Located in the heart of Saint-Saëns, a small town that has kept its local shops and services, between Pays de Bray and Pays de Caux, this beautiful manor house has many assets to seduce you. Built in brick, in the nineteenth century, it has retained its ancient tiles, stone floor with caps, blacksmiths, panel flooring in points of Hungary, embedded marble fireplaces, molded woodwork ... remarkable testimony to a rich heritage that today ensures elegance and value.
This majestic mansion enjoys beautiful high ceilings and high windows for optimum brightness. On the ground floor, a crossing vestibule opens onto the garden and the reception rooms: a beautiful living room with fireplace, a dining room, a small lounge. On the practical side, the well-equipped kitchen is extended by a scullery and the large laundry room is doubly accessible by the lounge and the garden.
Upstairs, spread over two levels, six comfortable bedrooms and three bathrooms easily accommodate a large family in main residence.
In very good general state, this spacious home of master, is equipped with an economic and ecological heating: heat pump using the water of the river, the Varenne, below.
The garden, well sheltered behind its brick and flint walls, is a delight. At the back of the house, a door opens onto an alley that crosses the aromatic plants, the kitchen garden and the flowers of the priest's garden. A wrought iron gate restricts children's access to the pool whose Zen design invites to meditation. A magnificent Gingko-biloba with golden yellow leaves in autumn dominates the wooded part of the garden.
Three large outbuildings are all assets for this charming property: A spacious open garage can park a motorhome and five other vehicles. The kiln of the old tannery remained in the state, with beautiful preserved materials. The foreman's house built in flint, in an original drawing, plays on the subtle alternation of black and white. Guest house, gite, artist's studio are all possibilities of development for these buildings.
An activity of bed and breakfast of charm can quite be envisaged because many are the North-European tourists who visit Normandy, appreciating the landscapes with contours drawn of the valley of the Varenne until the Alabaster coast very close .
Saint-Saëns is a small lively and friendly town with its small shops, schools, cinema-theater, library, equestrian center, 18-hole golf course and all on the edge of Eawy forest, the most beautiful beech forest in the world. La France ! Fifteen minutes from Neufchâtel en Bray, thirty minutes from Rouen and Dieppe, two hours from Paris, three hours from Belgium, this mansion is the dream of romantics and lovers of old stones.