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(72) Sarthe

Elegant 19th C. Country Property nr Le Mans


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 2
Land: 5 ha

Reference: Q6-171
£ 882,780
$ 1,136,750

This elegant, spacious & bright country property has been tastefully renovated and extended. It offers around 570m² of living space, combining modern and original features. It has 5ha of land including a garden, parklands and is partially surrounded by a moat with a small lake. In a rural setting, it is also close to amenities and only 20 minutes from the Le Mans TGV station (45 minutes to Paris).

The main accommodation;

The 19th Century dwelling;
Ground floor (ceiling height 3.40m): entrance hall (12m²) with 19th century floor tiles, original metalwork on the front door and oak staircase, small sitting room (22m²) with 19th century floor tiles and wood paneling, dining room (30m²) with parquet floor, fireplace and wood paneling, fully fitted kitchen (30m²) and tiled floor.
First floor (ceiling height 2.90m): bedroom (17m²) with parquet floor, fireplace, washbasin and small study area of approx. 6m², bedroom (26m²) with parquet floor and a view over the lawn & lake, bedroom (21m²) with parquet floor and en suite bathroom (bath basin and WC), corridor (18m²) with parquet floor.
Second floor (ceiling height 2.30m): bedroom (20m²) with carpeted floor, bedroom (18m²) with a parquet floor, attic space suitable for renovation (21m²) with tiled floor and washbasin.

The Extension;
The extension is linked to the 19th century part of the property via the large round sitting room on the ground floor.
Ground floor (ceiling heights 2.40m): entrance hall (21m²) with tiled floor, W.C, library (22m²) with tiled floor and an art deco fireplace, access to the garden terrace, sitting room (160m² & 3m high ceiling) with under floor heating, Bourgogne style flagstones and open fireplace. It is rounded on both sides of the house with large double glazed window areas with garden access. Study (21m²) with tiled floor, laundry room (49m²), with doors to both sides of the house, cupboards, and a sink.
First floor (ceiling height 2.40m): converted loft space (50m²) used as a sitting room, bedroom (29m²) with parquet floor and access to roof terrace, bathroom (17m²), with an Italian style shower, washbasin and W.C.

The outbuildings;

• Large room with cement floor and high ceiling partially converted as a pool-house and requires finishing.
• Barn and Garage suitable for up to 6 vehicles.
• Old stable block with boiler room, wine cellar, workshop and other rooms for storage.

Grounds (5ha);
Lovely park with lawns, fruit trees, a large vegetable garden and a terrace in front of the property. There is a field and a small lake with a water filled moat surrounding the property on three sides. The property is approached via a long driveway with electric gates.

Technical details;

• NW/SE facing property
• Roof replaced in 1982.
• Oil fired central heating via radiators except in the sitting room, which has under floor heating.
• 2003 boiler (Oil tank 3000 liters. Consumption approx. 5000 liters per annum)
• Septic tank.
• Alarm
• Double glazing
• Electric gates
• Taxe foncière: €3000