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Farmhouse to modernise with numerous outbuildings and nearly 3 acres for sale in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00632


  • Habitable Space: 92m²
  • Land Area: 11,000m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Farmhouse to modernise with numerous outbuildings and nearly 3 acres for sale in Normandy – ideal storage facility, kennels or for a tradesperson to work from home.

This superb property offers huge potential for a variety of uses.  It is a “corps de ferme” with vast storage facilities.  No close neighbours.  Viewing recommended to appreciate the possibilities of this farm complex.

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet about 3 km from the small town of Barenton with a local supermarket, bakeries, pharmacy, hairdresser, post office, tabac and cafés. Further shopping can be found at Mortain and Domfront (10km) and St Hilaire du Harcouet (15 km). The ferry port of Caen Ouistreham  is about  1 hour 15 minutes away, served by Britanny Ferries from Portsmouth. St Malo with its ferry port 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 –

Covered Porch

Kitchen/Dining Room 6.11 x 5.87 Partly glazed stable door and window to rear elevation. Granite fireplace (at present sealed off). Kitchen base and wall units, single stainless steel sink unit, space for free standing cooker. 2 radiators, electrics, built-in cupboard. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Small pane glazed double doors and side panel.

“L” shaped Living Room 6.12 x 2.53 and 3.24 x 3.16 Tiled floor.  Window to west elevation and two windows to south elevation. Open fireplace.  2 radiators.  Vent.

Bathroom 2.93 x 1.60 Tiled floor.  Window to west elevation. Radiator.  Plumbing for washing machine. Pedestal basin.  Bath with tiled surround.

Separate W.C. Tiled floor.   Radiator. Window to west elevation. W.C.

4 steps up from Kitchen/Dining Room to:

Bedroom 1 4.15 x 2.81 Window to rear elevation.  Radiator. Hand basin. Opening to:

Bedroom 2 4.21 x 3.65 Window to east elevation.  2 radiators.


A tarmac drive leads to the house and barns.

Attached Barn 6.15 x 2.65 with access to loft space (ideal to convert into additional bedrooms if required). Door to front elevation and window to rear elevation.

Old House 6.5 x 5.0 Fireplace, concrete floor, door to rear elevation. Door and window to front elevation. Access to large vegetable garden.

Boiler Room in Basement 5.85 x 5.84 Oil fired boiler, oil storage tank.

Cellar 6.0 x 6.0 earth floor.

Shed attached to west gable 6.38 x 3.49 constructed of cob, wood and block with double wooden doors to rear elevation.

Old Pig sties 12.45 x 10.2 constructed of block under tiled roof.


Stable constructed of stone and block under slate roof.

Separate detached Tractor Shed 11.0 x 6.1 constructed of stone under slate and corrugated iron roof. Double wooden doors to front elevation and 2 doors to rear elevation.

Attached Shed constructed of stone under slate roof.

Open fronted Car Port constructed of cob and wood under slate roof.

Old Dairy 33.0 x 7.39 constructed of block and stone with loft over.

Attached Garage 8.89 x 8.47 constructed of block and stone with loft over. Sliding garage door to front elevation.

Steps up to:

Attached Old House 6.48 x 4.14 window to front elevation.

Attached open front wood shed.

Old Stone bakery with slate roof.

Well with access in the cellar.

Cider store 1 6.47m x 3.95m with door the the east elevation and door to Cider store 2 7.19m x 4.9m with door to east elevation.

Old chicken coop.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.    Drainage is to a septic tank.  Oil fired central heating (the boiler was replaced about 5 years ago).

Please note : There is no energy rating for this property because the owners are unable to provide heating costs for the last 3 years.


Taxes Foncières – Approx. 450€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation –

Asking price – 108,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 8,800€

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.

SIF – 00632

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