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La Maison Du Gouffre – Tiny Old House Between The Rocks

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Castel Meur, also known as La Maison du Gouffre or “the house between the rocks”, is a charming cottage wedged between two huge jagged rocks that has been drawing tourists to the otherwise quiet little village of Plougrescant, located in the department of Côtes-d’Armor in the region of Brittany, in France, since the 19th century.

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The house has her back turned towards the sea, against which her owner sought to protect her by building the house in a cradle between the two rocks to shield her from the violent storms that frequent this place.

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The tiny house was built in 1861, at a time when building permits did not exist, where anyone could build at will.

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After the death of her original owner, Castel Meur served as the second home to the descendant’s family who lived here sporadically.

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The current occupant, the granddaughter of the first master of the house, has lived here since 2004 after selling her business in America and returning back to her land.

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