A delightful period residence offered to a high quality retaining many of the original features such as exposed beams, revealed stone walls and open fireplace. Ideal for holidays or full time living comprising of 4double bedrooms, a 5th double used as a games room, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, 2 reception rooms and utility set in attached gardens of approx. 1000m2 with a further separate quarter acre ideal for vegetables.
For those who need easy access to and from Paris or the UK the property has excellent transport connections. The nearest TGV is just 15 mins drive with journey time to Paris approx. 2.5 hrs while the ferry ports of St. Malo and Caen with daily year-round crossings to the UK are less than 4 hours. Low cost flights are available at both La Rochelle 45 mins or Bordeaux just over the hour making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.
The home is set mid-way between the towns of St Jean D’Angely and Surgeres, both weekly markets Doctors, shops and supermarkets. A little further afield is historic Rochfort (30 mins) Atlantic beach resorts (30 mins) and the beautiful port city of La Rochelle (45 mins)
Entrance Hall: Approx. 20m2 with two large windows.
Kitchen: Measures approx. 22m2 – Fully fitted kitchen cabinets, central island, hob with extractor fan, oven. Old fireplace.
Living Room: Approx. 40m2 with stone fireplace with fully functioning log-burner; oak beams, stone walls, ancient stone sink in corner of the room. Bookshelves and niches built in the stone wall.
Lounge: Approx 30m2 – with oak beams, beautiful corner stone-built fireplace.
Games Room: Newly transformed. Versatile room currently used as a games-room but could suit use as a 5th bedroom or office.
Ground Floor Double Bedroom approx. 10m2 with en-suite shower room and WC.
Master Bedroom – approx. 20m2 with exposed oak beams
Double Bedroom – approx. 15m2 with exposed beams
Double Bedroom – approx 12m2 with exposed beams.
The property benefits from having a water softener and a state of the art thermo dynamic heat pump for low cost energy efficient heating and water.
Gardens / Outside: Accessed via a gated entrance and afforded a good degree of privacy. Driveway parking, small barn and established gardens with plenty of space for a pool. Directly opposite the property is a good sized ploy ideal for growing vegetables. In all the property comes with attached land and gardens of about a quarter acre plus the veg garden opposite.
Hall d’entrée: deux grandes fenêtres
Adoucisseur d’eau pour toute la maison.
Cuisine: Meubles de cuisine entièrement équipés, îlot central, plaque de cuisson avec hotte aspirante, four. Vieille cheminée.
Salon: cheminée en pierre avec poêle à bois fonctionnel; poutres en chêne, murs en pierre, ancien évier en pierre dans un coin de la pièce. Bibliothèques et niches construites dans le mur en pierre.
Salon: Poutres en chêne, belle cheminée d’angle ouverte et en pierre.
Salle de jeux: Récemment transformée.
Chambres à l’étage: poutres en chêne dans toutes les chambres.
Il existe une pompe à chaleur de pointe.