House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Maison Camelia is on the outskirts of the town, Moelan-sur-Mer, just a short drive to a selection of beaches and hidden coves. Quiet and peaceful yet only 15 minutes to Pont Aven, a picturesque town famous for its artist connections inparticular Gaugin. There are many local markets in the area along with some excellent restaurants for eating out.
The house itself has real character and can sleep 8 people in 4 rooms. There are 2 additional sofa beds if required. It benefits from a large enclosed garden ideal for BBQs, la boule etc. The shed contains a selection of bicycles to use in the nearby tracks through the woods or to cycle to the bakery in the morning. Additional bikes that can be hired in the town of Moelan
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Kerfany 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Brest 50 km, Nearest railway: Quimperle 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Further details indoors|
Maison Camelia essentially has 4 bedrooms: 2 twin and 2 double. It also has a 'snug' room on the first floor with a sofa bed and on the lower ground a second sofa bed-room next to the shower room (ideal for the less able). This room can double up as a playroom. Entering the house through the conservatory (a warm, quiet area good for reading) you then continue into the lounge/diner. Going down the steps to the kitchen/playroom/shower/toilet or up the steps to the first and second floors which contain bedrooms on split levels and a second newly refurbished bathroom. The cellar contains a washing machine and tumbledryer.
|Further details outdoors|
You enter the property through large iron gates to the front garden full of trees. The rear garden is well-kept and about 1/3 of a football pitch in size - it has some fruit and pine trees and a camelia flowering in April, hence the name. A large garden table enables outside dining into the late evening depending on the time of year. There is parking for 3 cars.
The Brittany region
The climate is usually a few degrees warmer than the South West of England. Sometimes likened to Cornwall in the UK for its scenery. Places of interest are Pont Aven, Concarneau, Vannes and Quimper.
Moelan sur Mer
Local markets are fun. Cycling, river and coastal walking are abundant. Some good shopping at Quimper along with a beautiful cathedral and idyllic riverside restaurants and boat rides at Pont Aven - a haven for art lovers (and home-made biscuits).