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Village house with large garden in Normandy



Property reference: SIF - 00829


  • Habitable Space: 75m²
  • Land Area: 984m²
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Off-road parking space
  • Outbuildings

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Three-storey village house with large garden in Normandy. Walking distance of local shops.  Ideal holiday home.

The property has been completely renovated by the present owners with new kitchen, bathrooms, wiring, double glazing, etc.  It is well presented and is cosy and welcoming with character features and a large garden.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the Orne department (Normandy region) in the north of France and is close to the borders with Manche and Calvados.  It is within a short level walk of a bakery, shop and bar/restaurant with more facilities at Passais-la-Conception, Domfront and Gorron.  The village is about 2 hours 15 minutes by train to Paris and 4 1/2 hours’s drive from the port at Calais or about 1 hour 30 minutes to the port at Caen Ouistreham.   The coast at Carolles is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is about 1 1/2 hours drive to the west.


On the ground floor –

Lounge/Dining Room  5.74 x 4.32m  Glazed door and window to front elevation.  Exposed stone wall and open fireplace.  Ceiling rose.   Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Stairs to first floor.  Window and partly glazed door to rear garden.

Kitchen  3.81 x 2.94m  Window to front elevation.  Fitted kitchen with matching base and wall units.   Electric oven.  4 ring gas hob with extractor over.  Tiled floor.  Tiled splashbacks.  Double ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for fridge/freezer.  Radiator.

Bathroom  2.78 x 2.73m  Window to front elevation.  WC.  Tiled floor.  Heated towel rail.  Pedestal basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen.  Extractor.  Unset spotlights.  Tiled floor.  Tiled walls.  Electrics.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1  3.76 x 3.62m  Window to front elevation .  Convector heater.  Wood flooring.

Bedroom 2  2.77 x 1.98m  Window to rear elevation.  Convector heater.  Wood flooring.

On the Second Floor –

Bedroom 3  3.89 x 3.00m  Wood flooring.  Exposed “A” frame.  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceilings.  Inset spotlights.  Convector heater.

En-Suite Shower Room  Wood flooring.  WC.  Vent.  Pedestal basin.  Shower.  Spotlights.  Sloping cveiling.


Enclosed garden laid to lawn with apple, pear and cherry trees.   Lean-to wooden garage/workshop with corrugated iron roof (27m²).  Attached to the house is a stone workshop/wood store, under slate roof.


Mains water, drainage, telephone and electricity available.  PVC double glazed windows with roller shutters.  Electric heating.

Under new French legislation effective from 1st April 2013 this property is unrated in it’s Energetic Performance Test because the Vendors do not have the last 3 years heating bills.


Taxes Foncières : 398€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 54,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fees – 5,400€

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 – 00829

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