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Pretty renovated cottage with land and a second house to renovate



Property reference: SIF - 00516


  • Habitable Space:
  • Land Area: 15,377m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
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Pretty renovated cottage with just under 4 acres and a second house to renovate.  The cottage requires a little finishing but is habitable in its present condition.  A real little gem hidden in the Normandy countryside but within 5 minutes drive of a town with all facilities.

The property was formely the old bakery for the hamlet and it has been sympathetically renovated by the present owners, benefitting from a new roof, re-wiring, new wood framed windows and floors.  It is surrounded by it’s own orchards and land and offers further potential to renovate the main house.

It is situated 3 kms from Mortain where you will find shops, schools, doctors’ surgeries, supermarkets, etc. and local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Britanny available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock. 20 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever. Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes. The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Open plan living room/kitchen : 45m² – Glazed French doors and 2 windows to the front elevation.  Glazed French doors and window to the rear elevation.  Small window to the south elevation.  Oak floor.  Granite fireplace and woodburner.  Stiars to first floor.  Space for freestanding cooker.  Convector heater.  Free standing pine unit with ceramic sink and mixer tap.  Exposed beams.

On the first floor –

Landing : Wood floor.  Velux window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom 1 : 4.35m x 2.19m – Windows to the south and east elevations.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Wood floor.

Bedroom 2 : 2.19m x 2.16m – Window to the front elevation.  Wood floor.

Bathroom : 1.84m x 1.54m – Velux window to the rear elevation.  Heated towel rail.  Hand basin.  Toilet.  Wood floor.  Small slipper bath with mixer/shower tap.


A long, quiet lane leads to the property which stands amid orchards and rolling countryside.  There is a separate detached house (approx. 12m x 7m)  to renovate which is built of stone, block and cob under a partially slated roof.  The house has a granite fireplace and electricity and would probably have been a single room built over a basement with an attic over. There is part of a wooden spiral staircase to the attic built in to the wall. There is a lean-to woodshed to the rear.  Small wood shed with a tiled roof.  Ruined house with one wall standing.  Orchards.  Well.

Mains water and electricity.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in about 1994. Heating is provided by the woodburner and electric convector heaters.


Taxes Foncières : 95€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 92,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fees – 7,800€

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 – 00516

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