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2 bedroom detached house for sale


France - Fougères, Ille-et-Vilaine, Brittany

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This beautifully renovated farmhouse has been meticulously restored to a high standard by the present owner.
It was originally one of the buildings belonging to a local Manor House and estate and the renovations were finished in 2009. The property benefits from anti-infraction (ground floor) argon filled double glazed windows, a centralised mechanical ventilation system, under floor heating on the ground floor and electric radiators on the first floor, a new regulation all water septic tank. The electricity and phone lines have been tunnelled underground to avoid spoiling the outlook from the property. The property is on the outskirts of a small, lively town and it is about 200m from a local bridleway.

The accommodation

On the ground floor -
Lounge/dining room : 36m² - Solid oak door and 2 windows to the front (east) elevation. Glazed sliding patio doors to the rear elevation. Central heating thermostat. Exposed stone walls and beams. Granite fireplace with open fire and raised hearth. Quarry tiled floor. Stairs to first floor.
Kitchen/breakfast room : 27m² - 1/2 glazed "stable" door and window to the front elevation. Window to the rear elevation. Quarry tiled floor. Exposed stone walls and beams. Inset spotlights. Solid pine kitchen with range of base units and matching worksurfaces over with tiled splashbacks. Inset 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Built-in electric oven and 4 ring electric hob with extractor fan over. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Ventilation.
Study : 12.6m² - Window to the front elevation. Exposed stone walls and beams. Quarry tiled floor.
Utility room : 5.5m² - Window to the rear elevation. Toilet. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Electrics. Exposed beams. Quarry tiled floor.
On the first floor -
Landing : Oak floor. Exposed beams.
Bedroom 1 : 10.4m² - Window to the front and north elevations. Radiator. Oak floor. Inset spotlights. Exposed beams. 1/2 glazed door to the west elevation and balcony. Stairs to sleeping platform/storage area. Door to -
En-suite shower room : 8.7m² - Corner shower. Heated towel rail. Twin vanity unit. Toilet. Inset spotlights. Oak floor. Ventilation.
Master bedroom : 34m² - Window to the front elevation. 2 velux windows to the rear elevation. Steps up to second floor sleeping platform/dressing room. Radiator. Oak floor. Exposed beams. Door to -
En-suite bathroom : 20m² - Window to the front elevation and velux window to the rear. Teak floor. Corner shower with jets. Corner bath with mixer tap. Heated electric towel rail. Toilet. Twin vanity unit. Inset spotlights. Exposed beams. Built in mirror fronted cupboard.


A gravel drive leads to a large parking and turning area. The garden around the property is laid to lawn. There is a small stone outbuilding with a slate roof and a part walled garden. Separate stone building with roof missing. Just a little offset from the house is a turret housing the hot water cylinder, boiler and electrics. Above this room with access via an external balcony from Bedroom 1 is a small reading/hobby room. Outside sensor lighting. Patio area.


The property is situated in a village where you will find an award winning boulangerie, a butcher, a post office, a bank, a supermarket with petrol station, 2 bars, a restaurant, a hairdresser and 2 brocante/second hand shops. A market is held in the village square on Friday mornings. The town of Fougeres is just 20 minutes away, and has the largest medieval château in Europe. It has many good shops, cinema and ten pin bowling. Just outside the town is the Forest of Fougeres, which has a large lake and beach. There is also horse riding in the Forest. The property has excellent transport links to the UK via the ferry ports at Calais - 4.5 hours, St Malo - 1.5 hours, Le Havre - 2.5 hours, Cherbourg - 2 hours. The airports at Rennes and Dinard are about a 1 hr 30 minutes drive away.


Services: Mains water, electricity and telephone. Electric under floor central heating on the ground floor and radiators on the first floor. Drainage is to an all water septic tank. Broadband internet connection.

Taxes: Foncieres - 654€ pa DPE - 261 kWh (E) GES - 18kg (C)


The fortunate purchaser of this special property will be given first option to buy an additional parcel of land of approximately 4 acres which is used as paddocks and which houses a beautiful 18th century chapel. The chapel has a separate access and is well maintained, built of stone under a slate roof with doors to the west and south elevations and windows to the south and north elevations. There is a stone floor and vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. There is a consecration tablet in the wall and the chapel was used for a Scottish wedding in 2013. The asking price for the chapel and land is 48,800€ including all fees.

Reduced guide price, without additional land, of 181,000 euros including agency fees.

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

Nearest Airports*

  • Rennes (St-Jacques) (International), 50.3 miles
  • Dinard (Pleurtuit) (International), 69.7 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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Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Bracken House Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple Devon, EX31 4TG, England.
or call 03339 395508
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