Charming and authentic manor house from the 17th century...
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This former residence of the great composer and first conductor of the Paris Opera Henri Rabaud (1873-1949) is located in the departement of the Eure in Higher-Normandy 10km away from the medieval city of Les Andelys famous for its Château-Gaillard, 40km from Rouen and 100km from Paris via A13 motorway.
Numerous cultural, leisure and outdoor activities are offered throughout the year like water and equestrian sports, golf, cycling and hiking excursions, exhibitions, Nicolas Poussin museum, Claude Monet's house and garden in GIVERNY...) in a calm and rural environment... Please, come in and discover this lovely property and its landscaped garden with attractive features...
Entering through an elegant gate to the left to a main building, which offers at the ground floor:
A large, tiled reception room of 47m2 (Henri Rabaud's former music workshop) enhanced by an open fireplace and a large south facing window. A tiled, very pleasant fully equipped kitchen. A laundry room, linen room and separate toilet with hand-wash basin (space of 40m2).
All windows on the ground floor are double-glazed. The house benefits from high brightness thanks to the good spread of all windows.The ceilings are decorated with nice exposed oak beams. There is a central oil heating. Sanitation system is via a septic tank.
A large oak staircase leads up to a duplex upper floor (40m2), onto a landing, to:
An office space. A romantic lovely bedroom. An entirely tiled bathroom with bath and double washbasin. A separate WC.
MANOR HOUSE …
To an authentic manor house from the 17th century, which features at the ground floor:
An entrance hall leading to the left, to a vast and elegant office room of 23m2 enhanced by a lovely open fireplace. To the right, a very cosy lounge of 58m2 separated from the entrance hall by an open timber work and adorned with an open fireplace, as well. A separate WC.
All paned-windows on the ground floor benefit from double-glazing. Its floor is covered with small original tomette tiles.Exposed oak beams enhance the ceiling of every room. There is a central oil heating on the ground floor and an electric one on the upper floors. Sanitation system is via a septic tank.
A large oak staircase leads up to the upper floors, to the 1st floor onto a landing, to:
A parental suite of 44m2 with bedroom, bathroom with bath and WC as well as a walk-in wardrobe. A second lovely bedroom of 16m2 and shower room with cabin.
To the 2nd floor onto a landing, to a loggia with romantic bedroom of 40m2. The upper floors are covered with original tomette tiling, too. Their ceilings are decorated with nice exposed oak beams.
A basement with a wine cellar and beaten earth, room for archives, boiler room with oil furnace (summer/winter), oil tank and hot water cylinder. A room for gardening tools.
Magnificient enclosed landscaped garden (3899m2) equipped with automatic watering system and planted with ornamental and fruit trees, coniferous, flowering shrubs, hortensia, roses, lavender, flowering perennials and ground cover plants...
A little workshop of 40m2 (which could be converted into a Maison d'amis) is laid out with an underfloor heating and open fireplace. A small glazed greenhouse is behind this outbuilding.
Paved walkways to the dwellings and garden. A lovely well. A shed for storing gardening equipment.
A second property entrance with access to 2 garages. A small garden outside the property and in front of the main entrance.