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Pretty detached thatched cottage in rural hamlet



Property reference: SIF - 001151


  • Habitable Space: 80m²
  • Land Area: 1,500m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Off-road parking space
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Pretty detached thatched cottage in rural hamlet

This pretty detached cottage is in a convenient position and easily accessible from the Motorway.  It is surrounded by its garden and fields.  The nearest neighbours are about 200m away.  The thatch was replaced on the rear of the property with water reed in 2008 and repairs were carried out to the front.  There is plenty of character in the accommodation with exposed beams and a fireplace with woodburner. Viewing is recommended.

Local shopping facilities can be found at nearby Campeaux (2 km) with Post Office, Bar, Garage, Bakery and Grocery store or further afield at Torigini-sur-Vire (10 kms) and Vire (18 kms).  The nearest major cities are Saint Lô (21 kms), Bayeux (41 kms) and Caen (51 kms).  The local junior school is at Campeaux and senior school is at Le Bény Bocage (5 kms).  Hospitals are at Vire and Caen.  The nearest airports are at Caen Carpiquet (53 kms), Deauville (105 kms) and Dinan (121 kms).  The ferry ports of Caen Ouistreham (51 kms) and Cherbourg (110 kms) are easily accessible from the A84 Caen to Rennes motorway which is 5 minutes drive away.  The famous Viaduc de Souleuvre, renowned for bungee jumping is 5 kms away from the house.  The UNESCO world heritage site of Mont St Michel is 53 kms and the Normandy landing beaches are about 48 kms away.


On the ground floor –

Lounge  4.90 x 4.26m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Fireplace with raised brick hearth and wood-burner.  Built-in shelves.  Exposed beams.

Kitchen  3.21 x 2.91m  Glazed double doors and window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Ceramic butler sink with mixer tap.  Worktops.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Built-in electric oven and 4 ring electric hob.  Electric skirting heater.  Space for under counter fridge.  Open ended shelves.

Shower Room  2.08 x 1.43m  Fully tiled.  Pedestal basin.  Walk-in shower.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor and partly tiled walls.  2 vents.  WC.

Dining Room  5.61 x 2.30m  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Wood panelled walls.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 1  3.14 x 2.56m  Sloping ceilings.  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.

Cloakroom  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.  Pedestal basin.  WC.

Bedroom 2  4.50 x 3.00m  Sloping ceiling.  Electric convector heater.  Exposed beams.  Window to front elevation.  Door to:

Bedroom 3  3.11 x 2.40m  Sloping ceiling.  Window to west elevation.

Bedroom 4  3.46 x 2.25m  (no access from house)  Glazed door to front elevation.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  2.25 x 1.85m  Fully tiled.  Shower.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Vent.


Long lane to parking area.  Pedestrian gate to garden which is laid to lawn with flower borders and mature trees. Outside lights.  Stone terrace.

Attached Storage Shed  2.37 x 1.78m  Door to front elevation.


Mains water and electricity are connected.  Telephone line to the property.  All water septic tank.  Woodburner and electric heating.

Please note : The Energy Report has been carried out to this property but there is no energy rating because the owner does not have the last 3 yeqr’s bills for energy consumption.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. €365 per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 86,500€ including Agency fees of 6,500€ + 7,500€ Notaire’s fees

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 – 001151

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