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Fortified Château with gatehouse, outbuildings and nearly 7 acres

The property is one of an exclusive courtyard development of 5 properties. Some parts of this stunning property are believed to date back 1,000 years, with a large part re-built in the 16th and 17th centuries. It was surrounded by a moat and accessed by a bridge over the moat – you can still see the grooves of the drawbridge and a pedestrian gate entrance with the gatehouse above. The moat was probably filled in in the 1950’s and the only remaining section is now a pond.  It has been lovingly and sympathetically renovated by the present owners over the 12 years to offer superb modern living amenities with character features.  The bedrooms have been renovated to offer stylish en-suite facilities for each room.  The property has massive potential to create further living accommodation and be run as a luxury B&B or a fabulous family home.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a quiet  position within walking distance of the village and close to Périers (5.5km) and Saint-Lô (25km) .  It has easy access to Bayeux and the D-Day Landing Beaches.   The UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel, a must see for anyone visiting Normandy and is just a short distance along the coast (about 85km).  Within a short distance is a 9 hole golf course.  It is almost equidistant from the ferry ports at Cherbourg and Caen Ouistreham.  It is a 4 hour drive from Calais.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall  4.09 x 1.78m  Oak doors to front of property.  Slate flooring.  Exposed stone walls  Stairs to first floor.  Exposed beams.

Lounge  5.02 x 4.10m  Slate flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Ornate fireplace with wood-burner.  2 radiators.

Bedroom 1  3.48 x 3.42m  2 windows to south elevation.  Slate flooring.  Radiator.  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Built-in shelves.  Built-in cupboard.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  1.60 x 1.46m  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Corner “rain” shower.  Inset spotlights.  Slate and wood flooring.  Extractor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  6.49 (max) x 5.12m  Window to front and rear elevations.. Slate flooring.  Exposed beams.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Upright radiator.  Range of built-in base units with butler sink and mixer tap.  Display cupboard.  Space for range style cooker with tiled splashback and extractor hood over.

Inner Hall  Slate flooring.  Door to rear elevation.

Utility Area  Slate flooring.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Dining Room  6.39 x 5.07m  Glazed door and window to front and window to north elevations.  Exposed stone wall.  Slate flooring.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to first floor.

Cloakroom  Slate flooring.  WC.  Hand basin.

On the First Floor –

Landing  (via stairs from dining room) Window to front elevation with window seat.  Hatch to loft space.  Linen cupboard.

Bedroom 2  5.31 x 5.18m  (max)  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Access to spiral staircase to gate tower.  Wiring for electric radiator.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Large “rain” shower.

Bedroom 3  5.31 x 5.26m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Large walk-in shower.  Extractor fan.  Tiled floor and walls.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Inset spotlights.

2nd Landing  (via  stairs from entrance hall)  Exposed stone wall.  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 4  5.40 x 4.44m  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  Fireplace.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Door to:

Dressing Room  2.10 x 1.76m  Window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.

En-Suite Bathroom  Wood and tiled floor.  Window to front elevation.  Slipper bath with claw feet, mixer tap/shower fitment.  Twin pe4destal hand basins.  WC.  2 heated towel rails/radiators.  “Rain” shower.  Inset spotlights.  Exposed beams.  Extractor fan.

OUTSIDE :

Gravel parking area and courtyard.

2 storey barns  20.00 x 8.74m   With arched doors and vaulted arches used for storage.

Enclosure with gravel drive to open fronted car/caravan port.

Stable area with post and rail sand turnout area and concrete wash area with drain and tap.

2 internal stables with stairs to loft over:

Stable 1  3.68 x 3.58m

Stable 2  3.69 x 3.60m

Tack Room/Feed Store and log store.

Enclosed garden with well.  Orchard.  Old Bakery and cob stables/pig sties.

Part of original moat with decking seating area.  Gravel courtyard to the front of the house with flower and shrub borders.

2 storey barns  22.00 x 6.69m

2 level paddocks.

SERVICES :

Mains drainage, water, electricity and telephone are connected.   Oil fired central heating with 2 woodburners.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out on this property there is no Energy Rating because the owners do not have the Energy bills for the last 3 years

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : 1,884 € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 475,000€ including Agency fees of 25,000€. Notaire’s fees – 32,900€

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 – 001344


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Detached house with garden and outbuildings within walking distance of a bar/restaurant

This detached house enjoys over half an acre of level garden with 3 outbuildings.  It is on the edge of a village, and within walking distance of Juvigny-le-Têtre with a range of every day amenities.  It has  double glazed windows and 2 woodburners and cottage style living accommodation.  There is scope to re-organise the first floor living accommodation to make a larger second bedroom and another bedroom.  It would benefit from some TLC.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  a few kilometers from Sourdeval, the nearest town. Only a few minutes drive away, the town offers every amenity including two banks and supermarkets. Market day is held every Tuesday morning, as is the livestock market.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. A little further afield are the D-Day landing beaches, the Mont St Michel.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 15 minutes drive,  as is the Saint Sever forest.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Lounge 5.30 x 4.59m Partly glazed door to front, Window to rear and north elevations. Laminate flooring. 2 convector heaters. Exposed beams. Fireplace with wood-burner. Cupboard housing electrics. Central heating thermostat.

