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3 French Style Houses - With Large Swimming Pool And Beautiful Grounds. - Le Pigionnier (Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms)

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



Le Pigionnier (Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms)

Pigeonnier sleeps 4.

Double bedroom with twin bedded room leading off main bedroom.

Two shower rooms and 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:
31 January, 2018

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 house in 2002

Why Joan crompton chose Saint-Hélen

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 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.

Available Rentals

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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 Le Pigionnier (Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms)in Saint-Hélen in Cotes-d'Armor

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • 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.


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fabulous time, miss it already

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed in the middle house in the complex, the kids didn't even want to go to the beach and preferred to stay at the house and use the wonderful garden and pool. This pleased us no end. The place exceeded our expectations and the thing that make the whole stay better are the hosts Joan and Derek, they were made to host. I can't recommend this place more highly. If it was good enough for a prime minister it was more than good for us. We will be back and our children said it was the best holiday they ever had.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, Charming Holiday Home

  • 5 of 5

My family of four stayed in Le Pigionnier earlier this month and we cannot recommend it enough. The house itself is comfortable, charming and well stocked. Joan and Derek are the perfect hosts - welcoming and helpful. My children (6 and 8) had to be prised from Le Manoir each day and would happily not have left at all - the swimming pool, table tennis, pool table, kids tv room and beautiful large garden was enough to keep them happy all week. When we did go out for day trips we discovered some beautiful towns and villages very nearby. Dinan, Dinard and St Malo are all must-visits. Mont St Michel and even the Channel Islands are also easily accessible from here. I have no doubt that we will be visiting Le Manoir again - we wouldn't now stay anywhere else if going to Brittany.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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A lovely place to stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had the most enjoyable and relaxing stay in Le Pigionnier, despite the less than favourable weather. The courtyard and gardens were a delight as was the area around the pool. The property was comfortable and very spacious for two people.

You couldn't ask for more welcoming hosts. Derek and Joan were at hand if you needed them, and always ready to recommend places to visit and eat if you needed some suggestions.

Those with mobility issues may well struggle with the spiral staircase in the property but we had no problems.

I would not hesitate to return to Le Manoir if I was visiting the area again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in Le Pigionnier with our two young children. Beautiful accommodation in a lovely area of France.

Derek & Joan were truly welcoming and a fountain of local knowledge.

We would not hesitate to recommend this property, hopefully we will return!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
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Extremely well kept cottages in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Joan and Derek were pleasant and friendly hosts throughout our stay, they have made a very well kept, well equipped and private set of cottages in St Helen and Le Pigionnier was exactly as we hoped. The children loved the well kept grounds, we all loved the heated pool and there were plenty of other extras for all that are not mentioned in the website details - a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
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Already rebooked for next year!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful week at the Pigionnier. We couldn't recommend it highly enough. The house is well equipped and comfortable (the stairs are a bit tricky but there is a gate) but we were lucky enough to spend most of our time outside as the weather was fantastic! Joan and Derek couldn't have been more welcoming or helpful and made sure we enjoyed every minute of our stay recommending beaches towns and restaurants to visit. The property is perfectly situated with beautiful beaches and pretty towns all within half an hour. Our baby spent many happy hours in the pool on the swings and pottering around the garden and we enjoyed evenings in the sun with wine and bbq! We look forward to returning in 2016!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
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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.