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House and attached cottage with large garden in Brittany



Property reference: SIF - 001360


  • Habitable Space: 265m²
  • Land Area: 2,820m²
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Broadband
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace

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It is so near so many attractions that you will never get bored – it is accessible to so many interesting places and things to do that we run out of time each holiday – the tapestry at bayeux, mont st michael, landing beaches etc

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House and attached cottage with large garden in Brittany

The property comprises a spacious 4 bedroom farm house with attached 4 bedroom cottage which have both been successfully let as holiday lets.  The current owners are currently completing a refurbishment to create a detached gîte with one mezzanine bedroom which will offer further rental potential.  There is one close neighbour.  Viewing recommended to appreciate the size and potential of this property.

The property is situated in a rural hamlet in Ille-et-Vilaine in the Brittany region of France, about a 10 minute walk from a village where you will find a bakery, bars, a post office, and a commercial centre with a small supermarket, petrol station, bank and pharmacy. Within easy reach is the Normandy town of St James (about 4 minutes drive) with its supermarket and out of town hypermarket with petrol station, street market (Mondays), post office, banks, bakers/patisseries, bistro, bars and restaurants. There is a trout fishing lake a short distance away on the road to St. James which children love, or more serious fishing in the valley of the Selune and Beuvron rivers. Although situated in Brittany, the property is just over the border from Normandy, and views of Mont St. Michel are nearby. The nearest beach is at Genêts which is a 20 minute drive.  The bay of Mont St. Michel is about 45 minutes drive and has many many attractions, as well as being an excellent base for history and culture. The Parliament of Brittany (Parlement de Bretagne) is approximately 51 km away. The closest airport is Rennes Airport (57 km) and in the surrounding area there are Dinard Airport (58 km), St. Brieuc Airport (114 km), or Angers Airport (127 km). The ferry port at Caen Ouistreham is about 150 km, Le Havre and Dieppe are about a 3 hour drive and the Eurotunnel at Calais is about a 4 1/2 hour drive.


On the ground floor –

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room/Lounge:

Kitchen Area  6.20 x 5.95m  Window, glazed double doors and do9or to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Range of matching base units with tiled worktops and splash-backs.  Double stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Space for free standing American style fridge/freezer.  Inset cooker and 5 ring gas hob.  Exposed beams.  Inset spotlights.  Exposed stone features.  Telephone socket.  3 steps up to:

Lounge Area  6.10 x .35m  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Window and glazed door and side panel to front elevation.  Recess for storage.

Shower Room  3.52 x 1.80m  Window to rear elevation.  Shower.  WC.  Vanity basin with cupboard under.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Heated electric towel rail.  Exposed beam.

Bedroom 1  3.84 x .54m  2 windows to front elevation.  Exposed beam.  Tiled floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing Wood flooring.  Velux window to front and rear elevations.  Sloping ceiling.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 2  6.00 x 3.80m  Wood flooring.  Velux window to front and rear elevations.

Bathroom  3.68 x 1.56m  Velux window to rear.  WC.  Wood flooring.  Bidet.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, tiled surround and screen.  WC.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Sloping ceiling  Exposed beam.

Bedroom 3  3.1 x 1.53m  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beam.

Bedroom 4  6.00 x 5.17m  Wood flooring.  Exposed “A” frame.  Sloping ceiling.  Velux window to front and rear elevations.  Chimney breast.


On the ground floor –

Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room  9.17 x 6.39m (max)  Exposed stone walls.  Window and glazed double doors to rear, Window and glazed double doors and side panels to front elevations.  Exposed beams.  Inset spotlights.  Electric meter.  Stairs to first floor.  Range of matching base units.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Built-in oven and 4 ring gas hob.  Double sink unit with mixer tap.  Tiled worktops and splash-backs.

Shower Room  Wind to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Pedestal basin.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Shower.

On the First Floor –

Landing/Study Area   Wood flooring.  Velux  window to rear elevation.  Hatch to loft.

Bathroom  3.15 x 2.85m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  WC.  Bidet.  Bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.  Vanity basin with mirror and light over.

Bedroom 1  3.45 x 3.13m (max)  Window and Velux window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 2  3.14 x 2.90m  Velux window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 3  3.39 x 2.64m (max)   Velux window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.


On the Ground Floor –

Living Room/Kitchen  Glazed sliding doors to east, window to north and 2 Velux windows to south elevations.  Corner kitchen.  Hot water cylinder.  Spiral staircase to:

Mezzanine bedroom.

Shower room


Gravel drive leads to parking and turning area.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees on the boundary.  Patio area.  Seating area.  Store/Workshop and 2 wood stores to the rear of the cottage and house.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Heating is via the woodburners and electric convector heaters. An all water septic tank was installed in 2000. Broadband internet connection.


Taxes Foncières : 1,052€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 1,669€ per annum

Asking price : 249,600€ including Agency fees of 16,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 18,000€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate. Suzanne in France has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading. However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

Property Ref : SIF – 001360

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