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Beautiful 2.5 acre lake with fisherman’s lodge in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001070


  • Habitable Space: 87m²
  • Land Area: 20,947m²
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Balcony
  • Broadband
  • Lake/Stream
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Beautiful 2.5 acre lake with fisherman’s lodge in Normandy

The property is in an idyllic position and the Lodge looks over the lake.  In total there is over 5 acres, including some woodland.  The property could be enjoyed as a permanent home or as a holiday home rented with the lake on private use for £1,250 a week. Alternatively the lake can be hired out at £650 a week (from 2019) for private use which includes a caravan.  The lake is a Category C closed lake which is stream fed – 5ft – 7ft in the deep end and 1 ft in the shallows.  There are 4 or 5 swims.  It is well stocked with common and mirror carp, catfish and a sturgeon with weights up to 40lb. The lake is open for rentals with a good amount of bookings for 2018 and some for 2019, with a healthy past and present client base.   Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a quiet rural position not far from  a small village located on the border of the departments of Manche and Orne. The lane which leads to it is very quiet and the house is surrounded by fields.  The nearest shops are about 2 km away and include a bakery, small supermarket, post office, newsagents, bar, hairdresser, vet and garage.  There is also a doctor, nurse, dentist and physiotherapist in the village.    The nearest towns are Barenton and the medieval town of Domfront (6km). The village  is 228 km from Paris (or 2 hours 15 minutes by train) and 324 km from the port at Calais or about 1 hour 30 minutes to the port at Caen Ouistreham.   The ferry port at Saint Malo is 1 hour 30 minutes away.  Facilities can be also be found at the spa town of Bagnoles de l’Orne (22 km).  The nearest large town is Flers (24km).  The coast at Granville is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.


Steps up to covered balcony overlooking the lake with railings and BBQ.  Glazed double doors to:

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen  8.00 x 3.99m  Tiled floor.  2 windows to front elevation.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed stone wall and exposed beams.  Stone plinth for television. Stairs to first floor.

Kitchen Area  6.88 x 2.86m (max)  Window to south and 2 windows to east elevations.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space for range style cooker.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Electrics.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 1  2.74 x 2.56m  Window to front and partly glazed door to south elevations.  Tiled floor.  External stairs.

Bathroom  3.20 x 1.70m  Glazed door to east elevation.  WC.  Corner bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment.  Vanity unit.  Extractor.

On the First Floor  – (restricted headroom)

Landing  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 2  2.84 x 2.00m  Sloping ceiling.  Velux window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.

Study Area/Occasional Bedroom  2.98 x 2.00m  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3/Dressing Area   2.76 x 2.00m  Velux window to front elevation.  Chimney breast with vent.

In the Basement –

Workshop 4.70 x 2.19m  Double doors to front elevation.  Hot water cylinder.


Caravan  (sleeps 3 comfortably) and separate access to WC and shower in Chalet.  Chemical toilet in caravan.

Two and a half acre lake.  Woodland.  Orchard.  Log Store.  Goat pen.  Chicken coop.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to a septic tank.  Broadband internet via Satellite.  Heating is provided by the woodburner.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the Vendor does not have the last 3 years’ Energy Bills.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 400€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 171,500€ including Agency fees of 11,500€ + Notaire’s fee – 13,000€

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 – 001070

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