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French Farm house in heart of Burgundy National park + 2nd House/Garage-workshop
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Item specifics

Country: France Building Feature: Detached
Location: 21520 Number of Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms
Sort By: For Sale Number of Bathrooms: 1
Property Type: House Private / Estate agent: Private

French Farm house located in the heart of a Burgundy national park (21520), the village is small and pretty, located at the edge of a forest full of wildlife and farm lands, a small river runs through the village, popular with trout fisherman during the summer months

The property would make an ideal Gite for holiday makers in the summer and huntsmen during the winter seasons.  Or it would make a superb family home

 Full professional architect drawings will be available to the new owner, they are to large to scan of copy.


Main Farm House - Detached

4 large bedrooms (or 8 bedrooms using the attic)

1 Bathroom

1 kitchen

3 large reception rooms

1 enormous attic with space for 4 additional bedrooms plus a smaller attic

New Roof, guttering and down pipes have been fitted at a cost of 36K


Ground Floor

1 x Stairs to First Floor

3 x Reception rooms (one with large fireplace)

1 x Kitchen with fire place

1 x Extended Bathroom (shower only) – Laundry Room - Separate toilet


First Floor

1 x Stairs with door to Attic

4 x Bedrooms (2 with fire places – capped off)


 This house is hundreds of years old and has not been lived in for possibly 50 years it will require refurbishment. 

Mains water and Electricity are connected to the property



Second House/Garage Detached

Originally used as the village bakery housing an impressive large Bread oven whilst previously utilizing 6 rooms, 2 x basement rooms, 2  x middle rooms, 2 x top floor rooms.

 This house has been converted into a large garage/workshop with just two of the top floor rooms remaining as storage rooms. It could be converted back into living accommodation if required.

New roof, guttering and down pipes have been fitted at a cost of 15K




 Gardens – front, Side and Rear - Irregular plot size  27M across the front x  36M LH side x 46M RH side 

 The front of the house looks out across open fields, the rear of the property backs on a private park. 

 One of the forest access roads runs down the side of the property also providing a further rear access point.


  There is a small commonwealth grave area that commemorates four young pilots and crew who's RAF Pathfinder Lancaster crashed very close to the village during WWII, the French resistance fighters who were living in the village at that time provided assistance to the surviving crew members.

 The village consists of 25 houses with a population of approx 55 persons   




Approx running costs

- Water meter rates typically = 70.00/Ann

-Local rates  = 500.00/Ann

-House Ins  = 450/Ann

-Electricity = 300-1000/Ann (depending on usage)



-Water rates are very low as the village is supplied with fresh water from its own treated spring.

-Internet is available in this area, allegedly 20Mb but in reality 5-8Mb.

-logs delivered and stacked = 36.00/cubic meter.

-Wood is plentiful and economical in this region, the majority of houses use log burners for heating. 

- Each house uses its own septic and grey water system so there are no sewerage charges!


 Current Estate Agency valuation = 90K


  Priced to sell -- various OFFERS would considered  inc Px for property in the Canaries !

Nearest main line train stations - Chaumont 20mins  - Troyes 1hr 

By Car - Exit the motorway at A5-J23 Leferte-sur-Aube - approx 4.5Hrs from Calais Harbour


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