Near Annecy, House With Character
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- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
Property descriptionNear Annecy, house with character, exclusive, lovely 18th century manor house in excellent condition, 300 m2 interior and a garden of 1.2 ha, 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, beautiful unspoilt view over the countryside, south facing, very quiet location This historic property was built around 1760 as a customs house between the old Duchy of Savoy and France. It retains many original features, while benefitting from considerable updating to provide excellent modern day living over 320sqm. With 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms plus WC, 4 reception rooms, south-facing gardens of 1.2ha and stunning views through 270 of the Massif de Bauge, Massif de Chartreuse, Grand Colombier and Haute-Jura. The property benefits from two heating systems, one using oil with a 5000 litre underground tank, the other using a geothermal heat pump. Hot water is by oil and solar panel. The property has a fully functioning hammam, and the drainage is to fosse septique certified for up to 12 occupants. There is a cellar of 6sqm. The attic offers at least 100sqm of convertible space. Outside are well established gardens with a colourful display changing with the seasons. 2000sqm of the land is constructible. The orchard produces 20 varieties of fruit, and the mature trees provide privacy and quiet in this village location. The property has easy access to Geneva Airport (40 min) and Geneva-Cornavin station (1hr). Alternative stations are at Bellegarde for the TGV (30 min) and Seyssel (20 min) for local services to Lyon and Geneva. The two main autoroutes, A40 and A41 are both 20 min away. Annecy centre is 30 min while a wide variety of shops are 15 min away at Grand pagny. Primary school is in Menthonnex sous Clermont, a 5 min walk from the property. Secondary schools are at Seyssel or Rumilly and are served by the bus scolaire. The property has been recently modernised and is in excellent move-in condition.
Near Annecy, House with character, Menthonnex sous Clermont, Haute Savoie, France
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