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Superb Château in Suisse-Normandie with over 30 acres and large pond currently used as a B&B and having further business development potential.

Currently there are 6 en-suite letting bedrooms on the first floor with prices ranging from 100€ to 150€ per night per room .  The second floor is used for the owners’ accommodation although there is further possibility of creating more letting bedrooms.  The property has been renovated and has double glazed windows on the front of the building and the guest floor.  It has been partially re-wired and completely redecorated.  There are French and English television aerial sockets in each of the letting bedrooms.  Early viewing is recommended.

The property is found in Orne in the Normandy region of France. The closest airport is Deauville Airport (75 km).  Flights are also available from Dinard Airport (123 km), Rennes Airport (129 km), or Angers Airport (145 km).  The ferry port at Caen is 40 km away and the  D-Day Landing Beaches (61 km).  The Suisse Normandy area is known for tourism and is enjoyed by walkers, canoeists, anglers, hang-gliders and trekking enthusiasts.  The river Orne is a winding river course bordered by steep banks with rolling, wooded countryside.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

External granite steps to:

Entrance Hall  9.81 x 2.74m  Cornice.  Double wooden doors to front and 3 windows to front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Wood flooring.  Door to stairs to basement.

Lounge  7.90 x 4.98m  2 windows to front and 2 windows to rear elevations. Wood flooring.  4 radiators. Marble fireplace.  Cornice.  Partly glazed double doors to:

Snug  5.23 x 5.22m  2 pairs of partly glazed double doors to rear elevation.  Part wood panelled walls.   Wood flooring.  Marble fireplace.  2 radiators.  Cornice.

Inner Hall  Wood flooring. Partly glazed double doors to rear elevation.  Vanity unit.  Radiator.

Cloakroom  WC.

Dining Room  5.30 x 5.22m  Wood flooring.  Cornice.  2 radiators.  Marble fireplace.  2 pairs of partly glazed doors to rear elevation.  Built-in cupboard.  Double doors and small pane glazed door to:

Bar  5.08 x 4.02m  2 windows to side and glazed double doors to rear elevations.  Wood flooring.  Marble fireplace.  2 radiators.

Kitchen  8.36 x 2.78m  2 windows and partly glazed door to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Stainless steel sink unit.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Radiator.  Space for range style cooker.  Cornice.  Telephone socket.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Wood flooring.  Stairs to second floor.  3 windows to front elevation.  3 radiators.  Linen store.  2 built-in cupboards.  Smoke detector.

Bedroom 1  “Van Gogh”  5.08 x 4.25m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room  Inset spotlights.  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Large shower.  WC.

Bedroom 2  “Rembrandt”  4.12 x 4.03m  2 windows to front elevation.  Radiator.  Built-in wardrobe.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

En-Suite Shower Room  Extractor fan.  WC.  Shower cubicle.  Partly tiled floor and walls.

Shower Room  Partly tiled and walls.  Shower.

Bedroom 3  “Monet”  5.31 x 5.25m  Wood flooring.  Marble fireplace.  2 windows to rear elevation.  2 radiators.  Cornice.  Built-in wardrobe.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  2.52 x 1.77m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Twin vanity unit with mirror and light over.  WC.  Large shower.

Cloakroom  WC.  Extractor.

Bathroom  2.87 x 1.93m  Window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Partly tiled walls.  Pedestal hand basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.

Bedroom 4  “Ruben”  5.22 x 4.25m  2 windows to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Marble fireplace.  Built-in wardrobe.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Inset spotlights.  Extractor.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  WC.  Shower.

Bedroom 5  “Degas”  5.12 x 3.40m  2 windows to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Pedestal basin.  Shower cubicle.  WC.  Built-in wardrobe.  Extractor.

Bedroom 6  “Cezanne”  5.17 x 3.24m  2 windows to front elevation.  Radiator.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Window to east elevation.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Shower cubicle.  Pedestal basin.

On the Second Floor –

Landing  Window to front elevation .  Radiator.   Wood flooring.  Door to Attic Space  7.30 x 5.00m  (could be converted)

Dressing Room  4.94 x 1.63m  Wood flooring.  Window to front elevation.  2 built-in cupboards.  Radiator.  Door to loft space.

