Bedrooms 6, Sleeps 12
|Villa du Guillec||Self Catering||Saturday||4||8||4|
Modern villa with covered heated pool, fitness room and enclosed garden, walking distance of beach, and just 13km from the ferry port of Roscoff.
This wonderful villa was fully renovated in 2015 and ingeniously mixes modern and traditional whilst offers ample space in which to relax with friends and family.
The enclosed garden is very peaceful, not overlooked and benefits from a lovely covered heated pool.
There is a wide sandy beach within walking distance via a quiet coastal road - just 300m when the tide is high but up to 1km at other times. Plus, within ten minutes’ drive there are some of the finest sandy beaches on this stretch of the north Brittany coastline (head to either the Amiets or Roguennic beaches).
There are plenty of water sports activities nearby including windsurfing, bodysurfing, paddle boarding, kayak and many more in nearby Mogueriec, Sibiril or Santec.
Close by Roscoff is more than just a ferry port (sailings to and from Plymouth). Attractive 16th century granite buildings nestle against the coastline, the streets filled with restaurants, bars, charming little art galleries and gift shops. Across a narrow stretch of water from the quaint harbour is the tiny Ile de Batz, a beautiful island well worth a visit. Roscoff is also home to La Maison des Johnnies et de l'Oignon de Roscoff, a museum commemorating the ‘Onion Johnnies', who travelled to Britain on their bicycles selling onions door-to-door and who, many say, made famous the caricature image of the Frenchman in a beret on a bike laden with onions.
Modern kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, oven, microwave, induction hob, kettle, coffee-machine and toaster. Laundry room: washing machine, dryer and freezer.
Ground floor living room with tv, dvd player, sofa, armchairs. Sliding door leading to terrace with dining area and pool. Modern wood burning stove located between the living and dining area (free wood provided). The living room leads to the dining area which is located in the kitchen. Open tread stairs to first floor (care must be taken with young children).
Bedroom 1: Double bedroom with queen size bed (160cm), private shower room and French door to terrace.
Bedroom 2: Double bedroom with queen size bed (160cm), private shower room and French door to terrace.
Bedroom 3: Double bedroom with queen size bed (160cm x 200cm). En suite shower room.
Bedroom 4: Double bedroom with queen size bed (160cm x 200cm). En suite shower room.
Separate wc. Two private shower rooms each with shower and sink.
Two en suite shower rooms each with sink and wc (one of the shower rooms has a double sink).
Wood burning stove located between the living and dining area (free wood provided).
Covered heated pool (28 degrees). Pool size: 8 x 4m, depth 1.5m throughout. Security system: Lockable cover. Steps down into the pool.
Fitness room with treadmill, shower and wc with direct access to the pool.
Tv and dvd player.
Table tennis table.
Large and beautifully designed garden with some flat lawn, outdoor furniture, 8 sunloungers, electric barbecue, table tennis table and boules courts.
Several parking spaces within the grounds. Car port for one vehicle.
Cot (including linen), high chair and baby bath available. Please request at time of booking.
Cleaning included but the property must be left clean (kitchen, dishes done and put away, bins emptied and all linen put together in a pile). Failing that a charge may apply.
No smoking in the villa.
|Year property purchased||2015|
|Why this location?||Within walking distance or a short drive of some of the best beaches in north Brittany.|
|Unique benefits of property||A clever mix of modern and traditional buildings with the addition of covered, heated pool.|
Within a few minutes’ walk from a sandy beach and lovely coastal walk along the protected Anse du Guillec estuary which leads to the charming fishing port of Mogueriec (1.5km).
An imposing 15th century fortified chateau, well worth a visit (1km)
The seaside town of Roscoff (14km) is a picturesque and charming port, home of the ‘Onion Johnnies’. In August the town goes onion crazy with the Onion Festival and you enjoy onions in all their forms whether in a classic onion soup or a tart. Other attractions include the wonderful botanical garden, Sainte Barbe’s Chapel situated on a rocky headland offering panoramic views of Roscoff, the coastline and Ile de Batz. There are numerous restaurants in town where you can enjoy the famous crepes bretonnes and taste fresh fish and seafood.
A beautiful property with excellent facilities in a lovely location. Really enjoyed our week. The local contact was excellent and provided a rapid response and a first class service to any queries we had. Would have been useful if the information provided at the property had been in English as well as French.
The property was clean and very well designed, with fixtures, fittings and equipment of a very high standard.
Thank you so much for your comments. I am delighted that you had such an enjoyable time at our property. I will make sure that the information is provided in English as well as French for future guests. Should you want to return to our property let me know!
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