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7 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Guide Price €320,000

France - Normandy, Calvados, Vire

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Key features:

  • Equestrian property
  • 4 bedroom house
  • 3 bedroom gite
  • Useful outbuildings
  • Spring fed and stocked lake
  • 3000 young trees recently planted

Full description:

Equestrian property near to Vire with income potential

Both the main house and gte were renovated between 2002 and 2006 and benefit from solid fuel central heating and double glazing. There is a 4 bedroom house, a 3 bedroom gte and over 24 acres of land with a lake.

This property is situated in the south of the department of Calvados and stands in an elevated position surrounded by its own land of approximately 9.7 hectares with stunning views across the valley to town of Vire. It offers plenty of opportunities for a home and income with a separate 3 bedroom house and outbuildings. There is an 18 hole golf course within a couple of minutes drive. Stunning out-riding starts near the property and can be continued on to the Lake Dathe and further west to the Saint Sever forest.

The property is a 5 minute drive from the town of Vire and about an hours drive south from the port of Ouistreham, Caen , the landing beaches and an hour inland from the breathtaking bay of the Mont St Michel to the west.


On the ground floor -

Entrance Porch : 7m - Half-glazed and of timber construction. Part glazed door to -

Kitchen/Dining room : 26m - Double aspect room with window to the south and north elevations. Granite fireplace. Tiled floor. Range of matching base and wall units with inset sink and mixer tap and ample worksurfaces with tiled splashbacks. Built-in double oven. Electric hob with extractor fan over. Exposed beams. Spotlights. Tiled floor. 2 radiators. Stairs to first floor.

Living room : 35m - Double aspect room with 2 windows to the front elevation and large French doors to te rear elevation opening on to decking area affording stunning views over the valley. Woodburner with backboiler which provides central heating (installed in 2008). Stairs to first floor.

On the first floor -

Landing 1 : 2.6m - Accessed by its own private staircase from the kitchen and leading to -

Bedroom 1 : 17.7m -2 windows to the front elevation. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes.

Shower room : 3.4m - Fully tiled floor and walls. White suite of pedestal hand basin, toilet and shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Electric heater.

Landing 2 : 5m - Accessed by staircase from the Living Room. Window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Stairs to 2nd floor.

Bedroom 2 : 10m - Window to the front elevation. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 : 14m - Window to the front elevation. Radiator.

Shower room : 2.8m - Fully tiled floor and walls. White suite comprising pedestal hand basin, toilet and shower cubicle. Electric wall heater.

On the second floor -

Master suite comprising -

Bedroom 4 : 16m - Double aspect with large velux windows to the front and rear elevations. Sloping ceilings. Exposed beams. 2 radiators. Opening to -

Office/studio/gym : 12m - Double aspect with large velux windows to the front and rear elevations. Sloping ceilings. 2 radiators. Door to -

Bathroom : 4m - With white suite of corner jacuzzi bath, shower cubicle, toilet and hand basin. Fully tiled floors and walls. Electric towel rail.


On the ground floor -

Porch : 2.3m - Half glazed and built of timber construction. Glazed door to -

Open plan Living room/Dining room and Kitchen : 49m - Triple aspect room with windows to the west and north elevations and French doors opening to a raised decking area to the east elevation. Tiled floor throughout. 2 radiators. Stairs to first floor. The kitchen area has a granite fireplace with an Esse solid fuel "Aga" type cooker which has a back boiler to provide central heating. Range of matching base and wall units ( some glass fronted) with inset sink and mixer tap, ample work surfaces with tiled splashbacks, built-in oven, electric hob and extractor fan. Space for washing machine and dishwasher. Inset spotlights. A door from the dining area leads to -

Bedroom 1 : 16m - Window to the rear elevation. Radiator.

Shower room : 8m - Window. White suite of shower, hand basin and toilet. Tiled floor.

On the first floor -

Landing : 5m - with velux window to the east elevation.

Bedroom 2 : 13m - Triple aspect room with 2 windows to the side elevation and velux windows to the east and west elevations. Sloping ceiling. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 : 11m - Double aspect room with velux windows to the east and west elevations. Built-in cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Radiator.

Shower room : 4.5m - Comprising white suite of toilet, hand basin and shower. Velux window to the west elevation. Radiator.


The property is approached via a gravel drive with fields on either side which leads to the main house and continues down to the gte. The land surrounds the property and is mostly visible from the house. There are various outbuildings including a storage room and lean to wood store on the main house. There is also a decking area with above ground swimming pool to the south east of the house.
Small stone building with corrugated roof is used as a chicken coop and storage area. There is a woodshed, established vegetable garden and a lake which is stocked with carp and trout which is fed by 2 springs.
There is a stone and block barn with a corrugated iron roof which is ideal for stables with a hayloft over. Over 3,000 trees have recently been planted to provide wood in the future. There is a productive orchard with apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots, peaches and nuts.

Mains water, electricity and telephone. Broadband internet via satellite. Solid fuel central heating in both properties. Drainage to an all water septic tank.

Guide price 320,000 euros including agency fees but excluding Notary costs

For further information, or to arrange a viewing, please contact Guy Sherratt on 01598 710134 or email overseas(at)

This pin shows the general area of the property as the exact location was not given

Nearest Airports*

  • Caen (Carpiquet) (International), 48.6 miles
  • Dinard (Pleurtuit) (International), 91.7 miles
  • Cherbourg (Maupertus) (International), 99.6 miles

*Distances are straight line measurements. This feature is currently in beta.

To view this property or request more details, contact
Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Bracken House Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple Devon, EX31 4TG, England.
03339 395508  Local call rate
About Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Guy Sherratt started the business in 1994 specialising in the marketing of equestrian properties throughout the south and west of England and also in South Wales.

We have been marketing overseas properties for the last 4 years in association with other agents, in France, Portugal and Spain as well as other countries.

French Property

Working with several agents in France we have many interesting equestrian, country and village properties including gites complexes in Brittany, Normandy, central France, Limousin, Aquitaine, Midi-Pyrenees, Burgundy and Languedoc-Roussillon. Our agent in Paris also has access to other areas.

Portuguese Property

We deal with an excellent agent in the Algarve with a wide variety of properties and will shortly be able to offer properties further north into the Alentejo and the north of the country.

Spanish Property

In Spain, we are also working with agents in Andalucia. These range from modern properties to re-builds and country dwellings.

Other Countries

We also have a range of properties in over 30 different countries throughout the world.


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Guy Sherratt Equestrian & Overseas Properties, Devon

Bracken House Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple Devon, EX31 4TG, England.
or call 03339 395508
Calling from outside the UK? 0044 1598 710134

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