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Country cottage to finish renovating with over half an acre garden



Property reference: SIF - 001406


  • Habitable Space: 130m²
  • Land Area: 2,142m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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What we love most about the property is the tranquillity and beautiful scenery.

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Country cottage to finish renovating with over half an acre garden

This spacious detached house has been a holiday home for the last 20 years and offers surprisingly spacious accommodation with plenty of light.  On the first floor there is a study/occasional bedroom with no window and a second bedroom which relies on borrowed light from the loft space.  The master bedroom is of a generous size and is accessed via the staircase from the Lounge.  The property is watertight and habitable but the current roof is corrugated iron.  Viewing is recommended.

The property is situated on the Manche/Calvados border and is only 1 hour away from the ferry port at Caen Ouistreham and 3 hours from Paris. Calais is about 4 hours away. The D-Day landing beaches, Granville, Mont Saint Michel and the Brittany coast are all less than an hour’s drive away. The UNESCO heritage site of the Mont Saint Michel is about 40 minutes drive. The nearest main town is Villedieu-les-Poêles about 10 minutes drive away and Vire is approximately 15 minutes distant.  The property is also well placed to pick up the A84 motorway at Pont-Farcy or Villedieu-les-Poêles.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Dining Room 5.38 x 4.95m 2 windows and glazed door to front and window and glazed double doors to rear elevations. Tiled floor. Ceramic sink. Space for free standing fridge, cooker and freezer. Storage heater.

Lounge 5.52 x 5.43m 2 windows to rear elevation. Part exposed stone walls. Spiral staircase. Electrics. Brick fireplace with wood-burner.

Inner Hall Stairs to first floor. Door to:

Utility area Window to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Cloakroom Window. WC. Bidet. Pedestal basin. Hot water cylinder.

Bathroom 3.40 x 1.93m Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment. Window to rear elevation.

Workshop 6.07 x 3.55m Double wooden doors to front elevation. Concrete floor. Sink.

On the First Floor (via stairs from inner hall)

Master bedroom  5.72 x 4.95m Window to front and rear elevations. Exposed stone walls and beams. Night storage heater.

On the First Floor (via spiral staircase in lounge)

Landing Part exposed stone wall.

Study/Bedroom 2 2.93 x 2.21m (no window) Part exposed stone wall. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3 4.00 x 2.81m Exposed beams. ‘Borrowed light’ from boarded attic.


Double wooden gates lead to gravel drive.  The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees.  Attached block built garden shed.  Fields to the rear.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  Broadband internet connection available.  Drainage to a septic tank believed to have been installed in 1998.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because there is no central heating.


Taxes Foncières : 94€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 64€ per annum

Asking price : 84,500 including Agency fees of 6,500€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 7,300€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 001406

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