A 16th century manor house in the Saint-Brieuc area
In the countryside of the Côtes-d’Armor region, in an essentially agricultural setting with irregular-shaped fields separated by hedges and ditches, just a few minutes from a village with a few hundred inhabitants. Secondary schools, sixth form colleges and all amenities are nearby. 3 hours from Paris by French TGV train and 65 minutes by airplane. The sea is 25 km (16 miles) away.
Enclosed by walls, this 16th century manor house was redesigned in the 17th century. It is set in the heart of the countryside and a small farming hamlet, in five acres of land comprising grasslands and copses.
Through the gates of this enclosed space is the main paved and landscaped courtyard; to the rear of the manor house is an ornamental garden. A stone featuring Seigneurial coats-of-arms was found and replaced at the entrance to the courtyard by the current owner.
Under a slate roof, the main building is flanked by two wings, built of granite blocks with dressed stone window framing. The wings are of different sizes and heights, illustrating that the building was redesigned a century after it was built. Both wings have a hip roof adorned with a modillion cornice. The right wing has the particularity of featuring an unusual round loophole on the south side. The building spans three floors and a floor surface area of approx. 400 m² (4,305 sq ft). On the ground floor, to the left of the entrance hall, is a small through lounge with a fireplace; followed by a vast, 50 m² (538 sq ft) open-plan dining room-kitchen and a back kitchen. To the right are two adjoining rooms spanning 45 and 30 m² (484 and 323 sq ft), a toilet and a bathroom area. All the ground floor rooms have a door leading to the outside, floor tiles, exposed beams and lime rendered walls. A granite stone stairway leads upstairs from the entrance hall to a lounge area with a cathedral ceiling. A second lounge of approx. 45 m² (484 sq ft), two bedrooms, a shower room and a toilet. There are strip pattern parquet flooring and lime-rendered walls throughout. Three vast areas under the rafters on the second floor await conversion.
The outbuildings include a small pavilion and a shed on the left boundary of the paved courtyard and a vast wood shed on the right.
Having existed as a farm for a long time, the dwelling has recently regained its noble appearance.
This highly countrified setting is disturbed but by the relatively distant, neighbouring pig-farm.
The current owners have conducted well-thought out restoration works, proof of which is the use of certain materials such as the marble quarry stone floor, reminiscent of the blue stone that blends in so well with the character of the property.
590 000 €
Our fees are included in the stated sale price.
|Land registry surface area||2ha39a15ca|
|Main building surface area||400 m² (4,305 sq ft)|
Gilles Durin       +33 (0)6 19 67 16 50
NB: The above information is not only the result of our visit to the property; it is also based on information provided by the current owner. It is by no means comprehensive or strictly accurate especially where surface areas and construction dates are concerned. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for any misrepresentation.