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Mont Saint Michel Granite Country Cottage

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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Sains, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany
On the Brittany-Normandy border, 'Le Petit Lapin' is a traditional Breton cottage located on top of a hill in the small village of Sains, nine kilometres from the famous medieval site of Mont Saint Michel.

Renovated and furnished to a very high standard, this small self-catering holiday cottage sleeping 2-4 people has a lovely view over the Couesnon Valley to the south. There are beautiful local walks from the property as well as a scenic lake with picnic tables a kilometre away. The village of Pleine Fougères in Brittany is 2.5 kilometres to the south and has all amenities.

The lively market town of Pontorson, the gateway to Mont Saint Michel, is six kilometres to the east in Normandy, while Dol de Bretagne, with its ancient cathedral, is eight kilometres to the west in Brittany. Dol additionally boasts several fine restaura...
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About the Owner, Caroline Z
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL5557875
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Very good - based on 3 reviews
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Sydney, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This was a well appointed cottage perfect for 2 people. It was centrally located to Mont St Michel, St Malo and the beautiful town of Dinan. The host, Caroline, was helpful and recommended restaurants and a beautiful coast drive back from St Malo. The cottage and grounds were beautifully maintained and there were lovely gardens to relax in at this...

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Thank you for your kind comments, Debra-- I only wish you could have stayed longer!


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Elodie N
Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2015 for a stay in February 2014
person found this review helpful

This is a fantastic place to stay! The cottage itself is warm, beautifully put together and has anything you could possibly want from a holiday home. If we'd come in the summer, we would probably would have spent a lot of time in the beautiful garden, but there is so much to see in the area and Caroline is a...

Durham, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2014 for a stay in May 2012
person found this review helpful

Caroline is a great hostess, very familiar with her corner of Brittany. Her setting is a peaceful classic French country village, with nearby attractions including stunning coastal walks, ancient towns, and prehistoric remains. She's a font of local knowledge, and the cottage and gardens are amazing -- all the ingredients for a delightful visit.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$234 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning Fee: C$39 / stay - Fee
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How to get there
Airport: Dinard: 45.0 km
Railway: Pontorson: 6.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 35.0 km
From the west (St Malo): Follow the signs towards ‘Dol de Bretagne’ and then ‘Pontorson’. Take the exit marked ‘Sains’ off the N176. Follow the exit road south (for a few km) and take your second left towards the village of Sains. My house is the first house on the right.

From the east (Avranches): Follow the signs on the N175 towards ‘Mont Saint Michel’, and ‘Pontorson’. Do not turn off at Pontorson, but continue towards ‘Dol de Bretagne’ on the N176. Take the exit marked ‘Sains’. Follow the exit road south (for a few km) and take your second left towards the village of Sains. My house is the first house on the right.

Ring at the second door of the big house, and I will be there to welcome you!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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