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Pretty detached bungalow with outbuildings and garden

Manche

€78000

Property reference: SIF - 001107

Features

  • Habitable Space: 68m²
  • Land Area: 1,842m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
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Pretty detached bungalow with outbuildings and garden of nearly half an acre.

The property benefits from versatile accommodation in a lovely setting, at the end of a long tarmac lane with several neighbours.  It was originally built in 1966 and has electric heating, double glazed windows and light  accommodation.  The heating is economical, programmable electric heating along with the wood burner. The house is well insulated, with extra insulation in the loft and the rear wall insulated and plastic clad.  For those wishing to extend there is the possibility of converting the attic space, subject to planning permission.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The house is conveniently situated on the outskirts of a village (1 km) with shops, nurses’ office, garage, hairdressers, bar/restaurant and bakery. There is also an infant school and primary school. The nearest large town is Saint Hilaire du Harcouët.  The closest airports to the property are at Caen Carpiquet with flights to Southend, Rennes (81 km), Dinard (83 km) and Deauville (118 km). The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 41 km away. Further shopping can be found at Mortain (10 km)and Domfront (26km) and St Hilaire du Harcouët (11 km). The ferry port of Caen-Ouistreham is 1 1/2 hours away, St Malo is 1 1/4 hours away and Cherbourg is 2 hours. Calais and the Euro Tunnel are approximately a 5 hour drive.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Dining Room  3.62 x 2.99m  Glazed door and window to front elevation.   Part laminate and part tiled flooring.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Built-in electric oven and 4 ring gas hob with extractor over.  Sink with mixer tap.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Opening to:

Lounge  3.78 x 3.72m  Sliding patio doors leading, with electric shutter,  to front terrace.  Laminate flooring.  Wood-burner.  Radiator.  Trifold doors to bedroom 3 (this could be opened up to create a larger lounge/dining room if required).

Inner Hall  Laminate flooring.  Central heating thermostat.

Bedroom 1  3.66 x 3.18m  Window to front elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.

Study/Bedroom 2  3.15 x 2.48m  Window to east elevation.  Electricity fuseboard. Telephone and internet connection.

Bathroom  2.19 x 1.98m (max)  Window to rear elevation.  Shower cubicle.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Hand basin.  Storage cupboard.

Cloakroom  Window to rear elevation.  WC.  Hand basin.

Utility Room  1.96 x 1.27m  Window.  Hot water cylinder.  Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for freezer.  Shelving.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 3  3.32 x 3.15m  Window.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Trifold doors to lounge.

OUTSIDE :

Gravel drive with parking space.  Terrace.

Garage  (part of barn opposite)  50m² – Constructed of stone and block under a corrugated iron roof.  Large sliding door to front elevation.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.  Vegetable garden.  Cherry tree.  Flower and shrub borders.  Outside tap.  Wooden Shed with corrugated iron roof.  Selection of fruit trees including pear, apple, cherry, plum and peach.

Detached Stone and timber barn/old bread oven  5.63 x 5.35m  2 pairs of wooden garage doors.

Hardstanding for camping car and further vehicles.

SERVICES :

Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Woodburner and electric heating.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in August 2015.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : 403€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 78,000€ including Agency fees of 6,000€ + Notaire’s fee – 6,900€

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 – 001107

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