cherigne-deux-sevres, Deux-Sèvres, Nouvelle Aquitaine
The front door opens in to a large reception room (38m2 - currently used as the dining room). This dual-aspect room has beautiful flagstone flooring, a limestone fireplace and exposed beam ceiling. To the back of the room a door opens to the kitchen (23m2) with tiled floor, a range of fitted units and a door to the garden. There is plenty of space for a good-size kitchen table and to one side of the room is the laundry room.
To the left of the dining room a door opens to another large reception room (37m2 - currently used as the sitting room. The this dual-aspect room has wooden flooring, exposed beam ceiling and a wood-burning stove.
To the back of the sitting room a door opens to an internal hall, off which is a WC, which leads back to the kitchen. Also off this hall, a door opens to the boiler room.
A wide staircase with a gentle rise leads from the sitting room to the first floor landing, off which are five bedrooms (26m2, 18m2, 15m2, 12m2 and 12m2) each with wooden floors. Also off the landing is the family bathroom (bath, wash-basin and WC) as well as a small shower room.
Set in one corner of the plot, with a private entrance and garden, is the gite, which comprises a living room (with fireplace),a kitchen, two bedrooms and a shower room.
The house and Gîte sit on a plot of 4305m2 (just over one acre). The garden is mainly laid to lawn with a number of mature specimen trees and flower borders. In addition to this there is an orchard with a number of fruit trees and a former vegetable plot. In the garden is an attractive former bake house with bread-oven and there is also a workshop.
This is an attractive property in a quiet semi-rural location but just a short drive from a pretty town with shops. The Gîte offers the potential for income either as a long-term rental or as a holiday let.