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House in AVRANCHES , Manche , Normandy

€985,000 £887,682**
Ref: 103603CMR50
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Magnificent manor house with origins dating back to the XII Century set in walled garden in the historic quarter of the popular fortified town of Avranches, with views to the Mont Saint Michel

Claire Murphy , your local Leggett agent, says :

Price €985 000
agency fees to be paid by the seller
Ref 103603CMR50
Town AVRANCHES
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Dept Manche
Surface 565 M2* Plot Size 1676 M2
Bathroom 5 Bedrooms 8
Location
  • 0-2KM to amenities
  • Town property
Type
  • House
  • Manoir
Features
  • Character property
  • Mains Drains
Condition
  • Good condition
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This very special property, the only residence in Avranches to be classified in its totality in the Register of Historic Monuments, is believed to be the oldest building in the town with origins dating back to the 12th Century. Built within the protective walls of the old town by the Hasculf de Subligny, founder of the nearby Abbey de La Lucerne, over the years the property has been home to Lords, members of the Clergy and has most recently served as a family home. During the second world war, the house gave refuge to the town’s historic manuscripts and it was from the library that the current Mayor of Avranches launches his candidature for the 2014 municipal elections. Accommodation is arranged over 2 floors with large, airy rooms filled with natural light with views from the kitchen and first floor bedroom suite over the neighbouring park to the coast and the famous Mont Saint Michel. A vaulted cellar runs the length of the house and is accessible from the street behind the property. The house offers 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms. The south-facing garden is completely enclosed by walls with an impressive arched entrance offering a haven of complete privacy within just a short walk of town centre amenities. A truly wonderful property, ready for a new owner to help write the next chapter in its history. Read more ...

Stone manor house approximately 565m² with oil-fired central heating and mains drainage. This property is classified as a Historical Monument with the French Heritage Ministry, so restrictions apply to making changes to the building, particularly the exterior.

Ground floor :
• Entrance hall 13.3m² with elegant, turned staircase
• Bureau 21.8m²
• Salon 41.5m² with fireplace
• Bedroom 25.8m² with fireplace
• Bathroom 16.4m²
• Bedroom 15m²
• Library 50m²
• Dining room 39m² with fireplace and access to the kitchen
• Kitchen 32.4m²
• Back kitchen 12.9m²
• Small dining room 8.3m²
• Conservatory

First floor :
• Bedroom suite 36m² with salon, bedroom with fireplace, shower room and WC
• Dressing room 22.7m²
• Bedroom 45.6m²
• Bathroom 18.2m²
• Bedroom 8.19m²
• Bedroom 29.9m² with ensuite bathroom
• Bedroom 15.7m²
• Bedroom 33m² with ensuite bathroom
• Bathroom 13.5m²

Attic 21m² with staircase access
Vaulted cellar accessed by staircase from the house with street entrance to the rear
Enclosed gardens with double garage

Shops, restaurants and town amenities 200 metres
Rail link and motorway access 1.9km
Beaches 12km
Airport : Rennes 87km ; Dinard 73km
Paris by train (from Villedieu les Poëles 22km) approximately 3 – 3.5 hours

DPE : Energy test not required.

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