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Beautifully restored character farmhouse in rural hamlet



Property reference: SIF - 00637


  • Habitable Space: 146m²
  • Land Area: 2,500m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Beautifully restored character farmhouse in a rural hamlet with attractive 1/2 acre garden.

The farmhouse has been completely renovated by the existing owners and benefits from double glazed windows with wood shutters; new plumbing and wiring; new bathrooms and a recently fitted kitchen.  The versatile accommodation has been successfully let between 12 – 18 weeks per year for up to £580.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated near a quiet village, whilst Vire and Villedieu-Les-Poeles are both pleasant historic towns approx 10-15 minutes drive away.  Granville, with its excellent beaches, sailing marina and fishing port is only a 30-minute drive west from St Sever, with Mont St. Michel, Bayeux with its famous tapestry, Avranches, Coutances, St Lo and the D-Day landing sites in easy reach.  The village of St Sever has a good variety of local shops including a pharmacy, dry-cleaners as well as all the essential food and delicacies for which the region is famous. Saint Sever is a farming/market town with a substantial range of local shops and facilities.  The property is easily accessible with airports  at  Caen Carpiquet (1 hour), Rennes, Dinard and Deauville offering direct flights from the UK.  The Channel Ports of Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and both Le Havre and Cherbourg (90 minutes)are easily accessible  and it will take 4 hours to drive to the Channel tunnel at Calais.  There is a mainline train station at Vire which is on the Paris/Granville line and connects with Paris in about 2 hours and 40 minutes.


On the ground floor –

Farmhouse Kitchen/Dining Room : 6.23 x 5.91  Window to rear elevation.  Exposed stone and beams.  Brick fireplace with inset woodburner.  Small pane glazed doors to front elevation. Fitted base and matching wall units including display unit.  Electric oven and 4 ring gas hob with extractor over.  Open shelving.  Worktops with inset 1 1/4 bowl sink and tiled splashbacks.  Space for upright fridge/freezer and space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Window seat.  Stairs to first floor.  Convector heater.  Tiled floor.  Built-in cupboard.  Telephone socket.  Steps up to –

Utility Room : 3.19 x 2.10  Half glazed stable door to rear elevation to area of decking.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Tiled floor.  Electric convector heater.  Butlers sink with mixer tap.  Cupboard housing electrics and hot water cylinder.  Roof light.

Shower Room : 2.21 x 2.01  Tiled floor.  Half wood panelled walls.  Pedestal basin.  Shower unit.  Toilet.  Roof light.  Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 1 : 3.50 x 3.49  Window to east and south elevations.  Laminate flooring.  Half wood panelled walls.  Electric convector heater.

Lounge :  6.21 x 6.07  Glazed double doors and side panel to west elevation, window and small pane glazed double doors to front elevation, window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams. Stairs to first floor.  Brick fireplace with wooden mantel and stone hearth with woodburner.

On the First Floor –

Landing :  2.96 x 2.03  Stone fireplace (ornamental).  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater. Velux window to front elevation.  Inset spotlights.  Stairs to mezzanine.

Bedroom 2 : 4.22 x 3.85  Laminate flooring.  Exposed beams.  Convector heater.  Window to rear elevation.

Shower Room : 3.66 x 1.86  Window to front elevation.  Exposed stone and beams.  Spotlights.  Shower unit.  Vanity unit.  Toilet.  Heated towel rail.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bathroom : Pedestal basin.  Toilet.  Tiled walls.  Spotlights.  Sloping ceiling.  Velux window to front elevation.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 : 3.56 x 2.46  Window to front elevation.  Exposed stone and beams.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 4 :  3.64 x 3.21  Window to rear elevation. Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.

On the Second Floor –

Mezzanine : 1.89 x 1.64  Window to front elevation.  Exposed stone and beams.  Spotlights.    Door to –

Attic : 2 Velux windows to rear elevation.  Boarded floor.  Exposed “A” frame.


The property is approached via a gravel drive giving access to parking and turning space.  Seating area and BBQ.  The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn, designed for ease of maintenance.    Wooden Shed.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.   Drainage is to an all water septic tank.   Heating is provided by 2 woodburners and electric convector heaters.


Taxes Foncières :   Approx. 670€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  150,000€ including Agency fees + 11,600€ Notaire’s fees

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.

 SIF – 00637

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