Welcome to Moulin Havelard, located in the côtes d’armor region, the heart of Brittany, in France. Moulin Havelard is a move-in-ready solid medieval watermill built in 1789.
This remodeled mill of 259 m2 is in excellent condition and sits on a 6112 m2 plot of land with a separate (unfinished) two-story dependence on the hill and a tiny river on the opposite side, running down below. An extra strip of land (not visible) on the right side of the river is included in the sale.
The main house, has sturdy 0,5 meter thick walls, providing perfect insulation in both cold and warm weather. The roof and windows are of high-end quality. In preparation for sale, the house has been retested and recertified, passing all current French and European requirements. The property is ready for move-in.
The house is a spacious 259 m2 with 5 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 bedroom loft, two living rooms, a mezzanine, central heating, two wood-burning fireplaces, a laundry room, a garage, and a wine cellar.
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All images were taken on-premises to convey the beauty and charm of living in Brittany, France.
Food from the local farmers market is out of this world.
Brittany is world-renowned for its excellent seafood. If you are nice to him, the fishmonger will come to the house with his market stall, for you to pick whatever seafood you like, caught that morning.
A beautiful drive through farmland takes you to quaint towns, such as Moncontour, Saint-Briac, Saint-Brieuc, Saint-Malo, Josselin, and the World Heritage Site of Mont-Saint-Michel.
Get There/Y Arriver
Moulin Havelard is a quick one-hour drive from Rennes Airport (RNS), with direct flights to Paris (CDG), Bordeaux, Biarritz, Toulouse, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Marseille, Corsica, Amsterdam (AMS), and Geneva (GVA).
Additional flight options are available through the Brest (BES) and Nantes (NTE) airports nearby.
Moulin Havelard is a 26-minute drive from Lamballe, where a TGV takes you to Paris in 2h 39m, or if you prefer to drive all the way, a 4 1/2 hour journey to Paris.
The remote location of Moulin Havelard is the perfect escape away from the infection risk posed by the coronavirus. Away from large cities, yet with all the modern facilities at your disposal, this peaceful rural area delivers a perfect hideaway from infection.