A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Charente, France

2018 / Episode 92 on 4 October 2018

Episode 92

Taekwondo loving house hunters Gill and Mark from South Wales are looking to make a permeant move to the beautiful countryside of Charente. They are looking for a house with land and outbuildings for Mark’s boys' toys. With £110,000 and Ben Hillman on hand will they like any of the 5 properties he has lined up enough to make it theirs?
Property 1: Four-bedroom house in Chassenon

Property 1:

Four-bedroom house in Chassenon

This property is a detached four-bedroom family home in Chassenon, which is currently being run as a B&B with garden, garage, workshop and woods. It is also close to the Charente lakes which offers sailing, canoeing, swimming and horse riding, as well as wonderful walks. More information on this property can be found at http://www.frenchestateagents.com/

This property was valued at €124,900 at the time of filming.

Property 2: Three-bedroom stone house in Chef Boutonne

Property 2:

Three-bedroom stone house in Chef Boutonne

This property is a three-bedroom stone house with outbuildings for sale near the market town of Chef Boutonne. It comes with many benefits including a large fireplace, beamed ceilings, storage room and a large attic. There is also an opportunity to develop the outbuildings into gites too. More information can be found at http://www.agence-berland-bennett.com/english/

This property was valued at €118,800 at the time of filming.

Property 3: Four-bedroom house in Confolens

Property 3:

Four-bedroom house in Confolens

This property is a four-bedroom house for sale in a quiet road in a village outside of Confolens. It has its own private garden, terrace, garage and pig sheds, as well as double glazing and oil central heating. It's only a minute's walk from a school and 10 minutes from the supermarkets. More information can be found at https://www.selectionhabitat.com/index_uk.htm

This property was valued at €119,000 at the time of filming.

Property 4: Two-bedroom house in St Angeau

Property 4:

Two-bedroom house in St Angeau

This property is a restored two-bedroom house over three levels, with its own barn and courtyard, plus an additional wooden house to renovate/modernise if required. Both properties are located close to the amenities of St Angeau (shops etc) and the larger towns of Chasseneuil and La Rochefoucauld. More information can be found at http://www.frenchestateagents.com/

This property was valued at €101,200 at the time of filming.

Property 5: Four-bedroom house in L'Isle-Jourdain

Property 5:

Four-bedroom house in L'Isle-Jourdain

This property is a charming four-bedroom house for sale in L'Isle-Jourdain. It comes with many benefits including large front and rear gardens, long driveway and two bathrooms. It is also served by useful transport links and is close to many nearby amenities. More information can be found at https://www.beauxvillages.com/en/

This property was valued at €120,000 at the time of filming.

Hot property: Seven-bedroom property in Charentaise

Hot property:

Seven-bedroom property in Charentaise

This is an exquisite and rare property in the heart of an historic Charentaise town; Set on the banks of the River Charente, this former monastery has been transformed in sumptuous owner's residence of 600 sqm living space, with theme stays in luxury chambres d'hôtes. Pool and exotic garden. More information at http://www.frenchestateagents.com/french-property-for-sale/view/77945FWE16

This property was valued at €1,800,000 at the time of filming.

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