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Detached house with large barn on edge of village in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001106


  • Habitable Space: 85m²
  • Land Area: 1,740m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Detached house with large barn on edge of village in Normandy with potential to exted into the barn if required.

The property benefits from character accommodation and offers further potential to modernise and/or extend, or create a self-contained gîte, subject to planning regulations.  There is a pleasant outlook with the majority of the garden to the front (south) of the house.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is outside a village which offers a bakery and hairdresser.  It is close to the Normandy/Brittany border in the Manche area of Normandy. The closest airport is at Rennes (75 km) and slightly further afield are Dinard Airport (82 km), Angers Airport (117 km), or Deauville Airport (125 km).  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 42 km.  The ferry port at Dinard is just over 1 hour’s drive and Caen Ouistreham is 70 km.  The property is a 10 minute drive from the bustling market town of St. Hilaire du Harcouet with Normandy’s largest farmer’s market. Brittany’s Emerald Coast offering beautiful beaches is just 40 minutes away.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  5.21 x 2.89m  Partly glazed door to front elevation.  Fireplace with inset wood-burner.  Matching base units.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer and cooker.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Tiled floor.  Worktop with tiled splash-back.  Feature Colombage wall.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Door to stairs to first floor.

Lounge/Dining Room  5.65 x 4.38m (max)  Tiled floor.  2 windows to front elevation.  Convector heater.  Telephone socket.

Inner Hall  Built-in cupboard.  Convector heater.  Door to attached barn.  Door to –

Store Room 3.47 x 2.43m Earth floor.  Stone walls.  Cesspit for drainage.

Bathroom  3.32 x 1.92m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood panelled walls.  Vanity unit.  Shower.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Wall mounted electric heater.

Cloakroom  Window to rear elevation.  WC.

Utility Area  3.33 x 2.93m   Velux window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

On the First Floor –

Narrow Split Landing  Convector heater.

Bedroom 1  3.58 x 2.98m  2 windows to front elevation.

Study/Bedroom 2 4.60 x 2.46m  Window to rear elevation.  Ornamental fireplace.

Bedroom 3  3.00 x 2.79m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Colombage wall.


Double metal gates lead to driveway and garden.  The garden is fenced and dog proof and laid to lawn with mature trees and selection of soft fruit bushes including blackberries, raspberries, gooseberries, redcurrants and blackcurrants.   Well

Attached 2 storey Barn  5.94 x 5.15m  Constructed of stone under a tiled roof.  Door and window to front elevation.  Door to:

2nd part of Barn  5.21 x 4.61m   Window to front and sliding metal door to west elevations.  Tap.

Garage  10.28 x 3.41m  Sliding metal door.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Drainage is to a cesspit and will need to be upgraded.  Heating is provided by a woodburner and electric convector heaters.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owners do not have the last 3 years’ energy bills for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières : 252€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 60,300€ including Agency fees of 4,900€+ Notaire’s fee 5,800€

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Agent 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 – 001106

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