Reception Rooms: 8
Land: 3.3 ha
Constructed in the XIXth century in a Mansart style, and crowned with its mansarded and zinc and slate roofs and three Jacobine style dormer windows on each side, the stone walls are rendered in a pale yellow, while the cornices, corner stones, frames and window cornices are of white rendered stone or other.
The gently curved bays are topped with classical pediments or medallions, and there are two oval shaped occuli on the courtyard facade. On the grounds-facing facade an imposing, XIXth century veranda features over two storeys, from which some stone steps lead to a the paved terrace facing the grounds, as well as the English style courtyard around which the property is centred.
This private mansion comprises over 500m2 of living space with flooring of marble, travertine, terracotta tiling and English style parquet:
Garden level Dining room, living area, kitchen, pantry, wine cellar , machine room and other space.
Ground floor entrance on the courtyard side, to the winter living room, two adjoining reception rooms,all three rooms look out onto the veranda on the garden side.
First floor anteroom, two bedrooms, a bathroom, WCs, a salon and more space. Two terraces are accessed via the bedrooms.
Second floor with some Mansarded ceiling slope: 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a shower room, a dressing room and other spaces.
The outbuildings over about 640m2:
A separate building forming a u shaped courtyard houses the former stables and the communal spaces. Centred here is a large porch/ entrance leading out onto the village street, the second one to the property.
Perpendicular wings are “pavilions”:
Ground floor 440 m2 , 2 car garages for 6 cars, workshops,sheds, storage and a machine room. Some rooms have been converted into 3 self-contained apartments and a one bedroom flat.
Upper floor 280 m2 a reception room 150m2 extending at both ends with two rooms 28m2 and 20m2.
The cottage, of 150m2 and 80m2 has two buildings, a square pavillon over two storeys extended by a ground floor wing with a dining room, a kitchen, a living room with WCs, and on the upper floors two bedrooms with a shower room and a 45m2 terrace.
A further building opposite also extended with a roof terrace creates a square shape with the perimeter wall and includes the greenhouse, WCs and the mezzanine, and in the extension of the main room a workshop space ( with stables or accommodation potential).
The orangery 80m2, with on the ground floor two connecting rooms of 28m2 and 55m2.
A huge zinc aviary 180m2 pagoda style with its peacocks, jays and other birds.
A tennis court in pristine condition
A heated swimming pool in top condition with its pool house
A gazebo and other arbours or pergolas.
Grounds over 3.3 hectares the main entrance being through a large automatic, wrought iron gate flanked with two stone pillars topped with lanterns.
Completely enclosed by the wall, the grounds contain over 50 species of international trees and shrubs - sequoias,cedars oak, , plane, lime as well as rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias. There are two ponds with walkways.
This is a lovely, privileged spot hidden from the street, behind its high enclosing walls.
Overall an exceptional set of buildings, for their diversity of architectural interest and rich lifestyle and resources on offer.
The proximity of Paris would suggest a commercial project, for high end events possibly, though a private residence is also possible, one of the most interesting in these parts.