Bedroom 7  “Gauguin”   5.24 x 4.68m  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Bidet.  Pedestal basin.  Built-in wardrobe.  Marble fireplace.

Bedroom 8  “Renoir”  3.64 x 3.52m  Window to rear elevation.,  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Pedestal basin.

Bedroom 9  “Poussin”   4.00 x 3.49m  Wood flooring.  Window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Marble fireplace.

Shower Room  Window to front elevation.  Large shower.  Radiator.

Cloakroom  WC.

2nd Attic Space (could be converted).

In the Basement  –

Hallway – Tiled floor. Stairs to ground floor.

Cloakroom  2.44 x 2.07m  Window to front elevation.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Radiator.

Storage Area  Electrics.  Hot water cylinder.  Oil storage tank.  Door to large garage.

Store Room  3.51 x 2.21m  Door to rear garage.

Boiler Room  4.81 x 4.81m  Boiler.  Hot water cylinder.  Door to wine store.

Store Room  5.69 x 1.72m  Tiled floor.  Double doors to garage.

“Servants'” Kitchen  5.10 x 4.93m  Partly glazed double doors and window to west elevation. Tiled floor.  Electric meter.  Sink.  (This would make an ideal professional kitchen).

Store Room  4.92 x 2.91m  2 windows to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Sink.

Room  4.77 x 3.78m  Tiled floor.  2 windows to rear elevation.  Fireplace.

Wine Store  4.55 x 2.05m

OUTSIDE :

Separate detached Building housing a Gymnasium (with bomb shelter behind) –  10.75 x 7.15m  Glazed double doors to rear and front elevations.  Window on two sides.  Concrete floor.

To the front of the property there is a large pond and a gravel drive.  To the rear there is a part walled formal garden laid to lawn.  Covered seating area with lighting.  Hot tub.

Under terrace – garage for 3 cars.  Double wooden doors.

The majority of the land is mature woodland.

SERVICES :

Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage is to a septic tank.  Broadband internet connection.  Oil fired central heating with new radiators.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : Approx. 2,400€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price :  787,500€ including Agency fees of 37,500€. Notaire’s fee 53,600€

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 – 001043


Latest Listings

Detached family house with superb views, gîte and over 2 acres

The property comprises a detached 4 bedroom family house and a recently renovated 3 bedroom gîte – it is ready to move in to.  There is a large garden of over 2 acres and a double garage.  This house is in a quiet, elevated position with stunning views over the valley.  The delightful conservatory was added to maximise the views in 2016 by the present owners.  The gîte was completely renovated from a barn in 2009 including double glazed windows, new wiring, bathrooms, kitchen and flooring.  The gîte has been rented out since 2010 to holiday makers generating a useful income.  The peak rate rental is £795 per week.  Viewing recommended.

The property is in a quiet rural postion with aa couple of neighbours.  Every day facilities can be found at St Pois, which is 5 minutes by car, and has a post office, boulangerie, butcher (who does a take-away dish on Thursdays), mini-market, doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, hairdresser, a small restaurant and a bar-tabac.  The larger town of Brécey (10 minutes) has a supermarket and a good selection of other shops. It also has a leisure area which includes an open air swimming pool, a paddling pool and tennis court.  Further facilities can be found at  Mortain and the market town of Saint Hilaire du Harcouët (both within a 15 minute drive).  The property is situated in the north of France,  46 km from Saint-Lô, the department capital and 252km from Paris.  It is within easy driving distance of the port at Saint Malo or Caen Ouistreham. The D-day landing beaches are an hour’s drive away.  The channel tunnel at Calais is 327 km.  Direct trains to Paris can be located at Villedieu-les-Poêles 19km or Vire 21km. The UNESCO heritage site of the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel is about 33km.  The coast at Granville is 41km distant.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Covered Entrance Porch

Lounge   6.06 x 5.92m  Partly glazed and window to south elevation.  Exposed stone walls.  Granite fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Stairs to first floor.

Dining Room  4.21 x 3.00m  Window to south elevation.  Tiled floor.  Convector heater.  Opening to:

Kitchen  3.22 x 2.20m  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Space and plumbing for slim-line dishwasher.  Space for free standing cooker with extractor over.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops.  Tiled floor.

