9 bedroom character property for sale
France - Poitou-Charentes, Deux-Sèvres, Coulon
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- Peaceful paradise in the Regional Park of the Marais Poitevin.
- Short walk into the beautiful riverside village of Coulon with 8 restaurants and shops,
- A modernised Home and 2 magnificent cottages Fully equipped and Furnished with terraces and pool.
- Beautifully Landscaped and easy to maintain, set within its own 3/4 acre parkland.
- 45 mins to La Rochelle and the beaches of Ile de Re.
- Poitou-Charentes is one of the sunniest coastal regions,
- Enjoying many Gastronomic, Leisure and Cultural activities.
- 20 Mins to 2 motorways, TGV train station, 1 Hour to 3 Airports.
- Good schools in COULON and Colleges in the prosperous Market town of NIORT
You will fall in love with the charm of this 19th century Logis, Maison de Maitres, set in a superbly landscaped floral garden, with terraces, exotic trees, a large swimming pool 12m x 6m, tall cedars at the entrance and a magnificent park at the rear, creating a backdrop of 100 year old trees.
THIS IMPOSING PROPERTY IS THE ENVY OF THE VILLAGE.
With its 9 comfortable bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, this fully double glazed quality country house with 621m2, is the ideal home for welcoming a large family and their friends.
IT OFFERS COMPLETE PRIVACY. It is set in approx.3/4 acre parkland, surrounded by outbuildings and a lovely pale gold limestone wall. The entrance is flanked by two original stone pillars supporting the wrought iron gates which are electrically operated. Its slightly raised position provides views over the countyside and the lively touristic riverside village of COULON which has excellent Twin Town links with Irchester.
WITH A BEAUTIFUL CHARENTAIS FARMHOUSE, CONVERTED INTO 2 LUXURY GITES.
The two spacious south facing and comfortable semi-detached cottages, are greatly admired and have been successfully rented out as separate Gites from April to September, mainly to English families who appreciate the close proximity to the coast and seek outdoor activities like cycling, walking and canoeing provided by the village and the Marais Poitevin Regional Park.
GENEROUS PARKING FOR 8 CARS AT THE FRONT. The tarmac drive leads to a gravel drive at the back where there is an open garage 7m x 5m for two cars.
The adjacent building 6m x 3.5m provides an ideal covered area for convivial summer dinner parties and games.
THE CHARMING LOGIS DE BELLEVUE
Stylish, imposing and solidly built in approx.1876, with 2 foot thick stone walls on a 10m x 10m foundation is double glazed throughout.
Its 3 meters high ceilings and tall windows on the ground and first floor give the large airy rooms an impressive brightness. The extensive central heating system is connected to a new and efficient oil fired condensing boiler and the hot water supply comes from a new electrically heated 250 litres tank.
DOUBLE SIDED STONE STEPS WITH WROUGHT IRON RAILINGS overlooking a large bed of hydrangeas lead you to the elevated main entrance.
FRENCH STYLE DOUBLE DOORS doors facing the rising sun welcome you into a long and beautiful decorated tiled floor Reception area, leading to the Kitchen, the Office and a WC.
AN ORIGINAL WOODEN STAIRCASE AT THE END OF THE HALLWAY leads you to the upper floors. Tiled steps near the staircase take you down to the Basement.
At the end of the hallway, impressive tall double doors open into the large Lounge and Dining room lit up by 3 magnificent high windows.
OPEN PLAN SPACIOUS LOUNGE AND DINING AREA
with original wooden floor, inset cast iron log fire with a beautiful view over the parkland where you can see red squirrels in the morning and hear owls in the evening.
LARGE MODERN,WELL EQUIPPED KITCHEN
with tiled flooring, lots of storage on 3 walls, American fridge freezer, Double ceramic sink, hard composite worktop, recent dishwasher, new electric oven with pyrolysis self cleaning and a 5 ring gas hob with external extractor.
A magnificent view of the pool and garden and a side entrance leading to the herb garden.
THE ORIGINAL STAIRCASE LEADING TO BRIGHT FIRST FLOOR LANDING has a large window opening onto a decorative wrought iron balcony.
