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Attractive detached family house with outbuildings and 3 acres



Property reference: SIF - 001186


  • Habitable Space: 90m²
  • Land Area: 14,220m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Attractive detached family house with outbuildings and 3 acres

This attractive detached house has accommodation arranged over 3 floors and benefits from open-plan living accommodation on the ground floor with plenty of windows and doors leading to the south-facing patio. Formerly the main stable block had outline planning permission to convert into a gîte.  The property overlooks its garden and paddocks and has fantastic outriding and walking.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is located in Orne in the Normandy region of France. The closest airport  is Deauville Airport (99 km) also within reach are Dinard Airport (100 km), Rennes Airport (101 km), or Angers Airport (128 km). The UNESCO Heritage site of Mont St Michel is 58 km away and the coast at Granville is about 1 1/2 hours’ drive.  It is about 25 minutes to a 9 hole golf course Golf De Bagnoles – Route de Domfront at Bagnoles sur Orne.  The ferry ports are within easy reach – 1 hour to Caen Ouistreham, 4 1/2 hours to Calais, 2 1/2 hours to Le Harvre port or Cherbourg. It is about 2 hours 15 mins to Paris by train.  The pretty village of Lonlay l’Abbaye is about 6 km away.  More extensive facilities can be found in the historic town of Domfront, which is a 15 minute drive and the town of Flers with a swimming pool, bowling, restaurants, shops and schools (about 10 minutes drive) or Vire (15 minutes drive).


On the ground floor –

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen  8.20 x 5.71m  Partly glazed door and side panel and 2 windows to front elevation.  Glazed double doors to west and 2 windows to rear elevations.

Kitchen/Dining Room Area  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Convector heater.  Range of matching base and wall units including end display unit.  Tiled worktops and splash-backs.  Built-in dishwasher and electric oven.  Recess for microwave.  2 sinks with mixer tap.  Telephone socket.

Lounge Area  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Wood flooring.  2 convector heaters.  Exposed beam. Telephone socket.

Utility Room  Convector heater.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Window to front elevation.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Door to Boot Room.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Cloakroom  Wood flooring.  WC.

Boot Room  3.71 x 2.53m (minimum)   Partly glazed door and window to front and window to east elevations.  Concrete floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Stairs to second floor.  Exposed beam.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 1  3.57 x 2.67m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Convector heater.  Ornamental granite fireplace.  Exposed beam.

Shower Room  2.0p5 x 1.89m  Vanity unit.  Window to rear elevation.  WC.  Wood flooring.  Heated electric towel rail.  Corner shower.

Master Bedroom  5.79 x 3.61m  Windows to front and rear elevations.  Wood flooring.  Convector heater.  Exposed beam.  Built-in cupboard.  Telephone socket.  Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom  2.19 x 1.83m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  WC.  Vanity unit.  Heated electric towel rail.  Bath with fully tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.

On the Second Floor –

Mezzanine Sitting Area/Occasional Bedroom  3.53 x 2.30m  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed “A” frame.

Bedroom 3  3.16 x 2.30m  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Hatch to 2 insulated eaves storage spaces which runs the full length of the property.  Telephone socket.


Large patio to south.  Outside lights.  Mature hedges and trees.  Garden laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and flower beds.  Ornamental raised stone pond.  Borehole with pump.


Detached Stone Barn (Former Planning Permission to convert)  Corrugated iron and Fibro cement roof .  2 doors and sliding door to front elevation.  Internal stables:

  1.   4.03 x 3.27m  Concrete floor.
  2.   4.00 x 3.00m  Concrete floor.
  3.   4.00 x 3.27m  Concrete floor.
  4.    4.51 x 3.72m  Earth floor.

Attached Open Fronted Hay Barn/Tractor Shed  6.47 x 3.29m

Separate Detached Open Fronted Barn  7.18 x 7.00m.  Attached Open Fronted Lean-to  7.18 x 4.48m  Attached Barn  Concrete floor.  Sliding door to west and door to front elevations. Divided into WorkshopTack Room with power and light.  2 internal stables:

  1.  4.13 x 2.53m.
  2.  4.13 x 3.84m.

Separate Detached Stone Stable 5.51 x 2.82m  Corrugated iron roof.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Electric heating and woodburner.  Broadband internet.


Taxes Foncières : 782€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  208,000 including Agency fees of 13,000€.  Notaire’s fee – 15,400€

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 – 001186

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