- (GBP 425,000)
- House 7 bedrooms
- For Sale
The property is in Central West Brittany; a heavily wooded area of gently rolling countryside. There is a floor plan attached and the overall living space of the main house is c. 294sq m
Surrounded by `espace naturel` land (National Trust) and woodland.
A further 4 bed cottage (in reasonable condition) and c4.5 hectares of grazing land (all adjoining) (mains and private water). Large barn and other outbuildings.
Entrance is via a large conservatory (50 sqm) or double french windows to drawing room, or rear courtyard reception.
All ground floor rooms are from the main hallway:
Drawing Room (36sqm) Office/Rear Reception (18sqm) Sitting Room (25 sqm) and Kitchen (38 sqm)
There is a downstairs toilet and wash hand basin. Oak stairway to:
Bedroom 1 (24 sqm) with en suite shower, wash hand basin and separate toilet. Bedroom 2 (13 sqm) Bedroom 3 (15 sqm) Stairs to: Bedroom 4 (12sqm) Large Bathroom with bath, shower cubicle, basin, toilet and bidet, Bedroom 5 (12 sqm). Wooden stairway to:
Bedroom 6 (15sqm) Bedroom 7 (12sqm) Bedroom 8 (24 sq m) Shower Room with toilet and wash hand basin. Stairs to: Sauna (with shower) and Grenier/Play Room (32 sqm)
With the exception of the Sitting Room which has fruitwood panelling up to the dado rail, an oak fire surround and wood panelled ceiling, all the rooms are typical Breton simplicity. The property is in excellent structural condition, with no renovation required, although some updating would be useful, and decoration is obviously an ongoing requirement according to personal taste.
According to the local Mairie, it would be straightforward, with no planning objections, to construct a swimming pool here.
The oil-fired central heating boiler is approximately 9 years old and there are radiators in all rooms.
Gardens and Parkland
There is a mature formal garden and parkland area amounting to c. 2.45 hectares. The Western Red Cedar in the park is reputed to be the largest tree in Brittany and the Rhododendrons that produce a truly wonderful show each year are over 100 years old.
Outgoings per year (approximately):-
There are two local taxes to pay: Foncieres €797 and d`Habitation €535. There are no other fiscal obligations. Central heating oil - €1,000. Electricity - €600. Water - €240
Area and travel information:
Plounevez-Quintin, our nearest village is 1 mile away, with the local school, boulangerie, post office, bar/tabac, creperie, village shop. As you might expect, we are surrounded by good restaurants.
St Nicholas du Pelem, a small town is 3 miles away; and well-equipped with a range of shops and large supermarket and an open air swimming pool. There is also a highly respected school here. (There are boarding schools and a good University at Guingamp.
Rostrenen, a large market town is 6 miles away and Guingamp is 20 miles away.
The north, south and west coasts are within an hour`s drive. The ferry ports of Roscoff and St. Malo are within 1½ hour`s drive. There are 3 provincial airports - all about an hour and a half away - with direct/connecting flights to the UK.
The region caters well for those who want to join in with local activities, sports (including sports, point-to-point, walking etc.) or those, like us, who just want to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the region.
Will consider a UK country property in full or part exchange (family reasons)