Les Maisons du Gare
About the home
Set in a gravelled courtyard sits our 2no charming limestone Family Homes. Recently renovated retaining many original features including oak floors, exposed stonework and beams. A view from every window, looking onto the old railway station, now a local picnic area and cycle path.
Tastefully decorated, offering comfortable living over 3 floors providing large spacious rooms. Perfect for Families.
Furnished with quality fitments with a french accent and providing all the convenience of modern living. Once of the properties Offering Luxuary living including a converted barn, housing and indoor swimming pool and leisure area.
Originally the property was a Hotel and Cafe to service the Railway. Now converted into 3no houses, we occupy 2no of the homes.
There is plenty on offer locally whilst you soak up the peace and serenity of the countryside and keep the kids amused.
If you wish to kick back, relax and enjoy the local ambiance there are plenty of local beauty spots, history and sports, even if its only to stretch the legs down to the nearest local bar and restaurant, all within easy reach. Accessible from the shady cycle track adjacent to the house.
If you are looking to venture out and discover the coastline, unearth the history or are in need of a shopping trip. Le Quiou is a great base to operate from, with options " to do" in every direction.. A taster and a few suggestions we have included for you to consider, and hope that you find a holiday that suits everyone.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 18, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Lancieux, Dinard, St Malo, 33km|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
Catering at Home & Out is easy, offering a variety of options locally as well
Both Homes have fully equipped kitchens with modern appliances and outdoor BBQs.
Offering Dining indoor and alfresco..
The local bar (500m) stocks up on essentials to avoid getting caught short and receives daily deliveries of fresh bread
The local supermarket located within 3km, offers a good selection of fresh foods with an onsite Butcher and Deli. Plenty of resident Boulangeries to tempt you, and a reommendation to try them all!
The local Le Quiou creperie is open all evenings, specialising in the Breton Gallettes & Crepes, steaks and salads. It is very popular with both the locals and holiday makers. Reservation is advisable.
Further restaurants and bar are located at Trefumel and Evran offering varied menus including the lunch-time special "Midi" usually consisting of 3 courses.
The local lake & beach of Betinieuc hosts a small cafe for day time snacks and an abundance of picnic areas.
|Luxuries:||Private indoor Pool, Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool:||Private indoor Pool|
|General:||TV, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, Swing set|
Further details outdoors:
South East facing gardens overlooking fields and woodlands. Secured access to a shared courtyard and well.
Ample parking to the exterior of the property. Offering a variety of sun decked areas, gravelled terraces and a lawned garden. Adjacent to the house is a shaded cycle track, that runs for miles in both directions leading to many of the local attractions including, the Chataeu du Hac, the ruins of a Roman settlement, the village centre and the local Lake. The Betineiuc Lake and Beach is situated within 5km. Opposite the house, at the old Railway Station is a shaded picnic area and Boules lanes.
Please see the specific details for each house.
Concessions are available for those holiday makers, wishing to rent both properties for a minimum of one week - please apply direct.
Linen & Towels provided. However please bring your own Swimming and Beach Towels.
The property is inspected and prepared for each new residents’ arrival, to ensure they arrive to a fresh, welcoming and serviceable property.
To enable this, we ask you to look after the house during your stay. At the end of your holiday you are required to ensure the house is cleaned and handed over to the same standard as per your arrival.
Any damages, or additional cleaning will impact on the next arrivals, and could potentially delay their check in time. Any costs associated from damages or additional cleaning will be deducted from the Bond provided.
Thank you for your understanding
Smokers are welcome, but smoking is not permitted in the house.
Long term lets are available, please apply direct for details and tarrifs
Short term breaks available out of peak season, please apply direct for details and tarrif
The Brittany / Cotes-D'Armor region
Situated 15 min south of Medieval Dinan town, home to the historic Port bordering the Rance. This bustling town provides an endless fair of Restaurants and bars, and plays hosts to a weekly market and regular summer events.
The Port offers boat hire and river cruises, and plenty of woodland walks. All can be observed from the key side restaurants and cafes. Bordering the Rance 5 mins down stream, neighbouring Lehon, offers an outdoor swimming centre, with 3 pools and picnic areas.
