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Luxury Country House. 28°c Private Pool. 4 Bedrooms, 4 en-suites. Sleeps 8 +Cots



Updated: 09-Oct-2016
Luxury 18th Century French Country House - Spacious Accommodation, Child friendly, En-suite Facilities. Exclusive Use Of The 28°c Heated Pool and extensive garden.

Maison de Philomene, nestled in the heart of magical rural Brittany with its eye-catching views and Celtic allure, offers a very comfortable 210m² (2260ft²) of internal luxury living space. The original beamed character and French charm have been retained. Coloured lime rendered walls, genuine Breton fireplace and hand crafted carpentry add to the original mood and feel the house deserves. A truly wonderful restoration. The open plan ground floor provides a lovely friendly area to enjoy cooking, eating or just relaxing. Enjoy the restful surroundings offered inside and out. Luxury accommodation with modern conveniences including, UK Satellite Freeview TV and Wi-Fi internet access. After a good night’s sleep invigorate in one of the double hydro massage showers, relax with a long soak in the roll top bath before refreshing in the 28°C heated outdoor pool. The carefully planned design ensures a perfect holiday with family or friends. Click on our website link for detailed information.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We’ve had an excellent time at Maison de Philomene – Having two young children meant the pool, pool games and inside games were a massive hit! The house is gorgeous, well equipped and had everything we could want. A luxury holiday with privacy and relaxation. Thanks to Adrian and Denise for everything. Hope to come back soon!”

Love Belinda, Jay, Tilly, Anne, Jason, Seb and Thomas. - Kent. July 2012

“A very big thank you indeed to Adrian and Denise. Maison de Philomene is perfectly set up for a family holiday: great facilities and safety for the children and craftsmanship and tranquillity for the parents to enjoy. The very ‘breton’ welcome pack was useful and a nice introduction to some Breton goodies. We arrived on the night of the Fest Noz. Adrian warned us about this... but we thought it was absolutely brilliant to arrive to an evening of Breton music and festivities! hope to see you again.”

Alex, Tracy, Florence and Freddie. – Guernsey. July 2012
Feb 2011
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Dinard at 109 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : St. Mayeux at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Roscoff / St. Malo at 117 Kilometres Nearest Train : St. Brieuc at 38 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : St. Mayeux at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Les Rosaires at 49 Kilometres Car: necessary


Ideally located to access the wonderful coastlines to the north and south of Brittany with some of the best beaches such as Pléneuf-Val-André and Erquy under an hour away. Perros- Guirec, Tregastel and Ploumanach on the pink granite coast are between 1¼ - 1½ hours away. The largest lake in Brittany, Lac de Guerlédan is close by and offers all types of water sports including sailing, water skiing, pedalos, swimming, fishing, boat trips etc as well as sandy beaches and restaurants.


Travelling to Brittany is easy by either sea or air. The nearest international airports are Dinard and Rennes with low cost flights from various UK destinations. Most major car hire companies operate at the airports.


Dover to Calais/ Boulogne / Dunkirk

Newhaven to Dieppe

Poole to Cherbourg/ St. Malo

Portsmouth to Caen/ Cherbourg/ Le Havre/ St. Malo

Plymouth to Roscoff

Weymouth to Saint Malo (via Guernsey)

Cork to Roscoff

Rosslare to Cherbourg/ Roscoff

Flights numerous


Approx journey times from the main ferry ports and airports by car to Maison de Philomene are:

St. Brieuc 40 mins

Dinard 1 hour 20 mins

Rennes 1 hour 30 mins

Brest 1 hour 30 mins

Lorient 1 hour 30 mins

St Malo 1 hour 30 mins

Roscoff 1 hour 30 mins

Nantes 2 hours 40 mins

Caen 3 hours

Cherbourg 3 hours 25 mins

Le Havre 3 hours 50 mins

Dieppe 4 hours 40 mins

Calais 6 hours

Boulogne - 6 hours

Dunkirk - 6 hours 40 mins

Further Details:

We strongly suggest that you view our website for more detailed information.

The current owners live on site in the separate Victorian quarters (the two windows to the right of the picture). We are on hand to offer guests help and advice. Having our own private garden area enables us to remain in the background so that guests are not unduly disturbed during their holiday. We also have domestic cats who patrol the garden so Maison de Philomene is not suitable for pets.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

We would strongly recommend that guests take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy covering cancellation, personal belongings, health and public liability. A full booking contract detailing all costs and responsibilities will be provided on request.

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Arrival after 16:00 pm, departure by 10:00 am.

All Linen and towels are provided (except pool towels and baby blankets). The house is cleaned thoroughly prior to any new arrivals.

Free Welcome Hamper, Linen, Gas, Electric, Heating costs all provided. No hidden or extra charges. Please visit our website via the website link for more detailed information.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • lake
  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Floor Area

  • 210 m²


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower)
  • Ground floor bedroom en-suite with double hyrdo massage shower, WC & basin Both 1st floor bedrooms en-suites have double hydro massage showers, WC & basin. 2nd floor separate bathroom, with rolltop bath, WC and basin. En-suite or accessible to all.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 to 8 people comfortably in four en-suite bedrooms plus two Cots. Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor - 1 easy access double bedroom with full en-suite shower room. 1st floor - 2 double bedrooms each with full en-suite shower rooms. 2nd floor - 1 bedroom with twin beds with bathroom adjacent. The bathroom (with bath) can be accessed by all or be eclusive to the 2nd Floor bedroom.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Outside: Set in 6500m² of grounds. The extensive child friendly rear garden is safe and secure. Mature trees hug the edge creating a woodland effect, a pure haven to sit back and unwind. To the south are uninterrupted views of the most beautiful countryside. To keep those children busy there’s a fun play area. The South West facing terrace runs the length of the house and can be accessed from the living and utilities area where barbecues can be enjoyed. Outside seating is provided for all. The enclosed 8 x 4.5 metre, 1.25 deep Swimming Pool is near the house and entered via steps from the terrace. Meeting all requirements it’s Safe for young children with self closing lockable gate. The temperature is comfortable averaging 28°C and heated via a powerful heat pump. A large decking area provides plenty of space if you wish to lounge and bronze yourself. Utility Room: A functional utilities room and entrance lobby which leads through to the outside terrace. This also has an additional WC handy for the pool. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All prices are inclusive. This includes Linen (except pool towels and baby blankets). Welcome Hamper, Gas, Electric and Heating costs. There are no hidden or extra charges. The Swimming Pool and Garden are not shared.

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