Attractive renovated village house with attached barn and garden

€118,500  £100,255
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Calvados
Location: Le Bény-Bocage
Bedrooms: 3
Plot Size (m2): 737
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 162590
Type: Town Houses
Date Added: 17/07/2019
Agent Ref: SIF - 001200
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Attractive renovated village house with attached barn and garden

The property benefits from partial double glazing and is beautifully presented throughout.  There is further room to extend the accommodation by creating additional living space in the adjoining barn, subject to planning.  It is conveniently situated with access to Vire and the A84 Caen to Rennes motorway.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The house is in Calvados in the Normandy region of France. The closest airports are at Caen Carpiquet (approx. 1 hour's drive), Deauville (82 km),  Dinard Airport (102 km) and Rennes(121 km). Nearby  tourist attractions  include the Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux) (34 km), the Memorial de Caen (42 km) and the  D-Day Landing Beaches (43 km).    Local facilities can be found at nearby Le Bény-Bocage.  The nearest major cities are Torigni-sur-Vire (16 km) and Vire (16 km), Saint Lô (25 km), Bayeux (50 km) and Caen (39 km). The ferry ports of Caen Ouistreham (53 km) and Cherbourg (96 kms) are easily accessible from the A84 Caen to Rennes motorway which is about 5 minutes drive away.


On the ground floor -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  6.91 x 3.37m  Partly glazed door and window to north and window to south elevations.  Tiled floor.  Built-in cupboard.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.  Range of matching base and wall units including display units.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.   Space for free standing cooker and under counter fridge.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Cupboard housing electrics.

Lounge/Dining Room  6.70 x 3.51m  2 windows and door to east elevation.  Laminate flooring.  Exposed stone walls and beams.

On the First Floor -

Mezzanine Study/Seating Area  4.95 x 3.38m  Window to south elevation.  Exposed stone wall.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Stairs to second floor.  Exposed beams.

Bathroom  3.39 x 1.92m  Window to north elevation.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Heated electric towel rail.  Electric wall heater.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 1  4.39 x 3.54m (max)  2 windows to east elevation.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams. Built-in cupboard.  Wall mounted convector heater.

Bedroom 2   3.54 x 2.68m  Window to north and east elevations.  Exposed beams.

On the Second Floor -

Bedroom 3  5.32 x 3.67m  Velux window to north and south and window to east elevations.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.  Sloping ceiling.  Storage recess.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  1.82 x 1.73m  Corner shower with jets.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Velux window to north elevation.   Sloping ceiling.  Wall mounte3d electric heater.


Double wrought iron gates lead to gravel parking area.

The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.  Open fronted log store.

Attached to the rear of the property :

2 storey stone Barn with slate roof.  9.15 x 6.55m   (Currently used for storage and workshop).  Double wooden doors and 2 windows to north and 3 windows to south elevations.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Electric meter.  Stairs to first floor.  Part concrete floor (ideal to extend the accommodation  or create a separate Gîte).

Attached Gîte (not complete)  6.55 x 3.69m  Window to west and wooden door to north elevations.  Stairs to first floor.  Concrete and tiled floor.  Cloakroom with WC and tiled floor.

Patio area.  Outside lighting.


Mains water, electricity and telephone.  Drainage to a septic tank.  Heating is provided by 2 woodburners.  Broadband internet believed to be available.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out on this property there is no Energy Rating because the owners do not have the last 3 years' energy bills for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières : 433 per annum

Taxe d'habitation :

Asking price : 118,500 including Agency fees of 8,500. Notaire's fee - 9,500

Please note : All room sizes are approximate.  Agent has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are given or implied.

SIF - 001200

Home Features: Gite (or potential), Off-road parking space, Outbuildings, Patio/Terrace, Agency fees included

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