We use cookies to optimise your experience on our website. If you continue we'll assume that you are happy to receive our cookies. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.


For improved printing use the print button on the page

print button

7 bedroom character property for sale

France - Normandy, Manche, St-Germain-sur-Ay


like this property?

Call: 03339 396436

Key features:

  • Character property
  • Planning permission for 2 houses on some of the land
  • 7 bedrooms
  • Only 6 km from St Germain sur Ay

Full description:

SOLE AGENCY a country property with fabulous features, in really good condition, with many possible flexible uses, including planning permission for 2 houses on some of the land. This substantial stone built country house with a slate roof, a traditional 'longère', can provide a family with a revenue stream from B & B / gite if required. Built facing east - west. Internally, on the ground floor: entrance hall, WC; to the right (north) main living room with fireplace / woodburner, boiler room; to the left (south) a large farmhouse kitchen dining / sitting room with a massive granite fireplace and woodburner, an office, a utility room including a fitted kitchen, formal dining room, hall, sitting room, 2 GF shower rooms and WC, store room. 1st floor: south staircase to landing, shower room with WC, 4 bedrooms. North staircase to landing, 3 bedrooms, shower room. Staircase to the substantial attic running the length of the house providing additional space for development if so wished. Outsides tabling / garaging, and opposite a stone building which could be developed further, currently used as garaging. The plot is 2.77 hectares including driveway courtyard parking, lawns, grazing and woods. This property has a huge amount of potential and is situated in a strong tourist area in la Manche, with la Manche's only south facing beach at Saint Germain sur Ay only 6km away, the Green Cycle route 'Voie Verte du Cotentin' less than 500m away, and Portbail and Barneville-Carteret a short drive away, with access for Jersey and Guernsey. ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING: C

In the country, in the Parc Naturel Régional des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin on the Cotentin Peninsular, in a popular area of La Manche, between the market towns with good shops & schools of Lessay and La Haye-du-Puits, easy reach of beaches, train stations, the Cherbourg ? Caen dual carriageway, the motorway A84, & ports for travel to the UK. It is an area with wonderful tourist sites, including 3 UNESCO sites within easy reach, Le Mont Saint Michel, the D-Day Landing Beaches and the lesser known Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue and the Tours Vauban. The property is situated only 3km from the very popular sea resort of Saint Germain sur Ay which has the area's only south facing beach. The prioperty is less than 500m from the Cotentin green cycle route. This is the perfect area whether you want to live here all year with its milder climate or / and develop a tourism based business within the property. Access for Jersey and the other Channel Islands is from Barneville-Carteret.

Situated in the country, a longère built in traditional style stone, with a slate roof. On 2 floors, the accommodation comprises:
Ground floor:
Entrance and WC
Drawing room with chimney / woodburner
Boiler room
Fitted farmhouse kitchen with dining / sitting area + chimney
Utility room / 2nd fitted kitchen
Dining room
Living room
Hall, store room & 2 shower rooms with WC
First floor:
South Landing
4 bedrooms
Shower room with WC
North Landing
3 bedrooms Shower room
East/west façades onto garden, off-road parking, pasture, woodland. Outbuildings both attached and stand alone.

Total land 27 700 sqm.
Internal living space: 267 sqm.
Double glazing PVC
In really good condition, habitable immediately
Oil-fired central heating
Currently let for summer lets especially for walkers and cyclists

Price: 498 200€
Annual energy bills approx 1617 €
Habitation tax : +/- 212 €
Taxe foncière : +/- 1197 €

Ecoles Schools: 5km La Haye-du_Puits, 5km St Germain sur Ay, 4km Lessay, 5km Vesley
Commerces Shops: 1km Angoville sur Ay, 5km La Haye-du_Puits, 5km St Germain sur Ay, 4km Lessay, 30km Carentan, 25km Coutances
Trains : 30km Carentan, 25km Coutances Ports : 52km Cherbourg, 148km St Malo, 118km Caen Ouistreham Aéroports : 100km Caen Carpiquet (Flybe) 149km Dinard (Ryanair), 169km Rennes (Flybe), 161km Deauville (Cityjet)
Mer/plage Sea/beach: 6km St Germain sur Ay Tourist sites : Le Mont St Michel, D-Day beaches, Parc Naturel Régional des Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin, zoo Champrépus, Jersey, Chausey, Cité de la Mer Cherbourg, The Bayeux Tapestry, Barneville-Carteret et Portbail, les plages ouest, Voie Verte du Cotentin

