Maison de Cèdre
|Location:||1 km from Guémené sur Scorff|
|Property Type:||House - Semi Detached (110 m²)|
|Rent per month:||£730 pcm Inclusive of some extras|
|Long letting period:||Available year round for long lets|
|Min. rental period:||12 months ideally|
|Bedrooms:||3 Double bedrooms. 1 Twin bedroom. 2 of the bedrooms are ensuite|
|Sleeps:||1 to 8 (3 double beds, 2 single beds)|
Description of Property:
This property is the larger of two adjoined houses set within a 2500 m² garden. Each house has its own terrace and garden area and walls & hedges provide privacy.
The 1938 house provides light & comfortable accommodation, with modern plumbing, oil-fired central heating, and a wood-burner in the large open-plan kitchen/lounge. The 2 largest bedrooms have en-suite facilities, whilst the two other bedrooms share a further shower-room/WC.
The house faces south, & at the rear has some good views to the surrounding wooded hills, and towards Guemene itself.
The house is equipped with:
UK television (FreeSAT), French television (TNT), and permanent 9 Mbps Broadband internet (both ‘plug-in’ and WiFi access).
The property has been renovated to a high standard with plenty of bathrooms, modern insulation, and quality fittings and finishes. The house is neutrally decorated, carpeted on the top 2 floors, and fully furnished.
Open plan kitchen / dining room / living room. Large free-standing wood-burning stove set in oak fireplace. Exposed ceiling beams, and tiled floor. This room is warm in winter and cool in summer, and provides spacious yet cosy living space. The kitchen is fully fitted, including dishwasher & washing machine.
Rear vestibule (with French windows to rear garden), with large storage cupboard, leading to WC (with sink).
Master bedroom, with spacious ensuite bathroom with separate shower cubicle & WC. Large window looking south over garden, with electric roller-blind.
Bedroom 2, with ensuite shower-room & WC. Large window looking south over garden, with electric roller-blind
Bedroom 3, with French windows & balcony looking east, large window looking south over garden. Velux window.
Bedroom 4, windows on two sides, plus velux window.
Shower-room with WC
Outside Amenities: The house is set in landscaped gardens with a range of old and young trees. Open countryside borders the garden on 2 sides.
There is a large sun terrace at the front of the house with table & chairs under a shade-canopy.
The garden is mainly to the south of the property and contains a variety of mature and younger trees, including cherry, peach, and apple trees. The garden offers one main flat piece of lawn (with room for a badminton court), but with a number of other more shaded areas providing various routes through the grounds. Hedges on the property's perimeter provide privacy. There is a large gravelled parking area.
Surrounding Area: Guémené-sur-Scorff sits on the river Scorff which meanders through unspoilt rolling farmland, and is close to the ancient Fôret de Quenecan (8 km), and Brittany’s largest lake (Le lac de Guerlédan, 18 km).
There is an extensive network of footpaths in the surrounding countryside. These start close to the house (avoiding the need to walk on the road) and lead to both Guémené and nearby villages and hamlets. Guémené has a mixture of both open countryside, and also densely wooded hills/river valleys nearby. It is both good walking and cycling countryside.
Guemene is only 1 minute away by car and offers a pretty historic centre with a weekly market, bars, restaurants, banks, a post office, cinema, traditional small shops, and 2 supermarkets.
The larger historic city of Pontivy is a 20 minute drive away, and sits on the Nantes-Brest Canal. Pontivy has a thriving centre with many beautiful buildings and shops etc.
The south coast is approximately 35 minutes drive away.
Nearby cities towns and cities of interest include Vannes (54 km), Josselin (40 km), Pont-Aven (50 km), and Carnac (56 km).
|Heating system:||Central heating (Oil-fired central heating with thermostatic radiators in all rooms, with a programmable digital timer off the lounge , allowing the central heating to start before you get up etc...). Large 8 kW wood-burner in lounge (with dry kindling wood available for starting the fire, and a local firewood supply available at cost (€210 per cord delivered & cut to 50cm logs presently).|
|Services / Facilities:||Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. Satellite TV. DVD.
A telephone (an ORANGE/France Telecom shared land line) is available if required, usually at no extra cost as most calls (inc. international) are included free in my Orange phone contract
Conventional oven. Hob. Microwave. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine.
Toaster, cutlery, pans, crockery etc...
Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. No large dogs for long-term rentals. Cat OK. Garden is not fenced, so pets can disappear.
Suitable storage facilities are available for furniture etc.
Some dry storage space available if required in renovated barn on the same site. Plenty of room for firewood, bicycles, golf clubs etc
Property is suitable for more than one family.
Distance to Nearest (in kms):
|Village/Town:||Guémené-sur-Scorff is 1 km away|
|Airport:||Brest 128 kms|
|Train Station:||Lorient 44 kms|
|Bus Station:||Guémené-sur-Scorff 1.2 km|
|Port:||Roscoff & St. Malo (both 1.5 hrs drive)|
Pricing Info: Long-term rentals: Euros €730 per calendar month
This rent includes:
- Internet broadband, with a speed of at least 9 Mega bps, from ORANGE/France telecom.
(both 'plug-in', and WiFi access are provided by a ‘Netgear’ Router in the house itself)
- water 'standing charge' (i.e. water abonnement, currently €76 per annum)
- TV license (“contribution a l’audiovisuel public”)
- All garden maintenance, though any help with garden (especially mowing lawn with the petrol mower) is welcome.
- Bedding linen, duvets etc...
- Taxe Fonciere (paid by the property owner in France)
- Central heating boiler service & maintenance contract
Costs payable IN ADDITION to the rent (for long-term lets only):
1. All Energy costs i.e. central heating oil consumption, electricity, & firewood.
2. WATER consumed, at supplied cost (currently €1.97 per cubic meter (1000 litres). Source: Lyonnaise des Eaux, the local supplier. As measured by water meter.
3. Tax habitation (the equivalent of UK council tax) if charged by the commune (up to €500 per year maximum).
4. Cost of the annual chimney sweep (€50 currently), for the wood-burning stove.
By direct credit to my French bank account, or by French cheque
By direct credit to my UK bank account, or by UK cheque
LONG RENTALS: 1 month’s rent, to be held until end of rental.
Availability: This property is available year round for longer lets.
My property is NOT available for weekly summer holiday rentals.
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|Telephone No 1:||+33 (0)2 97 39 31 46|
|Telephone No 2:||+33 (0)6 79 75 75 16|
|Languages spoken:||English, & basic French|
|Time to contact:||Daytime and evening|
|Time to contact:||Daytime and evening. Voicemail|
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'Maison de Cèdre'