This stunning property offers many opportunities in a beautiful setting. Set on three levels with original features dating back to 1812, but with all modern amenities. Double glazed windows, oil-filled underfloor and radiator heating together with wood burner for those winter evenings. All exterior walls are insulated together with the attic making a warm and cosy home in the winter and a cool environment in the summer.
Swimming pool of 8 metres x 4 metres with adjoining studio with lounge, kitchen and shower room and secret garden. The formal garden is laid to box hedges with a pergola with a working well and leads to the orchard with lawn and fruit trees. There is a chicken house and run. The old gateway leads to the private riverbank and patio where you can sit relax and watch the fish, kingfishers and dragonflies play.
The massive barn which has two levels could be used for a multitude of things with one section having a two post car lift which is excellent for working underneath your vehicles - perfect for classic car owners.
The market town of Aigre is just 7 minutes away, and just 5 minutes' drive is the small town of Luxé with train station and links to Angoulême and Poitiers.
In detail the property includes:
On the ground floor (with underfloor heating):
Entrance hallway (22m²): tiled floor,
Kitchen / Dining room (44m²): tiled floor, fitted kitchen, wood stove, exposed stone and beams,
Lounge (32m²): parquet flooring,
Shower room (8m²): tiled floor, shower, sink, wc.
landing (10m²): floor,
Bedroom 1 (26m²): wooden floor, windows, exposed beams, washbasin, wardrobes
Bedroom 2 (22m²): wooden floor, windows, exposed beams, sink, dressing room,
Bedroom 3 (22m²): wooden floor, windows, exposed beams, washbasin,
Bedroom 4 (18m²): wooden floor, windows, exposed beams, washbasin, dressing room.
On the second floor:
Mezzanine (20m²): wooden floor, exposed beams
Bedroom 5 (18m²): laminated flooring, exposed beams,
Bedroom 6 (19m²): laminated flooring, exposed beams, wardrobes, washbasin,
Bathroom (8m²): tiled floor, bidet, sink, bath with shower,
Bedroom 7 (14m²): laminated flooring, fitted wardrobe,
Bedroom 8 (13m²): floating floor, exposed beams.
Well with pump, riverside terrace, garage for one car. Swimming pool (8m x 4m), annexe with a shower room with WC, kitchen, living room and courtyard. Super-practical barn with room for two cars / space for a motorhome, wood store, boiler room.
Courtyards, formal gardens, vegetable garden and delightful riverside terrace all on a total area of 2440m² (just over half an acre).
Alistair Lockhart, FrenchEntrée Property Director: "Breathtakingly pretty and elegant, with its' own private stretch of riverbank."
On the banks of the River Charente, close to the small town of Aigre.