Normandy – Stunning Home with Gite near St Mere Eglise

€280,000 Under Offer

Normandy – Stunning Home with Gite near St Mere Eglise

€280,000 Under Offer

Property Features

  • Historic WWWII Home
  • Just 5 mins St Mere Eglise
  • Easy Access to Beaches
  • Self Contained Cottage
  • High Quality Finish Throughout

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Tel: +44 (0)1803 469 367
€280,000 Under Offer
  • Ref: ARB500565
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Parking: Carport, Driveway
  • Outside Space: Gardens
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • ARB Ref: ARB500565
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Property Summary


This Historic home (circa 1700) has been occupied by only two families. The current owners and succeeding generations of the people who built it. It stands in grounds of approx. 3.215 acres in beautiful countryside on the edge of a pretty village.

In 1944 a famous battle between the Germans and US forces took place here in what became known as Timmes Orchard. The house was used as the command post and as a field hospital by the Americans. There are restored US foxholes and plaques placed in 'the Orchard'.

The house has a fully equipped and functioning gite that was constructed in the old stable block. Permissions are in place for a second gite in the adjoining building, currently used as a workshop and a storage facility. Water and electricity are in situ. There is also potential for B&B in the farmhouse.

Set just 5 mins drive from all amenities of famous and bustling St Mere Eglise or Picauville and 20 mins from Carentan. The landing beaches and war graves are all within easy reach. For those who need easy access to and from the UK Cherbourg ferry port is 20 mins or Caen 30 mins drive, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.

Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance Hall.

Leads to study/snug with original fireplace -  bathroom & WC.

Leads to living room with original fireplace and views to open countryside.

Leads to large dining kitchen, with range style cooker, dishwasher, freezer and fridge freezer.

Leads to shelved larder.

Patio doors lead to terrace, decking and built in BBQ - and to rear garden.' with rose beds and fruit trees.  Gate to woodstore and wooded track into the field. There is an outside WC with wash hand basin.

First Floor.

Original staircase leads to half landing then to first floor.  Second staircase leading to fully boarded attic. (with electricity)

Bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobes and windows overlooking open countryside.

Adjoining shower room / WC / Vanity unit & heated towel rail.

Step leading to inner landing.

To the right - dressing room/linen store.

To the left, bedroom 2 with window overlooking open countryside.

At the far end of the landing Bedroom 3. Fitted wardrobes .  Windows overlooking open countryside and rear garden/land. En-suite shower room with WC & wash hand basin.


To the front of the house: courtyard with car port (accommodates 4 vehicles) garden with fruit trees, grape vine and veg patch.

Covered seating area.

2 barns to the left of the house. Used for storage/tractor etc.

1 barn to the right of the house.  Storage/dog kennels and oil tank. Leads into boiler room/laundry and wine cave.

Door in car port leading to store room/ annexe with shower room/wc & wash hand basin. Door to gite and door to gite garden.

Door to workshop with upper floor.

The house has oil-fired central heating and there is a wood burning stove in the living room. It is fully double-glazed and well insulated.

Gite / Holiday Cottage.

Private entrance next to the main house with garden, parking and garden furniture plus BBq.

Front door leads to entrance hall with cupboard & staircase -. leads into open plan living room and well-equipped dining kitchen.  views to private garden and open countryside. Satellite TV.

Staircase to bedroom 1. Double room - views to garden and   open countryside. En-suite bathroom with bath/shower/wc & wash hand basin. Heated towel rail.

Landing leads to bedroom 2. Twin room with views of garden, and en-suite shower room/wash hand basin/wc and heated towel rail.

The gite has electric heaters in all rooms and also an electric 'wood burning stove' fitted in the fireplace in the living room.

Outside. Pretty garden with gate leading to the field.

There is a large open stable in the field as the previous owner ran a riding school.
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