Beachside villa for holiday rental, Carentac

Carantec (14km from Morlaix), Finistère, Brittany Reference: BF002950 Advertiser since: 6 February 2012
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Villa Ker Izella Self Catering Saturday 9 18 3 Cot

About this property

Beautiful Seaside Villa. This villa is in a coastal town setting.

Only 15 mintues from Roscoff or 2 hours from St Malo, Ker Izella is a beachfront villa offering an amazing atmosphere and location for a memorable family seaside holiday.
With 9 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the house has a large living room/dining room overlooking the garden and sea.
Families can enjoy the peace of the garden with its stunning views or undertake all sorts of activities in the village, on the beach or out at sea. The proximity to markets, golf, tennis and sailing clubs, as well as numerous lovely restaurants, give a wide variety of choice. Or, you can simply watch from the garden balcony as the family play on the sand in front of you. Wi-fi included.

Type

Villa

Kitchen and dining

The dining room has very large dining table and looks out across the bay. It leads directly into the spacious kitchen, complete with halogen cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge-freezer (highchairs available)

Living rooms

Adjoining the dining room, the spacious drawing room has comfortable seating and views directly over the garden onto the sea.

Bedrooms

The villa has 9 bedroom, with otpions for double, twin, triple and single occupancy according to family needs. Most rooms are beamed and have stunning views over the bay. Each one has its own washbasin.

Bathrooms

There are 3 bathrooms, one on each floor. Each room has sink, wc and shower (no baths).

Heating

The house has electric heating.

Entertainment

Tv (sorry French channels only) and dvd player. In the cellar there are some toys for garden and beach. Children and adults alike can enjoy the crabbing, fishing, sailing coastal walks and even beach volley ball court all just outside the front door! Wi-fi included.

Garden and outside

Large, gorgeous garden surrounding the house with beautiful balcony overlooking the beach. There is a sense of space and freedom, the ultimate beach house holiday. Supply of garden furniture including bbq.

Parking and garages

Hard parking space for 4 cars (comfortably) within the garden grounds, not covered.

Visitor suitability

Suitable as a family holiday home for all generatiions. We often have 3/4 families sharing and it is very popular for grandparents, parents and grandchildren. Those big family holiday celebrations (no ground floor bedroom).

Information about any additional facilities

Location is everything! The access to the beach and beautiful old seaside town make this an amazing place for familly and friends of all ages, whatever the season.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Morlaix & Carantec
Distance: 15 km

Beach holidays

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Seafishing
Name of nearest fishing location: Boat and beach
Distance: 1 km

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Carantec
Distance: 2 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Morlaix
Distance: 15 km

Mountain biking

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Chemin des Douaniers

Watersports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Michael Davies

We are a Franco-English couple of teachers, we have three teenagers. The house has been in my wife's family for years.

Year property purchased 1958
Why this location? My wife's family base.
Unique benefits of property Unique view, straight on the beach.

The Owner Recommends

2 Michelin starred Restaurant

The Hotel de Carantec 200 meters away, offers an amazing panoramic sea view and outstanding cuisine with local produce. http://www.hoteldecarantec.com/va/presentation_va.html

Boat trips to local Sea Fortress

Excursion leave from the jetty on the beach, and trips include the local "Chateau du Taureau" and other outlying islands with their birds sanctuaries. Advance booking are advisable. http://www.chateaudutaureau.com/fr/index.html

Bowling and laser tag 10mn away

Situated just outside Morlaix, it is a good wet weather activity. http://www.bowling-lecorsaire.com

Char à voile 10km

Santec has a very good centre for char à voile, hiring and lessons are available. http://www.revesdemer.com/centre-de-glisse-de-santec.htm

Coastal walks "chemin des Douaniers"

You can walk all around the peninsul including across a causeway to the Ile de Callott. http://bretagne-rando.com/randonnees_detail.php?num=307

Ecopark High ropes course 4km

Fantastic fun for all ages with different levels to suit young children up to adventurous adults. http://www.ecopark-adventures.com/en/our-parks/penze/home.html

Golf course 1km from villa

Seaside, 9 hole course with stunning views, excellent practice facilities including drving range, putting green and practice bunkers. Also newly created 9 hole pitch and putt course for beginners. http://www.carantec-golf.com

Horse riding

Roscoff areas has a few riding clubs. http://www.roscoff-tourisme.com/fr/activites-loisirs/randonnees-et-grands-espaces/en-selle.php

Le Petit relais

Very friendly café / restaurant, lovely menu with very fresh fruits de mer and moules. http://www.commerces-carantec.com/activite/restaurants/le-petit-relais

Local and international transport

During the Summer a free bus travels round Carantec. You can also hire electric or non electric bicycles from the Office de Tourisme. All year you can catch a bus to Morlaix. Morlaix has a TGV train station with direct trains to Paris, Brest and Roscoff. Brest has an international airport. The ferry harbour of Roscoff is 10km away.

Nearest market 0.4km

Every Thursday Carantec's own special market with wide range of local, organic productsand gifts.Also local markets at St Pol de Leon (6km) every Tuesday, and every Saturday in Morlaix (12 km). http://www.tourisme-morlaix.fr/Office-de-tourisme-de-Carantec.html

Oceanopolis in Brest

Brest has an amazing aquarium, it is a fantastic day out. http://www.oceanopolis.com

Oyster farm 1km

Lovely oyster farm, great visit for children, also sells fresh crabs, lobsters and local produces. http://prat-ar-coum.com/#rt-header-surround

Sailing club and diving club

The club is on the same beach as the villa. A wide range of kayaks, windsurf, paddle boards, catamarans are available for hire according to the season. The club also arranges lessons for groups and individuals, most popular being the Optimist class is for youngsters. For diving club please contact tourist information board. http://www.carantec-nautisme.com

Shopping and dining

Carantec has a good selection of shops, convenience store, supermarket, chemist, gift shops, boulangerie and an amazing patisserie (Oh gourmandises). It also has a good selection of creperies, cafés and restaurants. http://www.commerces-carantec.com

Tennis club

Indoor and outdoor tennis available all year. http://www.club.fft.fr/tennis.c2b.carantec/05290035_a/cms/index_public.php?us_action=show_note_site&login_off=1&ui_id_site=1

Video of the area

The website Sensation Bretagne has made a beautiful video of the bay of Morlaix / Carantec, here is the link: https://vimeo.com/112751020