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Character detached house with over 5 acres, several outbuildings and campsite potential



Property reference: SIF - 001561


  • Habitable Space: 121m²
  • Land Area: 20,429m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Garage
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Pond/Water feature
  • Views

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Character detached house with over 5 acres, several outbuildings and campsite potential

This lovely family house stands in a quiet rural hamlet with a neighbour and benefits from double glazed windows, multiple outbuildings and a beautiful orchard.  A particular feature of the property is a delightful farmhouse kitchen.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is outside in a quiet rural hamlet, outside a village which offers a bakery and hairdresser.  It is close to the Normandy/Brittany border in the Manche area of Normandy. The closest airport is at Rennes (75 km) and slightly further afield are Dinard Airport (82 km), Angers Airport (117 km), or Deauville Airport (125 km).  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 42 km.  The ferry port at Dinard is just over 1 hour’s drive and Caen Ouistreham is 70 km.  The property is a 10 minute drive from the bustling market town of St. Hilaire du Harcouet with Normandy’s largest farmer’s market. Brittany’s Emerald Coast offering beautiful beaches is just 40 minutes away.


On the ground floor –

Lounge  5.35 x 5.25m  Tiled floor.  Glazed double doors and window to front elevation.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.   Door to attached barn (at present sealed).

Kitchen/Dining Room  7.23 x 5.40m  Glazed double doors to rear and 2 windows to front elevations.  Exposed stone walls.  Stairs to first floor.  2 radiators.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams.  Range of matching base units.  Solid wood worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Double ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Walls units.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Space for range style cooker with extractor hood over.  Cupboard housing electrics. Central heating thermostat.

Utility Room  3.01 x 2.74m  Partly glazed door and window to conservatory.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Sink with mixer tap and cupboards under.  Worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Wall mounted electric boiler.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for under counter fridge.  Hot water cylinder.

Conservatory/Porch  Half glazed.  Door to south elevation.  Sink with mixer tap.

Bathroom  Radiator.  Window to south elevation.  Hand basin.  Bath with mixer tap.

Cloakroom  Obscure glazed window.  WC.

Old boiler Room  Door to garden.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Velux window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 1  4.20 x 3.08m  Window to front and Velux window to rear elevations.  Exposed stone wall and “A” frame.  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  WC.  Extractor fan.  Pedestal basin.  Shower.  Heated towel rail.

Bathroom  2.12 x 1.70m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.  Tiled surround.  Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2  5.25 x 2.05m  Wood flooring.  Window to south and Velux window to front and rear elevations.  Radiator.  Exposed stone wall.

Bedroom 3  4.32 x 2.05m  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.


Enclosed patio and seating area.  Attached  Barn  5.00 x 2.91m (overall)  Built of colombage with part tiled and part corrugated iron roof.  Water and electric.  This has been divided into a shower room which has been recently renovated, and toilets with 2 toilets and a stainless steel sink.  Outside tap.

Detached Barn  9.00 x 5.28m  Constructed of cob and corrugated iron  with Fibro cement roof.  Part cobbled floor.

Separate Detached open fronted Barn  6.76 x 4.00m  Constructed of block.  Attached corrugated iron barn.

Separate corrugated iron shed 6.00 x 6.00m

Orchard and paddock with a stream on the boundary.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and 3 pitches for bell tents have been outined.  There is a separate area in the lower meadow which has been cleared for a bell tent.  Vegetable garden.  Small ornamental pond.  Well.

Open fronted car port/log store.

Pig sties.

Semi-detached stone house  5.07 x 5.05m   Corrugated iron roof.  Door and window to front elevation.  Fireplace.  Attached Barn 5.05 x 4.65m


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank believed to have been installed in 2007.  Electric central heating is provided and woodburner.  Fibre optic internet connection.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 550€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 187,500€ including Agency fees of 12,500€.  In addition the purchaser will pay the Notaire’s fees of 14,000€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Agent 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 – 001561

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