Region: Orne

525 000€

Charming mansion house, dating C19th century, very well located in the historic fortified . . .

A stone’s throw from the centre of town yet has view’s far reaching views. Belleme with 18 hole golf course, forest, restaurants and many specialist shops such as wine merchant, hat maker, handmade chocolate, recycled lamps, antiques etc. Hospital, schools and everything you need for everyday living, easily accessible from Paris – 2 hours. Located in the Perche National Park – which is a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Private home or luxury guest house. The current owners have replaced the windows, installed a new boiler, re-roofed the garage, decorated the house – in very good condition inside and out with the benefit of mains drainage system.

Ground floor:
Entrance hall very light and spacious with original tiled floor, beautiful staircase to the first and second floors, leading to:
Living room with double doors from the hall and to the dining room, open working fireplace.
Dining room with doors to the living room and the kitchen and double doors to the wooden decking area outside.
Kitchen with eating area and doors to dining room and the wooden decking area.
Annex with a separate entrance, large preserve making kitchen, two study areas – ideal for hobby or workspace . wc.
Mid-landing wc.
First floor:
Master bedroom with a dressing room and en-suite bathroom with wc.
Bedroom 2 and 3 both good sizes and share a “jack and Jill” bathroom with wc.
Bedroom 3 (or study) with fireplace.
Mid-landing wc.
Second floor:
Bedroom 5.
Bedroom 6 .
Large laundry room (bedroom 7) with shower room.
Playroom (bedroom 8).
Mains drainage, town gas fired central heating and hot-water.
Cellars – two wine cellars, boiler room,
Separate double garage with loft above.
Outbuilding – potting shed, chicken coop.
Off-road parking with electric gates to the road.
Half acre gardens – lawns, mature hedges and trees, decking patio area, vegetable garden and orchard.
Former capital of the Province of Perche, Bellême retains a rich architectural heritage and a “spirit” that particularly distinguishes it from other Perche towns. Accessed by an imposing medieval porch is lined with mansions with noble facades. The elegance and atmosphere of the many shops charm visitors. The magnificent 2,400-hectare state-owned Bellême forest, just north of the town, is famous for its majestic oak and beech trees, and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. As well as being a favourite destination for walkers, Bellême is also loved by mushroom enthusiasts, professional and amateur, as its undergrowth is home to a multitude of species. Excellent access to Paris 2h, Normandy coast 2h, and UK couldn’t be better with Caen less than 2h and Calais 4h.