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Piémont Cévenol Land
Piémont Cévenol Building
Piémont Cévenol Stone Ruins
BRITTANY FRANCE ARTISTS LOFT
A Modest “Grand Designs” project 40 minutes Beaches + St Malo port . 30 minutes to Historic City of Rennes 15 minutes to Medieval Dinan€ 117,000 Cash or Exchange
From Circa 1750
A quietly imposing rural building with manageable gardens (about ½ acre);
Set in a small hamlet midway between the Port of St Malo and the main city of Rennes in Northern Brittany.
Tranquillity without isolation.
Beautiful views and walks over open countryside.
The building is currently being restored as an Artist loft. This is a “work in progress”.
The interior has benefited from a back to bare stone structural renovation with lime rendering throughout bringing the property to an original blank canvas. A bare shell.
This is a project where the dirty heavy work has been done with great respect to traditional materials and techniques;
With low overheads, could be an ideal investment for holiday lets or a main residence with vast potential within the existing structure.
Also a small outbuilding and a well supplied well...
Brittany farmhouse specificationsWork done overall:
All rotten flooring and partitions removed ; any sound timber set aside in lean to barn. Open fireplace restored to original locally sourced oak lintels, all beams taken to sound wood and treated with “Xylophen”.
Walls and Floors
Floors dug out. Damp proof membrane installed on compacted sand.
25mm (1”) Polystyrene insulation and 100 mm (4”) concrete floor laid with shielded electrical cabling and hot & cold water pipes (per) within.
100 mm ventilation to fireplace from exterior, underfloor ventilation to workshop and kitchen.
Finish to 70 mm below zero to allow finish screed or wood floor or tiling
All cement render removed to bare stone.
All stonework to windows and door frames restored and cleaned.
Walls to kitchen and main room rendered with lime + local sand.
Walls to workshop cleaned to stone and washed with lime milk.
Doors to kitchen, workshop and main upstairs rooms replaced with hardwood double glazing with Xenon gas filling to contemporary specifications.
Consumer unit replaced to current regulation.
12 sockets to kitchen walls.
14 sockets to main room walls + Provision for IT and Phone ports.
2 sockets to workshop (provision for 12) surface mounted.
New water meter and pipework in per.
Current 1. To new hot water sealed unit serving bathroom and kitchen.
Current 2. Cold water to kitchen and bathroom.
Current 3. Cold water to workshop.
Accommodation Ground Floor
Site kitchen: 2,50 m x 6 m (8' x 20 ' approx.)
Carcass and worktop with stainless steel 1 ½ sink LH drainer.
Hot water sealed emersion tank.
Double glazed door to courtyard.
Main Room: 7 m x 6 m (24' x 20 approx.)
Open fireplace restored with new oak beams (20kw wood burner with back boiler optional).
Original front door to West courtyard.
Original windows to West courtyard.
Large stone “vaisselier” arched niche.
Stone arched doorway to workshop.
7 double electric sockets (total 14).
Stone arched doorway to East garden.
New electrical consumer unit to provision 3 floors if required.
Original oak beams and ceiling cleaned and treated.
Original cleaned stone work in local stone to all doorways, chimney and windows.
Workshop: 4m x 6m (18' x 20')
Double glazed hardwood doors to South (into lean to barn) and to the West courtyard.
2 electrical sockets – provision for 12 sockets possible..
Walls cleaned to stonework and limed.
Original oak beams and wood ceiling (cleaned and treated).
Echelle de meunier to 1st floor with hatch door (stairway).
Lean to Barn: 6m x 6m (20' x 20' approx.)
Large covered area with earth wall to East with stone arch.
Feature stone “vaissellier” arched niche.
Practical floor of scalpings compacted.
South side looking onto orchard, garden and open fields.
West side giving into courtyard.
Suitable for caravan/motorcar storage, currently outdoor living space March to October.
Provision of double glazed windows and doors to enclose as a conservatory.
BRITTANY - Character rural