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Fortified Château with gatehouse, outbuildings and nearly 7 acres

The property is one of an exclusive courtyard development of 5 properties. Some parts of this stunning property are believed to date back 1,000 years, with a large part re-built in the 16th and 17th centuries. It was surrounded by a moat and accessed by a bridge over the moat – you can still see the grooves of the drawbridge and a pedestrian gate entrance with the gatehouse above. The moat was probably filled in in the 1950’s and the only remaining section is now a pond.  It has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated by the present owners over the 12 years to offer superb modern living amenities with character features.  The bedrooms have been renovated to offer stylish en-suite facilities for each room.  The property has massive potential to create further living accommodation and be run as a luxury B&B or a fabulous family home.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a quiet  position within walking distance of the village and close to Périers (5.5km) and Saint-Lô (25km) .  It has easy access to Bayeux and the D-Day Landing Beaches.   The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel, a must see for anyone visiting Normandy and is just a short distance along the coast (about 85km).  Within a short distance is a 9 hole golf course.  It is almost equidistant from the ferry ports at Cherbourg and Caen Ouistreham.  It is a 4 hour drive from Calais.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  4.09 x 1.78m  Oak doors to front of property.  Slate flooring.  Exposed stone walls  Stairs to first floor.  Exposed beams.

Lounge  5.02 x 4.10m  Slate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Ornate fireplace with wood-burner.  2 radiators.

Bedroom 1  3.48 x 3.42m  2 windows to south elevation.  Slate flooring.  Radiator.  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Built-in shelves.  Built-in cupboard.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  1.60 x 1.46m  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Corner “rain” shower.  Inset spotlights.  Slate and wood flooring.  Extractor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  6.49 (max) x 5.12m  Window to front and rear elevations.. Slate flooring.  Exposed beams.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Upright radiator.  Range of built-in base units with butler sink and mixer tap.  Display cupboard.  Space for range style cooker with tiled splashback and extractor hood over.

Inner Hall  Slate flooring.  Door to rear elevation.

Utility Area  Slate flooring.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Dining Room  6.39 x 5.07m  Glazed door and window to front and window to north elevations.  Exposed stone wall.  Slate flooring.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to first floor.

Cloakroom  Slate flooring.  WC.  Hand basin.

On the First Floor –

Landing  (via stairs from dining room) Window to front elevation with window seat.  Hatch to loft space.  Linen cupboard.

Bedroom 2  5.31 x 5.18m  (max)  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Access to spiral staircase to gate tower.  Wiring for electric radiator.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Large “rain” shower.

Bedroom 3  5.31 x 5.26m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Large walk-in shower.  Extractor fan.  Tiled floor and walls.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Inset spotlights.

2nd Landing  (via  stairs from entrance hall)  Exposed stone wall.  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4  5.40 x 4.44m  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Fireplace.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Door to:

Dressing Room  2.10 x 1.76m  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.

En-Suite Bathroom  Wood and tiled floor.  Window to front elevation.  Slipper bath with claw feet, mixer tap/shower fitment.  Twin pe4destal hand basins.  WC.  2 heated towel rails/radiators.  “Rain” shower.  Inset spotlights.  Exposed beams.  Extractor fan.

OUTSIDE :

Gravel parking area and courtyard.

2 storey barns  20.00 x 8.74m   With arched doors and vaulted arches used for storage.

Enclosure with gravel drive to open fronted car/caravan port.

Stable area with post and rail sand turnout area and concrete wash area with drain and tap.

2 internal stables with stairs to loft over:

Stable 1  3.68 x 3.58m

Stable 2  3.69 x 3.60m

Tack Room/Feed Store and log store.

Enclosed garden with well.  Orchard.  Old Bakery and cob stables/pig sties.

Part of original moat with decking seating area.  Gravel courtyard to the front of the house with flower and shrub borders.

2 storey barns  22.00 x 6.69m

2 level paddocks.