Bathroom  2.76 x 2.00m  2 windows to west elevation.  Tiled floor.  WC. Pedestal basin.  Upright radiator.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, shower screen and tiled surround.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Conservatory  3.02 x 2.91m  Glazed double doors from dining room.  Laminate flooring.  Sliding patio door to south elevation and terrace.  Electric panel radiator.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Tiled floor.  2 Velux windows to north elevation.  Electrics.

Bedroom 2  3.75 x 2.91m  (max)  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Built-in wardrobe.  Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3  3.75 x 2.93m (max)  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobes.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 4/Study  2.36 x 1.39m  Window to east elevation.  Tiled floor.  Built-in wardrobe and shelving.

Bathroom  2.57 x 2.21m  Velux window to north elevation.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Pedestal basin. Upright electric radiator.  Built-in shelving.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, screen and tiled surround.  Sloping ceiling.

Master Bedroom  4.07 x 3.54m  Window to south and west elevations.  Sloping ceiling.  Window seat.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Built-in wardrobes.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE GÎTE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Dining Room  4.20 x 3.21m  Partly glazed door and window to west elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under housing electrics.  Range of matching base units.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Built-in oven and electric hob.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and dish-washer.  Extractor.  Exposed stone wall.  Inset spotlights.  Central heating thermostat.   Upright convector heater.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  Extractor.  Suspended WC.  Hand basin.

Lounge  6.60 x 4.05m  Window to west elevation.  Tiled floor.  2 convector heaters.  Exposed stone walls.  Inset spotlights.  Wood-burner.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Hatch to loft.  Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 1  3.19 x 3.13m  Window to west elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Exposed stone wall.  Sloping ceiling.  Inset spotlights.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  2.14 x 1.85m  Velux window to east elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Suspended WC.  Hand basin.  Heated towel rail.  Shower.  Extractor.

Bathroom  2.89 x 1.92m  Velux window to west elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Tiled floor.  Suspended WC.  Hand basin.  Heated towel rail.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, screen and tiled surround.  Extractor.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 2  4.27 x 3.66m  Window to west elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Built-in wardrobe.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 3  4.54 x 2.40m  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Inset spotlights.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.  Convector heater.

OUTSIDE :

5 bar metal gate leads to parking and turning area.  The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, rockeries and flower borders.  Vegetable garden.  Timber garden shed.  Stone shed with corrugated iron roof.  Orchard with apple, peach, cherry, pear and damson trees.

In front of the main house there is a lovely terrace.

Attached to Gite is a Double Garage  8.02 x 6.22m  PVC up and over door to south elevation.  Concrete floor.  Hot water cylinder.  Stairs to first floor storage area with 2 Velux windows to south elevation.  Double stainless steel sink unit.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

SERVICES :

Mains telephone, water and electricity are connected (two electricity meters).    Drainage to two all water septic tanks. Electric heating in both properties with a woodburner .  Centralised ventilation system in the gîte.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : Approx. 1,179€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 320,000€ including Agency fees of 20,000€. Notaire’s fee 22,600€

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 – 001302


Latest Listings

Detached family house with superb views, gîte and over 2 acres

The property comprises a detached 4 bedroom family house and a recently renovated 3 bedroom gîte – it is ready to move in to.  There is a large garden of over 2 acres and a double garage.  This house is in a quiet, elevated position with stunning views over the valley.  The delightful conservatory was added to maximise the views in 2016 by the present owners.  The gîte was completely renovated from a barn in 2009 including double glazed windows, new wiring, bathrooms, kitchen and flooring.  The gîte has been rented out since 2010 to holiday makers generating a useful income.  The peak rate rental is £795 per week.  Viewing recommended.

