This magnificent large manor house with its expansive gardens is just oozing with character! Just two miles from the beach, it is situated in the well-heeled and much sought-after commune of Plérin. With its ornate stonework both inside and out, substantial oak ceiling beams, oak doors and a large fitted kitchen in oak, a heated, indoor swimming pool, substantial gardens to the front and rear and views towards the sea, it makes a most desirable proposition for family life in a quiet, semi-rural corner, yet within easy reach of all the amenities that Plérin has to offer. The arterial RN12 dual carriageway and the town of Saint-Brieuc with its high-speed TGV train station are nearby. A CCTV and alarm system are installed permitting remote monitoring (both video and audio) of callers at the perimeter gate. Double glazing throughout.
LOUNGE (approx 50m²) – a substantial front entrance door in oak opens into a large reception area of around 16m² with a tiled floor and a step down into the large lounge with its enormous, striking character open fireplace in granite, chimney breast, large hearth and ornate stone decorative arch recessed into the stone wall. Substantial beams to the ceiling are complemented by a parquet floor and the room is very well lit through a large window overlooking the front garden and large patio doors to access the rear garden. Three brand new programmable, electric radiators supplement the open fire. A traditional Breton carved, free-standing wall-unit is available to the purchaser subject to negotiation.
FITTED DINING KITCHEN (approx 24m²) – fitted in solid oak with a tiled floor, it features two separate tiled worktops, one of which has a built-in four-hob electric cooking unit and built-in fryer alongside, a large overhead extractor, a double sink, an oven with a built-barbecue alongside, a dishwasher, a fridge along with plenty of storage cupboards and drawers. An intercom unit with video and audio capability allows for the monitoring of callers at the perimeter gate (a further monitoring unit exists in the main bedroom on the first floor). The substantial oak dining table with its chairs are available to purchase.
LAUNDRY ROOM (approx 10m²) – with a tiled floor, a sink and plumbing for a washing machine.
BEDROOM WITH EN SUITE (approx 15m²) – with a parquet floor, coving to the ceiling and a view over the rear garden. The en-suite is extensively tiled and features a bath with over-bath shower, WC, double wash basin with individual mirrors and fitted cupboards with attractive oak doors which provide shelf and hanging space.
SEPARATE WC (approx 2m²) - including a wash basin.
GARAGE (approx 36m²) – of sufficient size to accommodate up to three cars, it includes built-in shelves and a ceiling access to enable furniture etc to be passed up to the upstairs accommodation of the house.
Take the spiral stone staircase to the first floor corridor / landing area of approximately 16m² with its parquet floor, where you’ll find substantial fitted cupboards with oak doors providing useful hanging and shelf storage space. The whole of the first floor features extensive parquet flooring and several of the rooms have distinctive, attractive light fittings which are available to the purchaser subject to negotiation.
MASTER BEDROOM WITH DRESSING ROOM & EN-SUITE (approx 40m² in total) – with a view over the garden towards the sea, coving to the ceiling and an attractive, wood-framed arch between the bedroom and its dressing area. A video / voice intercom panel to monitor callers at the front gate in installed. The en-suite is tiled and features a bath with over-bath shower, a double wash basin with mirrors, a bidet and fitted cupboards with attractive oak doors providing hanging and shelf space.
SEPARATE WC (approx 2m²)
BEDROOM 3 WITH SHARED EN-SUITE (approx 17m²) – with a parquet floor and views over the front garden.
BEDROOM 4 WITH SHARED EN-SUITE (approx 17m²) – with a parquet floor and views over the front garden.
BATHROOM (approx 10m²) – serves as an en-suite to bedrooms 3 and 4, each having an access door and features a bath with over-bath shower, a wash basin with ornamental shelf and tiled surround in a matching floral design and also a small storage cupboard.
BEDROOM 5 (approx 28m²) – this large bedroom could equally serve as a games room, an upstairs sitting room or even as a home cinema! It has a large, traditional, open, stone fireplace with chimney breast and views over both the front garden and back garden towards the sea.
TO THE EXTERIOR:
An electrically-operated main gate from the country lane allows access to the driveway which passes alongside the large lawn to the front of the house. Privacy is assured by the tall hedges and conifers which make up the perimeter boundary.
The rear garden also comprises a good sized lawn, several trees and bushes with a permanent barbecue and it is here that you will find the pool house. Beyond the rear garden is a view over fields to the sea beyond.
POOL HOUSE – with a swimming pool of 10m x 5m and up to 3m in depth, a diving board at one end and a toilet. The pool house has three large sliding doors / windows to allow you to step directly onto the back lawn and allow in the warm air in the summer months. The pool’s lining was renewed as recently as 2014 and its pump system – located in the garage – was replaced in 2012.
The roof of the house in constructed from substantial slate tiles which give a most attractive appearance and a satellite dish is installed.
Brand new programmable, electric radiators feature throughout the house with the exception of the upstairs second sitting room / games room / further bedroom, which has its own open fireplace and older electric radiators. Several of the rooms include ornate light fittings which are available to the purchaser.
The ferry ports of Roscoff (serving Plymouth and Cork) and Saint Malo (serving Portsmouth and Jersey) are 110km (69 miles) and 95km (59 miles) away respectively. Brest airport is 132km (83 miles) away, from where the airline FlyKiss (www.fly-kiss.com) operates a service to Luton. Dinard airport is 81km (51 miles) away, into which Ryanair fly from Stansted several times per week all year round and from East Midlands currently (as at February 2017) between April and the end of October.