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Honeysuckle cottage, private pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 10-Jul-2016
Farmhouse in Monthault, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany, France - Peaceful Location Surrounded By Countryside.swimmingpool.

The property is over 300 hundred years old and has a large garden, and the house itself has beams throughout. The garden has a covered decking area for outside eating and your own barbecue,and sun loungers, Games for the garden. Plenty of parking space. Gravel courtyard which has a second seating area which is also covered. .welcome pack. above ground swimming pool. Two double bedrooms and another double with two single beds.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are both fun loving people, and enjoy travelling to various countries, throughout the world. When working in England my husband was working as an engineer, and I held the position of a retail manager,we both enjoyed our jobs immensely, but not the stress. My husband enjoys fishing ,walking, and DIY, and I enjoy a good book, and a good drama, also socializing with friends which we have made since living in France. we have seven grandchildren,and one great-grandchild. The property is new to the market for 2013.

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6 Reviews

4.8
based on 6 holidaymaker reviews

Faringdon
5

Lovely, peaceful and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely end to our French holiday, a delightful gite owned by Ian and Rosemary. Very pretty, clean and well appointed with a lovely garden. Ian and Rosemary were very welcoming and kind, nothing was too much trouble. Our five year old grandson said "I love , love this jeep (gite)! We could not get our grand children out of the pool, they did not want to leave, neither did we. This is a perfect place to stay to explore the gems of Brittany. Thanks to Ian and Rosemary for making our stay so enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michelle for your review, we are very glad you enjoyed your stay in the gite, and that the children had a lovely time in the pool, sorry we missed you leaving early, but pleased that you arrived home safe and sound.
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Bedfordshire
5

Wonderful place, brilliant people

  • 5 of 5

Two weeks holiday this time. The second visit to this unspoilt area of Northern France. The farmhouse caters completely for any holiday makers needs, even more so now, with the addition of a decent sized swimming pool, which was perfect for the ridiculously hot weather we had. Ian and Rosemary were wonderfully accommodating as usual and made us feel totally welcome and at home, which is a very rare thing nowadays. Again, they were extremely helpful with various aspects of our trip and could not have been nicer to us. We liked it so much we are heading back to their place at the end of next month. Once again, I can totally recommend this accommodation. It is ideally situated, spotlessly clean, comfortable and relaxing and set in a beautiful setting with stunning views (especially from the pool). Thanks Ian and Rosemary for a brilliant holiday

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sue and Con, we are glad you enjoyed your holiday, and it was a pleasure having you staying in the cottage, we are looking forward to your return visit at the end of the month, and it was really nice of you to leave the cottage nice and clean, it was much appreciated, safe journey on your return.
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Bedfordshire
5

Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Ian and Rosemary have a very lovely place set in idyllic countryside, surrounded by stunning scenery and wildlife. The cottage was very well presented, extremely clean and well equipped for a self catering holiday. Nothing was too much trouble. Ian and Rosemary were very helpful, especially after my mum injured herself, providing a hot water bottle and medication. They were also very knowledgeable about where to go and what to see and had lots of brochures on hand for us to check out. The cottage is a good size and has obviously been lovingly restored to a high standard, offering future holiday makers an excellent base for visiting this area of Brittany. I would definitely recommend this accommodation to friends and family and to anyone else wishing to stay in a pretty, rural and lovely setting such as theirs. I'm already planning our next trip! We had a lovely holiday in a beautiful cottage and we will definitely be going again. You should be very proud, Ian and Rosemary, you have a stunning place. Thank you for all your help and advice.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review, it was a pleasure having Sue, Con, and her mum staying at our cottage, they left the cottage as clean as they found it, which we appreciated, and look forward to their return visit.
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5

All round GREAT

  • 5 of 5

We stayed one week, travelled by EuroShuttle to Calais then drove down. France is big and it took us 5 hours so advice would be to use ferry to somewhere nearer. The gite was lovely and our host most welcoming leaving us milk, bread, coffee tea bags and WINE, only be two of us we spread out in two bedroom both large with a further bedroom across the hall. It was spotless and every thing you may need was there, even English TV with Freeview. We went everywhere by car all the usual St Malo, Normandy Beaches, Mont St Michael. A tip for this is as you approach the car park there is a roadside stall selling cider and some nice windmills plus wine cheese etc. call in have your coffee here maybe buy some wine or cider for the evening and the lady lets you park for the day it saves 12 euro parking charge and is only an extra 50 yards walk to the free shuttle buses and coffee on the Mont is 5 euro. The Normandy beaches are a must see as is the Tapestry which was amazing. On one night Ian and Rose came over with some fresh raspberries and cream. We eat in every night which was nice and cosy. I cannot recommend this highly enough we had a great week very relaxing visiting an old friend who lives over in France. If stay in this area again would without fail book the cottage again

