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5 bedroom manor house for sale

France - Domfront, Orne


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Key features:

  • Eye-catching Normandy manor house
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 receptions
  • Loft space for conversion
  • Just under 2.5 acres of land
  • Potential B&B property
  • Large sitting room and separate dining room
  • In village with shops and restaurant
  • 1hr 15mins from Caen ferry port

Full description:

This very handsome 5-bedroom manor house is almost fully restored to its former glory and is immediately habitable. Situated in a National Park, in a village with shops and restaurant, it stands in its own grounds of just under 2.5 acres. With the possibility of creating further bedrooms in the loft space, this lovely would make an ideal B&B.

The property benefits from gas fired central heating with individual thermostatic controls on all the radiators, double glazed windows with roller shutters and spacious accommodation.  There is the possibility of creating extra bedrooms in the loft space.  Ideal as a B&B or for a large family house. 

This property is surrounded by wooded hills and valleys that form part of the Normandie-Maine Regional National Park, an area of natural beauty that extends to some 257,000 hectares. The rugged Brittany/Normandy coastline is just over an hour's drive away and there are several lakes with beaches within half an hour by car. 

Local facilities can be found in the village where there is an excellent bakery, a butcher, a restaurant, a village bar and other amenities, including a mini supermarket and a hairdresser. Historic Domfront is only 8km away while Bagnoles-de-l'Orne, with its spa centre, casino, lake and sports centre, is also within easy reach (23 km). The closest ferry port is at Caen Ouistreham (1 hour 15 minutes).

The accommodation, measuring a very comfortable 280m², consists of:

On the ground floor -

Entrance Hall:  4.79 x 3.93m  Stairs to first floor. 

Guest Cloakroom:  WC

Sitting Room:  7.46 x 6.66m  Exposed stone and beams.

Utility Room:  6.55 x 2.79m  Door to rear garden.

Dining Room:  7.13 x 6.62m   Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall. 

Kitchen:  3.97 x 3.96m  Exposed stone walls.   Glazed double doors to south elevation. 

On the First Floor -

Landing:  Wood flooring.  Door to stairs to loft.

Master Bedroom:  6.61 x 4.70m  Ornamental fireplace.  Wood flooring. 

Study:  2.42 x 2.26m   Exposed stone wall.  Wood flooring.

Bathroom:  2.68 x 2.59m   Bath with mixer tap. Vanity unit. Bidet.  WC. Wood flooring.  

Bedroom 2:  3.98 x 3.76m   Built-in wardrobe. Wood flooring.

Bedroom 3:  3.90 x 2.12m    Built-in wardrobe. Wood flooring.

Bedroom 4:  4.01 x 3.33m  Wood flooring. 

En Suite Shower Room:  2.53 x 2.21m Corner shower. Vanity unit.  WC.  Wood floor. 

Bedroom 5:  4.43 x 3.25m  Wood flooring.  

En Suite Shower Room:  3.30 x 2.00m (To finish)  Exposed stone wall.  Wood flooring.

On the Second Floor -

Loft  Ideal for conversion.  Window and skylights already in place.


Attached Garage:  4.29 x 4.28m  Roller PVC Door.  Hot water cylinder.  Boiler.

The garden is mainly lawn with a part-walled garden and mature shrubs and trees.  There are 2 small paddocks - one of which has a detached outbuilding.  In total there is almost 2.5 acres of land.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage is to a septic tank.  Gas-fired central heating.

Location: Village
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 2
Habitable space: 280m² 
Plot size: 10,014m² (2.47 acres)
Heating: Gas-fired central heating
Distance to shops: In village
Distance to ferry port: 100 kms (Caen - 1h 15 mins)
Taxe Foncière: 680 € per annum

(Location shown on property portals is approximate.)

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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.

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La Residence, Oxford

1 King's Meadow Osney Mead OXFORD OX2 0DP
03339 395515  Local call rate
About La Residence, Oxford

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