3 bedroom detached house for sale
France - St-Martin-des-Prés, Côtes-d`Armor, Brittany
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- Very peaceful countryside location, one mile from the village
- Large garden
- Outbuilding with gîte potential
Floor space: 140m², plot size: 6,185m².
Ground floor: two lounges, a dining room opening onto the kitchen, a utility room, a conservatory, two separate WCs.
First floor: three bedrooms (one being en-suite), a bathroom with a WC.
Heating: wood-burning fires in the main lounge and the dining room, electric radiators (most of which were installed in 2012) elsewhere.
Outside: two terraces to the front of the house, a small stone-built outbuilding and car standing area, a large, covered terrace and a very large garden to the rear.
Taxe Foncière for 2016: €500.
A good size entrance hall with a parquet oak floor and full of character with ceiling beams and stone walls. The PVC entrance door was installed in 2014.
MAIN LOUNGE (approx 30m²) - giving a feel of a by-gone era with ceiling beams, a parquet oak floor and a wood-burning fire which was installed in recent years. A patio door gives access to an outside, south east-facing terrace.
SECOND LOUNGE (approx 21.2m²) - this room is currently used for business purposes and is situated on the right-hand side of the house with a terrace in front of it, accessed through patio doors. It has a laminated wood floor, walls painted in white and an electric roller shutter over the patio door.
KITCHEN / DINING ROOM (approx 21.2m²) - the dining room is open onto the fitted kitchen (both with an oak parquet floor and of course ceiling beams) with a serving counter between the two and a wood-burning fire. The kitchen offers a four-hob gas cooker with a stainless steel extractor fan and a complement of drawers and cupboards for storage.
UTILITY ROOM (approx 9.5m²) - with a sink, plumbing for a washing machine and a dishwasher, it has a laminated wood floor and provides an ideal location for a freezer etc.
CONSERVATORY (approx 10.4m²) - accessed from the main lounge, with a tiled floor and some fitted shelving. Currently serves as an office.
SEPARATE WC 1 - with a wash basin and accessed from the conservatory.
SEPARATE WC 2 - a dry toilet, accessed from the utility room.
LOFT SPACE - accessed from the second lounge, the loft covers the area above the second lounge and the utility room, offering the potential to create further bedroom accommodation.
The staircase to the first floor is in wood and it brings you to the landing with a wood-effect linoleum floor covering.
BEDROOM 1 WITH EN-SUITE (approx 17m² + en-suite of approx 2.4m²) - with beams to the ceiling, a carpeted floor and decorated in pastel shades of lime green, it features an original fireplace (no longer in use) and built in shelving and hanging rails concealed behind curtains. The en-suite offers a tiled shower, a WC, a wash basin, a mirror-fronted wall cabinet and a heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 (approx 12.5m²) - this is effectively one bedroom split into two single bedrooms with a three-quarter dividing wall between the two which could easily be removed to create one standard bedroom. It features a 'barn' door and has a combination of a carpeted floor and wood-effect linoleum and of course ceiling beams.
BEDROOM 3 (approx 18.9m²) - with beams to the ceiling, a carpeted floor and decorated in pastels shades of blue.
BATHROOM & WC (approx 3.4m²) - with beams to the ceiling and a linoleum floor covering, featuring a bath with over bath shower, a wash basin set on its cupboards, a wall cabinet and a heated towel rail.
To the front of the house are both a sun terrace in front of the main house and a second terrace in front of the second lounge, each naturally having the same south east orientation. There is a standing area for several cars and a stone-built outbuilding with a concrete floor and the electricity supply already connected with the potential to convert to a small gîte.
Attached to the end of the house is a lockable storage shed constructed in breeze blocks with a concrete floor and an electricity supply, offering storage space or around 16m².
Behind the house there is a further (covered) block-paved terrace area which is ideal for dining out in the summer months and has views over the large back garden which includes apple , plum, cherry and pear trees as well as raspberry plants. It is bordered by mature trees and is surrounded by agricultural land. The garden is of sufficient size to be divided up and fenced to provide an enclosure for horses or other animals. An old chicken shed with enclosure and a greenhouse frame are in place and require a little attention to bring them back to an operational order.
The outside area also incorporates an old well which could be exploited if a pump were installed and there is a further small sitting area by the corner boundary in front of the property.
The tiled roof of the house is in good condition, the guttering was renewed in 2015 and a satellite dish is in place.
The north coast of Brittany is reachable within half an hour or so, for example Plérin is 41km (26 miles) away, where you'll also find a shopping centre and other businesses. The town of Saint-Brieuc, which is an administrative centre and has a high-speed TGV train station is at a similar distance. The towns of Quintin and Saint-Nicolas-du-Pélem with their numerous businesses including banks, restaurants and supermarkets are 14km and 16km (9 and 10 miles) away respectively.
FERRY PORTS AND AIRPORTS:
- Saint Malo ferry port (serving Portsmouth and Jersey) - 116km / 73 miles.
- Roscoff ferry port (serving Plymouth and Cork) - 123km / 77 miles.
- Dinard airport (www.ryanair.com) - 102km / 64 miles.
- Rennes airport (www.flybe.com) - 129km / 81 miles.
- Brest airport - 145km / 91 miles.
Ref. M486-22. Price: €153,700 of which 5.66% is agency fees and TVA thereon (net sale price to the vendor: €145,000).
- Dinard (Pleurtuit) (INTERNATIONAL), 45 miles
- Rennes (St-Jacques) (INTERNATIONAL), 58.2 miles
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