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A detached property with pretty valley and distant sea views, set within a small friendly village



Property reference: SIF - 0001294


  • Habitable Space: 120m²
  • Land Area: 1,760m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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A detached property with pretty valley and distant sea views, set within a small friendly village

This traditional Normandy property is a spacious old farmhouse built in approximately 1850, with recent modern extensions.  The versatile accommodation includes a modern fitted farmhouse style kitchen and breakfast room, large spacious bedrooms (one on the ground floor) and 2 bathrooms. The gardens are laid to lawn with mature trees, borders and an old cider press planted as a rockery. The driveway leads to a single garage with side woodstore. Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is close to village amenities. A local bar and shop are within walking distance. Alternative village shops within 1km including, bakers, butchers, pharmacy, hairdressers, post office and convenience store with cash point and petrol station.  It is 15 minutes drive to the market town of Sourdeval and 15 minutes drive to Vire.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 10 minutes drive as is the Saint Sever forest.  It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  15 minutes from Sourdeval or 2 minutes drive to Saint Pois the nearest town.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg.


On the ground floor –

A covered porch leads to

Entrance hall : Electric heater, stairs to first floor and door to kitchen breakfast room. Stone arch to Lounge/dining room. Doors to Utility room. WC. Bathroom.

Lounge/Dining Room :  8m x 5m –  Dual aspect with double windows to front and rear.  French doors with front aspect opening on to private gravel patio area. Wooden floor.  2 electric radiators. Stone chimney with oak mantel, wood burner and granite hearth.  Stairs to mezzanine bedroom.

Farmhouse Kitchen :  5.50m x 4.60m – Dual aspect with double windows to front and side aspects. Granite fireplace with wood burning Esse oven. Tiled floor. Electric heater. Modern fitted wall and base units, with integrated fridge and dishwasher. Double electric oven and grill, with matching electric ceramic hob and extractor hood. Single sink and drainer with mixer taps. Tiled splashbacks.  Door leading to –

Bedroom 2 / extra living room : 4.60m x 3.70m. Double French doors to front aspect. Double French doors to undercover decking area. Tiled floor. Electric heater.

Utility room : 2.70m x 2.40m – Single sink and drainer with mixer tap. Double Base cupboard.  Outlet and electric for washing machine. Hot water tank. Electric fuse box and electric meter. Water stop-cock. Electric heater.

Store room :3m x 4m with door to rear garden. Fitted base and wall cupboards/shelving. Electric for freezers and dryer.

Cloakroom : White low level WC.  Electric heater. Tiled floor.

Family bathroom : 3.60m x 2.60m – Underfloor electric heating. Heated towel rail. Tiled ceramic shower cubicle. White corner bath with mixer tap and shower head. Single white basin with mixer tap, set in tiled work top, oak shelving under. White tiled floor.  Single window with roller shutter to rear aspect.

On the first floor –

Master bedroom  – 4.5m x 5.7m (Access via stairs from entrance hall) Large double windows (4) with front aspect.  A large light bedroom with built in double wardrobes.  Storage cupboard. Shelved wardrobe and long hanging wardrobe. Multi usage built in shelving. Wooden floor. 2 electric heaters.  Door to –

En-Suite Shower room :  1.5m x 2.4 – Fully fitted shower room with tiled shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Integrated single sink with mixer tap. Low level WC. Mirrored double cabinet with under cupboard lighting. Tiled floor.

Mezzanine bedroom/ Study area : 3m x 3.8m (Access via stairs from Lounge/dining room)  Double window with roller shutter to front aspect. Wooden floor.


The gravel driveway leads to a single garage 5.50m x 3.70m –  and side woodstore 5.50m x 1.80m , with up and over single door. Stairs lead to upstairs storage. Driveway lights.  The gardens of nearly 1/2 acre are a particular feature of the property and are mainly laid to lawns, with mature trees, mixed hedging and planted boards. The original cider press is a planted rockery. Mixed herb garden around granite paving with water feature.  There is a covered decking area to the side of the property with steps to  9m (max) 6m x 7m decking boards with inset 4/5 person hot tub (available by separate negotiation). Outdoor electrics and outside lights. Old granite fireplace can be used as BBQ or outdoor fire.

Mains water, electricity and telephone.  Woodburner and electric heating with individual thermostats.  There is electric underfloor heating to the back of the entrance hall and the family bathroom which is thermostatically controlled.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owners do not have 3 years’ Energy Bills for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières :  521€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price :  192,500€ including Agency fees of 12,500€. Notaire’s fee 14,300€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 001294

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