3 Bedroom Farm House

La Chapelle Au Riboul, Pays de la Loire


  • Farm House
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception rooms: 2
  • Property size: 136 sqm
  • Land size: 05 Acres
  • Year built: 1800
  • Fully restored
  • Re-roofed.Full central heating
  • Full central heating
  • Double glazed windows and external doors
  • All buildings fully re-pointed with mortar
  • En-suite bathroom in main bedroom with new shower cabinet and bath
  • Guest suite with bedroom,shower and toilet.
  • Fully fitted Swedish Pine Sauna ( 2 berth )
  • Large loft for development if required
  • Well stocked garden and orchard.


A large, restored and much improved 3-bedroom, 2 - bathroom stone-built farmhouse offering 138m² of accommodation. In quiet countryside, on a 2000m² plot, with mature gardens and orchard which occupy approximately 1200m². There is a small stone-built garden room and attached potting shed ( totalling 36m² ) , within the spacious courtyard.

There is a very large loft, accessible from within the house, that could easily be developed to provide additional accommodation. ( Such as 2 additional bedrooms and a third bathroom.

The property is on a very quiet country lane, just under 1km from the village of La Chapelle au Riboul which is itself equidistant ( approx. 12km )between the market towns of Mayenne and Villaines la Juhel. The channel port of Caen ( Ouistreham ) is 1hr. 45mts. away, and there are the main line railway stations of Le Mans and Laval, both less than an hour's drive.

The village has a junior school, a baker/convenience store/post office, a doctor's surgery, a garage, a popular restaurant , and a very useful agricultural store that stocks a range of hardware, tools, ironmongery, paint, and gardening items.

The Mayenne department has golf courses ( 45 minutes drive ), canoeing and boating facilities on the river Mayenne and on lakes, horse riding, tennis, and countless opportunities for walking on well sign-posted paths in the country and along the banks of the river.

The house has been completely re-roofed, has had the walls re-pointed with traditional mortar, and full central heating has been installed. The external doors and windows are all hardwood double-glazed.

There is a large 6.5m x 5m lounge /dining room, with a large exposed beam and a stone hearth with large wood-burning stove.

In the downstairs hall is a large storage cupboard and a toilet room.

The family kitchen approx. 6m x 5.2m has a large exposed beam. It is fitted with floor standing cupboards and all work surfaces and splash-backs are tiled. The 1½ sink unit/draining board. Electric oven, microwave, gas hob , extractor unit, and stainless steel splash back.

Leading off the kitchen there is a useful utility room, approx. 5m x 2.6m with tiled floor. Wall and free standing cupboards are fitted as are two generous worktops. There is a butler's sink/drainer installed. There are power points, water inlets and drainage outlets for washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer.

Beyond the utility room is the workshop approx. 5m 3.4m, with concrete floor. It is fully insulated and fitted with bench, worktop , wall cupboards , and metal shelving.
The central heating boiler and timer control are in the workshop.

On the first floor, the master bedroom, approx. 3.5m x 3.5m has exposed beams, walk-in wardrobe, 3m x 1m, en-suite bathroom, approx. 3.2m x 3.2m, with vanity unit with cupboards. There is a large 175 x 75 cms bath, a 115 x 90 cms shower cabinet and a large upright heated radiator/towel dryer.

There is a small bedroom, can accomodate two single beds, which is currently used as an office with one single bed.

Leading off the upstairs hall there is a guest suite with large double bedroom approx. 4m x 3m, a separate toilet, and a temperature controlled shower room. There is also a Swedish Pine Sauna ( 2-berth ).

Over the utility room and workshop there is a large loft space, 6.2m x 5m which, with necessary consent could be developed for further accommodation if required.

There is a stone built garden room with the potting shed attached ( totalling approx. 36m² ).These buildings have electric light and power. Two large terraces, one with a pergola, adjoin the garden room. The external walls of the garden room have power points and electric lights for the terraces.

The well stocked flower garden has numerous shrubs and a small solar fountain feature. A gravelled path leads to the vegetable garden, approx. 7m², and to the orchard which has apple, cherry, walnut and chestnut trees.



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