Old School House for sale in Normandy

€97,000  £82,802
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Calvados
Location: Saint-Sever-Calvados
Bedrooms: 3
Plot Size (m2): 920
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 177599
Type: Farmhouse
Date Added: 21/10/2020
Status: Under Offer
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Old School House for sale in Normandy.

This charming detached house is in a quiet location and benefits from predominantly double glazed wood frame windows, a woodburner with back boiler for central heating and an easily maintained garden.  Ideal as a holiday home.  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 -

Entrance Hall  Partly glazed door to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Radiator.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  WC.  Hand basin.

Kitchen  3.12 x 2.90m  Window to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Pine units including plate rack.  Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Wine rack.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for under counter fridge. Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Built-in electric oven and 4 ring electric hob with extractor over.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.

Dining Room  3.14 x 3.10m  Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Window to front and east elevations.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Electrics.  Telephone socket.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Glazed double doors to east elevation.  Radiator.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Built-in cupboard.  Step up to:

Lounge  6.64 (max) x 5.69 (max)m  2 windows to west and window to east elevations.  Wood flooring.  Fireplace with Villages wood-burner and back boiler to provide central heating.  3 radiators.

On the First Floor -

Split level Landing  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboard.  Steps to bedroom 3 and bathroom.

Bedroom 1  3.14 x 2.88m  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 2  3.15 x 2.94m  Wood flooring. Radiator.  Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 3  1.86 x 1.50m  Radiator.  Velux window to west and window to east  elevations.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.  Sloping ceiling.  Door to loft storage space.

Bathroom  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling. Velux window to east elevation.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen. WC.


2 pairs of double gates lead to gravel parking and garage.  Outside lights.

Garage  5.18 x 3.41m  Constructed of block under slate roof.  Double wooden doors to front and window to south elevations.  Concrete floor.  Electric meter.  Power and light.

Attached to garage:  Tool Shed  3.30 x 2.50m  Constructed of stone and brick under slate roof.  Door to front elevation.  Power and light.

Open Fronted BBQ Area/Car Port/Store  7.51 x 3.52m

Attached is a second Garage and small shed.  Lean-to corrugated iron Shed/Log Store.

Attached to the rear of the house is a Store Room  3.39 x 1.93m  Tiled floor.  Radiator.

Decking area to the front of the property.  To the rear the garden is laid to lawn and fully enclosed with mature hedges.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.   Drainage is to an all water septic tank.   Central heating is provided by a back burner on the woodburner.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been done for this property there is no rating as the owners do not have the last 3 years' energy bills for full time occupation.


Taxes Foncières :   Approx. 300 per annum

Taxe d'habitation : Means tested

Asking price : 97,000 including Agency fees of 7,000 + Notaire's fee - 8,200

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 - 001359

Home Features: Broadband, Garage, Off-road parking space, Outbuildings, Patio/Terrace, Agency fees included

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