More information from this agent

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

Nearest Airports*

  • Cherbourg (Maupertus) (International), 29.6 miles
  • Dinard (Pleurtuit) (International), 49.4 miles
  • Caen (Carpiquet) (International), 51.8 miles
  • Le Havre (Octeville) (International), 78.9 miles
  • Rennes (St-Jacques) (International), 80.3 miles

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

To view this property or request more details, contact
Delamarche Immo.com, GAVRAY

5 Rue de l'Hôtel Saint Denis, GAVRAY 50450 France
03339 396436  Local call rate
About Delamarche Immo.com, GAVRAY

Welcome to the Delamarche Immo.com. We aim to provide our English-speaking customers with an unrivalled estate agency service, with an excellent array of properties, for every type of purchaser …. whether you are buying a traditional holiday home, a permanent home, or are looking for an investment opportunity through the "viager” system or leaseback and light leaseback.

Purchasers: What makes Delamarche Immobilier stand out ?

• English speaking agents with many years experience in working with overseas clients
• Members of the FNAIM – a benchmark of quality service (an equivalent to the National Association of Estate Agents).
• Member of the AMEPI South Manche network – 35 agencies working together giving you an even wider selection of properties but always managed through our English speaking agents
• Very satisfied customers and proven results: our motto is "Vous nous direz merci après" – "You'll thank us afterwards” .... and indeed we regularly receive letters of thanks for our level of service provided.
• Inter-agency agreements nationally & internationally to provide a very strong marketing presence and to bring you a large variety of properties where you want to buy
• We have a strong "back-office” to support the legal side of your sale or purchase. This is very important as in France estate agency is strictly regulated as we do the first stage of conveyancing and the earlier stages of the legal work in a sale. You see very little of what we do, most of it takes place in the "back-office”, but it is important for you to know that we are able to support your purchase competently, eventually working with the notaire right through to completion.
• We have invested in the latest technology for our agency software, together with a new website, both of which work with ipad and iphones. Our purchasers tell us they like what they receive by email since installing this new software. Our 3 websites are in English and French.
• We can provide a network of contacts for support services such as mortgage advisors, foreign exchange, accountants, solicitors, lawyers, property maintenance and managers, building services, project managers etc.

Where are we?

We are based in western Normandy in La Manche (50). We have three agencies: Gavray, St Martin de Bréhal and Hauteville sur Mer and a specialist agent for The Bay of Le Mont St Michel. We specialize in the south Manche area but cover property elsewhere in Normandy, Brittany and Pays de la Loire.
Please do give us a try! You won't regret it!


SARL DELAMARCHE IMMO.COM - 5 Rue de l'Hôtel Saint Denis - 50450 GAVRAY
Tél. : Fax :


This is a property advertisement provided and maintained by Delamarche Immo.com, GAVRAY (reference 1811PW) and does not constitute property particulars. Whilst we require advertisers to act with best practice and provide accurate information, we can only publish advertisements in good faith and have not verified any claims or statements or inspected any of the properties, locations or opportunities promoted. Rightmove does not own or control and is not responsible for the properties, opportunities, website content, products or services provided or promoted by third parties and makes no warranties or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, legality, performance or suitability of any of the foregoing. We therefore accept no liability arising from any reliance made by any reader or person to whom this information is made available to. You must perform your own research and seek independent professional advice before making any decision to purchase or invest in overseas property.

This property is marketed by:

Delamarche Immo.com, GAVRAY

5 Rue de l'Hôtel Saint Denis, GAVRAY 50450 France
or call 03339 396436
Calling from outside the UK? 0033233614040

Spotted an error?

In order for us to help our agents maintain accurate and up-to-date information please inform the agent if you have noticed an error with this property. If you are the vendor, please contact your agent directly.