Property SummarySet on the edge of a hamlet, this beautifully renovated Charentaise farmhouse comes with 2 immaculate gites, substantial outbuildings and a pool - all set on over an acre of land.
The front door opens to the entrance hall (11m2) with paved floor and exposed stone walls. To the right a door opens to a large sitting room (32m2) with wooden floor and a very pretty limestone fireplace with wood-burning stove and carved over-mantle. From here a door leads through to the utility room with some fitted units, a sink, plumbing for a washing machine and a door to the garden. Off this room is a separate WC.
To the left of the entrance hall a door opens to a second generous reception room (32m2) with wooden floor, exposed stone wall and a limestone fireplace with wood-burning stove.
To the far side of this room a doorway leads through to a very large farmhouse-style kitchen (37m2) with tiled floor, a range of fitted wooden units (including and in island), wood-burning stove), high ceiling with exposed beams, exposed stone wall and a glazed door to the garden.
A wooden staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing, off which are four bedrooms. The master bedroom (28m2) has a high ceiling with exposed beams, an exposed stone wall and also includes and ensuite shower area (shower, wash-basin and WC).
The remaining bedrooms (14m2, 10m2 and 9m2) all have exposed stone feature walls and exposed beam ceilings - they share a family bathroom (bath, wash-basin and WC).
The 2 gîtes have been created in a former outbuilding with having a loft-style character.
The ground floor gîte comprises an entrance hall, a large living room with kitchen area and wood-burning stove, two double bedrooms and a large shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC). This gîte has about 90m2 of habitable space.
The first floor gîte - accessed via a bespoke staircase - comprises a central hall off which are a large living room with kitchen area and wood-burning stove, two double bedrooms and a large shower room (shower, wash-basin and WC). This gîte has about 96m2 of habitable space.
Both gîtes are extremely well-presented and have excellent letting potential.
The property retains substantial outbuildings (covering about 185m2) which provide useful storage and which also offer further development potential (subject to relevant planning permissions).
To the front of the main house is a south-facing courtyard garden with a lawn and a large area laid to gravel - ideal for parking for a number of cars.
To the far side of the Gîtes is the main garden - mainly laid to lawn with a number of trees and shrubs. To one side is a charming open-sided barn which provides a perfect shaded area for outdoor entertaining, next to which is the guest utility room / games room (with WC). Set in the lawn is a swimming pool with terracing - plenty of space for sun loungers.
This traditional Charentaise farm complex has been renovated with great thought and taste and now offers the buyer to own a beautiful house with income potential. Set in a hamlet close to the popular little town of Matha, the historic town of Saintes and Cognac are within easy reach and the beaches are just an hour's drive.