Dinan - well worth visiting, also close to St Malo, Dinard and the Cotes d'Emeraud with its fantastic beaches. Safe and secure grounds for young children. Lovely pool and garden for older children to relax. We will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you, and your family stay at Le Manoir. We look forward,to your return visit.
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Another fantastic stay

  • 5 of 5

This was our second trip to Le Manoir, and we stayed in Les Puits this time.

First and foremost; Derek and Joan are superb hosts and are on hand to help and advise on anything (even answering to a small toddler banging on their door at 7.30am...). Les Puits is a great house; beautiful and has all you need. The grounds and excellent swimming pool are very will maintained and great for kids. Each house has its own private space around the courtyard - so you can keep to yourself or be communal if you want. The shared pool table is fun and the dedicated kids room is brilliant.

The area is stunning and offers plenty to do and see. Recommend the beach at Saint Cast (Pen Gwen) and eating at the viaduct in Dinan and Le Cale at Mordreuc.

Thanks Joan and Derek - see you again.

James, Hannah and Evie.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay and hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at le Manoir we were a group of nine friends

Hosts Joan and Derrick were lovely very helpful and available

Property was as advertised, well maintained the kitchen was well supplied Brittany had many places to visit, be prepared for rain I would definitely recommend for families and friends

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Absolutely everything you could ask for, and more!

  • 5 of 5

Simply amazing. We stayed in Le Puits for one week wished we'd booked for two! Joan & Derek made us so welcome and the whole property is stunning. Spotlessly clean with well equipped kitchen. Waking up to birds singing and church bells ringing was so relaxing. The kids have their own "Kids only" play room/ TV room which they loved. There's plenty to do and see in the area, Dinan is beautiful and driving and parking are easy too. Would thoroughly recommend La Manoir you won't be sorry booking this one, but book early, some guests book year after year! We all loved everything about it.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us at Le Manoir. We look,forward to your return visit.
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Gorgeous setting, lovely house, warm welcome

  • 5 of 5

We loved the house, the setting and the local area for our holiday with friends. Joan and Derek gave us a warm, friendly welcome. They were incredibly helpful, offering advice, introducing us to new games and ensuring all was well. We loved the social kitchen set around a huge dining table and opening onto the living room.

Many of us thought we might return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Le Tronchet
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Dinan is located in the Cote d'Armor region only a twenty minute drive from The Corsair City of Saint-Malo, a Ferry Port which has frequent crossings to and from the South Coast of England and the Channel Islands.

Dinan is one of the finest of all Brittany's Towns of Artistic and Architectural Interest (Ville d'Art et d'Histoire) and it has lost none of its medieval charm.

If there are such things as magical towns where history is omnipresent, then Dinan surely merits to be counted among the number. It is one of Europe's most exceptional towns.

West of Dinard begins the lush green of the Cote d'meraude and the magnificent cliffs and beaches along the northern shore of Brittany.


The coastal seaside resort Dinard is only a short drive through rolling country-side and woods.

West of Dinard begins the lush green of the Cote d'meraude and the magnificent cliffs and beaches along the northern shore of Brittany.

Take spectacular walks by the sea with delightful views of many charming small islands off the coast. There are numerous fishing ports and abundant oyster beds.


Nearest Town - Dinan 4 km (approx). Nearest Airport Dinard 10 km (approx).

Nearest Ferry Port St Malo 20km (approx). Car required.


Activities within 20min drive of the property:

Surfing. Wind Surfing. Fishing. Wine Tour. Outlet Shopping. Theatre. Tennis. Golf. Hiking. Mountain Biking. Horse Riding. Walking. Local Water Sports. Water Skiing. Jet Skiing. Snorkeling. Scuba Diving. Sailing. Swimming (indoor pool).

Further Details:

Nearby are some of the region's most beautiful forests with spectacular walks around the lakes and within close proximity are several of the region's championship golf courses.

Fishing, horse riding and sailing are also within easy reach, as are some of the region's best restaurants.