House for sale

766000€

9 bedrooms 500 square meters

Immoweb code : 8898719
Immoweb code : 8898719

Overview

9 bedrooms
500 square meters livable space
109265 square meters of land

Description

A medieval manor house and its moat, surrounded by 11 ha of

This manor house, in the midst of Norman bocage countryside, near to Saint-Lô and the D-Day Landing beaches, is less than three hours from Paris. A long avenue off the secondary road runs partially alongside a river, belonging in part to the manor house, and leads to a grassy courtyard, dominated by a weeping willow. Set out around this courtyard are four buildings, with slate roofs: the manor covered with Virginia creeper, its towers and chimney stacks, an outbuilding once used as stables and a woodshed, a bigger outbuilding, spanning two levels, formerly used as a cowshed and then offices and, lastly, a building used for garage and storage purposes. The property is encircled by a moat fed by a millrace. The manor houseConstructed from granite stone blo cks, this house has Virginia creeper covering its main facade. It spans two levels under an attic floor which is illuminated via roof dormers with slate roofs. The gable roof features four chimney stacks. A large central tower houses the stairway. Two other, smaller towers, both with hip roofs, flank the opposite facade. The presence of very old architectural features, such as gun-loops, etc., bear witness to a construction dating back to 1437. A veranda, protected by picture windows and double-glazed windows, was added by the previous owner. Ground floor The entrance door opens into a vestibule which leads, on one side, to a small study, opposite, to a fully fitted kitchen and, on the other side, to reception rooms: a dining room, a loun

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