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Detached house on the edge of a village with over an acre of garden



Property reference: SIF - 001605


  • Habitable Space: 114m²
  • Land Area: 5,020m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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The neighbour and people in the village are very friendly and welcoming, with a shop, post office, church, restaurant and hairdressers. There is a Le Club (social club) and a Fishing Club, or you can keep to yourself!

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Detached house on the edge of a village with over an acre of garden

This charming property requires some further modernisation but is habitable in its present condition and offers flexible living accommodation on 2 floors. It has been re-wired and has new plumbing and insulation. There is space to create a ground floor bedroom in the workshop if required.  The land would be suitable as a smallholding or for a couple of ponies.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France and is close to the borders with Manche and Calvados.  It is within walking distance of a  bar/restaurant, grocery shop and hairdresser with more facilities at Passais-la-Conception, Domfront and Gorron.  The village is about 2 hours 15 minutes by train to Paris and 4 1/2 hours’s drive from the port at Calais or about 1 hour 30 minutes to the port at Caen Ouistreham.   The coast at Carolles is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is about 1 1/2 hours drive to the west.


On the ground floor –

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room/Lounge 6.15 x 5.14m Partly glazed door and window to front and window to rear elevations. Range of matching base units. Space for free standing range style cooker. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Exposed beams.

Entrance hall : 4.88 x 3.71m Fireplace. Exposed beams. Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under housing electrics.

Bathroom 2.63 x 1.87m Bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment. Macerator WC. Pedestal basin. Exposed stone and beams.

Workshop 5.56 x 2.50m Hot water cylinder.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine 4.80 x 4.70m Velux window to front elevation. Exposed “A” frame. Wood flooring. Slopi9ng ceiling.

Bedroom 1 4.70 x 2.60m (to finish) Wood flooring. Velux window to front elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Landing Skylight to rear elevation. Wood flooring.

Bedroom 2/Study 2.59 x 2.48m (no window) Wood flooring.

Bedroom 3 4.70 x 3.3m Window to front elevation. Wood flooring.


Open front Garages 18.00 x 10m

Enclosed gravel garden with flower beds, mature trees and shrubs. Large garden laid to lawn with barn to renovate.


Mains water and electricity.  Double glazed windows.  Heating is provided by a woodburner.  Broadband internet connection. The property will require a new septic tank.


Taxes Foncières : 252€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  92,000€ including Agency fees of 7,000€.  In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 7,900€

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.

Ref : SIF – 001605

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