4 Bed Property For Sale in Torteval

La Seigneurie, Torteval
Price: GBP £2,500,000
Torteval, Guernsey
Property Reference:
swf_rps_swf-LMA190588 - #10016

Property Description

This stunning farmhouse dates back to the 1500s and has been modernised and enhanced by the current owners. The main house offers four bedrooms serviced by two bathrooms, together with four character filled reception rooms and a charming Kitchen fitted with an extensive range of handmade solid oak units. To one side is a detached one bedroom wing whilst the property also enjoys three garages, together with a large workshop and further storage areas. As importantly, the property nestles in approx 12.5 acres of land, with the top of the site enjoying superb views across Rocquaine Bay, Fort Grey and Lihou. A truly beautiful home in an equally stunning and tranquil location.


Entrance Hall / Music Room

4.62m x 3.80m (15'2" x 12'6")

Solid wooden door to front. Four door run of storage cupboards. Windows to front and rear. Beamed ceiling.

Sitting Room

6.40m x 4.57m (21' x 15')

A charming room, the focal point of which is an inglenook open fireplace with carved granite corbels and furze oven to one side. Further exposed granite, recessed display niches. Two windows overlooking the gardens with wooden glazed door giving access to same. Beamed ceiling.

Inner Hall

3.50m x 1.75m (11'6" x 5'9")

Window to side. Beamed ceiling.

Dining Room

5.80m x 3.66m (19'0" x 12'0")

A beautiful room, again boasting inglenook fireplace with furze oven to side. Exposed granite work including granite corbels. Two windows to side. Beamed ceiling. Exposed granite, recessed display niches.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room

6.96m max & 2.2m min x 6.9m max & 4.47m min L-shaped

A lovely large room, fitted with a range of solid oak handmade units with Corian work surfaces over incorporating Belfast sink. Tiled splashbacks. Tiled floor. Windows on two sides with partly glazed roof. Beamed ceiling. Matching Welsh oak dressers. Space for large dining table. Staircase to First Floor.

Walk-In Pantry

2.06m x 1.45m (6'9" x 4'9")

Incorporating shelving and storage units to match that of the Kitchen together with stainless steel circular sink and hot tap.

Rear Hall

2.44m x 1.52m (8'0" x 5')

Tiled floor. Wooden half glazed door to rear.

Separate WC

2.24m x 0.91m (7'4" x 3')

Two piece white suite. Tiled floor. Window to rear.

Family Room

4.88m x 3.90m (16'0" x 12'10")

Incorporating a full wall run of low height storage with open glazed display units and shelving over. Window overlooking the gardens with wooden glazed door giving access to the same. Beamed ceiling.



5.03m x 4.47m (16'6" x 14'8")

A lovely space, of hardwood double glazed construction with matching roof over. Double doors opening onto a large sheltered paved balcony which provides a spacious seating area and an aspect over the terraced patios and gardens beyond. Steps down to Inner Hall.

Bedroom 2

4.88m x 4.67m (16'0" x 15'4")

Windows to either side. Fitted wardrobes with desk alongside. Recessed dressing area incorporating wash hand basin and storage below.

Inner Hall

5.38m max & 1.9m min x 3.66m max & 1.47m min T-shaped

Two windows to side. Shelved linen cupboard.


3.10m x 2.18m (10'2" x 7'2")

Stylish four piece suite of glazed corner shower cubicle, bath, wall mounted wash hand basin with storage below and concealed low flush wc. Fully tiled walls and floor. Internal window.

Bedroom 4

4.01m max & 1.52m min x 4.34m max & 2.95m min

Windows to either side. Exposed granite work.

Bedroom 3

4.67m x 4.37m (15'4" x 14'4")

Painted beamed ceiling. Two windows providing a delightful aspect over the gardens.

Master Bedroom



5.97m x 4.72m (19'7" x 15'6")

A delightful room incorporating beamed ceiling. Windows on three sides providing a superb aspect over the gardens. Full wall run of low height storage with open bookcases over. Staircase to...


Dressing Room

5.03m x 3.43m (16'6" x 11'3")

Velux windows on two sides. Full wall run of low height storage cupboards. Opening into...

Walk-In Wardrobe 1

3.86m max x 2.13m

Fitted with open hanging rails

Storage Area

5.87m x 2.06m (19'3" x 6'9")

Velux windows to either side.

