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Ideal renovation project with house and outbuildings for sale in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00543


  • Habitable Space: 47m²
  • Land Area: 1,960m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
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Ideal renovation project for sale in Normandy with just over half an acre and outbuildings.  Quiet position on the outskirts of a Town with all facilities.

The property and attached outbuildings had a new roof in 2000 after the Millenium storms.  There is huge potential to create a large family house with a loft conversion and extension into the adjoining garage, subject to planning permission.  Viewing recommended.

This property is situated in Mortain where you will find shops, schools, doctors’ surgeries, supermarkets, etc. and local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Britanny available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock. 20 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever. Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes. The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Living room/kitchen : 6.22m x 3.42m – Door and window to the front elevation.  Door to stairs to loft.  Tiled floor.  Double sink unit with mixer tap.  Space for freestanding cooker.  Plumbing for dishwasher or washing machine.  Fireplace with inset woodburner.  Exposed beams.  Door to –

Bedroom 1 : 4.29m x 2.77m – Electrics.  Concrete floor.  Door to –

Shower room : Window to the rear elevation.  Shower.  Pedestal hand basin.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Hot water cylinder.  Toilet.

Bedroom 2 : 4.11m x 3.35m – Window to the front elevation.  Concrete floor.

Loft space : Ideal for conversion subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions.


Attached to the property on the west gable is a garage built of block, stone and cob with a sythentic slate roof (7.9m x 7.6m) with an earth floor and double wood doors to the front elevation – this would be ideal to convert into additional accommodation subject to planning.  To the east elevation there is an attached barn (6.87m x 4.31m) built of block with a new corrugated roof; small window to the rear and front elevations and door to the front elevation.  Attached open fronted log store/car port (7.07m x 3.33).  Separate detached double car port and separate detached barn.  There is a concrete and gravel yard between the house and the detached barn.  The remaining part of the plot is divided into paddocks.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are available. Heating provided by a woodburner.  Drainage is to a recently installed all water septic tank.

Under French legislation effective from 1st April 2013 this property is unrated in it’s Energetic Performance Test because the Vendors do not have the last 3 years heating bills.


Taxes Foncières : 727€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : …..€per annum

Asking price : 49,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee 5,000€

Please note : An additional 1,000€ + Notaire’s fees will be required to purchase the paddock behind the house which is 1,312m² as this is where the Fosse Toutes Eaux is sited.

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 – 00543

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