Le Ham, Pays de la Loire
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Le Ham is a pretty small village in the Pays de Loire region of France just a short drive from Mayenne which is a large town , but supermarkets, doctors, dentists, banks etc are just a 10 minute drive away into Villaines la Juhel.
In the village there is a small school with a good reputation and close by is the Mairie and the village hall, which has regular functions, dinner/dances etc, there is also nearby an exposition hall, holding regular art exhibitions, having the Maire in the village makes life much easier if any problems etc,arise,
Nearby there is a quaint 900 year old church, also in the village is the local bar/restaurant/tabac (Chez Nelly) she does wonderful lunchtime meals 4 courses wine included for 12 euros, also nearby there are several beautiful walks, as are in an agricultural area with fields,streams, farms, cows and horses and a forest just a short walk away.
There is also fishing available in the stream and a well stocked fishing lake nearby very popular with locals and visitors situated in the forest and a short distance away is a football stadium where there are regular matches and the village has its own football team (adults and children).
The current owners bought the property 5 years ago after moving from a very large property where they lived for 20 years which became too much for them, they are very reluctant to sell as love the house and village. The purchaser has the potential to add a further bedroom/bath shower room if wanted or required, but the existing 3 bedrooms are all of a good size 2 of which are on suite and the present owners have never felt it necessary.
The house offers an attractive open plan dining-room and lounge, there is a good size fully fitted kitchen, opening onto a small conservatory which is fully double glazed and also has a velux type window .
First floor : Master Bedroom 1 from the quaint carpeted stairway this opens onto the large master bedroom (approx 5.30 x 3.33 m) this has 2 large double glazed windows overlooking the road and other village houses and their gardens, the room has a double radiator and various power points, there is an attractive open fireplace which has been sealed off but is easily converted back if required, it has fitted carpet , door to a large en-suite shower room with toilet/wash basin, with window overlooking the courtyard, there is a large radiator and also an electric towel radiator. The shower is fairly new and quite large.
2nd bedroom at the top of the stairs on the right is also a good size measuring 5.00 x 4.05 m fully carpeted, with an en-suite shower and toilet( with macerator)/wash basin, extractor fan and wall-heater, no window, tiled floor. To the rear of the bedroom is a curtained clothes/storage wardrobe section. 2 power points.
3rd bedroom Another quaint staircase leads to the third bedroom it will easily sleep 2 people it is carpeted and has plenty of ,hanging space and it has a wardrobe already installed,it has 2 power points, this bedroom is not en-suite. There is a velux type window,with views to the cottage facing this house,and beyond.
This bedroom is a new addition,to the house,there is also a door which opens onto the remaining loft area all the flooring is new, and insulated underneath, the roofing is also all insulated with aluminum insulation, the loft area is large enough for another bedroom and or bathroom.or just for storage all very clean and tidy with lighting,
The running costs for this property are assured as low, as the house is well constructed and insulated to a very high standard, The heating is via oil central heating all the radiators are in good condition and of a modern design and type, The boiler is old but works well, and has been regularly serviced the heating is very economical, the storage tank is situated on the first floor of the out building access from the courtyard.
Exterior. There is a small attractive low maintenance fenced flower garden situated at the side of the house with flower beds and modest lawn.
Attached to the garden is a crazy paved walk way with gate opening onto the walkway, this has a seating area with a large roller sun blind which in the summer is ideal just to watch the world go by with a glass of wine etc “ The walk way is also access to the small double glazed conservatory which offers further access to the kitchen and the courtyard, this is laid with Astro turf and has an outside toilet of a modern design, so never a need to go upstairs for a toilet break !
Once in the patio this has access to a very large out building, which is used on the first floor the central heating oil tank, and general items of storage materials etc, on the ground floor this is also used for storage,tumble dryer, fridge,work room etc etc there is power and lighting on the ground floor and 1st floor,this building could be converted to a garage or possibly even a small gite,there is a door to the rear that opens on to a small area which is an unfenced part of the garden and can be be used for additional parking, although there is also ample free parking,very close to the house.
The roof is in very good condition and has been well maintained, The house has mains water and sewerage. There is also an excellent Wi Fi connection.
Fibre optics, new,mains electric cables, electric meter boxes, water pipes, and drainage pipes are being re-installed sometime this year by the village community projects at no charge to residents.
The last energy rating was ‘C ‘ but will be uprated now as the house has had further insulation installed.
Sale Price fees etc..
In France the sale price would normally not include notaires fees of about 6,000 euros, which the purchaser is expected to pay on top of the sale price.
This is being sold via the owner so for further information please contact: George Miller on +33 253 779545
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