Superb thatched house and gite for sale in Normandy, Orne, Normandy
Superb thatched 4 bedroomed house, a gite and summer kitchen set in a 1,25 acre garden for sale in Normandy. The property is situated halfway between the towns of Vire and Flers (both a 20 mins. drive) which both offer all major facilities, including daily trains to Paris. The small medieval market town of Tinchebray with shops, bars, banks, schools, doctors' surgeries and Vassy are about 5 minutes drive away. The property benefits from charming features and a partially thatched roof and stands in a quiet rural position. The gîte makes this property ideal for those with visiting family or who wish to generate an income. The pretty gardens surround the property. The nearest ferry port at Caen Ouistreham is 1 approx. hour's drive, 1 and 1/2 hours to Dinard and Cherbourg, and Calais is 3,5 hour's drive. The property is located within easy reach of Mont Saint Michel, the D-day Beaches and Bayeux, the nearest airport can be reached in under 90 minutes.
THE MAIN HOUSE On the ground floor
Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.69 x 2.29m Glazed double doors to front and window to rear elevations. Radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Wall mounted boiler. Matching range of base and wall units with display shelves. Built-in 4 ring hob with extractor over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Double sink with mixer tap. Built-in oven. Built-in fridge. Lounge/Dining Room 5.69 x 5.53m Window and door to front and window to rear elevations. 2 radiators. Tiled floor. Exposed beams and stone wall. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and woodburner. Built-in cupboard. Stairs to first floor. Central heating thermostat. Inner Hall/Study Area 4.60 x 3.40m Radiator and convector heater. Quarry tiled floor. Door to stairs to basement. Velux window to rear elevation. Door to rear garden. Cloakroom Window to rear elevation. Quarry tiled floor. WC. Radiator. Vanity basin. Vent. Shower Room Quarry tiled floor. Vanity unit. Vent. Radiator. Obscure glazed window. Shower. Bedroom 1 6.49 x 3.33m Quarry tiled floor. Radiator. Window to front elevation. Convector heater.
On the First Floor:
Landing Part wood flooring. Exposed beams. 2 Velux windows to rear elevation. Roof light. Sloping ceiling. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Bedroom 1 4.63 x 4.18m Window to front and rear elevations. Wood flooring. Radiator. Built-in wardrobe. Window seats. Bathroom 3.23 x 2.64m Roof light. Partly tiled walls. Twin vanity unit with mirror and light over. Heated towel rail. Bath with tiled surround, shower screen and mixer tap/shower fitment. WC. Vent. Built-in mirror fronted cupboard. Bedroom 3 5.30 x 2.00m Window to east elevation. Radiator. Sloping ceiling. Bedroom 4 6.48 x 2.00m Window to east and south elevations. Radiator. Sloping ceiling.
THE GITE On the ground floor
Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room/Living Room 4.33 x 4.18m Window and door to front and window to east elevations. Tiled floor. Exposed stone walls. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and woodburner. Kitchen units with sinks and mixer tap. Space for cooker. 4 ring electric hob. Space for under counter fridge. Worktops and tiled splashbacks. Bedroom 3.04 x 2.55m Convector heater. Tiled floor. Window to rear elevation. Stairs to
On the First Floor
Shower Room 2.52 x 2.52m 2 windows to west elevation. Wood flooring. WC. Pedestal basin. Shower cubicle. Sloping ceilings. Private area of garden surrounding it.
Attached to the main house is an open fronted Car Port 5.89 x 3.59m. Summer House 3.76 x 3.09m Constructed of stone with thatched roof. Door and window to front elevation. Window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. A Gravel drive leads to car port and parking and turning circle. Separate access to - Basement Double Garage 7.65 x 5.44m Sliding PVC doors. Window to east elevation. Double stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Electrics. Space and plumbing for washing machine. The gardens are a particular feature of this property - they are surrounded by mature hedges and is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked shrub and flower borders. Chicken coop and run. Paddock fenced for sheep/goats.
Mains water, telephone and electricity. All water septic tank. Gas fired central heating. Broadband internet connection.