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Superb detached house with basement and lift and magnificent views



Property reference: SIF - 001368


  • Habitable Space: 150m²
  • Land Area: 4,600m²
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Balcony
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Views

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Superb detached house with basement and lift and magnificent views over the Normandy countryside

This quality individual detached house was built in about 1980.  The main living space is on the ground floor where there are two bedrooms and a bathroom in addition to the rest of the light and airy living space.  The property is suitable for a wheelchair user or for a person with mobility issues as there is a lift to access the living accommodation from the basement.  On the first floor of the house there is a mezzanine seating area and two enormous loft spaces.  They already have windows and are boarded.  It would be easy to create another 70m2 of bedrooms or other living space.  There are far-reaching views of 180° over surrounding countryside. The garden is to be delimited but extends to approximately 4,600m2 all around the property.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The house is conveniently situated 1.5km from  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 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock.  20 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever.   Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 45 minutes.  The closest airports to the property are at Rennes (81 km),  Dinard  (83 km) and  Deauville (118 km). The  UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel is 41 km away. Ferry Ports are at Caen (50 miles),  St Malo is 1 1/2 hours away and Cherbourg is 2 hours.  Calais and the Euro Tunnel are approximately a 5 hour drive and the nearest train station is at Vire (15 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  6.65 x 4.20m  Glazed door and side panel and window to front elevation.  Radiator  Stairs to first floor.  Door to stairs to basement.  Exposed brick wall.  Glazed door and side panel to rear elevation.

Cloakroom  2 obscure glazed windows to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Hand basin.  Radiator.  Extractor.

Vestibule Tiled floor. Built-in cupboards.

Lounge/Dining Room  8.47 x 4.50m  2 large sliding patio doors to front and window to west elevations.  2 radiators.  Wood-burner.  Tiled floor.

Study  3.77 (max) x 3.22  Window to west and north elevations.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Lift down to basement.

Kitchen  4.15 x 3.63m  Range of matching base and wall units including glass fronted display and open display shelves.  Tiled floor.  Built-in dishwasher and oven.  Built-in fridge.  4 ring hob (2  and 2 electric) with extractor over.  Tiled worktops and splashbacks.  Window and glazed door to rear terrace.  Radiator.  Sink with mixer tap.  Fireplace with inset wood-burner. Extractor.

Bedroom 1  3.73 x 3.68m  Sliding patio doors to south elevation. Radiator.  Window to east elevation.

Bedroom 2 4.53 x 3.36m  Window to east elevation.  Radiator. Built-in wardrobes.

Wet Room  Large walk-in shower. Tiled floor and walls.  2 obscure glazed windows to rear elevation.  Twin vanity units.  Radiator.  Bidet.  Built-in cupboard.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine  6.03 x 3.73m  Velux window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Galleried landing.

Loft/Games Room 8.81 x 5.50m  Sliding patio doors to south and west elevations and balcony.  Sloping ceiling.

Loft  5.50 x 4.61m Sliding patio doors to east and balcony and Velux window to front elevations.

In the Basement –

Wine Store.

Oil storage tank.  Storage area.

Tandem Garage with PVC sliding door to west elevation.

Utility Room   Double ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Lift to the ground floor.  Boiler.


Double wrought iron gates lead to tarmac drive, parking and turning area and to the garage in the basement.

Separate Detached Garage  5.15 x 5.04m  Constructed of block and stone.  Concrete floor.  Open front used as wood store.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees  and shrubs.  Large stone patio to the south elevation of the house and small patio to the rear.


Mains telephone, water and electricity. Oil fired central heating.  Drainage is to a septic tank.


Taxes Foncières :  1,550€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price  : 250,000€ including Agency fees of 15,000€.  Notaire’s fees – 18,100€

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.

Ref : SIF – 001368

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