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18th century retreat near St Malo


18th century retreat near St Malo

5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Diana is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space


Standing on the edge of two acres of rolling grounds, lies our 18th century Farmhouse, converted into two well appointed holiday homes, La Touche. Set midway between the market towns of Dinan and Dol-de-Bretagne, and with the beach just 20 minutes away, this is an ideal holiday for all the family.

In the grounds of the cottages we have a small swimming pool flanked by a cabin with mini gym and a large play area for the children; children are very welcome, there's also satellite English TV and BBQ's. In an effort to make your stay as relaxing and enjoyable as possible we also provide: hairdressing service, beauty therapy, shuttle to local restaurants, babysitting and access to laundry facilities, all at extremely reasonable rates.

We are English and are resident, so any questions or queries,we'll be very pleased to help.


Charming studio cottage, with two double bedrooms, shower room and well equipped kitchenette. Microwave oven, gas cooker, fridge, Freesat TV, Hi-fi,WiFi and access to a telephone. All modern amenities with private patio/barbecue.

Pendragon. Sleeps up to 6. PLEASE NOTE : if you choose Pendragon in July or August, a higher rate is applicable.

Pendragon has 3 bedrooms with twin beds,dining room, 2 lounges, 3 shower rooms with toilets & a large farmhouse kitchen. A cot (crib) is available,but no bed linen is supplied for your baby.
Pendragon also comes with Freesat T.V, B.B.Q area & a WiFi zone.

In an idyllic rural setting. Beach just 20 minutes away. The garden has a small on-ground swimming pool, as well as a play area for the children.

Saint Malo Thirty minutes away. A large sea port (Brittany Ferries, Condor Ferries). A walled city surrounding the Cathedral. Excellent shopping, restaurants and night life.

Dinard Thirty minutes. On the Rance Estuary with beautiful panoramic views. Superb sandy beach, lots of bars and cafe's. Planes land daily from Stansted Airport.

The Mont-Saint Michel Thirty Minutes. On the Emerald coast. This exceptional site is among the most often visited in France. The town fortress was built on a rocky outcrop.

Dinan Some say this is Brittany's most evocative town. Timbered houses, some on wooden pillars, make this a striking example of middle ages architecture. Excellent shopping and memorable restaurants make this a really worthwhile visit.

Rennes Forty-five minutes. Plenty of shops and street-side cares. Above all else though, Rennes is dominated by its latest offering to the modern 'shopping experience'; the enormous Colombier Centre which is packed with all manner of shops, snack bars



House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM


56 Reviews

Bryna User Profile
August 2017
Diana and Allen were wonderful hosts, helpful and friendly. They maintain a very comfortable and beautiful home. Their gardens are also very enjoyable when enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning or a breath of fresh air in the evenings.
Jill User Profile
June 2016
We stayed 2 nights and found the Pendragon very roomy for our family of 2 adults and 2 teens. We enjoyed chatting with Diana and Allen and appreciated the croissants in the morning! The kitchen facilities and large dining room table were perfect for breakfasts and dinners in th…
Mary Jane User Profile
Mary Jane
May 2014
Diana and Alan (sp?) couldn't have been more accommodating and generous--from gifts of wine and breakfast breads and local honey to advice on what to see and how to get there. Three of us shared this charming 2-bedroom, spacious and well appointed apartment and lacked nothing …
Sara User Profile
November 2013
Our group loved staying in the charming and cozy Merlin's rest. Diana and her husband were amazing hosts. They were extremely helpful and attentive- leaving food staples in the kitchen, giving advice about places to visit, bringing fresh towels each day, and responding immediatel…
Robert User Profile
May 2012
A lovely old farm house with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and two cooking areas plus three common spaces - great for grandparents with daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter. There are adequate cooking utensils and pots/pans to feed 5 people. An excellent base from which t…
Margaret User Profile
June 2018
Diana and Alan are outstanding hosts! They were extremely welcoming, friendly and keen to make our stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. We stayed in Pendragon which was ideally set up for our group which consisted of two couples and one toddler. The house is very clean…
Olivia User Profile
May 2018
It was an amazing stay at Diana's place. They were really nice from the very first moment, we had really nice conversations. They live in a house next to the two houses they rent. They have an amazing garden with a small swimming pool and kids area. The location is awesome, in th…

Hosted by Diana

Saint-Malo, FranceJoined in February 2012
Diana User Profile
56 Reviews
Diana is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Having been a hairdresser for most of my life,working in London's West-end, I decided to have a complete change & start afresh in the hospitality business. My husband and I started our vacation company Brittanybreaks 20 years ago & love every minute. Things I can't live without.…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a day
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