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Calvados, Nr Saint Sever - 27 acre equestrian property (14 Calvados)

  • 11 ha equestrian property
  • 3 bedroom farmhouse with barns on either side
  • Good sized farmhouse kitchen and separate living room
  • Barns with internal stables
  • Scope to create an outdoor arena or even a training track
  • Access to excellent out-riding in St Sever forest
  • Local town within easy reach with commerces
  • Larger towns within 12 km or so
  • Scope for a gite buisiness with equestrian facilities
A superb equestrian property on about 11 ha (c.27 acres) of good quality land with a 4 bedroom house which has been renovated to a very high standard with outstanding countryside views. Barn with 6 modern stables, wide range of outbuildings with 3 pony boxes, barns either side of the house which could lend themselves to conversion for gites etc, plenty of space to install manege etc and access to kilometres of hacking within the forest.  Highly recommended!

The house is situated in a prominent position to keep an eye on horses in surrounding fields. It is a 5 minute ride to the forest of Le Gast and 30 minute ride to the Dominial Forest of Saint-Sever. There are a wealth of attractive bridleways in the immediate surrounds. For those looking to extend the living accommodation or create a gîte there is space in the attached garage to the west and store room to the east, and a loft which would lend itself to conversion (subject to planning). Ideal as a trekking centre, riding school or livery yard, or for an equestrian enthusiast. It is set in about 11 ha of grounds and paddocks with stabling and barns which lend themselves to equestrian use.

The property is situated within walking distance of the village centre, bar/restaurant and shop. 15 minutes drive to the market town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc. Market day is Friday. The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away. The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away. The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.

On the ground floor – Entrance Hall 6.46 x 2.30 Half glazed stable door to front elevation. Flagstone floor. Stairs to first floor. Exposed stone and beams. 2 radiators. Door to utility room, boiler room and garage. Kitchen/Dining Room 6.35 x 4.04 Glazed double doors to front elevation. Radiator. Flagstone floor. Range of oak fitted wall and base units including display units with concealed lighting. Built-in fridge and dishwasher. Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Ample work surfaces with tiled splashbacks. Range style cooker with electric oven and gas hob and extractor hood over. Pelmet lighting. Living Room 6.39 x 5.72 Window and glazed double doors to front elevation. Flagstone floor. Exposed beams and stone wall. 2 radiators. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and woodburner. Utility Room 3.28 x 2.18 Flagstone floor. Electrics. Ceramic sink unit. Space for fridge/freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Boiler Room housing hot water cylinder. Door to garage. On the First Floor – Landing Wooden flooring and window to rear elevation. Study 2.41 x 2.15 Radiator, window to rear elevation, wooden flooring. Bedroom 1 4.36 x 3.03 Window to front elevation. Wood floor. Granite fireplace. Radiator. Door to: En-suite Bathroom 2.39 x 1.79 Radiator. Wood floor. Toilet. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Bath with tiled surround and mixer tap with shower adjustment and shower screen. Extractor fan. Bedroom 2 4.11 x 3.33 – 2 windows to front elevation, wood flooring, radiator. Bedroom 3 4.04 x 3.31 – Window to front elevation, radiator, wood flooring. Bathroom 3.06 x 2.77 – Corner jacuzzi, bath for 2 people with mixer tap/shower adjustment, shower screen. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor. Pedestal basin. Toilet. Radiator. Window to rear elevation. Cloakroom Window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Toilet. Vanity unit. Hatch to loft space.
Outside and equestrian facilities

Double wooden gates lead to tarmac drive and partly walled garden with BBQ. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with shrubs. Pump house for spring water (needs replacing). Mature hedges. Walled garden to the rear with lawn and concrete hardstanding for several cars. Gate to Stable Yard (also has separate access). To the rear of the property is an attached Garage (8.03 x 6.15) Oil storage tank. Up and over metal garage door. To the west gable there is an attached barn/garage (7.10 x 4.99) Stairs up to loft space which goes all over the house. Large sliding metal door to front elevation. Attached to the house on the east side there is a separate room which would be ideal to extend the accommodation or to convert to gîte (4.78 x 6.57) with windows to the front and rear elevations. Door to west elevation. Concrete floor – potential to create a 3 storey self-contained gîte. All the land is fenced, part post and rail fencing, and it extends to about 4 hectares around the stables and barns with 3 Field Shelters. Barn constructed of block providing 6 internal stables each 4m x 3m with water feeders, feed troughs and hay mangers. Adjoining Large Tack Room (12m x 4.23). Water and electrics. Stone Building divided into 2 rooms – 3.28 x 2.49 and 3.76 x 2.49 – 1 with plumbing for toilet (piped to septic tank). Separate Barn (19m x 12.5) constructed of block and stone under corrugated iron roof (which could possibly be re-surfaced to use as indoor school). Tractor/Hay store. Attached to the Tack Room is another Stable/Store Room (5.42 x 2.74) and attached Dairy (8.68 x 5.11) – formerly 2 large stables – Window and 2 doors to front elevation. Water. Loft space over. The remaining land is divided into 3 large fields. Lake.
Services and taxes

Mains water, electricity and telephone. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in 2006/7. Broadband internet connection. Taxes Foncières : 939€ per annum Taxe d’habitation : Means texted Price reduced to 340,000 euros including agency fees February 2017


Property Ref: F978e-625s