Rural Spacious 3 Bed Stone Rural Cottage+ 2 Bed Gite

€129,600  £116,437
Region: Poitou - Charentes
Department: Charente
Location: Chabanais
Locality: Hamlet
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4
W/Cs: 5
Plot Size (m2): 1051
(Area Converter)
Ref No: 147378
Type: Gite/B&B
Floors: 2
Date Added: 19/06/2018
Agent Ref: EC1044al
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Spacious 3Bed Stone Rural Cottage+ 2 Bed Gite (or large Family Home); B&B Potential; Large Manageable Garden; Lovely Views
In Brief: Urgent Sale! Loads of character; gite is attached so could be 1 big house; in all: 2 Kitchens; 2 Living Rooms; 1 Dining Room; 5 Beds; 2 Bathrooms/WC; 2 Ensuites:WC; 1 ground floor WC; Juliet Balcony; 1 stone outbuilding (former bread oven); some furniture available; gated off road parking; courtyard; large manageable garden; above-ground pool with deck; lovely views.
Situation: Beautiful East Charente; 16150. This property makes the perfect get-away, it sits at the edge of a peaceful rural hamlet and has a lovely outlook over the valley; it is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside with plenty of walks, nearby rivers, woodland etc and is a few kms from the nearest village; c10 mins from the market towns of both Chabanais & Confolens and only approx 30mins from Limoges airport.
Description: These ancient stone cottages (which used to be 3 separate dwellings) are full of character, with original oak beams throughout and are in good habitable order. The main house has doors to the gite on both the ground and 1st floors so could be opened up for family /guests or rented out separately to provide additional income; there is also potential for B&B. The property benefits from approx. 255m² habitable space overall, all in good order and laid out as follows:
Main House (approx. 173m² habitable space): Ground Floor: Veranda/Entrance Hall (6.8m²~), tiled with storage bench seats and stable-door into the large tiled Kitchen (27.8m²~) which has plenty of cupboard space & double patio doors to the garden; tiled Dining Room (20.3m²~) with door to gite; lovely tiled Sitting Room (29m²~) with fireplace & wood-burner; Corridor (2.9m²~); WC (2.6m²~) with old stone sink and bulls-eye window.
1st Floor: carpet: Generous Landing with cathedral roof & exposed timbers (12.6m²~) with door to 1st floor of gite & a Mezzanine office (c5m² at floor level ? space for a bed); Huge Master Bedroom (30.6m²~) with 4 Poster Bed, Ensuite (3.3m²~shower, basin, WC) & Juliet Balcony with lovely views down the valley; Bed 2 (22.3m²~) spacious with office area, mansard ceiling and beams; Bed 3 (8.6m²~) mansard ceiling and beams; Family Bathroom (6.9m²~ corner bath, separate walk-in shower, basin, wc).
Gite: (approx.82m²~habitable space): Ground Floor: Tiled Entrance Hall (10.8m²~) with stone sink, bulls-eye window & stairs to the 1st floor; tiled partially fitted Kitchen (9.3m²~sink, oven, hob, cupboards); tiled Living Room (26.5m²~) with fireplace and wood burner.
1st Floor: Small Landing; 2 Beds (8.5/14.4m²~)both with mansard ceilings and exposed beams, the former with an Ensuite shower room/wc (4.1m²~low beam); Family Bathroom (4.1m²~bath+shower, basin,wc, low beam).
Roof was renewed 2016 (8yrs guarantee); wood double glazing; wooden shutters; 2 wood burners + Electric rads; recent rewire; recent septic tank (conforms for the house but requires upgrade for gite); Energy: D; GHGE: A; Offers considered on some furniture.
Outbuildings: The old stone bakery (10m²~ bread oven has been since removed) would make an excellent work shop.
Land: approx 1051m² (plot size just over ¼ Acre): Off road parking & courtyard garden to both sides of the cottages, so one can be attributed to the gite; 2 Patios (1 behind the gite); pretty Garden with some mature trees, shrubs and plants; lawn; above ground pool with deck and lovely views down the valley.

Outbuildings: old stone bakery (10m²~ bread oven has been since removed) would make an excellent work shop
Home Features: Agency fees included, Balcony, Electricity connected, Patio/Deck, Septic Tank, Swimming Pool, Water connected

Energy consumption: 157 kWh/m2/yr

Greenhouse Gas: 4 kg CO2/m2/yr

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