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Steeped In History

Malorey Manor is a traditional Jersey farmhouse of late 18th/early 19th century appearance – the house with potentially late medieval origins has been owned by the same family since 1894. This historic granite farmstead would be a brilliant choice for those looking for a two generation property.  

The main farmhouse is a real treasure and ripe for renovation, bringing this piece of history back to life will enable the new owners to put their own stamp on to this property, whilst making it into an excellent family home. The large barns, which lay alongside the main house could either be converted into secondary accommodation, or could easily accommodate horses, which is the function they would have had during the times this was the house of a working farm.

Situated in a tranquil valley location in the parish of St Lawrence Malorey Manor is in the very heart of the countryside yet only a short drive to town and the airport and a mere five minutes walk down to the nearest bus stop. The property is accessed by a sweeping carriage driveway lined with mature pine trees. You can also access the property from a second entrance, if coming to the house from the opposite side of the island.

Whilst the main farmhouse is in need of modernisation it currently comprises three good sized bedrooms and a house bathroom up on the first floor.  You can access the second floor through a set of Narnia like doors, up on this floor you will find two further bedrooms and a small box room, which lends itself to space for a bathroom, should you so wish.

Downstairs you’ll find three large reception rooms, which include a breakfast room, with double doors leading out on to the exterior of the property, an area which lends itself to house a BBQ and entertaining area for when you have guests over to visit.  Along the back of the house there is a long large kitchen, with enough room to eat in.  There is also a large more formal dining room with enough space to accommodate a table for 12. Further still there is a separate lounge, or ‘gentleman’s room’ complete with a grand fireplace.  Downstairs there is also a separate utility room and wc.  The flooring in the entrance hall is the original checkered Victorian tiles and this leads on to the staircase with mahogany balustrade.

Malorey Manor is a grade three listed building and a site of historic interest. The earliest document referring to the property is a deed of sale dated 1387, thought to be the oldest documented property in the parish. The present farmhouse is of late 18th/early 19th century appearance (although it is possible that the house is late medieval, refaced circa 1800, and not an entirely new building of that period – an in situ there is an oak beam in the east room on the ground floor being potentially 15th century in date.  
The principal building is three storeys, five windows, rectangular form, with granite walls and dressed quoins and surrounds. There are recently replaced painted softwood sash windows, and 20th century extensions to the east and along the rear of the house. There is a small dormer above the main door and a slate roof.

The interior is of late 19th/early 20th century character. The staircase is early 19th century. The reception rooms fireplaces: one in marble and one in stone, are both likely to be early 20th century.

A range of 19th century combination outbuildings is built into a slope at a right angle to the house. The walls are in granite, with brick window and door surrounds, and slate roofs.

This property really is a historic gem just waiting for the new owners to bring it back to its former glory.  With good sized rooms and plenty of space for a growing family Malorey Manor would make an excellent option for a growing family.

Les Charrieres Malorey
St. Lawrence
£1,795,000 Guide price

Sara Kempster-Smyth
01534 870140

• Historic Granite Farmstead
• Very private setting
• Opportunity to create a unique 2 or 3 generational property
• Owned since 1894 by one family
• 17.5 vergees of agricultural land
• 6 vergees of meadow and woodland
• Qualified
• Benefits from ample parking.
• Borehole water, the property also has a well. Soak away.
• 3219 Sq.Feet (299.05 Sq.Metres)

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