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Lower Normandy, Manche, Nr Mortain (50 Manche)

  • A detached 2 bedroom stone cottage
  • Set in about 10 acres of pasture and coppice
  • Easy access to both Mortain and Ger or Beauchene
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Living room
  • Bathroom
  • Outbuildings
  • Direct access to good out-riding
A detached 2 bedroom detached stone cottage set in over 10 acres of pasture and coppice woodland.  It is in a lovely location and has views over its own land and surrounding farmland and forest.  There is also a workshop, old bakery, a stone barn and an open fronted barn and direct access to good local out-riding.
The accommodation

On the ground floor - Kitchen/dining room : 5.31m x 5.61m - 1/2 glazed window and window to the front and rear elevations. Tiled floor. Exposed beams. Fireplace with woodburner. Fitted range of base and wall units incorporating a double stainless steel sink with mixer tap and ample work surfaces. 4 ring gas hob. Built-in electric oven. Display recesses. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Space for fridge/freezer. Living room : 5.80m x 4.48m - On 2 levels with exposed stone walls and beams. Woodburner. Tiled floor. Window and door to the front elevation. Electric radiator. Stairs to first floor. On the first floor - Mezzanine bedroom : 5.66m x 5.42m - 2 velux windows to the front elevation and 1 to the rear. Exposed stone and A frame beams. Stairs to sleeping platform. Electric radiator. Colombage feature internal wall. Toilet and vanity unit. Bedroom 2 : 5.66m x 4.50m - 2 velux windows to the front elevation and 1 to the rear. Wooden floor. Exposed stone wall. Hot water cylinder. Electric radiator. Door to - Bathroom : 5.66m x 2.23m - Velux windows to the front and rear elevations. Corner bath. Electric radiator. Vanity unit. Wooden floor. Inset spotlights. Exposed stone. Toilet.

In front of the property is a gravel parking and terraced area with pretty rockery which is continued to the rear of the house where there is also a small ornamental pond and flower and shrub borders. There is a raised lawn area and orchard. Attached to the property is a workshop (6.16m x 3.97m) with door to the front elevation and window to the rear. To the other end of the property is a pretty stone wood shed. There is a separate old bakery which is built of stone under a slate roof. Wooden garden shed. Greenhouse. Orchard and soft fruit trees. The detached barn and majority of the land is opposite the house on the other side of a very quiet lane. It is arranged as paddocks and planted with over 400 birch, chestnut, ash, oak, beech, hornbeam, cherry and lime trees. The land is bordered by a forest and has a small stream running through making it ideal for livestock. The barn is built of stone under a slate roof (7.19m x 6.18m) and currently divided into garage with wooden doors to the front and a pedestrian door to the rear and a storage area/stable. There is a second open-fronted stone barn with a corrugated iron roof. Of particular note to equestrian enthusiasts there is direct access to good local out-riding.

The property is situated in a peaceful position with no close neighbours within easy access of both the historic market town of Mortain and the small town of Ger and Beauchêne. 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 hours 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, the Mont St Michel. The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 20 minutes drive, as is the Saint Sever forest.
Services and taxes

Services: Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Drainage is to an all water septic tank which was installed about 20 years ago. Electric heating and woodburners. Taxes: Foncieres 307€ pa DPE - 100 kWh (C) GES - 3 kg )A)


Property Ref: F778e-484