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Domfront, Orne €171,500

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  • Pretty, detached house & gite
  • Home-and-income property
  • Potential equestrian use or smallholding
  • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & 2 receptions in total
  • Over 5 acres of land
  • Useful attached stone barn
  • Situated in a village with shops
  • 80mins from Caen ferry

Situated in a lovely village with shops, at the age of a large forest, this pretty 3-bedroom/2 bathroom detached house comes with a self-contained 1-bedroom gîte and over 5 acres of land including fenced paddocks. Ideal set-up for both home and income, as a smallholding or for equestrian use.

This house with gîte is situated in a village in a quiet rural area and enjoys wonderful views over the surrounding countryside.  The accommodation in the main house has plenty of character with room to extend into the adjoining barn if required, subject to Planning. The property is largely double-glazed and has septic tank drainage, recently upgraded to comply with current regulations. Broadband Internet service is available and heating is by electric convector heaters and wood-burning stove.

The closest airports are at Deauville (97 km), Rennes(106 km), Dinard (112 km) and Angers(118 km). Local shopping facilities are in the village and include a bakery, butchers, hairdressers, bar/tabac and post office.  There is a school bus which stops near the house and goes to Flers and Domfront.  

The house is in a lovely village, between Domfront (7 km) and Bagnoles de l’Orne (12 km). It is located at the edge of the Andaines Forest. The nearest ferry port is at Caen Ouistreham which is about 1 hour 20 minutes’ drive.

The accommodation, measuring 120m² of habitable space, consists of:


On the ground floor:

Sitting/Dining Room:  6.41 x 5.80m  Wood flooring. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner.  Exposed beams.

Kitchen:  2.98 x 2.56m  Range of fitted base and wall units. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  Ceramic sinks with mixer tap.  Wood flooring.  Inset spotlights.  Glazed double doors to balcony.

Shower Room:  2.62 x 1.91m  Shower. Wash basin in vanity unit. WC.   Heated electric towel rail.  

On the First Floor –

Bedroom 1:  4.56 x 2.18m  Exposed beams.

Bedroom 2:  3.57 x 2.73m  Exposed beams. Built-in wardrobe and shelving.

Bedroom 3:  2.93 x 2.36m   Exposed beams.

Bathroom:  2.86 x 1.50m  Bath.  Vanity unit with mirror and light over.  WC.  Recess with shelving.  Heated towel rail.

Basement:  9.00 x 6.09m Hot water cylinder. Space and plumbing for washing machine.


Open-Plan Living Room/Kitchen:  4.94 x 4.86m  Old bread oven.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Tiled floor. 

Kitchen Area: with base units and shelving.  4 ring hob (3 gas and 1 electric).  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Tiled worktop.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to first floor.

On the First Floor 

Bedroom:   Convector heater.  Exposed beams.  Built-in cupboards.

Bathroom:  Bath with shower over. WC.  Shower.  Vanity unit.  Bidet.


Attached to the main house is a Barn  6.90 x 6.61 + 4.27m  Double wooden doors. Further small detached stone barn with tiled roof.  Log Store.

Woodland with stream running through. Large paddock with 2 field shelters.  Large paddock with stock fencing for sheep and small paddock.  Second small paddock.  Well.

The garden is mainly lawn with mature trees, flower and shrub borders.  Pond.  Vegetable garden.  Gravel seating area.  Variety of trees including cherry, apples, pears, nectarines and  apricots.  Soft fruit.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Electric heating and wood-burner.  Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in 2011 and upgraded in 2017.  Broadband internet connection.

Location: Village
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 2
Habitable space: 120m² 
Plot size: 21,787m² (5.38 acres)
Heating: Electric & wood
Distance to shops: In village
Distance to ferry port: 98 kms (Caen - 80 minutes)
Taxe Foncière: 1015 € per annum

(Location shown on property portals is approximate.)

Please note:  All sizes and locations 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.

Domfront, Orne
Normandy 61700
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 8189
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Domfront, Orne
Normandy 61700
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 8189
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