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Maison Henri

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3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
Minimum stay varies
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A unique opportunity to stay in a stunning location overlooking the Nantes-Brest canal with the magnificent medieval Chateau visible in the distance. The owners of Maison Henri invite you to enjoy their beautiful home. The house is situated in the picturesque chateau town of Josselin, a French “petite cite de caractere”. An ideal base for walking, cycling or kayaking, the house is a few minutes stroll from the town centre. Bicycles and kayaks can be hired just 500 meters from the house. Josselin has a lively mix of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. The local boulangerie is opposite the house where the tempting smells of pastries and cakes are sure to entice you! The magnificent chateau, still inhabited by the Rohan family, has guided tours in both French and English. Every Saturday is ...A unique opportunity to stay in a stunning location overlooking the Nantes-Brest canal with the magnificent medieval Chateau visible in the distance. The owners of Maison Henri invite you to enjoy their beautiful home. The house is situated in the picturesque chateau town of Josselin, a French “petite cite de caractere”. An ideal base for walking, cycling or kayaking, the house is a few minutes stroll from the town centre. Bicycles and kayaks can be hired just 500 meters from the house. Josselin has a lively mix of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. The local boulangerie is opposite the house where the tempting smells of pastries and cakes are sure to entice you! The magnificent chateau, still inhabited by the Rohan family, has guided tours in both French and English. Every Saturday is market day in Josselin. Local fresh produce including, cheese, vegetables, shellfish and cold meats are on sale. The Medieval garden in Josselin is just off the bustling town square. Here you can pick some herbs to take home! The accommodation, sleeping 6, (in three bedrooms) is on three levels. Maison Henri has been lovingly cared for and beautifully furnished in traditional Breton style by the owners. It includes a superbly fitted (in April 2019) kitchen/breakfast room with integral electric oven and hob, fridge/freezer and separate drinks chiller. There is a spacious lounge, and a summer sitting room offering plenty of space for relaxing. The pretty back garden is on two levels affording a view of the canal where boats pass by in the summer months. ACCOMMODATION IN MORE DETAIL The front door leads directly to the entrance hall. Just off the hall on the left is the beautiful kitchen with a large integral dining area. On the right hand side is the spacious lounge with its comfortable seating and woodburner for use during the cooler months. A TV monitor and DVD player is provided along with a selection of childrens’ and adults’ films. Also a CD player with IPOD and MP3 docking facility. WiFi is available throughout the property. There is a 4G Airbox in the house for you to use. If you use more than 5GB you can recharge using your bank card. An archway leads through to the summer sitting room. Perfect for dining whilst watching the “traffic” glide by along the canal. There is a small “Juliet” balcony to the room which gives a view towards the chateau. A WC and wash basin is also available at this level. The elegant wooden staircase leads to the first and second floor. The Master Bedroom (Bedroom 1) has a King Size bed and ensuite shower cubicle. Bedroom 2 also has a King Size bed and a wash basin. The family bathroom is on this level and has a bath, washbasin and overhead shower. Next door is a separate WC. On the second floor is Bedroom 3, a twin room with 2 single beds. All bedrooms have views over the canal. Outside at the terrace level is a store room with a washing machine. Lavender bushes, hollyhocks, roses and much more grow in abundance in this lovely garden. Stone steps access the lawned area which also has fruit trees. A gas BBQ and outdoor furniture are provided. Dogs are generally welcome. A laurel hedge borders one side of the garden. Please always supervise dogs and children! Please enquire at time of booking! We can organise an appointment for the required veterinary treatment prior to your travel back to the UK. We can offer a 20% discount on Brittany Ferries. This applies to each standard car and passenger. Linen and towels are provided. Changeover day is Monday allowing you to take advantage of cheaper weekday ferries and also visit the lovely Saturday market if you are staying for a week or more! Minimum stay is 5 nights apart from High Season when it is 7 nights. More
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Sue O'Grady (Property Manager)
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

We have had a few lovely stays at this beautiful house in Josselin with our 2 children. The house itself is nice and homely with plenty of room for all guests. There is a patio area, where we have spent many an afternoon enjoying the...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Companion561801, VR Owner at Maison Henri, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

On behalf of the owners thank you for your kind review. Maison Henri is indeed a lovely house in a beautiful town. Perfect relaxation in a stunning property!

Reviewed May 12, 2019

This was our third stay at Maison Henri and we'll definitely be back.The elevated position, with views of the canal and the pretty river bank and hills opposite, make this a relaxing location you just don't want to leave. There are lots of great scenic...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Companion561801, VR Owner at Maison Henri, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

On behalf of the owners thank you so much for your review of this beautiful property. the house is indeed comfortable and spacious and now benefits from a superb professionally fitted kitchen.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Water Views
Freezer
Waterfront
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighborhood
Brittany offers a wealth of varied landscapes - beautiful sandy beaches, deep forests and medieval towns. There is plenty to do and places to explore near Maison Henri. Including, visits to the picturesque towns of Josselin and Pontivy. The Lac au Duc in Ploermel has a large lake offering watersports. There is a zoo at Pont Scorff for the youngsters. The nearest beach is at Larmor Plage with a safe bathing area and 'kids' clubs' in the summer months. Another stunning beach is at Port-Manec'h. A lovely blue Flag, sandy beach with café facilities. Vannes has beautiful buildings and a bustling waterfront with restaurants and cafés. The popular Mont St Michel and the medieval cities of Dinan and Saint Malo are also worth a visit.
How to get there
Ferries from UK to France and Eurotunnel. We can offer a 20% discount on Brittany Ferries. This applies to each standard car and passenger. Nearest port is Saint Malo, sailing from Portsmouth. Airports in Brittany with flights from UK include: Rennes, Dinard, Brest and Nantes.
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