6 Bed Country House for sale

Sourdeval, Manche, Normandy, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3


  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 3

Full Description

You could really live in style in this gorgeous detached 6 bedroom house with its park-like landscaped gardens of approximately 2 and 1/2 acres. The house was built in 1974 to the current owners' specifications and regular maintenance and updating with attention to detail has been carried out ever since.
The house benefits from a recently renewed roof which has been an ongoing project and replaced in sections. A new 100 sqm wrap-around terrace and a new boiler. Most of the downstairs rooms have marble floors and concealed radiators. There are shutters to all windows. There is a basement which provides garaging for at least 2 cars, a workshop and a games room and outside there is room for a horse or a couple of ponies.

On the ground floor

Entrance hall : 3.50m x 2.89m - Obscure glazed door and side panel with wrought iron detail to to the rear elevation. Marble floor and stairs with wrought iron balustrade to the first floor. Door to the basement. Concealed radiator.
Kitchen : 3.50m x 3.0m - Range of matching base and wall units incorporating 4 ring gas hob with extractor fan over and double electric oven. Space for fridge and space and plumbing for dishwasher. Tiled worktops with 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Clay tiled floor. Door to -
Dining Room : 8.18m x 4.0m - Triple aspect room with 3 pairs of French doors with 2 to the east elevation and 1 to the south elevation and window to the rear elevation. 2 concealed radiators. This room leads into the:
Living Room : 5.77m x 4.50m - Double aspect with 2 pairs of French doors opening onto the terrace at the front of the property. Louis XV fireplace. Marble floor. Built-in cupboard. Wood panelling. Concealed radiator.
Study : 4.80m x 3.20m - French doors to the front elevation. Radiator.
Cloakroom : Marble floor. Radiator. Toilet.
Washroom : With coat hanging space and hand basin. Marble floor.
Inner hall : Leading to -
Bedroom 1 : 4.80m x 3.75m - French doors to the front elevation. Concealed radiator.
Dressing room : Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Wardrobes.
Bathroom en-suite : 3.75m x 2.80m - Window to the east elevation. Bath with mixer tap/shower adjustment. Bidet. Double hand basin. Shower cubicle. 3/4 tiled walls. Radiator.

On the first floor

Landing : Marble floor. Radiator.
Cloakroom : Toilet and radiator.
Bedroom 2 : 4.45m x 2.60m - Window to the west elevation. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 : 4.73m x 3.40m - Window to the front elevation. Radiator. Door to -
"Jack & Jill" bathroom : 3.41m x 2.70m - Panelled bath. Bidet. hand basin. 3/4 tiled walls. Radiator.
Bedroom 4 : 4.61m x 3.80m - 2 windows to the front elevation. Radiator. Door to "Jack & Jill" bathroom.
Bedroom 5 : 3.40m x 3.0m - 2 windows to the east elevation. Radiator. Door to -
En-suite : Bidet and hand basin. 3/4 tiled walls. Radiator. Space for shower.
Bedroom 6 : Window to the east elevation. Built-in cupboards. Radiator. Hatch to insulated loft space with a floor and light.

In the basement

Quarry tiled steps lead down from the entrance hall. There is an integral double garage with electric up-and-over doors. Workshop with oil storage tank. Boiler room.
Utility room with enamel sink and mixer tap. Tiled floor. Window to the rear elevation.
Party room/games room - Radiator. Tiled walls. 2 small windows.
Wine storage room.


The property is approached via a long private driveway which sweeps round behind the house to the integral double garage and turning area.
Approximately 1 3/4 acres of the land are the formal gardens with some beautiful well-established trees and shrubs.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn.
The wrap-around terrace in front of the house enjoys great views over the garden.
There are also a couple of small paddock areas and a building which is used as a tractor mower store which an attached kennel.

Additional information

Mains water, electricity and telephone.
Broadband internet connection.
Oil fired central heating.
Septic tank.
Taxes Foncières : 2,260 €uros per annum

The Area and Access
The property is situated in a rural location with local walking, and fishing. Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports. Major towns such as Caen, St Malo, Saint Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Britanny available for day trips. Normandy landing beaches are easily accessible. Suisse Normande and Spa towns 35 minutes drive. Choices of Golf Clubs with open availability for non members. Large French Mobile home site within 50 minutes for all resort facilities… pedaloes, canoe, football, fishing, pools with slides, snooker , entertainment. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes.
Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock. 15 mins to Bowling, sports centres and 18 hole golf course and the forest of Saint Sever. Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 50 minutes.

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