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Detached house to modernise with barn and garden



Property reference: SIF - 001437


  • Habitable Space: 50m²
  • Land Area: 400m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Detached house to modernise with barn and garden

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet with one other property.  It currently has a toilet but now shower and will require modernisation.  The garden is to be delimited but will be small and manageable.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The house is situated in Southern Normandy, half way between the lively medieval market town of Villedieu les Poêles, famous for its copper production and the historic town of Vire, renowned for its culinary delights.  The nearest airport is Dinard – 1 hour away.  The nearest ferry is at Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and the channel tunnel is at Calais which is about 4 hours away.  The nearest  village has 2 bars/bistro, bakery and small store for essentials and Saint Pois or Saint Sever Calvados are slightly further away.

The closest town, being some 10 minute drive away, is Brécey.  Here you will find the local supermarket – Super U which also offers Petrol/Diesel facilities 24 hours a day. The town also has other shops, bars and restaurants including a pizzeria, bakeries & banks schools and doctors’ surgery.  It is 50 km from mystical Mont St Michel and its bay and 40 km from Granville, with boats to the Channel islands. The house is also within easy reach of the D-day landing beaches.  The forest of Saint Sever is within a 10 minute drive.


On the ground floor –

Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room 5.47 x 4.51m Door and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Brick fireplace. Convector heater. Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Small hot water cylinder. Telephone socket.

Cloakroom Tiled floor. WC.

Rear entrance porch half glazed with door to rear garden.

On the First Floor –

Landing Wood flooring. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 1 3.75 x 2.66m Wood flooring. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 2 3.75 x 2.60m Wood flooring. Window to rear elevation.  Telephone socket.

Cloakroom Window to rear elevation. WC. Hand basin.


Attached Barn 5.18 x 2.82m and 5.18 x 3.94m Constructed of stone with potential for 2 storey. 2 pedestrian doors to front and window to rear elevations.

There is a small enclosed garden to the front of the property and an area of grass and parking area to the rear.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an a septic tank.  Single glazed windows with shutters .

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because there is no heating.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 500€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 39,500 including Agency fees of 4,500€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 4,300€

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 – 001437

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