For sale by owner: Domaine de l’Étoile du Matin, a newly constructed farmhouse in classic Bressanian style with several annexes. 3ha of the original pastures have been turned into a beautifully landscaped park, the rest is in use to generate hay. The property is quietly located with virtually no traffic. Trees and shrubs keep the neighbor homes out of sight. The nearest train station is 10kms away, the TGV station 80kms and the highway 12kms. The touristic village of Louhans is 10kms away. Louhans is a regional hub with ample amenities. Lons-le-Saunier, the capital of the Jura province, is just a bit further out.
Like all ancient Bressanian style farms, this farmhouse has a north-south orientation. The long east and west side of the house host wide porches (53m2 and 39m2) that are used to extend the living space. You will find an open-air fireplace with barbeque here too, it has been nicely shielded from any breeze. The park hosts another fireplace. Considering the number of trees on the property, you will never have to worry about having enough firewood. The original farmhouse burnt down in 2001. It has been reconstructed in the original style with oak wood crossbeams and timber framework. The original floor plan has been maintained. The farmhouse offers a total of 160m2 of open plan floor space: 117m2 on the first floor and 43m2 at the loft. The bathroom, scullery, and the 2 toilets are separated. The first floor features burgundy red floor tiling, the loft a floor made out of reddish brown eucalyptus wood.
The loft covers about half of the first floor, the other half features 7m high cathedral ceilings. The 13m2 cabinet with the staircase offers cathedral ceilings as well. A basic 8m2 bathroom with bath, shower and wash basin is situated next to the staircase.
A brick chimney with two smoke ducts for wood stoves rises all the way up to the ceiling and is situated right in the middle of the first floor.
The 15 m2 kitchen is situated on the south side and is semi-separated by a brick wall. The 9m2 scullery sits adjacent to the kitchen and offers ample space for all appliances. For this reason, both doors to the scullery come with noise insulation. The scullery connects to a toilet. A second toilet is situated at the loft. All windows are double glazed and the outer walls have been thoroughly insulated. The oak wood roof has an insulation layer between the roof and the trims. The loft is separated by means of banisters. Three large Velux-brand windows ensure ample daylight. This floor hosts a generously sized powder room.
An additional studio has been constructed in 2005, featuring 2 59m2 floors. The first floor is currently in use as a workshop and hosts a full bathroom with shower, toilet, and washbasin. It features a wood stove. The second floor is currently in use to host guests and for storage. The hanging closets for books and files are extraordinary. FSBO, which means there is not a Franch real estate broker involved.
The landscaping of the park has been designed to maintain both the views and the peace and quiet. It features a 1.000m2 pond with an island. The entire park is fenced by high rising shrubs and trees. The pastures are situated on rolling hills and feature a small creek that is dry during most of the summer and will be sparkling most of the other seasons. The property furthermore hosts two log cabins. The main home is heated by floor heaters and 2 wood stoves. The studio comes with a wood stove. All modern amenities, like the floor heating, built in wiring and water pipes, phone connection, CO2 alarm, satellite dish, tv-antenna, and outdoor septic tank have been installed in 2004. Both porches come with motion-sensor operated floodlights. All windows in the studio are double glazed. The entire floor space excluding the porches adds up to 280m2 and including the porches to 350m2. The property measures 100.000m2 (10ha). This property is offered for sale by owner, no realtor is involved.