A 17th and 18th Century chateau located in the heart of Lower Normandy, in the Orne Region. This vast family residence has been artfully restored and furnished by its British Fashion Designer Owner. All rooms are light filled with pale natural stone colours and have high ceilings and two or three large double windows opening out into the surrounding gardens, grounds and woods.
A spacious main hall with cream and peach cabochon stone flooring kitchen with original stone. Open fireplace, small adjoining preparation kitchen, dining room with large French double doors with access through to the main hall. Grounds and kitchen, salon, bureau, pannelled sitting with a secret door leading to an adjoining small cd and video room. The four masterbedrooms have adjoined en-suite bathrooms with roll top baths and marble or wooden floors.
The front courtyard has an antique original cider press and is flanked with beautiful cream stone outbuilding and stable block. There are two post and rail paddocks adjoining and belonging to the chateau which are rich in wild flowers. Grounds also include a ruined 11th century chapel, walled vegetable garden, summer house with enclosed laurel hedge garden, woodlands and ancient elm avenue, jardin a la francais with fountain stream.
The summer house