The property is in a quiet rural postion with aa couple of neighbours.  Every day facilities can be found at St Pois, which is 5 minutes by car, and has a post office, boulangerie, butcher (who does a take-away dish on Thursdays), mini-market, doctor’s surgery, pharmacy, hairdresser, a small restaurant and a bar-tabac.  The larger town of Brécey (10 minutes) has a supermarket and a good selection of other shops. It also has a leisure area which includes an open air swimming pool, a paddling pool and tennis court.  Further facilities can be found at  Mortain and the market town of Saint Hilaire du Harcouët (both within a 15 minute drive).  The property is situated in the north of France,  46 km from Saint-Lô, the department capital and 252km from Paris.  It is within easy driving distance of the port at Saint Malo or Caen Ouistreham. The D-day landing beaches are an hour’s drive away.  The channel tunnel at Calais is 327 km.  Direct trains to Paris can be located at Villedieu-les-Poêles 19km or Vire 21km. The UNESCO heritage site of the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel is about 33km.  The coast at Granville is 41km distant.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Covered Entrance Porch

Lounge   6.06 x 5.92m  Partly glazed and window to south elevation.  Exposed stone walls.  Granite fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Stairs to first floor.

Dining Room  4.21 x 3.00m  Window to south elevation.  Tiled floor.  Convector heater.  Opening to:

Kitchen  3.22 x 2.20m  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Space and plumbing for slim-line dishwasher.  Space for free standing cooker with extractor over.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops.  Tiled floor.

Bathroom  2.76 x 2.00m  2 windows to west elevation.  Tiled floor.  WC. Pedestal basin.  Upright radiator.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, shower screen and tiled surround.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Conservatory  3.02 x 2.91m  Glazed double doors from dining room.  Laminate flooring.  Sliding patio door to south elevation and terrace.  Electric panel radiator.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Tiled floor.  2 Velux windows to north elevation.  Electrics.

Bedroom 2  3.75 x 2.91m  (max)  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Built-in wardrobe.  Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3  3.75 x 2.93m (max)  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobes.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 4/Study  2.36 x 1.39m  Window to east elevation.  Tiled floor.  Built-in wardrobe and shelving.

Bathroom  2.57 x 2.21m  Velux window to north elevation.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Pedestal basin. Upright electric radiator.  Built-in shelving.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, screen and tiled surround.  Sloping ceiling.

Master Bedroom  4.07 x 3.54m  Window to south and west elevations.  Sloping ceiling.  Window seat.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Built-in wardrobes.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE GÎTE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Dining Room  4.20 x 3.21m  Partly glazed door and window to west elevation.  Tiled floor.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under housing electrics.  Range of matching base units.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Built-in oven and electric hob.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and dish-washer.  Extractor.  Exposed stone wall.  Inset spotlights.  Central heating thermostat.   Upright convector heater.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  Extractor.  Suspended WC.  Hand basin.

Lounge  6.60 x 4.05m  Window to west elevation.  Tiled floor.  2 convector heaters.  Exposed stone walls.  Inset spotlights.  Wood-burner.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Hatch to loft.  Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 1  3.19 x 3.13m  Window to west elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Exposed stone wall.  Sloping ceiling.  Inset spotlights.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  2.14 x 1.85m  Velux window to east elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Suspended WC.  Hand basin.  Heated towel rail.  Shower.  Extractor.

Bathroom  2.89 x 1.92m  Velux window to west elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Tiled floor.  Suspended WC.  Hand basin.  Heated towel rail.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, screen and tiled surround.  Extractor.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 2  4.27 x 3.66m  Window to west elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Laminate flooring.  Convector heater.  Built-in wardrobe.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 3  4.54 x 2.40m  Window to south elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Inset spotlights.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.  Convector heater.

OUTSIDE :

5 bar metal gate leads to parking and turning area.  The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs, rockeries and flower borders.  Vegetable garden.  Timber garden shed.  Stone shed with corrugated iron roof.  Orchard with apple, peach, cherry, pear and damson trees.

In front of the main house there is a lovely terrace.

Attached to Gite is a Double Garage  8.02 x 6.22m  PVC up and over door to south elevation.  Concrete floor.  Hot water cylinder.  Stairs to first floor storage area with 2 Velux windows to south elevation.  Double stainless steel sink unit.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.

SERVICES :

Mains telephone, water and electricity are connected (two electricity meters).    Drainage to two all water septic tanks. Electric heating in both properties with a woodburner .  Centralised ventilation system in the gîte.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : Approx. 1,179€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 320,000€ including Agency fees of 20,000€. Notaire’s fee 22,600€

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 – 001302

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