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Farmhouse to modernise with barn conversion and over an acre in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00849


  • Habitable Space: 106m²
  • Land Area: 5,124m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Farmhouse to modernise with barn conversion and over an acre in Normandy.  Huge potential to make 2 substantial detached houses.  Character features.

This property offers huge potential for someone to renovate.  There are many character features including an original granite staircase, huge beams and Normandy fireplaces.  The barn has an additional separate access and could be sold separately if it is not required.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a quiet rural position, 5 minutes drive to the market town of Sourdeval and 10 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. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Brittany available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker, entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock. 10 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever. Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 50 minutes. The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (5 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  Half glazed door and side panel to front elevation.  Granite staircase to first floor.  Part glazed double doors to Kitchen and Living Room.

Living room  6.21 x 5.73m  Telephone socket.  2 windows to front elevation.  2 radiators.   Part glazed door to rear garden. Granite fireplace.  Cupboard with electric meters.  Exposed beams.

Cloakroom  WC. Obscure glass window to rear elevation.  Hot water cylinder.

Kitchen  4.23 x 3.31m  Glazed door and side panel  to front elevation. To finish.

Utility room 3.31 x 2.23m Boiler and oil storage tank.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Window to rear elevation.  Door to stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1  6.22 x 5.52m  Granite fireplace.  Radiator.  Window to front and rear elevations.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.  Door to

Bedroom 2  3.87 x 2.42m   2 windows to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.

Bedroom 3  3.93 x 3.46m  Granite fireplace.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Window to front elevation.  Exposed beam.

Shower Room  2.20 x 1.64m  Shower.  Bidet.  Radiator.  Pedestal basin.  Exposed beam. Toilet.

On the Second Floor –

Attic space ideal for conversion if required.


Double wooden gates lead to large gravel parking and turning area.  Corrugated iron Lean-to Barn attached to house used as wood store. Vegetable garden. Orchard.

Large detached 2 storey Stone Barn with tiled roof 20.00 x 5.68m  (This barn has outline planning consent to convert into another dwelling.) Concrete floor.  Power and light. Divided into –

Workshop/Storage Room with ladder access to loft and  Tractor shed.


Separate detached wooden barn on stone base with corrugated iron roof.

Separate detached Stone Barn/Old Bakery  4.79 x 4.70m  Fireplace.  Attached Open Fronted Barn 4.70 x 3.18m.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage is to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières : € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 89,000€ including Agency fees of 6,500€ + Notaire’s fee – 7,600€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 00849

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