A Normandy style half-timbered manor house dating back to the end of 16th century in the Eure department, with just over a hectare of parklands and outbuildings.
In a small quiet village of approx. three hundred inhabitants and approx. 10 km from the sub-prefecture of the department where a full range of shops and amenities are to be found as well as a train station linking it to Paris in just 1and half hours.
The Côte-Fleurie and Deauville beaches are just 70 km away.
In the heart of this peaceful village and its lush green environment, almost confidential, the property, completely sheltered from outside view, can only be seen once you have passed the remote controlled entrance gates.
The parklands of over a hectare, completely enclosed by quickset hedges and harmoniously planted with trees, in an unspoilt green setting, shelter a robust typical Normandy-style building. Its simplicity makes it authentic, without ostentation and in no way alters the appearance of grandeur of the property.
Driveways lead to the different outbuildings, smaller houses and caretakers lodge.
A quick-surface tennis court and heated swimming pool facing south and protected from the wind attract family and friends.
The manor houseBuilt at the end of 16th century with approx. 240 m2 of living space spanning 3 storeys, it was offered by the French King Henri III to one of his minions around 1580.
This manor house was considered a country residence at that time.
It stands on a lower section of stone and flint, has half-timbered facades and is covered by a hip roof with small local tiles. It features some small bulls eye windows at the rear. The whole roof is peppered with high Saint-Jean brick chimney stacks.
The facades feature small-paned windows large enough for plenty of light to shine through the whole building.
An old paved border surrounds the house.
A double-leaf wood door opens in to a hall incorporating the staircase to the upper floors.
There are terracotta floor tiles throughout. The ceilings feature exposed beams.
A lounge-boudoir with fireplace and wood panelling, dining room with fireplace and through light, a large reception lounge with fireplace and double French windows providing access to the garden, a fully fitted kitchen with fireplace, numerous cupboards for storage and access to a paved terrace, pantry used as a laundry room and for storage. A separate toilet.
The quality and condition of the panelling is particularly remarkable for a country house. In the lounge, the panelling literally frames the fireplace that features a trumeau consisting of a mirror and oil painting.
A landing room area leads to a master bedroom with a fireplace, bathroom en-suite and a separate toilet. It has parquet flooring.
Two other bedrooms, each with a fireplace, bathroom and a toilet. The ceilings feature exposed beams and the floors are covered with sisal carpet. The landing area incorporates the staircase.
This attic floor comprises four bedrooms, bathroom, separate toilet and a small room with a washbasin. The caretaker's lodgeSpanning 100 m2, it is built in the same style as the manor house. With half-timbered facades and covered by a roof of small tiles, typical of the region.
On the ground floor: entrance, kitchen, lounge, bedroom, bathroom and a toilet.
On the upper floor: two bedrooms and a shower room. Gas central heating.
The guest houseApprox. 85 m2 and built of red bricks.
On the ground floor; a kitchen with pantry, storage room, living room, lounge and a toilet.
On the upper floor: a corridor leading to four bedrooms and two shower rooms with separate toilets.
Anzahl der Schlafzimmer: 9, Bundesland: Haute-Normandie