3 Bed Country House for sale

Vire, Calvados, Normandy, France

£339,741

 [€380,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

Features

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

Full Description

Individual Architect designed Eco-friendly log cabin with superb views, large garden, games room/barn and well appointed, spacious accommodation set in a quiet hamlet near a pretty village with lake, play area and bar/restaurant in a great area for walkers.

The property was completed approximately 9 years ago for the current owners. It is built out of sustainable Douglas Fir trees with chestnut flooring and the roof is layers of membrane, insulation and a "green" roof . The windows are high quality anti-infraction double glazed windows. The log cabin is designed to sit in harmony with its surroundings and all the accommodation is on the ground floor.
There are superb covered terraces to the south elevation and immense windows designed to take advantage of natural sunlight and the views over the valley. It is an energy efficient house with heating provided by a pellet burner, wood burner and wood fired oven. There is potential to convert the large detached barn into a gîte, subject to planning. Currently it is used for storage and a Games Room.

THE ACCOMMODATION

All on One Level


Entrance Hall 3.85 x 2.67m Partly glazed door and obscure side panels to rear elevation. Pellet burner (4 years old). Wood flooring.
Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room 6.31 x 4.95m and 3.86 x 3.85m Wood flooring. Huge 3 sided wood-burner with vents. Windows all across front elevation and 2 sliding patio doors opening onto curved terrace. 4 skylights. Open to -
Kitchen 6.73 x 3.03m Triple aspect. Wood flooring. Range of matching base units with tiled worktops over. Stone sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. Built-in electric oven. Wood-burner with heating element over. 4 ring hob (3 gas and 1 electric).
Utility Room3.67 x 3.56m Space and plumbing for washing machine. Hot water cylinder. Window to rear elevation. Double sink with mixer tap. Wood flooring. Built-in cupboards and shelving.
Inner Hall Wood-burner. Radiator.
Cloakroom Dry toilet. Window to rear elevation. Wood flooring. Vanity unit. VMC.
Bedroom 14.45 x 4.08m Sliding patio doors to rear and window to west elevations. Wood flooring. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 5.28 x 3.67m Sliding patio doors to rear election. Wood flooring. 2 radiators. Wooden stairs/steps to mezzanine sleeping platform.
Bathroom 5.17 x 2.56m Window to front elevation. Wood flooring. Radiator. Electric towel heater. Vanity unit. Bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.
Master Bedroom 5.22 x 4.09m Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Sliding patio doors to west elevation and terrace.
Dressing Area 3.97 x 2.79m Wood flooring.


OUTSIDE


Gravel drive leading to parking and turning areas. 2,000 litre water recuperation system.
Detachedstone outbuildingwith slate roof (replaced 9 years ago) divided into -
Workshop6.27 x 5.10m with wine store. Stairs to loft space. 2 pedestrian doors to front elevation.
Pool/Games Room4.88 x 4.59m Wood flooring. Window to front elevation. Wood-burner. Granite fireplace.
Attached timberwood store.
To the front of the property there is a part covered terrace. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with Pear, Kiwi and Apple trees.
Plant based water purification system. (Water can then be used for the garden).


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Mains water, electricity and telephone are connected.
Drainage is to a plant based filter bed.
Electric central heating and woodburner.
Broadband internet connection.


ABOUT THE AREA AND ACCESS
The house is situated on the outskirts of a small village with a bar/shop, children's play area and small lake. It is within easy driving distance of the A84 motorway access at Pont Farcy. The village is 6km from the town of Tessy-sur-Vire with supermarket, doctor's sugery, restaurant, schools and other amenites and 9km from Percy.

The popular tourist town of Villedieu-les-Poêles is 15km away and Vire is 22km. It is about 35 minutes from the coast at Granville. It is 308 km to Calais. The heritage site of Mont Saint Michel is 45 km away. Gouvets is situated in the Manche department (Normandy region) in the north of France 20 km from Saint-Lo, the department capital and 252 km from Paris which can be reached by rail at nearby Villedieu-les-Poêles in approx. 2 hours and 50 minutes.

The ferry ports Caen Ouistreham is the closest and can be reached in less than 1 hour, with Cherbourg Octeville, Saint Malo and Le Havre within easy reach. It is also well placed for other transport links with the airports at Caen Carpiquet and Deauville, Dinard and Rennes.
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