Ref. 3493 Elegant mansion for sale in Normandy Located in the historic heart of the Pays d'Auge, in the land of cider and camembert, this charming half-timbered manor house stands next to a peaceful village and retains all its privacy thanks to the protection of its two large outbuildings. At 5 minutes, several small towns provide most daily services and shops. Ideally located between Caen and Lisieux. The main body of the house, built in half-timbering, dates from the 18th century. Two square wings made of briquettes were built in the 19th-Century. Two beautiful outbuildings, arranged on both sides, including a press in perfect condition, are from the 16th and 17th centuries. The main house has a living space of approximately 250 sqm and comprises: On the ground floor: central entrance with staircase, with on its left a dining room backed to a small room currently used as an office. Following a living room of about 25 sqm with a fireplace.On the right, access to a small lounge with a stone fireplace, fitted kitchen and back kitchen. Parquet flooring on the ground floor and exposed beams. On the first floor: 4 bedrooms, 2 with en-suite bathrooms. An independent bathroom with toilet, dressing room. Another room with laundry used as a 5th bedroom. On the second floor: 2 extra bedrooms have been converted into the attic. A large half-timbered outbuilding of about 500 sqm comprises 3 garages (4 cars), several cellars and storage room; 2 boxes, stable and wine cellar. A vast woodshed. Convertible attic on almost the entire building. The half-timbered press comprises 3 main areas including the press and its adjoining cooperage. A large games room has been set up on the ground floor. On the first floor, a room and vast attics suitable for conversion. A caretaker's house of about 50sqm at the entrance of the property comprises a living room, a bedroom, bathroom, and toilet. Currently under an annual furnished lease. Access to the property is through an alley bordered by two grasslands, leading to the entrance gate overlooking the ancient moats regulating the water fluctuations of the local river. The garden is pleasantly planted with trees and flowers; we note among others a centenary sequoia. At the back of the large outbuilding, one can find the vegetable garden and some fruit trees. All in about 3,48acres (1,41ha), in a perfect state of maintenance.