Dining Room 5.30 x 3.70m Brick fireplace with wood-burner. Tiled floor. Partly glazed door and window to front and window to rear elevations. Convector heater. Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams. Opening to:

Kitchen 5.30 x 3.24m Ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Window to front and rear elevations. Range of base units with solid wood worktop over. Exposed beams. Built-in cupboard. Space for free standing cooker and fridge/freezer. Door to:

Utility Room 5.30 x 2.06m Partly glazed door and window to front elevation. Fitted worktop with space and plumbing under for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Hot water cylinder. Convector heater. Part wood panelled walls. Sliding door to:

Cloakroom WC. Hand Basin. Fitted cupboards. Small window to rear elevation. Wood panelled walls.

On the First Floor –

Landing Access to loft. Ornamental fireplace.

Study Area 3.80 x 1.58m Fitted work surface. Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Convector heater.

Bedroom 1 4.96 x 3.66m Wood flooring. Convector heater. Window to front and north elevations. 2 small Velux windows.  Recess with hanging rail. Exposed beams.

Bathroom 3.05 x 1.23m Ceramic vanity unit with mixer tap, mirror and light over. Laminate flooring. Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. Corner shower. Velux window.

Bedroom 2 2.55 x 1.82m (max) Laminate flooring. Velux window. Fitted shelves. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 3 2.20 x 1.80m (max) Velux window. Laminate flooring. Fitted shelf and hanging rail. Exposed beam.

OUTSIDE :

Double metal gates give access to ample gravel parking and turning space for a number of cars, caravan, etc.

Timber and Corrugated iron Shed/Workshop 5.18 x 2.79m Concrete floor. Power connected.

Detached Wood Shed 5.92 x 2.09m Part concrete floor. Double wooden doors.

Detached block and corrugated iron building under synthetic slate roof. Approximately 6.00 x 6.00m divided to provide log store.

The large garden extends to over half an acre and is laid mainly to lawn with a number of mature trees and mature hedgerow.

SERVICES :

Mains water, electricity and telephone.  Heating is provided by 2 woodburners and electric convector heaters.  Broadband internet available. Double glazed windows.  Drainage is to a septic tank.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION :

Taxes Foncières : € per annum

Taxe d’habitation :

Asking price : 129,000€ including Agency fees of 9,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 10,200€

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.

SIF – 001644


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Detached house with garden and outbuildings within walking distance of a bar/restaurant

This detached house enjoys over half an acre of level garden with 3 outbuildings.  It is on the edge of a village, and within walking distance of Juvigny-le-Têtre with a range of every day amenities.  It has  double glazed windows and 2 woodburners and cottage style living accommodation.  There is scope to re-organise the first floor living accommodation to make a larger second bedroom and another bedroom.  It would benefit from some TLC.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  a few kilometers from Sourdeval, the nearest town. Only a few minutes drive away, the town offers every amenity including two banks and supermarkets. Market day is held every Tuesday morning, as is the livestock market.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. A little further afield are the D-Day landing beaches, the Mont St Michel.  The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 15 minutes drive,  as is the Saint Sever forest.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Lounge 5.30 x 4.59m Partly glazed door to front, Window to rear and north elevations. Laminate flooring. 2 convector heaters. Exposed beams. Fireplace with wood-burner. Cupboard housing electrics. Central heating thermostat.

Dining Room 5.30 x 3.70m Brick fireplace with wood-burner. Tiled floor. Partly glazed door and window to front and window to rear elevations. Convector heater. Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams. Opening to:

Kitchen 5.30 x 3.24m Ceramic sink unit with mixer tap. Window to front and rear elevations. Range of base units with solid wood worktop over. Exposed beams. Built-in cupboard. Space for free standing cooker and fridge/freezer. Door to:

Utility Room 5.30 x 2.06m Partly glazed door and window to front elevation. Fitted worktop with space and plumbing under for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Hot water cylinder. Convector heater. Part wood panelled walls. Sliding door to:

Cloakroom WC. Hand Basin. Fitted cupboards. Small window to rear elevation. Wood panelled walls.

On the First Floor –

Landing Access to loft. Ornamental fireplace.

Study Area 3.80 x 1.58m Fitted work surface. Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Convector heater.

Bedroom 1 4.96 x 3.66m Wood flooring. Convector heater. Window to front and north elevations. 2 small Velux windows.  Recess with hanging rail. Exposed beams.

Bathroom 3.05 x 1.23m Ceramic vanity unit with mixer tap, mirror and light over. Laminate flooring. Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. Corner shower. Velux window.

Bedroom 2 2.55 x 1.82m (max) Laminate flooring. Velux window. Fitted shelves. Exposed beams.

Bedroom 3 2.20 x 1.80m (max) Velux window. Laminate flooring. Fitted shelf and hanging rail. Exposed beam.

OUTSIDE :

Double metal gates give access to ample gravel parking and turning space for a number of cars, caravan, etc.

Timber and Corrugated iron Shed/Workshop 5.18 x 2.79m Concrete floor. Power connected.

Detached Wood Shed 5.92 x 2.09m Part concrete floor. Double wooden doors.

Detached block and corrugated iron building under synthetic slate roof. Approximately 6.00 x 6.00m divided to provide log store.

The large garden extends to over half an acre and is laid mainly to lawn with a number of mature trees and mature hedgerow.

SERVICES :

Mains water, electricity and telephone.  Heating is provided by 2 woodburners and electric convector heaters.  Broadband internet available. Double glazed windows.  Drainage is to a septic tank.

FINANCIAL INFORMATION :

Taxes Foncières : € per annum

Taxe d’habitation :

Asking price : 129,000€ including Agency fees of 9,000€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 10,200€

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.

SIF – 001644

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