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Manoir Le Cosquer, Stunning 15th Century Manoir near the Brittany coast

Overview

Property

Updated: 28-Oct-2016
Manoir holiday rental in Pommerit Le Vicomte, Pontrieux, Cotes D'Armor, Brittany, France - Private Gardens And Grounds Of 7 Acres, A Lake With Wildlife, A Gym And Surrounded By Corn Fields

Set within 7 acres of gardens, woods and a lake with its own island this stunning 15th century manoir is oozing with charm. It is in a superb country environment yet only 300 metres away at the end of the private avenue, to the centre of the charming Breton village of Pommerit Le Vicomte with local shops. A haven of peace and tranquillity that is quite unique and special Manoir Le Cosquer is ideal for relaxing family holidays, family reunions, special occassions, get togethers or 'club' holidays. The manoir is rented on an exclusive basis. Only when the manoir is not rented is B&B offered. The manoir provides very spacious accommodation for up to 16+ people. The great feature is the 6 to 7 well appointed en-suite bedrooms. All the bedrooms offer superb views over the gardens and/or lake. Enjoy the manoir’s warm original features such as the huge chestnut and oak beams, terracotta flooring, monumental fireplace and original Louis XIV staircase. The whole manoir is rented on an exclusive basis with 6 to 7 ensuite bedrooms during most of the year.

Details for holiday chateau / country house Manoir Le Cosquer Sleeps 12/16 (6 Bedrooms), 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, 7 Bathrooms

Exclusive use of this quite charming & superb 15th century manoir with the East and West wings, a lake, 7 acres of gardens and grounds, 6 ensuite bedrooms (7th extra bedroom only on request with supplement), fully equipped hand-made oak kitchen, spacious dining room with seating for up to 18 people, piano lobby with grand piano, lounge with huge granite fireplace, exposed beams & double aspect windows throughout, french windows giving onto rear gardens and lake beyond. Outside in a separate outbuilding there is a private well equipped gym and games room with table tennis & a selection of children's play things. In the garden you will find a super children's play area with slide, swings and play house.

There are various games e.g. - boules - croquet set - badminton and lots of outside space. In the summer there is a super above the ground pool 6.5 metres long and 3 metres wide great for the children on a hot summer's day.

  • Sleeps 16
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet

About the Owner

Before moving to France my husband Mauro and I ran a language school in Cheltenham teaching English to foreign students and foreign languages to English students. It was our own business and I was responsible for the teaching and teachers and Mauro was in charge of marketing and admin. After almost 10 years and two small children later we decided it was time for a change. We loved France, had a small holiday home near to Dinard and so we decided to start our new adventure in France before the kids were of school age. We sold up in 2001 and moved to France. In 2003 we finally found the dream home and business all in one! - Manoir Le Cosquer. I'm still teaching English as well as looking after our guests. My husband helps out and also manages a ski chalet & riverside cottage.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic -funtastic! Wonderful house and solution to a perfect holiday for 7 adults and 9 children! Thank you The Middletons



The house is just fabulous - we shalll all miss it. The Claytons



Lovely week exploring the local towns and coastline - don't miss out on Tregastel, Ploumanach and Paimpol. Had "moules frites" a the Crapaud Rouge on top of the cliffs at St Quai Portrieux - delicious and must end with waffles with nutella! The Jones family
Sep 2011
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Location

From the Owner

In 2003 we bought Manoir Le Cosquer and it was love at first sight! Simply driving down the private avenue lined with oak and chestnut trees then arriving to see the most charming 15th century French manoir was simply too much to resist! We live on site with our two daughters who attend a local school and are bilingual! We love the French way of life, walking to the bakery in the morning for our fresh baguette, enjoying the quiet roads and small local fishing ports, coastal walks, sandy beaches and, of course, the leisurely lunches with fine French wine and cheese! The great benefit is its location because in about 15 minutes you can be visiting some of the most spectacular coastline in Brittany. Lots of rock pools, sandy uncrowded beaches, sailing, & small fishing ports.

Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Lots of walking trails, coastal walks, horse riding, tennis, cycling and mountain biking, sailing, kayaking, fishing and rock climbing.

Coast/Beach:

15 minute drive to beautiful sandy beaches and the spectacular coastline 'Cotes du Goelo' and 'Granite Rose'. Alternatively, visit the village of Pontrieux with its famous 'lavoirs' and steam train, or visit the chateau de la Roche Jagu with its magnificent gardens and river views.

Try a boat trip round 'Les Sept Isles' or the 'non car' island of Brehat near to Paimpol. Lots of fun things to do in this area for all the family.

Travel:

By car, the ports of Roscoff and St Malo are 1 hour and 1 hour 20 minutes respectively.

Dinard and Brest airports are about 1 hour away and Rennes is an hour and a half from the manoir.

Other ports a bit further away - Caen is about 3.5 hours, Cherbourg 4 hours and Dieppe is about 5 hours.

Distances:

Village of Pommerit Le Vicomte with 1800 inhabitants is 300 metres away and has good small shops etc. Pontrieux & Guingamp (10 minutes approx) have lovely town centres, supermarkets and boutiques for shopping. Guingamp also has a well restored Basilica. Pontieux is an historical and artistic charming riverside village with famous lavoirs, traditional markets & festivals plus a 'steam train'. The ports of Paimpol and St Quai de Portrieux are about 20 mins away.

Further Details:

3 bedroom option not available during the peak summer weeks

B&B and half board in individual ensuite rooms available only when the manoir is not let out. See our other web site for prices.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Oct to Dec
1 Oct 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£600
for 2 nights
From
£300
£1,650
 
 
Festive season
18 Dec 2016 - 30 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 3 nights
From
£450
£2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£2,975
for 7 nights
£2,975
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Deposit at the time of booking, booking conditions apply and included on booking form when reserving.

Changeover Day:
Normally the changeover day is Saturday but outside the high season we can be flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices quoted are per week, shorter stays are possible on request. Contact us for up to date information and special requests.
Prices are in pounds sterling but the holiday should be paid for in euros at the time of euros at the prevailing exchange rate

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Facilities

From the Owner

Manoir Le Cosquer is surrounded by gardens and copses and then fields beyond so you really are private. But the real convenience of the manoir is that it is in the village and you can walk down the private avenue to the bakery, corner shop, post office, bar/tabac and yet you return to complete privacy. There are no neighbours or houses looking over the property - the closest building is probably 300 metres away! There is also a doctor's surgery in the village which is very comforting if you should feel ill and is particularly reassuring if you are travelling with small children or elderly parents. 7 acres of peace & quiet: great lake & wildlife, gym/games room, indoor table-tennis, boules, badminton, children's play area -swings, slide, & Wendy house.

Property Type

  • chateau / country house

General

  • Internet

Dining

  • Dining Area

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - on request if 7 th bedroom taken

Bedrooms

  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6

Outside

  • Golf ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Manoir Le Cosquer has been fully renovated to a good standard over the last decade. All the bedroom are en-suite with high ceilings. Each booking has exclusive use of the manoir house as described and its facilities - there are no other clients during your stay. Central heating throughout during the colder months. The log burner only can be used during the winter and logs are charged per wheelbarrow load. A winter heating supplement may apply. The owners live on site most of the time and can provide local information, where the markets are, best beaches and restaurants etc. Catering is not offered but local restaurants can be recommended. Outside: Super park gardens to the rear of the manoir mainly laid to lawn with a great variety of trees and colours and leading onto open fields and to the lake which is fenced off. There are tables and chairs for up to 16 people, a BBQ unit and the children's play area. You can watch the sunset from here and enjoy your evening pre-dinner aperitif! To the front of the manoir there is a generous very private courtyard surrounded by a variety of flora and fauna including climbing hydrangeas and normal hydrangeas of different colours, several types of scented roses, ample parking for several cars. The Manoir is south facing and the gardens are are a great place to top up your tan! Walk up the private avenue (300 metres) to the village and admire the gracious oak and chestnut trees and perhaps say hello to the owners horses -

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