Poitou Charentes

Prestige Property for sale 5 bedrooms 2197m2 land ,Walk to shop ,Pool,Very good condition

PRICE: EUR €346,500

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Estate Agent: Actous Immobilier
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Our ref- AI4528 This attractive and spacious manoir style house has been considerably updated in recent years but has retained lots of original character features yet with modern comforts and facilities.

Property features:
Swimming pool
Immediately habitable
Includes barn
Prestige Property for sale 5 bedrooms 2197m2 land ,Walk to shop ,Pool,Very good condition
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Property Details:

Part of the ground floor has been converted for business use but if that is not required by the new owners, it could easily be put back to residential use like the rest of the house
Unusually for such a large and private property, it is walking distance to the centre of the attractive market town of Aigre in one direction where you will find a weekly market and local shops while in the other direction and a slightly longer walk is a supermarket for the weekly large shop. Being in town it benefits from mains drainage and mains gas
The house is insulated, many of the windows are double-glazed and the whole property has under-floor heating from a mains gas boiler. The Palladian style frontage has a double width arched central entrance door with similar style entrance doors to either side which keeps the residential and professional parts separated.
On the business side the property comprises:
Reception room - 11m2 with direct access from the front via the arched and glazed double doors. There are tiled floors, doors into both offices and a partition wall dividing it from:
Office 1 - 24m2 which has a tiled floor with a window and French doors accessing the garden and a connecting door to office 2
Office 2 - 15m2 which runs the depth of the house so has windows to the front and rear and doors into the entrance hall, office 1 and reception room
Central entrance hall - 36m2 in total and on two levels.The upper level is used for the business side and has fitted cupboards and shelving for document storage. There is a tiled floor throughout and the lower area is the main house entrance. There is a WC under the beautiful wide staircase that curves round the inside of what remains of a stone tower on the back of the property. There are doors to the lounge, garden room and office area
To the right of the entrance hall and the rest of the house is the residential part which comprises:
Lounge - 24m2 with an attractive carved stone open fireplace, tiled floor, steps down to the garden room and double doors to the kitchen
Garden room - 18m2 which has a laminate floor, painted beams, one double glazed floor to ceiling window to the side and wide sliding patio doors to the garden. There is a beamed archway into:
Dining room - 18m2 with a laminate floor, painted beams and steps up to the kitchen
Kitchen - 20m2 which has a range of fitted units, a tiled floor and door leading to the 2nd smaller front entrance hall with boiler room and stairs to the cellar
Boiler room 4m2 equipped with a gas central heating boiler connected to town gas
Cellar - 20m2 in an L shape and with concrete floor and walls and housing the electric hot water tank and laundry area
There is a grand curving staircase to the 1st floor which comprises:
Gallery landing - 15m2 currently used as a library and TV room and with a tiled floor and bookshelves on two walls
Gym room - 5m2 created by partition walls from the landing and easily removed if not required
There are corridors to left and right from the landing leading to bedrooms and bathrooms.
To the right are:
Corridor - 5m2 with a tiled floor
Bedroom - 10m2 overlooking the rear garden and with exposed floorboards and a fitted wardrobe
Bedroom - 26m2 the depth of the house so window to front and rear, laminate floor and fitted wardrobes
Bathroom - 6m2 with tiled floor, large oval bath, twin washbasins and separate WC
To the left side of the landing are:
Corridor - 6m2 with a tiled floor
Bedroom - 10m2 overlooking the rear garden and with exposed floorboards and fitted cupboard
Bedroom - 13.6m2 overlooking the rear garden and with laminate flooring
Bedroom - 10m including a small dressing room, laminate flooring and overlooking the front garden
Shower room - 6m2 and recently refitted with a wet-room style shower, wide washbasin with twin taps, exposed floorboards and separate WC
On the galllery landing is a door to a staircase leading to the 2nd floor which is built into the eaves so has some sloping walls but comprises:
Landing - 12m2 into the eaves and with a skylight window and doors to rooms to right and left.
To the right are:
Bedroom - 18m2 with full head height and 22m2 of floor area and with a skylight window. Door to:
Room - 6m2 with potential to be an en-suite bathroom
To the left of the landing are:
Storeroom - 13m2 but with a skylight window so could be a bedroom and with a door to a further space under the roof area
The 2nd floor would be suitable for further bedrooms and bathrooms but will need some updating as the current owners have only used it for occasional guest accommodation
Behind the gated and walled entrance is a gravel driveway with a turning circle around a planted area of shrubs and there are plenty of graveled parking area. There are borders planted with shrubs and trees and a block-built garden shed
The back garden is walled and mainly laid to lawn with some trees and shrubs. The 10m x 5m oval pool is on one side and has an integral pump and filter system and had a new liner in 2018. The back of the house shows the original exposed stone which has been recently re-pointed and is very attractive. At the rear of the main garden area is a stone barn of double height and 44m2 floor area currently used for storage. Behind the barn is a further garden area bounded by thick shrubs and a gate giving vehicle access to the barn and garden from the neighbouring property
This is a very attractive and large property and would be a fabulous family home on its own but clearly lends itself to a mix of business and residential use as it is now. However, the size and style would also make it attractive as a chambre d'hote or small hotel or alternatively with appropriate permission and a bit of work, it could be divided into two separate houses
The town itself has a range of shops and a couple of restaurants with a popular Thursday market. Aigre is within the Cognac region and has its own renowned producer and the area attracts many visitors throughout the year for business and leisure. The regional capital Angouleme is 40 minutes drive and there are train stations at Ruffec and Luxe with regular trains connecting to the TGV stations at both Anglouleme and Poitiers. The latter also has regular flights to the UK. The Atlantic coast is less than an hour and a half away with a range of large and small coastal resorts
Habitable surface - 323m2
Total plot size - 2197m2 CLASSE ENERGIE: D
As we are a French company, French law requires us to publish the following
Prix 346 500 euros honoraires d'agence inclus.
Prix honoraires d'agence exclus 330 000 euros.
Honoraires d'agence de 5,00% ttc à la charge de l'acquéreur.

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