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Detached house and gîte with superb views in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001059


  • Habitable Space: 220m²
  • Land Area: 1,000m²
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Broadband
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

Since Listed: 1220 Page Views


Detached house and gîte with superb views in Normandy – ideally placed for B&B.  Further land of up to one and a quarter acres is available separately.

The house and gîte have recently been completely renovated by French Artisans and now offers excellent accommodation including uPVC double glazed windows with electric shuttersn new bathrooms, stylish kitchen, a Condensation Boiler for central heating. It has been completely re-decorated.  The gîte will need a built-in cooker and vanity units.  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality finish and potential of this property.

The house is conveniently situated near Mortain where you will find shops, schools, doctors’ surgeries, supermarkets, etc. and local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Britany available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock.  20 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever.   Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes.  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. Ferry Ports are at Caen (50 miles),  St Malo is 1 1/2 hours away and Cherbourg is 2 hours.  Calais and the Euro Tunnel are approximately a 5 hour drive and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Covered Entrance

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  4.85 x 4.26m  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Partly glazed double doors to east elevation and terrace.  Built-in kitchen with painted oak base and wall units including display unit.  Granite worktops.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Built-in oven.  3 ring electric hob with extractor over.  Double stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Built-in dishwasher.  Small pane glazed door to:

Dining Room  4.82 x 3.35m  Window to south and partly glazed double doors to front terrace.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.

Lounge  7.81 x 4.76m  Sliding patio doors to south and window to north elevations.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Op0en granite fireplace with raised hearth.

Inner Hall  Stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.

Cloakroom  Suspended WC.  Tiled floor.  Vanity unit.  Door to stairs to basement.

Bedroom 1  3.30 x 2.89m  Window to east elevation.  Radiator.  Laminate flooring.

En-Suite Shower Room  1.86 x 1.51m  Corner shower.  Vanity unit withy mirror and light over.  Window t9o north elevation.  Tiled floor.  Heated towel rail.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Built-in wardrobe.  Radiator.  Access to loft.  Laminate flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 2  3.15 x 3.02m  Window to rear elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.

Bathroom  2.67 x 1.29m  Velux window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Twin vanity unit.  Partly tiled walls.  Tiled floor.  Ventilation.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Sloping ceiling.

Cloakroom  Suspended WC.  Tiled floor.  Vanity unit.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3  3.50 x 3.15m  Radiator.  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Laminat3e flooring.

Bedroom 4  4.55 x 2.61m  Window to south elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.  Walk-in wardrobe.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  2.50 x 1.78m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Twin vanity unit.  Partly tiled walls.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Ventilation .  Shower.  Heated towel rail.

In the Basement –

Utility room  (14.2m²) Oil storage tank.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Boiler.  Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Wine Cellar.

Garage (36.5m²) with sliding wooden door.  Concrete floor.


On the Ground Floor –

Kitchen  3.56 x 2.91m  Obscure glazed door to front and window to west elevations.  Fitted kitchen base units.  Built-in fridge.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Space for double oven.  Tiled floor.  Cupboard housing electrics.

Lounge  6.14 x 3.38m  Glazed double doors to south and window to rear elevations.  Stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.  Granite fireplace4 with raised hearth.

Bedroom 1  4.30 x 2.66m  2 windows to south elevation.  Built-in under stairs cupboard.

En-Suite Shower Room   Tiled floor.  Shower.  Extractor.

Utility Room  2.69 x 2.01m  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  (Could be used to connect to the main house).   Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Hot water cylinder.

Cloakroom  WC.  Tiled floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing/Study Area  3.72 x 3.30m (max)   Sloping ceiling.  Laminate flooring.  Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 2  3.16 x 2.69m  Window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3  3.56 x 3.32m  Window to front and west elevations.  Laminate flooring.  Sloping ceiling.

Cloakroom  Suspended WC.  Tiled floor.

Bathroom  3.26 x 1.21m  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Velux window to rear elevation.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Ventilation.


2 vehicular accesses – one with tarmac drive and parking.  Covered terrace area with stone floor.  Rockery.  The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. Fig and Olive trees.  Greenhouse to renovate.  Well.

Separate detached Garage  6.00 x 5.14m  Constructed of block under Fibro cement roof.


Mains water, telephone and electricity.  Drainage is to a septic tank.  Oil fired central heating in the main house and provision for electric heating in the gîte.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx. 2,000€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price  :  240,000€ including Agency fees of 15,000€ + Notaire’s fee 17,400€

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.

Ref : SIF – 001059

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