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Detached house with versatile accommodation for B&B or gîte



Property reference: SIF - 001122


  • Habitable Space: 147m²
  • Land Area: 4,392m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace

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Detached house with versatile accommodation for B&B and/or gîte

This detached property offers flexible living accommodation and can be used as a family home with 2 B&B letting rooms and a one bedroom attached gîte.  It is predominantly double glazed with pvc shutters to most windows.  The electrical wiring system has been upgraded and a new flue pipe has been fitted to the woodburner.  A new all water septic tank was installed in 2017.  Viewing is recommended to appreciate the possibilities of this house.

The house is conveniently situated near a village with hairdresser, bar/restaurant, bakery, small supermarket and several antique shops with further amenities at 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 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. 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 –

Lounge/Dining Room  5.91 x 5.34m  Tiled floor.  Window and glazed double doors to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Stone fireplace with wood-burner.  Stairs to first floor.  2 radiators.  Telephone socket.

Kitchen  3.61 x 3.36m  2 windows to front elevation. Radiator.  Base units with worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space for free standing cooker with extractor over.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.

Inner Lobby  Tiled floor.  Connecting door to Gite.

Cloakroom  Part tiled walls and floor. WC.

Utility Room  1.9 x 1.48m  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Hot water cylinder.  Tiled floor.  Vent.

Bedroom 1  (B & B)  5.64 x 2.78m  Sliding door from lounge.  Window to front and east elevations.  Tiled floor.  Sliding door (disabled access) to:

En-Suite Wet Room  2.72 x 2.38m  Large walk-in shower.  Heated towel rail.  Extractor fan.  Pedestal basin.  WC.

On the First Floor –


Bedroom 2  (B & B)  3.69 x 3.06m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Linen cupboard.  Sloping ceiling.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  2.38 x 1.48m  Velux window to rear elevation.  WC.  Sloping ceiling.  Pedestal basin.  Heated towel rail.  Shower with jets.

Bedroom 3  2.98 x 2.93m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.

Bedroom 4  4.19 x 3.13m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.

Shower Room  3.123 x 1.34m  Large shower.  Obscured glazed window to rear elevation.  Partly tiled walls.  Radiator.  Pedestal basin.

Cloakroom  Obscure glazed window to rear elevation.  WC.  Hand basin.


On the ground floor –

Open plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen  5.35 x 3.72m  Tiled floor.  Convector heater.  2 windows to front and door to west elevations.  Kitchen area with plumbing and space for dishwasher.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Stairs to first floor. (Planning permission to make door opening in wall under stairs to garage and convert garage into kitchen.)

On the First Floor –

Landing  Sloping ceiling

Bedroom 1  3.89 x 3.77m  Window to front and west elevations.  Convector heater.  Door to –

En-suite shower room Shower.  WC.  Vanity basin.


Double wooden gates give access to drive and parking area (separate access for  Gite)

Attached to the rear of the house:  Garage  7.12 x 2.50m  Constructed of block under Fibro cement roof.  2 windows to rear and metal up and over door to west elevations.  Concrete floor.  Electrics.  Door to:

Boiler Room  7.75 x 2.50m  Partly glazed door and window to rear elevation.  Boiler and oil storage tank.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature hedges, flower beds and borders and trees including cherry, apple and pear.  Soft fruit bushes including raspberries and blackberries.  Chicken coop.  3 corrugated iron sheds/garages.


Mains water, telephone and electricity.   All water septic tank installed in 2017.  Oil fired central heating in the main house and electric heating in the gîte.


Taxes Foncières :  710€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price  : 134,000€ including Agency fees of 9,000€. Notaire’s fee 10,600€

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 – 001122

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