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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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House and 2 gîtes with over 4 acres and outbuildings

This property is divided into owners’ accommodation and attached gîte and a one bedroom detached stone cottage.  There are lovely views and well presented property and land.  It is situated in a convenient location and is ideal as a home and income – with the attached gîte rented out for 700€ per week in the summer and the cottage rented out for 325€ per week all year round.  The main house has recently been insulated.  The large detached barn will be of interest to those wishing to work from home.  The land could be used for horses.  Viewing is highly recommended.

This property is situated in the south of the department of Calvados 5km from Vire.  The 18 hole golf course is within a few minutes drive.   The property is a 5 minute drive from the town of Vire, with all facilities including a train service to Paris (2 hours 45 minutes)  and about an hour’s drive south from the port of Ouistreham, Caen , the landing beaches and an hour inland from the breathtaking bay of the Mont St Michel to the west.  The nearest beach is at Granville which is about a 45 minute drive.  It is about 36km from the town of Avranches and the nearest airport is at Dinard (90km from the property).

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall 2.76 x 2.11m Glazed door to front elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor.

Utility Room 3.39 x 2.11m Hot water cylinder. Glazed door to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Tiled floor. WC.

Kitchen/Dining Room 6.19 x 3.49m Partly glazed double doors to front, window and partly glazed door to rear elevations. Tiled floor. Range of matching base and wall units. Space for free standing cooker. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Pantry (previously access to basement but now closed).

Lounge 6.29 x 3.95m Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. 2 radiators. Wood-burner. Partly glazed door to stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing Wood flooring. Window to rear elevation. Hatch to loft.

Bathroom 3.15 x 2.47mj Window to rear elevation. Fully tiled. WC. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Shower Radiator. Claw foot bath with mixer tap.

Bedroom 1 3.49 x 3.11m Window to front elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 3.95 x 3.07m Windows to front elevation. Radiator. Wood flooring.

Bedroom 3 2.69 x 2.67m Window to rear elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE ATTACHED GÎTE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

“L” shaped Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room 6.69 x 6.28m (max) Communicating door to main house. Glazed double doors and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Open fireplace with vents. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Window to rear elevation. Radiator.

Kitchen 3.16 x 2.61m Range of matching base and wall units. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer and cooker. “Stable” door and window to rear elevation.

On the First Floor –

Landing Wood flooring.

Study 3.06 x 2.62m Velux window to rear elevation. Wood flooring. Door to:

Bedroom 1 5.92 x 3.09m Window to east and south elevations. Built-in cupboards. Wood flooring. Electric radiator. Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 2 4.48 x 2.67m Wood flooring. Electric radiator. Window to south elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3 4.30 x 2.67m Electric radiator. Wood flooring. Window to south elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Cloakroom Tiled floor. WC. Extractor.

Shower Room 3.34 x 1.52m Velux window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Tiled walls. WC. Electric convector heater. Built-in mirror fronted cupboard. Corner shower with jets. Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE DETACHED COTTAGE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 6.01 5.35m (max) Window and partly glazed door to front and window to south elevations. Tiled floor. Exposed stone walls. 2 electric convector heater. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner. Hot water cylinder. Range of matching kitchen units with double sink. 4 ring electric hob with extractor over. Space for under counter fridge. Work tops and tiled splash-backs. Electrics.

Shower Room Window to north elevation. Convector heater. Vanity unit. WC. Shower. Tiled floor.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine Bedroom 4.80 x 3.47m Sloping ceiling. Convector heater. Window to front elevation.

OUTSIDE :

Double gates lead to gravel drive, parking and turning area.

The well maintained garden is laid to lawn with flower borders and is fully fenced and dog proof. Walled orchard. Vegetable garden.  Fully fenced Paddock with stone chicken house. Well.

Detached 2 Storey Barn constructed of stone under a corrugated iron roof. Lean-to open fronted Barn.

Large detached Barn used as:

Work Shop 3.98 x 3.01m Double wooden doors to front elevation. Power and light. Internal door to:

Garage 1 3.98 x 3.32m Raised floor.

Garage 2 3.98 x 3.17m Raised floor.

Attached to the house is a Garage 6.34 x 3.17m At present used for storage. Concrete floor. Power and light. Double wooden doors to front and window to rear elevations.

Enclosed garden to the rear of the Gite. Enclosed area with above ground, solar heated pool.

Paddock.

SERVICES :

Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank for the cottage and septic tank(s) for the house and attached gîte.  Broadband internet connection.  Oil fired central heating in the main house. Oil fired electric radiators and an open fire in the attached gîte and electric radiators and a log fire in the cottage.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières :  1,311€ per annum

Asking price  : 300,000€ including Agency fees of 17,000€. In addition the buyer will need to pay the Notaire’s fees of 21,400€.

