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Spacious barn conversion with over an acre of garden



Property reference: SIF - 00907


  • Habitable Space: 200m²
  • Land Area: 5,100m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Spacious detached barn conversion offers light and airy accommodation with over an acre of garden and far-reaching views over the valley to the front.  Doors from the kitchen/dining room and living room open on to a large wooden decking area which is perfect to enjoy the outlook.

The property benefits from an attractive garden with a pond, a car port/workshop and log store.  There is also off road parking.  The property has electric heating throughout and is double glazed.  One of the most striking features is a large (24m²) entrance hall with huge window and glazed doors and stairs on either side leading to a galleried landing.

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet about 3 km from the small town of Barenton with a local supermarket, bakeries, pharmacy, hairdresser, English grocer, post office, tabac and cafés. Further shopping can be found at Mortain and Domfront (10km) and St Hilaire du Harcouet (15 km). The ferry port of Caen Ouistreham  is about  1 hour 15 minutes away, served by Britanny Ferries from Portsmouth. St Malo with its ferry port is 1 1/2 hours away and Cherbourg is 2 hours. Calais and the Euro Tunnel are approximately a 5 hour drive.  Airports within 2 hrs are Rennes, Deauville (Ryanair from Stansted), Dinard (Ryanair flights from Bristol, Birmingham, London Stansted and East Midlands) and Cherbourg (Flybe from Southampton).


On the ground floor –

Entrance hall : 4.08m x 5.92m – Stairs on either side leading to the galleried landing.  Large glazed doors and windows to the rear elevation. Tiled floor.

Utility room : 2.33m x 2.77m – with plumbing for washing machine.

Cloakroom : 1.84m x 1.13m – Toilet and small hand basin.

Living room : 4.84m x 8.08m – Large double aspect living room with fitted woodburner.  Window to rear elevation.  Glazed door to outside decking area on front elevation.  Tiled floor.

Kitchen/dining room : 6.30m x 8.01m – Large kitchen fitted with numerous built-in base cupboards with worktops over and sink unit.  Window to rear elevation and glazed door to outside decking on front elevation.

On the first floor –

Landing : Galleried landing approached via two sets of stairs.  Built in cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Master bedroom : 8.05m x 4.91m – Huge bedroom with high ceiling.  Triple aspect. Door to :

Bathroom en-suite : With bath, shower unit, toilet and built-in vanity unit.

Family bathroom : 2.48m x 3.10m – Large jacuzzi corner bath, built-in vanity unit with two basins, toilet.

Bedroom 2 : 4.29m x 5.21m – Window to the front elevation.

Bedroom 3 : 4.10m x 3.63m – Window to the rear elevation.


Attached to the property there is a car port/workshop and log store.  The garden is mainly laid to lawn with some shrubs.  There is a small pond and duck/chicken shed.  Large decking area.  Stone table and benches. In total the garden extends to a little over 1 1/4 acres.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.  Broadband internet connection.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.


Taxes Foncières – 960€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation –

Asking price – 86,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fees 7,500€

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.

SIF – 00907

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