A very pleasant Briarde house with a landscape garden
in a little unspoilt hamlet in the Seine-et-Marne department
Coulommiers, SEINE-ET-MARNE ile-de-france 77120 FR

Location

Less than 90 km from Paris, Porte-de-Bercy, a quick, easy journey via the A4 motorway to the La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre exit. This property stands in a little unspoilt hamlet, some 20 km from La-Ferté-sous-Jouarre, a small town highly sought-after by Parisians, with all shops and facilities. The forest is in the immediate vicinity.
Coulommiers and Château-Thierry train stations, some 20 km away, provide links to Gare-Paris-Est.

Description

A mixture of blue cedar, lime and southern magnolia trees as well as fruit trees and a raspberry bush are in a landscape garden enclosed by walls and fencing. The house, typical of the Brie area, with a little adjoining outbuilding, borders the garden on one side, giving a clear view. This property is accessed via double gates. One of the house’s facades looks out over the garden side, whilst the other overlooks a second garden, shared with three of the neighbours, giving ladder rights.

The house

This house spans three levels over a partial, vaulted cellar. The building is constructed from limestone. The roof, covered with interlocking tiles, is in a good state of repair. The guttering is new.


Ground floor
A door opens into an entrance hall, its floor paved with stone from the Saint-Pierre-Aigle quarry. A laundry room, a toilet with a wash-hand basin. A kitchen, with exposed ceiling beams and joists, also has a stone floor. A wood-burning stove. Two steps lead to a vast living room, where lounge and dining room areas communicate. The very bright, through dining room has a double-glazed French window on the garden side. A stone fireplace constitutes a central feature of the lounge, a vast room housing the stairway.
First floor
The stairway goes up to a first-floor landing with a toilet. A window lets in copious amounts of light. The main bedroom, with its own tiled bathroom, has parquet flooring and painted joists. A second bedroom. A shower room, with tiled walls and floor, is illuminated via a window. A vast, 45 m², multi-purpose, through room is illuminated via three windows. Exposed, oak wood beams and joists. A back stairway provides access to the room. The layout of the premises would make it possible to install an additional bathroom.
Second floor
The stairway goes up to a landing. An anteroom, with a sloping ceiling, features the exposed roofing framework. This room, illuminated via a south-facing skylight, has a cupboard lining one wall. Another room, also with a sloping ceiling, could be used as a small spare bedroom with a storage area. It is currently used as a passageway, providing access to the “dormitory”, a 36 m² room with a sloping ceiling.

The outbuilding

This 2-storey annexe building, adjoining the main house, awaits renovation. The ground floor is taken up by a woodshed, spanning approx. 9 m², and a storage area, spanning approx. 8 m². The attic upstairs, reached via a ladder, spans a similar floor surface area.

Our opinion

Perfect as a holiday home, which is currently the case, this very pleasant house, with its reasonably-sized, low maintenance garden, would ideally suit a Parisian family eager to listen to birdsong and to pick apples straight from the tree.
Paris is within easy reach.

590 000 €
Fees at the Vendor’s expense


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Reference 459548

Land registry surface area 1818 m2
Main building surface area 250 m2
Outbuilding surface area 40 m2
Number of bedrooms 5

French Energy Performance Diagnosis

Consultant
Seine & Marne


Corinne Angeli +33 1 42 84 80 85

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NB: The above information is not only the result of our visit to the property; it is also based on information provided by the current owner. It is by no means comprehensive or strictly accurate especially where surface areas and construction dates are concerned. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for any misrepresentation.

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