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French property of the week: Art Deco house on Brittany’s pink granite coast

Are you looking for a house with a bit of character in one of the most stunning parts of France? If so, our French Property of the Week could be for you.

French property of the week: Art Deco house on Brittany's pink granite coast
Photo: Leggett Immobiliere

Where is it?

You’ll find this Art Deco house in the pretty town of Tréguier, on Brittany's pink granite coast in north-western France.  

Located just above the river Jaudy in the Côtes d’Armor department the town has a 14th century cathedral at its heart.

It has a cluster of restaurants and cafes around the waterside harbour and plenty of outdoor activities.

The property also neighbours the town of Paimpol with its cobbled streets and port, and the seaside resort Perros-Guirec– all on the pink granite coast.

Brest airport is 132km away, with daily flights to Birmingham and Southampton.

And St Malo is 147km in the other direction if you prefer to catch a ferry to Portsmouth.

Tréguier. Google Maps. 

How much does it cost?

Get this pink granite house for €288,900 (or £254,070 depending on exchange rates).

Describe the house:

This three-bedroom Art Deco-style home is beautifully renovated.  

With touches of character from the entrance with its pink granite pillars to an Art Deco fireplace and windows, this house has a fully-equipped kitchen and a lovely master bedroom.

Surrounded by an evergreen garden, this property is ideal for someone looking for a modern house with flair.  

Why buy it?

Leggett Immobilier say: “This superbly renovated Art Deco style stone house as lots of style and a strong personality.

“Right near the famous Pink Granite Coast, only 6 km to the beaches and 16 km to Paimpol, the property's 3780 sq.m. landscaped park is exceptional, filled with magnificent trees with many varieties of plants for a flowered garden all year round.”

And the photos:

 

CLICK HERE for more information on this property and to contact the agent Leggett Immobiliere.

RENTING

EXPLAINED: France’s new rules for advertising rental properties

France is introducing new rules for private landlords from July 1st. Anyone who wants to publish a property listing will need to include certain information that wasn't required before.

EXPLAINED: France's new rules for advertising rental properties

If you are a private landlord and have a property that you want to advertise on the rental market in France, the rules on what information you need to include on the listing have been pretty vague – up until now. 

But an official ruling means that from July 1st that changes. From this date onwards, your advertisement must contain the following information:

  • Rental costs 

Monthly rental costs must be clearly mentioned on your listing. 

READ MORE Nine things to expect when renting an apartment in France

  • Charges

You must include information on any charges that the tenant will incur and information on how these charges can be paid. These charges can include anything from heating costs, to a concierge service. If you want to do an official ‘état des lieux’ or inventory of the property, this costs money. If you want the tenant to cover the cost, you must mention this on the advertisement (as well as the amount). 

READ MORE The vital French vocab for renting property

  • Rent control information

If your property is in an area subject to rent control, you must include the following text in your listing: “zone soumise à encadrement des loyers“.  You must specify the minimum and maximum rental price in your area. 

You can find out if your property is in such a zone by using this simulator

  • Other  

You must include information the the deposit that will be required. You must list the commune or arrondissement where the property is located. You must also provide the surface area of the property as well as information on whether it is furnished or unfurnished. 

READ MORE Renting furnished accommodation in France: What should your landlord provide?

The above information must appear on any advertisement – no matter what form that advertisement takes.

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