For $2 Million, An 18th-Century Farmhouse Property Overlooking The Sea In Normandy


A view of the water by no means will get previous – even when the view has been loved by householders for the reason that 18th century.

This genuine French farmhouse is about close to the seaside resort city of Cabourg alongside the English Channel in Normandy. Vacationers have been drawn by the reasonable coastal local weather and gorgeous great thing about the realm for the reason that 1800s when Cabourg turned accessible by rail.

Since then, space has continued to draw the vacationer commerce with its 2.5 miles of wonderful sand seaside, annual movie pageant, racetrack, on line casino and venerable Grand Resort.

Cabourg’s Belle Epoque vibe has charmed many guests through the years, together with Marcel Proust. The novelist integrated the setting into his fiction “In Search of Misplaced Time,” calling it Balbec. A greater than two-mile-long esplanade on the waterfront is called Promenade Marcel Proust in his honor.

Set other than the hustle and bustle of sightseers and beachgoers, the half-timbered house is sited on 15 acres of land, taking in each sea and sprawling countryside views.

Typical of the residential architectural type of rural Normandy, the home was renovated by the late architect and musician Antoine Berge, who was identified for his preservation and restoration work. The construction weds stone and wooden consistent with the manors of Normandy’s Pays D’Auge space.

The 2-story home could possibly be reconfigured into two residences or stored in its entirety. There are two eating rooms, two dwelling rooms, a library, eight bedrooms and 4 loos inside the 4,844 sq. toes of dwelling house. The floorplan might additionally accommodate an elevator.

A number of fireplaces and ceilings topped by heavy beams add a country class all through the primary home.

The pitched roof and dormer home windows create visible curiosity within the second-floor rooms, which have vaulted ceilings.

A south-facing terrace off the chateau opens to gravel pathways, garden and panoramic vistas. A wine press, a workshop, a former distillery now used for gardening storage and 4 garages are additionally on the grounds.

The asking value for the property, which could possibly be used as a household dwelling or for enterprise actions, is slightly more than $2 million. Sophie van Cayzeele of Groupe Mercure is the itemizing agent.

Cabourg might be reached by automobile ferry, prepare, bus or automobile prepare. Worldwide flights can be found at Deauville Airport, about 20 miles east northeast of Cabourg, and the Caen-Carpiquet Airport, some 21 miles within the different path. Paris is roughly two hours away.

Groupe Mercure is an unique member of Forbes Global Properties, a client market and membership community of elite brokerages promoting the world’s most luxurious properties.


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