Character stone house in Normandy
The property has been renovated by the present owners and restored with many quirky, character features. The property benefits from being predominantly double glazed and having attractive exposed stone walls and beams on display. Viewing is recommended.
It is situated in a quiet rural position yet is only 15 minutes from the A84 motorway in Rouffigny commune, 1 hour from the ferry port at Ouistreham, 3 miles from Villedieu-les-Poêles with its large open weekly market, bell foundry and all amenities and 30 minutes from the coast with a range of beaches, miles of sand, small bays, old fishing ports and a coastal path. There is also a ferry to the Channel Islands in summer months. It is also within easy reach of major tourist attractions - Le Mont St Michel just 40 minutes away, the Normandy beaches, the restored Abbeys of Lessay, La Lucerne d'Outremer and Lonlay. Cherbourg, Caen, St Lô, Rennes are major city shopping centers all about 1 hour away. From Villedieu-les-Poêles the fast train takes you directly into Paris in under 3 hours. The village itself has a bar/restaurant/shop.
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES :
On the ground floor -
Kitchen/Dining Room 5.62 x 4.63m Partly glazed door and side panel and window to front and small window to rear elevations. Tiled floor. 2 staircases to first floor. Partly exposed stone walls and exposed beams. Range of matching base and wall in its. Space for range style cooker. Butler sink with mixer tap. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Cupboard under stairs. Solid wood worktops. (The current owners have had an electric Aga fitted which is not included in the sale but could be negotiated separately). Door to:
Store Room 5.62 x 2.84m Exposed stone wall. Door to front elevation.
Lounge 5.79 x 5.44m Partly glazed door and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Granite fireplace with wood-burner.
On the First Floor -
Split level Landing Wood flooring. Exposed stone wall and beams. Built-in cupboard.
Bedroom 1 5.62 x 2.94m Wood flooring. Exposed stone wall. Pedestal basin. Window to front elevation. Exposed beams.
Bedroom 2 4.90 x 2.69m Exposed beams. Wood flooring. Window to rear elevation. Connecting door to -
Second Landing Window to front elevation. Wood flooring. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Electrics.
Bathroom 1.94 x 1.86m Window to rear elevation. WC. Pedestal basin. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.
Master Bedroom 5.88 x 5.38m Window to front and rear elevations. Exposed stone wall and beams. Wood flooring.
5 bar wooden gate and post and rail fencing lead to a gravel drive and garden which is mainly laid to lawn with shrubs.
Mains water, telephone and electricity. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Central heating is provided by a 14Kw woodburner. Broadband internet connection believed to be available.
Please note : There is no Energy Rating for this property because the owner is unable to provide the last 3 years' energy bills for full time occupation.
FINANCIAL DETAILS :
Taxes Foncières : 259EUR per annum
Taxe d'habitation : EUR per annum
Asking price : 98,000EUR including Agency fees of 8,000EUR + Notaire's fee 8,200EUR
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.
Ref : SIF - 00948
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