Château with beautiful walled gardens in a small Normandy village, Manche, Normandy
€399,000 [convert]

7 250m2

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Key Features

Property Type: Château
Number of bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 7
France Property Shop ID: 478654
Reference: MFH-NOR1022

Property Description

7 bedroomed Château set in beautiful walled gardens of over an acre situated in a small village with amenities in Normandy.  The Château is mentioned as far back as the original sale of the building plot in 1882 by a Marquis.  The current owners have had the property in their family for over 20 years.  The rooms are spacious with high ceilings and versatile living accommodation and would lend itself to continued use as a family home or for a Bed and Breakfast.  

THE CHATEAU COMPRISES On the ground floor

External granite steps to: Entrance Hall  Partly glazed double doors to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Stairs to first floor and stairs to basement.  Built-in cupboard housing electrics.  Glazed double doors and side panel to: Inner Hall  4.74 x 1.91m  Partly glazed double doors to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Telephone socket.  Coving.  Double doors to: Dining Room  4.75 x 4.48m  Part wood panelled walls.  Decorative marble fireplace.  Wood flooring.  2 windows to rear elevation.  Ornate ceiling rose and coving.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboard.  Double doors to: Lounge  4.12 x 4.04m  Wood flooring.  2 windows to south elevation.  Radiator.  Ornate ceiling rose and coving.  Marble fireplace (working). Kitchen/Breakfast Room  5.39 x 4.05m  2 windows to front and window to rear elevations.  Wood flooring.  2 radiators.  Space for free standing fridge and freezer.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Range of matching base and wall units including built-in oven and microwave.  4 ring hob (3 gas and 1 electric) with extractor over.  Tiled worktops and splash-backs.  Double sink unit with mixer tap.  Ceiling rose and coving. Cloakroom  WC.  Extractor fan.

On the First Floor

Landing  Stairs to second floor.  Wood flooring.  Window to rear elevation.  Built-in shelves.  Radiator.  Cupboards. Bedroom 1  4.56 x 3.69m  2 windows to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Coving.  Door to: “Jack & Jill” Shower Room  4.56 x 1.48m  Window to east elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Twin vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Cabin shower with jets.  Bidet.  Partly tiled walls. Bedroom 2  4.46 x 3.64m  Door to “Jack and Jill” shower room.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  2 windows to front elevation. Cloakroom  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Partly tiled walls.  Pedestal basin. Master Bedroom  4.39 x 3.44m  Window to front and rear elevations.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Door to: En-Suite Bathroom  3.19 x 2.00m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Bath with claw feet.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Shower unit with jets.  Partly tiled walls.

On the Second Floor

Landing  Wood flooring.  Skylight to rear elevation. Bedroom 5  4.52 x 3.56m  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator. Bedroom 6/Study  5.10 x 4.49m  Window to east and window to front elevations.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Access to Observatory via drop down ladder. Shower Room  2.58 x 2.18m  Skylight to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Corner shower.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Radiator.  Partly tiled walls. Bedroom 7  5.53 x 4.18m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.

In the Basement (garden level)

Utility Room  5.45 x 3.66m  Window to west and south elevations.  Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for washing machine. Wine Cellar  Partly glazed door to south elevation and garden. Boiler Room  9.41 x 3.28m  Boiler and oil storage tanks.  Door to garden. Garden Room  9.41 x 4.01m  2 windows to east and partly glazed doors to south elevations.

OUTSIDE

Superb walled garden with specimen trees including a honey locust tree, a maiden hair tree and araucaria (which are listed) and mature shrubs including rhododendrons and azaleas.  Garden laid to lawn.  Well. Vegetable garden and orchard.  Greenhouse. Separate Detached Stone Building divided into: Garage/Wood Store  5.62 x 4.61m  Cobble floor.  Double doors to west elevation. Garage  5.62 x 5.20m  2 windows to north and double doors to west elevations.  Stairs to loft over with 2 windows to front elevation (could be converted). Attached to the rear is a garden shed and WC.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Mains water, electricity, telephone and drainage.  Oil fired central heating.  Broadband internet connection.

ABOUT THE AREA AND ACCESS This Château property is ideally situated within walking distance  of the village centre with amenities including post office, supermarket and school, but in a quiet position.  The house is about 1 1/4 hours drive from the ferry port at Caen and 15 minutes from Vire. 

The nearest beach is at Granville which is about 50 minutes drive to the west and Mont St Michel, Bayeux and the landing beaches are within easy driving distance.  The forest of Saint-Sever is about a 10 minute drive, together with the Lac de la Dathée and an 18 hole golf course.

Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this Château and it's beautiful gardens.


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