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Dave Connell

Member since: 2006
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Speaks English, French

Superb seaside family house in Pleneuf Val Andre.

9 Reviews
People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Pléneuf-Val-André

House with 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 5 WC, sleeps 10, close to the beach

A spacious 5 bedroom family house (sleeps 10) located between the small Breton fishing port of Dahouet and the adjacent huge sandy bay of Pleneuf Val Andre. The beach of Val Andre is 450 yards from the front door with its unspoiled promenade and panoramic views of the bay of St Brieuc. All water sport activities are catered for by the local centre, and if you prefer to stay on dry land there are miles and miles of rugged coastline to explore on the well maintained and indicated footpaths. Val Andre has a good variety of shops, restaurants and boutiques, as well as its renowned golf course and casino. In the other direction at the same distance is the fishing port of Dahouet with its small marina and local fishing fleet. There are cafes and restaurants to discover but not so many as to be overwhelming, the welcome is typically Breton and we are sure you will appreciate the local

seafood dishes. The house offers a private south facing timber terraced courtyard.

Golf: The closest golf course to the house is Pléneuf Val André only a mile away. Val André:

One of the top links courses in France, the views over the coast and cliffs are stunning and the backdrop of rolling green countryside is spectacular - 18 holes, par 72, 5836 metres.

Sable D'Or Les Pins: Lying close to the Cap Fréhel headland and the superb beaches of Vieux-Bourg and Les Sables d’Or - 18 Holes, Par: 70, Length: 5510 Yards.

Other golf courses in St Malo, Dinard, St Cast, Les Ormes.

Water sports and beaches: The Breton sailing centres offer a wide range of water activities for all ages. It is worth checking their range of boats as well as their courses which they run for kids and adults.

The closest sailing centre is on Val André beach. You can rent a variety of sailing boats, windsurfers, sea kayaks, canoes. The centre also organises excellent sailing courses for children and adults as well as sand yachting courses.

Just at the end of the road!

Markets: This is very much part of French life and a delight to view and choose from vegetables, delicatessen as well as seafood stalls. Not to mention the last gadget for which a vendor will invariably find 1000 uses. Most markets will end late morning.

Monday: Saint Quay Portrieux; Tuesday: Pléneuf; Wednesday: Matignon, Plouha and St Brieuc; Thursday: Binic, Dinan and Lamballe; Friday: Wal André and Saint Cast le Guildo; Saturday: Erquy and Saint Brieuc; Sunday: Saint Brieuc

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dave Connell (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is the perfect holiday home in France. Very comfortable and practical with the well appointed open plan kitchen and living room. We appreciated having 3 bathrooms and 5 toilets and particularly enjoyed the provencale kitchen outdoors.

The close proximity to the pretty harbour with several very good restaurants and the easy walk to busy Val Andre and its child friendly beach ensures it meets the requirements of every member of the family.

The easy stroll down to the local boulangerie to get croissants and baguettes every morning was a highlight of our holiday.

We've already recommended this propperty to other members of our family and friends.
Jul 2012
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Reviews

4.7
based on 9 holidaymaker reviews

Superb seaside family house in Pleneuf Val Andre.
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 10 reviews
5

Good quality house and helpful friendly hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely week in this attractively furnished and comfortable house. We were 7 adults and 2 children and the bedrooms worked well for us. The beds are so comfortable and we really enjoyed eating outside on an evening. The children enjoyed the tv and well stocked video selection and we all found the number of bathrooms perfect for our needs with plenty of hot water for showers and baths. The property was certainly well-maintained and clean and the owners were very helpful whenever we needed. We enjoyed so much walking the back route to the sea and swimming followed by a coffee in town. We ate in most nights but liked having 'moules frites' down by the harbour and pizzas in the pizzeria in town on one of the nights. Theres a large E.Leclerc supermarket one can drive to which is about 5 mins away but we preferred walking to the smaller 8 À Huit supermarket in town (although they don't stock anything gluten-free there). Theres a coffee machine in the kitchen but a cafetiere would have been appreciated too. Thanks so much for being so accommodating and for letting us stay in your lovely house. We had such an enjoyable and sunny week - perfect if you don't want to drive much as everything is within walking distance from the house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Great house for large groups

  • 4 of 5

Our party of eleven (8 adults, 2 children and one infant) stayed at the house at the end of July 2016.

The house is spacious, especially the bedrooms and tastefully decorated. We found it really useful having so many bathrooms with so many people. The covered outside eating area was also a great feature that everyone loved, plus the decked area outside is a real sun-trap! There were plenty of large pots and bowls in the kitchen which is essential for a large group and not something I've always found in other holiday homes.

