Equestrian property with stables and river frontage for sale in Normandy, Calvados, Normandy
This is a rare opportunity to acquire an equestrian property in the Normandy area; with round pen, stables and plenty of land with river frontage for fishing! This detached house is tucked away at the end of a tree lined drive, is south facing and looking over its own land.
This rural property is all about the land - all 29 acres which includes some sloping land, some level land and a valley with a river running through making it ideal for quad bikes, fishing, horse riding and other outdoor sports. The house itself benefits from double glazing with shutters on the front windows and a recent kitchen. A particular feature of the property is the games room/bar and outbuildings. THE ACCOMMODATION IN THE FARMHOUSE
On the ground floor
Lounge : 4.44m x 4.02m - 1/2 glazed door and window to the front elevation. Original tiled floor. Stairs to first floor with understairs storage cupboard. Pellet burner (available by separate negotiation). Dining room : 4.10m x 4.03m - Window to the front elevation. Fireplace. Woodburner. Electric fusebox. Opening to - Kitchen : 4.25m x 4.20m - Double aspect with window to the rear and west elevations and glazed door to the west elevation. Inset spotlights. Hatch to loft space. Tiled floor. Exposed stone wall. Range of matching base units. Worktops with splashbacks. Single stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Built in electric oven and 4 ring gas hob. Utility room : 2.24m x 2.14m - Corner sink unit with stainless steel sink and mixer tap. Matching base and wall units. Plumbing and space for washing machine. Space for tall fridge/freezer. Tiled floor. Tiled work surfaces and splashback. Shower room : 2.73m x 2.17m - Window to the rear elevation. Tiled floor. Corner shower unit with jets. Toilet. Hand basin. Hot water cylinder.
On the first floor
Landing : Wooden floor. Bedroom 1 : 5.91m x 5.84m - Window to the front elevation. Laminate oak floor. Bedroom 2 : 4.18m x 2.90m - Window to the front elevation. Laminate oak floor.
A gravel driveway leads to a parking and turning area. The land is divided into paddocks with electric fencing. There is an 18m diameter round pen with a sand bed. Brick built stables for 3 horses (11m x 4m with 3m overhang to the front) with power, lights and water. Open fronted metal barn (10m x 8m) with block built internal stable (4m x 3.5m) with studio/office over. Power and light. Chicken run. Kennel. Shed. Old stone bakery with corrugated iron roof. Seasonal well. Natural spring. A river runs along the valley giving an all year round natural water source. Block with wood panelled building (16m x 9m) divided into garage (8.96m x 3.46m) with double wood doors to front elevation, concrete floor, power and light. Games room/bar (9.90m x 8.96m) with glazed double doors to the front elevation, inset spotlights, concrete floor. Bar with worktop and shelving. At the other side of the building is a Tool/Garden shed .
Mains water, electricity and telephone. Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed about 2014. Broadband internet connection with fibre optic available.
THE AREA AND ACCESS
The property is situated about 3kms from the town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc. Market day is Friday.
The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away. The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away. The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.