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Very Good 4/5 7 reviews

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Le Courtil can sleep up to 6 (+ baby) in 3 bedrooms; 2 doubles, a single with bunk beds, plus travel cot. The bathroom has bath, with shower over bath, basin, electric towel rail and loo. There is ample hot water. The fitted kitchen is equipped with oven, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave (washing machine in outhouse) plenty of cupboards and a large table and chairs. The living room is a double aspect, large L shaped room with woodburning stove, CD, radio and cassette player, plenty of reading material, maps, games and a file of local attractions, Satellite TV and DVD.

All the floors throughout the house are of wood. The house is amply heated by electric, thermostatically controlled room heaters + woodburner in lounge. The kitchen has full complement of crockery, cutlery. Duvets and pillows are supplied.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach St Malo 32 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 38 km, Nearest railway: Combourg 8 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

- Bed linen can be provided (beds made up) at a cost of £12 per bed but please bring your own towels.

- The nearest large supermarkets are in Combourg.

Further details outdoors

- neighbouring water mill, which is fed by the small lake on the north side of the property (not accessible from the garden)

The Brittany region

Le Courtil du Moulin is on the border of Ille-et-Vilaine and Cote d'Amour, not far into Brittany from Normandy

The emerald coast of Ille-et-Vilaine stretches from the bay of Mont St Michel to St Briac sur Mer linking the ports of Cancale, St Malo and Dinard.

The old walled town of St Malo is one of the area's great attractions. The rampart walls conceal a charming town known for good restaurants and pavement cafés.

The regional capital, Rennes has an elegant old quarter with a huge Saturday market. There are superb oysters from Cancale and excellent golf in Dinard.

Côtes-d'Armor lies on the North coast of Brittany. It has a rugged coastline with steep cliffs and is dotted with quaint, medieval towns.

Dinan sits on the river Rance with the houses of the old town clustered together behind the ramparts. The ancient ramparts and cobbled streets in the river port of Dinan are well worth a visit, Weekly market day is Thursday. Music fans head for St Brieuc in September for the popular Breton rock festival with a host of internationally renowned artists

Sample the fresh shellfish - the Côtes d’Armor is the largest European producer of scallops.


Chappelle aux Filtzmeens - and Pleugueneuc. Both are 3 km and an easy cycle ride – 2 bikes provided. Chappelle aux Filtzmeens has a Boulangerie/Patissiere, Tabac, 2 Bars and a restaurant. Pleugueneuc also has a Boulangerie, excellent butcher, small supermarket, garage, 2 bars, restaurants, hairdressers and the local town hall. Chateau de Bourbansais, Pleugueneuc, interesting chateau which also houses a zoo, falconry centre, hunting display pack, walking and picnic areas. ( 3km from house

Cobac Park - 12 hectares of wooded environment offering thirty different activities for children and adults.

( 10 km from house.

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Review 1-7 of 7

9 Jul 2014


"Great location and good value for money!"

Stayed here for 6 nights in July, the cottage is good value for money. The location was really handy with everywhere you'll want to visit no more than half an hour away., that said you couldn… More

29 Mar 2013


"if you want peace and quiet then this is for you"

Stayed here with friends for a week in January, the temperature was cold outside however the house has good heating and once we worked out how to light the wood burner we were even more cosy. The hou… More

14 Jan 2013


"Maybe in summer..."

I really wonder, how come that all reviews about Le Courtil du Moulin are that good. Unfortunately, I have to add a different experience: On arrival, the house was cold, all heaters were off and there… More

21 Sep 2012


"Great location, value for money"

We enjoyed our stay at Le Courtil du Moulin. It is in an excellent location for access to the area. We walked extensively around the area. We used the bikes to ride along the local canal cycle tracks.… More

7 Jun 2012


"The Superb Courtil du Moulin"

The courtil Du Moulin is an ideal place to stay. Tucked away in the French countryside yet just around the corner from the motorway, giving easy access to St Malo and Dinard one way and Renes the other.
The cottage it's self has everything you need for your french break. It's comfortable and welcoming. The bedrooms have plenty of storage/ hanging space, the kitchen is well equipped and the front room has lovely comfy chairs infront of a wood burning stove.The outside of Courtil Du Moulin is beautiful too with an outhouse stocked with childrens games, bikes, paddling pool etc. The huge garden has mature trees and shrubs and a lovely lawn with table and chairs so you can sit outside and relax. All in all just a fantastic place to stay.

14 May 2012


"Fantastic well equipped cottage in peaceful location"

Thank you so much for letting us stay in your wonderful cottage. The cottage was very well equipped and had everything we needed during our stay. The welcome pack of wine, bread, milk and butter was a great touch. Our 2 young children loved the huge garden and surroundings and felt very at home in the cottage. There were a large selection of games and activities for the garden. Thomas our 2 year old son loved the toy box, which was a fantastic added extra. The cottage sits in a very quiet location which was so peaceful in the evening, I'm amazed at how dark it got at night without any light pollution.
There were many great tourist attractions just a short distance away from the cottage , you must visit the zoo whilst you are there we had such a fantastic time.
We will be returning very soon. Thank you so much for making our stay so enjoyable.

13 Jan 2012


"A great rural location for getting round NW Brittany and Manche area"

Le Courtil du Moulin provides a quite rural location for trips around the area, with the coast at St Malo and Dinard and the North Brittany coast being accessible, easily. Rennes is the nearest large city (if a little disappointing being largely a commercial and administrative centre). The house is on a quiet road with only a few passing vehicle, mainly agricultural. There are several small villages just a few kilometers away, providing convenience stores, bakers, butchers, small 'everyday' restaurants, post office, bar-tabac etc. We cycled to all of them and non are more than 20 minutes ride. Supermarkets are slightly further (30 minutes by car) but all close enough. The canal cycle-way and tow-path is about 20 bike ride away and you can hire canoes there.

The house is of post war construction, probably dating from the 1960s or 70s and provides a simple but comfortable base. The essentials are all there but some are maybe in need of a little modernization (the fridge in particular)! The lounge is comfortable; the kitchen (corridor style) has the essentials and we cooked many meals there. The three bedrooms are simple but comfortable and the single bathroom/toilet/bath-shower is adequate. The garden is excellent, large and a relaxing place to spend time. The garden is gated but the usual care would need to be taken with young children. Part of the garden is un-fenced down to a small stream.

We spent three weeks (with teenagers!) at Le Courtil du Moulin and had a very enjoyable holiday. The area provides plenty to do with the combination of towns such as St Malo and Dinan and the beautiful rural surrounds, with the coast not far away.

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