Idyllic 3-Bedroom Cottage Close to Coast - Perfect Full-Time or Holiday Home

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France, Civray (France)

3 Bedrooms · 1 Bathrooms · 105Floor area



No parking

3 Bedrooms

1 Bathrooms



No pool

Not furnished


Imagine yourself nestled in the charm of a cozy, 3-bedroom cottage in the picturesque region of Civray, France. This delightful property promises the inviting allure of a well-maintained home combined with the enchanting ambiance of the French countryside. For those considering an overseas purchase, either as a holiday retreat or a permanent residence, this home offers a balance of comfort and ease, catering especially to expats seeking a serene European life.

This semi-detached, stone cottage brings a warm, family-friendly environment over two levels, comprising a total living space of 105 square meters. The ground level boasts a bright, open plan configuration which includes a living area, a kitchen, and a dining space. This area seamlessly opens onto a terrace through charming patio doors, establishing an ideal set up for hosting or simply enjoying peaceful family mornings. Additionally, there's a compact utility area and a conveniently located WC on this floor.

Ascending up the custom-built staircase, the upper floor reveals a pleasant landing area that leads to the sleeping quarters. Here, you will find two generously sized double bedrooms alongside a single bedroom—perfect for a growing family or accommodating guests. A neatly kept family bathroom, equipped with a shower over bath, caters to the needs of a bustling household. Throughout the house, double glazed windows adorned with traditional wooden shutters not only enhance the aesthetic but provide excellent insulation.

Comfort is further ensured with a combination of a wood burner and electric radiators for heating, offering a cozy ambiance during colder months. The outdoor area is as manageable as it is enchanting, mainly consisting of a lawn that wraps around the house, alongside a courtyard at the front, and a patio to the side. These spaces are perfect for leisurely days spent outdoors or indulging in gardening.

Property Features include:
- Three bedrooms
- Spacious open-plan living area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Family bathroom with modern fittings
- Utility space with a water closet
- Effective double glazing and wooden shutters
- Heating via wood burner and electric radiators
- Manageable garden with lawn
- Outdoor terrace and patio
- Courtyard for additional outdoor space
- Summer house and storage barn (both require some renovation)

Living in Civray offers more than just a splendid home; it is about embracing a lifestyle embedded in tranquility and community. The house is a mere 15 minutes from the vibrant large village of Plougenast, which boasts essential amenities including supermarkets, a cinema, and a variety of dining options from traditional French to global cuisines. Every necessity is catered for here, making everyday life convenient and enjoyable.

For the leisure seeker, the splendid beaches of Brittany’s north coast are just a 40-minute drive away – perfect for weekend excursions or spontaneous beach days. The proximity to major travel hubs like Rennes Airport and the ports of St Malo and Roscoff facilitate easy travel to and from the region, which is a tremendous advantage for those visiting from abroad or planning trips to explore more of Europe.

The local climate in Civray is temperate with distinct seasons, showcasing warm summers ideal for enjoying the outdoors and crisp winters that highlight the region’s scenic beauty. Enjoy spring blossoms and autumn leaves as the landscape changes color, an enriching experience for those coming from more uniform climates.

Living in this house offers a unique blend of pastoral charm with everyday convenience, ideal for those looking to integrate into a peaceful yet connected community. While the property is in good condition, areas such as the barn and cider press provide creative opportunities for those inclined towards DIY projects or looking for a custom touch in their new European home. Whether you’re settling down or looking for a getaway, this property ensures a harmonious blend of ease, tradition, and the enchanting French lifestyle.


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