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Perche region, a manor on 7ha. 180 km from Paris, between Nogent-le-Rotrou and Mortagne-au-Perche. Near A11 motorway and about 20 km from SNCF train station. Near Bellême with all shops and amenities as well as a challenging, technical, 18-hole golf course. Shady, tree-lined driveway leads to majestic manor house. Visitors’ first glimpse of property is North-East façade with old fountain and small, cobbled square. Paved lane slopes down to fish-filled lake and landing stage, a short distance away. L-shape 16th century property with 3 main floors plus half-floors, with tiled roof, flanked by round and square towers. Garden level: reception room with fireplace and wc. Ground floor: dining room and sitting room leading to square tower, used as office. Small room on upper floor. Kitchen-diner in small tower with stone staircase leading to cellar. Vast stone fireplaces and original exposed beams. Old tiled floors, arranged in a variety of patterns. First floor reached via wooden stairway with balusters which, half way up, provides access to first bedroom with stone fireplace and herringbone pattern parquet flooring. Landing leads to further bedrooms and small turret converted to bathroom. Old floor tiles used throughout. Second floor, accessed via wooden stairway, comprising mezzanine attic rooms. Oak dressing room. Outbuildings. Large wooden farm shed, set back a short distance from manor house, blends in seamlessly with surroundings. Meadows with wooden rail fencing and superb wooden animal shelters, fitted with automatic drinking troughs, including some with anti-freeze systems. What we think: superb, luxury property with wonderful architectural features, set in lush surroundings. High quality structural work, including fitting of all mod cons, in keeping with building’s original character. No additional work needed. Ideal rural setting, perfect for horse lovers, with first-class facilities and grazing land where horses can roam freely before setting out on a trek through the surrounding countryside. Just two hours from the French capital. Potential to purchase additional 6.5 ha land with equestrian farmhouse. Ref.: 278613.

Le Figaro Properties reference : 168144-1