10th & 11th C. Monastry with nearly 15 acres for sale in Normandy - VIDEO

  • €350,000
    incl. of agency fees
  • MFH-NOR1344
    Property Reference
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 190 sqm
  • 5.9 ha
10th and 11th century Monastry set in nearly 15 acres of land located in a hamlet near the forest of Saint-Sever-Calvados and the town of Vire-Normandie.

At a Glance

  • Reference
  • MFH-NOR1344
  • Bed
  • 3
  • Land
  • 5.9 ha
  • Near to
  • Vire
  • Bath
  • 1
  • Pool
  • No
  • Price
  • €350,000
  • Hab. Space
  • 190 sqm
  • Land Tax
  • N/A

Property Description

This 10th and 11th century Monastry set in nearly 15 acres of land is located in a hamlet near the forest of Saint-Sever-Calvados and the town of Vire-Normandie.  There are many original features in this beautiful renovated house but one of the must stunning has to be the Hall/Dining Room with stone floor which is reminiscent of a medieval banqueting hall. 

The house offers a wealth of exposed stone walls and beams combined with all modern amenities.  There is room to extend into the second floor (one bedroom remains to be finished at the moment).  There is also an attached Studio which could finish being renovated into a one bedroom gîte.  The house stands in a quiet rural hamlet.  For equestrian enthusiasts most of the fields have water and there is good outriding. 


On the ground floor

  • Entrance/Dining Hall  7.71 x 5.13m  Glazed double doors to front and rear and window to front elevations.  Feature stone walls and floor.  Display recesses.  Exposed beams.  2 radiators.
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room  7.71 x 4.08m  Glazed double doors and glazed door to front elevation.  Feature stone walls.  2 radiators.  Wood flooring.  Range of matching base and wall units including display unit.  Worktops with tiled splash-backs.  Ceramic sink with mixer tap.  Space and plumbing for dishwasher.  4 ring gas hob with extractor over.  Built-in oven.  Space for free standing fridge/freezer.  Cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine.
  • Cloakroom  Fully tiled walls.  Inset spotlights.  Wood flooring.  WC.  Hand basin.
  • Study Area  5.47 x 2.53m  Window and glazed door to rear elevation.  Stone floor.  Exposed beams.  Door to:
  • Workshop  5.47 x 3.96m  Window to front elevation.  Earth floor.

On the First Floor

  • Mezzanine  5.81 x 3.86m  Wood flooring.  2 windows to rear elevation.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Stone wall.  Access could be created to allow for additional accommodation on the second floor (Roof Space   12.00 x 7.71).
  • Lounge  7.71 x 5.04m  Window to rear, glazed door to east, glazed door and window to south elevations.  Wood flooring.  Exposed beams.  2 radiators.  Display recesses.  Granite fireplace with wood-burner.  Stairs up to:
  • Bedroom (to finish renovating)  7.71 x.5.04m  Boarded and insulated.  Window to east elevation.
  • Bedroom 1  3.68 x 3.48m  Window to south elevation.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring and some wood panelling on walls.
  • Shower Room  2.87 x 2.62m  Window to front elevation.  WC.  Laminate flooring.  Exposed stone wall.  Vanity unit.  Large shower with jets.  Heated towel rail.
  • Bedroom 2  3.77 x 3.18m  Window to south elevation.  Exposed beams.  Wood flooring.  Radiator.
  • Bedroom 3  3.98 x 3.91m  Window to rear elevation..  Wood flooring.  Radiator.  Exposed beams.


  • Large stone terrace with above ground swimming pool and goldfish pond.  Stone BBQ.
  • Well  (occasionally dries out)
  • Hard standing area (grass covered).
  • The garden is laid to lawn.  Shed.
  • Small stone barn with corrugated iron roof.
  • Attached to the house is a Boiler Room with WC.
  • Studio  3.40 x 2.99m  Door to rear elevation.  Stairs to mezzanine with window to west elevation.
  • To the rear is a parking area.  Raised stone patio and seating area.
  • Lavoir.


  • Mains water, electricity and telephone.
  • Oil fired central heating.
  • Drainage is to a septic tank. 
  • Broadband internet connection.
  • Taxes Foncières : Approx. 600€ per annum


The property is situated within  10 minutes drive to the market town of Vire with all amenities including mainline train station to Granville and Paris (approx. 2 hours 40 mins), Supermarkets, Schools, Bowling, 18 hole Golf Course, Lake, Swimming Pool, Skate Park, Gym, Riding School, Hospitals, shops, etc. Market day is Friday.

The beach at Granville is approximately 50 minutes away. The ferry ports of Caen (1 hour), Cherbourg, St Malo and Le Havre are within easy driving distances and Calais for the Tunnel is about 4 hours away. The nearest airports are at Deauville (Cityjet), Rennes (Flybe) and Dinard.

Video Tour available on request.

And Before You Ask

Ready to move in
Reason for selling:
Property too big / small
Currently lived in:
Condition of Roof:
Good condition
Old septic tank which needs updating
Property Tax:
Nationality of Owners:

Key Information

Property type:
Saint-Sever, Calvados, Normandy

Additional Information

Internal Area:
190 sqm
Land Area:
5.9 ha
How many Outbuildings:
Number of Fireplaces:

Property Features:
  • Plenty of land,suitable for horses,lots of character
Has Attic Space:
Has an Office / Study?
Has a Garden
Has ADSL/Broadband?
  • €350,000
    incl. of agency fees
  • MFH-NOR1344
    Property Reference
  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Bath
  • 190 sqm
  • 5.9 ha
10th and 11th century Monastry set in nearly 15 acres of land located in a hamlet near the forest of Saint-Sever-Calvados and the town of Vire-Normandie.

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