Normandy – Superb Detached Waterside Home

PRICE: EUR €299,900

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Stone farmhouse fully renovated in 2005 offering 4 double bedrooms set in stunning gardens with two large ponds. A superb opportunity to acquire a home renovated to a high standard with beautiful gardens, grazing land and two spring fed ponds with a small brook running through the gardens. In total, the plot extends to 1.08 hectare (approx. 2.5 acres)

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Normandy – Superb Detached Waterside Home
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Property Details:

Stone farmhouse fully renovated in 2005 offering 4 double bedrooms set in stunning gardens with two large ponds. A superb opportunity to acquire a home renovated to a high standard with beautiful gardens, grazing land and two spring fed ponds with a small brook running through the gardens. In total, the plot extends to 1.08 hectare (approx. 2.5 acres)

Set down a small country lane with no passing traffic, peace and quiet is assured whilst still being in close proximity to the vibrant towns of Vire and Flers with supermarkets, shops restaurants and much more. Train services run both to Paris where you could enjoying lunch on the Champs Elysees in around 2.5hrs. The local village is just a short bike ride away. The local small towns of Tinchebray and Vassy both have a full range of small shops, as well as mini Carrefour supermarkets. Both are within cycling distance.

For those who need easy access to the UK, transport links are particularly good; with the ferry port of Caen just one hour away, and St Malo and Cherbourg both within a two hour drive, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.

The accommodation consists of: -

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch – (approx. 1.6m x 1.8m) with tiled floor and storage cupboards, door into kitchen

Kitchen – (approx. 3.6m x 4.0m) front aspect with tiled floor, exposed beams, fitted with a range of base and wall units, 1&1/2 bowl sink, wooden work tops, hob with extractor, dishwasher, oven and fridge, and benefiting from underfloor heating; glazed doors to sunroom and access to utility room.

Utility Room – (approx. 2.0m x 2.2m) side aspect, tiled floor, sink, gas fired boiler, plumbing for washing machine and door to toilet.

Cloakroom – (approx. 1.2m x 1.0) rear aspect, tiled floor, toilet.

Sunroom Diner – (4.6m x 4.0m) step up from kitchen, double aspect to front and side, tiled floor with sliding floor to ceiling glass doors giving onto side terrace. Access to boot room.

Boot Room – (4.0m x 1.6m) side entrance door, rear aspect giving good storage space.

Lounge – (approx. 5.9m x 7.6m) reached by 6 steps up from kitchen area; double aspect with windows to front and rear, tiled floor, fireplace with granite surround and woodburning stove, exposed beams and stonework, door to front terrace and garden plus door to staircase.

Half Landing – reached from wooden staircase out of lounge, 5 steps up and giving access to master bedroom.

Master Bedroom – (approx. 3.6m x 3.9 at its max. point) front aspect with laminate floor.

Ensuite Shower room – (approx. 1.8m x 2.1m) side aspect, tiled floor, shower cubicle, hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail.

Further 9 steps up wood staircase to remainder of first floor.

Landing – (approx. 4.7m x 1.2) laminate floor

Bedroom 2 – (approx. 5.7m x 4.0m at widest point) double aspect with French windows onto Juliet balcony, carpeted floor.

Bedroom 3 – (approx. 2.7m x 4.2m at widest point) front aspect, laminate floor, exposed beam, built in cupboard

Bathroom – (approx. 2.1m x 2.0m) rear aspect, tiled floor, part tiled walls, bath with shower over, basin with unit, heated towel rail.

Toilet – (approx. 0.9m x 2.2m) rear aspect with skylight window, tiled floor, toilet and hand basin.

Second Floor – reached by a further 5 steps up

Bedroom 4 – (approx. 5.7m x 4m at widest point) double apect to front & rear, small built in cupboard, some slight loss of head height into the eaves.

The house benefits from double glazing throughout, gas central heating, a conforming fosse septic drainage system, mains water and electricity. The annual taxe fonciere is currently 1,150 euro.

A real feature of this property is the beautiful setting and the gardens. These also include a stone barn of approx. 7m x 6m with a cave area, garden store, wood store and separate wooden garden store, small polytunnel and further small stone outbuilding.

The two ponds are stocked with fish and are spring fed, as is the small brook that crosses the garden. The gardens contain several fruit and nut trees, an area planted with soft fruit plants and raised vegetable beds plus a small aquaponics area. To the side of the main house and up a slope is a paddock area currently used for grazing for 3 donkeys. The driveway provides off road parking for several cars.

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