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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.

Energy report.

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.

Front view from the road.
Beautiful flex-stone front terrace.
Front of the main house, driveways on either side.
Front view of the house with washing room down below.
Front patio for al fresco dining, with direct access to kitchen, dining room, and main living room.
Top-quality window treatment.
Garage and wine cellar, underneath the house, on the right side.
Right side view of the main house.
Garage and cellar view
The path from the garage to the quiet road (virtually no traffic).
Garage with a huge garden leading to the small Lerie river stream.
Garage and wine cellar.
Backyard view, great for large outside gatherings.
Backyard view.
Left side entry into the main house.
Side view with ground-level driveway.
View of the house from dependence.
Dual-pane glass windows in excellent shape.
Spacious and comfortable living room.
View of the side of house and dependence up the hill.
Downstairs living and dining room, with direct access to the kitchen and breakfast nook.
Dining room, with direct access to the front terrace.
Antique dining room table.
Dining room table, with central heating radiators.
Living room atmosphere.
Kitchen from the breakfast nook.
Kitchen equipped with gas stove, American size fridge, and professional hood.
Living room view from the kitchen.
Steps to the second floor.
Mezzanine to second living room with loft.
Mezzanine entry to the second living room.
Beautiful features of ancient times.
Upstairs living room with fireplace, notice the thick and sturdy walls, providing perfect insulation.
Second-level living room with a view.
Lounge view.
Loft sleeping area, with room underneath on the left, full bath on the right.
View from the loft.
Solid walls and insulation
Beautiful sturdy original woodwork going strong.
Happy reading and relaxing!
Loft desk.
Mezzanine detail.
Mezzanine steps.
Two mirrored extra bedrooms.
View from steps of dependence.
View from the quiet road, two pathways leading to the house.
Ground-level pathway to the house.
Dependence.
Garden bench.
Road sign.
The Lerie river running quaintly by.
Kérété, the quiet road to a quiet road.

Living/Vivre

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.

Vicinity/Proximité

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.

Mont-Saint-Michel
Citroën 2CV
Josselin

Get There/Y Arriver

Fly

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.

Drive/Train

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.

COVID escape/évasion

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.

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