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8 bedroom character property for sale

France - Brittany, Morbihan, Ruffiac


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Key features:

  • Maison de maitre house with 4 bedroom
  • 4 bedroom longere
  • Adjoining barn with potential to create a third unit
  • Oodles of character retained
  • Totally restored properties
  • Two swimming pools and terraces
  • Gardens of 2600m2
  • 10 minutes to Malestroit by car

Full description:

These two totally restored ancient properties each have their own swimming pool and decking terrace. The ‘maison de maitre’ and ‘longere’ have over recent years been restored to a high quality finish. The accommodation offers a wealth of original character features have been retained and enhanced. Well-proportioned rooms with huge potential for a holiday letting business.

The properties we believe date back to around 1644 and nestle down a quiet little country lane. There is a generous sized plot of land approximately 2,400m2.

There is also an attached barn which could have potential to create a third cottage.

The nearby village of Ruffiac offers a good range of daily shopping facilities and amenities. The vibrant medieval market town of Malestroit is just a 10-minute drive or so. The coast can be reached within a 35 minutes drive.

Full gas central heating system in this property

Entrance door:

Large Family Kitchen: 30m2. Tiled floor. Superb original fireplace with wood burner. Original features. Well-fitted kitchen with good range of cupboards and drawers. Ample work top surfaces. Oven with electric oven and gas hob. Extractor fan

Large separate Dining room: 42m2. Tiled floor. Original fireplace with wood burner.
Stairs to first floor. Door to rear terrace and access to pool. Staircase.

Door leading into:

Ground floor Bedroom 1: 12m2. Sliding wardrobe space. Windows and door. Radiator. Exposed beams. En-suite-wet room Shower, glass wash hand basin, toilet, heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

Stairs lead from the kitchen area to the first floor landing:

Large character sitting room: Wooden floor. Feature stone fireplace with wood burning stove. Radiator. A most inviting room full of character features. Exposed beams.

A few steps down into:
Corridor and leading off into:

Bathroom: Comprising of a modern aqua coloured suite – bath, wash hand basin and toilet. Corner shower.
Bedroom 2: Wood floor. Lots of character features.

Bedroom 3: A lovely light and bright room. Nice wooden floor. Lots of wardrobe space with sliding doors. Book shelves. En-suite shower room with corner shower, wash hand basin, toilet and tiled floor.

Stairs continue up to the second floor landing.

Bedroom 4/en-suite: Double room. Wooden floor, velux window. En-suite shower room with wash hand basin and toilet.


Entrance door into:
Ground floor

One large living area approx. (33m2) comprises a sitting room/diner and modern fitted kitchen. Tiled floor throughout. Sitting room area with original character fireplace with freestanding wood burner. Large kitchen/dining area comprises: modern fitted kitchen with ample cupboards, drawers and work top surfaces. Small island with worktop. Attractive splash-back tiling. Dining area.
Exposed beams and stonework. Stairs to first floor.

Ground floor Bedroom 1: 8m2. (twin room). Character features. Next door to this bedroom is the shower room.

Separate shower room: Corner shower, wash hand basin. Toilet.

French windows lead onto decking terrace, garden and pool.
Stairs lead to first floor landing:

Bedroom 2: 22m2. (double room) Wood floor. Velux. Nicely finished. Velux. Lime render and open to the eaves.
Shower room with toilet and wash hand basin. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 3: Twin bedroom. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4/en-suite: Wooden floor. Nicely finished with lovely features. Shower, wash hand basin and toilet. Attractive slate floor.

Heating: Wood burning stove in the sitting room.
Plugs ready for connecting to electric radiators.

Land: 2,400m2 approximately.
Large Barn: 80m2 approx., a huge area on two levels, which could be converted into another habitable dwelling. At present, it is used as an extensive garage/workshop.

2 outdoor swimming pools both 8m x 4 m with surrounding decking. Ample room for tables and chairs etc.

Attached log store

Mains water, electricity and 2 septic tanks.

Taxe Fonciere: Approximately 1,000 Euro per year
Taxe D’Habitation: 800 Euro per year approximately.
Dustbin collection 93 Euro

Heating: Gas central heating in the Maison de Maitre plus woodburners.
Electric heating in the Longere (to be connected). Wood burners.

DPE-not applicable


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For the avoidance of doubt, the agency fees are included in the price quoted and where we work with other agents in France, they share part of their fee with us, so there are no additonal costs for our involvement in the process.

The price quoted in the details excludes Notary costs and you should allow about 6.5% for these costs which include legal costs, Registration charges and 'Stamp Duty'.

Please note: All room sizes are approximate and the information has been supplied by the agents with whom we work. Every effort has been made to ensure that the details and photographs are accurate and in no way misleading. No warranties are given or implied and the information contained within these details on this property, or any other that we are marketing, does not form part of a contract.

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Rennes (St-Jacques) (International), 31.1 miles
  • Dinard (Pleurtuit) (International), 53.9 miles
  • Nantes Atlantique (International), 56.3 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Bracken House Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple Devon, EX31 4TG, England.
03339 395508  Local call rate
About Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Guy Sherratt started the business in 1994 specialising in the marketing of equestrian properties throughout the south and west of England and also in South Wales.

We have been marketing overseas properties for the last 4 years in association with other agents, in France, Portugal and Spain as well as other countries.

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Working with several agents in France we have many interesting equestrian, country and village properties including gites complexes in Brittany, Normandy, central France, Limousin, Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrenees, Burgundy and Languedoc-Roussillon. Our agent in Paris also has access to other areas.

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We deal with an excellent agent in the Algarve with a wide variety of properties and will shortly be able to offer properties further north into the Alentejo and the north of the country.

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In Spain, we are also working with agents in Andalucia. These range from modern properties to re-builds and country dwellings.

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We also have a range of properties in over 30 different countries throughout the world.


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Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Bracken House Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple Devon, EX31 4TG, England.
or call 03339 395508
Calling from outside the UK? 0044 1598 710134

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