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Detached stone house with nearly 2.5 acres and outbuildings – potential kennels and cattery



Property reference: SIF - 001442


  • Habitable Space: 100m²
  • Land Area: 9,802m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Message From The Seller

We enjoy seeing the cattle that surround us most of the year, especially when the new calfs are born.  We get to see lots of wildlife, deer, wild boar, foxes, birds especially the woodpeckers.   We get lots off bees visit us from the local hives that are in walking distance of the property and local honey is sold directly from them.  We benefit from having a small supermarket, pharmacy, bakery, hairdressers and more recently a beauty salon in the main part of the village. We also benefit from a petrol station were you can get fuel for the heating should you run short.  Its a very calm, peaceful place to live – I don’t often hear the neighbours working.

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Detached stone house with nearly 2.5 acres and outbuildings – potential kennels and cattery

This detached stone house is situated at the end of a no-through road with lovely open views over surrounding farm land and forest.  It is situated less than 10 minutes drive from Vire with all amenities and within approx. 3kms of a small village with shop, chemist and primary School.  The present owners have established a kennels and cattery with a substantial client list which makes this an ideal Home and Income purchase. Alternatively the barns could be converted into further accommodation or stables, etc. subject to planning.  There is also a separate detached stone cottage with outline planning consent to restore into a habitable property.

This property is situated in the south of the department of Calvados 5km from Vire.  The 18 hole golf course is within a few minutes drive.   The property is a 5 minute drive from the town of Vire, with all facilities including a train service to Paris (2 hours 45 minutes)  and about an hour’s drive south from the port of Ouistreham, Caen , the landing beaches and an hour inland from the breathtaking bay of the Mont St Michel to the west.  The nearest beach is at Granville which is about a 45 minute drive.  It is about 36km from the town of Avranches and the nearest airport is at Dinard (90km from the property).


On the ground floor –

Open plan kitchen/dining room : 7.11 m x 5.69m. Double aspect with fireplace and woodburner and french doors providing views over the garden. Understairs storage cupboard.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Telephone socket.  Stairs to first floor.  2 radiators.  Range of matching base units with space and plumbing for dishwasher and space for free-standing fridge/freezer.  Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Worktops with tiled splashbacks.

Rear hall: 0.84m x 2.34m – Leading to south facing courtyard garden.

Laundry room : 4.84m x 2.26m Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.  Worktop and shelving.

Bathroom: 2.47m x 2.09m – With white bath, shower,  pedestal hand basin and WC. Window to the front leevation.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.

Lounge: 5.47m x 5.81m – Double aspect with 2 windows to the front elevation.  Wood floor. Radiator.  Part wood panelled walls.

On the first floor –

Landing: Hatch to loft space.  Radiator.  Velux window to the front elevation. Inset spotlights.

Bathroom:  2.13m  x 1.25m – White bath with mixer/shower tap adjustment, hand basin and WC.  Velux window.  Sloping ceilings. Inset spotlights.

Master bedroom: 4.11m x 5.36m Window to the front elevation and Velux to the rear. Sloping ceilings.  Radiator.

Bedroom 2: 4.71m x 2.67m Window to the rear elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceilings.

Bedroom 3: 2.99m x 5.5m Velux window to the rear elevation.  Sloping ceilings.  Radiator.


Nearly 2.5 acres of gently sloping land leading to 2 large ponds (one winter only and the other about 1/4 acre). There is a second house in the grounds which could be renovated (subject to planning).  Attached to the main house is a block garage.  Adjacent 2 car car port built of wood with corrugated iron.  A small double wooden gate leads to the barn housing 9 kennels – permission has been granted for up to 9 dogs.  The cattery is in a separate block built building and houses up to 16 cats (minimum 2.5m x 1.70m, maximum 3.5m x 1.5m).


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.  Broadband internet connection.  Oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx. 1,000€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 150,000€ including Agency fees of 10,000€. In addition the purchaser will need to pay the Notaire’s fees of 11,600€ 

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 – 001442

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