The town and area itself was also good for the children - we went to the boat pond at Dahouet which they enjoyed and the huge beach is about 10 mins walk at a slow (kids) pace. We went to the market (Tues mornings) which we definitely recommend. Also good was Fort La Latte - a fantastic castle on the coast about 30 mins away.

We mainly ate at the house but can recommend La Voile in Dahouet - lovely position by the harbour and good cocktails. And we had takeaway pizza from La Villa which was very tasty.

Overall a very pleasant holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: While renovating the property, we always had in mind we would one day live in it, so we decorated it and refurbished it to make it a warm and very well equipped family house. We're thrilled you had a great time and you enjoyed this superb part of the Brittany coast. All the best to you and your family. Isabelle and Dave
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Convenient, comfy base for exploring Cote D'armour

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our holiday in Isabelle and Dave's house and they couldn't have been more welcoming. The house was very comfortable (especially comfy beds!) and is spacious enough for two families. Located on a road (albeit quite busy) leading directly (about 5-10 min walk) to the the seafront at Val Andre, it is handy for walking to the beach and to restaurants (La Villa (italian/pizza) was perfect with great food and well set up for young children). At the back, the house is accessed from a quiet lane leading to the Port and the local bakery (excellent!). We had a couple of days of sunshine and besides visiting the beaches within walking distance from the house, we had fun outings to Sable D'Or (and fun riding around on the Rosalie bikes) and Erquy. On the wet days, the children loved our visits to the aquarium in St Malo (predictably busy but very good), a fantastic 'Asian zoo' (ZooParc de Tregomeur) , and the Terrarium de Kerdanet in Plouagat (all within an hour's drive from the house). I would recommend the house for families with (if you put stair gates up where appropriate) or without young children.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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5

Will definitely revisit!

  • 5 of 5

The perfect holiday home for a large family - spacious, well-appointed rooms and plenty of bath/shower facilities. Most importantly, it is conveniently located for the beach at le Val André, the harbour at Dahouët and all other amenities. The space at the back of the house is secure and safe for children; and family barbecues are not to be missed!! We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful seaside house in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely house this is. We, two families, stayed for a week in the house which is beautifully decorated and very well maintained. The beds were really comfy and the house was equipped with everything 4 adults and 6 children needed. We would personally like to thank Isabelle and Dave who were great to deal with in all stages of the booking and holiday. We would highly recommend this house and hope to pay a return visit in the future. Thanks for a wonderful holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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4

Great family accommodation

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at Pleneuf-Val-Andre for two weeks during the summer with our family and grandchild. Lovely big, comfortable house, close to the road which leads to the beautiful beach. There are lots of activities such as rock pooling and sailing (the beach front promenade is great for a relaxing stroll). The town is super with excellent restaurants, ice cream parlour, shops and bakery! We really loved Pleneuf-Val-Andre and hope to visit again. Many thanks to Isabelle and Dave for their wonderful home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
43 Miles
Dinard
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
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Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
St Malo
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
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Nearest Train
7 Miles
Lamballe
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Lamballe
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
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Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Plage du Val André
Car: recommended

Pléneuf-Val-André has three faces. It is a tourist resort with magnificent beaches. It also has a traditional little fishing harbour called Dahouët. And finally it has a very lively town centre. This diversity resembles that of the multiple aspects of Brittany.

The surrounding areas contain many sites of historical interest including medieval towns (Dinan, Moncontour) manor houses, châteaux (lChateau de Bien Assis, La Roche Jagu), Forts (Fort La Latte) and churches. There are town markets to wander around, ample choice of restaurants and cafes and a fantastic number of beaches to choose from, boat trips are also a great way to spend the day. Val Andre also has a renowned golf course. If you like walking the 'Sentiers des Douaniers' (Customs officer patrol paths) are particularly inviting and the view of the Saint-Brieuc Bay is magnificent. A large number of sports are catered for, look at the list of activities available or contact us.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Pléneuf-Val-André, Erquy area

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
September 2016
28 Aug 2016 - 1 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,190
for 7 nights
£1,190
 
 
Autumn 2016
2 Oct 2016 - 24 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£990
for 7 nights
£990
 
 
Christmas New Year
25 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,350
for 7 nights
£1,350
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£800
for 4 nights
From
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. All linen and towels are provided. There are no extra costs.
We offer special discounts for long winter lets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pléneuf-Val-André in Cotes d'Armor

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedrooms 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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