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Mortain, Manche,
€298,000  |   Ref: 8672A

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  • Detached home and income property
  • 6 en suite bedrooms and 2 receptions in all
  • Two-thirds of an acre of land
  • 5-star gite and additional B&B potential
  • Near small town with shops
  • Useful outbuildings
  • 100km from both Caen and St Malo ferries

This is a property with great income potential. The existing 2 bedroom/2 bathroom gîte has a 5 star rating and the main house, with 4 en suite bedrooms, has obvious potential for use as a B&B. The property is situated in a rural hamlet but near a small town with shops. The total plot measures two-thirds of an acre.

The property offers excellent family accommodation but would also lend itself to use as a B&B with 3 rooms which could be let, each with en-suite shower rooms or bathrooms.  The well appointed gîte is ideal for letting to 2 couples with almost identical bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms and spacious, well equipped, open plan living accommodation.  

The property is located in a quiet rural hamlet, within easy reach of amenities. It is ready to move in to.  The gîte is completely separate from the main house  – ideal for privacy and rents for £135 a night in peak season. It has 5 stars on Trip Advisor and a Premier Partner rating with Home Away.  The main house enjoys a large stone terrace, outbuildings and a total plot size of 2725m² (0.67 acres). 

The property is situated in a peaceful position near the small town of Ger (with all everyday amenities) and with easy access of the historic market town of Mortain which is a thriving market town where excellent shopping facilities, restaurants and bars are available. 

The property is roughly equidistant from the ferry ports of both Caen and St Malo, a drive of 1 hour 20 minutes. The Lac de la Dathée, ideal for walking, fishing and boating, and an 18-hole golf course are within 20 minutes drive of the property, as is the Saint Sever Forest.

The accommodation, measuring a very substantial 335m² of habitable space, consists of:

Main House

On the ground floor –

Entrance Hall:  2.21 x 2.13m 

Sitting Room:  6.37 x 6.12m   Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed stone wall.   Wood flooring.   Exposed beams. Opening to:

Study Area:  4.67 x 2.00m 

Cloakroom:   Vanity basin.  WC.  Wood flooring. Built-in cupboard. 

Farmhouse Kitchen/Breakfast Room : 6.13 x 5.44m  Inset spotlights.  Wood-burner.   Built-in larder cupboard.  Range of matching base and wall units.  Built-in dishwasher. Butler sink with mixer tap.  Central island unit.  Polished granite worktops with tiled splash-backs. 

Dining Room:  6.21 x 3.39m  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.  Stairs to:

Mezzanine Study/Hobby Room : 4.92 x 3.22m  Hatch to loft.  2 built-in cupboards one housing hot water cylinder.

Utility Room:  3.59 x 2.80m  Wall mounted gas boiler.  Sink unit with mixer tap.  Worktop.  Door to workshop.

On the First Floor –

Landing:  Built-in cupboard. 

Bedroom 1:  6.43 x 4.52m  Granite fireplace with electric wall mounted flame effect fire.  Built-in shelves.  Exposed beams.   Walk-in wardrobe.

En Suite Bathroom:  2.40 x 1.37m  Wood flooring.  Claw foot slipper bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Built-in shelves.  WC.  Mirror fronted cupboards.  Vanity unit. 

Bedroom 2:  4.62 x 2.89m  Inset spotlights.  Door to:

En-Suite Bathroom:  3.11 x 1.43m  Wood flooring.  Vanity unit.  WC.  Bath with tiled surround, screen and  mixer tap/shower fitment.  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 3:  3.48 x 3.40m  Built-in wardrobe.  Door to:

En Suite Shower Room:  2.50 x 1.48m  Shower.  Pedestal basin.  WC.  Tiled floor.

On the Second Floor –

Bedroom 4:   6.43 x 5.66m  Exposed beams.  Built-in wardrobes to one wall. 

En Suite Shower Room:   WC.  Tiled walls.  Pedestal basin.  Shower.  Sloping ceiling.


Workshop:  4.12 x 3.37m   Door to utility room. Power and light.  Stairs to first floor storage area.

To the front of the property there is a gravel parking area and garden which is mainly lawn.  To the rear of the property there is a large split level patio area.  Separate vehicular access.  Garden mainly lawn with flower and shrub beds and fruit trees.  Outside tap.

Barn: 6.43 x 4.98m  with access from main house garden.

Car Port : 7.37 x 4.30m 

Vegetable garden.  Stone wood store/chicken coop.


On the ground floor –

Open-Plan Sitting/Dining Room/Kitchen:  8.54 x 5.52m 

Sitting Area: Inset spotlights.  Stairs to first floor.

Kitchen/Dining Area:  Built-in cupboard housing boiler.  Range of matching base units with worktops and tiled splash-backs over.  Stainless steel sinks with mixer tap.  Built-in dishwasher. Built-in electric oven and 4 ring electric hob with extractor over. Inset spotlights.

Cloakroom:  Pedestal basin.  WC.

On the First Floor –

Landing:  Inset spotlights.

Bedroom 1:  4.55 x 3.50m 

En Suite Bathroom:  2.88 x 1.90m  Claw foot bath with mixer tap/shower fitment.  Vanity unit.   WC.  Shower.

Bedroom 2:  4.47 x 3.41m   Wood flooring.  Inset spotlights. 

En-Suite Bathroom:  3.25 x 1.92m  Vanity unit.  WC.  Claw foot bath with mixer tap/shower fitment. Shower.


Gravel patio to front and garden laid to lawn with hedging.  Gravel parking area.


Well and mains water, telephone and electricity are connected.  Gas-fired central heating system for house and gîte with separate boilers and woodburners in the main house. Drainage is to an all water septic tank.  Broadband internet connection available.

Location: Hamlet
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6
Receptions: 2
Habitable space: 335m² 
Plot size: 2725m² (0.67 acres)
Heating: Gas-fired central heating
Distance to shops: 3 kms
Distance to ferry port: 100 kms (Caen & St Malo - 1h 20 mins)
Taxe Foncière: 719 € per annum

(Location shown on property portals is approximate.)

Please note:  All sizes and locations are approximate. La Résidence has made every effort to ensure that the details and photographs of this property are accurate and in no way misleading.  However, this information does not form part of a contract and no warranties are either given or implied.

Mortain, Manche
Normandy 50140
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 8672A
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