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Family house in peaceful hamlet for sale in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00441


  • Habitable Space:
  • Land Area: 1,821m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Views

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This family house has 3 bedrooms and room to extend.  It is in a quiet hamlet near a pretty village with lake, play area and bar/restaurant in a great area for walkers.

The property benefits from super views over the valley from the rear and an enclosed garden and orchard extending to just under 1/2 acre. It has been wired ready for fitting electric heating.  A comprehensive programme of modernisation has been carried out over the last 10 years including a new kitchen and appliances, re-wiring and a new bathroom.  The house represents good value for money and viewing is recommended.

The house is situated on the outskirts of a small village with a bar/shop, children’s play area and small lake.  It is within easy driving distance of the A84 motorway access at Pont Farcy. The village is 6km from the town of Tessy-sur-Vire with supermarket, doctor’s sugery, restaurant, schools and other amenites and 9km from Percy.  The popular tourist town of Villedieu-les-Poêles is 15km away and Vire is 22km.It is about 35 minutes from the coast at Granville.  It is 308 km to Calais.  The heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is 45 km away.   Gouvets is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France 20 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital and 252 km from Paris which can be reached by rail at nearby Villedieu-les-Poêles in approx. 2 hours and 50 minutes.  The ferry ports Caen Ouistreham is the closest and can be reached in less than 1 hour, with Cherbourg Octeville, Saint Malo and Le Havre within easy reach.  It is also well placed for other transport links with the airports at Caen Carpiquet and Deauville, Dinard and Rennes.


On the ground floor –

Entrance hall : 4.30m x 1.37m – 1/2 glazed door to front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.

Living room : 5.52m x 3.83m – Window to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Raised tiled hearth.  Built-in shelving.

Kitchen/dining room : 5.62m x 3.76m – Window to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Fireplace with woodburner.  Electrics.  Extensive range of matching base and wall units including display cabinets.  Built in electric oven and 4 ring gas hob with extractor fan over.  Wine rack.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Inset spotlights.  Worktops with tiled splashbacks and inset single bowl sink with mixer tap.

On the first floor –

Landing : Wooden floor.

Bedroom 1 : 4.05m x 2.42m – Window to the rear elevation.  Wooden floor.

Bedroom 2 : 4.86m x 3.13m – Window to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.

Bedroom 3 : 4.37m x 3.16m – Window to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.

Cloakroom : Window to the rear elevation.  Toilet.  Tiled walls.  Wooden floor.

Bathroom : 2.48m x 2.43m – Window to the rear elevation.  Wooden floor.  Vanity unit.  Tiled walls.  Bath/shower with jets.  Inset spotlights.


There is a gravel drive to the west of the property with double gates.  This leads to the parking area and attached garages.  To the east elevation of the property there is an attached utility room (6.33m x 3.30m) with window to the rear elevation and plumbing for a washing machine. Attached garage (6.65m x 3.94m) with wooden garage doors to the front and pedestrian door to the east elevation.  Separate detached wood shed.  Orchard.  The garden is laid to lawn and fenced, with mature shrubs and trees.  Well.  To the west elevation of the property there is an attached store room with loft over (6.30m x 4.14m) – this would be ideal to extend the accommodation into or as a separate self-contained gîte, subject to planning consent.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  Drainage is to a septic tank.

There is no energy rating for this property as the Vendors do not have a full 3 years energy bills.


Taxes Foncières :  314 € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 81,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 7,100€

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 – 00441

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