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Lower Normandy, Calvados, Nr Vire (14 Calvados)

  • Equestrian facilities and 14 acres of pasture and grounds
  • Large 7 bedroom house presently divided into two
  • Main 5 bedroom part let as a large gite
  • 10 kms from Vire
  • Swimming pool
  • Two barns
  • Pretty unmodernised stone house
  • Lawned gardens
Set in some 14 acres of paddocks and grounds, this substantial 7 bedroom property is presently divided into two properties, the main part is let for holiday makers and can sleep up to 12-14 people and the other part is the owners area.  It could easily be amalgamated to create one large family house.  Double gates lead to the drive and a parking area, gardens with lawns, above ground pool, mature trees and shrubs.  Stone stable building and second open fronted barn, nearly 14 acres in total with mainly level pasture.  Pretty detached stone house to renovate and planning has been granted to construct a shed at the rear.

The property is situated about 10 kms from the 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.
Owners accommodation

GROUND FLOOR Porch 2.83 x 1.77m Part block built and half glazed. Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 7.06 x 4.99m Window and partly glazed door to east elevation and porch. Window to front and rear elevations. Granite fireplace (closed) Upright radiator. Smoke detector. Exposed beam. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Fitted kitchen with base and wall units. Tiled worktops and splashbacks. Double ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space for free standing cooker. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. FIRST FLOOR Landing Wood flooring. Smoke detector. Bedroom 1 3.59 x 2.71m Wood flooring. Window to east elevation. Exposed beams. Radiator. Sloping ceiling. Smoke detector. Bedroom 2 3.0 x 2.17m Velux window to rear elevation. Radiator. Exposed beams. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Smoke detector. Shower Room Velux window to rear elevation. Shower. WC. Radiator. Pedestal basin. Sloping ceiling.
Principal House

GROUND FLOOR Kitchen/Breakfast Room 6.67 x 4.00m Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. Tiled floor. Fitted range of base and wall units including display unit. Worktops and tiled splashbacks. Space for free standing cooker with extractor over. Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. 2 radiators. Telephone socket. Steps down to – Dining Room Window to front elevation. Stairs for first floor. Tiled floor. Feature beam. Living room 7.38 x 5.52m Half glazed door and window to rear and front elevations. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Tiled floor. Magnificent granite fireplace with carvings. Exposed stone wall and beams. Inset spotlights. Games Room/Utility Room 7.35 x 5.08m Partly glazed door and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Exposed beams. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Worktop. Boiler. Electrics. Shower Room Shower. Hand basin. WC. Extractor. Tiled floor. FIRST FLOOR (via stairs from living room) – Landing Exposed stone wall. Wood flooring. Stairs to second floor. 2 radiators. 2 seating areas. Shelving. Smoke detector. Bedroom 1 5.44 x 5.02m Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Radiator. Telephone socket. Shower Room Tiled walls and floor. WC. Pedestal basin. Shower. Window to rear elevation. Bathroom 4.67 x 2.24m Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Pedestal basin. WC. Radiator. Tiled floor. Partly tiled walls. Exposed beams. Store Room 3.57 x 3.07m Radiator. Wood flooring. (Planning for window). Cloakroom Pedestal basin. Tiled floor. WC. Radiator. Bedroom 2 4.75 x 3.16m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Exposed beam. Wood flooring. Cupboard. SECOND FLOOR (Via mezzanine from dining room) – Wood flooring. Radiator. Bedroom 3 2.97 x 2.89m Velux window to rear elevation. (Planning for dormer to front elevation) Radiator. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Bedroom 4 5.02 x 2.85m Velux window to rear elevation. (Planning for dormer to front elevation) Radiator. Wood flooring. SECOND FLOOR (Above Living room) – Bedroom 5 5.70 x 4.70m Exposed “A” frame. Wood flooring. Radiator. Window to front and Velux window to rear elevations. (Planning for dormer).

Double gates lead to a large gravel driving with multiple parking spaces and turning circle. The garden in predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs including a “secret garden”. Terrace area with sun shade. Pool area with above ground pool (sand filtered) which measures 11m x 6m x 1.5m. The majority of the land is used for grazing and the property has 5 separate accesses from the road. There is a stone STABLE building in the paddock to the rear of the house and a second detached BARN with open-fronted tractor shed. The land goes down to the River Cune which is a tributory of the Vire. Pretty detached stone house with synthetic slate roof and concrete floor. Door to front elevation. Granite fireplace (1805) and old bread oven. Basement – Room with fireplace. Loft over. Lean-to. Well (27 metres deep). Planning has been granted for the construction of a shed to the rear of the property.
Services and taxes

Services: Mains water, electricity and telephone. Broadband internet connection. Drainage is to an all water septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Taxes: Taxes Foncières : 1,353€ per annum Taxe d’habitation : Means tested DPE 92 kWh (C) GES 14 kg (C)


Property Ref: F963e-778S