Fully renovated detached stone village house with large garden

€214,000  £194,265
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Orne
Location: Chanu
Bedrooms: 5
Plot Size (m2): 2275
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 164870
Type: Farmhouse
Date Added: 18/09/2019
Status: Reduced Price
Agent Ref: SIF - 001224
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Fully renovated detached stone village house with large garden

This spacious family house is in a prominent position in a small village, with a local school bus stopping just over the road,  and would lend itself to use as a B&B if required, with 2 en-suite bedrooms, a self-contained Studio apartment and room to create another on the second floor.  The current owners have completely renovated the house including new windows with at least 1 tilt and turn window in each room and electric shutters; 2 new staircases; re-pointing; new bathrooms, re-decoration and a new kitchen. Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is located in Orne in the Normandy region of France. The closest airport  is Deauville Airport (99 km) also within reach are Dinard Airport (100 km), Rennes Airport (101 km), or Angers Airport (128 km). The UNESCO Heritage site of Mont St Michel is 58 km away and the coast at Granville is about 1 1/2 hours' drive.  It is about 25 minutes to a 9 hole golf course Golf De Bagnoles - Route de Domfront at Bagnoles sur Orne.  The ferry ports are within easy reach - 1 hour to Caen Ouistreham, 4 1/2 hours to Calais, 2 1/2 hours to Le Harvre port or Cherbourg. It is about 2 hours 15 mins to Paris by train.  The pretty village of Chanu is about 4 km away.  More extensive facilities can be found in the town of Tinchebray (8km), which is a 15 minute drive and the town of Flers (10km) with a swimming pool, bowling, restaurants, shops and schools  or Vire (15 minutes drive).


On the ground floor -

Entrance Hall 2.23 x 1.97m  Partly glazed door to front elevation.  Tiled floor.  Understairs storage cupboard used to wood.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  WC.  Vanity basin.

Lounge  6.16 x 5.82m  Tiled floor.  Exposed stone walls and beams.  Window to rear and glazed door, side panel and window to front elevations.  2 radiators.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Stairs to first floor.

Kitchen/Dining Room  6.00 x 5.33m  Window to rear with cupboard under and glazed door to front elevations.  Fitted kitchen with matching base and wall units including display and mirror fronted cabinets.  Wine rack.  Built-in dishwasher and oven.   Recess for microwave.  DeDietrich 3 ring induction hob with extractor over.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.  Granite worktops and splashbacks.  Built-in fridge.  Lighting.  Cupboard housing space and plumbing for washing machine.  Space for free standing freezer.  Built-in cupboards.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.

Shower Room  1.89 x 1.75m  Obscure glazed window to front elevation.  Heated electric towel rail.  Fully tiled.  Vanity unit.  Walk-in shower.

On the First Floor -

Landing  Tiled floor.  Window to rear elevation.  Oak staircase to second floor.  Built-in cupboards.

Bedroom 1  5.72 x 2.64m  2 windows to rear elevation , one with cupboard under.  Built-in wardrobe.

En-Suite Shower Room   Tiled floor.  Shower.  Twin vanity unit with mirrors over.  Heated electric towel rail.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 2  5.85 x 2.39m  Window to rear elevation.  Heated electric towel rail.

En-Suite Wet Room  Fully tiled.  Vanity basin.  Window to rear elevation.

Bedroom 3  5.80 x 3.16m  Granite fireplace.  2 windows to front elevation.  Electric radiator.  Built-in cupboard.

Cloakroom  Tiled floor.  WC.  Built-in cupboard.  Hand basin.  Cupboard housing electrics.

Bathroom  2.66 x 1.92m  Window to front elevation.  Corner bath with tiled and marble surround and mixer tap/shower fitment.  Heated electric towel rail.  Vanity basin.

Bedroom 4  3.85 x 3.49m  Window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.   Electric radiator.  Granite fireplace with vent for heat from wood-burner.

On the Second Floor -

Mezzanine   Velux window to front elevation.  Wood flooring.  Cupboard housing electrics.  Hatch to loft space.  Filled cupboards.

Studio Apartment  5.31 x 4.70m  Sloping ceiling.  Exposed A frame.  Window to east and Velux window to front elevations.  Wood flooring.  Built-in eaves cupboard.  Kitchenette  with 2 ring hob.  Stainless steel sink with mixer tap with  cupboard under and over.  Space for under counter fridge.  Shower Room  Vanity basin.  Corner shower with jets.  Heated electric towel rail.  Cloakroom  Wood flooring.  WC.  Vanity basin.

Loft Space  Velux window to front elevation.  Hot water cylinder.  Exposed A frame.  (Could convert to another studio of similar dimensions).


Dwarf walled garden.  Gravel drive leading to parking area and PVC sliding gates leading to rear garden laid to lawn.  Pond.  Shrubs.  To the rear a gravel drive continues to the rear of the property.

Garden laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders.  Greenhouse.  Large brick terrace with outside lights.  Well (used for watering the garden).  Second vehicular access with PVC gates.  Flower borders.  Vegetable garden.  Outside tap.

Chicken and geese/duck runs.  Small paddock.

Lean-to constructed of block under a Fibro cement roof and lean-to in back acres.

Barn with lean-to.  2 car ports and wood store. Wine store. Electrics.

Old Dairy 9.00 x 5.38m with loft over.


Mains drainage, water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Electric heating and 2 woodburners.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. 1,200 per annum

Taxe dhabitation : Means tested

Asking price :  214,000 including Agency fees of 14,000. Notaire's fee 15,700

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 - 001224

Home Features: Broadband, Garage, Off-road parking space, Outbuildings, Patio/Terrace, Agency fees included

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