Detached longere with a gite in Calvados, Calvados, Normandy
Superb detached stone house set in over 2 acres of garden and grounds set in quiet rural hamlet within 5 minutes drive of Vire in the Calvados department of Normandy in Western France, approx 3 hours drive from Paris.
This house is huge and has potential as a main house with attached gîte, and there's also a separate detached old house to renovate if required. The property benefits from double glazing and oil fired central heating. It is situated in a quiet rural position but is in an excellent position within easy reach of local facilities. The house is in Calvados in the Normandy region of France. The closest airports are Dinard Airport (102 kms) and Rennes (121 kms). Nearby tourist attractions include the Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux) (34 kms), the Memorial de Caen (42 km) and the D-Day Landing Beaches (43 km).
The nearest major cities are Torigni-sur-Vire and Vire (16 kms), Saint Lô (25 kms), Bayeux (50 km) and Caen (39 km). The ferry terminals of Caen Ouistreham (53 kms) and Cherbourg (96 kms) are easily accessible from the A84 Caen to Rennes motorway which is about 5 minutes drive away. THE MAIN HOUSE: On the ground floor :
Entrance hall : 5.62m x 2.31m – 1/2 glazed door to the front elevation. Central heating thermostat. Tiled floor. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Living room : 38 sqm – Double aspect with French doors to the front and rear elevations. Tiled floor. 2 radiators. Bedroom 1/Study : 4.30m x 2.72m – Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Shower room : 2.30m x 1.90m – Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Pedestal hand basin. Toilet. Tiled floor. Shower. Kitchen : 4.96m x 4.30m – Window to the front elevation. Radiator. Tiled floor. Range of matching base and wall units with worktops and tiled splashbacks over. Built in 4 ring electric hob with extractor fan over. Built-in dishwasher. 1 2/3 sink unit with mixer tap. Door to - Utility room : 3.82m x 3.67m – 1/2 glazed door to the rear elevation. Sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Electric fusebox. Boiler. Door to attached gîte.
On the first floor -
Landing : 7.82m x 2.31m – Velux windows to the front and rear elevations. Radiator. Bedroom 1 : 4.97m x 4.82m – Window to the east elevation. Velux window to the front elevation. Sloping ceiling. Radiator. Walk in wardrobe. Door to loft space (space to create an additional bedroom. Bedroom 2 : 4.42m x 4.33m – Window to the front elevation. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe. Shower room : 3.30m x 2.37m – Velux window to the rear elevation. Built-in sink vanity unit. Shower. Fully tiled walls and floor. Radiator. Cloakroom : Toilet. Bedroom 3 : 30 sqm – Double aspect with velux windows to the front and rear. 2 radiators. Dressing room. Bedroom 4 : 4m x 3.10m – Velux window to the rear elevation. Sloping ceiling. Radiator. Door to large loft space which could be used to join both sides of the first floor, or to create an en-suite bathroom and dressing room.
THE GITE : On the ground floor:
Kitchen : 3.86m x 3.89m – Window to the front elevation. Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard under. Cupboards over. Radiator. Tiled floor. Living room: 38 sqm – Double aspect. Window to the rear elevation and 1/2 glazed French doors to the front elevation. Tiled floor. 2 radiators. Inner hall : Tiled floor. Built in cupboard. Cloakroom : Toilet and hand basin. Tiled floor and tiled splashback. Shower room : 2.35m x 2.32m – Window to rear elevation. Walk-in shower. Radiator. Pedestal hand basin with tiled splashback. Tiled floor. Bedroom 1 : 4.90m x 3.23m – Window to the front elevation. Radiator. Dressing area. Utility room : 4.81m x 3.43m – 1/2 glazed door to the west elevation. Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. Sink with tiled splashback. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor.
On the first floor: Landing : 2.43m x 2.35m
Bedroom 2 : 5.94m x 3.42m – Window to the front elevation. Sloping ceiling. Radiator. Loft space : This area just needs a window and plasterboarding to create a third bedroom.
A long lane leads down to the property and the separate detached stone outbuilding with block extension which incorporates an open carport for 2 cars.
The majority of the garden is behind the main house and mainly laid to lawn with shrubs.
In front of the house is a terrace.
Additional information: :
Mains water, telephone and electricity.
All water septic tank.
Oil fired central heating. Taxes Foncière : approx. 1,640 euros per annum