`"Detached stone and slate cottage(88 sqm), lies in the countryside in a peaceful setting, in the area of Saint James, with a garden area of 4 000 sqm. Pretty detached stone cottage with barns and 1 acre. The property stands in a quiet rural hamlet with views out over open countryside. There is approximately one acre of land and 2 large barns. The property is situated in a rural hamlet near a village where you will find a bakery, bars, a post office, and a commercial centre with a small supermarket, petrol station, bank and pharmacy. Within easy reach is the Normandy town of St James (about 12 minutes drive) with its supermarket and out of town hypermarket with petrol station, street market (Mondays), post office, banks, bakers/patisseries, bistro, bars and restaurants. There is a trout fishing lake a short distance away on the road to St. James which children love, or more serious fishing in the valley of the Selune and Beuvron rivers. Mains water and electricity are connected. Electric heating and wood burner. Drainage is to a septic tank. Attached Open Fronted Barn(9.50 x 6.54m) (used as car port). Covered seating area. Log Store and storage. Double wooden gates give access to gravel drive and car port. The garden is laid to lawn with mature hedges. Small detached stone barn with slate roof (old pig sty). Large Detached Barn(8.10 x 6.15m) Constructed of stone with corrugated iron roof. Metal sliding door. Lean-to to the rear. Paddock with mature trees. Well. Please note : There is no energy rating for this property because the Vendor does not have the last 3 years bills for full time occupation. Tax fonciere : 610 euros per year.
GROUND FLOOR :
Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen(7.66 x 6.20m) (max) 2 windows and partly glazed door to front, window to rear elevations. Partly glazed door to east and window to west elevations. Part laminate and part wood flooring. Stairs to first floor with storage space under. Exposed beams and stone features. Granite fireplace with wood-burner with flue. Range of matching base units with worktops over. Stainless steel sink. Space for free standing cooker and fridge. Shelves. Built-in cupboard housing electrics.
FIRST FLOOR :
Landing : Velux window. Exposed beams. Hatch to loft.
Bedroom 1(3.49 x 3.07m) + recess. Wood flooring. Velux window to rear elevation.
Bedroom 2(4.41 x 2.12m) : Wood flooring. Convector heater. Window to east elevation.
Bedroom 3(4.17 x 3.45m) : Window and Velux window to front elevation. Convector heater. Built-in wardrobe.
Bathroom(3.00 x 2.20m) : Velux window to rear elevation. WC. Pedestal basin. Heated electric towel rail. Hot water cylinder. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.