SERVICES :

Mains drainage, water, electricity and telephone are connected.   Oil fired central heating with 2 woodburners.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out on this property there is no Energy Rating because the owners do not have the Energy bills for the last 3 years

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières :  Approx. 490 € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 475,000€ including Agency fees of 25,000€. Notaire’s fees – 32,900€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Suzanne in France has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

Property Ref : SIF – 001344


Latest Listings

Attractive stone house ideal for B&B or house and gîte, large barn and over 1/4 acre garden

This attractive stone house is built to an “L” shape.  It was previously divided into a separate house and gîte but the current owners have opened the accommodation to create a large family house and offer 2 rooms for B&B.   There is a huge stone barn on the opposite side of the courtyard which offers large dry storage and workshop space.  It would also be suitable for conversion into a separate gîte if required, and subject to planning permission.  There is a manageable sized garden with patio and seating area with gazebo positioned to take advantage of super views over open countryside.  The house is situated in a small rural hamlet.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated near a small village in the Mayenne department of the Loire Valley, near the boundary with Lower Normandy.  Every day amenities can be found in nearby Ceaucé (3.8 km) with bakery, a butcher, delicatessen, a small supermarket, newsagents, schools, hairdresser, bank, doctor and chemists, two bars and a restaurant and other small shops.  There is a small market in the village on Thursday mornings. The pretty village of Saint-Fraimbault is 3 km away. The Medieval Town of Domfront is 21 km away and Lassay-les-Châteaux is 20.3km away and Mayenne is 20 km.  The department capital at Alençon is 67 km.  The closest airport to the property is Laval Airport (50 km), Caen Carpiquet (79 km)  and  in the surrounding area are Rennes Airport (91km).   The UNESCO site of  Mont St Michel is 80 km away, the Old Town of Le Mans is 127 km and the major city of Caen is 119 km affording regular access via ferry to the UK.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall Partly glazed “stable” door to front elevation. Exposed stone wall. Laminate flooring. Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams.

Lounge 5.30 x 4.84m 2 windows to front elevation. Laminate flooring. Exposed beams and stone wall. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Cupboard housing electrics. Display niches.

Shower Room Recently fitted with partly tiled walls Vanity unit. Extractor. WC. Shower. Exposed beams.

Kitchen 5.44 x 2.93m Range of matching base and wall units. Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. Window to south elevation. Worktops and splash-backs. Exposed stone wall and beams. Built-in 5 ring gas hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Built-in double oven.

Dining Room/Sitting Room 10.84 x 3.32m

Dining Room : Window to north elevation. Wood-burner on stone hearth. Wood flooring. Exposed stone wall. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Convector heater.

Sitting Room : Glazed double doors and side panels to north elevation.  Exposed stone wall Built-in cupboard.

Utility Room/2nd Kitchen 3.71 x 3.56m Partly glazed “stable” door and window to north and window to south elevations. Tiled floor. Range of pine base and wall units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Worktop and tiled splash-back. Space for free standing cooker with extractor hood over.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Dining Room)

Landing Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 1 3.43 x 2.21m Exposed stone wall. Sloping ceiling. Window to east and Velux window to south elevations. Exposed beams. Convector heater. Wood flooring.

Bathroom Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment. WC. Velux window to south elevation. Wood flooring. Vanity unit. Heated electric towel rail. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 2 4.13 x 2.77m Velux window to south elevation. Exposed stone wall and beams. Sloping ceiling. Convector heater. Wood flooring.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Entrance Hall)

Landing Exposed beams. Velux window to east elevation.

Bedroom 3 3.84 x 3.27m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation. Wood flooring. Convector heater. Built-in Wardrobe. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4 3.98 x 2.11m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 5 3.98 x 2.08m Velux window to west elevation., Exposed beams. Sloping ceiling.

Shower Room Sloping ceiling. Velux window to west elevation. Partly tiled walls. Shower. Vanity unit. Exposed beams. WC. Heated electric towel rail.

OUTSIDE :

Large courtyard offering parking for multiple vehicles.  Large Detached Stone Barn 11.74 x 6.10m (used for storage and workshop) Slate roof.  Concrete floor. Power and light.  Stairs to first floor storage area.  Workshop 6.10 x 3.40m.  Wooden wood store attached. Smaller stone wood store attached.

Large patio with outside lighting. Seating area with pergola.

