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Normandy longhouse in quiet hamlet with 3 acres



Property reference: SIF - 00463


  • Habitable Space: 115m²
  • Land Area: 12,421m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Lake/Stream
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Detached stone Normandy longère with a second house to renovate and impressive stone barbecue which comes with 3 acres of land bordered by a stream.

The house benefits from spacious accommodation, double glazed windows with electric shutters throughout and room to extend.  There is also the possibility of renovating an old stone house in the grounds, subject to planning permission.

The property is situated within walking distance of the village centre, bar/restaurant and shop. 10 minutes drive to the market town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc.  Market day is Friday.  The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away.  The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away.  The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/dining room : 5m x 4.61m – Glazed door and window to the front elevation.  2 radiators.  Exposed stone walls.  Range of built in base and wall units with worksurface incorporating granite cutting/rolling area and tiled splashbacks.  4 ring hob (3 gas and 1 electric) with extractor fan over.  Double sink unit with mixer tap.  Built in electric oven, microwave and fridge/freezer.  Pelmet lighting.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Security entry phone.

Living room : 6.38m x 5.57m – Window and glazed door to the front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  2 radiators.  Open fireplace.  Bar with stainless steel sink.  Tiled floor.

Inner hall : Built in cupboards.  Door to garage.

Cloakroom : Vanity unit.  Tiled floor.  Window to the east elevation.  Radiator.  Toilet.

Utility room : 4.38m x 2.66m – Glazed double door to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Ceramic sink unit.  Boiler.  Tank for well water.

Inner hall : Window to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to loft space. Door to –

Wine cellar : Soil floor.

On the first floor –

Approached via the stairs in the inner hall/utility area 

The loft space is divided into 2 rooms which would be easy to convert into additional accommodation.  Room 1 (4.98m x 3.41m) – Skylight to the front elevation. Opening to Room 2 (4.65m x 3.41m) – Skylight to the front elevation.  Electricity and plumbing in place.  Built in cupboard.

Approached via the stairs in the living room

Landing : Built in cupboards.  Radiator.  Laminate floor.  Trap to loft space.

Bedroom 1 : 5.58m x 3.44m – Window to the front elevation.  2 radiators.  Control and alarm to open electric entrance gates.  Laminate floor.

Bedroom 2 : 3.68m x 2.83m – Window to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Laminate floor.

Bedroom 3 : 3.03m x 2.57m – Window to the front elevation.  Exposed stone wall.  Built in cupboard.  Radiator.

Cloakroom : Toilet.  Tiled floor.  Shelf.

Shower room :  Window to the east elevation.  Fully tiled walls and floor.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Twin vanity unit.  Vent.  Shower.  Radiator. Pull out electric convector heater.


Double wrought iron electrically operated gates with security entry phone system open on to the gravel drive.  This leads to a turning circle and parking area.  Well.  Block built shed.  Oil storage tank.  Stone barbecue and barbecue area.  Barn (with old bread oven) divided into woodshed and workshop with power and light (Approx. 35m²).  Outside toilet.  Separate old stone house with a corrugated iron roof to renovate with a huge fireplace and ground floor surface area of about 100m².  There is a double parking space next to the house with a concrete base where the Vendor had planned to build a garage, subject to planning permission.  Access to paddock which is fenced for horses and has a stream on the border and separate access from the road.


Mains water and well water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières : 561€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 160,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee 12,200€

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 – 00463

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