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Manor Farmhouse with 5.86 Ha (14.48 acres), Extensive Barns and Outbuildings, and Retaining Many Historic Features (50Ha available to rent or buy).

Equestrian Property France Ltd
Location: Near Saulieu, Côte-d'Or, Burgundy.
Price €295,000
Status: For Sale
ID: 740

A figure of approximately 6.5% should be added to the purchase price to cover Tax, Registration and Notary Fees.


Avallon 39km
Dijon 76km
Nevers 112km

The property is situated in the northeast of the Morvan regional nature park. A roomy house with a lot of charm, arranged with its outbuildings around a 65m x 35m courtyard.

The small town of Saulieu is 1.5 km with several supermarkets (Aldi, B1 and some smaller), nursery, kindergarten, primary school, high school (collège), bakers, butchers, plumbers, contractors, hardware stores, post-office, hairdressers, restaurants (including a 2 Michelin-star restaurant), sport clubs, music-school, community centre, banks, chemist, dentists, doctors, fire-fighters, ambulance etc. (hospital about 20 kms further).

The city of Dijon is 76km. The city has a rich history and a diverse range of architectural styles, plus all manner of big shops and shopping malls, university, very good hospitals, many museums and much more.

Tourist Facilities
Saulieu has a tourism office. The Park House of the Morvan is at 9km (http://tourisme.parcdumorvan.org/en/), the nearest swimming Lake is 4km (Lac Chamboux). Nearest sailing and swimming Lake at 25km (Lac des Settons). There is a small lake 400 metres from the property, which can be fished with the permission of the landowner.
Open-air swimming pool in Saulieu, indoor swimming pool at 39km (piscine municipal Avallon) and at 46km is Montbard, with the Amphitrite aquatic centre and TGV station on the Paris-Lyon line.
The nearest leisure park is Parc de l’Auxois at 36 km; a very nice wildlife park with playground and pool.

Schools
Schools for all ages up to and including high school (collège) in Saulieu, about 2 km. For further education, there is an agricultural college (lycée) in Saulieu. The nearest lycée for academic studies is about 35km by school bus.

Equestrian
Vet and small equestrian centre in Saulieu. Outriding is just behind the house.

The House
A cellar extends beneath the whole house (139m2), providing lots of storage space and housing the stove for the central heating and the water system.

Ground Floor

Conservatory (2.1m x 4.0m)

Bathroom (2.8m x 2.1m)

Separate WC (1.5m x 1m)

Scullery (4.4m x 5.8m)

Dining room (5.2m x 5.0m) with impressive stone fireplace housing wood-burner

Study (3.6m x 3.2m)

Living room (3.6m x 5.1m)

2 Bedrooms (4.5m x 3.4m and 4.5m x 4.5m).

The main part of the ground floor is tiled with ‘dalles de Burgundy’, the two bedroom floors are French red ‘tomettes’. All ground floor windows are double-glazed.

Mezzanine
The mezzanine loft space also extends over the whole width of the house (144m²).

First Floor
Former Kitchen (8.81m²)

Dressing Room (8m²) with ancient WC

3 Bedrooms (12.29m², 19.42m² and 11.39m²)

Linen Closet (2.5m²).

The old kitchen has clay floor tiles but the rest of the first floor has the original parquet flooring in a herringbone pattern. All three bedrooms have antique chimneys but also a connection to the central heating. The rooms at the front have double glazing.
The house is heated by Wood-fired Central Heating and a wood-burning stove in the dining room.

Outbuildings
Two garages; one on each end of the house.

To one side of the courtyard: Stone Barn (42m x 8m) with oak roof trusses, ripe for conversion (subject to consent).

On the other side of the courtyard: Further Stone Barn (63m x 13m including later addition). Concrete floor, cattle pens, hayloft over.

Behind this barn: Modern Agricultural Shed (1,500m²). Huge space, fully enclosed, with concrete floor, cattle pens and broad central feeding aisle.

A second, open–sided agricultural shed (960m²),This building is not equipped, but features a space that could accommodate an under-cover arena.
 
The Land
5.86 hectares in all, of which around 5 hectares is flat meadow, surrounded by hedge and barbed wire. The northern boundary borders 800 hectares of forest in which you can walk, cycle and of course, ride your horse. (50Ha available to rent .or buy)

No manège, but an indoor school could be accommodated in one of the large agricultural sheds. Alternatively, there is plenty of room outside to create an arena.
 
Water supply by pump and pressure tank. As the fields surround the house, water is easily supplied via hosepipe.
 
Septic tank lacks current certification.

Taxes Foncières: €1,400 per annum



 

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