Loir Valley Detached Stone-Built House Edge of Village

La Perrine, 72340 Marçon, France
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Detached stone-built house on the edge of a lovely French village within walking distance of the centre where there is a baker and soon to be a restaurant and village store. This compact and fully renovated house has two storeys and comprises a fully equipped kitchen, lounge /diner, two bedrooms and one bathroom. Satellite dish for UK television. Broadband internet connected. Mains drainage and slate roof replaced in 2008. There is a sunny walled courtyard accessed from the kitchen and a garden situated behind the house. In front there is a large parking area with a carport and a plot of land of 735m². Three caves, one of which is a huge dining space with a built-in barbeque, and wine store. Two barns. The total area of the property for sale is 1111m².



3.54m x 2.77m Induction four ring built-in hob. Extractor hood with built in lighting, black. Bamboo worktops. Light wood effect units with built-in corner drawer. White ceramic single sink with drainer. Built in microwave and oven. Plumbing for washing machine.  Convector radiator. 6 x Electric sockets. Terracotta ceramic floor tiles.  Beige marble effect ceramic wall tiles plus other neutral colour emulsion painted walls. White UPVC glazed door leading to the courtyard. Wood double glazed double window overlooking the courtyard. Steps up to the lounge. Wood staircase to first floor. Ceiling light.

Living Room

5.82m x 4.92m Terracotta shade ceramic floor tiles, curtain fittings and neutral blinds. White UPVC double glazed windows (2 double and 1 single) all with matching shutters. 2 x Electric ceramic radiators. 1 x wall light fitting. 8 x Electric sockets. Telephone point. TV point from satellite dish. Neutral coloured walls and ceiling and beams. Original wood door leading to downstairs bedroom. Opening to the kitchen. Insert wood-burner in feature stone fireplace which also heats the upper floor rooms.

Downstairs Bedroom

2.64m x 2.60m Wood double glazed double window with matching shutter overlooking courtyard. Feature beige wall. Neutral oloured walls. Full wall-length wood fitted wardrobes with sliding doors and a central mirrored door. Convector radiator. Telephone point / Internet access. Ceramic tiled terracotta floor. Wall light. 4 x Electric sockets. Decorative cornicing. Steps up to the lounge.


Staircase & Landing

0.95m x 3.09m Wood parquet flooring. Neutral coloured walls. Dormer double glazed white UPVC window. 2 x Electric sockets. Ceiling light. Door to bathroom and steps up to bedroom.


5.08m x 1.63m Low ceiling access, exposed beams. Cream stone effect feature wall. Wood effect laminate parquet flooring. 2 x Velux windows with blinds. Curtained under-eve, shelved storage with 200 litres hot water tank. 8 x electric sockets. Two ceiling lights. Wood-burner heat source.

Bathroom / Shower Room

2.72m x 1.69m White resin corner bath with integral shower and clear pane shower doors. White resin washbasin in curtained vanity unit with mirror over. Velux window. Dark grey ceramic floor tiles. Neutral shade ceramic wall tiles. White heated towel rail. White toilet. Extractor fan. One electric socket next to washbasin. Wood-burner heat source. Ceiling light.


Walled Courtyard

5.10m x 7.54m Accessed from the kitchen. Private, split level. Paved effect concrete surface. Well with decorative pump. Outdoor tap. Electric lighting. Steps to lower level. Doors accessing caves. Iron gate accessing the lane where there are gated steps up to the garden.

Utility Cave

4.63m x 2.00m Useful utility space. Original terracotta tile flooring, tuffeau walls. Bread oven. 1 x electric socket and 2 x electric lights.

Dining Cave

Huge arched space with built in barbeque using original cave chimney. Gravelled entrance followed by neutral block paving. Inner cave housing the water meter. Further wine store cave accessed via a passageway.


225m² approx. Lawned with mature shrubs. Summer house with small terrace. Washing line posts.

Parking & Orchard

735m2. Located opposite the house. Gravelled. Covered carport for one car. Space for a total of 5 to 6 cars. Access to orchard. Lawned area with apple plum and pear trees. Flower beds and a screened compost area. Small wooden barn (3.23m x 5.79m) with windows, gravelled floor and terracotta tile roof.

Barn with Hangar

At the side of the house accessed from the lane. Movement sensor exterior lighting.  Hangar (3.84 x 4.55) Currently used as wood store but enough space for a small car. Barn (4.56 x 4.55) with second floor accessed from the exterior via a ladder. Electric interior light and socket.


Peaceful location in rolling countryside above the vineyards of Marçon (72) 10 minutes by car to La Chartre sur le Loir. La Chartre sur le Loir has everything you could need :  fishmonger, butchers, post office, pharmacy, restaurants, several cafés/bars plus boutique shops and galleries. There is also an open- air public swimming pool, sports centre and the celebrated Hôtel de France known for the cars and drivers of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. There are two supermarkets (Huit à Huit and SuperU). Primary and Secondary Schools (up to 16 years old) and the Lycées (17 to 18 years old) at Chateau du Loir with a bus service.

Half way between Le Mans and Tours, 40km. 2 hours from the ferry port of Ouistreham near to Caen by autoroute. There is a train service 15 minutes away in Chateau du Loir to Le Mans and Tours for onward trains to Paris (53 minutes) or Lille for the Eurostar. The closest airport is at Tours (London Stansted, Dublin, Marseille, Marrakesh and  Porto).

Within the area you will find the troglodyte caves of the wine makers of the appellation Jasnières and Côteaux du Loir wines. The house owner has the right to access the nearby Lac de Varennes (50ha) free of charge in the summer ( with camp sites, tennis, archery, fishing, sailing, canoe / kayaking, jet skiing, supervised swimming and a beach. There is also a hot air balloon and helicopter ride service in the area. 20 minutes away are the wonderful walks, cycle rides and horse trails in the Bercy Forest (the second largest national forest in France) renowned for the wood used to make wine barrels for Bordeaux wines. There are several golf courses within an hour’s drive.


  • Property ID: IV8370
  • Price: NO AGENCY FEES 100.000€
  • Property Size: 67 m²
  • Land Area: 1111 m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Property Type: Cottage
  • Property Status: COMPROMIS SIGNED
  • Taxe Foncière: 395€
  • DPE Vierge?: Yes
  • Outbuildings: 2
  • Outbuildings Surface Area: 56.9m²
  • Address: La Perrine, 72340 Marçon, France
  • City: MARCON (72)
  • State/county: PAYS DE LA LOIRE / SARTHE
  • Zip/Postal Code: 72340
  • Country: France

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