Ensuite Bathroom

3.30m x 2.82m (10'10" x 9'3")

Stylishly fitted with a white suite comprising large walk-in shower cubicle, bath, "his-and-hers" wash hand basins set on Corian worktop with low height storage below and concealed low flush wc. Fully tiled walls and floor. Velux windows on two sides.



To one side of the property is a large brick paved parking area bounded to the roadside by a granite wall and approached through a wooden five bar gate which gives access onto a large parking area providing space for seven or more cars. Enclosing the courtyard are the following three buildings :


6.40m x 3.66m (21' x 12'0")

Electric up and over door to front. Window to side. Run of fitted storage cupboards.

Workshop / Store Room

9.25m x 2.90m (30'4" x 9'6")

Electric car charging point. Exposed granite walls. Three sets of wooden double doors opening onto the parking area.

Double Garage

6.10m x 4.88m (20'0" x 16'0")

Two electrically operated up-and-over doors to front. Currently incorporating comprehensive storage cupboards on two sides. Wooden stable door leading onto the courtyard immediately alongside of the property and further door to...

Utility Room

5.38m x 4.88m (17'8" x 16'0")

Fitted storage units together with Belfast sink and Boulter oil fired central heating boiler. Wooden half glazed stable door onto driveway. Two windows to rear.


Immediately in front of the property and accessed through the double garage is a gravelled courtyard, bounded to the roadside by a granite wall with wooden pedestrian gates giving access to same. A flight of shallow steps then lead past granite pig sties onto the immediate rear of the property, where there is a large paved terrace set on two levels with three electrically operated awnings together with electric patio heaters, ensuring this space could be used all year round if required. Jacuzzi to one corner. A wooden staircase gives access to the aforementioned balcony area situated around the First Floor Conservatory. Accessed through the gable of the main house is a useful hay loft storage area. To one side is a...



Entrance Hall

3.66m x 0.91m (12'0" x 3')


2.97m 1.88m

Stylish three piece suite of bath with shower over, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with storage below and concealed low flush wc. Fully tiled walls and floor.


3.00m x 2.18m (9'10" x 7'2")

Run of mocha painted units with work surfaces over incorporating single bowl, single drainer sink. Window overlooking patios and velux window to side.

Studio Area

7.87m x 4.88m (25'10" x 16'0")

Set on two levels, the bedroom area enjoys a window overlooking the rear of the main house and velux window to the other side, whilst also incorporating a fitted double wardrobe. Two steps lead down onto the Living Area which boasts a working fireplace set on brick paved house with fitted bookcases to one side. Windows on three sides and further velux window.

Agricultural Land

Extending to the rear of, and above the property, are gardens and agricultural land with the overall site encompassing approx 12.5 acres. Paths have been created that meander through the gardens, all interspersed with attractive planting and providing sheltered seating areas at varying levels, including a circular gazebo closest to the house. Paths are planted with bamboo to provide screening at varying points whilst the pathways continue through mature woodland and open onto the agricultural land which is bounded by a roadside on one side and comprises a number of fields enjoying their own gated access. From the highest fields, stunning views are enjoyed across Rocquaine, Fort Grey and towards Lihou. The elevated walkways continue above and to the side of the house onto...

Formal Gardens

Providing a delightful backdrop to the main reception rooms of the house are beautifully manicured and landscaped formal gardens boasting a variety of mature trees, shrubs and flowering bushes. Within the gardens is a pond incorporating a number of reeds and flanked by attractive and ornately planted flowerbeds. A further brick paved parking area to one side providing parking for additional cars. In the top corner is a...

Wooden Workshop

5.49m x 4.57m (18'0" x 15')

Of wooden construction with two sets of double doors to front.


House: Electric Aga with side attachment, Miele combination oven/microwave, Miele dishwasher, integral low height fridge, Utility Room: Two Miele washing machines, Miele tumble dryer, Miele fridge/freezer.Guest Suite: Hotpoint electric oven with hob over, Hotpoint Aquarius slimline dishwasher and LEC fridgeWorkshop / Store Room: Fisher & Paykel free standing stainless steel fridge//freezer, two Miele 6' wine fridges (one currently not working), Hotpoint Future freezer, Hotpoint Future fridge.

Price: GBP £2,500,000

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