This character property is located south of Dieppe, towards Saint-Saens and Rouen, in the gentle valley of Varenne in which Louis Aston Knight, famous American painter of the early 20th century, liked to put his easel. Our mansion for sale was originally a presbytery. During the revolution, this property belonging to the clergy was requisitioned and sold under the empire to a rich bourgeois who made it more spacious and comfortable. The neighboring buildings are a charming 18th century manor whose park is planted with splendid trees of local species, a charming Romanesque church built in white stone in the 13th century, an 18th century priory occupied by Benedictine monks. Here is an environment that guarantees calm and serenity! Not far away, crossing the small bridge, the old railway has become the green avenue Paris -London, a hiking trail that connects the two European capitals 400 kilometers apart, not counting the cross-Channel crossing between Dieppe and Brighton Newhaven.
Dieppe, the city with four ports - fishing, trade, yachting, cross-Channel - has kept all the charm of the seaside resort that it was at the time of the Duchess of Berry who launched the fashion of the baths of sea. Today , it knows a new boom related to tourism and port activities. Its historical and natural heritage is highly appreciated by our English, Belgian and Dutch friends. Two hours from Paris by car, bus or train, Parisians like to spend weekends to practice many water sports, sports or fun, discover the gardens of Varengeville sea open to the public, play golf on the beach. one of the oldest courses in France, visit the old fortified castle become museum ... In main residence, the dieppoise region offers opportunities to prosper in its professional activities thanks to industries that have settled: Alpine, Nestlé, Davigel, Toshiba ... The village of Arques the battle to 2 kilometers have schools, shops and local services.
Past the wrought iron gate, our charming home is discovered by its north facade at the end of a welcoming path. To the south, the more intimate garden has been gently planted and flowered. Further, the orchard provides excellent fruit. On the side, some sheep enjoy the generous grass. The former stables have kept their two magnificent boxes for horses. They can find their first vocation at a lower cost. Upstairs, the grooms apartment represents a potential for an artist looking for a calm and inspiring space.
The house welcomes you in a beautiful and pretty room open on both sides, ensuring permanent clarity. The parquet floors, the fireplace, the woodwork and the high molded ceilings make this space a perfect reception room. The current owners have added a winter garden to the south to enjoy in all seasons an intimate and warm space. The dining room is very spacious, decorated by alcoves and a ceiling representing the 4 seasons, painted by Gérard Remigereau. A small intimate living room and an office can be easily transformed into a bedroom and bathroom on one level.
On the first floor, three bedrooms and two bathrooms are distributed by a pretty gallery. Floors, woodwork and fireplaces have been preserved. Under the roof, the two rooms benefit from the decor of a frame of châtaigner of the best effect and a floor in authentic tomette. Built and distributed to be luminous, this house of master has the major assets of the buildings of the 18th, in a very privileged environment.