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House and gîte in idyllic position for sale in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00641


  • Habitable Space: 90m² (main house) + 45m² (gîte)
  • Land Area: 2,251m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace

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House and gîte in idyllic position for sale in Normandy.  Ideal home and income in a quiet rural hamlet.

The main house is built of stone under a slate roof and has recently been completely renovated including a new roof.  It is ready to move into and the gîte is up and running, having been successfully let for 17 weeks in 2015 for £295 per week. Viewing of this property is highly recommended to appreciate the charm and character.  It is in a quiet rural position with gently sloping garden and orchard.

It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  a few kilometers from Sourdeval, the nearest town. Only a few minutes drive away, the town offers every amenity including two banks and supermarkets. Market day is held every Tuesday morning, as is the livestock market.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. A little further afield are the D-Day landing beaches, the Mont St Michel.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 15 minutes drive,  as is the Saint Sever forest.


Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen  11.36 x 4.82  2 windows and door to east elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Granite fireplace with raised hearth and woodburner.  Electrics. Window to west elevation. Stairs to first floor.  Exposed stone (painted).  Stairs to basement (garden level).  Kitchen area – space for free standing cooker, sink unit, space for free standing under counter fridge, worktops.   Exposed beams.

On the First Floor –

Bedroom 1/Mezzanine  3.20 x 3.15  Double window to front elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Door to bedroom 2.

Cloakroom  Vanity unit with mixer tap, mirror and light over. Toilet.

Bedroom 2  4.48 x 3.00  Double window to front elevation. Laminate flooring. Sloping ceiling.  Built-in wardrobe.

In the Basement  –

Utility area : 3.71 x 2.63  Door to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to living room.  Exposed beam.   Plumbing for washing machine.  Vent.

Shower Room  2.10 x 1.76  Corner shower cubicle, W.C., pedestal basin, exposed beams.

Storage area/Workshop


On the ground floor – 

Open plan living room/kitchen : 5.50m x 4.93m – 1/2 glazed door and window to the west (front) elevation and window to the south elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Kitchen area with white base and wall units including glass fronted display cabinets. Worktops with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, and tiled splashbacks.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Built in 4 ring electric hob.  Solid fuel Rosieres cooker.

Shower room : 2.53mx 0.92m – Window to the rear elevation.  Fully tiled walls and floor.  Toilet.  Shower.  Extractor fan.

On the first floor –

Bedroom : 15m² – Velux window to the front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Wooden floor.  Dressing area with vanity unit.  Built in wardrobes with hanging space and hot water cylinder.  Velux window to the rear elevation.  Exposed beams.


The property is surrounded by its own gardens which are laid to lawn with mature trees.  Vegetable garden with soft fruits.  Lean-to wood store attached to the main house.  Fire pit with seating area.  Parking for 2 cars.  Wood shed attached to the house and shed attached to the gîte.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank (main house) and septic tank (gîte).

Please note : The current owners do not have the last 3 years’ energy bills so there  is no energy report for this property.


Taxes Foncières : 98€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : €per annum

Asking price : 161,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 12,300€

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 – 00641

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