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Successfully run bar and restaurant with bed and breakfast rooms and separate apartment



Property reference: SIF - 001862


  • Habitable Space: 312m²
  • Land Area: 510m²
  • Bedrooms: 7
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Gite (or potential)

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Successfully run bar and restaurant with bed and breakfast rooms and separate apartment

This property is a ready made business for someone wishing to take over.  It is being sold with a Category IV License to serve food and alcohol.  There is potential for 65 covers inside (including the Function Room) and 35 outside.  There are four letting rooms at the moment including a Family Room, and an apartment which could be let or used for Owners’ accommodation.  There is room to create further letting rooms on the second floor, which is currently used for storage.  Further revenue could be generated by increasing the opening times of the restaurant which is currently 4 lunchtimes and 2 evenings.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated a few minutes drive from the town of Mortain where you will find shops, schools, doctors’ surgeries, supermarkets, etc. and local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Brittany available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 5 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock and on a Saturday in Mortain. 20 mins to Bowling, sports centers and the 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever. Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes. The nearest  Ferry Port is at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.

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On the Ground Floor –

RESTAURANT 13.45 X 4.73M   4 windows and 2 doors to front elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Woodburner.  Part wood panelled walls.  Solid wood bar.  Storage recesses for glasses. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Space for under-counter fridges.

Kitchen   7.09 x 3.48m   Tiled floor.  Sliding glazed door and window to front elevation.  Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Door to:

Back Kitchen   6.25 x 1.58m   Tiled floor.  Sink unit with mixer tap.

Cloakroom   WC.  Urinal.  Hand basin.

Entrance Lobby   2.93 x 1.70m   Partly glazed door and walls to front elevation.  Tiled floor.

Function Room   6.84 x 4.61m   Partly glazed door to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Part wood panelled walls.  2 convertor heaters.

Entrance Lobby giving access to Bed & Breakfast rooms.

Store Room   5.29 x 3.82m   Partly glazed door and side panel to front elevation.  Door to garden.

On the first Floor –

Landing Laminate flooring.  Electric radiator.  2 built-in cupboards.  Door to stairs to second floor.  Door to apartments.

Letting Room 1 (family room) –

Bedroom 1   3.81 x 2.73m   Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Window to north elevation.  Door to:

Bedroom 2   2.55 x 2.50m   Laminate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Convector heater.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room   2.50 x 2.21m (max)  Large shower.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Window to front elevation.  Heated towel rail.

Letting Room 2   3.69 x 2.72m   Window to front elevation.  Electric radiator.  Laminate flooring.  Sliding door to:

En-Suite Shower Room   1.70 x 1.04m   Large shower.  Hand basin.  WC.  Fully tiled.

Letting Room 3    3.65 x 2.87m   Window to front elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Sliding door to:

En-Suite Shower Room   1.75 x 1.04m   Large shower.  Hand basin.  WC.  Fully tiled.

Letting Room 4  (can be used in conjunction with apartment)   3.91 x 2.70m   Laminate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Sliding door to:

En-Suite Shower Room   1.70 x 1.37m   Fully tiled.  Shower.  Hand basin.  WC.


Landing   Window to rear elevation.  Electric radiator.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 1   3.59 x 2.65m Window to front elevation.  Electric radiator.  WC.

“Jack & Jill” Bathroom   2.13 x 1.95m   Fully tiled.  Vanity unit.  Heated towel rail.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.  Extractor.

Bedroom 2   3.55 x 3.01m   Window to front elevation.  Electric radiator.  WC.

Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen   4.71 x 3.66m   Window to front and rear elevations.  Electric radiator  Range of matching base and wall units. Stainless Steel sink with mixer tap.  Built-in oven and 3-ring electric hob with extractor over.  Space for under-counter fridge.  Worktops and tiled splashback.  Breakfast bar.

On the Second Floor :

Landing Window to the front elevation. 2 velux windows to the rear elevation. Sloping ceiling.  Radiator.

Room 1 3.64 x 2.80m Velux windows to the front and rear elevations.  Radiator.  Plumbing for washing machine.  Opening to –

Room 2 3.23 x 2.04m – Velux window to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Shower.  Sloping ceilings.  Door to –

Attic 3.59 x 2.8m Sloping ceilings. Velux to the front and rear elevations.

Bedroom  3.21 x 2.48m Sloping ceiling.  Velux to the front elevation.  Raditor.  Sliding door to –

Ensuite Shower Room 2.48 x 0.97m Tiled floor and walls.  Toilet.  Hand basin.  Shower.  Vent.

Bedroom 3.20 x 2.48m  Sloping ceiling.  Velux to the front elevation.  Raditor.  Sliding door to –

Ensuite Shower Room 2.48 x 0.94m Tiled floor and walls.  Toilet.  Hand basin.  Shower.  Vent.

Bedroom 3.16 x 2.75m Velux to the front elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.  Sliding door to –

Ensuite Bathroom 2.18 x 1.14m Velux to the rear elevation.  Fully tiled.  Hand basin.  Toiliet. Bath with mixer tap.


Double metal gates to the side of the property lead to a gravel and part-walled garden.

Garage   6.02 x 4.03m   (used as log store)   Wooden doors to front elevation.  Power and light.

Awning covered seating area to the front of the property.


Mains water and drainage. Electricity and telephone are connected. Fibre optic broadband available. Heating is provided by individual electric convector heaters and there is also a wood burner in the restaurant . Two electric hot water cylinders provide hot water. There is an Antagaz contract to provide gas for cooking. Double glazed windows.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 2700€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum ( means tested )

Asking price : 320,000€ including Agency fees of 20,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 22,600€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling between € and € per year
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries)

Information on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website: (Date of establishment State of Risks and Pollution (ERP): 30/01/2023 )

SIF – 001862

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