18th Century 'longere' with a pool in Normandy, Manche, Normandy
This outstanding 18th Century 'longere' has been lovingly restored to a very high standard whilst retaining authentic features including a huge granite fireplace and exposed beams. The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and the habitable surface area is about 250 sqm.
THE ACCOMMODATION On the ground floor
Kitchen/breakfast room : 25.5 sq.m - Double aspect room with french doors opening on to the south facing patio area and window to the rear elevation. Bespoke fitted kitchen with built-in hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, oven and Aga. Ample work surfaces with inset ceramic sink and tiled splashbacks. Tiled floor. Living room/dining room : 82 sq.m - Spectacular open plan living room with granite fireplace with two sets of French doors opening on to the patio. Exposed beams. Tiled floor. Door to lobby and attached wood store and car port. Cloakroom : With vanity unit and low level toilet. Utility room/boiler room : 20 sq.m - with shower. Shelving.
On the first floor
Landing : 36 sq.m - Open plan study area/living room with exposed beams and window to the front elevation. Stairs to 2nd floor. Master bedroom : 18.33 sq.m - Window to the front elevation. Built-in wardrobe and door to - En-suite bathroom : 5.34 sq.m - Window to the rear elevation. Panelled bath, vanity unit and low level toilet. Guest bedroom : 20 sq.m - Window to the rear elevation. Door to - En-suite shower room : Shower cubicle and hand basin Bedroom 3 : 14.11 sq.m - Window to the front elevation. Shower room : 3.34 sq.m - with WC and access to loft above garage (could be converted to provide further accommodation if required).
On the second floor
Sitting room : 15 sq.m - With velux window to the rear elevation. Exposed beams. Play area : 13 sq.m - Velux window to the front elevation. Exposed beams. Bedroom 4 : 19.15 sq.m - With sloping ceilings and exposed beams. Bedroom 5 : 17.11 sq.m - With sloping ceilings and exposed beams. Door to - En-suite shower room : 2.38 sq.m - Shower cubicle, hand basin and low level toilet.
This fabulous country house benefits from a pretty, landscaped garden which is full of mature shrubs and trees, a climate control swimming pool and terraces for BBQ, extending to approximately 5,320 sqm (just over 1 1/4 acres). The Swimming Pool measures 10m x 5m plus Roman steps and has a Desoyeux filtration system. It is heated by an electric 4 x 4 heat converter. This being most efficient in summer months, as creates 4 times kw heat to that used, and heats pool water to a max 30 degrees at very little cost. Good quality covers, rollers etc for both summer and winter are included. There are electric double gates and gravelled driveway leads to the car port, additional parking and a hardstanding area (base for a detached double garage if required). The car port could easily be converted into additional living space if required and subject to planning). There is an outside stone pool house with shower room and wc which can be used for accommodation in the Summer (Approx. 13 sqm). Kennel and cattery.
Mains water, electricity and telephone Broadband internet connection Oil fired central heating Septic tank
ABOUT THE AREA AND ACCESS
This quality french property is situated in a rural location with local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfluer and Northern Brittanny available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock. 15 mins to Bowling, sports centres and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever. Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 50 minutes. The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (8 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.