Price WAS: 373,000 Euros + Notaire's fees
Price NOW: 341,000 Euros + Notaire's fees
Nr. Villedieu-les-Poêles, 4 Bedroomed House on 4+ Hrectares with Lake... and... a river runs throiugh it!
Although this property has a substantial, well-appointed house it really is the lake, which extends to nearly 1 acre, and surroundings which make it a rare find on the Normandy property market. The lake is fed via a natural spring and the river, a tributary of the River Sienne known for trout fishing, which traverses the property. It is stocked with carp and is approximately 2 meters deep. The ducks will be included in the sale!
The house is built of double skin block construction with render and a slate effect roof. Regular maintenance and improvements have been carried out on the house and land by the present owner including double glazing throughout, wooden shutters on the ground floor, excellent insulation, a new bathroom and marble floors on the ground floor (except the kitchen) It is situated in a quiet rural position yet is only 10 minutes from the A84 motorway in Rouffigny commune, 1 hour from the ferry port at Ouistreham, 3 miles from Villedieu-les-Poeles with its large open weekly market and 30 minutes from the coast with a range of beaches, miles of sand, small bays, old fishing ports and a coastal path. It is also within easy reach of major tourist attractions Le Mont St Michel just 40 minutes away, the Normandy beaches, the restored Abbeys of Lessay, La Lucerne dOutremer and Lonlay. Cherbourg, Caen, St Lô, Rennes are major city shopping centers all about 1 hour away. From Villedieu-les-Poêles the fast train takes you directly into Paris in under 3 hours.
Accommodation: On the ground floor - A covered entrance and terrace lead to a small pane glazed hardwood door to :
Entrance Hall : 4.45m x 1.85m - Radiator. Marble floor. Double French doors to living room Cloakroom : 2.93m x 1.04m - Low level toilet and hand basin. Marble floor Kitchen : 4.39m x 3.58m - French doors to the front elevation. Range of base and matching wall units with built-in halogen 4 ring electric hob and extractor fan over. New electric rotisserie oven. Space for fridge/freezer. Ample work surfaces with tiled splashbacks and inset ceramic 1 1/2 bowl sink with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. (There is a sealed off doorway from the kitchen to the garage behind the fridge which could be re-opened). Exposed beams. Granite fireplace Breakfast room : 4.09m x 3.17m - Window to the rear (west) elevation. Ceramic tiled floor. Radiator. (This room is currently open plan with the kitchen but could be closed off if required) Living room : 6.49m x 3.10m - Imposing granite fireplace with fitted woodburner.
Windows to the north and west elevations affording views through the woods to the lake. Marble floor. 2 radiators. Polished chestnut stairs to first floor. Open plan to Dining room : 5.81m x 4.46m - 2 sets of French doors to the North and East elevations. Marble floor. Radiator. On the first floor - Landing : 10.64m2 - Attractive wooden balustrade. Bedroom 1 : 5.30m x 3.60m - Double aspect with windows to the north and east elevations. Radiator. Door to - En-suite shower room : 3.58m x 1.68m - With matching suite of shower, toilet and hand basin. Tiled floor and 1/2 tiled walls. Door to landing Bedroom 2 : 3.99m x 3.33m - Window to the east elevation. Radiator Bedroom 3 : 3.97m x 3.71m - Window to the east elevation. Radiator Bedroom 4/garden room : 8.85m x 3.40m - Tiled floor. Large French doors on the south elevation opening on to covered terrace. Sloping ceilings. Velux window to the rear elevation. (This room would also make a lovely study for someone wishing to work from home) Family bathroom : 3.32m x 2.41m - Matching suite of panelled bath, shower cubicle, hand basin and toilet. Under eaves storage area. Radiator. Velux window
Outside: The property is approached via a long private drive and wooden 5 bar gate. In front of the house is a tarmac parking and turning area for about 4/6 cars and access to the attached double garage (9m x 3.55m) with utility area. The covered porch in front of the house extends to just over 8m2. The covered patio on the south elevation is 25m?. The landscaped gardens are partially wooded Orchard with eating apples and cider apples, cherry, pear and damson trees. There is a field shelter ideal for horses or donkeys The lake is up to current standards and has a renewable permission with 28 years left to run issued by the Préfecture de la Manche - Direction Départementale de l'Agriculture et de la Forêt de la Manche. Extensive maintenance has recently been carried out to the lake
The remaining land is pasture land and is currently cut for hay. There is an additional detached stone building with water and electricity nearby, a granite fireplace and recent roof which could be renovated, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions Services: Mains water, electricity and telephone. Drainage to Fosse Toutes Eaux. Heating : Electric heating (radiators were replaced in 2008). Wood burning stove fitted in Lounge. Hot water is produced via a cylinder. Financials: Taxes Foncières : 839€ Taxe dhabitation : 459€ Hab. Area: 192m2 Land Area: 41,111m2 2 Car Garage Garage Size: 21m2 Total Rooms: 8 Floors: 2 Year Built: 1982 Nearest Amenities: Villedieu-les-Poêles Price : 373,000€ including Agency fees + 23,500€ Notaires fees
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