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Farmhouse with land, stables and riding arena



Property reference: SIF - 00815a


  • Habitable Space: 176m²
  • Land Area: 23,175m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Detached farmhouse with outbuildings and land of over 5 acres including stabling, riding arena and small seasonal lake.

The property benefits from double glazing and spacious family accommodation. There are endless possibilities of further evolving the property with the adjoining barns and viewing is highly recommended to appreciate what is on offer.  The menage, stables and land will appeal to any equestrian enthusiasts.  There is an additional 1.7 hectares which may be available by separate negotiation.  Viewing is recommended.

The property is situated in the north west of France,  in the department of Orne in Normandy.  3km away  is the mediaeval market town of Domfront with shops, schools and all amenities.  Also nearby, you will find Lassay -les-Chateaux (13km), with its picturesque castle and lake. Bagnoles de l’Orne, about 10km away, is a spa resort set around a lake with a casino, many restaurants and shops.  La-Ferté-Macé (15km away) is a pretty town with a large Leclerc supermarket. The town has a leisure lake with a swimming beach, a climbing wall and a par-three golf course.   The larger town of Mayenne is 27 km away.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is 75km and the D-Day landing beaches are 112km.  The nearest mainline train station is at Flers (25km) with the TGV at Laval (52km) and airport and ferry are at Caen Carpiquet (100km).  Rennes airport is also within easy reach (98km).


On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  3.18 x 2.63m  Partly glazed double doors to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Electrics.

Inner Hall  2.63 x 2.00m  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Window to rear elevation.  Exposed beams.  Double doors to –

Lounge  6.80 x 4.70m  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Display recesses.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.  2 radiators.

Kitchen/Dining Room  5.92 x 5.39m (max)  Window to front elevation.  Ceramic sinks with mixer tap.  Exposed stone wall.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.

Utility Room  3.96 x 1.51m and 1.87 x 1.37m  Window to rear elevation.  Worktops.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Hot water cylinder.  Electrics.  Tiled floor.

Shower Room  1.88 x 1.82m  Tiled floor and partly tiled walls.  Vanity unit.  WC.  Convector heater.  Shower.  Vent.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine Study/seating area  6.84 x 4.18m  Wood flooring.  Hatch to loft.  Exposed beam.

Bathroom  4.13 x 2.10m  Window to rear elevation.  Pedestal basin.  Roll top, claw foot bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Heated towel rail.  Wood flooring.  Vent.  WC.

Bedroom 1  4.26 x 3.76m  Window to west elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beam.

Bedroom 2  3.71 x 3.38m  Window to west elevation.  Wood flooring.  Built-in wardrobes to one wall.  Views over paddock.

Bedroom 3  3.85 x 3.38m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.


A wooden 5 bar gate leads to gravel drive and parking area. There is an enclosed garden, laid to lawn with hedging and mature shrubs.  Gravel terrace area.  Well. Enclosed Riding Arena (50m x 35m) which is drained and topped with Fontainbleu sand. Attached to house is a stone barn 7.57 x 4.56m  used as workshop and wood store.  Boiler Room  housing boiler and oil storage tank.

Large Stone Barn  9.46 x 4.91m  Concrete floor.  Used as a tack room and garage.  Pedestrian wooden door to front and pedestrian door and wooden garage doors to east elevations.  Loft storage over.

Attached Interior Stable Block with 4 loose boxes each 4.35 x 4.02m  Storage over.

Separate Foaling Box – wood and colombage under slate roof.  Attached Open Fronted Barn.

Detached Old Bakery constructed of colombage under tiled roof.

4 paddocks (approximately 4 1/2 acres) and 2 small seasonal lakes.


Mains water, electricity are telephone are connected. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Oil fired central heating.  Satellite internet connection.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx.  798€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  275,000€ including Agency fees of 15,750€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fees of 19,800€

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.

Property Ref : SIF -00815a

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