Nestled in the Normandy countryside, Argouges manor is a beautiful example of medieval architecture located in the middle of the French department of Calvados.
Surrounded by untouched forest in the Calvados department, this medieval building, which features in a book by Gustave Flaubert, is located on the outskirts of the village of Vaux-sur-Aure, not far from Bayeux and the Normandy beaches. It is surrounded by a moat, which makes it even more peaceful, and can only be accessed via a double arch bridge and an ornate gate.
Argouges, a famous manor in Calvados
Featuring a main courtyard, this harmonious architectural complex is a listed historical monument. Its imposing façade includes Renaissance-style towers with mullioned windows supported by ornate lintels. In a sign of its illustrious past as a home for lords and ladies during the time of Louis XIII, the manor also includes several stunning outbuildings.
A thoroughly authentic site
This four-floor manor offers 450 m² of living space, including 20 rooms, 10 bedrooms, and 20 chimneys featuring curved lines. The ground floor is made up of service rooms, including a dining room. The second floor offers three living rooms with exposed beams, while the third and fourth floor include the bedrooms, which are arranged around a living room featuring decorative woodwork. The perfect home for aficionados of authentic architecture !
The joys of a timeless home with an illustrious past
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