Substantial detached family house with 1.5 acre garden in Normandy

€350,000  £319,613
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Calvados
Location: Saint-Sever-Calvados
Bedrooms: 5
Plot Size (m2): 6300
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 175310
Type: Farmhouse
Date Added: 05/08/2020
Agent Ref: SIF - 001323
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Substantial detached family house with 1.5 acre garden in Normandy

This lovely detached stone Farmhouse has been completely renovated by the present owners over the last 15 years and boasts character features with accommodation on different levels, a magnificent stone fireplace in the Lounge and versatile accommodation which lends itself to use as a B&B or separation into a main house and gîte.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated near a quiet village, whilst Vire and Villedieu-Les-Poeles are both pleasant historic towns approx 10-15 minutes drive away.  Granville, with its excellent beaches, sailing marina and fishing port is only a 30-minute drive west from St Sever, with Mont St. Michel, Bayeux with its famous tapestry, Avranches, Coutances, St Lo and the D-Day landing sites in easy reach.  The village of St Sever has a good variety of local shops including a pharmacy, dry-cleaners as well as all the essential food and delicacies for which the region is famous. Saint Sever is a farming/market town with a substantial range of local shops and facilities.  The property is easily accessible with airports  at  Caen Carpiquet (1 hour), Rennes, Dinard and Deauville offering direct flights from the UK.  The Channel Ports of Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and both Le Havre and Cherbourg (90 minutes)are easily accessible  and it will take 4 hours to drive to the Channel tunnel at Calais.  There is a mainline train station at Vire which is on the Paris/Granville line and connects with Paris in about 2 hours and 40 minutes.


On the ground floor -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room    6.21 x 5.50m  Window to south and glazed double doors and window to north elevations.  Exposed stone wall.  2 radiators.  Range of matching base units with worktops and tiled splash-backs over.  Space for range style cooker with extractor hood over.  Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.   Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Inset spotlights.  Space for under counter fridge.  Stone arch to split level lounge/dining room.

Inner Hall  Stairs to first floor.  Built-in cupboard.  Radiator.  Window to north elevation.

Cloakroom  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Radiator.  Inset spotlights.

Utility Room  6.12 x 3.24m  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Base units with cupboards and worktops over.  Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for tumble dryer.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Radiator.

Dining Room  6.21 x 6.19m  (in basement)  Granite fireplace with raised hearth.  1 window to south and 2 windows to north elevations.

Lounge  6.21 x 6.19m  Granite fireplace with exposed chimney breast.  2 windows to south, 3 windows to north and 1 window to east elevations.  Cathedral ceiling with exposed beams.  Velux window to south elevation.  Display recess.  Access to loft space.  Stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Lounge) -

Master Bedroom  6.21 x 4.17m  Window to south and north elevations.  2 radiators.  Large walk-in wardrobe.  Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom  Window to north elevation.  Corner shower with jets.  Exposed beam.  Inset spotlights.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.  WC.  Pedestal basin.  Shaver socket.  Radiator.

On the First Floor (via stairs from Inner Hall) -

Landing  Window to north elevation.  Radiator.  Stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 2  3.40 x 3.25m  Window to south elevation.  Built-in wardrobe.  Radiator.

Bathroom  2.13 x 1.97m  Window to south elevation.  Radiator.  Pedestal basin.  Inset spotlights.  WC.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, screen and tiled surround.

Bedroom 3  3.43 x 3.27m  Window to north elevation.  Built-in double wardrobe.  Radiator.

On the Second Floor -

Landing  Velux window to north elevation.  Hot water cylinder.  Radiator.

Bedroom 4  5.00 x 3.21m  Window to west and Velux window to north and south elevations.  Radiator.

Bedroom 5  5.71 x 5.00m (max)  2 radiators.  Velux window to north and south elevations.  Exposed beams.  Access to loft space.  Built-in wardrobe.  Door to:

En-Suite Shower Room  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Radiator.  Velux window to south elevation.  Shower.  Inset spotlights.


Double wooden 5 bar gates lead to gravel parking and turning area.

Attached Garage/Workshop  6.89 x 3.85m  Constructed of rendered blockwork under a slate roof.  Wooden double doors to front elevation.  Concrete floor.  Power and light.  Boiler and oil storage tank.

Gravel patio area.  The garden is laid to lawn.  Vegetable garden.

Metal garden shed.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.   Drainage is to an all water septic tank believed to have been installed in 2005.  Heating is provided by a woodburner and oil fired central heating.


Taxes Foncières :   1,340 per annum

Taxe d'habitation : Means tested

Asking price :  350,000 including Agency fees of 20,000. Notaire's fees - 24,700.

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 - 001323

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

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