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“Footprint” to renovate consisting of stone and block walls and no roof!  Far-reaching views towards Vire.  1/4 acre plot.

Complete renovation is required to this detached single storey property.  Works to extend the accommodation have been started but there is no roof.  Services are  believed to be on site and an all water septic tank was installed in 2008.

This property is situated in the south of the department of Calvados and stands in an elevated position with views across the valley to town of Vire. There is an 18 hole golf course within a couple of minutes drive.  Stunning walks start near the property and can be continued on to the Lake Dathée and further west to the Saint Sever forest. The property is a 5 minute drive from the town of Vire 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.


On the ground floor –

Room 1 : 9.19m x 3.29m

Room 2 : 3.23m x 2.92m – Window opening to the front elevation.  Exposed stone and brick.

Room 3 : 5.89m x 2.07m – Opening for a doorway to the south elevation.

Room 4 : 5.93m x 4.38m – Window opening to the north elevation.

Room 5 : 3.42m x 2.69m

Attached garage : (Approx. 10m x 6.29m) with large opening to the south elevation.


Overgrown plot of just over 1/4 acre which is predominantly to the south and east sides of the property.  Access to the road.


Mains water and electricity are believed to be on site. An all water septic tank is believed to have been installed in 2008.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx. € per annum

Taxe d’habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 19,500€ including Agency fees + Notaire’s fee – 2,800€

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.

Property Ref : SIF – 00447

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Renovated country house in a hamlet in Brittany

The house is believed to have been built in the 1770’s and has been renovated by the present owners.  There are many character features including exposed beams and a granite fireplace and the accommodation is spacious.  It stands in a quiet rural hamlet and has a garden and barn which serves for storage and workshop.  Viewing is recommended.

The property  is in Ille-et-Vilaine in the Brittany region of France,  in a quiet location, yet only five minutes from shops (including a supermarket) and restaurants in the village of Louvigné-du-Désert.  The ancient town of Fougères is a 15 minute drive from the house and the Fougères Forest is just a 10 minute drive for forest walks, horse riding, mountain bike tracks and lakeside swimming.  The Brittany American War Cemetery and Memorial is 15 minutes from the property.  The closest airport to the house is at Rennes (64 km) and slightly further afield are Dinard Airport (70 km), Angers Airport (119 km), or St. Brieuc Airport (127 km).  Within an hour’s drive are the towns of Laval, Granville, Villedieu-les-Poêles, the small fishing port of Cancale and Rennes, the capital of Brittany with its medieval streets and half timbered houses.  The UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is within very easy reach (32 km) as are the beaches on the North Brittany coast.  The closest ferry port is at Saint Malo which is about 1 hour away.


On the ground floor –

Kitchen/Dining Room  6.26 x 6.12m  Partly glazed door and window to front and window to rear elevations.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Space for range style cooker with extractor hood over.  Inset double sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Electrics.  Laminate flooring.  Exposed beams.

Entrance Hall  6.12 x 3.02m  Glaz3ed double doors to front and window to rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to first floor.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  WC.  Hand basin.

Lounge (to finish)  6.52 x 6.12m  Glazed door and window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Granite fireplace.

On the First Floor –

Landing  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 1  6.00 x 3.30m  Laminate flooring.  Chimney breast.  Window to front and Velux window to rear elevations.  Hatch to loft.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.

Bedroom 2  5.75 x 2.85m (max)  Velux window to front elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.

Study  3.02 x 2.39m  Window to front elevation.  Laminate flooring. Heated towel rail.  Sloping ceiling.  Inset spotlights.

Bathroom  3.19 x 2.30m  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Pedestal basin.  Corner bath.  Shower.  WC.  Laminate flooring.  Airing cupboard.

Bedroom 3  6.42 x 2.38m  Sloping ceiling. Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  2 Velux windows to rear elevation.


To the front of the house there is a gravel parking area and lawn with shrubs and dwarf stone walls.

2 Storey Detached Barn  13.00 x 4.00m  Constructed of stone under a slate roof.  Sliding metal door to front elevation.  Power and light.  Steps up to first floor loft.

Area of garden to the rear of the house with vegetable garden.


SERVICES : Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to an all water septic tank installed in 2005. Remote controlled electric central heating and woodburner.  Double glazed pvc windows except one “stable” door.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out at this property there is no Energy Rating.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 400€ per annum

Taxe d’habitation : € per annum

Asking price : 129,000€ including Agency fees of 9,000€.  Notaire’s fee – 10,200€

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 – 001353

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