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BRITTANY – 10 minutes from Plougasnou and the medieval town of Morlaix …

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Situated in the department of Finistère, who could ask for more when you’re searching for a permanent home or a base for family holidays – just a short walk from 2 fabulous beaches stretching along the beautiful Brittany coast. Leggett Agent; Patrick Kerneis is offering a fully renovated Neo Bretonne home enjoying this wonderful view, fully double glazed and the latest geothermal central heating  for all year round comfort.

Finistère is the most westerly department of Brittany, with its rugged, picturesque countryside, strong regional identity and many miles of coastline scattered with clean, sandy beaches. In fact Finistère is the most coastal department of France accounting for almost one quarter of the country’s overall coastline and almost half of its towns and villages are located at the coast. Bordered to the north by the English Channel, to the west by the Irish Sea and to the south by the Atlantic Ocean, this is the perfect location for those who love the sea and of course, delicious fresh fish and seafood. Over millions of years, waves and storms have shaped the rugged coastline, giving a wild beauty while the proximity of the Gulf Stream gives a gentle climate.

The capital city of the region is Brest, which has as an average of 1732 hours of sunshine per year (comparison Toulouse 2,000 hours per year) and average maximum temperatures of around 22 degrees Celsius. Finistère has superb transport links, Brittany’s toll free roads make it easy to access a host of ports and airports, but the region is served directly by the port at Roscoff, the airport at Brest and TGV services to stations including Brest and Morlaix.

For more properties in the department of Finistère, click here …