The Stunning Cote d'armor is accessible within 45min, famous for its sandy coves and glittering Emerald coastline. This coastline boasts a variety of beaches from long golden stretches, to secluded coves and rugged terraine. Seaside towns include St Malo, Dinard, Cancale, Lancieux, Saint-Briac, Saint Lunaire, Saint Jacques, St Cast..
The incredible landmark of Mont St Michelle lies 1 hr drive North East.
For a cosmopolitan inspired day, the renowned city of Rennes, the Capital of Brittany is 45 mins drive south steeped in rich history, offering boutiques and sophisticated dining.
For more family inspired fun, why not try a visit to Cobac Adventure Park or the Bourbansais Zoo - 30mins away
The Dinan / Le Quiou area
There is no need to travel far for things to do. In Le Quiou and immediately on the door step is a large Roman Settlement, discovered in recent years and is worth a free visit. A 5 minute stroll takes you to the newly restored Chateau du Hac and a local bar and creperie to collect your daily baguette! The local bar is stocked up with essentials, so you hopefully you wont get caught short ... All is accessible from the shady cycle track that runs for miles in both directions, and is adjacent to the house.
Additional bars, restaurants, Boulangerie, Supermarket, Post Office and Tennis courts are located within a 3km radius. The neighbouring village of Evran borders the canal and is popular for walks with a small children's park.
Lake Betineuc is 5km away, and is reachable by the cycle path, bar a 1km stretch of quiet village road. There are plenty of walks, a sport circuit for the fit! and a sandy cove with shallow swimming. During peak season the beach is frequently manned and offers a range of water sports, providing plenty of family fun. For a quieter moment, an abundance of secluded fishing spots are dotted around the 20hectare lake.
How to get there
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Situated 15 mins south of the medieval town of Dinan and neighboring the village of Evran. Le Quiou is easily accessible and 10mins from the N176 and E3 major routes. Plenty of travel options listed below and include the ETA:
FERRIES: - Brittany Ferries offer daily crossing from:
Portsmouth to St Malo, - 50 min drive
Portsmouth to Caen and Cherbourg - 2.5hr drive.
Poole to Cherbourg, and Plymouth to Roscoff. – 2.5hr drive
LD Lines from Portsmouth to La Harve and Newhaven – 3.15hrs drive and to Dieppe 4.15hrs
P&O Ferries from Dover to Calais - 6hrs
Home owner discounts available on specific crossings
Dinard Plertuit – 40min drive to location.
Ryanair connections available from Leeds Bradford, East Mids, Birmingham, Bristol and London Stanstead.
Rennes St Jacques - 50 min drive to location
Flybe connections available from Manchester, Southampton and Exeter.
Nantes - 2hrs drive to Location
Ryanair, Flybe and easyjet offer connections from many major uk cities.
CAR HIRE Car-hire available at all ferry and airports, and available from Dinan centre.
Car hire Rennes:
Car hire DINARD:
Activities near Dinan
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 18|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Early Season||30 Mar 13||25 May 13||£ 1155||-||-||3 Nights|
|Mid Season||25 May 13||6 Jul 13||£ 1344||-||-||3 Nights|
|High Season||6 Jul 13||31 Aug 13||£ 1722||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Season||31 Aug 13||28 Sep 13||£ 1302||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Concessions maybe available against specific dates for Large Group bookings.
All Tarrifs included of Linen & Towel.
Low Season includes for a measure of wood for Winter Heating, and is inclusive of Utility bills.
Ferry Crossing discounts available for our guests, pre enquire before booking your ferry
Exclusive of Cleaning.
The property is inspected and prepared for each new residents arrival, to ensure they arrive to a fresh, welcoming and serviceable property. All residing guests are responsible to handover the property on their departure, cleaned as per their arrival. This excludes the cleaning of Bedding and Towels, which will be undertaken by us.
We do offer an additional Cleaning Service to ensure you are able to comply. Terms & Conditions Apply. Please contact the owner.
Any damages, or additional cleaning will impact on the next arrivals, and could potentially delay their check in time. Any costs associated from damages, neglect or additional cleaning will be deducted from the Bond provided.
Thank you for your understanding
Payment maybe submitted by cheque or bank transfer in GPB
A deposit of £300 is required at the time of Booking
Final payment is required 10 weeks before arrival date.
A Damages cheque deposit of £375.00 to be submitted with final payment.
Bonds will be returned following completion of your holiday and final inspection of the property.
Ferry discounts available for specific crossings for holiday bookers.Book
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