CHF17428 - Impressive Manor house in very good condition, set in 1.78 of an Acre of land with Outbuildings located in a peaceful hamlet in the Normandy countryside yet only 20 minutes' drive from the bustling market towns of Carentan and Valognes.
The house is in excellent condition and retains many original features – Mullioned windows and an amazing wooden staircase plus magnificent stone floors. There are four bedrooms in the main house, there is also a separate self contained apartment and a studio above the garage.
The house has business potential as there is an established Artist’s studio on the top floor and the bedrooms are ideally designed to be used for guest accommodation (Bed and Breakfast opportunity).
There is currently 335 square metres of habitable surface with a further 150 square metres available for development. There are also four Outbuildings (214 m²) which could be developed in to further gite accommodation.
The property is located in the heart of a pretty and peaceful hamlet and is approached via a drive which leads you through an archway in to the courtyard.
The accommodation comprises ;
Entrance hall (12 m²) with original wooden staircase leading to a hallway with access to the rear of the property.
Large double aspect lounge (40 m²) with a magnificent fireplace with access to a separate WC (4 m²) and utility room (6 m²).
Large Kitchen/Diner (25 m²) with high quality fitted units and a granite worktop, there is also a large fireplace with efficient wood burner.
Two walk in pantries,
An impressive Dining room (45 m²) with another large fireplace.
Landing (9 m²)
Three large Bedrooms (24 m², 29 m², 33 m²) and two family Bathroom (9 m², 20 m²) and a separate WC.
The master Bedroom is approached from a private corridor and has a large en suite bathroom, a Study (4 m²) and also a walk-in Dressing room (6 m²)
The guest bathroom is equipped with a high quality cast iron bath with shower over plus a separate shower, WC and basin (10 m²)
An Artists studio plus a separate double Bedroom (15 m²) and there is also a large attic (81 m²) which could be easily converted in to further accommodation.
Oil fired central heating
There are four large Outbuildings and an open Garage with a Studio apartment above, plus a separate apartment.
The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with established trees and there is also potential to purchase a further 26 Acres of pasture by separate negotiation. The existing furniture is also available for sale by separate negotiation
The property is steeped in history and was also used as a temporary prisoner of war camp by the German Army during the D-Day landings.
It is ideally located for all of the major Normandy tourist attractions and the attractive village of Pont L’Abbe is only 5 minutes' away with all the local amenities that you require.
There is a main line railway station with regular express trains to Paris within 20 minutes and the ferry ports of Cherbourg and Caen are both within an hour.
In summary this is a rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent house with real character with the added bonus of future business potential.
Agency fees included
Reference : CHF17428