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Courtyard development for renovation

Loire Valley


Property reference: SIF - 00396


  • Habitable Space: 46m²
  • Land Area: 3,311m²
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Views

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Ideal opportunity to create a gîte complex with 4 detached houses on just under 1 acre in quiet rural position with no neighbours.

The property comprises one detached stone house that is currently lived in but ideal for use whilst renovating the other properties.  It benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing.  EARLY VIEWING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO APPRECIATE THE POTENTIAL OF THIS PROPERTY.

The property is situtaed in the Mayenne (53) in the Pays de Loire region of France very close to the borders of Brittany and Normandy. There is much to see in the area and all within approximately an hours drive like Le Mont St Michel, the D-Day beaches, St. Malo, Mayenne, Fougeres, Dinard, Dinan, seaside, aquarium, reptile house and local markets. The nearest ports are at St. Malo and Caen and near Dinard airport for Ryanair flights. The port of Caen is approximately 2 hours away.  Dinard airport for Ryanair flights is approximately 1 and a half hours away.  The port of Calais for ferries and Eurotunnel are approximately 5 hours drive away.  The nearest village is Saint Denis de Gastines  approximately 4kms away where you will find a small mini market, bread shop (boulangerie), pharmacy and post office.  Supermarkets can be found  approximately 10km away at Ernée.


On the ground floor –

Entrance porch : Door from the North West elevation.  Door to –

Kitchen : 3.73m x 2.42m – Window to the rear elevation.  Base and wall units.  Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Plumbing and space for dishwasher.  Space for upright fridge/freezer and cooker.  Tall cupboard.  Skylight to the rear elevation.

Entrance hall : 1.48m x 0.89m – Recess for coats.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.

Utility area : 2.52m x 1.31m – Window to the side elevation.  Plumbing and space for washing machine.  Radiator.

Lounge : 4m x 3.86m – Double aspect with windows to the front and side elevations.  Woodburner.  Radiator.  Electrics.  Door to –

Bedroom : 3.39m x 2.60m – Window to the rear elevation.  Radiator.  Built-in wardrobes.  Door to –

Shower room : 2.97m x 1.28m – Hand basin.  Toilet.  Heated towel rail.  Shower.


The property is approached via a private drive which leads down to a parking and turning area.  On the left hand side is an old stone house under a slate roof which is divided into 2 rooms – Room 1 : 5.21m x 3.54m – With door and window to the front elevation.  Fireplace.  Part tiled floor.  Door to – Room 2 : 4.46m x 3.54m – Window to the front elevation.  Attached stone barn with a slate roof (5.52m x 3.54m) with door and windows to the front elevation.

2nd old stone house with a slate and corrugated iron roof which is divided into 3 rooms – Room 1 : 4.02m x 4m – With door to – Room 2 : 5.87m x 5.60m – Window and door to the front elevation.  Beams.  Fireplace.  Room 3 : 5.70m x 5.35m – Window to the front and rear elevations.  Door to the front.  Fireplace.  Lean-to wood store built of stone under a slate roof.

3rd house (11.12m x 5.88m) which has been partially rebuilt in block with a concrete floor.  It has been fenced and planting is well established to enable this property to be completely separate if required.  Separate vehicular access.

The garden is enclosed by mature trees and is mainly laid to lawn with post and rail fencing.  Attached to the rear of the dwelling is a double car port built of wood under a corrugated iron roof.  Oil storage tank.  Boiler.  Electric meter.

SERVICES : Mains water and electricity available.  Drainage to a septic tank.  Oil fired central heating.  Hot water cylinder installed in 2013.


Taxes Foncières :  71€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 49,500€ including  Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 4,600€

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 -00396

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