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Normandy renovated 1700's stone farmhouse for sale

   
 
Nestled in amongst the peaceful rolling hills of the French country side, just like a scene out if Beatrix Potter, is the 1700's stone farm house at Les Cresnays. Red squirrels, badgers, deer, hares, foxes, owls and hedgehogs are all in abundance and there is a  current fruit orchard.

The local village of Brecey, with its restaurants, patisseries, boulongerie, banks, hairdressers and large supermarkets is only 3km away. The property sits on large grounds with its own apple orchard, cherry trees and Christmas firs. Looking across sweeping views, you can have an Alice in Wonderland style picnic under its ancient old oak trees!



All set on one level with no stairs, easy access with French doors opening out onto gardens, here you feel removed from time as you can only hear small birds singing.   The bedroom also has French doors to the garden. The charming country style kitchen has a large wood burner.   

The cottage has had a major makeover. It has been totally repaired and repainted on the inside, including being completely rewired and replumbed by tradespeople. The roof has been repaired with new slate and beams.  The fosse septic is the latest model and has been checked and recapped and a smoke alarm has been wired in. The chimney from the wood burner has been relined and the top of the chimney capped. The ceiling has been insulated. Basically, all you would need to do is to move in. There is also a brand new 200 metre long sealed driveway with parking for six cars and the gardens have been partly relandscaped.

This property has two titles, which would mean that one could be sold off. It has a basic barn on it. The house also has a huge upstairs that could easily be made into two more bedrooms with ensuite.

Historic Les Cresnays, next to Brecey, gives you a taste of France without the hustle and bustle. This fantastic location is:
*50 mins from Mt. Saint Michel
*50 mins from the D-Day beaches
*One and a half hours drive from the Ferries to the U.K
*30 mins from the largest fortress in Europe, visit: www.chateau-fougeres.com
*30 mins from the seaside town of Granville, where Christian Diors' house is
*30 mins from Suisse Normandy, with its forests, waterfalls and hiking trails
*20 mins from the Normandie gourmet food trail
*20 mins from France's large open plain zoo
*20 mins from the large historic town of Avranches, where you can hire cars, catch trains and have a coffee in the best chocolatier!
* Mins from a host of other fantastic sights, restaurants and tasty morsels of history!

Price : was 137,000 euro (+ notaire fees) NOW REDUCED TO 119,000 EURO (+notaire fees)

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