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Delightful cottage in stunning gardens of over 2 acres with barn for conversion



Property reference: SIF - 001051


  • Habitable Space: 85m²
  • Land Area: 8,380m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Broadband
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Delightful cottage in stunning gardens of over 2 acres with barn for conversion.

The property  is situated in a quiet rural hamlet and is surrounded by its beautiful landscaped gardens which extend to over 2 acres with various outbuildings, a boules court and several seating areas.  One of the outbuildings is a detached stone and cob barn which has had outline planning permission to convert into a gîte (now lapsed).  The house itself has light and airy accommodation with character features.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The house is conveniently situated on the outskirts of a village with shops, doctor’s surgery, bar/restaurant and bakery. There is also an infant school and primary school. The closest airports to the property are at Rennes (81 km), Dinard (83 km) and Deauville (118 km). The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 41 km away. Further shopping can be found at Mortain (10 km)and Domfront (26km) and St Hilaire du Harcouët (11 km). The ferry port of Caen-Ouistreham is 1 1/4 hours away, St Malo is 1 1/2 hours away and Cherbourg is 2 hours. Calais and the Euro Tunnel are approximately a 5 hour drive.


On the ground floor –

Entrance Porch  2.03 x 1.15m  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Tiled floor,  Exposed stone wall.  Glazed door and window to:

Entrance Hall  4.32 x 1.98m  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.  Cupboard housing meter and electrics.  Window torear elevation.

Kitchen/Dining Room  5.98 x 4.29m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Range of base and wall units.  Space for under counter fridge/freezer.  Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Inset spotlights.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Space for free standing cooker.  Exposed stone wall.

Lounge  5.43 x 4.00m  Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Fireplace with inset wood-burner.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Skylight to rear elevation.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 1  4.54 x 2.35m  Laminate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Part wood panelled walls.

Bathroom  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.  Tiled surround and tiled floor.  Electric heater.

Bedroom 2 4.17 x 3.95m  Velux window to front and rear elevations.  Exposed beams.  Sloping ceiling.  Eaves storage cupboards.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.


Attached Utility Area with space and plumbing for washing machine.  Door to –

Shower Room  2.14 x 1.73m  Window to rear elevation.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Tiled floor.  Corner shower with jets.  Heated electric towel rail.

Basement – 5.64 x 2.53m  Door to rear elevation .  Concrete floor.  Power and light.

Beautiful gardens mainly laid to lawn with mature hedges, shrubs and flower borders.  Gravel seating area.  Outside lights.  Well.  Outside tap.  Variety of trees including cherry, apple and walnut.

Barn with water connected.  Block and corrugated iron wood shed.  Timber and corrugated iron open fronted Garage.

2 Storey Detached Barn  7.45 x 5.60m  Constructed of stone and cob under a slate roof.  Door to east gable.  3 doors to front and 1 to rear elevations. (This barn has a lapsed outline planning consent to turn it in to a dwelling).

Open fronted Hangar with Fibro cement roof.

Raised vegetable garden.  BBQ and seating area.  Small timber and tiled roof playhouse.  Old attached outside toilet.  Separate Detached open fronted corrugated iron shed.

Terrain de boules.  2 triangle garden.  Quadrangle garden with mature flower beds.  Ying-yang garden area with mature plants and shrubs.  Gravel garden.  Seating area.  Mature flower beds.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Electric heating and 2 woodburners.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owners do not have the last 3 years’ energy bills for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières : 427€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 150,000€ including Agency fees of 10,000€ + Notaire’s fee – 11,600€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 001051

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