The 36-ha English-style park is one of the highlights of this 19th century estate. It features various species of trees (plane, chestnut…), a pond, a tennis court, an outdoor swimming pool and countless outbuildings, including stalls, a garage, a keeper’s house and the ruins of the old castle. "This is a property with soul," stresses Mercure Rennes agency. "It was built by the uncle of the famous painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec." A listed monument, the estate offers 800 sq m of living space dispatched over three levels. The ground floor boasts the wide-clearance reception rooms, including a huge living room adorned with splendid 17th-century panelling. This level also features wooden floors, a marble fireplace, a hall, an additional living room, a dining room, a study, a kitchen and a mezzanine opening onto the park. Fourteen bedrooms and eight bathrooms are located in the upper floors of this outstanding haven of peace.
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UMMARY : Where ? Près de Rennes - Living space : 800 m2 - Period : 1888 - Price : 1 799 000 € - Estate agent : Agence Internationale Mercure Rennes - 35740 Pacé. - Tel. : 02 99 85 25 00. http://www.agencemercure.fr