A Delightful 17th Century Farmhouse and attached Annexe, with outbuildings.The property is located in the Pays de la Loire, just south of Normandy. 10 minutes from the Historic town of Mayenne, at Chatillon sur Colmont and is set in just under an acre of very tranquil mature gardens.
2 - 5 Bedrooms
Parking for 10+ cars
Oil fired central heating
Smart fitted country style kitchen
Just over 3/4 Acre of garden on 3 sides
Large outbuildings and barn
Spring water well
Very well presented
This farmhouse home is situated off the main road down a little used country lane, (except by friends, neighbours and occasional Tractors).
The light and bright accommodation is well presented and benefits from a side patio to main house and a decked area and patio from the annexe, which leads into a South facing secure garden.
Having the lounge and kitchen combined (salle du jour) allows for interaction with the family whilst working in the kitchen area.
A low maintenance property which is cheap and easy to run. All windows are double glazed except one and the property still has the original wide half glazed front doors.
A covered porch leads to the half glazed front door which opens into the ….
…12ft 8” x 9ft 2” (3.9 x 2.8 metre), (approx.)With under stair storage area, radiator and an oil fired central heating boiler.Ceramic tiled floor, a door to low level WC and a corner washbasin. With stairs leading to…
Bedroom 2… 16 sq. m (approx.). With double radiator, TV point, en-suite shower room, WC, sink unit, a large serviette radiator and a Velux window.
Salle du jour…
23 sq. m (approx.).(comprising of kitchen area, lounge and dining area and a small office area)
Kitchen area…a modern fitted Hygena kitchen complete with wall cupboards, and base units with granite effect worktops, halogen hob cooker, Smeg dishwasher, ceramic 1.5 sink unit, fridge and an island under which is more cupboard space and a vegetable storage unit.
… 13ft 3” x 10ft 5” (4.03 x 3.2m), (approx...).Wall mounted storage cupboards and base units with charcoal effect work tops, shelving, a 200ltr hot water tank, and plumbing for a washing machine and enough space for large chest freezer, fridge and tumble dryer.
… a combined sitting and dining area with 7kw wood burner, with wall sockets and a TV point, 2 large double radiators, A door to front of the house and patio doors to side terrace and the outside sitting area.
Mini Office…Partly tucked under the stairs, there are several wall electrical sockets, a fitted working surface, telephone point and shelves for books and equipment.
Stairs leading up to…
Bedroom 1…19sq. m (approx.).With TV point, telephone socket and lots of electrical sockets, a large double radiator, 3 double glazed windows making the room light and airy also there are 2 walk in wardrobes, an en-suite shower and bath room, sink unit and low level WC, a large serviette radiator, Velux window, and an airing cupboard.
Which is attached to the main house, has its own private access and is currently used as a 3 bedroomed self-contained Gite, however could be modified to provide access from the main house creating a large 5 bedroomed home.
The annexe is wheelchair friendly, with Salle du Jour, incorporating a fitted kitchen, lounge and dining area. There is a TV outlet and numerous sockets a large double radiator and a storage cupboard housing a 150 litre. hot water tank.
The 3 bedrooms are all large doubles of 12.8, 11.7 & 11 metre sq. (approx.) respectively.
has an en-suite wet floor shower room, WC and pedestal wash basin.
Downstairs to the bottom hall with doors leading to both double bedrooms, shower room and a large storage cupboard with a light and power socket.
Bedrooms 2 & 3
are downstairs, both have double glazed windows and double radiators, they are served by a family…..
Shower room and WC
... which has a walk in shower, pedestal wash basin WC, a wall mounted warm air heater and an extractor fan.
Garden and Outbuildings
The annexe has a private, secure and very peaceful garden, with sundeck, patio and a stone BBQ.
The main garden is an enclosed 3200 sq. metre (approx.) and incorporates a small orchard with cherry, apple trees, a pear tree and other fruit trees and shrubs. There is a vegetable garden and attractive stone outbuildings including, large barn, bread oven and 3 large stone storage sheds.
There is parking at the front of the property for about 10 cars and at the rear a further 2 cars.
The garden is on different levels, which gives it a unique setting and is secluded, very private and ideal for relaxing in the dappled shade under the trees, listening to and watching the fantastic variety of wild birds and the occasional red squirrel, hedgehog and owl, all whilst enjoying a glass or two of French wine.
Local to the area outside the garden are deer, wild boar, fox and hares.
The immediate area is surrounded by Farmland, however it’s 2.5km to the village of Chatillon sur Colmont, 4.5 km to the village of Oisseau, and on to Ambrieres les Vallees, with crazy golf, fishing, horse riding, tennis, swimming and canoeing and 12km to the town of Mayenne. In the environ of Mayenne is the village of Evron with a beautiful lake, lifeguards and café, Jublains a Roman town and Museum. The city of Laval for shopping and Golf (27 holes) about 30min drive away.
The airports of Rennes to Bristol and Exeter about 60 min drive and St Marlo “Dinard” airport to Birmingham East Midlands is about 90 min away.
The ports of Caen and Cherbourg approx. 2 hours away and Roscoff is 3.5 hours and the channel tunnel is about 4hours away.
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