Chambre D'Hotes/Gites for sale in Charente, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
€367,500 [convert]

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Key Features

Property Type: Chambre D'Hotes/Gites
Number of bedrooms: 10
Primary Energy Consumption Band: 172
France Property Shop ID: 565848
Reference: AI4574JJ

Property Description

Our ref- AI4574 If you are looking for rural living with the opportunity to earn an income just a few minutes to the local town then look no further. This beautifully renovated complex with three gites has been created in a former farm complex. The original farmhouse provides a comfortable and well-appointed house for the owners ,very different from a traditional longere ,while the gites have been created in the former farm outbuildings and come highly recommended by guests many of whom visit year after year The property is situated in a hamlet between the towns of Villefagnan and Aigre being a few minutes' drive from both. The hamlet is surrounded by farmland and vineyards and there is a family owned distillery a short walk away that produces and sells its own Cognac, Pineau de Charente and wines The house, gites, pool, garden and outbuildings are completely enclosed and private while outside the main complex is a large car park, fenced field for poultry and ducks, a big vegetable plot, fruit trees and another quiet garden The owner's house has gas central heating, double-glazed windows, full insulation and is situated at the entrance to the complex which is accessed by an imposing set of gates for both pedestrians and vehicles. The house is constructed of local limestone and was originally a square tower house on three floors but has had a more modern two storey extension added built in the traditional style with exposed stone The main house is on several levels and comprises: Dining room - 26m2 on the ground floor of the newer extension beside the main gates and with exposed beams, half-panelled walls and a large picture window overlooking the front garden and with views across the adjacent fields. There are steps up to the lounge, access to the cellar and a doorway into the utility roomLounge - 36m2 which has oak parquet flooring, a Charentaise stone fireplace with log burning stove, the former back door of the house now into the kitchen and a beautiful elm staircase to the upper floorsKitchen - 14m2 which is a new single storey extension and has a tiled floor, fitted kitchen units, integrated dishwasher and space for a range cooker with gas and electricity connections. The kitchen has triple width folding doors leading onto the covered dining terrace perfect for dining in the warm climate of the Charente and an open arch with steps down to the utility roomUtility room - 8m2 with a tiled floor, fitted cupboards and lots of storage space, washing machine connections and the wall hung gas boiler. The utility room then leads back through to the dining room 1st floor:Bedroom 1 - 26m2 on a half-landing above the dining room in the newer part of the house. This bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and exposed floorboardsLanding - 3m with entrance to the shower room and bedroom 2Shower room - 8m2 which has Jack and Jill entrances from the landing and bedroom 2 and is fitted with an extra-large shower, WC and washbasin on a vanity unit and one exposed stone wallBedroom 2 - 22m2 with exposed beams and windows on two walls one of which has exposed stone 2nd floor:Landing - 2m2Bedroom 3 - 12m2 with seagrass carpetBedroom 4 - 10m2 with seagrass carpetBathroom - 5m2 with vinyl floor, bath, WC and washbasin on a vanity unit There is a cellar under the lounge accessed through the dining room Habitable surface - 172m2 The covered dining terrace is 19m2 and directly off the kitchen and overlooks a private an enclosed patio and low maintenance courtyard garden. There is also an open fronted barn of 34m2 used for logs and general storage behind double width wooden gates so hidden from the view of guests. A gate from the terrace leads to a further private garden to the front of the property which is enclosed and separate from the gites The three gites of 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms are in a converted and renovated Charentaise longere. Each gite has two floors and open plan living spaces with kitchen, dining and lounge areas with a private enclosed terrace and are fully double-glazed and insulated. All three gites have lots of character features like exposed stone walls and beams and have been renovated using a lot of reclaimed and natural materials The gites and communal facilities are being sold fully furnished and equipped and comprise: Gite 1Kitchen/lounge/dining room - 26m2 with a tiled floor, fitted cupboards, integrated gas hob and