Detached family house with 5 acres in Normandy - ideal for B&B, Manche, Normandy
€267,000 [convert]

3 220m2


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Key Features

Property Type: Farmhouse/Smallholding
Number of bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
France Property Shop ID: 436428
Reference: MFH-NOR857

Property Description

Detached family house with 5 acres in Normandy offering flexible accommodation with the possibility of creating extra living space. Ideal for B&B. This 18th century detached family home is tucked away in a quiet rural hamlet at the end of a no through road, surrounded by its own land. The property has been extensively renovated by the present owners - new double glazed pvc windows have been installed, new bathrooms, the roof has been overhauled, it has been rewired and redecorated. It lends itself to use as a B&B or a large family house. The property is situated about half a km from the small town of Hambye with shops, schools, doctors' surgeries, physiotherapist, bakery, pharmacy, bars and restaurants and a twice weekly market. There is also the historical Abbaye. The larger market town of Villedieu Les Poeles, approximately 8 minutes drive away, has an indoor swimming pool and a large weekly market selling everything from food to clothing.

THE MAIN HOUSE On the ground floor

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 29.4 sq.m - Half glazed door and window to front elevation. Built-in cupboards to one wall. Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. Convector heater. Exposed beams (painted). Large pantry cupboard with sliding door. Fitted base and wall units. 6 ring gas hob with extractor over. Large ceramic sink with mixer tap. Built-in oven and steam oven. Worktops. Large cupboard housing fridge and freezer. Space and plumbing for dishwasher.

Utility Area Window to rear elevation. Pace and plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. Bathroom Built-in cupboards to one wall. WC. Convector heater. Window to rear elevation. Vanity unit. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Lounge 31 sq.m - Half glazed door and side panel and window to east, window to rear and 3 windows and glazed double doors to south elevations. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Fireplace with raised hearth and wood-burner. Separate cupboard. Painted beams. Cupboard housing electrics. Convector heater. Exposed stone. Door to rear opening to covered seating area and old "lavoir". Telephone socket.

On the First Floor

Mezzanine/Bedroom 4 31 sq.m - 2 windows to south elevation. Built-in shelves. Wood flooring. Hot air vent. Bedroom 1 29.5 sq.m - Connecting double door to B&B side of the house. Built-in wardrobe and shelves. Wood flooring. 2 windows to east elevation. Exposed stone wall. Door to - Store Room (ideal to create en-suite). Hot water cylinder.

THE B&B PART OF THE HOUSE On the ground floor

Living Room 32.7 sq.m - partly glazed doors to front and glazed double doors to rear elevations. Tiled floor. 2 convector heaters. Stairs to first floor with cupboard under. Built-in shelves.

Old connecting door to workshop (which would be easy to knock through if additional accommodation is required). Door to kitchen in main house.

On the First Floor :

Landing Window to front elevation. Convector heater. Stairs to second floor. Communicating door to main house. Bedroom 1 46.4 sq.m - Window to front and rear elevations. Convector heater. Parquet flooring. Exposed stone wall. 2 Large walk-in wardrobes. Door to - En-Suite Shower Room Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. Vanity unit. Shower. Convector heater. Vent. Cloakroom WC.

On the Second Floor

Landing Velux window to rear elevation. Built-in cupboard. Convector heater. Loft Space (could be converted to provide further accommodation). 2 windows to front elevation. Exposed “A” frame. Bedroom 2 23.2 sq.m - Window to front and Velux window to rear elevations. Convector heater.. Sloping ceilings. Exposed “A” frame. Laminate flooring. Built-in wardrobe. Door to - En-Suite Shower Room Vanity unit. Laminate flooring. Convector heater. Velux window to rear elevation. Large walk-in shower. Cloakroom Sloping ceiling. Laminate flooring. Toilet.


A long gravel drive leads to a large parking and turning area. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. Private garden fully enclosed for dogs. Gravel seating area. Attached Workshop. Attached Lean-to Garage Double sliding doors to front and rear elevations. Covered storage area and wine store. There is a stream on the boundary. Source. Paddocks and orchard.

Additional Information

Mains water, electricity and telephone. Woodburner and electric heating. Broadband internet connection is available. Drainage is to 2 all water septic tanks.

About the Area The property is conveniently situated just off the main road from the ferries (A84) - 14 km - and it is less than 90 minutes from Cherbourg and an hour from Caen Ouistreham. Dieppe is about a 3 and half hour drive and Calais is about 4 and a half hours drive. The nearest airports are at Caen Carpiquet and Dinard. The nearest beach is at Bréhal which is 20km to the west and Mont Saint Michel, Bayeux and Avranches are all within an hour’s drive. The nearby market town of Percy has a supermarket, many shops and numerous bars and restaurants and hosts a market on Saturdays selling fresh farm produce.


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