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Maison de Maître near Town centre



Property reference: SIF - 00934


  • Habitable Space: 172m²
  • Land Area: 1,660m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Broadband
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Views

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Detached Maison de Maître near a Town centre in Normandy within 5 minutes walk of a supermarket.  The property offers spacious family accommodation with potential gîte or annexe.  Garden.  Basement. Outbuilding.

This split-level house benefits from oil fired central heating and mainly double glazed windows.  The property would benefit from some modernisation but offers excellent value for money.  It has been used as an office with living accommodation.  There are multiple telephone points..  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the potential of this property.

This property is situated in a quiet residential position in 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 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 – 

Granite external stairs to partly glazed double doors to front elevation –

Entrance Lobby  1.47 x 1.42m  Glazed door to –

Entrance Hall  2 radiators.  Spiral staircase to first floor with cupboard under.  Glazed door to stairs to basement.

Bedroom 1  4.99 x 3.58m  Laminate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.  Built-in cupboard.  Door to:

“Jack and Jill”  Shower Room.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Shower.  WC.  Hand basin.  Heated towel rail.  Vent.

Kitchen  2.71 x 2.33m  Built-in cupboards.  Window to front elevation.  Ceramic sink.  Fireplace (sealed).  Radiator.  Door to:

Lounge  4.80 x 3.52m  Built-in cupboard.  Window to front and west elevations.  Radiator.

First Floor (access to road side)

Landing  Partly glazed double doors to east elevation.  Wood flooring.  Built-in cupboard.  Glazed door to:

Hall  Spiral staircase to second floor and garden level.   Radiator.  Wood flooring.

Office  4.95 x 3.49m  Window to east and south elevations.  Radiator.  Part wood panelled walls.  Built-in cupboard.  Door to:

Bedroom 2  3.56 x 3.47m Marble fireplace.  Radiator.  Window to south and west elevations.

Living Room  5.39 x 5.22m  2 windows to west elevation.  Part wood panelled walls. Built-in cupboard.  Coving and ceiling rose.

Inner Hall  2.50 x 2.46m  Radiator.  Door to adjoining  stone building (2 floors).  Window to front and rear elevations.

Cloakroom  Obscure glazed window to east elevation.  WC.  Hand basin.

On the Second Floor –

“L” shaped Room  6.29 x 3.10m and 4.21 x 2.88m  Window to east, 2 windows to south elevation and 2 skylights.  2 radiators.  Electric and telephone sockets.  Door to –

Loft Space  6.29 x 2.86m  Skylight to front and rear elevations.

Separate Room  4.36 x 2.82m  Radiator.  Window to west elevation.


Attached Building (ideal to create gîte or annexe) with Fibro cement roof.  On the ground floor there is a large opening and window to west elevation.  On the first floor there are 3 windows to west and partly glazed door and large partly glazed double doors to east elevations.

Basement under complete house with concrete floor.  Plumbing for washing machine.  2 doors to outside.

Workshop.  Separate open-fronted Garage 5.39 x 3.50m built of stone with Fibro cement roof.  Old lavoir.  Garden laid to lawn.  Parking.

On a lower level with separate access there is a concrete block building (with no roof) of 200m² which has a commercial use and could be used for garaging, a shop, or transformed into a separate dwelling (subject to planning).


Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.  Oil fired central heating.  Broadband internet connection.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx. 850€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  118,500€ including Agency fees of 8,500€. Notaire’s fee – 9,500€

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 – 00934

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