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Character Rural French House EUR160,000

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A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE this Rural French House is a 4 bedroom Character Cottage that dates back to the 1700s.

The property has a new conservatory at the back and one also to the front of the house, a beautiful large fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, fridge, table and chairs, the large lounge has a granite fireplace with wood burning stove plus oil fired radiators, original oak beams give character, there are 4 bedrooms one with an en-suite and 1 with small adjoining room (which could be made into an en-suite if required), bathroom, separate shower room.

Ground floor: Entrance 9.20m2, fitted and equipped kitchen 18,70m2, living room with fireplace 30.00m2 (wood burning stove), conservatory 16m2, 1 ground floor Bedroom 12.80m2, bathroom 6.60m2, Shower room and toilet 3.00m2, Corridor 5.30m2..

Upstairs: Mezzanine 12.00m2, 2 bedrooms 7.50m2 and 13.00m2, toilet 1.00m2.

Lower Ground Floor: 2 cellars 30m2 and 20m2 / store rooms (50m2), boiler room 27m2 (Oil central heating - recent boiler).

Courtyard and Land of 5 Acres / 2 Hectares approx.

There are 3 large dry stores under the house and a separate oil store.

A Patio area outside, with old bread oven, is ideal for relaxing and for family and friends to enjoy the fresh air and the BBQ, this area around the property contains a table and benches and parking for several cars.

The sale is to include most of the furniture.

The house is situated in the bottom of a beautiful valley within a 5 minutes walk of the market town of Mortain with all shops and services and only 10 minutes walk to a school.

In Mortain you will find the famous waterfalls, the 'petite cascade' and the 'grand cascade' which are a popular tourist attractions are only 15 minutes walk away. There are many cycling and walking routes close by. Also the town has a lot of history regarding the second world war as a major battle was fought in Mortain.

The house stands in approx 5 acres of land, including a field with animal store with river Cance running at the bottom and small wood to one corner.

The main gardens are landscaped and contain fruit trees and willow trees.

The House has been completely renovated and has the benefit of mains drainage and oil fired central heating.

Tax Fonciere 987.00 euros a year.

Habitation Tax 979.00 euros a year.

Just over an hours drive to the ferries at Caen for Portsmouth etc, and around 1 hours drive to Dinard with cheap flights by Ryanair.

The department of Manche is in Lower Normandy and is bordered with Calvados, Orne, Mayenne and Ille-et-Vilaine. The English Channel in the west, north and north-west coastlines makes getting here to its many ports very easy from the UK. There is also an airport in Caen and many others are easily accessible in the surrounding regions such as Rennes airport.

History is all over the department through its museums and heritage, discovering the local traditions and culture as well as Chateaux, religious monuments, water mills, maritime sites and gardens is easy to do. The biggest 'must-do' is a visit to Mont Saint Michel.

Tourism plays a major role in the economy of the department which is fine because there is so much to see and do.

We at Cle France specialise in Property for sale in France through our network of Agents and French Registered High Street Estate Agents. We have sold thousands of houses for sale in France over the years and have helped many find and buy their dream home in France.

We can also help you with everything to do with buying a house in France including getting a mortgage, organising currency exchange, renovation advice, property surveys, planning permission, French translation, opening a bank account and everything to do with French property sales.

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