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Handsome 1850 renovated Bourgeois house with outbuildings

Reference: C5-4174

French Maison De Maître For Sale - Pays-de-la-Loire - Sarthe (72) - France

Renovated Maison de Maître dating from 1850, at the gateway to the Perche region. 7 bedrooms. Enclosed grounds. Walking distance to shops. Outbuildings.

Reception Rooms: 2
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 3
Land: 2800 m²
Ref: C5-4174
Price € 639,000
Price £ 584,493
Price $ 725,009

This elegant bourgeois house is situated in the Sarthois region, at the crossroads of the Perche and its renowned Nature Park. It is located in the heart of a medium-sized town with a population of 50,000 inhabitants, offering easy access to all necessary shops and services. Within walking distance, you'll find amenities such as a hospital, doctors, pharmacies, supermarkets, schools, and high schools, including bi-weekly markets, all less than 300 meters away.

The property enjoys a tranquil and serene residential environment, characterized by a sense of calm and a particular quality of life often associated with rural towns. There's a wide range of tourist, cultural, sports, and community activities available in the vicinity, including a national forest, equestrian center, golf course, lake, cinema, theater, music festivals, swimming pool, racetrack, and Rotary Club events.

Excellent road and rail connections are easily accessible, complemented by efficient regional bus services, making this location highly convenient and well-connected.

This beautifully renovated 1850 Bourgeois house, with its accompanying outbuildings, is currently available for sale.

Tucked away from view, this Maison de Maître presents an unexpected countryside retreat right in the heart of a town.

The house boasts an imposing quadrangular structure with two stories, constructed from limestone, and features a flat roof crowned with a pediment. Its façades are designed with perfect symmetry, offering six windows on each side arranged in a "lantern" shape to optimize natural light. The windows are adorned with lintels, and the upper-story corner quoins are fluted and topped with putti capitals. The cornices are intricately decorated with fretted friezes, and numerous medallions grace half of the building's exterior. The overall architecture is characterized by its perfect structure, elegance, and understated charm.

This property offers approximately 380 square meters of living space, distributed as follows:

Partial vaulted cellar containing, in addition to a wine cellar, the technical room (boiler room, water softener, water heater).

First floor:
- Main central access via a wide stone staircase
- Large entrance hall with staircase
WC/hand washbasin
- Large living room (40sqm) with oak parquet flooring
- Dining room (14sqm) with stucco flooring
- Kitchen (20sqm) with stucco flooring
- Utility room (6sqm) containing appliances - Cellar access and disabled exit
- Bedroom (12sqm) with parquet flooring and en-suite shower room/WC
- Study (19sqm) with parquet flooring

First floor:
- Landing leading to 6 bedrooms (13 to 20sqm) with parquet flooring, 1 of which adjoining shower room/WC
- 1 shared bathroom
- 1 separate shower room/WC
- Separate WC
- Sitting area (20sqm) with glass ceiling
- Staircase to second floor

Second floor:
- Large room under development, approx. 100sqm, with multiple uses (dormitory, bedrooms, workshop, play area, etc.). - Insulated attic. Electricity reservations. Access to 2 attics (3x12m) on each gable. Water heater room.

High ceilings throughout the property, between 3 and 3.40m.
The skylight and glass floor on the second floor provide plenty of natural light.

The outbuildings include :
On the north side, a room used as a library with an upper floor (shingle roof).
A small dwelling (breeze-block structure/mechanical tile roof), 38.50m², with wood-burning stove.
To the east, 5 closed garages (5.25x2.65); ceiling height 1.89m, under fiberglass roof.
A workshop (9x3.87m) with fibro roof.
A large hangar (20x13m) with wood cladding and mechanical tiles. Water, electricity and mains drainage - PVC double-glazed window frames.
Above-ground swimming pool (7.30 x 3.30m) dating from 2022 - Depth 1.30m). Possibility of closing this shed. Adjoining awning for 2 cars.

The property is pleasantly enriched by a large 2800 m² garden planted with trees, grass and flowers.
Maples and yews stand alongside several fruit trees (apple, pear, cherry, plum) in good health.
Numerous flowerbeds line the perimeter of the dwelling, leaving only room for 2 well-stocked vegetable gardens, supplied by a small adjoining greenhouse.
A boulodrome has found its place under a row of shady maples.
A pretty culvert spans the "Dive", which flows serenely and safely through the garden.
The property is entirely enclosed (low walls/buildings/grills/river), thus preserving all privacy.

All information above is deemed to be reliable but may be subject to errors and omissions.

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