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 – 001462


Latest Listings

House and 2 gîtes with over 4 acres and outbuildings

This property is divided into owners’ accommodation and attached gîte and a one bedroom detached stone cottage.  There are lovely views and well presented property and land.  It is situated in a convenient location and is ideal as a home and income – with the attached gîte rented out for 700€ per week in the summer and the cottage rented out for 325€ per week all year round.  The main house has recently been insulated.  The large detached barn will be of interest to those wishing to work from home.  The land could be used for horses.  Viewing is highly recommended.

This property is situated in the south of the department of Calvados 5km from Vire.  The 18 hole golf course is within a few minutes drive.   The property is a 5 minute drive from the town of Vire, with all facilities including a train service to Paris (2 hours 45 minutes)  and about an hour’s drive south from the port of Ouistreham, Caen , the landing beaches and an hour inland from the breathtaking bay of the Mont St Michel to the west.  The nearest beach is at Granville which is about a 45 minute drive.  It is about 36km from the town of Avranches and the nearest airport is at Dinard (90km from the property).

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall 2.76 x 2.11m Glazed door to front elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor.

Utility Room 3.39 x 2.11m Hot water cylinder. Glazed door to rear elevation. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Tiled floor. WC.

Kitchen/Dining Room 6.19 x 3.49m Partly glazed double doors to front, window and partly glazed door to rear elevations. Tiled floor. Range of matching base and wall units. Space for free standing cooker. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Pantry (previously access to basement but now closed).

Lounge 6.29 x 3.95m Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. 2 radiators. Wood-burner. Partly glazed door to stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor –

Landing Wood flooring. Window to rear elevation. Hatch to loft.

Bathroom 3.15 x 2.47mj Window to rear elevation. Fully tiled. WC. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Shower Radiator. Claw foot bath with mixer tap.

Bedroom 1 3.49 x 3.11m Window to front elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 3.95 x 3.07m Windows to front elevation. Radiator. Wood flooring.

Bedroom 3 2.69 x 2.67m Window to rear elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE ATTACHED GÎTE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

“L” shaped Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room 6.69 x 6.28m (max) Communicating door to main house. Glazed double doors and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Open fireplace with vents. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Window to rear elevation. Radiator.

Kitchen 3.16 x 2.61m Range of matching base and wall units. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer and cooker. “Stable” door and window to rear elevation.

On the First Floor –

Landing Wood flooring.

Study 3.06 x 2.62m Velux window to rear elevation. Wood flooring. Door to:

Bedroom 1 5.92 x 3.09m Window to east and south elevations. Built-in cupboards. Wood flooring. Electric radiator. Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 2 4.48 x 2.67m Wood flooring. Electric radiator. Window to south elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3 4.30 x 2.67m Electric radiator. Wood flooring. Window to south elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Cloakroom Tiled floor. WC. Extractor.

Shower Room 3.34 x 1.52m Velux window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Tiled walls. WC. Electric convector heater. Built-in mirror fronted cupboard. Corner shower with jets. Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE DETACHED COTTAGE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 6.01 5.35m (max) Window and partly glazed door to front and window to south elevations. Tiled floor. Exposed stone walls. 2 electric convector heater. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner. Hot water cylinder. Range of matching kitchen units with double sink. 4 ring electric hob with extractor over. Space for under counter fridge. Work tops and tiled splash-backs. Electrics.

Shower Room Window to north elevation. Convector heater. Vanity unit. WC. Shower. Tiled floor.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine Bedroom 4.80 x 3.47m Sloping ceiling. Convector heater. Window to front elevation.

OUTSIDE :

Double gates lead to gravel drive, parking and turning area.

The well maintained garden is laid to lawn with flower borders and is fully fenced and dog proof. Walled orchard. Vegetable garden.  Fully fenced Paddock with stone chicken house. Well.

Detached 2 Storey Barn constructed of stone under a corrugated iron roof. Lean-to open fronted Barn.

Large detached Barn used as:

Work Shop 3.98 x 3.01m Double wooden doors to front elevation. Power and light. Internal door to:

Garage 1 3.98 x 3.32m Raised floor.

Garage 2 3.98 x 3.17m Raised floor.

Attached to the house is a Garage 6.34 x 3.17m At present used for storage. Concrete floor. Power and light. Double wooden doors to front and window to rear elevations.

Enclosed garden to the rear of the Gite. Enclosed area with above ground, solar heated pool.

Paddock.

SERVICES :

Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank for the cottage and septic tank(s) for the house and attached gîte.  Broadband internet connection.  Oil fired central heating in the main house. Oil fired electric radiators and an open fire in the attached gîte and electric radiators and a log fire in the cottage.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières :  1,311€ per annum

Asking price  : 300,000€ including Agency fees of 17,000€. In addition the buyer will need to pay the Notaire’s fees of 21,400€.

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 – 001462

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