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Attractive family house in rural hamlet with nearly an acre of garden and outbuildings

Loire Valley


Property reference: SIF - 001548


  • Habitable Space: 110m²
  • Land Area: 3,783m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Our favourite things – the house is in a peaceful and beautiful rural setting with wonderful views, catching stunning sunsets, starry skies and with opportunities for seeing shooting stars and satellites.


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Attractive family house in rural hamlet with nearly an acre of garden and outbuildings

This lovely house offers very well presented, light and airy accommodation with high ceilings.  It is joined to the neighbouring property via the neighbour’s garage.  It stand in a quiet rural hamlet and has far-reaching views.  The accommodation is arranged over 3 storeys. The attached barn has been part renovated with all new windows and doors, a concrete floor, a mezzanine and a utility room.  It will make a fabulous additional living space or self-contained annexe.  All the renovations have been carried out since 1999 including new electrics, plumbing and roof.  There is a loft room above the kitchen, utility area and showre room which could be converted into additional living accommodation if required.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated near the Normandy and Loire Valley border in the Mayenne department near a sleepy village with a Post office, Dépôt de Pain and Butchers.  It is 53 km from Laval with its mainline train station which gives easy access to Paris and 318 km from Calais.  The renowned thermal Spa town of Bagnoles-de-l’Orne is just 12 km away and the larger town of La Ferté-Macé is 12 km.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont-Saint-Michel is about an hour and a half’s drive.  It is 78km from the airport at Caen-Carpiquet, 105 km from the ferry Port at Caen Ouistreham and 187 km from Cherbourg.


On the ground floor –

Lounge/Dining Room 6.47 x 5.96m Partly glazed “stable” door and window to front elevation. Fireplace with wood-burner. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Convector heater. Coving.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 3.77 x 3.27m Window and partly glazed “stable” door to front elevation. Convector heater. Range of matching base and wall units. Sinks with mixer tap. Space for free standing cooker with extractor over. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Tiled floor. Coving.

Utility Area Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Worktops. Cupboard housing electric meter.

Shower Room 2.25 x 2.19m Window to rear elevation. WC. Large walk-in shower. Pedestal basin. Heated electric towel rail. Coving. Tiled floor and half tiled walls.

Party Room 10.55 max x 5.46m Partly glazed door and glazed double doors with glazed side panels to front elevation. Exposed beams. Concrete floor. Window to rear and 2 small arched windows to front elevations. Stairs to mezzanine.

Utility Room Range of matching base units with worktops over. 2 window to rear elevation. Hot water cylinder. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Stainless steel sink.

On the First Floor –

Landing Window to rear elevation. Stairs to second floor. Convector heater.

Bathroom 3.19 x 1.99m Wood flooring. Bidet. Pedestal basin. Window to rear elevation with cupboard under. Bath with shower over and screen. Macerator WC. Extractor. Coving. Part wood panelled walls. Heated electric towel rail.

Bedroom 1 3.93 x 3.19m Window to west and front elevations. Convector heater.

Bedroom 2 3.51 x 3.28m Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Convector heater.

On the Second Floor –

Landing Convector heater. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3 3.70 x 2.78m Velux window to front elevation. Convector heater. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 4 4.17 x 3.23m Sloping ceiling. Velux window to front elevation. Convector heater. Exposed beams.


Double wooden gates lead ro gravel drive, parking and turning area.  The garden is mainly laid to lawn.

Detached Barn 7.38 x 5.87m Constructed of stone and timber under a slate roof. Part concrete floor. Used for storage. Loft over.  Attached shed.

Old stone bakery with slate roof used as workshop 9.00 x 3.87m. Attached former Stable used as wood shed and covered seating area.


Mains drainage, water and electricity are connected.  There is a phone line into the house but it is not currently in use.   Electric heating.


Taxes Foncières : 196€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 203,500€ including Agency fees of 13,500€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 15,000€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 001548

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