House for sale

995000€

5 bedrooms 600 square meters

Immoweb code : 9029594

Overview

5 bedrooms
600 square meters livable space
34830 square meters of land

Description

A 14th century manor house, with its 15th century "gendarmer

This property, where the boundaries of the three French departments in Lower Normandy meet, is 290 km from Paris which can be reached in 130 minutes by train from a station 9 km away. Caen, with its airport and flights to London as well as the south of France, is 60 km away. A large town with all infrastructures is 9 km away whilst a little market town, with local shops and amenities, is but 3 km away. The view over the foothills of Swiss Normandy and its verdant, rugged relief, hollowed by the river Orne, is completely clear. Thick hedges and low granite stone walls surround the fields and grasslands. Countryside stretches all around the driveway, bordered by oak trees, hundreds of years old, which leads to the property, once through the entrance gates. These architecturally harmonious, medieval buildings are laid out around a circular lawn, featuring a large chestnut tree and an old well. They comprise, on the one hand, a stately home and, on the other, a group comprising the "gendarmerie", with a tower featuring loop-holes, followed by an extension as well as an old barn set at right angles and, lastly, an old house awaiting renovation. Useful outbuildings such as a carport, a garage and a barn, are on the edge of the property. The manor houseThe manor house, fiefdom of Ronfeugerai, belonged to the Saint-Bômer family, liege subjects of the Count of Harcourt. It was one of the first descendants that gave it its name: the "Fief Enguerrand". It changed hands several times in accordance wit

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