5 Bed Property for sale

Vire, Calvados, Normandy, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4


  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4

Full Description

Manor House with a gite, barn for conversion or equestrian use and 15 hectares of grazing land bordered by about 750m of frontage on to the River Vire, within a 5 minute drive of all facilities.
The property has been renovated by the current owners and benefits from upvc double glazed windows (made to look like the originals, re-wiring, a new kitchen and bathrooms and now offers spacious accommodation with further possibility to add 2 bedrooms on the second floor. The gîte could easily be split into 2 separate one bedroom units if required. The large stone barn was the former farmhouse and could be converted into additional accommodation if required, subject to planning consents. There are 4 spring fed ponds.

On the ground floor

Entrance Hall : 4.04m x 1.99m - Part glazed door and side panel to the front elevation. Sweeping wooden staircase to first floor. Radiator. Laminate floor.
Kitchen/breakfast room : 5.02m x 3.81m - Window to front elevation. Laminate floor. Modern, recently fitted kitchen with matching base and wall units. Breakfast bar. Electric convector heater and radiator. Worktops with inset double sink unit and mixer tap. Built in electric oven and 4 ring electric induction hob. Inset spotlights. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Space for upright fridge/freezer. Door to :
Utility room : 7.30m x 1.67m - 2 windows to the rear elevation. Tiled floor. Radiator. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to living room. Inset spotlights.
Lounge : 6.05m x 3.82m - Double aspect with window to the front elevation and glazed French doors to the rear elevation. This room is the full width of the house and has a tiled floor and a very large granite fireplace with woodburner. Radiator. Electrics. Door to Inner Hall and -
Conservatory : 5.75m x 3.38m - Double doors to the rear elevation. 1/2 glazed all round. Door to west elevation. Exposed stone wall. Tiled floor.
Inner hall : 1/2 glazed door to the front elevation. Vanity unit. Inset spotlights. Door to -
Cloakroom : Toilet
Boiler Room/wood store : 1/2 glazed door to the front elevation. Hot water cylinder. There is currently no boiler.

On the first floor

Landing : Stairs to second floor. Wooden floor. Window to the front elevation. Inset spotlights.
Bedroom 1 : Window to the south elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 : Window to the north elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator.
Shower room : 3.45m x 2.01m - Window to the rear elevation. Large shower with jets. Electric towel heater. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Tiled walls. Toilet.
Master bedroom : 5.18m x 3.90m - Window to front elevation. Wooden floor. Radiator. Door to -
En-suite shower room : 3.74m x 2.01m - Window to the rear elevation. Corner shower with jets. Radiator. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Toilet.

On the second floor

Landing : Wood floor.
Bedroom 3 : (To finish) 4.09m x 3.36m - Wood floor. Toilet and hand basin. Skylight to the west elevation. Sloping, insulated ceilings.
Bedroom 4 : (To finish) 4m x 3.36m - Wood floor. Velux window to the east and front elevations. Sloping, insulated ceilings.

On the ground floor

Conservatory : 2.95m x 1.85m - Door to east elevation and windows all round. Tiled floor.
Open-plan living room and kitchen : 5.28m x 4.65m and 3m x 1.90m - Tiled floor. 2 windows and French doors to the front elevation. Granite fireplace with wood burner. Stairs to first floor and understairs storage cupboard. Electric convector heater. The kitchen is fully fitted with a matching range of white base units with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, space for washing machine and fridge with work tops over. Built in electric oven with 4 ring electric hob and extractor fan over. Wall units. Exposed beams. Electrics. Door to lounge. Door to :
Shower room : 1.90m x 1.86m - Window to the rear elevation. Corner shower. Vanity unit with mirro and light over, toilet and heated electric towel rail . Tiled floor and walls.
Open-plan living room and kitchen : 6.70m x 5.73m - Part tiled and part laminate floor. Glazed French doors and window to the front elevation and windows to the west and rear elevations. Exposed stone wall. Stairs to first floor. TV aerial socket. Built in Schmidt kitchen with range of matching base and wall units and built in electric oven and hob with extractor fan over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Single sink with mixer tap and worktop with splashbacks. Space for freestanding fridge/freezer.

On the first floor

Approached via the Living room/kitchen -
Bedroom 1: 5.10m x 4.92m - Laminate floor. 2 electric convector heaters. Study area. Velux window to the front elevation and window to the east elevation. Exposed beams. (Could be divided into 2 small rooms if required).
Approached via the Lounge -
Bedroom 2 : 4.2m x 4.16m - 2 velux windows to the front elevation. Laminate floor. Sloping ceiling. Walk in wardrobe. 2 eaves storage cupboards. Television aerial socket. Exposed stone. Door to -
En-suite shower room : 1.76m x 1.56m - Window to the west elevation. Vanity unit with mirror and light over. Shower with jets. Toilet. Laminate floor. Heated towel rail.


The property is accessed by double gates and a long private driveway which leads to a gravel turning circle in front of the main house and continues to the gîte. There is a tiled terrace outside the gîte.
There is a huge stone and block outbuilding which comprises barn, garage, workshop and tractor shed. The oldest part is believed to date back to 1646 and has a bread oven. The most recent part which is block built can be used for cattle or pigs or could be divided up to provide approximately 6 stables (12x12) and a tackroom.
There is a loft over the barn and workshop which could be extended or turned into living accommodation (subject to planning).
There is an outside toilet in the Garage area which is connected to the Gîte septic tank.
The land extends to nearly 38 acres. The majority is level, well maintained and ready for grazing.
There is no water supply to the fields except where the river Vire runds at the bottom of the property - access has been created for horses.
Fishing available in the River Vire (subject to obtaining necessary permits).


Mains water, electricity and telephone.
Broadband available.
Drainage to 2 all-water drainage systems (all waters).
The main house has radiators installed but no boiler.


The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away.
The property is situated about 3 kms from the market town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), supermarkets, schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc.
Market day is Friday.
The ferry terminals of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, Saint Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away.
The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.

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