Old stone house + 4 gites near Angouleme southern Charente
A traditional charentaise stone house (maison de maitre style) and restored farm buildings dating back to the 19th c. or earlier (registered 1804 on the Napoleon cadastre).
Fully restored and modernised ( WIFI & satellite TV) stylishly presented in excellent order and now comprising
MAIN HOUSE + 4 GITES, one a PIGEONNIER, with development potential for Gites 5 and 6.
Plus TWO HEATED floodlit swimming POOLS, all set in 5HA ( 12 acres ).
AND an enviable long-established rental track record. More on this below.
Located on the Southern Charente/Dordogne border in a peaceful landscape of rolling hills, fields, meadows & woods.
Rural tranquillity at its best!
Situated in a hamlet near a historic village (3km) with a local bar and 5 km from a larger, historic town with all amenities, restaurants, bar, market, supermarket, doctors, plus chateau hosting many events throughout the year. 25kms south of the cathedral city of Angouleme, with new fast train line (from 2017) making it only 1h30 from Paris and 35min from Bordeaux.
Bordeaux by car is 1hr30mins
Atlantic beaches 1hr 30 mins
Gironde estuary (largest in Europe) 1hr 30 mins
Bordeaux International airport 1h30.
Bergerac, Limoges and Poitiers airports (all with flights to the UK) also 1hr 30mins
The property is sold fully furnished ( indoors & outdoors ) and equipped to 3 Star standard " Nouvelle normes préfectorales", registered with Gïtes de France since 2004. Furniture includes baby equipment, cots & highchairs, making it a very CHILD FRIENDLY place.
MAIN HOUSE + 4 GITES, all rated 3*
13 bedrooms, maximum capacity 28 persons. ( including main house, sleeps more if sofa beds are included)
Each gite has it own private garden to the front, three facing SOUTH, one facing SOUTH WEST.
2 swimming pools ( 6x12m and 5x5m) both heated and fenced in with security gate & ample sun beds, parasols etc.
Games for children
Large car park adjacent to property, which means property is totally free of traffic.
All gites with Satellite TV including English and French channels
Usable well on the property.
MAIN HOUSE - maison de maitre style with 4 bedrooms, sleeps 8 (120m2)
GITE 1 - with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 6 (90m2)
GITE 2 - with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 7 (90m2)
GITE 3 - with 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4 ( 65m2)
GITE 4 - with 1 bedroom, sleeps 3 (50m2)
GROUNDS - the property comes with extensive grounds of about 5 ha ( 12 acres) with garden areas, fields, meadow & woodland, plus its own WELL.
EQUESTRIAN option - ample land for keeping horses.
RENTAL INCOME - substantial rental turnover, built up since 2004. Further details on request.
- gites 5 and 6 to the rear of the property both ready for immediate development with new roofs, drainage, electricity and water installed, full planning already in place. ( 7 bedrooms with a capacity of 14 persons). One of these gites ( with 4 bedrooms) is quite advanced and could be used by future owners as their own house if they wished for more privacy
- with the opening of the fast train link to Paris in 2017 (1h30, Paris to Angoulême), great potential for weekend breaks
- plenty of land to create a CAMPSITE. The nearest camping site is 12km away and well off the beaten track. The mayor of the commune is very much in favour of this project. Very well situated on St James trail (St. Jacques de Compostelle). The main biking route linking northern Europe to Santiago de Compostella, passes at the bottom of the drive.
Price: 749 000 Euros (inc. agency fees)
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