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Maison de Maître in bustling Town Centre with walled garden and garage



Property reference: SIF - 001263


  • Habitable Space: 336m²
  • Land Area: 1,610m²
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace

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Maison de Maître in bustling Town Centre with walled garden and garage

Unusual opportunity to purchase this imposing detached house which benefits from plenty of original features including marble fireplaces, polished oak floors, high ceilings with decorative features features and spacious family accommodation.  There are double glazed windows with electric roller shutters throughout.  The mature garden is completely walled and is accessed via a drive along side the property which leads to a double garage, parking and turning area and the guardian’s cottage.   The house is within a short, level walk of all amenities.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the centre of the town of Saint Hilaire du Harcouët and just over 1 hour from Saint Malo and the ferry port. The town 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. The town of Mortain 20 minutes away offers a great outdoor pool, stunning scenery and beautiful waterfalls.  It is 3 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 (30 minutes away) with regular trains to Paris taking about 2 hours and 35 minutes.


On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  11.04 x 2.20m  Marble floor.  Partly glazed double doors to front and double doors to rear elevations.  Stairs to first floor.  Door to stairs to basement.  Double doors to:

Lounge  11.04 x 5.01m  Parquet flooring.  2 windows to front and 2 windows to rear elevations.  Wood panelled walls.  4 radiators.  Decorative marble fireplace.  3 built-in cupboards.  Ornamental cornices and ceilings.

Study/Library  4.44 x 3.50m  2 windows to front elevation.  2 radiators.  Parquet flooring.  But-in cupboards and book shelves.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Built-in cup0board.  Radiator.  Hand basin.

Cloakroom  Window to east elevation.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  WC.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  5.07 x 3.14m  Partly glazed double doors to east elevation.  Tiled floor.  Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Space for free standing cooker.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine.  Matching base and wall units.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Built-in cupboard.  Radiator.

Dining Room  4.72 x 4.07m  2 pairs of partly glazed doors to rear garden.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Stairs to second floor.  Wood flooring.  Telephone socket.  Window to rear elevation.  2 large built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 1  5.02 x 3.99m  2 pairs of glazed double doors to balcony to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Marble fireplace.  Built-in cupboards.

Bathroom  3.28 x 2.70m  Window to east elevation.  Shower.  Twin vanity basins.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  WC.  Radiator.  Bath.

Bedroom 2  5.08 x 3.46m  2 windows to front elevation.  Radiator.  Parquet flooring.  Marble fireplace.  Built-in shelves.  Part wood panelled walls.

Inner Landing  Built-in cupboards.

Nursery/Study  3.00 x 2.70m  Partly glazed double doors to front balcony and elevation.  Parquet flooring.  Part wood panelled walls.  Radiator.  Cornice and ceiling rose.

Master Bedroom  5.11 x 4.07m  2 windows to rear elevation.  Parquet flooring.  Part wood panelled walls.  Marble fireplace.  Door to:

“Jack & Jill”  Shower Room  2.42 x 1.77m  Window to west elevation.  Radiator.  WC.  Shower cubicle.  Hand basin.  Hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 4  4.78 x 4.03m  2 windows to front elevation.  Radiator.  Ornamental fireplace.  Parquet flooring.  Coving.  Door to “Jack & Jill” shower room.

On the Second Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 5  5.35 x 4.90m  2 windows to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Hand basin.  Radiator.  Bidet.

Bedroom 6  2.90 x 2.49m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.

Store Room  2.90 x 2.15m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.

Bedroom 7  2.90 x 2.49m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.

Cloakroom  Skylight.  WC.

Washroom  Hand basin.  Bidet.  Skylight.  Radiator.  Space for shower.

Games Room/Bedroom 8  5.23 x 4.65m  Hand basin.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  2 windows to front elevation.  Fitted bookshelf.

Store Room   Stairs to insulated loft.

In the Basement –

Boiler Room.  Store Room.  Office/Studio  4.19 x 3.42m  Water.


Wine Cellar.  Electrics for the heat exchange unit (it requires a new generator).


Double metal electric gates lead to the drive alongside the house.  The garden is completely surrounded by walls, and laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.  Flower borders.

Detached Double Garage  6.25 x 5.81m  Sliding wooden  doors.  Door to Workshop  2.61 x 2.16m  Window.

Old Wash House – Fireplace.  Door and window to the front elevation.  Attached open fronted log store.


Mains drainage, water, telephone, and electricity are connected.   Mains gas available. Broadband internet connection.  Mains gas central heating and a heat exchange unit.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 3,048€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 224,500€ including Agency fees of 14,500€.  Notaire’s fee – 16,400€

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 – 001263

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