3 bedroom detached house for sale
France - Lignac, Indre, Centre
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- Detached Home
- Fab Gardens
- Large Barn
- 3 beds 3 baths
- Plenty of charm & character
Lignac village (1.8 miles) has a Mairie, bar, grocer's, baker and hairdresser. The outlying hamlets are served by mobile baker, grocer's and butcher. Bigger towns of Le Blanc and Argenton are about 30 mins drive.
A MAJOR BENEFIT OF THIS PROPERTY IS THAT ALL ELECTRICITY AND OIL COSTS ARE MORE THAN COVERED BY THE ANNUAL REVENUE FROM THE PHOTOVOLTAIC SOLAR PANELS
For those who need easy access to and from the UK, Limoges airport is 1hr while Poitiers is 1hr 15 mins making the property convenient for visiting friends and family.
Early viewing is advised to appreciate the charm and character this wonderful home offers.
Entrance Vestibule: Measuring approx. 6M X 3m with wood burner stove, fitted cupboards for storage, coat hanging, ceramic floor tiles. Stable door through to:
Kitchen / Dining Room: Approx. 6m X 3.9m open plan kitchen and dining area, quarry tiled floor, exposed beams and revealed stone walls. Good selection of fitted units with ample work surfaces, plus central island with further storage and preparation area. Equipped with oil fired Esse range style double oven that serves to provide winter heating to several radiators in first floor bathrooms and master bedroom. Additional electric oven, gas hob, fridge space, 1.5 ceramic sink and drainer. Ample space for a family dining table and chairs. Dual aspect with views to front and over the gardens. Door through to:
Lounge: Superb room measuring approx. 6m X 6m packed with charm and many original features such as exposed stone walls, beamed ceiling and wood floor. Dual aspect. Godin wood-burning stove. Door leading to terrace and gardens. Door opening onto:
Pantry / Utility: with sink, space for washing machine, boiler for central heating, storage.
Bathroom: with bath, shower and WC.
Landing: Spacious landing area with enough space for an office. Doors opening on to a large balcony.
Balcony: 4m x 4m - ideal for breakfast or simply relaxing with a cuppa while taking in your new surroundings. Great views.
Master Bedroom with en-suite: Bedroom approx. 3.3m X 3m with fitted cupboards and Sunpipe. Views over gardens and beyond. En-suite measuring 2.4m X 1.9m
Family Shower Room/WC: measuring approx. 2.5m X 3.5m. Double washbasins with storage under.
Double Bedroom 2: measuring approx. 6m x 3.4m with built-in cupboards
Single Bedroom: Approx. 2.3m x 3.7m
Gardens / Outside: The property comes with immediate grounds and gardens of 2786m2. Access to the property is via a gated entrance with driveway parking plus covered parking (see Barn) for another vehicle. There is room to store a caravan or motorhome. The gardens face south, are easily maintained and are established with a good variety of shrubs, flower beds and lawn. The perimeter has been secured by a dog proof fence of 1.4m high. There is plenty of space and scope for a pool (STP)
Water for gardening comes from a well with pump.
Separate Paddock of 7425m2 is included and could be used for livestock or a pony. The field is located across the lane.
Barn: A typical French barn (15m x 8.9m) with outline planning permission for conversion to a dwelling. It has a new staircase to the first floor, some of which has been re-floored. Attached to the barn is an open garage.
Greenhouse: Substantial greenhouse measuring approx. 2.6m x 6.4m insulated and double glazed, attached to the garage.
The property benefits from having been re-wired and re-plumbed. There is a new Oertli oil fired condensation boiler for winter hot water and central heating. Solar panels on the roof of the Utility provide hot water in summer. Photovoltaic solar panels across the house roof generate enough revenue to pay all the current owners' electrical and heating oil costs. There are radiators in all rooms. The home is double glazed with new oak framed window units. The roof space is doubly insulated with multi layer foil and additional fibreglass. The first floor exterior walls are well insulated on the inside. There are shutters on the ground floor windows and exterior security lighting.
The property operates a modern fosse septic for sanitation, which the owners believe conforms.
Good speed internet connection has been experienced by the current owners.
Taxes Foncieres - 225,00 euros PA