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Normandy Farmhouse for sale with just under 2.5 acres



Property reference: SIF - 00481


  • Habitable Space: 162m²
  • Land Area: 9,660m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Lake/Stream
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Superb, renovated Normandy Farmhouse with just under 2 1/2 acres of gardens and paddocks within walking distance of a bar/shop.

The property has been renovated by the present owners and benefits from a superb decking area, beautiful kitchen/dining room, re-fitted bathrooms, double glazed windows with roller shutters, re-wiring and a new regulation septic tank.  The property offers character, stylish accommodation.  There is potential to create 1 or 2 gîtes or extend the existing accommodation in the attached barns if required (subject to planning permission).

The house is situated near a village with a small bar/shop.  It is less than 5 minutes drive to the nearest town of Saint Pois, 10 minutes drive to the market town of Sourdeval and 15 minutes drive to Vire.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 10 minutes drive as is the Saint Sever forest.  It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  10 minutes from Sourdeval or Saint Pois the nearest towns.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/dining room : 5.89m x 5.72m – Glazed door and side panel and window to the front elevation.  Recently fitted cream coloured kitchen with extensive range of base and wall units including display units and a central island with wine rack.  Ample worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks and inset 1 1/4 bowl sink unit with mixer tap.  Rangemaster range style gas cooker.  Electrics.  American style fridge/freezer.  Dishwasher.  Inset spotlights.  Radiator.  Stairs to first floor.

Utility room/shower room : 3.55m x 2.28m – Corner shower with jets.  Toilet.  Stainless steel sink unit and further cream base units.  Hot water cylinder.  Tiled floor.  Washing machine and tumble dryer.

Living room : 6.15m x 5.67m – 1/2 glazed door and side panel to the front elevation and window to the west elevation.  Radiator.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.  Electrics and electricity meter.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Stairs to first floor.

On the first floor –

Landing (approached via the kitchen) : 1.82m x 1.28m – Exposed beams.  Velux window to the rear elevation.  Inset spotlights.

Master bedroom suite : 4.73m x 4.5m – Window and velux to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Built in storage cupboard.  Walk-in wardrobe : 1.82m x 1.56m.  Door to –

En-suite bathroom : 2.27m x 2.19m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Large shower with jets.  Vanity unit.  Bath.  Heated towel rail.  Tiled walls.  Laminate floor.  Toilet.

2nd floor study area : 4.34m x 3.56m – Velux window to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.

Landing (approached via the living room) : 6.01m x 1.46m – Window to the rear elevation.  Wooden floor.  Spiral staircase to the second floor.

Bedroom 2 : 4.20m x 3.27m – Window to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.  Radiator.  Door to –

En-suite shower room : 2.30m x 1.99m – Obscure glazed window to the front elevation.  Corner shower with jets.  Toilet.  Vanity unit with mirror and lights over.

On the second floor –

Bedroom 3 : 6.06m x 3.76m – Velux window to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.  Exposed stone walls and beams.  Recessed shelving.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.  Door to –

En-suite bathroom : Velux window to the front elevation.  Exposed stone walls.  Sloping ceiling.  Toilet.  Bath.  Towel rail.  Pedestal hand basin.


The property is approached via a 5 bar metal gate which leads to the open fronted car port, gravel parking and turning area.  Outside the front of this south-facing house is a large, enclosed decking area. Attached to the east elevation of the property is a large barn which could be used to further extend the living accommodation, if required, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.  There is a large open-fronted barn used for wood store but would be ideal as a car port.  The garden is laid to lawn with mature shrub borders.  The remainder of the land is divided into 2 small paddocks with a stream running through it.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank installed in 2012.  Heating is from a backboiler on the  woodburner.  Hot water is supplied by a hot water cylinder.

Whilst the DPE Energy Test has been carried out on this property there is no rating because the owners do not have their heating/energy consumption bills for the last 3 years.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 150€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 171,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee 12,900€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 00481

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