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A luminous manor house, dating from the Roaring Twenties, on the outskirts of a small town in the French department of Aube. 4 hours from Brussels, 3 hours from Luxemburg, 2 hours from Paris and 1œ hours from Dijon.In a delightful little town surrounded by hills and vineyards, with some 5,000 inhabitants as well as its French SNCF train station and all the necessary requirements for daily life, including a few good restaurants. This property stands behind its elegant gates in a quiet, residential district. The railway station and the town centre are but 5 minutes away on foot, a narrow road passes by on a lower level. Enclosed by walls and fencing, partly concealed by vegetation, it is in a dominant position in its immaculately kept, flower-filled parklands with a wooded section and shady areas for relaxation as well as a few fruit trees. Just a stone's throw from the countryside. This property is not overlooked but far from being isolated.The manor houseConstructed in 1920 of stone, brick and half-timbering, its three main floors are built over semi-underground cellars. The multi-sloped, slate roof features several roof dormers.The building includes various period architectural features such as its bow windows, its turret and the varying heights of its roofs, all constructed using the best of materials. It stands roughly in the middle of its garden with which it communicates via numerous accesses.Ground floorThe main covered entrance is accessed via a few steps leading up to its porch way.The impressive 56 m², central hall with its delightful ladies' sitting room area and reception rooms, set out one after the other, is taken in with a single glance, whereas the parklands catch the eye through doors and windows.The spacious kitchen still has its cement tile floor and its impressive glazed extractor hood. This room, particularly luminous courtesy of its double aspect, is extended by a pantry.This floor also includes a small television lounge, adjoining a large study which exudes a great deal of gentle almost feminine charm.Many of the rooms are enhanced by marble fireplaces, wood panelling and mouldings around the carefully polished, herringbone pattern parquet floors.The hallway houses the splendid oak wood stairway which leads upstairs. There is also a narrow back stairway next to the kitchen.First floorThis floor comprises two large bedrooms, respectively spanning 30 and 40 m², as well as two particularly charming

Le Figaro Properties reference : 10286288