10 bedroom manor house for sale with 39,814m2 of land, Coutances, Manche , Normandy
1,400,000 EUR 1,246,000 GBP 1,568,000 USD
REF: 211865 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 10
- Bathrooms: 4
- Floor Size (m2): 305
- Plot Size (m2): 39,814
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Equestrian Facilities
- Gite / Additional Accommodation
Beautiful Seventeenth Century manor house with lovely views over the cathedral city of Coutances, set in almost 10 acres of enclosed parkland, complete with a heated indoor pool and underground vaulted cave.
This spacious 10 bedroom character property enjoys an elevated position on the edge of the historical Coutances with magnificent views, in the heart of the Cotentin peninsular.
The manoir, with imposing raised entrance, has a lovely warm and welcoming ambience with original parquet flooring, large fireplaces and views over lovely gardens to the town and cathedral. To the rear of the south-east facing salon, sliding doors lead to the adjoining pool house with 8.5 metre heated pool which also enjoys stunning views.
Upstairs, there are 6 bedrooms arranged over 2 floors accessed by a beautiful turned wooden staircase.
The rear courtyard comprises 3 main buildings divided in to garages, workshops and a self-contained 2-bedroom gite.
Colourful gardens surround the house with a natural spring which feeds the pools and fountain in the grounds as well as the swimming pool.
In the kitchen garden, a set of stone steps lead down to a large vaulted cellar, an unusual feature which has been used as a venue for celebrations in the past.
To the east of the house, the gardens give way to wooded paddocks with a small stable block and river bordering the land to the north.
A fabulous property set between town and countryside, perfect for a tourism business and very rare to the market.
With aerothermal central heating, double glazing and central vaccuming comprising.
-Ground floor : - Raised entrance leading to central hallway with Bourgogne stone flooring and turned wood staircase - Dining room, south facing, with oak flooring, marble fireplace and views over the gardens - Library, south facing, with marble fireplace, oak parquet flooring and views over the gardens - Salon with double aspect south and east-facing windows and doors to the garden and swimming pool - Indoor heated pool, 8.5 x 4 metres, with patio doors to the garden and views over the city - Fitted kitchen with pantry cupboard and connecting door to the dining room - Boiler room - Laundry - WC
-First floor : - Principal bedroom suite with double aspect views over the gardens and to the city, dressing room, bathroom and WC - 2 Large bedrooms each with fireplace and connecting 'jack and jill ' bathroom - Single bedroom / office with south-facing balcony
-Second floor : - Bedroom suite with triple aspect views, kitchenette and bathroom - 2 Double bedrooms - Bathroom - 2 Single bedrooms
-Rear courtyard comprising : - West-facing annexe with garages / workshop on ground floor and self-contained 2-bedroom gite above - North-facing annexe currenty used as firewood storage - East-facing annexe with garages and workshops and un-converted upper floor.
Exterior : - Mature gardens with natural spring - Underground vaulted cellar 20 x 6 metres with staircase access from gardens and service doors from the entrance drive - 3-Hectares of enclosed wooded paddocks.
Town centre with rail link 1.4km Coast, beaches and golf club 11km .
Regional attractions ( Mont Saint Michel, Bayeux, Normandy landing beaches ) all within 70 km.
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