Spacious detached 5 bedroom house

Price: €280,000 (plus notaire’s fees)

This very spacious five bedroom house, set in one acre of land, lies at the edge of a small community some 10 minutes from Saint Lo, in Manche, Normandy, France. Built around 1970 the total living area is approximately 350 square metres.

The house is on three levels having both front and rear entrances, please click here for the floor plan (opens in new window). There is a large area for parking at the rear with a gated entrance with access to a large garage.

The property consists of a total of 20 rooms which includes three Bath/shower rooms and three separate toilets along with two kitchen areas. This property is ideal for a large family or perfect for use as bed and breakfast accommodation as which it has been used previously with some success. Heating is provided by two log burners (with ducting to other areas) and electric radiators throughout. Decorated to a high standard.

Garden: Set in approximately 1 acre. The generous sized garden is set mainly to lawn with a pathway around the house. There are a number of fruit trees which yield a generous supply of apples. The property is bordered on 3 sides with well established laurel bushes and trees which provide privacy. At the rear of the house is a gravelled parking area which overlooks fields.

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Exterior Photographs

House – Middle Level

Large entrance hallway 4.88 x 2,20 metres: Spacious entrance hallway which leads from a large front door. The hallway leads directly to the kitchen, the snug, the dining room and a doorway with stairs to the lower level. Another hallway off the entrance hall leads to bedroom 5, a W.C., a shower room and storage cupboards. A wide staircase leads to the next floor. A beautiful feature of the entrance hall is the gallery from the third level. The hallway has ceramic floor tiles throughout.

Snug/Reception room 4.06 x 3.90 metres: Doorways lead to the entrance hall and the lounge. Beautiful feature stone fireplace with log burner. Glass patio doors lead to front patio and garden. Ceramic floor tiles throughout and an oak beamed ceiling.

Lounge 4.50 x 8.10 metres: Large lounge with 3 generous windows overlooking the rear/side garden and glass patio doors leading to the patio and front garden. Beautiful oak beamed ceiling. Doors lead to the snug and kitchen. Ceramic floor tiles throughout.

Kitchen 4.06 x 3.90 metres: Fitted kitchen units/cupboards and work tops, with integral electric oven, fridge, dishwasher, extractor, and gas/electric hob (gas fed from bottles outside). Window to rear with a view over fields. Doorways to the lounge and the entrance hall. Ceramic floor tiles throughout.

Dining Room 6.90 x 3.71(average) metres: Large dining room with enough room for two large dining tables (or one very long table!) Two sets of glass patio doors lead out to the patio and front garden. A doorway leads to the entrance hall. Ceramic floor tiles throughout.

Bedroom Five 4.04 x 4.04 metres: Large double bedroom with window overlooking the patio and fruit trees. Doorway to hallway. High quality laminate wood effect floor covering. Adjacent to separate toilet and shower room.

Toilet 1.78 x 0.86 metres: Separate W.C. adjacent to bedroom 5. Small window to rear. Ceramic floor tiles.

Shower Room 1.88 x 2.97 metres: Adjacent to bedroom 5 is a shower room consisting of a large corner shower cabinet and a mirrored unit with lighting and a generous size hand basin. Window to rear with roller blind. Ceramic wall and floor tiles.

House – Upper Level

Landing – Gallery: Generous size landing with a window facing the front garden. A railed gallery overlooks the entrance hall. Natural wood floor. A door from the landing leads to Bedroom one. A hallway leads to other bedrooms.

Bedroom One 4.27 x 4.45 metres: Large double bedroom (family room) which currently has a double and a single bed with room for a z-bed should it be required. A dormer window overlooks the front garden and the flooring is a high quality wood effect laminate. A door from the bedroom leads directly to an en-suite shower room with a toilet and hand basin (see below). A door from the shower room opens to a storage area. From the bedroom a door opens to the landing/gallery.

En-suite Shower Room (Bedroom One) 4.03 x 1.98 metres: A dormer window overlooks the fields at the rear. Includes a high quality shower cabinet, toilet and modern hand basin above which is a wall mirror with fitted lighting. There are some ceramic tiles to the wall and lino to the floor. A door leads to a storage area and another door opens directly to bedroom one.

From the gallery a hallway leads to the following rooms:

Bedroom Two 3.20 x 3.25 metres: Double bedroom with a high quality wood effect laminate floor. A dormer window overlooks the front garden. A door leads to the Hallway.

Bedroom Three 3.20 x 3.50 metres: Double bedroom with a high quality wood effect laminate floor. A dormer window overlooks the front garden. A door leads to the Hallway.

Bedroom Four 3.60 x 3.22 metres: Bedroom 4 is a large single attic room with a high quality wood effect laminate floor. Could be easily converted to another bathroom which would mean that all bedrooms have a private bathroom. A door leads to the Hallway.

Bathroom 2.90 x 1.91 metres: Separate bathroom with bath/shower, large hand basin and toilet. A dormer window overlooks fields at the rear. Ceramic tiles to the walls and lino to the floor.

Toilet 1.58 x 0.90 metres: Separate toilet.

House – Lower Level

Garage 8.50 x 4.62 metres: Spacious single garage with plenty of room for a car as well as gardening tools and mowers (sit-on). Single entrance at the rear of the property.

Large Sous Sol (kitchen/diner) 8.50 x 3.73 metres: Large Sous Sol Kitchen which is perfect for use by guests, this is separate to the kitchen on the middle level. There is a new wood burner that also sends heat to other areas of the house via ducts. It has 2 small double glazed windows and a door to the rear of the property along with a ceramic tiled floor and stone fireplace.

Recreation Room 5.41 x 6.86 metres: Large area currently serving as a games room which houses a pinball machine, air hockey table, dartboard, pool table, table tennis table and foosball table. This is a great room for friends or paying guests to use. Would also serve well for other uses, maybe even a gymnasium! Two large double glazed patio doors open out onto the rear garden, with views overlooking fields.

Storage Room 3.40 x 2.82 metres: Currently used for storage this room is located at the rear of the recreation room with double-door entrance.

Study 3.40 x 2.82 metres: Currently used as a study this room has a frosted glass window to the recreation room for light.

Utility Room 4.22 x 2.21 metres: Plumbed for two washing machines. Wet area consists of sink and floor level drain. There is plenty of space for dryers and storage cupboards. This area also houses the electrical consumer unit (enclosed).

Downstairs Toilet: W.C. and small hand basin housed under the stairs to the middle level.

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The house is located on the edge of a small village which has it’s own bakery. It is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Saint Lo, which has major shops and supermarkets and a wonderful town centre with regular weekly markets. Saint Lo has all amenities, schools, leisure centres etc. The area is also well known for scenic walks and other activities.