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Detached 3 Bedroom Character Home plus Holiday Cottage & Pool - 195000 Euro

Ref. No.: ARB500344

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A charming period home packed with character features. The property is detached house and thought to date from c1900 and comprises of spacious rooms throughout with 3 good sized bedrooms. An attached 2 bedroomed home, currently used as a holiday cottage, making it ideal for those seeking supplementary income, which would also suit as a self-contained annexe. The home is offered renovated, is ready to use and well equipped. The gardens extend to an impressive 1200m2 and come with an in-ground heated pool with large terraced surround. There is also a three-roomed chalet in the garden with large covered seating area overlooking pool.


The closest village is Vasles, less than 5 min by car where you will find the local Mairie office 2 bars, bank, baker, butcher, post office, minimarket, chemist, hairdresser, petrol, hardware store, garage & Doctor there is also an English run gift shop. The historic chateau town of Parthenay is just 20 mins while the vibrant city centre of Poitiers is 30 mins.


For those who need easy access to and from the UK low cost flights are available at Poitiers (30 mins) La Rochelle 1hr 30 mins, while year round ferry crossings are available from Caen (3.5hrs) making the property convenient for visiting family and friends.


An early viewing is highly recommended    

Accommodation Comprises:




Entrance: 7m X 3m Comprises: wide tiled entrance with phone point and recessed cloak area. Beamed ceiling and stairs to mezzanine. Doors to lounge and kitchen.


Living Room:  6m X 4.7m Comprises: entered by glazed double French doors. Tiled floor and windows to the front of the house. Built-in wood burning fire within feature fireplace c/w accelerator fan. TV and internet points; various electric points. Ceiling has attractive dark wooden beams.


Dining 7m X 3m Comprises: running off the main hallway the dining room is light and airy, benefitting from duble glazed windows to the front and double French doors to the rear garden/pool. Modern style with painted beams. Access to ‘gite’.


Kitchen: 3.8m X 3.6m gross Comprises: entrance from main hallway and situated right next to dining room; access to Utility Room. Access to garden by double French doors. Fitted units on two sides with tiled surfaces. Plenty of storage. Fitted electric cooker/grill; dishwasher and fridge. Dual fuel hob with hood. Dual sink with mixer tap and drainage.

Beamed ceiling.


Utility Room: 1.6m x 3.8m: accessed via kitchen. Outside window to rear. Contains oil-fired Boiler


Bedroom 3/Study 2.8m x 3.3m down the corridor is this carpeted room overlooking the rear garden. Beamed ceiling.


Bathroom 2m x 1.9m: at the end of the corridor incorporating shower cubicle, vanity unit and toilet. Tiled throughout.


First Floor

Mezzanine area: 3m x 2.7m: carpeted with recessed area (currently freestanding bookshelves). Window overlooking front of house. Vaulted ceiling with velux and chandelier. Wooden beams.


Corridor to two main bedroom and bathroom. Two large, under-eaves storage areas.


Bedroom 1:  4.7m X 3.1m: carpeted room with vaulted, beamed ceiling. Next to bathroom.


Bathroom: 2m x 1.9m: at the end of the corridor incorporating shower cubicle, vanity unit and toilet. Tiled throughout.


Bedroom 2:  4.7m x 2.9m: only slightly smaller than main bedroom, otherwise identical. Overlooking front of house.


GITE / Holiday Cottage


Attached to main house and accessed through an internal door. This self-contained, two-bedroomed property has been rented as a gite by the owners during the summer months since 2010.

It has its own small, discrete ‘front garden’.


Lounge: 7m x 3m: access from main house with separate ‘front door’. Ornamental fireplace and recessed shelving area. Doorway to kitchen and stairs to first floor. Beamed ceiling.


Kitchen/Diner: 5.5m x 3.5m: fitted kitchen with freestanding electric cooker; single sink; extractor hood. Ample room for kitchen table. Front entrance and double doors overlooking private, paved terrace (3m x 3.5m) and the pool/garden. The kitchen also incorporates a modern toilet and shower room.


First Floor

Bedroom 1: 7m x 3m (max): Carpeted room with feature stone wall and beams; velux and curtained wardrobe area. Ceiling spotlights.


Bedroom 2: 3.7m (max) x 3.2m: Carpeted with curtained velux, beams and feature stone wall. Ceiling spotlights.


Bathroom: 2.8m x 3m (max): bright and modern, tiled bath with overhead shower. Velux and beams. Storage cupboard. Freestanding wooden vanity unit. Ceiling spotlights.


Gardens approx. 2700m2 plus orchard of approx. 1200m2


Gravel parking area outside main house suitable for up to four cars or with space to store a motorhome or caravan. Mature tree cover to the front and another small parking area to the front (approx. 10m x 4m) To the rear there is a substantial garden area with lawn, numerous mature bushes, fruit trees and hedges. A paved seating area (4m x 4m) has been created together with an electric ornamental fountain.

Chalet - Overlooking the pool is a three-roomed chalet. A double-glazed sliding door leads to a large paved, undercover seating area. There is a double bedroom, sitting area and bathroom together with radiator heating from the main house. External dimensions 8.5m x 3.3m.


Swimming Pool:  a heated, below ground 10×5 pool with a Roman end was installed in 2008. It has a 10 year guarantee. The surrounding terrace is ideal for sunbathing.



Attached garage (doors both ends) 5.7mx5m with full lighting and numerous power points. Loft with same footprint, although some restricted headroom, accessed by loft ladder.

There is another single storey garage included only yards from front gate – approx.. 18m2

Attached to that is an unused, two-storey stone cottage with a floor area of approx.. 22m2 upstairs and down. It has electricity and water.

Another double woodstore (some restricted headroom) approx. 17m2.

Small wooden shed for pool consumables and garden toys.

3000 litre underground oil tank for oil fired central heating.


Sanitation – There are two fosse systems an original fosse plus a new system installed for the gite in   2008.

The property comes with oil-fired central heating that is present throughout the main house, the chalet and the ground floor of the gite.


DPE – ENERGY RESULTS: 166kwh and CO2 – 39kg


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DPE Results

Energy Consumption: D - 166 kwhrs pa pm2
CO2 Emissions: D - 31 kgrms pa pm2

Price: 195000 (PRIVATE SALE)


This property is advertised for private sale available to buy direct from the English vendors – so no estate agents and no estate agents commission to pay.





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