This exceptional property has a delightful country setting on the edge of a village with a short drive to a market town and provides a perfect blend of the traditional features of a stone property and the modern architect designed barn extension which harmonises beautifully.
The property is approached via a long tree lined drive which sweeps up to the house and outbuildings. You enter the house via the sun room which has a tiled floor, windows on the three sides and far reaching garden views. The double aspect lounge has a feature Charentaise fireplace with woodturning stove as its focal point, wooden floor, and beams. To the rear is the fully fitted breakfast kitchen with terracotta tiled floor, window and door to the side terrace, fully fitted with a good range of units, range cooker and dishwasher, there is a large, useful walk in pantry for extra storage. Ground floor bedroom with window to the front, wood floor, beams, walk in dressing area and en-suite shower room. Rear hallway with tiled floor and open tread bespoke stairs to first floor. Large luxurious shower room with tiled floor, walk in shower, sink and wc. Laundry room which contains the gas fired central heating boiler, electric water heater, plenty of room for a sink and plumbing for washing machine and lots of space for extra storage. Door leads to the garage/workshop with large doors to the front of the house.
Upstairs is a large reception area with an office space, room for a sitting area, tiled floor, exposed stone wall and is flooded with light from the 5 velux windows in the apex of the double height ceiling. Master bedroom suite has an entrance area leading to a beautifully fitted bathroom with corner bath,wc, sink pine floor and velux - the generous bedroom has a window to the side, pine floor and beams. Door leads from the bedroom to the large attic. Double bedroom with pine floor, window to the front, built in wardrobes, sloping high ceiling and beams. Further double bedroom with tiled floor, triple sliding doors to the front with Juliet balcony, high sloping ceiling and built in wardrobes. Family bathroom, again beautifully appointed with a tiled floor, walk in shower, large bath, sink and wc.
To the side of the house is the useful outbuilding divided into several sections including a garage, a pool room, wood store and a pool side room which would make a lovely undercover dining area overlooking the pool. The swimming pool sits in a separate area and has a retractable cover and is heated which extends the swimming season over the whole year. the terrace around the pool is paved and there is a raised decked area leading to the under-cover eating or games room. The gardens extend tot he front and sides of the house are are divided into several areas, including formal lawned areas, woodland, and a field suitable for grazing.
The house was restored in 2006 to architects plans and all works have been carried out to the highest of standards bu local artisans.
A perfect permanent home or holiday house.
Just 5 minutes from Sauzé-Vaussais and the N10 and a few minutes more to Ruffec. The cities of Poitiers and Angoulême are 40minutes drive, with Poitiers having regular flights from the UK and both having a TGV station.
Kim Cowles, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N° 50195547000015.(dont 5% TTC honoraires à la charge de l’acquéreur). Included in advertised priceTel : 06 73 89 73 09 E-mail : here
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