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Home and income property near Vire with nearly 14 acres



Property reference: SIF - 00778


  • Habitable Space: 468m²
  • Land Area: 55,415m²
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Lake/Stream
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Swimming Pool
  • Views

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Rare opportunity to acquire this home and income property near Vire in Normandy with  nearly 14 acres including river frontage.

This substantial stone property is well positioned, surrounded by its own land, with no close neighbours.   The house itself benefits from double glazed windows, solid oak floors throughout, character features and versatile accommodation.  The principal part of the property is currently let to holidaymakers and can sleep 12-14 people, but the two sides of the property could easily be incorporated.  The land is mainly level and is bordered by a river making it ideal for grazing. Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated about 10 kms from the town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc.  Market day is Friday.  The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away.  The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away.  The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.


On the ground floor – 

Porch  2.83 x 1.77m  Part block built and half glazed.

Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen  7.06 x 4.99m  Window and partly glazed door  to east elevation and porch.  Window to front and rear elevations.  Granite fireplace (closed)  Upright radiator.  Smoke detector.  Exposed beam.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Fitted kitchen with base and wall units.  Tiled worktops and splashbacks.  Double ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space for free standing cooker.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Smoke detector.

Bedroom 1  3.59 x 2.71m  Wood flooring.  Window to east elevation.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.  Smoke detector.

Bedroom 2  3.0 x 2.17m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Smoke detector.

Shower Room  Velux window to rear elevation.  Shower.  WC.  Radiator.  Pedestal basin.  Sloping ceiling.



On the Ground Floor –

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  6.67 x 4.00m  Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Fitted range of base and wall units including display unit.  Worktops and tiled splashbacks.  Space for free standing cooker with extractor over.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  2 radiators.  Telephone socket.  Steps down to –

Dining Room  Window to front elevation.  Stairs for first floor.  Tiled floor.  Feature beam.

Lounge  7.38 x 5.52m  Half glazed door and window to rear and front elevations.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboard.  Tiled floor.  Magnificent granite fireplace with carvings.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Inset spotlights.

Games Room/Utility Room  7.35 x 5.08m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Worktop.  Boiler.  Electrics.

Shower Room  Shower.  Hand basin.  WC.  Extractor. Tiled floor.

On the First Floor (via stairs from lounge) –

Landing  Exposed stone wall.  Wood flooring.  Stairs to second floor.  2 radiators.  2 seating areas.  Shelving.  Smoke detector.

Bedroom 1  5.44 x 5.02m  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.

Shower Room  Tiled walls and floor.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Shower.  Window to rear elevation.

Bathroom  4.67 x 2.24m  Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Exposed  beams.

Store Room  3.57 x 3.07m  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  (Planning for window).

Cloakroom  Pedestal basin.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Radiator.

Bedroom 2  4.75 x 3.16m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Exposed beam.  Wood flooring.  Cupboard.

On the Second Floor –

(Via mezzanine from dining room) –  Wood flooring.  Radiator.

Bedroom 3  2.97 x 2.89m  Velux window to rear elevation.  (Planning for dormer to front elevation)  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 4  5.02 x 2.85m  Velux window to rear elevation.  (Planning for dormer to front elevation)  Radiator.  Wood flooring.

On the Second Floor  (Above Lounge) –

Bedroom 5  5.70 x 4.70m  Exposed “A” frame.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Window to front and Velux window to rear  elevations.  (Planning for dormer).



Double gates lead to a large gravel driving with multiple parking spaces and turning circle.  The garden in predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs including a “secret garden”.  The majority of the land is used for grazing and the property has 5 separate accesses from the road.  There is a stone stable building in the paddock to the rear of the house and a second detached barn with open-fronted tractor shed.  The land goes down to the River Cune which is a tributory of the Vire.

Terrace area with sun shade.  Pool area with above ground pool (sand filtered) which measures 11m x 6m x 1.5m.

Pretty detached stone house with synthetic slate roof and concrete floor.  Door to front elevation.  Granite fireplace (1805) and old bread oven.  Basement – Room with fireplace.  Loft over.  Lean-to.

Well (27 meters deep).

Planning has been granted for the construction of a shed to the rear of the property.


Mains water, electricity and telephone. Broadband internet connection.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.  Oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières :  1,353€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 350,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 24,700€

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.

Ref : SIF – 00778

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