Bedrooms 6, Sleeps 12
|Villa Ker Izella||Self Catering||Saturday||9||18||3||Cot|
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.
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)
Adjoining the dining room, the spacious drawing room has comfortable seating and views directly over the garden onto the sea.
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.
There are 3 bathrooms, one on each floor. Each room has sink, wc and shower (no baths).
The house has electric heating.
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.
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.
Hard parking space for 4 cars (comfortably) within the garden grounds, not covered.
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).
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.
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 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
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
Situated just outside Morlaix, it is a good wet weather activity. http://www.bowling-lecorsaire.com
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
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
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
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
Roscoff areas has a few riding clubs. http://www.roscoff-tourisme.com/fr/activites-loisirs/randonnees-et-grands-espaces/en-selle.php
Very friendly café / restaurant, lovely menu with very fresh fruits de mer and moules. http://www.commerces-carantec.com/activite/restaurants/le-petit-relais
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.
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
Brest has an amazing aquarium, it is a fantastic day out. http://www.oceanopolis.com
Lovely oyster farm, great visit for children, also sells fresh crabs, lobsters and local produces. http://prat-ar-coum.com/#rt-header-surround
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
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
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
The website Sensation Bretagne has made a beautiful video of the bay of Morlaix / Carantec, here is the link: https://vimeo.com/112751020
This charming house directly on the beach was exactly as we imagined from the description and pictures. We were with a small group but it would be great with a large group too since there were plenty of bedrooms and a great kitchen. The village had beautiful beaches, a good selection of shops and restaurants and a free bus in summer to get around. The owners were very kind and always reacted promptly when contacted.
Ker Izella is a charming three-storey rambling house with a fair sized garden overlooking Carantec beach. The location couldn’t be better for families with young children looking for safe swimming and a sandy beach. The large kitchen and separate dining area - we seated 17 round the long table- makes it ideal for groups. (Some chairs need repair) The beds were comfortable enough, though some mattresses were showing their age, and showers on each floor an asset but the one on the first floor in need of attention. The lack of hanging spots for clothes and towels was an inconvenience, but this is essentially a brilliant place for a big group fun holiday. We’d like to return, but would hope some of the suggestions above are taken into account.
Thank you so much for these helpful comments, we will be looking at them. We are so glad you had a lovely time.
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