- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 7
Description from the owner
The "Vieille Maison" is 18C traditional stone farmhouse which was restored in 2006. It is a countryside haven by the beach. All the surrounding coastal land is protected against housing development. A beautiful sandy beach is a short walk away through a country trail. We are just outside of the quaint town of Cancale, which is full of great restaurants, and close to St-Malo, Dinan and the Mont St-Michel. The main house has 3 bright and spacious bedrooms decorated with antiques and a fourth bedroom with stone walls and a separate entrance. It's perfect for families and couples.
4 bedroom seaside farmhouse in Cancale
Cancale, Brittany, France
Additional Location Information
We are just outside Cancale, which is renown for its seafood restaurants, its oysters and its beautiful coastline. Beaches are great!
Our house is very near the coastal footpath, which has stunning views and takes you from one beach to the next.
You can rent catamarans at Port Mer. The Sailing club also offers very good sailing classes for kids. Also you can sail with Gilles Lamiré on his regatta winning catamaran: http://www.horizonloisirs-nautic.com/?p=39
You can also sail for the day on a beautiful old boat, La Cancalaise, which will take you to neighboring islands. You lunch on the boat. And everyone participates in tending the sails. It's a nice thing to do. http://www.lacancalaise.org/
The office de tourisme website for more info: http://www.ville-cancale.fr/htm/touris.htm
Sunday morning is Cancale’s local market, with farm fresh produce and just about everything else. In Summer there is also a market on Thursday afternoons with food served on big tables. Summer antique fairs pop up regularly in the region. St-Meloir des Ondes is reputed for its antiques.
You can visit the following towns within 15-25mn drive:
St-Malo (a historic fortified city on the sea),
Dinard (famous for its markets and upmarket villas),
Dinan (a charming medieval town on the Rance River).
A little further (45mn drive): the stunning Mont St-Michel, a UNESCO world heritage site, which is right across the Bay from Cancale. It is best visited at night, when the sun sets they host a "son et lumière" (light and sound show).
From St-Malo you can also take ferries to neighboring ports (Jersey, up the Rance river to Dinan, Ile de Bréhat, etc)
TO GET TO CANCALE
There is a Ryanair flight from London to Dinard airport (20 mn drive away). There is a 3h45 TGV train from Paris to St-Malo (15 mn drive away). There are also TGV trains from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport to St-Malo. There are ferries from the UK to St-Malo.
More About This Location
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Horse riding nearby, Fishing nearby, Water sports nearby
Nearest shops, 1.5 miles
Nearest beach: Sausseye, 0.2 miles
Nearest train station: St-Malo, 10 miles
Nearest ferry port: St-Malo, 10 miles
Nearest airport: Dinard, 18 miles
Car is recommended
Last updated on July 21, 2014
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- Damage insurance | $40
- Cleaning fee | $188 per stay
- Fees for additional guests may apply.
Additional notes from the owner
Utilities and tax are included, though we charge a supplement per person for months when heating is required. Long distance calls will be charged. If you do not choose the Flipkey insurance, we use a damage deposit of 700 euros, which is returned within a week (minus any cost of repairs if applicable).
SAVINGS FOR A COUPLE STAYING: The rent is reduced 15% and the cleaning fee is reduced to 100 euros.
- Alarm Clock
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- High chair
- Ceiling Fans
- House swap allowed
- Clothes Dryer
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Housekeeping Optional
- Hair dryer
- Towels Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Ocean or water views
- Paper Towels Provided
- Stove or Oven
- Stereo or CD player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- 6 Dining chairs
- 6 Lounge chairs
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no
- 2000 square meters