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Beautifully presented detached bungalow, gîte, 3 chalets and 2 stocked fishing lakes set in nearly 13 acres with no neighbours

A rare opportunity!  An immaculately presented property which has been completely transformed and renovated to a high standard by the current owner.   The main lake is approximately three and a quarter acres and is up to 3m deep with 4 pegs and the small lake is just under 1 acre, up to 2m deep with 2 pegs.  There is a bungalow which is the owners’ accommodation, 3 chalets, workshop and storage and a gîte.  They are quietly positioned in a beautiful woodland setting and offer huge potential for use as commercial fishing lakes or holiday rentals.  Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this magnificent property.

The property is situated near the small town of Ger (with all every day amenities) and with easy access to the historic market town of Mortain and the major town of Flers. Mortain is a thriving market town where excellent shopping facilities, restaurants and bars are available. It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados.  The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and the property  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 and the Mont St Michel.   An 18 hole golf course and the Saint-Sever forest are within 30 minutes drive.

THE OWNERS’ ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen 11.34 x 5.90m Laminate flooring. Glazed double doors and 2 windows to front elevation. Central wood-burner. Exposed beams. Range of matching base and wall units with quartz worktops and splash-backs. Built-in dishwasher. Inset ceramic sinks with mixer tap. Built-in oven and 4 ring induction hob with extractor hood over. Built-in fridge. 2 radiators.

Bedroom 1 3.78 x 3.21m Window to front elevation. Radiator.

Bathroom 3.19 x 2.03m Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, screen and marble effect surround. WC. Vanity basin. Extractor.

Bedroom 2 4.91 x 3.60m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3/Study 4.90 x 4.24m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Laminate flooring.

Mezzanine/Bedroom 4 4.36 x 3.20m Laminate flooring. Radiator. Window to front elevation. Sloping ceiling.

Utility Room Partly lazed door to north and window to front elevations. Tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Laminate worktops. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. WC. Pedestal basin. Extractor.

THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE GÎTE COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 15.9 x 5.81m Laminate flooring. 2 windows and 2 pairs of glazed double doors with side panels to front elevation. Exposed beams. Quartz worktops. Range of matching base and wall units. Ceramic sinks with mixer tap. Large central island. Built-in oven and 4 ring induction hob with extract6or hood over. Built-in microwave. Built-in fridge/freezer. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. 2 electric radiators. Built-in dishwasher.

Bedroom 1 5.80 x 2.52m Glazed door t6o front and 2 windows to north elevations. Laminate flooring. Shower with jets. Pedestal basin. WC.

Utility Area Hot water cylinder. Electrics. Laminate flooring.

Bathroom Claw foot bath with mixer tap./shower fitment. WC. Pedestal basin. Corner shower with jets. Extractor.

Bedroom 2 3.97 x 2.82m Window to south elevation. Laminate flooring.

En-Suite Shower Room 2.82 x 1.50m Vanity basin. WC. Corner shower with jets. Extractor.

Chalet One (overlooking main lake)

Living Room 7.45 x 3.57m with corner kitchen. 2 windows and 2 pairs of double glazed doors. Kitchen comprising matching base and wall units. Space for free standing cooker. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Built in microwave.

Shower Room Vanity unit WC. Corner shower with jets.

Bedroom 3.56 x 2.44m Window to east elevation. Glazed double doors opening onto decking terrace area.

Chalet Two (overlooking main lake)

Living Room/Kitchen 6.13 x 2.89m (max) Glazed double doors to south and terrace and glazed double doors and window to front elevations elevations. The kitchen area has matching base and wall units. Space for free standing cooker with extractor fan.. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Built-in microwave.

Shower Room Vanity unit. WC. Corner shower with jets.

Bedroom 2.88 x 2.47m Glazed double doors to front elevation.

Chalet Three (overlooking small lake)

Living Room/Kitchen 6.00 x 2.88m Window to rear, 2 windows and 2 pairs of glazed double doors to front elevation. Kitchen comprises matching base and wall units. Space for free standing cooker. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Built-in microwave.

Shower Room Vanity unit. WC. Corner shower with jets.

Bedroom 2.86 x 2.35m Glazed double doors to front and window to south elevations.

OUTSIDE :

Separate detached Workshop –  7.37 x 3.14m    Constructed of block under sectional steel roof.  Concrete floor.  Windows to east and door to front elevations.  Power and light.

Double stone built BBQ with chimney.

Wooden shed formerly used as WC.

2 concrete small fish pens.

The small lake is believed to be stocked with Tench, Bream, Carp (up to 40lb), Roach and Perch.

The large lake is Spring fed in two places and has a sluice gate to the small lake which has overflows.  It is well aerated.  Believed to be stocked with common and mirror carp (up to 46lb), Roach, Tench, Perch, Rudd and Dace.

Car Park with shower block (requiring renovation).

