Souvigné, Charente – UNDER OFFER
The main house, with private entrance and courtyard gardens, is packed with character features.
The front door opens into the dining room (26m2) with exposed beams and a lovely view. From here a doorway leads to the dual-aspect sitting room (35m2) with attractive parquet flooring and a feature stone fireplace with wood-burning stove. Part of the sitting room makes an excellent computer / office area.
To the rear of the sitting room a doorway gives access to the kitchen (13m2) with folding glazed doors that open to a covered terrace - perfect for outdoor entertaining.
From the kitchen an opening then leads to the utility / summer kitchen (7m2) which in turn opens back into the dining room.
A wooden staircase rises from the sitting room the the first floor where there are two double bedrooms (26m2 and 22m2) as well as a shower room (accessed from both the landing and the master bedroom).
The stairs continue to the second floor where there are two more bedrooms (12m2 and 10m2) and a bathroom.
The main house also enjoys two private courtyards.
The property comes with 3 attractive gîtes:
Living room (26m2) with a tiled floor, a large fireplace with log burner, exposed stone wall and a range of kitchen units.
Bedroom (16m2) with wooden floor, exposed stone wall, a built-in wardrobe and an electric radiator
Bathroom (bath, shower, wash-basin and WC)
Living room (26m2) with a tiled floor, exposed stone wall, beamed ceiling and corner kitchen
Bedroom (11m2) with a tiled floor and exposed stone wall
Bathroom (bath and shower, WC and wash-basin)
Living room (dual -aspect - 38m2) with a tiled floor, exposed stone walls, exposed beam ceiling and French windows to two private terraces
Bedroom (13m2) with internal access to the gîte and a door direct to terrace
Shower room (Italian shower, WC and wash-basin)
Mezzanine sitting area (5m2)
Bedroom (approx 13m2) with French windows opening onto a Juliet balcony
Bathroom ( bath, shower, WC and wash-basin)
The property comes with 3862m2 of land. The house and gîtes are ranged around a pretty garden (each having their own designated private spaces) - the garden itself has areas of gravel and lawn, a petanque pitch and a large heated swimming pool (10m x 5m).
Running along one side of the garden is are a range of outbuildings. One is currently used as a games room for the guests, with plenty of space (110m2) for table tennis, table football etc. It also provides excellent storage space for bicycles, garden furniture and so on.
A second outbuilding (around 130m2) offers potential for conversion to habitable space (subject to planning be renewed).
The rest of the garden lies just over the cul-de-sac and includes plenty of parking space for guests as well as a good-size vegetable garden.
This pretty complex offers a comfortable home with great income potential and also the option to add an additional gîte. In a lovely country location, there are two small towns on the doorstep and the larger town of Ruffec, and all its amenities, is just 17km.