House in LA FERTE BERNARD , Sarthe , Pays de la Loire

€399,500 (HAI) £350,214**
Ref: 79578EI72
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Magnificent country house - Perche National Park - 1h40 Paris. Authentic C 16/17th beautiful Monastic "Logis". Full of history and character with many original features. Small guest cottage - 2 acres land. La Ferte Bernard.

Effie Iorsch , your local Leggett agent, says :

Price €399 500 (HAI)**
**agency fees included : 5 % TTC to be paid by the buyer
(€380 000 without fees)
Ref 79578EI72
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Dept Sarthe
Surface 220 M2* Plot Size 7473 M2
Bathroom 1 Bedrooms 4
  • Hamlet property
  • House
  • Manoir
  • Country House
  • Barns / outbuildings
  • Character property
  • Detached
  • Garage
  • Habitable
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Wonderful historic country house set in some of France’s most beautiful countryside just 1h40 from Paris this historic property has been renovated enhancing the original features including ;stone arched windows, bread oven, huge original fireplace, beams, stone floors and spiral staircase in the tower, keepers cottage . Oldest parts of the building date back to the 15th Century. The property is set at the end of a very peaceful lane in a quiet hamlet. Neighbouring the property are remains of the old moat which would have together with the neighboring cottage been one estate. An important historic property and a perfect country residence for weekends and holidays or a main residence. 5km from town with rail link to Paris.

Located in a peaceful hamlet in the Perche National Park region of France which is the closest green belt to Paris and a protected environment - beautiful rural views all around and wildlife on the doorstep. Accessibility is very good with La Ferte Bernard just 5km - which has all amenities, a Cathedral and rail link to Paris. 1h40 road or rail.
The principal residence has been painstakingly renovated by an architect to bring back to their former glory all the original features and offers approx. 220m² of living space. The renovation was started some 40 yrs ago so there is some re-decoration required and further work if you wish to renovated the entire building. There is no central heating although the pipework is in place for an installation and there are areas of this building yet to develop such as the attics of the oldest parts of the main house. The main reception room is of magnificent dimensions are rare to find such depth in one space- 80m² with the size, height and characteristics of a Manor house - A collosal stone fireplace - this building has an important history. In this large living space is a corner kitchen - wonderful room height with huge beams and colombage wall giving warmth and depth to the room. There is a utility area behind the kitchen leading to a rear entrance hall with original spiral wooden staircase, original bread oven, exposed beams, this hall leads to the master bedroom with large stone fireplace and arched window to front , stone floors, a large bathroom, shower and wc. from the main living room are steps down to the more recent part of the building (C18th) where there is a large studio workspace on the ground floor 48m² - make further bedrooms and bathroom or a seperate living space , and above are three guest bedrooms with wc.
The entire attic over the oldest part of the building is undeveloped. There is a cellar.
Guest cottage 26m² with a fireplace and a bed deck.
Garage 31m² with double height -
Woodstore. Outbuilding for storage.

Ideal property for enjoying the wonderful French countryside, entertaining guests, enjoying the wildlife, with superb views . 7400m² land with mature trees and views over the countryside.

1.2km is the village of La Chapelle du Bois with a café/restaurant and a general store. 5km is the historic cathedral town of La Ferte Bernard which has everything you could want - schools, hospital, market, restaurants and a rail link to Paris 1h40.
Also a lake with beach activities, cafeteria, canoeing and sailing school.

Le Mans 40m. Calais 4h30
A beautiful part of France and great proximity to Paris and UK.

Points of interest

DPE : The energy estimation cannot be produced owing to a lack of appropriate data that conforms to the "arrêté du 15 septembre 2006 relatif au DPE".

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