6 bedroom detached house for sale
France - Poitou-Charentes, Vienne, Availles-Limouzine
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- Impressive Home
- Charm & Character
- Quarter Acre Plot
- 2 Garages
- Walled Gardens
- Lovely Modern Kitchen / Breakfast Room
- Spacious Rooms
- 2nd cottage to restore
- Mains Drains
- Double Glazed
This spacious and impressive town house is approx. 300 years old and set in the heart of the pretty medieval riverside village of Availles-Limouzine with shops, bakers, post office, restaurants, bar, bank and medical centre. Ideally placed for a full time residence with the opportunity of some supplementary income from the self-contained apartment which would also suit as an annex or guest suite. The home comes with a further 2 bed cottage in the grounds awaiting restoration. The gardens and plot extend to approx. quarter of an acre and there is plenty of parking and garages.
The nearby river offers endless days of fishing, walks, canoeing and kayaks for the more energetic or superb countryside for those seeking a little peace and quiet. Close by are a number of historic villages to visit, attractions such as the Valley of Monkeys, race track and the vibrant bustling cities of Poitiers or Limoges (both approx.. 1hour) for shops, dining and year round entertainment.
For those who need easy access to and from the UK or for visiting family and friends, there are year round low cost flights from Poitiers, Limoges or even La Rochelle. Otherwise the closets ferry port is Caen just 4.5 hours away, while the tunnel is 6 to 7 hours.
To appreciate the home, village setting and surrounds we highly recommend an early viewing.
Accommodation Briefly Comprises:
Entrance Hall: Impressive entrance with solid wood front door, curved stairs in wood to the first floor, WC off, door to the kitchen and opening on to the lounge. Complimented by exposed stone and beams.
Kitchen / Breakfast Room: Approx. 19m2 lovely spacious room with a light dual aspect ideal for working in, fitted with a modern range of cream eye and base level storage units with beech type work surface over, space for a range style cooker, with extractor and down lights over, tiled walls and splash back, tile flooring and French doors leading out to the gardens and terrace. Ample psace for a breakfast table and chairs.
Lounge: A good sized room measuring approx. 35m2 packed with character features including exposed beams, revealed stone walls and with a central fireplace with log burning stove for those cosy winter nights. Tile floor and French patio doors leading to the gardens.
Dining Room: Approx. 33m2 Delightful room with real wood floor, corner fireplace, exposed beams and display recess with ample space for a large family dining table and chairs.
1st Floor Hall & Landing with further exposed stone and beams
Double Bedroom: Approx. 11m2 with front aspect
Double Bedroom 2: Approx. 10m2 with rear aspect
Double Bedroom 3: Large double bedroom of approx. 18 m2
Double Bedroom 4: Further large double of approx. 18 m2 with front aspect and door leading through to the Master bedroom
Double Bedroom 5 (Master) Approx. 24m2 with closet, walk-in storage and connecting door to the apartment.
Family Bathroom: Comprising of a shower, low level WC and dual basins set on a vanity unit with storage under.
Apartment: A spacious self-contained 1 bed apartment of approx. 48m2 with exterior rear stairs leading up to an entrance hall. Doors opening on to the open plan kitchen / lounge with a double bedroom and bathroom. Ideal for family, guests or letting. Attics above may lend themselves to extending the apartment accommodation.
Gardens / Outside: The gardens are enclosed walled and have a courtyard feel with a good degree of privacy, making them child friendly and safe for pets. Established with raised flower beds and borders there are 2 terraces ideal for outside dining and entertaining on summer evenings or simply relaxing with a cool glass of wine while you sit back relax and enjoy your new surrounds. There is a large garage with parking for 3 or 4 cars, a further single garage and a workshop. In total the plot extends to approx. 1160m2
With the grounds and included within the sale is 2 bed cottage for restoration.
There is also a pigeonnier built in 1866 that formerly served as the grooms WC!
The property benefits from being connected to mains drainage, is mostly double glazed and has oil fired central heating.
DPE - ENERGY RESULTS - C 150 kwhrs pa pm2 / CO2 - D 33kgrms pa pm2.
- Limoges (INTERNATIONAL), 31.2 miles
- Poitiers (Biard) (INTERNATIONAL), 36.3 miles
- Bergerac (INTERNATIONAL), 89.9 miles
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