Rare opportunity to acquire this equestrian property near Vire in Normandy with round pen, stables and 29 acres including river frontage for fishing.
This detached house is tucked away at the end of a tree lined drive. It is south facing and looks out over its own land. This property though is all about the land – all 29 acres of it which includes some sloping land, some level land and a valley with a river running through making it ideal for quad bikes, fishing, horse riding and other outdoor sports. The house itself benefits from double glazing with shutters on the front windows and a recent kitchen. A particular feature of the property is the games room/bar and outbuildings.
The property is situated about 3kms from the town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc. Market day is Friday. The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away. The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away. The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :
On the ground floor –
Lounge : 4.44m x 4.02m – 1/2 glazed door and window to the front elevation. Original tiled floor. Stairs to first floor with understairs storage cupboard. Pellet burner (available by separate negotiation).
Dining room : 4.10m x 4.03m – Window to the front elevation. Fireplace. Woodburner. Electric fusebox. Opening to –
Kitchen : 4.25m x 4.20m – Double aspect with window to the rear and west elevations and glazed door to the west elevation. Inset spotlights. Hatch to loft space. Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. Range of matching base units. Worktops with splashbacks. Single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Built in electric oven and 4 ring gas hob.
Utility room : 2.24m x 2.14m – Corner sink unit with stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Matching base and wall units. Plumbing and space for washing machine. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Tiled floor. Tiled work surfaces and splashback.
Shower room : 2.73m x 2.17m – Window to the rear elevation. Tiled floor. Corner shower unit with jets. Toilet. Hand basin. Hot water cylinder.
On the first floor –
Landing : Wooden floor.
Bedroom 1 : 5.91m x 5.84m – Window to the front elevation. Laminate oak floor.
Bedroom 2 : 4.18m x 2.90m – Window to the front elevation. Laminate oak floor.
A gravel driveway leads to a parking and turning area. The land is divided into paddocks with electric fencing. There is an 18m diameter round pen with a sand bed. Brick built stables for 3 horses (11m x 4m with 3m overhang to the front) with power, lights and water. Open fronted metal barn (10m x 8m) with block built internal stable (4m x 3.5m) with studio/office over. Power and light. Chicken run. Kennel. Shed. Old stone bakery with corrugated iron roof. Seasonal well. Natural spring. A river runs along the valley giving an all year round natural water source. Block with wood panelled building (16m x 9m) divided into garage (8.96m x 3.46m) with double wood doors to front elevation, concrete floor, power and light. Games room/bar (9.90m x 8.96m) with glazed double doors to the front elevation, inset spotlights, concrete floor. Bar with worktop and shelving. At the other side of the building is a Tool/Garden shed .
Mains water, electricity and telephone. Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed about 2014. Broadband internet connection with fibre optic available.
FINANCIAL DETAILS :
Taxes Foncières : approx. 850€ per annum
Taxe d’habitation : Means tested
Asking price : 214,000€ including Agency fees of 14,000€. Notaire’s fee 15,700€
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 – 001264