Four Unique Homes That Charm With Rustic Details

What makes a home charmingly rustic? Sometimes there isn’t a specific descriptive feature that makes it rustic, sometimes it’s an essence. Whether it’s the vintage terracotta, century-old bricks or pre-modernism architecture, here are four homes that visibly charm in their own way. 

Beautiful Manor close to the beaches in lamballe, brittany, france

This restored manor house in the Brittany region of France charms with its stone facade and beautiful setting. (Groupe Mercure)

Location: Lamballe, Brittany, France

Price: EUR 1,144,000 (US $1,36 million)

Size: 5,813 square feet

Beds/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms

old world living room with fireplace in French manor house in brittany

Two lounges, a dining room, kitchen and large gym are among the living spaces. (Groupe Mercure)

This beautiful manor sits on 4.94 acres and is a restored home that still has its original stone walls. The home comfortably has eight bedrooms and six bathrooms, an office, a kitchen, two lounges, a dining room and a large gym. 

The home has beautiful 360-degree views around the property. It is 19 miles from the beaches, shops, and services are 0.6 miles away. Two large outbuildings organized as independent dwellings offer additional living space, while two others are in the process of being restored. 

This is a great environment to enjoy an uncompromising and relaxing quality of life.

rustic ranch property in san miguel de allende with red walled exterior

A red-hued exterior and custom wood doors lend a rustic note to this San Miguel de Allende investment property. (CDR San Miguel)

Location: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico

Price: US $2,200,000

Size: 7,147 square feet

Beds/Baths: 6 bedrooms, 6 bathroom

Rancho El Paraiso patio in san miguel

Urban village living meets rural tranquility at Rancho El Paraiso in San Miguel de Allende. (CDR San Miguel)

This classic hacienda-style ranch offers a blissful combination of urban village living and rural tranquility. The property is also steps away from the historic Santuario de Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco (chosen as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO).

It’s rustic front facade faces the town’s charming main street, which has food stands and vendors. Inside, the home features both it’s original 19th-century details and more recent renovations. On the front of the property are the main house, guest quarters and two separate casitas, which can sleep up to 11 people. There are six horse stables, courtyards, gardens, fireplaces, outdoor living and dining spaces, and parking for multiple vehicles.

Atotonilco accurately represents what San Miguel de Allende was like 50 years ago, and this home is a unique opportunity to capture a piece of history and create your own story.

Centre of France – 19th century chateau with outbuildings

A 19th-century chateau is the centerpiece of this rustic estate in the Centre of France. (Groupe Mercure)

Location: Langeais, Centre, France

Price: EUR 1,238,000 (US $1,469,670)

Size: 8,611 square feet

Beds/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 5 bathroom

formal living room lounge inside a manor house in centre of france

High ceilings, tall French doors and handsome millwork lend a sophisticated note to the home’s interior. (Groupe Mercure)

This glorious estate in the Centre of France is composed of a 19th-century chateau, a caretaker’s house, a gite, an orangery, a large agricultural building, multiple troglodyte cellars and a heated swimming pool.

The property is in very good condition and is well-maintained, requiring no major renovation. The chateau offers 8,611 square feet of living space and consists of a dining room, two lounges, a library, a kitchen and 10 bedrooms. The caretaker’s house is composed of a large room, a kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom.

The gite is 969 square feet and completely renovated, with an independent entrance, a living room, a kitchen and three bedrooms. There’s also a swimming pool with a pool house.

Rustic-Modern beauty in the golf community of Santaluz.

Old World Spanish details blend with modern updates at this rustic-modern estate in San Diego’s Santaluz community. (Willis Allen Real Estate)

Location: San Diego, CA, USA

Price: US $4,295,000

Size: 5,960 square feet

Beds/Baths: 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathroom

billiards room with bar and hardwood floors in san diego

Wrought iron fixtures lend a rustic touch to the home’s billiards and bar room. (Willis Allen Real Estate)

This rustic modern home in San Diego is located within the guard-gated golf community of Santaluz. This home has so much to offer with five Bedrooms, 5.5 Baths, a fully built-out office, a large gym (or fifth bedroom), a state-of-the-art 10-seat theatre room, a bar and a game room. Outdoors, there’s a saltwater pool & spa, outdoor shower and pool bathroom, an outdoor BBQ area, a built-in raised garden area and a four-car garage. 

The home has an open floor plan with 13-foot-high ceilings in the great room and kitchen areas. It’s located on a very quiet cul-de-sac street within the Santaluz Community. This home is the perfect place to relax while you watch the beautiful San Diego sunsets from your backyard.

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