8 bedroom manor house for sale, Mayenne, Pays de la Loire
This beautifully restored and very impressive 6-bedroom Maison de Maitre dates from 1828 and is situated in a pretty village. It is set in approximately 35 acres of parkland with a lake, lake house, a self-contained 2-bedroomed stone cottage and numerous stone outbuildings and barns. The property enjoys far-reaching panoramic views.
This wonderful property is accessed from a small country lane via two sets of wrought iron gates. The landscaped parkland has been beautifully maintained and has many well established trees and hedges and an enclosed formal, stone-walled garden to the front of the property. There is also a lake of about half an acre stocked with carp and other fish, an island and a lake house. The property has its own woodland of approximately a quarter of an acre and there is plenty of pastureland, ideal for horses. From the house there are magnificent views over the land and the surrounding countryside.
The house itself is constructed in character stone, covered in a slate roof with a renovated bell tower and is fully double-glazed throughout. Adjoining the house via a stone barn with artificial slate roof is a 2-bedroomed cottage, also constructed of stone and covered in a slate roof. There is a detached barn opposite the house housing the old bake house and a former stable. A further, large detached stone barn, covered in an artificial slate roof, has two mezzanine floors and a workshop. The property also has a large carport. The manor house, cottage and all outbuildings are in very good condition.
The main house consists of an entrance hall with an oak staircase leading to the first floor, a spacious sitting room with a marble fireplace and wood-burning stove, a separate dining room with a granite fireplace and wood-burning stove with an impressive mural on one wall. The dining room leads on to the fitted and equipped kitchen which in turn leads on to a conservatory. There is also a large family bathroom on the ground floor with a further 2 cloakrooms.
The first floor has 3 bedrooms, one of which, the master bedroom, has an en suite shower room and balcony with great views. On this floor, there is also a utility room with direct access to the rear garden, a cloakroom and a shower room. The second floor has a further 3 bedrooms, all with outstanding views, and a cloakroom.
The separate cottage provides open-plan living on the ground floor with an a fully fitted kitchen opening on to the sitting/dining area. There is a ground floor shower room with separate WC. The staircase leads to the two first floor bedrooms. The cottage would be ideal as a holiday rental property or for visiting friends or family.
The property is located in a pretty village in beautiful countryside and is within easy walking distance of the Forest of Pail which is a paradise for walkers, mountain-bikers and for horse riding. The market town of Villaines-la-Juhel with shops, supermarkets, bars and restaurants, is only 5 km away.
Habitable space: 388m2
Plot size: 140,000m2 (34.59 acres)
Distance to shops: 5 kms
Distance to ferry port: 130 kms (Caen - 1h 40 mins)
(Location shown on property portals is approximate.)
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