Elegant, fortified château with B&B business and moat on 11 ha for sale in Normandy, Manche

Normandy, Manche

€899,990 ID: 136988

A unique medieval moated château in Normandy with extensive grounds, a thriving BandB business with excellent reviews.

The 15th century buildings are stone and oak timber with a vast stone flagged spiral staircase, all has been modernised but retains a wealth of the original character.

Comprising 9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and spacious living areas.

The pasture-land is 11 hectares, approx. 27 acres, with outbuildings.

A long, private drive leads to the château from the road.

The ground floor has :-
Tiled entrance hall with oak beams
Bar / snug with oak panelling
Dining room with fireplace
Large sitting room with fireplace
Breakfast room / conservatory overlooking moat
Kitchen with fitted units, door to breakfast terrace overlooking moat
Separate WC & basin
Arrière cuisine / utility room
Separate boiler room

Hall with huge stone spiral staircase

First floor has:-
1 large double bedroom with unique feature tower area
2 double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower-basin-WC
2 family bathrooms each with shower-basin-WC

Second floor has:-
Large double bedroom with en-suite shower-basin-WC & dressing room
2 double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower-basin-WC
Family bathroom with shower-basin-WC

Third floor has:-
2 bedrooms on split level
'Tower' bedroom with stone fireplace

Outside is a separate stone barn, a stable block with all services and office area, large garage & parking area, courtyard.

Also an open barn area leading to the extensive pastureland which is flat and is a haven for wild birds - which includes the resident black swans.

Well-situated it has Carpiquet airport at 45 mins, railway station (direct to Paris in 2hrs) at 20 mins and the main ferry port of Caen at 1 hour. Good schools are within a few minutes drive, along with local amenities. With Mont St Michel only an hour's drive, the D-day beaches and the Bayeux tapestry just over half an hour - what a perfect location!

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  • Details

    Property type
    Chateau
    Status
    Excellent
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Grounds 10-20 HA
    Total living area
    400 m²
    Plot size
    110,000 m²
    Scenery
    River
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    9
    All bathrooms
    6
    Garage
    Detached
  • Special features

    • Broadband internet
    • Barn