This is a unique character property - RECENTLY RENOVATED schoolmaster's house, with lots of character, accomodation over three floors including: lounge with logburner, kitchen, utility,3 bedrooms and two bathrooms, office area/landing, broadband, satelite freeview French and English TV, natural slate floor to ground floor, and carpet to all other areas, stonewall enclosed courtyard, three terraces two of which are covered (slate roof).
Also included is the former school which is presently two two bedroomed gites with a connecting lockable door on ground floor level. The properties are arranged around a courtyard with two covered patio areas in 1400m² of gardens. Located in a small tranquil village, close to Merleac and larger town of Uzel in Cotes d'Armor Brittany.
School House (Main House):
Ground Floor: Farmhouse Style kitchen (3.52m x 4.23m), Lounge / Dining with fireplace and woodburner (5.78m x 4.26m), Utility area (4.41m x 3.11m) Exposed stone walls, orignal beams and high ceiling. French doors to patio at rear.
Wide chestnut staircase to first floor landing :
First Floor: Bedroom 1 with cupboard (3.67m x 4.30m), Shower Room with w.c., Bedroom 2 with cupboard (3.19m x 4.28m) Chestnut staircase continues to :
Second Floor: Landing / Office area, Bedroom 3 (3.62m x 4.31m), Bathroom with separate shower. Double glazing, bespoke doors and windows, new roof.
Septic tank to new regulations, recently emptied and certificate received from SPANC recommended service provider. Electricity supply independant of gites rear of property to construct a conservatory to further extend the property on the groundfloor.
Former Classrooms - separated into two gite style accommodation - in need of some refreshing
Gite 1 - Entrance with cupboard, Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with woodburner (5.75m x 4.73m), Shower room + WC.
First Floor: Bedroom 1 ( 2.90m x 4.15m), Bedroom 2 (2.86m x 3.20m). Fitted wardrobe to each.
Gite 2 - Entrance / Store, Open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with freestanding woodburner (5.90m x 5.84m), Shower Room + WC
First Floor: Bedroom 1 (2.87m x 4.33m), Bedroom 2 (2.90m x 5.32m). Fitted wardrobe to each.
Septic tank to gites to new regulations, and separate electricity supply independant of main house. Each gite used to have it's own meter, but now just on one to reduce standing charge to ERDF, easily converted back to two if wished.
Properties face into the walled and gated courtyard (old playground), with further gardens to side and rear
The properties have the potential to offer income potential as house and gites or simply a large family home.
DPE class D(179) , GES class B(9)
Lovely village location with panoramic view of the undulating countryside. The village is home to the historic Chapelle St Jacques and is an important part of the St Jacques de Compastalle pilgrim route. Within 10 minutes drive of Lac de Guerledan at Mur de Bretagne, and Lac Bosmeleac at Allineuc. Both have manmade sandy beach, protected swimming, sailing, bars and restaurants, camping.
65 km of walking, cycling or riding along the Rigole d'Hilvern on the door step.
The area is under considerabe improvements at present, but remains a tranquil retreat within easy reach of great shopping and beaches on the coast - just 35 minutes away at St Brieuc. Arrive from the UK via ferry port of St Malo or airport of Dinard, just 1hour 15 minutes drive.
Great opportunity to relocate a family, or to buy with friends as a home or for holidays, demand for rental accomodation in France is ongoing if you wanted to earn an income from the property. Primary school , bar, bakery/grocers 1 km .Secondary school serviced by bus 13km. Supermarket, doctors,post office, bars, just a few minutes away.
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