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Detached house to modernise with nearly 6 acres in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00749


  • Habitable Space: 170m²
  • Land Area: 23,100m²
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Carport/off-road parking space
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Garden < 1 acre (4,000m²)
  • Land of 1 to 10 acres (4,000m² to 40,000m²)
  • Outbuildings
  • Views

Detached house to modernise with nearly 6 acres in Normandy.

The property offers huge potential and would be an ideal smallholding or for those wishing to keep horses.  There is outline planning consent to renovate the property, which would originally have been 2 cottages separated by a barn.  There is a block built barn which could be adapted for stabling.  The land is a particular feature of the property and is gently sloping farmland which opens straight out onto a bridleway.  There are lovely views to the front of the property over surrounding countryside.  Viewing is highly recommended.

This detached house is situated between Mortain and Ger where you will find shops, schools, doctors’ surgeries, supermarkets, etc. and local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Britanny available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock.  20 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever.   Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes.  The nearest Airport is at Dinard  (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  1.98 x 1.78m  Partly glazed double door to front elevation.

Living Room  6.71 x 4.77m  Fireplace.  Electric meter.  Exposed beams.  Window to front elevation with cupboard under.

Store Room  5.37 x 2.02m  Window to rear elevation.

Attached Barn to east elevation.  6.90 x 3.31 and 4.06m  Partly constructed of blockwork   On 2 levels.


Living Room  6.91 X 6.14m  Door and window to front elevation.  Stairs to attic.  Granite fireplace.  Door to –

Attached Barn  6.88 x 6.75m  Sliding door and pedestrian door to front elevation.


Metal farm gate gives access to garden laid to lawn.  Orchard with eating apple trees.  Old vegetable garden.  Separate Detached Barn  4.04 x 3.46m  constructed of stone, and “colombage”.

Open Fronted Barn  12.50 x 10.00m  Constructed of block under a fibro cement roof.  Concrete floor.

The remaining land is pasture and arranged as one large paddock in front and to the side  of the property.

Direct access to 80 Km of bridleways and footpaths.


Mains electricity.  There is no drainage.  Mains water is available but is currently at the far end of the paddock and will need trenching in and connecting to the house.


Taxes Foncières :  234€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 44,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 4,600€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Suzanne in France has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

Ref : SIF – 00749