Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
The house is well insulated, has low maintenance shutters on the double glazed doors and windows throughout and has a large log burner in the lounge supplemented by wall mounted economical electric heating with tiled or laminate flooring throughout the house.
The property comprises: Entrance hall - 9m2 T shaped and giving access to all rooms plus a separate WC Kitchen breakfast room - 12m2 with fully fitted units, integrated hob and double oven with 1 and 1/2 bowl sink and dishwasher Utility room - 4m2 with sink, washing machine, a large built-in store cupboard and internal access to the garage. Lounge diner - 27m2 equipped with a beautiful cream Godin log burner with open flue for secondary heat circulation. The room has two sets of French windows leading to the raised rear terrace Bedroom 1 - 12m2 with double width built-in wardrobe Bedroom 2 - 10m2 with large built-in wardrobe Bedroom 3 - 12m2 which has a built-in wardrobe and store cupboard Bathroom - 5m2 where there is a bath with fitted shower and screen, WC and washbasin
The integral garage is 21m2 with a concrete floor, an up and over door, power, lighting and a mezzanine storage area plus an access hatch to the roof space.
To the front there is a large gravel parking area with ample space for four or five cars, various shrubs and fruit trees and the large garden leads off to the side and rear. The rear raised and balustraded terrace has an electrically operated awning for essential summer shade providing a lovely al fresco dining area. There are two steps down to a further large decked terrace area with a plunge pool perfect for a cooling dip in the hot summer months. This whole area is a gated and fenced ideal for the safety of children and pets. The large garden to the back and side is mainly lawn with some planted areas and is about 3/4 of an acre. In the past there was outline permission granted to construct another house in this part of the garden which has now expired but could be applied for again.
The village is surrounded by the Charente fields and forest and is a few minutes from the boundary with the Dordogne so the best of both departments are on the doorstep. Despite being a rural location, it is only five minutes from the larger villages of Charras and Marthon each has a bakers, grocery shop, post office and all basic amenities plus Marthon has a cinema regularly showing films in their original language.
The larger towns of Montbron and Villebois- Lavalette with Supermarkets, banks, restaurants and other commercial facilities are within twenty minutes drive.
The Charente capital of Angouleme is less than 30 minutes drive where you will find all commercial, cultural and leisure attractions, regular festivals and a railway station with local and TGV express services.
The property is ideally situated for the airports of Limoges, Poitiers and Bergerac all within one and a half hours drive and Bordeaux Airport is approx. a two hour drive.