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Superb Farmhouse with 21 acres, barn and lake in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 001392


  • Habitable Space: 200m²
  • Land Area: 86,509m²
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Broadband
  • Garage
  • Lake/Stream
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings
  • Patio/Terrace
  • Pond/Water feature
  • Views

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Superb Farmhouse with 21 acres, barn and lake in Normandy

This attractive Farmhouse was renovated by the present owners in 2005 and benefits from double glazed tilt and turn windows with electric pvc roller shutters, a centralised mechanical ventilation system, oil fired central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators on the first floor and versatile accommodation including a master bedroom suite on the first floor and three ground floor bedrooms.  The house has no close neighbours and although is a convenient driving distance from nearby Mortain it is completely out in the country, and looks out over its own land and lake.  The large barn would lend itself to a variety of uses, including the possibility of creating internal stabling for horses.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The house is conveniently situated just outside the pretty town of Mortain with its Abbey, waterfalls, 11th century Chapel and panoramic view of Mont St. Michel (about 3.5 km).  This delightful town also offers a selection of Bars and Restaurants to suit all tastes and a wide range of shops together with a large supermarket. The medieval town of Domfront, with is narrow streets and ruined castle, also offers the same facilities within a 20 minute drive.  Also St. Hilaire du Harcouet is only 12kms with a big weekly market.  The UNESCO heritage site at Mont St Michel is 46 km away.  The Voie Verte which forms part of the Paris to Mont St Michel cycleway and provides links into a further network of routes throughout Manche, into Calvados and Bretagne is 1.5 km from the property. Located at the southern tip of Manche the property is served by the ports of Caen Ouistreham ( 1 hr 15 min.), Cherbourg (2 hr 15 min.), Le Havre (2 hrs) and Calais (5 hrs). The closest airports are at Rennes (apprx.1hr 15 min.) and Dinard (1 hr 15 min.).


On the ground floor –

Covered Porch

Entrance Hall Partly glazed door to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Telephone socket. Built-in cupboard with hanging space.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.89 x 5.40m 2 windows and partly glazed “stable” door to south elevation. Tiled floor. range of matching base and wall units including display unit. Corner sink with mixer tap. Display shelves and wine rack. Built-in oven and microwave. Induction hob with extractor hood over. Worktops and splash-backs incorporating built-in bin. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.

Lounge/Dining Room 8.18 x 5.40m Sliding patio doors and 2 windows and Velux window to south elevation. Laminate flooring. Wood-burner. Exposed beams and “A” frame. Stairs to galleried landing.

Inner Hall Laminate flooring. Door to boiler room.

Cloakroom Laminate flooring. WC. Hand basin. Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 1 4.47 x 3.54m Window to rear elevation.

Bathroom 3.53 x 2.88m Twin vanity unit with mirror, light and cupboards over. Window to rear elevation. Heated towel rail. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Extractor. Electric wall heater.

Bedroom 2 2.73 x 2.25m Window to south elevation.

Bedroom 3 4.45 x 3.25m Window to south elevation.

On the First Floor – (via stairs from Lounge/Dining Room)

Mezzanine 4.72 x 3.40m Exposed beams. Velux window to south elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 4 3.40 x 2.88m Velux window to front elevation. Radiator. Sloping ceiling. Built-in cupboards.

On the First Floor –  (via stairs from kitchen)

Landing Built-in wardrobes. Hatch to loft. Exposed beam.

Bedroom 5 4.60 x 3.20m Window to south elevation. Exposed beam. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe.

Shower Room 2.73 x 1.98m Heated towel rail. WC. Corner shower. Vanity unit. Recess for shelving. Extractor.


Attached to the house is a timber workshop 6.85 x 4.80m Door and window to south elevation. Concrete floor. Power and light.  And a Boiler Room 4.63 x 4.16m Partly glazed pedestrian door to south elevation. Concrete floor. Boiler. Oil storage tank. Sink unit. Electrics.

A long drive leads to gravel parking and turning circle and an Open fronted 2 car Car Port 5.02 x 4.88 x 3.54m

The garden is fully enclosed with post and rail fencing. Mature trees and shrubs. Patio area.  Tree House with terrace.  Poly Tunnel. Apple orchard.  Well.

Large Detached Barn 19.00 x 12.00m Constructed of stone, block and timber under a corrugated iron roof (bac acier). Water and electric.  Attached Open Side Tractor Barn 19.00 x 4.78m

Duck Pond. Approximately 3,500m2 source-fed Lake believed to be about 3.5m deep. Island. 2 pontoons.

The remaining land is divided into paddocks which has been fenced for sheep.  There is just under 12 acres of paddocks which are immediately accessible from the Farmhouse.  The remaining land is a short distance away.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.    Oil fired central heating.  Broadband internet connection.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.


Taxes Foncières : 661€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 350,000€ including Agency fees of 20,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fees of 24,700€

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 – 001392

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