Mansion for sale

860000€

9 bedrooms 295 square meters

Immoweb code : 9441716
Immoweb code : 9441716

Overview

9 bedrooms
295 square meters livable space
680 square meters of land

Description

The large, luxurious home of a fishing industrialist in a so

A medium-sized town on the Brittany coast, it is less than 25 km from an airport and a TGV train station. It further benefits from the proximity of the amenities in Quimper, the department's prefecture. The town of the so-called "Penn Sardin" (sardine heads in Breton) owes its name to the fact that it held first place in France in the 19th century as regards sardine fishing and tinning activities. Nowadays, the fishermen have made way for holidaymakers, but the natural surroundings and the buildings are still particularly authentic. Those exploring this port town, with its wealth of reliefs, will repeatedly come across views and vistas with the sea in the distance. This luxury home and its garden, less than stone's throw from the quays and slightly set ba ck off a square, are concealed from onlookers by their perimeter walls. This house bears witness to a time when 26 tinning factories employed almost 3,000 workers and when it was common for industrialists to show their success by constructing sumptuous houses near to the centre of urban commercial activity, but away from working-class homes. Consequently, this house is to be seen, separated from the town by a low stone wall, topped with short, wrought railings. Wrought iron gates open on to a driveway leading to the house's main porch. A back door set in the conservatory, bordering a side street, provides a second entrance. The houseThe building, constructed at the end of the 1800's, spans three levels. The masonry stone walls are rendered

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