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Le Mesnil-Gilbert, Normandy, France
Agency Fees Included - Honoraires inclus*, €294,000 For Sale

Property Details

7 2 3
A wonderful opportunity to buy a slice of French heaven. Dating back to the 18th century, this property comprises of a four-bedroom main house as well as a three-bedroom gite, both of which have been renovated to a high standard. There are stunning views over the surrounding countryside, and the local village is only a 3-minute drive.

Key Features

  • Double glazing
  • Gite
  • Land
  • Log Burner
  • Double Garage
  • Pond
  • Conservatory
  • Habitable space - 200
  • Total Plot Size - 8448m²


From the road, there is a gravel driveway down to the house, gite and double garage, to the right is the Gite with its own garden space and to the left is the main house.

Ground Floor

Living room

6.00m x 6.00m
Entering the main house into the large living room, with exposed stone walls, ceiling beams a granite fireplace with wood burning stove, which gives this room a lovely cosy feel, and benefits from views over the garden. From this room you can also access the kitchen, dining room and conservatory.
The stairs lead to the first floor.

Dining Room

4.20m x 3.00m
This is nice sized space and makes it easy for entertaining as it is open to the kitchen. There is easily enough room to seat 12 and there is a window to the front of the property and access to the conservatory.


3.80m x 2.20m
This modern fully equipped kitchen has a window to the rear, with a range of base & wall units, and like the dining area is tiled throughout. Leading off the kitchen is the ground floor utility room with bathroom & WC.

Bathroom/Utility room

3.80m x 2.00m.
Tiled throughout, with a full-size bath, shower, wash basin, W.C and heated towel rail, this room also has the space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
A window that overlooks the garden and lets in lots of natural light.


3.00m x 2.90m
Fully doubles glazed, the views from this conservatory are outstanding, allowing you to apricate not only the surrounding gardens but the stunning views over the River Sée valley to Avranches and the coast.

First Floor


5.70m x 2.00m
From the stairs in the living room, you access the first floor landing, which is currently used for an office has a velux window to let in lots of light. A tiled floor and access to the bedrooms and bathroom.


2.50m x 2.30m
A good size bath with shower, WC and wash basin. Tiled throughout and a velux window with storage space and large heated towel rail.

Bedroom Master

4.40m x 3.50m
This large room has excellent views from the windows and a nice window seat to look out down the valley towards the coast. Lots of storage room and an electric wall heater.

Bedroom 2

4.90m x 2.90m
This good size room has a window to the front that lets in lots of natural light in and overlooks the garden. As with all the bedrooms on this floor there is built in storage space.

Bedroom 3

4.90m x 2.90m
This good size room has a window to the front that lets in lots of natural light in and views over the garden.

Bedroom 4

2.30m x 2.00m
This single room still has enough space for 2 single beds and storage.



4.60m x 3.80m
This gite has been sympathetically renovated by local artisans. This room has a modern kitchen and is fully fitted with all appliances in place. There is room to accommodate a table that can seat six. It is tiled and has a double-glazed window to the front overlooking the garden. It has access to the WC, stairs and living room.

Living room

6.50m x 4.00m
With a feature stone wall and wood burning stove this room has a lovely cosy feel and is large enough for two three seater sofas.


2.00m x 1.20m
Accessed off the kitchen is the WC and wash basin.

First Floor Gite

Bedroom Master

4.20m x 3.00m
A good size room and a view that would make you want to stay in bed all day. An exposed stone wall makes this room so special. Access to the en-suite.


2.10m x 2.10m
Tiled throughout and a velux window to let in the light. The room has a large corner shower unit, WC, heated towel rail and wash basin.

Bedroom 2

3.60m x 3.60m
Big windows overlooking the garden, lots of storage space and an electric wall heater.

Bedroom 3

4.80m x 2.60m
Another good size room with big windows, lots of storage space and an electric wall heater. Currently it has 2 single beds and an electric wall heater.


3.00m x 1.90m
Tiled through out and with a velux window to the rear of the property very light. Full size bath with shower, wash basin and WC.

Double Garage

6.20m x 8.70m
The gite is also attached to the large double garage with fully boarded attic. This large double garage can easily accommodate 2 cars and extra storage with the added bonus of the attic space which could be a wonderful man cave!



The 2-acre sloping garden is divided equally between 1 acre (0.4 hectares), above the house, and a further acre below the house. The garden above the house is mostly light woodland with grassy paths up to the top where you can enjoy a spectacular view over the Sée valley. There are a variety of different trees and shrubs, and benches where you can rest and take in the scenery. Your own piece of private parkland! There is also a garden shed.
Below the house is mainly lawn but is dotted with fruit trees (apples (eaters and cider), pears, peaches, cherries, damsons), a small wildlife pond and an ancient bread oven which is now used for storage



This property is rural and set in the stunning Normandy Countryside but on the doorstep to the local villages of Saint Pois and Le Mesnil Gilbert. To the East is the beautiful market town of Sourdeval with all its shops, Restaurants, and everything you need for daily life in France. Just to the West of you is another Market Town of Brecey which again is a wonderful town with everything you need and further down the valley about 25kms you come to the coastal town of Avranches and some beautiful beaches.
You are about 1 hour from the ports of Caen and Cherbourg and 90mins from Rennes and Dinard airports.
All around you, you have World War 2 history and older. Bike trails and disused railway lines make this area great for exploring by foot.

*€280,000 (Hors Honoraires) - Honoraires : 5% (€14,000) TTC à la charge de l'acquéreur inclus. €294,000

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