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Detached house to modernise with over an acre of land



Property reference: SIF - 00986


  • Habitable Space: 85m²
  • Land Area: 5,508m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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House to modernise with attached workshop and garage and over 1 1/4 acres in Normandy.

There is further potential to extend the accommodation into the loft space and/or the adjoining workshop, subject to planning permission.  It has been re-wired and has double glazed upvc windows with roller shutters installed within the last 10 years..   Viewing is recommended.

The property is situated within 5 minutes drive to the market town of Sourdeval and 10 minutes drive to Vire. The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 10 minutes drive as is the Saint Sever forest. It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados. 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 Brittany 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. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock. 10 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 50 minutes. The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (5 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Covered Entrance Porch/Lean to  2.81 x 1.04m  Door to front and windows to west elevations.  Partly glazed door and window to:

Kitchen  5.37 x 2.01m  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.

Lounge  5.34 x 4.99m  Partly glazed door and side panel and window to front and rear elevations.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Cupboard housing electric meter.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Smoke detector.

Shower Room  1.63 x 1.58m  Obscure glazed window to front elevation.  Tiled floor and partly tiled walls.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Hand basin.  Shower.  Extractor.  Radiator.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Extractor.  WC.  Obscure glazed window to front elevation.

Study  2.47 x 1.94m  Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.

Utility Room  3.71 x 2.54m  Sink.  Electrics.  Boiler.  Double doors to garage.  3 high level windows.

Bedroom 1  3.73 x 3.45m  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.

Bedroom 2  3.55 x 3.12m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing   Wood flooring.

Bedroom 3  4.25 x 2.80m  Window to front elevation.  Sloping ceilings.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Eaves storage cupboards.


Double metal gates lead to parking area.   Garden to the front.  Vegetable garden  with shrub borders.  Poly-tunnel.  Small block and corrugated iron barn.

Attached Workshop  6.49 x 3.07m  (max)  Metal up and over door to rear and pedestrian door to front  elevations.  Stairs to loft space.  Oil storage tank.  Door to:

Attached Garage  6.59 x 3.53m  Constructed of block under corrugated iron roof.  Metal up and over door to rear elevation.

Paddock with corrugated iron shelter.  Separate paddock with corrugated iron barn/shelter.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed about 10 years ago. Oil fired central heating.

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


Taxes Foncières : € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 54,500€ including Agency fees of 4,500€ + Notaire’s fee – 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 – 00986

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