Stunning house with a gite and 3 acres in Normandy, Calvados, Normandy
This beautiful stone house would make an ideal home and income. It is surrounded by its own attractive gardens and is at the end of a long drive. The current owners have completely refurbished the second floor accommodation in the main house to create 2 further bedrooms and a shower room; and the gîte. The roofs have been replaced on the outbuildings; a new all water septic tank has been installed; and double glazed windows have been installed throughout the house and gîte with anti-infraction glazing.
The property is located in a rural area but all facilities can be found close by in Saint Martin de Besaces (1.7 km), there are excellent motorway links nearby. It is an ideal base for walking, cycling or touring the surrounding area. Just 10km away is the 17th century castle in the town of Torigny-sur-Vire, and Bayeux with its famous tapestry, cathedral and restaurants is only 20km away. The landing beach at Arromanches is about 35 kms and Caen with its ferry port and airport is about a 30 minute drive. THE ACCOMMODATION : On the ground floor :
Entrance hall : 5.83 x 1.29 - Glazed door to front elevation. Tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Kitchen/dining room : 5.63 x 4.23 - Glazed door to north elevation. Window to west and east elevations. Tiled floor. Radiator. Central heating thermostat. Kitchen area with matching base and wall units. Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Space for free standing cooker with extractor over. Worktops and tiled splash backs. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Wall mounted boiler. Inset spotlights. Lounge : 5.83 x 3.68 - Windows to the front and rear elevations. Laminate floor. Woodburner on tiled hearth. Radiator. Understairs storage cupboard. Coved ceiling. Electrics.
On the First Floor :
Landing : 5.83 x 3.68 - Wood flooring, radiator, window to rear elevation. Stairs to second floor. Bedroom 1 : 5.83 x 3.54 - Window to front and rear elevations. Wood flooring, radiator. Dressing room : 2.33 x 1.50 - Wood flooring, window to front elevation. Radiator. Bedroom 2 : 4.35 x 3.28 - Window to front and south elevations. Wood flooring. Decorative fireplace. Radiator. Bathroom : 4.32 x 2.64 - Window to rear elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator. Bath with mixer / shower fitment, bidet, toilet, shower and hand basin.
On the Second Floor:
Mezzanine : 3.42 x 2.79 - Electrics. Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Sloping ceiling. Hatch to loft space. Shower room : Wood flooring. Velux window to rear elevation. Shower cubicle, WC, pedestal basin. Bedroom 3 : 4.00 x 2.75 - Velux to rear elevation. Laminate flooring, Sloping ceiling, electric radiator. Built-in cupboards to one wall. Bedroom 4 : 4.00 x 3.09 - Velux window to rear elevation. Electric radiator, wood flooring. Built-in wardrobe. Sloping ceiling.
THE GÎTE: On the Ground floor:
Living room : 4.45 x 4.40 - Fireplace with woodburner, tiled floor. Stairs to first floor. Smoke detector. window and part glazed door to south elevation. Exposed beams and stone. Electric convector. Kitchen/dining room : 4.45 x 1.91 - Fitted base and wall units. Half glazed "stable" door to rear elevation. Single stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Space for free standing cooker with extractor over. Tiled floor. Window to front elevation. Plumbing for washing machine, cupboard housing electrics. Convector heater. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Cloakroom : Toilet, tiled floor, extractor, exposed stone.
On the First Floor:
Landing : Hatch to loft space. Bedroom 1 : 5.00 x 2.47 - Velux window to front and window to east elevation, convector, exposed beams. Bedroom 2 : 3.21 x 2.52 - Velux window to front elevation. Convector, sloping ceiling. Shower room : 2.06 x 1.92 - Velux window to rear elevation. Pedestal basin, WC, shower, heated towel rail, radiator. Sloping ceiling.
To the front of the property there is a part walled entrance and long drive which leads to a gravel drive, parking and turning area.
The mature gardens are mainly laid to lawn with trees, shrubs and flower borders. There is a vegetable garden and chicken coop.
Attached to the gîte is a BARN 5.00 x 2.60 with 2 wide sliding doors and pedestrian door which offer potential to create another gîte (subject to planning).
Separate DETACHED BARN 4.64 x 25m divided in to UTILITY ROOM with stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine; WORKSHOP and an OLD STABLE with loft space over. (New roof). Storage and wood store. Separate lean-to wood store to the rear of the barn.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.
Drainage to an all water septic tank, believed to have been installed in 2012.
Gas fired central heating in the main house with electric heating on the second floor and in the gîte. Broadband internet connection. Double glazed windows and doors. Taxes Foncières : Approx. 994 €UROS per annum