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Lovely detached house with several barns and over 1.5 acres



Property reference: SIF - 001473


  • Habitable Space: 60m²
  • Land Area: 6,445m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Lovely detached house with several barns and over 1.5 acres

This  lovely house stands in an enviable quiet rural position with views over neighbouring farmland and no neighbours. The two bedroom house has been renovated into light and airy accommodation with one bedroom on the ground floor and offers potential to extend into the large attached barn or for the creation of a gîte, subject to renewing the planning permission.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property  is located in Manche in the Normandy region of France. The closest airport  is Rennes Airport (71 km) also within reach are Dinard Airport (76 km), Angers Airport (119 km), or Deauville Airport (129 km).  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 36km away from the property and the Parliament of Brittany (Parlement de Bretagne) 64km away.   The property is situated  7 kms from the town of Saint Hilaire du Harcouët  which has one of the biggest markets in the area on a Wednesday morning which takes over most of the town centre. The town has all amenities including some great restaurants, bars, and cafes. It also has a park with two adjoining lakes and a childrens’ playground. There is an indoor pool with a spa and a water slide. Crazy golf is available with clubs and balls for hire from a nearby bar. Fishing and horse-riding are within easy reach.  The town of Mortain (7km away) offers a great outdoor pool, stunning scenery and beautiful waterfalls, and all amenities.  It is just a few minutes away  from the Normandy/Brittany border and is set in the countryside.  It is within easy access of the main ferry ports, Cherbourg, Ouistreham (Caen), and St Malo (at most 1.5 hours drive) and Le Havre (about 2.5 hours).  The nearest mainline train station is at Vire or Avranches (30 minutes away) with regular trains to Paris taking about 2 hours and 35 minutes.


On the ground floor –

Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 5.50 x 5.48m Partly glazed door and window to south and window to north elevations. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Fireplace with wood-burner. Range of matching base units with worktops and tiled splash-backs. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Space for free standing cooker Electric radiator. Telephone socket. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

Bedroom 1 3.04 x 2.92m Laminate flooring. Electric radiator. Window to front elevation.

Inner Lobby Glazed door to rear lean-to. Tiled floor. Hot water cylinder. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Bathroom 2.23 x 1.89m Tiled floor. 3/4 tiled walls. Pedestal basin. WC. Heated electric towel rail. Bath with screen and mixer tap/shower fitment.

On the First Floor –

Bedroom 2 4.38 x 4.01m Large Velux window to rear and window to front elevations. Sloping ceiling. Wood flooring. Exposed beams.


A gravel drive leads to parking and turning area. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. Well. Orchard.

Barn 12.22 x 6.05m Constructed of brick under a tiled roof. Windows to south and pedestrian door to rear elevations. Large sliding double wooden doors to front elevation. Fireplace. Electric meter. Earth floor.  Attached corrugated iron lean-to.

Separate Detached Barn constructed of stone under a corrugated iron roof and corrugated iron lean-to.

Attached to the house is a two storey building 14.65 x  6.52m 3 doors to south elevation on the ground floor. Large sliding door to east elevation. Part concrete floor with damp-proof membrane.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Drainage is to a septic tank, an all water septic tank has already been fitted for the barn conversion but is not connected.  Heating is provided by a woodburner and electric radiators.  Double glazed windows.  Broadband internet connection.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out on this property there is no Energy Rating.


Taxes Foncières : 565€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 129,000€ including Agency fees of 9,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 10,200€

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 – 001473

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