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Auray 56400 France

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Last Updated: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Live the Dream - Fishermans cottage in delightful French Atlantic port

•Breton stone cottage;
•insulated and recently re-roofed New boiler;
•3 good-sized bedrooms; traditional lit clos (enclosed bed) in the largest bedroom. No, we didn't know what a lit clos is either. This is a literally a box bed, often with beautiful, intricate carving on the doors. This is the bed of the master and mistress of the house;
•two new bathrooms;
•Approx. 75m2 over 3 levels. .
•Quiet area, in Artists’ quarter of the village;
•easily locked up when no one is there;
•A few steps to the port with restaurants and shops ;
• 10 mins walk to Auray city centre, town hall and daily market;
•The area includes 6 out of top 12 of the 100 best towns to live and work in France;*
•Benjamin Franklin first stopped at Saint Goustan when he arrived in France to ask the government for help in the US war of independence;
•The port was once a busy commercial centre and has direct access to the Atlantic’s Golf du Morbihan and its beautiful islands;
•Microclimate: rarely drops below 0 degrees in winter;
•Permanent residents all year so does not empty in winter, unlike many other coastal areas;
•TGV (high speed train) 3 hours to Paris;
•Ferries from UK;
•Many Parisians have their family homes here and return for weekends and holidays;
•Brittany’s most important pilgrimage site for nearly 400 years;

Basics:

Number of Bedrooms
3
Number of Bathrooms
2
Number of Offices
1
Surface Size
75 Sq. Meters
Suited for
4 people
Property Type
Cottage or Country Home

Availability:

Available from Saturday, October 20, 2018 onward
Minimum Stay
3 day(s)
Flexible With Dates
Yes

*Approximate location of the property is within the blue radius. Red markers indicate surrounding points of interest including schools, universities, libraries and museums.

City Auray
Postal Code - State or Province 56400 Bretagne
Country France
Neighborhood Keywords port saint goustan, artists quarter, riverside, quai benjamin franklin; morbihan; l'armorique;
Closest University Université Terre & Mer;
University nearby Université Bretagne Sud (UBS) ; ENSIBS (Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Ingénieurs de Bretagne-Sud); Institut Universitaire de Technologie (I.U.T);




Rental Price:

Asked
EUR 800 Monthly

Rent Negotiable
Yes
Utilities Included
No
Cleaning Services Included
No

Surroundings:

  • Near Woods
  • Near Shops
  • Urban Environment
  • Near Ocean/Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Public Transports

Additional Information:

  • Furnished
  • Second Home
  • SemiFurnished
  • Writing or Country Retreat

Amenities:

  • Modern Kitchen
  • Stairs
  • Other:

Considerations:

Kid Friendly
Negotiable

Smoke Free
Yes

Car Available
Negotiable

Perform Housesitting Duties?:

No

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University Professor Art History University Lille 3, Ecole du Louvre Paris. Member Scientific Committee Chateau of Versailles. Specialist in European 18th Century art and the art markets. I lecture at the Getty, in conferences in Switzerland, London, Italy, Germany and elsewhere. My Partner Suzanne is Australian and is a world traveller. She is multilingual. Our passions are exploring Europe's historical art treasures, most abundant in Italy; visiting traditional artisans in their studios; world famous chianti classico wine and olive oil and participating in village life in Chianti.

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