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Detached 5 bedroom house for sale in Normandy with just under 5 acres of land



Property reference: SIF - 001134


  • Habitable Space: 120m²
  • Land Area: 19,943m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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This 5 bedroom detached house for sale in Normandy comes with just under 5 acres of land and  would make an ideal smallholding or for those wishing to keep horses.  No close neighbours.

This property was renovated over the last 20 years by the present owners and offers many character features including some exposed stone walls and beams and a magnificent granite fireplace.  The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and there is room to extend, subject to planning consent, into the adjoining barn, if required.  It now requires some finishing and TLC and some replacement windows and doors to return it to its former glory!  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this value for money property.

The property is within 3 km of a village with Bar Tabac, Bakery, Hairdresser, Church and Primary School.  Within easy reach are the towns of Ducey and St James (about 10 minutes drive) with its supermarket and out of town hypermarket with petrol station, street market (Mondays), post office, banks, bakers/patisseries, bistro, bars and restaurants. There is a trout fishing lake a short distance away on the road to St. James, or more serious fishing in the valley of the Selune and Beuvron rivers. Although situated in Normandy, the property is just over the border from Brittany, and views of Mont St. Michel are nearby. The UNESCO heritage site and bay of Mont St. Michel is about 30 minutes drive and has many many attractions, as well as being an excellent base for history and culture. The Parliament of Brittany (Parlement de Bretagne) is approximately 51 km away. The closest airport is Rennes Airport (57 km) and in the surrounding area there are Dinard Airport (58 km), St. Brieuc Airport (114 km), or Angers Airport (127 km). The ferry port at Caen Ouistreham is about 150 km, Cherbourg is about 1 1/2 hours’ drive and Saint Malo (1 hour), Le Havre and Dieppe are about a 3 hour drive and the Eurotunnel at Calais is about a 4 1/2 hour drive.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Dining Room  6.01 x 4.84m  Window and door to front and door to rear elevations.  Wood-burner.  Electrics.  Ceramic sink.   Stairs to first floor.  Wood panelled walls.  Partly glazed double doors to:

Lounge  6.01 x 5.00m  Part wood panelled walls.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.  Partly glazed double doors and window to front elevation.  Magnificent granite fireplace with wood-burner.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams and stone wall. Stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1  3.45 x 2.50m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Exposed stone walls and beams.

Bedroom 2  4.01 x 2.20m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.

Shower Room  Wood flooring.  Shower.  Extractor.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 3  5.05 x 3.41m  2 windows to front elevation.  Exposed stone chimney breast and wall.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.  Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom  3.33 x 1.98m  Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Partly tiled walls.  Wood flooring.  Pedestal basin.  WC.

On the Second Floor –

Landing  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 4  3.64 x 3.47m  Large Velux window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 5  3.64 x 3.22m  Large Velux window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.


Attached Barn  6.29 x 3.73m   Door to front elevation.  Ideal to extend into:

Attached Garage  6.00 x 6.00m  Constructed of block and flat roof.  Metal sliding door to front elevation.

The land is arranged around the property and used for grazing.


Mains  water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to a septic tank installed in 19995. Heating is provided by 2 woodburners.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 600€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  54,500€ including Agency fees of 4,500€ + Notaire’s fees – 5,400€

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 – 001134

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