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Lower Normandy, Manche, Nr Vire (50 Manche)

  • Large maison de maitre with 2 bedrooms and scope for 2 more in attic
  • Renovated house
  • Separate 2 bedroom gite
  • Huge outbuilding with workshop, garage etc
  • Loft over (scope for conversion subject to planning)
  • 38 acres of land running down to the river
  • Access to river for horses to drink along some of the 750m frontage
  • Fishing potential in the river subject to obtaining a licence
A super 38 acre property with great potential to increase the accommodation further comprising a renovated maison de maître with 2 ensuite bedrooms (scope for two more in attic rooms), a 2 bedroom gite, huge stone outbuilding, loft over (potential for conversion?), scope for stabling, 750m frontage of river Vire, long drive with double gates leads up to the front of the house and on to the gite.

The property has been renovated by the present owners and benefits from upvc double glazed windows (made to look like the originals, , re-wiring, a new kitchen and bathrooms and now offers spacious accommodation with further possibility to add 2 bedrooms on the second floor. The gîte could easily be split into 2 separate one bedroom units if required. The large stone barn was the former farmhouse and could be converted into additional accommodation if required, subject to planning consents.

The property is situated about 3kms 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.
House accommodation

On the ground floor - Entrance Hall : 4.04m x 1.99m - Part glazed door and side panel to the front elevation. Sweeping wooden staircase to first floor. Radiator. Laminate floor. Kitchen/breakfast room : 5.02m x 3.81m - Window to front elevation. Laminate floor. Modern, recently fitted kitchen with matching base and wall units. Breakfast bar. Electric convector heater and radiator. Worktops with inset double sink unit and mixer tap. Built in electric oven and 4 ring electric induction hob. Inset spotlights. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Door to : Utility room : 7.30m x 1.67m - 2 windows to the rear elevation. Tiled floor. Radiator. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to living room. Inset spotlights. Lounge : 6.05m x 3.82m - Double aspect with window to the front elevation and glazed French doors to the rear elevation. This room is the full width of the house and has a tiled floor and a very large granite fireplace with woodburner. Radiator. Electrics. Door to - Inner hall : 1/2 glazed door to the front elevation. Vanity unit. Door to - Cloakroom : Toilet Boiler Room : 1/2 glazed door to the front elevation. Hot water cylinder. There is currently no boiler.
House accommodation first and second floors

On the first floor - Landing : Stairs to second floor. Wooden floor. Window to the front elevation. Inset spotlights. Master bedroom : 6.08m x 4.16m - Large room occupying the full width of the house with windows to the south and north elevations. Wooden floor. 2 radiators. Electric convector heater. Door to - En-suite shower room : 3.45m x 2.01m - Window to the rear elevation. Large shower with jets. Electric towel heater. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Tiled walls. Toilet. Bedroom 2 : 5.18m x 3.90m - Window to front elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator. Door to - En-suite shower room : 3.74m x 2.01m - Window to the rear elevation. Corner shower with jets. Radiator. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Toilet. On the second floor - Loft space which would make an ideal conversion. Plumbing for shower and toilet already in place.

The property is accessed by double gates and a long private driveway which leads to a gravel turning circle in front of the main house and continues to the gîte. There is a tiled terrace outside the gîte. There is a huge stone and block outbuilding which comprises barn, garage, workshop and tractor shed. The oldest part is believed to date back to 1646 and has a bread oven. The most recent part which is block built can be used for cattle or pigs or could be divided up to provide approximately 6 stables (12x12) and a tackroom. There is a loft over the barn and workshop which could be extended or turned into living accommodation (subject to planning). There is an outside toilet in the Garage area which is connected to the Gîte septic tank. The land extends to nearly 38 acres. The majority is level, well mantained and ready for grazing. There is no water supply to the fields except where the river Vire runds at the bottom of the property - access has been created for horses. Fishing available in the River Vire (subject to obtaining necessary permits).
Services and taxes

Mains water, electricity and telephone. Broadband available. Drainage to 2 all-water drainage systems (Fosse toutes eaux). The main house has radiators installed but no boiler. Taxes Foncières : Approx. 1,200€ per annum


Property Ref: F746-466S