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5 Bed House/Villa for sale

Coulonges-sur-l'Autize, Deux-Sevres, Poitou-Charentes, France

£256,125 *


Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 4
  • Emissions: D
  • Consumption: D
  • Plot size: 2500 m2
  • Habitable space: 200 m2


  • Detached
  • Guest Suite
  • 5 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms
  • Fab Gardens
  • Pool
  • Gite Potential

Full Description

Situated in a small hamlet between the thriving riverside town of Coulonges-sur-l’Autize & Fontenay le Comte the former renaissance capital of Vendee with year-round weekly markets, fantastic selection of restaurants and much more. The current owner has spared no expense to make a stunning home with potential for B&B income and scope to create a gite.

The main residence has entrance hall, lounge, a large, fully fitted modern kitchen, and a separate dining room, conservatory plus WC/washroom and utility all on the ground floor, 3 double bedrooms, including a master with en-suite antique style bathtub, family shower room and WC on the first floor. A separate stone barn houses 2 further en-suite double bedrooms as well as a large summer kitchen that may lend itself to creation of a gite.

Fontenay le Comte offers all facilities and services including a hospital, hyper markets, plenty f shops and some of the region’s best restaurants or take a stroll along the riverside. Close by is the Venice Vert an area of outstanding beauty, criss crossed by an extensive network of canals. La Rochelle and the beaches are 50 mins drive. For those who need easy access to and from the UK, year-round low costs flights are available at La Rochelle (45 mins) or Nantes (1hr). The closest ferry port is St Malo (3hrs) or Caen (3.5 hrs) both with daily crossings to Portsmouth or Roscoff (4.5hrs) to Plymouth & Eire, making the home convenient for visiting friends and family.

Accommodation Comprises:

Entrance Hall: with stairs to 1st floor. Door to Lounge on right and door to kitchen on the left. Radiator. Tiled floor. Coat hanging and built in cupboard. Approx. 5.3m 2.6m Steps down to cellar.

Utility / WC – with space for washing machine and dryer, WC and basin.

Lounge: Large windows to front and rear. Large wood burner set in stone fireplace with hearth. Exposed beams, revealed stone and polished chestnut wood flooring. Measures approx. 5.1m X 5.1m

Kitchen: With ceramic sink. Large window to front. Fitted with a good selection of eye and base level units with ample work surface. Equipped with built-in fridge freezer, dishwasher, hob, oven and extractor. Tiled flooring. Measures approx. 5.1m X 4.7m

Dining room; French windows to conservatory, wooden flooring. Measures approx. 5.2m X 3.6m

Conservatory; views over the gardens to the rear, doors opening onto the patio and terraces. Tile flooring. Measures approx. 5.6m X 3.5m

Cellar – steps down from the entrance hall. Tidy cellar area housing oil fired boiler and tank. Ample storage.

1st Floor;

Spacious landing area with doors to all rooms.

Large family Shower room: Shower, sink and WC. Approx. 4.4m X 1.5m

Double Bedroom 1; Charming master bedroom with large window overlooking the front gardens. Free standing antique style bath tub on raised parquet stage. Room measures approx. 5.1m X 5.1m

Double Bedroom 2: Large window to front and built-in wardrobe. Room measures approx. 4.3m X 4.5m

WC – off landing

Double Bedroom 3; Large window to rear. Wood flooring and eaves storage.

Annex Bedrooms:

Front entrance to each bedroom.

Annex Bedroom 1: Double of approx. 16m2 with door to the rear and en-suite shower room with shower, WC and basin

Annex Bedroom 2: Double of approx. 10m2 with en-suite shower room and doors to the gardens.

Annex Summer Kitchen – Currently with storage, shower and sink. Could be used along with 2 annex bedrooms to create a self-contained one or two-bedroom gite.

Attached Barn – Could be used to create additional accommodation space (STP)

Pig Pens – Would suit chickens or storage – good condition.

Gardens / Pool Area: Set in approx. 2500 m2, there is a tiled patio immediately to the rear of the conservatory, a half-sunk pool, and an open barn that would suit parking or is large enough to keep a motor home or caravan. There are large lawns and mature gardens created for easy maintenance. A gravelled driveway offers off-road parking for several cars. The property is fully

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