This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a stunningly impressive Manor house dating from the 16th Century set in a peaceful hamlet in the Normandy Countryside yet only 20 minutes from the bustling market towns of Carentan and Valognes.The house is in excellent condition and retains many original features - Mullioned windows and an amazing wooden staircase plus magnificent stone floors. There are four bedrooms in the main house, there is also a separate self contained apartment and a studio above the garage.The house has business potential as there is an established Artist's studio on the top floor and the bedrooms are ideally designed to be used for guest accommodation (Bed and Breakfast opportunity).There is currently 335 square metres of habitable surface with a further 150 square metres available for development. There are also four outbuildings (214sqm) which could be developed in to further gite accommodation.The property is located in the heart of a pretty and peaceful hamlet and is approached via a drive which leads you through an archway in to the courtyard.The accommodation comprises of ;Ground FloorEntrance hall with original wooden staircase leading to a hallway with access to the rear of the property. Large double aspect lounge with a magnificent fireplace with access to a separate WC and utility room. Large kitchen with high quality fitted units and a granite worktop, there is also a large fireplace with efficient wood burner. Two walk in pantries leading to an impressive dining room with another large fireplace.First Floor Three large bedrooms and two family bathrooms and a separate WC. The master bedroom is approached from a private corridor and has a large en suite bathroom, a Study and also a walk in dressing room.The guest bathroom is equipped with a high quality cast iron bath with shower over plus a separate shower, WC and basin.Second floorAn Artists studio plus a separate double bedroom and there is also a large attic (81sqm) which could be easily converted in to further accommodation.ExternalThere are four large outbuildings and an open garage with a studio apartment above plus a separate apartment.The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with established trees and there is also potential to purchase a further 26 acres of pasture by separate negotiation. The existing furniture is also available for sale by separate negotiationThe property is steeped in history and was also used as a temporary prisoner of war camp by the German Army during the D-Day landings.It is ideally located for all of the major Normandy tourist attractions and the attractive village of Pont L'Abbe is only 5 minutes away with all the local amenities that you require. There is a main line railway station with regular express trains to Paris within 20 minutes and the ferry ports of Cherbourg and Caen are both within an hour.In summary this is a rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent house with real character with the added bonus of future business potential
Demeure de caractere en un endroit calme et pittoresque, en bordure de village. belles prestations: entree avec bel escalier, salle a manger avec grande cheminee, cuisine amenagee et equipee, beau salon; a l'etage, 3 chambres dont 1 avec salle de bains/wc; autre salle de bains/wc; au 2d etage, chambre puis grenier et grande piece de vie. gite d'1 piece. dependance et grand garage. cour et beau parc.Il est idealement situe pour toutes les principales attractions touristiques de Normandie et le charmant village de Pont L'Abbe est a seulement 5 minutes avec tous les equipements locaux dont vous avez besoin. Il ya une gare ferroviaire principale avec des trains express reguliers a Paris dans les 20 minutes et les ports de ferry de Cherbourg et Caen sont a la fois dans une heure.En resume c'est une occasion rare d'acheter une maison magnifique avec le caractere reel avec la prime supplementaire du potentiel d'affaires futur.