Farmhouse with huge barn and nearly 2 acres for sale in Calvados, Calvados, Normandy
Character farmhouse with a huge barn and a double garage set on nearly 2 acres of land for sale in the Calvados area for sale in the Normandy region. The farmhouse has been completely renovated but retains many character features including exposed stone walls and beams, a granite fireplace and feature granite warming bowls in the window sill. There is a stone floor in the kitchen/dining room which is well equipped with units and appliances.
Upstairs in the main house there are two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. A studio over the garage offers a third en-suite bedroom and could easily be used as a self-contained gîte or annexe. A particular feature of the property is the garden which extends to just under 2 acres with a huge barn which could be converted into another house or gîtes, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission.
On the ground floor
Porch Entrance Hall Tiled floor. Partly glazed door and side panel to front elevation. Under stairs storage cupboard. Lounge 5.70 x 4.78m Exposed stone wall. 2 radiators. 2 windows to front elevation. Exposed beams. Granite fireplace with wood-burner. Granite window sill with warming bowls. Built-in original cupboard with shelves. Tiled floor. Telephone socket. Ele3ctrics. Glazed double doors to rear garden. Kitchen/Breakfast Room 5.70 x 3.80m (max) Stone flooring. Window to front and rear elevations. Exposed stone walls. Heated towel rail and radiator. Exposed beams. Range of matching base and wall units including display unit. Granite worktops with tiled splash-backs. Corner sinks with mixer tap. Wine rack. Shelves. Space for range style cooker with extractor over. Built-in fridge. Recess for microwave. Inner Hall Tiled floor. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Cloakroom Tiled floor. WC. Partly tiled walls. Window to rear elevation. Pedestal basin.
On the First Floor
Landing Window to front elevation. Exposed beams. Bedroom 1 5.70 x 4.81m 2 windows to front elevation. Feature granite fireplace. Radiator. Wood flooring. Exposed beams. Door to: En-Suite Bathroom Bath with tiled surround, screen and mixer tap/shower fitment. Window to rear elevation. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Wood flooring. Extractor. WC. Heated towel rail. Exposed beams. Built-in storage cupboard. Bedroom 2 5.70 x 3.91m Window to front and rear elevations. Exposed stone wall. Radiator. Exposed beams. Access to loft. Door to: En-Suite Shower Room Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Heated towel rail. Window to rear elevation. WC. Corner shower.
Attached Double Garage 6.60 x 6.17m 2 PVC up and over doors. Concrete floor. Power and light. Oil storage tank. Utility Area Boiler. Stainless steel sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Stairs to: Studio/ Occasional Bedroom 3 6.127 x 4.15m Window to west elevation. Exposed stone wall. Sloping ceiling. Door to: En-Suite Shower Room Corner shower with jets. Vanity unit. WC. Tiled floor. Large Detached Barn 19.00 x 7.00m Constructed of cob and stone under a Fibro cement roof. Used for storage. (Separate access to lane.) Rear garden with pergola and gravel seating area. Outside tap. Wooden Chalet. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees including apple and cherry trees. Vegetable garden. To the front of the property are double wooden gates leading to a gravel drive, parking and turning area and to the garage. The front garden is laid to lawn with mature hedges and trees including a walnut tree.
Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Drainage is to an all water septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Double glazed pvc windows with roller shutters.
ABOUT THE AREA The property is situated near a quiet village, whilst Vire and Villedieu-Les-Poeles are both pleasant historic towns approx 10-15 minutes drive away. The village of St 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.
Granville, with its excellent beaches, sailing marina and fishing port is only a 30-minute drive west from St Sever, with Mont St. Michel, Bayeux with its famous tapestry, Avranches, Coutances, St Lo and the D-Day landing sites in easy reach. 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 approx. 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.