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True nature 20 minutes from Paris, Ile-de-France

True nature 20 minutes from Paris

This refurbished farmhouse combines vintage elements such as beams with modern interiors

Just 20 minutes from West Paris via the A 14 freeway, this imposing 12th century farmhouse is located in an unconstructible area, 3 km from the village of Orgeval. Nestled in a 3.8 ha estate (with an extra 5-ha pasture nearby), the secluded property provides close to 1,200 sq m of living space on two levels, refurbished in a warm and decidedly contemporary style. "Many vintage elements, such as exposed beams, have been painted over in very modern hues, explains La Poule Faisane. They blend in harmoniously with contemporary furniture and expertly chosen works of art." The numerous bay windows bring in a surprising amount of light, notably in the vast living room which features an open kitchen, a fireplace and a library. An L-shaped hall connects two extra living rooms, a fitness centre with a sauna and an indoor pool. Two bedrooms with their bathrooms round up the amenities on the ground floor. Upstairs, two apartments feature a big living room and two bedrooms each. There is also a 250-sq m house adjacent with five bedrooms, a dacha-style guest house and various outbuildings, including a 130-sq m converted barn. Proposed price : 5,950,000 euros

Photo © Olivier Hallot

Estate agent : La Poule Faisane, Yves Buscal, 78950 Gambais. Tel.: +33 (0)1 34 87 09 27. http://www.lapoulefaisane.com

True nature 20 minutes from Paris