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Farmhouse with numerous substantial outbuildings and 5 acres



Property reference: SIf - 001179


  • Habitable Space: 93m²
  • Land Area: 20,000m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Farmhouse with numerous substantial outbuildings and 5 acres

Currently the accommodation is all arranged on the ground floor of the property.  There is access to the first floor from an attached outbuilding.  There is ample space to create first floor bedrooms, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.  The property benefits from double glazed windows with electric shutters (except 2) and the roof was partially replaced on the front within the last 10 years.  The property would lent itself to someone wishing to work from home.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the Selune Valley on the boundary of the ‘Parc Naturel Regional Normandie Maine’, amidst rolling countryside in a small village.   Nearest main facilities are to be found in the pretty town of Mortain with its Abbey, waterfalls, 11th century Chapel and panoramic view of Mont St. Michel (about 10 minutes drive).  This delightful town also offers a selection of Bars and Restaurants to suit all tastes and a wide range of shops together with a large supermarket. The medieval town of Domfront, with is narrow streets and ruined castle, also offers the same facilities within a 20 minute drive.  Also St. Hilaire du Harcouet is only 12kms with a big weekly market.  The UNESCO heritage site at Mont St Michel is 46 km away.  The Voie Verte which forms part of the Paris to Mont St Michel cycleway and provides links into a further network of routes throughout Manche, into Calvados and Bretagne is 1.5 km from the property.  Located at the southern tip of Manche the property is served by the ports of Caen Ouistreham ( 1 hr 15 min.), Cherbourg (2 hr 15 min.), Le Havre (2 hrs) and Calais (5 hrs). The closest airports are at Rennes (apprx.1hr 15 min.) and Dinard (1 hr 15 min.).


On the ground floor –

Kitchen  3.60 x 3.07m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units.   Worktops and splash-backs.  Built-in dishwasher.  Sink with mixer tap.  Recess for microwave.  Display shelves.  4 ring hob (3 gas and 1 electric) with extractor over.  Built-in oven.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.

Bedroom 1  4.06 x 3.91m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 2/Study  3.15 x 1.96m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.

Utility Area  1.91 x 1.40m  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Shower Room  2.43 x 1.83m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Bidet.  Vanity unit.  Shower.  Cupboard housing electrics and well water cylinder.  Extractor.

Living Room  5.95 x 5.83m  Fireplace with wood-burner (flue liner to top of chimney).  2 radiators.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams.  Window and glazed double doors to front elevation.

Bedroom 3  3.62 x 3.55m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.

Boiler Room  3.52 x 2.17m  Boiler.  Hot water cylinder.  Tiled floor.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Extractor.  WC.

Loft Space  (could be used to create bedrooms if required as windows in place)  External staircase at present.


Tarmac drive leading to parking and turning space.  2 orchards.  Garden laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.  Well.  Vegetable garden.  Open fronted corrugated iron sheds.

Block built Bakery 4.21 x 2.68m  Corrugated iron roof.  Old bread oven.  Fireplace for BBQ.  Attached open fronted lean-to constructed of corrugated iron.

Large block and cob Barn with corrugated iron roof, divided to provide:  Garage  7.04 x 2.76m  Wooden sliding door to front elevation.  Attached old cow shed 7.00 x 3.23m

Large open fronted barn  10.39 x 8.36m  Constructed of block under corrugated iron roof.  Concrete floor.  Sliding wooden door to:  Cave  13.15 x 10.39m  Electrics.  Part concrete floor.

Chicken shed and run.  Attached to the rear of the house is a wood shed and oil storage tank.  Concrete floor.  Cider press.

Workshop  16.50 x 6.22m (max).

Attached to the house is a Store Room  4.46 x 3.93m  Partly tiled floor.  Electric meter.  Second Store Room  4.19 x 3.29m with stairs up to loft space.

Old Dairy  20.00 x 19.00m  Constructed of block under a Fibro cement roof.

Open fronted barn  33.00 x 17.00m  Constructed of block under a Fibro cement roof.  Lean-to to the rear.

Old block building  33.00 x 5.54m used as pig sty.  Corrugated iron roof.  Loft over.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Well water is currently used.  Drainage to a septic tank.  Oil fired central heating and inset woodburner.


Taxes Foncières : 585€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 150,000€ including Agency fees of 10,000€ + Notaire’s fee – 11,600€

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 – 001179

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