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Brecey, Manche,
€129,000  |   Ref: 8766

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  • Detached character cottage
  • Completely renovated in the last 10 years
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1/2 acre garden
  • Private, rural location
  • Stream along the boundary
  • Broadband internet available
  • One hour to ferry port

This delightful character cottage is ready for immediate use. It just ticks so many boxes.  With a new roof, re-wiring, new windows, floors, kitchen and bathroom as well as a good sized but not overwhelming garden. Easy to reach from the UK.  This will be a popular choice at a little over £100,000.

The charming market town of Brécey is in the south-west of Lower Normandy.  It is surrounded by gentle and idyllic countryside and is within easy reach of the coast and the many attractions of the region.  The property is about 10 minutes by car from the town centre, where there are supermarkets, banks, bakers, bars and restaurants.  It also has good access to horse-riding and swimming.  Market day is on a Friday.  The nearby towns of Villediue-les-Poêles and Avranches offer a slightly wider choice.

Brécey enjoys a fantastic location in this very popular region. You can spend time on the beautiful beaches of France’s north-western coast and visit the remarkable heritage site of Mont St Michel.  The “copper” town of Villedieu (famed for its copper pots and pans) and the stunning medieval town of Avranches are all within very each reach.

The nearest airports are at Rennes and Dinard.  Nearby ferry ports include St.Malo, Cherbourg, Caen and Le Havre.  The nearest major road is the A84.

A virtual tour of the property is available on request.  The accommodation comprises:


Covered Porch

Kitchen/Dining Room  4.71m x 3.37m (15’4” x 11’)  Glazed double doors to front and window to south elevations.   Tiled floor.  Radiator.  Exposed stone and heavily beamed walls and ceiling.   Range of cream floor and wall units with wooden work surfaces and tiled splashbacks.  Built-in double oven.  Gas hob with extractor over.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Inset spotlights.  Hatch to loft.

Utility Room  2.09m x 1.94m  (6’8” x 6’3”) Window to rear elevation.  Tiled floor.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  Hatch to loft.  Radiator.  Electrics.

Cloakroom  Window to south elevation.  Hot water cylinder.  Hand basin.  WC.

Sitting Room  4.75m x 4.68m  (15’6”x 15’3”)  Glazed double door and window to front and window to rear elevations.  Exposed ceiling beams.  Laminate flooring.  Fireplace with wood-burner.  Exposed stone and beamed walls.  Stairs to first floor.


Landing  Velux window to rear elevation.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams and stonework.

Bedroom 1  3.51m x 3.04m  (11’5” x 9’10”) 2 windows to front and window to south elevations.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.

Bathroom  2.76m x 1.09m  (9’ x 3’5”) Velux window to rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Suspended WC.  Bath with screen, mixer tap/shower fitment and tiled surround.  Radiator.  Vanity unit.  Extractor.

Bedroom 2  3.54m x 2.06m (11’6” x 6’7”)  Window to front elevation.  Exposed beams.  Radiator.  Wood flooring.  Sloping ceiling.  Hatch to loft.

Bedroom 3  3.23m x 2.15m  (10’6” x 7’) Velux window to rear elevation.  Sloping ceiling.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Hatch to loft.  Exposed beams.


A wooden gate leads to a gravel drive.  The garden is laid to lawn with seating areas and patio. It is planted with mature shrubs and flower borders.

Detached building  5.40m x 3.39m (17’7” x 11’)  Constructed of stone and Colombage (exposed beams) under a corrugated iron roof.  Double wooden doors.  Attached shed/open car port  5.40m x 4.98m (17’7” x  16’3”) - suitable for a motor home.

Small stream.  Outside tap and lights.

Separate Detached Barn  4.57m x 3.58m  (15’ x 11’7”) Constructed of stone and cob.  Door to front elevation.

Mains water, water and telephone all connected
Drainage to septic tank (believed to have been installed in 2011)
Broadband available
Heating by back boiler connected to the woodburner
Taxes Foncières: 350€ pa
Habitable space: 72m2
Land area: 2300m2
Off-road parking
3 bedrooms
One hour St Malo ferry port

Please note: All locations and sizes 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.


Brecey, Manche
Normandy 50370
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: 8766
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