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Superb detached family house with paddocks and fantastic stabling in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001014


  • Habitable Space: 150m²
  • Land Area: 15,000m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Broadband
  • Equestrian facilities
  • Gite (or potential)
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace

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Superb detached family house with paddocks and fantastic stabling in Normandy.  The house was reconstructed after the war and is now presented in immaculate condition by the present owners.  Potential to create gîtes or B&B or as a family home.

The property is situated in a quiet rural position, 5 minutes drive from the village of Tribehou and only 5 km away from the town of Carentan which has all facilities including the Port de Plaisance with moorings available (one of the cheapest facilties in France).   It is approximately 57 km from Cherbourg, 40 km from the American World War 2 Cemetery and Bayeux Cathedral is 49 km away.  It is in the heart of the Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin Regional Nature Park.  Mainline trains are available from Carentan Train Station to Paris.  It is easily accessible from the N13 motorway.  The house is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France at 27 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital, 295 km from Paris and 429 km from the port at Calais).  There is a weekly market all day on Mondays.


On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  4.17 x 1.49m  Arched partly glazed door to front elevation.  Convector heater.  Tiled floor.  Small paned double doors to:

Inner Hall  3.20 x 1.90m  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor.

Lounge  4.38 x 4.06m  2 windows to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Corner fireplace with wood-burner.  Convector heater.  Small paned double doors to entrance hall.

Dining Room  4.51 x 4.08m  Small pane double doors from entrance hall.  Window to front elevation.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Tiled floor.  Telephone socket.  Convector heater.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  4.21 x 2.89m  Window to front and window and door to side (and terrace) elevations.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units including end display units.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space for range style cooker with extractor hood over.  Breakfast bar.  Electric radiator.  Wine racks.  Inset spotlights.

Utility Room  3.12 x 2.75m  Tiled floor.  Base and wall units.  Worktop.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.

Study/Bedroom 1  4.07 x 3.13m  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Convector heater.

Shower Room  4.07 x 1.53m  Corner shower with jets.  Heated towel rail.  Tiled floor.  Twin vanity unit.  Tiled floor and walls.  WC.  Window to rear elevation.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Window to rear elevation.  Stairs to insulated and boarded loft space.

Bedroom 2  4.54 x 4.34m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring. Convector heater

Master Bedroom  4.29 x 4.29m  Window to front elevation.  Convector heater.  Wood flooring.  Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom  3.27 x 1.61m  Spa bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and screen.  Tiled floor and walls.  Vanity unit.  WC.  Heated towel rail.  Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 4  4.35 x 3.40m  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Electric radiator.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Corner shower with jets.  Vanity unit.  WC.  Tiled floor and walls.

Bedroom 5  4.20 x 3.39m  Window to rear elevation.  Electric radiator.  Wood flooring.


Double metal gates give access to a gravel drive, turning circle and parking area.

Attached to Main House  is a Store Room  3.16 x 2.91m  Double wooden doors and window.  Electrics.

Terrace.  The garden is laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.

Detached Barn  7.81 x 5.63m  Constructed of block under a slate roof.  Divided into a hay store and 2 internal stables with doors opening to field to use as field shelters.  Tack room.  Power and water connected.  Loft storage over. Double glazed windows. The stable doors open onto an enclosed concrete hard-standing area and access to the paddocks beyond.

Attached Workshop 4.94 x 3.12m  Window and door.  Concrete floor.  Power and light.

Attached Store Room  3.73 x 3.54m.   Car port.

The paddocks are partly fenced with  post and rail fencing.

Separate Detached Barn  7.27 x 6.35m  Constructed of block with synthetic slate roof.  Power and light.  Divided into open fronted cattle shed and:

Separate section  8.03 x 6.35m with timber doors and cider press.

Attached Barn used as garden store.

Kennels/Duck house/rabbit house.

Attached open fronted barn.


Mains water, drainage, telephone and electricity are connected.  Electric heating and 2 woodburners. Broadband internet connection.


Taxes Foncières : 651€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : …….€per annum

Asking price : 283,000€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee 20,200€

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 – 001014

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