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France - Normandy, Orne, Lonlay l'Abbaye

Bedrooms5 Bathrooms3 Reception rooms2

  • Detached, stone-built country house and gite
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms & 2 receptions in all
  • Over 5 acres of land, including paddocks
  • Double glazing and oil central heating
  • Large garage
  • Within easy reach of shops and restaurants
  • Less than 100km from Caen ferry

This beautiful, detached stone country house with attached income-producing gîte, making 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in all, comes with over 5 acres of land. The property is in excellent condition and has wood-framed double-glazed windows and oil-fired central heating. It is just 85 minutes from the Caen ferry.

The property is tucked away in a peaceful position 3 kms from the historic town of Lonlay l’Abbaye.  It is also close to Domfront with its medieval centre and also Mortain, thriving market towns with excellent shopping facilities, restaurants and bars. The nearest beaches are an hour’s drive away.  Within 20 minutes’ drive of the property are the Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, an 18-hole golf course as well as the Saint Sever Forest.

The accommodation, measuring 206m² of habitable space in total, consists of: 

Main House

On the ground floor

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:  5.17 x 4.25m   Range of matching base and wall units including built-in oven and 4-ring electric hob with extractor over.  Solid wood worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Granite fireplace with Everhot electric 3-oven range cooker with programmable display, hob and induction hob.  Display cabinets.  Ceramic sinks with mixer tap.

Utility Room:  2.70 x 1.59m Central heating boiler.  Space and plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher.  Space for tumble dryer and upright fridge/freezer. 

Guest Cloakroom:   WC.  Hand basin.

Dining Room:  5.64 x 3.92m  Wood flooring.  Opening to –

Sitting Room:  8.70 x 5.76m  Exposed stone wall.  Wood flooring.  Wood-burner.  Exposed beams.  Window seat. Stairs to first floor. 

On the First Floor

Galleried Landing:  Wood flooring.

Master Bedroom:  5.50 x 5.11m  Exposed stone chimney breast.  Door to:

En Suite Bathroom:  2.22 x 1.34m   Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment, tiled surround and screen. Pedestal basin. WC. Wood flooring.

Bedroom 2:  5.02 x 2.42m Wood flooring. 

Bedroom 3:  4.96 x 2.27m  Wood flooring. 

Bedroom 4/Study:  4.46 x 2.29m   Wood flooring. 

Family Bathroom:  3.05 x 1.82m   Bath with tiled surround, mixer tap/shower fitment and screen. WC.  Pedestal basin.  Wood flooring.

The accommodation in the gîte consists of:

On the ground floor –

Open-Plan Living Room/Dining Room/Kitchen:  4.85 x 4.82m   Exposed stone wall.  Stairs to first floor.  Fitted kitchen with 4 ring electric hob and oven.  Base units.  Solid wood worktops. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

On the First Floor –

Landing:  Wood flooring.  Exposed stone wall.

Bedroom 1:  4.68 x 2.20m  Wood flooring. 

Shower Room: Shower.  Pedestal basin.  WC.   Wood flooring. Heated towel rail.


5-bar gate leads to parking and turning area.  Garden enclosed by dog-proof fencing.  Courtyard garden area.  Outside light.  2 paddocks.  Outside tap and external electricity supply. The garden is mainly lawn with mature trees, shrubs and flower borders.  Terrace. Well (not in use).

Attached Garage: 7.86 x 4.93m  Constructed of timber under a corrugated iron roof.  Power and light connected.  Double doors.  Oil storage tank.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected. Drainage is to an all water septic tank installed in about 2011.  Oil-fired central heating which heats the main house and also the gîte.  Internet connection via satellite.

Location: Hamlet
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3
Receptions: 2
Habitable space: 206m² 
Plot size: 21,105m² (5.21 acres)
Heating: Oil-fired
Distance to shops: 3 kms
Distance to ferry port: 97 kms (Caen - 85 minutes)
Taxe Foncière: 1600 € per annum

Please note:  All sizes and locations are approximate. BOPA 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.

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Ref #: 574

Lonlay l'Abbaye
€245,000 Freehold

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    Fireplace / log burner, Open plan living space & kitchen, En suite, Garden, Swimming pool or space to install one, Equestrian facilities, Garage, Private Driveway, Parking, Land of 5+ acres, Shops/amenities a bike ride away, Lively market town nearby, Cycling/riding nearby

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