3 Bed Country House for sale

Sourdeval, Manche, Normandy, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1


  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

Full Description

This house and water mill with working water wheel is set in 15 acres of land in an exceptional rural environment in Normandy. This property would undoubtedly benefit from further renovation/modernisation to realise its potential.
The mill house is in an exceptional position, surrounded by its own fields and farmland with nearly 1km of mill race and 3 rivers coming in to the property. The water wheel is galvanised steel and was replaced 5 years ago. It has been in the same family since 1919.
On the ground floor

Entrance Hall 2.15 x 1.69m Obscure glazed door to front elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator. Stairs to first floor. Telephone socket.
Study 3.61 x 2.04m Window to front elevation. Radiator.
Cloakroom WC.
Lounge 3.66 x 3.56m Window to rear and south elevations. Radiator. Built-in shelves.
Kitchen/Dining Room 5.55 x 5.05m 2 windows to rear and front and partly glazed door and side panel to north elevations. Granite fireplace. Exposed beams with carved coat of arms. 2 radiators. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap. 4 ring hob (1 electric and 3 gas) with extractor over. Built-in electric cooker and fridge. Wood panelling. Built-in cupboard. Door to stairs to basement.
Basement Partly glazed door and side panel to rear elevation. Oil fired boiler and oil storage tank.

On the first Floor

Landing Window to front and rear elevations. Radiator. Door to stairs to loft.
Bedroom 1 3.23 x 3.15m Window to rear elevation. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 4.25 x 3.00m Window to rear elevation. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 4.33 x 2.83m Window to front elevation. Radiator.
Cloakroom WC.
Shower Room 2.65 x 2.14m Window to front elevation. Radiator. Shower cubicle. Pedestal basin. Half tiled walls.

On the second floor:

Loft 3 skylights to rear and 1 to front elevations. Wood flooring.


Terrace to the rear of the property. To the front and side of the property is a gravel parking and turning area. Vegetable garden.
The old wheat Mill building is divided in to
Former stables/barn 5.60 x 5.25m Door to south and glazed double doors and 3 windows to south west elevation. Opening in to -
Room 2 11.00 x 4.77m Working 3 wheel system to generate electricity. Stairs to -
Loft over 11.00 x 4.77m Used as workshop. Window to rear and 2 windows and partly glazed door to front elevations.
Detached Old Stone House with corrugated iron roof. (Most recently used for sheep).
Block building with tiled roof.
Old Bakery built of stone and block under slate roof.
Car Port/Tractor Shed/Store 16.00 x 5.12m Constructed of timber under corrugated iron roof.


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected
Broadband internet connection believed to be available
An all water septic tank has recently been installed
Heating is powered by the water wheel or oil


The property is situated within a 5 minute drive of bustling market town with local walking, and fishing.
Local village with many bars restaurants and shops. Weekly market on a Tuesday in Sourdeval, including Livestock.
Extensive recreational facilities can be found nearby including local waterfalls and walking clubs, canoeing and outdoor sports.
Major towns such as Caen, Saint Malo, Saint Lo, Falaise, Bayeux, Honfleur and Northern Brittany 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. Sports centre with pool and slides, Go Karting and board park less than 15 minutes.
Beaches within an hour, river activities/ forests/ spa resort within 50 minutes.
The nearest Airport is at Dinard (70 miles), Ferry Port at Caen (50 miles) and the nearest train station is at Vire (8 miles) from where you can take a fast train to Paris.
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