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Delightful detached house with outbuildings in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00939


  • Habitable Space: 98m²
  • Land Area: 2,861m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Delightful fully renovated house with outbuildings in Normandy

The property is in immaculate condition and has been completely renovated, standing in a quiet position in a rural hamlet, with land of just under 3/4 acre.  Double car port and stone bakery. Viewing is recommended.

The house is situated in Southern Normandy, half way between the lively medieval market town of Villedieu les Poêles, famous for its copper production and the historic town of Vire, renowned for its culinary delights.  The nearest airport is Dinard – 1 hour away.  The nearest ferry is at Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and the channel tunnel is at Calais which is about 4 hours away.  The nearest  village has 2 bars/bistro, bakery and small store for essentials and Saint Pois or Saint Sever Calvados are slightly further away.

The closest town, being some 10 minute drive away, is Brécey.  Here you will find the local supermarket – Super U which also offers Petrol/Diesel facilities 24 hours a day. The town also has other shops, bars and restaurants including a pizzeria, bakeries & banks schools and doctors’ surgery.  It is 50 km from mystical Mont St Michel and its bay and 40 km from Granville, with boats to the Channel islands. The house is also within easy reach of the D-day landing beaches.  The forest of Saint Sever is within a 10 minute drive.


On the ground floor – 

Kitchen/Dining Room  5.49 x 4.87m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Feature oak beams.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed stone walls.  Range of matching base and wall units with tiled worktops and splash-backs.  Recess for microwave.  Double sink unit with mixer tap. Space for under counter fridge.  Built-in electric oven and 4 ring gas hob.  Window seat with storage space and pump for well water.  Stairs to first floor.  Cupboard housing electrics.

Split Level Lounge  5.55 x 4.08m  Glazed double doors and 2 windows to front elevation.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Tiled floor.  Large built-in storage cupboard with power point.  Built-in cupboard housing stop-cock for well water.  Stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor –

Bedroom 1  4.97 (max) x 4.69m  (via stairs from kitchen)  Laminate flooring.  Exposed stone and beams.  Velux window to rear and window to front elevations.  Sloping ceiling.  Mezzanine Storage Area with hot water cylinder.  Hatch to insulated and boarded loft space.  Door to –

En-Suite Shower Room  Pedestal basin.  Large shower.  Velux window to front elevation.  WC.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed stone.  Electric panel heater.

Bedroom 2  4.69 x 4.15m (max)  (via stairs from lounge)  Window to front elevation.  Exposed stone walls.  Door to –

En-Suite Bathroom  Exposed stone wall.  Sloping ceiling.  Pedestal hand basin.  WC.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.


Attached Old Stable/Shed  2.60 x 2.54m  Door to front elevation.  Power.  Corrugated iron roof.  2 small pig sties to the rear.

Gravel drive leads to parking and turning area and Double Car Port  6.25 x 5.03m  Constructed of stone and timber under corrugated iron roof.  Concrete floor.

Semi-detached Old Barn  6.15 x 3.90m  Constructed of stone under corrugated iron roof.  Power point.

Old Stone Bakery  4.86 x 4.45m  Corrugated iron roof.  Fireplace.  Small window to rear and window and door to front elevations.  Concrete floor.  Power point.  Pipe for water (not connected at present).

The garden is currently used as a paddock.  Well.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  Well water is used for the outside tap.  Provision for telephone which is not actually connected. Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Double glazed hardwood windows .

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owners are unable to provide the last 3 years’ bills for energy consumption for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières : 449 € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 413€ per annum

Asking price : 108,000€ including Agency fees of 8,000€ + Notaire’s fee – 8,800€

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 – 00939

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