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Property reference: SIF - 00242


  • Habitable Space: 118m²
  • Land Area: 4,617m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Detached house built over a basement with a separate barn (ideal for conversion) currently used as stabling.

This detached house was built in the 1950’s over a stone basement and has recently been modernised to include a new kitchen and double glazing to most windows.  The accommodation is light and airy with large windows offering far-reaching views over surrounding countryside.

The house is in Calvados in the Normandy region of France. The closest airports are at Deauville (82 km),  Dinard Airport (102 km) and Rennes(121 km).  Nearby  tourist attractions  include the Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux) (34 km), the Memorial de Caen (42 km) and the  D-Day Landing Beaches (43 km).    The nearest major cities are Torigni-sur-Vire (16 km) and Vire (16 km), Saint Lô (25 km), Bayeux (50 km) and Caen (39 km).      The ferry ports of Caen Ouistreham (53 km) and Cherbourg (96 kms) are easily accessible from the A84 Caen to Rennes motorway which is about 5 minutes drive away.


Exterior steps to front door on east elevation leading to –

Entrance hall : 4.17m x 2.35m – Window to the rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.  Radiator.  Stairs to basement.

Shower room : 2.27m x 1.39m – Window to the rear elevation.  Corner shower unit with jets.  Vanity unit.  Toilet.  Radiator.

Lounge : 4.02m x 3.80m – Double aspect with windows to the east and south elevations.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Coved ceiling.  Fireplace with insert woodburner.  Door to the front elevation.  Open plan to –

Dining room : 4.91m x 2.88m – Double aspect with windows to the west and south elevations.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Recess with built-in shelving. Door to front elevation.  Coved ceiling.

Kitchen : 4.89m x 2.88m – Double aspect with 1/2 glazed door to the front elevation and 2 windows to the west elevation.  Tiled floor. Solid fuel cooker with oven and hob.  Built-in fridge.  Range of white base units with granite tiled worktops and splashbacks.  Inset single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Space for a freestanding cooker.  Spotlights.

Utility room : 2.52m x 2.18m – Window to the rear elevation.  White base and wall units with 1 1/4 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Worksurface.  Tall larder cupboard.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Radiator.

On the first floor –


Cloakroom : White toilet.  Extractor fan. Hand basin with tiled splashback.

Bedroom 1 : 2.88m x 2.48m – Window to the rear elevation.  Built in wardrobe.  Radiator.

Bedroom 2 : 5.10m x 4.06m – 2 windows to the front elevation.  Wooden floor.  Radiator.

Bedroom 3 :

Bathroom : 3.11m x 3.56m -Window to the rear elevation.   Built in storage units.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Vanity unit with mirror and lights over.  1/2 tiled walls.  Tath with jets and shower over.  Door to –

Second floor

Loft space which is boarded and insulated with an exposed A frame and rooflights to the east and west elevations.

In the basement –

Utility area with double wooden doors to the rear elevation. Hot water cylinder.  Boiler.  Oil storage tank.  Electric fuseboxes.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Integral garage with double wooden doors to rear elevation. Power and light.


The property is approached from the rear and has gravel parking and turning space which leads to the integral garage in the basement and the utility area.  Steps lead up to the side of the house to the front door and from the basement. To the front of the house is an enclosed, tiled patio with outside lighting, positioned to enjoy the view.  The land surrounds the property on 3 sides and is mainly divided into 3 paddocks.  There is also a garden which is laid to lawn with a vegetable plot, polytunnel and orchard.  The paddocks are secured by sheep fencing and electric fencing.  There is a separate access to the large detached stone barn which is divided into 5 stables and a tack room and chicken shed.  There is an open fronted tractor shed/field shelter.  (The barn would make a beautiful conversion project, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions).


Mains water and electricity.  Telephone line to the property but not currently in use.  Septic tank.  Oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx. 450€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 166,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fees – 11,500

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.

Ref : SIF – 00242

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