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Old School House in Normandy for sale



Property reference: SIF - 00149


  • Habitable Space: 128m²
  • Land Area: 100m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Off-road parking space

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Unusual opportunity to buy an Old School House in Normandy in a small village near the Saint Sever forest.  The property is situated within easy 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.

The property would benefit from some modernisation works but already has double glazing and roller shutters and a recent bathroom.  The main house is built of stone under a slate roof. Radiators and pipework for oil fired central heating are in place but a new boiler is required.  There is room to extend the accommodation into the loft space, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions.


On the ground floor – 

Entrance hall : 7.93m x 1.80m –  Part glazed door to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Stairs to basement.

Living room : 3.72m x 3.39m – Granite fireplace.  Tiled floor.  Window to the front elevation.  Tiled floor.

Study/bedroom : 3.81m x 3.34m – Window to the rear elevation.  Radiator.  Cloakroom.

Kitchen : 3.86m x 3.53m – Window to the rear elevation.  Granite fireplace.  Sink unit.  Radiator.  Large opening to –

Dining room : 3.76m x 3.54m – Window to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Built in cupboards with shelving.

On the first floor –

Landing : 2.98m x 1.79m – Wooden floor.

Bedroom 2 : 3.69m x 3.58m – Window to the rear elevation.  Radiator.  Wooden floor.

Bedroom 3 : 3.89m x 3.25m – Window to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Wooden floor.

Family bathroom : 2.72m x 2.12m – With access from the landing and bedroom 3.  Window to the front elevation.  White suite of bath, toilet and hand basin.

Bedroom 4 : 3.69m x 3.44m – Window to the front elevation.  Radiator. Wooden floor.

Bedroom 5 : 3.73m x 3.43m – Window to the rear elevation. Radiator.  Wooden floor.


The property is approached via a shared access which leads to some garages (one of which may be available with the property).  Steps lead down to the basement which is approximately 25m². There is a small area of grass to the rear elevation and a tarmac area in front of the property.


Mains water, electricity and telephone (not currently connected).  Drainage to a septic tank which will probably need upgrading.

Energy rating for the classrooms is F and emissions G.


Taxes Foncières :

Taxe d’habitation :

Asking price : 59,950€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fees – 5,700€

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.

SIF – 00149



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