May 282013
 

3 Bed Cottage in Normandy for Sale

3 Bed Cottage in Normandy for Sale

A charming and attractive south-east facing 3 bed cottage in Normandy for sale by owner. This is a stone built cottage under a slate roof and with a fabulous stone barn having conversion potential. The property boasts exceedingly low taxes.

This 3 bed cottage in Normandy is situated in a very pretty rural location, in a hamlet with one other habitable property, an attractive old water mill. The hamlet is accessed from a quiet road onto a lane which ends beside the property, giving onto fields. The property has been sympathetically renovated enhancing the period features and capturing the character of this rural retreat. All services, satellite t.v. and broadband internet are available. Septic tank drainage.

3 bed cottage in Normandy for Sale – Plan3 bed cottage in Normandy for sale - interior

The cottage is accessed through the entrance door leading into the open plan kitchen (13m²) and living room (28m²) with dining area all with tiled flooring. The kitchen is fully fitted with granite worktops, a solid fuel stove and modern gas cooker. A window overlooks the cottage garden with views over the valley, and the door leads onto the courtyard between the house and barn. The living area boasts a wood burning stove, exposed beams and a door leading to the garden. The dining area is also an attractive, bright area with a large window overlooking the garden. tastefully decorated with a tiled floor and very light. A ground floor cloak room (2.5m²) with WC and wash hand basin completes the ground floor accomodation.

The original oak staircase leads up to the first floor landing, built into the eaves with exposed beams, wooden flooring and Velux window. This gives onto the master bedroom (18m²) with dual aspect Velux windows, exposed beams, feature stone wall and wooden flooring. The landing further gives onto the L-shaped bedroom 2 (9m²) with exposed beams, wooden flooring and Velux window, and bedroom 3 (8.5m²) with feature stone wall, exposed beams and laminate flooring with gable end window. The landing also leads onto the bathroom (7m²) with bath, shower WC, wash hand basin, wooden flooring and Velux window.

3 bed cottage in Normandy for Sale – Outside

The cottage benefits from a easily maintained garden enclosed with box hedging providing stunning views across the small valley, with meandering stream at the bottom. A separate area for splash pool is also provided. The sun terrace again provides fabulous views across the valley.The courtyard boasts a well in full working order and leads onto the large stone barn in two sections (30m² and 55m²) with double car port to the side (44m²) next to the courtyard. There is good head height in the attic of the barn, all of which is ripe for conversion into habitable accomodation subject to planning consent.

Further along from the barn is a breeze block stable/animal shelter (26m²), ideal for small animals or storage with a chicken shed (13.5m²) attached.

The property is all on the same side of the lane and overlooks a chocolate box cottage that is uninhabitable and owned by the neighbouring water mill. Beyond the stable are fields used for dairy cattle.

The neighbours currently look after this property since it has become a holiday home and are a charming, discreet couple with a wealth of local knowledge.

3 bed cottage in Normandy for Sale – Contact

Price being sought is €97,500. Call Jean on 087 629 5742 and please mention that you saw the property here.

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