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Farmhouse to modernise with 8.75 acres and outbuildings



Property reference: SIF - 001674


  • Habitable Space: 63m²
  • Land Area: 35,002m2
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Pond/Water feature

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Farmhouse to modernise with 8.75 acres and outbuildings

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet and requires modernisation.  It has potential to extend into the attached barn or into the loft space, subject to planning permission.  The land is to the front and sides of the house and is fairly level with useful barns which would lend themselves to equestrian use.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a peaceful position near the Mortainais forest within easy access of both the historic market town of Mortain and the small town of Ger and Beauchêne. Barenton and Ger are about 4 km from the property and the busy town of Flers is a 20 minute drive. Mortain is a thriving market town where excellent shopping facilities, restaurants and bars are available. 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 the property  is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. The D-Day landing beaches and the Mont St Michel are about an hour’s drive away.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 20 minutes drive,  as is the Saint Sever forest.

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On the ground floor –

Porch 1.99 x 1.89m Constructed of Perspex and timber with glazed double doors.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room/Lounge:

Kitchen/Dining Room Area 4.95 x 4.04m Tiled floor. Window and partly glazed door to front and window to rear elevations. Brick fireplace. Electrics. Ceramic sink. Matching base units. Space for free standing range style cooker. Worktops and tiled splashbacks. Telephone socket.

Lounge Area 5.10 x 2.93m Laminate flooring. Window to front elevation.

Utility Area 3.29 x 2.66m Window to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Shower Room 2.51 x 1.95m Vanity unit with mirror and light over. WC. Shower. Shelving. Hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 5.34 x 2.78m Window and partly glazed door to front elevation. Tiled floor.


Tarmac drive leads to parking area and Open Fronted Barn/Car Port 7.68 x 6.19m Constructed of block under aa corrugated iron roof.  Also attached to the rear of the barn is an open tractor shed 6.25 x 5.91m Constructed of block under a corrugated iron roof.  Attached Barn 7.58 x 5.04m Constructed of block under a roof of Fibro cement Pedestrian door to front and opening to rear elevations.

To the front of the house is an enclosed courtyard with raised pond. Attached Shed to the rear of the house 2.00 x 2.00m used as wood store.

Barn/Garage 6.25 x 5.84m Constructed of block under a corrugated iron roof. Sliding wooden door to east and pedestrian door to south elevations. Concrete floor. Power and light. Stairs to loft space over and access to loft space over house.

Separate Detached 2 Storey Barn 5.62 x 5.51m Constructed of block under tiled roof. Pedestrian door to front and windows and pedestrian door to west elevations. Concrete floor. Power and light. Fuse board.  Attached Single Storey Barn to the rear 5.95 x 5.94m Concrete floor. Large opening and window to rear elevation. Corrugated iron roof.

Outside WC.

The land is fairly level and would be suitable for horses.  There is a brook on one boundary.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  There is a telephone line to the property but it is not in use.  Internet is via Satellite.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in 2006.  There is no heating in the property.


Taxes Foncières :289€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 86,500€ including Agency fees of 6,500€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 7,900€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling per year not applicable
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries)

Information on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website: (Date of establishment State of Risks and Pollution (ERP): 30/01/2023 )

Property Ref : SIF – 001674

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