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Family house with outbuildings and swimming pool



Property reference: SIF - 001329


  • Habitable Space: 128m²
  • Land Area: 3,797m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Views

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Family house with outbuildings and swimming pool and just under an acre.

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet just outside the town centre over which it enjoys superb views.  It has plenty of potential to further develop the barns.  The in-ground swimming pool is in an elevated position and has a slide.  Viewing is recommended.

It  is situated within easy reach of the town of Barenton with all its amenities including  supermarket, bakeries, pharmacy, hairdresser, post office, tabac and cafés in Barenton. Further shopping can be found at Mortain and Domfront (10km) and St Hilaire du Harcouët (15 km). The ferry port of Caen-Ouistreham is 1 1/4 hours away, St Malo is 1 1/2 hours away and Cherbourg is 2 hours.  Calais and the Euro Tunnel are approximately a 5 hour drive. Airports within 2 hrs are Rennes, Deauville (Ryanair from Stansted), Dinard (Ryanair flights from Bristol, Birmingham, London Stansted and East Midlands) and Cherbourg (Flybe from Southampton).


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  4.54 x 4.12m  Window and glazed door to front and window to west elevations.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Double ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space for free standing cooker and fridge/freezer.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.  Base and wall units with worktops and tiled splash-backs over.

Dining Room  4.63 x 3.12m  Wood flooring.  Half glazed door to front elevation.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboard.  Door to stairs to first floor.

Living Room  5.28 x 4.64m  Wood flooring.  Electrics.  Glazed door to front elevation.  2 radiators.  Fireplace with wooden surround and wood-burner.

Bathroom  Fully tiled.  Radiator.  Shower.  Bath with shower over and curtain.  Pedestal basin.  Window to west elevation.

Cloakroom  3.65 x 1.83m  Window to rear elevation.  Half tiled walls.  Tiled floor.  WC.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Radiator.  Hatch to loft.  Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 1  6.10 x 4.73m  Exposed beams.  Velux window to rear and window to front and rear elevations.  Exposed stone.  Access to loft.  2 radiators.  Hand basin.  Cathedral ceiling.

Bedroom 2  3.37 x 2.86m  Radiator.  Glazed door to front elevation and balcony.

Shower Room  Window to rear elevation.  Fully tiled walls.  WC.  Walk-in shower.  Radiator.

Bedroom 3  4.92 x 3.07m  Window to east elevation.  Radiator.

Bedroom 4  3.57 x 3.05m  Window to east elevation.  Radiator.


Buried gas container.  Part tarmac drive leads to parking and turning area.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees.  Greenhouse  5 x 2.5m.  Barbecue.

Rainwater recuperation system (to be finished).

Attached to the house is a colombage barn. Block, cob and stone barn 85m².  Barn with slate and corrugated iron roof 7m x 6m.  Open fronted log store 7m x 4m.

Enclosed  tiled Swimming Pool with slide 2.30m deep at the deep end.  Concrete surround.  Outside lighting.

Garage  9.96 x 5.56m  Constructed of block under a Fibro cement roof.  Sliding wooden door.  Window and pedestrian door.  Concrete floor.  Power and light.  Lean-to Log Store. Stairs down to  basement.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank believed to have been installed in 2006.  Gas fired central heating.  Solar evacuated tubes provide the energy for the hot water.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 800€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 161,000€ including Agency fees of 11,000€.  Notaire’s fee – 12,300€

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 – 001329

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