Property SummaryLocated 1.5km from village amenities, this property offers a south-west facing 3-bedroom main house with an independent 2-bedroom apartment/gîte with income potential.
The property is built over two levels, the with main accommodation on the upper level, opening out onto a south-west facing garden.
A flight of steps lead up to the front door, which opens into a good-size entrance hall (5m2) with plenty of space for coats, boots etc. From here a door opens into the kitchen (11m2) with tiled floor and a range of modern fitted units as well as pretty garden views.
Double doors from the kitchen open into the light and airy south-west facing sitting room (25m2), which has three sets of double doors leading out to the rear garden. There is plenty of space for both dining and sitting areas. There are also tiled floors and a fireplace with wood-burning stove.
From the sitting room an internal hallway leads on to three bedrooms (11m2, 10.5m2 and 10m2), each with garden views and the largest of which benefits from large fitted wardrobes.
Also off the hallway there is a modern family shower room (7m2 - large walk-in shower and wash-basin) as well as a separate WC with wash-basin.
Apartment / Gîte
The apartment is located in the lower garden level part of the building and has its own entrance.
It comprises an open plan living area with kitchen (23m2) with glazed doors to the lower garden. There are also two bedrooms (9.5m2 each) and two generous shower rooms (each with shower, wash-basin and WC).
Next to the apartment is the garage (24m2).
The entire property sits on a plot of 1420m2 (just over 1/3 of an acre). It is split over two levels, allowing both living areas to have their own garden if needed. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn with plenty of mature specimen trees which provide welcome shade in the summer. The upper level garden has a good-size sun terrace, an above-ground swimming pool and useful garden shed.
Sitting on the border between the Charente and the Charente-Maritime, this property feels like it is a rural retreat but in fact it is walking distance from a large village with all amenities, and just 10 minutes by car from the historic riverside town of Cognac. It offers comfortable living with income potential.