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Charentaise Longhouse. Smallholding / Equestrian Property - 239500 Euro

Ref. No.: ARB500357

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Enchanting 3 bedroomed Charantaise stone long house with beautiful, secluded landscaped gardens, set in around 10.5 acres, within walking distance of the village. The property is ideal for those seeking a lifestyle change and comes with land ideal for a small holding or equestrian and includes 2 professional greenhouses plus a poly tunnel. A dream for budding gardeners with plenty of formal gardens plus paddocks for livestock and woodland for firewood. The property has conforming sanitation.


Set within walking distance of Brossac a pretty village with 2 bakers, Spar mini mart, grocer Newsagent, butcher, restaurant with bar and much more including school. Close by is a lake with a beach and swimming. Just a short drive away are the market towns of Barbieziex (10 miles) and Chalais (5 miles) while Bordeaux is just over an hours drive.


For those who need easy access to and from the UK there are year round low cost flights to Bordeaux (1hr) La Rochelle or Limoges – both 1hr 50 mins. The ferry ports of St Malo and Caen with daily crossing to Portsmouth are approx. 5 hrs drive while Roscoff with crossings to Plymouth and Eire is 6 hrs, making the home convenient for visiting family and friends.


Early viewing advised.

Accommodation Comprises:


The house is approached along a tree lined drive, through wrought iron gates which open onto the   large stone courtyard, where there is plenty of parking and turning space, including room for a caravan or motorhome.


Entrance:  The front entrance to the house is through an Edwardian style conservatory, leading into the entrance hall, off which is a large walk in storage cupboard.


Kitchen / Breakfast Room: Approx. 4m x 6.8m

Well fitted and equipped French country style kitchen, with a log burning fire set in original stone fireplace. Equipped with De Dietrich dishwasher, Scholtes eye level fan assisted, self-cleaning oven and grill. Plus Brandt induction ceramic hob with Ariston cooker hood over. Plumbed in water softener. Ample space for a breakfast table. Door to the sun room.


Sunroom: Approx. 3.7m X 3.7m Lovely bright sunny room with dual aspect windows and doors opening onto the sun terrace and gardens.


Shower Room: Half tiled family shower room with spa shower and wash basin. Space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer.


Cloak Room: Separate Toilet with fitted cupboards and shelves.


Master Bedroom with en-suite: Approx. 3m x 6.8m plus en-suite, built-in wardrobes, En-suite

Fully tiled and comprising good quality spa shower, fitted vanity unit with basin and mirror over, WC and bidet.


Double Bedroom 2: Approx. 4.9m X 3.4m with walk in wardrobe cupboard


Living Room / Double Bedroom 3: Approx. 3.6m x 6.8m with log burner set in original stone fireplace.


Living / Dining Room: Approx. 3.8m X 6.8m A spacious & elegant room with wood floor front aspect and plenty of space to be used just as a dining room or living room / diner.


Attics – full length of the house with 40 sq mtrs approx, standing height space with potential for development


Garage – which may have development potential to increase the ground floor accommodation space.


Gardens / Grounds: The property is set in formal gardens with gated entrance and large drive way with plenty of parking for several cars. In total the plot is an impressive approx. 10.5 acres comprising 4 acre woodland which provides wood for the log burning stoves, 3 paddocks – ideal for livestock or horses, orchard and an enclosed vegetable garden with poly-tunnel (11m x 4 m approx.) automatic watering system, plus 2 professional greenhouses. There is a sun terrace to the rear of the property, plus shady spots for hot sunny days and ample space for a pool.


Outside buildings

2 Barns and workshop bordering the courtyard measuring approx. 180m2 and ideal for storage including cars or caravan.


Artist / Hobby Studio/ Office (20sq metres approx.) with electricity, heating and air conditioning


Summer kitchen: approx. 15m2 with electricity, fully fitted cupboards, worktops, sink, gas range oven and gas barbecue. Overlooks formal herb garden and fountain, steps down to full sized double boules pitch


South facing sun terrace (14mtrs x 4m approx.) with roll out sun awning


Path with wooden pergola over leads to Gazebo, with electricity (automatic watering system for hanging baskets installed along pergola)


2 professional greenhouses (each 10ft x 20 ft) with electricity. 1 has frost stat heater, heated sand bed and 2 water beds served by automatic watering system


Summerhouse, situated at the edge of the property’s woodland.


The property benefits from dual fuel (oil/wood) central heating system to thermostatic controlled radiators, run by a 33 Kw Weissman boiler situated in an external boiler house

3 phase electricity installed in the house and outbuildings

Solar panels on the roof provide and augment hot water throughout the house

Fast broadband and satellite free-view installed

Sanitation to conforming septic tank


DPE – Energy Report – D 219kwhrs pa pm2 / CO2 – C 16 kgrms pa pm2


Energy Consumption Chart

CO2 Emissions Chart


DPE Results

Energy Consumption: D - 219 kwhrs pa pm2
CO2 Emissions: C - 16 kgrms pa pm2

Price: 239500 (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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