House - Crennes-sur-Fraubée (53700) - MAYENNE € 750,000 € 675,000


Stunning 6-bedroom Manor house set in 37 acres, with lake, gite and outbuildings - Beautiful panoramic views

This is an outstanding Maison de Maître full of character and traditional features with various outbuildings and an attached cottage. Built in 1828 this stylish, beautifully decorated property is set in lovely parkland gardens with surrounding organic wild-flower meadows extending to just under 15 hectares, which include woodland, a walled garden, potager and a naturally-fed lake. A real paradise for nature lovers. It offers fantastic views across the valley and affords a tranquil privacy. Bordering the Alpes Mancelles and served by the market town of Villaines la Juhel for all local amenities, the property is 30 minutes from the spa town of Bagnoles de l’Orne, 1h to the historic city of Le Mans and under 2h drive to the Unesco World Heritage site of Mont St. Michel or the ancient coastal town of Caen. Paris is 1h by TGV from Le Mans. Rennes airport is less than a 90 minute drive. The property offers plenty of scope for chambre d'hôtes, a gite business or equestrian use.

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Detailed description

The property enjoys a unique position. Reached by an electric-gated sweeping tree-lined drive that opens on to the far-reaching views, this elegant house sits proudly south-facing in an elevated position benefiting from plenty of natural light and sunshine. In addition to a large terrace in front, which is perfect for relaxing and admiring the panoramic views, the gardens offer many tranquil spots to enjoy an apero or outdoor dining
The property is double glazed and fully insulated throughout. It is connected to mains drainage and benefits from an impressive ‘C’ rating energy report.

Ground Floor - Enter directly into the impressive main hall which benefits from new oak parquet flooring and is flooded in natural light – 2.6 x 8.3

Dining/living room with a feature granite fireplace with a Clearview woodburning stove, oak parquet flooring, two windows and traditional central oak beam – 7.48 x 5

Kitchen with freestanding units, large Viking gas range, tiled floor and butler sink – 3.2 x 5.8. Service corridor with refrigeration areas, walk-in larder, wc and door leading back to the hall. Door from kitchen to a sunroom/conservatory which leads in turn to the terrace 7.6 x 2.2

Lounge with original decorative marble fireplace, wooden flooring, dual aspect windows ensuring plenty of light – 7.4 x 4. Leading off this room is a family bathroom with bath, double sink, shower and wc and a further separate wc.

First Floor – landing with oak parquet floor serving three bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, shower room and utility room, door to access rear garden

Master Bedroom with oak parquet flooring, feature fireplace and balustraded balcony to take in the splendid views of your estate – 8.1 x 5.3, En-suite with heated floor, large shower, sink and wc. – 2 x 2.5

Bedroom 2 – South facing with valley views. 4 x 3

Bedroom 3 – Views over back gardens 4 x 2.8

Utility room with sink – 2 x 3.6

Separate wc with sink

Family bathroom with shower, sink and wc

Second Floor – landing serving three double bedrooms

Bedroom 4 – 6.5 x 3.7

Bedroom 5 – Large window with exceptional views across the valley 5.3 x 3.5

Bedroom 6 – 6.8 x 4.3

Separate wc with sink

There is an attached barn which could provide further accommodation if required or just perfect for storage.

The two bedroomed gite is attached to the barn and is in the process of being renovated. Currently offering an open plan living area with original fireplace.

Stone built former stable block and pigeonnier.

Large hangar with workshop and mezzanine floor above for storage

Covered garage and parking area. Second gated driveway.

Lovely walled gardens and surrounding park land with many trees, a mixed fruit orchard and chestnut and oak woodlands ensuring that you are self-sufficient in firewood. Large organic vegetable garden with multiple water harvesting facilities, greenhouse and polytunnel affording near self-sufficiency in fruit and vegetables.

Lake of approximately 3000m2 with bridge leading to a central island and lake house with electric power.

Surrounding wildflower organic meadows, perfect land if you are looking for an equestrian property or small holding

More pictures are available on request

Information about risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website :

Diagnostic de Performance Energétique
réalisé après le 1er juillet 2021

Logement moyennement performant
Coûts annuels énergies estimés
entre 2590 € et 3560 € pour
  • 675 000 € (HAI)
  • agency fees to be paid by seller
This property has ...
  • Mains Drainage
  • Lake
  • Garage
  • Private parking
  • Detached
  • Water on site
  • Electricity on site
  • Fiber optic
  • Linky
  • Sold Furniture
Property Type
  • Holiday Home
  • House
  • Country House
  • Family Home
  • Manoir
  • Village property
Pays de la Loire

Diagnostic de Performance Energétique
réalisé après le 1er juillet 2021

Logement moyennement performant
Coûts annuels énergies estimés
entre 2590 € et 3560 € pour