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.
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.
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