La Chesnaie, St Martin

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La Chesnaie, St Martin


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Property name

La Chesnaie

Other names

  • Le Chenee - as shown in 1881 census
  • Constantia
  • Le Racoin
  • The Cottage
  • Malesh


Grande Route de Faldouet, St Martin

Type of property

18th century country house, divided into several separate residential units


  • Le Racoin (No 1) sold for £785,000 in 2018
  • Malesh, later Constantia (No 2) sold for £462,000 in 2008, £472,500 in 2013; £630,000 in 2019 and £750,000 in 2020

The Cottage sold for £500,000 in 2017

Families associated with the property


  • 17 MLBT MLBT 69 - not included in the Datestone Register. If properly recorded it is likely that both sets of initials are for Le Breton, but we have not been able find a corresponding marriage record

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

Mid-late 18th century rural house retaining original exterior features and contributing to streetscape character. Shown on the Richmond Map of 1795. Five-bay two-storey main house. Altered linear range of outbuildings on both sides. Pantile roof, rendered chimneys, five dormers.

Randomly coursed granite rubble with ashlar quoins and quoined window surrounds.

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