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Light and airy detached 5 bedroom house with 3 acres and super views – ideal house and gîte



Property reference: SIF - 001676


  • Habitable Space: 180m²
  • Land Area: 12,772m2
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Views

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Light and airy detached 5 bedroom house with 3 acres and super views – ideal house and gîte

This detached family house sits in a quiet position at the end of a no through lane.  The house has been completely renovated since 2007 by the present owners and benefits from a close proximity to Mortain and direct access onto a Bridleway.  The main house could easily be used with a separate attached, self-contained annexe or gîte if required.  Viewing is highly recommended.

This property is situated at the end of a “no through road” on the outskirts of the town of  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 Brittany 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 the 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever.   Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes.  The nearest Ferry Port is at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.

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On the Ground Floor

Kitchen/Dining Room 6.22 x 4.88m Window and party glazed door and side panels to front elevation. Tiled floor. Wood-burner. Electric radiator. Stairs to first floor. Space for American style fridge/freezer. Range of matching base and wall units. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Built-in oven and 4 ring gas hob with extractor hood over. Breakfast bar. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Electrics. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Worktops and tiled splashbacks.

Utility Room 6.39 x 2.26m Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Range of matching base and wall units. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Worktop and tiled splashbacks. 2 windows to the rear elevation. Exposed stone wall. Radiator. Tiled floor.

Cloakroom Tiled floor. WC. Vanity unit.

Study/Sitting Room 6.49 x 3.26m Glazed double doors and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. 2 radiators. Exposed stone wall.

Entrance Hall Partly glazed door and side panel to front elevation. Tiled floor. Stairs to frist floor.

Lounge 5.38 x 4.59m Window to front elevation. Tiled floor. 2 radiators. Fireplace with inset wood-burner. Central heating thermostat.

On the First Floor – via stairs from entrance hall

Landing Laminate flooring. Radiator. Window to rear elevation. Door to stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1 3.76 x 3.60m Laminate flooring. Window to front elevation. Radiator. Connecting door to:

Bedroom 2/Dressing Room/Nursery 2.39 x 2.39m Window to front elevation. Laminate flooring. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe.

Shower Room 2.28 x 1.85m Window to west elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor. WC. Shower. Pedestal basin.

Bedroom 3 4.31 x 3.94m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Laminate flooring. Door to:

Dressing Room/Walk-in Wardrobe 5.87 x 1.91m Laminate flooring. Hatch to loft.

Bathroom 2.70 x 1.81m Window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. WC. Pedestal basin. Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment. Radiator.

On the Second Floor –

Bedroom 4 5.05 x 3.15m Window to front and rear elevations. Exposed “A” frame. Sloping ceiling. 2 radiators.

On the First Floorvia stairs from kitchen

Landing Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 5 3.97 x 3.47m Sloping ceiling. Window to rear and Velux window to front elevations. Electric radiator. Laminate flooring. Exposed beams. Door to walk-in wardrobe,

En-Suite Shower Room 1.79 x 1.76m Corner shower. Laminate flooring. Pedestal basin. Velux window to rear elevation. WC. Heated electric towel rail. Sloping ceiling.


The drive leads to parking/turning area. Terrace area with raised flower beds.

Attached Workshop 6.25 x 3.81m Window to west and wooden door to front elevations. Concrete floor. Power and light. Hot water cylinder. Oil storage tank. Boiler.

Enclosed garden laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.

Detached Barn Constructed of block under a roof of Fibro cement. Divided into Garage 4.57 x 3.60m with concrete floor. Double wooden doors to front elevation. Power and light.

Attached Stable 4.57 x 3.80m Door to rear elevation. Tap.

Gate to GR 22 Bridleway.

Vegetable garden. Chicken run.



Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Gas and oil central heating.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.  Broadband internet connection.


Taxes Foncières : 683€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 235,000€ including Agency fees of 15,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 17,900€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling between 2028 € and 2744 € per year (awaiting report)
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries)

Information on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website: (Date of establishment State of Risks and Pollution (ERP): 30/01/2023 )

Property Ref : SIF – 001676

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