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17/18th C. Manoir Pays D'Auge. AOC Cider orchard


Reference: 1535
Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 5
Land: 12 ha

Telephone: +33 (0) 1 42 68 11 11
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Philip Hawkes
£ 1,137,084
$ 1,587,690

A stunningly attractive, half-timbered Normandy Manor House, dating from the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries, in a small hamlet nestled in a well protected valley in the beautiful countryside of the Pays d'Auge, famous for its apple orchards, cider and cheeses. The property benefits from lovely uninterrupted views and a peaceful setting.

Ground Floor: A French window in the middle of the main facade leads to the dining room with french window, stone and brick fireplace, exposed beams and red floor tiles, To the left: salon with french window to garden, Louis XV stone fireplace flanked with built in cupboards in the wood panelling. Grey and white marble floor , exposed beams. Petit Salon with vast fireplace, wood panelling and exposed beams. Linen room, children's playroom, boiler room. ( it would be possible to join the last 3 rooms and create a magnficent main salon with double aspect). Behind thd dining room is the Entrance hall with an oak Louis XIV staircase. Shower room with W.C. Vestibule with a regency staircase leading to a large kitchen, fireplace and wood panelling and a study or small bedroom with fireplace.
First Floor; main staircase off which is a gallery ( facing North east) giving access to Bedroom 1: with Louis XVIIIth Century wooden fireplace, flanked with cupboards. Adjoining bathroom ( bath, basin and bidet) . Bedroom 2, XVIIIth C. wooden fireplace with charming original little doors behind which is a XVIIth C. fireplace with cupboards either side.
North West Pavillion: An apartment. Vestibule. Bedroom 3, fireplace, pretty XVIIIth wood panelling and cupboards. Ante chamber, bathroom with bath, double basin and W.C., Bedroom 4 and 5.
South East Pavillion. Reached by a second staircase. Bedroom 6: very large. Louis XVI fireplace with built in cupboards either side in the wood panelling. French ceiling. Bedroom 7 adjoining with wooden fireplace. built in cupboard to one side. French ceiling. Shower room with shower and W.C.
Second Floor; Large lofts offering possibility for further accommodation if required.
Outbuildings;South east of the courtyard are two colombage buildings with original tiled roofs comprising an original Pressoir with its wheel in perfect condition and a loft above, two garages and a log shed. Opposite another large buildiing comprises a cow shed and stables ( in use as a games room) and a shed for two tractors.

Grounds: a pretty and easily maintained garden surrounds the Manoir. In front is a magnificent rose garden and behind a little garden.
To the south east is a terraced vegetable garden, enclosed on three sides.
Overall total of land: 5 hectares including a field in front of the Manoir.
Comments; This is a delightful and authentic property offering considerable potential whether for a family home or some commercial activity.