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Delightful country cottage in Normandy with large garden



Property reference: SIF - 00911


  • Habitable Space: 116m²
  • Land Area: 3,710m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Delightful country cottage in Normandy with large garden and easy access to the A84.

The property has been restored by the present owners over the last 22 years and offers versatile family accommodation which stands in the middle of nearly 1 acre of garden.  Viewing is highly recommended.

It is situated in a rural location near the town of Brécey which has all amenities including restaurants, schools, doctor, dentist, supermarket, vet, etc. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Britanny available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible.  Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members.  Sports center with pool and slides, Go Karting, an 18 hole golf course, the forest of Saint-Sever-Calvados and board park less than 25 minutes.  The property is 28 km from the UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel and 35 km from the beaches at Granville.    The nearest Airports are at Dinard  (65.5km) and Rennes (82.4km).  The  Ferry Ports at Saint Malo and  Caen Ouistreham are about an hour’s drive. The nearest train station is at Villedieu-les-Poêles (15 minutes drive) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Lounge 5.60 x 5.52m  Partly glazed double doors and window to front, glazed double doors to rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.   Telephone socket.

Kitchen/Dining Room  5.58 x 3.66m  Window to front and rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Matching base and wall units.  Space for free standing cooker.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.

Study  5.20 x 3.01m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.

Shower Room  Window to east elevation.  Tiled floor.  Built-in shelves.  Electric convector heater.  Pedestal basin.  Shower.

On the First Floor –  (Access via stairs over study) –

Bedroom 1  3.18 x 3.15m  Sloping ceiling.  Window to east elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Exposed beam.  Door to –

En-Suite Bathroom  3.12 x 1.16m  Window to east elevation.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Convector heater.  Sloping ceiling.  Extractor.

On the First Floor – (Access via stairs from lounge) –

Landing  Velux window to rear elevation.  Exposed beams.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 2  5.00 x 4.01m  Window to front and  Velux window to rear elevations.  Exposed stone walls and beams.  Sloping ceilings.

Bedroom 3  4.07 (max) x 3.39m  Window.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Sloping ceiling.

Bathroom  3.94 x 1.71m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Bath with mixer tap.  Sloping ceiling.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Built-in cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Hip bath with shower over.


Terrace with decking area to front of house with flower borders.  Gravel drive and large gravel parking and turning area.  Garden laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.

Covered Porch/Wood Store to the rear of the house.

Small Cob Shed with corrugated iron roof.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Broadband internet connection.  Heating is provided by a woodburner and electric convectors.

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


Taxes Foncières : 500€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 138,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 10,800€

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 – 00911

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