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3 bedroom longere for sale

€137,000

France - Broc, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire

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Situated on a south facing hill and with pretty views towards the village and over the countryside of Maine et Loire, this traditional farmhouse was probably built around 1900 and has been restored over the past 10 years. The home is just over 1 km. from the village, is not isolated as there is a neighbour and there is no passing traffic as the property is at the end of a long track.

On the ground floor there is a large farmhouse kitchen with 2 south facing double glazed windows and a part glazed stable door, a sitting room/bedroom 3, a shower room, separate WC and an entrance hall/back kitchen and a vaulted cellar under a large part of the house is another plus. On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. There is an existing opening between the house and the adjoining barn which is perfect for converting into further accommodation.

On the land of 1.45 ha. there is an open fronted garage/barn, a gravelled terrace, garden with flowers and fruit trees and a paddock.

The nearest market town of Le Lude with its impressive chateau is less than 10 minutes drive. Saumur, on the banks of the River Loire, is around 45 minutes away. The nearest regional airport, Tours, has regular flights to London Standsted and can be reached in under an hour and Angers (Marcé) airport (40 minutes away) has flights to London City airport in the summer months and regular flights to Nice and Lyon. As to ferry ports, Caen can be reached in around 2 and a half hours and the Channel Tunnel in about 6. There are good TGV train connections with Eurostar via either Paris or Lille from Le Mans and Tours.

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

Large south facing farmhouse Kitchen/Living Room (71.24 m²) with 2 south facing double glazed windows and a south facing part double glazed stable door making it a lovely light room. There is a tuffeau stone fireplace to one end of the room with a Villager wood burning stove which also runs the central heating system. The kitchen has a good range of fitted floor and wall units and a butler's sink. The floor has traditional terracotta tiles and the ceiling has beams that have been painted white. Internal doors lead to bedroom 3/living room and to a small lobby connecting to the rest of the downstairs accommodation.

Bedroom 3/Living Room (23.39 m²) another good sized south facing room with a glazed door (S) and a window (S). There is a tuffeau stone fireplace with a wood burning stove, terracotta floor tiles and a narrow ceiling cornice.

Lobby (1.20 m²) with a modern tiled floor.

W.C. (1.32 m²) with a modern tiled floor, extractor.

Bathroom/Laundry (4.64 m²) with a vanity unit with a hand basin and a large shower. There is modern tiled floor, an extractor, plumbing for a washing machine and an east facing window.

Internal Hall (7.30 m²) from which the staircase rises to the first floor landing/mezzanine. There is a under stairs cupboard and floor is a mixture of tiles and coir. An opening (currently blocked off) connects this room to the adjoining barn.

Entrance Hall/Utility (11.51 m²) which has a part glazed stable door (W) and a window (W). There are 2 exposed stone walls and a tiled floor.

First Floor

Landing/Mezzanine (4.64 m² at a ceiling height of 1.80 m), a nice light space with a mansard ceiling that has exposed timbers and storage cupboards. There are 2 Velux windows (N and W) and an electric convector heater. Off the landing there are:

Bathroom (7.23 m²) with a hand basin, bath, separate shower and W.C. There are 2 Velux windows (S and N), one exposed stone wall and a wood floor.

Bedroom (10.04 m²) which has a dormer window (S), wood floor, exposed roof timbers and a modern electric heater.

Large Bedroom (19.40 m² at a ceiling height of 1.80 m) which has a mansard ceiling, 2 windows (S and N), storage cupboards, an exposed stone wall, exposed roof timbers, wood floor, a radiator and a modern electric heater.

OUTSIDE

The house and land are on a plot of 1.45 ha.

The property has been run as a successful smallholding. There is a polytunnel, large dutch barn, grazing and a potagere(kitchen garden).it is well stocked with a variety of fruit tress, cherry, peach, apple, meribelle etc, fruit bushes and grape vines. The land is south facing with highly productive soil. The grazing is divided into paddocks, each with a shelter.

Sheep , pigs, rabbits ,chickens, ducks, geese, etc, have been raised successfully, and animal housing remains.

Cellar under much of the house. A stone barn (28.63 m²), which is considerably older than the main part of the home, adjoins the house and is ripe for conversion as there is already an opening into the internal hall. The barn has exposed stone walls, it has a large opening (W) and one half of its roof is tiled in slate.

Facing the old stone barn there is a large open hanger/barn which is currently used as a garage. It has electricity.
Steps down from the front of the house lead to a gravelled terrace and then there are grass and flower beds and the paddock.


SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Broad band. Central heating by wood burning stove supplemented by modern electric heaters. The roof has been very well insulated. Drainage is by independent septic tank drainage which was installed in the last couple of years and which meets the current norms.

DPE/Thermal Efficiency: 397 F GES/Greenhouse Gases: 21 D

Note: The thermal efficiency survey was carried out before the windows were double glazed and the roof insulated. A new survey will be carried out at the time of sale.

Taxe Foncière: €510 (2015)

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Whatever the economic climate, the Loire Valley remains a sought after area and a popular place to buy a property. Foreign home buyers are always surprised how much better value for money the houses are in comparison to their own countries and by how much further their money can go. With house prices starting from well under €100,000 and rising into the millions, property buyers can find anything from reasonably priced village homes in need of work, town houses, country properties with land, equestrian properties, B&B or gîte businesses, through to large chateaux.

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