You enter this very nice property through an elegant wrought iron gate to an authentic half-timbering cottage, which features at the ground floor (140m2):
A cosy, refined dining room decorated with main girders and exposed oak beams. A very comfortable lounge enhanced by exposed oak beams and a beautiful fireplace of which cast iron fireback was offered by Louis XIV to the lord of the place... A large, fully equipped kitchen fitted with an illumination of the work plans. A lovely bathroom with bath and twin vanity sinks of old design of Rouen. A separate WC. A laundry room fitted with connections for water supply, which could be easily converted into an extra bedroom.
The ground floor is entirely covered with Tomette tiling and easy to maintain. All small-paned windows are double-glazed and fitted with exterior wooden shutters. The main oak girders (40x60cm), dating from the 18th century, came from the naval construction and already represented a privilege at that time... All the oak doors and their lock are authentic... The thick external and internal walls of this dwelling are extremely well insulated. The heating is electric with oil-containing radiators. The roof of this house is made of thatch. Sanitation of this cottage is via mains drainage.
Located in the lovely touristic region of Upper Normandy at the confluence of the Seine and Risle green Valleys. 22km away from Rouen, 8-10km from the A13/A28 motorway junction (Bourg-Achard) to the Normandy coast in Honfleur, Deauville (St-Gatien airport), Houlgate, Ouistreham (ferry)..., towards Paris within 1 hour and 15 minutes or Dieppe (ferry) and Calais via the Bridge of Brotonne (free). Offering numerous amenities such as all the shops, supermarket, day nursery, primary and secondary schools, a school bus to the college of Elbeuf (10km), public and health services... in a quiet residential community.