Delightful village house with plenty of character and attractive

€161,000  £140,493
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Manche
Location: Gavray
Bedrooms: 3
Plot Size (m2): 1
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 147170
Type: Farm
Date Added: 10/06/2018
Status: Reduced Price
Agent Ref: SIF - 001046
View Map Location
Add to My Properties
Delightful village house with plenty of character and attractive garden
This detached farmhouse is believed to have been built in 1629 and it is situated in a quiet position on the outskirts of a pretty Market Town.  It benefits from wood framed double glazed windows with shutters and it was re-wired and had a new central heating system with a gas combi boiler installed about 6 years ago.  It is quirky and interesting with many character features.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The local town of Gavray, which is just a couple of minutes by car, has a supermarket as well as a choice of restaurants, banks, shops etc. A very popular market is held in the town every Saturday morning. The pristine sandy beaches of the west coast are a mere 20 minutes drive away. The port of Granville, the famous 'copper' town of Villedieu-les-Poêles, and Countances with its Cathedral, are all within 20 minutes or so, and the UNESCO heritage site of Mont St Michel, Bayeux, and the D-Day beaches are all within easy reach.  Airports at Cherbourg, Dinard and Rennes all around 1 hour and 15 minutes. The Ports of Caen Ouistreham and Cherbourg  are about 1 1/4 hours drive and the Port of Le Havre 2 hours. The Channel Tunnel is approximately 4 hours. The Port of Granville and the coast is  25 minutes. In the summer there is a daily ferry crossing to Jersey. Direct rail link to Paris from Villedieu-les-Poêles which is 20 minutes drive.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :
On the ground floor -
Small Porch  Door to front.

Open Plan kitchen/dining room  6.31 x 4.07m  Glazed door to porch.  Glazed double doors to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Granite and wood  fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner.  Exposed beams.  Display recess.  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Built-in oven and microwave.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Space for free standing range style cooker with extractor hood over.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Work tops and tiled splash-backs.  Under cabinet lighting.  Pantry with original oak doors.  Radiator.  Stone desk with oak top.

Inner Hall  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.

Utility Area  1.80 x 1.32m  Tiled floor.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Shelving.  Door to:

Bathroom  1.75 x 1.63m  Tully tiled.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  WC.  Vanity unit.  Heated towel rail.

Lounge  6.49 x 4.07m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Radiator.  Exposed stone walls and beams.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.  Granite fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner.

On the First Floor -

Landing  Hatch to loft with drop down ladder.  Wood flooring.  Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 1  4.99 x 4.11m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring. Radiator.  Exposed beams.  2 built-in wardrobes.  2 linen cupboards.  Door to:

"Jack and Jill" Bathroom  3.03 x 1.66m  Fully tiled.  Window to front elevation.  Heated towel rail.  Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Electric wall heater.  WC.  Shower.  Vanity unit.  Door to landing.

Bedroom 2  3.41 x 3.15m  Window to front elevation.  Hatch to loft with drop down ladder.

Bedroom 3  3.96 x 3.14m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Cupboard housing wall mounted gas boiler.

OUTSIDE :

Across the path is an enclosed garden laid to lawn with mature hedges and shrubs. Gravel seating area.  Raised stone flower beds.  Small stone and cob outbuilding with slate roof used as workshop.  Attached corrugated iron lean-to garden store.

Double wooden gates lead to a gravel drive and parking area.
SERVICES :
Mains drainage, water, telephone, gas and electricity are connected.   Gas fired central heating.
FINANCIAL DETAILS :
Taxes Foncières : Approx. 290EUR per annum
Taxe d'habitation : Means tested
Asking price :161,000EUR including Agency fees of 11,000EUR + Notaire's fee 12,300EUR
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 - 001046
Home Features: Agency fees included, Broadband

Share This Page

Follow Us!

Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+

Property Enquiry

(For more info. or to book a viewing - please complete...)

Would you like additional information on the following?


If you know that your purchase is dependent on obtaining a mortgage, it is essential that you speak to French Mortgage expert at the earliest opportunity. Or if you would like to explore the mortgage options available to you - tick the box and we will connect you to our French Mortgage Experts.

There are HUGE savings to be made by using a currency provider rather than the high-street banks. Up to 4% better exchange rates - To beat the banks on your money exchange transfers - tick the box and we will introduce you to our Currency Exchange Expert who can maximise your exchange rate.

We will only share your details with established French estate agents with whom we collaborate, as part of the necessary process of assisting you to identify suitable French properties. We will also pass your details to our expert partners, if you have indicated you wish to receive information on the availability of French Mortgages or information on obtaining high rates of exchange from GBP to Euro. We will only put you in direct contact with experts who can help guide you through the necessary French property purchasing process. For more information on how we use your information please see our privacy policy.


Why not set up a property alert? You will hear about new properties matching your search criteria when they are added to the website.

Alert Me!

Quick Search


Nord Pas-de-Calais

Picardy

Upper Normandy

Lower Normandy

Ile-de-France

Champagne-Ardenne

Lorraine

Alsace

Franche-Comte

Burgundy

Centre

Western Loire

Brittany

Corsica

Aquitaine

Midi-Pyrenees

Languedoc-Roussillon

Provence

Rhone-Alpes

Auvergne

Limousin

Poitou-Charentes


Click Region for Properties

Foreign Currency Direct - 1st For French Property
International Private Finance