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3 Bed Villa / Detached for sale

La Caillère-Saint-Hilaire, Vendée, Pays de la Loire, France

£307,435 *

 [€349,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Plot size: 8000 m2
  • Habitable space: 180 m2

Features

  • Detached
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • In Ground Pool
  • 3.5 Acres Gardens
  • Very Private
  • High Quality

Full Description

The house comprises approx. 180m2 built from stone and is a typical farmhouse style of the South Vendée and Charente, set centrally in its own site. The property has been extensively upgraded and refreshed over the last seven years by the current vendors creating a home that will suit a full time residence or stunning holiday home. Restoration works have retained much of the original charm and character with exposed beams and stone fireplace with log burning stove for cosy winter nights. Set in delightful, manageable gardens of approx. 3.5 acres including some wood land – ideal for the log burner. A swimming pool with deck is perfect for lazy sunny days.

The home is located in a peaceful but not isolated setting. Close by are several villages including historic Bazoges en Pareds and La Caillere both with provisions shops, cafés/bar, bakers, pharmacie and very good restaurants. The castle tower at Bazoges en Pareds & medieval herb gardens are used to host numerous events including music festivals.and jousting events. A short drive away are lakes with summer time beaches.

For those who need easy access to and from the UK low cost flights are available at Nantes or La Rochelle (both 1hr) making the property convenient for visiting family and friends. The closest ferry ports are St Malo (3hrs) & Caen (3.5hrs) with daily crossings to Portsmouth or Roscoff for Plymouth & Eire.

Accommodation:

On the ground floors the accommodation includes: a modern farmhouse kitchen/dining room; a rear kitchen; a large sitting room; a small computer room/study; a separate WC and access to a large cellar.

Up a short flight of stairs is the master bedroom, with its own dressing room and en suite bathroom. A different flight of stairs leads to two cottage-style double bedrooms and a large family/guest bathroom in the original French style.

Kitchen: Approx. 7.4m X 4.5m The large beamed kitchen /dining room has a full range of fitted units with beech worktops. There's a fitted dishwasher, oven, hob and fridge freezer. The log stove is set into an old brick fireplace with an oak mantle. Flag tiled floor. This is a very bright sunny room and overlooks the garden. Some steps lead down into the back kitchen / utility which also has a full range of fitted units and a sink. It has a washing machine and a separate tumble drier built in. There's a small cloakroom with a WC.

Sitting Room: This is a tall, airy, light filled room measuring approx. 5m X 6.2m with full height oak framed windows filling one wall and overlooking the paved terrace and garden. The room is dual aspect with another set of windows also overlooking the garden. There's a log stove set into a large fireplace and flag stone flooring.

A door leads off to the small study and the back door into the garden.

Office: Approx. 2.5m X 1.6m

Master Bedroom Suite: This is a large, peaceful, dual aspect room, overlooking the garden and with a log stove set into an old stone fireplace. It leads into the dressing room which has a wall of fitted painted maple cupboards and a glazed door leading onto the garden.

This room in turn leads into the large ensuite bathroom, which is fully fitted and with a large walk in shower. The room has flag stone tiles and a window overlooking the garden.

1st Floor – Landing with storage

Double Bedroom 2: 4.1m X 2.95m

Double Bedroom 3: 2.25m X 3m

Family Bathroom: Approx 4.3m X 4.3M

Gardens / Pool / Outbuildings: The house is set centrally in its own land of 3.5 acres with a boundary of fine mature trees. It is secluded but not isolated. The gardens around the house have been developed in an informal style, with lawns and mature flower beds. The house has views of the garden from all of its' windows.

There's a small walled vegetable garden with a pretty stone potting shed. A Bramley apple orchard and numerous other fruit trees. There's approximately an acre of naturalised woodland.

The 10 by 5 metre swimming pool is set discreetly.

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*Based on an exchange rate of 0.8809 from Euro to GBP. This rate is updated daily and is an indicative market rate supplied by A Place in the Sun Currency. Actual trading rates vary.

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