This elegantly restored and historic manoir has a self contained apartment, a swimming pool and a small lake. It is situated in an enclosed and lightly wooded park of around 1.5 hectares. The manoir is south facing, filled with natural light and extends over three floors; each one having a surface area of approximately 200 sq metres.
The ground floor, which is at garden level, has workshops, laundry, boiler room, wine cellar and an independent apartment of around 120 sq metres. The first floor, which is reached by a sweeping set of stone steps rising from the gravelled forecourt has all principal rooms. Here you will find a large reception hall and a corridor which serves the principal reception room, living room, library, large contemporary kitchen and bedrooms and bathrooms. Finally the top floor houses three large rooms with mansard, or sloping, roofs and an attic area which has exceptional wooden beams.
The gardens are given over to parkland with trees which are over a hundred years old, a picturesque lake and a swimming pool. There is also a log store and covered parking for two cars.
About The Area
The property is situated 40 minutes from Tours in the Loire valley. From here you can catch the Tgv to Paris, which takes under an hour. There are also regular flights from Tours airport to London, among other places.
The Loire valley region is renowned for the many exceptional chateaux along the river and its subsidiaries and is classed as a World Heritage site by Unesco. The Lac de Rillé, near this property, was classified as an outstanding ornithological reserve in 2000. The region is also renowned for its exceptional Loire valley wines and, of course, its popularity as a sophisticated tourist destination. The motor racing town of Le Mans is approximately an hour to the north.
About The Agent
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400 m² of habitable surface (4306 sqFt)
1.5 hectares of land (3.71 acres)
oil-fired central heating
good structural condition