Old French Farmhouse restoration project

PRICE: EUR €37,000

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Private Seller: John Weir
Tel: 00 33 (0)9 54 68 64 53 (France)

Space to breathe in the peaceful French countryside. Proposition: an excellent building renovation project with land, situated near the village of Lévaré and not far from the town of Gorron, just two hours from the ports of Cherbourg and Caen, one and a quarter hours from St Mâlo and the airport of Dinard (flights from East Midlands and London Stanstead) and a short drive from the lovely medieval town of Fougères, with its surrounding modern shopping facilities.

Property features:
Some renovation
Includes barn
Old French Farmhouse restoration project
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Property Details:

A stone house under a slate roof, with an old barn (superb old carpentry) and a former stable attached, set on land of 4461 square meters (approx two acres) with the option of a further 1391 square meters with an old French country bread oven and stone garage (both needing repairs) opposite.

A modern septic tank conforming to French norms has been installed to the rear but needs final connections to the house. A mains water supply has been brought in to a point in front of the house and a new electricity supply to a new meter in the former stable and the old frame removed from the front. The stable was the original house and has an old fireplace. Its roof has been reslated at the front and partly at the rear, with openings ready for Velux windows in the attic.

Floor areas: the buildings are something of a blank canvas, with the uses of the internal spaces still to be defined, but the floor areas are:
House: 40 meters square plus attic over
Barn: 124 meters square plus a basement with access from ground level at the front of same size
Lean-to: 39 meters square with access from inside
Lean-to: 25 meters square (approx) with access from outside
Former stable: 95 meters square approx, ground floor and attic

History: the property was bought for a member of the family who, because of changed financial and health circumstances, has been unable to continue with the works begun. Nothing has been done for about three years and work will be needed to clear vegetation in order to get at the full potential of the building and its setting in the countryside but this is a great opportunity to make a home and/or gîtes of real character. Important note : the photographs were taken before the vegetation invaded! This is not intended in any way to deceive but to show the property as it is when the grass, shrubs and brambles are cleared and to give a sense of its potential.

All this for the below market price (as stated above) including all fees.
Option land/buildings opposite €3110/£2,800-00 (approx £2-00 per square meter)

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