- Reference: LN-6ER3R
- Property Type: House
- Location: 50200, Coutances, Manche, Normandy
- Habitable Space: 430 m2
- Land Space: 7.34 ha
- Sale Price: €1,278,000
- Bedrooms: 6
The listed manor of the French privateer Robert Surcouf for sale at 6km from Normandy beaches.
This rare historical manor was built in the middle of the 15th C. and enlarged successively in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Its life will be marked in particular by its 35 years of ownership by the famous privateer Robert Surcouf, who housed his large family here from 1795. His family owned it until around 1870.
The property is in the vicinity of the town of Coutances in the Manche.
The property includes a beautiful historic and authentic set, within a large estate. The whole is preserved by the Historical Monuments, which is quite remarkable.
The home is now in the wing after the manor.
This comfortable house of 430sqm comprises:
On the ground floor: an entrance hall and 18th C. staircase, two sitting rooms, hunting room, dining room, office, fitted kitchen, and utility room. Bathroom and wc; boiler room.
The 18th C. oak staircase and the stone spiral staircase lead to the first floor: 6 bedrooms and two shower rooms, wc.
The terracotta and stone floors and all the elements of decor remain.
Adjoining, the manor seems more austere and contrasts with its big spiral tower and its mullioned windows. The two houses are, however, joined by this spiral staircase. The manor is not laid out life stopped several centuries ago. It consists of two main rooms on 4 levels. There was the prison, the cellars, the living rooms, and the latrines. The elements of the time remain intact.
Behind the mansion are several buildings from different eras that include old presses, barns, sheds, dairy, stables.
On the left side, a 19th C. farm lodge.
On the right, closing the courtyard, an imposing barn of 230 sqm on the ground, electrified. A floor has been installed and offers a large reception capacity.
A chapel also Historical Monuments.
The parcel of land enclosed by walls in which the orchard is planted and always framed by a tower. There are loopholes and therefore carried a defensive function. The garrison used to stay there.
The mansion is in the middle of its 18,13 acres (7,34 hectares). This land is made up of plots surrounded by hedges. However, the purchaser may prefer to keep the use of the estate for his own needs.
Moat and pond fed by springs and runoff.
Possibility to acquire in addition 77,39 acres (31,32ha).
This land currently generates agricultural income.
The manor in its entirety as well as its outbuildings and land are registered as Historical Monuments.