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Soulles,  Normandy,  France

€265,000  • Country House • 5 Bedrooms • 270 sqm

Features

  • Tranquil country setting but with villages nearby
  • Ideal for home with chambres d,hote, gite or small holding
  • Geothermal heating & hot water by heat pump
  • 5 Bedrooms ensuite
  • Excellent pastureland
  • Large barn with hayloft
  • Attached garden
  • 20 Minutes to the coast
  • South facing

Details

Situated between Coutances and Saint Lô this charming and unusual Normandie farmhouse is set in a green framework of peaceful countryside, it has been sympathetically restored throughout providing a spacious, comfortable and tranquil home. The house looks out over it’s own 1.8 hectares, approximately 7.5 acres of pastureland and currently makes use of three of the five bedrooms for chambres d’hôtes.

Soulles is situated near the base of the Cotentin Peninsular, 20 minutes from Saint Lô and about 75 minutes from the ports of Cherbourg and Ouistreham, the A84 is conveniently 15 minutes away with a journey time of around 3 hours 30 minutes to Paris. Added to which the lovely western coast is within easy reach as are the visitor centres of Mont Saint-Michel, Bayeux and the D-Day landing beaches.

The traditional Normandie farmhouse is hidden away at the end of a small lane with lovely views over the pretty bocage countryside. It provides flexible accommodation ideally suited for it’s current use as a B&B with a separate entrance and staircase for guests, it could also be easily split into two to accommodate 2 families. The fields offer excellent pastureland for equestrian use or smallholding.
There is also a barn comprising 4 pieces with a hayloft over, a garage and attached shelter.

The accommodation:
The first entrance leads through a sun room into the salon used as a dining/sitting room and for the use of guests. It has underfloor heating and an old open fireplace with heat exchanger. This was the original kitchen and the services are hidden but still in place and could be easily reinstated should you wish to make a gite or groundfloor bedroom. The salon leads into a hall with toilet and staircase up to the next two floors and three bedrooms with attached shower rooms.

From the hall there is a substantial sliding door into the sitting room with wood-burning stove and original beams and doors out to the terrace. There is a second staircase leading to a pretty bedroom with bathroom and dressing area.
From the sitting room there is a door to the kitchen which has a dining area and wood-burning stove. Their is a toilet and laundry room adjacent. Above the kitchen is a bedroom with shower room and mezzanine, which is currently used as a studio and is reached by a separate staircase.

Outside:
The garden is in front of the house bordered on one side by a long tiled barn divided into 4 parts with hayloft above, a modern tiled garage with shelter attached is accessed from the hard standing at the side.
The three fields and vegetable garden form an apron round the front of the house with lovely peaceful open views to farmland.

The asking price is 265,000€ plus notaires fees




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