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Great value detached house with annexe and 2 acres in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001025


  • Habitable Space: 125m²
  • Land Area: 8,208m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Balcony
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Great value detached house with annexe and 2 acres in Normandy.

The property has been considerably improved and extended since 2000 and benefits from double glazed wood framed windows and spacious accommodation.  It is approximately 700m down a quiet country lane to the GR Bridleway – ideal for walker, cyclists or horseriders.  The attached studio/annexe could make a separate one bedroom gîte, if required.  Viewing recommended.

The house is conveniently situated between Mortain and Barenton. 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 about  700m 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/Dining Room  6.21 x 3.57m  Range of matching base and wall units.  Tiled worktops an splash-backs.  Space for range style cooker.  Tiled floor.  Window to front elevation.  Part wood clad walls.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Single sink with mixer tap.  Wood-burner.

Study Area  3.17 x 2.95m  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Window to front elevation.  Double doors to lounge.

Shower Room  2.95 x 1.52m  Corner shower.  WC.  Obscure glazed window to rear elevation.  Hand basin.  Tiled floor.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Lounge  8.21 x 6.50m  3 pairs of glazed double doors to front and window to west elevations.  Wood flooring.  Brick fireplace with display niche, wooden mantel and wood-burner.  Exposed beams.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Window to front elevation and velux to the rear.  Wood flooring.  Walk-in cupboard.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1  4.35 x 2.65m  Window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 2  4.37 x 1.80m  Window to rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3  2.98 x 1.83m  Window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 4  4.70 x 3.80m  Window to front elevation.  Glazed double doors to covered balcony.  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.


Double wooden gates give access to front garden.  Off road parking area.  The garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees.  Well.  Covered terrace.  Power points.  Wooden Shed.  Gravel courtyard garden area.  Attached to the side of the house is a separate Studio  6.50 x 5.00m  Glazed double doors and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs up to mezzanine storage area.

Paddock with corrugated iron Barn/Field Shelter with Fibro-cement roof.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.    Heating is provided by electric convector heaters and a woodburner.  Broadband internet connection.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in 2000.

Please Note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owner does not have the last 3 years’ energy bills for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières : 230€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 98,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 8,200€

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 – 001025

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