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Mixed residential and commercial property in town centre

This house could be used as a shop with living accommodation above or converted into self-contained apartments. It has double glazed windows throughout and offers light and airy accommodation, and stands in a prominent position on the main road through a small town with amenities.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a pretty market town and near the forest of Saint Sever. There is easy access on foot to shops, supermarket, doctors’ surgery, bars, banks, post office, hairdresser, etc, so there is no problem getting home after a drink or two! The west coast beaches are just 40 minutes drive away.  The historic towns of Caen, Fougeres and Bayeux and the landing beaches are all within easy reach, as is the UNESCO heritage site of Mont-Saint-Michel (36km). The forest of Saint-Sever is perfect for walking or cycling and starts about 10 minutes walk away from the house.  There are an excellent variety of excellent French restaurants within easy reach.

 

The larger towns of Vire and Villedieu-les-Poêles are about 10 minutes drive away  with SNCF railway to Paris in about 2 hours 50 minutes.    -The Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux) (59 km), and the  D-Day Landing Beaches (64 km).  Caen (Ouistreham) is one of the most convenient ferry ports and takes about 1 hour 10 miunutes to drive.  Saint Malo and Cherbourg-Octeville are less than 2 hours away.  Although  further, Le Havre and Dieppe provide additional options.

For a comprehensive look at links back to the UK and beyond, please click on our link here 

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:

On the Ground Floor –

Entrance Hall   4.95 x 2.81m   Partly glazed door to south elevation.  Wood flooring.  Door to stairs to first floor.  Stairs to basement.  Electrics.  Telephone socket.  Radiator.  Shelving.

Living Room   6.82 x 4.79m   Window and glazed door to south and window to east elevations with electric shutters.  Tiled floor.  Plumbing for washing machine.

On the First Floor –

Half Landing  Radiator.

Cloakroom   Window to west elevation.  WC.

Kitchen/Dining Room   9.31 x 5.15m   Window to east and rear, and 4 windows to south elevations.  Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  3 radiators.  Old fireplace (not in use).  Stairs to second floor.  Wood flooring.

On the Second Floor –

Room   9.31 x 5.15m   Window to east, rear, and 4 windows to south elevations.  3 radiators.  Wood flooring.  Stairs to third floor.  Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  Old fireplace (not in use).

On the Third Floor –

Landing   Wood flooring.  Velux window to rear elevation.

Room 1   3.94 x 2.65m   Window to front and skylight to west elevations.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.

Room 2   4.12 x 3.42m   Velux window to rear and east elevations.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.

In the Basement –

Room 1    Entrance to courtyard to the rear.

Room 2   4.23 x 2.91m   Boiler.  Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Sink.  Built-in cupboard.

Wine Cellar/Room 3   4.70 x 4.23m   Wood flooring.  2 windows to front and 2 windows to rear elevations.

SERVICES :

Mains drainage, water, electricity and telephone are connected. Fibre optic broadband available.  UPVC double glazed windows with electric shutters to the living room.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières :  882€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 92,000€ including Agency fees of 7,000€. In addition the buyer will need to pay the Notaire’s fee of 7,800€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling between € and € per year
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries).

Information on the environmental risks to which this property is exposed is available with us or on the Géorisques website: www.georisques.gouv.fr 

SIF – 001821


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Detached house with room to extend into adjoining barn and over 1.25 acres with outbuildings

This house is situated in a rural hamlet in an elevated position.  Over the past 14 years it has been improved by the present owners including a new roof on the house and adjoining barn, and garage.  It now offers spacious accommodation with the possibility of doubling the habitable space or creating an attached gîte or annexe.  There is a large detached barn giving plenty of storage space, and space for a caravan or Motor Home and/or several cars.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  and close to the thriving market town of Sourdeval. 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.

For a comprehensive look at links back to the UK and beyond, please click on our link here 

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the Ground Floor –

Entrance Hall   4.69 x 2.92m Partly glazed double doors to front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.  Built-in cupboard housing electrics.  Door to workshop.

Cloakroom   Tiled floor.  Window to rear elevation.  Heated electric towel rail.  Pedestal basin.  WC.

Lounge   6.04 x 5.24m   Window and partly glazed “stable” door and side panel to front and window to rear elevations.  Exposed beams.  Tiled floor.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.

Kitchen   4.04 x 3.09m   Window to wet elevation.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops and tiled splashback. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Buiilt-in oven and 4-rng gas hob with extractor over.  Space for free-standing fridge/freezer.  Convector heater.  Telephone socket.

Dining Room   4.07 x 3.06m   Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Ceiling rose.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine/Occasional Bedroom   6.71 x 3.09m   Velux window to front and window to rear elevations.  Sloping ceiling.

Landing   Wood flooring.  Convector heater.  Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 1   4.89 x 4.61m   Window and Velux window to front elevation.   Exposed chimney breast.  Wood flooring.  Recess with hanging rail and shelving.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 2   4.06 x 3.13m   Window and Velux window to font elevation.  Convector heater.

Bathroom   3.45 x 2.79m   Tiled floor and partly tiled walls.  Window to rear elevation.  WC.  Large shower.  Pedestal basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. Convector heater.  Heated towel rail.  Extractor.

Second Landing  Velux window to rear elevation.  Built-in cupboard (could be broken through to extend into the attached house).

Bedroom 4   5.13 x 5.04m   Window and Velux window to front elevation.  Exposed stone wall.  (New paint – not damp).

OUTSIDE :

Attached House   with steel sheet roof.  Divided into:

Old Stable   6.43 x 4.18m   Window and door to front and window to rear elevations.  Concrete floor.  Poer and light.  Stairs to:

Loft   10.09 x 7.11m   Window to rear and window and 3 Velux windows to font elevations.  Flooring.

