Spacious family house with 2 gîtes and large garden in Normandy, Orne, Normandy
Spacious renovated traditional longere style family house with 2 gîtes set on a plot of around 2 acres large garden for sale in Normandy. The property is a traditional Normandy 'Longere' which has been completely renovated and offers a light and versatile living space. The property is divided into spacious owners' accommodation, a 3 bedroom gîte and a 1 bedroom ground floor gîte. Since 2002 the property has seen a vast programme of improvements including the Kitchen/Conservatory extension, re-wiring, some new windows and doors, a new oil fired central boiler, re-pointing, the whole of the loft area has been insulated with air flex insulation and a new roof over the gîte section of the house.
THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE MAIN HOUSE
On the ground floor
Entrance Hall 3.21 x 2.72m Partly glazed door to front elevation. Oak flooring. Stairs to first floor. Exposed stone wall and beam. Radiator. Lounge 5.96 x 5.71m Exposed beams. 2 windows to front elevation. Tiled floor. Window and glazed doors to conservatory/kitchen. 2 radiators. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Study 2.50 x 1.82m Radiator. Laminate flooring. Window over kitchen. Kitchen/Conservatory 8.12 x 4.21m Windows and glazed double doors to rear and windows to the west elevation. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. 3 Velux electronically remote controlled windows. Upright radiator. Tiled floor. Exposed stone walls. Kitchen Area Polished granite worktops and breakfast bar. Corner sinks with mixer tap. Drawer units. 5 ring gas hob with extractor over. Wall cupboards and display units. Built-in Fridge, oven and microwave. Glazed door to: Utility Room 3.10 x 3.10m Glazed door to rear and east and Velux window to rear elevations. Built-in broom cupboard and pantry. Base and wall units. Double ceramic sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Radiator. Tiled floor. Inset spotlights. Wet Room 3.03 x 1.00m Tiled floor and walls. WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Hand basin. Inset spotlights. Shower.
On the First Floor
Landing Oak flooring. Window to front elevation. Exposed beams. Radiator. Master Bedroom 6.28 x 4.57m Window to front and 2 Velux windows to rear elevations. Exposed “A” frame. Built-in wardrobes. Radiator. Telephone socket. Hatch to loft storage area. Door to: En-Suite Bathroom 2.64 x 2.36m Velux window to rear elevation. Tiled floor. Partly tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Suspended WC and bidet. Jacuzzi bath with 2 mixer taps/shower fitments and screen. Vanity unit. Hobby Room 6.24 x 5.90m 2 upright radiators. Oak flooring. Glazed double doors to rear elevation and balcony and covered stairs to ground floor. 2 windows and 2 Velux windows to front elevation. Exposed stone wall and “A” frame. Bedroom 2 4.32 x 3.90m Window to rear elevation. Radiator. Exposed beams. Hatch to loft space. Door to: En-Suite Bathroom 3.04 x 1.50m Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. WC. Pedestal basin. Hot water cylinder. Linen Store (gives access to Gite No.2)
GÎTE NUMBER ONE
Open plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen 5.06 x 4.84m Glazed double doors to front and glazed door to rear elevations. Ornamental fireplace. Radiator. Electrics. Exposed beam. Pine corner kitchen area with matching base and walls units. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Space for free standing cooker with extractor over. Single stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Bedroom 1 4.01 x 3.59m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Exposed beam. Door to: En-Suite Bathroom 2.56 x 1.61m Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Exposed beam. Vanity unit. WC. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail. Extractor. Laundry Room/Boiler Room 4.15 x 1.86m Sink unit. Boiler. Tiled floor. Storage cupboard. Space and plumbing for washing machine. 2 hot water cylinders.
GÎTE NUMBER TWO
On the Ground Floor
Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen 5.79 x 4.29m Glazed double doors to front and glazed door to rear elevations. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Decorative fireplace. Kitchen Area with pine matching base and wall units. Worktops and tiled splash-backs. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Built-in oven and 4 ring gas hob with extractor over. Exposed beams. Bedroom 1 3.42 x 2.76m Window to east elevation. Door to: En-Suite Shower Room 2.74 x 1.82m Window to rear elevation. Shower. Convector heater. WC. Pedestal basin. 2 hot water cylinders.
On the First Floor
Landing Window and skylight to front elevation. Exposed stone wall. Hatch to loft. Radiator. Bedroom 2 4.11 x 3.79m Window to rear elevation. Exposed beams. Radiator. Door to: En-Suite Bathroom 2.97 x 1.49m Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Pedestal basin. WC. Hot water cylinder. Bedroom 3 6.28 x 3.96m Velux window to rear and window to east elevations. Exposed stone wall and beams. Door to: En-Suite Bathroom Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround. Vanity basin. WC.
Conservatory – dining area for Gites 4.70 x 4.59m Tiled floor. Glazed double doors. Windows on three sides. Block built Shed with 2000 litre oil storage tank. Shared patio. For the main house there is a terrace surrounded by dwarf wall and flower beds. Loggia. Outside tap. Wood store. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees. Patio areas with outside lighting. Garden Shed and Greenhouse.
Mains water, electricity and telephone. Drainage is to an all water septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Satellite internet connection.
ABOUT THE AREA AND ACCESS
The property is found in Orne in the Normandy region, It stands on the edge of the Andaines Forest (Foret des Andaines) in the Normandy Maine Regional Park (Parc de Normandy Maine). The surrounding countryside is ideal for outdoor activities. It is just 5 kms away from the small town of La Ferte- Mace, with a range of shops and restaurants, plus a beautiful lake with a sandy beach offering water sports, fishing and supervised swimming.
Only 10 kms away is the charming spa town of Bagnoles-de-l’Orne, with its thermal baths, a good choice of restaurants and shops, sports facilities, a lakeside casino and golf course. The closest airport is Deauville Airport (88 km) also nearby are Rennes Airport (121 km), or Dinard Airport (128 km).
The closest ferry ports are at Caen Ouistreham (1 hour's drive), Le Havre (1 1/2 hours' drive) and Cherbourg (2 hours' drive). Within easy reach from the property is the Memorial de Caen (65 km), Bayeux Tapestry (Musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux) (76 km), Le Mans Cathedral (79 km), or The Old Town of Le Mans (80 km).
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