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Substantial detached house to finish renovating on the edge of a village



Property reference: SIF - 00725


  • Habitable Space: 90m²
  • Land Area: 1,710m²
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Broadband
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Substantial detached house to finish renovating on the edge of a village.

The property is built of stone under a slate roof and offers potential to further improve and extend the accommodation if required, whilst living very comfortably in the part that has been finished.  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate its full potential.

The house is situated in Southern Normandy, half way between the lively medieval market town of Villedieu les Poêles, famous for its copper production and the historic town of Vire, renowned for its culinary delights.  The nearest airport is Dinard – 1 hour away.  The nearest ferry is at Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and the channel tunnel is at Calais which is about 4 hours away.  The nearest  village is within an easy level walking distance with 2 bars/bistro, bakery and small store for essentials and Saint Pois is slightly further away.

The closest town, being some 10 minute drive away, is Brécey.  Here you will find the local supermarket – Super U which also offers Petrol/Diesel facilities 24 hours a day. The town also has other shops, bars and restaurants including a pizzeria, bakeries & banks schools and doctors’ surgery.  It is 50 km from mystical Mont St Michel and its bay and 40 km from Granville, with boats to the Channel islands. The house is also within easy reach of the D-day landing beaches.  The forest of Saint Sever is within a 10 minute drive.


On the ground floor – 

Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen  5.88 x 5.67m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  2 windows to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  2 radiators.  Exposed beams.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.  2 window seats.  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit and wine rack.  Central island.  Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops and tiled splashbacks.  Range style cooker with extractor over.  Cupboard housing electrics and hot water cylinder.

Inner Lobby  Tiled floor.  Recess for upright fridge/freezer.  Door to

Entrance Hall (to finish)  3.91 x 3.15m  Door to front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.

Utility Room  (to finish)  4.00 x 1.52m  Plumbing for washing machine.

Lounge (to finish) 5.81 x 3.59m (max)    Door to front and window to rear elevations.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Stairs to second floor.

Master Bedroom  3.95 x 2.79m  Wood flooring.  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.   Built-in wardrobes to one wall.  Door to

En Suite Shower Room  2.49 x 1.56m  Large walk-in shower.  WC.  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

Bedroom 2  3.95 x 2.76m  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Built-in wardrobes to one wall.

Study/Bedroom 3  2.14 x 1.82m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.

Bathroom  2.50 x 1.71m  Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen.  Extractor fan.  Heated towel rail.  WC.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

Bedroom 4  5.81 x 3.17m  (to finish)  Window to front and rear elevations.

On the Second Floor –

Conversion ready to finish.  New floor.  2 Velux windows to rear and 4 Velux windows to front elevations.


Partly walled garden to the rear of the property laid to lawn with mature shrubs and well.  In the rear garden there are the walls of old stone building (no roof) and the remainder is laid to lawn.  Attached to the house is a stone built Garage 6.92 x 4.26m  Large sliding metal door to front elevation allowing access for a Camping Car.  Boiler and oil storage tank.  Workshop area with loft storage over.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to a septic tank. Oil fired central heating.  Broadband internet connection.  Double glazed windows (except 1) with wooden shutters.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owners do not have the last 3 years’ energy bills.


Taxes Foncières : € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  118,500€ including Agency fees of 8,500. Notaire’s fee – 9,500€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 00725

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