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Tuesday 18 August 2009

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Detached Character Property.Lovely Cottage with Outbuildings.

This charming 2 bedroom character property boasts many period features including two period fireplaces, high ceilings with exposed beams, original tiled flooring and period fitted cupboards. It also retains its original oak doors and windows throughout and its original oak and elm staircase. The property has recently been sympathetically and stylishly restored to a high standard.

Habitable stone built cottage with several outbuildings set in 1.3 acres (4791m2) of grounds. The accommodation comprises living room/dining area/kitchen with fireplace, shower-room/wc, plus further room being renovated. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms, and access to large convertible attic. New extension for conversion to kitchen. Barn, garage, further covered parking, old breadoven house, old pig house, septic tank and pumped well.

20 mins from the historic town of Fontevraud l’Abbaye. 45 mins from Poitiers Airport with daily flights to and from Stansted. 1 hour from Tours.

Within easy reach of Flers (20mins), Caen (70mins) and the centre of Paris (3hrs). Near Bagnoles de l'Orne & Domfront.

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Rural 4 bedroom Family Home.Tastefully Renovated Longere with Gite.

A spacious and attractive family home, with two very large attic rooms, one currently being used as an artist’s studio/workshop. Both could easily be converted to further living areas. Outbuildings include an extensive, two-storey, stone longere, barns, garage, cidrerie, laundry area and greenhouse. There are several garden areas well stocked with fruit trees, bushes and mature flower beds and vegetable plot

Once a farm building the property has been painstakingly restored to provide modern, bright accommodation split into one 3 bedroom house and one single bedroom gite. Major works already carried out include new extended tiled roof, two fitted oak kitchens, all new double glazed windows and doors, and a new septic tank. The property enjoys beautiful views of the area and is adjacent to farmland.

12 mins from famous artist town of Pont Aven. 70 mins from Brest airport and 100 mins. to the ferry port of Roscoff. 3 mins to market town of Bannalec.

20 minutes from Dinard and the coast. The local bar, cafe, church, town hall, and lake are all within a short stroll.

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Maison de Maître, close to Pyrenees.Character 4 bedroom House & 2 Gites.

This huge town-house is for those who love refinement and the cachet of an historic house. It comprises a main house, with a small house to the side used as maid's quarters, provisions storage, kitchen, with a separate spiral staircase. A sun-room was added to the garden terrace in the 19th century. There are some cellars, including a small wine cellar still with its iron bottle frames.

This Character detached property was recently renovated in 2006. It offers lots of accomodation, 4 bedrooms in the main house and 2 Gites each sleeping 4-6 people. There are lovely grounds of approx 5000m2 including a pool and play area. The property boasts wonderful rural views and is only 5mins from town of Callac.

70km south-west of Toulouse.

60mins from Brest airport.

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Farmhouse with Barns, Lake & 3.4 Ha.Beautiful Water Mill and Guest House.

The main house is aproximately 300 years old with 270m² of habitable surface which is nearing completion having undergone restoration by its current owner (a qualifed builder). The house features original beams, 3 fireplaces with log burners and interior stone walls. Attractive lake with fish and fully fenced garden planted with trees and shrubs around it.

The property has been completely and tastefully restored, including the millstones for grinding flour, as well as making walnut oil, with all modern conveniences. It is nestled in a private, south-facing canyon on 4 acres of lush spring-feed terraced gardens, within minutes of several lovely villages. There's a spectacular 20-foot waterfall in the backyard as well as two other cascades next to the back terrace.

Close to all amenities. 20mins by car from Bergerac.

Between Millau and Albi. 60 miles northeast of Toulouse.

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