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THE MILL RETREAT CENTRE
Beautiful peaceful centre with
spectacular lake and rivers
... Only a few hours' drive from London


The Farm house is located 200 miles south of the MIll Retreat Centre, in the Loire Valley, it has now (2013) been rented out long term (2 to 5 years) so is no longer available to rent.


THE FARM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, IT HAS NOW BEEN RENTED OUT LONG TERM 

Beautiful 17th Century Farm House 6/8 bedrooms on the border of  Normandy and Loire Valley, it is arranged in a charming courtyard of barns and outhouses and pond and 3 acres of land.  

(please ignore the heading above this page about the Mill Retreat Centre it is referring to a different place)

Also a 2 to 3 bedroom Summer house for guests. 

The farm will be mainly unfurnished but with the option of a few beds etc if needed.

The name of the Farm house is La Touchardière which means "to be touched"

Plus a charming Lodge in the middle of a nature reserve with a river for fishing ( 15 miles away), see photos at the bottom of page, it is Included in the price with renting the farm. 

For long term rent only, minimum 1 year, preferable 5 years or more. Price just reduced from £15,000 pounds to only  £8800 per year (£733 per month).

 (With option to reduce the rent to further to only £7500 per year (£625 per month) if you would like to share the summer house (only) with the present tenant called Jayne ( this is optional) who comes  5 weeks a year to stay in the summer house but if possible would like to keep the summer house as her private place.

Jayne is a wonderful English lady who lives in Paris and could not be more lovely.  The main farm house would be your private place. Jayne initially planned to use the  house as a creative artists' retreat and would welcome interest from people who would like to join them in this venture.

Please contact the Landlord: Kolinka Zinovieff who is the owner on his UK mobile: 07958 207 219 (+ 44 7958 207 219) or email: at k@nhrorganicoils.com  for more details


 

Located on the Normandy/Le loire Valley border.

Approx. 80 miles South West of Paris

Click Link for map: and zoom in for actual detail of house and grounds.

See map link below 

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=La+Touchardi%C3%A8re,+72260+Monhoudou,+Sarthe,+Pays+de+la+Loire,+France&sll=47.925919,0.545797&sspn=0.012107,0.038452&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=Fd6v4AIdww0FAA&split=0&t=h&ll=49.181703,0.32959&spn=6.046768,19.6875&z=6&iwloc=A

 

 

An opportunity to live in this large lovely 17thC rustic farmhouse and a charming self contained Annex Summer House, having all the original charm of wooden beams and stone and tiled floors, open fires, wood burners, side by side with fitted kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge freezers, 2 shower rooms and a bathroom etc. The property boasts  5 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, huge kitchen with wood burner, living room with open fire and French windows, utility room and gardens all set in a very private 3 acres of fruit trees, rose bushes and fields. There is a huge barn for storage/ workshops with several stables for all sorts of usages, an open "Dutch barn" and a pond.

The house 1 km from the local Village "Monhoudou", and is 3km from the nearest small town "Marolles des Braults" with shops, banks and bars;  10km from Mamers, the main thriving market town of  the area. 30 minutes from Alencon city, and 40 minutes from Le Mans city. And Just over an hour to Paris.

 

The farm has a charming small pond approx 15 ft x 60ft

huge barns and potential space for workshop but would need renovating.

Stables, all ready for animals, Chicken coup.

Self contained 3 bedroom Summer annex house ( old grain house)

Outside well with old working hand pump

Electricity, telephone and broadband internet if wanted.

set in the middle of the country side  and fields absolutely quite and peaceful. No main roads anywhere near.

2 miles from closest town. 1/2 a mile for local village ( Monhoudou)

approx 3 acres of land and lovely gardens with mature fruit trees and small paddock. Part of the garden has become a bit overgrown recently.

Located near Monhoudou village in south Normandy / Loire Valley border South West of Paris

Please note the farm house is now mainly unfurnished, so will look different to the photos, the list of furniture left at the farm is as follows, you can either keep it or have it as completely unfurnished;

The furniture at the farm is as follows:

1 Dining room table, 3 book cases and 2  large original built in cupboards, 2  fridge freezers and a small one and a large one., A tumble dryer, Washing machine, Dishwasher, Oven and hob, 5 Beds, Chest of draws, 3 chairs, And various miscellaneous bits of furniture.

 

Click Link for map: and zoom in for actual detail of house and grounds.

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&q=La+Touchardi%C3%A8re,+72260+Monhoudou,+Sarthe,+Pays+de+la+Loire,+France&sll=47.925919,0.545797&sspn=0.012107,0.038452&ie=UTF8&cd=1&geocode=Fd6v4AIdww0FAA&split=0&t=h&ll=49.181703,0.32959&spn=6.046768,19.6875&z=6&iwloc=A

 

 

The address is

La Touchardière  ( Name of House)

Monhoudou  (Village)

72260  SARTHE

Pay de La Loire 

(Normandy border) 

FRANCE

 


 The farm house and and barns and summerhouse form a lovely contained courtyard garden, the farmhouse is on the right.

(See close up photos below)

 

Photo Main farm house 5/6 bedrooms right, self contained 3 bedroom Summer annex left on photo.

 


Main farmhouse building

 

 

Self contained Summer Annex 3 Bedroom

 

 

Self contained Annex 3 Bedroom

 
 
 
 Kitchen farm house ( now the farmhouse has a new window left of picture above sink this photo is old)

 

 

 

Kitchen with new window 

 

 
Kitchen Woodburning stove
 
 

 

Ground floor farm bedroom or sitting room ( please note stones and woodpile are no longer there)

 
 
 
 

 

Farmhouse staircase

 

 

 

Farm house landing

 

 

Farnhouse Hall

 

 

 

Farmhouse utility room

 

 

 
 upstairs bathroom see phot below there is also a shower room/toilet downstairs and a further showeroom/toilet in the summer annex house.
 
 

 

 
 
Farm gate ( pleaset note gate posts have been re rendered to make them look nicer! and older) see next updated photo

 

 

 
Gate posts re rendered to make them look nicer
 

 

Self contained Summer Annex 3 Bedroom

 

 

Self contained Summer Annex 3 Bedroom french windows

 

 
Self contained Summer Annex 3 Bedroom french windows

 

Barn opposite main farm house with various stables and large open plan room

 

 

barn /garage next to Small summer Annex house and barn in farm courtyard

  

 

 Please contact Kolinka on his UK mobile: 07958 207 219  or email: k@nhrorganicoils.com for more details

THE FARM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, IT HAS NOW BEEN RENTED OUT LONG TERM 


THE FARM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, IT HAS NOW BEEN RENTED OUT LONG TERM 

Nature Reserve lodge 15 miles from farm comes with renting the farm, it has a river for fishing, and is in the middle of a beautiful nature reserve, 4 wheel drive access only, or 400 meter walk from nearest car track.

Idyllic tranquil place to have picnics and fish and spend a weekend.

Click here for location


Nature reserve lodge fishing river


interior of Nature reserve lodge


Please contact Kolinka on his UK mobile: 07958 207 219 or email: at  for more details