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Lower Normandy, Manche, Nr Sourdeval (50 Manche)

  • 17 acre smallholding or potential equestrian property
  • Large barn which could have internal stables installed
  • 4 bedroom farmhouse with geothermal heating
  • Potential to convert the old attached house and buildings to create a gite or two
  • Electric gates with gravel drive up to the house
  • Large terrace and gardens with chicken run and stone coop
Set in about 17 acres, this super Normandy property is located in a picturesque setting with good views and comprises a 4 bedroom longere with a geothermal heating system and is ready to move into.  Adjoining house and buildings to renovate to create one or two gites and a large block built barn would be ideal to instal American barn style stabling all located a few kilometers from Sourdeval.

The property benefits from a centralised hoover and double glazed windows with anti-infraction aluminium frames. It was re-wired in 2001 and there are 2 centralised ventilation systems. Underfloor heating on the ground and first floors from geothermal heating system. The property has 2 staircases and a flexible layout of accommodation over two floors. It is ready to move into and viewing is highly recommended. There is the possibility of creating a gîte or two by renovating the old house and adjoining buildings. For equestrian enthusiasts, the large block barn would be ideal to convert into american barn style stabling or for other livestock.

It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados, a few kilometers from Sourdeval, the nearest town. Only a few minutes drive away, the town offers every amenity including two banks and supermarkets. Market day is held every Tuesday morning, as is the livestock market. The village of Gathemo is about 2.5km from the property and has a bakery, bar and shop. The major city of Vire is only 12km from the house and offers all amenities including a railway station with a direct train to Paris. The beaches on the west coast are an hour’s drive away and Sourdeval 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 15 minutes drive, as is the Saint Sever forest.

On the ground floor – Entrance Hall Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Glazed door and side panel and window to front (east) elevation. Cloakroom Vanity unit. WC. Tiled floor. Half tiled walls. VMC. Study/Bedroom 1 5.26 x 3.32m Glazed doors to west and south and window to east elevations. Tiled floor. Door to En-Suite Shower Room 2.48 x 2.15m Shower. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. VMC. Window to west elevation. Tiled floor. Partly tiled walls. Door to Utility Room 2.68 x 2.45m Sink unit. Tiled floor. Window to west elevation. Plumbing for washing machine. Kitchen/Breakfast Room 4.74 x 3.60m Tiled floor. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Glazed door to front and rear elevations. Fitted base and wall units. Exposed stone wall. Space for range style cooker with extractor over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Single sink with mixer tap. Tiled worktops. Security entry telephone. (Outside is a buried 1,000 litre gas tank for cooker.) Boiler Room Hot water cylinder. Electrics. Boiler. Tiled floor. Lounge/Dining Room 8.08 x 5.54m Window and glazed door to west and 2 glazed doors and 2 windows to east elevations. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Granite fireplace with raised hearth. Central heating thermostat. On the First Floor – Landing Tiled floor. Hatch to loft. Bedroom 2 3.60 x 2.70m Velux window to west and window to east elevations. Tiled floor. Sloping ceiling. Built-in wardrobe. Cloakroom WC. Tiled walls and floor. VMC. Bathroom Velux window to west elevation. Tiled floor and walls. Sloping ceiling. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen. Tiled surround. Vanity unit. VMC. Study/Store 2.10 x 1.00m Velux window to rear elevation. Sloping ceiling. Tiled floor. Master Bedroom 5.66 x 5.02m Granite fireplace. Tiled floor. Window to front and rear elevations. Landing (Stairs from entrance hall) Window to east elevation. Tiled floor. Cloakroom WC. Hatch to loft with VMC installation . VMC. Tiled walls and floor. Bedroom 4 “L” shaped. 7.59 x 3.35m (max). Built-in wardrobes with sliding doors. 2 windows to west elevation. Glazed door to balcony. Door to En-Suite Bathroom Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen. Vanity unit. Window to east elevation. Tiled walls and floor.
Outside and land

Electric gates lead to gravel drive and parking area and double car port 7.31 x 6.54m which is attached to the house. Garden laid to lawn. Large terrace to east and west elevations. Vegetable garden. Large fenced chicken run and stone chicken coop. Semi-detached barn (old house) 5.27 x 5.46m Constructed of stone under corrugated iron roof. Granite fireplace. Exposed stone. Concrete floor. Attached Store (east) 5.26 x 5.00m Stairs to loft. Attached Store Room (west) which was an old stable 5.51 x 4.25m Door and window to south elevation. Attached Open fronted Barn 5.27 x 4.02m. 3 large paddocks all fenced with electric fencing and water. 2 with field shelters. Stream in all paddocks. Enclosed exercise manege. Large Barn 20.00 x 7.00m Constructed of block under metal sheets. Concrete floor. Electrics. 2 large sliding doors. Tremendous scope to erect internal stabling or for loose housing.
Services and taxes

Services: Mains water, telephone and electricity. All water septic tank. Geothermal central heating. Taxes: Taxes Foncières : 1,900€ per annum Taxe d’habitation : 309€ per annum DPE: 70kWh (B) GES 12kg (C)


Property Ref: F914e