Superb 15th Century Logis, 4 bedrooms, in the heart of Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine
This amazing and unique logis is full of character and history. The current owners have tastefully styled and decorated the property retaining much of the authentic character of the building and looks like it’s straight from the pages of an interiors magazine.
Ideally located in the heart of the popular market town of Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure, and walking distance from all amenities ~ a good choice of bars and restaurants, supermarkets, shops, schools, doctors, swimming pool, cinema…).
The main entrance of the property takes you into a fabulous hallway with a stone spiral staircase in the original tower.
On the ground floor is a fully equipped kitchen with a large gas cooker, attached kitchen island and dining area with a wine cellar below. Further there is a spacious living room; ground floor toilet with sink; sunny dining room with large double doors leading to the garden, utility area and a boiler room.
The spiral staircase leads you to two lovely bedrooms on the 1st floor. The 1st bedroom has an ancient stone fireplace, and rumour has it that King Francis I once stayed in this room! The second bedroom has an en suite shower room.
On the second floor is an amazing 12-seat cinema room. Attached is a bright studio, plus a further storage room leads to a stone balcony overlooking the garden and the rooftops.
The other wing of the house has a separate staircase and comprises on the ground floor of a large entrance hall / dressing room with plenty of built-in storage, a 3rd bedroom with doors to the garden; a spacious bathroom with two sinks, freestanding bath and an ‘Italian’ shower.
On the first floor there is a beautiful large lounge with a working original stone fireplace, which could be a 4th bedroom plus a large office/library with plenty of built-in book shelves. The floor above gives access to a loft space ideal for storage.
The house benefits from city gas-fired central heating and is connected to mains drainage.
Attached to the property is a second little house to renovate (subject to necessary permissions), with access to a large covered terrace on the first floor used as an outdoor games area.
The lovely landscaped garden is secluded and private, with different seating areas, and a covered terrace perfect for outdoor dining.
The property also has a separate double garage which is located down the road, with a vegetable garden.
The flexible layout of this gorgeous home would also make it ideal as a bed and breakfast.
Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure is situated less than 30 mins from the city of Angoulême and its TGV station. Only 11km from the town and the stunning chateau La Rochefoucauld, and the airport is less than an hour drive away.
Price including agency fees : €458 450 Price excluding agency fees : €432 500 Buyer commission included: 6 %