SERVICES :

Mains water and electricity are connected.   Telephone and 4G Broadband internet connection.  2 woodburners provide the heating.  Double glazed wood framed windows throughout.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : 423€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 198,000€ including Agency fees of 13,000€.  Notaire’s fees – 14,700€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Suzanne in France has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

Property Ref : SIF – 001379


Latest Listings

Attractive stone house ideal for B&B or house and gîte, large barn and over 1/4 acre garden

This attractive stone house is built to an “L” shape.  It was previously divided into a separate house and gîte but the current owners have opened the accommodation to create a large family house and offer 2 rooms for B&B.   There is a huge stone barn on the opposite side of the courtyard which offers large dry storage and workshop space.  It would also be suitable for conversion into a separate gîte if required, and subject to planning permission.  There is a manageable sized garden with patio and seating area with gazebo positioned to take advantage of super views over open countryside.  The house is situated in a small rural hamlet.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated near a small village in the Mayenne department of the Loire Valley, near the boundary with Lower Normandy.  Every day amenities can be found in nearby Ceaucé (3.8 km) with bakery, a butcher, delicatessen, a small supermarket, newsagents, schools, hairdresser, bank, doctor and chemists, two bars and a restaurant and other small shops.  There is a small market in the village on Thursday mornings. The pretty village of Saint-Fraimbault is 3 km away. The Medieval Town of Domfront is 21 km away and Lassay-les-Châteaux is 20.3km away and Mayenne is 20 km.  The department capital at Alençon is 67 km.  The closest airport to the property is Laval Airport (50 km), Caen Carpiquet (79 km)  and  in the surrounding area are Rennes Airport (91km).   The UNESCO site of  Mont St Michel is 80 km away, the Old Town of Le Mans is 127 km and the major city of Caen is 119 km affording regular access via ferry to the UK.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall Partly glazed “stable” door to front elevation. Exposed stone wall. Laminate flooring. Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams.

Lounge 5.30 x 4.84m 2 windows to front elevation. Laminate flooring. Exposed beams and stone wall. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Cupboard housing electrics. Display niches.

Shower Room Recently fitted with partly tiled walls Vanity unit. Extractor. WC. Shower. Exposed beams.

Kitchen 5.44 x 2.93m Range of matching base and wall units. Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. Window to south elevation. Worktops and splash-backs. Exposed stone wall and beams. Built-in 5 ring gas hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Built-in double oven.

Dining Room/Sitting Room 10.84 x 3.32m

Dining Room : Window to north elevation. Wood-burner on stone hearth. Wood flooring. Exposed stone wall. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Convector heater.

Sitting Room : Glazed double doors and side panels to north elevation.  Exposed stone wall Built-in cupboard.

Utility Room/2nd Kitchen 3.71 x 3.56m Partly glazed “stable” door and window to north and window to south elevations. Tiled floor. Range of pine base and wall units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Worktop and tiled splash-back. Space for free standing cooker with extractor hood over.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Dining Room)

Landing Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 1 3.43 x 2.21m Exposed stone wall. Sloping ceiling. Window to east and Velux window to south elevations. Exposed beams. Convector heater. Wood flooring.

Bathroom Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment. WC. Velux window to south elevation. Wood flooring. Vanity unit. Heated electric towel rail. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 2 4.13 x 2.77m Velux window to south elevation. Exposed stone wall and beams. Sloping ceiling. Convector heater. Wood flooring.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Entrance Hall)

Landing Exposed beams. Velux window to east elevation.

Bedroom 3 3.84 x 3.27m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation. Wood flooring. Convector heater. Built-in Wardrobe. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4 3.98 x 2.11m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 5 3.98 x 2.08m Velux window to west elevation., Exposed beams. Sloping ceiling.

Shower Room Sloping ceiling. Velux window to west elevation. Partly tiled walls. Shower. Vanity unit. Exposed beams. WC. Heated electric towel rail.

OUTSIDE :

Large courtyard offering parking for multiple vehicles.  Large Detached Stone Barn 11.74 x 6.10m (used for storage and workshop) Slate roof.  Concrete floor. Power and light.  Stairs to first floor storage area.  Workshop 6.10 x 3.40m.  Wooden wood store attached. Smaller stone wood store attached.

Large patio with outside lighting. Seating area with pergola.

