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Brittany, France €475.000
  • Life changing opportunity for sale of this large residential centre, in the form of a stunning imposing property set within grounds of 8000m2. Located in the desirable area of natural beauty in the Scorff Valley.
VR Estates are delighted to offer for sale this wonderful property which is situated in an unspoilt picturesque region of Brittany, the Scorff Valley which is within the boundaries in the Natura 2000 an area of special interest for Biodiversity. Although located in a tranquil and peaceful environment it is by no means isolated and the village has good local amenities including a corner shop, 2 cafes, a garage, Pizzeria and restaurant.
The nearest town with larger amenities is Guémené Sur scorff which is just a short 5 minute drive away.
Although in a countryside location, for lovers of the sea in 45 minutes you are in the beautiful seaside resort of Larmor plage, lorient, or 1hr from the medieval city of Vannes which boasts a micro climate, also situated on the coast.

Although, at the time of its conception, the centre was originally intended to board visiting schools from England, accommodating 50 students at a time, many more usages could be made of it. Irish, African and French schools have been staying here for example, as well as Buddhists coming from the nearby temple of Plouray during pilgrimages. Because of the peacefulness of the area the centre would also be the ideal place for residential courses such as photography, painting, crafts, yoga etc...
The fishing enthusiasms could also enjoy carp fishing in the well stoked lake 5 mn walk away, day and night, or trout and salmon fishing in the river Scorff. Fans of cycling and walking will be spoilt for choice here as the area is considered by many to be the best area for cycling in France, and this is in no small part due to the variations of landscape that Brittany has to offer.
The Centre also offers a life style which adds considerably to the quality of life. Very large house with own drive, a gate house/office building to be renovated, car park in front for coach and many cars, nearest neighbour 200 yards away, and a small park as a back garden. South facing, very light and large rooms. You would be indeed hard pressed to find a more idyllic property and location.

The Centre has a capacity for some 50 visiting pupils, housed in purpose built dormitories, as well as accommodation for 6 accompanying teachers. Typically, pupils come to the Centre for one-week periods from schools in the UK.
There are a number of travel options for arrival to the Centre. Schools from the south of England often use coaches and ferries, while those from far afield often fly from the UK, to any one of the 4 French regional airports within a 2 hours drive from the Centre.

The property itself has an impressive, attractive facade and on approach most definitely has the wow factor.
The ground floor entrance opens into a large hallway with wooden floor and leads off to the terrace via a french door, sitting, room, office kitchen and basement as well as an attractive staircase to the first floor.
The lounge is double aspect, chestnut strip floor, antique chestnut fire surround with wood burning fire, built-in cupboard, wall lights, centre lights, two pairs of French doors to terrace, panel heaters.
The dining room has wooden floor, antique open fireplace, two pairs of French doors to terrace. Panel heaters.
The kitchen has a range of wall and floor units with work surface over and tiled splash back, one gas cooker, one electric cooker, extractor hood, non-slip tiled floor, 1 1/2 bowl sink with drainer, built-in concealed dishwasher and fridge freezer, pane heaters, air extractor, dumb waiter to lower ground floor laundry room.

The first floor is accessed via solid oak stairs which connect the house from from basement to attic.
From the landing are located 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. 4 bedrooms are with chestnut flooring and 1 is carpeted all have panel heaters.
One bathroom has bath and shower with separate toilet the second has bath and wc incorporated.

The basement has Washroom with double sink, dishwasher, washing machine, dryer, dumb waiter to kitchen and dry store.

The centre accomodation provides to the ground floor, a panelled front door leading into an entrance hall with non-slip flooring and panel heaters.
There is a large classroom which doubles as the dining room, again with non-slip flooring, panel heaters and is furnished completely.
Double doors lead from here into a carpeted corridor with heater, doors to the showers, WCs and staff bedrooms as well as staircase to lower floors.

The showers and toilet blocks are both girls and boys and are tiled floors. There are 3 WCs and 3 shower cubicles, 4 pedestal hand basins, extractor fans and panel heaters.
There are 4 bedrooms, each with carpeted floors, hand wash basin, built in fitted wardrobes and panel heaters in each, across from the bedrooms is also a staff shower room with hand basin and separate toilet.
The basement area in this part benefits from the student sleeping accomodation comprising of four dormitories furnished with bunk beds, each sleeping 8, 10, 14 and 16 students respectively. The linen room and fire alarm controls occupy same floor.
In addition there is a self contained apartment which comprises of a kitchen/dining room, a sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and separate toilet.

The grounds of the property are equally as impressive, there is a huge patio area access from the lounge, hall and dining room. There are large laid to lawn areas and all surrounded by stunning mature tress which also create privacy around the property.

This superb property presents endless possibilities for someone wishing to relocate to this beautiful area. It could be used as a teaching centre, or as a holiday rental property or as a large home with possibly self contained apartments within. Or as other business opportunities it really is open to many options. It is offered at an excellent price which is also negotiable for a quick sale.

Please contact us to arrange to view this property or for the owners own website where you will find many more photos of the property or if you have any questions. We are looking forward to hearing from you........