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Property reference: SIF - 00286


  • Habitable Space: 120m²
  • Land Area: 2,077m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Broadband
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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4 bedroom detached house with room to extend into adjoining barn and old bakery with work started to convert into a gîte. Near Vire in Calvados.

This detached house has been the subject of recent improvement and creation of first floor bedroom accommodation.  It is presented in excellent condition throughout.  the house benefits from some double glazing, electric heating and a peaceful, pretty situation in a quiet rural hamlet.  There is planning permission to convert the attached barn into a 3 bedroom house and the separate old bakery into a 2 bedroom detached house.

The property is situated about 3kms from the town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc.  Market day is Friday.  The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away.  The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away.  The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.


On the ground floor –

Conservatory : 3.60m x 2.41m – Windows all round and glazed French doors to the front elevation.  Exposed stone wall.  Tiled floor.  1/2 glazed double doors to –

Open plan living room/kitchen : 5.84m x 5.58m – Double aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations.  Exposed stone wall and granite fireplace with woodburner.  Display recesses.  One wall has a range of white kitchen units with space for a fridge/freezer and freestanding cooker.  Door to –

Utility room : 2.25m x 1.61m – Window to the rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Base and wall units with worktops and inset 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap.  Shelving.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.  Door to –

Shower room : 2.03m x 1.91m – Window to the rear elevation.  Tiled walls.  Electric heater.  Pedestal hand basin.  Toilet.  Walk-in shower.  Vent.

Inner hall : Window to the front elevation.  Door to stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.

Bedroom 1/study : 3.29m x 3.10m – Window to the front elevation.  Cupboard with electrics.  Built-in cupboard with hot water cylinder.  Tiled floor.

On the first floor –

Landing : 6.12m x 2.12m – Sloping ceiling.  Velux window to the rear elevation.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 2 : 3.85m x 2.75m – Window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 3 : 3.42m x 3.08m – Velux window to the front elevation.

Bathroom : 2.47m x 2.17m – Works are currently being carried out to install a toilet, pedestal hand basin and bath with shower over.

Bedroom 4 : 4.60m x 4.37m – Double aspect with windows to the front and east elevations.  Walk-in wardrobe.  Electric heater.  Door to –

En-suite shower room : 2.51m x 1.25m – Shower.  Built in shelves.  Vanity unit.  Toilet.  Extractor fan.

On the second floor –

The loft has planning for a velux window.  There is a window to the east elevation.  It is boarded out and has an exposed stone wall.  Suitable for conversion into an additional bedroom if required.


To the front of the property there is a drive and garden laid to lawn.  It is fenced all round.  Gazebo with decking for outside dining.  Views over neighbouring fields and small lake.  Well.

Attached to the house is a stone barn with a slate roof with planning permission to create a 3 bedroom house.  External granite staircase to storage area and mezzanine (7.15m x 6.14m).

Old bakery built of stone and block under a corrugated iron roof.  Windows and doors, concrete floor, floor joists, power and light are already installed.  Granite fireplace. (7.27m x 4.14m).  Planning permission for conversion into a 2 bedroom house.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Broadband internet connection.  Electric heating.


Taxes Foncières : 481€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 445€ per annum (including TV license)

Asking price : 177,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 12,100€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 00286

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