Manor House for sale Orne, Normandy, France
Gentleman’s 18th Century house of character with exceptional accommodation on a terrain of 4.26ha (10.5 acres)
This noble house has been restored with love and care to keep its integrity and provide a quality family home or can be used as a prestige chambres d’hôtes or as a rental income business.
The American owners have created this elegant house, in a stunning location nearby historic Domfront and Roche d’Oêtre in lower Normandy, with great consideration for detail.
You approach the house via an alley flanked with mature poplars.
The entrance hall with winding staircase up to all floors is in the middle of the house with rooms to either side. To the left you find a formal sitting room with an ante room from which you find the downstairs cloak room.
To the right is a large lounge with an open fireplace and off this is the enormous built-in american kitchen with granite tops and a dining table. Next to this is the winter garden, a vast double height barn conversion with ambient light and temperature. A cloak room completes this floor.
The first floor has the master suite with dressing and large bathroom with bath and shower and another suite of large proportions.
The top floor is currently used as a guest suite and two further bedrooms and storage space, but can easily be rearranged to your own requirements.
Outside is a double garage with a boarded floor which can easily be converted to a gîte or as stables. Within the walled part of the garden is a further barn, converted into an artists' studio (double height) with a covered open sitting area attached to it.
At the rear of the house is a further dwelling, which is not used at the moment.
All this sits in a massive 10 acres of land, which to the front is laid to lawn with mature trees/ fruit trees. Paddock/ pasture land which is currently farmed by a local farmer and a woodland area.
This property must be seen to be appreciated
The area of Segrie Fontaine is just to the south of Suisse Normande with its hilly crags and collines, with outdoor activities such as canoeïng, climbing, abseiling, horse riding, fishing, golf etc.
Caen/ Ouistreham ferry is just over an hour away and the other Normandy ports are within 2 hours reach.
- Property type
- Special class
- Plot size HA
- Grounds 1-5 HA
- Plot size m2
- 42,600 m²
- Total living area
- 350 m²
- Stories / levels
- All bathrooms
- Garage car spaces