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Delightful farmhouse with gîte and 4 acres



Property reference: SIF - 00370


  • Habitable Space: 165m² (main house) + 45m² (gîte)
  • Land Area: 16,709m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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This delightful farmhouse has an attached gîte which provides up to £290 per week in high season and therefore offers home and income potential or a granny annexe. It is also ideal for those wishing to keep one or two horses.

The house was completely renovated by the present owners in 2001 and benefits from oil fired central heating, wooden double glazed windows and an all water septic tank. The renovations have been carried out to a good standard and are in keeping with the property.

The property is situated in the Selune Valley on the boundary of the ‘Parc Naturel Regional Normandie Maine’, amidst rolling countryside in a small rural hamlet and at the end of a “no through road”.   Nearest main facilities are to be found in the pretty town of Mortain with its Abbey, waterfalls, 11th century Chapel and panoramic view of Mont St. Michel (about 10 minutes drive).  This delightful town also offers a selection of Bars and Restaurants to suit all tastes and a wide range of shops together with a large supermarket. The medieval town of Domfront, with is narrow streets and ruined castle, also offers the same facilities within a 20 minute drive.  Also St. Hilaire du Harcouet is only 12kms with a big weekly market.  The UNESCO heritage site at Mont St Michel is 46 km away.  The Voie Verte which forms part of the Paris to Mont St Michel cycleway and provides links into a further network of routes throughout Manche, into Calvados and Bretagne is 1.5 km from the property.  Located at the southern tip of Manche the property is served by the ports of Caen Ouistreham ( 1 hr 15 min.), Cherbourg (2 hr 15 min.), Le Havre (2 hrs) and Calais (5 hrs). The closest airports are at Rennes (apprx.1hr 15 min.) and Dinard (1 hr 15 min.).


On the ground floor –

Entrance hall : 3.80m x 2.91m – Solid wood doors to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to galleried landing and first floor.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.

Shower room : 2.46m x 1.52m – Window to the rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Heated towel rail.  Pedestal hand basin.  Toilet.  Shower cubicle.

Living room : 6.45m x 6.03m – 2 pairs of glazed French doors to the front elevation.  Solid chestnut floor.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Woodburner.  Telephone point.  2 large upright radiators.

Kitchen/dining room : 6.27m x 6.02m – Glazed French doors and window to the front elevation.  Window to the rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Fireplace with woodburner.  2 large radiators.  Space for range style cooker with extractor hood over.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap and cupboards under. Base units with solid wood worktops.

On the first floor –

Galleried landing : Velux window to the rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboard.

Master bedroom : 6.27m x 4.06m – Window and velux to the front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Solid chestnut floor.  Door to –

En-suite bathroom : 3.86m x 1.70m – 2 velux windows to the rear elevation.  Bath with mixer tap.  Pedestal hand basin.  Heated towel rail.  Toilet.  Sloping ceiling. Exposed beams.  Wooden floor.

Shower room : 2.99m x 2.05m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams.  Toilet.  Shower.  Pedestal hand basin.  Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2 : 3.53m x 3.02m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.

Bedroom 3 : 3.46m x 3.10m – Velux window to the front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.

Bedroom 4/study : 3.10m x 2.15m – Window to the front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Built-in wardrobe.


On the ground floor –

Open plan living room/kitchen : 5.57m x 4.93m – Window and glazed French doors to the front elevation.  Window to the rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  2 radiators. Stairs to first floor.  Kitchen area with range of matching white base units.  Space for under counter fridge and cooker space.  Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap and tiled splashback.

On the first floor –

Landing : 2.52m x 1.19m – Velux window to the front elevation.  Hatch to loft space.

Bathroom : 4.10m x 1.71m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Heated towel rail.  Bath with mixer/shower tap adjustment and shower screen over; tiled surround.  Sloping ceiling.  Toilet.  Vanity unit.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom : 3.28m x 2.50m – Velux window to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beam.


The attractive, landscaped gardens are a particular feature of this property.  They have been planted to allow privacy between the main house and gîte.  The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs, trees and established flower borders.  There are several seating areas to make the most of the sun.  Secret garden.  Vegetable garden.  To the gîte end of the house is an attached single car port.  There is a gravel terrace area in front of the house.  To the side of the main house there is a gravel parking and turning area which leads to an attached double garage (8.06m x 5.93m) housing the boiler and oil storage tank with stairs to a loft storage space, power and light.  The remaining land is fenced as a paddock.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières : € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 209,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 13,900€

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 – 00370

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