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Upside down house and gîte for sale in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00312


  • Habitable Space: 166m²
  • Land Area: 10.000m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Broadband
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Superb detached house and gîte for sale in Normandy with an interesting and versatile accommodation layout over ground and first floors, ideal for a guest annexe or home and income.

This lovely house is situated in a quiet rural hamlet close to the forest of Saint Sever. It stands in grounds extending to about 1 hectare ideal for 1 or 2 horses. The property benefits from gas fired central heating, wooden double glazed windows and a new regulation all water septic tank. The bedrooms are all on the ground floor with 2 in the gîte and 3 in the main house.

The house is in Calvados in the Normandy region of France. Local facilities can be found at Saint Sever (6km) and the nearest major towns are Villedieu-les-Poêles (15km) and Vire with SNCF railway to Paris in about 2 hours 50 minutes.  The closest airport to Le Gast is Dinard Airport (76 km) in the surrounding area are Rennes Airport (94 km) and  Deauville Airport(110 km).   The UNESCO site of  Mont St Michel is 36 km away, Coutances Cathedral (38 km), Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux) (59 km), and the  D-Day Landing Beaches (64 km).


On the ground floor – 

Entrance hall : Sold wood front door and window to the front elevation. Tiled floor. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Cupboard housing wall mounted boiler. Central heating thermostat. Cupboard housing electrics. Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 1 : 3.70m x 2.96m – Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 2 : 3.10m x 2.56m – Window to the front elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 3 : 2.98m x 2.71m – Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor.

Bathroom : 2.25m x 1.70m – White bath with mixer/shower tap and shower screen over and fully tiled surround. Vanity unit. Toilet. Extractor fan. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.

On the first floor –

Open plan living space : 8.36m x 4.45m – Window and 2 velux windows to the front elevation and 2 velux windows to the rear elevation. Wooden floor. Sloping ceiling. Exposed stone walls and beams. 3 radiators. Telephone point. Kitchen area with handmade base units and tiled work surfaces with inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Range style cooker with 5 ring gas hob and electric oven. Space for under counter fridge. Door to gîte living room.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/dining room : 4.43m x 3.82m – Sliding patio doors and 2 windows to the front elevation. Handmade kitchen units with range of base units with worktops and inset 1 ¼ stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Space for cooker and upright fridge/freezer. Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams. Tiled floor. Shelving. Radiator.

Bathroom : 1.83m x 1.63m – Window to the rear elevation. White bath with mixer/shower tap and tiled surround. Exposed stone wall. Toilet. Vanity unit. Heated towel rail. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 1 : 4.38m x 2.60m – Glazed French doors to east elevation. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 : 4.39m x 3.19m – Glazed French doors to east elevation. Tiled floor. Radiator.

On the first floor –

Living room : 6.07m x 4.09m – Velux windows to the front and rear elevations. Sloping ceilings. Exposed stone walls and beams. Wooden floor. Connecting door to main house living room. Radiator. Glazed French doors to –

Balcony : 6.49m x 4.72m – Safety rail. Far reaching views. Outside light.


The property is approached via a gravel drive which leads to a parking and turning area and a timber garage (5.05m x 5.03m) with concrete floor and double wooden doors. There is an open-fronted stone shed with corrugated iron roof used for a woodstore. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and leads in to the field.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Wifi internet connection believed to be available. Gas central heating.


Taxes Foncières : 606€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Approx. 420€ per annum

Asking price : 155,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee 11,900€

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 – 00312

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