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Attractive family house with B&B potential in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001191


  • Habitable Space: 120m²
  • Land Area: 2,973m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Balcony
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Message From The Seller

“The house is on a dedicated ‘velo route’ –  walkers, cyclists and bird watchers are always about, as the area forms part of the national park of Cotentin. The train station with direct access to Cherbourg & Paris is a few kilometres away in Lison”.


Attractive family house with B&B potential in Normandy

The old part of the house has completely renovated by the current owners over the last  15 years and the new part of the house was completed in 2016.  The property has been rewired, double glazed windows have been installed, the old part of the roof has been stripped, lined and redone.  New floors and insulation have been added, electric heating has been installed, new bathrooms and kitchen have been added.  There is room to extend the accommodation into an adjoining storage room if required and subject to planning.  The layout of the accommodation lends itself to use as a B&B or a main house with self-contained granny annexe as there is a bedroom on the ground floor.  Viewing is recommended.

The property is situated in a quiet hamlet about 6 miles from the Nature Centre of Cotentin and Bessin Marshes made up from wetland meadows, moors and dunes. It is close to the Race Course at Graignes.  It is 13 miles from Saint Mère d’Eglise and 17 miles from the D-Day Landing Beaches. The town of Coutances is 17 miles, 10 miles to Saint-Lô and Bayeux is 22 miles.  The ferry port at Cherbourg is 52 minutes’ drive, Caen Ouistreham is 1 hour and 30 minutes.


On the ground floor –

Porch  Front door to:

Lounge  6.49 x 3.08m  Partly glazed door to front elevation.  2 skylights.  Tiled floor.  3 radiators.  Fireplace with wood-burner.

Shower Room  3.51 x 1.92m  2 obscured glazed windows.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Tiled floor.  Large shower.  Heated electric towel rail.

Utility Room 2.81 x 1.22m  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for tumble dryer.  Window.  Electrics.

Master Bedroom  5.06 x 3.52m  2 windows and door to front elevation.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Electrics.  Stairs to:

Study Area/Occasional Bedroom   Skylight.  Wood flooring.  Reduced head height.

Kitchen  4.71 x 3.59m  Tiled floor.  Glazed double doors to terrace.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Base units.  Granite work surface with tiled splash-backs.  Display cabinets.  Space for free standing range style cooker with extractor over.  Window to front elevation.

Dining Room  4.70 x 4.10m  Tiled floor.  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Window to rear with window seat.  Convector heater.  Wood-burner.  Stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor –

Bedroom 2  4.35 x 4.01m  Double aspect to front and rear elevations.  Wood flooring.  Convector heater.  Hatch to loft space.  Door to:

“Jack and Jill” Bathroom  3.50 x 1.70m  Window to front elevation.  Convector heater.  Wood flooring.  Suspended WC. And bidet.  Twin Vanity unit.  Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment.  Granite shelf.  Heated electric towel rail.

Bedroom 3  3.43 x 3.19m  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Convector heater.  Hatch to loft.


To the front of the property is a pair of wrought iron gates leading to an enclosed courtyard garden with stone wall and iron railings.  Outside lighting and tap.  To the side there is a wooden five bar gate leading to gravel parking and turning area.  Attached to the property is a Store Room  5.39 x 5.05m  ((blocked doorway from the house).  Ideal to convert into an additional room.  Concrete floor.  Sliding door and window to the side elevation.

Orchard.   Garden laid to lawn, flower beds and borders.  Pond.   Wooden terrace area.  Outside shower.  Well.  Vegetable garden.  Corrugated iron shed.  Small polytunnel.  Shed.

Separate vehicular and wooden five bar gate giving access to:

Detached 2 storey Garage  10.41 x 10.00m  Gravel floor.  Sliding wooden door to front and double wooden doors to rear elevations.  Power and light.  (Could be used as Granny Annexe/Bed and Breakfast).  Games Room over 10.00 x 5.00m  Wood-burner.  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Wooden balcony.  Windows to all aspects.  3 lean-to storage areas.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in 2008/9.  Electric heating.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out on this property there is no Energy Rating because the owner does not have Energy bills for the last 3 years’ full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 350€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 182,000€ including Agency fees of 12,000€. Notaire’s fee – 13,700€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 001191

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