House with annexe and a bungalow with 9 acres and a lake in Normandy, Calvados, Normandy
This rural property with land, a lake and paddocks is ideal for those looking for a multi-generational living arrangement or for a home and income ... The bungalow can sleep 4 and lets for £350 a week in high season. It is well presented and ready to move in to benefitting from a dual fuel central heating system (the oil fired boiler was replaced about a year ago), double glazed windows and versatile accommodation. The house looks over its garden, pool area, paddocks and lake.
The property is situated in a quiet village, whilst Vire and Villedieu-Les-Poeles are both pleasant historic towns approx 10-15 minutes drive away. Granville, with its excellent beaches, sailing marina and fishing port is only a 30-minute drive west from Saint Sever, with Mont Saint Michel, Bayeux with its famous tapestry, Avranches, Coutances, St Lo and the D-Day landing sites in easy reach...
THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE
On the ground floor
Conservatory 5.50 x 4.31m Door and window to west and sliding patio doors to front (onto patio) elevations. Tiled floor. Radiator. Double doors to Lounge. Kitchen 7.62 x 4.91m 2 windows and partly glazed door to conservatory. Window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Central island unit. Space for fridge and freezer. Range of matching base and wall units. Sinks with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for range style cooker with hood over. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Inset spotlights. Radiator. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Exposed beams. Ceiling fan. Utility Room 2.00 x 1.56m Partly glazed door to rear elevation. Base and wall units. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Space and plumbing for washi9ng machine. Tiled floor. Cloakroom Tiled floor. Window to west elevation. WC. Hand basin. Dining Room Stairs to first floor. 2 radiators. Fireplace with wood-burner. Tiled floor. Built-in cupboard housing electrics. Window to front and rear elevations. Lounge 7.40 x 4.35m Double doors from conservatory. Glazed double doors to dining room. Tiled floor. Radiator. 2 ceiling fans. Velux window and 2 picture windows to front elevation. Door to Annexe.
On the First Floor
Landing Wood flooring. Radiator. Door to stairs to loft. Bedroom 1/Study 2.44 x 1.56m Wood flooring. Window to east elevation. Radiator. Bedroom 2 4.65 x 2.67m Window to front elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator. Convector heater. Built-in shelves. Bedroom 3 4.19 x 3.14m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Wood flooring. Ceiling fan. Bathroom Obscure glazed window to front elevation. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Radiator. Heated towel rail. Vanity unit. WC. Corner bath with jets and shower over. Bedroom 4 5.09 x 2.48m Convector heater. Radiator. Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Ceiling fan.
THE ANNEXE COMPRISES
On the ground floor
Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 4.65 x 4.43m 2 windows and glazed double doors to front elevation. Tiled floor. Fireplace with inset wood-burner with vents. Radiator. Convector heater. Kitchen area with base and wall units. Worktop and tiled splash-backs. 4 ring gas hob. Electric oven. Extractor. Built-in fridge and freezer. Bedroom 5.51 x 4.20m Tiled floor. Window to east elevation. Radiator. Velux roof light. Convector heater. Door to - En-Suite Shower Room Obscure glazed window to rear elevation. Shower. WC. Vanity unit. Inset spotlight. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.
THE DETACHED BUNGALOW/GITE
Entrance Hall 1.75 x 1.68m Door to west elevation. Tiled floor. Smoke detector. Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen 5.13 x 3.75m Window to east and west elevations. Convector heater. Electric flame effect fire. Tiled floor. Kitchen area with matching base and wall units. 4 ring hob (1 electric and 3 gas) with extractor over. Built-in oven. Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space for free standing fridge. Shower Room 1.80 x 1.56m Window to east elevation. Tiled floor. Extractor. Inset spotlights. Vanity unit. Heated towel rail. Shower. WC. Bedroom 3.71 x 3.00m Window to south elevation. Convector heater. Tiled floor. Private enclosed garden area laid to lawn with gravel patio area.
Long drive leads to gravel parking and turning circle. Garden laid to lawn with flower, shrub beds and borders. Pond. Decking area with above ground pool (old in-ground pool underneath). The rear garden is laid to lawn with orchard area and old stone house/outbuilding (used as stable). Small field shelter. Greenhouse. Timber potting shed. Vegetable garden. Timber barn with corrugated iron roof. Stone and block wood store. 4 Paddocks and lake. Store Room 3.92 x 3.17m Tiled floor. Window to front elevation. Workshop 8.22 x 3.78m Metal garage up and over door. Concrete floor. Power and light. Doorway to Garage 5.40 x 3.78m Sliding metal door. Concrete floor. Garden Shed 5.40 x 2.87m Sliding door to front elevation. Boiler Room 6.05 x 2.14m Boiler. Oil storage tank. Pool filter.
Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Drainage is to an all water septic tank. Dual fuel heating is provided by an oil fired boiler and a back boiler on the woodburner. Electric heating in the Bungalow. Broadband internet connection.
ABOUT THE AREA AND ACCESS
The property is situated in a quiet village, whilst Vire and Villedieu-Les-Poeles are both pleasant historic towns approx 10-15 minutes drive away. Granville, with its excellent beaches, sailing marina and fishing port is only a 30-minute drive west from St Sever, with Mont Saint-Michel, Bayeux with its famous tapestry, Avranches, Coutances, Saint Lo and the D-Day landing sites in easy reach.
The village of Saint Sever has a good variety of local shops including a pharmacy, dry-cleaners as well as all the essential food and delicacies for which the region is famous. Saint Sever is a farming/market town with a substantial range of local shops and facilities.
The property is easily accessible with airports at Caen Carpiquet (1 hour), Rennes, Dinard and Deauville offering direct flights from the UK. The Channel Ports of Caen Ouistreham (1 hour) and both Le Havre and Cherbourg (90 minutes) are easily accessible and it will take 4 hours to drive to the Channel tunnel at Calais. There is a mainline train station at Vire which is on the Paris/Granville line and connects with Paris in about 2 hours and 40 minutes.