House for sale in Charente, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
Our ref- AI4224 This lovely large property beside the river is just a short walk to the centre of Aigre which has shops, bars, a weekly market and lively community activities The property has some Art Deco styling, high ceilings and large windows flooding the house with light. It is set back from the road with a large gravelled parking area to the front and an attached barn with attic above so plenty of off road parking. There are double glazed windows throughout the house and an oil fired central heating system The house comprises: Entrance hall - 35m2 which is entered through the part glazed imposing original front door, the floor is tiled and the impressive stone staircase has a beautiful wrought iron banister Lounge - 28m2 with exposed wooden floor, wide French windows onto the rear terrace and a door to the hall and dining room Dining room - 17m2 with a tiled floor and full width patio doors leading out to a front terrace area Kitchen - 12m2 tiled floor area with one wall being fitted with full length original painted wooden cupboards and drawers providing huge storage space. Along the opposite wall are modern units with integrated hob, oven, dishwasher, sink and drainer. There is a door leading out to the rear terrace WC - 6m2 Utility/boiler room - 19m2 with a tiled floor, fitted cupboard and sink units, washing machine and oil boiler Spa room - 23m2 which has a tiled floor, exposed stone feature wall, sliding patio doors to the front terrace and is currently equipped with a hot tub spa system that will be included in the sale Cellar - 12m2 with lighting and power At the 1st floor: Landing - 14m2 with exposed wood floor Master bedroom - 32m2 which incorporates a dressing room that was previously a separate bedroom but now open to the main room via a wide open archway. Both have exposed wood floors, entrance doors from the landing and French windows out to a balcony. These could easily be reinstated back to separate bedrooms of 16m2 each Shower room - 6m2 with twin washbasin, shower and separate WC Bedroom - 18m2 that has exposed wood floors and currently is a walk-through room to the other bedrooms but there is an option that can change the layout to make it private Bedroom - 19m2 Bedroom - 23m2 with laminate flooring and en-suite shower room with double shower, washbasin and WC Office/library - 14m2 Bathroom - 10m2 with bath, shower, twin washbasin and WC Total habitable space - 288m2 Outbuildings and exterior: Barn - 48m2 with concrete floor, double doors and internal access from the house and a 1st floor of 48m2 above accessed by an internal staircase and with original wooden floorboards and exposed beams All the furniture in the house is available to purchase by separate negotiation so it would be immediately ready to occupy 2nd house to renovate - 32m2 on the concreted ground floor but with two upper floors both having window openings on the front and side of the building. There is part of a floor area on the 1st floor but it is only currently suitable for storage and the building is used as a garage Rear courtyard which has a glass covered raised terrace area perfect for outdoor dining and a gate leading out to a small communal lane ending at the river. Across the little lane is the walled garden which overlooks the river and is very private with a pergola, patio, shrubs and climbing plants The property is ideally located for those who value privacy but with a short walk to all the facilities that a small market town has to offer. For those considering Chambre d'Hote or B&B activities, this property would lend itself to that with a very small amount of work. The second house, once renovated, could provide an opportunity for further income from rental but is equally useful as a garage The town of Aigre is 30 minutes from Angouleme, the Charente Department capital and a similar distance from Cognac, home of the famous product that takes its name. Poitiers which is the regional capital is an hour away where there is an airport with low cost flights to the UK. Both Angouleme and Poitiers have stations on the TGV Express train service with connections to Paris, Bordeaux and beyond Total plot size - 832m2 As we are a French company, French law requires us to publish the following Prix 149 800 euros honoraires d'agence inclus. Prix honoraires d'agence exclus 140 000 euros. Honoraires d'agence de 7,00% ttc à la charge de l'acquéreur.