Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
The front door opens to the entrance hall (22m2) which has a wooden floor and high ceiling. The hall runs the depth of the house and to the far end there is a door to the walled garden to the back of the house.
To the right of the hall a door opens to the sitting room (18m2) with wooden floor and marble fireplace. To the left of the hall another pair of doors open to the formal dining room (23m2) with wooden floor and attractive plaster mouldings to the ceiling.
To the back of the dining room a door opens to the kitchen (20m2) with terracotta tiles to the floor and an impressive limestone fireplace. Off the kitchen is a generous walk-in pantry / store room with a door opening to the garden. From the kitchen there is another door that opens to the back of the entrance hall.
To the back of the entrance, to the right, a door opens to the breakfast room (16m2) with wooden floor and marble fireplace.
An attractive wooden staircase rises from the entrance hall to the large first floor landing, off which there of four spacious double bedrooms (26m2, 20m2, 15m2 and 15m2). All of the bedrooms have ensuite facilities (making them ideal for B&B rooms).
The staircase continues to the second floor landing, off which are three more rooms (32m2, 26m2 and 24m2) as well as a bathroom (free-standing bath, shower, wash-basin) and a separate WC. These rooms are currently used as bedrooms but could easily be used as owner's accommodation if the property were to be used as a B&B).
Below the house is a useful cellar - ideal for storage. The cellar also houses the oil-fired central heating boiler.
The house sits on a plot of 434m2. The the back of the house a paved terrace leads on to a very prettily landscaped and walled garden - well planted with flower borders and shrubs and there is also a beautiful tree. Running along the back wall of the garden are a number of small stone-built outbuildings which provide additional storage space.
Sitting in a small side-street in the heart of this popular market town, this house provides elegant and comfortable accommodation with the bonus of a delightful garden. Ideal as an impressive family home, it would lend itself for use as a B&B with little or no alteration work needed. The shops, bars, restaurants and market are all within easy walking distance and there is also the potential to purchase parking spaces in the the neighbouring closed and secure car park.
The historic town of Cognac is just a short drive and the department's capital city, Angoulême, with its great shops and transport links, is just 30km.
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