Stunning Home - Reasonable Offers Considered

£199,000 | Gourin, Brittany, France | 5 Bedrooms | 165 sqm


  • Home In The Sun candidate
  • Potential airB&B - super buy-to-let potential
  • Excellent decor - both home exterior & interior just repainted
  • Walk everywhere, shopping, our new medical ctr w/eng.lang.Dr.s
  • Car ferry ports and Brest & Dinard airports are nearby
  • Private walkway to Chateau Tronjoly, Lake and pool.
  • Luminious, spaceous, airy, clean & tidy in a tranquil position
  • No wind turbines allowed. No hunting. No dogs. No thru traffic.
  • Includes Curtains, fitted carpets, lights, some furniture, appliances
  • Move-In Ready


Wonderfully pretty, immaculate five bedroom family house with potential for B&B peacefully located minutes from all amenities in the country town of Gourin, surrounded by beautiful easily maintained gardens and close to the Chateau Tronjoly with its new Salle des Fete and town swimming pool. Only 45 minutes from the pretty seaside towns of southern Brittany this home is on the market at a price well below the market value.

The house is within 5 min.walking distance of the magnificent 18th century Chateau Tronjoly with its shady park, lake, old mill and regular events taking place all through the year. Also within walking distance is the beautiful church, a supermarket and all the other town facilities. As such, the potential for a B&B or Chambres d’Hotes business is tremendous. Gourin is currently undergoing a total renovation of the town centre with the help of a large Eu grant, and will soon benefit from this rejuvenation. Buying property now, while prices are still low, is a good investment for the future. The vendors are highly motivated to sell.

From the beautiful front gardens, the impressive entrance way leads to a spacious and light-filled tiled hallway and an imposing marble stairway to the first floor.

A superb feature of this house is the ground floor master bedroom of generous size, with its large, ensuite bathroom and separate toilet, and beautiful aspects to the garden.

To the front of the house, benefiting from two large windows overlooking the garden views is the well equipped sunny kitchen with white painted wooden cabinets and a butcher’s block, and plenty of space for family meals, ideal for a busy family.

The hallway opens on to the “salle du jour” or sitting room, a generously sized light filled room (6m x 4m) with french doors to the garden. The dining room offers views of rear gardens.

The study and downstairs washroom are also located on the ground floor.

On the first floor are found four beautifully presented bedrooms, two double and two single. Built-In cupboards to one of the double rooms. The second shower room is on this floor, as well as a large, unfinished room which has the potential to form another ensuite bedroom, large study or second sitting room and another bedroom which has not yet been finished. Making in total six bedrooms.

Returning to the semi-basement we find a garden room and a generous games room as well as a utility room housing the boiler and storage area plus a wine cellar. The double garage also forms part of the basement area of the house.

The house is on mains drainage and water and benefits from the town utilities. It has full oil central heating and plentiful hot water at all times. Well insulated, the house keeps warm in winter and cool in summer, with no need for air conditioning. Details of taxes and running costs, as well as the energy figures can be supplied to serious viewers. Opening the house as a B&B is a simple matter requiring only a notification to the mayor of your intention to rent rooms. This house is also ideal for a growing family, with its flexible sleeping accommodation, downstairs master suite and generous living space, located in an easily accessible and delightful part of Brittany.

No wind turbines allowed here. No hunting allowed. No thru traffic. No barking dogs. No noise. Only peace.

Private, direct sale means no agent commission !


Further private parking for four vehicles, caravans, boats.

Utilities: Town water, town trash collection and town sewage, electric hot water(new 2015), fuel oil heating (new 2007) - just serviced, 12k 3 phase Edf electricity, France Telecom telephone, 20 Mb Orange Internet connect, satellite Tv dish.

Gourin has seven schools though few dormitory places for students. It also has no hotels, chambre d'hote's, B&B's or AirBnB's, so a business opportunity awaits, or a buy-to-let investor will find many takers for lettings, as we have discovered.

Price inclusive of lights, fitted carpets and most curtains, some furniture and appliances, but excludes taxes and legal costs.

E.U. Funding allows a redesign of our town-centre in a mediteranean style (approved 2016). This has commenced and our new town centre maybe ready by Christmas,

Morbihan is surely one of the most varied departments in France, with prehistoric monuments, ancient pilgrim trails and important historical towns and castles standing in contrast to the ever popular ports and villages, beaches and islands along the coast and around the Gulf of Morbihan.This region of southern Brittany is definitely a parish with something for everyone.

Brest and Dinan airports are near as are Roscoff and St.Malo car ferry services.

Our footpath to the LeClerc's supermarche is a few minutes away.


Mandatory energy report Home location in quiet street north of town, yet close to everything. Facade Top floor layout Ground floor accomodation Cellar garage / basement


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Arrow points to our quiet street between LeClerc food market and the Chateau Tronjoly Plan for our new town center We can walk to this Boulangerie Quimper is a popular tourist venue Chateau Tronjoly - 5 min. walk away with major fetes and events. Year-round fetes, festivals and dance are found in Chateau Tronjoly. Some sunday mornings our rue becomes a chemin(trail) for horse riders to/from Chateau (200mtrs) Pont Aven is a haven for sailors and artists alike. Camaret harbour, near Crozon pennisula, is in Finisterre - Lands End ! Crozon pennisula in autumn.

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