3 GENEROUS BEDROOMS all with original wooden floors and 3 metres high ceilings, a large family Bathroom with bath, shower and wash basin and an independent WC with wash basin, which all lead off the wide wooden floored landing.
This self-contained entire floor lends itself perfectly as a suite to receive family or friends. It has also been successfully used to welcome guests, and has been rated as a 3 star Bed and Breakfast, Two Room Suite by the Tourist Board.
2 SPACIOUS BEDROOMS with original wooden-floors, one with a large adjoining dressing room.
There is a very generous shower room with washbasin, WC and a skylight giving access to the roof.
TILED FLOOR BASEMENT DIVIDED INTO WINE CELLAR,LAUNDRY AND BOILER ROOM
This well aired and well-lit space contains many cupboards for storing leisure and outdoor equipment. It is an ideal laundry containing two ceramic sinks, a washing machine, a clothes dryer, freezers and an electric clothes heater. A service area for the condensing boiler and electric hot water tank, main fuses control box and mains water tap to the house. An external door leads to the parking area and the garden. The Wine cellar has a marble gravel floor, 3 of the walls are fitted with 3 tiers masonry cubicles for the storage of wines and preserves.
Surface area of the 3 floors of the Logis. 9M x 9M inside the walls 243m2 Approx.
Surface area of the Basement of the Logis and Wine Cellar 79m2 Approx.
Total: 322m2 Approx.
THE 2 FULLY FURNISHED COTTAGES/GITES IN THE CHARENTAIS FARMHOUSE
Initially part of a group of rural buildings containing a winery, hay store and an important wash house with an internal well and a giant wash tub in stone known as a 'Pone' which you will now find in the garden containing flowers
This limestone building constructed in approx.1846 has been tastefully renovated into two modern self-contained, double-glazed cottages. Very much admired they are ideal to accommodate visiting family, many friends and guests.
These 2 stone cottages have been rated as 3 star Gites by the Tourist Board.
When rented out on a weekly basis in summer they provide a good Sterling income.
ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF EACH COTTAGE
there is a Broom store, a well-equipped modern Kitchen with food Preparation Island and a comfortable Living/Dining room with sliding doors giving onto the generous pool Terraces.
Exposed timber beams and stone walls in some of the rooms retain the original character of the Farmhouse.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR OF EACH COTTAGE
there are 2 separate large bedrooms, each with their own en suite Shower Room/WC.
The Colomberie contains a separate lockable Linen cupboard with an electric Hot water tank.
The Pigeonnier slightly smaller, contains an extra W.C and a small reading room.
TWO LARGE SERVICE ROOMS WITHIN THE LONG FARMHOUSE.
The main one is used as a Workshop with a fitted washbasin and a wall to wall bench plus ample storage for garden furniture and pool equipment. It contains the pool pumps and two electric hot water tanks for the cottages
The smaller one, which is used as a Storage space, is fitted with hooks to suspend 7 bikes. It houses the 4,000 litres central heating oil tank, the electrical meters, the Garden tools and the long Canadian Canoe.
A PRETTY WOOD STORE built in stone, 1.8m x 1.2m, with a pitched roof is attached at the far end of the Farmhouse.
Surface area of the 2 floors of the Long Stone Farmhouse. 136m2 + 125m2 261m2 Approx.
Surface area of the Ground floor Workshop for pool equipment and Garden furniture. 23m2 Approx.
Surface area of the Ground floor Storage space for cycle, canoe, gardening tools. 15m2 Approx.
Total 299m2 Approx.
GRAND TOTAL OF THE LOGIS, 2 COTTAGES, STORE and WORKSHOP 621m2 Approx.
1 AN EASY TO MAINTAIN WELL CARED FOR PROPERTY .
2 A RELAXING AENVIRONMENT FOR A FAMILY TO ENJOY VILLAGE LIFE.
3 A BETTER LIFESTYLE IN A FRIENDLY, SUNNY REGION OF FRANCE.
4 ENJOYING THE FACILITIES OF THE MARKET TOWNS OF NIORT and LA ROCHELLE
5 BENEFITING FROM AN INCOME BY RENTING OUT THE 2 GITES TO TOURISTS .
VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO SEE YOUR FUTURE HOME www.lelogisdebellevue.com
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