Property SummaryThis traditional Charentaise house has been sympathetically renovated to create a comfortable home with flexible accommodation and an independent apartment
The front door opens to the entrance hall (15 sq m) with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone walls, exposed beam ceiling andan old "evier" (stone sink). To the rear of the hall a part-glazed door opens to the garden.
To the left of the hall a door opens to the sitting room (26 sq m) with terracotta tiled floor, exposed stone wall, exposed beam ceiling and a stone fireplace. To the rear of the sitting room a door opens to the utility room with a tiled floor, plumbing for a washing machine and a door to the garden. Off to one side of the utility room is a ground floor WC.
To the right of the entrance hall a door opens to a large kitchen / dining room (28 sq m) with tiled floor, exposed stone wall, exposed beam ceiling, stone fireplace, a range of fitted units and a glazed door to the garden.
A wooden staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing. To the right a door opens to a very large bedroom (26 sq m) with wooden floor, exposed beam ceiling, stone fireplace and windows on two sides with fine vineyard views. To the left of the landing is another large bedroom (29 sq m) againwith wooden floor, exposed beam ceiling, stone fireplace and windows on two sides with fine vineyard views. Also off the landing is a shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC).
A door from the second bedroom opens to a landing off which are a bedroom (18 sq m) and a bathroom (freestanding bath, wash-basin and WC). This second landing has a staircase that descends to a hallway next to the kitchen and these two rooms can therefore either form part of the main house or the apartment.
The stairs continue to the second floor landing off which are two more large bedrooms (23 sq m and 28 sq m) as well as a shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC).
With its own independent front door, the entrance hall to the apartment can also be reached via a door from the kitchen of the main house. The apartment comprises a large double-height living room (39 sq m) with a kitchen area andwith a mezzanine floor (19 sq m - can be used as an additional sleeping space or as an office/library etc). There is also a double bedroom (12 sq m) with ensuite shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC).
A staircase in the apartment's entrance hall leads up to the bedroom and bathroom described above - and thesecan easily be incorporated into the apartment if desired.
To one side of the property is a detached barn (about 130 sq m). To the rear of the house is a small and useful store building.
The house sits on a plot of 1365 sq m. The walled garden lies to the rear of the house and is mainly left to lawn with a terrace and a number of trees and shrubs. To one side is a swimming pool (6m x 3m).
Within walking distance of two restaurants and cycling distance of a boulangerie, butcher and chemist, this is a large, comfortable property which offers flexible accommodation for one or more families. It could make a wonderful family or holiday home withgood income potential.