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Pretty detached cottage in rural hamlet to modernise



Property reference: SIF - 00895


  • Habitable Space: 97m²
  • Land Area: 1,450m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Pretty detached cottage in rural hamlet to modernise.

This detached family house sits in a quiet position. It benefits from a sunny aspect with open views over the valley from the garden.  The property is now in need of some TLC to realise its full potential.  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this lovely house.

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet 5km from the nearest town of Brécey and 10 minutes’ drive to Villedieu-les-Poêles where you can join the A84 motorway or catch a train to take you to Paris (3 hours) or the coast at Granville (15 minutes).  The Forest of Saint-Sever-Calvados is 20 minutes away in the car. There are also excellent beaches  30 mins drive from the property. It is a 1 hour drive to the cities of St Malo, Caen and Rennes and the D-Day beaches and the UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel are also 1 hour away by car. There are excellent travel connections to the ferries being 1 hour (mainly motorway) from St Malo or Caen Ouistreham or the airports of Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard (Ryanair).


On the ground floor – 

Kitchen/Dining Room: 4.06m x 5.09m – Ceramic sink with mixer taps.  Cupboards under and tiled splash backs.  Part wood panelling.  ½ glazed door and window to the front of the property.  Cupboard with electrics.  Granite fireplace with wood burner.  Tiled floor.

Lounge: 4.98m x 2.90m – Tiled floor. Window to the front.  Telephone point.

Utility: 2.23m x 3.61m – Door to the front side.  Stairs to the 1st floor.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Tiled floor.  Electric convector heater.  Part wood panelling.

Bathroom: 1.65m x 1.72m – Tiled floor.  Small window to the rear.  Hand basin.  ?? bath with tiled surround and mixer/shower taps.  Electric convector heater.  Wood panelling.

Cloakroom: Tiled floor.  Toilet. Window at the rear.

On the first floor –

Mezzanine study area: 3.98m x 2.63m – Window to the front elevation.  Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.  Built-in cupboards. Door to –

Bedroom 1: 2.97m x 5.96m – Velux to the front.  Beams.  Wood floor. Door to –

Bedroom 2: 4.97m x 4.00m – Exposed ‘A’ frame and stone walls.  Window and Velux  to the front side. Electric convector heater.


Grass areas.  Stone out-building with tiled roof – ideal playroom.  Lovely views across surrounding countryside.  Gravel courtyard area.  Well.  Rear garden laid to lawn with mature hedging.  Block shed under tin roof.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  Electric heating.  Drainage is to a septic tank.  Broadband internet connection believed to be available.


Taxes Foncières : 164€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 54,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 5,400€

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 – 00895

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