Farmhouse providing home and income in Normandy

€219,000  £199,986
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Manche
Location: Sourdeval
Bedrooms: 6
Plot Size (m2): 4041
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 169023
Type: Gite/B&B
Date Added: 15/01/2020
Status: Reduced Price
Agent Ref: SIF - 001256
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Completely renovated  farmhouse for sale in Normandy - ideal home and income with spacious accommodation in attractive landscaped gardens.

The property is currently arranged as owners' accommodation with a studio flat and an attached 2 bedroom gîte.  The gîte is currently let and provides income of 450 per month.  The property was completely renovated in 2002 and further extended 4 years ago.  It benefits from double glazed windows throughout, 2 oil fired boilers  (one for the main house and one for the gîte) with underfloor heating in the downstairs bedroom and kitchen/dining room of the main house.  The electricity is separately metered in the gîte and there is a separate all water septic tank. There is an attractive landscaped garden with water feature and pond, mature trees and shrubs. Viewing is highly recommended.

It is situated on the outskirts of Town with local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Brittany available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker, entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes. Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock.  15 mins to Bowling, sports centers and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever.   Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 50 minutes.  The nearest Airports are at Dinard  (70 miles), Caen Carpiquet and Dinard; Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (8 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.


On the ground floor - 

Entrance Hall  4.31 x 3.14m  Door and glazed side panels to front elevation.  Connecting door to Gite.  Arched window.  Stairs to first floor.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone.  Telephone socket.

Lounge  8.13 x 5.42m  2 windows and glazed double doors to front elevation.  Exposed stone walls and beams.  Open granite fireplace with raised hearth.  2 windows and glazed door to kitchen/dining room.  Under floor heating.

Utility Room  3.36 x 2.98m  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Wine racks.  Connecting door to Gite.  Worktops and tiled splash-backs.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Tiled floor.

Kitchen/Dining Room  8.65 x 4.75m  2 radiators.  Brick planters.  Tiled floor.  2 skylights.  Underfloor heating. Glazed double doors and 3 windows to south and  stained glass window to west elevations.  Kitchen area Range of matching base units.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.  Island unit with space for range style cooker.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Walk-in larder cupboard.  Exposed stone wall.

Bedroom 1  3.60 x 2.44m  Stained glass window to south elevation.  Radiator.  Tiled floor.  Sliding door to -

En-Suite Shower Room  3.60 x 2.44m  Shower unit.  Tiled floor.  Hand basin.  Vent.  WC.  Partly tiled walls.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Door to south elevation and garden.  Door to Studio.  Door to garage.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboard.

On the First Floor -

Landing  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Connecting door to Gite.  Radiator.  Built-in cupboards.  Velux window to south elevation.

Bedroom 2  4.60 x 3.46m  Window to north elevation.  Wood flooring.  Built-in wardrobes.  Sloping ceiling.  Door to -

En-Suite Bathroom  2.84 x 2.36m  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Shower.  Velux window to south elevation.  Radiator.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  WC.  Tiled floor and walls.  Vent.  Sloping ceiling.

Bedroom 3  4.06 x 3.80m  Window to north and Velux window to south elevations.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Built-in wardrobes.  Radiator.  Telephone socket.  Door to -

En-Suite Shower Room  2.31 x 1.30m  Velux window to north elevation.  Shower.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  WC.  Sloping ceiling.  Vent.  Tiled floor and walls.

First floor STUDIO 

Bed/Sitting Room  4.76 x 4.63m  2 radiators.  Sliding patio door to south facing balcony.  Wood flooring.  Kitchen Area with cupboards and worktops.  Space for under counter fridge.  Window to east elevation.

Shower Room  2.29 x 1.69m  Shower.  WC.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Velux window to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Sloping ceiling.


On the ground floor -

Lounge  6.11 x 5.77m  Partly glazed door and side panel to north and window to south elevations.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall and beams.  Stairs to first floor.

Dining Room  3.74 x 3.72m  Window to front and rear elevations.  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone wall.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Connecting door to main house.

Kitchen  2.73 x 2.54m  Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Matching base and wall units including display unit.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Space for free standing cooker with extractor over.  Vent.  Tiled worktops and splash-backs.  Ink with mixer tap.  Space for upright fridge/freezer.

Utility Room  2.01 x 1.99m  Hatch to dining room.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Vent.  Door to rear garden and covered storage area.  Tap.  Boiler Room.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  Hand basin.  WC.  Vent.

On the First Floor -

Landing  Velux window to south elevation.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Connecting door to main house.

Bedroom 1  4.83 x 3.58m  Window to west and north elevations.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.  Telephone socket.

Bathroom  4.42 x 3.12m  Arched window to south elevation.  2 built-in cupboards.  Tiled floor.  Partly tiled walls.  Radiator.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Shower.  Vent.  Twin vanity unit with mirror and light over.  Toilet.

Bedroom 2  3.26 x 3.00m  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.  Telephone socket.  Built-in wardrobes.


Gravel drive leads to large parking and turning area and large single garage  with 2 windows to east elevation.  Electric up and over door.  Boiler.  2 oil storage tanks.  Electrics.

The landscaped garden is laid to lawn with flower, shrub borders and mature trees.  Pond with water feature.  Outside tap.  Gravel patio area with pergola.  Timber Shed with corrugated iron roof.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Drainage to two all water septic tanks.  Oil fired central heating. Broadband internet connection available.

Please note : There are no internal photographs shown of the gîte as it is currently let.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 2,066 per annum

Taxe dhabitation : per annum (no TV license included)

Asking price : 219,000 including Agency fees of 14,000. Notaire's fee - 16,100

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 - 001256

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

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