Les Chaussures des Engels

Or:  buying and renovating a house in France……………starting with a shoeshop

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In January 2001 we became the owners of an old stone building in a small town in Brittany, France.

Despite the many problems involved, the dubious state of floorboards, of water and power connections and not least, the distance from our home in Australia, we decided to take on the challenge.

This site shows extracts from the ongoing process of reviving the property which had been unoccupied for nearly twenty years.

 

 

No.4 rue Emile Mazé, Guémené-sur-Scorff, Brittany, France 56160

Email us at: gengelnet@gmail.com

 

houses Guémené was an unknown quantity, selected for its position close to the centre of Brittany, so that we could take day trips to all of its varied and spectacular coastlines……

cotesauvage Côte Sauvage

 

coast Mont-St-Michel

 

cotedesa.jpg Côte des Abers

 

castleoncoast

 

rockcottage A stone cottage overlooking the Atlantic, mists coming in from the sea and waves crashing on jagged rocks……something like that is what we had in mind

 

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