SERVICES :

Mains water and electricity are connected.   Telephone and 4G Broadband internet connection.  2 woodburners provide the heating.  Double glazed wood framed windows throughout.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : 423€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 198,000€ including Agency fees of 13,000€.  Notaire’s fees – 14,700€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Suzanne in France has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

Property Ref : SIF – 001379


Latest Listings

Attractive stone house ideal for B&B or house and gîte, large barn and over 1/4 acre garden

This attractive stone house is built to an “L” shape.  It was previously divided into a separate house and gîte but the current owners have opened the accommodation to create a large family house and offer 2 rooms for B&B.   There is a huge stone barn on the opposite side of the courtyard which offers large dry storage and workshop space.  It would also be suitable for conversion into a separate gîte if required, and subject to planning permission.  There is a manageable sized garden with patio and seating area with gazebo positioned to take advantage of super views over open countryside.  The house is situated in a small rural hamlet.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated near a small village in the Mayenne department of the Loire Valley, near the boundary with Lower Normandy.  Every day amenities can be found in nearby Ceaucé (3.8 km) with bakery, a butcher, delicatessen, a small supermarket, newsagents, schools, hairdresser, bank, doctor and chemists, two bars and a restaurant and other small shops.  There is a small market in the village on Thursday mornings. The pretty village of Saint-Fraimbault is 3 km away. The Medieval Town of Domfront is 21 km away and Lassay-les-Châteaux is 20.3km away and Mayenne is 20 km.  The department capital at Alençon is 67 km.  The closest airport to the property is Laval Airport (50 km), Caen Carpiquet (79 km)  and  in the surrounding area are Rennes Airport (91km).   The UNESCO site of  Mont St Michel is 80 km away, the Old Town of Le Mans is 127 km and the major city of Caen is 119 km affording regular access via ferry to the UK.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall Partly glazed “stable” door to front elevation. Exposed stone wall. Laminate flooring. Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams.

Lounge 5.30 x 4.84m 2 windows to front elevation. Laminate flooring. Exposed beams and stone wall. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Cupboard housing electrics. Display niches.

Shower Room Recently fitted with partly tiled walls Vanity unit. Extractor. WC. Shower. Exposed beams.

Kitchen 5.44 x 2.93m Range of matching base and wall units. Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. Window to south elevation. Worktops and splash-backs. Exposed stone wall and beams. Built-in 5 ring gas hob. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Built-in double oven.

Dining Room/Sitting Room 10.84 x 3.32m

Dining Room : Window to north elevation. Wood-burner on stone hearth. Wood flooring. Exposed stone wall. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Convector heater.

Sitting Room : Glazed double doors and side panels to north elevation.  Exposed stone wall Built-in cupboard.

Utility Room/2nd Kitchen 3.71 x 3.56m Partly glazed “stable” door and window to north and window to south elevations. Tiled floor. Range of pine base and wall units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Worktop and tiled splash-back. Space for free standing cooker with extractor hood over.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Dining Room)

Landing Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 1 3.43 x 2.21m Exposed stone wall. Sloping ceiling. Window to east and Velux window to south elevations. Exposed beams. Convector heater. Wood flooring.

Bathroom Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment. WC. Velux window to south elevation. Wood flooring. Vanity unit. Heated electric towel rail. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 2 4.13 x 2.77m Velux window to south elevation. Exposed stone wall and beams. Sloping ceiling. Convector heater. Wood flooring.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Entrance Hall)

Landing Exposed beams. Velux window to east elevation.

Bedroom 3 3.84 x 3.27m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation. Wood flooring. Convector heater. Built-in Wardrobe. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4 3.98 x 2.11m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 5 3.98 x 2.08m Velux window to west elevation., Exposed beams. Sloping ceiling.

Shower Room Sloping ceiling. Velux window to west elevation. Partly tiled walls. Shower. Vanity unit. Exposed beams. WC. Heated electric towel rail.

OUTSIDE :

Large courtyard offering parking for multiple vehicles.  Large Detached Stone Barn 11.74 x 6.10m (used for storage and workshop) Slate roof.  Concrete floor. Power and light.  Stairs to first floor storage area.  Workshop 6.10 x 3.40m.  Wooden wood store attached. Smaller stone wood store attached.

Large patio with outside lighting. Seating area with pergola.

SERVICES :

Mains water and electricity are connected.   Telephone and 4G Broadband internet connection.  2 woodburners provide the heating.  Double glazed wood framed windows throughout.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : 423€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 198,000€ including Agency fees of 13,000€.  Notaire’s fees – 14,700€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Suzanne in France has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

Property Ref : SIF – 001379

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