Poitou Charentes

Delightful Home Packed with Charm & Character

PRICE: EUR €249,000

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This lovely home is offered by the vendors to a very high standard throughout. Renovated to retain many of the original period features such as exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces.

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Delightful Home Packed with Charm & Character
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Property Details:

This lovely home is offered by the vendors to a very high standard throughout. Renovated to retain many of the original period features such as exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces. Comprising of 2 reception rooms, fitted kitchen, 3 double bedrooms including a master with en-suite facilities and spacious dressing room. Attached self-contained guest annex with lounge/diner, kitchen/utility and upstairs en-suite bedroom, also ideal for holiday letting. Barns may lend themselves to being developed. Wonderful gardens front and rear, perfect for relaxing and enjoying a cool glass of wine while you sit back and enjoy your new surrounds.

Located in a hamlet just 2 miles from the pretty town of Saint-Savigien, nestling on the banks of the Charente river and where you will find shops, supermarket, cafes and bakers. Saint-Jean d’ Angely is 20 mins drive, while beautiful Rochefort and Saintes are just 30 mins away. The beaches at Fouras are 40 mins.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK low cost flights are available year-round at La Rochelle (1hr) or Bordeaux 1hr 35 mins. St Malo ferry port with daily crossings to Portsmouth is 4hrs, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.

Accommodation Comprises:

This lovely home is offered by the vendors to a very high standard throughout. Renovated to retain many of the original period features such as exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces. Comprising of 2 reception rooms, fitted kitchen, 3 double bedrooms including a master with en-suite facilities and spacious dressing room. Attached self-contained guest annex with lounge/diner, kitchen/utility and upstairs en-suite bedroom, also ideal for holiday letting. Barns may lend themselves to being developed. Wonderful gardens front and rear, perfect for relaxing and enjoying a cool glass of wine while you sit back and enjoy your new surrounds.

Located in a hamlet just 2 miles from the pretty town of Saint-Savigien, nestling on the banks of the Charente river and where you will find shops, supermarket, cafes and bakers. Saint-Jean d’ Angely is 20 mins drive, while beautiful Rochefort and Saintes are just 30 mins away. The beaches at Fouras are 40 mins.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK low cost flights are available year-round at La Rochelle (1hr) or Bordeaux 1hr 35 mins. St Malo ferry port with daily crossings to Portsmouth is 4hrs, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.



Accommodation Comprises:

Dining Room/Family Room: Approx. 5.3m narrowing to 2.25m X 6m narrowing to 4.5m, Tiled flooring, fireplace with log burning stove, exposed beams and front aspect. Opens on to the kitchen area and door through to sitting room.

Kitchen Area: Measuring approx. 3m X 2.5m. Fitted and equipped, exposed stone, sink unit, equipped with electric oven and gas hob. Tile floor & door to gardens.

Sitting Room: Approx. 5m X 6m Lovely light and spacious room with tile flooring, exposed stone, beams and fireplace with a log burning stove. Front aspect with French doors opening onto the front terrace. Stairs to 1st floor and door through to conservatory. Door through to annex.

Conservatory: Approx. 3.3m x 1.7m with doors opening on to the 2 rear courtyards. The perfect spot for a read or breakfast!

1st Floor – Landing with doors to all rooms

Family Shower Room – with shower, basin, WC, towel heater and tile flooring

Double Bedroom: Approx. 3.6m X 2.6m with front aspect with alcove storage above

Double Bedroom: Approx. 4.3m X 2.3m with alcove storage above

Master Suite including dressing room and en-suite bathroom: Approx. 6m X 6m in total. Duals aspect, revealed stone walls & exposed beams. Dressing room with built in shelving, Corner bathroom area with bath and shower over, basin and WC.

Annex – flexible space that can be incorporated within the main home or annexed for guest accommodation that would suit a holiday let for supplementary income. The annex accommodation comprises: Entrance door to hallway opening-up into a small living room dining area with stone fireplace – ready to take a log burning stove, Kitchen (that currently serves the main house as a utility room) fitted and equipped with ample storage. Stars to the first floor off the small living area. 1st floor spacious double bedroom of approx. 6m X 3m including the en-suite shower room with shower, basin and WC.

Gardens / Outside: To the front is a walled and gated garden area with flagstone terrace, ample space for dining table and chairs plus it is a real suntrap. Attached to the property are 2 barns and works shop (see below) There are more front gardens across the lane with flower beds, shrubbery and lawn perfect for children to play in and fully enclosed. The gardens include a parking area with space for 3 or 4 cars including enough room to keep a motorhome. Alongside the parking area is a garage and car port.

To the rear of the property are 2 walled courtyard gardens, very private and peaceful. Walled and enclosed all round and with access to 2 barns (see below)

Garage – may suit conversion to a self-contained accommodation (STP)

Car Port with covered parking for 1 car

Barn 1 – Attached to the property at one end, in stone with a front and rear door access and may suit conversion(STP)

Barn 2 – In stone and may suit conversion (STP)

Workshop - with light and power.

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