Original 15th C watch tower located in a Breton town in the historic Marches de Bretagne area. 5 storeys high with an access out onto the city wall and panoramic view of the town, this property is located within walking distance of the town’s tourist and shopping centre.
The property is comprised on the ground floor of a kitchen, a living room with a fireplace, a toilet with wash hand basin, a scullery, and a courtyard with access out onto the street. The access to the upper storeys is via an old, spiral, wooden staircase in the centre of the tower. The next floor which is another half storey gives access to small attic and a bathroom. On the 1st floor, there is a bedroom presently used as an upstairs living room, another room has a sink presently used a small kitchen, another toilet and a large attic with standing height over the living room, which could provide further living space. The 2nd floor comprises a bedroom, a boudoir and another toilet and the 3rd floor a bedroom, a shower room with a toilet and an attic. Access to the roof is via a ladder on the 3rd floor. The roof is in good condition, surrounded with battlements and drained via a stone gargoyle overhanging the street. There is also access out onto the town wall which would also be used as a fire escape.
The building is in good structural condition but would require some decoration in places. This is a unique chance to purchase a piece of medieval history located in the town’s pedestrian area. The house has been well looked after by the present owner who has introduced modern comforts whilst preserving the property’s original features. It is connected to the local mains drainage network and has gas fired central heating. Could be converted into two residences.
Habitable surface : 170m2
Plot size : 121m2
Dpe values : Energy consumption E Green house gas consumption F
Amenities : Train station with Tgv to Paris (1 hour 40 minutes), banks, restaurants, cafés, bars, clothes shops, post office, grocery stores, all within walking distance.
Location : 40 minutes to Rennes by car, 30 in the train, 30 minutes to Fougères, 5 to 5 and a half hours to the Channel Tunnel, 2 hours to the ferry port in Caen, 1 hour 15 minutes to St. Malo and the airport at Dinard.
Price € 265,000
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Agency: Belle France Immobilier