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Renovation project for sale with an acre in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001287


  • Habitable Space: 88m²
  • Land Area: 4,463m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Views

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Renovation project for sale in Normandy.  The property is on the outskirts of a sleepy village with  bar/restaurant, lake and playground all within easy walking distance.  Formerly 2 cottages separated by a barn the property has several outbuildings and over 1 1/4 acres and is ready for renovation.

The property has formerly had outline planning consent to convert the main house, barn and second house into one dwelling and the largest of the barns into a gîte.  It now benefits from a new private access, connection to mains drainage and a cleared site. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the potential of this property.

The property is situated on the Manche/Calvados border and is only 1 hour away from the ferry port at Caen Ouistreham and 3 hours from Paris. Calais is about 4 hours away.  The closest airport  is Dinard Airport (79 km), slightly further afield are Rennes Airport (101 km), Deauville Airport (105 km), or St. Brieuc Airport (134 km).  The D-Day landing beaches, Granville, Mont Saint Michel and the Brittany coast are all less than an hour’s drive away, with the D-Day Landing Beaches 56 km distant.   The UNESCO heritage site of the Mont Saint Michel is about 40 minutes drive. The nearest main town is Villedieu-les-Poêles about 10 minutes drive away and Vire is approximately 15 minutes distant.  The property is also well placed to pick up the A84 motorway at Pont-Farcy or Villedieu-les-Poêles.


On the ground floor – 

Living room : 5.34m x 4.86m – Door and window to the front elevation (south east).  Fireplace.  Concrete floor.  Telephone socket.  Door to –

Room : 3.83m x 2.04m – Window to the rear elevation with cupboard under.  Stairs to the first floor with understairs cupboard.  Telephone socket.

On the first floor –

Landing : Window to the rear elevation on the stairs.  Electric meter.

Bedroom 1 : 4.96m x 4.36m – 2 windows to the front elevation.  Fireplace.  Built in original wall cupboard.

Bedroom 2 : 4.6m x 2.58m – 2 windows to the rear elevation.  Stairs to second floor.

On the second floor –

Bedroom 3 : 4.89m x 4.36m – Window to the rear elevation and velux to the front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.


On the ground floor –

Room : 6.05m x 4.71m – Door and window to the front elevation.  Window to north elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Fireplace.

On the first floor –

Room : Window to the front elevation.


A metal gate leads to a private drive with post and rail fencing.  The land is arranged as paddocks with an orchard and vegetable garden.  Between the 2 houses is a barn and loft over (7.44m x 6.43m) with 2 doors to the front and rear elevations.  To the north elevation of the second house is a lean to car port/tractor shed (7.72m x 5.16m).  Outside toilet.  Old stone and cob bakery with fireplace.  Small barn/stable built of cob on a stone base.  Large detached stone barn (8.17m x 5.51m) and attached garage (6m x 3.52m).  Well.

Mains drainage, water, electricity and telephone.   Broadband internet connection is available.


Taxes Foncières : 283€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 185€ per annum

Asking price : 60,000€ including Agency fees of 5,000€.  Notaire’s fees – 5,700€

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 – 001287

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