Ty Traez – Primelin – Cap Sizun

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Sleeps Ten – Six Bedrooms – Three Bathrooms & W.C

Located just 300m from the sea in an area of outstanding coastal scenery, stunning cliff paths and deserted beaches, this large ‘maison de maitre’ is full of charm and character and is perhaps the ‘Grande Dame’ of all our holiday houses. Ty Traez has been lavished with lots of attention and many improvements, we hope to have made  it exceptionally comfortable and welcoming, and the ideal base for a self catering holiday in this beautiful unspoilt part of Brittany.  The Cap Sizun, from the Pointe du Raz to the Pointe du Van, has been labelled as one of the top 10 ‘Grand Sites’ in France, which is an accolade of the highest ranking for this exceptional natural environment.

The house is stylishly furnished with antiques, good quality beds and white cotton bedding. With its’ open fire and cosy interior Ty Traez is welcoming and homely and very comfortable. Set in its own grounds, surrounded by stone walls, the house overlooks the large, pretty garden and fields that stretch to the sea. A short walk takes you to the coastal path which leads to a sandy beach, sheltered and gently shelving it is ideal for families. There are various small creeks that are wonderful to swim off, and quiet craggy points to watch the sun go down. Just 8km from the Pointe du Raz, and marine park of Cap Sizun, it is ideally placed to appreciate some of France’s most spectacular coastal scenery.

“A fabulous house, the best we have stayed in in France” Lister/ Bates High Wycombe.

“This house has got to be the Relais Chateaux of holiday homes. We rent lots of house in Brittany for my painting trips and this one has got to be the BEST! ” Hilary Dymond, Lyon.

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Ty Traez self catering holiday rental is featured on Alastair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay.

With south facing windows, sunlight pours in throughout the day, and the house feels peaceful, light and airy. Lamp lit evenings in front of the log fire, with flickering candles are the perfect end to an active day.

The spacious interior is well laid out, and lends itself as easily to famililes sharing, as an intimate luxurious space for two. The house combines elegant simplicity with high quality furnishings to provide a maximum level of comfort. Antiques and carefully chosen recuperated relics add charm.

The house has been arranged to welcome a combination of either up to 6 guests in 5 spacious bedrooms and 2 bathrooms or up to ten guests in 6 bedrooms, with 3 bathrooms, and the price per week varies accordingly.

Ground Floor

The large open plan L shaped sitting room has an open fire and comfortable seating. At one end is the dining area and the other a separate television viewing area with Flat screen TV and DVD player and an extensive DVD Film Library. The hand built kitchen has wooden cupboards and zinc worksurfaces. It has been fitted out with all high quality appliances and has a large fridge freezer, dishwasher, microwave, electric fan oven, induction hob and Nespresso machine. There are plenty of pans for the enthusiastic cook.

There is a large cloakroom off the Kitchen and access to the garage which has a washing machine, tumble dryer and microwave oven.

Downstairs WC

First Floor

The first floor of the house has natural sisal flooring, antique furniture and five bedrooms with the most comfortable top quality beds with white egyptian cotton bedlinen.

  • Bedroom One – Kingsize double (160cm) bed.
  • Bedroom Two – Two single beds
  • Bedroom Three – Small single bed
  • Bedroom Four – Double (140cm) French bed
  • Bedroom Five – Large single bed

There are two modern bathrooms, one with bath, the other with walk in shower, and there is one separate WC.

Second Floor

Large playroom with full sized table tennis table and sea views

For the option 7 to 10 persons there is an extra charge per person per week and we open up the  large double bedroom (140cm bed) with ensuite shower room with WC and sea views.

There is covered parking for one car as well as off street parking and a large utility room. The large private garden is over 2000m2. The house is next door to Ty Bili, they are joined at the external corner  and both have private gardens are set in their own space and do not overlook each other.

The house is in a small hamlet of stone fisherman’s cottages, near the village of Primelin, which has two restaurants, and a supermarket.

Quiet enough to feel away from it all, but with the convenience of restaurants, local shops, and plenty to do on your doorstep. This is the ideal base for those who are looking for an unspoilt and stunning stretch of coast, exquisite beaches, and an area rich in authenticity. The Cap Sizun is an area of protected coastline that boasts a spectacular coastal footpath, high rocky cliffs, the area is host to some of the most beautiful beaches in the area, with wide open beaches that feel the full force of the Atlantic waves and small sheltered sandy bays great for kids and water sports. The Baie de Trepasses at the end of the peninsula, often features on the lists of the worlds top 10 beaches, and the beaches of St Tugen and Theolen are undiscovered treasures. The nearby Pointe du Raz and the bird reserve of Goulien are two of France’s leading tourist attractions, yet the area remains remarkably undeveloped and has escaped the pitfalls of mass tourism. For cycling the area has a network of small quiet roads and there is a cycle path that leads from the Anse du Loch and goes to the Pointe du Raz, this is part of the veloroute No 5 which stretches along quiet small roads all the way to Loctudy. Audierne just 6km away is a bustling marine port with a lively market, gourmet restaurants, an aquarium and is the departure point for the Ferry to the Isle de Sein. Douarnenez is an authentic fishing port and also has a very interesting maritime museum where the exhibits are ‘live’ in that you are free to explore the old fishing boats still on the water – they often have trips out to sea on kayaks and different vessels. Nearby Pont Croix is a small medieval city with the french label ‘petite cite de caractere’. Further afield lies the beautiful medieval town of Quimper, and the endless possibilities that Finistere has to offer.

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