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Charming detached house with nearly 2 acres in a quiet rural position surrounded by fields



Property reference: SIF - 001311


  • Habitable Space: 89m²
  • Land Area: 7,055 m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Pond/Water feature

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This charming detached house is in a quiet rural position surrounded by fields. It has been completely renovated to provide 3 bedroom accommodation with nearly 2 acres of garden and paddock.

The house has been completely renovated by the present owner and is economical to run with a combination of electric and solid fuel heating, double glazed windows and an all water septic tank.  Viewing is recommended to appreciate the charm of the house, garden and position.

The property situated in the Orne region of Normandy near its border with the Manche.  The nearest town of Tinchebray is about 6 km distant and offers all facilities including supermarket, schools, doctors’ surgeries, post office, etc.  The airport at Caen Carpiquet is about 50 minutes away and Rennes is 107 km away.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 58 km.  The ferry port at Caen Ouistreham is less than an hour’s drive.


On the ground floor –

Entrance hall : 2.49m x 1.66m – Glazed double French doors to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed brickwork and stonework.  Cupboard housing electrics.

Kitchen : 5.10m x 4.02m – Double aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations.  Glazed French doors to the rear elevation.  Fireplace with inset solid fuel cooker (with recent flue). Electric convector heater.  Tiled floor.  Range of base units with wood worktops and inset ceramic sink with mixer tap.  4 ring gas hob.  Wall mounted gas water heater.  Space for undercounter fridge and freezer.  Plumbing and space for washing machine.  Open to –

Dining area : 3.18m x 2.61m – Slightly raised area with wooden floor.

Lounge : 4.89m x 4.57m – Glazed French doors and window to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.  Exposed stone walls.  Stairs to first floor.  TV plinth.  Exposed beams.  Electric convector heater.

On the first floor –

Landing : Window to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.  3 cupboards.  Exposed stone wall.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 1 : 3.63m x 2.87m – Double aspect with windows to the east and south elevations.  2 wardrobes.  Electric heater.  Sloping ceiling.  Door to –

Cloakroom : Toilet

Bedroom 2 : 3.73m x 2m – Window to the south elevation.  Electric convector heater.  Sloping ceiling.  Hanging and shelving space.

Bedroom 3 : 2.55m x 1.46m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Electric convector heater.  Built in hanging and shelving space.

Bathroom : 2.52mx 2.04m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Bath with tiled surround and mixer/shower tap adjustment.  Vanity unit.  Bidet.  Toilet.  Part wood panelled walls.  Sloping ceiling.  Electric wall heater.


A gravel drive leads to a parking and turning area.  Large lawn with mature hedges.  Orchard.  Small greenhouse.  Gravel terraced seating area to the rear of the property with polytunnel and old lavoir.  Wood shed and various garden sheds.  Paddock of about 1 acre.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Wifi internet connection available.  Drainage to an all water septic tank. Electric and solid fuel heating.  Hot water from wall mounted gas water heater.


Taxes Foncières : 350€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 155,000€ including Agency fees of 10,000€. In addition to this the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of  11,900€

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 – 001311

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