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Attractive country house in Normandy with 4 acres



Property reference: SIF - 001131


  • Habitable Space: 112m²
  • Land Area: 12,638m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Attractive country house in Normandy with 4 acres to put finishing touches to!

This spacious detached house has recently been extended to provide a spacious family home with 2 en-suite bedrooms.  There are some finishing works to do.  Ideal as a smallholding or for one or two horses with field shelters and close access to the GR route for out-riding, walking, etc.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is in a quiet, convenient position near the villages of Estry and Montchamp on the Vire/Aunay sur Odon road in the Calvados district of Normandy. The Bar/Restaurant/Shop in the village is a 2 minute drive.  The area largely consists of small villages dotted among rolling hills, pasture and woodland. It is a short drive from the D-Day beaches in the north, Falaise to the south-east and Mont St. Michel to the south-west.  The lovely old town of Bayeux with its famous tapestry is 50 minutes drive away and Omaha beach is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes drive. The nearest beaches are in the direction of Caen (Ouistreham), Deauville or Granville approximately 45 minutes to 1 1/4 hours drive.  To the South and just 10 minutes drive away is the lovely area of Suisse Normande, with it’s gorges, rivers and forests.  The nearest airport and ferry port are near Caen (25 miles).  A mainline train service to Paris and all other amenities can be found at Vire which is within a 15 minute drive from the property or Aunay-sur-Odon.


On the ground floor –

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen  7.32 x 4.20m  Partly glazed door and 2 windows to front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Wood flooring.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed beams.  Electrics.  Built-in pine units with shelving, plate rack, base and wall units.  Butler sink with mixer tap.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer and cooker with extractor over.  Telephone socket.

Cloakroom  Window to rear elevation.  Built-in cupboard.  WC.  Hot water cylinder.

Dining Room (to finish)  5.16 x 4.07m  Glazed door and side panel and window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Concrete floor.  Door to:

Utility Room/Workshop   4.07 x 2.90m  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Window to front elevation (to finish).

On the First Floor –

Landing  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 1  3.37 x 3.01m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.  Exposed beams.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Corner shower with jets.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Part wood panelled walls.  Heated electric towel rail.  Inset spotlights.  Extractor.

Bedroom 2  4.45 x 2.60m  2 windows to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beam.

Study/Sitting Room  4.07 x 3.66m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 3  3.90 x 3.11m  Wood flooring.  2 windows to front elevation.   Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom  Wood flooring.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.  Vanity unit.  WC.  Inset spotlights.


Attached timber Workshop (19m²) under corrugated iron roof.  Open at one end for log store.

Detached Garage with car pit  7.78 x 6.26m   Constructed of block under Fibro cement roof.  Sliding wooden door to front elevation.  (Divided into stable and chicken run and storage.)  Attached lean-to field shelter.

2 gates give access to gravel drive, parking and turning area.  Paddock.   2 Greenhouses.  Gravel seating area with pergola. The garden is laid to lawn.

Attached to the house is a Hay Barn  4.76 X 3.12m  Constructed of stone under corrugated iron roof.  Door to front elevation.

Outside tap.  Chicken run.  Gravel terrace.  Vegetable garden and soft fruit bushes.  Pond.  Stream on boundary.

Paddock with stream running through.  Open fronted field shelter 10m² with turkey pen to the rear.


Mains water, electricity and telephone.   Drainage  to an all water septic tank installed in 2008.  Heating provided by a woodburner which is vented on to the first floor.  Broadband internet connection.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because it is wood fired heating.


Taxes Foncières : 358€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 108,000€ including Agency fees of 8,000€+ Notaire’s fee – 8,800€

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.

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