Longere on 4 acres with stables in a peaceful setting, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
On the edge of a popular nature reserve with a large lake in the northern part of the Loire Valley this charming traditional longere enjoys a south facing position overlooking it's 4 acres of paddocks and private drive. Beyond the paddocks you are directly onto a forest track/bridlepath ideal for horse riding, walking, cycling, etc. a short drive sees you at a choice of market towns with all the necessary amenities. An ideal permanent or holiday home for those searching a peaceful setting in which to unwind, relax and enjoy what this part of France is so famous for. The property is situated approx. 15 minutes from Chateau-la-Valliere and Savigny sur Lathan and a little further away from Langeais and Bourgeuil on the Loire river. The longere has been extensively renovated by the current owner and now offers 2 large entertaining rooms one with a vaulted ceiling and overlooking mezzanine and the other the dining room with good sized open plan kitchen with fireplace and bread oven at one end both rooms retain those lovely south views. There is a central hallway although you are spoilt for choice as to which door you use to enter the property, an office and a lounge along with a wc and family bathroom with large walk-in shower. There are 2 staircases to the first floor one leading to the mezzanine overlooking what is currently the billiard room and bar and also another space ideal for creating another bedroom. The second staircase, from the hall, leads to a landing area offering a choice of going to the master bedroom or on to a smaller bedroom (through room) with access to a separate wc and walk-in cupboard and then onto a larger double bedroom. Outside there is an outbuilding used as a summer kitchen and three storerooms/workshops and a charming covered dining area. There's a large hanger, wooden stables (3 stalls), chicken pen and a greenhouses. The paddocks are fenced and also have electric wires. There's two wells and a inlet from the lake. There is some woodland, a veggie patch, courtyard and garden with a total plot area of around 1.7 hectares. There are no neighbours and the house is approximately 150 meters from the public woodland track (note 500m along this track sees you back on tarmac). The property is in an idyllic location and ideally suited to someone wishing to keep animals.