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7 bedroom character property for sale

France - Domfront, Orne, Normandy


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Key features:

  • Original features include fireplaces and beams
  • swimming pool
  • Wooden Parquet floors
  • Original features
  • Holiday cottage/independent cottage with garden
  • Rural views and open countryside from the property
  • Open fireplaces

Full description:

A truly magnificent period property offering charm, elegance and many original features.
The property is located within the Domfront area of southern Orne and as such has unspoiled views of the lush green countryside and rural walks directly from the property.
The local area is renowned for its historical buildings and individually styled bourgeoise manor houses and chateaux.
There is much to do within the area and the nearby 'chic' town of Bagnoles de L'Orne, with its roman spa, Casino and tennis club, and stylish boutiques is just a few minutes drive away.
The current owners have been careful to retain many features, sometimes unique , to the property. The échauguette - ( mini watch tower) on the side of the property has been retained and has become an impressive feature to the property, having a turret effect for the outside. Within the échauguette are small stain glass windows, giving a warm embiance to the bedroom from which it is visible and accessed.
The parquet floors are all in excellent condition and all rooms have high ceilings, one having an original ornate silk inlay.
Having a basement cellar and three further floors, there is space for a large family, and many possible business opportunities.
Utilities include -
Mains water,
Electrical supply - Three phase
Central heating - Oil fired plus 2 wood burning stoves
Newly installed individual sewage system.
Double glazing
Telephone and broadband reception
Swimming pool

Basement - A large underground cellar covering an area of 28m², houses the central heating boiler, hot water tank, the oil tanks and wine store.
This room can be accessed from within the property or externally.
Ground Floor - The impressive entrance hall has tiled floor and staircase which leads to all the upper levels. .
Lounge - This has a parquet floor, stunning ornate fireplace with a wood burning stove and french doors to the rear terrace.
Dining Room - Parquet floors . Windows to the front, gable end and double glazed doors to the entrance hall. There is also a large original fireplace with a wooden surround and original fire screen, beside the fireplace are the original service bells.
Office - This is a light room to the rear of the dining room, with panelled walls and a large window
Utility room - Tiled floor, large window and access to the ' service', rear stairway.
WC with hand wasbasin
Kitchen - A large bright room to the rear of the property with door to the terrace. The kitchen has an original fireplace and wood burning stove within it. The owners have brought a modern feel to the kitchen by installing, luxury fitted units and modern appliances, including a small island and
with a sink unit and dishwasher. There are large windows to two sides of the kitchen, making it an enjoyable area to cook, having fabulous views.

First floor - This floor certainly has a wow feature as the landing area of 15m² has a silk inlay within the ceiling , warm parquet flooring and has been transformed into a quiet reading/sitting area.
Bedroom 1 - has fitted cupboards and boasts the echauguette, which could be transformed into a 'toiletry' area and has stained glass windows.
Bedroom 2 - Marble fireplace nad original integral cupboards to its side
Bedroom 3 - this is the smallest bedroom and is currently used as a second office - having views to the rear of the property
Bathroom - A spacious family bathroom with a bath, shower , washbasin and WC
Bedroom 4 An amazing room with large feature windows, french door to a balcony and having an ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 5 having an original fireplace and an ensuite shower room with a period washbasin on a pedestal.

Second Floor - Service stairway - Bedroom 6 - A spacious room with a window to the rear of the property.

Second floor - MASTER SUITE - A magnificent suite with a large double bedroom, within which is a sitting area. Some exposed beams and three roof light windows, giving the room a light airy feel; The ensuite bathroom is luxurious, being 16m² and having a double stylish washbasin unit, bath and WC.

Second property - cottage style in stone This property has three main rooms and an entrance via the rear terrace. It is currently used as a gym and games room, but could easily be a guest cottage.

The gardens and exterior of the property have also been maintained to a high standard. The drive has a gated entrance and leads to the front of the property and a large parking area within which is a four car open sided garage.
The swimming pool has an adjoining large decked terrace, upon which is a stylish summer house with glazed front. There are several water features within the grounds and the rear tiled terrace also has different levels, giving eating and seating areas.
The property is hidden from the main street and enjoys a quiet location yet being but a short, minutes walk from a village centre and local shops .

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Caen (Carpiquet) (INTERNATIONAL), 41.3 miles
  • Rennes (St-Jacques) (INTERNATIONAL), 61.3 miles
  • Dinard (Pleurtuit) (INTERNATIONAL), 65.1 miles
  • Le Havre (Octeville) (INTERNATIONAL), 73.5 miles
  • Cherbourg (Maupertus) (INTERNATIONAL), 82 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
asiimmobilier, Passais du Marche

2 Place du Marche Passais la Conception 31650 France
03339 872120  Local call rate
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2 Place du Marche Passais la Conception 31650 France
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