House and stone bungalow in bucolic setting in Normandy and over 3 acres with pond

€145,000  £125,292
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Manche
Location: Barenton
Bedrooms: 3
Plot Size (m2): 13005
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 171124
Type: Farmhouse
Date Added: 11/03/2020
Status: Under Offer
Agent Ref: SIF - 001279
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House and stone bungalow in bucolic setting in Normandy and over 3 acres with pond

This house and bungalow are in a delightful sylvan setting in a secluded position in Normandy.  Ideal for nature lovers or those seeking complete peace and quiet.  The property comprises a detached 2 storey detached house and a separate stone bungalow of approximately 61m2 with adjoining barns offering a possibility of extending the accommodation or creating another separate dwelling, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.   Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in a quiet rural hamlet near the border of the departments of Manche and Orne. The lane which leads to it is very quiet and the house is surrounded by its own garden and fields.  The nearest shops are about 5 km away and include a bakery, small supermarket, post office, newsagents, bar, hairdresser, vet and garage.  Further amenities are available at nearby Barenton (7km).  The medieval town of Domfront is 16km distant and 82 km from Alencon. The village  is 228 km from Paris (or 2 hours 15 minutes by train) and 324 km from the port at Calais or about 1 hour 30 minutes to the port at Caen Ouistreham.   Facilities can be also be found at the spa town of Bagnoles de lOrne (33 km).  The nearest large town is Flers (28km).  The coast at Granville is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes away.


On the ground floor -

Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen  6.00 x 5.78m  Window and partly glazed door to front elevation.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Stairs to first floor with storage under including hot water cylinder.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space for under counter fridge.  Space free standing cooker.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Electrics.  Telephone socket.

On the First Floor -

Landing/Study Area  Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 1  3.69 x 2.97m  Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 2  3.69 x 2.52m  Window to rear elevation.

Shower Room  2.23 x 1.70m  Corner shower.  Vent.  Window to rear elevation.  WC.  Vanity unit.  Electric wall heater.


Stone terrace.  Flower beds and borders.  Rockeries.  Pond 30.00 x 30.00m.  The garden is laid to lawn.  Orchard.  Woodland.  Polytunnel 6.00 x 5.00m

Old Stone Bakery  4.47 x 4.45m.  Slate roof.  Concrete floor.  Power and light.  Bread oven.  Attached Garden Shed constructed of stone under a Fibro cement roof.


On the ground floor -

Open plan Lounge/ bedroom/kitchen Wood-burner on raised hearth.  Tiled floor.  2 windows ands glazed double doors.  Built-in wardrobes. Kitchen  Fitted base units with worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Tiled floor.  Window to front elevation.  Space for free standing cooker and fridge/freezer.  Vent.  Door to attached Barn.

Bathroom  Pedestal basin.  Vent.  WC.  Tiled floor. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Hot water cylinder.


Attached Barn  5.60 x 4.85 and 4.68m  Constructed of stone under a slate roof.  Sliding metal door to front elevation.  Well water cylinder.

Stone Barn  15.00 x 3.29m  (old dairy)  Slate roof.  2 doors to front and window to rear elevation.  Door to access to first floor.  Window opening to rear elevation.  Shelving.  Door to rear garden.  Electrics.

Garden to front and rear of the property.  Pond.  Lots of flower and shrub borders.  Vegetable garden.  Greenhouse.


Mains  telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to an all water septic tank for the gîte and a septic tank for the house.  Heating is provided by a woodburner in each property.  There is a mains water pipe to the rear of the house but the house and gîte are currently connected to well water.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owner does not have the last 3 years' energy bills.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 568 per annum

Taxe dhabitation : Means tested

Asking price :  145,000 (including Agency fees) of 10,000. Notaire's fees of 11,200

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.

Property Ref : SIF - 001279

Home Features: Broadband, Gite (or potential), Off-road parking space, Outbuildings, Pond/Water feature, Agency fees included

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