oven. There is a large fireplace with a log burner and an electric radiator 1st floor:Landing - 2m2 with exposed floorboardsBedroom - 16m2 which has exposed floorboards and one exposed stone wall, a built-in wardrobe and an electric radiatorBathroom - 6m2 and fitted with bath and shower, WC, washbasin and a ladder radiator Habitable surface - 50m2 Gite 2Kitchen/lounge/dining room - 26m2 with a tiled floor, fitted cupboards, dishwasher, integrated gas hob and ovenBedroom - 11m2 with a tiled floor 1st floor which has chestnut floorboards throughout:Landing - 2m2Bedroom - 11m2Bathroom - 5m2 equipped with bath and shower, WC and washbasin Habitable surface - 55m2 Gite 3Kitchen/lounge/dining room - 38m2 with a tiled floor, fitted kitchen units, dishwasher, integrated gas hob and oven. There are full width French windows to the front and French windows to the terrace on one end of the longereBedroom - 13m2 with internal access from the gite and a door direct to a private enclosed terraceShower room - 5m2 with a tiled floor, wet-room shower, WC and washbasin 1st floor which has chestnut floorboards throughout:Mezzanine - 5m2Bedroom with full width French windows opening onto a Juliet BalconyLobby area - 3m2Bedroom - 19m2Bathroom - 12m2 equipped with a bath, separate shower, WC and washbasin with vanity unit This gite has a barbecue built into the chimney breast and a large paved dining terrace Habitable surface - 109m2 The gites each have their own private terrace and are on one side of a central courtyard while the former working buildings of the farm are on the other side and have been converted to provide: Games room - 111m2 with concrete floor, double width garage style doors and windows on two sides. The games room is equipped with a variety of games and bicycles kept for the use of the guests. The games room also has a laundry room and secure pool equipment roomStorage area - 36m2 accessed through the games room but also with direct access from outside, this area is used for the storage of all the gite equipment and spare furniture and in winter all the outdoor furniture Outside the storage area is a small walled terrace used for the hot tubFormer wine cave - 22m2 now used for tool and garden equipment storage and with lighting and electricity There is a further stone barn between the games room and main house which has potential to be converted for further living accommodation. It was formerly used as a workshop but is now an empty space only used for occasional storage. Outline planning permission has been obtained to convert it to up to 130m2 of habitable space so very feasible to add another gite or as an annex to the main house as it can be accessed from both the central courtyard or the owner's private garden area At the far end of the complex and on a level raised above it is the garden area which has on one side the 10m x 5m in-ground swimming pool with a paved terrace and a covered outdoor dining/entertainment area. There is a boules area on the other side and three separate seating areas across the garden which is mainly laid to grass and enclosed by a stone wall. There are a variety of flowers, shrubs and trees and the end of the garden overlooks fields and woodland Outside the complex there is a separate car park with enough space for up to ten cars, a fenced field with a hen house, a large productive vegetable plot with numerous fruit trees and bushes and a quiet garden beneath a beautiful old cherry tree This is a great business opportunity with the possibility to increase the current income by adding an extra gite, a second house for extended family, a studio or workshop space in the unused barn. Most of all though this is a lovely home in a great setting surrounded by beautiful countryside perfect for walking, cycling or just relaxing With two market towns a few minutes away and the much larger town of Ruffec less than 15 minutes' drive there are all leisure, commercial and cultural facilities in easy reach. Poitiers is an hour away and Limoges 1 hour 15 minutes both offering low cost flights to the UK. The nearest beaches of the Atlantic coast and Gironde Estuary are around 1 and half hour's drive but the region is also dotted with inland swimming and fishing lakes so the area offers all sorts of opportunities for many different cultural and leisure activities Total plot size - 3862m2 As we are a French company, French law requires us to publish the following Prix 367 500 euros honoraires d'agence inclus. Prix honoraires d'agence exclus 350 000 euros. Honoraires d'agence de 5,00% ttc à la charge de l'acquéreur.

Primary Energy Consumption (kWh/m2/year) For This Property
< 50 A
51 -90 B
91 - 150 C
151 - 230 D
172
231 - 330 E
331 - 450 F
> 451 G

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