Property For Sale In Saint-Martin-de-Saint-Maixent
Plot Size (m2): 1779
This stunning property is situated in a gorgeous idyllic spot along the tranquil banks of the river Sevre, just outside the historic town of St Maixent LEcole where you will find everything you need for everyday living. No need to worry about flooding either as the property has been renovated to the highest standard following strict flood prevention regulations ; it is fully damp-proofed and well insulated and also benefits from hardwood double glazing throughout thus giving a super « B » energy rating. Deceptively large it offers 263 sqm of living space comprising :
Ground floor : steps from the lane lead into an entrance hall of 7 sqm with tiled floor and exposed stone walls. Off which is a handy bootroom of 4 sqm that leads through to a shower room of 5 sqm with plumbing for washing machine and side door out to the sun terrace and river. There is a south facing summer lounge of 37 sqm with tiled floor and french doors out to a paved terrace with views over the river and garden. This could also be used as a 5th bedroom if desired. The inner hallway, 12 sqm, runs the length of the house and has a tiled floor and hemp and lime insulated walls. A super kitchen-diner of 33 sqm, fully fitted and equipped, with woodburning stove, exposed beams and large window looking out over the river. The adjacent living room of 32 sqm with tiled floor and Godin woodburner also has a large river facing window and door out to a patio and access to the attached barn. On the other side of the hall, looking out over the quiet lane, is the formal dining room of 18 sqm and an office (or 6th bedroom) of 15.5 sqm.
1st floor : a landing leads to 2 guest bedrooms of 19 + 16 sqm with wooden flooring and exposed beams with a bathroom of 4 sqm with shower, half bath and basin and a separate WC. The master suite has a bedroom of 29 sqm with views over the river and a large bathroom of 11 sqm with stand alone slipper bath, shower, double wash unit and WC. A hallway leads off the master bedroom to a further bedroom of 14 sqm, ideal as a childrens nursery room or dressing room.
Outside : Attached to the house is a stone barn of 41 sqm that houses the original bread oven that can be accessed from either the lane or from the paved riverside terrace off the living room. To the other side of the property is a gated gravel driveway with stone shed of 13 sqm. The garden is mainly laid to lawn with pretty woodland, large paved sun terrace and path leading down to the private jetty. The land totals 1 779 sqm.
Idyllic location offering the tranquility of a small riverside hamlet yet just a bike ride into the popular town of St Maixent lecole.
Early viewing highly recommended !
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