• €245,000

17th Century Colombage Longere

Habitable Floorspace (120m . sq)    

Land (3,035 m. sq)

  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms
  • Parking


This authentic 17th century timbered longere is located in a peaceful but not isolated location with beautiful views. The house feels spacious with original features and immense character and charm. The property sits in its own enclosed grounds (3035m2) with mature trees including walnut, laburnum, pear, apple, cherry, pine, plum and poplar. Breathtaking view of 'La Grande Vallée'. There is a productive vegetable garden with apples, red currants, raspberries, strawberries and black currants. There is a cabin with wood store and a recreation area that includes a hot tub area. To the front is a partially enclosed garden with attractive borders filled with bedding plants, shrubs, roses and lavender. All overlooking the meadow and the valley beyond. 

Enter from the garden through the solid oak front door into the Lounge/Dining Room (31.8m2) evenly divided with open colombage. A large authentic handmade brick fireplace with Stovax wood burning stove, original cupboard, tiled floor, original beams. The kitchen/breakfast room ( 13m2) still has the original brick flooring, original beams and a fitted country farmhouse style kitchen with washing machine, fridge and separate freezer. Stove for cooking and heating. Bathroom / utility room (8.2m2) with shower, basin and WC. Hot water cylinder and storage space. Workshop / storage room (8m2). There is the possibility to enlarge the bathroom, the laundry room or to create a small bedroom on the ground floor adjacent to the bathroom. Bedroom 1 with its own living room (30.68m2). Original beams with character and charm. Laminate wood effect floors and floors. Excellent room for manoeuvre. Small area used as an office. This room enjoys excellent views. Accessible by an independent staircase. Bedroom 2 with its own lounge (28.37m2). Original beams, wood effect floors and wood effect laminate flooring. Excellent views. Accessible from an independent staircase. It is possible to divide one or both bedrooms to create another bedroom. 


Log cabin with wood store (9m2 enclosed, plus 9m2 under hanger used for dining), gravelled recreation area with attractive stone landscaping, planting and space for a hot tub. Electricity and water available outside. Semi-enclosed garden to the front of the property with gravel, planted borders, gazebo and barbecue. The prairie features mature trees which include: walnut, laburnum, pear, cherry, poplar, plum, copper beech and pine. Well stocked vegetable garden including apple, apricot and cherry trees with a copse fence, stile and quirky gate. 

Located in a small hamlet overlooking the Orbiquet valley with stunning views and southern exposure. Peaceful and private, yet only 6km from the historic medieval town of Orbec with recently benefited from a major regeneration project. Only 1 km from the pretty village of La Folletiere Abenon with the source of the river Orbiquet. Less than an hour from the coast and Deauville/Honfleur fashion. Lisieux is only 24km away and Bernay 24km away. Paris is two and a half hours away, sncf Lisieux and Bernay with regular trains to Paris. The A28 (junction 9) is only 15 minutes away. Rouen at 40 minutes and Le Mans at just over an hour.


  • House Type

  • Land Size

    3,035 m. sq 
  • Bedrooms

  • Bathrooms

  • Parking



  • Period Property
  • Part Double Glazed
  • Wood Buring Stove
  • Electric Radiators
  • Fosse Septique Drainage
  • Log Cabin 
  • Countryside Views
  • Not Overlooked
  • Peaceful Location



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