4 bedroom farm house for sale
France - Contrières, Manche, Normandy
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- Recently renovated
- Huge barn that could be developed
- Close to shops and services
- 6 acres of land
- Guest accommodation
The current owners have renovated the main house and guest accommodation and the result is a modern and luxurious home but with all the charm of a rustic French farmhouse.
There is further scope to dramatically increase the accommodation by converting the attic space, which occupies the whole of the top floor.
The layout of the property is as follows:
This "new" part was added to the house in the end of the 19th century and was used as both accommodation and a hay barn. Today it is the main house, which has been converted into a spacious 3-bed property.
Large modern kitchen (35m2) with a black granite topped island, wooden kitchen units and fireplace.
Living room with exposed stonewalls and open staircase which leads to the galleried first floor.
Bedroom 1 (with en suite bathroom)
Master bedroom (with large open-plan en suite bathroom)
The guest accommodation is the original 17th Century part of the property.
You enter the old part into a small hallway, which leads to the main living room with oak-beamed ceiling and huge open fireplace. This leads onto the kitchen and cloakroom. From the kitchen the stairs stairways lead to the first floor landing.
Upstairs is a large bedroom and bathroom
The barn measures 40m x 6m and is set out over 3 floors.
There is currently planning permission to develop half of the barn into living accommodation. This section is structurally sound and, we are told by the owners, that the windows, roof, doors and walls are structurally sound.
The other half of the barn is divided into 4 rooms on the ground floor and was originally used as storage and stables. The possibilities for this are endless. The owners were thinking of installing an indoor swimming pool for example. It would also make
The garden measures approximately ½ an acre with 2 further fields adjoining the plot, which the local farmer currently manages (free of charge). The total plot size is approximately 6 acres.
The property is situated in between the villages of Quettreville sur-Sienne,Trelly and Contrieres. The bakery and supermarket in Quettreville is a 10min bike ride across the fields of the nearby Chateau Monceau. There are local markets in nearby villages most days of the week and Coutances (5min away) has a supermarket. The beautiful river Sienne is a 10min walk from the house. Kayaks are available to rent and the river is also popular swimming spot!
Heating: Electric radiators
Drainage: Septic tank
Distance to shops: 5min
Distance to coast: 15min
Distance to ferry ports: 1hr
- Dinard (Pleurtuit) (International), 64.2 miles
- Caen (Carpiquet) (International), 74.3 miles
- Cherbourg (Maupertus) (International), 74.5 miles
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