Property Details

France - Normandy, Manche, Mortain

Bedrooms3 Bathrooms2 Reception rooms0

  • Renovated country house
  • Stylish, contemporary renovation
  • Spacious, light-filled rooms
  • 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Near town with shops
  • 80 minutes from Caen ferry
  • Just under an acre of land
  • Double garage with conversion potential

Set in just under an acre of garden,  this magnificent 3 bedroom/2 bathroom house has been renovated in a contemporary style, with flair and using the best materials. The double garage has the possibility of conversion to guest accommodation, subject to Planning.

The property is situated near the town of Mortain (7kms away) where there is offers a public outdoor pool, stunning scenery and beautiful waterfalls as well as the full range of shops and services. It is also 7 kms from the town of Saint Hilaire du Harcouët which has one of the largest farmers’ markets in the area, taking over most of the town centre where the shopping is good and there are a good variety of restaurants, bars, and cafés. It also has a park with two adjoining lakes and a childrens’ playground, an indoor pool with a spa and a water slide and fishing and horse-riding are within easy reach. The ferry ports of Caen, Cherbourg and St Malo are all reachable inside 90 minutes’ drive.

This lovely property has been fully renovated and updated. It benefits from the addition of a stylish, modern conservatory. Under-floor heating has been installed on the ground floor and the property was rewired about 10 years ago and is fitted with double-glazed, wooden framed windows. The open-plan living space is light and airy and the attached garage could be converted into additional living space or a self-contained gîte, subject to Planning.

The accommodation, measuring 138m² of habitable space, consists of:

On the ground floor:

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Room :

Kitchen Area : 6.1m x 2.3m  Exposed beams. Range of matching base units and matching island unit. Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. Built-in dishwasher. Worktops.

Dining Area : 6.6m x 6.1m Stairs to first floor. Exposed beams. Central heating thermostat. Opening to 

Sitting Area : 6.1m x 5.8m Exposed beams. Granite fireplace with raised hearth and 12 Kw wood-burner.

Conservatory : 7.8m x 2.4m –  Sliding doors on 3 sides. Exposed stone wall. Tiled floor.

On the First Floor:

Landing/Study Area: 3.2m x 3m Oak flooring.

Bedroom 1: 5.8m x 5.6m Oak flooring. Exposed “A” frame. Skylight. Walk-in wardrobe.

En-Suite Shower Room Corner shower. Vanity basin. WC. Oak flooring.

Bedroom 2: 3.8m x 3m Oak flooring. Sloping ceiling. Skylight.

Bedroom 3: 5m x 2.9m –  Exposed “A” frame. Oak flooring.

Family Bathroom: 3.9m x 3m – Claw-foot bath. Large, walk-in, fully tiled shower. Vanity unit. WC. Exposed “A” frame.   


Large, attached Garage and Workshop: 8.8m x 6.7m Concrete floor. Sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine.

Double wooden gates lead to gravel drive to front of the house and garage. The garden is mainly lawn with mature shrub borders, surrounded by post-and-rail fencing with mesh, dog-proof fencing. There are fruit trees and soft fruit bushes and a well.

Detached Stone Bakery (8m x 5m) – with slate roof. Fireplace.

  • Location: Rural
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Habitable space: 138m²
  • Plot size: 3664m² (0.91 acres)
  • Heating: Under-floor and log-burners
  • Distance to shops: 5 minutes
  • Distance to ferry port: 80 minutes (Caen)
  • Taxe Foncière: 839 € per annum

Please note: All room sizes are approximate. British-Owned Property Abroad 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 given or implied.

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Ref #: 222

€255,000 Freehold

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    Fireplace / log burner, Open plan living space & kitchen, Terrace, Garden, Swimming pool or space to install one, Outbuildings, Garage, Private Driveway, Parking, Shops and amenities nearby, Lively market town nearby, Close to the water

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