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Pretty cottage with room to extend and 1 acre



Property reference: SIF - 00774


  • Habitable Space: 50m²
  • Land Area: 4,229m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Pretty cottage with room to extend into adjoining barns and 1 acre.  Pleasant outlook in quiet rural hamlet within easy reach of the A84 motorway.

The renovations on this cottage have been carried out by the present owners over the last 5 years including the installation of double glazed windows, all water septic tank, re-wiring, new kitchen and bathroom.  It now provides comfortable living accommodation with further potential.

The house is situated on the outskirts of a small village with a bar/shop, children’s play area and small lake.  It is within easy driving distance of the A84 motorway access at Pont Farcy.  It is about 35 minutes from the coast at Granville.  It is 308 km to Calais.  The heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is 45 km away.   Gouvets is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France 20 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital and 252 km from Paris which can be reached by rail at nearby Villedieu-les-Poêles in approx. 2 hours and 50 minutes.


On the ground floor –

Steps up to

Lounge  4.84 x 3.63m  Door to south elevation.  Wood flooring.  Stairs to first floor.  Window to east elevation.  Exposed beams.  Fireplace with woodburner.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Part wood panelled walls.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  3.34 x 2.47m  Part wood panelled walls.  Exposed beams.  Inset spot lights.  Window to east elevation.  Wood flooring.  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Worktops and tiled splashbacks.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  Electric oven and 4 ring gas hob.  Sink with mixer tap.  Wine rack.

Lobby  Hot water cylinder.  Laminate flooring.

Shower Room  1.81 x 1.57m  Window to west elevation.  WC.  Laminate flooring.  Part wood panelled walls.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Inset spotlights.  Shower.  Heated towel rail.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 1  2.78 x 2.40m  Velux window to front and rear elevations.  Exposed “A” frame.  Wood flooring.  Eaves storage cupboard. Sloping ceiling.

Cloakroom  Skylight to rear elevation.  WC.  Part wood panelled walls.  Vanity unit.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 2  2.40 x 1.82m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceilings.  Exposed beams.

In the Basement –

Workshop – 6.34 x 5.43m  Good head height.  Wooden double doors to front elevation.  Light.  Power.  Concrete floor.


Attached Barn  6.60 x 20.00m plus 6.60 x  3.87m  Constructed of stone and cob under a corrugated iron roof.  Door to front elevation.

The garden is laid to lawn.  Well.  Orchard.

SERVICES : Mains water and electricity are available.  Drainage to an all water septic tank.  Electric heating and woodburner.  Broadband internet connection believed to be available.

Please note : There is no energy rating for this property as the Vendors do not have the last 3 years’ bills for full time occupancy and energy consumption.


Taxes Foncières :  85€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 54,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee 5,300€

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 – 00774

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