4 bedroom farm house for sale, Calvados, Normandy
Dating from about 1760, this spacious 4 bedroom/4 bathroom stone-built farmhouse, has room to extend or create a couple of gites in the attached outbuildings at either end of the house. The house stands in over an acre of land in a small, tranquil, rural hamlet in an elevated position and has direct access to a bridleway from outside the gate.
The farmhouse benefits from a new gas boiler for the hot water and electric central heating, double-glazing and insulation. A particular feature of the property is the farmhouse kitchen. It is surrounded by its own land which extends to over an acre and is separated into gardens and parking, turning area and in-and-out drive. There is a recently installed decked area at the front of the property and a gravel seating area at the rear providing plenty of opportunities for relaxing in the garden and enjoyment of the peaceful countryside.
Local shopping facilities can be found at nearby Campeaux (1.5 kms) which has a post office, bar, butcher, bakery and grocery store . More comprehensive shopping is available at Torigini-sur-Vire (14 kms) and Vire (17 kms). The local junior school is at Campeaux and the senior school is at Le Beny Bocage (5 kms). Hospitals are at Vire and Caen. The ferry ports of Caen Ouistreham (70 kms) and Cherbourg (100 kms) are easily accessible from the A84 Caen/Rennes motorway which is 5 minutes' drive away.
The accommodation, measuring a very comfortable 185m2, consists of:
On the ground floor -
Farmhouse Kitchen: 30m2 - Fitted with range of base units with wooden worktops and inset ceramic butler's sink with mixer tap.
Utility Room (21m2) - with wall-mounted gas-fired combi boiler, boot room and wood store
Bedroom 4/Study: 28m2 - Decorative fireplace. (This room and the adjoining garage with the loft space over could be converted into a self-contained gite, subject to Planning.)
Hallway: 12m2 - Stairs to first floor. Oak floor.
Living Room: 25m2 - Fireplace with wood surround and wood-burner. Built in shelving. Oak floor.
Conservatory: 10m2 - French windows to the rear garden.
Bathroom/Utility Room: 7m2 - Hip bath, basin and WC. Tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine and dryer.
On the first floor -
The first floor has wood floors throughout which are believed to date back to the 1860's.
Landing: 7m2 - Stairs to second floor.
Master Bedroom: 30m2 - Exposed beams. Access to loft space.
En Suite Shower Room: Fully tiled shower cubicle. WC and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 2: 22m2 - Exposed beams.
Bathroom: 7m2 - Corner bath with shower and fully tiled surround. Vanity unit with wash hand basin. WC.
On the second floor -
Bedroom 3: 36m2 - Exposed beams. Fitted wardrobe/storage unit.
En Suite Shower Room: Shower. WC. Vanity basin.
The property is approached via double gates and a gravel driveway which leads to a parking and turning area (approx. 500m2) and the Garage (24m2) with sliding wooden door, power and light and first floor for storage. The front garden is mainly lawn with an orchard with a variety of fruit trees. Greenhouse.
To the right of the house there is an open-fronted barn of 112m2 with hay store over, built of stone under a corrugated iron roof which has a separate access to the road. To the rear and side of the property there is another area of garden, mainly lawn with mature flowers and shrubs and garden shed (20m2).
Mains water, electricity, LPG Gas and telephone are connected. Broadband internet connection. All water septic tank. Wood-burner and electric heating.
Habitable space: 185m2
Plot size: 4834m2 (1.19 acres)
Heating: Electric and log-burner
Distance to shops: 1.5 kms
Distance to ferry port: 70 kms (Caen - 50 minutes)
Taxe Fonciere: 350 € 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.