oradour-charente, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
The front door opens to the entrance hall (13m2) with tiled floor. To the left a door opens to the dining room (30m2) with tiled floor, exposed beam ceiling anda limestone Charentaise fireplace. From the dining room a door opens to the kitchen (18m2) with tiled floor, stone fireplace and a range of fitted units. A door from the kitchen opens to the covered entrance barn.
To rear of the entrance hall a door opens to an internal hall off which are a large family bathroom (bath, shower, wash-basin and bidet) and a separate WC.
To the right of the entrance hall a door opens to the formalsitting room (34m2) with wooden floor, pretty fireplace and an impressive ceiling rose. From here a doorway leads through to vast living room (70m2). This double-height room has a tiled floor, exposed stone walls, a feature Charentaise fireplace and a huge glazed arch (with patio doors) overlooking the garden.
To one side of the living room a flght of stairs rises to a gallery landing, off which are two bedrooms (11m2 and 10m2) - both with velux-style windows.
A wooden staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing, off which are three bedrooms (37m2, 37m2 and 9m2). All of these bedrooms have wooden floors,and the two larger bedrooms both have exposed beam ceilings and marble fireplaces.
The stairs continueto the attic (which covers about 90m2) which has potential for development (although the tie beams have limited head-height).
A door from the internal hall opens to an as yet undeveloped barn area, part of which houses the equipment for the geothermal heating system. In addition to the covered entrance barn there is a small cottage (would require renovation), a detached barn and a pretty pigeonnier.
The property sits on a plot of 27918m2 (almost 7 acres). Divided into several sections the gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a number of shrubs, flower borders and mature trees. There is an orchard and the rest of the landis left as paddock.
This is a large and attractive property with plenty of land and potential for further development if required (subject to permissions). It would make a wonderful family home and has business potential.