9 Bed Maison de Maître; Pool; Gite; Woodland; River Frontag

€525,000  £477,923
Region: Poitou - Charentes
Department: Charente
Location: Confolens
Locality: Town
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 7
Plot Size (m2): 13184
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Ref No: 156285
Type: Chateau
Floors: 4
Garage Size: 36
Date Added: 17/01/2019
Agent Ref: EC1090al
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In Brief : Little stone ?Chateau? built 1903 with 4 floors; good order, a little modernisation required; 9 Beds (5 ensuite); 3 Receptions; Kitchen; Prep Kitchen; Little Orangery; Family Bathroom; 2 Wcs; Huge Basement with: Utility & Shower, Boiler rooms, Logstore, Workshop, Garden Store & Wine Cellar. 2 Bed Gatehouse (Gite); In- ground Pool & Terrace; manageable Garden area; Off Road Parking; 2 Garages; 1.3 Hectares (all attached) mostly Forest on a steep slope with River Frontage on the valley floor; Exceptional Views; Quiet setting; Walk to Town; Existing B&B Trade.
Situation: Charente 16, at the edge of a popular, historic market town, within easy walking distance of the amenities as well as the lovely surrounding rolling countryside. Approx 45 mins from Limoges Airport, 50mins from the city of Angoulême (TGV) and just over an hour to Poitiers.

Description: This remarkable Maison de Maître was purpose built at the turn of the last century as a luxury Hotel/B&B and is still trading as such today; it is in good order requiring only a little updating and decorating and has the makings of a fabulous boutique hotel or large family home; it benefits from approx. 300m² habitable space over 3 floors with a further approx.100m² in the very practical basement. The property is in good general and decorative order, although a little dated, with plenty of character (including some fabulous windows, wooden panelling & ceiling roses) and is laid out as follows:
Ground Floor: A grand shallow stone staircase with balustrade leads to the front door: Entrance Hall (5.6m²~), original floor tiles; Kitchen (10.3m²~ double ceramic sink, extract), original floor tiles; Prep Kitchen (11.3m² ~ was originally the library) with fireplace and oak spiral staircase; Dining Room (30m²~) with parquet floor, lovely oak staircase, full-height bay window with spectacular views across the valley and open to the Sitting Room (21m²~) with fireplace ? this room could be converted to create an open plan Kitchen-Dining area if required; Reception Room (20m²~), currently used as a Ground Floor Bedroom; WC with vestibule; Small Orangery (9.5m²~).

1st Floor: (carpet over parquet): Generous Landing (12.6m²~); Vestibule (3.3m²~); Bathroom (4.9m²~); WC; 3 Guest Bedrooms (10.4, 13.4, 14.4m²~ all with ensuite shower rooms of 3.1m²~); Master Bedroom (21.5m²~) parquet, fireplace & full-height bay window with superb views.
2nd Floor: Generous Landing (15.1m²~), large linen cupboards; 2 mansard Guest Bedrooms (16.2 & 16.9m²~inc. ensuite shower rooms); 3 bedrooms (10.9, 11.4, 18.3m²~).
Basement (100m²~): Corridor; Store room; Workshop; Boiler Room; Laundry; Wine Cellar; Garden Storage; Pool equipment.
Stone construction; Slate roof; approx. 60% double glazed; central extraction unit for all bathrooms; CH ? Cast Iron Rads; dual input oil and wood boilers (oil boiler replaced 2016). Energy: D; G.H.G.E: D
Outbuildings: Gatehouse: Approx. 70m² habitable space; could be used as a gite or managers accommodation. Ground Floor: Tiled Living Room with fireplace; Bathroom; WC; Tiled basic Kitchen with original oak staircase. Double Glazed; Modern electric rads.
1st Floor: 2 good sized mansard Bedrooms.
2 Garages (approx. 18m² each) & a Car Port.

Land: Approx. 1.34 Hectares (over 3 acres); Driveway; Off Road Parking; manageable Garden area; terraces; in-ground Pool with fabulous views down the steep wooded valley with your own little woodland path winding down to the rivers edge (Cat 1, Trout etc; walking distance to Cat 2 fishing).

Outbuildings: Gatehouse: Approx. 70m² habitable space; could be used as a gite or managers accommodation; 2 Garages (approx. 18m² each) & a Car Port.
Home Features: Agency fees included, Central Heating, Electricity connected, Original Fireplaces, Patio/Deck, Sewage connected, Swimming Pool, Water connected, Waterview

Energy consumption: 166 kWh/m2/yr

Greenhouse Gas: 30 kg CO2/m2/yr

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