Home and income property with nearly 14 acres in Normandy, Calvados, Normandy
A rare opportunity to acquire this home and income property with almost 14 acres including river frontage near Vire in Normandy. This substantial stone property is well positioned, surrounded by its own land, with no close neighbours.
The main house benefits from double glazed windows, solid oak floors throughout, character features and versatile accommodation. The principal part of the property is currently let to holidaymakers and can sleep 12-14 people, but the two sides of the property could easily be incorporated. The land is mainly level and is bordered by a river making it ideal for grazing. The property is situated about 10 kms from the town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc. Market day is Friday. The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away. The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away.
THE OWNERS' ACCOMMODATION On the ground floor
Porch 2.83 x 1.77m Part block built and half glazed. Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 7.06 x 4.99m Window and partly glazed door to east elevation and porch. Window to front and rear elevations. Granite fireplace (closed) Upright radiator. Smoke detector. Exposed beam. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Fitted kitchen with base and wall units. Tiled worktops and splashbacks. Double ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space for free standing cooker. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Space for free standing fridge/freezer.
On the First Floor
Landing Wood flooring. Smoke detector. Bedroom 1 3.59 x 2.71m Wood flooring. Window to east elevation. Exposed beams. Radiator. Sloping ceiling. Smoke detector. Bedroom 2 3.0 x 2.17m Velux window to rear elevation. Radiator. Exposed beams. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Smoke detector. Shower Room Velux window to rear elevation. Shower. WC. Radiator. Pedestal basin. Sloping ceiling.
THE MAIN ACCOMMODATION On the Ground Floor
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 6.67 x 4.00m Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. Tiled floor. Fitted range of base and wall units including display unit. Worktops and tiled splashbacks. Space for free standing cooker with extractor over. Ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. 2 radiators. Telephone socket. Steps down to - Dining Room Window to front elevation. Stairs for first floor. Tiled floor. Feature beam. Lounge 7.38 x 5.52m Half glazed door and window to rear and front elevations. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Tiled floor. Magnificent granite fireplace with carvings. Exposed stone wall and beams. Inset spotlights. Games Room/Utility Room 7.35 x 5.08m Partly glazed door and window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Exposed beams. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Worktop. Boiler. Electrics. Shower Room Shower. Hand basin. WC. Extractor. Tiled floor.
On the First Floor (via stairs from lounge)
Landing Exposed stone wall. Wood flooring. Stairs to second floor. 2 radiators. 2 seating areas. Shelving. Smoke detector. Bedroom 1 5.44 x 5.02m Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Radiator. Telephone socket. Shower Room Tiled walls and floor. WC. Pedestal basin. Shower. Window to rear elevation. Bathroom 4.67 x 2.24m Corner bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Pedestal basin. WC. Radiator. Tiled floor. Partly tiled walls. Exposed beams. Store Room 3.57 x 3.07m Radiator. Wood flooring. (Planning for window). Cloakroom Pedestal basin. Tiled floor. WC. Radiator. Bedroom 2 4.75 x 3.16m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Exposed beam. Wood flooring. Cupboard.
On the Second Floor
(Via mezzanine from dining room) - Wood flooring. Radiator. Bedroom 3 2.97 x 2.89m Velux window to rear elevation. (Planning for dormer to front elevation) Radiator. Wood flooring. Sloping ceiling. Bedroom 4 5.02 x 2.85m Velux window to rear elevation. (Planning for dormer to front elevation) Radiator. Wood flooring.
On the Second Floor (above Lounge)
Bedroom 5 5.70 x 4.70m Exposed “A” frame. Wood flooring. Radiator. Window to front and Velux window to rear elevations. (Planning for dormer).
Double gates lead to a large gravel driving with multiple parking spaces and turning circle.
The garden in predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs including a "secret garden".
The majority of the land is used for grazing and the property has 5 separate accesses from the road.
There is a stone stable building in the paddock to the rear of the house and a second detached barn with open-fronted tractor shed.
The land goes down to the River Cune which is a tributory of the Vire. Terrace area with sun shade. Pool area with above ground pool (sand filtered) of 11m x 6m x 1.5m. Pretty detached stone house with synthetic slate roof and concrete floor. Door to front elevation. Granite fireplace (1805) and old bread oven.
Basement – Room with fireplace. Loft over. Lean-to. Well (27 meters deep). Planning has been granted for the construction of a shed to the rear of the property.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :
Mains water, electricity and telephone
Broadband internet connection.
Drainage is to an all water septic tank Oil fired central heating
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