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5 Bed Cottage for sale

Chabanais, Charente, Poitou-Charentes, France

£120,523 *


Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Emissions: A
  • Consumption: D
  • Plot size: 1051 m2
  • Habitable space: 255 m2


  • 3 Bed Stone Cottage With Attached 2 Bed Gite
  • 1 Ensuite and 1 Family Bathroom in each Cottage
  • Character, Oak beams, Exposed Stone, Fireplaces
  • Good sized mature garden with lovely valley Views
  • 10 mins to two market towns
  • 30 Mins Limoges Airport
  • Roof was renewed 2016 (8yrs guarantee)
  • Recent rewire; Double Glazing, 2 Woodburners

Full Description

Beautiful East Charente; 16150. This property makes the perfect get-away, it sits at the edge of a peaceful rural hamlet and has a lovely outlook over the valley; it is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with plenty of walks, nearby rivers, woodland etc and is a few kms from the nearest village; c10 mins from the market towns of both Chabanais & Confolens and only approx 30mins from Limoges airport.
Description: These ancient stone cottages (which used to be 3 separate dwellings) are full of character, with original oak beams throughout and are in good habitable order. The main house has doors to the gite on both the ground and 1st floors so could be opened up for family /guests or rented out separately to provide additional income; there is also potential for B&B. The property benefits from approx. 255m² habitable space overall, all in good order and laid out as follows:
Main House (approx. 173m² habitable space): Ground Floor: Veranda/Entrance Hall (6.8m²~), tiled with storage bench seats and stable-door into the large tiled Kitchen (27.8m²~) which has plenty of cupboard space & double patio doors to the garden; tiled Dining Room (20.3m²~) with door to gite; lovely tiled Sitting Room (29m²~) with fireplace & wood-burner; Corridor (2.9m²~); WC (2.6m²~) with old stone sink and bulls-eye window.
1st Floor: carpet: Generous Landing with cathedral roof & exposed timbers (12.6m²~) with door to 1st floor of gite & a Mezzanine office (c5m² at floor level – space for a bed); Huge Master Bedroom (30.6m²~) with 4 Poster Bed, Ensuite (3.3m²~shower, basin, WC) & Juliet Balcony with lovely views down the valley; Bed 2 (22.3m²~) spacious with office area, mansard ceiling and beams; Bed 3 (8.6m²~) mansard ceiling and beams; Family Bathroom (6.9m²~ corner bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, wc).
Gite: (approx.82m²~habitable space): Ground Floor: Tiled Entrance Hall (10.8m²~) with stone sink, bulls-eye window & stairs to the 1st floor; tiled partially fitted Kitchen (9.3m²~sink, oven, hob, cupboards); tiled Living Room (26.5m²~) with fireplace and wood burner.
1st Floor: Small Landing; 2 Beds (8.5/14.4m²~)both with mansard ceilings and exposed beams, the former with an Ensuite shower room/wc (4.1m²~low beam); Family Bathroom (4.1m²~bath+shower, basin,wc, low beam).
Roof was renewed 2016 (8yrs guarantee); wood double glazing; wooden shutters; 2 wood burners + Electric rads; recent rewire; recent septic tank (conforms for the house but requires upgrade for gite); Energy: D; GHGE: A; Offers considered on some furniture.
Outbuildings: The old stone bakery (10m²~ bread oven has been since removed) would make an excellent work shop.
Land: approx 1051m² (plot size just over ¼ Acre): Off road parking & courtyard garden to both sides of the cottages, so one can be attributed to the gite; 2 Patios (1 behind the gite); pretty Garden with some mature trees, shrubs and plants; lawn; above ground pool with deck and lovely views down the valley.

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