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Beautiful detached stone house with attached gîte and over 5 acres



Property reference: SIF - 001767


  • Habitable Space: 206m²
  • Land Area: 21,105m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Garden
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Beautiful detached stone house with attached gîte and over 5 acres.

The property is in excellent condition throughout and benefits from wood framed double glazed windows, light and spacious family accommodation and an equally well presented gîte which has let for 55€ per night not including breakfast. One of the paddocks has a recent septic tank and a small building with water, electricity and internet laid on for a small shower/toilet block (to finish) and camping for 5.  This is not in use.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the south west of Normandy near the borders of the Manche and Calvados.  It is tucked away in a peaceful position within easy access of the historic town of Lonlay l’Abbaye (3k).  Nearby Domfront with its medieval centre and Mortain with its petite and grande cascades are thriving market towns where excellent shopping facilities, restaurants and bars are available. It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and the property  is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. A little further afield are the D-Day landing beaches, the Mont St Michel.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 20 minutes drive,  as is the Saint Sever forest.

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On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  5.17 x 4.25m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units. 4 ring electric hob.  Solid wood worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Pantry with vent.  Granite fireplace with Everhot electric 3 oven range with programmable display, hob and induction hob.  Display cabinets.  Radiator.  Ceramic sinks with mixer tap.

Utility Room  2.70 x 1.59m  Tiled floor.  Combi boiler.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.  Space for tumble dryer and upright fridge/freezer.  Vent.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  WC.  Hand basin .

Dining Room  5.64 x 3.92m  Glazed double doors and small window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Central heating thermostat.  Small pane glazed double doors to kitchen.  Partition wall to create storage space.  Opening to –

Lounge  8.70 x 5.76m  Exposed stone wall.  2 radiators.  Window and 2 pairs of glazed double doors to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Wood-burner.  Stairs to first floor.  Exposed beams.  Window seat.

On the First Floor –

Galleried Landing  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 1  5.02 x 2.42m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 2  4.96 x 2.27m  Window to front elevation.   Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Radiator.

Bedroom 3/Study  4.46 x 2.29m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Radiator.

Family Bathroom  3.05 x 1.82m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.  Vent.

Master Bedroom  5.50 x 5.11m  Exposed stone chimney breast.  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Partition wall to create walk in wardrobe and storage area.  Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom  2.22 x 1.34m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Pedestal basin.  Radiator.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, tiled surround and screen.


On the ground floor –

Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen  4.85 x 4.82m  Partly glazed door and side panel and window to front and glazed double doors to west elevations.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Exposed stone wall.  Stairs to first floor.  Corner kitchen with 4 ring electric halogen hob and oven.  Base units.  Solid wood wortops.  Space for under counter fridge/freezer.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Electrics.  Wood flooring.  Exposed stone wall.

Bedroom 1  4.68 x 2.20m  Window to west elevation.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Radiator.

Shower Room  Velux window to rear elevation.  Heated towel rail.  Sloping ceiling.  Pedestal basin.  Wood flooring.  Shower.  WC.  Boxed in hot water cylinder.


A 5 bar gate leads to parking and turning area.  Garden fully fenced with sheep fencing for dogs.  Courtyard garden area.  Outside light.  2 paddocks.  Outside tap and external electricity supply.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.  Shrub and flower borders.  Terrace.  Attached to the rear of the house is a Barn  divided into 2 stables and storage area – 7.86 x 4.93m  Constructed of timber under a corrugated iron roof.  Power and light connected.  Double doors to front elevation.  Garden sheds.  Timber chalet.  Level surface area for above ground swimming pool.  Well (not in use).


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in about 2011.  Oil fired central heating which heats main house and gîte.  Broadband internet connection.


Taxes Foncières :  1,981€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 298,500€ including Agency fees of 18,500€. In addition the buyer will need to pay the Notaire’s fee of 21,300€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling between  € and € per year
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries).

Information on the environmental risks to which this property is exposed is available with us or on the Géorisques website: 

Property Ref : SIF – 001767

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