A substantial stone house in very good order with large, airy rooms and flexible accommodation, situated in a small village just 5km from the town of L’Absie. In L’Absie you will find all you need for your daily needs – supermarket, bakers, chemist, banks, bars and restaurants. The surrounding beautiful countryside of the Gatine Hills offers many possibilities for recreation and the larger towns of Coulonge sur L’Autize, Parthenay and the department capital, Niort, are all easily reached.
The area is also well served by local airports such as Poitiers, La Rochelle and Nantes and can be reached within a 4-5 hour drive from the major ferry ports. Niort is just 50 minutes away and the historic, bustling harbourside town of La Rochelle is just 1hr 25mins.
Accommodation Comprises: –
Dining Room – (approx. 3.00m x 5.70m) with front aspect and door to front terrace, tiled floor.
Lounge – (approx. 4.70m x 5.65m) with front aspect, tiled floor, fireplace with woodburning stove.
Kitchen-Diner – (approx. 5.50m x 5.70m) double aspect to front & side, tiled floor, range of fitted floor standing units & double sink
Utility Area/Rear Access Corridor – with side aspect & part glazed door to rear porch giving access to garden, tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, sink, oil fired boiler and wooden stairs to first floor.
Family Room/Bedroom – (approx. 4.85m x 6.30m) with side aspect, high ceiling with exposed beams, French windows and tiled floor.
Toilet – (approx. 0.80m x 1.85m) tiled floor & walls, skylight window.
Bathroom – (approx. 1.80m x 1.85m) tiled floor & walls, skylight window, bath with shower over, handbasin.
Store Room – (approx. 1.95m x 4.65m).
Landing – (approx. 5.50m reducing to 4.50m x 2.30m reducing to 1.24m) tiled floor, skylight window, beams.
Master Bedroom – (approx. 5.25m x 4.45m) double aspect to front & side, exposed beams, carpet and walk-in wardrobe (approx. 4.30m x 1.30m) that could make an ensuite shower room.
Bedroom Two – (approx. 4.50m x 3.45m) with front aspect, exposed beams and carpet
Bedroom Three – (approx. 3.60m x 3.45m) with front aspect, exposed beams and laminate floor.
Bathroom – (approx. 3.70m x 2.25m) with side aspect, bath with shower over (plus extra space where a separate shower cubicle could be added), toilet, handbasin, heated towel rail, tiled floor & part-tiled walls.
Many of the major items of furniture are available for purchase. The house also benefits from outbuildings that include a barn and two garden stores (both with new rooves). It is accessed from the road via a gated entrance and has gardens to three sides with several terrace spaces and a small ornamental pond. In all the plot size extends to approximately 2,800m2. Plenty of space for a pool (STP)
The majority of the windows are double glazed, with just 1 or 2 ground floor ones and the doors being single glazed. The ground floor is served by oil fired heating and the upper floor has wall-mounted electric radiators. The drainage is via a fosse septic tank.