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Detached stone house with swimming pool in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001290


  • Habitable Space: 98m²
  • Land Area: 4,101m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Swimming Pool

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Message From The Seller

Our home is a fabulous retreat in the quiet Normandy countryside, perfect for a family looking to balance busy lives with a place of beauty and tranquility. We have had many years of happy family holidays here, with many friends amongst the local French and British expats in this popular area, and within easy reach of many tourist attractions and amazing countryside. For history buffs the area is full of poignant reminders of the battle of Normandy.

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Attractive detached stone house for sale in a quiet rural hamlet in Normandy with 1 acre garden and swimming pool.

This property has previously been rented out to holiday makers for up to 1,400€ per week in peak season.  It offers spacious family accommodation with a large Farmhouse kitchen and downstairs shower room, toilet and utility area.  A particular feature of the property is the large garden and the enclosed in ground swimming pool.    Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated about 1km from a small village with a bar/shop and bakery in a quiet rural hamlet on a quiet no through road. 10 minutes drive to the market town of Sourdeval and 15 minutes drive to Vire. The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 10 minutes drive as is the Saint Sever forest. It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados. The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. It is approximately an hour and a half’s drive to the closest airport at Dinard and the channel tunnel is between 4 and 4 1/2 hours’ drive.


On the ground floor –

Farmhouse Kitchen  4.95 x 4.56m  Window and door to front and window to rear elevations.  Granite fireplace with inset wood-burner and vents.  Tiled floor.  Part wood panelled walls.  Convector heater.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer and cooker.   Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Solid wood worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Ceramic butler sink with mixer tap.

Lounge  4.95 x 3.19m  Tiled floor.  French doors with opening glazed side panels to front elevation and on to terrace.  Window to rear elevation.  Convector heater.  Vent from wood-burner.

Inner Hall  3.00 x 2.23m  Window to rear elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Electrics.  Telephone socket.  Door to attached garage.

Shower Room  3.10 x 2.89m  Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Shower.  Convector heater.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for tumble dryer.  Fitted cupboard with worktop over.

On the First Floor –

Study Area/landing  2 windows.  2 convector heaters.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 1  2.89 x 2.84m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Convector heater.

Bathroom  2.84 x 2.00m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.  Corner shower.  Hatch to loft.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 2  4.74 x 3.12m  Window to east and front elevations.  Convector heater.  Sloping ceiling.  Vent from wood-burner.

Bedroom 3  4.00 x 3.42m  Sloping ceiling.  Velux window to rear elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.


Metal 5 bar gate gives access to gravel drive and:

Garage  5.92 x 3.57m  Timber sliding door to front elevation.  Hot water cylinder.  Concrete floor.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and hedges. Patio area.  Outside lighting.

Enclosed in-ground 10,000 gallon swimming pool (10m x 5m at the widest point with a maximum depth of approx. 1.5m) with detached stone pool house (old bakery).

Detached stone building with no roof.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Electric heating and woodburner.  Drainage is to a septic tank.  FIbre Optic broadband available.

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


Taxes Foncières : 591€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 171,500€ including Agency fees of 11,500€.  Notaire’s fee – 13,000€

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 – 001290

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