Auvergne

Impressive Maison díMaitre Style Home

PRICE: EUR €179,900

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This impressive home is pleasantly located in the centre of Colombier. The owners have spent several years restoring the property which is presented to high standard and with attention to detail

Property features:
Immediately habitable
Reduced price
Includes one or more Gites
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Impressive Maison díMaitre Style Home
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Property Details:

This impressive home is pleasantly located in the centre of Colombier. The owners have spent several years restoring the property which is presented to high standard and with attention to detail. The property comprises a main home with 3 reception rooms, high end fitted and equipped kitchen/breakfast room plus 5 spacious double bedrooms. It also comes with a self-contained guest suite / annex plus there is a further self-contained cottage to develop. The property stands in enclosed gardens and has a garage.

The home is very flexible and ideally placed for a full-time residence, holiday home or could with the 2 self-contained annexes be used for a boutique B&B or holiday letting. Close by are several pretty towns and villages to explore including Commentry with shops, bakers, restaurants and weekly market, while a little further afield is the thriving town of Montlucon. Paris is accessible in just over 3 hours.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK, Clermont Ferrand airport is approx 1hr, while Brive, Limoges or Lyon offer good alternatives. Le Harve ferry port is approx 5 hrs drive or the tunnel is just over 6, making the home convenient for visiting family and friends.

Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance Hall: With tile floor and stairs to first floor.

Reception Room 3 / Office: A spacious 3rd reception which could serve equally well as an office with front aspect, built-in storage and tile flooring. Measures approx. 3.6m X 3.7m

WC with Basin

Reception Room 2 / Lounge: Lovely light room with front aspect, wood flooring, built-in storage and fireplace with wood burning stove for cosy winter nights. Measures approx. 4.8m X 6m

Dining Room: Wonderful and impressive room, perfect for entertaining and large family occasions. Wood flooring, garden aspect and built-in storage. In total the room is 42m2 and measures approx. 7.3m narrowing to 5.9m X 5m narrowing to 3.8m

Kitchen / Breakfast Room: Large kitchen/breakfast room fitted and equipped with a good selection of eye and base level storage units with worksurface over, Island with further storage and prep surface, breakfast bar, double sink and further farmhouse sink. Equipped with Halogen hob, cooker and extractor, Fridge space, tile floor, pantry store and door to gardens and terrace. Measures approx. 5m X 3.6m

Basement Ė Stairs from an inner hall lead down to the basement where there is a large wood store with direct access to the garden, wine store, home-made Sauna and further room with an old bread oven and plumbing for a washing machine. Doors to the garden.

1st Floor Ė landing with wood flooring, doors to all rooms and high ceilings throughout.
Double Bedroom 1: Approx. 4.5m X 3.8m Front Aspect. Wood floor, feature fireplace.
Double Bedroom 2: Approx. 3.7 x 3.4 garden aspect. Wood flooring.
Double Bedroom 3: Approx.3.7m X 4.4m with garden aspect.
Double Bedroom 4: Approx. 3m X 5m with front aspect
Double Bedroom 5: Approx. 2.9m X 5m with front aspect

Family Bathroom: Good sized bathroom of approx. 6m2 fitted with modern suite comprising bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

Family Shower Room: measuring approx. 1.5m x 2.66m with shower, basin and WC

Guest Annex:
Self-contained annex suite that can be integral to the main home if desired and accessed via the third reception room / office. Comprises of open plan living area/ kitchen / diner with door to the front. Double bedroom and WC to the rear. There is scope and space to install a small shower room. Doors lead to the gardens and terracing. The annexe measures approx. 25m2

Cottage To Restore:
Attached cottage, self-contained and with scope to fairly easily create a one or 2 bedroomed unit. Currently with wood floor and store cupboard, door to the front and garage under, plus further cellar space. The ground floor space is approx. 40m2. The grenier above has good head height and provides space to create one or two bedrooms plus bathroom. The roof over the cottage was entirely renewed approx 4 years ago.

Gardens & Outside: To the front of the main house is a gated and enclosed courtyard garden, while to the rear are the main gardens, comprising of a walled garden area with decked terracing ideal for BBQís and summer time entertaining. Beyond the walled gardens is a further garden with fruit trees, lawn and bordered hedging. This part of the garden will need some TLC to restore it to former glory. They are ideal for children and safe for pets.

To the front of the guest annex is parking for 1 car. To the rear is a small decked terrace with steps down to the main gardens.

To the front and side of the cottage to restore, are enclosed gardens/driveway and access to the garage. There are also a couple of small stone outbuildings for storage. A gate and arch lead through to the main home gardens giving side access to the main property. There is a further side gate access to the main garden off a lane that could be used to provide extra parking.

The property comes with gas fired central and new radiators in most rooms, is double glazed, has updated electrics throughout and comes with mains drainage so no fosse issues. The grenier above the main house is boarded and contains 200mm of insulation throughout. beams and floors in the grenier over the cottage and main house have been recently treated to protect against woodworm and comes with the remainder of a 10 year warranty.

The property is served by mains water, mains gas, mains electric and mains drainage.

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