Poitou Charentes

Superb High-Quality Home with Fab Gardens & Pool

PRICE: EUR €245,000

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Estate Agent: ARB French Property
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This stunning home is offered by the current vendors to a very high standard, ready to use, packed with charm, character and many original period features such as exposed beams, revealed stone walls and fireplaces.

Property features:
Swimming pool
Immediately habitable
Reduced price
Superb High-Quality Home with Fab Gardens & Pool
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Property Details:

Set within very private enclosed walled gardens with an in-ground pool and large summer house / games room. The house itself comprises of 3 reception rooms, 5/6 bedrooms, modern kitchen area, spacious utility and office.

Ideally set on the edge of a small village just over a mile from basic facilities and 3 miles from the pretty town of Matha where you will find supermarkets and shops. Set midway between Historic Cognac and St Jean D’Angely both approx. 15 miles drive. Beautiful & bustling Saintes is 30 mins drive, the fabulous Atlantic coast and beaches are about an hour away.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK, the home is perfectly placed with year-round low-cost flights available at Bordeaux (1hr 40 mins) or La Rochelle 1hr 15mins. The closest ferry ports are St Malo (4 hrs) or Caen (5hrs) making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.

Accommodation Comprises:

Conservatory Entrance: ideal for an early breakfast or mid-afternoon read over-looking the garden and pool. Entrance door. Measures approx. 3m X 1.8m

Living Room: Light and spacious living room with tile flooring, fireplace, beams and exposed stone wall. Spiral stars to first floor. Room is approx 4.8m X 6m

Dining Room: Approx. 6m X 4m Overlooking the gardens with French doors opening to the outside terrace. Tile flooring, beamed ceiling, feature fireplace & corner storage. Door to:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room: Modern kitchen opening onto a light and spacious breakfast area. Stairs to the first floor. Corner wood burning stove. Tile flooring. The Kitchen comprises of modern fitted units with fitted brushed chrome electric cooker, gas hob with extractor over, tiled worksurface, American fridge/freezer space, dishwasher, sink and drainer, tile flooring, front aspect.

Utility / Boiler Room – A large room with plenty of storage, further fridge and freezer space, oil fired boiler, and doors to outside. Stairs (2) to upstairs attics. Space and plumbing for washing machines.

Double Bedroom: Set off the breakfast room is a good-sized double with en-suite shower, basin and WC. The bedroom measures approx. 4.5m X 5m with front aspect.

Inner Hall off the living room leads to 2 double bedrooms and has a WC set off to one side.

Double Bedroom: A lovely spacious bedroom with patio doors opening on to the gardens and with views over the pool. Walk-in dressing cupboard. Corner Storage.

Double Bedroom: A further spacious double measuring approx. 4m X 5.5m with exposed beams and revealed stone wall.

1st Floor: Accessed from Stairs (1) off the kitchen breakfast room

Mezzanine Bedroom / Landing: With galleried balcony over looking the room below. Measures approx. 8m x 5m good height and door leading through to attics.

Attics – Suitable for conversion with stairs down to the utility room below. Separate lockable store room.

Family Shower Room: 2.8m x 1.8m with shower WC and basin

Double Bedroom: Spacious double with exposed beams and measuring approx. 6m X 7m

Office / Bedroom – with beams and spiral stairs down to the living room below

Master Double Bedroom – with en-suite. Impressive room measuring approx. 6m x 7m with wood flooring, garden aspect and views over the pool area. Good height throughout. Exposed stone walls. En-suite bathroom of approx. 4m X 2.5m with WC, walk-in shower, bath, and basin. Tile flooring, heated towel rail and exposed beams.

Gardens / Outside: Access is via a gated entrance. The property is afforded a very high degree of privacy and is fully enclosed so safe for pets and ideal for children. Gardens and grounds extend to approx. a quarter acre. Established with shrubbery flower beds and borders and lawn. Perfect for relaxing with a cool glass of wine while you enjoy your new surrounds. The pool area is walled with ample terrace around and space for sunbeds. There is a further small enclosed garden area to the rear of the home.

Summer House / Barn: A large barn is ideal for use as a games or party room or may even convert to an office area. Doors open onto the terraces and pool area. Within the barn is room housing the pool pump equipment.

Garage: Available by separate negotiation. Set just across the road with parking for 1 car.

DPE – ENERGY RESULTS: D 157 kwhrs pa pm2 / CO2 – D 32 kgrms pa pm2

Taxe Fonciere – 728 euros PA

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Energy efficiency rating :

Very energy efficient – lower running costs


Not energy efficient – higher running costs

Environmental (CO2) rating : kg

Very environmentally friendly


Not environmentally friendly