Ideal home and income – B&B for sale in Normandy

€224,500  £189,283
Region: Lower Normandy
Department: Orne
Location: Le Teilleul
Bedrooms: 6
Plot Size (m2): 10000
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 109264
Type: Farmhouse
Date Added: 01/11/2015
Status: Reduced Price
Agent Ref: SIF - 00642
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Ideal home and income.  Former B&B with 4 en-suite letting rooms and 2 bedroom owners' accommodation for sale in Normandy.  Further detached house to renovate.

The property has been completely renovated by the present owners whilst retaining the character features and split levels of this large farmhouse.  Formerly run as a B&B over a 10 year period there is the capacity to earn about 2,000 per month with each of the 4 B&B rooms paying 60 per night.  Viewing is highly recommended.

The property is situated in the south of the Orne department of Normandy near a bustling village with bakery,  small supermarket, two banks, tabac, pharmacy, butchers, bar/restaurant, hardware shop, book shop, post office, art gallery, hairdressers and electrical shop.  It is 10km east of Le Teilleul, 12km from the medieval town of Domfront and 15km north of the major town of Gorron. The UNESCO heritage site of Mont Saint Michel and the beaches are about 64km from the property.  The ferry port of Caen Ouistreham is about a 90 minute drive, as is Saint Malo.  The ferry ports of Cherbourg Octeville and Le Havre are about two and a half hours away and Calais is approximately 4 hours by car.  The nearest airports are at Rennes (1 hour) or Dinard (1.5 hours).


On the ground floor -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  5.96 x 3.80  Half glazed door and window to front elevation, tiled floor, inset spotlights.  Larder cupboard.  Range of matching base and wall units including display units. Space for range style cooker.  Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap, worktops and tiled splashbacks.  Window to rear elevation.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Door to steps down to:

Dining Room  6.17 x 3.41  Exposed beams, window to rear elevation cupboard with well water cylinder.  Radiator, central heating thermostat.

Cloakroom  Pedestal basin, W.C.  Wood clad walls.

Utility Room  5.66 x 2.46  Glazed double doors to west elevation, plumbing for washing machine, built-in cupboard.

Lounge  6.41 x 6.07  Steps up from kitchen.  3 radiators, exposed stone wall and beams.  Granite fireplace with woodburner.  Wood flooring.  Cupboard housing electrics.  2 windows to front and 1 to the rear elevations. Door to the front elevation.  Door to stairs.

On the First Floor -

Split Landing

Bedroom 1  4.19 x 3.67  Window to front elevation, radiator.  Door to -

En-Suite Bathroom  3.67 x 1.73  Bath with mixer/ shower over, tiled surround and shower screen.  W.C.  Tiled floor, pedestal basin, heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2  5.72 x 5.15  Window to front elevation.  Radiator, exposed beams.  Built-in wardrobe.  Hatch to loft.  Door to -

En-Suite Bathroom  3.21 x 2.58  Partly sunken bath with mixer/shower over and tiled surround.  Shower cubicle. Shelving, pedestal basin, W.C.  Spotlights.  Heated towel rail.  Extractor.


On the ground floor -

Breakfast Room/Dining Room  7.55 x 6.09  2 pairs of glazed double doors and window to front elevaation.  Exposed stone walls, 2 radiators.  Fireplace with woodburner. Stairs to first floor. Door to -

Lounge/Games Room  9.61 x 4.04  3 windows and 2 Velux windows.  Sliding patio doors to east elevation.  Exposed stone wall.

On the First Floor -

Landing  Stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1  6.18 x 2.46 widening to 2.59  Window to rear elevation.  2 radiators, exposed stone and beams.  Laminate flooring.  Door to

En-Suite Shower Room  2.59 x 1.21  Shower unit, pedestal basin, W.C.  Radiator.  Fully tiled walls.  Laminate flooring.  Inset spotlights, extractor.

Bedroom 2  3.99 x 3.13  Window to front elevation, radiator, Laminate flooring, exposed stone and beams.  Door to

En-Suite Shower Room  3.13 x 1.26  Shower unit, pedestal basin, W.C. Laminate flooring, exposed beam, extractor, radiator.

On the Second Floor -

Bedroom 3  6.18 x 2.24  Window to rear elevation, sloping ceiling, Laminate flooring, 2 radiators.  Door to

En-Suite Shower Room  2.24 x 1.00  Pedestal basin, shower unit, Laminate flooring, extractor, spotlights, tiled walls, W.C.  Radiator.  Access to logt.

Bedroom 4  2.50 x 1.27  Window to front elevation, Laminate flooring,sloping ceiling, exposed beams, radiator.  Door to

En-Suite Shower Room  Shower unit, pedestal basin, W.C., radiator. Exposed beams,sloping ceiling.


A gravel drive leads to a large barn.  A pedestrian and vehicular gate leads to a gravel seating area.  Decking area.  External steps lead up to the owners' lounge.  Attached to the house is a garage/garden shed.  Orchard.  The remaining garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.  Terrace in front of guest dining room.  Old Pig Sties/chicken coop.  Vegetable garden.  Garden shed and wood store.  Stable.  Well.  Old detached stone house to renovate with slate roof and granite fireplace (approx. 6.5m x 6.5m) and large attached workshop (approx. 11.34m x 8.6m).


The property has mains water, electricity and telephone.   Electric heating and 2 woodburners.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank.  Broadband internet connection.

Please note : Whilst the Energy Report has been carried out there is no rating for this property as the owner does not have the last 3 years' energy bills.


Taxes Foncières : Approx. per annum

Taxe dhabitation : per annum

Asking price : 224,500 including Agency fees of 12,500. Notaire's fees -16,400 

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.

Property Ref : SIF - 00642

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

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