SERVICES :

Mains electricity and telephone.  Spring water.   Electric heating and woodburner in the owners’ accommodation and gîte.  Broadband internet connection.  There are 5 septic tanks in total – 2 original for the top chalet Owners’ accommodation and 3 newly installed ones for 2 chalets and the gîte.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières :  1,589€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price  : 682,500€ including Agency fees of 32,500€. In addition the buyer will pay the Notaire’s fees of 46,700€

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 – 001467


Latest Listings

Stunning, beautifully appointed, detached stone house with large garden and gîte potential

This property has had considerable improvements over the last 12 years including, re-pointing to 3 external walls and slate hanging on the west gable, re-wiring, renovation of the garage including a concrete floor with damp proof course, a new roof on the kitchen, new shutters, bathroom renovation and renovation of the detached building which offers potential as a gîte. In addition engineered oak flooring has been fitted on the first and second floors and a new slate floor in the kitchen.  The property is immaculately presented and ready to move in!  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is in Calvados and enjoys great views over the surrounding countryside. Although located in a rural area, all facilities can be found close by. Just 10km away is the 17th century castle of Torigny-sur-Vire, and Bayeux with its famous tapestry, cathedral and restaurants is only 20km away. Shop, café/bar and restaurant 3km. The property is located in a rural area but all facilities can be found close by in Saint Martin de Besaces.   There are excellent motorway links nearby.  It  is an ideal base for walking, cycling or touring the surrounding area.  There are many places to visit within an hour.  Within 15 minutes you have an amusement Centre called Bungimagine offering Bungee jumping, Tyrolean traverse, sledging, swings and food caterers.  Ample parking.  There are at least 9 zoos within an hour, including the Park Zoologique de Jurques, also within  within 15 minutes.  The D-Day Landing Beaches at Omaha, Utah and  Arromanches are about half an hour away and Caen with its ferry port and airport is about a 30 minute drive.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is just over an hour away in the car and the fishing port of Cancale, with fabulous seafood restaurants, is about an hour and a half.  The beaches on the West Coast are super with Carteret about an hour and 20 minutes away.

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :

On the ground floor –

Dining Room 5.71 x 2.84m Polished stone floor. Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. Ornamental stone fireplace. French oak cupboard housing electrics. Radiator. Recess under stairs. Exposed beams.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 6.07 x 3.34m Glazed double doors to front and half glazed door to rear, window to east elevations. Slate floor. Range of matching base and wall units including display unit. Tiled worktops and splash-backs. Ceramic sinks with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Wall mounted gas boiler. Built-in wine rack. Built-in oven and grill. 5 ring gas hob with extractor over. Built-in freezer. Space for fridge. Radiator.

Lounge 5.65 x 4.35m Glazed double doors and window to front elevation. Glazed door to rear onto terrace. Radiator. Built-in shelving. Exposed beams. Granite fireplace with Godin wood-burner. Stairs to first floor. Central heating thermostat.

On the First Floor –

Landing Oak flooring. Stairs to second floor. Window to rear elevation.

Master Bedroom 4.00 x 3.00m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Oak flooring Large built-in wardrobe. Arch to:

En-Suite Shower Room 2.06 x 1.67m Vanity unit. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail. Suspended WC. Shower directly heated from the boiler to ensure plenty of instant hot water. Window to rear elevation. Built-in shelves. Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 2 3.98 x 3.27m Window to front elevation. Oak flooring. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator. Ornamental fireplace.

Family Bathroom 2.45 x 1.65m Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. Slipper bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. WC. Radiator. Pedestal basin. Inset spotlights.

On the Second Floor –

Study/Bedroom 3 3.81 x 3.80m Sloping ceiling. Oak flooring. Exposed beams. Eaves storage cupboards.

Bedroom 4 3.80 x 3.50m Eaves storage cupboards. Oak flooring. Velux window to front and 2 small windows to east elevations.  Exposed “A” frame.

OUTSIDE :

A gravel drive leads to:

Attached Garage 6.79 x 3.52m Double wooden doors to front elevation. Power and light connected. Concrete floor.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature hedging. Large terrace and decking area to the rear of the property.  Arch to secret garden. Outside tap.  Pergola to the front of the house with very prolific, verdant grape vine creating a shaded seating area in the Summer.

Detached Barn 7.72 x 3.97m Constructed of repointed stone under a slate roof. Separate access if required. (Ideal for conversion into a gîte)

Stone walls from former buildings offering potential to re-build or use as outside seating area.

SERVICES :

Mains water and electricity are connected. There is a telephone line coming into the house but it hasn’t been used for at least 10 years. Broadband internet connection.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank  installed in 2002.  Gas central heating and woodburner.

FINANCIAL DETAILS :

Taxes Foncières : 315€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : 342 per annum

Asking price :267,000€ including Agency fees of 17,000€. The buyer will also need to 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.

Property Ref : SIF – 001545

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