On Market

Lower Normandy, Manche, Saint Pois (50 Manche)

  • 10 acre smallholding
  • 3 bedroom stone house with scope to increases the accommodation further.
  • Two reception rooms and a kitchen
  • Attached garage to the side
  • Further outbuildings
  • Access to a bridleway.
  • Broadband is available, new boiler needed but radiators are in place with plumbing
  • PRICE REDUCED JAN 2018 to 134,500 euros inc agency fees
A peacefully located smallholding in the Normandy countryside with excellent views comprising a 3 bedroom stone built house under a slate roof with scope to increase the accommodation further with 2 reception rooms and a kitchen, an attached garage and a gravelled terrace. There are various outbuildings suitable for stabling and storage and the paddocks and grounds extend to some 10 acres with direct access onto a bridleway. The whole property is approached up a long private gravelled driveway.

On the ground floor – Covered entrance canopy with outside light. Entrance hall : 2.36m x 1.74m – Glazed door and side panel to the front elevation. Tiled floor. Door to stairs to first floor. Door to study/lounge. Cloakroom : Toilet. Tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine. Pedestal basin. Living room/dining room : 7.38m x 3.68m – Double aspect with windows to the front and rear elevations. Granite fireplace with woodburner. Tiled floor. 2 radiators. Open to - Kitchen : 3.48m x 2.31m – Window to the rear elevation. Fitted burgundy “Hygena” kitchen with matching range of base and wall units with granite effect work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Built-in fridge. Radiator. Range style gas cooker with 5 ring hob. Door to - Boiler room : 3.25m x 2.20m – Door to the rear elevation. Tiled floor. Hot water cylinder. Door to - Utility area : Window to the rear elevation. 1/2 glazed door to - Study/lounge : 3.84m x 3.71m – Window to the front elevation. Brick paviour floor. Exposed stone wall. Partially glazed double doors to - Room : 7.72m x 4.23m – To renovate. Sliding metal doors to the front elevation. Door to the attached garage. On the first floor - Landing : Wooden floor. Radiator. Door to opening to Room : 7.66m x 4.50m – To renovate. Exposed stone walls. 2 rooflights. Window to the front elevation. Opening to space over garage. Shower room : Window to the rear elevation. Electric radiator. Tiled floor and walls. Toilet. Corner shower unit. Vanity unit. Radiator. Bedroom 1 : 3.85m x 3.51m (max) – Window to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator. Bedroom 2 : 3.97m x 3m – Window to the rear elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator. Bedroom 3 : 4.50m x 2.79m – Window to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator.

The house is situated in Southern Normandy, half way between the lively medieval market town of Villedieu les Poêles, famous for its copper production and the historic town of Vire, renowned for its culinary delights.The nearest airport is Dinard – 1 hour away. The nearest ferry is at Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and the channel tunnel is at Calais which is about 4 hours away. The village of Coulouvray Boisbenâtre is approximately 2 km away, with 2 bars/bistro, bakery and small store for essentials and Saint Pois is slightly further away. The closest town, being some 10 minute drive away, is Brécey. Here you will find the local supermarket – Super U which also offers Petrol/Diesel facilities 24 hours a day. The town also has other shops, bars and restaurants including a pizzeria, bakeries & banks schools and doctors’ surgery. It is 50 km from mystical Mont St Michel and its bay and 40 km from Granville, with boats to the Channel islands. The house is also within easy reach of the D-day landing beaches. The forest of Saint Sever is within a 10 minute drive.

The property is approached via a long private gravelled drive which leads to a parking and turning area and the attached garage : 7.72m x 3.16m – with wooden doors to the front elevation. There is a small gravelled courtyard terrace area to the front of the house. The remaining land is divided into large paddocks with direct access on to a bridleway. Attached to the rear of the house is a lean-to log store/barn. Large former dairy (approx. 450m²) ideal to create stabling or for storage, workshop, etc. 2 smaller block outbuildings and a small stone outbuilding.
Services and taxes

Services: Well water, mains water and electricity are connected. Drainage to a septic tank. The heating is supplied via the woodburner. The boiler needs replacing but the plumbing and radiators are in place. Hot water is provided by a hot water cylinder. Broadband internet connection. Single glazed windows with wooden shutters. Taxes: Foncieres - 460€ pa Asking price reduced in January 2018 to 134,500 euros including agency fees


Property Ref: F762-474S