Stud Farm and training centre with 2 houses, groom accommodation, 23 hectares and stabling for 50 horses

€906,000  £763,713
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Orne
Location: Gacé
Bedrooms: 6
Plot Size (m2): 230098
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Ref No: 163164
Type: Equestrian
Date Added: 29/07/2019
Status: Reduced Price
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Stud Farm and training centre with 2 houses, groom accommodation, 23 hectares and stabling for 50 horses

The Stud Farm and training centre would lend itself to an owner /occupier with a second yard rented out as there is separate living accommodation, yard and grazing, groom's accommodation for both installations, and some shared facilities.  The 3 bedroom bungalow was completed in 2009.  The separate detached house is at the other end of the yard.  Over 20 racetracks within 60 Km. Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is located  in the Orne, Normandy region, in the north of France at 48 km from Alencon, the department capital. It is 148 km from Paris and 259 km from Calais.  Popular places to visit nearby include Argentan at 27 km, Sees at 28 km and Falaise 38 km.  The ferry port at Caen Ouistreham is 65 km.


On the ground floor -

Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen  7.02 x 5.21m  Glazed door and window to rear and sliding patio doors to front elevations.  Tiled floor with underfloor heating.  Kitchen area with matching base and wall units.  Worktops.  Built-in dishwasher.  Sinks with mixer tap.  Space for free standing cooker with extractor over.  Breakfast bar.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.

Cloakroom  WC.  Tiled floor.  Vent.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1  3.31 x 2.93m  Window.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.

Bathroom  Obscure glazed window.  Shower.  Vanity unit.  Tiled floor.  Extractor.  Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.

Bedroom 2  3.75 x 3.03m  Double aspect.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 3  3.40 x 2.89m  Built-in wardrobes to one wall.  Laminate flooring.  Window to rear elevation.


Attached Garage  7.07 x 3.25m  Metal up and over door.  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Door to garden.  Heat exchange pump.

Timber car port and garden store.  Block built shed.

Garden laid to lawn.  Pond.


On the ground floor -

Utility Room  Space and plumbing for washing machine.  Window to rear elevation.  Electrics.  Tiled floor.  Storage area.

Kitchen/Dining Room  4.08 x 3.96m  Tiled floor.  Partly glazed door to front and window to rear elevations.  Sink with mixer tap.  Matching base and wall units.  Tiled worktops and splash-backs.  Built-in dishwasher and electric oven.  4 ring gas hob with extractor over.  Divider.  Electrics.  Radiator.  Wood panelled wall.  Space for fridge/freezer.

Living Room  4.16 x 4.00m  Window to rear and sliding patio doors to conservatory.  Tiled floor.  Brick open fireplace.  Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.

Wrap around Conservatory  10.56 x 3.21m  Windows all round.  Overlooking tracks and paddocks.  Tiled floor.  3 radiators.  Central heating thermostat.

Inner Hall  Tiled floor.  Window.   Radiator.

Cloakroom  WC.  Tiled floor.  Window.

Bathroom  Shower.  Bath.  Tiled floor and walls.  Extractor.  Radiator.  Window.  Twin vanity unit.  Heated towel rail.

On the First Floor -

Bedroom 1  3.74 x 3.54m  Window to front and rear elevations.  2 radiators.  Laminate flooring.  Built-in wardrobe.

Cloakroom  WC.  Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2  3.67 x 3.65m  Window to front and rear elevations.  Built-in wardrobes.  Laminate flooring.  Radiator.  Door to:

Bedroom 3  4.05 x 3.30m  Built-in wardrobes.  Laminate flooring.


Enclosed garden.  Well.  Gas cylinder.



2 straight tracks:  1 all weather surface  1200m and 1 dirt track 1200m.  Circular track 800m.  1 straight track  800m.

There are a total of 46 paddocks of varying sizes, all fences are post and rail and almost all of them have open fronted wood field shelters.   In addition there are 50 stables.

The yard is divided into two working areas.  Each side has its own "street" with paddocks on either side.

Barn with tack room, preparation/grooming bays and internal stables.

Grooms accommodation Living Room.  Small Kitchen area.  Bedroom.  Cloakroom.  Shower.

1 Bedroom Mobile Home on site.

Horse walker with 6 places.

5 open-fronted foaling boxes.

Second Grooms Accommodation -  Open plan Bedroom/Living Room with kitchen area.  WC. Shower.

Attached Hay Barn.

Second Preparation area with 6 stalls.  Horse walker "treadmill" on boards.

Horse swimming pool 4m deep.



Mains water, telephone and electricity (separate supplies for each house). Source water for the house and yard.   Gas fired central heating in the house.  Electric heating in the bungalow via a Heat Exchange Pump.  Drainage is to a Septic Tank for the house and an all water septic tank for the bungalow.  Broadband internet connection available.


Taxes Foncières :  Approx. 1,396 per annum

Taxe d'habitation : Means tested

Asking price  :  906,000 including Agency fees of 43,000.  Notaire's fee 61,400

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 - 001000

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

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