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Manor house

  • Ref. KR-1392
  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 335 m²
  • 393,750 €

Manche - Picauville - Impressive Manor House

This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a stunningly impressive Manor house dating from the 16th Century set in a peaceful hamlet in the Normandy Countryside yet only 20 minutes from the bustling market towns of Carentan and Valognes.

The house is in excellent condition and retains many original features – Mullioned windows and an amazing wooden staircase plus magnificent stone floors. There are four bedrooms in the main house, there is also a separate self contained apartment and a studio above the garage.

The house has business potential as there is an established Artist’s studio on the top floor and the bedrooms are ideally designed to be used for guest accommodation (Bed and Breakfast opportunity).

There is currently 335 square metres of habitable surface with a further 150 square metres available for development. There are also four outbuildings (214sqm) which could be developed in to further gite accommodation.

The property is located in the heart of a pretty and peaceful hamlet and is approached via a drive which leads you through an archway in to the courtyard.

The accommodation comprises of ;

Ground Floor
Entrance hall with original wooden staircase leading to a hallway with access to the rear of the property. Large double aspect lounge with a magnificent fireplace with access to a separate WC and utility room. Large kitchen with high quality fitted units and a granite worktop, there is also a large fireplace with efficient wood burner. Two walk in pantries leading to an impressive dining room with another large fireplace.

First Floor
Three large bedrooms and two family bathrooms and a separate WC. The master bedroom is approached from a private corridor and has a large en suite bathroom, a Study and also a walk in dressing room.
The guest bathroom is equipped with a high quality cast iron bath with shower over plus a separate shower, WC and basin.

Second floor
An Artists studio plus a separate double bedroom and there is also a large attic (81sqm) which could be easily converted in to further accommodation.

There are four large outbuildings and an open garage with a studio apartment above plus a separate apartment.

The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with established trees and there is also potential to purchase a further 26 acres of pasture by separate negotiation. The existing furniture is also available for sale by separate negotiation

The property is steeped in history and was also used as a temporary prisoner of war camp by the German Army during the D-Day landings.
It is ideally located for all of the major Normandy tourist attractions and the attractive village of Pont L’Abbe is only 5 minutes away with all the local amenities that you require. There is a main line railway station with regular express trains to Paris within 20 minutes and the ferry ports of Cherbourg and Caen are both within an hour.

In summary this is a rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent house with real character with the added bonus of future business potential

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  • Rooms 16 rooms
  • Surface 335 m²
  • Total area 7229 m²
  • Heating Central, Fuel oil, Individual
  • Hot water Boiler
  • Condition Excellent condition
  • Orientation East West
  • View Countryside Countryside
  • Built in 1800
  • Availability Free


  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Barbecue
  • Car port


Ground floor

  • 1 Land 7229 m²
  • 1 Hallway 12 m²
  • 1 Lavatory 4 m²
  • 2 Laundry rooms 6 m², 16 m²
  • 1 Living room/dining area 45 m²
  • 1 Kitchen 25 m²
  • 1 Storage room 6 m²
  • 1 Dining room 28 m²
  • 1 Living-room 40 m²
  • 3 Outbuildings 35 m², 53 m², 54 m²
  • 1 Garage 100 m²
  • 1 Bathroom / Lavatory 4 m²


  • 1 Study 4 m²
  • 3 Bedrooms 24 m², 29 m², 33 m²
  • 2 Bathrooms 9 m², 20 m²
  • 1 Walk-in closet 6 m²
  • 1 Corridor 15 m²
  • 1 Landing 9 m²
  • 1 Lavatory 3 m²
  • 1 Outbuilding 70 m²
  • 1 Studio 20 m²
  • 1 Bathroom / Lavatory 10 m²


  • 1 Studio 36 m²
  • 1 Attic 81 m²
  • 1 Bedroom 15 m²


  • Shops 5 minutes
  • Primary school 5 minutes
  • Beach 25 minutes
  • Town centre 10 minutes
  • Hospital/clinic 25 minutes
  • Doctor 10 minutes
  • Train station 20 minutes
  • Park 15 minutes
  • Supermarket 10 minutes
  • Sea port 40 minutes
  • Public pool 15 minutes
  • Golf 30 minutes
  • Movies 20 minutes
  • Middle school 20 minutes
  • Airport 60 minutes
  • Sea 25 minutes
  • Highway 20 minutes
  • University 35 minutes

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