4 bedroom cottage for sale, Manche, Normandy
€129,000 [convert]



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Key Features

Property Type: House
Number of bedrooms: 4
France Property Shop ID: 526978
Reference: 10947-80988860

Property Description

With far-reaching views over the surrounding Normandy countryside, this very pretty detached, stone-built thatched cottage would be equally suitable as a permanent residence as a holiday home. The cottage has 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom with space for another, and a large beamed reception room with granite fireplace.

The property has been well maintained and has had a number of improvements within the last few years. The thatched roof has been overhauled with a new ridge, chimney flashing and weatherproofing in 2017. The gas central heating boiler was replaced about 6 years ago and the property benefits from double-glazed windows, with new shutters installed in 2007/8. There is also a modern fitted kitchen and bathroom. Tin the grounds is a detached, thatched studio which would be suitable for the creation of a small gite, subject to Planning..

The property is situated about 3kms from Sourdeval. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls, fishing, walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. There are a number of golf clubs in the vicinity. The local village has a good selection of bars, restaurants and shops. There is a weekly market every Tuesday in Sourdeval, including livestock. The nearest ferry port is at Caen, a drive of an hour and a half.

The accommodation, measuring a very comfortable 110m2, consists of:

On the ground floor -

Kitchen: 6.41 x 6.04m Range of matching base and wall units. 4 ring gas hob with extractor hood over. Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. Built-in electric oven.

Sitting/Dining Room: 6.41 x 6.04m Exposed stone wall. 2 radiators. Open granite fireplace with raised hearth. Exposed beams.

Inner Hall

Bedroom 1: 3.92 x 2.80m

Utility Room: 4.05 x 1.71m Wall-mounted gas-fired boiler. Space and plumbing for washing machine.

Cloakroom: WC. Wash hand basin.

Shower Room: 2.78 x 2.01m Corner shower with jets. Vanity unit with mirror and light over.

On the First Floor -

Mezzanine (partitioned to provide 2 bedrooms)

Bedroom 2: 4.92 x 2.68m Exposed beams.

Bedroom 3: 3.20 x 2.67m Exposed beams. Built-in cupboards and shelves.

Bedroom 4 4.90 x 4.09m Door to:

Loft Space: 4.90 x 3.16m Ideal for conversion to a bathroom. Exposed stone wall. Boarded floor.

Cloakroom: WC. Vanity unit.


Detached Studio: 5.18 x 3.04m Thatched roof. Concrete floor. Power and light.

Double, wooden entry gates lead to a gravel drive. Outside light. Attached open fronted Car Port 5.41 x 3.53m and Lean-to Log Store. Wooden shed. The garden is mainly lawn with mature flower beds and shrubs. Magnolia tree. Vegetable garden.


Mains water, telephone and electricity are connected. Drainage to an all water septic tank. Gas fired central heating. Broadband internet connection available.

Location: Hamlet
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Receptions: 1
Habitable space: 110m2
Plot size: 1003m2 (0.25 acres)
Heating: Gas-fired central heating
Distance to shops: 3 kms
Distance to ferry port: 95 kms (Caen - 90 minutes)
Taxe Fonciere: 660 € per annum

(Location shown on property portals is approximate.)

Please note: All sizes and locations are approximate. La Residence has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading. However, this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are either given or implied.


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