Ground Floor Attached Old House   6.26 x 5.24m   Granite fireplace with woodburner.  Window and door to front elevation.

Double metal gates lead to the garden which is laid to lawn with mature hedges, trees and shrubs.

Concrete patio area.  Small pond.  Walled gravel seating area.  Several gates.

Paddock.

Concrete hardstanding area.  Rockery.

Large concrete yard with greenhouse.

Enclosed area with above-ground swimming pool.

Utility Room  (attached to the main house)  4.19 x 3.24m   Ho water cylinder.  Partly glazed door to front and rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Base units.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space for washing machine.  Shower Room   Shower.  WC.  Hand basin.  Tiled floor.

Large Stone Barn   11.89 x 5.82m   Window and pedestrian door to rear and double wooden doors to front elevations.  Gravel floor.

Attached Garage 9.02 x 8.50m   Gravel floor.  Double doors to front and rear elevations.  Power and light.  (suitable for caravan).  Tap.

SERVICES :

Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Fibre optic broadband is available. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Heating is provided by individual electric radiators and a wood burner.  Hot water cylinder.  Double glazed, wooden windows.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : Approx 960€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 833€ per annum (Means tested)

Asking price  : 267,000€ including Agency fees of 17,000€.  In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 19,200€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling between 2 620€ and 3 544€ per year
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries)

Information on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website: www.georisques.gouv.fr (Date of establishment State of Risks and Pollution (ERP): 30/01/2023

Ref : SIF – 001851


Latest Listings

Detached house with room to extend into adjoining barn and over 1.25 acres with outbuildings

This house is situated in a rural hamlet in an elevated position.  Over the past 14 years it has been improved by the present owners including a new roof on the house and adjoining barn, and garage.  It now offers spacious accommodation with the possibility of doubling the habitable space or creating an attached gîte or annexe.  There is a large detached barn giving plenty of storage space, and space for a caravan or Motor Home and/or several cars.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados,  and close to the thriving market town of Sourdeval. 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.

For a comprehensive look at links back to the UK and beyond, please click on our link here 

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the Ground Floor –

Entrance Hall   4.69 x 2.92m Partly glazed double doors to front elevation.  Stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.  Built-in cupboard housing electrics.  Door to workshop.

Cloakroom   Tiled floor.  Window to rear elevation.  Heated electric towel rail.  Pedestal basin.  WC.

Lounge   6.04 x 5.24m   Window and partly glazed “stable” door and side panel to front and window to rear elevations.  Exposed beams.  Tiled floor.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.

Kitchen   4.04 x 3.09m   Window to wet elevation.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap.  Worktops and tiled splashback. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Buiilt-in oven and 4-rng gas hob with extractor over.  Space for free-standing fridge/freezer.  Convector heater.  Telephone socket.

Dining Room   4.07 x 3.06m   Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Ceiling rose.

On the First Floor –

Mezzanine/Occasional Bedroom   6.71 x 3.09m   Velux window to front and window to rear elevations.  Sloping ceiling.

Landing   Wood flooring.  Convector heater.  Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 1   4.89 x 4.61m   Window and Velux window to front elevation.   Exposed chimney breast.  Wood flooring.  Recess with hanging rail and shelving.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 2   4.06 x 3.13m   Window and Velux window to font elevation.  Convector heater.

Bathroom   3.45 x 2.79m   Tiled floor and partly tiled walls.  Window to rear elevation.  WC.  Large shower.  Pedestal basin.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. Convector heater.  Heated towel rail.  Extractor.

Second Landing  Velux window to rear elevation.  Built-in cupboard (could be broken through to extend into the attached house).

Bedroom 4   5.13 x 5.04m   Window and Velux window to front elevation.  Exposed stone wall.  (New paint – not damp).

OUTSIDE :

Attached House   with steel sheet roof.  Divided into:

Old Stable   6.43 x 4.18m   Window and door to front and window to rear elevations.  Concrete floor.  Poer and light.  Stairs to:

Loft   10.09 x 7.11m   Window to rear and window and 3 Velux windows to font elevations.  Flooring.

Ground Floor Attached Old House   6.26 x 5.24m   Granite fireplace with woodburner.  Window and door to front elevation.

Double metal gates lead to the garden which is laid to lawn with mature hedges, trees and shrubs.

Concrete patio area.  Small pond.  Walled gravel seating area.  Several gates.

Paddock.

Concrete hardstanding area.  Rockery.

Large concrete yard with greenhouse.

Enclosed area with above-ground swimming pool.

Utility Room  (attached to the main house)  4.19 x 3.24m   Ho water cylinder.  Partly glazed door to front and rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Base units.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space for washing machine.  Shower Room   Shower.  WC.  Hand basin.  Tiled floor.

Large Stone Barn   11.89 x 5.82m   Window and pedestrian door to rear and double wooden doors to front elevations.  Gravel floor.

Attached Garage 9.02 x 8.50m   Gravel floor.  Double doors to front and rear elevations.  Power and light.  (suitable for caravan).  Tap.

SERVICES :

Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Fibre optic broadband is available. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Heating is provided by individual electric radiators and a wood burner.  Hot water cylinder.  Double glazed, wooden windows.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : Approx 960€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 833€ per annum (Means tested)

Asking price  : 267,000€ including Agency fees of 17,000€.  In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fee of 19,200€

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.

Estimated annual energy costs of the dwelling between 2 620€ and 3 544€ per year
Average energy prices indexed to 01/01/2021 (including subscriptions)

The costs are estimated according to the characteristics of your home and for a standard use on 5 uses (heating, domestic hot water, air conditioning, lighting, auxiliaries)

Information on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website: www.georisques.gouv.fr (Date of establishment State of Risks and Pollution (ERP): 30/01/2023

Ref : SIF – 001851

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