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Spacious family house with potential apartment, large garden and swimming pool



Property reference: SIF - 001339


  • Habitable Space: 178m²
  • Land Area: 4,740m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Swimming Pool

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Spacious family house with potential apartment, large garden and swimming pool

The main house has spacious accommodation with the main living room opening on to a terraced area and in-ground swimming pool, there is also a ground floor bedroom and bathroom and spacious kitchen/breakfast room.  On the first floor above the main living room is an area which was intended as a self-contained apartment.  This can be accessed via the main house or via external stairs.  It will require planning to create the openings for the velux windows, alternatively it would make a superb master bedroom suite.  Viewing is highly recommended.

It is situated on the outskirts of the town of Brécey, within walking distance, which has all amenities including restaurants, schools, doctor, dentist, supermarket, vet, etc. 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.  Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members.  Sports center with pool and slides, Go Karting, an 18 hole golf course, the forest of Saint-Sever-Calvados and board park less than 25 minutes.  The property is 28 km from the UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel and 35 km from the beaches at Granville.    The nearest Airports are at Dinard  (65.5km) and Rennes (82.4km).  The  Ferry Ports at Saint Malo and  Caen Ouistreham are about an hour’s drive. The nearest train station is at Villedieu-les-Poêles (15 minutes drive) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –


Open Plan Kitchen/Breakfast Room  7.59 x 4.53m  Tiled floor.  3 windows to south, partly glazed door to east and door to west elevations.  Range of matching base units.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Radiator.  4 ring gas hob.  Built-in oven.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Stairs to first floor with 2 cupboards under – one housing hot water cylinder.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Door to garage.

Bathroom  2.73 x 1.88m  Window to front elevation.  Fully tiled.  Bidet.  WC.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Heated towel rail.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

Bedroom 1  3.45 x 2.84m  Laminate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Coving.

Lounge/Dining room  10.03 x 5.64m   3 sets of glazed double doors to north and 3 sets of glazed double doors to south elevations. Tiled floor.  Fireplace with inset wood-burner and vents.  Coving.  Ceiling roses.  Convector heater.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Tiled floor.  Double door to self-contained apartment.

Bedroom 2  4.77 x 4.57m (max)  Glazed double doors to south and on to roof terrace.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Built-in mirror fronted wardrobes.  Arch to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Laminate flooring.  Vent.  Corner shower with seat.  Pedestal basin.

Cloakroom  Laminate flooring.  WC.  Built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 3  4.36 x 3.22m  Partly glazed doors to roof terrace (over garage).  Radiator.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobes with glass doors.  Arch to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Pedestal basin.  Tiled shower.


External stairs to seating area.  Door to:

Lounge/Dining Room  7.40 x 2.89m  2 Velux windows to south elevation.  Wood flooring.  Built-in cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1  4.45 x 1.93m  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Velux window to north elevation.  Corner shower with seat.  WC.  Vanity basin.

Kitchen  2.22 x 1.94m  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  Recess for microwave.  Base units with worktop and tiled splash-back.  Sink with mixer tap.  Velux window to north elevation.

Bedroom 2  2.90 x 2.34m  Wood flooring.  Velux window to south elevation.

En-Suite Bathroom  1.93 x 1.39m  Bath with mixer tap and tiled surround.  Wood flooring.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Heated towel rail.


Double wrought iron gates lead to gravel drive, mature trees, giving access to

Attached Garage  5.59 x 4.73m  Metal up and over door.  Paving slabs on floor.  Power and light.  Electrics.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

The garden is laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.  Covered swimming pool.  Outside lights.  Corrugated iron field shelter.  Small paddock.


Mains drainage, water, telephone and electricity are connected.   Broadband internet connection.  Electric heating.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 1,500€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 177,000€ including Agency fees of 12,000€.  Notaire’s fee – 13,300€

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 – 001339

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