Normandy farmhouse with 2 cottages, stabling, barn and workshop standing in just over 2 acres
Normandy farmhouse with 2 cottages, stabling, barn and workshop standing in just over 2 acres with open views over surrounding countryside.
The property stands in a quiet position with no near neighbours. The current owners have carried out a complete programme of renovation works to the house and converted 2 outbuildings into 2 cottages for family and friends. The house and cottages benefit from wooden double glazed windows, rewiring, new bathrooms and heating. They are well presented, with plenty of character and viewing is highly recommended.
It is situated in the southwest of Normandy, near the borders of Manche and Calvados, a few kilometers from Sourdeval, the nearest town. Only a few minutes drive away, the town offers every amenity including two banks and supermarkets. Market day is held every Tuesday morning, as is the livestock market. The beaches on the west coast are an hour's drive away and Sourdeval is approximately 80 minutes drive from the port of Caen and an hour and forty minutes from Cherbourg. A little further afield are the D-Day landing beaches, the Mont St Michel. The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18 hole golf course are within 15 minutes drive, as is the Saint Sever forest.
THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE COMPRISES :
On the ground floor -
"L" shaped dining room/garden room : 6.82m x 3.72m and 6.43m x 4.25m - Glazed French doors and side panel to the front and west elevations. Fully glazed to the front aspect. Inset spotlights. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Exposed stone and beams. Stairs to first floor. Built in cupboard housing electrics. Central heating thermostat.
Lounge : 6.10m x 5.92m - 2 windows to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Granite fireplace with woodburner. Exposed stone and beams.
Kitchen/breakfast room : 6.7m x 2.76m - 2 windows and 2 velux skylights to the rear elevation. 1/2 glazed door to west elevation leading to covered log storage area. Sloping ceiling. Tiled floor. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Exposed stone. Range of matching base and wall units. Built-in dishwasher. Corner unit with revolving shelves and chopping board. Single sink with mixer tap. Ample worktops with tiled splashbacks. Built-in range style dual fuel cooker with gas hob and electric oven and solid fuel hob and oven. Extractor hood over. Door to -
Utility room : 3.94m x 2.74m - Door to garage and workshop. Plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dryer.
On the first floor -
Landing : Window to the front elevation.
Bedroom 1 : 5.68m x 3.21m - Window to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Toilet. Stairs to -
En-suite shower room (to be finished).
Bedroom 2 : 6.09m x 5.99m - (to be finished) 2 windows to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Exposed stone walls. Stairs to -
Third floor - Bedroom 3 : 3.52m x 2.89m - Velux window to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Built-in wardrobes to one wall. Exposed stone. Inset spotlights. Door to -
En-suite shower room : 1.74m x 1.37m - Velux window to the rear elevation. Wooden floor. 1/2 tiled walls. Corner shower with jets. Inset spotlights. Vanity unit. Toilet.
The larger of the two gîtes is built of stone under a synthetic slate roof. It has an attached laundry room with oil fired boiler which serves both gîtes measuring 2.28m x 2.23m - Window to the east elevation and door to the front (south). Hot water cylinder. Stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing and space for washing machine. Electrics. Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. There is an area of garden and gravel terrace area with barbecue and outside light.
THE ACCOMMODATION IN COTTAGE 1 COMPRISES :
On the ground floor -
Open plan living room/kitchen : 6.20m x 4.33m - 1/2 glazed "stable" door and window to the front elevation. Tiled floor. Exposed stone and beams. Granite fireplace with woodburner. 2 radiators. Stairs to first floor with lighting at skirting board level. Corner kitchen with built in fridge and dishwasher. Range of matching base and wall units. Ample worktops with tied splashbacks and inset single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Built in electric oven, 4 ring gas hob and extractor fan.
On the first floor -
Landing : Stairs to 2nd floor. Wooden floor.
Bedroom 1 : 4m x 2.95m - Velux window to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Exposed beams. Built-in cupboard. Radiator. Door to -
En-suite shower room : 1.49m x 1.11m - Window to the west elevation. Shower cubicle. Pedestal hand basin. Toilet. Wooden floor. Inset spotlights.
Bedroom 2 : 5m x 2.37m - Glazed French doors to front elevation and "Juliette" balcony. Built in wardrobe. Radiator. Exposed beams. Wooden floor. Door to -
En-suite wet room : Window to the east elevation. Shower. Toilet. Sloping ceilings.
On the second floor -
Bedroom 3 : 5m x 2.50m - 2 velux windows to the front elevation. Sloping ceiling. Wooden floor. Radiator. Door to -
En-suite bathroom : Window to the west elevation. Small bath with mixer tap and tiled surround. Toilet. Hand basin. Vent from woodburner.
This was the old bakery, built of stone under a synthetic slate roof. There is a covered log store attached. Gravel terrace with barbecue and garden to the front of the property.
THE ACCOMMODATION IN COTTAGE 2 COMPRISES :
On the ground floor -
Open plan living room/kitchen : 6.19m x 5.05m - "Stable" door and window to the front elevation. Tiled floor. Granite fireplace with woodburner. Stairs to first floor with understairs storage cupboard. Exposed beams and stone. Electrics. Inset spotlights. Breakfast bar. Corner kitchen with built in fridge and dishwasher. Range of matching base and wall units. Ample worktops with tied splashbacks and inset single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Built in electric oven, 4 ring gas hob and extractor fan.
On the first floor -
Landing : Wooden floor.
Bedroom 1 : 3.04m x 2.69m - Double aspect with velux windows to the front and rear elevations. Radiator. Wooden floor. Built in cupboard. Exposed stone.
Bedroom 2 : 1.91m x 1.52m - Velux window to the front elevation. Wooden floor. Built in bunk beds. Radiator.
Shower room : 1.88m x 1.49m - Velux window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Pedestal hand basin. Toilet. Shower.
The property is approached via a "no through road" lane. There is a wooden 5 bar gate and a separate pedestrian gate. A gravel drive leads to a large parking and turning area in front of the main house and to the 2 gîtes. Attached to the main house is a large workshop (approx. 10m x 12m) with concrete floor, power and light. Space to garage a camping car. Full height wooden doors. Door to - Double garage (5.89m x 5.26m) - with 2 metal up-and-over doors. Concrete floor. Power and light. Door to - Office (5.26m x 2.04m) - Window to the front elevation. There is a concrete yard in front of the garage and workshop. Orchard with stone built shed (suitable for sheep or goats). Small garden in front of the main house and terrace. Fenced paddock. Open paddock. Wooden stable block with corrugated iron roof and overhang with a concrete base for tie up and grooming. 3 stables, 2 with concrete bases, (4.04m x 3.41m; 4.04m x 3.02m; and 4.04m x 3.80m). Attached tractor shed/feed store (7.80m x 4m). Turn out paddock. 2 open fronted wooden barns.
Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Broadband internet connection. There are 2 all water septic tanks - one for the main house and the other serving both cottages. There is a shared boiler providing oil fired central heating for the cottages. Heating in the main house is provided by a heat exchange pump to Bedroom 1, Kitchen and the Dining Room/Garden Room. There is also a woodburner in the Lounge and a dual fuel range cooker in the Kitchen.
FINANCIAL DETAILS :
Taxes Foncières : 998 per annum
Taxe dhabitation : 515 per annum
Asking price : 293,500 including Agency fees of 18,500 + Notaire's fee - 20,900
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 - 00929
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