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(27) Eure

Charming priory in Normandy for sale


Reception Rooms: 4
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4
Land: 1 ha

Reference: C5-3470
£ 811,264
$ 1,013,086

This charming 18th C. priory for sale located in the Eure, is set in a calm, peaceful and secure environment. Away from any nuisance, the property is on the edge of a small peaceful village, and benefits from the immediate proximity of the city, shops, and services. Easy access to various road networks to reach Rouen in 45 minutes and Paris in 1h15.
?This former priory has not undergone any notable exterior transformation. Of a very pure style, flanked by a harmonious half-timbered turret, only the interior has been restored, taking care to respect the original style and period whilst creating a coherent and functional living space. The environment is particularly charming with lovely landscaped grounds , mature trees and flower borders ensuring a peaceful retreat that is not overlooked.

The priory with approx. 300m2 of living space, on 3 levels, comprises;?Ground floor: an entrance hall via the tower opening into a kitchen and its utility room leading to: a dining room, a salon, a living room, and a library/TV space. An imposing double-hearth fireplace provides heat between the salon and the dining room. ?First floor: A long corridor across the house gives access to 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are ensuite with their bathroom and W.C. The third bedroom has a large bathroom, shower room and w.c; it also has a library area and access by a ladder to a small extra child’s room.
Second floor: a small living room, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, shower rooms and w.c.

Small outbuilding of 25 m² used as a garage, half-timbered.

Beautiful wooded environment with multiple species of trees (including hundred year old trees), surrounding a large pond of 800m2 which is home to many species of ornamental birds that the owners love. The hens share part of the land on the side of the property where the orchard is.
The property is entirely enclosed mainly by fence and some walls. The grounds extend to approximately 1 hectare.

Additional information;
Purchased 10 years ago, the property has undergone a thorough restoration overseen by an architect. Well maintained since then, and currently inhabited as a second residence. The property has kept many original features such as : tomette tiles, parquet floor, and exposed beams in almost every room. 
Structural work appears to be in perfect condition (new roof) 
Double-glazing wood frames. 
Heating provided by oil filled convectors individually controlled by zone and remotely by telephone. 
Hot water production by electric boiler with a reserve tank. 
Mains water, and there is also a well.
Automatic watering -
Rewired five years ago
New drainage.
Alarm-Video surveillance- Electric gate. 
No renovation work anticipated.