4 bedroom detached house for sale
France - St-Paul-en-Gâtine, Deux-Sèvres, Poitou-Charentes
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- Oil CH
- Dble Glazed
- TO RESTORE & REFRESH THROUGHOUT
- Carp Lake
- Gated Drive
- Gardens will require substantial works
Set in grounds of approx. 1 acre with its own Carp Lake and potential to create a self-contained apartment. This home is a nature lovers dream. On the Deux Sevres Vendee borders and surrounded by stunning countryside. Ideally placed for a full time residence between the village of L'Absie where there are shops, restaurants, school, Doctors and supermarket and the larger town of La Chataigneraie with all services, weekly markets, 2 supermarkets and lots of every day essentials.
The home is offered requiring updates and restoration, plus some pretty heavy duty work to the gardens and lake surrounds. The gardens which are now overgrown. The home comes with potential for lounge, large kitchen / diner, master bedroom, family bathroom 2 further beds and a balcony over-looking the gardens. There is scope to extend the accommodation and create an apartment.
The region is easy to access to and from the UK with low costs flights available year round at La Rochelle (1hr) Nantes (1hr) or Poitiers (1.5hrs) the closest ferry ports are St Malo or Caen (4hrs) while Roscoff is approx. 4.5 hrs drive. The tunnel and Calais are approx. 6.5 hours.
Entrance Hall - opening on to
Living Room: Approx. 26m2 light and spacious with dual aspect and doors opening to the front. Tile floor.
Kitchen / Diner: An impressive sized room of approx. 24m2 doors leading out to a balcony - ideal for early morning breakfast, listening to bird song and simply enjoying your new surrounds!
Bedroom 2: A good sized double with French doors opening on to a balcony with garden views.
Family Bathroom: Spacious bathroom with bath, bidet, basin, set on a vanity unit with storage under, tile flooring.
WC - A separate WC off the hall way
Double Bedroom 3: Approx. 11.4m2 with built-in wardrobe, wood flooring and garden views.
Master Bedroom - Measuring approx. 15m2 with garden aspect and built in wardrobe
Stairs down to garage, Oil store, work shop and utility area with stone sink plumbing and space for a washing machine and doors to the gardens
Attached Cottage - Comprising of 2 rooms plus a WC - Ideal guest accommodation or could be used to extend the main home. One of the rooms is approx. 25m2 with a large open fireplace.
Above part of the accommodation is an attic accessed via outside steps. Already insulated and with exposed beams and a wood floor there is scope to make a self-contained apartment or extend the current accommodation.
Gardens, Grounds & Outside
The home is afforded a very good degree of privacy with hedged borders all round. To the front is a gated driveway entrance and side foot gate. A long drive sweeping down to the garage offers extensive parking with plenty of space to store a caravan, motor home or several cars.
The property has oil fired central heating, most windows are shuttered including some electrically operated, and is mostly double glazed.
The property will require upgrade works to the fosse septic sanitation.