Peaceful country house with 2 acres in Normandy

€138,500  £123,380
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Manche
Location: Juvigny-le-Têrtre
Bedrooms: 3
Plot Size (m2): 8123
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 165281
Type: Farmhouse
Date Added: 02/10/2019
Agent Ref: SIF - 001228
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Peaceful country house with 2 acres in Normandy

The property is in a quiet position looking out over its garden, paddocks and orchard.  It benefits from double glazed windows with roller shutters  and a recent Microstation for drainage.  There are several outbuildings including one attached to the house which would be ideal as a self-contained gîte or an extension to the house, subject to planning permission.  Viewing highly recommended.

The sandy beaches on the west coast of Normandy and the scenic coastal footpaths around the Baie du Mont St Michel are all under an hour's drive away. The coastal towns and beaches of Northern Brittany are also within easy reach and well worth a day trip.  The Golf course near Vire is about 20 minutes drive.  The house is about 1 hour 20 minutes drive from Caen and around 2 hours from both Cherbourg and Le Havre, around 3 hours from Dieppe and around 5 hours from Calais. The nearest airport is at Dinard.  The village of Juvigny le Tertre is about 5 minutes away for everyday shopping.  More extensive facilities can be found at  Mortain or  St Hilaire du Harcouët (both about 20 minutes drive).  One of the largest regional markets in Normandy is held in St Hilaire each Wednesday morning.


On the ground floor -

Covered Porch/seating area

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  5.80 x 3.85m  Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Sink with mixer tap.  Built-in oven and 5 ring gas hob with extractor over.  Telephone socket.  Built-in fridge.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.

Lounge/Dining Room  5.80 x 5.80m  Tiled floor.  2 windows to front elevation.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed beams.  Convector heater.

Utility Room  4.37 x 2.50m  Partly glazed door and window to front elevation.  Sink unit.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Base and wall units.  Space for free standing cooker.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Built-in cupboard.

Study Area  4.37 x 1.85m  Window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.

Wet Room  2.75 x 1.25m  Obscure glazed window to rear elevation.  Pedestal basin.  Fully tiled open shower.  Tiled floor.  WC.  Convector heater.  Extractor.

On the First Floor -

Landing  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed beams.  Velux window to rear elevation.  Convector heater.

Bedroom 1  3.76 x 3.39m  Window to east and window to front elevations.  Convector heater.  Sloping ceiling.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 2  3.39 x 2.64m  Velux window to front elevation.  Convector heater.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3  3.39 x 3.28m  Velux window to front elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Convector heater.

Bathroom  Sloping ceiling.  Extractor.   Vanity unit.  WC.  Convector heater.  Bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment and shower screen.


A tarmac drive leads to a parking and turning area.  Outside tap.

3 paddocks fenced for sheep 1 is an orchard.

Block and timber chicken shed with corrugated iron roof.

Detached steel framed barn with corrugated iron roof.  Closed in with timber.

Small timber barn with corrugated iron roof.

Large block and stone barn used a : Laundry Room; Stables; Storage.  Attached open fronted corrugated iron shed used as wood store.

Old outside WC.

Colombage Barn  6.26 x 5.80m  (attached to west gable of house) with power and light.  2 internal stables and storage area.

Large selection of fruit trees and bushes including red, white and black currants.  Raspberries.  Peaches.  Victoria plums and Mirabelles.  Cider and eating apples.  Pears.  Cherries.

SERVICES : Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to a Microstation. Electric heating and 2 woodburners.

Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the Vendors do not have the last 3 years' Energy Bills.


Taxes Foncières : 222 per annum

Taxe dhabitation : per annum

Asking price : 138,500 including Agency fees of 9,500.  Notaire's fee - 10,800

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 - 001228


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

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