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Volets Verts - Exterior view

House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 28 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Les Volets Verts is situated in the heart of the historic centre of medieval Dinan on a pretty cobbled street lined with old stone and half timbered houses. The town's main attractions are all within easy walking distance, as are some excellent restaurants and bistros. You can explore the town on foot and there's a good range of shops within easy reach.

The beautiful beaches of the North coast are about 35 minutes drive away, the corsair town of St Malo and stunning Mont St Michel are also close by.

The house has been renovated to a high standard and retains it's charm and character. The house has been a popular choice for two couples touring this part of France - it has two bathrooms, satellite TV and free WIFI, and is centrally located.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lancieux 28 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Dinard 19 km, Nearest railway: Dinan 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access
General TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Further details indoors

The house is arranged on three levels, on the ground floor , there is a spacious living room with kitchen and dining area. There is seating for four around the dining table , and there is a TV receiving free to view UK channels. (Freeview)

Original wooden staircase leads up to the bedrooms , on the first floor , there is a double bedroom with en suite shower room.

On the second floor, there is a further bedroom with exposed roof beams , with two single beds , again with en suite shower room.

Electric radiators throughout the house and heated towel rails in the shower rooms.

There is free WIFI at the property.

Bed linen and towels are available upon request (17.50 euros per person)

Further details outdoors

The house does not have an outside space, but there is a pretty park area close by.

The town has a number of open air car parks, secure parking is also available a short walk away, we can organise a weekly ticket for you in advance - cost 20 euros.

Further details

A 25% deposit secures a booking, the balance of the rental is due 8 weeks before your holiday. We can supply the following options if required:-

- Bed linen and towels - 17.50 euros per person per week,

- Cot/ Highchair - 20 euros

- End of Stay Clean - 40 euros

The Brittany region

Brittany is an area of breathtaking natural beauty. The long coastline is a seemingly endless succession of rocky headlands, wild cliffs, island studded bays and beautiful sandy beaches. Inland is equally attractive. Fairytale castles, historic towns and ancient megaliths are sprinkled through the gentle hilly countryside. A wide variety of interests are well catered for , including golf, fishing, all sorts of watersports, hiking and cycling. The region is easily accessible from the UK with ferry ports at St Malo , Roscoff or Cherbourg and with Ryanair providing very low cost flights to Dinard.

Dinan

Dinan is perhaps the place where Medieval Brittany seems most alive and most real. Behind the ramparts the old centre of town vibrates with life. The sagging, cantilevered timber fronted dwellings leaning crazily on each other, still house merchants, though their trades may have changed. Rue Du Jerzual and Rue Du Petit Fort lead through one of the ancient town gates down to the Port, winding between two perfect rows of restored and protected artisans' houses.

On the Port you can sit and watch the world go by from one of the riverside cafes and restaurants, take a boat trip to the old citadel port of St. Malo or hire a self drive boat and explore the delightful river Rance. The more energetic may prefer to walk or cycle up or down the towpath. Ten minutes upstream is the picturesque village of Lehon with its own castle, twelfth century abbey and open air heated swimming pool complex.

There is a good number of excellent golf courses a short drive away from the house, including Dinard (founded in 1887), St Malo, Pen Guen (St Cast) and Sables D'Or at Cap Frehel. Perhaps the best course is located at Pléneuf Val André, which should be on every golfers 'must play' list. As the language can sometimes be a barrier , we can liaise with the course on your behalf and book tee times for you so your golf is all arranged before you arrive.

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9 Jul 2014

5/5

"Great value, ideally located ..."

Great location (a minute's walk in to the historic town centre), very well presented, 2 large doubles/twin, open plan living, dining (table sits 6), kitchen area (hob, oven, microwave, fridge wit… More

7 Jun 2014

4/5

"Moderate standard accommodation but a great location"

This is a very old house on three levels but the kitchen and bathrooms have been renovated. The accommodation is about 3.5 stars. It is comfortable and fine for a holiday as you don't spend too much time inside. The lounge/dining/kitchen on the ground floor is one large room which is comfy to spend time in. There is a narrow winding staircase up to the second level and another up to the top, so elderly or infirm people may find this a problem. The location is in the old town within easy walking distance to all parts of the old town including some great restaurants. Car parking was arranged in an underground parking station about 5 mins walk from the apartment which was very convenient. It is possible to park a car outside the apartment for a short time to unload or load luggage. All in all it is very good value for the rate charged and Dinan is a great base for a week in Brittany

26 May 2014

4/5

"Fantastic location"

Perfect for exploring Dinan and the letting agent Juliet was very efficient.On the down side as the property is in the town centre it can be a bit noisy.… More

27 Oct 2012

3/5

"Great house, town and location but....."

This lovely house is great for 2 couples or a family. It is clean and nicely decorated. My only complaint would be noise (not really the owners fault). We were there for 4 nights and didn't sleep… More

11 Apr 2012

5/5

"Wonderful, comfortable cottage in a very charming little town."

Les Volets Verts was a revelation and highly recommended. Billed as an old cottage in a medieval town, the property itself was in very good condition, the furniture (beds, sofas etc) very comfortable, and the bathrooms particularly good. The only thing possibly lacking is WiFi access. It would suit four people max. The cottage is in the heart of Dinan old town , but noise was not an issue at all, even with windows open. Dinan itself is a great place for a relaxing break, with good bars and restaurants and activities nearby. We particularly recommend the bistro opposite Les Volets Verts, le Bistro d'en bas, for a meal.

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  • 7 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:16 Sep 2014

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Languages spoken
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  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Italian

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