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Beautiful stone house in quiet, private position with just under half an acre



Property reference: SIF - 001458


  • Habitable Space: 50m²
  • Land Area: 1,809m²
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Beautiful stone house in quiet, private position with just under half an acre

Set in the middle of the countryside and at the end of a dead-end road, 10 kms from Domfront, a magnificent medieval town which is one of the most beautiful detours in France and a small town of character, this beautiful 22 m long stone house is located, facing south, overlooking surrounding fields.  It is being sold as is, partially renovated,  with new double glazed windows in burgundy aluminium.  The insulation and interior partition walls are in place with electricity.  The first floor and the large living room are to renovate (although the windows have been done).  At the moment the habitable area is one up, one down.  Potentially the surface area of the ground floor with the current floor of 27 m² is 124.05 m². The total area of the house with the 70 m² upper floor to be renovated is 193.49 m². All windows on the north side will be equipped with electric shutters. There is a centralised mechanical ventilation system. The electrical installation has been brought up to date.  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the potential of this property.

The property is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 62 km from Alencon, the department capital.  Local services can be found at nearby Saint Mars d’Egrenne (2 km), with butchers, bakers and general store, restaurant, hairdresser, garage, nursery and primary School.  The village is 229 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.  Local facilities can be found at Domfront (8 km) and Bagnoles de l’Orne at 22 km. The nearest large town is Flers (23km). The coast at Granville is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.


On the ground floor –

Living Room/Kitchen 5.55 x 5.41m Glazed door and 2 windows to front and window to rear elevations. Stairs to first floor. Fireplace with pellet burner (capacity to heat 100m2). Range of matching burgundy base and wall units. Wood worktops. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Sinks with mixer tap. Space for free standing cooker. Wood flooring. Exposed beams. Electrics. Built-in cupboard under stairs.

Utility Room/Bedroom 1 5.13 x 3.06m (to finish) Window to front and rear elevations.

Cloakroom Suspended WC. Extractor.

Bathroom 4.04 x 3.97m (to finish) Window to rear elevation. Inset spotlights. Tiled floor. Hand basin. Large walk-in shower. Extractor.

Lounge 6.63 x 5.22m Granite fireplace. Glazed door and side panel and window to front and window to rear elevations. Exposed beams. Access to loft space.

On the First Floor –

Bedroom 1 5.52 x 4.86m Velux window to front and rear elevations. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams. Opening to:

En-suite Bathroom Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. WC. Sloping ceiling. Exposed beam. Pedestal basin. Wood flooring. Velux window to rear elevation.


Land of 1809 m² mostly fenced by a goat pen. Small orchard: cherry, peach, medlar, plum, walnut and pear trees. Hay shed for the goats of 15 m² + 5 green calf huts (shelters). Parking area.  Lawned garden area.  Well.


Mains water, telephone and electricity available.  Broadband internet connection.  Drainage is to an a 3,000l water septic tank.    Heating is provided by tjhe pellet burner.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 500€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 145,000€ including Agency fees of 10,000€. In addition the purchaser will need to pay the Notaire’s fees of 11,200€ 

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.

Ref : SIF – 001458

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