- Pretty detached 4-bed cottage
- Lots of character features
- Ready to move into straight away
- Lots of potential for additional accommodation
- Great walks on the doorstep
- Sourdeval market town nearby
- An hour from Normandy beaches
- 50miles from Caen ferry port
- 8miles from Vire train station for trains to Paris
With just under an acre garden, the owners of this pretty, detached 4-bed cottage have done a great job of retaining the character of the building during their renovations. Sourdeval market town is just down the road and the coast is under an hour away. With a barn and small house for renovation, this property packs lots of potential.
If you’re looking for a rural retreat, this cottage is surrounded by countryside with only one neighbour nearby, between the villages of Le Fresne-Poret and Ger with lots of great walking from the doorstep and direct access on to the GR22 bridlepath. It’s also a great area for fishing and outdoor pursuits enthusiasts.
The main cottage has the potential to extend the living space into the adjoining barn and the separate detached house would make a great 1-bed gîte or guest accommodation (all subject to planning consent).
The accommodation is as follows:
On the ground floor –
Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen 6.10 x 5.96m Glazed double doors, side panel and window to front elevation. Exposed stone walls. Tiled floor. Window to rear elevation. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Door to attached barn. Convector heater.
Kitchen area fitted with range of base units. Tiled worktops. Double ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space for free standing range style cooker. Exposed beams.
Inner Hall Tiled floor.
Utility Room 2.26 x 1.86m Tiled floor. Window to rear elevation. Base and wall units with worktop over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer.
Bedroom 1 3.36 x 3.10m Window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Convector heater.
Study 3.59 x 3.13m Glazed double doors to front elevation opening on to terrace. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under.
Shower Room WC. Corner shower. Vent. Pedestal basin. Convector heater/towel dryer. Inset spotlights.
On the First Floor –
Mezzanine/Bedroom 2 5.57 x 1.50m (reduced head height) Hatch to loft. Hot water cylinder. 2 Velux windows to rear and front elevations. Oak flooring. Eaves storage cupboards. Sloping ceilings. Convector heater.
Bedroom 3 2.10 x 1.52m Window to rear elevation. Convector heater. Sloping ceilings. Exposed stone walls. Oak flooring.
Bathroom 2.10 x 1.19m Partly tiled walls. Velux window to front elevation. Exposed stone wall. Pedestal basin. WC. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. Sloping ceiling.
Master Bedroom 4.23 x 3.71m Window and Velux window to front and window to rear elevations. Sloping ceilings. Oak flooring. Eaves storage cupboards. Convector heater. Exposed stone chimney breast. Exposed “A” frame.
Adjoining Barn 7.23 x 5.96m 2 doors to front and door to rear elevations. Split level.
Double wooden gates lead to landscaped garden, mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. Rockery and flower borders. Terrace. Orchard.
Old Detached Stone House 5.90 x 5.86m 2 storeys. New roof with partly reclaimed slate. Door and window to front elevation. Granite fireplace. Pipework to septic tank in place.
Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Broadband internet connection. Electric heating and a woodburner.
Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, St Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Brittany available for day trips. The Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. There is a good selection of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Other facilities such as a sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park are less than 15 minutes away.
The nearby local village has bars, restaurants and shops. There is a weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval. Door to door, you can be on the beach within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 50 minutes. The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (8 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.
Habitable space: 90m2
Plot size: 3,784m2 (0.93acres)
Taxe fonciere: €285p.a.
Heating: Electric heating & woodburner
Drainage: Septic tank
Please note: All sizes are approximate. La Résidence 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 either given or implied.