Stunning house and gîte with just under 3 acres on the outskirts of a pretty town with all amenities
The property is situated about 3.5km from the centre of the small town of Sourdeval, in the Manche department and Normandy region. This vibrant community is situated mid-way between the major cities of Caen and Rennes, and 13km from the larger town of Vire-Calvados. Sourdeval is just over an hour from the car ferry port at Caen-Ouistreham and trains from Vire will arrive in Paris in 2.5 hours.
Popular places to visit nearby include Domfront 25 km , Mortain 11km with Mont Saint Michel 57km and the popular coastal resort of Granville being 60km away. Sourdeval has been ‘three flower’rated by Le Conseil National des Villes et Villages Fleuris (The National Council of Cities and Villages in Bloom), based on the welcome and care afforded to residents and tourists, and the standard of its public areas. The town has new young peoples multi-sports and childrens play areas, along with a camp site and a newly installed overnight motorhome parking area. Each year the technical services department of the commune pay particular attention to the magnificent flower and landscape displays throughout the town.
Sourdeval has a wide range of shops and amenities such as schools, banks, dentist, doctor, post office, garages, two supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, a cinema and several excellent patisseries with a lively, weekly, Tuesday morning market, held near the historic church, in and around the central town square. Many of these amenities are within easy walking distance from the house.
This property is presented in impeccable condition with attention to detail showing throughout. It consists of a very comfortable 4 bedroom family house with an attached one bedroom gîte. The gardens are immaculate and back on to a bridleway/footpath at its furthest point. Viewing is highly recommended.
THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES :
On the ground floor –
Entrance Hall Inset spotlights. Exposed stone and beams. Terracotta tiled floor. Partly glazed “stable” door to front elevation. Radiator. Stairs to first floor.
Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room/Lounge 8.05 x 6.01m Terracotta tiled and wood floor. 3 radiators. Partly glazed “stable” door and side panel and two windows to front elevation. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Exposed stone walls and beams. 2 window s to rear elevation. Range of matching base and full height units including built-in fridge/freezer. Built-in oven and microwave.3 ring gas hob with extractor hood over. Ceramic Butler sink with mixer tap. Matching island unit. Solid wood worktops.
Bedroom 1 4.49 x 3.50m Terracotta flooring. Window to rear elevation. Exposed beams and stone wall. Radiator. Large built-in storage cupboard housing electrics. Sliding door to:
En-Suite Shower Room WC. Exposed stone wall and beam. Vanity unit. Shower. Inset spotlights. Extractor fan. Underfloor heating.
On the First Floor –
Landing/Study area 2 large Velux windows to rear elevation. Radiator. Exposed beams.
Bedroom 2 5.43 x 5.22m Exposed stone wall and chimney breast. Exposed beams. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Window to front and Velux window to rear elevations. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room Vanity unit with marble top Extractor. Velux window to rear elevation. Sloping ceiling. Shower. Suspended WC.
Family Bathroom 2.25 x 2.03m Velux window to front elevation. Slipper bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. WC. Vanity unit with marble top. Heated towel rail. Large shower. Extractor fan. Wood flooring.
Bedroom 3 3.07 x 2.67m Window to front elevation. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Radiator.
Bedroom 4 5.48 x 5.22m Exposed stone wall and “A” frame. Window to front and east and window to rear elevations. Radiator. Wood flooring. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room Vanity basin. Suspended WC. Shower. Extractor. Exposed beam. Underfloor heating.
In the Basement –
Laundry Room 6.23 x 6.22m Door to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Space for fridge/freezer. Concrete floor. WC.
Boiler Room 6.22 x 5.16m Hot water cylinder. Boiler. Oil storage tank.
THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE ATTACHED GÎTE COMPRISES :
On the ground floor –
Open plan Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room 6.33 x 5.18m Partly glazed “stable” door and window to front and window to rear elevations. Wood flooring. Exposed beams. Radiator. Granite fireplace with wood-burner and terracotta hearth. Space for free standing range style cooker with extractor hood over. Matching base units. Inset ceramic butler sink with mixer tap. Cupboard with space and pluming for dishwasher and washing machine. Stairs to:
Bedroom 6.39 x 4.94 (max) Exposed stone wall. 2 glazed window to rear elevation. Radiator. Stairs to ground level. Door to:
En-Suite Shower Room 2.34 x 1.20m Large walk-in shower. WC. Exposed beams. Inset spotlights. Extractor. Vanity unit with marble top. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor.
A long gravel drive leads to a large parking area for mutiple cars and turning area and a 4 bay Open fronted Car Port. Separate open fronted car port for 2 cars and wood store.
The park like gardens extend to just under 3 acres which is regularly mowed and maintained and is dog proof. The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. Natural pond and source. Separate seating/garden areas. Vegetable garden. Chicken coup area.
Old stone Bread Oven (ideal to convert into second Gite).
Mains electricity, water and telephone are connected. Fibre Optic broadband is available. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to an all water septic tank.
FINANCIAL INFORMATION :
Taxes Foncières : Approx. 1,040€ per annum
Taxe d’habitation : € per annum
Asking price : 370,000€ including Agency fees of 20,000€. In addition the buyer will need to pay the Notaire’s fees of 26,000€.
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.
SIF – 001443