This delightful property is in the process of being renovated and all the structural works have already been carried out. The property requires finishing off in the part of the house which has been renovated. Renovations include a new roof, phonic insulation, PVC double glazed doors and windows, wiring, plumbing and more. This part of the house also boasts underfloor heating. The remainder of the house requires modernisation; mainly redecorating. The renovated part requires the installation of a kitchen and decorating. The property has been sympathetically restored to include feature stone walls and beautiful oak beams, but is also energy efficient. The property also benefits from an electric immersion heater for the hot water.
The property consists of the house: Sitting room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and two bedrooms on the first floor. The property is accessed via a small country lane, serving only this hamlet which also includes another house and a farm to the rear of the property. It is surrounded by farmland.
The house is built of stone with a slate roof, as is the separate barn. There is also a breeze block separate garage across the lane. The property offers a private south-facing garden and there is a separate covered terrace and plenty of parking, if required.
This traditional house is situated only 1.5km from the centre of a small village with commerce, including a bar/tabac, a restaurant, a mini-supermarket, a bakery and hairdresser. The property is situated only 10km from the market town of Ernée with all commerce and the medieval town of Fougères is 17km, with its large medieval castle, historic old town and modern town centre with many boutiques and restaurants. The nearest train station is at Laval (42km) with links to Rennes, Le Mans and Paris. This line is currently being updated to TGV status and will provide access to Paris in only 1h10. Laval also provides a good 18 hole golf course with gastronomic restaurant.
The nearest airports are Rennes (76km) and Dinard (110km) with flights by Easy jet. The closest beaches are around 82km (1h15).
Agency Fees of 9.25% Included
Energetic Performance E (297) CO2 Emissions B (9)
6.10m x 5.00m (20' x 16' 5") The main entrance door leas into this large room in the partly-renovated part of the house. This light and airy room provides a wooden single glazed door to the front, and windows to the front and rear. The room has been newly wired and plumbed in preparation for the installation of a kitchen. This room is open plan to the sitting room, the two being separated by a feature oak beam and exposed newly pointed stone wall. Both rooms boast a tiled floor with underfloor heating.
6.20m x 6.00m (20' 4" x 19' 8") The kitchen opens into the large, bright sitting room which provides PVC sliding patio doors to the front and side, and an exposed beam. Again, this room has been partly renovated. There is a loft space above this room which is accessed from the covered terrace.
The hallway leads from the kitchen and provides the staircase to the first floor, a separate WC and access to the ground floor bedroom and the bathroom.
3.10m x 4.00m (10' 2" x 13' 1") This bedroom provides a PVC window to the front and wooden flooring.
1.90m x 2.90m (6' 3" x 9' 6") The bathroom provides a window to the side, bath with shower above, bidet, wash hand basin and tiled flooring.
1.90m x 2.90m (6' 3" x 9' 6") The staircase offers onto the landing which in turn gives onto the two first floor bedrooms.
4.30m x 4.10m (14' 1" x 13' 5") This bedroom is built into the eaves and provides a dormer window to the front overlooking the garden and countryside beyond. This bedroom also provides built-in shelving and exposed timbers. The flooring is chipboard and there are folding shutters on the dormer window. There is a small attic to the rear of this room, ideal for storage.
3.50m x 3.60m (11' 6" x 11' 10") With dormer window to the front with folding shutters and exposed timbers with lino flooring.
1.90m x 2.90m (6' 3" x 9' 6") This small attic is situated above the current bathroom and therefore provides possibilities for conversion into a bathroom. It is built under the eaves and provides floorboards.
Garden and Outbuildings
3.90m x 3.90m (12' 10" x 12' 10") Underneath the property, the cellar is accessed from the gable end with four steps leading down from the lane. The cave provides an earth floor and a door and window to the side.
3.00m x 2.20m (9' 10" x 7' 3") Accessed from the rear of the property, four steps lead down into this room next to the cellar, which provides a door to the rear, window to the side, concrete flooring, immersion heater and tank for the well water.
The total plot size is 2175m² and includes a large south-facing garden, as well as a driveway and parking area with further garden area. The garden is surrounded by fields.
3.30m x 4.50m (10' 10" x 14' 9") The covered terrace is attached to the end of the house and boasts a new stone roof and concrete flooring - ideal for alfresco dining!
11.30m x 5.80m (37' 1" x 19') The separate barn is situated to the rear of the house and is attached to a barn owned by the neighbouring property. The barn is of traditional stone construction with slate roof and is in good structural condition. With earth floor, door and two window openings to the front, an ol fireplace on one end and the original stone and wood mangers. There is also a large attic running the length of the barn.
5.70m x 1.80m (18' 8" x 5' 11") This small stone lean-to is attached to the barn and provides an earth floor with asbestos roof.
4.80m x 7.40m (15' 9" x 24' 3") The breeze block garage is situated opposite the barn, on the other side of the lane, and provides an earth floor and tin roof with dual sliding doors to the front. There is also a small lawn next to the garage where the well is housed.
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