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased Alan and Veronica enjoyed their stay in our cottage, and we thank them for their review, and helpful information,especially about the parking fee at Le Mont, the price has gone up 4 euro since last Summer, as we ourselves have not been there this year, we appreciate this input as we can then pass the information onto future guests. We have really enjoyed our first year renting the cottage, and all our guests have been really lovely, we look forward to 2014 and welcoming more guests to Brittany.
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Northamptonshire
5

Wonderful Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this property. Rosemary and Ian were wonderfully helpful and hospitable at all times and literally could not do enough to help. They were very knowledgable in great places to visit which helped the holiday be even more enjoyable. The gite was wonderfully clean and very well equipped and there was so much room outside for our 3 children to run around and play games and for us just to relax and read. I would recommend this property to both families and couples alike. Our family can not wait to return!! Thank you both for a lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

our visit to france

  • 4 of 5

Rosemary and adrian made my family and I very welcome at their gite, and were helpful with there advise on visiting different local attractions. I would not hesitate to recommend there property to my friends and family. We look forward in visiting this part of france again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We bought the property which is a 300 year old stone farmhouse to retire, in a beautiful location. There are many places to visit, places to cycle and walk, good shops, markets and restaurants. The house is in a little village with access to all areas and beaches.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : dinan at 45 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : monthault at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : st-malo at 45 Kilometres Nearest Golf : granville at 50 Kilometres Nearest Train : rennes at 65 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : st-james at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : monthault at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : granville at 40 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

La Mont St Michelle is 35 mins driving.

Granville 45 mins driving.

ST Malo 55 mins driving from St Malo you can get a ferry to Guernsey.

Small local beaches 40 mins drive.

Travel:

Dinard airport 1 hour car hire can be arranged at airport

Ferry port of Caen-1 hour 15min

Calais-4hours 30min

Car recommended

Distances:

Monthault, 10 min walk,Medieval town Forgeres 20 min,

St Hilaire, 15min, Weds market.

St James 15min-American Cemetery

Dinan 50min-Thursday market, Medieval town

St Malo 50min- walled city

water park-15 mins

ww2 beachs-1hour and 15 mins

Further Details:

Monthaut -shop/bar/restaurant

Avrancnes-supermarket, banks, shops, restaurants

St Hilaire-supermarkets, banks, shops, restaurants, swimming baths, park

Forgeres-Chateau-supermarket, banks, Chinese restaurant, shops

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
christmas
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£380
for 4 nights
From
£95
£630
 
 
Rate 1
18 Mar 2017 - 29 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£420
for 7 nights
£420
 
 
Rate 2
30 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£480
for 7 nights
£480
 
 
Rate 3
25 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Rate 4
3 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£480
for 7 nights
£480
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
From
£80
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £125

Booking Notes:
Thank you on your interest on making a booking. A deposit of 25% is payable and is non-refundable, balance is due 8 weeks before arrival date, in the advent of cancellation after that date no refund will be made. Late booking, those made within 10 weeks of start of holiday must be paid in full straight away. A returnable breakage deposit of £125 (separate cheque) is required
with your final payment to be refunded one week after your departure, subject to property inspection.

Changeover Day:
Sat to Sat
Arrival time- 3pm
Departure - 10am

six weeks befor arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

The benefits we enjoy is the peaceful surrounding countryside, we are in a small hamlet consisting of 3 houses, there is a shop/bar/restaurant and a 12th century church. We have a lovely nature walk from the village.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • bay fishing

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower, toilet and hand basin,heated towel rail. wall-cabinet.floor-cabinet.mirror.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1-double bed,wardrobe, bedside cabinet with bedside lamp. chair Bedroom 2-double bed, wardrobe,bedside cabinet with bedside lamp.chair Bedroom3- two single beds wardrobe, bedside cabinet with bedside lamp.chair

Outside

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

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Changeover day Sat to Sat Arrival time 3pm Departure 10am Outside: Covered decking area with table and 6 chairs, barbecue, sun loungers, another small covered area with table and chairs, parking area for up to 3 cars, outdoor games, badminton, etc. above swimming-pool. dart board, . Utility Room: Washing machine can be used at small additional cost. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen, towels included replaced once a week, cleaned when vacant, beach towels not included. Other: Upstairs landing with sideboard and seating area. leaflets of places to go and of interest.

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